Fujitsu goes wooden

Summary:Fed up with plastic or magnesium alloy notebooks? How about a wooden one?

Fed up with plastic or magnesium alloy notebooks? How about a wooden one? That's what Fujitsu is showing at the 'Japan Design 2008 - Innovation' show, which runs from April 16 to 20 in Milan as part of of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, an interior design trade show (the world's largest, it says here).

Pity the keyboard isn't wooden too, but the system does use environmentally friendly bio-based plastics, as seen in the slightly more conventional FMV-BIBLO NX95Y/D:

It may not be quite so green, but what we'd like is a perspex laptop honeycombed with tubes filled with a selection of transparent brightly coloured liquids that move around as the system heats up — a sort of Liquid Len-top, for those of a certain vintage. Oh dear, it must be nearly the weekend...

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