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Lenovo G430 Sneak Peek

by Stephen on July 28, 2008

LENOVO G430

More of G430 specifications have been revealed as follow. CPU of Intel Core 2 Duo processor at 2 GHz clock with 160 GB hard disk. Optical storage DVD Super Multi (DVD + /-RW, DVD-RAM) standard memory accessible through 14-inch display screen with NVIDIA Geforce 9300M GS of 256 MB. G430 weighs approximately 2.4 Kg. [CNET]

Jointech J-Pro JL7100 $99 Mini Laptop

by Stephen on July 28, 2008

JOINTECH JL7100

Jointech has just announced what could be the cheapest mini laptop selling at only $99. JL7100 runs on Win CE 5.0. It uses Samsung chipset with 64 MB RAM and internal memory of 64 MB. It also has built in Wi-Fi and 3 USB Ports (which you can also use to plug external memory). It is capable to run basic laptop applications like MS Word, MS Excel, media player, MSN messenger, PDF reader, Internet Explorer, and more. All these packed in 225 x 165 x 36 mm accessible through 7″ display, weighing only 680g. The only catch is that it is currently only selling in Hong Kong. [Jointech]

Intel Quadcore X9300 for Laptops

by Stephen on July 23, 2008

INTEL X9300

X9300 will be part of Intel Extreme series of mobile processors. It will have half the power envelope of Q9550. To date, Falcon Northwest, an enthusiast PC maker has used desktop Q9550 quad core chip for their laptops, but these laptops weigh as heavy as twelve pounds, and consume much electricity. X9300 will roll in August. [CNET]

Intel 40 Years Anniversary

by Stephen on July 18, 2008

It is Intel’s 40 Years Anniversary. They have come a long way since the first chip was created. In the beginning, the first chip was only running at 400 KHz, or 400 thousand Hertz, and it was not even considered a microchip. Today, lo and behold, they have quad (multiple) core running at 2.4 GHz, or 2.4 Billion Hertz. Read the whole history on PCMAG.

Maingear eX-L Gaming Laptop

by Johan on July 17, 2008

Maingear eX-L Gaming Laptop

Here is the new gaming monster from Maingear. Dubbed as the eX-L, the laptop is powered by a 3.06GHz Core 2 Extreme X9100 processor with a couple of ATI GPUs or a single NVIDIA unit, a 17 inch display, built-in speakers with subwoofers and 802.11n WiFi. Sadly, there is no word on pricing or availability so far. [Engadget]

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Looking for a multimedia laptop that plays HD movies the way HD were meant to be seen? Check this brand new VAIO FW notebook from Sony. Weighing a little over six pounds, the Sony FW notebook features the world’s first 16.4-inch display which is ideal for Blu-ray Disc movies. Combined with Sony’s patented XBRITE-HiColor LCD technology on select models, the display delivers razor-sharp details, bold colors and glare-free viewing. Available in two color options: titanium gray and powder white, the notebook comes in multiple configurations, including a premium and a standard model. The FW standard model starts at about $1,000, while the FW premium will go for around $1,750. [Sony]

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