Limited-edition Nebula Vaio has 'star' quality

Laptop features an intergalactic theme that makes us want to curl up in a space quilt and play some Spore.

Sony Nebula FW

Feeling a little spaced out? Sony has a limited-edition Vaio that may suit your mood. The Nebula FW, part of Sony's Signature Collection , features an intergalactic theme that really makes us want to curl up in a space quilt and play some Spore. For a starting price of $810, you get a 6.9-pound Windows 7 machine with a 16.4-inch display featuring a 16:9 aspect ratio. You have a choice of Intel Core 2 Duo processors, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 500GB of storage. Plus a Blu-ray drive. Battery life runs up to 3.5 hours, according to Sony.

CNET reviewers have positive things to say about another Vaio FW, the Sony Vaio FW480, calling it a "an above-average Blu-ray-playing laptop with impressive looks and good under-the-hood power."

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