Samsung Tweaks SSD Design for Low-Cost, Low Density Drives for Netbooks

Samsung came up with news that it was going to make 128GB SSDs cheaper » 8/27/08 4:45am 8/27/08 4:45am last month, and now its saying that it's adjusted its production to also give low-cost, low-density 32GB drives. The SATA II drives will be just 30% of the size of 2.5-inch SSDs, based on the same muti-level cell technology as the earlier 128GB…

Crowded Ultraportable Party Gets Dissected

The guys over at Liliputing have a done a great service for all who are looking for the perfect low-cost ultraportable notebook. They've made a "comprehensive list of low-cost ultraportables", that not only shows you what's available and what's not, but also provides information for every unit. So if you've been craving… » 4/24/08 10:00pm 4/24/08 10:00pm

Intel Sets Low Price for its Atom CPU

Intel has set a price for its low-cost N270 notebook CPU: a mere $44. Now that actually does seem pretty cheap to us, so perhaps Intel's promise of much cheaper computers in the future will come true. At the same time Intel announced two 65nm Centrino CPUs, both aimed at the entry-level laptop market. The Celeron 585… » 3/20/08 10:43am 3/20/08 10:43am