Gateway has outed their latest notebook, the Gateway ID Series, packing Intel Core i3 and i5 processors and NVIDIA Optimus switchable graphics on select models. The Gateway ID49 has a 14-inch HD 1366 x 768 display while the Gateway ID59 has a 15.6-inch HD display; both get an aluminum alloy lid and an aqua-blue multitouch touchpad that resembles matte glass when not lit and then glows when touched.
As people grow more used to reaching out and stabbing at displays with their fingers, the all-in-one touchscreen PC market keeps expanding. Gateway could almost be considered stalwarts of the segment; their latest model is the Gateway One ZX6900-01e, a 23-inch Full HD desktop packing Intel's latest Core i3 processor. But is it a touch of genius? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.
Gateway doesn't want to be left in the wind when it comes to news today, and they've managed to work up quite a good bit of press about their ZX Series of All-in-One PCs. This time around, the series is getting a bit of a refreshing addition, in the fact that two new models are being introduced. Please welcome the Gateway ZX4300-01e and ZX6900-01e. The names have a ring to them, don't they?
Gateway is getting around to updating the NV series of notebooks. The first machine in the line to get updated is the NV59C09u. That rig won't be the only one getting updates when all is said and done, both the 15.6-inch NV line and the larger 17.3-inch line will eventually see updates.
Gateway has given its desktop range a shot of Core i3, i5 and i7 in the arm, with new FX Series gaming machines, SX Series small-form-factors and DX Series multimedia machines all getting Intel's latest processors. Of the three, the FX models are the most interesting; inside their glossy tower casings there's up to a 2.8GHz Core i7 processor, ATI Radeon HD5850 1GB graphics and up to 16GB of DDR3 memory, with prices kicking off at $1,299.99.
One thing that bothers me about many ultraportable notebooks and netbooks is that they tend to cut the optical drive to save weight and reduce costs. The problem is that there are still times when an optical drive is really needed by many of us. Gateway has unveiled a new ultraportable called the EC14D that packs an optical drive into a small package.
Gateway have announced their latest netbook, the LT21 series, a 10.1-inch Atom N450 1.66GHz machine. The Gateway LT21 has a 1024 x 600 display, 250GB hard-drive and 1GB of memory, together with either WiFi b/g or b/g/n depending on SKU; you also get Intel's GMA 3150 graphics and up to 10hrs of battery life.
The upcoming Gateway/Acer convertible tablet notebook has been spotted over at the FCC [pdf link], as the EC18T and the Aspire 1420P respectively. The 11.6-inch notebook uses an Intel CULV processor - the 1.2GHz Core 2 Duo SU2300 - and GMA 4500MHD graphics, along with up to 500GB of hard-drive space and up to 8GB of RAM.
It's hard to miss the fact that this Friday is Black Friday. The day many people rush out to stores when they would normally still be asleep to get deals on items of all sorts for Christmas gifts. Many of the best deals are on technology items like notebooks, HDTVs, and Blu-ray players. Verizon Wireless has announced a killer deal on a netbook with mobile broadband coverage.
Here we go with another week in review. Monday IDC released their data on the number of CPUs shipped for Q3 2009. The number of CPUS shipped grew 23% for the quarter compared to the previous year. ZiiLABS unveiled its new ZMS-08 Blu-ray quality media processor this week. The processor promises to be full 1080p HD video support and more for portable devices like tablets.