The cure for being a laptop noob

Subject: Mobile | November 15, 2005 - 03:46 PM |
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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.

How to build your own laptop

Subject: Mobile | November 11, 2005 - 02:39 PM |
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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

tasks.

Portable performance can be too hot to handle

Subject: Mobile | November 8, 2005 - 10:17 AM |
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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

ABS unleashes some Mayhem into the laptop market

Subject: Mobile | November 1, 2005 - 09:16 AM |
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[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.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Intel's renewed focus on Mobility

Subject: Mobile | October 24, 2005 - 11:18 AM |
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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.

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Introduction

Compaq Presario V2410 Turion 64 laptop is the only game in town for a 14" WXGA display and 64-bit processing. It's a slim laptop with killer looks, but is it lacking where it counts?

Full sized power in an HTPC box

Subject: Mobile | October 11, 2005 - 12:38 PM |
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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.

VIA Is Giving Away Laptops!!

Subject: Mobile | October 5, 2005 - 10:34 AM |
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How about some free stuff for your Wednesday afternoon?


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Play through the 3 levels of the VIA Super Shooter VIA Soccer Camp Game to enter the lucky draw.

AMD Stealthily Releases A New Turion

Subject: Mobile | October 5, 2005 - 09:00 AM |
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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.

Source: The Register

Go 7800GTX that can score 6902 on 3Dmark05

Subject: Mobile | October 4, 2005 - 08:23 AM |
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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.

Source: HotHardware