Menq EasyPC E790 $80 Android Netbook

Looks like the sub-$100 laptop has become a reality after all. The folks at Menq are offering a netbook that is going to sell for $80. But that will only happen if the company succeeds in keeping a promise that so many others have broken before it.
It is not easy making a sub-$100 laptop. The […]

Updated Kindle International Coverage Table

I’ve updated the Kindle International Coverage table. Canada is now included and most countries have 300K+ books available to them.
Related PostsNovember 23, 2009 — Kindle Now Sold In Canada (4)October 12, 2009 — International Kindle may come to Canada and New Zealand soon (5)

Unicode Fonts Hack for Kindle 2.3

This updated version of Kindle Unicode Fonts Hack works on all versions of Kindle software including the most recent 2.3 and installs on Kindle 2 US, Kindle 2 International and Kindle DX.
I’ve added more font combinations:

GNU FreeFont – this hack uses GNU Free Fonts that come with Linux and are free to redistribute. All font […]

Kindle Software 2.3 (399380047)

It definitely looks like I’ll have to eat my words… One month ago I made a statement that there will be fewer Kindle software updates and that chances of new features being added via update are slim. At least on the second count I was wrong. Amazon has released Kindle software version 2.3 for Kindle […]

Lenovo Snapdragon Smartbook With AT&T Wireless

The ultraportable market is now choc-a-bloc with new players and hordes of new products. From the CULV laptops to the Atom-based netbooks to the ARM toting UMPCs, we have a crowded market to choose from. And this is the space that will be targeted by a new Lenovo ultraportable – a Snapdragon powered smartbook.
Smartbooks are […]

Instapaper + Kindle Problems Find A (Free) Solution

Instapaper lets you bookmark online content through a handy little bookmarklet that sits in your browser. Then you can log on to their website later or use their iPhone App to read the full articles in one place.
Their connection with the Kindle is simple — they have a service by which your recent articles are […]

Kindle Now Sold In Canada

The Kindle 2 International continues on its path to global coverage, this time reaching Canada. The International Kindle, with its free global roaming wireless connection has attracted a lot of international buyers and Canada was one of the many countries where the launch of the device is highly anticipated.
Amazon declared earlier last week that Canada […]

AMD Talks About Next Generation

AMD had an analyst investor day recently and there they revealed their roadmap for the year 2011. They are planning to introduce two new processor cores, which are codenamed Bulldozer and Bobcat.
The plan is to make Bulldozer the powerhouse that will power mainstream devices like servers and desktops and to make Bobcat the mainstay for […]

Lenovo Admits Being Involved With The Chrome OS

Lenovo has been quite vocal about their dislike for Linux. It might have stemmed from the fact that they once tried selling cheap Linux systems but failed miserably at it. According to the company statement, the consumer does not understand what Linux is. They buy the system and then when they try running it like […]