Toshiba updated the Satellite P205 series of 17-inch desktop replacement notebooks, including two new models that feature HD DVD drives and up to 300GB of storage. The Toshiba Satellite offer some nice entertainment features for movie buffs.
HP introduced the Voodoo ENVY M:152 notebook for multimedia enthusiasts and gamers. The ENVY M:152 replaces the M:151 as Voodoo's 15.4-inch luxury notebook. The M:152 is highly customizable, with 22 colors to chose from.
Sony announced two special edition notebooks today, with customized lids designed by Maya Hayuk, an emerging artist based in New York. The limited edition Sony VAIO Graphic Splash Maya Hayuk notebooks feature colorful, symmetrical designs on the lids and matching wallpapers.
Lenovo is now selling the T61p, a workstation version of its popular T61 series notebook. The T61p, a 15.4-inch widescreen ThinkPad, is Lenovo's most powerful notebook and to date, yet runs cooler, quieter and more energy efficient than previous models. The new ThinkPad series features the latest Centrino Pro processors, NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics and an optional Ultra-Wideband (UWB) wireless card to connect to wireless printers, cameras and other devices.
Toshiba expanded its line of Qosmio F45 AV entertainment notebooks with three configurations today. The new configurations feature Dolby Home Theater technology, Intel Turbo Memory and a DVD SuperMulti drive with Labelflash. Users can chose between a single 200GB or dual 120GB hard drives.
Toshiba's now selling notebooks with AMD technology for the first time since 2000. The new Satellite A215 series of 15.4-inch consumer notebooks features AMD dual-core processors and graphics, generous hard drive capacities and several multimedia features.
Lenovo'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.
ToshibaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s announced the Tecra M8, the company's first 13.3-inch notebook. The compact widescreen display offers 30% more viewing area than 12.1-inch normal aspect notebooks, while maintaining a compact form factor. The first configuration of the Tecra M8 will be the M8-S8011.
Fujitsu's upgraded is Lifebook tablets with Intel's Santa Rosa mobile platform. A touch over four pounds, the Fujitsu T4220 tablet's exterior looks identical to previous models, but boasts many upgrades. The T4220 packs the latest Core 2 Duo processors, 802.11n wireless and up to 120GB of storage.
enovo's 12.1-inch 3000 V200 notebooks with Intel's Santa Rosa technology are now available. Based on Intel's Santa Rosa platform, the V200 starts at $1,199 with an Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 1.8GHz processor, dual-layer DVD burner, 1GB of memory and 160GB hard drive.
Sony's BX business notebooks are are now available with Intel's Centrino Duo technology. The BX 740 and BX760 series of notebooks are optimized for business users and feature built-in Sprint EVDO mobile broadband cards.
Walt Mossberg says Samsung's second generation of ultramobile PCs are a great improvement over last year's models, but not ready for mainstream consumption. He recommends the Samsung Q1 Ultra as an option for those who don't want to lug around even the smallest laptops.
LG announced a shiny compact notebook that features Window's Sideshow on the lid. The 12.1-inch LG Z1 notebook has a 2.5-inch LCD on its lid so users can quickly access email, calendar and multimedia content.
Fujitsu announced its first ultra-mobile PCs (UMPCs) today. Built for for business users, the U Series is the world's smallest tablet-convertible UMPC, weighing only 580g and measuring 26.5mm thick. The FMV-U8240 features a 5.6" (1024x600) widescreen display.
Lenovo's getting ready to give the X60 notebook and X60 tablet some Santa Rosa love. According to some internal docs, the new X61 models will run on Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Intel GMA X3100 graphics and have draft 802.11n wireless connectivity.
HP's introducing two cheap notebooks, the HP 530 GH645AT for consumers and the HP 530 GH640AT for home business users. These notebooks will be available at office stores and brick and mortar retailers everywhere.
Sony VAIO SZ notebooks are premium thin and light notebooks that have style written all over them. Sony uses premium finishes including aluminum, carbon fiber and magnesium to stand out from the crowd.
Walt Mosberg of the Wall Street Journal bought a Sony Vaio SZ series notebook a few weeks ago and was upset about the amount of trial software, demos and ads that came installed on it.
He blames these 'craplets' for slowing down his system and making the experience of buying a new Vista notebook unpleasant. The craplets can slow down boot times, hinder performance and take up valuable hard drive space.