2009's Top Holiday Gadgets

Posted on Thursday, Oct 22 2009 @ 08:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
High-Powered Netbooks * The generous 12.1-inch screen on Lenovo's S12 already makes it a bargain at $450, but users who crave more power will be able to pick one up with Nvidia's Ion graphics chip (which boosts game playing and video watching capabilities) at the end of October for $550. * Originally slated to be the first Ion-powered netbook on the block with a summer launch, Samsung has bounced the release date for the 11.6-inch N510 back to late October to coincide with the launch of Windows 7. However, power comes at a price: The system somewhat edges out of netbook territory with a rather steep $600 SRP. * HP's Mini 311 1000NR offers the same oversized screen of similar Ion-powered offerings from Lenovo or Samsung without the oversized asking price. The 11.6-inch netbook debuted in September for a humble $400.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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