Microsoft Adding Its Own Instant-On Feature To Windows?

This survey, sent to a random sampling of Windows users, seems to indicated that MS is at least thinking of integrating an instant-on mode to Windows. Existing quick-start features like Splashtop » 10/15/08 9:45am 10/15/08 9:45am, found on the , and a number of other machines, are usually Linux-based systems that stick their finger into the BIOS. A…

SplashTop Instant-On Linux OS Gets Hacked to Do More Tricks

Splashtop, the instant-on Linux mini-OS found embedded in many Asus motherboards as well as the Voodoo Envy 133, has been hacked to allow installation of additional apps, access to the computer's main file system, and more. Initial impressions of the Envy » 7/30/08 9:00am 7/30/08 9:00am have noted that Splashtop can go from off to surfing in 15…

Voodoo Envy 133 Configuration Site Goes Live, Full Pricing Revealed

The configuration page for the Voodoo Envy went live today, showing the full pricing scheme for the 133 PC, which starts at $2100 and goes as high as $4000. The low end model features a 1.6 GHz Core 2 Duo processor and an 80GB, 4200 RPM HDD. The high end model has a 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, Windows Vista Business Edition… » 7/07/08 7:21pm 7/07/08 7:21pm

Thinnest Notebook Showdown: Voodoo Envy 133 vs. MacBook Air

Voodoo's Envy 133 notebook is skinny slice of hotness-basically the skinniest notebook alive when it launches (only .7 inches thick), bumping the MacBook Air into the fatty column, courtesy of its .76-inch bulge. It sounds good on paper for the Envy 133, but the Air's slick tapering definitely masks its love handle,… » 6/10/08 1:45pm 6/10/08 1:45pm