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Dell Inspiron Duo hybrid netbook on sale November 23?

Dell Inspiron Duo hybrid netbook on sale November 23?

Dell's Inspiron Duo screen-flipping tablet could launch as early as next week, if CNET's sources are to be believed, though hard specifications for the 10-inch hybrid netbook are still unclear. Powered by a dual-core Intel Atom processor, and running Windows 7, the Inspiron Duo's eye-catching trick is its rotating screen: the netbook can be opened and used with a regular laptop form-factor, or the multitouch panel swivelled around and the lid closed, turning it into a slate.

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HP Mini 1103 netbook due December from $299

HP Mini 1103 netbook due December from $299

HP has pushed out a new netbook, the HP Mini 1103, targeted at businesses and mobile users and expected to drop this December for $299. Powered by Intel's Atom N455 (1.66GHz) and N475 (1.83GHz) processors, the Mini 1103 has a 10.1-inch WSVGA display, up to 2GB of RAM, either 160GB or 320GB 7,200rpm hard-drives and GMA 3150 graphics.

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Jolicloud Jolibook Official Press Photos Now Available (2 Sizes?)

Jolicloud Jolibook Official Press Photos Now Available (2 Sizes?)

Up until now, there's only been a set of little-to-see teaser images of this little lady, but now there's official press shots of the 10.1 inch netbook being released through Flickr. It's a cute little bugger with a lovely cartoony top and - what's that? One of these backs appears to be bigger than the other. If you take a look at the laptop with the bigger battery, you'll notice that an ever-so-slightly amount of the edges of the picture are bent around the left and right sides or gone, where on the non-giant-battery image shows more. Two different sizes?

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Sony VAIO Signature Collection Unveiled

Sony VAIO Signature Collection Unveiled

Sony has decided that if you're starting your holiday shopping, they might as well throw out some goodies out there for you to stare at, perhaps even contemplate buying. The company has just unveiled their brand new Sony VAIO Signature Collection for 2010, and as you can see from the image below, there's a lot of shine there. And, as you might imagine, Sony's covered the size (and price) ranges, making sure that there's something for everyone. Or at least making a whole-hearted shot for it.

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Microsoft admits tablets are cannibalizing netbooks

Microsoft admits tablets are cannibalizing netbooks

Microsoft has publicly admitted that tablets are cannibalizing netbooks, finally agreeing with what analysts, pundits and the general public have been saying for the past twelve months. SeattlePI sat down with Microsoft's general manager for Windows product management, Gavriella Schuster, who confirmed that netbooks are "definitely getting cannibalized."

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Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

The Novatel Wireless MiFi 3352 we spotted undergoing GCF testing last week has been made official, with the 3G mobile hotspot launching on Orange UK.  Full specifications for the MiFi 3352 are unknown - the carrier tells us battery life is "generally about 5 hours" - but according to the press release it has the same on-board app support as the MiFi 2352, together with some "customisable widgets."

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Gigabyte T1125 Core i3/i5 netvertible gets clever twisty dock [Video]

Gigabyte T1125 Core i3/i5 netvertible gets clever twisty dock [Video]

With all the talk of slates, you could easily forget that there's more to touchscreen computing than just keyboard-less tablets.  NetbookNews has been playing with Gigabyte's new T1125 convertible touchscreen netbook, though it's worth noting from the outset that this isn't some Atom-based weakling.  Instead Gigabyte is offering a choice of dual-core, Core i3 and Core i5 chips, along with optional NVIDIA Optimus graphics and an updated docking station with a slot for a removable DVD burner.

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Intel Chief River notebook chips to see mass-production in Sept 2011?

Intel Chief River notebook chips to see mass-production in Sept 2011?

Intel has supposedly been paving the way for mass production of its upcoming Chief River notebook platform, according to DigiTimes' shady sources at motherboard manufacturers.  Built using the company's 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, and boasting native USB 3.0 support, Chief River will apparently go into production in September 2011, with an official launch following in January 2012.

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