CES 2006: Justin Jaffe
Justin Jaffe oversees CNET's laptop coverage. His writings, reviews, and recommendations have appeared in Business Week, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Computer Shopper, as well as on Wired.com.
I met with a number of Lenovo designers last nght, including Tomoyuki Takahashi, who was part of the team that designed the original ThinkPad. The company was showing off some experimental concepts, about half of which were consumer and home electronics devices. I saw a half dozen silver... ( read
Acer has announced its first dual-core
laptops: the TravelMate 8200 and the Aspire 5670. The TravelMate 8200, built out of carbon fiber, weighs in at 6.2 pounds, and the Aspire 5670, made out of more-standard materials, weighs... ( read
HP's slew of announcements today included a few new laptops and a few refreshed ones. Leading the pack is the new dual-core version of the company's flagship thin-and-light, the Pavilion dv1000
. In addition... ( read
Dell's first dual-core laptop, the e1705, inaugurates the company's new Entertainment line of laptops, complementing its existing Premium XPS
line. The e1705 will replace the ( read
In a keynote speech today by CEO Paul Otellini at CES in Las Vegas, Intel officially unveiled its new Centrino Duo Mobile Technology. The centerpiece of the Duo Mobile chipset, previously code-named Napa, is Intel's Core Duo chip, which places two mobile processing cores on one chip. Two other... ( read
A day ahead of Intel's Core Duo announcement, Sony debuted two new dual-core systems.
With the VAIO FE series, Sony offers a higher-end alternative to its ( read
While Intel is beating its chest about its new Napa dual-core platform, a company that's actually called DualCor is going a step further...or sideways. Or something. DualCor has taken Intel's PXA chip, typically found in PDAs, and put it in a box with a VIA processor, designed for laptops,... ( read