Monthly Archives: January 2010

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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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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Chumby Internet Tablet

Veda who make the Chumby market it as an internet radio/alarm clock but this tiny touchscreen device is capable of much more. You can play games on it, and download content widgets that’ll let you keep up to date with … Continue reading

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Entourage eDGe Nebook and eBook Reader = Dualbook

This seems quite an obvious convergence of technologies now we think about it. An ultra portable netbook computer slapped onto a proper ebook reader with power saving electronic ink. We want one of these puppies. See it for yourself

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