Midmarket: Toshiba's Satellite, Portege WiMax-Enabled Notebooks Offer Intel Chips
Toshiba's line of WiMax-enabled notebooks offer a range of multimedia features and connectivity to the high-speed WiMax wireless network, currently available in 54 cities in the United States. WiMax is a telecommunications protocol that provides fixed and mobile Internet access. These new Toshiba laptops also include the latest Intel chips. In addition, Intel has been a strong proponent of WiMax technology. Prices range from $759.99 for the Toshiba Satellite M645, featuring a 14-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display, to $1,079.99 for the Satellite E205-S1980, a Best Buy Blue Label laptop available only through the big box retailer. Other models include the Toshiba Satellite A665 notebook, which offers a 16-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display and optional Nvidia GeForce graphics (Toshiba offers a 3D-capable Satellite A665-3DV6 model) and the Port??«g??« R705-P35, which boasts a 13.3-inch diagonal widescreen display, and a starting weight of just 3 pounds. Toshiba said the notebooks would be available starting Sept. 26 through various retail stores.