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Top 10 Best-Selling Netbooks (in Japan)

3 Jan

Here’s a look at the top 10 best selling Netbooks — from our friends at Akihabara News. Asus, Acer and HP all make the list. Wait another couple of months for the latest, greatest  new models to hit the market. Or get a good bargain next month on Amazon.

Here’s the list:
1. ASUS EEE PC (4GB SSD) 
2. ACER ASPIRE ONE (120GB HDD)
3. ASUS EEE PC 901-X (12GB SSD) 
4. ACER ASPIRE ONE (160GB HDD) 
5. ASUS EEE PC 1000H (160GB HDD) 
6. KOJINSA SA5KX08AL (80GB HDD) 
7. ASUS EEE PC S101-X (16GB SSD) 
8. ONKYO C101-4 (120GB HDD) 
9. ASUS EEE PC 701-SD-007X (8GB SSD) 
10.HP FR082PA (160GB HDD) 

Source: BCN Ranking

Hottest Gadgets for 2009

29 Dec

The latest word from consumer electronics shopping and analytics site Retrevo is that we’re in for another year of the gadget. Here’s a look at the top trends to expect in the year ahead:

  • LCD panels outpacing Plasma TVs
  • Strong demand for HDTV
  • OLED and 3D TVs
  • Multi-functional and cheaper Blue-ray players
  • Point and shoot cameras become commoditized
  • Cameras, GPS, cell phone, camcorders converge
  • More affordable Internet photo frames
  • Netbooks and laptop market continues to grow
  • Entering the Year of the Media Center — Sony, Microsoft, Apple