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Acer Iconia W500 Tablet / Netbook

Here’s a round up of the reviews of the new Acer Iconia tablet / netbook. Can netbook with a removeable touch screen finally bring coolness to netbooks and productivity to tablets? Tech Radar – 3/5 Stars http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/tablets/acer-iconia-tab-w500-936986/review Windows 7 is … Continue reading

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New Currys & PC World discount vouchers – hurry ends soon

PC World and Currys have just extended their 5% off netbook vouchers until the 23rd of June. Check out all netbook vouchers here

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We’ve Touched an iPad

And we kinda liked it. It’s heavier than you’d imaging. Alright for your lap – but you wouldn’t want to hold it on one arm for long. Google maps looks fantastic on this thing. Switch to street view and you … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Netbook Computer – Part One

A netbook like all computers is made up of a variety of components that combine to complete all the computing jobs that you rely on. This combination of components, often known as the Technical Specification, is what determines how your … Continue reading

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February’s Top Selling Netbooks

Here’s the chart of the top selling netbooks through our website in the month of February. 1) Acer 751 This is a sweet netbook for the price. A great 11.6 inch widescreen and a decent battery life make this a … Continue reading

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iTablet – UK iPad Contender

Just caught this over at Pocket-Lint.com: In its own words “hot on the heels of Apple’s latest product launch”, UK company X2 Computing has launched the “iTablet” range of Windows- or Linux-based tablet PCs. Check it out I think I’d … Continue reading

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Litl Netbook / Picture Frame / TV

Litl is an interesting little device. It seems to be a netbook, running a web based OS that is designed to be used by people who don’t like computers. It’s screen hinge can be rotated like an easel so that … Continue reading

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Make The Most of Your Netbook – Go 3G

Netbooks were made to be taken out on the road. They are also made to access the net. Join the two up and the missing part of the equation is mobile broadband. O2 currently have a PAYG mobile broadband deal … Continue reading

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When is a tablet not a tablet? When it’s a Lenovo U1 hybrid

Lenovo have been previewing their U1 hybrid tablet/netbook at CES. The touch screen contains RAM and a processor of its own – so you can just rip it off from the keyboard and go slate crazy. I’m still a bit … Continue reading

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2010: Year of The Slate / Tablet

The year is but 8 days in and so far we have heard reports of tablet computers from the following companies. Apple: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/10/times-slate-slip/ Dell: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/techchron/detail?&entry_id=54786 Microsoft/HP: http://www.pcworld.com/article/186172/why_the_microsofthp_tablet_is_a_big_disappointment.html Techcrunch: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/06/03/crunchpad-the-launch-prototype/ Lenovo: http://www.engadget.com/2010/01/04/lenovo-ideapad-u1-hybrid-laptop-by-day-unhinged-tablet-by-nigh/ Sony: http://www.engadget.com/2010/01/06/sony-introduces-dash-internet-viewer-touchscreen-tablet/ Notion Ink: http://www.androidcentral.com/notion-inks-smartpad-now-adam

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