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Sony VAIO SZ770N/C Notebook

206708785 Now I have  3 months with my new notebook and I have to say that I am very happy with it. So I decided to talk about it.

Step up to the next level of portable computing in a lightweight, carbon-fiber casing. This slim VAIO SZ Notebook delivers a remarkable combination of smart mobile design, super-fast performance and contemporary style.

With wireless WAN, 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth connectivity plus an ultra-crisp 13.3″ widescreen display, long battery life and an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, you’ve got the power to do more in less time.

Control efficiency and output with the innovative Hybrid Graphics System, while integrated security features keep your data secure. For your burning needs, an integrated DVD+R Double Layer/DVDRW/-RAM drive is included to make data storage easy. A built-in camera and microphone make real-time video conferencing a breeze so you can always stay in touch.

Powerful Performance

Next-generation hafnium-based Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 processor with 6MB L2 Cache and 3GB DDR2 system memory.

Toggle between an internal Intel 965 graphics chip for optimal power consumption with excellent quality and an external NVIDIA GeForce Go 8400M graphics chip for even more robust performance.

Genuine Microsoft Windows Vista Business operating system, could be better with Linux SuSe or Ubuntu who also works great.

Premium Mobility

Integrated wireless Wide Area Network (WAN) technology allows you to access the Sprint Mobile Broadband Service to extend your wireless coverage beyond LAN access networks and hotspots.

Incredibly slim and lightweight at 4.0lbs and 1.0 thin with a cutting-edge carbon-fiber casing.

Sony’s original SmartWi technology seamlessly integrates wireless Wide Area Network (WAN) technology, 802.11n wireless LAN and Bluetooth technologies.

Advanced Security


Fingerprint biometrics is a convenient and secure way to protect your computer and store passwords with a simple swipe of your finger.

An integrated Trusted Platform Module (TPM) TCG Ver.1.2 compliant chip enhances security by allowing you to control access on a specific client/user basis.

G-Sensor Shock Protection judges whether or not a movement is risky, activating disk drive protection only when your hardware is at risk.

Features
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 2.5GHz
  • Processor Technology: EM64T, Virtualization Technology, Enhanced SpeedStep Technology
  • Bus Speed: 800MHz
  • Standard Memory: 3GB
  • Memory Technology: DDR2 SDRAM
  • Memory Standard: DDR2-667/PC2-5300
  • Hard Drive: 250GB Serial ATA 5400 rpm
  • Optical Drive: DVD-Writer (Double-layer) - DVDR/RW
  • Display Screen: 13.3″ WXGA Widescreen Active Matrix TFT Color LCD with XBRITE
  • Graphics Controller: nVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS 1343MB Semi-shared
  • Network: 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet IEEE 802.3ab , Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11n , Bluetooth Integrated, Sprint CDMA2000 (1xEV-DO)
  • Ports: 2 x 4-pin Type A USB 2.0 - USB , 1 x Mini-phone Headphone , 1 x Mini-phone Microphone , 1 x VGA , 1 x IEEE 1394 - FireWire , 1 x RJ-45 Network , 1 x RJ-11 Modem , 1 x DC Power Input
  • Operating System: Windows Vista Business
  • Batteries: 1 x Standard Battery
  • Color: Black
  • Dimensions: 1.5″ Height x 12.5″ Width x 9.3″ Depth
  • Weight: 5 lb

Windows Is Not A Virus

This morning while I was surfing the web I found this post that I want to share with you.

No, Windows is not a virus. Here’s what viruses do:

  • They replicate quickly - okay, Windows does that.
  • Viruses use up valuable system resources, slowing down the system as they do so - okay, Windows does that.
  • Viruses will, from time to time, trash your hard disk - okay, Windows does that too.
  • Viruses are usually carried, unknown to the user, along with valuable programs and systems. Sigh… Windows does that, too.
  • Viruses will occasionally make the user suspect their system is too slow (see 2) and the user will buy new hardware. Yup, that’s with Windows, too.

Until now it seems Windows is a virus but there are fundamental differences: Viruses are well supported by their authors, are running on most systems, their program code is fast, compact and efficient and they tend to become more sophisticated as they mature.

So Windows is not a virus.

It’s a bug.

What do you think?…

Original post you can find it here.


Is Google Good Or Evil?

Today the San Francisco Chronicle talks about Google and how all the information that Google with it free services are collecting about everyone and everything.

From its start, Google has set for itself the mission of organizing all the world’s information. Not some. All. In its first 10 years, it has shown no hesitation in tackling the largest scale computing challenges it can find. This company does not scare.

googserv They are scanning every book, they have the number one destination of videos, they have free programs like word and excel to create online documents and you can store in their servers. They manage our email, they handle our medical records, photos, maps, calendar, etc. With all these services they can know what, where, who, etc about everyone.

Bill Gates said a long time ago that the powerful is not the one with bigger weapons is the one with more information and that is what Google is doing right now.

Which leads to the question, in light of Google’s audacious information collecting, why were we ever scared of the Microsoft Evil Empire? At the apogee of Microsoft’s power, its ability to know what its customers were doing was nil. Our information was privately stored on our PCs. But if you discard Word and Excel for Google’s Docs and Spreadsheets, your files sit on Google’s computers. And if you avail yourself of Google’s array of other free services, so do your personal calendar, your e-mail, your online shopping history, personal photos, health records and stock portfolio.

So is this concentration of this kind of information is for good or not? Just the time will tell us but if we look back in history to much power corrupt anyone.

What do you think?…

If you want to read the post from San Francisco Chronicle click here.


NEW TECHNOLOGY

Here you have a video showing the new keyboard entry for touchscreen devices, it is amazing.

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