NETBOOKS

January 2nd, 2013

Here Lies the Netbook, 2007-2013

The netbook lived its last day on January 1 as the two last major manufacturers of the feature-light computers announced in late December they were halting production come January. According to Digitimes, manufacturers are abandoning the netbook market because of increased competition from tablets. Reportedly, Asus and Acer were only seeing growth in the netbook [...]

December 21st, 2009

Intel Announces Next-Generation Atom Platform

Intel Corporation announced new Intel Atom processors today that feature integrated graphics built directly into the CPU, enabling improved performance and smaller, more energy-efficient designs in a new generation of netbooks and Atom-based entry level desktop PCs. Major OEMs have committed to having systems on the new Intel® Atom™ processors and a new companion chipset [...]

October 5th, 2009

Adobe and NVIDIA Deliver Rich Web Experiences On Netbooks and Mobile Devices

At Adobe MAX, Adobe’s worldwide developer conference, Adobe Systems Incorporated and NVIDIA Corporation today announced that both companies are bringing uncompromised browsing of rich Web content to netbooks, smartphones and smartbooks built with NVIDIA® GPUs. The companies have been working closely together as part of the Open Screen Project to optimize and dramatically improve performance [...]