Find a Lost or Stolen Laptop with GadgetTrak

Find a Lost or Stolen LaptopGadgetTrak is an Anti-Theft Tracking System that can help you to find and recover your  laptop just in case you lost it or stolen.  GadgetTrak software is designed for the latest notebooks and netbooks, taking advantage  of integrated webcam and wi-fi.

Once Your laptop is stolen, and the thief made a mistake by connecting in the internet.  Worry no more, because the software will collect lots of info such as IP address, specific location, username, and can even take a photo of the thief and send all of those info to your email or Flickr  account.  But before it can send data to you, you’ll have to activate if first by simply logging in to your account using web browser or web enabled cell phone and clicking the “tracking button”.  So when the  thief connects to the internet the tracking software can send data and images to your email and Flickr account.

The Anti-Theft Tracking Software uses advance wi-fi positioning that can give you very accurate location  from 10 to 20 meters away from the thief.

In addition, GadgetTrack not only works on laptop but also with iPod and cellphone.  Watch the video below to see how they tested it to find the notebook.

MSI GT660 Gaming Laptop

Micro Star International unveiled a new GT series Gaming Laptop,  the MSI GT660.  This gaming laptop has elegant exterior design and boasts world class sound.  The MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook‘s specs include Core i7 processor along with GeForce GTX 285M (1 GB GDDR3 display memory) so expect a clear, true to life, real time 3D images when playing games or watching movie with this new MSI GT660.  The notebook has 3 RAM slots supporting up to 12 Gigabyte of memory and can be connected to two SATA 1 Terabytes hard drive.  It also comes with USB 3.0, that’s 10 times faster than USB 2.0 transferring up to 4.8 Gigabits of data per second.

Micro Star International's new GT660 Gaming Laptop

In Addition, the MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook also has crisper and more faithful sound because Micro Star International worked closely with a leader in sound system design.  No further detail about the specification and price about this gaming laptop but MSI is promising to say more at CeBIT next week.

Lenovo G455 and G555 AMD Notebooks

Here are the two new G-Series notebooks that lenovo recently announced and are designed for mainstream users, the G455 and G555 Notebooks together with the Lenovo C315 AIO All-in-One Desktop PC that i posted earlier.  Just like lenovo c315 desktop, the Chinese vendor has not published full detail  spec sheet for these G455 and G555 notebooks as yet.  However, here are some of the known specs about these notebooks.

The G455 and G555 laptops have 16:9 widescreen HD displays, runs on  Windows 7 and also support DirectX 10 which enable these laptops to run the Aero Peek and Aero Flip features of Windows 7.  These two notebooks have the same specs but only differ in their screen sizes.  The G455 has 14-inch while the G555 has 15-inch LCD Display.  Both @ 1366 x 768 resolution.  Specifications for these two laptops include either AMD Turion II dual-core or Athlon II and dual-core processors, ATI Radeon HD Mobility graphics, and ergonomic keyboard design.

Lenovo G455 and G555 Laptops with AMD Turion II dual-core and ATI Radeon HD Mobility graphics

Some of the good features are the Lenovo’s Energy Management 5.0 that helps for decreasing the power consumption and extend battery life, and also it has the Lenovo’s proprietary  OneKey Rescue System for one-touch backup, repair and recovery tool.

These G455 and G55 are made for budget-conscious consumers, start at $499 and set to begin shipping in the U.S. beginning in March.

Asus G73JH-X1 Gaming Laptop with ATI Radeon HD 5870

This Asus G73JH-X1 Gaming Laptop was introduced during CES this year.  The Asus G73JH-X1 has futuristic chassis design and features 17.3-inch LED backlight display @ 1920 x 1080 pixel, powered by the Intel Core i7 720QM quad core processor and also includes the powerful ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 1GB graphics card.

Asus G73JH-X1 Gaming Notebook with ATI Radeon HD 5870

Asus G73JH-X1 Gaming Laptop specs :

17.3″ LED backlight display
Intel Core i7 720QM quad core processor
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 1GB graphics card
8 Gigabyte DDR3 memory
500GB Hard Drive
DVD burner
2 Megapixel Web Cam
802.11b/g/n wireless LAN
4 x USB ports
8 in 1 Card Reader
8-cell lithium ion

The Asus G73JH-X1 Gaming Notebook runs on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.  It only weighs 8lbs.  It costs $1,449.99 and already available at Newegg.

Samsung’s Transparent AMOLED Laptop

We’re getting closer to the technology that we often see only in the movie such as holographic images and transparent screens that we saw in Avatar the movie.  In a few months we may be seeing futuristic transparent laptop in the shops as Samsung is planning to release their 14 inch transparent OLED display laptop within 12 months time.   What you can see in the photo below is the real hand behind the clear see-through screen of the Samsung Transparent OLED Laptop.

Samsung 14 inch Transparent Laptop with contrast ratio of 100000:1

This is one of the best product that Samsung showed off during CES 2010 together with the Ice Touch – a portable media player that is also equipped with  transparent OLED  display.  Samsung’s 14 inch transparent AMOLED Screen Laptop is very appealing.  It has thinner OLED screen, with contrast ratio of 100000:1 and also consume less power.  If you are looking for a laptop to show off to your friends, i think this world’s first transparent laptop is the one that you should buy whenever it comes out.

Fujitsu LifeBook T900 Convertible Tablet PC

If you’re always on the go, the recently announced Fujitsu’s Lifebook  T900 tablet PC is perfect for you.  This new LifeBook t900 of Fujitsu is similar to T5010 tablet PC.   It is lightweight and yet powerful enough to handle all of your mobile computing task.  This convertible tablet PC features a  13.3-inch widescreen display and is powered by a choice of Intel Core i7 and i5 processors.

fujitsu life book t900 convertible tablet pc

FUjitsu LifeBook T900 specs :

  • Intel Core i7 and i5 processors
  • 13.3″ LED-backlit display
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • 2 Gigabyte, DDR3 RAM
  • 160 Gigabyte Hard Drive
  • DVD Writer
  • 802.11 b/g/n
  • smart-card slot

FUjitsu LifeBook T900 runs on Windows 7 Professional and weighs only about 2.2 Kilogram (including the battery).  This convertible tablet PC starts at $1,899 up to $1,989 if you want to upgrade to Core i5-540M and Core i7-620M processors, 8 Gigabyte RAM and 500 Gigabyte Hard Drive.

Dell Latitude 13-inch Business Laptop

New notebook from DELL – the Latitude 13 Notebook looks much similar to Vostro 13 has been added to their Latitude range.  This laptop just like Vostro 13 comes with unusually slim and thin design and is dressed up for business type.  Dell claims Latitude 13 to be the ‘world’s thinnest 13″ commercial client laptop’.   Dell’s Latitude 13 features a 13-inch screen, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, WWAN and also external blue-ray drive.  It also comes with pre-installed business centric software.

dell latitude 13-inch business laptop

Not sure though about other specs, but it is expected that Dell Latitude 13 will feature similar as that of Vostro V13’s specs, featuring ULV processor, 4 Gigabyte RAM, webcam and 6-cell battery.  Dell Latitude 13 is expected to be out in a couple of weeks, price is also expected similar to Vostro V13 at $450 price tag.

MSI X420 X-Slim Series Laptop

MSI just recently announced one of its latest range of X-Slim Notebook – the MSI X420.  This ultraportable notebook features 14 inch @ 1366 x 768 resolution widescreen display in 16:9 ratio glare type screen and is powered by the energy efficient Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 or SU4100 processors.  Expect a fine quality pictures in MSI X420 laptop because it has the latest ATI Mobility Radeon graphics card.

msi xslim x420 ultraportable laptop powered by Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

MSI X420 Ultraportable Laptop specs :

  • Display: 14.1 inch widescreen display, 16:9 ratio
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 / SU4100 1.3GHz
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 5430 (1GB DDR3 VRAM)
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3 1066/800 MHz RAM
  • Storage: 250GB, 320GB or 500GB SATA hard disk
  • Webcam: 1.3MP webcam
  • I/O : T wo USB 2.0, HDMI port, e-SATA
  • Wireless: Bluetooth V2.1, WiFi 802.11n Intel Shirley Peak
  • Card Reader: 2-in-1 SD/MMC

MSI X420 Laptop comes preinstalled with Windows 7 Home Premium.  As of design, it still carries the thin and elegant design of X-Slim series, It measures 35.0cm x 23.4cm x 2.41cm and only weighs about 1.88kg or 4.13 lbs, comes with cappuccino brown color.  MSI x420’s standard 4 cell battery can last up to 9 hours and  there is also option for for 8 cell battery.

No words for the Availability and pricing yet.

ASUS Eee PC 1001P with Atom N450 Pine Trail Processor

Another netbook from Asus is about to release this coming January 6. 2009 .  The Asus Eee Pc 1001P netbook – Now available at Amazon Germany as preorder item.  No further information about upcoming netbook but it seems
that the design of Asus Eee Pc 1001P is identical to its predecessors, i think with slight variation on the 1005 series.  Eee PC 1001P will  feature the latest and the faster processor of intel – the Atom N450 processor or also known as the Atom Pine Trail processor.  It will come with 10.1″ LCD screen.  See the quick specification of Asus Eee Pc 1001P below.

Asus EEE PC 1001 P1 Latest Netbook Powered by Atom Pine Trail processor

Asus Eee Pc 1001P Specs :

  • 1.66 Ghz Atom N450
  • 10.1 inch Display Screen with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution
  • Intel GMA 3150 graphics
  • 1 Gigabyte RAM
  • 160 Gigabyte SATA HDD
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless connectivity
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 0.3 Mega Pixel webcam

Asus Eee Pc 1001P will come with Microsoft Windows XP.  Only weighs about 1.27 kilogram including the 48 Whr battery that can last up to 9 hours of use. 1001P will be availble in both black and white.  Priced at €249, that’s about $360.  You can buy the Asus Eee PC 1001P at Amazon Germany for preorder.

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 PineTrail Based Netbook

Fujitsu recently introduced its glossy  stylish LifeBook MH380.  This 10.1 inch netbook is powered by new processor from intel – The 32 nanometer platform Atom N450 processor also known as the Pine Trail.  Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 starts with 10.1″ high-definition LED-backlit LCD with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution. MH380 only weighs 2.9 lbs and runs on Microsoft Windows 7 Starter.

Some unique features of lifebook mh380 is its half-sphere indentation that allows for circular motion scrolling and also the USB sharing applications that can easily use the ODD drive (DVD/CD) of home PCs and notebooks through a wireless or USB connection.

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 specs:

  • Latest Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz
  • 10.1-inch LED-backlit LCD with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution
  • Intel GMA 3150 256MB
  • 2 GigaByte DDR2 RAM
  • 250 Gigabyte SATA HDD
  • 1.3-megapixel camera
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
  • SD/SDHC card slots
  • 6-cell battery

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 will be available in 3 variants of colors – brown, white or black.  It has  6-cell battery that can last up to 7 hours.  Priced at $449 and is expected to be out in the market on 1st quarter of 2010.