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Chinese electronics makers getting in on the netbook action

You know a PC category is hot when companies that aren’t known for making computer begin pumping them out. We’ve already seen a few electronics makers like Archos and Coby dip a toe into the netbook game. Now several Chinese electronics companies have announced plans to sell mini-laptops. DigiTimes reports that LCD monitor maker AOC, […]

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China Mobile partners with 6 netbook makers on 3G laptops

China Mobile is partnering with 6 computer makers to offer 3G enabled netbooks to mobile broadband customers in China. The telecommunications provider is working with Lenovo, HP Dell, TongFang, Haier, and Founder Technology. The company will be following the path of European and US mobile carriers who are starting to offer subsidized netbooks to customers […]

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Intel offering netbook packages to Chinese computer makers

Intel may not have decided whether netbooks are for grownups or not. But there’s one thing that’s clear. As long as netbooks are selling like hotcakes, Intel wants to make sure computer makers are buying its netbook parts. DigiTimes reports that Intel’s latest move is to offer white-box computer makers in China access to a […]