Entries Tagged as 'smartbooks'

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Genesi Efika MX Smartbook available stateside for just $199

When Genesi first launcehd their ARM powered Efika MX Smartbook in September, it was priced at $349. Now you can pick one up for $199.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

[Video] Hands-on with the new Compaq Airlife 100 Smartbook

SmartbookReview UK via Slashgear brings us a brand new hands-on video with the recently announced, highly anticipated Compaq Airlife 100 Smartbook.   You’ll remember, this is the new ultra-portable, ultra-light, always connected Smartbook that’s being launched by Compaq.  It will be powered by a 1ghz Snapdragon processor and have a rugged and zippy 16gb SSD […]

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

HP Compaq Airlife Smartbook comes through the US FCC

We caught a story on SmartbookReview UK about a new smartbook from HP/Compaq to be called the ‘Airlife’. Details are still very short on the ground since all we have is a an FCC filing. From the filing, however, it can be gleaned that this smartbook is likely to be headed to At&t (the US wireless carrier) due to the frequency bands supported. Furthermore, you may recall that HP was also showing off an Android-running, Snapdragon-powered smartbook concept at CES earlier this month, and the design of this seems to match up to that quite nicely.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Meet Lenovo’s new Smartbook – the Skylight

More news from Lenovo today – as expected and hinted on by Qualcomm a few weeks ago, here’s their new Smartbook. You’ll know if you’ve been keeping up with the news that a Smartbook differs from a Netbook mostly by its choice of processor.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Qualcomm Shows off Snapdragon Smartbook Prototypes

Just a few days ago, chip maker Qualcomm announced that they would partner with Lenovo to produce one of the first smartbooks to hit the market in the US through wireless carrier AT&T. Now, Qualcomm is pushing Smartbooks some more, this time with their own reference designs and prototypes. The Smartbook is designed to slot somewhere in between your smartphone (iPhone, Blackberry, Droid, etc) and a netbook. These, from Qualcomm, run with a 1ghz Snapdragon processor and Google’s Android operating system.

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