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Corel Home Office Review

Corel Home Office Review

This netbook-friendly office suite is a good Microsoft Office alternative.

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Samsung Go (N310) Review

Samsung Go (N310) Review

This netbook is attractive, comfortable to use, and runs for more than 8 hours, but it's pricier than the competition.

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Toshiba mini NB205 (NB205-N210) Review

Toshiba mini NB205 (NB205-N210) Review

Toshiba's more budget-friendly netbook has a more basic design, but it outshines the competition when it comes to its touch pad and battery life.

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Amazon Kindle DX Review

Amazon Kindle DX Review

The larger Kindle DX is a well rounded e-book optimized for reading textbooks and newspapers, but we wish it were less expensive.

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ASUS Eee PC T91 Tablet Review

ASUS Eee PC T91 Tablet Review

This tablet netbook sets itself apart with an attractive touch interface, but it's held back by slow performance, a small hard drive, and cramped keyboard.

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Worth the Sony Tax? Sizing Up the VAIO W Series Netbook

Sony didn't want anyone to call the Sony VAIO P a netbook because of its unique design (and $899 starting price) but we did anyway because of the specs inside. Now the company has introduced a proper ...

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ASUS Eee PC 1005HA (Seashell) Review

ASUS Eee PC 1005HA (Seashell) Review

The latest Eee PC boasts extra long runtime at a very good price.

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Laptops Don't Have the Touch—Yet

On a recent flight from Taipei, I was greeted by a screen on the seatback in front of me.  Just as other passengers did, I immediately started touching the display with my finger to move through the ...

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Toshiba mini NB205 Review

Toshiba mini NB205 Review

Toshiba's entry into the U.S. netbook market soars past the competition with a stunning design, stellar keyboard, and the longest battery life of any netbook to date.

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A First Look at Gateway's EC38 and ID58

Gateway has had a number of winning laptops on its hands over the past year with its MC, MD, UC Series and its newest crop of notebooks looks to up the ante even more. We caught a glimpse of some bran...

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Hands-On with Freescale's Powered Wistron N900z Smartbook

We can safely say that there is no shortage of underpowered, ARM netbooks or "smartbooks" here at Computex 2009. After checking out Qualcomm's Snapdragon and Nvidia's Tegra platforms, we headed over t...

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA (Seashell) Review

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA (Seashell) Review

ASUS' new premium Eee PC is strikingly thin, but you'll need to make some compromises.

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