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Sony VAIO TZ11 – marked as greenest notebook on the market by GreenPeace

Sony VAIO TZ11 – marked as greenest notebook on the market by GreenPeace

It is apparently due to the fact that it’s the only notebook on the market to be completely devoid of Beryllium and its compounds. It also has PVC-free internal cabling, BFR-Free main board, and a mercury-free LED backlit LCD display.

There were three main categories by which 37 notebooks from 14 companies were evaluated. The first is the absence of hazardous chemical substances, energy efficiency, and overall product lifecycle (which is basically how easy it is to upgrade and/or recycle).

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Sony VAIO Netbook keyboard photos emerge

Sony VAIO Netbook keyboard photos emerge

Sony Japan's 'VAIO New Mobile' teaser campaign - otherwise known as "this is the netbook we're announcing at CES 2009" - has added two new images for us to obsess over.  Both detail the upcoming netbook's keyboard, which appears to bear a strong resemblance to that on the VAIO TT/TZ only with the addition of a trackpoint control stub.

Second picture after the cut

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Sony VAIO TT Review

Sony VAIO TT Review

In a world of $250 netbooks and credit crunch, is there a place for a high-end ultraportable that, in its peak configuration, costs $4,345?  That's the question Sony - and plenty of others - are asking about the new Vaio TT, its latest luxury notebook.  A carbon fiber chassis, WWAN, Blu-ray and RAID options all draw upon the latest technology available, but have they over estimated the market?  SlashGear pulled on a pair of museum-standard gloves, buffed the test bench to a dull sheen, and prepared to find out.

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Sony VAIO TT ultraportable: Blu-ray & 256GB SSD RAID in sub-1-inch chassis

Sony VAIO TT ultraportable: Blu-ray & 256GB SSD RAID in sub-1-inch chassis

Sony have officially announced the VAIO TT, the ultraportable replacement to their TZ model.  Claimed to be the world's lightest Blu-ray laptop, the TT uses a Centrino 2 processor (either 1.2GHz or 1.4GHz), up to 4GB of RAM, 160GB 5,400rpm hard-drive or 256GB SSD RAID array (2 x 128GB) and Sprint EVDO Rev.A WWAN.  All in a carbon-fiber package weighing 2.87 pounds and measuring less than an inch thick.

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Sony VAIO TT ultraportable specs leak

Sony VAIO TT ultraportable specs leak

Sony are preparing to drop a new VAIO ultraportable, the TT-series, which will replace the VAIO TZ.  Make no mistake, this is no netbook; according to SonyStyle's VAIO advisor, the four model TT-range will top out with a 1.4GHz Intel SU9400 Core 2 Duo, 4GB of RAM and dual 128GB SSDs in RAID setup.  The top-spec VGN-TT190UBX also has a Blu-ray burner and HDMI output, and weighs just 2.87-pounds; every model has an 11.1 inch LED screen with XBRITE-DuraView running at 1366 × 768.

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