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MacBook Air's free time without competition is over, because HP has just launched their .7 inch thin rival. Being advertised as a luxury laptop going for $2,009.



HP is attempting to overthrow Apple in this market by including features the MacBook Air lacked like two USB ports, an HDMI port, a removable battery, and a unique feature that lets you plug an Ethernet cable into the power brick and create an instant wireless connection with the laptop. Like the Air, it uses a chip from Intel. The Envy weighs in a 3.37 pouds, Windows comes preloaded along with a Linux Distro that can boot up in less than 5 seconds to offer a working web browser and file browser. The Envy deilvers 3hr battery life within Linux and a 2.5hr battery life in Windows, not as much as the MacBook air but it does outdue it with a removable battery.

Apple may not have much to worry about yet, till Voodoo can attract a large customer base. But this move will send a message to Dell, Sony, and Gateway.

Full story @ Source: bigtech blogs
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why wasnt the HP exec cutting his cake with that??? =P
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Kick ass!

Off topic: I'm not your friend, buddy!
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Doesn't look too bad. Wayyyy to expensive for me though.

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Kick ass!

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Yah, it definately looks cool, but as Havegooda said, expensive.

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I thought Voodoo PC has a Envy coming out too...they do look very similar.
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I thought Voodoo PC has a Envy coming out too...they do look very similar.
Voodoo = Subvendor of HP?

Mmhmmmmm.
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Kick ass!

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Well I'm not your buddy, guy.
    
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Well I'm not your buddy, guy.
He's not your guy, dude.
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nice lappy. looks the voodoo lappy

dude, your hes not your guy, bud
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