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Subject: Mobile | December 14, 2005 - 03:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Ars Technica reviews the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet, a strange mix of mobile beasties. It's a mix of a laptop and a PDA, with wireless internet and reasonable media player. At about 8 ounces, and more or less pocket sized (5.5in. x 3.1in x 0.7in), you can't get any more mobile, though you trade that mobility for power.
"The Nokia 770 measures 5.5in. x 3.1in x 0.7in and weighs in at a hair over 8 ounces. It also has
a 4.13in. LCD display, and what a display it is: 16-bit color at 800x480.
Subject: Mobile | December 2, 2005 - 06:45 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
HEXUS sees just how much power ATI has managed to fit into their Mobility X1600 here. Find out if it can outperform the
GeForce 7800 GTX Go.
"Been wondering what to expect from ATi's up-coming Mobility RADEON X1600?
Subject: Mobile | November 29, 2005 - 05:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AnandTech bought 5 $600 dollar laptops, and tested them to see which was king. While you are waiting for MIT to release the $200 dollar one, take a look at these 5, and see if one of them might fit your budget and performance needs.
"We've rounded up a total of five notebooks, each priced at $600 and put them through their paces
- trying to find a winner. An interesting point to note is that most of the manufacturers we
reviewed here today didn't actually want their notebooks reviewed.
Subject: Mobile | November 15, 2005 - 06:46 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You may sound like a pro when you are dealing with desktops and servers, but are you afraid to talk about laptops for fear of being labeled a noob? Read up on all the new laptop terminology at The Tech Zone, and never fear again!
"For the ordinary computer user keeping abreast of all these new technologies and inventions can
be a major chore if you're considering buying a laptop in the next little while.
Subject: Mobile | November 11, 2005 - 05:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The fellows at Legit Reviews take you step by step through ordering a whitebox laptop chassis from ASUS, and turning it into a powerful little machine. If you've held off buying a laptop because none of them have all the components you would have chosen, consider foing it this way.
"The performance capabilities of the Centrino package are amazing. The ASUS
Z63A is as fast as my overclocked Pentium-4 desktop in almost all computing
Subject: Mobile | November 8, 2005 - 01:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Switching to a gaming laptop solves a lot of back pain and setup at LAN parties, but it does cause another problem. All those high end components create a lot of heat, and that poor laptop just can't dissipate it all on it's own. Think Computers comes to the rescue with a review of the Vantec Lapcool 3 Notebook Cooler.
'As our desire to take computer gaming mobile increases in unison with the advancing technologies
of today's computer world, there is always one negative factor that increase
Subject: Mobile | November 1, 2005 - 12:16 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP plays with the ABS Mayhem G4 Gaming Laptop. They take you through everything from buying the system over the web, to initial use, to contacting tech support.
"The chassis was truly impressive. I'm not a laptop man, but this system has made me think twice
about them. The widescreen, high-resolution display is beautiful and the chassis has shown that it
can put up with a lot of gaming and stay comfortable. The internal build quality was also smart.
Subject: Mobile | October 24, 2005 - 02:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Hardware Zone looks at Intel's plans for the mobile market in 2006, including the dual-core Yonah and Napa the 3rd gen of Centrino chipsets.
"Intel's new Centrino Mobile Technology will be launched by January 2006, paving the way for a
Next Generation Micro-Architecture that should swing Intel back on track with rival AMD.
Subject: Mobile | October 11, 2005 - 03:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Shuttle's XPC SD31P is based around the Intel 945G chipset, with 7.1 audio built in and it has one x16 PCIx slot. Xtreme Resources puts it to the test, see how it stands up against a full sized system based on an Asus P5LD2.
"After the release of new CPUs and technologies, every company had to evolve their products and refresh their line-up.
Subject: Mobile | October 5, 2005 - 12:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It hasn't appeared in the wild yet, but it looks like there is a new, upcoming mobile Turion from AMD, El Reg has the story.
"AMD has updated its price list to include the Turion 64 ML-42 mobile chip.
Subject: Mobile | October 4, 2005 - 11:23 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
How does it feel when there are laptops getting better framerates than the box you lugged all the way to a LAN Party? Chances are it's running nVidia's newest mobile graphics card, the Go 7800GTX, like the one reviewed at HotHardware. See if you think it's good enough to put in your next laptop.
'Over the course of the last few years, we've witnessed the notebook industry go through some dramatic changes.
Subject: Mobile | September 30, 2005 - 11:37 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
San Francisco, CA — CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2005 — Intel Corporation and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced an extensive technology collaboration in which RIM will use Intel communications technology in future BlackBerryÂ® devices. RIM is adopting the Intel XScaleÂ® architecture and will utilize the Intel PXA9xx cellular processor, codenamed "Hermon", for its next-generation BlackBerryÂ® devices that will run on high-speed EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution) networks.
Subject: Mobile | September 28, 2005 - 05:09 PM | Ryan Shrout
VIA StrongBox software application enables VIA PadLock hardware security for bulletproof protection against identity theft and physical loss of data; $5000 challenge issued at the 'Hack in the Box' security conference
Taipei, Taiwan, 27 September 2005 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today made available VIA StrongBox, a secure virtual drive application that utilizes the VIA PadLock Sec
Subject: Mobile | June 16, 2005 - 10:49 AM | Ryan Shrout
If you ever wanted a super fast, and super hot notebook desktop replacement part, this looks like it could be it. The Dell Inspiron XPS Gen 2 is powered by a Dothan core Pentium M processor but that is countered by the use of the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra GPU!
Considering that this is a notebook that is supposed to be mainly running on AC, we were pleased with the results.
SUNNYVALE, CALIF.-March 15, 2005- Keeping in line with St. Patrick's Day's lucky green color scheme, this week Seventeen Magazine is giving away a modded AMD processor-based Averatec notebook in its monthly sweepstakes offering. The custom-painted green notebook is profiled in Seventeen's Freebies sweepstakes found in the print and online March issue, reaching more than 2.9 million teenagers. The lucky winner of the Mobile AMD Athlon(tm) 64 processor-based Averatec notebook will be selected Sunday, March 20.
Subject: Mobile | March 14, 2005 - 02:29 PM | Ryan Shrout
Andrew Ku of Hot Hardware has published a review of the Asus Z80K notebook based on the Athlon 64 processor. Coming in at over 8 pounds, they think it may not be a great system for every day travel.
So what's the bottom line? Why buy this notebook over Dell's or HP's desktop replacements? Well, given that our sample was priced at $1,744.99, Asus is offering a quality notebook at a very competitive price point.
Subject: Mobile | March 10, 2005 - 08:21 PM | Ryan Shrout
Our buddies over at Anandtech have done a little write up on the recently announced AMD Turion 64 technology, so head on over and give it a read if you are interested in the next AMD mobile products.
AMD doesn't have the resources of Intel, that's plain and simple. They have done an excellent job with their K8 architecture, but for AMD to devote additional resources to developing another architecture, strictly mobile oriented, it's just not possible at this time. At the same time, AMD's Athl
Subject: Mobile | February 24, 2005 - 10:22 PM | Sean Pelletier
The guys at Anandtech also had the opportunity to take the new GeForce Go 6800 Ultra for a spin on Dell's new flagship gaming notebook. Is this latest mobile graphics module truly worthy of the "Ultra" branding? Per usual, there's only one way to find out.
Today, Dell is introducing their Inspirion XPS Gen 2.
Subject: Mobile | February 24, 2005 - 07:06 PM | Sean Pelletier
I'm not sure how this slipped through the cracks, but Dell has released the second generation of its mobile powerhouse Inspiron XPS notebook. HotHardware has the scoop on this new speed demon, including a detailed look at the rig's NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra graphics module. If you want to see some insane benchmark results from a notebook in all the latest games, head over and take a look.