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How-to: ‘MakeUseOf’ Guide – Buying Laptop Computers 2012

MakeUseOf Guide – Buying Laptop Computers 2012 By Matt Smith, Edited by Justin Pot I was going to write the second part of the article started last month when I discovered the folks at technology site had done the job I was going to do: “This 2012 update is debuting half-way through the … Continue reading

The Mighty Atoms

Netbooks (mini notebooks) have been on the market for a few years now. As ultra-portable budget PC’s you can’t go wrong. Almost all netbooks are powered by an Intel Atom processor of some sort; a few VIA chip-sets are still around, their numbers declining as the performance couldn’t match the first and second generation Atom. … Continue reading

Dell Inspiron Mini 1011 Netbook

It seems we’re into an arms-race with netbooks. Since the Asus eee-PC’s first appeared with bargain-basement specifications and rock-bottom prices, subsequent generations have moved up the scale like sub-compact cars which get larger and pricier as the models develop and mature. I’ve now reached end-of-life with the old Compaq notebook I regularly carried around for … Continue reading

The Netbook is Not Yet Dead

2007: the launch of the Asus eee-PC created a market in ultra-portables. Almost five years on, the popular press would have you believe it’s a market that came and went. They don’t explain why two of my local supermarkets are pushing HP-Compaq netbooks at £199 and there’s a thriving sector of on-line retailers promoting refurbished … Continue reading

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