Blame it on the tax man, but it was a relatively quiet week in the laptop-osphere. That was good news for Dell, which . We got a look at the 13.3-inch
We also had a look at the
As you might expect from such a slow week, there's quite a lot on the horizon. For starters, we've got the new on the site of retailer J&R, implying an imminent release date.on hand and are running it around the track. We found more details on the 9-inch , which has a set release date of May 1 for the U.K. market but no timeline for release in the U.S. Two notebooks were scheduled for a June release in Japan: the Intel Atom-based UMPC and the Toshiba , notable for its promised 128GB solid-state drive. And finally, specs and pricing for the Best of CES Award-winning briefly appeared
In news,with the latest shipment of MacBooks and MacBook Pros, while that growth of the U.S. PC market slowed in the first quarter of 2008, even as PC shipments worldwide exceeded expectations.
Also worth reading: Engadget spotted some early benchmarks comparing Intel Atom with VIA Isaiah; the ThinkPad X300's solid-state drive against a traditional 7,200rpm disc; a actually turned our heads; and we profiled laptop-carrying methods both and .
Finally, if you're looking to adopt a laptop with a built-in cellular radio, check out Dan Ackerman's walk-through of.
Have a great weekend!