A few weeks ago, Intel updated their Atom platform with the launch of Cedar Trail, the successor to Pine Trail. While CPU performance isn’t likely to have changed much—we’re still looking at a dual-core plus Hyper-Threading in-order architecture—the GPU core received an upgrade to a PowerVR SGX 545 (from the precious GMA 3150). The new chips are also fabbed on Intel’s 32nm process, making for a very tiny and power efficient processor that should improve on Atom’s already impressive battery life. Naturally, a new Atom platform means new Atom netbooks from all the usual suspects, and first out the door (at least in terms of detailed announcements) is ASUS with their updated Eee PC lineup. ASUS also has AMD-based netbooks and ultraportables, and with...

ASUS Eee PC X101: Running MeeGo, Windows Optional - Starting at $199

It wouldn't be Computex without another Eee PC announcement and today's is a big one. ASUS officially introduced the next-generation of Eee PC, the X101: The X101 weighs...

10 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/30/2011

ASUS EeePC 1215N: Bringing NG-ION to the 1201

When we first looked at the ASUS Eee PC 1201N last year, we thought it was a unique take on the netbook idea, and possibly one of the first...

41 by Vivek Gowri on 11/25/2010

Laptop Buyer's Guide: 14-inch and Smaller

In the second half of our Mobile Buyer's Guide, we focus on portable machines with screens smaller than 14". The market as a whole is getting a thorough overhaul...

79 by Vivek Gowri on 7/19/2010

Computex 2010: New ASUS Notebooks

Tagging along with the launch of the Eee Pad and Eee Tablet at Computex 2010, ASUS has also unveiled a range of new notebooks. Amongst the new releases are...

9 by Balraj Sandhu on 6/1/2010

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