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Cuol Book: Netbook running Windows CE, or a glorified PDA?

Before there were netbooks running Linux and Windows XP, there were handheld PCs, running EPOC or Windows CE software. They may not have been able to run full fledged desktop applications like Firefox, Office, or OpenOffice.org, but they were good enough to give you some mobile computing power on the go. But for some reason, […]

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Dual Core Atom may be shipping, but not for netbooks

You may have heard that Intel is shipping the first dual core version of its low power Atom CPU. But there’s something you should know: it’s designed for lower power desktops or “nettops,” not low power laptops or “netbooks.” In other words, don’t expect Asus, Acer, Dell, or anyone else to go putting an Intel […]

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Mandriva Mini: Another custom Linux distro for netbooks

For the last few days I’ve been puzzled by a press release announcing that Mandriva had launched a new version of its Linux distribution specifically tailored for netbooks. Puzzled because for the life of me, I couldn’t find a download link. But after doing a little more digging (and waiting for Mandriva to post a […]