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Netbooks by Size

The Razer Switchblade goes to China

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This is a rather unusual device; the Razer Switchblade is described as being a gaming netbook, where the keyboard is actually made up with a series of touch sensitive displays that actually gives the user the feeling of a gaming touchpad and then back to a keyboard.

These are just some of the features available for the Razer Switchblade;

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Meego’s new look

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The IDF Beijing 2001 is always going to be big for far eastern firms, but it seems that MeeGo are looking to make a big splash too with a new look. China is the ideal marketplace for MeeGo and it looks as if they are going for it out there, but so far, all we know about the Meego device is that it has a 10.1 inch display, is 10 mm thick and will be running a Z670 1.50 GHz processor with around 1 GB of RAM

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Terra Mobile launches the 1021GO

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Here is a smart looking ten inch netbook from Terra Mobile, its a ten inch display netbook with a 1024 x 600 of pixel resolution, will be powered by the Intel Atom N570 1.66 GHz dual core processor and graphics come from the GMA 3150 graphics card.

These are some of the known specs for the Terra Mobile 1021GO;

10 inch 1024 × 640 pixel display, RAM is 1GB, memory is a 250 GB hard d

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Second MeeGo Netbook Launched

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First, there was Fujitsu who included the MeeGo, Linux-based open source mobile operating system and now it seems that a little known Russian based outfit called IRU have done the same with the launch of the Intro 102 netbook.

The device comes with a 10.1 inch display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, powered by the Intel Atom N450 processor and with graphics run by the GMA 3150 graphics card.

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NEXT brings out the Surfer

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Having launched the NEXT Tablet last year the UK based style retailer NEXT, have gone one step further with the launch of a netbook style computer named the NEXT Surfer. This is ten inch device powered by an ARM based processor and running the Google Android 2.1 operating system.

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Ubisurfer offers free 3G access

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This is a seemingly ordinary looking netbook, it is the Ubisurfer Netbook being offered by Tiger Direct it comes with a ten inch screen, Wi-Fi, 3G modem and will be running either Windows CE or Linux operating system.

Nothing extraordinary about that, but what about this, the buyer gets free internet access via the 3G connection so long as the user stays under thirty hours per month, th

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Dell release Streak prices

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We are promised by Dell, that it will not be long before the Streak becomes available and to set thing up the company have released the cost of the five inch display smartphone. The basic price is $549 or if you want to go with AT&T then a subsidised version is available at $299 so long as the buyer takes out a two contract with the carrier.

The price may initially seem high, especially when compared with the iPad, but you cannot make calls from an iPad and the Dell Streak is still cheaper than the

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System 76 launches Netbook with Ubuntu

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Try finding a netbook with any operation system other than Linux and you will have your work cut out, sure, there are the higher end models but generally Linux rules in the Netbook world. Therefore, when System 76 released their next gen Starling Netbook you may be surprised to see that it is running the Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx operating system.

These are the features and some specs of the System 76 Starling:

10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N455 processor, and runs Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. The netbook comes standard with 2GB of DDR2 memory and a 250GB

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The Beam from Mobinova

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This is a device that is heading over to AT&T, so it stands to reason that this 8.9 inch smartboook is going to be part of mobile broadband in some way in the future.

This is just another addition to the growing market of ARM and Tegra based smartbooks, no doubt the ranks of the current list will be swelling over time as more manufacturers bring their products to the market.

Features of the interesting Beam Tegra smartbook from Mobinova:

8.9 inch display with a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, 512MB NAND OS storage, a 8GB to 64GB solid state drive, an SD car

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The $85 Smartbook

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There is a increase in interest regarding smartbooks, these come in between a mini laptop and a smartphone, so basically you are getting all of the benefits of a smartphone but in a larger casing and with a seven inch display.

However, whereas some smartbooks are coming out at $400 or more, this NBPC722 version from Coby comes in at a perfect $85, what else could you buy for just $85?

The Coby NBPC722 smartbook offers a 624 MHz Marvell PXA303 Processor, 2 Gb of storage and of course will be running Windows CE.

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