Netbooks: R.I.P. 2007-2013

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The two PC makers that were still offering netbook-style notebooks for sale, Acer and Asus, have both announced they won't be making those models anymore and will sell off their remaining netbooks.

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat released

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Every April and October, Ubuntu issues a new release of their operating system, with an interesting code name. Today Ubuntu released their next major version, codenamed "Maverick Meerkat", which just so happened to be released...

iPad eating away at netbook sales?

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A new report from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty is showing how Apple’s new iPad is progressively cannibalizing low-cost netbook sales. Sourcing information from both the NPD and Morgan Stanley Research, the report illustrates how...


Netbook sales see large drop in growth

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Often heralded as the next big thing in consumer computing, netbook shipments saw a sharp decline in sales growth for the first quarter of 2010. IDC, a market research firm, reports that retail shipments of...


Nokia joins the netbook world

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Nokia announced today it has joined the race in bringing a new netbook to the market offering up to 12 hours of battery life with 3G ready Internet. The small, lightweight and portable mini-laptop...


Dell scraps 12" Netbook range

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Reports are surfacing that Dell has decided to discontinue its 12" Netbook range. According to Dell, its decision is based on a perceived 'sweet spot' by consumers of 10" screen sizes for the netbook market....

UK 3G dongle users could face beefy bills

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In a recent survey conducted by price comparison site, it has been found that users of certain UK mobile broadband providers will incur substantial charges for exceeding their bandwidth limitations. This news comes from...


Foxconn to build an Apple netbook?

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Lately we've been pummeled with so many iPhone rumors that people seem to have forgotten about other popular whispers... like an Apple netbook. This one has reared its head again, in the form of a...

Meet the Lenovo Pocket Yoga

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Today eight pictures hit Lenovo's Flickr stream showing us an apparent concept of the "Lenovo Pocket Yoga Netbook", the next generation of pocket netbooks? As you can see, this device can...

Dell Unveils Its First Netbook

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Dell, one of the world's largest producers of personal computers, has unveiled its first netbook, the Inspiron Mini 9 product. The company does not position its netbook for emerging markets, but concentrates on pushing the...

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