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September 05, 2013

Asus outs new Vivobook X102BA netbook

In the past, netbooks were always regarded as a clunky heap of plastic and metal (mostly plastic) that are almost incapable of providing decent performance. ASUS is looking to challenge that notion though with their latest portable PC dubbed as the X102BA which boasts the latest A-Series APU from AMD tucked underneath a classy chassis.

September 03, 2013

Hands-on: Haibook LGS30 Netbook for Php9,499

Netbooks have almost lost all of its charm as better and faster portable laptops have replaced them in the Php20k price category. Yet, we think there’s still some room for them left as their price category drops below the Php10,000 mark. The Haibook LGS30 netbook is among the few ones left.

September 04, 2012

Will netbooks become obsolete with Windows 8?

Windows 8 is just a month away and Microsoft is preparing huge budgets for its public launch. The company has even offered upgraders a huge discount (just under $15) to move up to Windows 8 if they recently bought a computer.

August 11, 2012

Asus X401: Big laptop at netbook price

We got a quick preview of this laptop back in May and Asus was really excited about this because the X401 is now crossing into the price category of the netbooks.

March 31, 2012

Asus launches Cedar Trail netbooks, hot pink Zenbook

It was a stylish afternoon for Asus Philippines yesterday as they unveiled a new colorful lineup of netbooks and ultrabook during their Flare Up event at BIZU restaurant in Makati.

March 13, 2012

Gateway outs cheapest Atom Cedar Trail netbook

This is so far the cheapest Cedar Trail netbook we’ve ever seen being sold locally — a Linux-based Gateway LT4000 (a brand owned by Acer).

July 22, 2011

YugaDeals: Neo Basic B3350 Netbook

Our YugaDeals item for this week is an Intel Atom netbook with 2GB RAM and 320GB HDD for only Php11,499 from Neo Philippines. Check out the deal after the jump.

June 01, 2011

Asus Eee PC X101 is thinnest netbook

If the Asus UX21 will not fit in your budget, the Taiwanese manufacturer is also bringing in a netbook with a similar form factor and with a starting price of under $200. The unit, called the Asus Eee PC X101, will also boot up with a Meego OS pre-installed.

April 16, 2011

Poll: Is the laptop vs. netbook battle shifting?

The year 2011 has seen so many tablets invading the market. It seems like the golden age of netbooks has come and gone and tablets have replaced it as the preferred portable computing device.

January 22, 2011

Ready to replace your netbook with a tablet?

After CES 2011, we’ve seen a lot of tablet coming out this year in all shapes and sizes. Everybody’s coming out with their own iPad competitor and with Android 3.0 Honeycomb finally in the release stage, this should be more exciting.

December 16, 2010

Neo Basic B3510 Dual-Core Netbook

Neo Philippines held a Christmas party for members of the media the other day and also introduced several new laptops including this 11.6-inch dual-core Neo Basic B3510.

November 29, 2010

Toshiba netbook with Tegra 250 & Android 2.1

Aside from the dual-screen Libretto that I see a lot in stores, this one Toshiba netbook I saw was a rarity since it’s running on an NVidia Tegra 250 processor and Android 2.1 OS.

November 28, 2010

Intel’s AppUp Center to sell apps for netbooks

Intel recently announced their own application store for consumers, specifically the netbook users. Seeing the need for applications optimized for a netbook’s limited computing power and display, Intel created the AppUp Center (www.appup.com) which has apps made specifically for Atom-powered devices.

October 14, 2010

Samsung NF210 Dual-Core Netbook hits stores

Both Asus and Acer have released their upgraded netbooks sporting dual-core Atom CPUs and looks like Samsung has just followed suit with the Samsung NP-NF210.

August 24, 2010

Atom N550 to bring sexy back to netbooks

Intel just announced a new Atom N550 processor with dual-core and hyper-threading (4HT) that might just bring sexy back to netbooks.

July 03, 2010

New breed of Intel and AMD Netbook CPUs

Lately, there have been a slew of new CPUs intended for netbooks and ultraportables. You will notice the ones from AMD and Intel are already capable of supporting DDR3 RAMs.

June 29, 2010

Meego running on MSI Wind U160 netbook

Yesterday during the workshop, Intel showed us a netbook (an MSI Wind U160) running their new OS, Meego.

June 28, 2010

Hands-on with the Intel Canoe Lake Netbook

Intel SEA invited members of the press to a media workshop here in their Malaysia office to show us some of their latest and upcoming technologies. One of them is this prototype of a super-slim netbook powered by the next-generation Atom processor (Canoe Lake).

June 09, 2010

Sony unveils Vaio M netbook

Sony Philippines unveiled several laptops yesterday including their new entry-level netbook called the Vaio M.

June 01, 2010

Intel’s Canoe Lake promises Slimmer Netbooks

Intel’s current Pine Trail platform still limits most netbooks around the 1-inch range. The new Canoe Lake platform is going to try to shave that to half the usual thickness.

March 11, 2010

Samsung launches N150, N220 Netbooks

Samsung Philippines has finally brought their netbooks to the Philippines and we got to check out the two models they’ve introduced today — the Samsung N220 and N150.

February 19, 2010

LG Netbooks We’ll Never Get to See

When we visited the Pyung-Taek Factory the other day, we saw a number of laptops and netbooks made by LG and being sold in Korea. Been wondering why LG didn’t brought these units to sell in the Philippines and now I think I know why.

February 01, 2010

Gigabyte T1028G Tablet Netbook has 3G

Gigabyte’s netbook is back with a vengence — the new Gigabyte MT1028G is a 10-inch full touchscreen tablet netbook with built-in 3G. Check out the specs and pricing below.

January 23, 2010

Neo outs first Pine Trail netbook locally

Local PC manufacturer Neo could be the first one to release their own version of Pine Trail netbook, starting with Neo Basic B3230 and with a competitive retail price of Php18,995.

January 11, 2010

Indigo RS130 is Cheapest 13.3″ Netbook

This is the one that’s really identical to the MSI X-Slim X320 — the Indigo RS130 which is a 13.3″, Atom-powered netbook.

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