August 19th, 2011

Intel to Delay Cedar Trail-M Netbook Platform and Atom CPUs?

Digitimes, citing anonymous sources in the industry, is reporting that Intel plans to delay their Cedar Trail– M netbook platform and line of Atom mobile CPUs. The Cedar Trail-M platform includes two new CPUs, a 32nm-based Atom N2800 with a 1.86GHz clock speed and the N2600 that runs at at 1.6GHz. The launch of Cedar [...]

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 [...]

November 10th, 2009

Intel Looks to Launch New “Pine-Trail” Atom Platform Early Next Year

Intel has already seen wild success with it’s current generation Atom processor gaining nearly 90% of the netbook market and they hope to continue the trend with the upcoming “Pine Trail” platform. A report from X-bit labs claims that ““Intel is planning for a fast transition to Pine Trail. To generate excitement for the platform [...]

June 29th, 2009

Doing it Different – Lenovo Offers VIA Nano Powered Netbook

Many consumers have anxiously waited for the NVIDIA Ion to make its way into the netbook platform, and a month ago, Lenovo annouced it would be releasing the S12 Netbook in just that flavour. However, Lenovo is offering a whole new VIA approach, alongside the Ion. It is unquestionable that Intel’s Atom processors is dominating [...]

June 3rd, 2009

GIGABYTE Shows Off Latest Portable Creations

In this year’s unveiling at Computex 2009 from June the 2nd to June the 6th, will be line-ups from GIGABYTE notebooks from TouchNote series, the T1028 sporting touch and swivel-to-tablet, with tweaks that accommodate the likes of Intel’s Atom N280, flirting new resolution options at 1366×768. Myou series racks up a S1024 to contend in [...]

May 13th, 2009

Netbooks account for 1/5th of global sales.

A little less than two years ago, Netbooks came on the scene with the arrival of the Asus EEE. Small laptops had been available before, but with a far higher pricetag as they used the same components found in many mainstream notebooks. With technology and hardware advanced at a radpid pace, and the introduction of [...]

May 12th, 2009


Unless you have been living under a rock or just teleported into from the past – you’ve heard about the little chip that could, taking the computing world by storm and making it’s way into households across the world. We are talking of course about the Intel Atom, the processor that has found in practically [...]