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The Sirocco turns out to be the Eee PC 1015 PW

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There has been plenty of hype over the new Sirocco project that Asus have been working on and leaking out tiny snippets to keep out interest. Well yesterday was the day of the big announcement and despite all of the hype and sensational publicity it turns out that Sirocco is just a revision of the Eee PC 1015 PEM netbook.

The Asus Eee PC 1015 PW was said to be making waves and in a way it does, for the only difference that we can see bet

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Acer shows off the Aspire ONE D255E-1802

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The launch of the Acer Aspire ONE D255E-1802 Netbook, shows that there will not be any let off for the tablet market, the netbook is here to stay for the time being and computer makers will be bringing out new models too.

The netbook comes with the now standard netbook screen the 10.1 inch TFT LED back light WSVGA display screen, it will be powered by the Intel NM10 Express chipset and running the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter operating system.

You can have any colour you want so long as it is black, but one of the more interesting features is the battery life of up to eight hou

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NEC shows off a 7 inch mini-laptop

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This is neat little device, that has a full keyboard but no track pad or mouse buttons. It does have a seven inch WVGA resistive LCD touch display and is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 2 platform. This version is seen running the Android 2.2 aka Froyo operating system.

Other features include an SD card slot, micro USB port, built in webcam, built-in Wi-Fi and it weighs in at only 600 grams, t

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Samsung Unveil Two New Netbooks

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There was no long drum roll or fireworks when Samsung launched their latest additions to the firm’s netbook range, they just opened up their stand and there they were the NC110 and the NC210 netbooks.

The Samsung NC110 comes with the Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor, while the NC210 is running the Intel Atom N550 dual-core processor.

However, the rest of both netbooks specs are m

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Coby launches new 10.2 inch netbook

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It is nice to see some home grown technology on show at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas, sure you get the big multinational there, but there are smaller firms too, such as the computer maker Coby.

Coby are showing off their latest netbook, it goes under the model number NBPC1029, it is a 10.2 inch machine running the 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N450 processor with 1 GB of RAM and a 160 GB hard drive.

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First look at Shenzhen Firstview

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This is the first glimpse of the Shenzhen Firstview netbook, this is a very slim and light netbook powered by Android and running either a 533MHz or 800MHz ARM9 processor, the rest of the specs are almost standard netbook specs.

These are the known specs and details of the Shenzhen Firstview, it will sport a 10.1 inch display with a 1024 x 600 pixel resolution,

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Asus sneak out the Eee PC 1015B

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When there is a major industry event occurring it is always easy for the odd new model to be over looked, this appears to have happened with the Asus Eee PC 1015B mini laptop, this interesting AMD Zacate-powered machine is a smaller version of the Eee PC 1215B laptop.

The Asus Eee PC 1015B mini laptop comes with the now standard netbook display of 10.1 inches with a 1024 x 600 pixel resolutio

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Asus launches the Eee Pad Slider

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There is something very satisfying about a tablet computer that comes with a built keyboard. This is a keyboard that slides out from under the display as and when needed and it is exactly what Asus has done with the interesting Eee Pad Slider tablet computer. There is a video on YouTube to this baby in action.

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Samsung launch the Sliding Series Tablet

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This is an interesting netbook tablet device, from the image, it has the appearance of a netbook, but this is deceptive as the device is actually a netbook with a keyboard that slides out from under the display. The Samsung Sliding Series Tablet will be launched in March 2011 and it is expected to have a starting price of around $700.

The Samsung Sliding Series Tablet  offers a 10.1 inch 1366

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The Toshiba NB305 and Toshiba NB505

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Some industry experts believe that the netbook market could be losing the game to tablets, but Toshiba apparently do not subscribe to this theory as they bring out a pair of new netbooks.

The Toshiba NB505 comes with the Intel Atom N455 processor, a 250 GB HDD and 1 GB of RAM. The buyer can choose from various colour designs including  Turquoise, Blue, Lime Green, Brown and Orange. Avail

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