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Canonical is hoping to raise $32 million from enterprises and enthusiasts who are willing to pay for a limited edition Ubuntu for Android phone that has the specification of a laptop and delivers the "full desktop experience" when plugged into a big screen.
Nokia's partnership with Microsoft for phones could easily extend into the Windows 8 hybrid market. Nokia has experience (albeit not very successfully) building a laptop.
Chip giant plans to differentiate its ultraportable laptop by improving user experience with screen quality, lower cost, and features such as full voice control and better noise cancellation.
CES 2010: This conceptual laptop with a transparent OLED display was spotted in the wild during my visit to the Digital Experience event at CES this evening.
The $298 Compaq laptop that generated so much coverage this week goes on sale at Wal-Mart today. Hopefully no one was trampled this morning, but if Best Buy's recent experience with a $300 Acer laptop is any indication, it could be tough to get your hands on this one.
I was a bit bored with the sluggish performance of Ubuntu Netbook Remix on my small but perfectly formed Aspire One, so following on from oiio's personal experience, I've installed Xubuntu. It was a bit tricky installing Xubuntu in the first instance -- I had to boot up my other laptop with a live Xubuntu CD, and then create a bootable USB flash drive using Live USB creator.
Just as the experience of pain varies from individuals, so is our evaluation of how hot a Mac laptop can become. Apple says they can become "very warm." We can appreciate that warmth in the winter, but it can be a pain for summer computing.
At the Digital Experience in New York last week, Palm demonstrated the simplicity of their Foleo 2 pound sub-notebook device that can potentially replace a full blown laptop for mobile workers. I was initially very skeptical of such a device until I saw it turn on and off instantly with virtually zero wait.
Repartitioning a disk usually involves loss of data and from our own experience, re-installing an OS on a laptop without using the recovery CD can be a nightmare. Acronis's answer to this is Partition Expert 10, a utility which lets you repartition disk drives without the headaches.
I’m away on vacation this week, nearly 7,000 miles from home. But I’m not out of touch. After five years of lugging a Windows laptop around Europe, it’s instructive to see just how much the experience of world travel has changed because of the spread of computing technology and improvements in Windows.
Monday 14/8/2006 Sales of asbestos underpants soar as the Dell Exploding Laptop Experience starts to hit home. The unprecedented recall of 4.
Big Blue is toying with notebook designs mimicking its famous Butterfly keyboard
PC makers are coming out with a slew of new notebooks containing Intel's Pentium-M processor, and executives claim that goes a long way toward improving the laptop experience.
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