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08.11.11
Dell intros slimmed-down Inspiron 13z and 14z laptops with aluminum lids, USB 3.0
08.11.11

Dell intros slimmed-down Inspiron 13z and 14z laptops with aluminum lids, USB 3.0

Can you blame Dell for deciding its laptops needed a makeover? After suffering some serious mar...

By D. Wollman,   08.11.11
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03.26.10
Gateway NV5933u review
03.26.10

Gateway NV5933u review

A Core i3 processor, Blu-ray drive, and 320GB hard drive for $629.99 -- does the Gateway NV5933u re...

By Joanna Stern,   03.26.10
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01.31.10
MSI's new CX420, CR420 and CR720 laptops put Intel's new processors to good, workaday use
01.31.10

MSI's new CX420, CR420 and CR720 laptops put Intel's new processors to good, workaday use

Smell that? That's a smell of a real man's budget computer, doing real manly things like task proce...

By P. Miller,   01.31.10
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10.13.09
Compaq CQ61 does 15.6-inch screen and "real" processor for $399, wonders what all that netbook fuss was about
10.13.09

Compaq CQ61 does 15.6-inch screen and "real" processor for $399, wonders what all that netbook fuss was about

It doesn't usually take much to identify the type of person that's suited for a netbook and the typ...

By P. Miller,   10.13.09
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05.23.08
Inventec intros $230, 10.1-inch V10 laptop for China
05.23.08

Inventec intros $230, 10.1-inch V10 laptop for China

If the current crop of cheaptops are still a bit too pricey for your taste, you may want to keep an...

By D. Melanson,   05.23.08
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03.18.08
Is this Intel's Netbook?
03.18.08

Is this Intel's Netbook?

We're not exactly sure what to make of this one just yet, but the photo above seems to indicate tha...

By D. Murph,   03.18.08
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02.13.08
Acer prices themselves right out of "low-cost" laptop game
02.13.08

Acer prices themselves right out of "low-cost" laptop game

Acer's little low-cost laptop plans just emerged from the rumor closet. Chairman J.T. Wang says they...

By Thomas Ricker,   02.13.08
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01.16.08
Eee PC killer coming from Acer?
01.16.08

Eee PC killer coming from Acer?

Is Acer prepping to go head-to-head with ASUS in the surprisingly hot low-cost laptop market? A Chin...

By Thomas Ricker,   01.16.08
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12.21.07
Acer kicks out Extensa 4620 laptops on the cheap
12.21.07

Acer kicks out Extensa 4620 laptops on the cheap

Sure, Acer may be marketing its Extensa lineup to small business owners, but there's nothing that s...

By D. Murph,   12.21.07
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