Netbook Pricing to Continue Dropping?

DigiTimes is reporting that due to a strong and continued demand for Tablet PCs and Tablets (notably Apple’s iPad), that name brand vendors/manufacturers in Taiwan are dropping prices on their netbooks. Asustek is mentioned as dropping the price of new Intel Atom N450-based single-core Eee … Read more

MSI X-Slim X340 Compared to Lenovo X301

If you were curious about the size of the upcoming 13-inch MSI X-Slim X340, compared to a mainstream “slim” ultraportable such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X301, look no further than, a German website that has posted a photo comparison of the two (along with … Read more

MSI Wind U123 in Japan on April 11

Akihabara is reporting that the MSI Wind U123 will be available in Japan on April 11 at a price of 49,800 yen ($507 USD). It was announced/mentioned earlier this month. It’s powered by the new 1.66GHz Intel Atom N280, the same CPU that powers the … Read more

MSI Wind U115 – Up To 15 Hours

This is certainly surprising – some European sites have gotten their hands on some pre-release models of the upcoming 10-inch MSI Wind U115. That part isn’t surprising (although it’ll be a while before it hits the US). The surprising part is the battery life. These … Read more

Qualcomm, Freescale to Launch ARM-Based Netbooks at Computex?

DigiTimes is reporting that Qualcomm and Freescale will both be launching ARM-based netbooks/ultraportables at the upcoming Computex Taipei. As recently as January of this year (CES 2009), Freescale was showcasing it’s netbook platform. Back in November, it was reported that ARM was working with Canonical … Read more