Author Archives: Chad O.

SSD Roundup/Benchmarks for MacBook Pros

Bare Feats has put together a set of benchmarks with the second generation of Solid State Drives (SSDs) using the new 2010 Core i5 and i7 Apple MacBook Pros. Included in the benchmarks are Apple’s normal Hard Drive options as … Continue reading

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Asustek CEO Discusses Netbooks, Eee Pad in Wake of iPad

Jerry Shen, Asustek’s CEO, gave a strong vote of confidence to Eee PC netbooks and their continuing ability to attract buyers in the wake of Apple’s iPad launch. In a conference with investors in Taipei earlier today, he discussed what … Continue reading

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Asus Sort of Announces Eee PC 1218

ASUS DESIGN has found a unique way of introducing a new Eee PC netbook, by announcing that it’s won the 2010 international red dot design award. The new netbook from Asustek is the Eee PC 1218 and they have reason … Continue reading

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ASUS Eee PC Seashell 1005PR at Amazon

The ASUS Eee PC 1005PR “Seashell” netbook has popped up at Amazon.com with a pre-order price of $399.99. Unfortunately there is no release date – I’ve heard late April or early May but don’t take that as 100% accurate. ASUS … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire AS1410-2285 – Best Value in a Shipping Netbook?

If you are looking for the best value in a shipping netbook, today is your day. For around $400 plus shipping, you can get the Acer Aspire AS1410-2285 shipped from Amazon, and if you’re willing to spend extra, you could … Continue reading

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