Toshiba Picks Up Fujitsu’s HDD Business

Fujitsu Limited and Toshiba Corporation have announced today that Fujitsu will be transferring its hard drive (Hard Disk Drive – HDD) business over to Toshiba, through the creation of a new company. Fujitsu will move its HDD-related assets and business into this new company, in … Read more

Windows 7, SSD Netbooks, UMPCs

Windows 7 A couple of more ultraportables have had Microsoft Windows 7 pre-beta installed on them, with information / benchmarks listed.

UMPC Fever has a forum member who installed Windows 7 on a Fujitsu U2010, which worked great, from the included screenshots. They were able to use Vista drivers, and it was supported better than XP. They mentioned it was faster than Vista.

Ultramobile PC Tips had news of another forum user on a Spanish-language site who had installed Windows 7 on a Gigabyte UMPC U60. They reported that it booted faster than Windows XP Tablet PC Edition (SP3) and runs just about as fast overall. It also had no problems with the U60’s WiFi (Vista did). (via SlashGear)

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Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 Review (TabletPCReview)

Yesterday, Tiffany Boggs over at TabletPCReview published their review of the new Fujitsu LifeBook T2020, an Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) powered convertible. Due to its pivoting display, it can be converted back and forth between a Tablet PC form factor and … Read more

Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 Introduced

Fujitsu has quietly introduced a replacement for the 8.9″ Fujitsu LifeBook P1620. It’s the aptly-named 8.9″ Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 and it retains much of the convertible form factor that the P1500 and P1600 series is known for. It’s convertible in the sense that by pivoting … Read more

Fujitsu LifeBook U820 – Available in US

The 5.6″ Fujitsu LifeBook U820 (or U2010 as its known elsewhere) has popped up on the US Fujitsu site. It’s Fujitsu’s first Intel Atom-powered ultraportable available here in the US, and it’s a “convertible” – it can convert between a Tablet PC and a laptop … Read more