Crave presents this week's laptop news, in digest form.
Cheap laptops got their fair share of headlines this week, starting with the Circuit City by Laptoping.com. Maybe we should buy one for Matt Elliott, who is , now supposedly scheduled to ship around August 15., a low-cost laptop for schools in developing countries that costs $350 with a Microsoft operating system. Also $350 (after a $200 rebate): the Acer Aspire 3680, spotted at
In product news, laptop lovers left out by Apple's Alienware promised impatient gamers that every Area-51 m5550 Quick Ship Edition will ship within two business days. In the future tense, the imminent release of Dell's XPS m1730 gaming rig; OnlyUMPC.com pointed to a product sample of the totally retro Wibrain B1 UMPC; and Computerworld declared 2010 as the year to expect 1.2-terabyte laptop hard drives.directed their obsessive energies toward speculating on ; Asus launched the sleek, 13.3-inch ; Lenovo announced ; and
In reviews, we looked at a pair of business laptops from HP, the
Elsewhere in the news, Lenovo entered into talks to buy European PC maker Packard Bell; and to become the gadget geek's airline of choice.;
Have a great weekend!