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Graphics card maker SAPPHIRE’s first netbook has boring integrated graphics

PC component maker SAPPHIRE may be best known for producing ATI graphics cards, but the company’s first netbook is pretty standard fare — complete with integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics and an Atom N450 Pine Trail processor. The cleverly named SAPPHIRE N450 has a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1GB of RAM, and […]

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Samsung pushes kid-friendly version of the Samsung N150 netbook

Netbooks are inherently kid-friendly laptops. They’re small and light, which means they won’t break your back if you stick them in a backpack, and small fingers aren’t a problem. And of course, arguably the first netbook, the OLPC XP Laptop was designed specifically with children in developing nations in mind, so it included easy to […]

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Intel launches next-generation Classmate PC netbook

Intel has been pumping out a Classmate PC reference design since early 2008. These netbooks are the company’s response to the OLPC XO Laptop, and are designed as durable, relatively low cost machines that are ideal for classroom settings. The earliest models weren’t all that exciting, but over the years Intel has spruced things up […]