I’m at the Dell Event at SFMOMA, waiting for the fun to get started… We got some notebooks… The New Latitude Product Launch.
…and here we go. Live updates after the jump.
The event is over. Here are the entries from oldest to newest.
four new laptops… ‘dawn of the connected era’
TEN new laptops
buncha stats about needing instant connectivity everywhere, always
longer battery time, instant on – solutions for the ‘digital nomad’
digitalnomads.com, in fact
product line… business notebooks…
all day computing, security, durable
3,200 prototype test units: WANT
19 hr battery
centrino 2 vpro
waiting for the rahrah to pass – need meat
connect 5 different ways – e6400
5400 category – price performance
SSD drive, small netbook
blue looks cool
e6400 atg – rugged, outside visible screen
not just rugged, ruggedized. shock absorbers and such
80% charge in one hour for the 19 hr battery
wifi, bluetooth 2.1,UWB,GPS, WiMAX
security… notebook tracking
wipe and delete info remotely
dell stores password, etc in an off-line system – end user profiles…for security.
single frame magnesium alloy – metal hinges
big hinges, zinc – look strong
15, 17 inch models too
now talking about periperals
consistency across family
carbon neutral IT provider, 99% recyclable packaging, etcetc.
working in the lab… here we go…
instant access/always on – Dell Latitude On
instant access email, etc w/o CPU
no need to boot up
coming soon – later this year
wrapping up… 7 latitudes, 3 precisions
gonna go play with these things – photos and posts later, later!