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MSI Unveils CX620MX and CX420MX Notebooks

MSI C series

MSI‘s C series family now has two new members with the launch of the MSI CX620MX and the MSI 420MX.

There’s no big difference when we talk about performance between these two models, but the CX620MX has a larger screen. It comes with a 15.6 inch HD LCD display with 1366 x 768 resolution. Under the hood, it hides an Intel Core processor and a HM55 chipset, which means it offers enough performance and low energy consumption. The graphics will be provided by an ATI Mobility Radeon HD545v with 512MB of DDR3 VRAM.


Gateway NV Series Notebooks Now Come With Blue-ray Drive and Matte Lid

Gateway Notebook

Gateway’s line of NV Series Notebooks returns with improved cosmetics and speed upgrades. The most obvious change is on the exterior, the usual glossy design has been replaced with a matte, textured shell.

Core i3 and i5 processors are now available and increasing the performance together with Mobility Radeon graphics. You can also choose GMA graphics and AMD’s mobile Athlon and Turion chips if you don’t want to spend very much.

The only model available to buy is the NV59C09u and comes with a 15.6-inch display, 2.13GHz Core i3, 4GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive, Intel graphics and an included Blue-ray drive. Other features include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Gigabit LAN, HDMI port, multi touch trackpad. This model retails for $800.

Via Electronista

MSI GE600 Gaming Notebook Finnaly Available


MSI’s latest gaming machine, the GE600 which was announced in February this year, is now available and it seems that it was designed to offer high-end gaming performance.

The notebook has a 16″ HD TFT LCD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sports an Intel Core i5 processor, backed up by 4GB of DDR3 memory and an ATI Radeon HD5730 graphic card with support for DirectX 11, which is perfect for next generation games and it also has 3D capabilities.


ViewSonic ViewBook Pro Notebook Has Just Found Its Place On The Shelves

ViewSonic ViewBook Pro

ViewSonic’s latest notebook, the ViewSonic ViewBook Pro, has just entered the market. The notebook has a 13.3″ LED backlit with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and it comes with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of RAM, 320 hard disk drive, integrated DVD drive.

The ViewBook Pro also include Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 2.0, a 1.3 megapixel camera, VGA, HDMI output, multitouch trackpad, card reader, audio jacks, ExpressCard slot and its 6-cell Li-Ion battery should keep it awake for about 8 hours.

So the ViewSonic ViewBook Pro notebook is not bad at all, considering that it packs so many features in its thin case. The notebook retails at Amazon for $889.99

Chinese Launch Sixty Five Dollar Laptop


Finding a laptop anywhere in the $300-$400 price range is a real achievement, so it’s hard to believe you can have one for only $65.

But the Chinese from Creation Tech have really pulled it off. Their CTEB7G laptop retails for $65, but is far from being among the most competitive machines on the market. It features a 7-inch, 800×600 pixel display, a weak 33 Mhz processor, 128 Mb of RAM and just 2 Gb of flash memory, as storage. The CTEB7G does have WIFI, 3 USB ports and runs Windows CE.

This barebone laptop could be useful if you;re only thinking of using it to run word and occasionally open a web page, but don’t even think it’s capable of running advanced applications like Adobe Photoshop, for example.


HP Has Launched The EliteBook 8740w Core i7 Notebook

HP Elitebook

The EliteBook family from HP has a new member, the HP EliteBook 8740w Core i7 Notebook.

The notebook has a 17″ LED backlit Full HD display ( 1920 x 1080 pixels ). As processor you can choose between Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7, the most powerful being the Intel Core i7 1.73GHz 820QM. Graphics come with 1GB  Nvidia Quadro and ATI FirePro.

Also, you can upgrade the RAM memory up to 16GB and you can also choose from a variety of 7200 RPM hard drives. And yes, this notebook features USB 3.0. Other features include 2MP webcam, eSATA, VGA, RJ45, Firewire.


Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T Specifications

Acer 1830X

Acer’s latest ultra portable notebook hasn’t been announced yet, but here are some specs for the Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T.

The notebook has a 11.6 inch display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. As for its “brain”, the notebook comes with an Intel Core i5 -520UM processor, replacing the CULV processor that was used on Acer Aspire Timeline 1810. Also, the notebook comes with integrated 802.11 b.g.n WiFi, HDMI, 3 x USB ports, S/PDIF, Bluetooth (optional), 3G modem (optional). The battery life is somewhere around 8 hours at a single charge.


Dell Precision M4500 Notebook Announced

Dell Precision M4500

Dell has announced its latest notebook, the M4500, which seems to be the little brother of the previous M6500 and it comes in a much more mobile unit. The notebook offers you the possibility to choose bewteen a Core i5 or a Core i7 processors and NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800M or 880M graphics. It has a 15.6″ display with a screen resolution of 1,920 × 1,080 and it also features a backlit keyboard, 64GB SSD mini card for dual drive configurations, 3 megapixel camera, a multi-carrier-friendly Gobi 2.0 wireless chip, multitouch trackpad and a 9-cell battery that will give up to 8 hours of fun.     (more…)

MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook to be presented at Next Week’s CeBIT

MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook

Another product that MSI will present at next week’s CeBIT is this gaming notebook, the GT660. It will be MSI’s first device to feature USB 3.0 ports which is an advantage for the company due to the fact that there aren’t many devices that offer support for USB 3.0 on the market.

Designed to offer high-end gaming performance, the GT660 notebook is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor and features 12GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 285M graphics and runs under Windows 7. So far there is no information about pricing or release date, but we should wait until next week’s event.

Dell Alienware M11x Gaming Notebook Available for Pre-Order

Dell Alienware M11x Gaming Netbook

Dell’s Alienware M11x notebook is now available for pre-order and offers high-end gaming performance which makes it a “must-have” for gamers. The 11-inch M11x features an Intel 1.3GHz Core 2 Duo SU7300 processor or better, up to 8GB DDR3, 8hours battery life, 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M video card, up to 500GB hdd, all these on one very compact package.

CES2010 Dell Alienware M11x Video after the jump.


Lenovo Launches IdeaPad S10-3t N470 Convertible Notebook


Featuring an  energy-efficient Intel Atom N470 processor, preinstalled Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium and an impressive 2 Gb of RAM, the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t N470 is definitely worth a look.

Of all the features listed above, what makes this a notable laptop is the overclocked Intel Atom N470, operating at 1.83 Ghz, that guarantees less power consumption and a significantly longer battery life. Still Lenovo’s interesting convertible notebook, does have a scary price tag of $649, well above the average notebook price range.

via Thinkpads

HP Delivers First USB 3.0 Laptops


USB 3.0 is the next big thing in data transfer technology right now and computer manufacturers are stepping over each other to deliver machines with built in USB 3.0 technology.

HP has apparently won the  race and managed to sell the first laptops with implemented USB 3.0 technology. The HP Envy 15 (if you opt for the ATI 5830 graphics and  quad-core i7 processor version) and the Elitebooks 8540p and 8540w have built in USB 3.0 and allow data transfers 10 times faster than before (provided you connect to another USB 3.0 device).

USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, so you’ll be able to connect to older equipment, only it won’t works as well.

via I4U

Lenovo Ideapad U1 Hybrid

As the CES isn’t too far from us, Lenovo has revealed their Ideapad U1 Hybrid. This impressive gadget works both as a notebook and tablet, and each one has its own OS and system specifications.

When in notebook mode, it is powerd by a Intel Core 2 Duo U4100 CULV CPU processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 120 GB SSD and runs under Windows 7 , while the tablet has a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon, 512MB DDR1 Ram, 16 GB Flash memory under a different operating system, called Skylight ( a custom LINUX OS ) . For graphics, the notebook uses an integrated video card while the tablet is using Snapdragon.

The Lenovo Ideapad U1 Hybrid which combines a notebook and a tablet can be achieved for $1000.

Via Technabob

Lenovo Ideapad U1 Hybrid

Branded Ultraportable Notebook : Acer Ferrari One

Acer Ferrari One is a branded notebook by Acer in collaboration with Ferrari. They say that “In the true spirit of the Ferrari racing team, the Ferrari One notebook combines performance and extreme portability”. This means that “under the hood” you’ll find a 1.2GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor, a 250GB hard drive , 4 GB DDR 2 RAM memory and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 graphics. The battery lasts for about 5hrs and the notebook is ultraportable due to its small dimensions, 11.6-inch in thickness and 1.5 kg weight.

You can find the Acer Ferrari One notebook at a price of  $599.

Via Slashgear

Acer Ferrari One Notebook 1