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Google Android port for Xburst CPUs on its way

I haven’t fully jumped on the Google Android for netbooks bandwagon. The operating system is designed for cellphones with low resolution displays and slow processors. And the number of applications available for Google Android pales in comparison to the huge variety of apps that you can run on Windows or Linux netbooks. But today I’m […]

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Best PC007: Another RazorBook, with a more ironic name

If you’re going to put out a cheap netbook with substandard specs, based on the often-rebranded Skytone Alpha 400/3K RazorBook 400/netbook of many other names, that’s fine. Heck you could even try to tell me it’s a good netbook because of its low price. Most of these mini-notebooks sell for $250 or less. But please don’t […]

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Xenium Linux: Alternate distro for Razorbook/Alpha 400

The 3K Razorbook 400, TrendTac/Skytone Alpha 400, or whatever else you want to call the cheap netbook made by Exon Technology, may not be the most powerful computer around. But it’s certainly one of the cheapest, typically selling for $250 or less. But these little laptops tend to run a custom version of Linux that’s […]

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Little Linux Laptop: New site dedicated to the cheapest of notebooks

There’s a tiny little laptop that goes by many names. The 3k Razorbook 400, Trendtac 700 EPC, Elonex One T, Yinlips Micro PC, Bestlink Alpha 400 are all basically the same notebook, rebranded and sold by a variety of different companies in different parts of the world. What these laptops have in common (aside from […]

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