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Netbook

A hard day at the beach

While tickets, passport and money will doubtless feature on the checklist as Hongkongers set off for the summer break, another priority sits high on the to-do list of many, with a large number of employees indicating they plan to spend up to three hours a day working on c

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 12:00am

Google Chromebook

Move over netbooks and laptops: here comes the Chromebook. While Google's Android operating system is starting to be adopted by tablets and some times even hybrid netbook/tablets, Google has other plans for the affordable PC market with its Chrome platform.

It was originally released as a web browser, but Google is now evolving Chrome into a computing platform.

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Acer Iconia Tab W500

If you're not convinced that a tablet can meet all your requirements, but still want an ultra-portable computer, the Acer Iconia Tab W500 might just be what you're looking for.

With the Iconia Tab, Acer has split the screen of a netbook from its keyboard, so that you get the best of both worlds. When detached, the 10.1-inch touchscreen can be used like a tablet.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Media tablets, cheap laptop sales boost Alibaba

Alibaba.com, the world's largest business-to-business e-commerce services provider, has seen a steady climb in small-quantity orders of media tablets and cheap laptop computers in the run-up to Christmas.

24 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Digital delights

From the latest 3D televisions and home entertainment systems to the hippest tablet computers, two fairs opening this week promise the latest digital gadgets at bargain prices.

18 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

All things digital

Back-to-school gadgets need to be tough to survive the daily wear and tear of student life. Laptops are useful tools because of their flexibility and portability but net books reign supreme due to their cheaper price and smaller size.

31 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

iriver D50

Portable media player (PMP) maker iriver is entering the portable computing market with its new D50 model, a device that combines multimedia capabilities, wireless connectivity and a full Qwerty keyboard.

5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Mecca for IT professionals and enthusiasts

With about 200 exhibitors at this year's expo, those who use information technology (IT) and enthusiasts looking for the latest products should pay it a visit.

15 Sep 1998 - 12:00am