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Acer Brings HD to Gemstone Blue

Gemstone Blue

Acer is taking their laptops and entertainment to a whole ‘nother level with their new Gemstone Blue line. The computers are meant for those who don’t travel much but still want the latest in high tech on a laptop. On sale next month, the Aspire 8920G will have 6 speakers and an 18.4-inch HD display with a 16:9 screen and 1920 x 1080 resolution. It also has a built-in Blu-ray drive and a price of $1,999.00. The Aspire 6920G comes with three speakers and a 16-inch screen and will carry a $1,699.00 price.

 

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Plextor PX-B900A Blu-Ray Disc Drive

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: HDTV, PC / Laptop, Storage

plextorPX-B900A Just in time for the holidays, Plextor announced today that their PX-B900A Blu-Ray Disc drive will be released to distributors in North and South America this October. This new multi-function drive promises to support the next generation of optical storage data technology.

The PX-B900A can burn more than 9 hours of HD video (about 23 hours of SD) on a dual-layered 50 GB disc. Compatible with Windows software, it works with write speeds DVD-RAM, Dual Layer DVD, Double Layer DVD, DVD±R/RW, and CD-R/RW. The drive comes bundled with a rewritable 25GB BD-RE media disc and software WinDVD BD, Ulead VideoStudio 10 Plus, DVD Movie factory, BurnNow, Data-Add, and BD-DiscRecorder. Also included in this package is a 1-year full warranty and unlimited toll-free tech support.

As an early fan of Plextor, I am hoping that Santa is passing out lots of these, because at an MSRP of $999.99, it’s more than a tad over my budget.

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