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HP multitouch TouchSmart tm2 notebook & Mini 5102 netbook debut, plus N450-based Mini 210/2102

HP multitouch TouchSmart tm2 notebook & Mini 5102 netbook debut, plus N450-based Mini 210/2102

HP have outed their latest notebooks and netbooks at CES 2010, and like we've seen from other manufacturers the theme seems to be touch-sensitivity.  Biggest is the HP TouchSmart tm2, a convertible tablet PC which replaces the company's tx2, with a 12.1-inch WXGA capacitive touchscreen, Intel Core 2 Duo processor and optional ATI Mobility Radeon GPU.  However there's also a 10.1-inch Atom N450 netbook, the HP Mini 5102, which has a multitouch-touchscreen option of its own.

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Intel Cedarview 2011 Atom platform detailed: 32nm & DDR3 support

Intel Cedarview 2011 Atom platform detailed: 32nm & DDR3 support

We're only now seeing the first Pineview netbooks - based on Intel's next-gen Atom platform - begin to show themselves, but details are already emerging about the silicon company's intentions for the platform after that.  Come 2011, say Fudzilla, Intel are expected to out Cedarview, a 32nm processor with a new, DDR3-compatible memory controller.

That DDR3 compatibility is particularly interesting, as it will put Atom's RAM support on a par with what Intel's Core i7 - Bloomfield processors can utilize.  However Intel will limit supported memory to single-channel sticks, though you'll at least be able to use two DIMMs; that, say Fuzdilla, is confirmed for the nettop platform, but it's likely to be the same situation for netbooks.

Intel Atom N470 comes with looser netbook spec restrictions

Intel Atom N470 comes with looser netbook spec restrictions

If you've dipped even the tiniest of toes into the tech world this past twelve months, you'll likely have noticed the cookie-cutter spec sheets for netbooks.  Intel and Microsoft's policies on exactly how big a hard-drive, how much RAM and other elements of a netbook's make-up have hamstrung what could've potentially been a hugely innovative segment into little more than a matter of aesthetics.  Unfortunately neither company plans to lift those regulations any time soon, but we're hearing at least that with the advent of the Intel Atom N470 the bar will be raised somewhat.

KND K1850 is first Pine Trail Atom nettop

KND K1850 is first Pine Trail Atom nettop

Intel's Pine Trail Atom refresh wasn't predicted to see any products actually arrive on shelves until Q1 2010, but that wasn't counting on the motivation of Shanzai producers in China.  The first all-in-one nettop using the 1.66GHz dual-core Intel Atom D510 processor has emerged, the KND K1850, with an 18.6-inch display, 2GB of RAM, 250GB hard-drive and a DVD drive.

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Intel Atom N470 1.83GHz Pine Trail chip tipped for Q1 2010

Intel Atom N470 1.83GHz Pine Trail chip tipped for Q1 2010

The Intel Atom N450 release date controversy continues, and this time there's a second processor that's apparently being brought along for the ride.  Despite Intel's protestations to the contrary, the 1.66GHz N450 - the replacement for the N270 chip currently found in most netbooks - is still on track for a launch in Q1 2010, where it will apparently be accompanied with a 1.83GHz Atom N470.

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Intel cuts netbook Atom Z-series supply claim insiders

Intel cuts netbook Atom Z-series supply claim insiders

If there's one thing the past few days have shown us, it's that speculation about processor plans can get confusing - witness Intel's supposed Pine Trail delay and subsequent denials - but that certainly won't stop the rumors from coming.  Latest leaks from "industry sources" suggests that Intel has told its customers that no more Atom Z processor orders for netbook devices will be accepted, which if true would mean that products such as the Sony VAIO P and ASUS Eee PC T91 would have to find different core components.

Strong Atom sales only good news for Intel Q2 2009 finances

Strong Atom sales only good news for Intel Q2 2009 finances

Stronger than expected sales of Atom processors have seen Intel post Q2 2009 revenues of $8.0bn, up 12-percent on the previous quarter, though not enough to avoid recording a net income loss of $1.0bn.  Atom CPUs such as the N270, a common sight in netbooks and budget ultraportables, defied the trend for falling processor ASPs (average selling prices) by climbing 65-percent sequentially, and bolstering the company coffers by $362m alone. 

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Atom N270 netbook official Windows 7 upgrades unlikely

Atom N270 netbook official Windows 7 upgrades unlikely

Windows 7 may run well on an Intel Atom N270/N280 based netbook, but according to the latest rumors manufacturers of the budget ultraportables may not be offering users access to the "Upgrade to Windows 7" program.  A combination of price and low demand is being blamed for the decision, which if followed through would mean that buyers of Windows XP netbooks in the run-up to Windows 7's launch would not be eligible to a free upgrade once the OS arrives on October 22nd.

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