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flash-based notebooks


Analyst: Returns, technical problems high with flash-based notebooks

Almost one-third of flash-based notebooks being shipped are being returned, says Avi Cohen of Avian Securities. Dell agrees there are problems.

By March 17, 2008


Seagate to make flash-based hard drives

Has hell frozen over? The big maker of hard drives is going to put a toe into flash drives too.

By August 22, 2007


Samsung develops flash-based disk

Disks will have a capacity of up to 16GB; first disks will target sub-notebooks and tablet PCs. Photo: Samsung's solid-state disk

By May 23, 2005


The flash future of the MacBook

Apple CEO Steve Jobs made it clear yesterday that the hard-drive-less MacBook Air is the future of his company's notebook lineup.

By October 21, 2010


Why Apple's new MacBook should worry Microsoft

It's not that a pricey ultraportable threatens Windows' still-huge market share. But its ultra-fast resume feature and long battery life could be tough for the PC to match.

By October 21, 2010


Why Apple must do a Netbook now

With news that users are hacking Windows and Linux Netbooks to run OS X--and run it pretty well--Apple needs to release a Netbook of its own before it loses ground in the highest-growth laptop category.

By February 27, 2009


This week in laptops

Laptop news for the week of March 17.

By March 21, 2008


Year in review: HD DVD died, smartphones thrived

The year in gadgets was marked by a DVD format war, the iPhone 3G and a parade of would-be iPhone killers, and--like everything else--the economic downturn.

December 22, 2008


Windows 7 to reach down to Netbooks

When Microsoft talks Windows 7 next week, expect the software maker to talk about a product that can reach a part of the market that Vista has so far barely touched.

By October 24, 2008


Dell: Flash notebooks are working fine

The return rates on flash notebooks are far lower than what a Wall Street research firm claimed, Dell says. And the firm agrees.

By March 19, 2008