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No Flash plugin for Windows 8 on ARM: Another nail in the Flash coffin?

Adobe has stopped developing Flash Player for Google Android and BlackBerry Tablet OS. The new Google Chrome web browser for Android doesn’t support the current version of Flash. Apple has never supported Flash for the iPhone or iPad. And now it looks like Microsoft is following suit: Internet Explorer for Windows 8 on ARM won’t support […]

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JetWay Mini ITX motherboard features Cedar Trail processor

It’s been a few months since Intel introduced its latest Intel Atom processors, but it’s been pretty hard to find any actual products that actually use an Intel Atom N2600 or Atom N2800 processor. The Acer Aspire One D270 Cedar Trail netbook is up for pre-order for about $280, but it’s not shipping in the US […]

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First look at Shuttle’s new Cedar Trail, fanless computers

Small form factor PC maker Shuttle is preparing to launch at least three new mini-desktop computers. All three will feature 2.13 GHz Intel Atom D2700 dual core processors. Intel’s new chip has a maximum TDP of 10W and doesn’t generate much heat, which allows all three of the new computers to use passive cooling. That […]

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Linpus retools Android 4.0 for x86 tablets, netbooks

Linpus is rolling out a new version of its Android-based operating system designed to run on tablets, netbooks, and notebooks with x86 processors. It’s based on Google Android 4.0, and the notebook version adds support for hardware that you wouldn’t normally find on an Android tablet. Linpus made a little bit of a name for […]

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Deals of the Day (2-10-2012)

Zotac offers a range of mini-desktop computers, or nettops, often with Intel Atom processors and NVIDIA or AMD graphics. While the Zotac Zbox line of products are usually inexpensive, Newegg is offering a particularly good deal on a model with a dual core Atom processor, NVIDIA ION 2 graphics and a Blu-Ray drive. The only […]

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HP Envy Spectre glassy ultrabook to come with 15 inch screen too

The HP Envy 14 Spectre is an unusual (and expensive) ultrabook with a 14 inch display, a $1400 starting price, and a tough glass lid and palm rest area. Now it looks like the company will be launching a 15 inch version as well. Update: Laptoping presents some evidence that HP may simply be launching […]

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Acer Aspire One D270 Cedar Trail netbook up for pre-order

The Acer Aspire One D270 is one of the first 10 inch netbooks to feature an Intel Atom N2600 Cedar Trail processor. It’s already available for purchase in Germany and Taiwan, and the folks at Netbook News have posted an unboxing video. The netbook should hit the US soon too. Adorama is already taking pre-orders […]

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Deals of the Day (2-09-2012)

The Asus U24E may not technically be an ultrabook. But that’s mostly because it has a 500GB hard drive instead of a solid state disk and at 1.1 inches thick, it’s a little chunky by ultrabook standards. But under this notebook has a 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7 […]