Entries Tagged as 'Netbook Hardware'

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Intel shows off ‘Keeley Lake’ ultra-thin netbook reference design

Intel is rolling out a new reference design called KeeleyLake for ultrathin netbooks. The Keeley Lake design features a base so thin that there’s no room for USB ports or other connectors near the front of the laptop. Instead the ports are allon the back – presumably where the battery resides as well.

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Intel SSD 310 Series now available for netbooks and tablets

Intel has launched a new solid state disks that are a mere 1/8th the size (measuring 2″ x 1.2″ x 0.2″) of their current X25 SSDs while offering similar or better performance. The new Intel SSD 310 is a small form factor solid state disk ( it looks like mini PCI Express card), but actually uses a mSATA interface.

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

AMD shows off new Bobcat low power CPUs

AMD’s new low power, moderate performance chips feature in the new Acer Aspire One 521 and Dell Inspiron M101z.  But, AMD is not content to leave it there.  Today AMD unveiled new details about its upcoming Bobcat platform for small, low power devices such as netbooks, nettops, and tablets. The new Bobcat is the processor […]

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

ARM and TSMC announce plans for 20nm chips

Chip designer ARM has announced an agreement with semiconductor manufacturer TSMC that will seek to utilize 28nm (nano-meter) and eventually 20nm production processes. This should lead to smaller, more efficient, and more powerful chips to power netbooks, smartbooks, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The current ARM and TSCM chips utilize 40nm technology, so you can see this will be quite a leap ahead.

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

How to install Pixel QI Screen in five easy steps

Installing the Pixel Qi netbook screen is very much a DIY project we’re told and Engadget tells us exactly how to do it in five easy steps. Even better, they assure us that it takes no more than about 30 minutes, so check the entire process here.

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