Intel offers up technical specs for next-gen Atom processors

We’ve already seen reports that the new Intel Atom Pine Trail processors use less energy than current generation chips, while offering little to no performance boost. But if you’re a sucker for a good spec sheet, Intel’s got a few for you. The company has uploaded the technical specifications for its new Atom N450 mobile […]

MSI Wind U135 netbook reviewed: Low cost, decent performance

The MSI Wind U135 is a 10 inch netbook with an Intel Atom Pine Trail processor. It probably won’t be available to purchase until January, but Laptop Magazine has already published a detailed review. In a nutshell, they decided that the keyboard is great, the touchpad is a’ight, and the battery is kind of meh. […]

Asus Eee PC 1005PE dissected, innards photographed

Sure, there are at least half a dozen reviews of the Asus Eee PC 1005PE already out there. Testers have looked at the computer’s performance, battery life, aesthetics, and so forth. But you know what I haven’t seen yet? A good old fashioned article written by someone who took the time to rip the computer […]

Next-gen Classmate PC uses next-gen Atom processor

It’s not just big-name PC makers that are pushing out new netbooks with Intel Atom N450 processors. Intel’s education-oriented Classmate PC is also getting a spec bump. The Classmate is a reference design which is marketed and sold by a number of different computer distributors, including M&A Technology, which has a product listing for the […]

MSI launches new line of Pine Trail-based netbooks

Word on the street is that MSI is set to launch a new line of netbooks that will sport Intel’s new Atom N450 Pine Trail processor. Honestly, at this point I’ll be more surprised when I hear rumors that a netbook maker is not planning on launching a new model with an Atom N450 processor. […]

Intel officially launches next-gen Atom Pine Trail chips – Video

If you couldn’t tell by the introduction of the new Dell Inspiron Mini 10 and Asus Eee PC 1005P, Intel has officially pulled the veil back on its next-generation Atom processors. The new 1.66GHz Atom N450 and 1.83GHz N470 chips are destined for upcoming netbooks, while the D410 single core and D510 1.66GHz processors will […]

All-in-One desktop with Dual Core Atom Pine Trail CPU hits China

Intel may not be set to officially launch its next-generation Intel Atom processor lineup until January, but that’s not stopping computer based on the Atom Pine Trail platform from popping up all over the place. In Germany you can check out an Asus Eee PC 1005P Pine Trail netbook that hasn’t been released yet. And […]

Intel Atom rumors: N470 coming soon, DDR3 support on its way

Intel is set to launch its new Pine Trail Atom platform in January, and we expect to see dozens of mini-laptop and desktop computers toting Intel Atom N450, D410, and D510 processors. But according to Fudzilla, there are more next-gen Atom processors on the way. For instance, there’s the upcoming Intel Atom N470, which Fudzilla […]