DisplayPort MacBooks Showing HDCP Errors While Playing iTunes Content

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Apparently some of the content in the iTunes store (from what I can tell, only the HDTV shows) have HDCP which means that if you want to connect one of those brand new MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Airs to a non-HDCP compliant display that uses DVI or HDMI your not going to be able […]

Get a $349 MSI Wind U100 on BestBuy.com

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As more and more netbooks reach market it seems the price/performance is getting more and more appealing to consumers. I remember when it was tough to find a good 7″ netbook for less than $400 and now on BestBuy.com you can pick up a 10″ MSI Win U100 for $349. The U100 features the (what […]

Asus Eee PC Drops Below $300 on BestBuy.com

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Not much to say here, but if you are looking at buying a netbook you can now purchase the Eee PC 900A which packs a 8.9″ display, 1.6GHz Atom processor, 1GB of memory, a 4GB SSD, and Linux pre-installed all for the low price of $299.99. In slightly related news the Eee PC is now […]

Last Minute Notebook Event Rumor Roundup

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The MacBook Air will be getting a mention at todays event. It will be shown off and announced at the event but won’t be available until January 2009. – 9 to 5 Mac That mysterious button/port on the left side of the MacBook Pro case photos is supposed to be a battery release button. – […]

Apple Rumors: Blu-ray Drives in Macs, iWork ’09, iLife ’09, and a Networked HDTV

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Although Apple’s invitation clearly stated that they will be talking about notebooks there have been several rumors lately that have cropped up and many of them coming from fairly reliable sources. Kevin Rose said in the latest live Diggnation episode (not currently available for download) that Blu-ray drives would become an option for high end […]

What Notebook Should I Purchase?

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Next June I’m planning on buying a new notebook and since I know this is going to happen I of course have been thinking about what notebook I’d like to buy. There isn’t much of a decision to make here since I already know of 4 contenders, the decision comes in when I try to […]

XO Laptops Ship to Peru With Windows XP Preloaded

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The government of Peru, Microsoft, and the OLPC project announced an agreement that would provide Windows XP, Office, and other educational resources on XO laptops. This will make Peru the first country in the world to receive XO laptops with Windows preloaded. This is the beginning of a nine month pilot project to bring educational […]

Acer Aspire One Now Priced at $350 ($330 With Linux)

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The Acer Aspire One that debuted for about $500 is now being sold on BestBuy.com for $350 with Windows XP or $330 if you want it with Linux instead. The Aspire One has a 8.9″ 1024×600 display, 802.11b/g, 3 USB ports, and an Intel Atom processor. With this price drop I think netbooks are actually […]

HP Getting Ready To Debut a Cheaper Mini-Note

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HP released my favorite netbook the Mini-Note 2133 in April but my one problem with it was its price. For $499 you get a 1GHz VIA C7-M processor, 512MB of memory, a 4GB flash drive, and Linux and although the build quality almost makes up for it, I wouldn’t purchase it because it’s a little […]

Eee PC 901 Available for Pre-Order on Amazon for $399

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Amazon has just made an “Asus Eee PC 900 16G” available for pre-order on their website. Well, if you know anything about your subnotebooks you will now that this actually isn’t the 900 but is the 901. I guess Amazon is having trouble keeping their Eee model names straight (I am as well). Amazon also […]

Acer Aspire One Available in Germany and More Details Found

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Acer’s Aspire One is now available in three versions, the A110L, A150L, and A150X. The A110L has an Atom N270 CPU, Intel 946GSE chipset, 512-1024MB of RAM, 8GB NAND flash storage, 8.9″ 1024×600 display, 802.11b/g, and 3 USB ports. The others are the same except for a 120GB hard drive instead of the flash storage […]

The Eee PC 903 and 904 Have been “Unveiled”

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Asus has been shoving a lot of new Eee branded products lately and here comes another couple. The Eee PC 903 and 904 are very similar to the 901 except the guts are in a 1000’s chassis. That it is a notebook with an 8.9″ display in a case that was built to hold a […]


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