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Intel Trims Netbooks To Just Half an Inch Thick, Adds Dual-Core Atom CPUs [Intel]

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The bad news: Intel’s new dual-core Atom processors won’t be appreciably more powerful than what’s in your netbook now. The good news: a Pine Trail netbook reference design Intel introduced today at Computex is only slightly thicker than an iPhone. More

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30% of Netbook Shoppers Wooed By iPad Instead [NetBooks]

by on May.26, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, book, Books, Bp, C6, cat, cc, Charts, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Ergonomics, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Industry, ipa, ipad, Isp, keyboard, Keyboards, La, Labels, Men, Mic, mid, Mod, Net, Netbook, netbooks, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Peripherals, phenom, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, results, rip, RSS, Rv, Sales, screen, serve, Shop, Shopper, Study, Style, table, Tablet, Tablets, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, trackpad, TV, Us, V, War, Wind, windows, X1, z1

If the ergonomics of a tiny screen, keyboard and trackpad weren’t enough to convince you that netbooks will cease to be the phenomenon they were as tablets come into play, just look at the results of this study. More

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Alienware’s 11-Inch M11x Netbook Getting Core i7 Upgrade Next Month? [Laptops]

by on May.24, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Alien, Alienware, Alienware m11x, ANT, Ants, AR, ares, Arm, Ati, book, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, core, Core i3, core i5, corei7, court, cv, de, Dell, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, format, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, i7, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, intel, Intel Core i7, Interview, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Laptop, Laptops, Leaks, m11x, mid, Ming, Mod, Net, Netbook, netbooks, nex, next, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pc Gaming, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rumors, Rv, serve, Shuffle, Style, t-mo, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, Top, TV, Up, Upgrade, V, Vide, Video, view, War, Who, X1

Courtesy of a Dell representative who let a little too much information loose in a video interview with Shufflegazine, we now know that its gaming arm Alienware is readying an Intel Core i7 netbook next month. More

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The InfoLadies of Bangladesh, Armed With Bicycle and Netbook [Brightideas]

by on May.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, ash, Asia, Ati, Av, Ban, Band, bangladesh, Ben, Bic, Bicycle, Bicycles, book, Books, Bp, Brightideas, cat, Cf, clear, color, cycle, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Education, Eris, Et, F1, Fb, ff, gala, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Government, Hd, Health, History, Home Automation, Id, Ideas, Ie, Im, images, In, Infoladies, Infolady, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Ladies, live, Medical, Medicine, Men, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, Netbook, netbooks, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, People, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, TI, time, TV, Ui, V, villa, Women, X1

Many people living in Bangladesh’s impoverished villages haven’t yet been reached by technology. But a determined band of InfoLadies—young women equipped with netbooks, phones, and medical equipment—are delivering technology’s benefits to those people, one village at a time. More

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Sharp Conjures Up World’s First 3D Camera For Phones—and the Nintendo 3DS? [3D]

by on May.12, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 3D Camera, 3D video, 3ds, 3dTv, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Art, ash, book, Books, Cam, Camera, Cameras, Ces, clear, dash, de, design, dev, Devices, digital, Digital Cameras, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Esa, Et, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guts, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, ITA, meaning, MER, mid, mobile, Mod, Nes, Net, Netbook, netbooks, nex, next, nin, nintendo, Nintendo 3ds, Nintendo DS, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Parts, phone, Phones, photo, photography, PI, Ping, Play, Pr, Pro, Production, Q, Rc, sharp, Sharp 3d camera, Sharp 3d camera module, Shop, shopping, star, Style, Tag, tar, TI, Up, Vide, Video, world, X1

Designed for mobile devices such as phones, digital cameras or even netbooks, Sharp’s 3D camera module will start mass production this year—meaning within the next couple of years we could be shooting image-popping HD 3D video. More

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A Level-Headed Response to the iPad Media Frenzy [Culture]

by on May.11, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, app, apple, apple ipad, AR, Art, artic, ash, book, Books, car, clear, Comment, Comments, Computer, Culture, cv, dash, de, desk, desktop, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Fan, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, ipa, ipad, Ipads, Isp, Laptops, Launch, Make, media, Men, Ming, Mod, Multitasking, Net, Netbook, netbooks, Notebooks, om, One, order, Padd, PC, PCs, PI, Play, Pr, pre, Q, Rc, Red, Rf, rom, Stand, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Up, Us, world, X1

I’m a pretty ardent iPad fan—ever since launch, I’ve been shocked at how much I use the thing—but even I completely understand where this cartoon is coming from. [ reddit and Computerworld ] More

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Sony Vaio P Is A Worthy Upgrade With Accelerometer, Touchpads and GPS [Sony]

by on May.10, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, 9670, A4, Ac, accelerometer, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aio, and, AR, book, cc, clear, de, Display, Dj, Ds, E, Ea, Et, F2, Fb, Fcc, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, gps, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Ie, Im, In, Isp, Laptop, LCD, mid, Mod, Model, Net, Netbook, netbooks, nin, Of, om, One, Optical, order, Os, Ouch, Padd, plan, Play, Plus, Port, Portable, ps, Q, Rc, Review, rom, rum, Rumor, Rumors, series, Sony, Sony p, Sony Vaio, sony vaio p, Style, table, Tag, TI, Top, Touch, touchpads, Ui, ultraportables, Up, Upgrade, Us, Vaio, Vaio P, view, Vr, X1

Well, well, well. If it isn’t another attempt by Sony at that ill-conceived “not a netbook, it’s an ultraportable!” market . After rumors , they’ve done good: inbuilt GPS, inbuilt 3G and an accelerometer.

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Sony Vaio P Is A Worthy Upgrade With Accelerometer, Touchpads and GPS [Sony]

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The Real Victims of the iPad: Netbooks, Ebook Readers and… iPods? [Ipad]

by on May.06, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, apple, apple ipad, AR, Art, Baby, book, Books, business, C5, Chart, clear, de, Dead, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Ebook, ebook reader, ebook readers, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, ipa, ipad, iPod, Ipod touches, iPods, Isp, Les, Light, Make, Ming, Mod, Ms, Net, Netbook, netbooks, nin, Of, om, One, order, organ, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Reader, Readers, Real, release, sale, Sales, screen, Style, Tag, TI, Us, X1

Netbook sales aren’t as brisk as they used to be, and some are blaming the iPad. Well, Morgan Stanley’s released an enlightening chart that pegs the victims of the iPad as, well, just about everything. It just makes people anxious .

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The Real Victims of the iPad: Netbooks, Ebook Readers and… iPods? [Ipad]

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Netboooks Are Dead, Baby, Netbooks Are Dead [Chart]

by on May.06, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Arri, Art, ash, Baby, book, Books, Ces, Chart, clear, Computer, Computers, dash, Dc, de, Dead, Death, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, Et, fall, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, ipa, ipad, Isp, ISS, Laptop, Laptops, Les, Light, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, Netbook, netbooks, Netbooks death, Note, Notebook, Notebooks, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Ping, Play, power, Pr, price, ps, Q, Ram, Rc, Red, sale, Sales, screen, Shop, shopping, Signs, Snes, Style, table, Tablet, Tablets, Tag, tech, TI, Top, Ui, Up, Us, Vw, War, X1

Full, ultra-light notebook computers prices falling quickly. The arrival of the iPad and other tablets. Underpowered to the point of uselessness. Cramped designs.

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Netboooks Are Dead, Baby, Netbooks Are Dead [Chart]

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Sony Promises A New "Ultra Mobile" VAIO [Sony]

by on Apr.28, 2010, under Home Automation, Netbook, netbooks, Sony, Sony Vaio, Sony vaio ultra mobile, Vaio

After the VAIO P and VAIO W , it seems Sony isn’t quite done in the “ultra mobile” scene. Sony Japan’s got a teaser page on its site, complete with a worrying paperclip. Will it be pre-loaded with Microsoft Word? More

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