From the monthly archives:

June 2011


Here’s another budget-friendly 10.1-inch netback for you to grab from Acer, the Aspire One AOD255E-13648. Available via B&H online shop, this mini laptop is packed with a 10.1-inch LED-backlit display, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N455 processor, an Intel GMA 3159 graphics card, a 1GB RAM, a 250GB hard drive, a webcam, WiFi, a 3-cell battery and runs on Windows 7 Starter 32-bit OS. [Product Page]


Sony has officially introduced their newest 13.1-inch laptop ‘VAIO Z Series’ that comes with a Power Media Dock. This ultraportable system is equipped with a 13.1-inch 1600 x 900 or 1920 x 1080 display, a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-2620M processor, an Intel HD 3000 graphics card, an 8GB DDR3 RAM, a 256GB SSD, a 1.3-megapixel webcam, a fingerprint reader, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, a USB 3.0 port, an HDMI port and pre-loaded with Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 OS. As for the Power Media Dock, it features a DVD or Blu-ray optical drive, a Radeon HD 6650 1GB discrete graphics, a USB 2.0/3.0 port, VGA and HDMI outputs. Sadly, there’s no word on pricing yet. [LaptopSpec]

MSI CX480 14-inch Notebook Officially Announced

MSI has officially announced the CX480 14-inch notebook, which is based on the second generation Intel Core family processor. Designed for students, home users and business professionals, the laptop features a choice of a 2.30GHz Intel Core i5-2410M or a 2.10GHz Intel Core i3-2310M processor, up to 8GB DDR3 memory, a 640GB hard disk drive, a 14-inch HD (1366 x 768) LED backlight display and a DVD burner. The MSI CX480 also has a 1GB nVidia GeForce GT 520M discrete graphics, the Time Stamp recovery software, a hard drive shock protection, SRS PC Sound, and a battery that provides up to 8.5-hour of operation time. Additional features include a card reader, HDMI, VGA, a couple of USB 2.0 ports, USB 3.0, a 1.3MP webcam, 802.11 b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth 3.0, Gigabit LAN and the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium OS. Pricing info is still unknown. [TechPowerUp]

Acer TravelMate 6595 And 6495 Laptops

by Johan on June 28, 2011

Acer TravelMate 6595 And 6495 Laptops

Acer has released the 15.6-inch TravelMate 6595 and 14-inch TravelMate 6495 laptops in Europe. Designed for business professionals, both laptops are powered by the second generation Intel Core processors with up to 8GB DDR3 memory, an Intel HD Graphics 3000, an nVidia Optimus technology, a LED-backlit display, a DVD burner and a choice of 750GB hard disk drive or a 120GB SSD. These laptops also support WiFi, LAN, Bluetooth, a 1.3MP webcam, a card reader, HDMI and the Intel Wireless Display technology. Other specs include a fingerprint scanner, a spill resistant keyboard, USB 3.0 and a multi-gesture trackpad. Its battery provides enough juice for up to 8-hour of operation time. [PCLaunches]

HP Envy 14-2050SE Beats Edition Notebook

by Isaiah on June 28, 2011


Finding yourself a new notebook? Why don’t you check out this newly launched HP Envy 14-2050SE Beats Edition. Powered by a 2.30GHz Intel Core i5-2410M processor, the system is equipped with a 14.5-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlit display, a Radeon HD 6630 1GB graphics card, a 6GB DDR3 RAM, a 750GB hard drive, an HP TrueVision HD webcam, a DVD burner, a 2-in-1 card reader, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port and runs on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS. The HP Envy 14-2050SE Beats Edition is now available for purchase via Amazon for $1,049.99. [Product Page]

Acer AC700 Chromebook To Ship This Month

by Isaiah on June 27, 2011


Acer is reportedly planning on shipping their first Chrome OS laptop ‘AC700’ this month. In case you didn’t know, the system is equipped with an 11.6-inch display, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor, a 2GB DDR3 RAM, a 16GB SSD, a 4-in-1 card reader, WiFi, 2x USB ports, a 6-cell battery and runs on Google Chrome OS. The Acer AC700 will retail for $349.99. [Liliputing]

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