Hands-on with the MSI S12T, MSI W20 AMD-powered laptop, tablet (video)

Back in 2008, MSI was a major player in the birth of the netbook space. These days the company is still making notebooks, but most folks who are familiar with MSI probably know them for their motherboards, graphics cards, and other high-end PCs. But the company is making another play at the low-cost portable computer […]

ECS unveils a mini-ITX motherboard with an AMD Kabini CPU

AMD’s new Temash, Kabini and Richland chips may be designed for laptops and tablets. But you can also use them in low-power desktop-style systems, and ECS has just introduced a Kabini-powered motherboard that you can use to build a small form-factor desktop. The ECS KBN-I/2100 is a mini-ITX board with an AMD E1-2100 Kabini processor […]

Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 Lite looks like an ultrabook, but packs AMD inside

Samsung’s new ATIV Book 9 Lite is a thin and light notebook for folks that want the portability of an ultrabook, but who are willing to sacrifice a bit on performance in order to save some money. The notebook has a 13.3 inch touchscreen display, 4GB of RAM, and a 128GB solid state disk, just […]

Gigabyte Brix mini-computer to come in AMD Kabini, Intel Haswell flavors

The Gigabyte BRIX is a tiny desktop computer that measures about 4.5″ x 4.2″ x 1.2″. But it’s a full-fledged desktop computer, with support for an Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and as much storage as you can fit on an mSATA solid state drive. Gigabyte has been showing off  versions […]

AMD launches next-gen chips aimed at tablets, notebooks, and hybrids

AMD is launching three new families of processors, which the company thinks fill a gap in the market. The new Temash, Kabini, and Richland chips are largely aimed at tablets, hybrids, and ultrathin notebooks and performance notebooks respectively. It’s not like market leader Intel doesn’t already have those areas covered, but AMD thinks its new […]

AMD outlines notebook, tablet chip plans through 2013

AMD has painted a basic picture of its plans for the next two years and it probably shouldn’t surprise anyone that a big part of that picture focuses on low power processors. The chip maker plans to update its E-series and C-series notebook chips later this year, as well as its Z-series low power chip […]