MSI answers all your questions about the new Wind UMPC

Subject: Mobile | May 13, 2008 - 02:39 PM |
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CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – May 13 - MSI Computer, a
leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is
ready to clear up some of the questions surrounding the MSI Wind (Wi-Fi Network Device). 
MSI Computer will offer both Linux and Windows (XP Home Edition) based
configurations, for under $500 starting in early June on www.msimobile.com

Source: MSI

Get your Eee PC 900 action on

Subject: Mobile | May 13, 2008 - 01:47 AM |
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The ASUS Eee PC 900 series is showing up across the web this week with stores like Buy.com getting them online first. 

Full of hot air?

Subject: Mobile | May 12, 2008 - 04:11 PM |
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The NZXT Cryo LX Notebook Cooler will keep your gaming notebook cool.  Built of aluminium and sporting 3 120mm fans, it is almost a giant heatsink sucking hot air out of your laptop as fast as it can.  Think Computers tried it out on a Dell XPS M1210 and saw a 12C drop in temperature under load.

Sprint and Clearwire to Combine WiMAX Businesses, Creating a New Mobile Broadband Company

Subject: Mobile | May 7, 2008 - 11:25 AM |
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KIRKLAND, Wash. and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - May 7, 2008 - Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine their next generation wireless broadband businesses to form a new wireless communications company.

Aerogel for your lap

Subject: Mobile | May 2, 2008 - 02:51 PM |
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LapLogic Aerogel Extreme LapDesks are handy little pads filled with Aerogel that protect your lap from the heat coming off of your laptop.  They won't help cool the notebook, and might even make it warmer, but you will be protected.  I4U were also impressed by the surface, which did not let the laptop slide around at all, and it's made with Aerogel!

Source: I4U News

ASUS M50S Multimedia Notebook First Look

Subject: Mobile | April 30, 2008 - 05:30 PM |
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ASUS was kind enough to send over one of the soon-to-be-released M50S notebooks for our perusal - and this is a hell of a machine at first glance.  While not as powerful as notebooks like the Dell XPS M1730 or the Alienware M9750, it's also not nearly as heavy and should actually be considered PORTABLE to most people. 

We'll have a review up of the system pretty soon but for now I just thought you all would like to see some shots of the sexy M50S beforehand.

Budget laptop with a lot of features

Subject: Mobile | April 29, 2008 - 05:40 PM |
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ASUS has put a lot of extras into their M51S laptop, without pricing it beyond the value market.  With four USB ports, support for both DVI/VGA and TV-Out, webcam and a lot more, keeping the price of this 15" notebook at the $1000 is no easy task.  The laptop is billed as being mostly a multi-media machine, but TECHGAGE fired up Crysis at 1280x800 and it was playable, as were other newer titles.  All that power does have a price; you won't see the battery make it to the 2 hour mark, even with light

Source: TECHGAGE

A quickly changing market

Subject: Mobile | April 22, 2008 - 05:12 PM |
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A few years ago, the majority of laptops came with onboard memory, and that was about it.  There were a few specially designed mobile graphics cards, but they were rare, expensive and rather disappointing. 
Fast forward to today and you need a huge list to keep track of all the cards available.  Thankfully TechARP is up to the challenge with their list of 133 GPUs, from old Radeon IGPs to 9800M GTXs are covered.

Source: Tech ARP

ASUS Eee PC 900 series gets MORE official

Subject: Mobile | April 19, 2008 - 10:24 AM |
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Though we have already covered the official launch of the new ASUS Eee PC 900 series in the Asia and Europe markets, the US branch decided to get in on the action finally as well.  Apparently those of us in the US aren't worthy of the larger screened, and multi-touch-pad version of the popular notebook until May 15th - nearly a full month after its release in the far east and far west.

Source: 3DCenter

Make sure you know what you are getting

Subject: Mobile | April 17, 2008 - 02:58 PM |
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Sure, UMPCs are designed to look great, are very light and seem like a great idea.

Source: AnandTech