Rick counts down the best games about venturing into the great beyond.
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Can't go wrong with a £35 mouse, can you?
Nvidia's new Optimus technology is primed to transform switchable graphics in laptops, netbooks and the second generation Ion platform. Trust us, for your next laptop upgrade this is looking like a must have technology.
Likely similar in design to Nvidia's Tegra 2, with ARM Cortex-A9 core and OpenGL ES graphics.
Broadcom has taken the wraps off its single-chip Crystal HD media accelerator for netbooks, promising full 1080p playback and hardware Flash acceleration in a low-power chip.
An innovative mod for the Dell Mini 9 brings dual touch-screen displays to the device - with the ultimate aim to create a fully portable dual-display tablet.
A list of compatible hardware has been released for Chromium OS, the open-source version of Google's cloud-based Chrome OS.
Asus has announced the Eee PC 1201T, which ditches Intel's Atom in favour of rival AMD's dual-core Congo MV40 processor - but can it even be classed as a netbook?
Google's netbook-oriented operating system, Chrome OS, has enjoyed an official launch event - and while it won't be shipping until next year, the code is already available.
Asus has announced that the Eee Keyboard will now not ship until early next year - although it's using the delay to upgrade the 5" resistive touchscreen to a capacitive model.
Support for low-power Atom processors - at the heart of many a hackintosh - appears to be back in the latest developer build of Mac OS X 10.6.2 - build 10C525.
VIA has announced a new Nano range - the Nano 3000 series - which it hopes will challenge Intel's dominance of the netbook market, offering improved performance over the Atom.
Apple's still-unconfirmed tablet appears to be selling well despite absolutely no information leaving the company.
Acer is launching a Windows 7-based netbook under the Ferrari brand, and the specifications are anything but pedestrian with an AMD CPU and XGP support.
Dell has revealed images of its next Adamo laptop - the Adamo XPS - and it's looking neat, with a thickness that puts Apple's MacBook Air to shame.
Sharp is set to launch a device which it believes sits between smartphones and netbooks - a 5" touchscreen unit running Ubuntu 9.04.
Industry sources claim that Nokia is looking to release a netbook based around the ARM processor family.
A series of benchmark tests carried out on netbooks running Windows XP and Windows 7 has revealed a worrying drop in battery life under Microsoft's latest OS.
Finnish mobile giant Nokia has offered up a taster of its first entry into the netbook market - a rather snazzy 10" model featuring 3G connectivity and a HDMI output.
Nvidia has quietly snuck its second Ion chipset out of the door, but the DirectX 9-only part isn't the high-performance Ion 2 for which we've been waiting.
Responding to rumours that Pine Trail - the next iteration of the popular Atom processor range - would be delayed until 2010, Intel has stated that the chip is well on track for a 2009 release.
Despite initial scepticism as to its suitability, Acer is planning an August launch for a netbook which dual-boots Google's Android platform with Windows XP.
Google has just announced that it will be developing an operating system of it's own, scheduled for use on netbooks by 2010.
The next generation revision of Nvidia's Ion platform is likely to double the shaders from 16 to 32 - or higher - offering far greater graphics performance for netbooks.
February 26 2021 | 22:15
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