• Sales of netbooks and CULV notebooks expected to increase this year

    It looks like people are still buying computers. Research firm iSuppli Corp believes that netbooks and Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage (CULV) notebooks are poised for significant growth in 2010. Notebook PC shipments overall are expected to hit 209.5 million this year, up 25.5% from last year. In particular, sales of netbooks, or smaller and cheaper versions of a notebook, are expected to grow 30%… Read More

  • New Acer Timeline ultraportables up for preorder

    Various configurations of the recently-announced Acer Timeline ultraportables are now available for preorder. Since they’re Windows 7-based systems, they’ll ship this Thursday, October 22nd when Microsoft’s new operating system is released. Read More

  • Toshiba unveils inexpensive Satellite T100 ultraportables

    Deftly dodging the netbook moniker, Toshiba has announced its line of Satellite T100 ultra low voltage machines. They’ll be available on October 22nd with 11.6-inch or 13.3-inch displays and over nine hours of battery life. Read More

  • Low-voltage ASUS UL30A reviewed

    Pretty good marks already for the $799 ultraportable ASUS UL30A notebook, as the machine garners a LAPTOP Editors’ Choice award for its ten-hour battery life, nice design, and adequate horsepower. Read More

  • Dell Z-series Inspirons shed weight, thickness, and voltage

    Dell’s gone ahead and added a lowercase “Z” to its Inspiron 14 and Inspiron 15 lines. That little Z means a little less weight and a thinner design thanks to ultra low-voltage CPUs from Intel. There’s also the 11.6-inch Inspiron 11z CULV model, too, in case you missed it. Read More

  • Ultra-thin laptops from ASUS, MSI, and Acer will use new Intel processors

    A veritable cornucopia of ultra-thin laptops is expected from the likes of Asus, Acer, and MSI in the near future. The computers will use Intel’s forthcoming low and ultra-low voltage Penryn CPUs, the Celeron 743 and the SU2300. Read More

  • Asus planning 11.6-inch netbook, ultra-thin notebooks

    In what appears to be a response to Acer’s impending 11.6-inch netbook that’s due this month, Asus has plans to release an 11.6-inch Eee PC of its own “later this month,” according to DigiTimes. Read More