Category Archives: Commentary

Is 64 bit Mobile Computing More Promise Than Reality?

Mobility Guru has a review up of MSI’s MS-1029, and while it’s not an ultraportable, they raise the question Is 64 bit Mobile Computing More Promise Than Reality? It’s a good look at 32-bit vs 64-bit performance in a laptop package, including the software, and 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP. Continue reading

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Does WiMax Matter?

LAPTOP Magazine brings up an interesting question, Does WiMax matter? Continue reading

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Intel’s Centrino Duo: Buy or Wait?

Over at Business Week, Stephen H. Wildstrom deals with an interesting question: Buy or Wait?

Wildstrom thinks that you can’t judge how will Microsoft’s Vista will run on current Intel 945 Mobile Graphics systems right now, because it’s in beta, and because it’s constantly being tweaked, although he points out that Intel says it will run. He also mentions that the Core Duos will be priced aggressively against current platforms, which is good news if you do decide to go ahead and wait for a Core Duo system (several have already been announced). Continue reading

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Is Your Laptop Worth a Million?

CNET is running an article about a study that Symantec did, that estimates just how much a laptop is worth, when you factor in the data stored on the laptop. Continue reading

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CNET’s Updated Notebook Buying Guide

CNET Asia has updated their Notebook Buying Guide to reflect changes concerning the recent release of the Intel Core Duo, as well as Apple’s move to Intel. Continue reading

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