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Acer has unveiled its first 13.3-inch Ultrabook at IFA 2011 - the Aspire S3, which we got ...

Acer has announced its first dip into the Ultrabook market at this year's IFA. A more obvious leaning towards the trend-setting MacBook Air design than Toshiba's Portégé Z830 notebook, the Aspire S3 will come with a choice of second generation Intel Core processors, either solid state or hybrid hard drive storage and promises an impressive battery life. We got up close and personal with the pre-production models on show in Berlin, but were left less than impressed.  Read More

Toshiba has announced a new 13.3-inch Ultrabook which is said to be the lightest in its cl...

Toshiba has made an impressive entry into the new Ultrabook arena with the 13.3-inch Portégé Z830 notebook. Claimed to be the lightest in its class, powered by a second generation Intel Core processor and featuring solid state storage, the new notebook is also more than capable of withstanding the odd bump on the road, with new internal structures and a honeycomb rib reinforced magnesium alloy casing.  Read More

Samsung has launched the Series 7 CHRONOS notebook at IFA 2011 - with super fast startup, ...

No doubt looking to capitalize on the success of its gorgeous Series 9 notebook, Samsung has unveiled two Series 7 CHRONOS premium notebooks at IFA 2011. Thanks to something Samsung has dubbed MAX screen technology, the company has managed to squeeze 15- and 15.6-inch screens into frame sizes normally reserved for 14- and 15-inch notebooks. Both models will come with an Intel Core i7 processor, a spacious 750GB HDD and 8GB of DDR3 system memory. There's also some extra flash memory on the motherboard that's said to result in faster startup times and enhanced performance.  Read More

High performance gaming hardware specialist Razer has launched a high performance machine ...

Many people have ditched the powerhouse desktop PC in favor of the portability and convenience offered by a laptop. Where gaming is concerned though, mobile options powerful enough to deliver the kind of smooth visual experience necessary for today's immersive games tend to be on the bulky and heavy side. High performance gaming hardware specialist Razer is aiming to change all that with the release of the Blade gaming laptop. Just 0.88 inches thin and weighing under seven pounds, Razer's new gaming monster packs a second generation Core i7 processor, high performance NVIDIA graphics and a full HD 17.3-inch display into its full aluminum chassis.  Read More

The LG P220 Windows 7 notebook is said to continue in the minimalist footsteps of its iF D...

LG has announced Korean availability for its new premium notebook that squeezes a 12.5-inch widescreen display into the kind of notebook body size normally reserved for 11.6-inch screens. The IPS display is also said to cater for multiple viewers at different viewing angles within a 178 degree arc, without loss of definition or color. The P220's sharing capabilities continue into wireless territory thanks to included content sharing software that allows users to let other DNLA-compliant devices get in on the video, music or photo action.  Read More

Dell has rolled out the Vostro 131 business-tailored laptop (pictured), and upgraded its I...

Dell has rolled out three new laptops: the Sandy Bridge-upgraded Inspiron 13z and 14z, as well as the business-tailored 13.3-inch Dell Vostro V131. Powered by Intel's Huron River platform and a choice of Intel Core CPUs, the Inspiron 13z and 14z feature 13.3- or 14-inch displays respectively, and come with aluminum lids and palm rests. The Vostro V131 is a thin (0.83 inch/2.1 cm) and light (3.6 lbs/1.64 kg) laptop, reportedly offering up to 9.5 hours of battery life.  Read More

Dell Latitude XT3 convertible tablet

Announced back in February 2011, the Dell Latitude XT3 convertible tablet finally has itself a product page on the company's U.S. and Canadian websites. The Latitude XT3 features a rotating 13.3-inch, 1366x768 pixel multitouch display, Core i3, i5 or i7 processor, a durable tri-metal design and a spill-resistant keyboard.  Read More

MeeGo based 10.1-inch ASUS Eee PC X101 is billed as world's thinnest and lightest netbook

Unveiled at Computex 2011, the MeeGo Linux based ASUS Eee PC X101 is billed as world's thinnest and lightest netbook at 17.6 mm (0.69-inches) thin and weighing 920 grams (2lbs).  Read More

The gScreen SpaceBook is ready for pre-order (Photo: gScreen)

It's been nearly two years since the first photos of the dual-screen gScreen SpaceBook laptop were unveiled. It looks like the waiting for its release is nearing an end, however, with the 17-inch SpaceBook now available for pre-order on gScreen's website. The SpaceBook is a large laptop equipped with a pair of slide out 17-inch full HD displays, offering a huge panoramic workspace.  Read More

AMD has unveiled the AMD Radeon HD 6990M GPU for laptops, claiming it's the world's fastes...

A couple of weeks ago, NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX 580M laptop GPU, claiming it was the fastest graphics chip on the market. AMD has just unveiled a quick response, in the form of its Radeon HD 6990M GPU for laptops. The new graphics chip outpaces "any other announced notebook enthusiast GPU" by 25 percent, according to the Sunnyvale-based chipmaker.  Read More

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