Lenovo set to introduce two new Pine Trail netbooks?

In the two days since Intel launched its new Pine Trail platform, Lenovo’s been pretty quiet. Half a dozen other companies have introduced or leaked details about upcoming models that will use the next-generation Atom processor. But while Lenovo hasn’t made any announcements in the US or Europe yet, a Lenovo representative in Asia says […]

Could NVIDIA offer ION 2 as a netbook upgrade on a PCIe card?

Theres a rumor going around that NVIDIA’s next-generation ION platform could be available on a PCI Express card. French netbook blogger Pierre Lecourt reports that while he hasn’t seen any confirmation, he’s heard from several sources that NVIDIA will be taking a PCIe approach for the ION chipset in the future. And I have to […]

Nokia Booklet 3G version 2 coming in 2010?

The Nokia Booklet 3G still hasn’t even started shipping in the US yet, but Nokia is reportedly looking at launching an updated version of the netbook next year. Digitimes cites a Chinese-language news outlet that says Nokia’s manufacturing partner Compal is working overtime to keep up with demand for Nokia’s first netbook. There’s no word […]

Google Chrome coming next month? And to Loongson-powered netbooks?

It’s no secret that Google is working on an operating system aimed at netbooks (at least initially) called Google Chrome Operating System. But while the company announced a few months ago that the OS would be available as a developer preview by the end of the year and wouldn’t actually show up on devices until […]

Rumor: Lenovo, Acer to launch NVIDIA Tegra devices running Google Chrome OS

Someone pass the salt, please, because all we’ve got to go on here is the word of a web site called Shanzhai — which generally covers news of cheap Chinese knockoffs of netbooks and other computers. But Shanzhai.com is reporting that both Lenovo and Acer could launch new netbooks based ont he NVIDIA Tegra platform […]

ASUS planning ultrathin laptops with CULV processors?

The Asus rumor parade continues today with news that the company may soon have a few ultrathin laptops to compete with the Acer Aspire 1410 and Dell Inspiron 11z. DigiTimes reports that Asus plans to launch two new thin and light notebooks on September 7th, using upcoming 45m chips from Intel. One machine would use […]