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Lenovo's New ThinkPad Has 2 LCD Screens, Weighs 11 Pounds 194

ericatcw writes "With many users now used to having multiple monitors at home or work, you had to figure someone would try to offer a 'desktop replacement' laptop that offered the same. Lenovo is the first. Its new W700ds laptop will offer a 10.6 inch LCD screen in addition to the 17-inch primary display. The W700ds also sports a quad-core Intel Core 2 CPU, up to almost 1 TB of storage, and an Nvidia Quadro mobile chip with up to 128 cores. A Lenovo exec called this souped-up version of the normally buttoned-down-for-business ThinkPads the 'nitro-burning drag racer of ThinkPads.' There is even a Wacom digitizer pad and pen for graphic artists, who are expected to be the target market, along with photographers and other creative types who are willing to trade shoulder-aching bulk (11 pounds) and price (minimum of $3,600) for productivity enhancements." At the other end of the laptop size spectrum, Dell recently announced plans to launch a rival to the MacBook Air. Called "Adamo," it is supposedly "thinner than the MacBook Air," though further details will have to wait for the Computer Electronics Show in early January.

Submission + - Opportunist websites charging for my Freeware! ( 4

MessyBlob writes: "I'm the author of a Freeware game (Zenith), which I provide for free on my website and two other mirrors. I now find that an unassociated opportunist website (10001 downloads) is charging for the download (the user asks for a download-unlocking password via text message at £1.50 UKP). I feel it is unfair for third parties to profit from my intellectual property and development efforts, and I have not issued a licence for the website to charge for delivering my software. How can I prevent this happening to my software, and others?"

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