January 06, 2015
This video demonstrates game play on a Toshiba Chromebook 2 running Xubuntu via Crouton using the Steam In-Home Streaming technology.
January 05, 2015
Acer showcased this new Chromebook at CES 2015, which currently takes place in Las Vegas: the Acer Chromebook 15.
September 05, 2014
A short hands-on video of the upcoming Tegra K1 powered HP Chromebook 14 recored by Steve Paine at IFA 2014.
September 04, 2014
There are 2 main criticisms of Chromebooks in terms of hardware: too little RAM and low quality displays. An upcoming Chromebook that could fill this gap is the Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B.
August 05, 2014
In this video Robby Payne of Chrome Unboxed gets his hands on the new 13.3-inch ASUS C300 Chromebook.
May 31, 2014
In this video Robby Payne of Chrome Unboxed gets his hands on the 13.3-inch model of the new Samsung Chromebook 2.
May 13, 2014
This short video demos playing the shareware version of Doom on a Samsung Chromebook. It is a flash based game, which can be played while the Chromebook is offline.
March 12, 2014
This is a quick demo video of the touchscreen capabilities of Ubuntu 12.10 on an ASUS VivoBook X202E. When the video was created in late 2012, that was the newest version of Ubuntu.
March 06, 2014
Samsung recently announced the Chromebook 2 series of latops with higher specced hardware at a higher price.
February 16, 2014
In this demo video Kevin Tofel of Gigaom shows how you can use Google's Chromebook Pixel with other Linux based operating systems than Chrome OS.
January 31, 2013
After ASUS and Acer followed other hardware manufacturers by discontinuing the production of those tiny laptops, netbooks were declared dead here and there.
November 02, 2012
The new Samsung Chromebook seems to be a huge success. It currently ranks first on Amazon.com's laptop best seller list and is temporarily out of stock at the
September 14, 2012
The HP Mini 1000 was first released in late 2008. HP Mobile Internet (MIE), the original Linux based operating system it shipped with, was dropped by HP long
June 19, 2012
Whenever I see people tinkering with Linux like in this video, it's a confirmation that operating systems based on the Linux kernel are the most fascinating and
June 01, 2012
Right after the release of the new Chromebook Brad of Liliputing captured his initial impressions in this video. As with the 1st generation Samsung Chromebook
April 23, 2012
This netbook by Sunlike, recently showcased at China Sourcing Fair, is powered by a 1.2GHz Boxchip A10 CPU, comes with 1GB RAM and runs Android Ice Cream
April 13, 2012
The 1st generation of Samsung Chromebooks was released about a year ago, so it's high time for an updated model with improved specs, software and boot time,
March 17, 2012
In the last post we have seen Android running on the Wabook EPC1029, a netbook powered by an ARM based Rockchip CPU.
March 08, 2012
Netbooks seem to be out of fashion but now and then a new device pops up, that fits into the netbook category, especially when tech exhibitions take place. One
December 12, 2011
There hasn't been a lot of Fedora coverage here so far, even though it is one of the most popular Linux distributions. I don't know of any netbook that comes
December 11, 2011
In this video Matt Hartley demonstrates Linux Mint 12 on an ASUS Eee PC 1005PE netbook. He shows how to boot the operating system from a live disk, introduces
November 22, 2011
Android-x86 is an open source project with the goal to port Android to the x86 platform, so you can run Android on your laptop or PC.
September 27, 2011
The Acer AC700 Chromebook has been available for a while and finally we have the chance to watch a video with Nicole from Netbook News getting her hands on the
August 21, 2011
This short video, filmed at the Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival 2011, shows some of the software features the Asus Eee PC X101 running a custom
June 15, 2011
Here is a video featuring the brand new Samsung Series 5 Chromebook being unboxed and booted for the 1st time.
June 04, 2011
Besides the Asus Eee PC X101 also the Lenovo Ideapad S100 was showcased at the recent Computex running the MeeGo operating system. The long awaited Ideapad S100
May 31, 2011
There has been continued speculation about ASUS considering a Linux based operating system again for new netbook models. Google's Chrome and Android systems
May 17, 2011
Soon after the recent announcement of Samsung and Acer Chromebooks being released next month the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook was showcased at last week's final
April 16, 2011
This video by Charbax from ARMdevices features a mini laptop he spotted at the recent China Sourcing Fair in Hong Kong. The Chinese product is powered by a 1.2
March 23, 2011
Recently Fujitsu launched their first MeeGo based netbook, the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK MH330, in the Asia Pacific region and today Linpus Technologies announced that
March 10, 2011
At the recent Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona the folks over at Netbook News spotted this 10.1" netbook by Russian PC maker DNS. The thin and
January 12, 2011
Here is another non-tablet device that Charbax from ARMdevices spotted at CES 2011. This 7" mini-laptop from Japanese company NEC is equipped with an ARM
January 10, 2011
If you follow the coverage of this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, you may conclude that it's all about the most promising iPad competitor or
October 15, 2010
JKK of jkkmobile chats with Warren Coles of Linpus at last month's Intel Developer Forum 2010 about the MeeGo based version of Linpus Linux Lite, demonstrated
October 15, 2010
Here's another video with impressions of the new Unity user interface in Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 showing the quite radical changes compared to the UI in
October 14, 2010
This video from the Ubuntu Developers channel demonstrates multitouch capabilities provided by the uTouch gesture framework in Ubuntu Unity.
October 10, 2010
Ubuntu 10.10, code named Maverick Meerkat, was officially released today. You can take a quick look at the new Unity user interface of Ubuntu Netbook Edition in
October 06, 2010
One of the cool aspects of open source software is that it encourages people to tinker with and not just use it as intended. A result of such tinkering can be
September 03, 2010
Right after yesterday's Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 beta release anouncement we can take a quick look at the upcoming version in this video. Besides faster
July 31, 2010
I guess Jolicloud 1.0 is still being rolled out so not everyone with an installation had the chance to upgrade and see what the new version is like themselves.
July 14, 2010
As announced last week version 1.0 of Jolicloud is currently being rolled out to the users of the netbook operating system. Probably the most obvious change
July 14, 2010
About 8 months have passed since Google announced their Web centric Chrome operating system. An official release from Google is expected by the end of 2010.
June 14, 2010
This short video demoes touch support in Jolicloud 1.0 on the Samsung NB30 netbook. You get a sense of how to navigate and start applications as well as
June 07, 2010
Marco Martin posted a little how to on improving KDE Plasma Netbook performance and created this video to demonstrate the result of the configuration change he
June 04, 2010
Looking at the devices showcased at this year's COMPUTEX in Taipei it doesn't look like 2010 is the year for Linux on netbooks but rather the year of Android
May 26, 2010
We saw a preview of MeeGo for netbooks last month at the IDF 2010 and yesterday MeeGo v1.0 was released to the public. The 1st stable release of the
May 19, 2010
These 2 videos show how the search, launch, and newspaper features will look in the Plasma Netbook Shell of the upcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.5.
May 19, 2010
The new Jolicloud HTML5 launcher demoed in this 1st official video definitely looks slick and is another good reason to look forward to the final release of
May 11, 2010
In his keynote at this week's Ubuntu Developer Summit in Brussels, Belgium, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth unveiled Unity and Ubuntu Light. Ubuntu Light is a
May 09, 2010
This video shows the netbook edition of Ubuntu Lucid Lynx being booted on an HP 2133 Mini-Note netbook. There is hardly more to say except that the boot time is
April 27, 2010
We've seen a demo of the KDE Plasma Netbook shell running on an Asus Eee PC 1005HA before, but this time KDE developer Marco Martin got Plasma working
April 16, 2010
Two months after the announcement of the Meego operating system, the merger of the Moblin and Maemo platforms, version 1.0 of the Linux based OS was presented
March 18, 2010
These two videos show the SDL port of Quake and a free version of Doom being played on the Ben NanoNote pocket computer. They were created by TUXBRAIN
March 17, 2010
Tim from the OSGUI Tech Show takes a look at different desktop environments for Ubuntu 10.04 on his ASUS Eee PC 1001HA netbook. In this video he gives us short
March 14, 2010
This short video shows Ubuntu Lucid Lynx Alpha 2 being booted on an Acer Aspire One D250 netbook in about 30 seconds.
March 03, 2010
This video by JKKmobile recorded at CeBIT 2010 gives us a taste of Linpus Linux Lite 1.3 running on an Acer Aspire One netbook. The new version of the Fedora
February 28, 2010
Another video featuring the Chitech CT-PC89E, this time running the MID-LINUX operating system, which is pre-installed on the netbook. The operating system's
February 28, 2010
The Chitech CT-PC89E is a low-cost ARM-based netbook from China powered by a 667MHz Samsung S3C6410 processor. It has an 8.9" LCD screen with 1024x600 pixel
February 17, 2010
Back in January at CES 2010 the MSI Wind U135 running SUSE Moblin attracted lots of attention and now at Mobile World Congress there shows up another MSI Wind
February 16, 2010
In this video Chippy from Carrypad gets his hands on the Compaq Airlife 100 at Mobile World Congress 2010, which currently takes place in Barcelona, Spain.
February 10, 2010
Here is another tutorial style video from the OSGUI Tech Show showing the installation of Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10 on an ASUS Eee PC 1001HA netbook from a USB
February 08, 2010
American science fiction author Thomas Disch once said that Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist. So be creative and think about what
February 01, 2010
This screencast tutorial from the OSGUI Tech Show shows how to install Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10. Tim takes you through the installation steps and after
February 01, 2010
This video demos Full HD 1080p video playback on a Samsung N210 netbook with an Intel Atom N450 processor running Jolicloud. 4 weeks after adding Full HD
January 15, 2010
This video features products from Hivision showcased at CES 2010, including the PWS700B and PWS700BA Linux netbooks, as well as an MID with Windows CE, and an
January 10, 2010
Samsung showcased a large number of netbooks at CES 2010, but according to Ars Technica there was one netbook that attracted the most attention, the Samsung
January 08, 2010
The openSUSE project was one of the early adopters of Moblin and now we can see the result of mixing SUSE Linux and Moblin on the upcoming MSI Wind U135
January 06, 2010
The Lenovo Skylight is the first ARM processor smartbook based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset platform with built-in WiFi and 3G connectivity. The super thin
January 05, 2010
As announced yesterday on Twitter there will soon be an update for Jolicloud that adds support for NVIDIA ION graphics processors. This video shows a Shrek 2
December 27, 2009
If you think Linux is not right for you, because it's different and you wouldn't know how to get along with it, Ylmf OS maybe something for you, provided you
December 24, 2009
This is a short demo of Linux Mint 8 running on the Gecko Edubook. For a full-blown OS like Linux Mint, which required 8.5GB disk space in the example
December 20, 2009
This video created by developers from the Interactive Computing Lab at ENAC demonstrates interaction with existing Linux applications in Fedora 12 via
December 01, 2009
There is not much more to say about this video, except that it shows the recently released Pre-Beta of Jolicloud being booted on an ASUS Eee PC 901 in about 13
November 27, 2009
About a year from now Chrome OS is expected to be ready for consumer use. Whether it will ship on netbooks as the primary operating system, as an additional
November 26, 2009
This video is a brief demonstration of the KDE Plasma netbook interface running on an Asus Eee PC 1005HA. We get an impression of the widget based desktop with
November 08, 2009
Doug Aamoth of CrunchGear and litl CEO John Chuang recorded this video walkthrough of the litl webbook and OS talking about the design philosophy behind this
November 05, 2009
TINT is a clone of the venerable Tetris game, that you play inside your Linux terminal as shown in this video by Luis.
November 03, 2009
This video is a short demonstration of the free multiplayer first person shooter Urban Terror being played on System76's Starling netbook. The netbook which
October 26, 2009
Leeenux is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu Netbook Remix 8.04 and easypeasy that is mainly targeted at the Asus Eee PC 4G surf, a.k.a. Eee 701G. By
October 13, 2009
Jolicloud is a very promising Ubuntu based netbook distro with a focus on Web based applications and social networks. In this video Peter of Netbooked takes a
October 07, 2009
xPUD is a very fast and lightweight Linux distro with a simple user interface. It mainly consists of a Web browser and a media player. On average xPUD boots in
September 26, 2009
The 3 new versions of Linpus Linux Lite demonstrated in this video from Mid Moves recorded at the Intel Developer Forum 2009 look pretty awesome.
September 14, 2009
wattOS is a lightweight Ubuntu based Linux distro designed to run on low power computers and recycled systems. The main goal of the project is to create a full
September 11, 2009
The Skytone Alpha 680 is the first netbook running Google's Android operating system. It has a 7" rotating touch screen display and can be used in netbook and
September 04, 2009
This video introduces the user interface, the boot-up and package managers, system settings, and some of the applications available on Kuki Linux, a lightweight
August 27, 2009
Gregoire Gentil, founder of Always Innovating, personally demonstrates the Touch Book, a device that combines netbook and touchscreen tablet. In the 1st video
August 23, 2009
I tried several operating system on the HP Mini 1000 netbook during the past months, inlcuding Karmic Koala Alpha releases of Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) and
August 21, 2009
I have never heard of Kuki Linux before watching this video on how to install it on the Acer Aspire One netbook. Kuki Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution
August 12, 2009
This video is a short demonstration of Linux Mint 7 (Gloria) with the XFCE interface running on an ASUS Eee PC 701SD netbook. Linux Mint XFCE is based on the
August 11, 2009
This video is a demo of Kubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 netbook edition run from within VirtualBox. Karmic Koala Alpha 3 comes with the new KDE desktop environment (build
August 06, 2009
The recently released KDE 4.3, codename Caizen, looks great. Watching the Plasma netbook prototype preview a few weeks ago, and now this video by Jos Poortvliet
July 15, 2009
Plasma for KDE is one key technologies or pillars of KDE 4. Plasma provides the desktop user interface that includes the application launcher, the desktop and
July 14, 2009
Developers from the Interactive Computing Lab at ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile) in France collaborated with Linux kernel developers to provide
June 22, 2009
At COMPUTEX 2009 Taiwan based Linpus Technologies showcased its updated instant-on product and its Moblin V2 Linpus Linux Lite distribution with Linpus UI and
June 12, 2009
Thailand based NorhTec Corporation take the DIY Netbook concept one step further with their Gecko EduBook. To keep costs low the netbook can be shipped in
June 07, 2009
Nicolas from Tech Video Blog browses various Web sites on a Snapdragon-based netbook by Compal running Google Android in this video from COMPUTEX 2009. Most of
June 02, 2009
Jolicloud, a new Ubuntu Linux based Internet operating system for netbooks now is officially in business. Jolicloud is described as an operating system that
May 14, 2009
This video is a screen recording of Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) running on an ASUS Eee 901. The video was recorded in full screen mode without
May 08, 2009
Are you sick off those daily rumors about an upcoming Apple netbook too? Would you buy the Mac Wood 9.5" just because it consumes so little power?
May 08, 2009
These videos show Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) being booted on the ASUS Eee PC 900, Eee 901, and Eee 1000. The latest version of Ubuntu's
April 29, 2009
In these videos 2 employees of Skytone demonstrate the Alpha 680, which is likely to be the first netbook to be shipped with the Android mobile operating
April 16, 2009
Seamus Byrne and Ruslan Kogan himself take a look at the Kogan Agora Netbook in the Midnight Update studio. Seamus begins with a quick review of the netbook's
March 26, 2009
This is a very entertaining video by Fonero Martin Varsavsky, an Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur, who founded seven companies in the past 20 years. Martin
March 09, 2009
Another video from Sascha at the Linpus booth during CeBIT 2009. This time he presents Linpus' answer to Splashtop and HyperSpace called Linpus QuickOS on the
March 08, 2009
Linus Sebastian of NCIX Tech Tips briefly introduces LG's new X120 netbook, which is soon to be released. Some of the highlights of this device are the keyboard
March 08, 2009
Sascha Pallenberg of Germany's No.1 netbook news site demonstrates a new secret netbook at the Linpus booth of this year's computer expo CeBIT. The super slim
March 03, 2009
Shawn Powers of Linux Journal briefly introduces 9 Linux distributions in about 6 minutes. He starts with 5 tiny Linux distros, which are well suited for low
February 23, 2009
Linux Journal, Wired and other media report that Taiwanese computer manufacturer ASUS is developing a netbook running on Google's mobile operating system
February 01, 2009
Kevin Tofel of jkontherun takes a look at the new Linux based netbook operating system Moblin v2 (mobile Linux). He demonstrates the alpha version of Moblin v2
January 21, 2009
Easy Peasy, previously called Ubuntu Eee, is a Linux distribution for netbooks based on Ubuntu which makes use of the Netbook Remix interface. These two videos
January 19, 2009
This video by khanh demonstrates Final Fantasy VII being played on a basic ASUS Eee PC 701 running Xandros Linux without CPU overclocking or hardware upgrades.
January 06, 2009
This video demonstrates the Mobile Internet Experience software designed by Hewlett Packard to easily enable the mobile Internet user to access the most
January 02, 2009
I can't say how much time I spent playing Pirates on the Amiga but it sufficed to know any Caribbean city that appears in the game, their distances in miles,
December 29, 2008
In his series of Acer Aspire One reviews YouTube user earthling10 not only did an in depth hardware review but also this extensive software review of the Linpus
December 28, 2008
This video review provides an in depth description, demonstration and evaluation of Acer Aspire One's hardware and it's capabilities. If you have any hardware
December 23, 2008
The ASUS Eee PC 900 in the video is running Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 with 1 GB RAM and 20 GB hard drive. It demonstrates how quickly applications such as GIMP or
September 23, 2008
Maybe Freddie Mercury would turn over in his grave hearing Queen's Mr. Fahrenheit Don't Stop me Now as the background music for a video demonstrating Firefox
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