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Lenovo to delay release of Ion-powered S12 netbook until Windows 7 launch

(UPDATE: Reports are also indicating Samsung will delay its Ion-powered netbooks also until Windows 7 is released.) Well I think the mystery is finally solved; that being when we'll see the first NVIDIA Ion-powered netbook from Lenovo hit the market. Although it looks like Samsung will be first to market (with...

Entrepreneurs in action: Eric Levine on CellarTracker and wine in the cloud

At the Small and Special conference in Seattle over the summer, Eric LeVine gave a presentation on his business CellarTracker. It piqued my interest for a few reasons. One, I use CellarTracker to track our cellar and wine purchases. I love it. It always works; gives additional information on...

Acer Aspire 1410 (1810T) 11.6″ laptop now in stock at Amazon $449

The Acer Aspire AS1410 (known as the 1810T overseas) is now available for purchase from Amazon. At least, in blue for now (Ruby Red and Black to follow). The 1410 sports the increasingly popular 11.6-inch screen size with widescreen 1366x768 resolution , 1.4GHz Intel CULV Core 2 Solo SU3500 CPU,...

Hulu: 5 things you need to know

YouTube is for a quick fix: breaking news, someone getting kicked in the crotch, Usain Bolt replays, or the infamous Susan Boyle performance that broke earlier this year. It's all fun, until you realize your covered in grime and need a shower. Hulu is the future, but it's also here...

Review: Lenovo S12 12″ netbook almost perfect

It's my top choice for a daily carry about, and highly recommend it.

Netflix: An inside look at the culture of performance and killer instinct

Netflix is not your typical company. After all, these are the scrappy guys, at merely 12 years old, that took down the venerable bricks-and-mortar Blockbuster empire—without breaking much of a sweat. That was just an appetizer. Netflix wants to take on anyone that gets in the way of you and...

“Dazzling show” in the sky tonight thanks to The Perseid meteor shower

I just read on the National Geographic web site, that tonight is going to be quite the show up in the skies. In fact, according to the site, it could get quite exciting: "you might see more than 80 meteors an hour streak across the sky during the best viewing...

Review: Lenovo IdeaPad U350 13.3″ laptop

For a first generation CULV-based laptop, the Lenovo U350 delivers on most counts.
Lenovo U350 review

First look: Lenovo IdeaPad U350 laptop

We just received a Lenovo IdeaPad U350 from Lenovo. This is a 13.3" laptop with almost netbook-like proportions (but not quite). Thin and light, it tips the scales at about 3.5lbs.

Apple’s non-netbook answer: 10″ tablet set for Fall launch according to the Financial Times

If I've learned one thing in my years it's not to bet against Apple. Ever (well, except when Gil Amelio is running the company). But still, sometimes I wonder what has taken Apple so long to introduce a netbook. The gap is screamingly large in their current product line-up. The smallest...