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Looking for a next-gen laptop? Toshiba's are coming soon, but you won't see many differences on the outside.
The computer maker plans to unleash smaller notebooks packing features similar to larger notebooks. There will be a few compromises as it takes a swing at Gateway's and IBM's business.
Readers share their earliest PC memories. Responses reveal a passion for the power of the personal computer.
Dell Computer has added new configurations to its wireless-ready Latitude C800 notebook line. The new options include a 14.1-inch active-matrix display, an Intel 800MHz mobile Pentium III processor and a hard drive of up to 48GB that runs more quietly than previous hard drives. The machine, which is targeted at the small business and education markets, includes integrated 802.11b wireless capabilities and a CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD or CD-RW/DVD combination drive. A basic configuration, which includes 128MB of memory, a 10GB hard drive and a CD-ROM drive costs $2,059. A model with a 48GB hard drive and a CD-RW/DVD combination drive costs $2,857.
Notebooks reach a gigahertz, just about a year after Intel and Advanced Micro Devices released their first 1GHz desktop chips.
Intel plans to launch its 1GHz mobile Pentium III chip for notebooks Monday, along with a 900MHz mobile Pentium III and a 750MHz mobile Celeron chip, sources say.
The desktop PC may be headed for the geriatric ward, but svelte and brawny notebooks are ready to take its place as the most significant computer product.
The PC maker slashes prices of corporate notebooks in reaction to both falling component costs and a grim sales environment.
The company takes on those annoying wireless notebook modems by creating a slot that will let consumers snap on connections for Bluetooth or cellular communications.