Ah, Microsoft, that crazy company from Redmond, WA is at again. This time they want to rename the Netbook unilaterally to the...drum roll please..."low cost small notebook PC." As first reported in the [URL="http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20090602PD221.html"]Digitimes[/URL] last week, Microsoft decided on their own that the name was not appropriate and they were renaming it. I'm fairly sure they didn't consult with the rest of the industry about this change, but hey they're Microsoft right? They can do whatever they please. Of course, it doesn't mean the rest of the world has to go along. [B]Same Old Song and Dance[/B] I doubt very …

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The Android is about to take the leap from the cell phone to the netbook, and much like the first Android-powered cell phone, the first iteration is a bit of head-shaker. Instead of a dazzling showcase, it's underpowered and small, and although it has some interesting qualities, cost is going to be a big issue as some reports have said it could be as high as $250. [B]What's it Got?[/B] The first Android netbook, [URL="http://www.skytone.net.cn/en/products.php?bigclass=4&smallclass=14&show_type=2"]the Alpha 680[/URL], comes from [URL="http://www.skytone.net.cn/en/products.php?bigclass=4"]Skytone,[/URL] a Chinese company mostly known for creating Skype headsets. According to the Skytone web site, the Alpha 680, which is …

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