Category Archives: VIA

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: … Continue reading

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VIA Launches How To Be Mobile Website

VIA Technologies has launched a site, How To Be Mobile, and it’s exactly what it sounds like. The tagline is “Your guide to geting the most from your mini-notes, notebooks, and ultra mobile devices” and it looks to be aimed … Continue reading

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Samsung NC20 – In-Stock/Shipping Soon in UK

If you are in the United Kingdom and are interested in the new 12.1-inch VIA-powered Samsung NC20, you are in luck. The resolution listed is 1280×800 as well. Amazon.co.uk has the NP-NC20-KA01UK listed as being in stock and shipping on … Continue reading

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Lenovo to go With NVIDIA Ion, VIA, Launch 11″, 12″, and 13″ Netbooks?

For now we’re going to file it under rumors, but DigiTimes is reporting on an article in the Chinese-Language Commerical Times that Lenovo will be very busy in the netbook/ultraportable market as far as larger displays and non-Intel chipsets and … Continue reading

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Samsung NC20 Battery Benchmarks

NetbookNews.de has published some battery benchmarks of the new VIA Nano-powered 12.1″ Samsung NC20. Sascha has now had the chance to work with both prototypes and production models from Samsung. This is netbook/ultraportable that’s being followed closely by quite a … Continue reading

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