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Fujitsu Lifebook U2010 gets spec'd out – GPS comes standard

Even though we first spied the Fujitsu UMPC back in May, it seems like just yesterday that the U2010 busted out on the sub-laptop scene. Most were impressed with the little lappie until the $1300 proj

Video: Pandora open handheld gaming system demo

Oh man, I really wish that was me testing the sucker out. In case you missed it when they first put out renders, the Pandora is a powerhouse open-source handheld in the spirit of the GP32 and GP2X (wh

‘EVERUN NOTE’ is tiny, has a dual-core processor

Hey look at this little fella. It’s Raon Digital’s EVERUN NOTE. Don’t let the “EVER” part of “EVERUN” fool you, as the battery life tops out at about 2.5 hours but still, I’d buy it if

Fujitsu U2010: Long battery life with only four cells

Fujitsu’s U2010 UMPC has a swivel screen, Intel Atom processor, and most of the stuff that’s on every other UMPC except, hey, what’s this? Up to nine hours of battery life with the solid state d

The FCC is checking out Fujitsu's new U820 UMPC

If you were a big fan of the U810 UMPC, then you will likely be a fan of Fujitsu’s update to it, the U820. Right now, the device is in the hands of the FCC, who is putting thought all kinds of t

New ‘Pepper Pad’ coming with Atom and Vista?

The Pepper Pad 3, apparently not to be confused with the already-available Pepper Pad 3, has been spotted by AVING. This new version of the…um…board-like, lap-based, net surfing apparatus will fea

‘Noahpad’ UMPC demo: Keyboard + trackpad combo

Here’s what appears to be a UMPC with a keyboard that doubles as a gigantic multi-touch trackpad. The screen folds all the way over, putting the device into a quasi-tablet mode as well. It’s calle

Origami Experience 2.0 let loose for UMPC owners

If any of you UMPC owners out there want to load Origami Experience 2.0 now is your chance. It’s available now as a free download. A few included features are Picture Password, Weather, RSS, e-m

Gaming UMPC with freaky 3D screen – I want one

Looks like this cool little thing isn’t really going to make it to market, but that doesn’t mean I shouldn’t have one. It was created by a company called Masterimage as a proof-of-co

Gigabyte M912 jumps into the mini notebook pool

Here’s yet another netbook/UMPC/mini laptop/tiny notebook/lapito contender, this one from Gigabyte. The M912 sports the usual list of features found in most other devices in its class plus a few

RazorBook uses new mysterious processor, likely from the Dharma Initiative

Heard of Ingenic Semiconductor? Us either, but they’ve apparently started shipping a new processor for UMPCs called the Jz4740. They’re appearing in 3K’s new RazorBook 400 series UMP

Possible Acer mini-laptop sighting?

According to UMPCPortal, these may be photos of the Acer Aspire One, a tiny laptop similar to the Eee, except that the first two E’s are replaced with the letters “O” and “N&#8

ASUS announcing 10-inch Eee on June 3rd?

To quote the lovely and vivacious Susan Powter, “Stop the insanity!” Apparently ASUS is getting set to announce a 10-inch version of the super-popular Eee subnotebook on June 3rd at Comput

New Samsung UMPC device coming early next year

In an interview with UK site TechRadar.com, Samsung R&D engineer Jeongseon Euh said the following about his company’s plans for its third-generation UMPC… “We will refresh our design

Hands-on with the Sharp/Willcom D4

http://www.dailymotion.com/swf/x5cxch Japanese news site, Akihabara, got a chance to play around with the Atom-based UMPC from Sharp and Willcom — called the D4 — that we told you about la

Fujitsu U2010 Atom-based UMPC will cost $1,300

Remember the original promise of the UMPC? We were told they’d be affordable, like in the $500 range. Then Intel’s Atom chipset was announced and we were told that it, too, would be afford

Pandora: a powerhouse handheld designed for homebrew and emulation

Wouldn’t it be nice to have all your emulators and homebrew indie games in one place? And how about on a beautiful piece of hardware designed just for that purpose? The idea is similar to the GP

Atom-based tiny computer/huge phone from Sharp

I can’t wait until more and more of these things come out and all of a sudden you go to a baseball game and see everyone sitting in their seats half-sideways with one leg all the way outstretche

Dell decides that there's money in tiny, cheap laptops

Dell will join the likes of Asus, HP, Acer, and whichever other computer companies jump on the tiny laptop bandwagon between now and June to offer low cost, ultraportable notebooks to the masses. Dell

Acer heats up low-cost PC arena with 12.1-inch model

Oh boy, I can’t wait for May and/or June. That’s when we’ll see a whole slew of new tiny notebooks, including two low-cost notebook PCs from Acer — one with an 8.9-inch screen
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