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CES 2010: HP Has 2 GB "CloudDrive" in New Netbooks (VIDEO)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

At CES, HP announced a new line of PC's and netbooks, their inexpensive and powerful mini PC's that come with storage drive mapped to an external "cloud."

In Some Cash Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices

| Jennifer Roland | Posted 04.14.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Mind/Shift. At Mankato Public School System in Minnesota, students bring their homework, their lunches, and book...

Dell Kills Netbooks

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

Dude, you're not getting a Dell netbook. Dell, the Texas-based computer manufacturing giant, is no longer offering its Dell Mini netbook for sale. ...

iPad Takes A Chunk Out Of PC Sales

AP | By RACHEL METZ | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Last year, the popularity of Apple Inc.'s iPad hurt PC sales. This year, that trend is continuing, as new data from two market resear...

How Digital Learning Will Change America

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Now that netbooks and tablets cost less than textbooks, it's time for schools and districts to embrace digital learning.

Post Textbook World

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Vander Ark

It's time to put technology in the hands of students--real 24/7/365 learning opportunity. Last year we crossed a threshold where it's cheaper to give...

Low Cost Notebook PCs Get the Job Done

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

One of the good things about netbooks is that they've put downward pressure on the pricing of larger and faster notebook PCs.

Black Friday Sales To Look Out For: Top 10 Finds

Switched | Chris Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Traditionally, Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving for the uninitiated) is when retailers truly slash prices. Early birds can shave hundreds, if ...

CES 2010: Ass-Kicking Alienware M11x Netbook Just 4 Pounds

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Alienware's brand-new M11x delivers a no-compromise gaming experience in under four pounds. It's something you can take on the road for work, and game at night and on the plane.

Michael Dell: Dell Founder Attacks Netbooks, Microsoft Vista

Electronista | Electronista Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Dell's namesake Michael Dell in a talk late Tuesday criticized both his own products and Microsoft. Despite his company offering multiple netbooks, in...

Giving Away Free Netbooks to Save America's Newsrooms

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

What if newsrooms put their remaining muscle behind a program to provide information to the public and close the digital divide at the same time? That's "social benefit" we can believe in.

The Netbooks Are Coming! But For Who?

Joanna Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joanna Stern

The computer makers are betting that there is a need for inexpensive laptops with limited features, dubbed netbooks, ultra-low-cost notebooks or more cleverly liliputers.

A Poor Man's MacBook Air?

CNET News | Brooke Crothers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During a keynote speech at the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai, an Intel executive brandished a Netbook that looked Air-thin. Will inexpensive Linux...