Daily Archives: August 18, 2008

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Lenovo Shows Off Newest Ideapad At 2008 Olympics

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Lenovo launched their latest mobile computer (aka large handset) to what I’d call little fanfare at this year’s Beijing Olympics.  The Ideapad U8 hasn’t hit US shores yet and no release date is known, but it rocks an 800MHz Intel Atom Z500 processor, 1GB of RAM (up to 2GB supported),...

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Western Digital Concocting 20,000 RPM Hard Drive

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I don’t know what the performance implications of a 20,000 rpm hard drive are, but I’m assuming quicker read/write times assuming buffering, cache and all that techie stuff is up to snuff.  Bi-tech didn’t have a ton of details and no release date as of yet, but the 20,000 spinner...

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Dell 910 Inspiron Details Get Showed Off

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Dell’s 910 Inspiron, which is an Eee PC competitor because of it’s small ass size and price tag, amongst other things, got its specs leaked today.  Expect a 1.6Ghz Intel Atom N270 Diamondville processor, up to 1GB of RAM, 8.9-inch WSVGA LCD (10240×600), Intel 945GMS video card, 4/8/16GB SSD, and...

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Boston Acoustics Unveils Horizon i-DS2 iPod Speaker System

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I know, I know, you can hardly contain your excitement (wink).  Yup, it’s another iPod specific boombox.  Inside are two 3.5-inch woofers backed by 60 watts of power.  Auxillary input for the less important MP3 players and a composite video output also make the spec list.  Unfortunately, the Horizon i-DS2...

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The Force Unleashed Demo Release Date

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Starting August 21, 2008 Xbox and PS3 owners will be able to download the Star Wars: Force Unleashed demo.  The demo is said to have it’s own ending and takes place at a Tie fight construction facility. Sweet, but will this hold me over until the official release date of...