Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: Asus
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Blu-Ray for the Driveless

The Asus SBC-04D1S-U offers Blu-Ray and DVD in a slim external package, and it may be one of the nicest looking ones too! How does the performance of the external drive hold up to other options and can you find a use for this drive on your currently optical-less notebooks?

PC Perspective: Google Edition

Subject: Mobile | May 28, 2010 - 10:08 PM |
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Intelis mulling over hardware acceleration for Google's WebM video format for its embedded Atom proccessors, the Atom CE4100. With Intel hardware being integrated into GoogleTV, it seems a bit odd that Intel is thinking about adding WebM support instead of just doing it.

Computex 2010: Lenovo Scrapping Skylight, Going Android Delays IdeaPad U1 Hybrid

Subject: Mobile | May 28, 2010 - 09:01 PM |
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During CES 2010 back in January, Lenovo made some big waves by revealing the IdeaPad U1 Hybrid notebook. The 11.6" notebook not only sported an Intel Core 2 processor and 10 hours of battery life (the specs were revealed to PC Perspective) , the screen also detached to become a 11" slate PC with an independent OS.

Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: Apple
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The Ultimate Colouring Book

The iPad's greatest influence may be on the generation that is just starting to master their ABC's. We take a look at Apple's latest gadget and see how parents can use it for their toddlers. While the present app offering may be lacking, the future may be bright.

For those desiring style at all costs, the new Sony VAIO

Subject: Mobile | May 26, 2010 - 03:56 PM |
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The ever stylish Sony VAOI series has a new model, the Z117.  The reviewer at t-break just switched back to a mobile Windows machine from a MacBook, so when he describes the exterior as preferable to a Mac and the weight as surprisingly light you know that he has a good comparison.  It is no lightweight inside, this is a midrange model and has a Core i5-520 CPU @ 2.4GHz, 4GB DDR3-1066 RAM and a 128GB SSD running in RAID-0.  The graphics are a little stranger, the 13″ screen has a resolution of 1600x900 and is powered by either an nVIDIA GT330 with 1GB RAM or onboard Intel

Source: t-break

Computex 2010: Tablets Expected to Highlight Year's Show

Subject: Mobile | May 26, 2010 - 02:44 PM |
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While this resurgence of tablet PCs has yet to prove it has any real traction, many vendors are going to be showing off their new tablet products at this year's Computex.

Source: Digitimes

Mobile NVIDIA GeForce GTX480M Coming this June

Subject: Mobile | May 26, 2010 - 11:16 AM |
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If there are two things you can take away from NVIDIA's newest GeForce GTX470 and GTX480 cards is that they are hot and fast (read our review here). Now imagine stuffing one of those GF100 chips into a notebook! That's exactly what will be happening this June when mobile GF100 chips begin shipping from OEM notebook manufacturer Clevo. According to Daily Tech the GTX 480M has been trimmed to ensure it fits within a portable system's thermal and power constraints.

Source: Daily Tech

Dell Streak Gets Official, iPad International Invasion Begins, MSI X350 now Available

Subject: Mobile | May 26, 2010 - 11:00 AM |
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We've been hearing about the Dell Streak for quite some time now, with prototypes popping up in street markets in China, to drunken photos at cocktail parties. Now Dell has finally gone official and confirmed that the 5" Android handset with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor will be launching on June 4.  Engadget reports that the Streak will also be upgradable to Android 2.2 and support Flash 10.1.

Source: engadget

Intel Expands 2010 Intel Core Processor Family to Stylish Ultra-Thin Laptop

Subject: Mobile | May 25, 2010 - 01:35 PM |
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SANTA CLARA,
Calif., May 24, 2010 Intel Corporation introduced new Intel Core processors today, extending the
availability of its award-winning Intel Core processor family to more
stylish, ultra-thin laptops. Ultraportable laptops less
than an inch thick and weighing just 2 to 5 pounds offer the
performance, battery life and connectivity consumers need on-the-go.

Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: Intel
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Bridging the Gap

Intel's Wireless Display promises a single-touch bridge between your notebook and your display. Though there are limitations currently, its almost more exciting to think of where this technology can go in the next 1 to 3 years.