Samsung UE40B8000 LCD LED Backlit TV – Review

Name: UE40B8000 (Samsung) Type: 40" LCD LED Backlit TV Specs: Contrast Ratio: Mega Contrast 5,000,000:1 Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080p) Connectivity:4x HDMI, Digital Audio (Optical), PC, DVI, Component, Composite, Ethernet, RF, 2x USB, Scart Speakers: 2x 10 watts SRS…

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Asus unleashes ultra-thin U and UX series of laptops

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We’ve just been dropped word of some new laptops from Asus, the U and UX series. I normally strip out press release fluff, but there’s an amazing bit here that I’ll quote to you:

“Each of them a masterpiece so immensely desirable, the U and UX Series takes modern day computing to the streets, bringing delight to the users’ senses and allowing them to work or play in style.”

Hilarious. That’s not the only ridiculous section, it’s all insane. Go read it here. If you’re more into hard specs, though, then here’s the skinny. Both models have backlit keyboards, and the U series has a 15.6″ display, Core 2 Duo processor, 500GB hard drive, 512MB of GeForce G105M graphics, illuminated trackpad and Altec Lansing speakers.

The UX, on the other hand, we don’t have any info about beyond the fact that it has a slot-in optical drive and a combination of matte and gloss finishes. Let’s hope we get a bit more info soon, as well as a video of that illuminated trackpad on the U series. Pricing and availability info TBC.

Asus Press Release

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Duncan GeereAsus unleashes ultra-thin U and UX series of laptops