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First look at the ECS G10IL – Video

The Computex trade show floor is awash with tiny laptops this year. But one of the models we’ve most been looking forward to seeing is the ECS G10IL. Sascha Pallenberg from Eee PC News.de and Joanna Stern from Laptop Magazine managed to find a few pre-production models hanging out at the Intel Atom booth. How […]

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Canonical shows off Ubuntu Netbook Remix

Canonical won’t be ready to ship its custom version of Ubuntu for low-cost ultraportable laptops until the fall, but that’s not stopping the group from showing off an early version of Ubuntu Netbook Remix at Computex. Engadget got their hands on a few screenshots, and to be perfectly honest, it looks pretty much like Ubuntu […]

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Microsoft extends cheap XP offer to low cost desktops

Last month Microsoft announced plans to offer PC makers deep discounts on Windows XP for “ultra low cost PCs.” Microsoft defines ULPCs as computers with 10.2 inch or smaller screens, 1GB of RAM or less, 80GB or smaller hard drives, and 1GHz or slower processors (with exceptions for devices with an Intel Atom or VIA […]

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Peeking under the hood of the Eee PC 901

Just moments after Asus officially announce the Eee PC 901, the good folks at AnandTech posted the photos we’ve all been waiting for. No, not the official press shots. Those have been floating around for ages. Rather, AnandTech took the case apart and snapped a few image of the Eee PC 901’s insides. There aren’t […]