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MSI GS70 unveiled - "world's thinnest and lightest" 17-inch gaming laptop

MSI GS70 unveiled - "world's thinnest and lightest" 17-inch gaming laptop

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MSI Computer Corp has introduced the GS70, a 17-inch gaming laptop that's both lightweight and powerful.At 5.7 lbs. and 1-inch thick, the GS70 impressively packs a 17.3-inch Full HD anti-reflective display at a 1920 x 1080 resolution. It also has a fourth-generation... >>

MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2 first play: pictures and hands-on

MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2 first play: pictures and hands-on

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Gaming laptops don't come meatier than the MSI GT70 - and we mean the physical bulk as well as the behind-the-scenes power - as the 17.3-inch Dragon Edition 2 goes to show. Pocket-lint got our hands-on the 2013 edition of the specialised series ahead... >>

MSI Slider S20 pictures and hands-on

MSI Slider S20 pictures and hands-on

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MSI stirred up a fair bit of interest for its Slider S20 Ultrabook concept at Computex and Pocket-lint got some hands-on time with the unit on display at the show.This 11.6-inch multi-touch-enabled Ultrabook differs from most of the models we’ve seen... >>

Intel Ivy Bridge launch laptops pictures and hands-on

Intel Ivy Bridge launch laptops pictures and hands-on

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Intel’s Ivy Bridge processor has arrived in all its 22nm glory. With it comes a beefy line-up of launch hardware all sporting the new CPU. Every major manufacturer rather unsurprisingly, from Lenovo to MSi, has a laptop lined up for Ivy Bridge’s arrival.... >>

MSI goes power mad with its new G series gaming laptops

MSI goes power mad with its new G series gaming laptops

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We can't think of many laptops that even come close to this pair of gaming beasts just announced by MSI.With no less than 12GB of RAM inside, an i7 processor and a Nvidia GTX570M, the GT683DXR and GT780DXR should be able to run just anything at a fair... >>

MSI GT680
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MSI GT680

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If you want the power of a desktop in a laptop (or, obviously, if you want to do some serious gaming) you're going to need a gaming laptop. They give you all the power you want and then some, eschewing the current portability trend of slimming down. So... >>

MSI Butterfly concept hands-on

MSI Butterfly concept hands-on

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MSI always has a soft spot for concepts at CES, and 2011 was no different as it used the show to show off both a tablet designed specifically for kids (the MSI Kid Pad) and an all-in-one PC that turned into a rather large stationary tablet.We managed... >>

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

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CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling... >>

MSI Kid Pad: You know for kids

MSI Kid Pad: You know for kids

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MSI has shown off a prototype tablet at CES that is designed specifically for kids for parents clearly worried about giving the youngsters their prized possession.The MSI Kid Pad, as it is currently called, will be feature a 10-inch touchscreen display,... >>

MSI unveils the world's fastest gaming notebooks

MSI unveils the world's fastest gaming notebooks

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Sandy Bridge is doing the rounds over at CES. And no, that isn't the name of a Vegas hooker spreading the love amongst the gathered tech industry - it's the codename for Intel's second generation Core i processors.We've already heard about Lenovo's new... >>

MSI Wind Top devices set for CES unveiling

MSI Wind Top devices set for CES unveiling

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With CES 2011 all set to kick-off in a matter of hours (at least in terms of press events), the news seems to be trickling out faster than water from a leaky-pipe in Northern Ireland.And the latest tit-bit of news involves a couple of exciting concept... >>

Next-gen MSI WindPad CES 2011 launch confirmed

Next-gen MSI WindPad CES 2011 launch confirmed

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MSI has confirmed that it will be unveiling two "new generation" WindPad tablets over in Las Vegas at CES 2011.One of the devices, the MSI WindPad 100A, will be Android powered, although the ambiguous statement that it will be rocking "the new Google... >>

2011: The year of the tablet say Motorola, HTC, RIM, HP, Apple, Acer, MSI, Asus, and Dell

2011: The year of the tablet say Motorola, HTC, RIM, HP, Apple, Acer, MSI, Asus, and Dell

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If you thought 2010 was a big year for the tablet, then wait until you get a lot of 2011. Motorola, HTC, RIM, Apple, Dell, Asus, Acer, and MSI have either confirmed they will be launching tablet devices in the first four months of 2011, or are rumoured... >>

MSI GX740
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MSI GX740

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MSI recently expanded its GX gaming series of laptops with the introduction of the aggressively priced 15-inch GX640 and the 17-inch GX740, with the latter available for less than £900 - not bad for a serious gaming model. But, is it any good? The gargantuan... >>

Ten best netbooks for students

Ten best netbooks for students

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While there’s been a lot of chat of late about tablets being the next big thing in the portable, lightweight computer space, right now the average consumer still can’t beat a netbook. Small, capable, easily toted around and in most cases, affordable,... >>

MSI GT663 gaming notebook spotted in the wild

MSI GT663 gaming notebook spotted in the wild

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What you're looking at here is the, as yet not even officially announced, MSI GT663 gaming notebook that was on show at the Nvidia showcase in London.The gaming PC comes with either an Intel Core i7 or i5 chip, with an Nvidia GeForce GT460M chip on board,... >>

MSI GX660 high end gaming goliath

MSI GX660 high end gaming goliath

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MSI has unleashed a beast of a laptop - the GX660, which has all the high-end spec that you'd expect from a £1699 machine, but with a big focus on the audio performance as well. MSI has teamed up with Danish sound specialist Dynaudio to come up with... >>

MSI FX600 THX-certified multimedia laptop

MSI FX600 THX-certified multimedia laptop

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This is the MSI FX600. It's a standard model and you'll get an Intel Core i3-330M, 2.13GHz CPU with Nvidia GeForce GT 325M graphics (1GB DDR3). RAM is 4GB and you'll also get 500GB of space on a SATA HDD. All very impressive when you consider it's just... >>

MSI Wind U160
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MSI Wind U160

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The fervour surrounding netbooks seems to be abating, as tablets rear their heads and fight for the same space, a middle space, between the phone and the laptop proper. When we think of a netbook, the MSI Wind always comes to mind and here we see the... >>

MSI GX660 has audiophiles locked in its sights

MSI GX660 has audiophiles locked in its sights

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MSI has unleashed a beast of a laptop - the GX660, which has all the high-end spec that you'd expect from a £1700 machine, but with a big focus on the audio performance as well. MSI has teamed up with sound specialist Dynaudio to come up with a speaker... >>

MSI FX600: An "awesome movie experince"

MSI FX600: An "awesome movie experince"

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MSI has released its latest notepad, the MSI FX600, and the Taiwanese company is stating that the machine is "aimed at those who demand style, functionality and power from a notebook".That is, of course, just a marketing phrase - what exactly does it... >>

MSI CR630: C-series goes lightweight

MSI CR630: C-series goes lightweight

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MSI has announced the latest arrival in its C-series notebook range - the CR630 - and the emphasis from the Taiwanese manufacturer is on how light the machine is.It weighs in at less than 2.5kg - which may not sound very light, but this is a 15.6-inch... >>

MSI Wind Top AE2400
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MSI Wind Top AE2400

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The MSI Wind Top AE2400 is a touchscreen, Windows 7-based, all-in-one PC, which is promoted as "the ultimate multimedia package".The specs are quite impressive for a machine that retails at a penny less than £950. You've got Windows 7 Home Premium running... >>

MSI tweaks netbook range with the Wind U135DX

MSI tweaks netbook range with the Wind U135DX

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MSI has slapped a DX on the end of its U135 netbook model, giving us the revamped MSI Wind U135DX - which promises better performance and better battery life.The spec is fairly standard for a sub £250 netbook. You're looking at a Atom N455 processor... >>

MSI Wind Top AE2400 gets official airing

MSI Wind Top AE2400 gets official airing

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MSI had a busy old time at Computex 2010. They went launch crazy in fact. One of the stand-out machines on display was the all-in-one desktop PC, the MSI Wind Top AE2400 and now MSI has officially announced the device.It's an HD media heavy machine, with... >>

MSI GT660 laptop comes with passive 3D glasses

MSI GT660 laptop comes with passive 3D glasses

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Notebooks have generally become cheap mass produced products, and it’s hard for any one manufacturer to differentiate itself from its peers, so everyone is looking for that special, stand-out feature.MSI believes its got one...Not only does the GT660... >>

MSI Wind Pad to come with interchangeable covers?

MSI Wind Pad to come with interchangeable covers?

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We've previously brought you news that MSI has shown its 10-inch iPad rival at Computex in Taipei, the amusingly titled Wind Pad. However, we didn't say that the Taiwanese company is considering offering interchangeable back covers for it. Three different... >>

MSI shows off Sketch Book concept at Computex

MSI shows off Sketch Book concept at Computex

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One for budding artists, MSI’s Sketch Book is not just a conventional netbook, flip the keyboard around and on the back you’ll find a surface on which you can draw with a stylus. If you’re familiar with Wacom tablets, then you know what we’re... >>

MSI to dabble in Android tablet market?

MSI to dabble in Android tablet market?

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There are a couple of different approaches to tablets that we’ve seen at Computex in Taiwan, either they’re netbooks or low power notebooks running full-on versions of Windows, or they’re powered by various ARM processors and usually running Android.... >>

MSI goes launch crazy at Computex

MSI goes launch crazy at Computex

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MSI is having a busy old time at Computex 2010. Not only has it been showing off its Wind Pad, the 10-inch Windows 7 tablet, it's also been using the expo as a platform to launch a whole range of new F and G series notebooks.Kicking off with the F series,... >>

MSI Wind Pad - the 10-inch Windows 7 tablet

MSI Wind Pad - the 10-inch Windows 7 tablet

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MSI is the latest company to throw its hat in the ring with the launch of a new internet tablet running Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system at Computex in Taipei.The Wind Pad, as it will be known, sports a 10-inch screen, Intel's latest power-saving... >>

MSI Wind U160 netbook to last 15 hours on single charge

MSI Wind U160 netbook to last 15 hours on single charge

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MSI has also just detailed a new netbook, the Wind U160, in Taiwan, that promises to last over 15 hours on a single charge. Yes 15 hours.The feat, which is enough to get you from the London to LA and still have time to watch a movie afterwards isn't down... >>

MSI Slatebook; MSI reveals more details

MSI Slatebook; MSI reveals more details

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MSI has offered more details of its Slatebook due to be launched at Computex next month saying it will feature a “low power” Intel Atom processor, most likely the Z-series, come with a 10-inch screen and it be powered by Windows 7.If that wasn't enough... >>

First look at MSI Wind Top 3D All-in-One PC

First look at MSI Wind Top 3D All-in-One PC

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MSI soft has launched its first all-in-one 3D PC, which comes with a set of the company's own 3D shutter glasses - and we got a sneak peak at a preview in Taiwan.The Wind Top AE2420 3D – which could really have done with a more consumer friendly name... >>

MSI Wind U135 notebook
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MSI Wind U135 notebook

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We were impressed with MSI's original Wind, which captured exactly what a netbook was in 2008: it was compact, affordable, well enough made to withstand a few knocks and had pretty miserable battery life. Times have moved on and the netbook market has... >>

MSI updates All-In-One computer range

MSI updates All-In-One computer range

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At CeBIT in Germany, MSI has announced that it'll be exhibiting an updated range of all-in-one PCs that comes with multitouch 3D touchscreens. MSI claims that these are the first products of their kind in the world.They use a 120Hz panel and active shutter... >>

MSI launches GX640 and GX740 gaming notebooks

MSI launches GX640 and GX740 gaming notebooks

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MSI has announced that two new models are to launch into its GX gaming notebook series in Europe, with the 15-inch GX640 and the 17-inch GX740 due to go on sale in the UK in March.Powered by the latest Intel Core i5 processor the GX series boasts "obscene... >>

MSI Wind Top AE2220 Hi-Fi all-in-one PC launches

MSI Wind Top AE2220 Hi-Fi all-in-one PC launches

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MSI has launched the Wind Top AE2220 Hi-Fi all-in-one PC with the "Hi-Fi" bit coming in what MSI calls its "ground-up acoustic concept" with a "special emphasis on strengthening the SRS virtual surround technology, as well as MSI's exclusive Premium Sound... >>

MSI dual screen notebook tablet concept demoed

MSI dual screen notebook tablet concept demoed

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MSI has demoed two new touchscreen concept devices at CES that could be available as soon as June - if public feedback is positive - that look like the much rumoured Microsoft Courier or the Asus Eee Reader.Although lacking a name at the moment, the... >>

MSI Wind U130 and U135 netbooks announced

MSI Wind U130 and U135 netbooks announced

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MSI has announced the release of its new MSI Wind U130 and U135 netbooks, describing them as "curvaceous". Due to offer Intel's new Pine Trail platform, the two netbooks are apparently the first to get WiMAX Forum certification. Running Windows 7 and... >>

MSI launches GT740 and GT640 gaming notebooks

MSI launches GT740 and GT640 gaming notebooks

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Right, let's see how many 7s we can cram into this post. MSI currently offers 7 different series of laptop. The E, C, P, Wind, V, A and G series. The last one is for gaming, and has just been bolstered by the addition of the GT740 and the GT640.Both are... >>

MSI X600 notebook
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MSI X600 notebook

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The MSI X600 is the latest addition to the company’s ultra-slim X-series, following on from the affordable X300. With a larger 15.6-inch screen, the X600 isn’t as small, but it’s still impressively portable for such a large machine.The most striking... >>

Five ultra thin, ultra light and ultra portable notebooks

Five ultra thin, ultra light and ultra portable notebooks

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So, Sony is the latest to be breaking records today with the official launch of what the company considers is the world's lightest notebook. Naturally, that all rather depends on whatever woolly boundaries there are between net and notebooks but the fact... >>

MSI X400 ultra-slim notebook announced

MSI X400 ultra-slim notebook announced

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MSI has announced the launch of what it says is its "super slim, ultra stylish, economically priced MSI X400 notebook". Running Windows Vista and offering an Intel Centrino processor, the 14-inch notebook's "economic" price comes in at £499 and £569,... >>