This week in laptops
Intel dominates headlines this week, thanks to IDF.
Imagine us saying (in our best Jan Brady voice): "Intel, Intel, Intel!" The chipmaker managed to dominate laptop news this week thanks to the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai, where the company heavily hyped all things small, especially its (see our exclusive
For visual learners, we've got a video of one of these bad boys being cracked open. For the more technical types, we've also got the specifications on that are part of the launch. For the gadget freaks, we've got more information on the .from the show, and Intel has posted a
The only thing missing from the IDF small-device love-fest? laptops. (Fine, what they really said was that mobile Internet devices will represent a much smaller piece of the market than Intel projects.). Oh, and Dell, whose executives said that Intel's smoking crack if it thinks the little guys will be as popular as
Other news from the show: an antitheft technology for laptops., , , and a new
But hey, this week wasn't all about Intel. Toshiba unleashed a announced the official availability of the 2go PC (based on Intel's Classmate PC design); and rumors flew that Best Buy would soon be . We were also intrigued by both without a fan and a project that to gather data on seismic activity.decked out in pinstripes; CTL
Finally, following in the esteemed footsteps of the MacBook Air, a in the PWN2OWN contest at CanSecWest. By the end of the conference, only a Sony VAIO laptop running Ubuntu remained unscathed. Which begs the question: Is open source that secure, or is it just that no one wanted the VAIO?
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