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Microsoft jumps back into sub-notebooks

After a two-year pause and uninspiring sales, the company is reviving its Windows CE sub-notebook line, which will relaunch tomorrow as the Handheld PC 2000.

September 6, 2000


BOL 1055: Sign me up for awesome

3D TV? Augmented reality in your contacts? The world is getting awesome. Unless you have an Xbox 360. But it's birthday season too. 40 years ago today the first bits were sent over the nascent Internet. One year ago today Google Chrome gave out comic b

By September 2, 2009


Acer to sell Android phones, Netbooks

Acer changes its tune on Android, announcing that an Aspire One Netbook with the OS will be released in the third quarter.

By June 2, 2009


Psion, Intel settle 'Netbook' trademark dispute

PDA maker had registered the term in 1996 but had discontinued a product with the name earlier this decade. A dispute cropped up once the popularity of Netbooks skyrocketed last year.

By June 1, 2009


What is a Netbook, anyway?

Best Buy's official definition of "Netbooks."

By October 8, 2008


Gadget lust: Dell Inspiron 910 shipping with Ubuntu Linux

Dell getting on the Ubuntu train could bring Linux desktops to the masses.

By August 19, 2008


Photos: Computex buzz on mini-laptops, chips

Manufacturers show off mini-laptops based on Intel's Atom chip, promising high performance and long battery life.

By June 4, 2008


Video reviews round-up: An April deluge

While we're crossing our fingers that this recent deluge isn't indicative of the summer to come, we're opening up the floodgates with our own torrent of video reviews

By April 21, 2008


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


Dell brings an ultra-portable to consumers

The PC maker introduces the Inspiron 2100, its first consumer-oriented model that weighs 3.4 pounds and is an inch thick.

March 7, 2001