Author Archives: Chad O.

Announced: Kohjinsha SR Series

Kohjinsha has announced a new ultra mobile PC (UMPC) or ultraportable laptop/tablet (convertible), with a 7″ LED-backlit widescreen touchscreen display, the Kohjinsha SR series. It’s powered by an Intel A110 CPU (800MHz). It’s height is 1.3 inches (33 mm) and … Continue reading

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VIA and Nvidia: Ultramobile VN Platform

NVidia and VIA Technologies are working on a new platform, the VN Platform, targeted towards smaller laptops and UMPCs, and competing against Intel’s nettop, netbook and Mobile Internet Device (MID) initiatives. It will use VIA’s existing C7 CPUs, as well … Continue reading

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Asus 2GB Eee PC Surf in Hong Kong

DigiTimes is reporting that due to strong demand, a version of the Asus Eee PC, the 2GB Eee PC Surf, which was originally slated to be sold in Hong Kong only in a contract-capacity, is going to be made available … Continue reading

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Laptop Batteries: Safer, 30% More Energy?

Within the near future, a new development in Lithium-Ion batteries could improve battery life for laptops, or it could create a situation where batteries are smaller. The researchers are talking about a 30% increase in energy, not to mention safer, … Continue reading

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Dell to Produce 8.9 – 9-inch Mini Notebook

Update: May 28, 2008 – it is now called the Dell Mini Inspiron. The HP 2133 Mini-Note PC and Acer’s upcoming Aspire offering won’t be the only small/ultra-portable laptops joining the Asus Eee PC 900 and Fujitsu LifeBook P1620 in … Continue reading

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