Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 Leaked

More and more information is being found about the Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 (which was apparently leaked through a Virginia Tech bookstore website). It’s a “convertible” Tablet PC / laptop (the LED-backlist display swivels around and lays down on the keyboard, turning it into a Tablet … Read more

Announced: HP Pavilion tx2500z

Today, HP announced the HP Pavilion tx2500z, the sequel to the HP Pavilion tx2000z series. It’s HP’s first 12.1-inch “convertible” laptop that’s based on AMD’s new Puma platform for mobile computing. In addition to dual-core AMD CPUs (up to 2.4GHz), it offers up to 4GB … Read more

Gigabyte M912 Netbook at Computex

Gigabyte M912 Netbook The details about the Gigabyte M912, aka the Gigabyte M912 Netbook, have finally started to come out, complete with an official product page (it had been a few months since we had heard anything significant). Of note, Gigabyte referred to it as a Netbook (I’m just pointing that out, as someday we may resolve the whole netbook / sub-notebook debate). More details will be released this week at Computex.

This 8.9-inch Intel Atom-powered convertible is going to turn a lot of heads and is going to shake up a small segment of the ultraportable laptop market.

I’m not talking about the netbook / sub-notebook segment of the ultraportable market – I’m talking about the segment that Fujitsu has pretty much had to itself – the under 10-inch “convertible” segment (aka the display rotates and lays flat and allows you to use it either as a notebook or as a Tablet PC). The Gigabyte M912 has a 1280×800 touchscreen display with LED backlighting. Folks, this is pretty close to the Fujitsu LifeBook P1620. This could pass for a low-cost P1620 aimed at the netbook market, but the P1620 is quite a bit more expensive (expensive enought to price itself out of the netbook market).

In addition to the other specifications we knew about, here is some additional information:

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Apple Tablets This Fall? Finally?

If Jason O’Grady’s source is correct, Apple could be rolling out Mac OS X-based tablets this fall, in a 12-inch or 13-inch form factor. Over at The Apple Core/ZDNet, Jason writes about a source mentions a tablet being rolled out Most likely in the September … Read more

Dell Latitude XT Review (LAPTOP Mag)

Earlier this week, LAPTOP Magazine pubilshed their review of the Dell’s first ultraportable Tablet PC/convertible laptop, the 12.1-inch Dell Latitude XT. It’s based on Intel’s Santa Rosa platform and is one of the thinnest convertibles, due to the Intel Core Solo Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) … Read more