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Not wanting to feel left out of the mad Santa Rosa rush we've seen over the last few days, Panasonic has introduced its first Let's Note model to sport Intel's new chipset, the CF-Y7. This 14.1-inch upgrade features a 1,400 x 1,050 display, 1.4GHz Core 2 Duo L7300, 1GB of RAM, four-flavor WiFi, an...

May 10th 2007 at 12:22pm 0 Comments
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In addition to launching the new R6 today, Panasonic gave their W5, T5, and Y5 Toughbooks new silicon in preparation for the new Vista OS. First off, the W5 and T5 get their first taste of Core Duo with the 1.06GHz U2400 processor. That nudges battery life from 8 to 10.5 on the 12.1-inch W5 all the...

January 17th 2007 at 11:05am 0 Comments
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The words "ultra-portable" and "rugged" are seldom used to describe the same laptop. However, Panasonic just loosed an oxymoronic edition of the Toughbook on to an unsuspecting public. The R6 weighs just 930-grams (2.05-pounds) yet packs a drip-proof keyboard and gutsy shell capable of withstanding...

January 17th 2007 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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We're all  pretty well familiar with Panasonic's infamous Let's Note laptop lineup (known affectionately in the States as the Toughbook series), and their adorable little T4 is among the smallest and lightest. Well, looks like they wanted to teach an old dog a new trick for their ten year anni...

June 6th 2006 at 9:44am 0 Comments
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Panasonic's once again updated their Let's Note series over in Japan (what we call the Toughbook in the US), this time with a slew of latter Intel chips. The Y5 features a 14-inch 1,400 x 1,050 display, low voltage 1.5GHz Core Duo L2300, up to 1GB RAM, 60GB hard drive (ahem), DVD burner, 802.11a/b/...

April 25th 2006 at 9:26am 0 Comments