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Sony Vaio Signature Fall 2010 Collection

Posted by John Kilhefner Categories: Design, PC / Laptop,

Sony is introducing a new line-up of fashion forward Sony Vaio laptops just in time for the 2010 holiday season. These wonderful aesthetic laptops feature designs such as: Crocodile Black, Crocodile Pink, Black X, Gold X, Infinite Stripes, Bordeaux Red, Sangria Red, Arabeque Black, and more.

Sony is touting their Signature Fall Collection 2010 as hip, trendy, and oh so Vaio. If you want to get your hands on a stylish Sony Vaio this fall then hurry up because only a limited number will be produced!   

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Newegg Promo: 24-hour sale!

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Hot Deals,

Logitech C600‘s got a 24-hour sale going on right now, and they’ve got some great deals on a few items that we think are worthy of mention. Take a look:

  • Sony VAIO NW notebook, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD - $659
  • Seagate Expansion 2TB external drive - $159
  • Toshiba 46” LCD HDTV 46RV525R - $719
  • Logitech C600 webcam - $55
  • Yamaha 5.1-channel RX-V365 receiver - $147

That’s just a sample. Head on over to the Newegg 24-hour sale page to check out all the deals they’ve got going on.

As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo codes and deals on our forums.

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Sony debuts $500 netbook with hi-res display, launches in August

Posted by Drea Avellan Categories: Design, PC / Laptop,

Sony Vaio W Brown

Yeah, so I’m a Mac user. However, I cannot deny my attraction to the Sony VAIO W-Series. These models have a slick, ultra-portable design and come in three fun colors – berry pink, sugar white and cocoa brown. The W Series incorporates a high-resolution, 1366x768, LED-backlit 10.1-inch ultra-wide display, making it easy to view two full web pages—bye bye side scrolling. You also get a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, 160GB hard drive, 1GB RAM, Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, built-in webcam, Ethernet, and more. Starting at $499.99, Sony VAIO W-Series offers a stylish secondary PC alternative for those who travel and need to keep connected.


Sony’s VAIO VGP-BMS77 Mouse

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Peripherals, Wireless / WiFi,

VAIO MouseSony’s VAIO VGP-BMS77 Mouse is both Bluetooth enabled and rechargeable. The charger uses electromagnetic induction technology so no contacts are involved. The lightweight peripheral adjusts between 800, 1200 and 1600 dpi and has an ergonomic shape, five buttons and a scroll wheel. Expect about almost a month of life on a full charge. Look for the VAIO mouse to ship this week for $99.99.

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Sony Recalls Some VGN VAIOs

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, PC / Laptop,

Sony VAIOOne step forward, two steps back. As soon as we start to complement Sony on their creativity, we read something like this that kills the mood. The company is recalling about 438,000 VAIOs (over 72,000 in the U.S.) as potential fire hazards. The problem seems to be occurring in their VGN-TZ100, VGN-TZ200, VGN-TZ300 and VGN-TZ2000 series. They say the problem is “irregularly positioned wires near the computer’s hinge and/or dislodged screw inside the hinge.”

Pretty scary, eh? Especially when you notice that the word “battery” isn’t mentioned.

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Make a Splash With VAIO

VAIO GS Notebook

For those who want to stand out in the professional realm, Sony has released a set of 1200 limited editions of their VAIO Graphic Splash Expression Collection. The FZ series notebooks come in three designs of Victorian lace, flora, and leaf, and colors of black, pink, and blue with custom engravings available. All of them feature Windows Vista Home Premium OS, 2GB memory, 120GB HDD, and NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT graphics. Each has a 15.4-inch widescreen LCD display, Sony’s trademark XBRITE technology, and are Bluetooth enabled. Prices start at $1,279.99

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The Water- and Scratch-Proof Sony VAIO Type G Notebook

Posted by Lolita Beckwith Categories: Design, PC / Laptop,

Sony Vaio

Sony has introduced its new VAIO Type G notebook, which actually has a drainage system built under the palm rest, and draining holes under the notebook itself. Plus, if you spill your Pumpkin Spice Latte on the machine, it automatically shuts off (Sony does recommend having the computer checked out anyway). In addition, the LCD screen has a special coating to prevent scratches, and can withstand a drop from 28” while turned on, and almost 35.5” when powered off.  This take-no-prisoners VAIO is available in Japan for approximately $1500 USD, depending on how it’s customized. No word on when it will be available stateside.

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Sony Reveals New Colorful VAIO Notebooks

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, PC / Laptop,

Sony Sangria Vaio CR NotebookSony has a new series of notebooks that definitely shows some class. No bright and shiny Hello Kitty crystals, just some very classy sounding and looking shades of sangria, cosmopolitan, dove, and indigo. The VAIO CR has a 14.1-inch screen, an Intel Centrino Duo processor, built-in 802.11n wireless LAN capability, and Windows Vista Home Premium. It also features LocationFree software for live TV, which allows accessing of your DVD recorder or player and play via the Internet. If that isn’t enough, there is also a built-in digital camera and mic and it only weighs 5.5 lbs. The notebooks will be available sometime this month for a MSRP of $1,369.00.

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