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Manli Netbook iii with ExpressCard, fingerprint scanner – Video

Manli Technology is a company that’s best known for making graphics cards and motherboards, if it’s known at all. But the company had a new line of netbooks on show at Computex this week. The Manli iii has your typical netbook features plus a few extra goodies. In addition to the 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 […]

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BenQ to introduce Google Android netbook in 2010

BenQ plans to add a Google Android powered netbook to its mini-laptop lineup next year. The company will also be launching a smartphone running Google’s operating system, but I personally find that a lot less interesting, since Google Android was designed to run on phones, after all. BenQ already has a few netbooks on the […]

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Compal demos Google Android netbook with Snapdragon CPU – Video

Computer maker Compal is showing off one of those Google Android netbooks we first heard the company would be developing back in April. The netbook on display at Computex has a Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU and what looks like a 9 or 10 inch display and a nearly full sized keyboard. Compal is being shy with […]

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Asus Eee PC T91 touchscreen netbook may support multitouch?

Asus is showing off the Eee PC T91 with a convertible touchscreen tablet design at Computex. No surprise there. The company’s been demonstrating this netbook at trade shows since CES in January. But here’s a bit of news: It looks like the netbook may include a capacitive screen capable of registering more than one touch […]

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Video: NVIDIA Tegra netbooks playing HD video, Flash

A few new details are coming about about NVIDIA’s Tegra platform for low cost netbooks. First, as expected, these things can handle HD video without using much electricity at all. The Tegra 600 platform can handle H.264 video at 720p resolutions, and the Tegra 650 can do 1080p. And as TechVideoBlog discovered, that doesn’t just […]

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Acer demos Google Android on a netbook… with Firefox

Well, that happened a little sooner than I’d anticipated. I’ve been a bit skeptical of Google Android’s viability as a netbook platform, because I contend that people expect more from a netbook than they do from a cellphone. While stripped down mobile browsers may be good enough for Blackberry, iPhone, Windows Mobile, or Symbian phones, […]