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

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 at how-to types of articles. … Read more

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. has the NP-NC20-KA01UK listed as being in stock and shipping on February 28, 2009, and other … Read more

Samsung NC20 Battery Benchmarks 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 few people, as it’s the … Read more