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gScreen ready up dual 17" (1920x1080) SpaceBook laptop series

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Alaskan founded company gScreen isn't one many of us have heard of before, mostly specialising in R&D towards providing dual-screen laptops for filmmakers, photographers, graphics designers etc. since they fired up the company back in 2003.

 

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However, they've now decided to hit the mass market with their latest product lineup, the SpaceBook series, which sports the inclusion of what this company is primarily all about, dual screens on a laptop. If it's the ultimate in desktop real estate on the go that you need, these guys certainly deliver in spades with the SpaceBook.

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Deal of the Day: 11.6" Alienware M11x Gaming Laptop with Intel Core i3, 4GB Memory, 320GB HD, 1GB NVIDIA Graphics, Wireless-N, Webcam and More for $699 with FREE Shipping!

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Dell Home - 11.6" Alienware M11x Gaming Laptop with Intel Core i3, 4GB Memory, 320GB HD, 1GB NVIDIA Graphics, Wireless-N, Webcam and More for $699 with FREE Shipping!.

 

Offer: It's back! $699 after $200 instant discount gets you an Alienware M11x gaming laptop with 11.6" WLED WideHD TFT, overclockable 1.3Ghz Intel Core i3 330UM, 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 320GB 7200RPM hard drive, 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M graphics, 1.3MP webcam, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless, 8-Cell LiOh battery (7+ hour life), Windows 7 Home Premium x64, and a 1 year warranty. Expires 8/10/11.

 

ALIENWARE M11X GAMING LAPTOP DEAL

 

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Samsung's first Llano powered notebooks listed in the U.S.

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Samsung's first AMD A-Series (Llano) powered notebooks are expected to hit shelves in Russia anytime now, and listings for them have also started showing up on U.S. etail sites.

 

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The 305V 15.6" laptop falls under Samsung's recently announced Series 3 family and comes in two models; 305V5A-A01 and 305V5A-A02. General specs include an LED-backlit (1366x768) display, 4GB RAM, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, DVD writer and 4-in-1 card reader. They hold a 6-cell battery and ship pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

 

The differences between the 305V5A-A01 and 305V5A-A02 is that the former is cheaper for a start, using a A4-3310MX APU (dual core @ 2.1GHz) with Radeon HD 6480G graphics and a 320GB HDD, whereas the 05V5A-A02 sports a A6-3410MX quad core APU running at 1.6GHz with Radeon HD 6520G graphics and a 640GB HDD.

 

Cost central has the 305V5A-A01 listed at $535.05 currently, and the 305V5A-A02 at $580.48.

AMD claims world mobile GPU crown with new HD 6990M

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Only two weeks after NVIDIA ramped up notebook GPU performance with its top dog GTX580M offering, AMD has unleashed its competing powerhouse mobile GPU today in the form of the Radeon HD 6990M, which it, like NVIDIA claims to be the "world's fastest single mobile graphics processor".

 

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While being well aware of NVIDIA's newly launched 580M, AMD folds its arms and remains composed while saying that the 6990M was measured to be up to 25% faster than any other announced notebook enthusiast GPU.

 

The 6990M carries all the expected technologies of today including Eyefinity support, HD3D support etc.

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GIGABYTE's T1125P Booktop looks to be coming out this month

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Following its first appearance at Computex early last month, GIGABYTE's T1125P booktop is now listed at website ExcaliberPC with an indicated date of availability being July 22, albeit pricing is yet to be disclosed on the unit.

 

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In case you missed the rundown on it during all the goings on at last month's Computex, this is an 11.6-inch booktop (that can be used as a notebook, tablet or desktop PC) and is set to replace last year's T1125N which we reviewed a while back here.

 

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Gateway chics it up a notch, revamps ID and NV Series of Notebook lines

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Chics it up a notch, geddit? Chic styling, yeah, you know you do. Today, Gateway intros in a new, revamped style of two of its Gateway notebook PCs, the Gateway ID Series and Gateway NV Series. Both lines feature incredibly stylish designs in the most in-demand sizes, powered by the latest and greatest mobile technology. First up the Gateway ID47 Series sports a 14-inch HD widescreen LED backlit display with full edge-to-edge glass which slides into a chassis usually designed for smaller 13.3-inch models.

 

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The Gateway NV Series features a new sleek design with a bigger 15.6-inch display with instant social media connections. Both lines include USB 3.0 for fast transfers and device charging. The Gateway ID Series comes in two designs, "Infinity Blue Liquid" which is meant to resemble tranquil water whilst the second design dubbed "Brushed Platinum" conveys an industrial modern feel.

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Samsung intros five more Series 9 Ultra-thin notebooks

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Samsung's ultra-thin Series 9 line-up of notebooks has just been extended with five more Intel powered models; three of which are 13.3-inch and two 11.6-inch sized ones. This family of notebooks are only 0.62-inches thick and no more than 1.31kg in weight.

 

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All five models use SSDs and have an LED-backlit SuperBright panel running a 1366x768 resolution, Intel IGP, USB 3.0 support, FastStart technology (can ready up a machine in as little as 3 seconds), packed in a duralumin chassis with pre-loaded installation of Windows 7 Home Premium.

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Acer gives the Aspire One series a new lease of 'Happiness'

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Amazon has just started listing a new iteration of Acer's Aspire One netbook, dubbed the "Aspire One Happy 2"; denoted as the second gen version under the "Happy" prefix.

 

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The Aspire One Happy 2 is continues to be based on the Pine Trail platform with a 1.66GHz Atom N570 processor and comes in a large variety of colour options with four new ones added into the mix - Papaya Milk, Strawberry Yogurt, Blueberry Shake and Banana Cream - hungry now? Acer have made a few other little adjustments to the design of the Happy 2 series as well, such as the textured liquid 'water ripples' pattern on the display lid.

 

QUickly running over the rest of the specs, the Happy 2 uses a 10.1-inch CrystalBrite LED-backlit LCD with a native resolution of 1024x600, GMA 3150 IGP, 1GB of RAM, a 250GB HDD, SD card slot, Gigabit LAN, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, 0.3 megapixel webcam and a 3 or 6-cell battery with reported 4 and 8 hrs battery life respectively.

 

The Happy 2 Series ships with both Windows 7 Starter edition and Office Starter 2010 pre-installed, with the 3-cell model shifting for as low as $270 and the 6-cell up to $300 USD.

ASUS displays the Jay Chou influenced "Incredible J" notebook

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The name "Jay Chou" might not ring a bell to most of you, at least perhaps not until he starred as Kato in the recent blockbuster movie "The Green Hornet", but with ASUS' approval of having him come aboard as Chief Designer, his name's about to become more widely known than before.

 

So far as Chief Designer he has already influenced ASUS' popular N Series notebooks with the "Incredible J" line-up which while based heavily on the existing N series models, are quickly distinguished apart by the Jay Chou inspired cover you can see in the below shot :-

 

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Outer aesthetics isn't the only area being looked at either, with the sound output side of things being improved upon as well thanks to a collaborated effort with Bang & Olufsen to create the ASUS SonicMaster sound certification.

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