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Open-Source Goes Ultraportable With Dell Pre-Installed Ubuntu XPS 13 Offering

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Dell is launching a version of XPS 13 that will ditch Windows entirely and have Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin” pre-installed and ready to go.

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Gateway EC Series ultraportable notebook adds optical drive

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Usually, you have to make a very important decision when it comes to buying netbooks and notebooks. If you opt for a standard-size laptop, you usually gain extra weight and reduced portability. If you go for something smaller, like a netbook or ultraportable, you usually end up without an optical drive. That's changing.To address the need for portability and an optical drive, we are now looking at the new entries in the Gateway EC Series.

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Dell Latitude 13 and Precision M6500 for Business Users

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Just because you want to get a business-level notebook computer does not mean that you have to do away with style and portability. The newly refreshed Dell Latitude 13 is, in fact, the world's thinnest 13-inch commercial client laptop. For a little more oomph, though, you may want the Dell Precision M6500 instead.

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Asus Wins Battle of Sub-$800 Win7 13-Inch Notebooks

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Yes, I realize that many people would much rather consider the newly upgraded white MacBook or even the 13-inch MacBook Pro at this size, but both of those are priced higher than the four machines battling it out in this Gizmodo-sourced comparison. For me, a 13-inch notebook hits that perfect sweet spot between functionality and portability, but can you find ...

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ViewSonic ViewBook Ultraportable Notebooks Revealed

Most of us are familiar with the ViewSonic brand, but most of us only know the company for its LCD panels and maybe some of its HDTV units. Little did you know that they use those LCD panels in notebooks too, producing a few full-fledged computers on their own. The latest to join the crew are a trio of ViewSonic ...

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Toshiba Satellite T100 Ultraportable Fits Your Budget

Unless you look at the relatively underpowered netbook market, you can expect to pay quite a premium to get into the ultraportable notebook market. These are real laptops in slightly smaller packages. Toshiba is bucking the trend, you could say, with the unveiling of the Toshiba Satellite T100 series. These things are actually pretty cheap. Rather than dropping $2,000 or ...

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