Getac X500 Rugged Notebook Announced

Getac has added another rugged notebook to their range with the launch of the Getac X500, and it comes with Intel’s latest Core i7 2.66GHz processor, plus NVIDIA TG330m MXM graphics with 512MB of VRAM.

The Getac X500 is housed in a military grade casing, and it features a night vision mode so it can be viewed in the dark, it also comes with a range of customizable options which include USB 3.0 ports and many more.

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MSI Launches GT780R Gaming Notebook

MSI has announced the launch of a new gaming notebook called the GT780R-012US. This very well equipped gaming notebook has some great hardware under its black case. The machine uses an Intel Core i7-2630QM processor and it runs Windows 7 Home Premium. The video card in the machine is a GeForce GTX 560M with 1.5GB of VRAM.

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Toshiba Unveils New Satellite P700 Laptop

Toshiba has unveiled their new Toshiba Satellite P700 laptops which has now been added to their Satellite range and will be replacing the the Satellite A660 and M640 lines. The new P700 has been designed for gaming and multimedia and will even support 3D-gaming.

Its available in three screen sizes : 14″, 15″ or 17″  and is powered by either an AMD A6-3400M processor with discrete Radeon graphics or Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 CPUs and optional Nvidia GeForce GT 540M graphics with Optimus.

Its also equipped with Harman/kardon speakers to provide a more rounded multimedia and gaming experience, together with Dolby and Waves audio, USB 3.0, and optional Blu-ray/Intel Wireless Display/WiMA.

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Apple Building New 2011 MacBook Air’s This Month?

We have been hearing rumors that Apple will be releasing a new range of their MacBook Air, with Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors, and now according to Apple Insider, Apple will start building the 2011 MacBook Air;s this month, which could mean that they would go on sale as early as July.

According to the report, Apple has placed orders for 380,000 11.6 inch and 13.3 inch MacBook Air’s, which will feature Intel’s latest processors.

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Google’s Samsung And Acer Chromebooks Now Available

We have been hearing a lot about the new Chromebooks with the Google Chrome OS over the last few week, and now they have finally gone on sale and are available to buy from both Amazon and Best Buy.

There are two models available, the Samsung Chromebook Series 5 and the Acer Chromia Chromebok, with prices starting at $379.99 for the Acer model and $429.99 for the Samsung model.

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Asus UX21 Ultrabook Coming In September for $899?

The new Asus UX 21 Ultrabook was announced at the end of last month, and we were told that it would retail for under $1,000 now according to DigiTimes, Asus will release the UX21 Ultrabook in September and it will retail for $899.

That would bring the Asus UX21 Ultrabook in at $100 cheaper than the 11 inch MacBook Air which retails for $999, and Asus are obviously looking to compete with the MacBook Air.

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Google Launches Chromebook Preview In Treasure Hunt Style

If you are looking to get your hands on a new Chromebook earlier than the official June 15th launch. You might be interested to learn that Google has started a Chromebook Preview that will allow you to do just that if you can follow the clues in a treasure hunt style game.

The first clue was posted today by Product Marketing Manager Azhar Hashem on the official Google Chrome Blog, and took  you to a memo written by Tim Berners-Lee about the beginning of the World Wide Web.

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Samsung Chromebook Gets Taken Apart

The Samsung Chromebook is one of the first new notebooks that will ship with Google’s Chrome OS, we know what software it is running and its hardware specifications , but the guys over at iFixit decided to take it apart.

The Samsung Chromebook features a 12.1 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, there is also a 16GB solid state drive (SSD) and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 processor, have a look  at the teardown photos below.

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Acer Announces Aspire Ethos Notebooks With Removable Touchpad

Acer has added two new notebooks to its ranger with the launch of the Acer Aspire Ethos 8915G and the Aspire Ethos 591G, and what makes them interesting is that they come with a removable touchpad.

The Acer Aspire Ethos 8915G features an 18.4 inch notebook, whilst the Aspire Ethos 591G is a 15.6 inch notebook, and both models are available with a range of Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors.

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Logitech Touch Lapdesk N600 Announced

Logitech has added another lap desk to its range with the launch of the Logitech Touch Lapdesk N600, and it features a built in 5 inch, retractable multi-touch touchpad, that has a range of multi-touch features, including moving the pointer with one finger, scroll using two, and swipe through pages or pictures with three.

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Acer Announces New Aspire TimelineX Notebooks

Acer has added three new notebooks to its line up with the launch of the Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830T, the 4830T and the 5830T, the TimelineX 3830T features a 13.3 inch display, whilst the 4830T features a 14 inch display and the 5830T features a 15.6 inch display.

All three TimelineX notebooks come with a range of Intel Core i3 and Core i5 processors with Turbo Boost, and there is also Dolby Home Theater v4 audio, plus a integrated graphics.

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Sony Vaio Z21 Ultra Light Upgraded Notebooks Arrives Early In Europe

It seams the Italian online shop F2F have leaked Sony’s new Sony Vaio Z21 Ultra Light Notebook upgrades out before any official Sony announcemnt in Europe.

The new upgraded Z range now includes Sandy Bridge Core processors, solid state disks, together with fingerprint readers, and built-in 3G. The new notebooks also include upgraded HDMI ports that now provide 3D out capabilities and upgraded webcam which now include low-light Exmor sensor technology.

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