News Bits: Samsung Releases 60GB 1.8-Inch Hard Drive, Lenovo Releases Vista Drivers for X60 Tablet PC, Novatel’s First EV-DO Rev A ExpressCards On Their Way?

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Samsung Releases 60GB 1.8-Inch Hard Drive

Samsung recently introduced their 1.8-inch hard drive with a 60GB per disk capacity and a super-slim form factor that is just 5-millimeters tall. Samsungs sleek new 1.8-inch N-series features 20GB, 30GB, 40GB and 60GB per disk capacities. This new 60GB 1.8-inch hard disk can store data equivalent to 60 135-minute movies, 1,500 40MB music videos or 15,000 4MB MP3 music files. This should make you entertainment fiends happy. Samsungs 1.8-inch N-series hard disk drives are available in both internal and external HDD type and they are currently shipping.

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Lenovo Releases Vista Drivers for X60 Tablet PC

Lenovo X60 owners your wait is over. Lenovo has just released Vista compatible drivers for the X60 Tablet PC. The only drivers missing at this point are for the fingerprint reader. With the Vista launch in a couple of days, you should be expecting other manufacturers to do the same.

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Novatel’s First EV-DO Rev A ExpressCards On Their Way?

It looks as though Sprint’s first EV-DO Rev A ExpressCard has been spotted. Check out this picture, which appears to be a Novatel EX720 EV-DO ExpressCard. Sprint has to keep up with the competition and I think many consumers will be happy with this. No details on pricing or availability, but we will keep you up to date

Thanks to Gizmodo for the tip.

Lenovo X60 Tablet PC Available at Costco

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It seems the folks at Costco have gotten their hands on the X60 Multi-Touch Tablet PC and they are selling it for $1,999. It is nice to know that Lenovo is sending their Tablets in to the retail chain. This may help with all the shipping delays consumers have had, especially with the SXGA+ models.

Thanks to GottaBeMobile for the tip.

Coffee Mug Computer Mouse

Yeah you heard it right, a coffee mug computer mouse. It is called the MugMouse, of course. It is a basic coffee mug that also functions as an optical computer mouse. Not sure how well it actually works or why it isn’t wireless, but if you love caffeine this is the mouse for you. No word on pricing because it is still a conceptual design right now, but expect the MugMouse to be hitting the gift stores soon.

Thanks to Gizmodo for the tip.





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