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.

MSI Shows Off "Sketchbook" Concept Device

Subject: Mobile | May 20, 2010 - 03:06 PM |
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In a lead up to the upcoming Computex 2010 tradeshow, MSI has begun showing off some of its concepts that are in development.

Source: engadget

Intel Lifting Screen Size Restrictions on Future Netbooks

Subject: Mobile | May 20, 2010 - 10:26 AM |
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Intel is expected to lift the screen size restriction of 10.2 inches on current generation Atom netbooks to a maximum of 12.1 inches. This would allow OEMs to bring to market 11.6 and 12.1 inch Atom netbooks encroaching on the area that has been occupied by Atom and NVIDIA ION combinations, and AMD sub-notes. All of this coordinated with the upcoming release of the Atom N550 CPU.

Source: Digitimes

Asus Eee 1215 Features USB 3.0, NVIDIA ION, and Optimus. The Ultimate Netbook?

Subject: Mobile | May 18, 2010 - 10:30 AM |
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Netbook News has posted a tasty little preview of the Asus Eee 1215 netbook featuring not only NVIDIA's Optimus technology, but also two USB 3.0 ports. With Optimus, the Intel Atom D510 dual-core CPU (with two threads per core) will share computation responsibilities with the NVIDIA G218 discrete graphics allowing for longer battery life when handling multimedia.

Source: Netbook News

A quick overview of the HP EliteBook 2540p

Subject: Mobile | May 17, 2010 - 06:41 PM |
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The name might fool some, but the specs won't.  The HP EliteBook 2540p has a Core i7-640LM @ 2.13GHz and 4GB RAM DDR-1333 with Intel HD Graphics has enough power for browsing but not really enough to game on.  The low power processor should keep your battery alive for some time while you are browsing, which is a plus to the road warriors though you should probably avoid heavy usage of the DVD drive.  The key feature seems to be the ports, as the list includes a Firewire port, three USB 2.0 ports, audio in/out, VGA and DisplayPort, Bluetooth, gigabit ethernet, a modem, a supplied