Back-to-school, MacBook rumors, and pizza metaphors: The week in laptops
Laptops are going back to school, MacBook Pros getting a makeover, and more netbook news. It's the week in laptops!
My new tagline for This Week in Laptops: The antidote to iPhone fever. Catchy, no?
While our colleagues toiled away on iPhone rumors, iPhone release stories, iPhone reviews, and iPhone software news, the CNET Laptop Reviews team continued to fill out our roundup of that will be on retailers' shelves this summer. The latest additions: a $649
Unfortunately, laptop fans couldn't completely avoid Apple this week, as AppleInsider pointed to some photos of an alleged new MacBook Pro design. Also, CNET News.com's Daniel Terdiman after carrying one--actually, two--with him on his summer road trip. And CNET blogger Dave Rosenberg became the when his MacBook Air started acting funny, just as Google Docs was offline.
In little-laptop news, MSI show up on NewEgg later in the week.) Meanwhile, the gang at CNET U.K. found the , which uses the same chassis as the Wind but costs less (in the U.K., that is). The Acer Aspire One at a handful of U.S. retailers. And the 10-inch ECS G10IL will be making it way to our shores this fall (let's hope the company comes up with a catchier name).that it was finally shipping the much-anticipated (and delayed) Wind. Apparently the news release wasn't sent to retailers, who all listed the Netbook as out of stock. (It did finally
Also worth reading this week: HP is more info on Sony's forthcoming Z series laptops.based on the forthcoming Centrino 2 platform; Intel is reportedly readying ; and the rumor mill kicked up
And finally, we leave you with NotebookReview's motherboard explainer, which relies heavily on a pizza metaphor. Mmmm, pizza.
Have a great weekend!