Subnotebook vs. UMPC vs. Netbook: WTF Is the Difference?

When Blam broke the news on Dell's mini Inspiron, there was one he was stuck on: How to categorize it. Is it a subnotebook? A UMPC? A netbook? (Knowing the specs might have helped, but probably not much.) Part of the problem is that the category names themselves are very new and pretty vague. Here's a mini-compendium… »5/30/08 5:00pm5/30/08 5:00pm


Final Specs for Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Notebooks, On Sale Tomorrow

We've got the final spec sheet for Lenovo's 11-inch LED-backlit U110 lappie, and it looks like past price/specs line up, though this is the first we're hearing of the "bezel-less screen that looks like an infinity pool." Inside is a 1.6GHz Core 2 Duo L7500 (4MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB), up to 3GB of RAM (part of retail… »4/28/08 5:48pm4/28/08 5:48pm

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Ultraportable Notebook Surfaces for $1999

Lenovo's IdeaPad notebook line basically takes their staid but solid engineering and design and candycoats them with more consumer-oriented flourishes, like textured magnesium lids, shiny keys and touch media controls. J&R has a "coming soon" listing for the sweet 11.1-inch widescreen U110 shown at CES for $1,999,… »4/15/08 2:10pm4/15/08 2:10pm