• Epson jumps on the crowded netbook bandwagon

    Ho-hum, another netbook. Does every CE manufacturer need to make one of these sub-laptops? Seriously. This time it’s Epson trying to generate some buzz with the above coming soon banner. The specs for the MiniNote have been released and they are just like every other netbook on the market.    XP Home SP3 ATOM N270 (1.60GHz) 10.2” WSVGA screen (1024 x 600) 945GSE Express… Read More

  • Round up: Mini notebooks

    Here’s a quick look at six mini-notebooks whose main appeals are size, price and mobility.
    The recently launched Eee PC 1000 is available with either a 40 GB or 80 GB hard drive. Both have 2 GB of RAM and run a 1.6 GHz processor. Keyboard is sized at 92% of full size. WiFi, Ethernet, and Bluetooth enabled.
    Recent price: $549 Read More

  • LG X110: YASN

    The LGX110, Yet Another Small Notebook, will arrive in October, according to rumors at RegHardware. It is said that venerable PC maker MSI will build the hardware and that when it launches the market will be so saturated that it will barely sell, leading LG engineers to go back to making air conditioners and refrigerators for the Third World. The X110 should have an 8.9-inch screen, 2GB of… Read More

  • Om reviews the HP 2133 miniNote

    Cloudbooks or MIDs or ultralights have been around for years. These are basically tiny laptops with puttery processors that you’re supposed to drop into your murse and carry around the city with you. With the rise of the Asus eee, however, these things are getting much more attention. Om Malik of Om’s House of Web Reviewery took a look at the latest, the 2133 miniNote, and… Read More