From the monthly archives:

November 2006

Toshiba Dynabook SS MM36

by Johan on November 30, 2006

Toshiba Dynabook SS MM36 Core 2 Duo

Toshiba Dynabook SS MM36 is powered by a 1.66-GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 processor, 512MB of DDR2 RAM, 40GB HDD, CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive, and 12.1 inch WXGA screen. Weighing at just 4.2-pound, this laptop manages to pack some internal interface like three USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire port, biometric fingerprint reader, 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi connectivity, a 3-in-1 memory card reader, and Type 2 PC card slot. It will be available next month in Japan with the price tag of US$1,702.

Via Toshiba.

WidowPC Sting 517D Gaming Laptop

by Johan on November 27, 2006

WidowPC Sting 517D Gaming Laptop

It seems like players of World of Warcraft and other Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) want to take their game out on the road. That’s why WidowPC created this particular gaming laptop which has a Spider-man-ish logo. Dubbed as the Sting 517D, the laptop is powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo Merom CPU, the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX video card, 4 GB of high speed DDR2 memory, and 200 GB of hard drive storage. Not only that, the Sting 517D has a 17-inch widescreen, with high-speed wireless capability. It also has Bluetooth, a TV tuner, memory card slots, DVD-RAM, plus several multi-media and USB ports. The Window PC Sting 517D costs about US$2,195 and includes US$400 of free software.

Via WidowPC.

Review of Toshiba Qosmio G30-102

by Johan on November 23, 2006

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This upgraded Qosmio G30-102 is a 406x295x45.5mm and 10.4-pound powerhouse featuring a vibrant 17-inch 1920×1200 display with Clear SuperView technology. Powered by Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2.0-GHz) processor, 2GB of memory, 200GB hard drive (100GB x 2), an NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 GPU, digital/analog TV tuners, and an HD-DVD drive this is just the perfect beast for gaming and watching HD videos. It’s around $3,000 before tax so it’ll cost you a limb or two.

Full review at TrustedReviews – Via TechEBlog

Alcantara MacBook Sleeve

by Johan on November 22, 2006

Alcantara MacBook Sleeve

Alcantara has long been used by European luxury auto makers for its sensory comfort. Now you can get the same treatment for your precious MacBook with the Alcantara MacBook Sleeve. Priced at just US$60, it features a tailored fit that won’t lose its shape after washing, and a micro-fiber lining to keep scratches off your laptop. The company is also made sleeves for the MacBook Pro, iPod nano, and iPod video.

Via Alcantara Sleeves.

KT Launches World’s First WiBro-enabled Laptop

by Johan on November 15, 2006

KT Launches World's First WiBro-enabled Laptop

Korea Telecom (KT) has a surprised for Korean. They introduced what it claims to be the world’s first WiBro-enabled laptop. This 1.89 kg laptop is actually an upgrade of the highly acclaimed NT-Q35 adding WiBro capability and other multimedia features. As we know, the high speed WiBRO allows users to enjoy various services and makes extra WiBro SIM card superfluous. In addition it includes WLAN and DMB capability that opens new possibility to a sort of ‘convergence’ service for WiBro-DMB. Other feature include Core Duo or Core 2 Duo processor, up to 1GB of RAM, and an 80GB HDD. KT will also launch various portable WiBro-enabled devices in the future like UMPC, tablet pc, PMP, and DBDM. Sadly, the laptop seems to be heading Korea only and should have price tags between US$1700 to US$2200. What a lucky Korean!

Via Aving USA.

Lenovo X60 Tablet PC

by Johan on November 14, 2006

Lenovo X60 Tablet PC

Priced at US$1800, the Lenovo X60 packs an Intel Core Duo or Core Solo processor, up to 2GB of memory, 120GB HDD, a biometric fingerprint reader, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and a 12.1-inch XGA touch screen display. It weighs 3.77 pounds and has an up to 7.5 hours of battery life.

Via Engadget.

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