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Acer Aspire One AO532h $300 netbook gets Atom N450

Acer Aspire One AO532h $300 netbook gets Atom N450

Acer have announced their latest netbook, the Aspire One AO532h, and as you'd expect it's based on Intel's new Pine Trail processor.  The AO532h has a 1.66GHz Atom N450 CPU, 10.1-inch WSVGA display and 1GB of RAM, along with a 160GB hard-drive and WiFi b/g/n.  According to Acer, it can run for up to 10 hours on the high-density 5,600mAh 6-cell battery (or 8 hours on the regular, 4,400mAh pack).

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Synaptics Fuse concept packs smartphone with squeeze, stroke & scroll sensors [Video]

Synaptics Fuse concept packs smartphone with squeeze, stroke & scroll sensors [Video]

The last Synaptics concept we really got excited about was the Onyx smartphone - in fact we went all the way to the company's head office to play with their prototype - and now they're back with a new smartphone idea.  The Synaptics Fuse takes multitouch capacitive sensing and throws in force, grip and proximity sensing, along with haptic feedback and 3D graphics.  The end result is a squeezable smartphone that spreads its sensors not only across the touchscreen but down the sides, too, so as to be fully usable even with just one hand.  Fuse is a collaboration between Synaptics, TI, Immersion, TheAlloy and The Astonishing Tribe, and is based on a TI OMAP 3630 processor and a 3.7-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen.

Video demo after the cut

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Toshiba update full notebook range with Windows 7

Toshiba update full notebook range with Windows 7

The remainder of Toshiba's new notebook line may not get touchscreens like the M505 Touch and U505 Touch, but you can't accuse the company of missing out any particular niche.  The Windows 7 update gets applied across the board, with the Toshiba Mini NB205 netbook getting Win 7 Starter and either 160GB or 250GB storage (MRSP from $399.99), all the way up to the 18.4-inch Satellite P500 with a choice of Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Turion II CPUs, optional Blu ray and harmon/kardon speakers (MRSP from $799.99).

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 caught in wild (again)

BlackBerry Bold 9700 caught in wild (again)

If there's one thing we're not going to tire of any time soon, it's leaked in-the-wild shots of RIM's upcoming uber-BlackBerry, the 9700 (aka Onyx).  Spotted this time by DailyMobile.se, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 isn't offering up any new secrets this time around, but it's certainly looking slick with its full QWERTY keyboard, bright display and optical trackpad.

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