[thelist] Laptop - Web Design Wishlist

Marc Seyon seyon at delime.com
Wed Sep 17 21:02:50 CDT 2003

Message from Tim Burgan (9/18/2003 12:43 AM)
>Hi all,
>I'm looking to purchase a new laptop for Web Design purposes.
>I would like one with a 17" screen, 1MB Cache, as much RAM as possible
>(1GB??), fast Pentium M.
>Optional: Firewire 800's, USB2's.
>Does anyone have any recommendations?
>What do you use?
>What would you want to use?
>Is there anything available that has my wishful above setup?

I'm surprised no-one so far has mentioned the IBM Thinkpad series. 
Specifically the T-40. I could go into all the details, but all I'll say is 
my brother just bought one and I got to play with it for a month, and it's 

pcworld.com has a good review

One of the best features for me was the battery life. With an additional 
battery that fits into the CD-ROM bay, battery life was amazing. We took a 
four day trip, and used it 2-3 hours a day to edit digital photos, and only 
needed to recharge once.

It's definitely not a 17" display though, but the screen was extremely 
clear and crisp. Looked better than my 19" Dell CRT actually. I think 
that's the only criterion on your wishlist that it doesn't meet.


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