Rumors have been swirling about an Apple subnotebook. But as Don Reisinger points out, Apple will not ignore these rumors, it won't release one of these devices.
Anything that takes a three-year step back in performance, such as Palm's ill-fated Foleo device, can't be considered a blueprint for the future of the subnotebook, which was around long before Palm announced its mobile companion.
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.
The Japanese electronics maker is apparently poised to reenter the PC market with a portable, a natural move after a long absence.
Apple will sell a diminutive portable in Japan, a model U.S. customers aren't likely to see due to the smaller American market for such devices.
Two new ultralight notebook PCs are introduced at the Spring Comdex conference.
Comdex Toshiba is expected to announce a new line of lightweight notebook computers for the U.S. market that give new meaning to "ultraportable."
The Mac maker unveils a low-cost subnotebook with a 240-MHz processor, but it's not destined for U.S. shores.
Hewlett-Packard will revamp its subnotebooks as it faces new competition.
Toshiba has unveiled a video-capture card for Windows 95 notebook and subnotebook computers. Dubbed JK-VC1, the card allows users to transfer video via the Net as an email file to a Web page.