Archive for January 4, 2008

Lenovo introduces IdeaPad notebooks

Posted: January 4, 2008 in Tech

Lenovo introduces the Idea brand of PCs as their first global consumer-oriented PC.  There will be three models:  IdeaPad Y510, Y710, and U110.

The IdeaPad notebooks are powered by Intel Centrino processor technology and also feature facial recognition, Dolby Home Theater surround sound and dedicated gaming controls. They will also feature frameless screens.

The new notebooks will be available in 12 countries (including the U.S., France, Russia, South Africa, India, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, the Philippines and Singapore).

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Wikia Search Goes Online Next Week

Posted: January 4, 2008 in Tech

The much-awaited search engine dubbed Search Wikia by online encyclopedia Wikipedia will be made available to the public next week.

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia said that his goal is to allow volunteers to improve search technology collectively in the way his original site allows users to change information.

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announced that ASUS has integrated Travelstar 5K500 hard drive into its new M50 and M70 notebook PCs, which delivers up to 1Tera Byte of storage capacity in a two-drive configuration.

ASUS selected Hitachi Travelstar drives because they allow users to store more digital content than any other mobile drive.