Lenovo makes play for Europe with plans to take over Medion

Lenovo is reportedly planning to acquire a controlling interest in German consumer electronics brand Medion for more than $331 million in cash and stock. The Wall Street Journal reports the move could help Lenovo expand its business in Europe. Based in China, Lenovo was hardly a household name in the US before the company acquired […]

MSI Wind shows up in Japan as the Mouse LuvBook

It looks like Medion and MSI aren’t the only two companies selling computers made by the same OEM. The Mouse Computer LuvBook U100bears a striking resemblance to the MSI Wind U100 Notebook. Like the Wind and the Akoya Mini, the LuvBook sports a 10.2 inch 1024 x 600 pixel display, a 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, […]

Medion Akoya Mini to ship with 3 cell battery

The Medion Akoya Mini set to go on sale in Germany and Austria next week. But Eee PC News.de has confirmed that the computer will ship with a 3 cell batter, not the 6 cell battery that had originally been advertised. Given that the Medion Akoya Mini is pretty much the same computer as the […]