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Lenovo's ThinkPad Edge E220s Now Available For $749

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Lenovo has released another notebook and this time it's the ThinkPad Edge E220s which is another one of their 12.5-inchers. In the base model, which will cost you $749, you'll find a Core i5 CPU, 2GB of DDR3 RAM, a 250GB HDD, Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics, WiFi b/g/n support, and Windows 7 Home Premium. However, keep in mind that the 4GB of RAM upgrade is free for a bit so you better pick it up quick. Check it out on Lenovo.


Acer Aspire One 722 About To Hit the World With AMD's C-50

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Acer has updated their netbook and it's the Aspire One 722. Yup, it's a slight upgrade over the AO721 and it features an 11-inch display along with AMD's 1GHz C-50 chipset. It also packs Radeon HD 6250 graphics, a 1,366 x 768 resolution, dual speakers, and a battery life of up to 7 hours. It's not the best thing that they've released but it'll be pretty cheap. However, the price is unknown right now and it should be available shortly.


Asus Updates U41SV and Bamboo U43SD Notebooks With Sandy Bridge

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Asus has updated two more of their notebooks and this time around it's the U41SV and the U43SD. They're both packing the same specs now but the U43SD is pictured above, it's their notebook with the bamboo design. Specs now include Intel's "Sandy Bridge" CPUs, a Nvidia GeForce GT 520M GPU, a bunch of HDD options, and 6 / 8 cell battery options. Price and release dates are still unknown but it should be very soon.


Rogers Getting the LG Optimus Pad, 2X, and the 3D This Year

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According to Mobile Syrup's tipsters Rogers will be bringing two new LG devices to Canada later this year. The first one is the one above which is the LG Optimus Pad. This 8.9-inch tablet runs Android "Honeycomb" and will reportedly be available on May 10th which is just a few weeks away. If you're willing to put on some glasses, you'll be able to watch 3D content and take 3D pictures and videos with its cameras. Inside you'll find 32GB of storage, WiFi support, and a dual-core Tegra 2 CPU.

The other handset is packing the same CPU and it's the LG Optimus 2X. This one will reportedly be available in late Q3 / early Q4 and it's quite the smartphone. This one features a 4-inch display, an 8MP camera that records 1080p Full HD video, 8GB of storage, a microSD card slot, and Android 2.2 with a custom UI. Price is unknown for both devices right now.

Update: Mobile Syrup has also mentioned that the Canadian carrier will also release the LG Optimus 3D. Price is unknown right now but the smartphone should be available for the back-to-school season. This one packs a 4.3-inch glasses-free 3D display, a dual-core 1GHz CPU, 8GB of storage, a microSD card slot, and Android 2.2.

Rogers Releasing the LG Optimus Pad: Mobile Syrup
Rogers Getting the LG Optimus 2X: Mobile Syrup

Toshiba Files For "Thrive" Trademark, Probably For Their "Honeycomb" Tablet

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Toshiba's still unnamed "Honeycomb" tablet may have a name after all. The company has just filed for the name "Thrive" and Engadget has mentioned that this includes domain names for ToshibaThrive.com, ThriveTablet.com, ThriveToshiba.com, and event TabletThrive.com. Right now they're not live but we're assuming that it should be soon. So, you looking to pick up a 10-inch Toshiba Thrive Android tablet? Hopefully it's cheap. Check out the USPTO if you're bored.


Lenovo ThinkPad X220 and X220t Notebooks Now Shipping If You Want One

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We've known about the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 and X220t notebooks for a couple of weeks now and it looks like they're now shipping. They're available right now for $849 and $1,249, respectively, which makes the recently-refreshed Alienware notebooks look cheap by comparison. Inside the 12.5-inch displays you'll find an Intel Core i3-2310M CPU.

The integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics are there to stay as well as the 1,366 x 768 resolution displays. That's some sad news but at least the displays are IPS and you can opt for some longer battery life if you need it. Check out the ThinkPad X220 here and the X220t here.


Telus Releases the Motorola XOOM For $599 Too

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Yes, the BlackBerry Playbook came out today but if you're not obsessed with RIM then you might want to look for another tablet. The WiFi-only Motorola XOOM has been available for a while and Telus is now selling them as well. Of course, you may have already tried one out at Best Buy. It's going for $599 so check it out on Telus.

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Public Mobile Releases the "BUZZ", Their QWERTY Data Device

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Public Mobile has released their latest handset and it's the BUZZ. This one's sporting a QWERTY keyboard and it's a phone that you can actually get data on if you want it. This one's available for $99 and it sports a 1.3MP camera, a 2.2-inch display, and Bluetooth support. Check it out on Public Mobile.

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Dell Streak 7 Available On Amazon USA For $379

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If you're shopping around for the WiFi-only Dell Streak 7 tablet from Dell then you're going to have to head over to Amazon. Yes, they're selling it right now for $379.99 even though Dell doesn't have it live on their own website. This tablet's sporting a dual-core Tegra 2 CPU, a 7-inch display, 16GB of storage, dual cameras, and Android pre-Honeycomb so it's between this and the old-school Galaxy Tab. Check it out on Amazon.


Dell Announces the New Alienware M11x, M14x, and M18x Gaming Notebooks

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Dell has just unveiled new Alienware M11x, M14x, and M18x notebooks and they're exactly what we thought they'd be. In a San Francisco event this morning, they all got official and they're all gaming powerhouses. These will be more than enough to run Portal 2 so there's no need to worry. They all pack Intel's "Sandy Bridge" CPUs, Nvidia GPUs with Optimus tech, and the two larger models have Wireless HD.

The M11x and M14x are available right now for $999 and $1,199, respectively, while the larger model will be available in May for a more expensive price. You'll also be getting 8 hours and 6 hours, respectively, if you're not gaming. Furthermore, the M18x notebook comes with a factory overclocked 4GHz CPU which is absolutely insane.


BlackBerry Playbook Now Available In the US and Canada For As Little As $499

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Yes, it's true! RIM is now shipping their BlackBerry Playbook tablets in North America if you head over to your local Best Buy or their website. The 7-inch dual-core CPU packing tablet is running a new OS made by QNX and it should support Android apps in the future. The tablet will be pretty good for you if you use a BlackBerry as a smartphone. Check them out on Best Buy right now: 16GB here, 32GB here, and 64GB here; it'll cost you $499, $599, and $699, respectively.