9 ultraportables and netbooks we can't wait for

You'll love to get your hands on one of these PCs

Gigabyte M1022 Booktop

Price: Unknown

Release date: April 30

OS: Windows XP Home

Screen size: 10.1in

Weight: Just over 1Kg

Why you'll love it: The M1022 Booktop looks to the future with a base station that converts the netbook into a desktop machine. Just slap it into the base and power up your monitor, and you're surfing the web like a desk jockey.

It comes with your choice of an Intel N280 Atom 1.6GHz or 1.66GHz processor, a maximum of 2GB RAM, a 160GB hard drive, three USB ports, a four-in-one card reader (SD Card, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, and Memory Stick Pro), the docking port, a 1.3mP Webcam, Wi-Fi, optional Wi-Max, and a 92 percent full-size keyboard.


Asus Eee PC T91

Price: Rumored to be around $500

Release date: Summer 2009

OS: Windows XP Home

Screen size: 8.9in

Weight: Under 1Kg

Why you'll love it: The Asus Eee PC T91 has a swiveling touchscreen that can also work with a stylus if you're a tablet PC lover. The T91 packs an Intel Atom Z520 1.33GHz processor, a TV tuner, 1024x600 resolution, GPS, two USB slots, an SD Card slot, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. For storage, you can use a 16GB solid-state drive, a 16GB SD Card, and a 20GB web drive.


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