Technical Information

This page is basically a catch-all for tech related articles/pages on that don’t really fit anywhere else, but that maybe useful to some. Hopefully they can put you on the right path to finding out whatever is you are looking for.

September 2010: We are in the process of updating and adding to this section.

Current/Newer Hardware Articles:
No USB 3.0 or Bluetooth 3.0 on 1215N? No Problem! – USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0 devices (Sep, 2010)
More information on AMD Ontario and Zacate APUs (Sep, 2010)
Dual-Core Intel Atom N550 Available (Aug, 2010)

Current/Newer Software Articles:
Windows 8 – Windows 8 Discussion (Sep 2010)

Older Guides/Articles:
NVIDIA Ion CPU/GPU Platform – Pairing NVIDIA GeForce 9400M with Intel’s Atom CPU
Microsoft Windows 7 – Information on Microsoft’s upcoming Operating System (OS)

Keep in mind a few things:
– Not all of the pages below are updated
– Not all are as comprehensive as they should be

If you have any suggestions or corrections, please post them in the forums, or contact us.

Laptop/Notebook Information:
Differences between netbooks, subnotebooks, UMPCs

CPU Information:
Intel Penryn
Intel Centrino Pro Duo
Dual-Core Laptops (out of date, a large portion of laptops sold today are dual-core)

Operating Systems:
Linux-Supported Laptops (either official or unofficial)
Microsoft Windows Vista – Laptops (out of date, a large portion of laptops sold today are pre-loaded with Vista)
Apple / Mac OS X Laptops