Although an excellent technological achievement, the MacBook Air has previously struggled to find its niche in the Apple notebook range. It was too expensive to compete with the low-end MacBook, and not powerful enough to replace the higher-specced MacBook Pros. It was light, beautiful and desirable, but unnecessary.
HP, the world's biggest computer manufacturer, has begun trialling the Google Android operating system on its netbook range.
PC maker Psion Teklogix has sparked a war of words with Intel, over its claims that it owns exclusive rights to the netbook brand.
Toshiba is hoping to join the low-cost PC ranks by launching a device that morphs the cost of netbooks with the function of a UMPC.
ExclusiveFresh from fighting Intel's UMPC corner, Samsung has told us it will be releasing an MID, or Mobile Internet Device
UpdatedSamsung is pretty cool on the potential for Intel’s new Atom chip – and is considering whether to launch an Eee PC rival. We visited Samsung’s HQ last week in Suwon City, South Korea to find out about the firm’s plans for future kit.
UpdatedSamsung is planning a next generation of its Q1 UMPC and even potential MIDs - but is holding off on thoughts of an Eee PC rival.