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Music video created in large part on a netbook – Video

There are a few things that set netbooks apart from traditional laptops. They’re smaller, cheaper, and generally have less processing power than most modern computers. But while the conventional wisdom is that you wouldn’t want to run CPU-intensive applications like Photoshop on a netbook, the truth is that you really can. Musician Arman Bohn has […]

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Warning: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 BIOS update can kill your netbook

Lenovo released a BIOS update (version 90) for Ideapad S9 and S10 netbooks earlier this month. But here’s a word of caution: Don’t upgrade to the latest BIOS unless you’re willing to risk leaving your computer in an unbootable state. Because that’s exactly what happened to a number of users in the Lenovo Forums. While […]

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TigerDirect is giving away a Lenovo netbook a day (through Sunday)

TigerDirect is holding a contest for the next few days. Basically you enter your name and email address, and possibly agree to receive some promotional emails from the online retailer, and you get a chance to win a Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook. The Lenovo Ideapad S10 has a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU, a 10.2 […]

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Lenovo Ideapad S10e reviewed

The Lenovo Ideapad S10e is designed for educational markets, but it also adds a few features that the original IdeaPad S10 lacked. For one thing, it comes with the Splashtop “quick start” software preloaded. This provides quick access to Firefox, Skype, and a few other apps. I got a chance to play with a few […]

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Lenovo adds facial recognition, quick start to S10 netbooks

Lenovo is updating its IdeaPad S10 netbook line with three new features: Quick Start, facial recognition, and Lenovo Social, a social networking tool. Quick Start is Lenovo’s answer to the ExpressGate software that Asus loads onto most of its motherboards (although not most Eee PC netbook models to date). The software gives a computer “instant […]

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The Winner of the netbook giveaway is…

… Rose Okeson. Rose contributed three articles to the wiki, (the randomly selected prize-winning entry was on the Sylvania G netbook) and will be receiving a shiny new Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook. We had some excellent submissions as part of this contest. You can find them all in the contest thread in the Liliputing […]