Author Archives: D.C.

Sony VAIO GS at the FCC

This came out of nowhere – a new ultraportable laptop from Sony has shown up at the FCC to undergo various tests before it’s allowed to be sold in the US (most having to do with wireless networking). The reason … Continue reading

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Netbook Marketing – Costco and Office Max, HP Mini and Acer Aspire One

When Asus began selling the Eee PC line of netbooks/sub-notebooks, whatever you prefer to call them, they (and later Acer and MSI) seemed to have problems defining who they were for, or at least the message wasn’t clear. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Samsung NC20 – it’s got a VIA Nano in it!

About three weeks ago, some specifications of the 12″ Intel Atom-powered Samsung NC20 leaked out through online retailers. Yesterday, news came of the user manual for the NC20 being online, and it’s confirmed some things that surprised me. I mentioned … Continue reading

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MSI to Launch MacBook Air Competitor with Regular CPU

It looks like the 13.4″ MSI X-Slim X320 won’t be going up against the 13.3″ Apple MacBook Air after all. The MacBook Air has a full (albeit lower voltage) Intel Core 2 Duo powering it, versus the single-core Intel Atom … Continue reading

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NVIDIA Shows off Ion at CES

NVIDIA was showing off a demo model of the upcoming NVIDIA Ion platform, based around Intel’s Atom CPU. PC Perspective and HotHardware both have videos of the Ion platform, and you can get an idea of just how small it … Continue reading

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