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MSI demoes 1080P Projector PC concept

MSI demoes 1080P Projector PC concept

MSI’s new projector concept isn't only just a projector.  Demoing at CES, MSI is “combing the brilliance of a projector with the versatility of a PC”.  That’s right – it’s a projector with a built-in PC, and cam project up to of 60 glorified inches of HD video on to any white screen, wall, or if rotated 90 degrees (with help from the attachable stand), even the ceiling.

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MSI CES 2010 range hands-on: Wind U160, X-Slim, more

MSI CES 2010 range hands-on: Wind U160, X-Slim, more

MSI have rolled out their CES 2010 line-up, and we stopped by to grab some hands-on time with the new laptops, netbooks and all-in-ones.  While the company might have made a particular name for itself with its budget Wind netbooks and X-Slim ultraportables - with the new Wind U160 and WiMAX-ready U135, together with the X-Slim X620 making their debut this week - they've also got some more horsepower-ready machines, including the Core i5- and i7-based G-Series gaming laptops.

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MSI plops Pine Trail U130 and U135 netbooks on the table

MSI plops Pine Trail U130 and U135 netbooks on the table

I am a big fan of MSI netbooks, the first netbook I ever owned was a U100 when MSI first started offering netbooks. With the Intel Atom N450 processor, going live netbook makers are coming out of the woodwork with their new netbooks today.

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MSI MT-V660 PMP looks to Zune HD for design inspiration

MSI MT-V660 PMP looks to Zune HD for design inspiration

We're not wanting to point fingers here, but we couldn't help but notice some striking design similarities between the new MSI MT-V660 PMP and Microsoft's Zune HD; still, given the number of iPod copycats we've seen over the years, having your industrial design "borrowed" is now practically a sign that you've arrived.  Appearance aside, the MT-V660 gets a 3.2-inch display, TV output and a reasonably broad range of codec support thanks to the Rockchip RK2806 chipset.

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MSI X-Slim X350 and X600 Pro: Core 2 Duo and optional WiMAX

MSI X-Slim X350 and X600 Pro: Core 2 Duo and optional WiMAX

MSI have announced two new models in the X-Slim range of waifish ultraportables.  The MSI X-Slim X350 and X-Slim X600 Pro pack 13.4-inch and 15.6-inch LCD LED-backlit displays respectively, along with Intel Core 2 Duo processors and HDMI outputs.  The X600 Pro also squeezes in ATI Mobility Radeon HD4330 graphics (the X350 makes do with Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics) and gets optional WiMAX and twice the RAM: up to 4GB compared to the smaller model's 2GB maximum.

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MSI, ASUS, Acer and Lenovo prepping Atom N450 netbooks for January 11th

MSI, ASUS, Acer and Lenovo prepping Atom N450 netbooks for January 11th

MSI's rumored plans to corner the Pine Trail netbook market this month look to have been put on hold, with the company named as one of four firms - the others being ASUS, Acer and Lenovo - set to launch Atom N450 based models on January 11th.  The new timescale apparently complies with Intel's launch schedule, with the N450 set to officially debut on January 10th, ahead of the Atom N470 processor's arrival in March 2010.

MSI announces special Big Bang-Trinergy mainboard with SteelSeries

MSI announces special Big Bang-Trinergy mainboard with SteelSeries

Back in October, we first heard of the MSI Big Bang mainboard. This enthusiast board will be among the most popular motherboards for gamers and performance computing enthusiasts ever. MSI announced a new special edition of the Big Bang today in conjunction with SteelSeries.

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MSI Wind12 U230 gets video hands-on: SIM slot discovered

MSI Wind12 U230 gets video hands-on: SIM slot discovered

From one Congo ultraportable to another; MSI's Wind12 U230 notebook only got official on Friday last week, but already the 12.1-incher has been spotted up for sale in a Taipei computer show.  NetbookNews grabbed some hands-on time with a 1.6GHz Congo MV40 ultrathin, in this particular case the 500GB model.

Video demo after the cut

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MSI Wind12 U230 packs AMD Congo CPU for lengthy runtimes

MSI Wind12 U230 packs AMD Congo CPU for lengthy runtimes

MSI's latest ultraportable has made its debut, based on AMD's second-gen ultrathin platform.  The MSI Wind12 U230 has a 12.1-inch 1,366 x 768 HD-ready display (as well as an HDMI port), dual-core AMD Congo MV40 processor and up to 4GB of DDR2 memory; it measures a slimline 297 x 190 x 24-31 mm and tips the scales at 1.3kg.

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MSI X-Slim X430 packs Athlon Neo X2 CPU, skinny frame

MSI X-Slim X430 packs Athlon Neo X2 CPU, skinny frame

MSI have outed their latest X-Slim ultraportable, and they've slipped in an AMD processor rather than the usual Intel fare.  The MSI X-Slim X430 gets AMD's Athlon Neo X2 CPU and an ATI Mobility Radeon HD3200 GPU, together with 2GB of memory, a 14-inch 1366 x 768 16:9 display and choice of 320GB or 500GB hard-drives.  In keeping with the X-Slim range's skinny ethos, it measures 24.5mm thick.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 47 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 47 2009

Week in review time again, here we go! The Lenovo IdeaPad Pineview netbook hit the FCC Monday. The FCC is one of the most prolific leaker of gadgets and gear around and we love them for it. The CrunchPad is now said to be steamrolling toward a launch and may have a sponsorship deal in place. Word was a few weeks back that the tablet was dead.

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MSI Wind Top AE2220 all-in-one packs 1080p and multitouch

MSI Wind Top AE2220 all-in-one packs 1080p and multitouch

MSI have pushed out another all-in-one in its Wind Top line, and this one offers both Full HD 1080p support and a touchscreen.  The MSI Wind Top AE2220 has a 21.5-inch 16:9 display running at 1,920 x 1,080, multitouch support, a choice of Intel's 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo T6600 or 2.1GHz Pentium dual-core T4300 processors, and NVIDIA Ion graphics.

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