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Contemporary Netbook Platforms Comparison AMD Brazos  AMD Zacate  AMD Ontario  Intel Atom  netbook  Asus Eee PC  Intel Pine Trail  Nvidia ION  ASUS Eee PC 1015PX  ASUS Eee PC 1215N  ASUS Eee PC 1015B  ASUS Eee PC 1215B  Intel Atom N570  Intel Atom D525  AMD C-50  AMD E-350
[10/25/11 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

The market is flooded with all types of netbooks based on Intel Atom as well as AMD C- and E-series processors. They may be built on different platforms, such as AMD Brazos, Intel Pine Trail or Nvidia ION. We tried to study this versatility and with the help of Asus Eee PC we were able to compare four popular hardware configurations.

The Ultimate Racer Netbook: Acer Ferrari One 200 Review Acer Ferrari One 200  ATI XGP
[09/30/10 | by Alexander Britvin]

Today we are going to introduce to you the smallest of the racing and the most racing of the smallest portable computers – Acer Ferrari One 200. Its exterior is not its only appealing feature. It also boasts high performance for solutions of its class and supports an external graphics card with an ATI XGP connector.

Electronic Book Readers: Upcoming Models of Spring-Summer Season Hanlin A9  PocketBook 901  Plastic Logic QUE  Skiff  e-Book
[02/03/10 | by Gennadiy Detinich]

Over the past year e-Books turned from something extraordinary into popular gadgets: there are over a dozen models on the shelves of almost any large electronics store these days, these devices receive broad support from large publishing houses and book sellers. Today we are going to check out a few new solutions that should be coming out shortly.

Does The World Need Netbooks and Nettops?
[11/26/09 | by Anton Shilov]

Ultra low-cost personal computers (ULCPCs) have been gaining market share as numerous consumers decided to cut their spending on primary or additional personal computers and wanted to have rather miniature and simple devices. However, as a recent poll of X-bit labs readers showed, 60% of technology professionals and enthusiasts consider netbooks and nettops obsolete. We decided to ask AMD, Intel and Nvidia whether they saw prosperous future for those product types.

Toshiba Qosmio F50: Notebook with Cell Co-Processor
[02/23/09 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Toshiba Company decided to start using a special SpursEngine processor based on Cell architecture. We are going to talk about the peculiarities of this processor with the help of a solution from Toshiba Qosmio series that usually includes the most expensive and functional models.

"Multi Dual Engine": ASUS G70S Gaming Notebook Review
[12/02/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

“Multi Dual Engine” slogan very nicely described the constructive peculiarities of the new ASUS gaming machine: two cores, two graphics cards, two hard drives, two 2GB memory modules, even two screens!

ASUS X80L Notebook: Good Tool on a Budget
[11/10/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

If your budget is limited and the only thing that you need is a portable mobile solution and not a desktop system, then you should definitely check out SOHO solutions. Today we are going to check out one product like that from ASUS…

ASUS U6Sg Notebook: Fashionable 12-Inch Solution with Discrete Graphics
[09/26/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

ASUS U6Sg is a notebook with a lot of “first” features. It is a first 12-inch notebook with discrete graphics in ASUS product range and the first laptop in the fashionable U series with a built-in optical drive. It weights quite a bit, although as you will see from the review it is a pretty conditional characteristic...

ASUS M50Sv: More Megahertz, Less Nanometers
[08/17/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

ASUS M50Sv notebook turned out pretty interesting for two reasons. First, it was built with the new 45nm Intel CPU on Penryn core, and second, it featured a new Nvidia graphics chip inside. Read more in our review!

ASUS F9E Notebook Review
[04/16/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

New ASUS F9E notebook features 12.1-inch screen and is very affordable in terms of pricing. But is a screen diagonal enough to place this solution a priori into a sub-notebook category? Let’s find out from our new review!

Toshiba Satellite U300-111 Notebook Review
[04/08/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

All unique features cost a lot of money; however, not everyone actually uses them. Most users will most likely be interested in solutions with average weight, sufficient performance and moderate price. The Toshiba notebook we are going to talk about today is one of them.

SONY VAIO VGN-CR11SR/P Notebook: Life in Rosy Colors
[03/20/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

Our today’s guest is a notebook from SONY that differs from most of its competition by its color scheme in the first place. Instead of boring traditional greys and blacks, its case is of shiny pearl pink color. Read more about this solution in our new review!

Unconventional Review of Apple MacBook Air Notebook
[03/19/08 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Are you looking for thin and light notebook? Check out MacBook Air. And don’t be afraid of the Mac OS X, you can easily get rid of it if you like, which we are going to do within our today’s review.

Dell Vostro 1400 Business Notebook Review
[03/17/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

This notebook has a robust case, balanced configuration, reasonable mass and weight parameters, neat and official appearance (which is important for a business machine), and long battery life. The Vostro 1400 is up to its positioning as a reliable companion for businessmen who travel a lot. Read more!

ASUS U3S: Two Notebooks in a Single Case
[03/16/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

The U3S is an expensive product that delivers good performance and features broad functionality. From a technical standpoint, the U3S is a well-balanced solution in terms of weight, size, and power consumption. It is not a cheap buy, yet it won’t disappoint you if you choose it. Read more in our review!

Madman Diaries: Apple MacBook Pro and Microsoft Windows Vista
[02/24/08 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

Can Apple, Intel and Microsoft coexist peacefully? In this article we are going to talk about our experience with Apple MacBook Pro mobile system on Santa Rosa platform with a very usual operating system for this type of platform: Microsoft Windows Vista. Besides, we will also compare the performance of this solution against that of a classical Wintel system - ASUS Lamborghini VX2S.

Asus F5R Notebook: Competition within the Same Company
[02/01/08 | by Alexander Britvin]

Today we are going to review another great office solution from Asus. At first glance it is very similar to the X51R we reviewed earlier. The two models seem to differ on the outside only. So is it a new model or a slightly redesigned old one? Read our review to answer this question.

A True American: Dell Latitude D620 Notebook Review
[12/07/07 | by Alexander Britvin]

This notebook boasts superb ergonomic and functional properties. Targeted at active users for whom it will make a trustworthy traveling companion, the notebook features a reinforced case made of magnesium alloy and a waterproof keyboard. Read more about it in our review!

ASUS X51R Notebook Review: Excellent Budget Solution
[11/11/07 | by Alexander Britvin]

Why will you spend lots of money for a notebook if all you need is office applications and Web-surfing, for example? An ideal solution in that case would be a notebook that provides just enough performance for office applications and comes at a low price. The ASUS X51R, which we are going to discuss today, is an example of such a product

Santa Rosa + Vista: Three Notebooks Reviewed
[11/04/07 | by Ilya Gavrichenkov]

We will take three mobile computers – Asus A8Sc, Toshiba Satellite A100-906 and Lenovo Thinkpad T61 - and will investigate the features and performance of mobile Santa Rosa platform in Windows Vista operating system.