During its Q1 earnings call, Intel execs discussed thin notebooks using the forthcoming Atom platform being available by the holiday season at a bargain price.
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Asus has rolled out its latest Eee PC netbook, complete with new Intel Cedar Trail Atom processor and Windows 7. But who's buying?
Chipmaker unveils Cedar Trail processors to boost flagging netbook interest, with new devices touted to have longer battery life and instant-on, instant-connect capabilities.
Netbooks have been shoved aside by tablets, but Intel is carrying on with its forthcoming Cedar Trail platform and new Atom processors, even if their launch has been delayed by graphics driver issues. The company can at least be encouraged by the first benchmarks for the new platform, which have just been revealed by VR-Zone.
Intel has had to push back the release date for its latest netbook platform, Cedar Trail-M, and will also delay the launch of its new Atom CPUs. Once slated for release next month, Cedar Trail-M is now expected in November, reports DigiTimes.
I say the Linux netbook was rubbed out by Microsoft with an Intel chip in the CFO's office.
Pity the poor netbook. Once tech's darling, it's been the primary casualty in the industry's tablet PC mania.
After having looked at three more or less "traditional" Linux desktops on a netbook - Ubuntu Unity, KDE Plasma Netbook and Jolicloud - now I am going to look at a very un-traditional desktop, MeeGo. Descended from the Moblin project, and now being developed jointly by Intel and Nokia, MeeGo is intended to be a user interface for the entire range of mobile products, including netbooks, tablets, smart phones and more.
Dell showed its forthcoming Inspiron Duo Tablet at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF 2010) but it would be nice if it called it the Dell Flip, or at least the Dell Transformer. It’s a convertible -- it works either as a netbook PC or as an entertainment tablet -- but takes a different approach to swivelling the screen, as show in the video below.
The obvious first choice in loading Linux on my new Samsung netbook is the Ubuntu Netbook Edition. This should be particularly well-suited, because UNE was originally developed specifically for Intel Atom based netbook, and although it has been improved over the past couple of releases so that it works on others (such as my HP 2133 Mini-Note), I believe that it still works "best" on Atom-based systems.
Good news for netbook users - Intel has released its first dual-core mobile Atom processor.
Gaming doesn't leap to mind when you think about all of a netbook's various uses, unless you're talking about solitaire or Minesweeper. That's especially because you're dealing with integrated graphics that limit the system ability to display all the visual complexity of current games.
Acer's upcoming Aspire One D255 is getting some Internet buzz these days as the netbook will be Acer's first to be powered by the Intel Atom N550 processor.
Toshiba Europe has introduced the 10.1-inch mini NB250 netbook, complete with a "full-size" keyboard, a large touchpad and an Intel Atom CPU.
Intel rolled out a slew of new product plans at Computex this weekend, all packaged together in one announcement. But the one of the standout innovations is the ultra-slim Canoe Lake platform on the "world's thinnest netbook."
Intel has announced details of the FizzbookSpin, which is based on the Quanta NL2 model of Intel's third-generation Classmate PC design. The FizzbookSpin, which is due to be released in May, is a low-cost convertible netbook aimed primarily at children aged between 5 and 11.
The Atom-centric application storefront, which already carries Windows apps, will also support apps written for the MeeGo platform in the future
Nokia's first netbook, the Booklet 3G, has gone on sale in the UK through the company's website.The Nokia Booklet 3G has a high-definition glass screen and HDMI-out, and is powered by last year's Intel Atom Z530 processor.
Intel has rolled out a beta of a store dubbed AppUp to aggregate software for netbooks and Asus, Acer, Dell and Samsung plant to integrate their hardware with the marketplace. The big question: Do we need one?
CES 2010: Asus has finally given the official go-ahead to its long-rumored EeePC Keyboard, a keyboard that packs an Intel Atom-based netbook inside of it.
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