IBM Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds Laptop Gets Dual Screen

Most people who are using two monitors at their desktop will surely love the IBM ThinkPad W700ds -the first laptop which appears to sport two LCD screens – a 17-in. primary and a 10.6-in. secondary screen. IBM ThinkPad W700ds is powered by quad-core Intel Core 2 processors combined with the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M GPU.

IBM Lenovo Thinkpad W700ds Gets Two Screens

RAM can be extended up to 8GB and you can stuff a total of 960GB of SSD / HDD storage into this laptop. Other good thing about the w700ds is it has brighter and more colorful screen compare to other notebook PC screen. The W700ds’ secondary screen is pulled out from the right side of the primary to get an extended real estate screen. It has electronic drawing pad, and color calibration software also known as WACOM digitizer.

Price starts at $3,600 but could easily go double that figure once fully configured.

Toshiba’s New Tecra M10-S3411 and A10-S3511 Notebooks

Toshiba recently launched two new Tecra M10-S3411 and A10-S3511 Notebook PCs which both sport a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 processors, 160GB HDD storage.

Toshiba Tecra m10-s3411 and A10-s3511
These high quality machines come with high resolution LCD screens, Windows Vista Business, 2GB memory, WiFi link, built-in Webcam, Bluetooth® port and Toshiba’s EasyGuard® Technology.86 key US keyboard, Toshiba Assist Button, Windows Mobility Center Button, Toshiba Accupoint® II and TouchPad™ dual pointing device.  Differences are- The A10-S3511 has a15.4 inch WSXGA display and NIVDIA Quadro NVS graphics and cost $1249, while the M10-S3411 has a 14.1 inch WXGA display with Intel GM45 graphics at a cost of $1100.

Dell™ Inspiron™ 1545 Notebook

Dell recently introduced the Dell™ Inspiron™ 1545 which comes with a 15.6-inch widescreen display. According to the manufacturer, the Dell’s Inspiron 1545 notebook is an upgrade over its 1525 sibling featuring a larger screen.

Dell's Inspiron 1545 Notebook Review

The Laptop will be powered by an Intel Celeron Dual Core 2 2.53-GHz processor and will run with either the Vista or Ubuntu Linux operating system. INSPIRON 1545 also features Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics processor, a built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam, 3 USB ports, up to 4GB of RAM, an 80GB hard drive, and a Blu-ray drive. See the Inspiron 1545 notebook specifications below.

DELL's Inspiron 1545 Specifications

Dell’s Inspiron 1545 is available in a few different colours if purchased direct. Matte Black is standard, but for an extra £29.99 you can choose Microsatin Blue, Red or Pacific High-Gloss Blue lids.

MSI unveils Xslim X340 | X600 Notebooks

MSI has recently announced its 13.4 inch X-Slim x340 and the 15.6 inch x600 in China. MSI xslim X340 and X600 are both identical to MacBook Air.

MSI xslim 340 & x600 runs on Centrino 2 platform possibly with NVIDIA's ION platform

Rumors abound that MSI could be both powered by a processor based on Intel’s Centrino 2 platform, with the possibility of including NVIDIA’s ION platform a s well. Release dates are still unknown, but we could be looking at something between $700 to $1,000.

Averatec Voya 2575 Laptop

With Averatec Voya 2575 you will see difference right from the start, including a contemporary design, easy-to-use search and organizational tools, and a safer on-line experience. You will have more ways to enjoy your favorite digital entertainment anywhere, anytime with the Averatec Voya 2575.

Averatec Voya 2575 Laptop

Featuring a super-bright 12″ widescreen display with Averatec’s exceptional AveraBrite LCD technology, AMD’s Turion 64 X2 mobile technology, this small, yet powerful notebook provides unmatched performance and entertainment in an ultra-portable sized notebook.

The Pros: Attractive, sleek design; reasonable price; sharp screen resolution; comfortable keyboard and recessed touch pad.

The badThe Cons: AMD processor can’t match the performance of Core 2 Duo-based competition; disappointing battery life; heavy for its size; glossy screen finish results in reflections.

Averatec 2575 Specs:

Processor AMD Turion 64 X2 mobile technology TL-64 / 2.2 GHz
Graphics Card Shared video memory (UMA)
Main Memory 2 GB / 4 GB (max) DDR2 SDRAM
Display 12.1 in AveraBrite TFT active matrix
Expansion SODIMM , 1 ( 1 ) x ExpressCard/54 , 2 Memory ,
Card Reader 4-in-1 card readerMemory Stick , MultiMediaCard , SD Memory Card , Memory Stick Pro
Hard Disk Drive 250 GB – Serial ATA-150 – 5400 rpm
Optical Drive DVD/CD-RW Combo
LAN/Modem Yes
Wireless Yes
Interfaces 3 x Hi-Speed USB – 4 pin USB Type A , 1 x Microphone – Input – Mini-phone 3.5 mm , 1 x Headphones – Output – Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm , 1 x Display / video – VGA – 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) , 1 x Network – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-TX – RJ-45
Audio Sound card
Hot Key(s)
Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cells battery (2000mAh)
Dimensions 11.9×9.0x1.2 inches
Weight 4 lbs

TG Averatec N1000 Mini Laptop

TG Averatec N1000 has some design similarities with the MSI Wind U100, even the specs are the same too.

I would recommend this notebook to anybody that is looking for a small notebook and who doesn’t want to spend a lot.

TG Averatec N1000 Laptop

This notebook is definetly a great cheap alternative to the Fujitsu and Sony ultraportable notebooks.

TG Averatec N1000 Specs:

Processor Intel Pentium M ULV 733 (1.1GHz)
Graphics Card Integrated Intel Extreme Graphics 2
Main Memory 2x 512mb DDR 400
Display WXGA with AveraBrite ( glossy screen )
PC Cards Slot 1x Type II PC Card
Card Reader MS Pro/MS/MMC/SD 4-in-1 card reader
Hard Disk Drive Western Digital 60gb 5400 rpm
Optical Drive DVD/CD-RW Combo
LAN/Modem Built-in 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN and modem Module
Wireless Built in Intel 2200 802.11b/g Wireless LAN
I/O Ports 1 x Serial, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x IEEE 1394, 1 x Microphone, 1 x Headphone, 1 x VGA, 1 x Modem
Audio 1 x Ethernet Port
Hot Key(s) AC’97 2.2, SoundBlaster Compatible
Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cells battery (2000mAh)
Dimensions 10.5″W x 8.0″D x 1.4″H
Weight 3.6 Lbs

TG Averatec’s Pros/Cons


  • 4200 rpm hard drive
  • Bad wifi signals probably due to Intel card
  • Touchpad
  • Heavier than other 10.6″ notebooks, weight could of been better
  • Burgundy color only lid option, other colors available would of been great
  • No Bluetooth
  • No S-Video ( thought that would be actually normal for a notebook to have )


  • Cheap and affordable
  • 80gb hard drive
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Battery life
  • Multimedia Card Reader
  • Bright and sharp screen

The battery life of TG Averatec N1000 can last up to 5 hours and has a retail price of $505.