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Asus Eee PC 1005PE (Pineview) review roundup

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Today officially launches the next generation of Intel Atom processors (codenamed Pineview), with new chipset, graphics and so on, and there are many reviews of the Asus Eee PC 1005PE, that uses these processors. Here you have some of them:

Nokia Booklet 3G reviewed (Spanish)

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

The guys at MovilZona.es have just published an interesting review of the Nokia Booklet 3G (in Spanish). If you have not heard about this netbook, it’s a 10″ model with GPS and integrated 3G broadband (WWAN, HSDPA), 1280×720 monitor and a promised battery life of 12 h (in the review they only get 6.5 h).

Read: Nokia Booklet 3G review

Laptop reviews: HP Mini 311 (Nvidia Ion), Clevo M980NU, MSI Wind U210 and others

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

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Are Nvidia Ion-based netbooks REALLY able to play 1080p videos flawlessly?

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

So it seems according to the review of the HP Mini 311 published at PC Magazine:

It handled all of my 720p and 1080i (24 fps) clips with great color accuracy, good picture detail, and they didn’t suffer from any lag. When playing 1080p (24fps) movie clips in H264 and WMV formats, however, there was noticeable lag. Let’s just say it wasn’t a smooth experience.

According to the author of the review, several players were tested, including the popular VLC and Media Player Classic Home Cinema.

On the other hand, Laptop Magazine reports flawless playback of 1080p files, but they did only test one single file. Maybe they were lucky? Maybe the Intel Atom/GeForce combo lacks the muscle to play high-bitrate 1080p videos?

I think we need a few more reviews and reports to be published to have a conclusion. It could be a problem with that system alone, or a more general issue.


Nvidia Ion-based netbook Compaq Mini 311c, available in the UK

Monday, October 5th, 2009

And priced from 329 GBP. That is more expensive than the typical netbook, but this small laptop features a 11.6″ screen and is based on the Nvidia Ion platform, so it uses a GeForce 9400M G graphics card instead of the Intel GMA 950.

Source: HP UK.

Laptop reviews: Acer Ferrari One, HP Envy 13, Toshiba Satellite T135 and others

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

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Laptop reviews: Alienware M15x, Asus UL30A, Lenovo Thinkpad X200 (multitouch) and others

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

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HP Mini 311 with Nvidia Ion, available from 399 USD

Friday, September 25th, 2009

If you need more graphical performance than the typical netbook with Intel GMA 950 graphics can offer, you are probably looking for a netbook based on the Nvidia Ion platform, that pairs a GeForce 9400M G with an Atom processor. The first netbook based on the Nvidia Ion platform to be widely available is the HP Mini 311: it has a 1366×768, 11.6″ screen (so it stretches the definition of netbook), Intel Atom N270 or N280 processor, 160 GB HD and several interesting configuration options (Bluetooth, WWAN…). The price of the base configuration is 399 USD.

Source: HP. Found via: Engadget.


Laptop reviews: Asus Eee PC 1101HA, Dell Inspiron Mini 10, Asus G51Vx and others

Sunday, August 16th, 2009
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Laptop reviews: Alienware M17x, Asus Eee PC 1005HA and 1101HA, Asus G51Vx, Toshiba Satellite U505 and others

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

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