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asus_n50v-notebookThe Asus N61, a new 16-inch laptop that belongs to the multimedia-oriented Asus N Series, is now available in the US.

Newegg offers the Asus N61Vg-X1 model, featuring the Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 2.20GHz processor, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M 1GB dedicated video card, 4GB of DDR2 RAM, a 320GB hard drive and a DVD burner.Asustek says the N61 is equipped with the exclusive SonicMaster design, which features a dedicated resonance space arrangement that provides sound layering for better audio reproduction.

With its default 6-cell battery, the entertainment notebook weighs 6.5 pounds.

The N61Vg-X1 runs Windows Vista Home Premium and is currently priced at $799 after instant savings.

ASUS N61 Specification:
– Intel Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Quad Processor
– 1GB 0f DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M or GT 220M
– upto 4GB of DDR3 RAM memory
– 500Gb of hard drive
– 16-inch HD LED Panel that support for 1366 by 768 pixel resolution
– Blu-ray DVD Combo
– Microsoft Windows 7

ASUS N71 Specification:
– Intel Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Quad processor
– 1GB of DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M or GT 220M
– up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM memory
– up to 500GB hard drive
– Blu-ray DVD Combo
– Microsoft Windows 7

dell_vostro_1220Dell Japan have officially announced the Vostro 1220 12.1-inch ultraportable laptop, aimed at budget-minded business users.

Starting at 3.36 pounds, the Dell Vostro 1220 features the Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Intel’s GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics, up to 8GB of DDR2 system memory, up to 500GB of hard drive or up to 128GB of solid state drive storage, and a DVD burner or Blu-ray Combo drive.There’s also a choice of 160GB 5,400rpm or 250/320GB 7,200rpm hard-drives, a DVD burner and gigabit ethernet, together with WiFi a/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1. A webcam and microphone are integrated into the display bezel, plus there’s a fingerprint reader for security.

It’ll go on sale in Japan from today, priced from 79,980 yen ($838).

panda_usbhubPanda USB Hub. Measuring 90 x 75 x 62mm and weighing 65grams, this plug and play device features 4 USB 1.1 ports and blue LED indicator on its eyes. The Panda USB Hub retails for $11.50

Product Specifications:
Cutie panda design
4 ports hub
USB 1.1
Plug and play
Blue LED indicator on its eyes
Size: 90*75*62mm
Weight: 65g

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acer_revoAcer has recently launched the first computer based on NVIDIA’s ION platform. The AspireRevo is based on a low-performance, low-cost 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor but draws on the 9400M-based graphics to run apps and content that are ordinarily impossible on Intel’s reference hardware. Other features include up to 4GB pg DDR2–800 (dual channel), up to 250GB of storage, 4:1 Flash card reader, VGA out, HDMI, 4x USB 2.0, and eSata. Measuring 180mm x 1870mm x 30mm, the device also supports 1080p videos, output 7.1 surround sound audio and is compatible with DX 10 graphics.

Nothing on price yet, but expect to pay between $350 and $450.

asusAsus recently unveiled a novel LCD monitor called the VK266H. It is perfect for watching TV, movie and play some high quality games. Supporting a 1920×1200 high resolution, the VK266H LCD monitor is packed with the advanced Splendid Video Intelligence Technology.The Asus VK266H also adopts Asus Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) for high contrast ratio 20,000:1, Trace Free Technology to deliver 2ms response time and Aspect Control Technology which offer 4:3 images without distortion.

Bundled with a three-year warranty, the VK266H is available at a price of Rs 26,250.

wooden-macbook-caseThis plain looking wooden case has been designed for the MacBook and the 15 inch MacBook Pro. Designed for Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro 15-inch, this case has a leather lining and magnetic closing device.These designs are custom crafted for 13-inch and 15-inch MacBooks and MacBooks Pro. No word on pricing.

fujitsu_handydriveFujitsu Computer Products of America introduced its 5400 RPM travel-ready external hard disk drives at 2009 CES, featuring an ultra-slim, lightweight and easy-to-hold 2.5-inch design with up to 500GB capacity. The new drives weigh less than six ounces, include a USB 2.0 interface, offer software support in 11 different languages, and provide both mobile and at-home users a dependable and secure option for data backup. Measuring 137.5mm x 83.5mm x 15mm, the drive also comes with a software that allows users to manage partitions, a password lock tool that protects data if a drive is lost or stolen, and Acronis True Image Personal HDD software, which provides fast and easy data backup. The Fujitsu HandyDrive series is available starting in 1Q, 2009.