Subject: Mobile | October 6, 2009 - 10:56 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The ASUS G51Vx 15" Gaming Notebook will only set you back $1000, at least with the setup that Techgage used. Sporting a Republic of Gamers logo on the outside, the interior holds a 2GHz C2D P7350, 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2-800 @ 6-6-6-18 and a GTX 260M 1GB
all work towards giving you serious mobile performance. Battery life tops 2 hours, enough to get some good fragging in even without a plug handy.
Subject: Mobile | October 1, 2009 - 10:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Even with years of past models to catch up on, ASUS is soldiering along attempting to produce a wider variety of notebooks than motherboards. The latest review of one of the many ASUS mobility products comes from InsideHW, a member of the Versatile Performance series, the F50Sv. It is a 16" model with a 1366x768 LCD, hiding an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 on a SiS 671DX+968
chipset with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 210M
to power the graphics. While that mix of components will not win it any pri
Subject: Mobile | September 28, 2009 - 09:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
These laptops embody the opposite side of the mobile scale to netbooks. They are heavy, they are hot and they will eat a battery in under an hour; they are the Core i7 based Clarksfield series. The Core i7 820QM and 720QM
will be showing up in notebooks soon and not just from extreme boutique builders like Falcon Northwest and Alienware, one is even speced at the $1400 mark. Once Arrandale hits we might see them in a more portable form, but until then drop by ExtremeTech for a look at some Cl
Subject: Mobile | September 23, 2009 - 07:38 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taken straight from the horses mouth, Intel's plans to dominate the mobile computing market have taken a huge step forward at the IDF today. Clarksfield has arrived and the three processors available offer the power of the Core i7 architecture in a mobile form. Legit Reviews were gifted with a Clevo W870CU Whitebook powered by an Intel Core i7-920XM clocked between 2-3.2GHz depending on the current processing load. The heatsinks inside are very impressive, not just to cool the CPU there is also a GeFor
Subject: Mobile | September 23, 2009 - 06:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
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Subject: Mobile | September 18, 2009 - 06:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you picked up a first generation Android phone and are looking to hack it into something more interesting then check out this article at Maximum PC. Get root access to the Linux OS on the phone and you can do all sorts of new tricks, such as installing applications directly onto your SD card. You will also be able to make your own boot image, grab beta updates or even install a full version of Linux. Check out the walk through to see how.
Subject: Mobile | September 14, 2009 - 05:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AMD's new mobile platforms target mainstream and ultraportable users but never quite cross the line into netbook territory. The core of these platforms is the 65nm AMD Turion Neo X2 but the real star is the chipset. Netbook users are suffering with Intel's IGP as it struggles with HD video; whereas AMD's new RS780M is based on the DX10 compliant 780G chipset whose performance we are already familiar with. Check out the new face of AMD mobility in Josh's preview.
Subject: Mobile | September 7, 2009 - 08:04 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SPCR is finding the netbook market a little crowded, but one recent release from ASUS caught their eye; the Eee PC Seashell 1005HA. Boasts of the longest untethered run time raised their eyebrows and suspicions, so off they went to pick one up. The model they tested house an Atom N280 @ 1.66Ghz along with 1GB of DDR2 and the usual GMA 900
IGP. In the end,
Subject: Mobile | September 3, 2009 - 04:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Acer Aspire One 751h-1192 model that AnandTech will set you back $399, but there are other models out there on the attractive side of $350. As they reviewed it, an Atom Z520 provides the processing power, the chipset is an Intel US15W + SCH LPC and 1GB of DDR2-667 rounds out this 11.6", 1366x768 netbook.
Subject: Mobile | September 1, 2009 - 05:46 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The new PROLiNK netbook has a very happy name, the Glee TA-009. An Atom N270 is paired with the Intel 945GSE
chipset and 1GB of DDR2 in a 10.1" form. When VR-Zone cranked up Battery Eater, the tiny 3-cell LiON battery managed 1hr 41min 37sec
of running time, which is not too bad for the size of the battery. See what you think of it after reading the whole review.