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Two things we like are solid state drives and skinny notebooks, so you can only imagine our excitement over this one. Sony's super-slim, highly stylish VAIO X laptop is relying on SanDisk's modular SSD, giving this thing an extra boost of speed it may otherwise miss out on. We've shown time and time again in testing that SSD-based machines are far quicker and much more enjoyable to use then HDD-based rigs, so we think Sony's making a smart move by incorporating this one into a machine that'll undoubtedly get a lot of attention.SanDisk's second-generation pSSD Solid State Drive (64GB) has been selected... Read more...
Here goes Sony claiming another world's first. If you'll recall, the company made a pretty big fuss over its VAIO P when that launched back at CES. It refused to call it a netbook (probably due to the fact that Windows Vista was loaded on), but most everyone else assumed it really was the planet's most expensive (and oddly shaped) netbook. Now, there's the VAIO X, which Sony is using to yet again push the boundaries of what's possible in the laptop sector. Called the world's "lightest notebook," the VAIO X series weighs just 1.6lbs. and is barely over 0.5" thick. For those bad with math, that's... Read more...
Sony still hasn't officially unveiled the VAIO X, but make no mistake, this beauty is for real. Briefly teased at the company's press event at IFA in Berlin, Germany, the VAIO X ultraportable is really nothing more than a glorified netbook, but Sony has already proven that it's a champion at that with the VAIO P and VAIO TT. Without question, this is one of the slimmest machines we've ever seen, with the actual VGA socket being larger than the side of the chassis. It measures in at just a half-inch thick and weighs 1.5 pounds. The screen is 11.1" and it will include some sort of Atom processor;... Read more...