MSI Wind U160MX dual core netbook unboxed

The MSI Wind U160MX is a new version of the Wind U160 netbook MSI first introduced over a year ago. But there’s one key difference: The U160X is available with either a single or a dual core Atom processor. The folks at Notebook Italia got their hands on the new MSI Wind U160MX and have […]

Asus gives the Eee PC 1008P a dual core upgrade… in Germany

While Asus, like most PC makers, is expected to unveil a new line of netbooks and other computers at CES next month, the company currently appears to be going through its current lineup and offering a few spec bumps here and there. The folks at NetbookNews.de noticed that the Eee PC 1008P, for instance, has […]

Jolicloud Linux demo shows 720p Flash video playback with an Atom N550 chip

When the folks at Jolicloud announced that version 1.1 of the company’s Linux-based operating system would add support for 720p HD YouTube video playback and 1080p local HD video playback on a netbook with a dual core Intel Atom N550 processor, plenty of people were skeptical. While we still haven’t seen the 1080p promise turned […]

Samsung launches NF310 dual core netbook with HD display

Last month I got a chance to check out one of Samsung’s newest mini-laptops, the NF210. Aside from a few snazzy design choices which probably make the NF210 a love it or hate it machine, the Samsung NF210 doesn’t have much to set it apart from earlier Samsung netbooks. It has the same display, processor, […]

Acer officially launches dual core Aspire One AOD255 netbook

Sure, the dual core version of the Acer Aspire One AOD255 was briefly available from the Home Shopping Network in August, but now Acer has officially launched the netbook. It’s available for pre-order from Amazon, and Acer has put out a shiny new press release listing the netbook’s specs. The Aspire One AOD255 is available […]