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Gigabyte updates the M1005

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Gigabyte have created yet another netbook dock that allows the user to place the device into the dock, connect it to a monitor, mouse and keyboard so that it can be used as a desktop. The netbook itself offers a 10.1 inch LED back lit display with a 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, it is powered by the 1.5 GHz Intel Atom N550 dual core processor, while graphics are provided through the Intel GMA 3150 integrated graphics card. It is worth noting that the only the VGA and docking socket are facing down when the M1005 is in the dock.

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The $299 HP Netbook

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HP offer a wide range of laptops and netbooks for all markets, but the addition of the HP Mini 1103 creates a new market for the company, for this netbook is the cheapest netbook make for the small business and education markets.

The Mini 1103 offers the users a nice 10.1 inch diagonal LED back lit WSVGA widescr

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The MSI Wind U160MX Unboxed

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This is basically an updated version of the popular MSI Wind U160 netbook that came out last year, the main difference with this model is that the buyer gets to choose between the Intel Atom N455 single core processor or the N550 dual core processor, which is nice to have the opportunity of choosing what runs your netbook. Check out the unboxing YouTube Video and just look at that huge battery pack!

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Acer launches the Aspire One E100 Education

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There is no mistaking who and where this netbook is destined for, it is a smart idea but when it comes to education services at the end of the day cost is going to be a major factor in the take up of any computer.

The Aspire One E100 Education offers a 10.1 inch display 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, powered by an unknown Intel Atom processor, with a 250 GB hard drive, 1 GB of RAM and of course, Wi-Fi b/g/n.

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New Acer Aspire One on Amazon

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Anyone interested in getting their hands on the latest netbook from Acer, the Aspire One AO522-BZ897 with a 10.1 Inch high definition wxga LED back lit display, powered by the AMD A50M Fusion Chipset and with graphics provided by the ATI Radeon HD 6250 Graphics card. Then it would seem taking a trip over to Amazon will be worth it, as they are now accepting pre-orders at $329.99, with a view of makin

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MSI’s tablet projector device

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It was a while back when MSI originally came out with a desk top computer built into a projector type case. Well this did not go anywhere and so the idea had been forgotten by many of us, but not by the designers at MSI for they have now come up with a similar idea but as a slightly different concept.

This new concept appears to bring inner workings of the MSI WindPad 100W tablet devi

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Toshiba launches the NB550D but not in US

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The Toshiba NB550D is a new netbook with a ten inch display, running the AMD C 50 Ontario chip at around 1 GHz dual core CPU, with graphics controlled by the Radeon HD 6250 graphics card and very low power consumption of 9W which is great for producing superior graphics.

The low power output means that the AMD processor can work as good at the Atom processor from Intel, but when working wit

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Netbooks boosted by the Atom N570

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All the talk of the demise of the netbook may have been a bit premature, shipments for this year are already looking to touch the thirty million mark. While there is a new a processor too, the Atom N570 is clocked at 1.66 GHz was seen at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas, it will replace the N550 with its 1.5 GHz.

One of the machines expected to use this processor will be Lenovo, their IdeaPad S100 net

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Acer not phasing out Netbooks

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For a moment the competition were feeling a bit of relief when report were going around that Acer were going to be phasing out all of their netbooks in favour of tablets. However, the company have issued a statement that completely denies that they are thinking about this action.

In fact it seems that Acer will not be even be launching any new tablets with the latest Sandy Bridge platform from Intel, so it seems that for now at least netbooks will definitely be on the Acer Menu!

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ARM for the OLPC XO 1.75 laptop

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The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has been given a big boost with the addition of ARM chips and the introduction of an 8.9 inch touch screen that allows children to operate the machine much more easily. Edward McNierney, chief technology officer of OLPC has been explaining these changes and what that will mean for the OLPC project, in fact, there is a video on YouTube where he goes over the features and ben

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