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Would you pay $3200 for an insanely modded Eee PC?

One of the coolest things about the tiny Eee PC is that it’s extraordinarily hackable. You wouldn’t think you could fit so much junk inside of its lilliputian case, but hundreds of people have added touchscrens, Bluetooth, additional memory, and other components to their Eee PC units. If you’re not an expert with a soldering […]

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Install Windows XP on a netbook (USB stick method)

Update: Before you try all of this, you may want to try using WinToFlash, a utility designed to create a bootable Windows flash drive for Windows XP/Vista/7/Server.┬áIf this works for you, you can skip the section on preparing a flash drive and jump straight to the installation instructions. Also, keep in mind, these notes were […]

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Lenovo to launch an ultraportable

Computer maker Lenovo plans to release an 11 inch notebook with a weight of just 2.3 pounds. InformationWeek reports that the IdeaPad U110 will be Leonovo’s smallest laptop to date. The U110 will be available in multiple colors and features an overall more consumer-friendly design than the company’s business focused ThinkPad laptops. The PC will […]

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Mini-Note first impressions

I’ve had my HP Mini-Note for a few hours now, and while I’m not ready to write up a complete an thorough review, I thought I’d share a few thoughts. I purchased the $549 model which has a 1.2GHz processor, 120GB hard drive, and runs OpenSUSE. The first time you boot up the computer, it […]

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Sharp Willcom D4: First Atom PC coming to the US (for a pretty penny)

That Sharp Willcom D4 ultramobile computer I told you about a few weeks ago appears to be headed stateside. But while Japanese customers will be able to pick up a D4 for the equivalent of $395 US with a wireless subscription plan, nobody’s subsidizing the US model. And that means you’ll have to shell out […]

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Medion Akoya Mini: A Mini-Note killer?

Medion is the latest company to announces a low-cost ultraportable that will take on the Eee PC. But looking at the Medion Akoya Mini‘s sleek casing, it’s hard not to compare this computer with the more professional looking HP Mini-Note. The computer will feature a 10 inch screen, an Intel Atom CPU running at 1.6 […]