Acer Aspire One 721 upgraded with unannounced AMD K145 CPU

This summer AMD introduces its Nile line of processors which offer better-than-Intel-Atom performance without using too much more power than an Atom chip. The result is computers such as the Dell Inspiron M101z and Acer Aspire One 721 which offer HD video playback, zippy performance, and more than 5 hours of battery life using AMD […]

Asus Eee PC 1015T AMD-powered netbook user manual now available

There’s still no word on when Asus will start shipping the Eee PC 1015T netbook it introduced in June, or whether it will make it to US shores. But the company has uploaded user manuals to its support site in 29 different languages, so that’s a pretty good indication that something is going on, right? […]

AMD to launch new low power chips for thin and light notebooks

AMD is a chip maker that’s best known for making high performance processors, not energy efficient chips. And they definitely aren’t known for producing processors that will help a PC attain long battery life. While that’s great if you’re putting together a gaming rig or a home theater PC, it means that AMD hasn’t offered […]