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Entelligence is a column by technology strategist and author Michael Gartenberg, a man whose desire for a delicious cup of coffee and a quality New York bagel is dwarfed only by his passion for tech. In these articles, he'll explore where our industry is and where it's going -- on both micro and mac...

March 9th 2010 at 8:23pm 0 Comments
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We've got the skinny on ASUS's latest North American foray, with the Eee PC 1008HA Seashell, UX50 and U80V "thin and light" all vying for your slice of the stimulus this summer. The quite familiar (by now) 1008HA will be retailing for $429, featuring 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, a new thin form fac...

May 14th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Although the SonyStyle site still lists it under pre-order, the Vaio UX180P non-UMPC is apparently already en route to ecstatic US customers, as at least two of our readers have received shipping confirmations from Sony via email. The Core Solo-powered machines are scheduled to arrive on the sixth o...

June 29th 2006 at 2:23pm 0 Comments
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If the recent flurry of UMPCs and other such devices hasn't quite hit the sweet spot for your mobile lifestyle, SODIFF has a new WiBro device in the works with a 4.3-inch screen and a slide-out keyboard that just might do the trick. We're a bit low on deets, but while we don't know what kind of O...

June 22nd 2006 at 5:40am 0 Comments
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The unboxing ritual is an storied art form, passed from one generation of nerd to another. Some think the practice began among the ancient Ap'heelfanboi tribes, but today the practice of carefully documenting the mundane act of opening a box with a gadget inside has spread across all of geekdom....

June 8th 2006 at 4:33pm 0 Comments
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We know you're probably utterly sick of hearing about the UX50, but at this point Sony's probably not going to be able to milk many more stories out of us on the thing -- it's officially available for pre-order on their Sony Style store (or on Amazon -- or Dynamism if you want a Japanese version) f...

June 7th 2006 at 10:21am 0 Comments
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We know, we know, it didn't exactly pull the best reviews, still there's something undeniably sexy about Sony's UX Micro PC. If you can live with the lackluster battery life and a keyboard void of tactile feedback, well, wait no more friend for that wee XP fix. Dynamism now has the Japanese version...

June 5th 2006 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Digital World Tokyo got an early hands-on look at the Sony Vaio UX50 micro PC when launched in Tokyo earlier this week. The obvious difference between this and those much maligned first gen UMPCs is the sliding keyboard. However, it's not  exactly a tactile wonder as DWT reports. The reviewer...

May 18th 2006 at 5:17am 0 Comments