Monthly Archives: December 2005

Site Note – Slow Week

The next week is going to be a very slow news week, because of the holidays, and mainly because a lot of companies are sitting on announcements concerning ultraportables, until the 2006 International CES in just a few short weeks. This year’s CES is going to be one of the biggest ones in a long time – with lots of Intel and AMD news, and lots of new laptops being announced, because of platform changes from Intel and AMD. We had a lot of news and a lot of announcements in November and into December, and then all of the sudden they slowed to a trickle – you had these companies wanting to get a head start on the publicity and hype, but it slowed down, because anything major that’s announced in the next two weeks is liable to be overshadowed quickly.

Going into the middle of January, even Apple fans might get some major news in the area of ultraportables from MacWorld.

Because of this brief lull, we are going to take a little time off and work on some things for the site that you might not see right away, but look for news to go back to normal after the first of the year, when things begin to shift into overderive leading up to the 2006 International CES and MacWorld. Continue reading

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Review: Fujitsu LifeBook P7120 (CNET Asia)

CNET Asia has published one of the first reviews of the Fujitsu LifeBook P7120. The P7120 has a widescreen 10.6 display and is powered by an Ultra Low Voltage Intel Pentium M. Continue reading

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Dell D410 Part of Dell Battery Recall.

Initially, the Dell Latitude D410 wasn’t mentioned in some of the battery recall articles/bulletins. According to MobileWhack, the D410 is in fact a part of it. Continue reading

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Asustek to Ship Napa-based Ultraportables in 2006

According to Digitimes, Asustek will be shipping ultraportable Intel Napa-based laptops in 2006. Napa is Intels’ next-generation mobile platform. Continue reading

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Review: Averatec AV3715-EH1 (LAPTOP Magazine)

LAPTOP Magazine has published a review of the Averatec AV 3715-EH1. The 3715-EH1 is part of the 3700 series (the differences between the 3715-EH1 and the other model in the series, the 3715-ED1 are optical and harddrive variations). Continue reading

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