June 2, 2009 - 11:53 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, June 2, 2009 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the adoption of the VIA Nano processor platform by Tongfong, one of China's leading notebook providers, for their new Tongfong S30A 13.3" thin and light notebook.
The Tongfong S30A includes the high performance yet power efficient 64-bit 1.3GHz+ VIA Nano U2250 processor coupled with the unified VIA VX800 MSP and discrete S3 Graphics Chrome 435 ULP graphics for an HD video proficient, DirectX 10.1 certified notebook.
June 2, 2009 - 11:49 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
COMPUTEX 2009 - TAIPEI - JUNE 2, 2009 - NVIDIA Corporation and industry partners today unveiled 12 new high-definition mobile Internet devices (MIDs) all powered by the NVIDIA Tegra processor, the world's smallest and lowest power computer-on-a-chip. These new Tegra-based devices, which include netbooks and tablets, deliver desktop-class Internet browsing with Flash video and animation acceleration, and up to 1080p video playback.
June 1, 2009 - 11:09 PM | Ryan Shrout
ASUS is having a press event today to announce a host of new products focused on the Eee brand as you might have guessed. First up is the touch screen tablet EeePC, the T91:
May 28, 2009 - 01:47 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, CA-MAY 28, 2009-Todays students and young professionals need a versatile notebook that can serve as their workhorse by day and entertainment center at night.
May 27, 2009 - 01:51 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Twinsburg, OH (MMD Newswire) May 27, 2009 -- AVADirect, a leading customer computer integrator, has begun offering a Core i7 notebook for sale on its website. AVADirect will be the first official consumer and business retail outlet for this new notebook. AVADirect has already begun taking pre-orders as of last week and plans to ship out the notebooks to expecting customers first week in July.
This new notebook being offered is a big step toward a truly workstation replacement.
May 25, 2009 - 05:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Although very difficult to find on sale, the Acer Aspire One Linux Netbook
will run you about $100 less than the Windows powered version, so slightly over $200. At that price you cannot expect a supercomputer, but this 8.9-inch netbook runs Linpus Linux Lite on an Atom N270 processor with 512MB RAM, and 8GB flash NAND storage, Intel 945GME graphics, Wi-Fi and numerous other features common to netbooks so you are not missing out on anything. Drop by The Tech Zone for a look at t
Another step forward
The first notebook to use the NVIDIA ION chipset is being revealed today and even though we haven't been able to get hands-on with it yet, the Lenovo IdeaPad S12 could be a winner in terms of performance, size and price for the mobile crowds. Check in to see some pictures and get a general run down on specs.
A new Atom is coming
Intel revealed details of the Atom successor known as Pine Trail today and the platform looks to be even more impressive with an integrated memory controller and graphics. We also have some news about Intel's Moblin netbook-style operating system that sees a major refresh today.
May 20, 2009 - 02:22 PM | Ryan Shrout
During Computex next month, AMD is apparently going to be showcasing the new Tigris mobile platform that features a host of new chips. The heart of the platform is the CPU codenamed Caspian, of which little is known. We know it will be built on a 45nm process and will likely still be a dual-core part but other than that, we are currently in the dark. The chipset it uses is the RS880M that is likely a 55nm chip that supports integrated graphics with DX10.1 technology.