Subject: Mobile | October 30, 2008 - 05:53 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
For a 15" laptop to weigh 7.3 pounds and be 1.6 inches thick is to make a statement in today's mobile world where every other model is emulating the heroin chic look you usually see sported by runway models. The C2D 2.26GHz processor, 4GB of PC-5300 DDR2 RAM and a 320GB HDD, partnered with a 512Mb 9800M GS mean that this laptop offers more than just a sturdy exterior. Digital Trends got 45 minutes of battery time going full out, and enabling all the power savings tricks and limiting themsel
Subject: Mobile | October 27, 2008 - 06:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You have seen Smooth Creations incredible paint jobs before, they created the system we gave away for Memorial Day. They have branched out from full sized systems to include netbooks, which gives you a chance to show off a incredible paint job without having to cart around over 10lbs worth of PC. TECHGAGE did find the WiFi to be a little under-par, and wanted a little more power under the hood for the price, but no one can argue that you have to pay a
Subject: Mobile | October 21, 2008 - 02:15 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Ars Technica has put together a large, as in two parts, review of the new Apple MacBook Pro. The first part deals with the aesthetics, the packaging and the extras that come with it. The second part delves into it's capabilities, general benchmarks as well as Windows gaming performance. See how well it stacks up to the hype.
Subject: Mobile | October 21, 2008 - 11:47 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today released the Qosmio X305-Q708 gaming laptop, the latest iteration from its flagship gaming line.
Subject: Mobile | October 16, 2008 - 12:39 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
At about 3lbs and 1" thick, the Lenovo X300 13.3" ultraportable laptop designed along the same lines as the Macbook Air. The inclusion of a DVD burner is going to make a lot of people prefer Lenovo's model to the Air, the Intel Core 2 Duo SL7100 and 64GB SSD just make the deal sweeter. Think Computers was very happy to see that the keyboard remains the same as on other larger Lenovo laptops, preferable to the shrunken, flexible keyboard some ultraportables possess.
Subject: Mobile | October 16, 2008 - 01:26 AM | Ryan Shrout
An interesting discussion is starting between Intel and press/analysts on what they are going to do about losing the design win for Apple's MacBook's and MacBook Pro's choice chipset, as we predicted and saw this week.
Subject: Mobile | October 15, 2008 - 01:52 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Demand for better visual computing
performance continues to grow as more and more applications tap the massively parallel
processing power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for more than just graphics. As gamers,
video enthusiasts, designers, and now creative professionals require optimized PC solutions, the
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GPU brings a 5x performance increase over integrated core-logic to
today’s sleek notebook designs.
"Today marks a flashpoint for users around the world," said Jeff Fisher, senior vice president,
GPU business at NVIDIA.
Subject: Mobile | October 10, 2008 - 04:20 PM | Ryan Shrout
This number is simply amazing - 700,000 Eee PCs shipped in September. Obviously the 901 and 1000-series are continuing the promise on the brand even though many of us thought the brand would be weighed down by now.
Asustek Computer shipped around 700,000 Eee PCs in September this year, a new monthly high for the company.
NVIDIA will be in the new MacBooks
The world is up in arms about the newly announced October 14th date Apple has set for a refresh on its line of notebook computers. We continue to stand by our assertion that MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air will all be getting NVIDIA chipsets in them next week and we have more evidence for it.
Subject: Mobile | October 7, 2008 - 02:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The LapLogic G800 Aerogel Extreme is a pad to place between your laptop and your lap to prevent your legs from being slow cooked while you are working. It's outer shell is ballistic nylon and it's interior is two layers, one of Aerogel and one made from LapLogic's own special heat resistant material. Those layers protect you and do a great job of removing heat from your laptop as well.