Posts Tagged ‘ netbook ’

Why You Shouldn’t Expect A Cheap Mac Netbook Or Tablet Anytime Soon. Or Ever.

Nov 25th, 2009 | By | Category: General

If you’ve been waiting for Apple to release a cheap Mac netbook or an inexpensive tablet computer, don’t expect it to happen anytime soon. Or ever. Here’s why. While the Mac is a niche computer, Apple’s targeted the most profitable niche and it’s done it very successfully. According to the latest numbers from NPD, Apple […]

Do $200 Blogging Laptops Make OLPC Obsolete?

Jan 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General, Microblogging

Check out this $200 blogging netbook from Freescale: Created in concert with Pegatron, the reference design features the i.MX515 processor, Canonical’s Ubuntu operating system, a new power management IC from Freescale, the SGTL5000 ultra low-power audio codec and Adobe Flash Lit software, Adobe’s Flash Player for mobile phones and devices. Integrating an ARM Cortex-A8 core […]

$99 3G Netbook Tailor-Made For Mobile Blogging

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

RadioShack has announced that, starting Dec 14th, it will offer an ultra-lightweight, mobile netbook Internet device with integrated 3G wireless technology. The Acer Aspire one netbook is priced at $99.99 for customers who sign up for a qualifying two-year AT&T DataConnect mobile broadband service agreement with plans starting at $60 a month.  The netbook has a […]