Category Archives: Breaking Stories

In our news section we’ll be giving you up-to-the minute news on our favourite subject – netbooks. We’ll have industry gossip and rumour and maybe even a few juicy pre-release pics and demo video.

Laptop, Notebook, Ultrabook or Netbook

There is a lot of confusion about the difference between laptops, ultrabooks and netbooks. This article will hopefully spell out the key differences and help you decide which is best for your needs. Laptops and notebooks Laptops and notebooks are … 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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Asus WaveFace – The Future Is Foldable

Check out this foldable, material tablet/netbook concept from Asus. http://www.brightsideofnews.com/news/2010/3/1/asus-waveface-outdesigns-apple2c-set-to-revolutionize-pc-industry.aspx As the article says – Apple, eat your heart out. Mark

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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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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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AppUp: The App Store For Netbooks

So, you know netbooks don’t have CD/DVD drives right? And you have to either applications from the web or install them from USB drives. Well, Intel just made everything a little bit easier by creating an App Store just for … Continue reading

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HP TouchSmart TM2 Tablet PC

I urge you to check out engaget’s first view of the HP Touchsmart TM2 at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We’re loving the touchscreen features. Very Minority Report. We can can get behind the idea of flinging … Continue reading

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Do We Need The Smartbook?

It’s being reported in today’s TF that a new catgory of computer is set to attack the PC market in 2010 – the Smartbook. The Smartbook is smaller than a netbook, but bigger than a smartphone and contains it’s own … Continue reading

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