News Bits: Gateway Gaming Notebook, Netbooks Take Over the World, HP Business Ultraportable

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Gateway introduces P-7811FX gaming notebook

 
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Gateway today announced the latest addition to its FX series gaming notebook lineup, the P-7811FX. It has the following specifications:

  • 17-inch WUXGA (1920×1200) display
  • Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (2.26GHz/ 1066MHz FSB/ 3MB L2) processor
  • Nvidia GeForce 9800M-GTS graphics card with 512MB GDDR3 memory
  • 4GB DDR3-800 RAM
  • 200GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
  • HDMI port
  • Weight starting at 9.2 lbs

The P-7811FX is available now from Best Buy for $1,399. Some of our forum members have already purchased this machine and have posted unboxing pictures.

Gateway Press Release (BusinessWire.com)
Product Link (BestBuy.com)
Official P-7811FX Owner’s Lounge in the forums

Netbook shipments to reach 5 million in ’08


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According to research firm Gartner, worldwide shipments of netbooks like the ASUS Eee PC will reach 5.2 million units in 2008. The netbook market is experiencing tremendous growth, and up to 50 million units could be shipped in 2012.

Full Story (DigiTimes.com)

Logitech introduces Clip and Go notebook mouse


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Logitech introduced its latest notebook mouse – the V550 Nano wireless laser mouse with a Clip-and-Go dock. The dock allows users to clip the mouse on the outside of their notebook. The mouse features an incredibly small Nano USB receiver, small enough to be forgot about once plugged in.

Full Story & Press Release (HEXUS.net)

HP Compaq introduces 2230s business ultraportable


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The HP Compaq 2230s business ultraportable has been announced and is now available for purchase. It is based on the latest Intel Centrino 2 technology and features a 12-inch display. Weight starts at 4.07 lbs (1.85 kg) with a 4-cell, 37 WHr battery.
The 2230s’ pricing starts at $999.

HP Product Page
Via (Laptoping.com)

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