Archive for Notebooks

Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Series no longer just a concept

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on November 27th, 2009

Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Series no longer just a conceptThe Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Series was at one point a concept but it has now somehow managed to get itself up onto retail shelves. The dual screen DZ series laptop packs dual 10.1 inch LED backlit display screens, Athlon Neo 1.6 GHz MV-40 CPU, 1 GB RAM (expandable to 4 GB), ATI Radeon HD 3200, 160 GB of storage, Wi-fi and a 1.3 megapixel web camera.

Those dual screens will cost you, so be prepared to fork out some dough. How much? It costs about 95,800 Yen (or $1,107) and is available in Japan.

NES Notebook Case

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on November 26th, 2009

NES Notebook CaseYou love the old NES, I love the old NES. We all love the NES. That’s why you need this NES netbook case for $50. Cloth your netbook in something cool and disguise it as an oversized NES controller. Great way to meet girls.

OMG where did you get that NES case? That is like so awesome. Can I go out with you? Basically, with this case you’ve got it made Romeo. Display it proudly, let your netbook wear it loudly. You the man.

Sony Vaio Nebula FW Series

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on November 2nd, 2009

Sony Vaio Nebula FW SeriesLooks like Sony has some new additions to their Signature Collection of notebooks. The standout model is the Nebula FW Series. The Nebula FW Series perfectly blends science and technology. All it’s missing is a NASA ship against that cosmic backdrop.

The Sony Vaio Nebula FW is a limited edition series starting at a base price of $809.99 but can be customized if you like. Some specs include a Blu-ray player, Dolby Surround Sound, 16.4″ display, Windows 7, and 3.06 Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Haleron Swordfish Net 20 Netbook

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on October 18th, 2009

Haleron Swordfish Net 20 NetbookHaleron has just released a new sporty looking netbook in the form of the Swordfish Net 20, which comes with an Intel Atom 330 Dual Core processor, which won’t drain your battery as much as the previous dual processor model that the company offered awhile back.

Some other specifications include a 10.2 inch LCD display with a resolution of 204 x 600, a 160GB hard drive which is upgradable to 250GB, 2GB of DDR2 Ram, and an unlocked 3G modem.

Gateway’s EC18T tablet with Windows 7

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on October 5th, 2009

Gateway's EC18T tablet with Windows 7Gateway’s new EC18T tablet laptop is one sexy beast. It’s like the Ferrari of laptops. It boasts an 11.6-inch touchscreen that rotates and folds back onto the keyboard, keeping the whole thing slim and sleek.

Inside it’s packing an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, up to 4GB of RAM, and a Mobile Intel GS45 Express graphics chipset, with Windows 7 Home Premium or Basic running the show. That’s about all we know at the moment. Nothing yet on pricing or availability, but we’ll keep you posted.

Intel debuts concept notebook with four displays

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on September 22nd, 2009

Intel debuts concept notebook with four displaysHere’s a notebook for some extreme multi-tasking. Intel’s latest laptop outdoes them all with a large primary display, along with three sub-displays above the keyboard. These little OLED touchscreens will be able to display video, music playlists, whatever your wandering attention span desires.

They can work as a single screen or as one continuous surface (the “albums” in the video spill across multiple screens). It’s mainly a proof of concept intended to show that they’re working on these kinds of displays for their laptops.

Rabook Reaper R87H gaming notebook

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on September 14th, 2009

Rabook Reaper R87H gaming notebookNaming your gaming notebook Reaper is pretty daring. It had better usher the souls of it’s competition into the afterlife. We’ll leave it up to you as to whether the name fits or not. The Reaper R87H gaming notebook has the following specs:

An 18.4″ 1,920 × 1,080 resolution display, Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 2.53GHz processor, Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M graphics with 1GB memory, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive and an 8-cell 4400Wh li-ion battery.

BenQ unveils two CULV notebooks

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on September 1st, 2009

BenQ unveils two CULV notebooksBenQ has just unveiled two new CULV notebooks. The 13.3-inch Joybook S35 and the 14-inch Joybook S43. Both feature the Consumer Ultra Low Voltage or CULV processor and you have options of several processors for both, like a 1.4GHz single core, Core 2 Solo, a 1.2GHz Celeron 723, a 1.3GHz Core 2 Duo SU7300 or a 1.3GHz Celeron 743.

The S43 features an ATI Mobility Radeon HD4330 graphics card while the S35 has an Intel GMA4500M. Both also sport eSATA, Wi-Fi, HDMI and a webcam as well as Bluetooth 2.1 w/EDR and a 500GB HDD upgrade option. Both feature a 1,366 x 768 resolution LED backlit screen.

GScreen’s Dual-Screen Spacebook coming soon

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on August 27th, 2009

GScreen's Dual-Screen Spacebook coming soonCheck out the photo above. It’s one of the first photos of an actual gScreen‘s dual 15.4-inch screen Spacebook. The company is targeting these dual screen laptops at professional designers, filmmakers, photographers and anyone else who thinks they need an extra screen.

The first units that come to market will feature 16-inch or 17-inch screens. The second identically sized screen slides out from behind the first and just like that you’ve doubled your fun. They are hoping that the first Spacebooks will be sold through Amazon.com by December.

Laptop Case Against Crime makes your laptop look like a newspaper

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on August 25th, 2009

Laptop Case Against CrimeRemember that Undercover laptop sleeve that makes your laptop look like a padded envelope? The Laptop Case Against Crime is like that only it disguises your laptop as a newspaper. Great idea. Because who wants to steal a newspaper? No one reads the printed word anymore.

The case is made of plastic fabric and features a ziplock fastener to keep it sealed and protected. It comes with a removable carry chain, which won’t help with the illusion. Of course with the advent of so many laptop disguises thieves may just start stealing everything. Just to be thorough.

Stealth NW-2000 rugged convertible touchscreen notebook

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on August 9th, 2009

Stealth NW-2000 rugged convertible touchscreen notebookStealth Computer has unveiled their latest notebook, the NW-2000. This one is a rugged hybrid laptop/tablet based around Intel’s 1.06GHz Core 2 Duo. When I say tough, I mean Mr. T tough. Fool. It features a 13.3-inch sunlight viewable resistive touchscreen and MIL-STD-810F, shock & vibration compliance.

Some other features are: 2GB of RAM (maximum 4GB), 160GB shock-mounted hard-drive or optional SSD, and a spill-resistant keyboard. This baby can handle a drop from 91cm onto a wood-covered concrete surface 26 times in a row and still function. How’s that for tough?

Undercover Laptop Sleeve

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on August 2nd, 2009

Undercover Laptop SleeveThe Undercover Laptop Sleeve is a padded laptop sleeve that helps protect your laptop from damage, while it also protects it from theft. The padded sleeve will prevent your laptop computer from getting banged up and scratched, but what’s awesome is that the outside of the sleeve is made to look like an old used padded envelope.

So people will think you have useless paperwork or something else inside. Thieves will pass it by, never knowing that they missed out on a laptop. You can even write on the envelope to make it more realistic.

Averatec N3400 13-Inch aluminum notebook

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on July 27th, 2009

Averatec N3400 13-Inch aluminum notebookAveratec’s N3400 is a 13.3″ notebook that weighs in at 3.8lbs, which is pretty light for this category of notebook. The outer shell seems to be made of aluminum, but the rest looks like typical materials. It’s available now for $799. Here are some of the specs:

Intel T3400 2.16Ghz (a CULV would have been cooler), 13.3″ 1280×1024 with 1.3MP webcam, 3GB DDR 2m 800Mhz (8GB max), 250GB hdd, DVD drive, 3x USB, 3.5mm audio in/out, VGA, Multi-format card reader and WiFi-N, Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet.

Sony launches VAIO NW 15.5″ Notebook with Blu-Ray for $880

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on June 21st, 2009

Sony launches VAIO NW 15.5″ Notebook with Blu-Ray for $880The Sony VAIO NW is the latest 15-inch notebook from Sony featuring a fairly reasonable price tag. The base price is $880 and goes up from there. This one offers a 15.5-inch widescreen HD display with 1,366 x 768 resolution and an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Some other features include an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 graphics card, 4GB RAM, a 400GB hard drive, a 1.3MP webcam, Blu-ray drive, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port, 3x USB ports, an ExpressCard port, a microSD card slot, a memory stick PROTM slot and Windows Vista as the OS. You can get the VAIO NW notebook starting this month in three colors.

CyberPower Xplorer X7-Xtreme S1 gaming laptop

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on June 17th, 2009

CyberPower Xplorer X7-Xtreme S1 gaming laptopGamers want a gaming notebook that has the power of a hardcore desktop computer. Not some wimpy notebook. Lucky for you CyberPower just announced their Xplorer X7-Xtreme S1 gaming laptop. It features an Intel Core i7 processor, a 17-inch LCD display with a 1,920 x 1,200 resolution and up to 6GB of DDR3 Tri Channel Memory. Nice.

Some other features include an Intel X58 chipset, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M video card and a 320GB hard drive. You’ll also get a Blu-ray player, Windows Vista Home Premium and a 3.1-megapixel webcam. And all of the specs can be fully customized to whatever you like.