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You’re not the only one who needs a computer: Liliputing Education Challenge

We spend a lot of time obsessing over the latest gizmos, gadgets, and whatnot. But the truth is, there are many people who could really use a computer, a camera, or other technology who can’t afford it. That’s why Liliputing is joining in this year’s DonorsChoose challenge. I’ve selected a small group of projects in […]

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Hands on with the Gigabyte M912M – Video

As I mentioned yesterday, UMPC Portal’s Steve Paine recently got his hands on a Gigabyte M912M tablet style netbook. And today he’s posted the video to prove it. Overall, he says the device is quite responsive thanks to a decent hard drive, the 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, and a decent touchscreen display. Unlike virtually every […]

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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 […]

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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 […]