Dual-Core Intel Atom N550 Available in Netbooks today

Intel has formally announced that as of today, a dozen new netbooks are available on the new dual-core Intel Atom N550 processors. Intel Atom N550 “Pineview” Details: – 64-bit, 45nm, with SSE3 and XD bit – Dual-core, Hyper-Threading – 1.5 GHz – Built-in GPU is … Read more

Site update – August 24, 2010

As you can see, I’ve recently started updating again, but I’ve had to pull about two dozen stories/pages as some template updates have left them unreadable. I’ll probably have them back up again by the end of this week. There are going to be some … Read more

SSD Roundup/Benchmarks for MacBook Pros

Bare Feats has put together a set of benchmarks with the second generation of Solid State Drives (SSDs) using the new 2010 Core i5 and i7 Apple MacBook Pros. Included in the benchmarks are Apple’s normal Hard Drive options as well as their 512GB SSD … Read more

Asustek CEO Discusses Netbooks, Eee Pad in Wake of iPad

Jerry Shen, Asustek’s CEO, gave a strong vote of confidence to Eee PC netbooks and their continuing ability to attract buyers in the wake of Apple’s iPad launch. In a conference with investors in Taipei earlier today, he discussed what he (and Asustek Computer) see … Read more

Asus Sort of Announces Eee PC 1218

ASUS DESIGN has found a unique way of introducing a new Eee PC netbook, by announcing that it’s won the 2010 international red dot design award. The new netbook from Asustek is the Eee PC 1218 and they have reason to mention it winning a … Read more