Feeds

Gateway 12.1in laptop sports unannounced Intel CPU

Core Solo U1300 makes first public appearance

The essential guide to IT transformation

Gateway has begun shipping its latest "ultra-portable" notebook, the E-100M. It said the machine was less than an inch thick and weighs just 1.4kg (3.2lbs) and sports a processor Intel hasn't launched yet. The Core Solo U1300 first appeared on Intel roadmaps in November 2005 with a Q2 2006 debut.

The E-100M is based around a 12.1in, 1,280 x 800 widescreen display driven by the Intel chipset's GMA 950 graphics engine. It's powered by a single-core Intel Core Solo ultra-low voltage processor running at 1.06GHz and sports the chip maker's 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi adaptor, so it's a Centrino-class laptop.

gateway e-100m notebook

The base spec includes 512MB of 533MHz DDR 2 SDRAM, a 40GB 5,400rpm SATA hard drive, six-in-one memory card reader, a pair of USB 2.0 ports, a Firewire connector, Gigabit Ethernet and a 56Kbps modem.

Missing from the list is an optical drive - Gateway is offering an external DVD±R/RW unit as an optional extra, adding $200 to the base price of $1,399. Bluetooth is a $50 extra, too.

Gateway claimed the E-100M was "ideal for work on the go", but the standard battery's 2.75-hour lifespan's nothing to write home about. You can boost the duration to 5.5 hours or even eight hours with optional "extended" and "high-capacity" batteries, respectively.

Gateway said it will shortly offer an alternative version of the E-100M aimed at the small businesses, consumers and students. The NX100X goes on sale next week to SMEs and to consumers on 11 May. ®

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Endpoint data privacy in the cloud is easier than you think
Innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look for in a solution.
Scale data protection with your virtual environment
To scale at the rate of virtualization growth, data protection solutions need to adopt new capabilities and simplify current features.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?