Gateway/Packard Bell launch 10 inch mini-laptop: Return of the netbook?

Are netbooks making a comeback? A few years ago it was hard to visit a coffee shop without spotting someone using an inexpensive 10 inch portable notebook, and virtually every major PC maker had a netbook to offer. But as tablets grew more popular, ultrabooks brought thin and light design to higher-powered notebooks, and Intel’s […]

Packard Bell Dot S netbook hits Europe

The Liberty Tab Android tablet isn’t the only new mobile device heading to Europe under the Packard Bell brand soon. The folks at Notebook Italia got word that the new Packard Bell Dot S netbook is due out soon. The 10 inch netbook features an Intel Atom processor and a 6 cell battery for up […]

Packard Bell introduces Liberty Tab Android tablet (Acer Iconia Tab for Europe)

Acer subsidiary Packard Bell has introduced a new Android tablet in Europe. If the Packard Bell Liberty Tab looks familiar, that’s because it appears to be a rebranded version of the Acer Iconia Tab A500. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The tablet features a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor, a […]

Packard Bell dot VR46 Valentino Rossi edition looks all fancy and stuff

Sure, it’s what’s on the inside that really counts. But if you’r the superficial type that likes to judge a netbook by its cover, Packard Bell’s got a real looker for you. Notebook Italia dug up some photos of a new Packard Bell Valentino Rossi edition of the company’s dot notebook. Rossi, in case you […]

Acer 1820P touchscreen netbook twin shows up as Packard Bell Butterfly Touch

A few days ago Acer introduced the Aspire Timeline 1820P, an 11.6 inch laptop that’s nearly identical to the Acer Aspire 1410 I recently reviewed except that the 1820P has a higher capacity battery and a touchscreen display that can be folded down over the keyboard for use in tablet mode. But as with almost […]