Posts Tagged ‘netbook’

Does It Really Matter if We don’t Upgrade Our PCs Anymore?

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Given the experience with Windows Vista, this article definitely raises an interesting point …

There are all manner of images, screenshots and leaked details coming out now about Windows 8 and we already know a lot about what Microsoft want this product to be.  We know it’s going to be smaller, quicker and more agile than even Windows 7 was able to be.  It’s going to have to run effectively and without lag on lowly 1GHz ARM processors, though admittedly Microsoft might specify a dual-core minimum.  We also know that it’ll install in around 10 minutes flat on a standard PC.


Google Unveils Chrome OS – But Puts it Off to Mid-2011

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Cloud computing is an interesting concept for things like notebooks and netbooks, but I just hope that it isn’t used as an excuse to cut back on the amount of storage offered on PCs and laptops …

If the world needs an OS for netbooks and notebooks that depends on cloud connectivity, Google has the product for it – but not for six or seven months


System 76 Starling Netbook Review

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

I’m more of a desktop guy myself, but a netbook with a Linux based operating system does sound kind of interesting …

I’ve had the pleasure of trying out plenty of netbook hardware. Just about every form factor and operating system combination available. These netbooks range from the hardly usable, to the might-as-well-be-a-laptop, and everything in between. It’s that “everything in between” space that appeals to the majority of users on the planet and that’s exactly where the Starling lands – but it does so while leaving quite a solid impression on the user.