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Acer Aspire One 532 with Pine Trail CPU shows up

Like a number of PC makers, Acer hasn’t officially announced any new netbooks with Intel Atom Pine Trail processors yet. But the folks at Netbook News.de tracked down some pictures of an upcoming model called the Acer Aspire One 532h. It has an Atom N450 processor, GMA 3150 graphics, and a high resolution 1280 x […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Intel Atom dual core D510 benchmarked on a no-name nettop

Intel’s new Pine Trail chips aren’t designed to be significantly faster than the Atom Diamondville chips we’ve been using for the last 18 months. They’re designed to be more energy efficient. As such, Intel has chosen not to launch a dual core version for notebooks. But as with the early Atom chips, the new Pine […]

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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 […]