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Athena returns with Style PC netbooks and matching bag

Back last year, Athena created a unique line of “Art PC” netbooks. On the lids came a various designs, that were part of the lid, instead of being a decal or skin. Athena has returned again this year with eight more designs. This new line of 10 inch netbooks with designed lids, are part of the Style PC line. Each netbook design comes with a matching bag, named the Style Bag. The eight various designs vary from sketch illustrations to abstract designs. As well as the 10 inch display, ... Continue Reading →

Dell release ultra portable 11 inch netbook

Dell are the latest company to equip their netbooks with the CULV technology, giving Dell an ultra thin netbook, which like other CULV PCs adds netbook portability with laptop features into one ultra portable device. The company have released the CULV PC in Europe after a successful US launch. The Dell Inspiron 11z features an 11.6 inch display with Wi-Fi, 1.3 megapixel webcam and runs Windows Vista. The base model has a retail price of £349 and features 2GB of RAM and 160GB HDD. For £50 more ... Continue Reading →

CULV finds middle ground between netbook and notebook

The Eee PC 701 set the netbook craze alight. Affordable and very portable option for light web browsers and word processor users. The Eee PC came in with a 7 inch display, Linux and an 8GB SSD. The netbook became one of the most popular tech items of 2008. As time went on, the netbooks got bigger, featuring a 10 inch display and Windows operating system and larger storage options, in the form of 80GB, 120GB and 160GB hard drives. The once affordable netbook has doubled in price to $600 for higher ... Continue Reading →

What is CULV?

CULV stands for Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage. The platform is developed by Intel who provide processors to many netbooks and notebooks. As well as being ultra low voltage, CULV is ultra portable, bridging the gap between notebooks and netbooks. Ultra low voltage processors can be found in the MacBook Pro, giving it a thin design. Continue Reading →