Author Archives: Chad O.

Flash-Based SSDs Don’t Help Battery Life?

Tom’s Hardware has posted an article that’s generating a lot of buzz. They are saying that flash-based Solid State Drives (SSD) don’t help the battery life of your laptop. Instead, they are saying that it in fact decreases it. Given … Continue reading

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Dell Latitude E Series (E4200, E4300) – Announcement Coming?

It would appear that we will soon be seeing full information (and release dates) for the Dell Latitude E series – the Latitude E4200 and Latitude E4300. This, according to an official appearance of the “Laitude E-Family Laptops!” on Dell.com. … Continue reading

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Announced: Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1

Panasonic has formally announced the Panasonic ToughBook CF-U1, an ultraportable device powered by a 1.33GHz Intel Atom CPU. The device has been shown at various events going back to Cebit Germany, but today marks the official announcement of availability and … Continue reading

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HP 2133 Mini-Note and Windows Vista SP1, XP SP3

Over at HP 2133 Mini-Note Guide, they’ve posted some new performance benchmarks for the HP 2133 Mini-Note using updated drivers from VIA for the CN896 chipset and Chrome 9 integrated graphics chipset that were recently released for Microsoft Windows Vista … Continue reading

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Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 Leaked

More and more information is being found about the Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 (which was apparently leaked through a Virginia Tech bookstore website). It’s a “convertible” Tablet PC / laptop (the LED-backlist display swivels around and lays down on the keyboard, … Continue reading

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