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Study: US netbook sales highest in big cities on the coasts

Netbooks have a few things going for them. They’re smaller, lighter, and cheaper than most laptops. But they also tend to emphasize internet connectivity with built in WiFi capabilities. But while plenty of folks have installed 802.11b, g, or n networks in their homes, ultraportable devices really shine when you take them out of the […]

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Huawei Technologies produces combo WiFi/HSPA chip for netbooks

As more and more netbooks are becoming available with integrated 3G wireless broadband modems, it makes sense that we’d start to see dual purpose wireless chips that can help save some space inside a cramped netbook case. China’s Huawei Technologies is introducing a new mobile broadband module that packs WiFi and HSPA support onto a […]