Sigh. We were
Asusits 8.9-inch Eee PC 901 and 10-inch Eee PC 1000. Acer launched its low-cost mini-laptop, the ; our awesome colleagues at CNET UK paid the little guy a visit and shared a series of . The $399 got a platform (Intel Atom) and a ship date (June 16).
First International Computer, parent company to U.S.-based Everex,that can be ordered with either an Intel Atom or a Via C7-M processor. And a 3G Linux mini-laptop. Even Sony is : apparently the company is planning to build a model based on Via's OpenBook Mini-Note reference design.
If the thought of reading all those posts is too overwhelming, take a look at ourthat were on display at Computex.
What's going inside of all those tiny cases? Well, rumors of a WiMax-equipped Eee PC were confirmed when .to meet the new and growing demand, prompting AMD to that there are already a raft of Netbook-like products in the market using AMD chips. Also, WiMax is coming to at least one small fry:
The sudden onslaught of low-priced mini-notebooks haswhy ultraportable laptops have traditionally been so expensive.
In (ahem) bigger news, AMD/ATI showed off the new, while competitor Nvidia broke out its mobile . Intel built on its delayed Centrino 2 platform. Asus, for its part, unveiled the and where the Webcam would have been.
Also worth reading: we may soon be seeing laptops with 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch displays; PC Magazine debates the merits of low-cost laptops; we ; and we found to make our MacBook Air a little uglier (thank goodness).
Finally, the MacBook Air is proving to be a foodie's dream computer: Rahul Sood, now the chief technology officer of HP's Global Gaming Business,--using a MacBook Air as a knife.