Thin and Light Notebooks

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New Images of the Dell Adamo XPS Reveal Connections

When we first got a look at Dell’s 9.99mm thick concept notebook, the Adamo XPS, it was so thin and light that Xavier wondered if Dell would actually sell the concept notebook. It looks like Dell is pushing forward on its quest to slice the competition down to the size with new images of the razor-esque looking Dell Adamo XPS leaking out which show us what ports the Adamo XPS will have.
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Toshiba Portégé A605 Notebook Introduced

Toshiba's introduced the Portégé A605 notebook, a lightweight consumer notebook that borrows some features from the Portege R500 , but isn't quite as thin or light. The Portege A605 does have some sweet features, including an aluminum enclosure and 6.9 hours of battery life.
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ThinkPad X200s and X200t Announced

Lenovo's introduced the ThinkPad X200s, a lightweight business notebook for business travelers and the X200t,the first widescreen ThinkPad tablet. Tom Ribble, the director of worldwide ThinkPad marketing, called me this morning to talk about the latest additions to the ThinkPad family.
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HP EliteBook 2530p Announced (video)

HP's introduced the EliteBook 2530p, a thin and light 12-inch business notebook that can be configured with dual hard drives and either ULV or LV processors. I sat down with HP's Kyle Thorton to take a close look at the 2530p last week.
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HP 2730p: HP Tablet Updated (video)

HP's officially introduced the 2730p business tablet in the U.S. The 2730p improves on the 2710p, with faster processors and more friendly user controls. HP's Kyle Thorton gives a quick demo of the 2730p in the following video.
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Acer Aspire One Available in U.S. (Pricing and Specs)

The Acer Aspire One is now available from U.S. retailers including Amazon.com, Buy.com, NewEgg.com and many others. If you're thinking of buying an ASUS Eee PC 901, MSI Wind or an HP 2133 you should definitely take a look at the Acer Aspire One.
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ThinkPad X200 Review

Lenovo officially introduced the ThinkPad X200 today, but was kind enough to send me an early review unit last week. The X200 is Lenovo's new 12-inch business notebook and it's been a joy to use for the past few days. The X200 has a starting price of just $1,199, making it an excellent value for anyone who needs a fully-capable notebook that can get them through a full work day.
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Sony VAIO Z Series Notebook Introduced

Sony introduced several notebook lines today, but the one that stands out the most is the VAIO Z Series. The Z Series has several notable features and replaces the SZ Premium line. It's a business-grade 13-inch notebook that's loaded with features that make it a smart choice for those looking for a mix of style, mobility and business.
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ASUS 901, 1000 and 1000(H) Launched at Computex

ASUS showed off the Eee PC 901, 1000 and 1000 (H) models today at Computex 2008 in Taipei. The new Eee PCs are more robust and expensive than earlier versions. The low-cost ultraportable market is really heating up and ASUS isn't standing still.
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New Compact MacBook Pro Coming in 2008

CNBC is reporting that the much-rumored thin and light MacBook Pro will be announced at Macworld next month. The reporter's inside source says the compact notebook will be about half as thick as current models and feature a solid state drive. The new Macbook Pros will cost about $1,500.
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Video: Dell Latitiude XT Tablet Demo

Latitude XT Tablet Demo, VideoMichael Dell demoed the new Latitude XT Tablet at Oracle's OpenWorld conference today. The Dell Latitude XT is the thinnest 12.1-inch convertible notebook and has a multi-touch display.
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ASUS U3 Notebook Announced

ASUS U3Featuring a piano-black finish and a leather bound palm rest, the ASUS U3 is the latest 13.3-inch widescreen to notebook hit the market. The U3 weighs in at under four pounds, but lacks an optical drive, which is standard on most other notebooks this size.
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ThinkPad Reserve Edition Details

ThinkPad Reserve EditionLenovo's finally giving full details on the ThinkPad Reserve Edition notebook, a X61s ThinkPad clad in premium handcrafted leather. The ThinkPad Reserve Edition is available in limited quantities and by invitation only for $5,000. This notebook comes with executive-level service and support.
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Toshiba Portege R500 Notebook to Feature 64GB SSD

Toshbia Portege R500Toshiba announced the new Portege R500 business notebook will have an optional 64GB solid state drive. Configured with the SSD and no optical drive, the Portege R500 weighs only 1.72 pounds, making it the lightest 12.1-inch widescreen notebook available.