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AMD introduces next-gen ultrathin platform, simpler labeling scheme

AMD still doesn’t plan to compete directly with Intel, VIA, or ARM in the netbook space. But earlier this year the chip maker introduced the relatively low power AMD Athlon Neo CPU for ultrathin laptops like the HP Pavilion dv2. It’s paired with an ATI graphics card and can handle HD video on laptop with […]

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MSI Wind vs. Asus Eee PC 1000H: The nitpicker’s guide

As the netbook market has matured, a number of companies have put out cheap ultraportable computers with remarkably similar specifications. And that’s left a lot of folks scratching their heads trying to figure out which netbook is the best bargain. The answer? There is no one-size fits all answer. Odds are if you’re in the […]

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Averatec to release a netbook – probably just another MSI Wind clone

Averatec, a company long known for producing cheap computers, is jumping into the cheap ultraportable game. The company’s upcoming computer will sport a 10.2 inch display, a 120GB hard drive, weigh less than 3 pounds, and cost between $399 and $499. And you know what? I’m pretty sure it’s just an MSI Wind with a […]