Driving through West Hollywood earlier today, I found myself stopped by a gaggle of paparazzi standing in the middle of the road. I'm not sure who they were trying to shoot, but for the first time I kind of understood how they felt. I mean, we here at CNET were all over the
Other laptop-related reviews we posted this week include the
Also this week, Consumer Reports issued the results of its annual assessment of the computer industry, and we were combing the brand repair history to figure out. The conclusion? No one brand stands out particularly prone to problems. That's happy news for Dell, who announced this week that that showed up on some Vostros, and for Apple, who announced that it would for their iBook or PowerBook.
Other stories worth reading: Hitachi busted out a; Dell got in touch with its artsy side by issuing a ; NEC introduced a in Singapore; and we checked out two kinds of laptop sleeve, both and .
In non-laptop-related news, I visited an open house NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory last weekend and posted a slide show of rover prototypes that were on display. I also put together a short list of , many of which can be picked up at your local retailer.
Have a great weekend, and happy Mother's Day!