Laptops

Onkyo netbook gets covered inside and out with Miffy

Miffy (or Nijntje) is a small, Dutch, female rabbit who appears in picture books. How exactly she became a cultural hit in Japan we don’t know, but we do have a good idea how she found herself plastered all over this netbook: some combination of Onkyo having a bunch of extra C4 units lying around and Namco-Bandai having a Miffy license it wasn’t fully utilizing


ASUS U43JC and U43F show up at Best Buy boastin’ bamboo bods

ASUS has been showing off bamboo laptops at trade shows for about three years now, but actual machines adorned in the special wood haven’t quite made it to market for what we’d call affordable prices…


Alleged Russian spies used WiFi and pre-paid cellphones, got caught anyways

Are the new crop of Russian spies nerds like us? We doubt it (we probably have more in common with Lil Wayne than a certain “Anna Chapman,” if that is her real name). How do they do their dirty work, then?


iBuyPower’s Magic makes any game playable through multitouch (video)

So, you just sprung for a multitouch-enabled Battalion CZ-11 , eh? Too bad there’s hardly any software out there for you to take advantage of. Er, was out there


Inventec phasing out Kohjinsha brand, opting for Onkyo instead

It may not matter to you Yanks, but for many regions of Asia, this news may just ruin some weekends. Okay, so maybe “ruin” is a stretch, but if you suddenly stop seeing a new flow of Kohjinsha gear at your local computer market, here’s why: owner Inventec is killing the brand.


Pixel Qi netbook display replacement kit finally on sale

You’ve waited and waited and, let’s face it, waited for this day to arrrive. Now Pixel Qi’s 10.1-inch display is available for DIY types looking to swap out their LCD for a dual-mode reflective Qi display capable of slipping into a power-sipping e-paper mode that’s visible even in direct sunlight. It’s only certified to work with Samsung N130 and Lenovo S10-2 machines but we’re sure you’ll figure out how to slide this pup into the Acer or ASUS netbook of your dreams.