NEC to Stop Production of Non-Japanese Comptuers

With the tough economic times, it looks like NEC will cease producing PCs and laptops for businesses and buyers outside of Japan. NEC is based out of Tokyo and has apparently told the Japanese media that by the end of this year, it will be … Read more

NEC VersaPro UltraLite VC Announced

Yesterday, NEC announced their new 12.1″ NEC VersaPro UltraLite VC. It’s a very lightweight laptop – less than two pounds with the SSD. It’s a sequel to their previous 12.1″ Versapro UltraLite from a few years back, and it’s currently only listed as being available … Read more

NEC LaVie Light / Versa N1100 – Durable

The 8.9-inch Intel Atom powered NEC LaVie Light, aka the Versa N1100 (as it will be known in Asia) is turning out to be one of the most durable netbooks around. NEC won’t make the claim of the most durable or rugged netbook around, but … Read more

NEC LaVie Light Announced

The Intel Atom-powered 8.9″ NEC LaVie Light netbook has been announced. So far it’s being listed as only available in Asia / Japan. This may change over time of course. It’s being positioned in a slightly more expensive area than most netbooks, at around $650 … Read more

NEC LaVie J Series Available Soon, With Wireless USB

The NEC LaVie J Series should be available later this week. It’s a 12.1″ widescreen, lightweight (under three pounds) ultraportable notebook with an Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) Intel Core 2 Duo U7600 (1.2GHz, 2MB L2). It’s unique in that it’s one of the first offerings … Read more