Santa Rosa

Latest MacBook shows 15 percent jump in memory performance

Calling last week’s MacBook update merely a “speed bump” may be accurate to the letter, but it doesn’t faithfully describe the spirit of the upgrade. Primate Labs, which makes

Maybe: New Santa Rosa MacBooks as early as tomorrow

After a while, predicting the release of anything becomes a tautology. Take the MacBook. We’ve been seeing rumors about a revised model for several months now. The latest such rumors—it co

Santa Rosa To Get HD DVD, Blu-ray Playback

According to Intel mobile graphics spokesperson Mike Choi, Intel will begin using a third-party hardware HD DVD and Blu-ray decoder in some versions of Santa Rosa. Using a separate decoder will enable

Apple Store Is Down

Tuesday morning arrives and as of right now, the Apple online store is officially down for maintenance. The big rumors lately have been attributed to two items: the iMac and the Macbook Pro. We could

iMac Gets Dolled Up For WWDC

Well, now that the iPhone release date hoopla is sort of over, let’s fire up the rumor mill about what’s coming our way at WWDC. Could it be a brushed metal iMac, ala Mac Pro, perhaps, with a Sant

Panasonic Toughbooks Get Upgrade

Panasonic announced today the launch of the Toughbook 52, which replaces their venerable Toughbook S1 of year’s past. As with previous Toughbooks, it’s designed to withstand spillage and d

AMD Preps Its Own Notebook Chipset, Due Mid-2008

All the Santa Rosa news must have annoyed AMD and now it’s coming out a notebook chip platform of its own, code named Puma. The platform will consist of processors, GPUs and technologies, all of

ASUS Lambo VXS2 Lappy Getting Santa Rosa Treatment

Not that anyone was scooping up the Lamborghini-branded notebooks from ASUS, but if you did, you might want to try returning it so you can hop on the Santa Rosa bandwagon. Word is that the new version

Intel's Santa Rosa Explained in Excruciating Detail

You may have been reading CrunchGear today wondering what in God’s name is all this Santa Rosa business about. Luckily the crew at Computer Shopper has a giant feature that explains what Intel&#

Dell Latitudes, Too, Have Santa Rosa Fever

Whether you like it or not, today is Santa Rosa Day, where all the king’s horses and all the king’s men pimp their new laptops that have Intel’s latest chipset. Dell is no exception

Sony Introduces VAIO FZ Series

Going crazy for some Santa Rosa action? Sony delivers the goods today with the new VAIO FZ series of laptops. These new notebooks go on sale in the next week or so and will retail between $1400 and up

Rumors: No Santa Rosa Macbooks But OLED On the Way

According to my source who works with Apple, no Santa Rosa-related Macbooks or anything for that matter will be coming in the next few weeks or even months. Sorry. Not happening. Untrue. However, the

LG Launches Santa Rosa Laptops A Day Early

We’ll probably never see these laptops on our shores, but it is important to note that LG is going nuts with the Santa Rosa laptops this morning, about 24-hours before everyone — including

Fujitsu Santa Rosa Laptops Coming Soon

Some recently released documents on the FCC site have shed new light on the new Santa Rosa-based Fujitsu laptops, but it doesn’t have all the bells and whistles you’d expect. The E-series