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The Linkbook is a netbook created by a South African company of the same name and sold by Vodacom, a mobile provider based in South Africa. The Linkbook has an 8.9" TFT display and is presumably equipped with a Motoral based PowerPC processor manufactured by Freescale Semiconductor.
Micro-Star International's (MSI) Wind netbook was first announced at CeBIT 2008. WIND is an acronym that stands for "Wi-Fi Network Device" laying the focus on wireless networking.
The MSI Wind has a 10" LCD screen with a maximum resolution of 1024x600px. The Linux version comes with 512 MB RAM extendable up to 2 GB, an 80 GB 2.5" hard drive, and an Intel Atom 45-nm processor running at 1.6 GHz. The 3-cell battery lasts for up 2.5 hours.
Cherrypal recently released their latest product, the 7" Cherrypal Africa mini-laptop, that can be ordered for an initial price of US $99. The Cherrypal Africa is powered by an 400 MHz processor, allegedly an ARM9-based Samsung S3C2450, comes with 256MB DDR RAM, a 2GB NAND based flash-drive and is available with either Green Maraschino (GMo) Linux or Windows CE.
About a year after the 1st Chromebook models were released last year the successor for the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook was officially announced today. The new Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook features several hardware improvements, a major software update and many more apps.