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How James Bond are the new Lenovo IdeaPad laptops? They have integrated 1.3-megapixel cameras and facial recognition security where you use your face as your password. Designed for general users, the IdeaPad Y510 has a 15.4" display, 1.60GHz Dual Core processor, 160GB hard drive, and 2GB of RAM. The larger 17" IdeaPad Y710 (1.66 GHz Core 2 Duo, 250GB hard drive), which can be outfitted with a Blu-ray drive, is aimed at... more
Best Buy is taking preorders for the Apple MacBook Air, the world's thinnest notebook. The 3-pound laptop is only .76" at its thickest point (and .16" at its thinnest), but it's still rather sturdy, thanks to its aluminum chassis. Features include a 13.3" widescreen LED display, full-size keyboard with backlit keys, and large multi-touch trackpad, and a port hatch that flips down to reveal a USB 2.0 port, headphone jack, and micro-DVI port. The... more
Asus just redefined the phrase "ultraportable laptop" with the $400 EEE PC. This 2-pound laptop is tiny (just 8.8" across and an inch thick, with a 7" screen) but perfect for travelers, kids, and anyone else who could use a dirt-cheap laptop the size of a paperback book. Granted, it's only got a 900MHz Intel Mobile processor, 512MB of RAM, and a 4GB hard drive, but it's hard to put much more into a... more
Have you heard about Dell's new line of Vostro laptops? Designed for small businesses with fewer than 25 employees and no dedicated IT staff, the simple laptops have dual core processors and automated, easy-to-use tools that help with data back-up, PC performance and health, and networking. And they don't come with any trialware. Prices start at $449 for a laptop with a 15.4" display, Vista Home Basic, Wi-Fi mini card, 24X CD burner/DVD combo... more
PC magazine recently did a roundup of "Luscious Laptops for Less," which included the 14.1" Dell Inspiron 1420, a winner of their Editors' Choice award. The bare-bones $829 model comes with a 1.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Vista Home Premium, 1GB of RAM, a 120GB hard drive, CD/DVD combo drive, and a 802.11g WiFi card, but you can pay more for extras like a webcam, discrete graphics (a good idea to have with... more
Thin and light latops are for the weak. Check out the HP Pavilion HDX laptop. It weighs a whopping 15.5 pounds and has a huge 20" widescreen display. Under the hood, the minimum configuration includes a 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows Vista Home Premium, 2GB of RAM, a 240GB hard drive, and a TV tuner. But this fancy multimedia laptop requires a strong lap - and an even stronger wallet.
Sony is taking preorders for its new series of VAIO CR laptops, which ship next month. The 5.5-pound laptops have 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo processors, 14.1-inch displays, and run Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium. Extras include Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro, SD card, and ExpressCard media slots, a built-in web cam and microphone, and an S-video port in case you want to connect it to a TV to watch movies or play... more
Get down to business with the Dell Latitude D630, an award-winning laptop with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors (up to 2.40GHz), Windows Vista or XP, your choice of Intel integrated or NVidia graphics, and a bright 14.1" widescreen display. Dell has made the laptop "road ready," thanks to the magnesium-alloy construction and reinforced hinges. The built-in WiFi Catcher helps you find a network (even when the laptop is closed). Additional bonuses: Corporate-level... more
Laptop too hot for your lap? Get the Belkin CushTop, a padded laptop platform that lets you work/surf the web/update your MySpace page comfortably on the couch, on the floor, or in bed. One side is a little larger than the other, so it works with small and large laptops (just choose the better-fitting side). And there's a storage pocket where you can keep your power adapter and mouse when you're not using them.... more
Leave your overloaded laptop case at your desk. You can carry your laptop and important documents around in one of Pacific Design's Nucleus laptop cases. Designed as a case within a case, the Nucleus has a unique semi-hardshell construction that will protect your laptop inside your backpack or briefcase. The Nucleus fits most 15" laptops, and comes in several colors.
What do you do when your PDA is too small for computing on the run, and you don't want to haul around your laptop? Use the brand-new Samsung Q1, a joint effort from Samsung, Microsoft, and Intel. This "UltraMobilePC" weighs just 1.7 pounds and has a 7" widescreen touch-screen display. It runs a modified version of Windows XP Tablet and lets you access the Internet, listen to MP3s, play games, watch TV, view photos,... more
Can you believe it? No new iPods were announced at Macworld this week. The big news is the MacBook Pro, the first Mac laptop built upon the new Intel Core Duo chip, which is actually 2 processors built into a single chip. The MacBook runs up to 4 times faster than the PowerBook G4 and is packed with features, including built-in iSight, AirPort Extreme, ExpressCard slot, SuperDrive, Front Row, and more.