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Asus Eee 1015PW gets bright colors and nice hardware

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I'm not really the sort of geek to buy flashy colored computers or hardware. I prefer more of a stealth look for my gear. Some people like to have nice specs and some flash on the outside when it comes to buying a machine. Women often want a netbook that has lots of style and works well and Asus has a new netbook that comes in some colors that will appeal to the style conscious women out there shopping for a new netbook. I know my wife would like the colors of this new Eee netbook.

 

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The new machine is called the Asus Eee 1015PW and the machine is a hardware clone of the existing Asus 1015PEM. That's not a bad thing at all considering as far as netbook hardware goes, the rigs are great on the inside. They have dual core Atom N550 processor, the LED backlit screen has 1024 x 600 resolution, and the battery is good for up to ten hours of use per charge. The netbook comes in some crazy colors with names like Purple Rain, Gold Dust, and Angel Skin.

 

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Deal of the Day: Dell Vostro 3500 Laptop with 15.6" Display, Core i3, 2GB of Memory, 250GB Hard Drive, DVD+/-RW and More for $539 and Ships Tomorrow

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Our Deal of the Day today is the Dell Small Business - Vostro 3500 Laptop with 15.6" Display, Core i3, 2GB of Memory, 250GB Hard Drive, DVD+/-RW and More for $539 and Ships Tomorrow!.

 

Offer: All of the configurations feature the Intel Core i3 processor and give you the option of some nicely configured laptops for just a bit more from the $539 starting price. Or just choose the features you want right off the bat. This is a new page for Dell all designed to make it easy for you to find what you want.

 

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Ergo tablet coming to Italy soon

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It's not uncommon for a notebook or other device to be unveiled by a large supplier that ends up being rebranded and sold by a bunch of different companies all around the world. Such is the case with the Pegatron tablet that has been sold as the WePad, Masterpad, and under other names so far. That same tablet is being rebranded and shipped over to Italy as the Ergo tablet.

 

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The Ergo will run Windows 7 and while most of the features are the same as its brethren under other names, the Ergo does have a few unique features. Ergo had Pegatron add a 2MP camera rather than the 1.3MP the other versions use. The Ergo also gets GPS, ambient light sensor, and 3G connectivity that are missing on some other versions.

 

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Dell unveils new XPS laptops aimed at HP Envy line

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For many years before Dell bought Voodoo, its gaming line of computers was the XPS series. After the purchase of Voodoo PC, Dell migrated the XPS line of notebooks and desktops towards machines that were more focused on media than pure gaming. Dell has unveiled a few new notebooks for the XPS family this week that include some thin and well equipped machines that are aimed directly at the thin and sexy HP Envy line of notebooks.

 

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Dell's new XPS notebooks include anodized and brushed aluminum finishes, backlit keyboards, and lots of media features. The new notebooks offer a variety of screen sizes with offerings in 14-inch, 15-inch, and 17-inch categories. Even the base configuration of the notebooks has some nice hardware inside with Intel Core i5 460M CPUs, NVIDIA GeForce 420M GPUs with Optimus tech for power savings, and 500GB HDDs that spin at 7200 rpm.

 

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Origin release the EON 17 gaming notebook

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Origin are looking to get a lot of attention lately - this is no different, they have announced their new EON17 which is unmatched against any of the notebook competitors.

 

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They've gone and thrown a desktop worth of components into a notebook - including Intel's Core i7 desktop processor and up to 24GB of memory!

 

The EON17 features two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M video cards in SLI, a Super Multi Blu-Ray Burner Combo and high definition audio.

 

Other features are:

 

17.3 Full HD Widescreen, 16.9, 1920 x 1080

 

Up to Intel Core i7 980X Desktop Processors

 

Up to Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M Video Cards in SLI

 

Up to 24GB of Triple Channel DDR3 Memory

 

Up to Three Hard Drives

 

Full Size Keyboard with Numeric Key Pad

 

HDMI In and Out; Optical Digital Out, and 7.1 HD Audio

 

Touch Sensitive Multi-Gesture Pad and Instant Access Buttons

 

Apple debut the new MacBook Air

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We've known it's coming for a while - and with the "back to the Mac" news of late, it's been quite obvious Apple would tease the Apple lovers worldwide, today has arrived.

 

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Apple have now shown off, and released all in a single day - enter, MacBook Air.

 

Available in 11.6 and 13.3" the new MacBook airs are thinner, lighter, and feature a massive number of upgrades and little things that always make the Apple products stand above the rest.

 

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HyperMac will stop MacBook charger cable sales on November 2

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If you use a MacBook or an Apple device like an iPod or the iPhone, you may be familiar with HyperMac. The company offers some nice accessories like charge cables and external batteries for the Apple devices that will keep them powered up for longer. Apple sued HyperMac a while back for taking original Apple cables and modifying them for use in HyperMac products.

 

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The suit prompted the start of licensing negotiations between the two companies, though no terms have been agreed to at this point. That means the end of HyperMac external battery packs for Apple gear. That also means that if you want one of the battery packs you will need to buy one while the getting is good. After the current supply, runs out there may be no more, and if you wait until after November 2, you will be out of luck.

 

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bModo12 Windows 7 tablet surfaces

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One thing we can count on is that over the coming months there will be a ton of new tablets that hit the market with various hardware configurations, operating systems, and price points. Most users are seemingly waiting on Android tablets to hit the market, but there will be many that want Windows so they can use the Office software they are used to. A new Windows 7 tablet has surface from a company called bModo called the bModo12.

 

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The tablet sounds like netbook on the inside with an Intel Atom processor, dual USB ports, a single SD card slot, HDMI output, and a SIM card slot. That SIM card slot will mean the device will be able to get mobile broadband access. The tablet also has a VGA resolution camera mounted on the front for video conferencing. The processor runs at 1.6GHz and the machine has 1GB of RAM. bModo says the tablet is like a combination of the iPad, Tablet, and notebook PC.

 

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Toshiba adds WiMax to some R700 notebooks

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WiMax service is rolling out to many of the major cities around the US making more and more folks want a PC that can get on the faster mobile network. Notebook users can get dongles for access to WiMax in some service areas, but the best way for those who are on the go a lot is to get WiMax built into their notebooks. Toshiba has announced that it is offering WiMax on two new Portege R700 models.

 

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The models with WiMax include the R700-S1332W and the R700-S1322W. The two machines share the same magnesium chassis, 13.3-inch full HD LED backlit screen, DVD drive and the integrated WiMax modem. Both models weigh about three pounds and are about an inch thick. The machines differ in the hardware on the inside.

 

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HP Pavilion dm1-2010nr notebook hits Verizon subsidized notebook line

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In Europe and other countries, the practice of subsidizing notebooks and netbooks in exchange for a contract on a new mobile broadband account has been going on for a long time. The practice isn't new in the US with many wireless providers now doing the same thing, though it took much longer to become normal in the US than it did in Europe. Verizon Wireless has announced a new addition to the subsidized notebook line called the HP Pavilion dm1-2010nr.

 

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The notebook runs on an AMD Athlon II Neo K325 CPU that runs at 1.3GHz and has dual-cores. The notebook also has 2GB of DDR3 RAM with one single memory slot. HP uses Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS on the machine and it has an integrated microphone and webcam. The notebook is finished with the HP imprint finish with champagne gold color.

 

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