13th January 2008

Puma, AMD’s new laptop platform to be released Q2 this year

AMD announced their new laptop platform, codename Puma, back in May of last year and it appears they’ve finally set a release time frame of Q2 2008. The Puma platform has many power saving advantages over current laptop platforms, along with updated features like Direct X 10 video and hardware HD video decoding. One feature not in Intel’s laptop … Read the full entry »

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11th January 2008

Everex sets release date and price on Asus Eee PC-like notebook, the Cloudbook CE1200V

The release of the previously announced Everex Cloudbook CE1200V 7″ notebook is upon us. Everex is set to release the Cloudbook on Walmart.com for $399 on January 25th according to Reuters. The Cloudbook is a low cost ultra portable notebook similar to Asus’s Eee PC with one notable exception, the Cloudbook uses a … Read the full entry »

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11th January 2008

Nvidia’s new “Additive Brand” strategy may create confusion

It’s being reported that Nvidia has recently informed it’s hardware partners of a new marketing program called Additive Brand. The Additive Brand allows OEMs to bundle an Nvidia chipset motheboard capable of Hybrid SLI with a video card running an Nvidia GPU that supports GeForce Boost and market the system as having the video card of the combined … Read the full entry »

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10th January 2008

More Details on Shuttle’s KPC, the $99 barebones/$199 system

Shuttle has released more information on their upcoming KPC, their recently announced Small Form Factor (SFF) system they plan to sell as a barebones or as complete systems with prices of $99 and $199 respectively. Shuttle says the K in KPC stands for “Korporate” but that’s not the only odd thing they announced. Dashing any hopes that the front of the case was … Read the full entry »

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6th January 2008

Updated: Everex gPC gets some competition, Shuttle to release sub-$200 Linux PC or $99 as a barebones

At CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Shuttle has announced plans to expand their line to include a sub-$200 Linux based PC, according to TheInquirer. Many people know Shuttle Computers as the maker of small form factor (SFF) barebones system but they also sell fully configured systems based on their SFF barebones line. The first large OEM/system builder … Read the full entry »

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5th January 2008

MSI has 7″ notebook in the works to compete with Asus Eee PC

MSI has released some information about a new low-cost notebook to compete with Asus’s Eee PC. Like the Eee PC it will have a 7″ LCD screen, will initially run Linux and uses an Intel CPU, the same 45nm Shelton CPU that Asus plans to use in future revisions of the Eee PC. MSI is talking to AMD about a potential partnership with future models. MSI also plans to … Read the full entry »

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