Category Archives: Netbook News

Many people start out looking for netbooks, due to its smaller size and portability. Netbooks can be great for business and travel as you can still get the work done without carrying a full load. Netbooks will allow you to do things like type long e-mails and run business software while tablet devices like the iPad and Samsung Tab won’t.

Here you will find all the latest netbook news and our recommendations:

Portable DVD Drive

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Having a portable DVD may seem like taking a trip back in time to when laptops came without one, but as was then, most of today’s netbooks come without a DVD drive and so the user can be missing out on many features.

This DVD drive is thin and light, so it is easily portable and simply plugs into the USB port of the netbook, now it’s ready go!

Features of the portable DVD drive for netbooks:

About the size of a CD jewel case, the lightweight, energy-efficient drive plugs into a USB port that also supplies its power. The top-loading drive uses Constant Angular Veloci

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PC Diagnostics Made Easy

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Sometimes working out what is wrong with your computer is so hard that you may as well throw a dice to work out what is wrong with it, which is lucky because these dice do exactly that and before long your sick PC or Laptop will be up and running once more with no problems at all, right? Maybe!

Features of the excellent diagnostic dice device:

•Three acrylic dice

•Packaged in an attractive felt bag

•Each die shows the problem, the culprit, and the proposed solution

•Likely just as accurate as a real diagnosis* * – but not really

Priced

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Portable Netbook DVD Drive

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The first thing that a netbook user finds is with most devices there is a distinct lack of a DVD drive and this can be a pain, but there is a quick and easy fix to this problem and it is to get hold of one these portable DVD drives.

The device simply plugs into the USB port and the user is free to watch DVD’s on the netbook.

Features of the portable netbook DVD drive:

About the size of a CD jewel case, the lightweight, energy-efficient drive plugs into a USB port that also supplies its power. The top-loading drive uses Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) to achieve fast r

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Watch TV On Your Laptop

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With the introduction of digital TV accessing all of those shows and events that may have been missed, can now be watched on a laptop making those quiet times at work or while being away so much more like home.

This digital TV tuner plugs into the USB port and connects to the digital TV signal in HD too! It comes with everything needed to watch free to view digital TV channels, however this system will work while moving, so watching it in the car is out of the question!

Features of the USB laptop HDTV receiver:

It plugs into a USB port on a laptop or desktop computer an

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The original Netbook is for sale

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For anyone that can remember the original netbook was made by Psion, they even recently tried to stop the other computer makers from using the term netbook for their mini laptops, but they lost out on that one, so what now?

Well it seems that it is possible to buy one these original machines, you have to get it from Germany, but the price of $102 may seem appealing however the specs may be a little bit of a let down, but what do you expect for that amount?

Features of the Psion Netbook Pro:

7-inch touch screen display, Intel 400MHz XScale PXA 255 CPU, 32MB Flash memory,

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Get digital TV on your laptop

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For some people getting TV on your laptop is not something that would be at the top of the list, but on the other if you are like me then being able to TV while you are out of the office or away from is an essential requirement!

This device makes sure that the user will be miss their favourite TV shows or sports event ever again, so long as it is on TV of course.

Simply plug the device into the USB port and your laptop is ready to receive HD TV signals.

The features of the Instant Computer HDTV Receiver are:

It plugs into a USB port on a laptop or desktop comput

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Major computer brands could disappear

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It seems that all not well within the computer industry and the founder of Acer, Stan Shih has been telling it how it is, or rather how he sees it anyway.

We know that many large businesses have been suffering for a long time and more recently the pressure has been on.

According to Stan Shih there some major computer brands that we all know of that will not make it, he is not talking this year or next, but over the next twenty years the top brands in the US will be a lot different to what we see now.

So who is on the way out, any guesses?

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Get digital TV on your laptop

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Sometimes there maybe the occasion where you really want to see something on the TV, but if you are away from home it’s not always possible.

However with a digital TV tuner it is possible to pick up a TV signal no matter where you are and you can get these for your laptop.

The digital TV tuner plugs into the USB port and connects to the strongest digital TV signal; the only downside with these tuners is the fact that it cannot be used while the user is moving.

Priced at $79.95

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HP expand with smart netbooks

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These are an extension to the already huge range of smaller computers being released by HP, they offer the consumer a deal of choice with specs and of course price as this also matters to the consumer these days.

You have the HP Mini 2101 and the 210, they have the popular rubberised covering on the lid which is easy grip etc and a chicklet style keyboard. Prices a

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New Tablet from MiNew

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With the CES 2010 gearing up in Las Vegas, when it comes to netbooks is seems that all of the talk is about Pine Trial versions, however it is refreshing to see that not all new netbooks are following suit.

Take the new MiNew N10T tablet PC, it is from Korea and offers the user plenty of specs to play around with and even a choice of operating system (at a price).

Specs – Atom N270, with 1GB of RAM (Max 2), 160 GB of HDD, a 10” (1024 × 600) touch screen, buyer chooses between Windows 7 Starter (750 000₩) or with Windows Home Premium (880 000₩), a 1.3M pix Camera,

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