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ASUS W5Fe first official laptop with external display

updated 03:15 pm EDT, Thu October 5, 2006

ASUS W5Fe Laptop

ASUS made it a point to exhibit its external laptop display technology at the Intel Developer Forum last month as a demonstration of the company's progress. Today, news has been received that the prototype will become a production model. The W5Fe, as it is now known, is a 12.1-inch portable with a dedicated screen and navigation buttons that can be used for several roles that don't depend on the main system, such as playing music or checking stored e-mail and weather information. The developer of the display is none other than iPod processor developer PortalPlayer, which claims that the Preface technology at the heart of ASUS' laptop saves battery power and can run for hundreds of hours when the computer itself is off. Expect the W5Fe to ship in early 2007, when the necessary Sideshow feature is available in Windows Vista.



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