Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Meizu m5 Note Comes With A 5.5-inch 1080p Display And A Large Battery
Korean Researchers Develop Flexible and Transparent Semiconductors
New BenQ SW320 Flagship Photographer Monitor Released
Nanya Completes Acquisition of Micron Shares
Facebook, Twitter And Google Are Partnering To Help Curb Spread of Online Terrorist Content
Microsoft Is Careful With New Chatbot Zo, Now Available For Testing
Android 7.1.1 Update Coming To Google Smartphones
Avalanche Network Dismantled in Cyber Operation
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > DVD bur...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, February 12, 2003
DVD burners, desktop chips in new Toshiba notebooks


Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. has released two new notebooks with DVD-R/RW burners designed for home use as desktop replacement machines, it said Tuesday in a press release...

The new additions to Toshiba's Satellite series, the 1955-S805 and the 2455-S305, feature desktop processors from Intel Corp. Home users are increasingly turning to notebooks as they look to replace their aging desktops, and can get comparable performance to high-end desktop systems in notebooks too large for the business traveler, according to analysts.

With multimedia applications also on the forefront of many PC vendors, desktop replacement notebooks are becoming more like consumer entertainment devices than their thin-and-light counterparts designed for truly mobile travelers or field workers.

Toshiba has already released a desktop replacement notebook with a DVD burner, the 5205-S703, and Apple Computer Inc. also has put DVD recording technology into some of its new Powerbooks. But the new Satellite notebook is less expensive than Toshiba's older 5205-S703 and Apple's 15-inch Super Drive Powerbook, which costs $2,799 with the same amount of memory and storage, according to Apple's site. Sony Corp. also sells a notebook with a DVD burner for around $2,500.

The Satellite 2455-S305 comes with a 2.4GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor, 512M bytes of SDRAM (synchronous dynamic RAM), a 60G-byte hard drive, a GeForce4 420 Go graphics card from Nvidia Corp. with 32M bytes of video memory, a 15-inch display, and a DVD-R/RW drive for $2,099. It is available immediately from Toshiba's Web site and retail stores.

The 1955-S805 comes with a 2.53GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor, 512M bytes of SDRAM, a 60G-byte hard drive, a GeForce4 440 Go graphics card with 32M bytes of video memory, a 16-inch display, and a DVD-R/RW drive for $2,299.


Previous
Next
Philips and BenQ form joint venture in optical        All News        Philips and BenQ form joint venture in optical
Philips and BenQ form joint venture in optical     Optical Storage News      Philips and BenQ form joint venture in optical

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Expands 3D Flash Memory Production Capacity In New Fabrication Facility at Yokkaichi
Toshiba Advances Deep Learning with Extremely Low Power Neuromorphic Processor
Toshiba's Voice Recognition Technology Can Distinguish Multiple Individual Speakers Without Training
Investors Sue Toshiba Over Accounting Scandal
Toshiba Starts Testing System For Future Self-driving Cars
Toshiba, Tohoku Electric and Iwatani Start Study of World?s Largest Hydrogen Energy System
Toshiba Introduces the Value-oriented OCZ TL100 SATA SSD Series
Toshiba Expands 24nm SLC Flash Family with 16Gb Offering
Toshiba Introduces the OCZ VX500 SATA SSD Series
Toshiba to Implement Eyefi Connected Features in Next FlashAir SD Cards
Toshiba Debuts Flashmatrix Technology
Toshiba Announces New BG SSDs with 3-Bit-Per-Cell TLC BiCS FLASH

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .