Archive for December, 2009

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 netbook latest on the Pine Trail train

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 netbook latest on the Pine Trail train

We were less than impressed with Fujitsu's first attempt at a netbook, the Atom N270-based Amilo Mini Ui 3520, and so we're hoping the company makes a stronger showing with their Atom N450-powered Fujitsu LifeBook MH380.  The MH380 has a 10.1-inch, 1366 x 768 display, a 250GB hard-drive and 1GB of memory, as well as Intel's newest Pine Trail 1.66GHz processor.

The 2.97lb netbook is also said to manage up to 7hrs of runtime with its standard 6-cell battery, and we're glad to see Fujitsu have made both WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth standard.

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Sony Reader Daily Edition shipping now

Sony Reader Daily Edition shipping now

It's taken a while, but Sony's Reader Daily Edition ebook device has finally begun shipping.  Announced back in August, the Daily Edition has a 7-inch E Ink touchscreen and packs integrated 3G using AT&T's network for mobile ebook downloads.  According to what Sony have told us, pre-orders placed as of December 20th will be shipping out within the next 24-48 hours, hopefully in time for holiday gift-giving.

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Nook 1.1 Firmware launches, most problems remain

Nook 1.1 Firmware launches, most problems remain

The Barnes & Noble Nook is a slick device for sure. It proved to be much more popular than the bookseller expected leading to big delays in shipping the product this Christmas. A cool as the Nook is, there are some issues that need to be addressed and a new firmware for the device has been released.

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