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October 11th, 2009
Wondering which is the best laptop for your use? The common answer that you get is that it depends. Confused? It is true that choosing the best laptop for your use depends on certain factors; among these factors the significant ones are your necessity and budget. One laptop that can truly be termed as outstanding is the Apple MacBook Pro. Suitable for college going students as well as professionals, this sleek notebook is equally apt for office use or playing games.
The newest addition to the repertoire of Apple notebooks, Apple MacBook Pro comes in a cool black finish instead of the usual white plastic ones. The slim built of the model adds to the style quotient of the notebook. This thin laptop has 12.8×8.9 inches dimensions. The height is 0.95 inch and the weight is 4.5 pounds (5.2 pounds with the AC adapter). If you are looking for a smart, portable laptop with up-to-date features, Apple MacBook Pro Summer 2009 is the best laptop for you.
Searching for a wide screen laptop? No problem! With a screen size of 13.3 inches, diagonally, the Apple MacBook Pro is your best option. The LED screen of the laptop has a glossy finish making it all the more appealing as well as useful. The notebook is carved down from a solid aluminum block. Thus it is much more durable than the other versions made from plastic. It is also lightweight, making it easier for people to carry when on the move.
The trackpad of the Apple MacBook Pro is a definite improvement on the previous models of the series. The larger size makes it easier for the user to utilize the trackpad. The whole surface of the trackpad is designed in such a way that it forms a depression whenever touched. You can also opt for a simple tap to control its functions. For this, you need to go to the settings menu and turn on the particular option. With the Apple MacBook Pro, a single sweep is enough for controlling.
The Apple MacBook Pro comes standard with the following:
• Intel Core Duo Processors
• 60 or 80 GHz hard drives
• 512 MB memory
• SuperDrive, i.e. DVD+-RW and CD-RW or a Combo Drive, i.e. DVD-ROM and CD-RW
• Mini Display Port
• Headphone or microphone jacks and stereo speakers
• Mini Fire Wire 800
• SD card reader
• DVD burner
• 2 USB 2.0
The networking of the Apple MacBook Pro Summer 2009 is done with Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The addition of the FireWire port has helped in making this particular model the best laptop for professionals working in the creative field. The SD card reader is also another advantageous feature of the notebook. The GPU, Nvidia GeForce 9400, is similar to the earlier models of the series. With this GPU, the notebooks have given a new leash of life to integrated graphics.
The AC adapter that comes with the Apple MacBook Pro has also been redesigned for better results. In the earlier models, any wrong connection led to the snapping of the adapter and the cost to replace it with a new one was $80. However, in the Apple MacBook Pro, the adapter magnetically attaches to the machine. If you pull it hard, the adapter disengages smoothly and your machine or adapter is at no risk of incurring any damage.
There are more advantages that make the Apple MacBook Pro the best laptop available in the market. It can run Windows XP, a feature absent in the older models. However, it can run the Service Pack of Windows XP only. You need the XP-SP2, the full copy of it. Another thing you need to run Windows XP on the laptop is the Boot Camp software, which is available for download from the official website of Apple. If you follow the instructions properly, installing it is no problem.
The ease with which you can use the Apple MacBook Pro also makes it a laptop favored by many. The latch for opening the notebook is magnetic, making it much easier to handle. This also ensures that there are no metal pieces sticking out of the sides that are susceptible to breakage. The ports are on one particular side of the Apple MacBook Pro for easy operation. Combining essential features with a ultra-modern exterior, the Apple MacBook Pro could be the best buy for demanding individuals. The reasonable price of the notebook proves advantageous for owning an Apple MacBook Pro as well.
June 10th, 2009
Toshiba purports to have introduced the first laptop personal computer way back in 1985. Ever since then, the company has been leading the field with a constant succession for developing highly advanced, considerably mobile and excellently consistent notebooks. Toshiba being the world’s laptop expert has been constantly expanding their limits of mobile computing by bringing out new technological advancements from time to time. Toshiba being the laptop experts they have packed their products with innovations much ahead of time.
Toshiba laptops come with an advanced technology of Diversity Antenna, which is put into the LCD bezel for the reception of best possible wireless and broadband connections. Toshiba claims to be the first ones to have introduced the newest Intel and AMD processor technology into their laptops. This would help the users to do more at a time and stay in touch with the rest of the world wherever one goes. The company has also successfully incorporated TV tuners into their multimedia laptops to make it even more incredible. An FM Tuner has also been added on some select models of laptop that would facilitate the convenience of having a radio with oneself, wherever they go. Apart from this, an extraordinary 4th-Gen EasyGuard Technology has also been revealed by Toshiba laptops, which guarantees to make mobile computing much more safe and pleasurable.
Toshiba has also been the first ones to introduce world’s first ever wireless laptops. These wireless laptops promise to expand one’s computing experience beyond four walls of a room, with the Internet and e-mail. Toshiba has made traveling much more easier, with the introduction of the world’s thinnest widescreen 12.1” with a built-in optical drive. In addition to this Toshiba laptops also specialize in presenting the first DVD drive in a laptop, 4-in-1 audio video laptop, the first color monitor in a laptop and many more.
June 8th, 2009
XPS laptops introduced by Dell manifest the recent technological innovations and are perfect for those who are looking forward to buy a high-end notebook that can serve multiple purposes with ease.
Dell’s latest addition to the inventory is the New Studio laptops of XPS series which impresses the user with its sleek design and configuration. These are complemented by the Full HD display and Dolby audio features. It is equipped with hybrid SLI technology for enhancing PC performance and to ensure a prolonged battery life. The Dell Studio XPS 13 and Dell Studio XPS 16 laptops together form a formidable range with their anodized aluminum accents over an Obsidian Black finish.
XPS laptops from Dell have made life much easier for computer professionals and hardcore gamers. Moreover digital entertainment is no longer what it used to be with 7 watt Dolby 5.1 audio woofer, Radeon HD 3670 graphics, 512 MB ATI Mobility and Intel Centrino 2. It comes with a 2.0 megapixel webcam equipped with facial recognition security capability and digital microphones. To enrich the viewing experience, there is a high definition upconversion.
With the USB PowerShare that comes with it, you can keep on charging the peripherals no matter even if the system is switched off. You also have the entire set of connection ports on XPS laptops so that you can avail DisplayPort, HDMI, eSata and IEEE 1394a options.
These light weight notebooks weigh below 2.2 kg. Dell is expected to go a step ahead and equip its XPS 13 with NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE which will further add to its performance. Playing the latest games, watching high definition visuals is no longer difficult with a graphics memory and graphics processor.
Working on a laptop such as XPS laptops improves the quality of your regular activities on your PC like listening music, watching videos and movies, emailing or just browsing the web.
June 5th, 2009
Small is no longer just beautiful. It’s far more useful, versatile and affordable today. If you find yourself sitting in front of a prehistoric desktop with all wires and a lumbering screen, you are still in the Stone Age of Information Technologies. Computing has shrunk and you need to move on with the times. It is the era of the Notebook Computers.
Gone are the days when such computers were the electronic equivalent of a snail. They were so slow that you could hardly use them for anything other than typing out a few lines or maybe surf the web on dial-up. Cut to 2009 and you find Notebook Computers giving entry level and mid range desktops a run for their money in terms of processing power! They are suitable even for heavy tasks like 3D editing and the like. Notebook Computers today come with dual core processors abundance of memory and tons of storage. These are the true multimedia stations of today, playing blue-ray media, easily hooking up to projectors and home theatre systems and giving users the multimedia experience that was only the domain of bulky desktops in the past.
Miniaturization has reached new heights today and the laptop components manufactured by heavyweights like Intel and AMD are built smaller than ever before. Hence, keeping performance intact or improving, Notebook Computers are more compact and run cooler than ever before. Notebook Computers aren’t makeshift toasters anymore! They give you the performance you want while keeping themselves as cool as cucumber.
As these computers grow cooler, the heat is also off the price tags. These can actually compete with desktops in terms of pricing today! And for the moolah you shell out, you get performance that is more-than adequate for your daily needs. Even gamers can find something to suit their adrenaline rushes!
The age of the Notebook Computers is truly here!
June 4th, 2009
Today, Dell has become famous as the only option for the computer buyers if they want to avoid retailers but do not wish to assemble the parts themselves. With its uniquely different idea of interacting with its customers, it directly has unmistakably become one of the most recognized brands worldwide.
While history may not be the most enthralling stuff, a peek into the history of Dell over the past two decades shows us runaway success with their business model in which they sold their computers directly to the buyer and offered on-site service. Keeping in tune with the vision of company Chairman and CEO Michael Dell, the company has continued offering cutting edge as well as entry-level hardware solutions, essentially catering to a wider customer base than most other companies
So what makes Dell so good for you? They will allow you more freedom and better prices than most competitive manufacturers. You can choose from an array of parts, the best configuration for your uses. Then you just order your system and it gets delivered to your doorstep! Okay, so you got your computer easy, but how to keep it running? The answer is equally unique like the brand itself. You need not rush to a service center; all service is provided on site. You just call them up and they will come and solve your problems for you!
All the marketing and ideas in the world can’t make up for a poor product. Dell is known for its solidity and feel, not to mention they outlast most competitive hardware. And with the introduction of Ubuntu on the systems, they are treading the path towards an open source future.
If you are one for hassle-free computing, it is definitely your way to go. You get the rare combination of price, quality and service that make them famous.
June 3rd, 2009
If, you are looking for a PC that is sleek and small, can be carried anywhere, anytime then a tablet PC will suits all your purposes. This kind of PC can be called similar to a laptop, notebook or a slate-shaped mobile computer. It was the invention of Pen Computing in the early 1990’s when they created PenGo tablet computer. Its special features include touchscreen or the use of graphics tablet /screen hybrid technology. This technology frees the computer from any extra attachment like keyboard or mouse. The user can maneuver the computer with the help of a stylus or a digital pen or even a fingertip.
The size makes the tablet PC extremely mobile. It has successfully replaced the old notebook with its improved functionality. Methods of input of such PCs are similar to shrunk notebook hardware and integrated digitizers. The digitizer of this PC is an absolute pointing device through which the object can be directly interlinked the moment it appears on the screen unlike the mouse or touchpad.
Carrying a bulky bag to college is often a nightmare for students but thankfully now with this PC students can scan their textbooks and bring the PC to the class instead of books. They can instantly download their favorite books and save a lot of time spent in the libraries. Reputed universities have also started replacing whiteboards with tablet PC. Both the instructor and the students can have a simultaneous interactive session by sharing the same pictures as it can record diagrams, mathematical notations and symbols.
Some additional features of a tablet PC include digital palm recognition technology which protects your PC against disrupting pen input, it has multi-touch feature which allows several touches achieving improved on-screen objects. It has 800nit display which makes the screen readable even in bright sunlight. Frequent travelers can avail all benefits of a PC and more from this version of the computer.
May 29th, 2009
Sony laptops have become one of the most preferred choices pertaining to mobile computing. The brand name of laptops by Sony is VAIO or short for Video Audio Integrated Output. To cater to the requirement of the customers, the manufacturer of these laptops believes in constant upgradation as per the developments in technology. Sony VAIO offers a wide range of laptop models to meet the demands of the customers. These wide choices make the laptops one of the most dominating brands in laptops.
Sony laptops are among the slimmest and most portable laptops. The use of the latest technology helps the VAIO in multi tasking, something not always possible with the other laptops and desktops. The jaw dropping design and sexy looks make it more attractive. The onlooker is most often left with a gapping mouth at first sight. Even if we draw a comparison with the other laptops pertaining to features and price, these laptops is a class apart. According to features and performance, Sony laptops are categorized into three classes, which are as follows,
-The VAIO laptops with the capability of versatile performance fall in the first class. These laptops allow the customers to enjoy performing several tasks at one time. It is flexible and ensures wonderful accord between work and play.
-The second class deals with the ultra portable laptops. These devices are extremely light in comparison to other laptops and can easily be carried wherever you go. Even these VAIO laptops can do multi tasking efficiently and while on the move.
-The third class of the laptops is equipped with multimedia functionalities. These laptops enable the customers to enjoy gaming with real life feel. These devices are technically equipped with highly advanced features to facilitate entertainment and powerful gaming.
Sony laptops are a magnificent option where mobility, speed, efficiency, connectivity matters.
May 28th, 2009
I have been a gadget freak all my life. My obsession for gadgets started with my grandfather’s calculator and presently I am preoccupied with my all new Lenovo Laptop 3000 Y430 2781-33Q. This beautiful red laptop from Lenovo eases my entire day’s work load and also accompanies me when it is time for me to listen to some relaxing music or watch a good movie.
My brand new Lenovo comes with Intel Dual Core T3200 (2.0GHZ), 2 GB RAM, 250 GB HDD, DVD-RW, and Windows Vista Home Premium. If you are a smart buyer like me, then you can get this excellent gadget from Lenovo at an attractive price. The price is nothing as compared to the kind of service that this laptop provides.
Apart from the Lenovo Laptop 3000 Y430 2781-33Q, the brand has launched a series of laptops that is appropriate for all purposes and fits into all wallets as well. The price range of laptops varies and therefore you can choose your own based on your budget and requirements. You can also buy your laptop online, just like I did. It saves you the time and energy required to go to a store and look for one. There are a number of websites that deal in laptops but it is would be appropriate to go for the official website. This will help you to get the best deal.
Lenovo Laptop S10 4231-54Q, S10 4231-53Q, 3000 G430 4152, and S9 4067 are available at affordable rates and are excellent if you only want only some basic applications done.
However, if you are looking for a high-end gadget, then you can go for the G230 4107-23Q that comes with Intel Core 2 Duo (2.0 GHz) with vista home basic, 250 GB, 12.1 Inch, windows vista home basic at a very wallet friendly price. Other options to choose from are Lenovo Laptop Y330 2269-25Q, Y330 2269-27Q, Y430 2781-32Q, G430 4152-37Q, and 3000 G530 4151-27Q. Lenovo presents these laptops in a variety of colors like blue and red color.
May 27th, 2009
Looking for a laptop that would be a fine blend of latest technology and elegance? Then a HP laptop is surely among the best choice to investigate. Distinct from the most competitors in the market, HP has establish a strong name for itself, fulfilling personal as well business requirements. These laptops by HP brings a wide range of customized features that suits all types of users. Bringing you best technology packed with all types of utilities at your fingertips, a Hewlett-Packard laptop is all about enjoying technology with grace.
Each of the laptop models comes with several unique features. For instance, HP TX2-1020US TouchSmart 12.1-Inch Laptop, described as a High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen includes hard disk storage of 320 GB, 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN, 4096MB DDR2 RAM, Bluetooth and WLAN, 64 Display Cache Memory with HD 3200 Graphics, convertible display operating at 1280×800 and more.
Whereas another HP laptop model, HP Pavilion G60-230US 16.0-Inch includes features that one can only dream of. Its brilliant display and controlling specs make it an ultimate choice for people who does graphics and video editing and for gamers too. Its huge screen of 16″ screen comes as a main selling point. This laptop has WXGA high-definition screen, which is powered by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 M. Intel Clear Video offers this model a powerful and detailed color controls and video playbacks. With crisp clear visuals this particular HP laptop model is popular among video animators and editors.
With better and spacious storage capacity, powerful processors, quick launch keyboard buttons, sleek casing, fingerprint verification and whole range of other updated features of Hewlett-Packard laptops, you will enjoy a different experience than never before. For owning this particular laptop, one can only suggest that you have to pay a small amount and in return it brings you a unique computing experience for your entire life. Whether you are a hard core professional or a gaming enthusiast, bring home a HP laptop and feel the difference.
May 21st, 2009
Dell is a trusted and established brand in manufacturing and selling of desktops and laptops computers. According to its marketshare buying a Dell computer is still very popular. There is no secret that Dell Laptops are one of the front-runners in the business of laptops. During the first quarter of 2008, Dell notebooks had around 15% of market share across the world; second only to HP.
Laptops have become the purchase of choice and is increasingly taking over the desktop market. Dell has been has been on the forefront with never-before type’s feature. More and more users are falling for these astounding advanced features offered by Dell Laptops. Dell Laptops always had the highest portability factor to its credit. The credit of its market leadership can be attributed to its highly aggressive “innovation and development team”. They are constantly producing state of the art, user friendly computers. The “Dell stable” by each passing day is offering, more and more advanced in technology, more sophisticated and advanced. Above all, these Dell Laptops are getting more handy, stunning and compact in design.
The latest variant from the stable of Dell is going great guns. The variants of Inspiron are meticulously designed to fit the diverse needs of various professionals. They come in variants called – Inspiron Mini and Inspiron Laptops. Inspiron Laptops are available in trendy and vibrant colors and in sizes – 13”, 14” and 15” models. These Dell Laptops are lightweight and are fitted with advanced graphic capabilities, which are great for Movies, Photos, Games and Video editing too. LED backlit, wide screen, large storage capacity, and WiFi etc. come as standard features.
You don’t need to blast your head for the pricing; they all come within an affordable range. Most importantly, these Dell Laptops are backed by seamless 24X7 customer support, throughout the world.
Watch out for the newest, prodigal and ultra-portable variant “ADAMO” in the growing trend of netbooks, the ADAMO is surely going make its mark!
After creating great market ripples with the variant “Inspiron”, the company is slated to launch a more futuristic variety of Laptop – “DISCOVER ADAMO” - the thinnest laptop of the world! is their moto.
Not only a Dell Computer is good investment from a technical price and user friendliness but they are also more and more attractive / catchy.