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Apple's MacBook Pro
17-Inch MacBook Pro

Apple has unveiled its 17-inch MacBook Pro notebook, featuring a 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo processor and the latest release of the Mac OS X Tiger Version 10.4.6 operating system. The MacBook Pro is up to five times faster than Apple’s Power- Book G4, and includes a built-in iSight video camera for videoconferencing, recording a video podcast, or taking digital snapshots on the go. Also included is iLife ’06, Apple’s suite of digital lifestyle applications such as iPhoto, iDVD, GarageBand, and iWeb, a new iLife application that allows users to create Web sites with photos, blogs, and podcasts, and publish them on .Mac with one click. The 17-inch MacBook Pro is 1 inch thick and weighs 6.8 pounds. MSRP: $2,799; $2,599 with education discount.

NEC's NP1000 & NP2000 Projectors
New Installation Projector Line

Projector and plasma display vendor NEC Visual Systems is now shipping a new line of digital installation projectors, the NP1000 and NP2000. The NPs include integrated high-speed wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g (via an optional wireless card), and are equipped with presentation, broadcast, data conferencing, and training modes, to ensure flexibility for virtually any wireless application. The projectors also feature remote diagnostics, increased lamp life, sensors to prevent overheating, and security settings. MRSP for the NP1000 and NP2000: $5,995 and $6,995, respectively.

Toshiba's Portégé M405-S8003 Tablet PC
Toshiba Tablet

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division has announced the Portégé M405-S8003, its latest highperformance tablet PC. The Portégé M405-S8003 has an Intel Core Duo processor T2400 that reduces power consumption while boosting overall performance, from graphics to wireless capabilities. The tablet also features Toshiba’s EasyGuard technology, a series of hardware and software enhancements designed to improve mobile security, system integrity, and network connectivity. Its 12.1-inch XGA diagonal display easily switches from monitor to “slate” mode, and users can manipulate information with a mouse, keyboard, digital-ink-enabled pen, or their voice. Price: $1,999.99.

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