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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 […]

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Asus Eee PC 900 unboxing video

Reviews of the Eee PC 900 have been making the rounds for a few days. But now that real people who aren’t affiliated with tech magazines are starting to get their hands on the next generation Eee PC, we start to get the stuff we’re really interested in, like this unboxing video from jkkmobile: For […]

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Acer prez: We’ll sell 5+ million netbooks this year

Acer hasn’t even launched their expected low-cost mini-notebook yet, but Acer president Gianfranco Lanci tells IDG News that he expects the company to sell between 5 and 7 million netbooks (Intel’s word for liliputers) this year. The company is expected to launch a sub-$300 laptop with an 8.9 inch display at Computex in June. What […]