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ASUS Eee PC X101 with MeeGo gets official listing

ASUS Eee PC X101 with MeeGo gets official listing

ASUS' MeeGo-running Eee PC X101 has found itself an official product page, ahead of the 1.5GHz Intel Atom Oak Trail 1.33 GHz Intel Atom N435 ultraportable's release later this month. The 10.1-inch netbook has a 1024 x 600 display, 1GB of RAM as standard (2GB max) and an 8GB SSD, humble specs but probably sufficient for the MeeGo OS it's loaded with.

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Intel Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations, Netbooks Down, Cloud Computing Strong

Intel Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations, Netbooks Down, Cloud Computing Strong

Intel's Q2 earnings report has beat expectations with record revenue of $13 billion, up 21 percent from the same quarter last year. Net profit for the quarter hit $3 billion, up 2 percent year-over-year. The chip giant's PC business growth slowed down, netbook sales expectedly declined, but its server business burgeoned with data center upgrades that followed the increased demand for cloud computing.

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Samsung NC215S solar netbook shipping delayed until mid to late August

Samsung NC215S solar netbook shipping delayed until mid to late August

Yesterday I talked a bit about the cool Samsung NC215S solar netbook that had landed on Amazon for pre-order. I also mentioned that the netbook had been expected to ship early this month and never did. The big feature that sets this netbook apart from the pack is the solar panel on the lid to help keep the rig powered up. I also like the fact that it uses a matte screen rather than a glossy one so it will have less glare.

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Solar powered Samsung NC215 hits Amazon pre-order

Solar powered Samsung NC215 hits Amazon pre-order

As solar panels, become more efficient and able to create more power we will see more and more devices that adopt the tech to help keep their batteries charged up and running. Samsung has an interesting netbook called the NC215 that uses a solar panel on the lid to keep the battery charged and the netbook working. Other than the solar panel on the lid, it looks like your typical netbook and has typical hardware.

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Acer Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks lose Android dual-boot option

Acer Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks lose Android dual-boot option

Netbook popularity may be fading the face of the tablet onslaught, but Acer knows what's needed to keep the segment afloat: fancy colors and endearing names. The new Acer Aspire One Happy 2 series offers Intel's dual-core N570 processor wrapped up in one of four bright colors - namely "Papaya Milk", "Strawberry Yoghurt", "Blueberry Shake" and "Banana Cream" - along with a 10.1-inch display and an 8hr battery.

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Asus Eee X101H and X101 netbooks get priced and launch dates

Asus Eee X101H and X101 netbooks get priced and launch dates

A lot of the talk we have had about Asus lately has been about the tablets that the company is offering that are among the more interesting Android offerings out there. The Eee Pad Transformer is a good example of one of the most talked about Asus products recently. Asus isn’t leaving the netbook market behind and back at Computex 2011 Asus was showing off a couple new netbooks including the X101H and the X101.

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ASUS Lamborghini Eee PC VX6S Features AMD Graphics, 3D Display Possible?

ASUS Lamborghini Eee PC VX6S Features AMD Graphics, 3D Display Possible?

With all the look-alike notebooks these days, for those who need something that stands out to flaunt their taste for luxury, ASUS has their Lamborghini edition mini notebooks. We've seen the ASUS Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 before with its glossy shell, but at Computex 2011, ASUS is showing off a successor called the VX6S with some upgraded specs.

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Malta to sell thin Intel Canoe Lake reference design netbook

Malta to sell thin Intel Canoe Lake reference design netbook

While perusing the halls at Computex 2011 the gang at JKKMobile ran across a familiar face and gleaned a bit of new detail on the device. You might recall at Computex 2010 we spied the Intel Canoe Lake reference design for a very thin netbook that was expected to sell for under $600. Those netbooks haven't made it to stores just yet, but the design is as sexy as ever.

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Intel Atom accelerates: Cedar Trail for netbooks, Medfield for sub-9mm gaming tablets

Intel Atom accelerates: Cedar Trail for netbooks, Medfield for sub-9mm gaming tablets

It's not just Ultrabooks that Intel is pushing at Computex this year: the chip company also has Atom news to share. That concerns Cedar Trail and a Moore's Law outpacing shift to a yearly die-shrink schedule: Intel reckons Atom chips will shift through the 32nm of Cedar Trail, past 22nm, and hit 12nm within three successive years. Technically impressive, but for the consumer it should mean significant gains in power and battery life. Meanwhile, there's also Medfield news for tablets and smartphones.

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ASUS Eee PC X101 official: MeeGo ultraportable [Video]

ASUS Eee PC X101 official: MeeGo ultraportable [Video]

ASUS' press launch today isn't just about the new PadFone: there's also the company's skinny new Eee PC X101 too. Running MeeGo or Windows 7 in a dual-boot environment, the X101 has a super-slim chassis and uses Intel's 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom processor with GMA 600 graphics.

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North Korea PC industry gets off to slow start

North Korea PC industry gets off to slow start

North Korea has apparently begun producing its own, state-approved computers, with a recent TV report revealing the three machines intended for education and office use. According to PC World, the business computer and one of the education PCs are notebooks, while the remaining model uses a TV as its monitor.

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MeeGo 1.2 released for phones, tablets, netbooks & in-car kit

MeeGo 1.2 released for phones, tablets, netbooks & in-car kit

MeeGo 1.2 has been released, with support for Intel Atom and ARMv7 based devices including phones, tablets, netbooks and in-vehicle systems. The updated OS includes broad telephony and connectivity support, such as HSPA+, WiFi/Bluetooth/USB tethering and VPN, along with various sensor and haptic feedback APIs.

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