Articles Tagged ‘notebooks’
In early 2006 Apple supplanted the actual Powerbook G4 with the MacBook Pro. Since then it has progressed rapidly to meet the requirements of professionals who have to have a powerful portable computer. The latest release, called the Apple MacBook Pro Winter 2011, signifies a significant improvement in a number of important characteristics.
How do you feel about a smartphone based on Google’s Chrome operating system, the web-based OS currently making its way to Amazon.com and Best Buy online via Samsung and Acer notebooks June 15? I can imagine the marketing campaigns for this. Chrome Home with Chrome Phone! On the Street.com, Anton Wahlman, a former sell-side equity [...]
The 11-inch MacBook Air’s 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo comes with an Ultra-Low Voltage (ULV) processor. The only problem I have with this particular processor chip is that it’s driven by a former-generation Intel technology. In the mean time, the Acer 1830T (Core i5-430um) and Asus UL20FT-A1 (Core i3-330um) run on Intel’s recent Core processors-likewise with the ULV variant, but faster. The 2 MacBook Air configurations start with 2GB of DDR3 memory; doubling memory to 4GB will definitely cost somewhat more money. In the mean time, a lot of the MacBook Air’s peers are standardizing on 4GB of DDR3 RAM. These two aspects (processor and memory) were drags on performance.
Currently the small notebook computers in the marketplace are excellent. They offer great performance, excellent design, and the ultimate in portability. They can be used for most anything, including business and pleasure.