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Apple's aluminum MacBook
— 10:58 PM on November 9, 2008

Last month, I succumbed to temptation and purchased a $1,299 aluminum MacBook. As a die-hard fan of Lenovo's ThinkPad line of laptops, I didn't make...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Can you hear me now?
— 8:49 PM on October 23, 2008

I recently found myself in the biennial* position of needing a new cell phone, and that reminded me of an aggravating fact: buying a cell...

Type: Blog post Tags: Personal tech

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Building the perfect netbook
— 3:13 PM on September 16, 2008

Netbooks have come a long way in a very short period of time. A year...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing

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TR's back-to-school netbook guide
— 12:27 AM on September 15, 2008

Netbooks are all the rage these days, with Asus' growing Eee PC lineup joined by a teeming mass of entries from Acer, HP, MSI, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' Lamborghini VX3 notebook
— 11:05 PM on September 10, 2008

Asus has attempted to create a luxury high-performance notebook with its Lamborghini VX3. The system's attention to detail is impressive, but then costs $3,000. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' Eee PC 901 netbook
— 3:37 PM on September 5, 2008

With an 8.9" screen that's full "web width", an Atom processor, and battery life of nearly eight hours, the Eee PC 901 is a more...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer's Aspire One netbook
— 11:15 AM on August 26, 2008

On paper, Acer's Aspire One netbook's hardware closely matches that of Asus' Eee PC 901. But the One costs a couple of Franklins less, making...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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MSI's Wind U100 netbook
— 11:20 AM on August 21, 2008

MSI's long-awaited entry in the netbook market has arrived in the form of the Atom-powered Wind U100, which features a 10" screen, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' Eee PC 1000 40G netbook
— 11:37 PM on August 19, 2008

Asus' Eee PC has grown up with the new 1000 40G, which features an Atom processor, 10.2" screen, comfortable keyboard, 802.11n Wi-Fi, 40GB of solid-state...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Bluetooth just became a lot less important in laptops
— 10:38 AM on August 1, 2008

 I was out at the store yesterday and saw this puppy.  Bought one on the spot.  It's...

Type: Blog post Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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Via's Nano L2100 takes on Intel's Atom 230
— 5:17 PM on July 30, 2008

They're small, low-power, and cheap. The Atom from Intel and Nano from Via are both all-new CPU architectures, and they both push the frontiers...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Notes from Intel's Centrino 2 launch
— 5:31 PM on July 16, 2008

Intel recently launched its next-gen Centrino 2 notebook platform, including Penryn processors with 1066MHz front-side bus speeds, a new integrated graphics chipset with full HD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Seven 2.5-inch mobile drives compared
— 10:41 PM on July 14, 2008

Some would argue that solid-state flash sits poised to replace mechanical hard drives., but are we really that close? We've gathered seven 2.5" notebook drives...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Experimenting with HDR photos on a $200 camera
— 4:40 PM on July 1, 2008

I've been giddily experimenting with high-dynamic-range photography over the past few days. Unfortunately, I don't own any professional photography equipment, and my best camera...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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OCZ's Neural Impulse Actuator
— 11:05 AM on June 27, 2008

Like flying cars, thought-based control schemes have been a staple of sci-fi movies for decades. OCZ has embraced the concept with its Neural Impulse Actuator,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming Personal tech

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AMD's Puma prepares to pounce
— 11:11 PM on June 3, 2008

Most of the news pouring forth from Computex thus far has been focused on smaller devices, but AMD has its sights set on a big...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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HP's 2133 Mini-Note subnotebook
— 3:41 PM on June 2, 2008

HP addresses many of the Eee PC's shortcomings with the Mini-Note, which features a comfortable keyboard, 8.9" WXGA display, 2.5" hard drive, and ExpressCard expansion....

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Asus' Eee PC 4G XP sub-notebook
— 12:23 AM on April 14, 2008

Asus has rolled out a new version of its genre-defining Eee PC budget sub-notebook pre-loaded with Windows XP—and at no extra charge. Read on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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