Category Archives: Misc. News

There is NOT a Core 2 Duo ThinkPad X60 Tablet PC Available (yet)

GottaBeMobile.com has clarified that there is not a Intel Core 2 Duo version of the Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet available. For a while the Core 2 Duo options were available on Lenovo’s ThinkPad X60 site. GottaBeMobile had this to say: … Continue reading

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Office 2007 Public Beta (Beta 2)

If you are curious about the new features of Microsoft Office 2007, there is now a Public Beta available, that will allow you to use Office 2007 Beta 2 and its components (Visio, Publisher, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.). It has a brand-new interface, and places much more emphasis on collaboration.

You can obtain it and the beta keys here: Microsoft.com – Office Preview Continue reading

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Epson Adds More Cases/Designs for Endeavor NT350

Epson has added more versions/case designs for its Epson Endeaver NT350 ultraportable notebook. The NT350 has a a 12.1-inch display with an Intel Celeron M or Pentium M. They have a Disney line of designs already. This is just one more way for them to stand out I suppose – Dell and others offer similar designs for some of their notebooks, although I believe they are using 3rd parties. Continue reading

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Projects: Rebuilding a Lithium-Ion Laptop Battery

If you have been getting less than stellar performance out of your laptop’s Lithium-Ion battery, have a background in electronics (or like to think you do) and like do-it-yourself projects, Electronics Lab may have just the project for you – rebuilding a Li-Ion battery. Basically, for a lot less than the cost of buying a replacement battery, you can replace the cells inside of your existing battery pack. Continue reading

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Site Error – Cache

Sometime yesterday, the software that caches the site (and speeds things up) got hung up on a file, and so the site was looking very weird. It’s fixed. Sorry if it inconvenienced anybody. Continue reading

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