Category Archives: UMPC

Acer, Asustek to Ship A Lot of 8.9-inch Laptops

Update: Acer’s offering is now known as the Acer Aspire One Surprise, Acer and Asustek expect to ship a lot of ultraportable laptops with 8.9-inch displays. When I say a lot, I’m talking millions. According to Digitimes, Acer alone is … Continue reading

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Asus Eee PC at Best Buy with Windows XP

Looks like the Asus Eee PC with Windows XP is showing up at Best Buy. This is a major event (in my opinion) since it’s the first of the low-cost ultraportable laptops running a Windows operating system to be sold … Continue reading

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Announced: Everex CloudBook Max

Everex announced a new ultraportable laptop to compliment the 7-inch Everex CloudBook. It’s the Everex CloudBook Max and it comes with an 8.9-inch 1024×600 widescreen display. It will be competing with the Asus Eee PC 901 and possibly the HP … Continue reading

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Details about Intel’s Atom / Centrino Atom, Released

During the Intel Developer Forum being held this week, Intel has released more details about the Intel Atom and Centrino Atom lineup – a CPU line geared towards small laptops, ultramobile PCs (UMPCs), and other such devices (subnotebooks, etc.). While … Continue reading

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Asus Eee PC, Windows XP, and Best Buy

There are a couple of interesting articles on LAPTOP Magazine’s blog, concerning the Asus Eee PC. First up: Hands-on with an Eee PC and Windows XP – The Windows XP version is going to be the same as the Eee … Continue reading

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