CULV

Samsung X120, X420, and X520 With CULV Get Unveiled

Samsung X120, X420, and X520 With CULV Get Unveiled

The announcements just keep coming and coming. It looks like Samsung has gone ahead and introduced a new line up of X-series notebooks, offering up a degree of mobility that Samsung says has a lot to do with that battery life. We'd have to agree. There's not much mobility in having a 3-cell battery in a notebook, when you can only be out and about for a couple hours before you need to be tethered to a wall outlet. Longer battery life means a better user experience as well, and if Samsung has anything to say about, your customer experience is about to get bumped up to another level.

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Ultra-thin notebook sales languishing?

Ultra-thin notebook sales languishing?

Occasionally arch rumor site Digitimes takes a break from speculation and leaks and does some research into PC hardware sales performance.  Latest niche to come under their microscope is the "ultra-thin" notebook, generally based on Intel's CULV (consumer ultra-low voltage) platform, and offering a middle-point between the battery longevity of netbooks and the performance of full-sized notebooks.  Unfortunately for manufacturers, Digitimes claims the ultra-thins will only account for 4-percent of total global notebook shipments in 2009.

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ASUS Eee Box Gets Specifications List

ASUS Eee Box Gets Specifications List

It was only a couple days ago that we outed the upcoming releases from ASUS, which included the Eee Box, where we informed you that the upcoming tech would come stock with a NVIDIA ION GPU. And now, according to an official Eee PC website, that seems to be the exact case. There are some other things that match up really well with that original post, so keep reading to see what this little box has in store for you.

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Intel prepping seven CULV chips for Q4 launch

Intel prepping seven CULV chips for Q4 launch

Word of another seven CULV processors in Intel's thin-and-light CPU range has leaked, with the new chips expected to arrive in early Q4 2009 in time with Windows 7.  Full specifications of the chips are unknown - in fact we don't even know what clock speed they each run at - but they do slot into the existing SU2x00, SU4x00 and SU7x00 ranges.

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 34 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 34 2009

Here we go again with another week in review for your perusal. A mystery Android-powered MID tipped up this week looking very much like those renderings of the Apple tablet to my eyes. It's cool to see android showing up on so many devices. Logitech unveiled an update to the coolest racing wheel ever, the G25, called simply enough the G27. The new wheel promises more accurate force feedback effects and keeps with the slick clutch and gated shifter we loved from the G25.

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