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Thursday: March 4, 2010

Sony looking to give Apple some viable competition in the portable arena.Sony looking to give Apple some viable competition in the portable arena.

Sony engineers are toiling away on “a portable device that blurs distinctions among a netbook, an e-reader and a PlayStation Portable.” It will also knit in tightly with Sony’s iTunes-like media store, a marketplace for music, video and games set to debut later this month.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:16 PM | Tags (11) | apple | competition | digitaltrends | ereader | gadget | gaming | iphone | netbook | portable | psp | sony |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

The top ten gadgets of the decade according to ABC News.The top ten gadgets of the decade according to ABC News.

You will be shocked to know that Apple holds two positiions for two different products on this list. Can you guess which two products those are? If you said Mighty Mouse, please go back to your corner.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 6:31 AM | Tags (9) | abcnews | apple | decade | digicams | gadgets | gps | iphone | ipod | netbooks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 11, 2009

Apple drops support for Atom processors in latest Mac OS X software update.Apple drops support for Atom processors in latest Mac OS X software update.

Thinking of purchasing a Dell Mini laptop with the sole purpose of putting Mac OS X on it? Apple would prefer it if you just bought a laptop from them instead. Now pony up.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:35 AM | Tags (12) | apple | atom | dell | devices | hack | mac | macosx | netbook | processor | support | unsupported | update |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 8, 2009

Sony pulls the curtain back on world's lightest laptop.Sony pulls the curtain back on world's lightest laptop.

For $1,299 you can get a Sony laptop that weighs in at a mere 1.6 pounds with an eleven inch screen. Other specs include a 2ghz processor and a battery with 12-14 hour lifespan (debatable given on how you use the laptop).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 8:04 AM | Tags (8) | affordable | laptop | lightest | netbook | price | sony | vaio | weight |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

Nokia decides that now is the right time to join the netbook party.Nokia decides that now is the right time to join the netbook party.

Nokia's first netbook, the Nokia Booklet 3G, will use Microsoft's Windows software and Intel's Atom processor to offer up to 12 hours of battery life while weighing 1.25 kilograms.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 11:26 AM | Tags (4) | netbook | nokia | booklet | gadgets |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Dell and Nickelodeon team up for 'slime' line of netbooks.Dell and Nickelodeon team up for 'slime' line of netbooks.

In addition to the slime theme, there will also be a SpongeBob Squarepants one as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:41 AM | Tags (7) | dell | kids | netbook | nick | nickelodeon | partnership | slime |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Dell decides put Mini 12 netbook line out to pasture.Dell decides put Mini 12 netbook line out to pasture.

Apparently ten inches is the 'sweet spot' for netbook computer sales. Good to know.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:21 AM | Tags (5) | dell | discontinued | laptop | mini | netbook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

More and more offers for free netbooks coming in the near future.More and more offers for free netbooks coming in the near future.

If of course, you just sign on the dotted line for a three-year contract with your respective provider.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 12:57 PM | Tags (5) | gadgets | netbook | free | contract | provider |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Five things the new Google OS will do for your beloved netbook.Five things the new Google OS will do for your beloved netbook.

Some interesting things to consider for those curious about a netbook purchase.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 11:54 AM | Tags (6) | chrome | google | linux | netbook | os | system |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Sony to jump into the netbook market with latest Vaio offering.Sony to jump into the netbook market with latest Vaio offering.

It'll set you back about $629 bucks. Display resolution is a little larger than most other netbooks as well (1,366 by 768 pixels) - which is nice.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:44 AM | Tags (6) | market | netbook | portable | small | sony | vaio |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Microsoft won't let you change desktop background on Windows 7 Starter Edition for netbooks.Microsoft won't let you change desktop background on Windows 7 Starter Edition for netbooks.

This should go over well with all future netbook owners.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:38 PM | Tags (4) | microsoft | wallpaper | default | netbook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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