Category Archives: Misc. News

2005 Engadget Awards

The 2005 Engadget Awards are drawing near. They are taking nominations for Laptop of the Year. Continue reading

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Announced: AJP M520A

PC Pro has news of a new ultraportable from AJP Computers PLC, the AJP M520A, built on Intel’s new Centrino platform. This laptop is for the U.K/European market, should retail for around £997.58 (with VAT), has a widescreen 12.1-inch display, uses DDR2 memory, and has a Magnesium alloy case.

We will update our AJP M520A page when more information becomes available. Continue reading

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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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Lenovo ThinkPad Deals ($500 off X41 Tablets)

Lenovo is having a sale through the end of the month (the memory upgrades expire on the 19th) on ThinkPad X41 Tablets. The sale involves 1GB memory upgrades for $149, and $500 off of what appears to be all X41 Tablet PC models. Continue reading

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Site: “Convertible” Laptop/Tablet PCs

We’ve added a page listing “convertible” ultraportables – those Tablet or Tablet PC computers that have a physical keyboard, and that can change back and forth between a laptop and a Tablet. You can access it here. Continue reading

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