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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Intel has a chip in the pipeline that could boost graphics performance significantly over current Atom processors.
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.
HP has announced the Folio 13, its first ultra-slim laptop designed to fit squarely within the ultrabook category of devices being promoted by Intel and going up against the MacBook Air
At IDF this week Intel gave an update on its Atom roadmap and talked about how the upcoming Cedar Trail SOC will work in hybrid devices that blur the lines between laptops and tablets.
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.
The chip company has officially launched its Oak Trail platform, which it says will use over half the energy of the previous Pine Trail Atom chip
Intel's fourth quarter results and outlook were upbeat, but the future can be boiled down to three words: Datacenter, tablets and netbook reinvention.
The manufacturers have become the first to show off ultraportables using AMD's new technology, which combines the CPU and GPU into a single 'accelerated processing unit'
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.
It's a big day for Intel as netbooks from several manufacturers will start shipping today with the new dual-core Atom N550 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.
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