And you thought the days of the netbook were done in the wake of the tablet takeover. Think again. It's using IFA to launch the EeeBook X205, a netbook in all but name, that will cost $200.
This is novel—Nokia may not have released any MeeGo phones in the end, but Asus' Eee PC X101 dualboots both Nokia and Intel's beleaguered MeeGo OS, or Windows 7. No ubiquitous Android or Linux here, folks.
Tablets have come along and killed the netbook, but let's face it—the netbook market was having problems way before the iPad ever reared its 9.7-inch head. I mean, THE PRICE! You can pick up a fully-fledged laptop for the price of most netbooks.
The Atrix is a pretty great phone by itself—two 1GHz cores and 1GB of RAM makes things speedy—but it's even more useful when you dock it into their laptop for heavy duty computering.
The Chrome Cr-48 netbook might just be a reference design—as in, most folks won't ever be able to use it—but it is what Google thinks a Chrome laptop should be. And it has some pretty nice touches. Updated.
Always Innovating's Smart Book breaks the traditional netbook into pieces. A touchscreen VoIP phone, a tablet, and a keyboard. Use them apart, or combine them into a full-powered device when you have to. Buy one device, carry what you need.
What, pray tell, is this? It's Dell's new Inspiron Duo, a 10" tablet that opens up and twirls its screen to transform itself into a netbook. Craziest of all? They're saying it'll be available before the end of the year.
Samsung's new SF laptop series is designed to draw "admiring advances" thanks to its glossy exterior and curvaceous case. It's Alienware for ladies.
When does a netbook cease being a netbook? When it measures over 10-inches? Has a dual-core CPU? Laptop has reviewed ASUS' 1215N, and deemed it the best netbook yet, thanks to the sheer speed of Nvidia's Optimus graphics-switching tech. [Laptop]
Speedbook. Add that one to your spell-checkers, everyone, as it looks like that'll be the name of a future Google-branded product. But what is it? An e-reader? A speedy notebook? A new page-turning technology for lazy fans of traditional paper media? We have no idea, and neither does Bnet's Erik Sherman who unearthed…
Netbooks shouldn't be accompanied with the word "behemoth," but when it's got one of Toshiba's full-sized keyboards which we like so much, it's kinda justified. With LED-backlighting and weighing just 2.46lbs, it'll be available end of the month.
In today's news-you-wish-you-didn't-know, there's a vicious rumor circulating that Carrie Bradshaw has swapped her MacBook for a HP netbook (albeit one designed by fashion designer Vivienne Tam). Gasp! Phone the girls! We have a MAJOR situation on our hands!
As if whacking GPS, 3G, an accelerometer and optical touchpads onto the new Vaio P wasn't enough, Sony's only gone and painted it with crocodile skin now.
Courtesy of a Dell representative who let a little too much information loose in a video interview with Shufflegazine, we now know that its gaming arm Alienware is readying an Intel Core i7 netbook next month.
OK, so remind me...how is this thing not considered a netbook?
Intel's refreshed Convertible Classmate PC's never going to be your everyday laptop, but it's more than equipped to be your kid's. And it may be showing up in his or her school before you know it.