Coinciding with its 25th anniversary celebration, Toshiba's Digital Products Division today unveiled an innovative, designer concept ultra-mobile PC, the Libretto W100.
Measuring a mere 4.84 inches by 7.95 inches when closed, the limited-edition device runs Windows 7 that can be enjoyed across dual 7 inches diagonal multi-touch screens that work horizontally or vertically.
Additional features include a 6-mode virtual keyboard, 1.2GHz Intel Pentium U5400 processor, 2GB DDR3 memory, a 62GB Solid State Drive, built-in 1-megapixel webcam with face recognition, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, a MicroSD card slot and one USB 2.0 port.
The libretto W100 concept PC should be available later this summer. Pricing is still unknown.
Asus has announced the second generation of its Lamborghini-branded laptop, apparently adding little more than a metallic keyboard and a leather-bound palm rest below it - a "tactile way" to experienced "the Lamborghini luxury", the notebook maker claimed.
ASUS VX2 is available in two colors, Lamborghini yellow and black with each one cast with aluminum-magnesium alloy and carbon fiber.
Asus announced the Asus W5Fe, world’s first Slideshow laptop PC with an additional 2.8-inch QVGA display on the top of the cover with 1GB of independent flash memory for installing widgets and even media.
It also features Core 2 Duo processors, Intel 802.11a/b/g, up to 1.5GB RAM and 160GB of drive space, an integrated 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, ExpressCard port, VGA and TV-out and more.
|Lenovo introduced a new tablet PC on Tuesday. The ThinkPad X60 Tablet will offer dynamic screen rotation, along with a combined MultiView/MultiTouch screen. The MultiView features include an indoor/outdoor, anti-reflective/anti-glare display, designed to increase viewability in multiple environments; the MultiTouch feature let users move the cursor with their pen or finger.|
| Apple unveiled its new line of MacBook consumer notebooks that now include Intel Core 2 Duo processors. Just one-inch thin, the new MacBooks are up to 25 percent faster than the previous generation and feature a built-in iSight video camera for on-the-go video conferencing, Apple’s MagSafe Power Adapter that safely disconnects when under strain, and iLife ‘06, Apple’s award-winning suite of digital lifestyle applications. |
“MacBook has helped drive Apple’s notebook market share to over 10 percent in US retail, and the new MacBooks will be among this holiday season’s most exciting new products,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With Intel Core 2 Duo processors across the entire line, these new MacBooks are up to 25 percent faster than their predecessors.”
Toshiba America has released a series of portable notebooks Satellite U205. These are 12.1” widescreen models weighing 1.86 kg. They are designed for students and small business. The series contains two models – U205-S5002 and U205-S5022, which differ in CPU and HDD (U205-S5022 is the senior model).
The notebooks feature LifeSmart technology ensuring endurance of the notebook and data protection. The recommended price makes up $1199 for U205-S5002 and $1349 for U205-S5022.
Heading off to a LAN party to mix with other guys who have yet to find a girlfriend or a use for deodorant? No need to dismantle your gaming rig, instead just throw one of Alienware’s two latest gaming laptops into your bag.
The daddy of the duo is the Area-51 m5550. It powered by an Intel 2.16GHz dual core processor and pushes out some mean graphics thanks to the 256MB Nvidia GeForce Go 7600 chip. The 15inch screen has an impressive resolution of 1920 x 1200 and there’s plenty of space to load up your favourite first person shooters on the 100GB hard drive.
|Toshiba Corporation today announced a new 2.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) that uses perpendicular magnetic recording technology to achieve the industry's largest 200GB capacity with only two platters. The new best of class HDD, MK2035GSS, features the highest areal density yet achieved of 277.1 megabits per square millimeter (178.8 gigabits per square inch). Toshiba plans to start mass production of the drive in August 2006.|
The new Acer Ferrari 5000 and Ferrari 1000 laptops are powered by AMD 64 X2 dual core mobile processor and wrapped around carbon fiber chasing.
Based on AMD Turion 64 X2 dual core mobile processor, the new Ferrari 5000 is a 15.4-inch widescreen laptop essentially replacing the Ferrari 4000 and comes with HD-DVD drive. The Ferrari 1000 is a 12-inch widescreen ultraportable. Both wrapped around carbon fiber casing and of course sport the Ferrari Formula One design with Black and Ferrari Red trim.
|The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 notebook has the Lamborghini marque on it, but does the performance live up to its 4-wheeled counterpart? Even with a Core Duo 2GHz T2500 processor, Intel's 945PM chipset and the 3945ABG 802.11a/b/g WiFi adaptor, 1GB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM, a 120GB HD, a dual-layer DVD±R/RW optical unit, a 15" (1400 x 1500 resolution) screen, the Nvidia GeForce Go 7400 graphics card, the £1,945 price slapped on it does not justify the parts within.|
| Delivering new levels of visual realism at extremely high-definition resolutions, the new ENVY U909 features SLI technology that enables two nVidia GeForce Go 7800 GTX graphics processing units (GPUs) to be used in this nForce4 SLi core-logic solution.|
Packed with features and style to burn, this mobile machine will deliver the goods - just don't expect much in terms of power outlet autonomy.
The heavyweight laptop measures 444x317x44mm and weighs in at stonking 7.25kg. Powered by AMD’s Turion 64 processor and sporting the biggest display found on a laptop today (19 inches), you’ll be able to pump your games up to 1680x1050 pixels.
|BenQ today announces the latest additions to its line of award-winning Joybooks, the S73 and S61, featuring Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology and embedded European standard digital TV reception (DVB-T) allowing users to enjoy TV programs anytime and anywhere. |
Aimed at mobile users who require premium quality displays and exceptional multimedia features, the S73 and S61 feature an embedded digital TV function and enhanced speaker design providing users the utmost in mobile visual enjoyment.
|Eurocom introduced the M590K Emporor, a laptop that it calls the world’s first SLI (Scan Line Interleave) notebook. Gamers will like the combination of two NVIDIA SLI-certified Geforce Go 7800 GTX 256MB graphics cards strapped together for 2x graphics performance. Those two GPUs are pumping out video to a 19-inch 1680x1050 widescreen display. With its 16x9 aspect ratio, Eurocom says this laptop has integrated HDTV support with anti-aliasing video algorithms. |
The Toshiba Satellite M100 Series Notebook PC is now available, and it’s got pretty good specs, especially considering its lower price.
Advantages that you can look forward to include lesser power consumption, thanks to Intel Centrino mobile technology, and the new Intel 945 Express chipset and PRO/Wireless for 802.11 a/b/g network compatibility.
| Toshiba has today started the battle of the high definition DVD war with the launch of its first notebook equipped with the new HD-DVD media standard in the UK. |
The company has launched the Qosmio G30 PC notebook, that promises consumers a fully integrated TV tuner, Digital Video Recorder (DVR), audio, and all the computing capabilities of a superior notebook PC when it becomes available in April for £2,300.