Asus EeeBox EB1501 Nettop: DVD Slot Drive, Ion Graphics, and 1080p HDMI

Wow, this could be my fallback plan for a lightweight entertainment PC if the Eee Keyboard ends up sucking. The EB1501 is the first EeeBox with an optical drive, Windows 7, and a classy new design. » 10/02/09 7:16am 10/02/09 7:16am

Acer Revo and Nvidia Ion Hands On: Flawless Blu-ray Playback Changes…

Acer's Revo, a tiny desktop that'll be "well under" $500, is the first computer with Nvidia's Ion netbook platform. Why care? Because it's got a crappy Intel Atom processor and plays HD Blu-ray movies flawlessly. » 4/08/09 9:00pm 4/08/09 9:00pm

MSI Wind Box Converts Any VESA Monitor Into All-In-One Computer

MSI keeps racing with Asus. They have now released a new nettop called the Wind Box, but instead of taking the Wii-lookalike standalone approach of the Asus Eee Box, MSI has designed their slim, tiny black computer to attach to the back of any VESA-mountable monitor, effectively converting it into an all-in-one… » 11/28/08 2:14pm 11/28/08 2:14pm

Intel Nettop Pictured in Higher Res, Still Looks Promising

Earlier this week we saw the first alleged shots of Intel's Nettop UMPC. Well, it looks like evidence for the form factor is further solidifying, as new shots found on Min Thu's Flickr page show the supposed ultra portable in all its glory. There's no new info to go on, but we can clearly see the keyboard is rather… » 3/22/08 7:30pm 3/22/08 7:30pm

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

Is This the Intel Netbook?

Tech Corner claims these are photos of the upcoming Intel Netbook (not to be confused with its stationary Nettop counterpart) that runs Windows XP Pro "like a champ." The small, low-cost device is said to be Intel's education-centric answer to products like the Asus Eee PC and OLPC. Judging by the photos and Tech… » 3/17/08 11:00pm 3/17/08 11:00pm