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HP’s HP Pavilion dv3t is officially available. This lightweight Intel-based pavilion notebook boasts of a 13.3-inch LED-backlit display, Core 2 Duo processor (2.0GHz T6400), and up to seven hours of runtime on the optional 9-cell battery. The Pavilion dv3t is about 1.25-inches thick and weighs just under 5 lbs. The base model comes with 2GB... Read more...
Not content with jointly announcing the world's first commercial Ion-based nettop, Acer also delivered an all new line of notebooks this week. The suitably named Timeline series aims to take on the likes of Adamo (from Dell) and the X-Slim family (from MSI). The standout features on the Timeline rigs are excellent battery life, stellar design... Read more...
For a long time geek like me, who got his start in computing by spending countless hours in front of a Commodore 64, Ben Heck's latest mod is about as cool as it gets. Using the original parts from a working C64, Ben crafted a fully functional laptop, complete with a custom enclosure and 15" LCD screen."This project somehow has the distinction... Read more...
With all the hubbub surrounding Dell's growing Inspiron Mini family and the flashy new Adamo, we had practically forgotten about the all-business Vostro line. Dell has just jarred our memories by giving the 13", 15" and 17" versions a slight makeover and throwing in a few upgrades that definitely make our mouths water. 1720 all come bundled... Read more...
One of the ways AMD is able to test and qualify ATI Mobility Radeon GPUs, without having to design and build numerous mobile reference cards that fit in multiple notebook form factors, is to produce fully-loaded, custom reference cards that'll fit into standard PCI Express x16 slots. The cards won't be used in any actual retail product,... Read more...
Perhaps as an effort to counter what Apple achieved with the MacBook Air, Dell is introducing the new Adamo. Touted as the world’s thinnest laptop, the Adamo features a visually striking thin profile and three-toned outer finish. Adamo, pronounced "A-dahm-o," means "to fall in love with" in Latin. Dell is certainly hoping you’ll fall in love... Read more...
Another weekday, another MSI notebook. After detailing a new line of gaming and multimedia laptops at CeBIT this month, the company seems to be trickling out even more as the month of March marches on. Yesterday it was the bargain-minded VX600; today it's the stylish and nimble VR430.MSI's latest (for now, anyway) notebook features a decorative... Read more...
MSI definitely didn't infringe on the iMac too much with its NetOn AP1900 all-in-one PC, but some might say the company's new X-Slim notebooks bear a strong (maybe too strong) resemblance to Apple's MacBook Air. Of course, we'd argue that the X340 and X600 both have a look of their own, but there's no doubt that some similarities exist. output,... Read more...
Over the past few months, you may have noticed that we've been participating in a collaborative initiative with Asus and Intel in an effort to bring the end user online community (you!) together with Asus design engineering and marketing teams to envision, innovate, design, and ultimately create the world's first "crowd-sourced" notebook product. ... Read more...
Wow, talk about a power play. Asus is pulling out all the stops at CeBIT this year, introducing a flood of new motherboards and now, a flood of new notebooks. The most notable newcomer that will be showcased this week is the LAMBORGHINI VX5, a 16 inch speed demon of a laptop that was inspired by the limited edition Lamborghini Reventón. The... Read more...
The Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds is a rather unique product, targeted squarely at mobile professionals who require the power, features, and performance of workstation-class machine on the go. We previously evaluated the standard ThinkPad W700 and praised the system for its performance and stand-out integrated features, like a Wacom Digitizer Tablet... Read more...
Earlier this month, ASUS became the first PC maker to ship a laptop with Intel's latest Atom (N280) within. Now, the company is becoming the first to introduce a notebook with NVIDIA's GeForce GT 120M graphics processor. The 14-inch N81Vg is equipped with a LED-backlit display and is available with an array of Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs.Further... Read more...
Lenovo's IdeaPad series of notebooks is quite different than the company's popular line up of ThinkPads. Ideapads are currently available in three series of products. The "U" series designates an ultraportable style with 11.1" or 13.3" widescreen displays and Intel Core 2 Duo processors. The "Y" series is for family entertainment... Read more...
MSI Announces New GT627 Gaming Notebook Featuring NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS GT627 features MSI’s Turbo Drive Technology, Blu-ray Player, and Intel Core 2 Duo ProcessorCITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – January 25, 2009 – MSI Computer, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Gaming... Read more...
Multiple leaks, multiple teasers, and finally at CES on Wednesday Sony announced the P-series Lifestyle PC. They are calling this a notebook, and not a netbook, despite the obvious similarities. First off, most of the leaked information, including, if you recall, a leak from Sony's own online store itself, was correct. The leaked images were... Read more...
Ah yes, if you want something to be kept under wraps, it's not a good idea to show it off on monitors at a trade show. That's what Sony learned as enGadget managed to snap some admittedly fuzzy pictures from a CES monitor. We already know many of the specs of the Sony VAIO P, which has been leaked and teased multiple times. Intel Atom Z250... Read more...
On December 8th, 1980, Mark David Chapman murdered John Lennon. But with the approval of his widow Yoko Ono, Lennon lives on again, sort of, in a One Laptop Per Child ad pitching the organization's XO-1 laptop.The OLPC program, the brainchild of Nicholas Negroponte, is been about getting laptops into the hands of underprivileged children around... Read more...
Sony on Christmas Day appears to have given us a Christmas present, although probably temporarily, with an accidental entry at their online store for a P-series notebook. It looks like this might be the designation for the "revolutionary new VAIO" that has been teased, intentionally or not, at the Sony Japan and Sony New Zealand sites. We Read more...
We wrote earlier about the Dell Adamo, or at least, the Dell Adamo website and the various clues around the Web about what was rumored to be a MacBook Air competitor. It seems that there is now confirmation. It all started when the New York Times Bits blog noticed a blurb (since removed) at luxury lifestyle site Uptownlife.net that said:"Rumor... Read more...
What is it with companies and teaser sites nowadays? First we have the mystery Dell Adamo site, now Sony has a site up that says on January 9th, they're going to unveil a revolutionary new VAIO. They have a countdown timer, and state that they will "change the way you look at laptops. Forever." At the same time, you can enter to win whatever... Read more...
A mystery Dell website, some trademark info, info on a fashion blog site, and a wild look of surprise on a Dell exec later, speculation is that Dell has an upcoming laptop designed to be as thin or thinner than the MacBook Air. And, as time goes on, the evidence keeps mounting. Dell's own mystery site doesn't say much, but it does say "Adamo... Read more...
NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers On NVIDIA.COMNew Notebook Graphics Drivers Unlocks the Latest CUDA and PhysX Applications for Notebook Users SANTA CLARA, CA—DECEMBER 18, 2008—Users with notebooks equipped with NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) now have the added flexibility of downloading upgradeable graphics drivers directly... Read more...
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