Here is a look at the top headlines from around the net.
News from the Net:
- Dell laptop designs help in AIDS battle:
Dell announced three new artsy laptop designs Tuesday that let you spruce up your computer and do some good at the same time.
- Amazon to Sell OLPC’s XO:
One Laptop Per Child confirmed it will start selling the XO laptop through Amazon.com on Monday.
- One of Obama’s top aides is a laptop addict:
“We were going to a cocktail party at 10 at night. A party!” Nesbitt said. “And he had his cord and laptop.”
- Firewire continues to grow:
Growth in the PC notebook, storage, peripherals, and industrial market sectors continues to propel the IEEE 1394 (FireWire) standard to another strong year of growth.
- MacBook thieves lookout:
Woe to the hoodie-wearing miscreant who steals a Mac laptop equipped with MacTrak. He’s likely to find his photo plastered all over the Internet—and the police at his door.
Best of the blogosphere:
- Engadget likes the UMID “super mini laptop:”
Netbooks too big for you? MIDs too cramped? What you need is a super mini laptop from Korean company UMID, one of the sexiest entrants into what seems to be a burgeoning sub-netbook category.