Asus Kickoff: Eee Videophone with 7-Inch Display

Jan 22, 2009

The kickoff session at the CeBIT 2009 show in Munich included a presentation of the new Asus Eee Videophone with Skype certification.

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Ultralight Windows Netbook from Sony with Linux Instant-On

Jan 22, 2009

Sony has brought a new mini-notebook to the market that is small, light, stylish and with Windows Vista, although its instant-on feature is Linux-powered.

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Seagate Promises Firmware Update for Barracuda Drives

Jan 21, 2009

In the past weeks, Seagate hard drive users have been experiencing failures with their Barracuda drives. Seagate responded with updates, then with a recall, and now promises a resolution.

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Shuttle Linux Minis to Come with VIA

Jan 20, 2009

Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer Shuttle has released a series of mini-desktops running Linux. The next generation will have power-efficient VIA Nano processors.

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IDC: Netbooks Fuel European PC Market

Jan 19, 2009

The US market researcher IDC has recorded an increase of 1.8% in European PC sales for the last quarter of 2008. A weak rise compared to 2007.

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Intel Reports Huge Fourth-Quarter Losses

Jan 16, 2009

U.S. chipmaker Intel reports a fourth-quarter 2009 revenue of $8.23 million that is 19% less than the previous quarter and 23% down from a year ago.

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HP Mini Mi Linux Netbook Released

Jan 10, 2009

Hardware provider Hewlett-Packard has released a Linux version for its mini-laptop. HP wants to be clear from the outset that disabling the Linux command line interface in the product is not an act of heresy.

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Android on Netbooks

Jan 05, 2009

The Android OS from Google is optimized for ARM processors and smaller displays, but, with some adjustment, can also run on netbooks.

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