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Chrome OS Nears Release, But Where are the Netbooks?

Google's other operating system shows promise, but during its test period the iPad changed the mobile market.


Toshiba Mini NB305-N600: Style Over Substance

This high-end Toshiba netbook boasts good looks and decent battery life, but its poor performance and uninspired hardware specs don't justify its price premium over competitors.

Dual-screen Devices You Can Buy Now (or Hopefully Soon)

Are two screens better than one? In recent years, device makers have been exploring this question with mixed results.

Linux and ARM Power New 10-Inch Netbooks

Long battery life and extra-slim design distinguish these latest additions to Hercules' eCAFÉ line.

Toshiba Mini NB505-508GN: Your Garden Variety Netbook

This nice-looking netbook has better-than-average input ergonomics, but a bloated software configuration.

Choosing the Right Mobile Tool For the Job

Understand the strengths and weaknesses of your mobile device options so you can choose the right one to fit the role you are trying to fill.

Acer Aspire One 522: A Great Netbook for Lightweight Computing

Built on AMD's new Fusion platform for netbooks, the Acer Aspire One 522-BZ897 delivers great battery life and solid multimedia, but flops in computing power.

Gateway, Toshiba Laptops Take Aim at Netbooks

The budget laptops offer faster processors and better graphics performance -- all for around $400.

The Post-PC Era: Don’t Hold Your Breath

Despite Steve Jobs' rhetoric to the contrary, here's why we're not about to enter a world without PCs.

R.I.P. Netbook: Mobile Computing Evolves

The netbook helped spark the mobile computing revolution, but mobile computing has evolved and there's no room for the netbook any more.