Toshiba is sharing details about its upcoming Libretto W100, a mini-notebook that features a pair of 7-inch, multitouch screens and can be used as an e-reader. The Libretto, which weighs just 1.8 pounds, is expected to be launched in late August in Japan.
Best Buy might be launching a price war on laptop computers with its announcement that it will offer its lowest advertised price ever, undercutting Wal-Mart's Thanksgiving special notebook. A $250 Acer laptop will be available at Best Buy stores and its online site. Best Buy said it was making the offer to attract attention to its entire line of laptops, netbooks and desktop computers.
Boston Acoustics has introduced three wireless subwoofers that will become part of its Classic series. The three are the CPS 8Wi, an eight-inch, 200-watt unit that will retail for $399; the CPS 10Wi, a 10-inch, 300-watt device that will cost $499; and the CPS 12Wi, a 12-inch, 400-watt system that will retail for $599.
D&H Distributing will be offering Satellite and Qosmio laptops to retailers, including e-tailers, thanks to a newly signed agreement with Toshiba. D&H will also offer a suite of laptop-related accessories as part of the deal.
The Japanese release of Toshiba's Qosmio Q30 laptop marks the genre's first inclusion of an HD DVD-R drive. Toshiba has yet to announce its international launch plans for the computer, which also features HDMI output, a 320GB hard disk and a digital TV tuner.