News Bits: Lenovo Offers ThinkPad T60 and N100 Notebooks at Circuit City, Microsoft Releases Virtual PC 2007 for Free, A DIY Solid State Notebook Drive

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Lenovo Offers ThinkPad T60 and N100 Notebooks at Circuit City

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Lenovo recently announced that select Lenovo PCs are now available for purchase in nearly 700 Circuit City stores across the U.S. and online at www.circuitcity.com. In addition to the ThinkPad T60 and N100 notebooks, Circuit City will offer the Lenovo C200 notebook PCs plus different configurations of the Lenovo N100 notebook and ThinkPad T60 widescreen to customers shopping online or by phone. This offering is targeted to meet the needs of the small-to-medium business, very-small business and individual business professional. The Lenovo notebooks will be pre-loaded with Windows Vista Home Basic or Home Premium, while the ThinkPad T60 widescreen notebooks will be pre-loaded with Windows Vista Business.

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Microsoft Releases Virtual PC 2007 for Free

Microsoft recently released Virtual PC 2007, which is available now as a free download. The virtualization software allows users to run multiple operating systems within Windows, but sorry Mac users you won’t be able to get your hands on it. It will also help users run older applications if Windows Vista’s compatibility mode does not work. Everything from Windows 98 to Linux can be installed inside of Virtual PC. The download size is about 30MB, but both 32- and 64-bit versions are available.

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A DIY Solid State Notebook Drive

Solid State Drives (SSDs) can cost you a small fortune, selling for up to $1,000 for a 30GB drive. Well for all you tech junkies out there GeekStuff4U has created an alternative, you can make your own. GeekStuff4U is selling a DIY drive with the ability to hold up to 4x 2GB SD cards, making 8GB of total capacity. The bare drive without the SD cards goes for $258.50.

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