MacBook Heir? Lenovo X300 is everywhere this week

Summary:Thanks to specs that match up nicely to the MacBook Air--it also fits in an interoffice envelope--Lenovo's still unannounced X300 ultraportable got loads of press this week culminating in a BusinessWeek cover story. Other news in laptops and desktops this week. . .

Lenovo X300 is everywhere

Thanks to specs that match up nicely to the MacBook Air--it also fits in an interoffice envelope--Lenovo's still unannounced X300 ultraportable got a lot of press this week culminating in a February 25 cover story in BusinessWeek. Prior to that, The Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg posted his first impressions. My take on the Lenovo X300 is here.

Other news this week:

Dell adds 45nm Penryn options to 17-inch XPS M1730 [Laptoping]

First Everex CloudBook unboxing [Laptop Magazine]

Fujitsu LifeBook P8010 now available [Engadget]

Samsung cranks out 64GB SSDs with 3Gbps SATA II interface [TGDaily]

Nvidia GeForce 8800 GS now available in U.S. for $150 [Tech Report]

S3 Graphics announces DirectX 10.1 graphics card [Tech Report]

Sierra Wireless announces USB and ExpressCard HSPA modems [MobileBurn]

AT&T announces ExpressCard and PC Card HSUPA modems [MobileBurn]

Wireless USB now available on four Dell laptops--$145 option [Engadget]

LG won't replace laptop batteries. Says January explosion was a fluke [MSNBC]

Firefox 3 Beta 3 released. Release candidate is near. . . [The Mozilla Blog]

Apple releases Aperture 2. New interface and image processing engine

Topics: Lenovo, Apple, Hardware, Laptops, Mobility

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