The humble Tablet PC topped one of the lists at Google’s Zeitgeist this year. In the category of ‘popular computer Goods - 2004′ - ‘tablet PC’ was the most searched for term - beating ‘computer’, ‘laptop’, ‘gps’, ‘notebook computer’ and ‘webcam’.
Archive for December, 2004
PDA Buyers Guide reviews the Averatec 3250 Notebook Computer and writes - ‘If you are looking for a sub-5 lb. notebook under $1000, the Averatec 3250 series should be on your short list. It weighs only 4.5 lbs. and measures only 10.9“ x 9.6” x 1“, yet it packs a good amount [...]
PC Mag reviews the Dell Inspiron XPS (P4 EE) and writes - ‘Dell XPS loyalists will be satisfied with the ATI Mobility Radeon 9800 Pro graphics and the Extreme Edition processor, but if they want to get ahead in the “game,” they’ll have to look elsewhere.
Pros: Extreme Edition processor. Good graphics chipset.
Cons: Hefty. Annoying mouse [...]
‘After several years of bulking up to meet consumer demand for high-performance models with large screens, many notebooks will shed weight to dip below 7.5 pounds. New hardware, including an updated version of Intel’s Centrino chip bundle, will help usher in the era of slimmer portables, which aren’t expected to cost much more than heavier [...]
CNET reviews the Apple iBook G4 14.1-inch and writes - ‘With its refreshed 14-inch iBook G4, Apple delivers another clean, white, minimalist notebook, but with a few upgrades. For one, the company has finally decided that wireless is no longer an option but a necessity, so every iBook now comes with an AirPort Extreme card [...]
‘Staying connected to your data whenever and wherever you need it is smart and Sub300.com answers the call with its brand new LinspireMobilePC, an affordable, ultra-lightweight, go-anywhere notebook!
Conventional laptops are too heavy and too expensive. Handheld PDAs are too low powered. What’s needed is a lightweight computer with a [...]
‘Walmart.com and Linspire on Monday unveiled a Linux-based laptop priced at $498.
The computer, dubbed Balance, comes loaded with the Linspire operating system and the OpenOffice.org office suite, the companies said.’
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