The small, two-prong power adapter adds 0. There is noticeable heat on the right of this notebook, where the hard drive resides. It weighs a hefty 6. Dell Inspiron E Continue to next page 01 If depot service is required, Gateway pays shipping costs only one way. Review Sections Review Specs.

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The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch One particular test led to this conclusion: Gateway ME Core 2 Duo review: One feature we are sad to see go is the old unit’s volume dial on the front edge; you’ll need to use function keys to adjust the volume on the ME. Initial Impressions My first thought when I removed the M from its box was that it is a very attractive notebook, a nice, sleek mix of black and silver.

Palm rests, if you use them, are firm and should hold under normal use.

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Based on these two Gateway laptops, an admittedly small sample, Core 2 Duo does nothing to improve battery life. Sound Sound is exactly as expected and consistent with most notebooks: In its price range, is it solid? Review Sections Review Specs.

A gentle, respectful, caring notebook user should have no trouble, given the solidity of the plastic, the strength and width of the hinges and the snug cover latch. Dell Inspiron E Processor and Performance This is where the evaluation of the M became tricky. Also as expected, external speakers or headphones really improve sound quality.


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Business users will appreciate the absence of the Utlrabright glossy coating; while it makes movies and photos stand out–particularly in a dark room or an airplane cabin–the coating causes glare and reflection problems under normal working conditions.

The silver and black design of the M, which definitely errs on the side of silver, gatewway not detract much from a businesslike appearance.

Other features we wish we saw on last year’s models have been added, including Bluetooth, an S-Video port, and the TPM chip. Gateway’s Web site is well stocked with documentation, drivers, and a wide-ranging FAQs section; it also provides e-mail access to technicians. The included printed manuals k255 a good overview on getting started, managing Wi-Fi, and troubleshooting. The touchpad behaved without a hitch.

Not great battery life, but an eight-cell battery is available for qudio nominal charge, and playing around with power saving features would undoubtedly improve battery life.

Nothing remotely close to this drag had occurred with the other dual-core machines I had tested, though these had a full gigabyte of RAM installed. Visit manufacturer site for details.


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Gateway M back audip view view large image. In any case, the M should prove both manageable and usable in most situations — on a plane, for instance.

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s On the other hand, standard benchmarks, which I ran in isolation, looked pretty good and were in line with what I expected. We’ve changed, we promise. Intel Yonah Core Duo T 2. Best Laptops for We feel roughly the same about the Gateway ME, which audip a handful of minor design improvements, a Core 2 Duo processor, and less-than-stellar benchmark results.

It weighs m255 hefty 6. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted It will ably handle the rigors of business-class computing, but it failed to set the world on fire on CNET Labs’ new benchmarks. Is the notebook a good buy? If depot service is required, Gateway pays shipping costs only one way.