Lenovo shows a 10 inch netbook with MeeGo Linux and an Atom N435 chip

Intel hasn’t made any formal announcements about a 1.33 GHz Atom N435 processor, but it seems to be the chip of choice for netbook makers showcasing MeeGo Linux. The Asus Eee PC X101 netbook which was unveiled yesterday packs an N435 chip. And now the folks at Netbook NEws spotted a new version of Lenovo’s […]

SanDisk launches new SSD storage for tablets, notebooks, phones

SanDisk is launching several new flash storage modules for notebooks and mobile devices. First up is the company’s new U100 SSD with read speeds up to 450MB/sec and write speeds up to 340MB/sec. The U100 is a SATA III card designed for thin notebooks and mobile devices. It will come in a number of different […]

Intel shows off Intel Atom Medfield platform running Google Android

While Intel is busy pushing its next-generation Cedar Trail chips for netbooks and tablets, the company also has a lower power chip code-named Medfield which is designed for phones and tablets. Mefield is a 32nm platform which Intel says is designed for fanless devices which weigh less than 1.5 pounds and which are less than […]

Intel introduces the Ultrabook category for ultraportable laptops under $1000

Intel has introduced a new buzzword for thin and light laptops with next-generation Intel processors. The company describes an “ultrabook” as a laptop with “tablet-like” features including a slim size and sub-$1000 price tag. The first ultrabooks will measure less than 0.8 inches thick and use second generation Intel Core chips. Intel says the Asus […]