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First look at the ECS G10IL – Video

The Computex trade show floor is awash with tiny laptops this year. But one of the models we’ve most been looking forward to seeing is the ECS G10IL. Sascha Pallenberg from Eee PC News.de and Joanna Stern from Laptop Magazine managed to find a few pre-production models hanging out at the Intel Atom booth. How […]

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Canonical shows off Ubuntu Netbook Remix

Canonical won’t be ready to ship its custom version of Ubuntu for low-cost ultraportable laptops until the fall, but that’s not stopping the group from showing off an early version of Ubuntu Netbook Remix at Computex. Engadget got their hands on a few screenshots, and to be perfectly honest, it looks pretty much like Ubuntu […]

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Gigabyte M912 runs Windows Vista

Gigabyte has gone out of its way to make sure the company’s first low cost ultraportable stands out from the crowd. Not only will the Gigabyte M912 feature a swiveling tablet-style touch screen, but Engadget Chinese reports that it also runs Windows Vista instead of Windows XP. The decision to use Vista is apparently due […]

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AMD intros new chips for ultraportables

It looks like AMD doesn’t plan to sit back while Intel and VIA duke it out over the low-cost laptop market. AVING is reporting that several new computers on display at Computex are powered by an AMD CPU and ATI graphics card. Honestly, it’s hard to make out much from the garbled translation, but jkkmobile […]

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More Acer Aspire One details – Video

Laptop Magazine’s Joanna Stern got some one on one time with an Acer Aspire One today. In a nutshell, she says the computer is one of the most attractive low cost mini-notebooks she’s seen. But while it’s a tiny bit longer than the Eee PC 900, the keyboard is at least as cramped. The Aspire […]