Ars Technica: The State of the Netbook, Part II

Earlier this month Ars Technica published the first part of their “State of the Netbook” series. The first part covered around 15-20 years prior to 2008/2009. Yesterday they published part two, aptly named “The State of the Netbook, Part II: The Inevitable Eeeruption” which covers … Read more

Two Hands-On Videos of Asus Eee PC T91

A few sites have started previewing the upcoming 8.9″ Asus Eee PC T91, Asus’ first touchscreen and Tablet PC convertible netbook/ultraportable. Last week, Mobile Computer was able to make a hands-on video of a pre-production model of the Eee PC T91. They show off the … Read more

Seagate Drops Patent Suit Against STEC Over SSDs

Back in April of 2008, there were several stories about Seagate Technology LLC filing a lawsuit against STEC inc., alleging various patent infringements covering Solid State Drive (SSD or Solid State Disk) technology. Prior to the lawsuit, Seagate’s CEO Bill Watkins made some comments that … Read more

Intel Adds Two New ULV CPUs, Expands on CULV

Intel has expanded its Consumer Ultra Low Voltage (CULV) Platform into three distinct tiers, and it’s also added two new Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) CPUs, which should be available in March of this year. These ULV CPUs and the CULV platform are designed for ultra-thin … Read more

Toshiba Introduces New Portege M750 Models

Toshiba has introduced three new models in its 12.1-inch Toshiba Portege M750 line. The M750 laptops are “convertibles” the display rotates/swivels around to allow you to convert back and forth between a normal laptop/notebook form factor, and a Tablet PC setup. These three models are … Read more