Every once in a while, a technology company will develop a product outside of its traditional product line, just to meet consumer demands. (For an example, see Intel'schip.)
So it is with the new Toshiba Satellite E105, which, at least appearance-wise, sticks out among Satellites. The laptop's light color and flat edges make it look like an
The laptop features a 14.1-inch WXGA display, which nicely balances usability and portability. (In fact, the Satellite E105's weight starts at just 5 pounds.) Inside the case you'll find the latestcomponents, including a 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 processor, Intel GMA 4500M HD integrated graphics, and Intel's 802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi. In a nice touch, Toshiba equips the Satellite E105 with 4GB of RAM and 64-bit Windows Vista to take advantage of it. There are also some welcome high-end connections, including S/PDIF, HDMI, and eSATA, and all the USB ports incorporate Toshiba's Sleep and Charge feature.
With pricing around $1,250, the Satellite E105 is aggressively aimed at home users who want a solid all-around laptop with plenty of battery life and a lengthy warranty. Expect to see it go on sale later this month.