The new range looks kinda suave, and Asus claims some models get up to 12 hours of battery life. How? They all use Intel's latest ultra-low voltage processors, and let you switch between dedicated and integrated graphics.
At an event in San Francisco yesterday, Wintel claimed that upcoming processors, and Windows 7's improved power management will provide longer battery life, and better performance in certain programs.
Like we predicted, Dell is joining the Intel CULV brigade today with its Inspiron 11Z. The inch thin notebook isn't part of the Inspiron netbook family, but is clearly what Dell planned to take the place of the Mini 12.