Create custom DVDs and CDs with this laptop's DL DVD±RW/CD-RW drive with Labelflash technology for high-quality labels. The 14" high-definition widescreen display features TruBrite technology and 1366 x 768 resolution for stunning image quality.
Intel® Core i5-460M processor
Features a 3MB cache and 2.53GHz processor speed with Turbo Boost up to 2.8GHz.
Intel® Core i5 processor
Features smart 4-way processing performance with a speed boost.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Delivers extra performance when you need it and increased energy efficiency when you don't. Intel® HD graphics provide extra graphics power for your laptop when you need it.
4GB DDR3 memory
For multitasking power, expandable to 8GB.
Blu-ray Disc-enabled DVD±RW/CD-RW drive
Features full read support for next-generation Blu-ray Disc (BD-ROM). Double-layer support using compatible DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL media; supports DVD-RAM and Labelflash labels using Labelflash media.
14" LED-backlit TFT-LCD high-definition widescreen display
With TruBrite technology and 1366 x 768 resolution offers easy navigation and delivers intense detail and clarity. Native support for 720p content.
Intel® Wireless Display
Wirelessly transmits streamed or downloaded movies, TV shows, music, photos and more from your laptop, network or the Internet to your TV (NETGEAR Push2TV adapter required, not included).
500GB Serial ATA hard drive (7200 rpm)
For fast read/write times.
Mobile Intel® HD graphics
Feature 64-1696MB dynamically allocated shared video memory for lush images. HDMI port for connection to an HDTV.
Media control buttons
Include mute, CD/DVD, wireless on/off, illumination on/off, volume up, volume down and eco utility.
Built-in webcam with microphone
Makes it easy to video chat with and send video mail to family and friends.
Supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, miniSD, SDXC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard and xD-Picture Card formats.
2 high-speed USB 2.0 ports
For fast digital video, audio and data transfer. One eSATA/USB combo port with USB sleep and charge.
Built-in Intel® high-speed wireless LAN (802.11a/b/g/n)
Connect to the Internet on the go.
Embedded 4G WiMAX mobile broadband technology
Gives you an ultrafast mobile Internet connection. (Wireless service contract required; sold separately. Check with carrier for coverage area and availability in your area.)
Built-in 10/100 Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector
For quick and easy wired Web connection.
Weighs 5.4 lbs. and measures just 1.4" thin
For easy portability. Raised-tile keyboard with keypad for ease of use.
Long battery life
Of up to 5 hours and 3 minutes to give you more time away from an outlet.
Fusion X2 finish
Offers a sophisticated look.
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit operating system preinstalled
Provides a stable computing platform.
Software package included
With Microsoft Live Essentials, Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Acrobat Reader. Microsoft Office Starter 2010 also included (product key card required for activation; sold separately).
ENERGY STAR qualified
Designed to use less energy and meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy.
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Shopping for a digital camera involves a lot of choices because the selection is so large. In order to make your shopping trip a little easier, there are some things you can consider beforehand to narrow down your search a bit. These tips for buying a digital camera may come in handy this holiday season.
1. What are you buying it for?
Because they make digital cameras for both experts and novices, it's important to know what you're buying your camera for. Do you have experience with cameras? How professional do your pictures need to be? Will you be taking pictures indoors, outdoors, or both? Thinking about the answers to these questions won't identify the perfect camera for you, but it will make it easier for you to work with a salesperson to narrow down the selection. If the camera isn't going to be used by you, then think about what the eventual owner will want to use it for.
2. Megapixels are important, but they don't tell the whole story
It used to be that a megapixel rating told you most of what you needed to know about a camera. Times have changed, however, and the number isn't as important as it used to be. That's because most new cameras have 5 megapixels or more, so you won't find yourself upset at the size and quality of your photos unless you have a specific purpose in mind. At levels much higher than 5 you might find yourself wishing for a lower megapixel rating as the pictures will take up a lot of space on your hard drive.
3. The camera might not be the only necessity
This is especially true depending on what you want to use the camera for, but any camera purchase may necessitate the purchase of accessories as well. For example, a camera may not come with a memory card, which is essential to store more than a few photos. Spare batteries and a case are two other accessories many people find important. But, depending on your use, you may also want a tripod, external flash, and other accoutrements.
4. Check out the reviews
Before you shop, go online and check out some user reviews. It make some time so sort the wheat from the chaff, but it will give you a good idea of any serious problems should they exist. Reading reviews can really help you to narrow down your list once you've identified several potential cameras.
5. Test the camera
When you have a list of possibilities in mind, got to the store and ask to try them out. It's important to hold the camera and take a few shots with it. Some cameras may be too bulky and may simply feel uncomfortable to you. Weight and size can really play an important part in how happy you are with the product.
6. Find your price
Once you have the camera in mind, it's up to you to find a good price on it. With enough searching, you can generally find a discount on any make or model, you just have to be patient.