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ASUS Introduces W6 Premium Edition Notebook

EDGE Tech Announces 8GB Flash Drive

ASUS Introduces W6 Premium Edition Notebook

ASUS today introduced the 13.3" widescreen W6 Premium Edition notebook positioned as a stylish system for professionals.

The LCD cover was subjected to an advanced paint treatment that makes it ultra reflective. The special coating brings elegance to the white W6 and protects the notebook from bumps and scratches.

The 13.3" widescreen is backed by such proprietary video technologies as Color Shine, Splendid Video Intelligence Engine and special panel v-cut technology.

Besides, the notebook has Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) Bluetooth for omnidirectional wireless connection, data transfers claimed to be three times faster than that of standard Bluetooth. It also features a built-in wireless mouse receiver, WLAN and Bluetooth on/off hot key.


  • Intel Pentium M Processor 700 Sequence (1.60-2.13GHz, 533 MHz, 2MB L2 Cache)
  • Mobile Intel 915 GM Express Chipset
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection; 10/100 Ethernet; Bluetooth V2.0; RF mouse receiver
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional
  • DDR2 533 MHz, up to 1536MB
  • 13.3" WXGA Color Shine & Crystal Shine LCD; ASUS Splendid Video Intelligent Engine
  • 40/60/80/100 GB HDD
  • 3 x USB, 1 x TV-Out, 1 x Card-Reader, 1 x 1394
  • 31.5x 22.6x 2.79~3.29 cm (max) size, 1.86Kg (6-cell) weight

Source: ASUS

EDGE Tech Announces 8GB Flash Drive

EDGE Tech announced the latest USB flash drive addition to its DiskGO! line - the new 8GB DiskGO! USB 2.0 Flash Drive. The unit is priced at $599 and will be sold to the channel and from the company's Web site.

Using the included SecureGuard software, the 8GB DiskGO! is password protected and measures 3.37" x 1.05" x .59" in size and weighs half an ounce.

The package includes a keychain grommet, EasyBoot software, built-in clip, three foot extension cable, lanyard and removable cap.

The DiskGO! Product line comes with a lifetime warranty and toll-free technical support.


  • Works under Windows 98SE (driver required), Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Mac O/S 9x and later, & Linux 2.4x and later
  • 29 MB per second read (191X) and 10 MB per second write (66X)
  • 8GB capacity
  • USB2.0 interface
  • 100,000 transfers data retention
  • Data transfer LED indicator

Source: EDGE Tech

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