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Always Innovating Smart Book is a tablet, netbook, phone, kitchen sink

Always Innovating generated a lot of buzz when it introduced the Touch Book last year. The device is a computer that can be used in either slate or notebook form, but unlike older convertible tablets you don’t simply twist the screen and fold it down over the keyboard. Instead you can actually remove the slate […]

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Hands-on with the Asus Eee PC 1015PEM dual-core netbook

I got a chance to check out the new Asus Eee PC 1015PEM netbook with a dual core Atom N550 processor last night. Physically it looks identical to the Eee PC 1015PED Asus sent me to test this week. Both models feature the same slim “seashell” design, chiclet keyboards, and matte touchpads which no longer have […]

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Kensington introduces Bluetooth keyboard case for the iPad

Computer accessory maker Kensington is bringing a new iPad case to market with a built in Bluetooth keyboard. The synthetic-leather case offers a bit of protection for the touchscreen tablet, while also making text entry a heck of a lot easier. The keyboard case will run $99 when it begins shipping in October. I got […]

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Ocosmos OCS-1 handheld computer sports Intel Oak Trail, Windows 7

The Ocosmos OCS-1 looks more like a smartphone or handheld gaming console than a full-fledged computer, but this little guy has an x86 processor and runs Windows 7. In fact, it’s one of the first examples of a computer running Intel’s next-generation Oak Trail chipset, with GMA 600 graphics. The OCS-1 is aimed at gaming, […]

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Acer Aspire One Happy netbook to get HD video bump?

The Acer Aspire One Happy is an upcoming 10 inch netbook from Acer that appears to be a rebranded version of the Acer Aspire One D255. The main difference is that the Happy comes in bright pastel colors — and oh yeah, it has slightly more ridiculous name. But Peter at Netbook News spotted another […]

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Algiz XRW rugged netbook stretches the definition of the word

Netbooks tend to be small, cheap, low power laptop computers. The Algiz XRW from Swedish PC maker Handheld is certainly small(ish) and low power. It has a 10.1 inch display and a 2GHz Intel Atom Z550 processor. But it also has a ruggedized case, a 64GB shock-proof solid state drive and it ships with Windows […]