San Francisco (CA) – The MacBook Air was, without doubt, Apple’s worst-kept secret to date. But Steve Jobs was still able to stun the assembled crowd in the Moscone Center, presenting a notebook that fits into a letter-sized envelope.
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Lenovo kept its promise from last August and has opened the ordering process for Thinkpad notebooks that come preloaded with Suse’s Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED).
Miami (FL) – If you have well more than $2500 to burn on a performance notebook, then there’s a new option at Alienware.
Chrysler is working on what the company calls “advanced in-vehicle wireless communications” that will be based on cellular, Wi-Fi and WiMax technologies.
Microsoft has begun offering a “Notebook Mouse for Mac”, which the company says comes in a “sleek packaging [that] looks right at home on the Apple aisle of electronics stores.”
Las Vegas (NV) – Ok so this isn’t anything new, but we hadn’t yet seen the ATi TV Wonder 600 in action until last night. The small USB stick pulls over the air HDTV and regular television signals from any coaxial antenna. So you can easy hook it up to a desktop, without having to open up the case, or you can watch high definition television on your laptop while sipping a coffee inside of Starbucks.
Las Vegas (NV) – The tiny ASUSTek EeePC has been selling like hot cakes, but company Chairman Jonney Shih isn’t resting on his laurels just yet. At a joint Intel and ASUSTek WiMAX press conference, Shih said the next generation EeePCs will have several screen sizes along with an optional WiMAX interface.
Chairman Jonney Shih talks to reporters
Las Vegas (NV) – At first glance the Redfly device may look like a small computer, but don’t you dare call it a laptop. While the reddish device (it’s called Redfly after all) does have a decent-sized screen and full keyboard, it’s really meant to be plugged into mobile phones running the Windows Mobile operating system. The Redfly doesn’t actually have any memory of its own and merely copies the phone screen and operating system.
Las Vegas (NV) – The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has received a big boost from Advanced Micro Devices. Company employees recently pooled their own money together and bought hundreds of the inexpensive XO laptops for third world countries under the OLPC’s donate one laptop, get one free.