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MSI Wind gets sliding touchscreen tablet mod

MSI Wind gets sliding touchscreen tablet mod

The slider form-factor isn't unusual in mobile devices - HTC's Touch Pro2 has a particularly nifty mechanism, and larger handhelds, such as the PsiXpda UMPC, have used it too - but how about a 10.2-inch slider tablet?  That's what InsanelyWind forum member c0ff33 is working on, turning his Advent 4211c (a rebadge of the MSI Wind U100) into a touchscreen tablet that opens up to reveal the QWERTY keyboard.

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MSI Wind U120 reviewed: cheap netbook let down by poor battery

MSI Wind U120 reviewed: cheap netbook let down by poor battery

MSI's original Wind U100 remains one of the best-known and better-selling netbooks, not least because MSI niftily allowed other companies to use the OEM design and rebadge it for their purposes.  Nothing lasts forever, though, and the company has a new range of netbooks out for 2009, the most distinctive of which is the MSI Wind U120.  Does a new, "businesslike" monochrome casing make all the difference?  LaptopMag have had one of the first U120's on their test bench to find out.

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MSI U120, U110 & U115 confirmed for January, plus 13-inch ultraportable U300

MSI U120, U110 & U115 confirmed for January, plus 13-inch ultraportable U300

MSI are preparing a touchscreen version of their Wind netbook, testing the waters at CES 2009 in January.  The new device - which will go head to head with ASUS' planned touchscreen ultraportables - will be one of a range of new models the company plans for the new year, including the January arrival of the U120, U110 and U115.  All three will co-exist with the current Wind U100, and be joined by a 13-inch notebook the company believes will "really surprise" would-be buyers.

MSI Wind sales up to 700k by end of year, still trail ASUS

MSI Wind sales up to 700k by end of year, still trail ASUS

Shipments of MSI's Wind netbook are predicted to reach 600,000 to 700,000 by end of year, according to a recent DigiTimes report, significantly higher than initial expectations of 500,000 units.  The sales push has been due to a surge in so-called "whitebox" vendors, who rebrand the netbook and sell it under a different name, in both Europe and Southeast Asia.

MSI Wind U120: 3.5G WWAN, ThinkPad styling & holiday launch

MSI Wind U120: 3.5G WWAN, ThinkPad styling & holiday launch

The MSI Wind U120 will target business customers, with a ThinkPad-inspired design, 10-inch display, 120GB hard-drive (with SSDs following), 1GB of RAM and 3.5G WWAN connectivity, and hit retail by November or December priced under $600.  That's the latest word from MSI Director of US Sales Andy Tung, who has been discussing the company's netbook plans after the success of the original MSI Wind U100.  He's revealed that the U120 will sit alongside, not replace, the existing U100, which itself will see a WiFi b/g/n and 160GB hard-drive update this month.

MSI Wind U120 and U91 in development: HSDPA, dual-core & more RAM

MSI Wind U120 and U91 in development: HSDPA, dual-core & more RAM

MSI's Wind netbook was the parallel success to ASUS' Eee, with the former being a single offering while the latter attempted to cater for every slight difference with dozens of models.  Now MSI are planning their next generation netbooks, with two new versions in mind: a replacement to the existing 10-inch U100, called the U120, and a new 8.9-inch U91.  Under the hood, despite the best efforts of VIA with their Nano CPU, it looks as though Intel's dual-core Atom 330 will be doing duty, with maximum RAM increased to 2GB.

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