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Dell Inspiron 910 ships with “easy mode” software for Ubuntu

For some reason companies seem to love throwing really larger shortcuts for commonly used programs onto tiny laptops these days. Asus pioneered the “easy mode” interface for the Eee PC. But others have followed suit with easy to use program launchers for Linpus Linux Lite (the OS used on the Acer Aspire One) and Ubuntu […]

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Fizzbook: The Classmate is UK-bound

UK PC maker Zoostorm plans to launch a tiny computer aimed at children between the ages of 6 and 14 next month. Shiny Shiny reports that Zoostorm’s Fizzbook is based on Intel’s Classmate PC (not the Classmate 2 or the tablet version), and includes a 7 inch, 800 x 480 pixel display, 512MB of RAM, […]

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Asus turns to Celeron either to lower prices or because it has to

Well, this is interesting. PC World and InfoWorld are both running articles by Dan Nystedt at IDG News Service today. Both reports are likely based on the same source article, but they seem to have two very different angles. InfoWorld says Asustek turns to Celerons amid Atom shortage, while PC World says Asustek Aims New […]