New models from Apple, Samsung, Toshiba, and Fujitsu: The week in laptops
Apple refreshes its MacBook line, Samsung tiptoes into the United States, and both Toshiba and Fujitsu update their lineups. It's the week in laptops!
What a week for laptops! We'll start with the big news, which drew many a visitor to Crave: at a press event in Cupertino, Calif., Steve Jobsto Apple's MacBook line. Get a sense of the changes with our "new vs. old" analysis of the , , and , or just have a look at .
You can also read our
Believe it or not, Apple wasn't the only manufacturer making a big laptop announcement this week. Samsung, which thus far has sold laptops only in Europe and Asia, . The company entered the U.S. market with seven laptops that fall into four categories: Netbook (the ), slim ultraportable (the ), mainstream consumer (the ), and business (the ). By week's end the .
Meanwhile, Toshiba refreshed nearly all of its notebooks, with, , and a bunch of . Not to be outdone, Fujitsu joined the fray with the .
Aside from reviewing the MacBooks, we started filling out our
Elsewhere in the news: Averatec's Buddy Netbook; NEC ; and a report from Gartner indicated that .
Also, OWC piggybacked on the Apple announcement to unveil its; HP is rumored to be developing a ; and our colleagues at Crave UK swooned over the .
Finally, this week we spotted two awesome laptop accessories: the, and the .
Have a great weekend!