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(Reviews) Incredible Shrinking Laptops
(Reviews) A hands-on peek at the next big mini-notebook.
(Reviews) You're not the only one losing weight for beach season. The latest and least expensive breed of slimmed-down mobile PC--the mini-laptop--is ready for summer travel.
(Reviews) A high-styled ultraportable Air competitor steps from the ThinkPad's shadow.
(Reviews) This $549 mini-notebook is one of the first Windows laptops to offer a multitouch pad.
(Reviews) Ultralight Laptops
(News) The next generation Eee PC laptop by Asustek Computer will come with a multi-touch trackpad in addition to the larger screen, better Web cam and increased data storage, a company representative said Thursday.
(Reviews) With an EVDO cellular radio and Microsoft's second-generation Origami interface, the pricey Shift UMPC delivers for business users.
(Reviews) With a CDMA cellular radio and Microsoft's second-generation Origami interface, the pricey Shift UMPC delivers for business users.
(Reviews) This Macbook Air competitor shines in first tests. It's pretty, powerful and it even has all the ports you'd want.
(News) Everex is refreshing its Cloudbook line of ultraportable, Linux-based notebooks with redesigned models that may eventually include low-power Intel Diamondville processors, bigger screens and more storage.
(News) Asus' compact laptop debuted in October, but accessories aimed at the ultraportable have just started to ship.
(News) The much-anticipated ThinkPad X300 ultraportable challenges Apple's MacBook Air as the lightest and thinnest notebook available.
(News) After a slight delay, Everex has started shipping its Cloudbook ultraportable PC and will follow up with future models that support touch-screen applications, the company announced Friday.
(Reviews) Apple's new ultraportable isn't the only super-thin-and-light laptop. Here are three Windows alternatives.
(News) A Tale of Three Laptops
(News) Processors specially developed by Intel for Apple's new MacBook Air laptop will soon be used by other PC vendors in systems, possibly creating competition for what Apple calls the world's lightest and thinnest notebook.
(News) Smartphone maker High Tech Computer (HTC) has started taking advance online orders for its Shift ultramobile PC in partnership with one of Taiwan's largest electronic chains.
(Reviews) This light, travel-friendly all-purpose laptop features a relatively big screen and has a modular bay for using two batteries at once.
(News) The list of features missing from Apple's wafer-thin laptop is almost as long as the list of what it's got.
(News) The Ultraportable Challengers
(News) Small PCs or big PDAs, 'tweener' devices still struggle with technical and categorization issues.
(Reviews) Overlook the small keyboard and 2-hour battery life, and you have yourself an affordable, ultrafast ultraportable laptop.
(News) Intel will embed solid-state storage drives in its upcoming platform for ultramobile PCs, aiming to meet increased storage requirements for users on the go.
(Reviews) The U810, a tiny convertible tablet and laptop, crams in features best left to larger systems.
(News) Taiwan has developed a powerful ultramobile PC that can fit in your hand, complete with a speedy 1GHz microprocessor on board.
(News) This miniature lightweight notebook may not run Windows, but serves most of your needs on the go.
(News) As part of a major rebranding exercise, Dell Tuesday announced the Dell XPS M1330 Ultramobile notebook. Dell claims the XPS M1330 is the world's thinnest 13in laptop PC.
(Reviews) If you can tolerate the short battery life, this inexpensive ultraportable is a super choice.
(Reviews) With its leather-clad palm rest, this 2.7-pound laptop is a head-turner, but it lacks an integrated optical drive.
(Reviews) The broadband-ready VGN-TXN15P/B is good for travel and a battery champ, but it performed poorly in tests and has a cramped keyboard.
(News) Just two months after Intel Corp. unveiled a package of chips codenamed McCaslin for ultramobile computers, the company rolled out a prototype device running McCaslin's successor, Menlow, at Computex.
(News) Asustek Computer Inc.'s US$199 Eee PC is turning out to be one of the stars at Computex 2007, grabbing attention for its small size and even smaller price.
(News) Thin-and-Light Notebooks
(News) Sony announced the launch of two incredibly compact laptops -- the TZ Series, a stylish new laptop following on from the popular TX Series, and the SZ5, an upgrade to the popular SZ Series.
(News) Ultramobile PCs have often been criticized as falling into a gap between laptops and smartphones, but Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. hopes to change that perception with a reduced price and upgraded performance for its Q1 Ultra.
(News) One Laptop Per Child product deemed basic but useful, as initiative to spread affordable technology.
(Reviews) This stylish convertible tablet model comes with a handy SideShow LED, but input is difficult and to obtain good battery life you must use a heavy add-on slice.
(Reviews) This ultraportable is inexpensive, but its performance is unimpressive.
(Reviews) This stylish lightweight notebook includes a bright LED-backlit display.
(Reviews) This classy ultraportable has a bright display and an integrated optical drive.
(Reviews) Easy-to-use tablet PC has thoughtful design touches but a brief battery life.
(Reviews) This 4-pound portable features a Vista SideShow display.
(Reviews) This top flight notebook/tablet hybrid is perfect for students and businesses.
(Reviews) This entertainment-oriented ultraportable uses Intel's latest Core 2 Duo processor.
(News) High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) plans to use Intel Corp. microprocessors in its forthcoming Shift ultramobile PC, it said on Wednesday.
(Reviews) Ideal for the mobile professional, these notebooks stand out for their low weight and small footprint. Ratings and rankings can change due to pricing and technology changes, so check back frequently for the latest info.
(News) Sony Corp. is refreshing its lightweight Vaio Type-G laptop and has begun offering a solid-state flash drive as an option.
(News) A choice of flash drives, as well as standard hard drives, will be offered on ultraportables.
(News) One year after Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. introduced its first Q1 ultra-mobile PC, the company has revamped the device, making it lighter and more powerful.
(Reviews) This attractive ultraportable model packs a lot of functionality--including a swiveling touch screen--into a tight space.
(reviews) And HP brings out a tablet that's notebook-convertible, as well as quick and compact.
(howto) Back-to-School Notebooks, Part 2
(reviews) This laptop's nice attention to design is offset by its poor performance.
(reviews) An integrated Webcam and other features make this model stand out from the crowd.
(reviews) Despite a pleasing design and a reasonable weight, its poor keyboard and lack of upgradability hold this model back.
(reviews) Lightweight model boasts strong battery life and versatile features, but it's hindered by a mediocre keyboard.
(reviews) Design and impressive battery life distinguish this ultraportable.
(howto) Ultra Mobile PC Update
(reviews) Gateway E-100M
(reviews) Asus W5F
(news) Samsung May Switch Origami CPU to AMD
(reviews) First Look: Lenovo ThinkPad X60s
(reviews) Alienware Moves Into Lightweight Field
(reviews) Systemax Pursuit 4110
(reviews) Micro Express Z3300
(reviews) HP Compaq nc4200 Notebook PC
(reviews) Fujitsu LifeBook P7120
(reviews) Alienware Sentia m3200
(reviews) Panasonic Toughbook-W4
(news) Sony Shows Smallest Vaio PC Yet
(news) HP Shows Five Business Notebooks
(reviews) Rough and Tumble Ultraportable
(news) In Brief
(reviews) Sharp M4000 WideNote
(reviews) Fujitsu LifeBook S2110
(news) A Laptop That Can Travel as Baggage?
(reviews) Nicely designed convertible notebook has faulty touchpad.
(reviews) Ultraportable with touch screen offers long battery life but no built-in optical drive.
(reviews) Very light ultraportable has two batteries but an external-only optical drive.
(reviews) Affordable ultraportable has media center-like software for managing CD and DVD playback.
(reviews) Updated ultraportable ThinkPad has one of the best keyboards around.
(reviews) Loaded ultraportable has stupendous battery life, but the small keyboard takes some getting used to.
(reviews) Nicely designed ultraportable delivers subpar battery life.
(reviews) Ultraportable keeps you connected with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a built-in Webcam.
(reviews) First Look: Mini-Notebook Offers Maxi-Power
(news) Toshiba Resurrects the Libretto
(news) Dell Releases Its Lightest Laptop Ever
(news) Asus Claims Thinnest, Lightest 15-Inch Laptop
(reviews) This top-performing ultraportable doubles as a portable DVD player.
(reviews) This lightweight ultraportable looks like a toy but works like a business machine.
(reviews) This tiny ultraportable is the battery-life champ.
(reviews) Sleek, pricey ultraportable may draw ahhs but omits some basic features.
(reviews) Ultraportable ThinkPad boasts the finest keyboard for its size.
(reviews) Ultralight day-tripper makes a fine companion notebook for your main machine.
(reviews) Well-equipped ultraportable boasts an integrated combo drive.
(reviews) Slender, wide-screen WinBook is suited to typical notebook tasks.
(reviews) Nicely configured ultraportable notebook offers a camera, a DVD burner, and Wi-Fi.
(reviews) The X40 laptop, though surprisingly light, feels strong and performs well.
(reviews) Can you really take it all with you? I try to replace my desktop PC with an ultraportable notebook.
(reviews) This basic ultraportable can function as a second hard drive for your desktop PC.
(reviews) Low-priced portable includes a media reader and a DVD burner.
(reviews) This ultraportable outshines the competition with its great design and easy-to-use keyboard.
(reviews) Latest T-series ThinkPad performs admirably but has a few design glitches.
(reviews) Ultraportable notebook has a wide-format screen and a built-in optical drive.
(reviews) Great battery life and performance distinguish this ultraportable from the pack.
(reviews) This reasonably priced thin-and-light laptop turned in disappointing performance.
(reviews) This ultraportable has features designed to handle rough-and-tumble treatment.
(reviews) Ultralight notebook has plenty of processing power, but very disappointing battery life.
(reviews) New subnotebooks bulk up (ever so slightly) to improve performance and battery life.
(reviews) MPC's slim, wireless-enabled portable has a fingerprint reader for extra security.
(reviews) The thin Elite 6053M runs over 3 hours on a charge, though it lacks the phenomenal battery life of some Pentium M-equipped portables.
(reviews) Stylish lightweight portable is a bit hampered by a flimsy keyboard.
(reviews) The wide-screen M5305 notebook boasts good looks and a low price.
(reviews) Its petite size, small price, and built-in wireless functionality make the 3150P a good traveling companion.
(reviews) AMD's XP-M chip powers the Fujitsu LifeBook S2000.
(reviews) The Sharp Actius MM10 ultraportable can be a second drive for your desktop PC.
(reviews) Compact Sharp model puts an optical drive and Wi-Fi into a slim package.
(reviews) The Sharp Actius PC-UM32W and Panasonic Toughbook T1 offer good performance in slim packages.
(reviews) Bargain-priced ultraportable includes a built-in DVD-ROM/CD-RW combination drive but leaves out some of the latest notebook features.
(reviews) This slim, reasonably priced thin-and-light notebook has a comfortable keyboard.
(reviews) Great-looking, lightweight laptop has a fingerprint reader for extra security.
(news) Dynamism scopes out, scoops up, sells, and supports cutting-edge products not otherwise available outside Japan.
(news) Four-pound, sub-$1000 model builds in wireless networking, skips the floppy drive.
(reviews) Legacy-light subnotebook doesn't deliver on its promise of extended battery life.
(news) ThinkVantage products--from PCs to utilities to a translator--focus on innovation and practicality.
(reviews) IBM's ThinkPad X30 works like a Clydesdale but runs like Secretariat.
(reviews) Super-lightweight Sony notebook delivers impressive battery life.
(news) TechXNY sees debut of Actius ultralights, weighing less than 5 pounds and featuring built-in 802.11b support.
(reviews) The Portege 4010 has plenty of features in a very lightweight package.