Category Archives: Laptop Design

Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E741/C with Contactless Palm Vein Sensor

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Fujitsu have been busy launching the 15.6 inch LIFEBOOK E741/C with built in contactless palm vein sensor that allows the user to gain access to the machine without actually touching it. All the user has to do is position their hand over the small 29 mm by 11.2 mm sensor to log in!

These are the features for the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E741/C;

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Laptop case made from paper!

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Check this out! A computer case made from recycled paper, this may seem to be a bit extreme but according to PEGA Design & Engineering based in Taiwan and China, and they have made some significant moves in the right direction when it comes to eco friendly computer cases.

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QuickerTek MacBook Carry Handles

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The US based QuickerTek have announced a new line in carry handles designed to work with the fifteen inch Apple MacBook. This is lightweight aluminium handle that fits to the body of the laptop using the existing screw holes, making it easy to install!

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Genesi USA launches the Smartbook netbook

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We do not like to use the word cheap, as it implies a sub standard piece of equipment, but when describing the latest netbook from US based Genesi, the Efika MX Smartbook has a great look, offers the usual specs and at $199 is cheap, what more can we say! Apart from it offering a 10.1 inch TFT LCD 16:9 aspect with LED back light display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, it is powered a Freescale i.MX515 (ARM Cortex-A8 800MHz) with 3D Graphics Processing Unit and the g

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The shape of things to come

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It seems that we are in a period of concept design, where the laptops and tablets that we have come to know so well could be change completely from what the convention is, to a completely new idea of folding and rolling devices that save space and can be easily carried around.

This Rolltop idea is very interesting; it allows the user to have laptop size computing without the need of carrying a bulky and heavy machine around, could it catch on, yes d

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Lenovo LePad to launch in China

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It seems that the home market will be getting their hands on the LePad tablet device from Lenovo as the company prepares to launch the tablet in China before anywhere else.

The LePad is an innovative device that offers the user a tablet and a netbook style docking device, it is ideal for normal word processing functions but the user has the option of portability with the tablet too.

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Acer launch strange lid style tablet

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Acer have been bust at the MWC 2011 in Spain with the launch of the ten inch tablet Iconia Tab A500, this as you might guess is a tablet device, but upon closer inspection it does look as if it has been designed around the lid of a netbook!

10.1 inch screen with 1280 x 800 resolution, running the Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system and powered by a Nvidia’s two-core Tegra 250 chip runni

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The Fission 10.1 inch Netbook

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It is always interesting to see a new netbook or laptop come onto the market, expectations are always high as a new machine attempts to impress us with is looks and features. The Fission is just that, but straight away, I can tell you that this is budget netbook and should be treated as such.

The fission offers a 10.1 inch display with 1,024 x 576 pixel resolution, this is slightly lower than the average netbook screen resolution, it will be powered by the Intel Atom N450 1.66 GHz processor and just to get an ideal on the size of this machine, it measures in at 254 mm wide, 185 mm de

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PeeWee launch Pivot 2.0

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The idea of kid’s laptops is not new, as there are plenty of examples around, but PeeWee has come up with a convertible tablet computer that runs on Intel technology and has been child proofed with tough plastic features to protect the machine from bumps and scrapes.

Included in with the deal are some educational games, security and other software, but the specs of the machine are

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Laptops go to war

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We have seen plenty of rugged laptop such as the Panasonic Toughbook, the Gammatech DuraBook and the rugged Dell Latitude, but nothing comes close to the RLC-3 laptop from VT Miltope.

This is a laptop designed to go to war, where extreme conditions require extreme products and this just fits the bill. As it able to survive a drop from one metre, resistant to water, dirt and dust, it is also able to survive and EMP, lightning and just about

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