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Shuttle KPC K-4800

We liked Shuttle's original low-cost Linux desktop, but even though the KPC K-4800 adds a DVD drive and a few other upgrades, the price increase takes a toll on its overall value. Regardless of their operating system, too many Windows PCs give you more hardware for the money.

October 5, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating October 5, 2008

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Minilaptop CPU showdown: Atom vs. Neo vs. Nano

When you're on top, everyone else wants a piece of your action. Two new potential Atom-killers have launched recently, each looking to steal some marketshare from Intel with variations on the Netbook theme.

By April 13, 2009

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A second look at the updated Archos 9 tablet

Archos sent us an updated version of its 9 PC tablet, this time with a Intel Atom Z515 CPU. See how the new version fared in our benchmark tests.

By April 21, 2010

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Sony Vaio VPC-YB15KX/S

Sony ditches the Netbook for this more upscale AMD-powered ultraportable, with good performance and features, but also an upscale price.

February 17, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 17, 2011

MSRP: $549.99

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HP Mini 1000 Mi Edition

HP has added a Linux-based OS to its popular Mini 1000 Netbook's Mi edition, dressed up with a glossy, sexy front-end, but many users will still want the flexibility and familiarity of Windows.

March 18, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 18, 2009

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MSI Wind U160-007US

The basic-as-it-gets MSI Wind U160-007US is a leader in battery life, but shouldn't cost $80 more than comparable systems.

May 17, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 17, 2010

MSRP: $379.99

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Acer W500-BZ467

The Acer Iconia Tab W500 works in several potentially good ideas, undone by half-baked physical design that makes it needlessly frustrating to use.

December 6, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating December 6, 2011
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Toshiba Satellite L745D

Budget shoppers had best look elsewhere than the 14-inch Toshiba Satellite L745D-S4220. A low-end processor and middling speed aren't worth the $499 asking price, and we've seen many laptops in the same range that offer more.

October 2, 2011

2.5 stars Editors' rating October 2, 2011
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Lenovo IdeaPad S205

Combining AMD's excellent ultraportable Fusion platform with Lenovo's consumer-friendly IdeaPad designs, the S205 is a solid, if unexciting, 11-inch laptop ideal for on-the-go Web surfing.

August 29, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 29, 2011

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Shuttle KPC K-4500

Shuttle's KPC K-4500 has appeal as a prebuilt Linux PC for a tech-savvy owner to play around with or as a more or less accessible, basic computer to bestow upon a loved one (for whom you're willing to provide tech support). If you're aware of the potential pitfalls we recommend it, not least because it's so affordable.

May 9, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 9, 2008

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