Gigabyte M912 now shipping

The Gigabyte M912M and M912X tablet style netbooks are now shipping in Europe. The M912 series of laptops stretches the generally accepted definition of a netbook in two ways. First, they’re a bit on the pricy side, at about $700 to $800 US. And second, it has a touchscreen display that you can swivel and fold down […]

Venezula orders 1 million Classmate PCs

While mainstream netbooks like the Asus Eee PC, MSI Wind, and Dell Inspiron Mini continue to capture the imagination (and cash) of consumers, it’s nice to see that low cost laptops are  also fulfilling one of their original purposes, and getting into the hands of children in developing countries. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez this weekend announced that […]