CES 2006: Michelle Thatcher
Michelle Thatcher has been editing and writing about technology for six years. As one-half of the laptop reviews team, she focuses on laptops and tablets for business users, seeking out both the most powerful and most portable machines for work.
Averatec, which until now has been strictly a laptop manufacturer, will soon be making a tiny Media Center PC with a few interesting characteristics. The as-yet-unnamed machine, which the Averatec rep described as the company's "first consumer electronics product," looks like a mini desktop. But... ( read
They're everywhere! As soon as Intel released details of its new dual-core mobile platform
, laptop manufacturers announced a slew of new products that include the chip formerly known as Yonah.
Fujitsu, for example, will add... ( read
It's not the first I've heard of the concept
, but it's the first time I've seen it live and in person: the emerging technologies section of the Toshiba booth has a notebook with a display that detaches from the keyboard base. Away from the base, the... ( read
We got a glimpse at the HD-DVD laptop that Toshiba unveiled in Japan last fall
, and it is (unsurprisingly) a Qosmio. The laptop will run on the Intel Centrino Duo platform; in addition to a high-def drive, the new Qosmio has a bright,... ( read
Here at CES, we've had a chance to see three ThinkPads that are among the first wave of laptops to include the newest Intel mobile dual-core processors
. Available in February, the thin-and-light ThinkPad T60 will replace the ( read
Last year saw built-in cellular networking become an option on select Sony and ThinkPad laptops; this morning, HP joined the fray with its announcement of the nc6140. This 5.9-pound thin-and-light has an antenna on the lid that lets business travelers tap into Verizon's latest-generation EV-DO... ( read