Gigabyte M912 Unboxed, Overview (UMPCPortal)

UMPCPortal has gotten their hands on a “convertible” ultraportable 8.9-inch laptop (or netbook), the Gigabyte M912. By convertible, we mean that the touchscreen display can rotate around and allows for either a Tablet PC form factor or a conventional laptop form factor. They will be … Read more

A Mac Tablet This Fall?

So is Apple going to finally produce some form of touchscreen Tablet PC? AppleInsider and MacDailyNews both have some interesting news, one in the form of Apple’s quarterly finance call yesterday, and the other in the form of rumors.

AppleInsider reported that Apple’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, was planning an important “product transition” sometime between July and September of this year, a transition that will have ramifications going into next year, at least as far as Apple’s profit margains.

This mysterious product will have “technologies and features that others can’t match,” according to Oppenheimer.

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HP Pavilion tx2500z – Up to $500 off

HP Pavilion tx2500z HP Home and Home Office is currently running a promotion where you can get up to $500 off of the 12.1-inch HP Pavilion tx2500z touchscreen, convertible laptop. Using the promotion, you can get what amounts to the top of the line options for the most part (see below)

It’s running through July 24, 2008 or while supplies last.

Visit HP Home and Home Office (shopping.hp.com) and use code NB4513 on an HP Pavilion that is over $1399.99

Go into Notebooks
– Select the HP Pavilion tx2500z Series
– Customize and Buy (see options below)
– Add to Cart
– Continue Checkout
– Standard 5-7 day free shipping

Options I used – a $1462.99 HP tx2500z for $962.99 (plus tax) with free shipping:

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