Acer Aspire One Netbook: Dual Core Processor
By Housen Maratouk | Article Published December 10, 2010
The Acer Aspire One netbook hopes to compete in a tablet-crazed world by offering a dual core processor, among other features.
Tags: Atom, netbook, battery life, tablets, Acer Aspire
Tips for Today's Laptop Shoppers
By John P. Mello Jr. | Article Published October 22, 2010
The laptop market now offers a confusing blizzard of choices. Here's a guide to finding what works best for you.
Tags: PC, Notebook, netbook, PC buying guide, laptop computer
Ubuntu Netbook 10.10: Usability vs. Constraints
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published October 20, 2010
Your comfort with the Ubuntu Netbook depends on whether your work habits conform to the assumptions built into the design.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux downloads, open source tools, netbooks, netbook
Intel Introduces Dual-Core Atom Processor for Netbooks
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published August 24, 2010
Seeking to give netbooks a performance boost, Intel unleashes the dual-core Intel Atom N550 microprocessor while a number of PC makers roll out new netbook models using the chip.
Tags: Intel, Atom, netbook, AMD, microprocessors
Sony Vaio P Notebook: Cool, But Worth Big Bucks?
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published August 02, 2010
Cost about $1500, Sony raises high -- really high -- expectations for this glamorous little unit.
Tags: Notebook, netbook, notebook review, netbook reviews, Sony
Acer Aspire One Netbook: Good Graphics, Modest Battery
By Housen Maratouk | Article Published July 29, 2010
This netbook's graphics rival a fully-equipped notebook, yet its computing power takes a toll on battery life.
Tags: graphics, netbooks, netbook, netbook reviews, Acer Aspire
Lenovo ThinkPad L412: 'Green' Laptop
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 08, 2010
As the tech world focuses on green computing, Lenovo attempts to lead the way with the ThinkPad L412.
Tags: Notebook, netbook, laptop, notebook review, laptop review
Ubuntu's Unity Desktop: Reality vs. Rationales
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published May 25, 2010
Ubuntus Unity desktop will be the basis of its next Ubuntu Netbook Edition. But will its expectations match its reality?
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Gnome, netbook
TEO Linux Netbook: Ultra-Sturdy
By Carla Schroder | Article Published May 21, 2010
Made by ZaReason, the TEO Linux netbook runs Ubuntu out of the box and offers easy-to-use portable computing.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, netbooks, netbook, laptop
HP EliteBook 8440w Notebook: "W" For Workstation
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published May 17, 2010
The HP EliteBook 8440w notebook isn't cheap, but then it claims to offer the equivalent of a workstation in a portable package. Does it live up to its claim?
Tags: netbooks, Notebook, netbook, workstation, notebook review
AMD Expected to Gain with New Chips
By - Reuters | Article Published May 10, 2010
AMD chips will be included in 109 mainstream laptop models in the coming months, up sharply from last year's 40 laptop models.
Tags: chips, Notebook, netbook, AMD, processor
Microsoft Deals on Windows 7 Anytime Upgrades
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 05, 2010
Microsoft tries discounts to entice customers to upgrade their new Windows 7 PCs and netbooks from lower-end editions to higher-end editions. How good are the deals?
Tags: Microsoft, PC, Windows 7, netbook, Windows upgrades
MSI Wind12 U230: Netbook or Notebook?
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published April 02, 2010
The MSI Wind12 U230 netbook -- or is it a notebook? -- has a spacious 12.1-inch screen, a dual-core AMD processor and 2GB of RAM.
Tags: Top netbook, netbook, top netbooks, MSI Wind, 12.1 display
Netbook Buying Guide
By Joseph Moran | Article Published March 16, 2010
The plethora of netbook choices may appear remarkably similar, yet the differences in hardware make all the difference for the busy professional. Here are some tips on selecting the best netbook for your needs.
Tags: cloud computing, netbooks, netbook review, netbook, top netbooks
Laptops vs. Lectures: Let's Ban Lectures!
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 12, 2010
Few would argue with the idea that the Internet, PCs and mobile devices open up massive new opportunities to transform university education. So why the resistance to laptops in class?
Tags: netbooks, Notebook, notebook PC, netbook, laptop
Muscle for Netbooks: Nvidia's New Ion
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published March 03, 2010
Netbooks aren't known as performance machines, yet Nvidia second generation Ion claims to change that.
Tags: netbooks, netbook, nVidia, Ion, netbook reviews
Anjal: GNOME's Evolution for Netbooks
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published February 09, 2010
Anjal, a light interface for GNOME mail reader Evolution, demonstrates how netbooks are affecting open source software.
Tags: Linux, Linux desktop, Gnome, netbooks, netbook
Is the Tablet Apple's Waterloo?
By James Maguire | Article Published January 20, 2010
Is the Tablet Apple's Waterloo?
Tags: iPhone, Apple, tablet, netbook
Will the Linux-Windows Netbook Change the OS Wars?
By Emery Fletcher | Article Published January 08, 2010
Lenovo's new hybrid Linux-Windows netbook, debuted at CES, could be a game changer.
Tags: Linux desktop, Windows 7, netbooks, netbook
Lenovo Unveils Non-Wintel Smartbook, 'Skylight'
By - Reuters | Article Published January 05, 2010
Lenovo's new Linux-based Skylight runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, which is also used in smartphones.
Tags: Linux, netbook, smartbook, Lenovo, netbook reviews
Survey: Netbooks and Windows 7 'Starter'?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 12, 2009
Netbook buyers say they prefer a more feature-rich version of Windows 7.
Tags: operating system, Microsoft, netbook, DVD, Enterprise
Netbook Top Sellers: Acer, Asus, Samsung
By David Needle | Article Published November 06, 2009
Netbooks are enjoying zooming sales figures, with Acer, Asus, Samsung as the top netbook sellers.
Tags: netbooks, netbook, integrated
Toshiba Mini NB205-N210 Netbook: Good Traveler
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published October 14, 2009
Toshiba sells two Mini NB205 models, with and without Bluetooth. Both are good netbooks for their respective prices.
Tags: Windows, wireless, Intel, netbooks, netbook
HP Unveils New Netbook, Ultra-thin PCs
By - Reuters | Article Published September 15, 2009
The PC maker is navigating the downturn by targeting the sweet spot of consumer desire.
Tags: Microsoft, Intel, netbooks, HP, netbook
Microsoft Defends Its Netbook Efforts
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 10, 2009
While some critics claim Microsoft is behind the curve on the booming netbook market, the software giant says otherwise.
Tags: Windows, Google, Microsoft, netbooks, netbook
Netbook Review: Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published September 02, 2009
The Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 netbook lacks the ExpressCard slot of the prior model, but it offers three USB ports.
Tags: Microsoft, wireless, Intel, netbooks, netbook
Netbook Review: HP Mini 5101, Business or Fun
By Jamie Bsales | Article Published August 20, 2009
The HP Mini 5101 netbook, with a 95-percent keyboard and a 10.1-inch screen, offers enough capability for business -- or pleasure -- users.
Tags: wireless, Intel, netbooks, HP, netbook
Netbooks Selling Like Hotcakes
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 14, 2009
Remarkably, netbooks have already attained a hefty 20 percent share of the laptop market.
Tags: Linux, Google, wireless, netbooks, netbook
A Developer and her Netbook: Cheap .NET Coding
By Sara Chipps | Article Published May 11, 2009
A .NET developer, armed a few bucks a whole bunch of research, builds an inexpensive mobile coding studio.
Tags: .NET, developer, Windows, netbook, desktop
Top Netbooks: the Eight Best Netbooks Compared
By James Maguire | Article Published April 21, 2009
The top netbooks all offer a similar feature set. So which small portable is the very best?
Tags: netbooks, laptops, netbook, Acer, asus
HP Mini 2140 Netbook: Upscale Portable
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published April 20, 2009
With a 10.1-inch screen and an ExpressCard slot, the Mini 2140 is HP's effort to romance mobile professionals or serious students.
Tags: wireless, Intel, netbooks, HP, netbook
Netbook Sales Strong
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 17, 2009
Amid a slumping PC market, the low-end continues to be healthy.
Tags: Intel, Dell, netbooks, HP, netbook
Why Netbooks Will Run Cell Phone Software
By Mike Elgan | Article Published April 01, 2009
The next big thing in tiny laptops will be cell phone operating systems, cell phone applications and cell phone data plans. Like all big shifts in the netbook market, this one will surprise the experts, but thrill buyers.
Tags: Microsoft, wireless, Intel, netbook, carriers
The 10-Minute Netbook Guide
By Jamie Lendino | Article Published March 31, 2009
Buying a netbook? Heres everything you need to know to make the right decision.
Tags: Linux, Windows, netbooks, netbook, asus
The Apple/Google Netbook and the Next Big Thing
By Rob Enderle | Article Published March 11, 2009
Google and Apple are rumored to be developing, along with ARM, the next class of Netbook computers. Say good-bye to the non-connected life.
Tags: Google, iPhone, Apple, Intel, netbook
Outfit Your Netbook With Open Source: 21 Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 11, 2009
A full toolbox of free software to outfit your shiny new netbook: security, word processing, multimedia, and more.
Tags: open source, Linux, Firefox, netbook