Lenovo Ideapad U160 thin and light laptop spotted in the wild

The IdeaPad U160 is Lenovo’s sequel to the IdeaPad U150, which I reviewed earlier this year. Like the U150, the new model features an 11.6 inch 1366 x 768 pixel display, a full size keyboard, and Windows 7 Home Premium. But the recently introduced IdeaPad U160 will come with Intel’s latest generation low power processors, […]

The VIA netbooks of Computex 2010 – Video

If you live in the US, you might think that chip-maker VIA lost the netbook wars. In 2008 HP launched a 9 inch netbook with a VIA C7-M processor, and in 2009 Lenovo released a 12 inch mini-laptop with a VIA Nano processor. And that’s about it. Intel has pretty much dominated the ultraportable space […]

Viliv X10 Windows tablet previewed

Viliv is working on two versions of the X10 tablet with a 10 inch capacitive multitouch display. A few days ago we got a good look at the Viliv X10 running Google Android with an ARM-based processor. But the company also has a prototype with an Intel Atom Z520 CPU that runs Windows 7. Jkkmobile […]

HP shows off a Classmate PC for students

HP has been targeting its Mini 5101 and 5102 netbooks at education markets since the get go. But it looks like HP may have a new education oriented mini-laptop up its sleeve. Engadget’s Joanna Stern spotted an HP Classmate PC netbook running SUSE Linux 11 at Novell’s Computex booth this week. The netbook features a […]

MSI introduces two netbook concepts: MSI La Mode and Serene

MSI has quietly introduced two new netbook concept designs. There aren’t a lot of details about the MSI La Mode and MSI Serene at the moment, but here’s what we know: MSI Serene This model will be a fanless netbook using “MSI’s thermal technology” and heat dissipation. Because there’s no fan, the 10 inch netbook […]