Good Thinking: Lenovo’s ThinkPad Z61p

Who says desktop replacement laptops have to be clunkers? Not Lenovo. Their new ThinkPad Z61p packs the power of your standard tower, but in a frame that’s only about 1.5 inches thick and weighs under 6 pounds. All that with a 15.4-inch widescreen display attached to it. Lenovo should thank Intel for this more bang for the pound ratio. The […]

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Gateway to the Future of Processors

Gateway has rung in the new year with a spanky fresh lineup of notebooks, all of which feature the new Intel Centrino Duo mobile processors. These so-called Yonah processors have two processors in one chip, which feature memory-sharing across the two and super-duper graphics and gaming potential. But let’s not lump all of these Gateway laptops together just as Yonah […]

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Custom Gaming From Savrow

SavRow custom gaming notebooks are an old-money kind of luxury. No kidding, in a few years, these laptops could be priceless collector’s items. SavRow is far from a cookie-cutter PC, as far as a Rolls is from a Honda. This new kid on the ultra-hip laptop block relishes its role as the computer manufacturer that cares the most about putting […]

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Wireless in the Classroom: Part 2,376

Laptops and teaching value is a fav topic at Laptopical, in large part because it is fast becoming a real issue in the educational world. Many teachers are out there improvising and innovating with notebooks on university campuses and in high school hallways. But many more teachers are terrified of wireless laptops. We came across an interesting discourse on this […]

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Apple Re-Boots Its Windows Strategy

If you can’t beat them, join ’em, the old saying goes. In early April 2006 it could go down in history that Apple announced that its Boot Camp beta software was made available for free download. The application allows Apple users to load Windows XP onto any Intel-based Mac, and then choose to reboot the system either into Windows or […]

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Ace(r)s High in PC Poker!

Sunday, January 08, 2005 By Ian Bandy Taiwanese laptop builder Acer are all set to take over the world. Like any sensible country they are starting with the good old United States of America, which is widely considered the world’s largest and most competitive PC market. The trouble is that very few Taiwanese technology companies seem to make it over […]

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Avoid an ErgoNasty Experience: Neo-Flex

We here at Laptopical care about your health more than we care about the latest ultraportable laptop or Linux-based operating system, and that says a lot. No wonder we always are here for you to share the latest on proper ergonomics for laptop users. Or products for proper ergonomics, in this case. The Neo-Flex Notebook/Projector is a new stand for […]

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