MSI's X-Slim X320 notebook might be somewhat obviously "Air Inspired" in its design, but doesn't mean it isn't an attractive piece of kit. We stopped by the company at CES today to take a closer look at the 13.4-inch ultraportable, which is set to ship in Q1 this year (MSI told us they're aiming for the end of February).
Lian Li is shaking thing up in PC armor department with its Pre-CES announcement; unveiled two high end PC tower chassis, PC-B70 and PC-B71 for end users who are looking for stylish design, and acoustics damping as a part of their computer system with tool-less accessible parts and oversize fans.
HP has announced a new addition to their Mini line of netbooks, the Mini 2140. This new Mini has a sleek looking design due to its all-aluminum case, though its specs are typical for most netbooks. Check out the rest of the post for more details and a couple more pictures.
SanDisk have announced their latest USB flash memory stick, the Ultra Backup USB, which features both the company's sliding retractable USB plug and a dedicated backup button. Available in capacities up to 64GB, a press of the backup button triggers an automatic sweep of specified folders for new files, which are also encrypted with password-protected access control and ultra-secure AES hardware-based encryption.
Samsung and Yahoo! have announced the 2009 availability of the Yahoo! Widget Engine, a set of internet-enabled feeds that can be viewed on select models from Samsung's HDTV range. The fifth-generation of the platform, Widget Engine now has access to Flickr, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Weather and Yahoo! Finance, as well as USA Today, YouTube, eBay and Showtime. Connectivity is either via standard ethernet or optional USB WiFi dongle.
Motorola have announced their three new handsets for CES, the touchscreen MOTOSURF A3100, eco-friendly MOTO W233 Renew and rugged Tundra VA76r. The Windows Mobile 6.1 A3100 has a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen, 3G HSDPA and A-GPS, while the W233 and VA76r make do with Motorola's more mundane homegrown OS. The W233's casing is made from 100-percent recycled plastic bottles, while the VA76r packs both 3G and MIL-SPEC durability.