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Fujitsu's announced a new laptop, the Lifebook AH530 GFX. An update to the already available Lifebook AH530, this one's got an external graphics card with 1GB of dedicated video memory. Other than that, it boasts the exact same specs as the previous model -- a 15.6-inch glossy LCD, optional Core i3...

August 28th 2010 at 11:11pm 0 Comments
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It seems like we've been talking about external graphics cards forever, but how many do you recall that look quite as raw and ready as this? The Graphics Upgrade Solution, set for a full unveiling at Computex, is MSI's latest answer to the eternal problem that is gaming on the move. Serving as a co...

May 21st 2010 at 8:05am 0 Comments
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It's not everyday that we can say there's external laptop GPU love in the air, but right on the heels the appearance of the Gigabyte M1405 with its GeForce GT220 dock, NVIDIA is expressing interest in external laptop GPUs as well. Manager of notebook GPUs Rene Haas told X-bit Labs that he thinks ex...

February 8th 2010 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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Happened upon the Taipei Game Show? No? Us neither, but Nicholas Khoo of 9eekonomics was, and we're glad he made it. Spotted at the event was Gigabyte's latest docking laptop, the M1405. On the go, there's a 14-inch, 1366 x 768 resolution TFT LED, Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300, up to 4GB memory and 500GB...

February 8th 2010 at 3:45am 0 Comments
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We've seen a couple of netbooks that we'd actually consider to be mildly quick, but given that locating an Ion-based netbook is about as easy as entering North Korea with a US passport, we haven't had much of a chance to really love on 'em. Today, Acer is extending its boutique Ferrari lineup with...

September 10th 2009 at 7:22pm 0 Comments
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Phew. A few more months of nothing and we would've been forced to put this thing on vaporware watch. None of that nonsense will be necessary now, however, as ASUS has finally gotten its act together and officially launched the ROG XG Station. Hailed as the "world's first VGA and multimedia docking...

May 28th 2008 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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We've heard plenty of promises of external graphics solutions for laptops in the past, and it looks like Fujitsu Siemens is now about to join the party as well, with it reportedly set to debut its AMILO GraphicBooster in the "next couple of weeks." That word apparently comes from a leaked presentat...

May 16th 2008 at 1:48pm 0 Comments
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Although external graphics on a laptop were once a pipe dream, things are starting to come together for those yearning for desktop-style graphics processing on a mobile machine. MSI's first shot at the solution is apparently dubbed Luxium, and our Chinese brethren were able to steal a few shots fro...

June 10th 2007 at 3:11am 0 Comments
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As microprocessors increase in efficiency and semiconductors diminish in size, the power required for them to function would also decrease -- in an ideal world, anyway. Unfortunately, this hasn't exactly been the case. If we're to believe the rumors, ATI's next major graphics core, dubbed the R600,...

July 28th 2006 at 9:51pm 0 Comments