Tablets bite into netbook sales in Q3, analysts say

The growing demand for tablet computers continued to eat into the sales of netbooks and laptops during the third quarter, analysts said on Wednesday.The impact of tablets was most severe on netbooks, whose

Published on: October 19th, 2010 Agam Shah

Intel releases faster dual-core Atom netbook processor

Intel Corp. on Monday released a dual-core Atom N550 processor, which the company says will bring improved application and graphics performance to netbooks while retaining long battery life.The Atom N550 processor is a

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Agam Shah

iPad and tablet rivals will kill netbooks, says experts

Apple Inc.'s iPad may soon put a stake in the heart of netbooks, research analysts predict.The momentum is rapidly shifting from netbooks to tablets, said experts at Forrester Research and DisplaySearch in notes

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Acer chooses AMD chips for new netbooks

Acer Inc. on Friday announced new netbooks based on chips from Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a win for the chip company's efforts to grab market share from rival Intel.Acer, the world's largest netbook

Published on: June 18th, 2010 Agam Shah

Acer: ‘No short-term plans’ for Chrome netbooks

Acer Corp. shot down speculation that it plans to release a series of netbooks running Google Inc.'s Chrome OS at the upcoming Computex exhibition in Taipei."Despite recent rumors in the press regarding the launch

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Sumner Lemon

Netbook use differs between U.S. and Canada

While U.S. consumers are latching onto netbooks and using them for productivity applications in the U.S., Canadian adoption has lagged behind thanks to both conservative spending habits and high bandwidth costs, according to

Published on: September 10th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Nokia dives into netbook fray with Booklet 3G

Nokia has unveiled the Booklet 3G, a netbook with high-speed mobile broadband and Wi-Fi connectivity, and a GPS receiver, the company said on Monday. The Booklet 3G should run for up to 12

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Mikael Ricknas