Archive for the 'UMPC/Netbook' Category

NorhTec Gecko EduBook

Via the Puppy Linux developer’s blog. NorhTec has announced the upcoming release of the Gecko EduBook. Specs here. I’m especially excited about this because it really makes me think of the old Tandy Model 100. Decent battery life from AA’s, no moving parts, instant on, just works. Despite having an Aspire One, I have 2 […]

RadioShack Offers $99 Acer Aspire One

Via Yahoo Tech News / NewsFactor, Acer, AT&T and RadioShack are offering an AspireOne for $99 with a 2 year AT&T DataConnect mobile-broadband service agreement. I couldn’t find it at AT&T’s site, but RadioShack has some info here. Based on the specs shown, 160gig HD, 1gig RAM, XPHome, I’m guessing it’s essentially the Aspire One […]

Acer Aspire One resources

I finally took the plunge and bought an Acer Aspire One AOA150-1570 – the Windows version. So far, I’ve done my usual collection of Windows tweaks and have it triple booting into Puppy Linux and Acer’s Linpus. I’m working on documenting all my changes, but in the meantime, here’s a list of links I’ve found […]

HP unveils small laptop for schoolkids – Yahoo! News

Another entry in the UMPC/Netbook/Cloodbook/eeePC game! HP unveils small laptop for schoolkids – Yahoo! News