Without intention to mislead the readers, we have discovered that among upcoming HP business laptops with Centrino 2 platform, AMD’s ATI graphics accelerator dominates. It seems the configuration of both platform makes optimal design for business users as a segment. AMD is currently winning 60 percent design share for HP business notebooks. [CNET]
Fujitsu has unveiled a new tablet PC. Lifebook T5010 is a 13.3″ tablet, powered by Intel Centrino 2 technology. The built in Wi-Fi uses draft N from Intel allowing connectivity three times as fast. The one special technology that is dear to my heart is their biometric fingerprint sensor that comes with lifebook family. It puts my mind at ease knowing nobody is going to mess with my privacy. [AVING]
If you want to buy a new gaming laptop, you can choose the Visionman Widow Predator Gaming Notebook. It comes jam packed with a 17 inch WSGA+ (1,680 x 1,050) Super Clear Screen with Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66Ghz processor, Intel P965 + ICH8R Chipset, 4GB Dual Channel DDR2-800 (2x2GB), 2x 200GB SATA-II 7200RPM 2.5 inch HDD, 2x nVidia 8800M GTX 512MB GDDR3 Video Cards in SLI and 7-in-1 Card Reader (MS/MS Pro/MS Duo/MS Pro Duo/SD/Mini-SD/MMC).
The laptop also offers a Blu-ray drive, a built-in 2.0MP Digital Camera, Intel 4965AGN 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless, Bluetooth Support and Microsoft Vista Ultimate 64-bit OS. Visionman’s Widow Predator gaming laptop is priced at $6,199 upwards, depending on the specs. [Product Page]
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.
HP has unveiled a new 17″ AMD powered laptop. Within it’s smooth elegant award winning design. It uses Athlon X2 dual core (1.9 Ghz – 2.2 Ghz) at it’s heart. Memory capacity up to 4Gb of RAM. Video Accelerator: ATI Radeon HD 3200 or 3450. Built in Wi Fi, Low light Web Cam and digital microphone for superb communication experience. Storage capacity options ranging from 160 Gb to 500 Gb. Optical Drive: DVD-RW and optional Blu-Ray writer. Home theatre specifics: Built in TV tuner, remote control and multi-channel audio. Operating System: Windows Vista. All in all, considerable computing power equal to desktop-caliber with middle end price. [hp.com]
Sony and Microsoft today announced a competition that challenges consumers to create designs for the new line of VAIO Graphic Splash notebooks. The contest starts today through August 10th, 2008. Designers can submit their designs online at www.sony.com/mygraphicsplash with a photo of themselves and a short message that explains their design. The winner’s design will be made into limited-edition VAIO notebooks. FYI, the new VAIO My Graphic Splash notebook line will be released online at www.sony.com/pr/mygraphicsplash later this fall for a limited time. [Sony]