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MSI X-Slim X320 – Under $900?

One of the largest, if not the largest, Intel Atom-powered ultraportables, the 13.4-inch MSI X-Slim X320, may sell for around $850 USD. We’ve been waiting since the X320 was formally announced back in January for a price. The official line … Continue reading

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Paint.NET 3.5 – Optimized for Netbooks

Speaking of how netbooks are changing the PC industry and how we think about laptops these days, a few weeks ago one of the Paint.net developers (the main developer in fact) sat down to write up a list and a … Continue reading

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One of the Best Articles You’ll Read About the PC/Netbook Industry (Wired)

I’ve been waiting for this to hit the web – I read it in the print edition of Wired a few days ago. It’s called “The Netbook Effect: How Cheap Little Laptops Hit the Big Time” and it’s a really … Continue reading

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Dell Inspiron Mini 9 – 33% Sold With Linux

Back in October of last year, MSI mentioned a high return rate for Linux netbooks versus Windows XP-based netbooks. In some cases, up to four times the Windows XP return rate. That hasn’t been the case with the 8.9″ Dell … Continue reading

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10-inch Acer Aspire One – Standard Battery Life

Back at the beginning of this month, it was mentioned that some of the new 10.1″ Acer Aspire Ones were shipping with larger batteries. This was a mistake on Acer’s part (and a welcome one for a lot of us … Continue reading

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