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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 9 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 9 2009

After cellphones had their way with the headlines the previous week, the past seven days have been an opportunity for netbooks to race back into the spotlight.  Rumors spread about ASUS' upcoming Eee PC "Shell" luxury follow-up to the S101, while we saw a slimline version of the Acer Aspire One.  If you want a machine in the more immediate future, though, the Samsung NC20 was made official, and Dell finally launched their Inspiron Mini 10.

Acer Aspire One D150 video preview: great battery, poor keyboard

Acer Aspire One D150 video preview: great battery, poor keyboard

After the impromptu 10-inch Acer Aspire One unboxing on Friday ended with the ominous suggestion that the new netbook feels "cheaper" than its predecessor, we now have a hands-on demo video to entertain us.  It's potentially bittersweet for anybody particularly looking forward to this budget ultraportable: while there are some genuinely positive aspects - the huge battery, for one - there's also disappointment to be had regarding both its look and feel.

Demo video of the Acer Aspire One D150 after the cut

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Dell Inspiron Mini 12 facing axe?

Dell Inspiron Mini 12 facing axe?

Dell has suspended shipments of the Inspiron Mini 12 netbook, at least that's the latest rumor from DigiTimes.  According to their sources, the 12.1-inch budget ultraportable - which uses Intel's Atom Z530 processor - could be discontinued, leaving Samsung the only vendor with a 12-inch netbook. 

Netbooks: Buy now or wait?

Netbooks: Buy now or wait?

Intel Atom, NVIDIA Ion, AMD Neo and VIA Nano - do you buy a new netbook today, or is there something much better waiting just around the corner?  In a way, the netbook market today is a microcosm of the full-size laptop market as it was five years ago: there's the potential for significant leaps in capability, as manufacturers and chipset OEMS find their feet in the budget ultraportable niche.  Nobody wants to waste their money, but most of us would also like a new toy sooner rather than later.  SlashGear picks out the next big thing in netbooks, and helps answer the eternal computing question: buy now or wait?

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SlashGear Week in Review: Week 5 2009

SlashGear Week in Review: Week 5 2009

We opened the week with our first-impressions of the T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900, a surprisingly adept smartphone that's managed to impress despite the absence of 3G.  We've also been playing with Vuzix's iWear AV230XL OLED video headset, and the VIA Artigo A2000 Barebone Storage Server.  Finally, if you prefer your gadgets with a bit of (artificial) flesh on their bones, take a look at our Orbita Mouse unboxing; we'll have the full review this coming week.

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