New products from Fujitsu, Toshiba, and HP: The week in laptops

HP announces new Pavilions, Fujitsu introduces swappable lids, and whether you should sell you MacBook Air now. It's the week in laptops!

You know how some weeks you're churning along--going to meetings, putting out fires, and somehow tending your regular workload as well--and suddenly you look up and it's Friday afternoon? Yeah, that was this week at CNET Laptop HQ. So this digest will be in the form of a list, with witty commentary to return in seven days.

Products announced this week:

In CNET Reviews this week:

  • the HP Pavilion HDX18, an "impressive semiportable home theater";
  • Lenovo's entry into the Netbook space, the IdeaPad S10;
  • a configuration of the Dell Inspiron 1525 that's available in retail stores;
  • the business-oriented, 13-inch Toshiba Satellite U400-S1001X;
  • the ThinkPad SL400, which offers a low price without skimping on beloved ThinkPad features; and
  • Mobile Edge's ScanFast Backpack, to help you speed through airport security checkpoints.

Also worth reading:

And finally, behold the blasphemy of Mac OS X running on a Dell Mini 9.

Have a great weekend!

About the author

    Tech expert Michelle Thatcher grew up surrounded by gadgets and sustained by Tex-Mex cuisine. Life in two major cities--first Chicago, then San Francisco--broadened her culinary horizons beyond meat and cheese, and she's since enjoyed nearly a decade of wining, dining, and cooking up and down the California coast. Though her gadget lust remains, the practicalities of her small kitchen dictate that single-function geegaws never stay around for long.


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