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MSI GT60 and GT70 gaming laptops get NVIDIA GTX 680M graphics, available now from $1,899

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MSI introduced the GT60 and GT70 notebooks in March, and the latter has already received an upgrade to NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 675M GPU. Now both laptops are taking another step up, this time to the GeForce GTX 680M, NVIDIA's latest GPU, with 4GB of dedicated memory. The refreshed 16-inch...
MSI GT60 and GT70 gaming laptops get NVIDIA GTX 680M graphics, available now from $1,899

NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

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In NVIDIA's ongoing efforts to monopolize the technical-sounding graphics card market, the California-based components manufacturer today announced a new mobile line of GPUs aimed at notebook computing. That's five new GPUs in total, with the GeForce GT 720M and 735M making up the "mainstream" segment, while the GT 740M,...
NVIDIA outs new mobile GPU line, boasts 'every leading notebook manufacturer' support

MSI's GT60 and GT70 gaming notebooks feature Ivy Bridge, Nvidia GTX670M graphics

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Expanding upon its initial showing at CeBIT last month, MSI has indicated that its two latest gaming notebooks — the 15.6-inch GT60 and 17.3-inch GT70 — come standard with Intel's Core i7-3610QM and Nvidia's GeForce GTX670M processors. Both will also include 1920 x 1080 displays, Killer Game networking cards,...
MSI's GT60 and GT70 gaming notebooks feature Ivy Bridge, Nvidia GTX670M graphics

Android notebooks? Yep, Intel says, and they'll only cost $200

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Dadi Perlmutter, Intel's chief product officer, also tells CNET that devices running Intel's mainstream Core line of processors could sell for as low as $399 to $499. [Read more]...
Android notebooks? Yep, Intel says, and they'll only cost $200

Tablets Will Outship Notebooks by 2016, Research Firm Says

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Research firm NPD DisplaySearch thinks tablet shipments will exceed laptop shipments in the next few years....
Tablets Will Outship Notebooks by 2016, Research Firm Says

Limited-edition Sega-branded notebooks go on sale in Japan

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Game producer Sega has started to sell limited edition branded notebooks. The range of four notebooks, sold in partnership with Japanese retailer Enterbrain, have lid designs that resemble consoles from the company's history, namely the Sega Saturn, the Dreamcast, and the Mega Drive, as well as a fourth that matches...
Limited-edition Sega-branded notebooks go on sale in Japan

Acer debuts Haswell-based Aspire S7, S3 ultrabooks

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Acer has debuted its first ultrabooks powered by Intel's fourth-generation Core series processors. The Taiwanese notebook maker has also taken the opportunity to redesign the Aspire S7 based on user feedback, while also using its new styling cues in the new Aspire S3. Both notebooks also share Acer's dual-torque hinge...
Acer debuts Haswell-based Aspire S7, S3 ultrabooks

Samsung to unveil 13.3-inch 3,200×1,800 LCD display

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The new 13.3-inch WQXGA+ display would pack 276 pixels per inch, surpassing the pixel count found on existing notebooks. [Read more]...
Samsung to unveil 13.3-inch 3,200×1,800 LCD display

Unshipped Alienware notebooks get free Ivy Bridge upgrade

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With Dell recently revealing that its three Alienware gaming notebooks were upgraded to Intel Ivy Bridge processors, those who ordered the PCs before the announcement may have felt slightly cheated. Dell has some good news, however, as it will upgrade the ordered notebooks to similarly-priced Ivy Bridge processors for free....
Unshipped Alienware notebooks get free Ivy Bridge upgrade

Seagate demos its 5mm Laptop Ultrathin HDD in Android tablet

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The new drive offers a low-cost alternative to SSDs and is targeted them for use in its OEM partners' ultrathin notebooks and tablets. [Read more]...
Seagate demos its 5mm Laptop Ultrathin HDD in Android tablet
MacBook Air, MacBook Pro refreshes expected June 2013 with same designs, new processors

Fujitsu brings Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs to two notebooks

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Fujitsu has refreshed two of its Lifebook notebooks with the last wave of Intel Sandy Bridge processors. The 15-inch AH532 and 14-inch LH532 are now powered by a 2.3GHz, dual-core Intel Core i3. It's paired with the onboard Intel 3000 HD for graphics.......
Fujitsu brings Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs to two notebooks

Everything that Apple announced today at WWDC

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Today at the WWDC event Apple released a slew of announcements, covering a wide range of products. This post is a compendium of what they released, and promised to release today. For convenice, the order of this post mirrors the order of Apple’s event. The event was packed, as always,...
Everything that Apple announced today at WWDC

Intel's Otellini Sees Lots and Lots of Ivy Bridge Machines in Your Future

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During a conference call with analysts discussing Intel’s quarterly earnings, CEO Paul Otellini had a look ahead at what’s to come with its latest chip known internally as Ivy Bridge. He said that Intel is currently tracking more than 140 Ivy Bridge-based machines in various stages of the design process....
Intel's Otellini Sees Lots and Lots of Ivy Bridge Machines in Your Future

Acer adds student-aimed B113 notebook to TravelMate line

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Acer has released the latest addition to its TravelMate line of notebooks. The TravelMate B113 is aimed at students and institutional customers, and sports a Core i3 Ivy Bridge processor with 4GB of RAM, a 1366x768-resolution 11.6-inch LED-backlit display, and a choice of either Windows 7 or Windows 8 Pro...
Acer adds student-aimed B113 notebook to TravelMate line

HP outs pricing on full Windows 8 PC lineup

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A huge wave of Windows 8 PCs is coming, and HP is hoping to ride it to victory. Early on Wednesday, the company announced pricing and availability for its complete Windows 8 PC portfolio, which includes a broad range of  notebooks, hybrid ultrabook/tablet machines and all in-one desktops. “HP’s portfolio of...
HP outs pricing on full Windows 8 PC lineup

Thinner MacBook Pro Models in 13-Inch and 15-Inch Sizes Coming in April?

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In addition to its report today about a potential 14-inch MacBook Air, DigiTimes also claims that Apple is expected to launch its thinner MacBook Pro models perhaps as soon as April. The report is a bit inconsistent in describing the timing, initially stating that the debut would be in April...
Thinner MacBook Pro Models in 13-Inch and 15-Inch Sizes Coming in April?

Sony announces the Haswell-powered VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo Series Ultrabooks

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If you're looking for the newest mobile gear with Intel's brand-spanking new fourth-generation processor included, Sony is bringing its stuff to the table. The company has a few new mobile options that update their line of VAIO products with the VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo. Sony is bringing its...
Sony announces the Haswell-powered VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo Series Ultrabooks

Jury Reaches Verdict in Apple vs. Samsung Trial

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According to CNET, the jury has reached a verdict in the Apple vs. Samsung trial. More as it develops. Recent Mac and iOS Blog Stories • Engineers Detail Extensive Efforts to Rewrite Facebook iOS App • Evernote and Moleskine Partner on 'Smart Notebooks' • Video Shows What an iPhone...
Jury Reaches Verdict in Apple vs. Samsung Trial

Micron intros mSATA SSDs for ultrathin notebooks

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Micron has announced that it has expanded its SSD lineup to include mSATA models geared for ultrathin notebooks. The new drives are based on the company's existing RealSSD C400 drives, but with a Mini SATA connector and stripped away housing for notebooks that require a 3cm x 5cm footprint.......
Micron intros mSATA SSDs for ultrathin notebooks

Acer upgrades its PCs with Haswell, new models include the Aspire V7 Ultrabook

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This is hardly the biggest Acer news of the week (that would be this, this and this), but it's worth a PSA nonetheless. Now that Intel's formally unveiled Haswell, Acer announced it'll be refreshing much of its PC lineup with those fourth-generation chips -- 23 notebooks and six desktops,...
Acer upgrades its PCs with Haswell, new models include the Aspire V7 Ultrabook
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Fujitsu Japan customers to build PCs, notebooks in classes

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Fujitsu is going to offer build-your-own computer classes to customers in Japan. The Hands-on Custom PC Assembly Service will teach absolute beginners how to build their own computer, as well as fundamental knowledge about its inner workings, and to perform computer support tasks themselves.......
Fujitsu Japan customers to build PCs, notebooks in classes

Sony Japan reveals new Vaio Fit notebook range, due mid-May in US

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Sony Japan has revealed a new lineup of notebooks for 2013 that also carry new branding. The new ëFit' series encompasses a wide range of notebooks that the company is targeting at "students and business users who are looking for a step up and want more of a premium design...
Sony Japan reveals new Vaio Fit notebook range, due mid-May in US

iPad Doing to the Netbook What the Netbook Did to The Laptop [Digital Daily]

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Apple’s iPad may not be cannibalizing sales of the company’s Macs, but it’s evidently playing havok with those of the netbook. According to new research from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, netbook sales have been on the decline ever since Apple (AAPL) officially announced its much anticipated slate device. “US...
iPad Doing to the Netbook What the Netbook Did to The Laptop [Digital Daily]

Foxconn embarks on Brazilian, Chinese expansion plans [u]

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(Updated with denial of Brazilian plans) Foxconn is planning to build five extra factories in Brazil, according to São Paulo's Secretary of Planning and Development of the State, Julio Semeghini. Each is expected to be manned by about 1,000 workers, and produce iPads, notebooks, and general electronics. The actual locations...
Foxconn embarks on Brazilian, Chinese expansion plans [u]

HP shows OfficeJet 150 portable all-in-one printer, more

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HP also introduced two new printers in Shanghai, with the portable all-in-one OfficeJet 150 and the Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One. The former is the headliner, as it's meant to be taken along on trips with notebooks. It can print, scan, and copy letter-sized pages and has a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.......
HP shows OfficeJet 150 portable all-in-one printer, more

Springpad note-taking service gets interface overhaul, now an even worthier rival to Evernote

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Springpad may lack Evernote's commercial clout, but it makes up for it in a number of ways -- not least with free-of-charge features like offline access from its mobile apps (which certain rivals charge for) and Pinterest-style sharing options. The interface hasn't been a particular strong point, but that...
Springpad note-taking service gets interface overhaul, now an even worthier rival to Evernote

Intel launches Ivy Bridge chips for notebooks, more

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Intel on Thursday launched its Ivy Bridge-series processors for notebooks and ultrabooks, following up on the release of the powerful Ivy Bridge CPUs late last month. Now, the dual-core and ultra-low voltage (ULV) chips came out, with them shipping in products in the near future. Intel promises 110 ultrabooks are...
Intel launches Ivy Bridge chips for notebooks, more

Viliv S10 Blade — Unusual Resistive Multitouch Display

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It is raining 10-inch notebooks at Mobile Tech Manor today as the UPS guy just dropped off the Viliv S10 Blade. The S10 is a notebook from Korea that has some features not found in most netbooks. The convertible screen swings around to convert from notebook to slate tablet, and is...
Viliv S10 Blade — Unusual Resistive Multitouch Display
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