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Voodoo Envy & Lenovo S10 up for grabs

Voodoo Envy & Lenovo S10 up for grabs

We've heard from our friends over at Notebooks.com that there's a prize or four to be had, and since we know SlashGear readers love a competition (just like us, in fact) we thought we'd point you in their direction.  Up for grabs is a Voodoo Envy 133, worth $2,199, and three Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbooks.  All you have to do to enter is fill in a short survey; no tie-breakers, no cryptic questions, no need to make a model of the solar system out of old hard-drive parts.  Good luck!

If any SlashGear reader wins a prize, please do let us know!

Voodoo Envy 133 laptop breaks cover, poses

Voodoo Envy 133 laptop breaks cover, poses

Talk about accurate naming.  You may not be too keen on the particular paint-job this specific example of Voodoo's Envy 133 notebook is sporting - I have to admit, insipid-orange it wouldn't be my first choice of color - but you have to agree that it's a slickly designed machine.  The images come courtesy of The Next Bench, chief hanging-out spot of Voodoo aficionados.

Voodoo Envy and MacBook Air size up

Voodoo Envy and MacBook Air size up

Hang on, surely this isn't Microsoft putting a new Voodoo Envy in with Apple's MacBook Air and expecting the two to fight like savage monkeys?  I can't imagine they'd stoop to such cruelty, so I can only think that the Air showed up to see how the new "thinnest ultraportable notebook" measures up.  As you can see, it's night and day (unless you choose the silver Envy, in which case it's basically day and day) in terms of obvious styling. 

Voodoo IOS (aka Splashtop) video demo on Envy 133

Voodoo IOS (aka Splashtop) video demo on Envy 133

While plenty has been made of the Voodoo Envy 133's skinny dimensions, superlative performance and general aggression toward the MacBook Air, Voodoo are also rightly proud of their Splashtop implementation.  A secondary Linux OS, Splashtop allows users to quickly access internet, messaging and VoIP apps without needing to go through the hassle of booting Vista.  Laptop Magazine had some hands-on time with Splashtop on the 133 and came away impressed; check out the demo video and highlights after the cut.

Voodoo’s Envy u:909 19 inch laptop

Voodoo’s Envy u:909 19 inch laptop
The Voodoo's Envy:909 is a monster laptop, spotting a 19 inches of LCD display, 16 pounds of weight and its aout 5000 dollars. The laptop comes packing with all the goodies, such as an AMD Turion 64 processor, dual NVIDIA or ATI SLI cars, 8x speed dual layer slot-load DVD burner, 8 channel audio, subwoofer and a 4-in-1 card reader. This would be great if you have a great budget.

VoodooPCs get a price cut by HP

VoodooPCs get a price cut by HP

Even though there were rumors awhile back that HP would be shutting down VoodooPC, it seems the gaming PC maker is very much so still on the roster.

In fact, HP is lowering the price tag on several VoodooPC products in an effort to really get them to move. For instance, the Envy 133, an ultra-thin notebook, used to cost $2,100, but it now will cost $1,900. And thrown into the deal is a free extra battery until the end of the month. Not too bad.

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HP might shut down VoodooPC

HP might shut down VoodooPC

A rumor is currently going around that HP will soon be shutting down VoodooPC, which was only acquired by the company two years ago.

It seems an internal email at HP indicated some VoodooPC employees would be laid off. But, as those at the Gadget Lab note, since VoodooPC is rather small to begin with, a lay off could result in the shutting down of the entire company.

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Voodoo Omen PC is $7k water-cooled gaming behemoth

Voodoo Omen PC is $7k water-cooled gaming behemoth

After announcing the super-slick Envy ultraportable earlier on today, Voodoo have also unveiled their new gaming PC, the Omen.  Conclusively proving that hard edges are back in style (and that minimalism never really went away), the monolithic 22-inch tall Omen was designed in-house.  Based on an ASUS Striker Extreme II (NVIDIA 790i) motherboard, CPUs up to Intel's Core 2 Extreme Quad-Core 3.20GHz QX9770 (with 12 MB of L2 cache; 1600 MHz FSB) and up to 8GB of 1600 MHz Corsair PC-14400 DDR3 SDRAM can be specified.  Graphics options include the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 ULTRA with 768MB of GDDR3 SDRAM and the ATI Radeon HD3870 series.

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