Dell to Allow Overclocking on Core 2 Duo Notebooks

Subject: Mobile | October 12, 2006 - 01:58 PM |
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Well, not on all of them, but on some of them it seems; namely the new XPS M1710 notebook that we reviewed back in July.   This new model will feature the Core 2 Duo T7600G or T7200 CPUs and 512MB GeForce Go 7950 GTX or 256MB GeForce Go 7900 GS cards from NVIDIA.  And if you get the daddy-mack configuration, Dell is going to give you the keys to overclocking that dual core processor all on yo

Source: engadget

NVIDIA Announces GeForce Go 7950 GTX

Subject: Mobile | October 12, 2006 - 01:49 PM |
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DIGITALLIFE—NEW YORK, NY—OCTOBER 12, 2006— NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) has once again raised the bar for notebook graphics performance with the release of the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX graphics processing unit (GPU)—the world's fastest notebook GPU on the marketi. Notebooks with the new GPU are available for order from select top gaming notebook makers in North America and Europe. Gamers can experience the power of this new GPU in Dell notebooks at DigitalLife 2006 in New York City.

Source: 3DCenter

Pretty on the inside

Subject: Mobile | October 2, 2006 - 05:39 PM |
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As Hardware Zone accurately describes the F3JM, from the outside this ASUS laptop is no-frills and nondescript.  On the inside it shines.  From DVI out to support for Core 2 Duo up to a 2.13GHz T2600, 1GB of DDR2 memory and a GeForce 7600 Go with 512MB, this laptop hides a lot inside it's shell.

Intel(R) Centrino(R) Mobile Technology Gets Multiple New Features, Improvements

Subject: Mobile | September 28, 2006 - 03:46 PM |
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INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, San
Francisco, Sept. 27, 2006 - Today Intel Corporation disclosed details
of its next-generation Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology platform

that will enable laptops to operate faster and with enhanced wireless
communication capabilities. At the heart of the platform, the Intel®
Core™2 Duo processor will deliver greater performance and power saving
capabilities.

Fill this laptop with booty of your own choosin

Subject: Mobile | September 19, 2006 - 06:58 PM |
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[H] be impressed mightily by a barebones laptop from the lads at ASUS.  It be an empty chest, just awaitin some swabbie ta fill it with their best booty.  It be beating burying your swag by many a fathom.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

A8Js Notebook Series with World's First NVIDIA GeForceR 7700 GPU

Subject: Mobile | September 13, 2006 - 05:27 PM |
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ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), a leading provider of high-performance notebook computers, today announced the A8Js notebook series empowered by the latest visual processing capabilities. Based on the Intel Core2 Duo processor, the slim and lightweight A8Js is the world's first notebook series to adopt the NVIDIA GeForce® 7700 GPU for a spectacular graphics performance.

Source: ASUS

PC Perspective Spots the New RIM Blackberry Pearl

Subject: Mobile | September 11, 2006 - 02:49 PM |
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I was at a party this past weekend where I bumped into an old friend of mine who works at RIM. After some small talk, the conversation went something like:


Me: "So have you used the new Pearl?"


RIM Friend: "You want to see it?"


Me: "SURE!!"


When it comes to cool new gadgets and toys, I have no shame in revealing my uber geek. ;-)


This new consumer-oriented Blackberry has an integrated camera, plays MP3s, and does videos.

PDAs to give you extra mobility

Subject: Mobile | September 8, 2006 - 02:22 PM |
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The Tech Zone has published a guide to help give you an idea what to look for in PDAs.  With the vast amount of choices on the market, it really comes down to what you need, and they are happy to tell you the key features to search for.

Dell Offers Core 2 Duo XPS M1710

Subject: Mobile | August 28, 2006 - 03:44 PM |
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While a lot of notebooks are being announced today featuring the latest Core 2 Duo mobile CPU (which we reviewed here), but the one that jumps out to me is the Dell XPS M1710 with the Core 2 Duo announced by Dell today.


Of course this shouldn't really be a surprise to many of you since we put a Core 2 Duo into a XPS M1710 almost 1 month ago and found that it worked nearly flawlessly.

Cool-Looking—and Running—Laptops Get Performance Boost from Intel Core2 Duo Processors

Subject: Mobile | August 28, 2006 - 03:16 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2006
Laptops around the world are getting a make-over as systems based on
Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology are now shipping with Intel®
Core™2 Duo mobile processors inside, Intel Corporation announced today.

Introducing Intel's new low power mobile chips

Subject: Mobile | August 28, 2006 - 12:02 PM |
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HotHardware has the goods on Intel's new Core 2 Duo Merom.  They have all the bells and whistles you expect, like unified 4MB L2 cache, just running at a lower voltage and heat.  If you have any questions left after reading their review, Ryan's is bound to answer them.

Source: HotHardware

A pair of Sony Core Duo Laptops

Subject: Mobile | August 23, 2006 - 05:36 PM |
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X-bit Labs looks at Sony's update to their S series, two models bearing the moniker SZ.  Sporting various features, like Stamina mode, which disables the Go 7400, and runs the laptop off of the integrated Intel video, and a button to reduce CPU speed while it is running.

Source: X-Bit Labs

Alienware's Aurora, the sky's the limit

Subject: Mobile | August 18, 2006 - 02:22 PM |
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With a 17" display, and over 8lbs, the Alienware Aurora m9700 isn't exactly as mobile as most laptops.   However as Legion PC Gamers proves, it's raison d'etre is pure gaming power.  It's default setup is one Go 7900GS, it is SLI capable, as well as having RAID as an option.  If you need a laptop that can play the latest games at max resolutions, and price is no problem, then take a look at this hot little number.

Asus to Announce Lamborghini Notebook at Concorso Italiano

Subject: Mobile | August 14, 2006 - 01:50 PM |
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Asus will officially unveil their newly designed Lamborghini notebook computer at this year's Concorso Italiano on August 18th.  We have some of the official PR and specs already lined up before the show starts.  This partnership between Asus, Automobili Lamborghini and Intel will be the first in a series from the group of officially licensed products.  We first saw this notebook in Taiwan at the annual Computex show; see our article here for more picture

Barebones dual-core laptop

Subject: Mobile | August 11, 2006 - 03:35 PM |
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HotHardware has found a way to get a dual-core whitebook.  It is from ASUS, based on Intel's 945 chipset, with a 15.4" screen and an integrated X1600 with 256Mb of memory.  Check out the full stats, and what HotHardware decided to put into it, after paying about $710 for the shell.

Source: HotHardware

Core 2 Duo on a Dell XPS M1710? Sooner than you think?

Subject: Mobile | August 2, 2006 - 10:43 AM |
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We continue with our experimenting with the new Intel Core 2 Duo T7400 CPU and this time we drop it into a Dell XPS M1710 laptop! The darn thing works! Granted the testing results are a bit mixed, the outlook is positive for a Core 2 Duo upgrade for existing M1710 owners.



"The heatpipe is easily taken out by undoing seven screws holding the mechanism to the motherboard.

A fine line between a desktop replacement and a portable

Subject: Mobile | August 1, 2006 - 02:06 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP tries a new Gateway laptop, the NX860X.  In the reviews of previous systems from Gateway, they have found certain flaws in Dell's support and other procedures.  Can this system turn that all around?

"Gateway's sturdy, powerful widescreen Core Duo notebook is ready for work and play. Find out how much

you can pack into an eight-pound portable (well, sort of portable) desktop replacement."

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Source: [H]ard|OCP

Centrino Duo in the newest ThinkPad

Subject: Mobile | July 21, 2006 - 03:02 PM |
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The newest Lenovo ThinkPad, the T-60 contains an Intel Core Duo T2400 (1.83GHz), 1GB of DDR2 667MHz SDRAM (2 DIMMs) and a 14.1" TFT with SXGA+ (1400x1050) resolution.  The Tech Report found that when it is put onto maximum battery power saving, you can surf for over 9 hours or 5.5 hours watching DVDs on a single charge.

Build a gaming laptop

Subject: Mobile | July 17, 2006 - 01:44 PM |
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Legit Reviews found a "whitebook" (a bare bones laptop, essentially no components other than the casing, screen and mobo), to build a gaming machine from.  The Clevo M575U and Sager 5760 can fit an impressive array of parts, and will function as a perfect desktop replacement.

""It's now officially the summer of 2006 and it's time to do publish another article on how to build

your own gaming notebook. The changes from 2005 to 2006 were significant when it comes to notebooks.

A hard case for your laptop

Subject: Mobile | July 5, 2006 - 03:19 PM |
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If you feel paranoid about bumps and spashes when you are carrying your laptop in a soft case?  Drop by Think Computers to see their review of the Otterbox, a hard, water resistant case that comes designed for 3 laptop sizes, 13", 15" and 17".