Archive for the ‘Netbook’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 30, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC, Tablet PC
After offering notebooks with touchscreen displays that have not become popular for several years, laptop vendors are reportedly pulling the plug and will cease development of such machines. Severa... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 18, 2014 under Channel, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC, Tablet PC
Personal computer business nowadays is a tough thing that does not bring really healthy profit margins as back in the days. Therefore, it is not surprising that some of the players decide to leave the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 28, 2014 under Channel, CPU, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook
Although demand for personal computers is growing these days, it looks like many notebook makers see growth primarily in the low-end of their product line. According to a media report, the proportion ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 12, 2014 under Mobile, Netbook, Notebook
Acer Group has announced the world’s first Chromebook – a notebook running Google’s Chrome OS – powered by Nvidia Corp.’s Tegra K1 system-on-chip. The laptop offers everything that the Chrom... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 11, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Although there is a lot of buzz about Chromebooks – computers running Google’s Chrome operating system – actual sales of such systems are pretty low and will remain on that level going forward, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 7, 2014 under Mobile, Netbook, Notebook
In a bid to fight Chromebooks – systems running Google’s Chrome operating system – Microsoft has managed to encourage multiple of its partners to return ultra-low-cost personal computers (ULCPCs... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 15, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, Tablet PC
At its annual worldwide partners conference Microsoft Corp. said that later this year its partners will release ultra-affordable devices running the company’s Windows operating system. The family of... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 7, 2014 under APU, CPU, Netbook, Notebook
At present personal computers based on Google ChromeOS represent less than one per cent of all systems on the market. While the researchers forecast that eventually sales of such PCs will grow, they w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 29, 2014 under APU, CPU, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, Tablet PC
Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday unveiled two new families of accelerated processing units with low and ultra-low power consumption. The new chips, previously known as Beema and Mullins, will power t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 3, 2014 under APU, Base Unit, CPU, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Intel Corp. this week revealed the name of its new-generation code-named Braswell system-on-chip that will power upcoming value notebooks and desktops. The new chip will be made using a leading-edge p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 2, 2014 under Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming, Tablet PC
Microsoft Corp. announced at the Build 2014 conference on Wednesday that it would waive licensing fees for special versions of Windows operating systems for select devices. Microsoft wants to enable p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 2, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook
Although a number of PC makers are pretty vocal about the success of notebooks based on ChromeOS operating system, actual sales of such computers are pretty low, according to market analysts. Apparent... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 4, 2014 under Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook
Although Samsung Electronics has cut its notebook shipments plans for the year and even has decided to withdraw from certain markets, the company does not give up its Chromebook initiative. This week ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 27, 2014 under Base Unit, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Laptops from Samsung Electronics are stylish, well-built and innovative. However, they are not as popular on the market as notebooks from manufacturers like Asustek Computer. A new media report claims... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 22, 2014 under APU, Netbook, Notebook, Tablet PC
Advanced Micro Devices is confident that its upcoming microprocessors code-named “Beema” and “Mullins” designed for low-power laptops and tablets, respectively, will outperform Intel Corp.’s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 13, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, Netbook, Notebook, Tablet PC
Jason Chen, a former executive from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. who recently became chief executive officer of Acer Group, has failed to impress investors who attended his press conference ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on February 24, 2012 under Laptop / Mobile, Netbook
Suiting up for the trend, HP has quietly jumped on the Cedar Trail train with the availability of... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on February 20, 2012 under Channel, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook
A little turned off by Google's first generation of of Chromebooks due to underwhelming, sometimes sluggish performance? If you're otherwise keen on having one you'll be interested to know Google's se... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on February 10, 2012 under Laptop / Mobile, Netbook
After quite the lengthy wait filled with promises followed by delays, the first wave of Cedar Trail devices is finally here. Acer is quick to jump in with its new Aspire One D270 Netbook having just b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on January 30, 2012 under Apple, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook
We've seen all kinds of docking stations for Apple's vast array of devices over the years, but perhaps nothing quite as cleverly designed as the LandingZone for MacBook Air. The docking solution ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on January 24, 2012 under CPU, Netbook
While Intel remains an unstoppable force with demand for its Core i-series "Sandy Bridge" processor range in particular continuing to climb, recent sales numbers shared out by the company show that th... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Harrison on November 13, 2011 under Apple, Netbook
Roll the clock back to May 2011 and the world took a small step back, as Google began the process of rolling Chromebooks into the market. Less that 6 months later, things have changed. Or have they. K... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dragan on July 25, 2011 under Channel, Netbook
So far, majors have been sticking to Intel and AMD for laptop designs like fly paper, but next week Acer looks to break ranks and push out ARM solution in attempt to recover some of its old market s... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on May 2, 2011 under Netbook
Google have released information on the new Alex machine from Samsung, the first commercially available Chrome OS netbook. The Samsung Alex is the successor to Google's CR48, a machine which was pr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on April 13, 2011 under Netbook
Yesterday KitGuru reported on Intel's Oak Trail solution and Intel have also rolled out their next generation 'Cedar Trail' Atom processor, due in Netbooks within the next cou... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 20, 2011 under Netbook, Tablet PC
Yesterday we reported that Acer were focusing on new tablet designs, featuring Sandybridge technology. This would also mean that their production of netbook... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on January 19, 2011 under Netbook, Tablet PC
In Q4 of 2010 Acer said that netbooks were selling well and that they would keep concentrating on releasing quality products in 2011. It appears they have changed their mind and have announced that th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on December 17, 2010 under Accessories, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook
The mCube Slim 95 and mCube Mini 90 are the two universal adapters anyone who travels should have in their bag. The ability to power all your portable devices with one adapter no matter where you go... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Carl on December 3, 2010 under Netbook, Tablet PC
Kitguru has been reporting on the tablet v netbook debate for the last couple of months and we thought we would revisit it today to try and get a fresh perspective on the whole thing. There is no d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Yong Lei on November 26, 2010 under Netbook
The first Chrome OS netbooks are due to launch in a few weeks time and it seems from what we have heard that these will be Google branded models, built by a third party manufacturer. Some information ... more.
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