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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Medion Akoya shows up at Computex

German computer maker Medion has its upcoming low-cost mini-notebook on display at Computex. The company announced the Medion Akoya Mini back in April, but now we have a few more details, thanks to TweakTown:CPU: 1.6GHz Intel Atom prcoessorRAM: 1GB DDR2-667Storage: 80GB SSD!Display: 10.2 inch 1024 x 600 pixel screenOS: Windows XPCommunication: Ethernet and 802.11nPorts: 3 […]

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Medion Akoya gets an 80GB hard drive and 399€ price tag

Medion has released a few more details about its upcoming Akoya laptop. But just a few. French site Blogeee reports that the Medion Akoya will cost 399 Euros, will sport a “latest generation” processor which we assume means Intel Atom, and will have 1GB of RAM, an 80GB hard drive, and a “stable operating system,” […]

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Medion Akoya Mini: A Mini-Note killer?

Medion is the latest company to announces a low-cost ultraportable that will take on the Eee PC. But looking at the Medion Akoya Mini’s sleek casing, it’s hard not to compare this computer with the more professional looking HP Mini-Note.The computer will feature a 10 inch screen, an Intel Atom CPU running at 1.6 or […]