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HP 11.6-inch CULV ultrathin and 10.1-inch netbook refresh promised in 2H09

Earlier this week word slipped out from Acer and ASUS that N-series netbooks were on hold until the launch of Pine Trail in early 2010, with the two companies focusing on CULV “ultrathins” instead.  Now it seems that they’ll have significant competition from HP, who are believed to have commissioned a new 11.6-inch machine that will go into production next month, with production of a 10.1-inch netbook revision beginning in September.

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Intel announce five Moorestown MIDs for 2010 [Video]

Intel announce five Moorestown MIDs for 2010 [Video]

Intel has announced five MIDs (Mobile Internet devices) which will use the upcoming Moorestown platform, including the 5-inch Inventec "MediaPhone" spotted yesterday.  Now confirmed as the Inventec X3, the device is the largest of the five new MIDs, which include hardware from CCI, EB, Quanta and Aava Mobile.

Live Quanta M1 MID image and video demo after the cut

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Intel MediaPhone by Inventec spotted [Video]

Intel MediaPhone by Inventec spotted [Video]

Intel have been talking about their upcoming Moorestown platform, and demonstrating it with this Inventec MediaPhone.  The device - a voice-enabled MID with touchscreen interface - runs a customized version of Moblin v.2; the bad news is this won't be appearing on shelves any time soon.

Video overview after the cut (Updated with new video)

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ASUS, Wistron & Inventec Qualcomm Smartbook netbooks revealed

ASUS, Wistron & Inventec Qualcomm Smartbook netbooks revealed

They may look like the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA, but these slender netbooks are actually the first demo units of Qualcomm's Snapdragon-based Eee PCs.  Based on Qualcomm's 1GHz super-chip, the ASUS models - actually thinner than the 1008HA - were joined by machines from Wistron and Inventec.

More Qualcomm Smartbooks after the cut

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