Here is good news for those who have the Acer Aspire One netbook. Acer has upgraded this netbook with the larger 40GB hard disk drive so the total storage capacity will be 160GB. Other features include 1GB of RAM, an N270 Atom CPU, and a 8.9 inch WSVGA screen with LED backlight. The price for the upgrade version is around €430 in Japan. [Akihabara]
The spanking new G71 Quad Core gaming notebook from Asus is actually the first Quad Core laptop in the world. The gaming monster features a 17 inch Crystal Shine High Brightness display, an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300 processor, a powerful NIVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT GDDR3 512MB graphics card, 4GB RAM, up to 1TB of HDD (500GB x2), 2MP webcam, Bluetooth v2.1 connectivity and Blu-ray writer. Sadly, the pricing info is still unknown. [Akihabara]
The Italian mobile carrier TIM offers the Asus Eee PC 1000H GO with a built-in 3G capability. Using this netbok, you can enjoy Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and the advantage of its 3.5G HSUPA connection whenever there is a signal. Other features include the Intel Atom 1.6GHz processor, 1GB RAM and 160GB hard drive. You need to spend at least $611 to purchase this netbook. The Asus Eee PC 1000H GO is available only in Italy. [eeepc]
MSI has recently released the official firmware update for its famous MSI Wind netbook that enables users to overclock the performance of this netbook. The official v1.09 BIOS update for the MSI Wind is available for download at the MSI site. Users will be able to push the performance of the netbook by 8%, 15% or 24% beyond the normal limits. [MSI]
Gigabyte today unveiled the fanless cooling pad that features the roll-able design to make it portable. convenience for storage. The cooling pad measures 343 mm x 303 mm x 7.5 mm and weighs at 485grams. If you need a quiet laptop cooling pad, then you can purchase the Gigabyte Roll Pad from Brando for $65.
Acer will launch its eMachines-branded entry level notebook PC in Japan. Known as the Acer E520, the laptop will be released on October 31th, 2008. The laptop comes equipped with a 15.4-inch wide LCD screen (1,280 x 800 resolution) with a 2Ghz Intel Celeron 575 CPU, 1GB of RAM and 160GB hard disk drive. Priced at 59,800 Yen Japan, the laptop is powered by Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium OS and adopts DVD Super-Multi drive and Intel GL40 Express chipset. Its battery offers 3 hours of juice. [AVING]