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Cloud Client $90 Allwinner A10 mini PC doesn’t skimp on ports

Mini computers with Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processors have been around for much of the year. They tend to look like USB sticks with just a few ports for connecting a TV, keyboard or mouse, and not much else. Since they’re generally designed to let you run Android apps on a TV, that might be […]

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NorhTec launches Gecko Surfboard: A $99 computer-in-a-keyboard

Asus isn’t the only company working on a device that packs a whole computer into a slightly chunky keyboard. NorhTec, makers of the low cost, low-power Gecko EduBook netbook plan to bring a new device called the Gecko Surfboard to market. The Surfboard uses a low power x86-compatible system-on-a-chip that combines processor, graphics and memory […]

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Updated NorhTec Gecko sports a 9 inch screen, $200 price tag – Video

NorhTec is preparing to launch a new netbook that stands out from the crowd in a number of ways. First, the Gecko EduBook (PDF link) will feature a low power 1GHz Xcore86 CPU that can run Windows XP while using just 1.2 watts of power (although by default it will come with Ubuntu Netbook Remix). […]