Pioneer Australia announces two new netbooks

Pushing the boundaries of “low cost” laptops, Pioneer Australia is set to release two new netbooks in July. The DreamBook Light CE2A is based on the same reference design as the upcoming Everex Cloudbook, but costs over $100 more at $599 AU or about $577 US. The company is also releasing the DreamBook Light M91, […]

Identical ultraportables heading to Brazil and Germany

German computer makers One and Brazil’s Positivo are both set to launch low-cost ultraportable computers. And while I’m tempted to make a separated at birth joke, there’s likely a good reason the two computers look exactly the same: They’re probably just rebranded versions of the same computer. Either that, or they’re both based on the […]

CTL IL1: The American Dreambook

CTL, the company behind the 2Go PC, plans to bring another low-cost ultraportable laptop to market soon: The CTL IL1. Gizmodo got their hands on a few photos of this computer, and it seemed might familiar, so I dug into the ole Liliputing/Eee Site archives, and found a post about the Dreambook Light IL1, a […]

Comprehensive list of low-cost ultraportables

Update: For a more up-to-date list, make sure to check out the new Liliputing Product Database! Over the past six months or so, Asus, Everex, and HP have managed to bring low-cost ultraportable notebooks to market. But dozens of other computer makers have promised to bring out their own mini-notebooks. Some will run Linux, while […]