notebooks

  • Dell's new ultraportable sports Core i5, semi-ruggedness

    Dell's new ultraportable sports Core i5, semi-ruggedness

    Well, the new Dells aren’t exactly going to shock anybody speechless, but they look practical and the assurances of ruggedness are heartening. It’s always struck me as strange that the so-called ultra-portables, which are meant to be taken everywhere, almost universally have cheap builds. Of course, most of them cost a lot less than the Dell E4310, too. Vital specs and pics inside. Read More

  • Sony Japan teases "VAIO New Ultra Mobile"

    Sony Japan teases "VAIO New Ultra Mobile"

    Remember Sony Japan’s unusual promotion campaign for an 8-inch netbook (or ultra-mobile PC, as the Japanese like to call these devices) from December 2008? The target group was amused with the campaign. And it appears the marketing coup helped Sony actually sell the Vaio P, as the company today updated its Japanese site with yet another teaser for yet another “mysterious”… Read More

  • Toshiba announces Tecra M11 notebook

    Toshiba announces Tecra M11 notebook

    It’s been a while since Toshiba unveiled their M10 and A10 computers in 2008, but Toshiba finally released the specs on their new M11 business notebook. The M11 features a 14-inch anti-glare display, Intel Core i3/i5 dual core processor, up to 3 GB DDR3 RAM and either Intel HD or an NVIDIA NVS 2100M graphics card. It also comes with a 320GB 7200RPM hard drive, a DVD Super-Multi drive… Read More

  • Do the new MacBook Pros forgo raw computing power in favor of battery life? Yup.

    Do the new MacBook Pros forgo raw computing power in favor of battery life? Yup.

    Today’s MacBook Pro refresh left a lot of us feeling, well, bored. The new notebooks aren’t particularly powerful with dual-core Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs along with low-memory GPUs. They really aren’t anything special compared to similarly-priced PCs. Numerous manufacturers offer a PC for around $2000 that comes with quad-core i7′s, 1GB graphics card along with tons of… Read More

  • The Dell Latitude E6410 ATG has attitude

    The Dell Latitude E6410 ATG has attitude

    What do you get when you combine the new Dell Latitude E6410 with a semi-rugged frame? Obviously this ATG model. Yeah, I know, lame joke but I don’t have time to to think of a more clever intro so deal with it. Read More

  • The Dell Latitude E6410 and E6510 bring Core i5, Core i7, and discrete graphics

    The Dell Latitude E6410 and E6510 bring Core i5, Core i7, and discrete graphics

    Dell has been building notebooks under the Latitude nameplate, well, forever, right? It seems that way, but the series keeps trucking on as the company continues to load the latest goods onto the platform. The E6410 and E6510 builds upon the success of the previous generation but ditches the 2009 specs for chips that are a bit more 2010. Read More

  • Onkyo's new notebook is 22mm thin, offers over 14 hours of battery life

    Onkyo's new notebook is 22mm thin, offers over 14 hours of battery life

    Onkyo in Japan announced [JP, PDF] a new notebook today, the Sotec MX1007A4. It has a 10.1-inch screen featuring 1,024×600 resolution and LED backlight, with Onkyo saying one of the two selling points is its thickness (the notebook is 22mm thin – 18mm at it thinnest part). It weighs just 1.16kg, too. Read More

  • The HP EliteBook 8740w: DreamScreen and Core i7 and USB 3.0, oh my

    The HP EliteBook 8740w: DreamScreen and Core i7 and USB 3.0, oh my

    The HP EliteBooks have always been, well, elite and the new 17-inch 8740w cements that claim even more. Graphic designers, CAD users, video dudes, HP made this one for professionals like you. Read More

  • Meet the unannounced Acer Aspire 1825PT convertible tablet

    Meet the unannounced Acer Aspire 1825PT convertible tablet

    This bad boy isn’t exactly official yet, but that’s never really mattered before, right? We hear the Acer Aspire 1825PT notebook will come with an 11.6-inch capacitive touchscreen with a 1.3GHz Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 CPU, 4GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive. We don’t know the price just yet, but in case the 1825PT is a bit too rich for you, there’s always the… Read More

  • MSI X360: Intel Core i5, three pounds, less than an inch thick

    MSI X360: Intel Core i5, three pounds, less than an inch thick

    MSI has added another skinny notebook to its X-Slim series with the announcement of the 13-inch X360 model. This one makes use of an Intel Core i5 ultra low voltage CPU clocked at 1.06GHz alongside Intel’s HM55 graphics chipset. Read More