This week's product announcements included the sub-$1,000 Satellite Pros from Toshiba. Asus revealed and promised North America availability within a few weeks. Acme stretched the notion of portable computing with its , which includes three 17-inch screens. And Lenovo seemed to be toying with the idea of bringing to the U.S.as well as two new sub-$1,000
In Apple news, Mac OS X Leopard was officially given . Rumors of a fresh 13-inch Mac laptop persisted, though they should be taken with a grain of salt--or perhaps a whole salt lick. The week brought bad news for anyone who bought a MacBook or MacBook Pro before October 1, . There was bad news for fans of Windows-on-a-Mac, too, as the free beta of Boot Camp vanished from Apple's site; the final version of Boot Camp will be integrated into Leopard.
At CNET Reviews, we continued our fall roundup of laptop accessories with the
Also worth reading this week: CNET Labs manager Daniel Begun Dell Inspiron 1420n with Ubuntu; and NotebookReview wants you to clean out your filthy laptop. Finally, a brewery in New Zealand offers a creative way to recover your stolen notebook: free beer for life.on the new PCMark Vantage benchmark; Ars Technica reviews the
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