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Gigabyte M912 runs Windows Vista

Gigabyte has gone out of its way to make sure the company’s first low cost ultraportable stands out from the crowd. Not only will the Gigabyte M912 feature a swiveling tablet-style touch screen, but Engadget Chinese reports that it also runs Windows Vista instead of Windows XP. The decision to use Vista is apparently due […]

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AMD intros new chips for ultraportables

It looks like AMD doesn’t plan to sit back while Intel and VIA duke it out over the low-cost laptop market. AVING is reporting that several new computers on display at Computex are powered by an AMD CPU and ATI graphics card. Honestly, it’s hard to make out much from the garbled translation, but jkkmobile […]

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More Acer Aspire One details – Video

Laptop Magazine’s Joanna Stern got some one on one time with an Acer Aspire One today. In a nutshell, she says the computer is one of the most attractive low cost mini-notebooks she’s seen. But while it’s a tiny bit longer than the Eee PC 900, the keyboard is at least as cramped. The Aspire […]

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First official images of the Eee PC 1000

Asus will officially unveil the Eee PC 1000 tomorrow, but French site Blogeee snagged a couple of high resolution images of thew new computer today. And you know what? It looks an awful lot like the Eee PC 901. In fact the two computers are pretty much identical, but the 901 has an 8.9 inch […]

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Future subnotebooks to be powered by Windows Mobile 7?

Taiwanese computer maker Inventec is developing a low cost laptop that could run Windows Mobile 7 when the operating system is released (probably sometime next year). There are a few advantages to Windows Mobile over Linux or a full version of Windows. It’s cheaper to license than Windows and has lower hardware requirements. Windows Mobile […]

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GeCube launches 10 inch Eee PC competitor

GeCube has unveiled a subnotebook that includes a 10.2 inch screen and a VIA C7-D processor. The laptops most likely won’t hit the streets under the GeCube name. Instead, the company will manufacture the computers for other computer companies. It’s not clear at the moment whether any big names have signed on. The specs look […]