Technology and gaming content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,542 Reviews & Articles | 59,959 News Posts

CES 2007 - ASUS Annouces World's First SideShow Notebook

CES 2007 - ASUS Annouces World's First SideShow Notebook news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages

Steve Dougherty | Jan 8, 2007 at 08:13 pm CST (1 min, 6 secs reading time)

With CES now well and truely underway, ASUS are showing off their new W5Fe notebook, the first notebook to make use of SideShow technology. It features a smaller 2.8" QVGA auxilary display on the outside casing and 1GB of NAND flash, this allows the user to easily and quickly view information such as phone numbers, emails, and track meeting schedules etc. - It can also display photos, playlists for music listening, and much more.

The Dailytech have more info on it here, as does the press release on ASUS's website folks.

Taipei, Taiwan, January 6, 2007 -ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), a leading provider of high-performance notebook computers, today introduced a whole new way to mobile computing with the revolutionary W5Fe series. The compact 12" wide notebook with cutting-edge SideShow, external auxiliary display on the LCD cover, offers high mobility with quick and easy data access convenience. Known for its strong engineering strength, ASUS once again takes the lead into the new Vista era.

The W5Fe, based on the award-winning W5 series design, is packed with a wide range of exclusive features including, display technologies for enhanced digital entertainment enjoyment as well as high-resolution swivel webcam for wire-free video communication. The two spindle design with card reader slot and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR ensures extensive connectivity as well as ample data storage.

Last updated: Dec 4, 2019 at 01:47 pm CST

Steve Dougherty

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Steve Dougherty