Core 2 Duo notebooks on the way

Summary:As the dust settles on the ZDNet editorial floor, and the takeaway wrappers, pizza boxes, Coke tins and other detritus are swept up following a weekend of controlled but frenzied pre-launch activity, thoughts return to the day job. In my case, that's feeding the Reviews channel with exciting content.

As the dust settles on the ZDNet editorial floor, and the takeaway wrappers, pizza boxes, Coke tins and other detritus are swept up following a weekend of controlled but frenzied pre-launch activity, thoughts return to the day job. In my case, that's feeding the Reviews channel with exciting content.

Alienware informs us that its shiny new Area-51 m5550 Core 2 Duo notebook is even now winging its way -- DHL permitting -- from Ireland to take its place on the reviews testbench. Not the most pin-striped of systems, admittedly, but we're keen to poke and prod the latest mobile technology. Alienware, for its part, is also at pains to assure us that its systems really are bought by business folks. Whatever: it's big, hopefully fast and brand-new.

If you prefer your mobile technology a bit more down to earth, we'll cover plenty of the more soberly attired Core 2 Duo portables too.

Topics: Reviews

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