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Intel Cedar Trail netbook hoard descends

Intel Cedar Trail netbook hoard descends

If you are a netbook fan, you might be familiar with the Cedar Trial platform from Intel. Machines using the platform were expected this year, but Cedar Trail has now been delayed. Despite that delay there are a bunch of new netbooks coming that use the Cedar Trail platform. So far, the ones that have surfaced are from Asus and Samsung. Asus has the EeePC 1011CX, 1015CX, and X101CH incoming. Samsung also has machines coming including the NC110 and N102S using Cedar Trail.

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ASUS Lamborghini VX6S Cedar Trail netbook gets pre-release benchmarks

ASUS Lamborghini VX6S Cedar Trail netbook gets pre-release benchmarks

This week the newest ASUS Lamborghini collaboration in the VX65 has been both benchmarked and teased by ASUS in the form of a lovely new wallpaper. This device is set to be released with a sweet Intel Atom CedarTrail D2700 2.13 GHz CPU, AMD Radeon 6470M GPU, and has a 12-inch display under a hood that looks very much to be a fire red (or orange, whatever you want to call it) Lamborghini sports car. This goes up against the Pine Trail/ION2-powered VX6 Lamborghini ASUS predecessor as well as the Asus EEE PC 1215 running a relatively comparable chipset. Who will come out on top? I think you know the answer to that.

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AMD invests in BlueStacks for Android apps on Fusion slates

AMD invests in BlueStacks for Android apps on Fusion slates

AMD has joined a $5.6m investment round in BlueStacks, the software specialist that enables Android apps to run on x86-based Windows computers. The investment, made with Citrix, will see AMD leverage BlueStacks virtualization with its tablet and notebook/netbook processors; BlueStacks intends to use the extra cash to accelerate development, with a beta and Pro version - capable of running paid Android apps - both expected by the end of 2011.

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Samsung Series 5 Chromebook Review

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook Review

You run your social life in the cloud. You handle your email in the cloud. You might even write your documents, store your music and keep your backups in the cloud. Why not do away with local computing altogether? That's the premise of Google's Chrome OS, relying on just a browser to be your window to the all-purpose web. The Samsung Chromebook Series 5 is one of the first notebooks to give Chrome OS a go, in the case of our Three powered machines offering 3G to release you from the WiFi teat, too. Can we really live in the cloud, or are we destined to tumble back to earth with a bump? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Intel Cedar Trail netbooks to miss holiday season

Intel Cedar Trail netbooks to miss holiday season

Intel's Cedar Trail processors for netbooks were originally aiming for a September launch that was pushed back to November, and now it looks like the platform will be delayed once again. Intel has revealed that Cedar Trail netbooks are still en route for 2011 but won't be available in time for the holiday season, which means the new launch date is now in December.

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Intel to show Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks at Build

Intel to show Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks at Build

Intel may be showing off some tablets and ultrabooks running Windows 8 at both the Intel Developer Forum and at Microsoft's Build developer conference, which kicks off tomorrow. We'll be covering the Build event live, so make sure to check back for all the developments. It's believed that Microsoft could be giving away a Windows 8 tablet from Samsung, so there should be some good Windows 8 hardware to see this week.

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Acer reports first quarterly loss, victim of iPad success

Acer reports first quarterly loss, victim of iPad success

Acer is the second largest PC manufacturer in the world with a record winning streak of quarterly earnings only to be dashed with a worse-than-expected quarterly loss reported today. The company has seen its netbook sales eaten away by the popularity of tablets while the company has struggled with internal strategy transitions in the first half of the year.

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Samsung N102 to be N100 Meego clone with Windows 7 onboard

Samsung N102 to be N100 Meego clone with Windows 7 onboard

The Samsung N100 netbook has been known about for while now. The netbook is a little offering that will run the Meego OS rather than Windows. Those that were interested in the N100 for a hardware standpoint, but didn't like the idea of Meego will want to check out the Samsung N102. This tablet is a clone of the N100 with the key difference that the N102 runs Windows 7 starter.

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Pelican Announces 1075 Hardback Case for Tablets and Netbooks

Pelican Announces 1075 Hardback Case for Tablets and Netbooks

Tough as nails! You know it's not entirely often that we show off a case for a laptop or a tablet, mostly because they're so abnormally abundant. Last time we reviewed a case, it was the most excellent iFrogz iPad 2 Summit Case, yours truly's iPad still being sitting in that case right this minute. The iFrogz case is excellent for holding the device aloft, but what about hardcore protection? What if we want to be able to toss our iPad 2 down a flight of stairs? Well then, it may be time for you to check out the brand new Pelican 1075 HardBack case.

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