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Friday, January 22, 2010

Say Hello To.....


it was last week's
Now THIS WEEK, it's sittin' on my desk!
Makes being stuck sick at home for the umpteenth consecutive day a bit more bearable! 

Check out the spec's....

A cinematic 17.3" high-def widescreen LED backlit display
Windows 7 Home Premium
AMD dual-core processing
ATI Radeon HD graphics
Dolby Surround Sound and extras to keep you productive, you will be able to do things quicker and enjoy more of your entertainment wherever you are.
  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor QL-65
    Offers 2.1GHz speed, a 667MHz Front side bus, and 1MB L2 cache 
  • 4GB of DDR2 Dual Channel Memory @667MHz
    Handles multimedia and multitasking
  • 320GB SATA hard drive, rated at 5400rpm speed
    Stores up to 90,000 photos, or up to 79,000 songs, or up to 38 hours of HD video
  • SuperMulti Double-Layer DVD burner
    Plays and creates CDs and DVDs in a variety of different formats
  • 17.3" HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display
    1600x900 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio
    ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics with up to 1919MB of HyperMemory supporting Shader Model 4.0, Microsoft DirectX 10.0. HDMI video allows you to connect to an HD TV.
  • Wireless WiFI & Wired Gigabit Ethernet port
    Connects to a broadband modem (cable or DSL) or a network supporting 10/100/1000Mbps.
    802.11 b/g & N wireless LAN, connects wirelessly to a network, hotpost or broadband router.

    Additional Features

  • 56k Modem for Dial up connections
  • Integrated Webcam for video chat with family or friends
  • HDMI HD Video Out to connect to a HD TV
  • Dolby Optimized Surround Sound System with 2 built-in Speakers and SPDIF out
  • Multi-in-1 memory card reader to download your files from your digital camera
  • Dedicated Numeric Keypad with fullsize keyboard
  • Multi-Gesture Touchpad for scrolling, zooming and page flips
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports, Headphone and microphone ports, VGA-out ports
  • 6 Cell battery for an average of 2.5 hours of battery life
  • 7.1Lbs system weight.

  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition. To learn more about the features of Windows 7, 
  • Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 60 Day Trail Edition.
  • Microsoft Works 9
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 Trial Edition
  • NTI Media Maker
  • Norton Online Backup
  • Acer Backup Manager, Crystal Eye, eRocvery Management, GridVista, & Launch Manager
  • Adobe Flash player & Reader
I've been needing a laptop for FOREVER, so this one will fit the bill quite nicely. It was a great price, and it'll finally free up the main computer so that my poor husband can have his turn at it more than once a week, poor man!  ;-)

I also needed something to take with me to Warrenton for Antiques Week, so if you happen to be there shopping or selling, come on over to Bar W Field and say hi to both of us!
Happy Friday!


Malisa said...

HELLO, BIG BOY!!! What a super, neat toy! Hope you feel better soon...being sick is such a bummer!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Anne:
Congratulations on your new 'puter! I'm sure you're going to have great fun with it.

Also...check out my blog tomorrow. Something will be there for you!

Anonymous said...

Awesome new 'tool' my dear! Blog away and hit the wi-fi hotspots!! Don't forget to download or upload your other software that you used before. Love it.. and congrats.

Enjoy the weekend and send some warm weather up the atlanic coastal shores please.

with love,

Theresa said...

Good buy! I love it! Happy day! Enjoy and hope you feel all better soon! Hugs!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Oh wow, so nice. I need/want a new computer. sigh, must save more money!

Laurie said...

You go, girl! Nothing makes being sick seem a little better than a new toy, except recovery, of course! I hope you will be up and running soon!

Chemin des Muguets said...

WoW! Congrats. Lucky you.
Have fun, and get better soon.


P.S. I just got my winter cold. Not fun at all.

gail@My Repurposed Life said...

good news, bad news, huh? you got a new toy, but you're sick? so sorry to hear that! I hope you feel better real soon!
take care

Kitt said...

Hip, hip, hooray. Swell computer! Hope you fell better soon.

Unknown said...

Very cool new toy, Anne! I love my laptop. Lightening frying my desktop was the happiest accident I've had! I know you'll enjoy yours.


Draffin Bears said...

Hi Anne,

Lovely new toy and aren't you the lucky one!
Sorry to hear that you have been sick, get well soon.

Happy weekend playing on your new computer.

trash talk said...

Cool Beans...makes being sick almost worth it, huh?

Mindy said...

Very nice! I am on dial up on a monitor that takes up half my desk. Who knows if I'll ever be promoted to such luxury! ha! Congrats! ~Mindy

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

Sweet Machine!

littlebyrd said...

NICE!!!! Have a great weekend :)

Debra@CommonGround said...

But can you jump in and let it transport you up here? Beam me up, Scottie!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

I love your new toy and I can not wait to meet you at Warrenton. You know it is my all time favorite thing to do. Whats great is I live only 13 miles from there. I have already ask for the time off too.
Your new toy is great.

Word Designer said...

Oh. My. Goodness, but that is a wonderful new toy. How smart the two of you look together. I would say that it was very sweet of you to get yourself that new toy so's your hubby could play on the main computer, more often. Does he realize what a treasure you are to do that?

Word Designer

DustyLu said...

awesome! great laptop! just found your blog! glad i did! off to browse! lulu

Diane Mars said...

Congratulations, I just know you are going to enjoy having a laptop. I am partial to Macs but I do feel your excitement! oxox, Diane

Unknown said...

Hey Anne. Your living my dream! A new laptop and going to Warrenton for Antiques Week. I wish I was so lucky.

I hope you're feeling better! Thanks for visiting. I always love hearing from you.

Have a blessed and fun weekend. Hugs...Tracy :)

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Congrats on your new toy. Yikes! Those specs, additional features, software -- so many numbers, don't even know what it all means. We always need an extra computer around here and great to have something portable. Sorry to hear you are still on the road to recovery. Have a great weekend and have fun playing. Best wishes, Tammy

Julia @ Vintage with Laces said...

That seems to be a great new toy! Most of the terms sound like Chinese to me though. I just want a computer to do what I want it to do - an FAST por favor, lol. Have fun with the new baby!
Hugs and love,

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh I could use one of these!!! HAVE FUN! And thank you dear lady for keeping me in your heart and, that is so kind! I will keep you all update, that is for certain!! HAPPY WEEKEND! Anita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh P.S., you are the second person with this wonderful it from the Graphic Fairy? I would like to find it, but I don't see a button on your blog for it...

StorageCraft said...

The wi-fi links are great. Moreover the clips present in the blog are also great. I find the laptop very attractive and want to posses a similar one.

CosmoGirl Carla said...

Ugghhhh . . . wadchajustsay???? Anne, you sound like a computer geekette! My eyes were glazing as I was reading the list of wondrous features on your new laptop. I am so not a computer person. It's an amazement I'm able to keep my blog going! LOL

Have fun with your new toy. :o) Sorry you're still under the weather. Get better soon!

Laura said...

OK Miss Anne-

I didn't understand a word of those specs, but I do know that is a laptop.
Embarrassing, right?

Keep typing!

Will you be at Round Top?


time worn interiors said...

I really want a laptop, but I don't know anything about computers, cept how to turn them on!!! LOL! I have a Blackberry now and I can use it for a modem with the laptop!

I'd have to win one right now if I got it!! Funds are low! But I love yours, have fun with it!


Dixie said...

Anne... how wonderful! Got a similar one last year from the same place! I'm on it now.. I love it! enjoy-enjoy...

hugs. Dixie

ps... no panties on my head today! ;)

June said...

Life is GOOOD! Don't you just love it!? I'm so happy for you Anne. I am so enjoying my new lap top as well. Don't know what I ever did before.

red.neck chic said...

LOLOLOL Congratulations!!! I don't know what all the tech stuff is, but it sounds great and looks impressive!!!! LOL

Have fun have fun and get better soon!!!!!


p.s. you made me try to cook last night....

savvycityfarmer said...

happy day ... since you're on so much THIS is deserving.

I remember this day like it was yesterday ...
darling husband purchased my 17 inch Macbook pro ... thot I'd died and gone to 'puter heaven ... and I was GEEK ... knew nada about iphoto ..editing ...yaddayadda ... now ... I'm a wizzard ... it feels good not to have to ask husband every question!

Brenda Pruitt said...

Good for you! A girl's gotta have what she needs to blog and do business.

north pal said...

holy buckets! that toy of yours is way more than i know how to do. but, i am happy for you! and you have earned it and deserve it. amazing the things you will be able to on it. go ahead, wow us! Bestest, Denise

Carole said...

I love my new toy too. Mine has a some of the same specs. For some reason I wanted to get 500 gb of hard drive:)) Do you mind if I ask what you paid for it.

{oc cottage} said...

Have you been talking to my sister? She bought yesterday's special value...but it wasn't a computer! That beauty looks fabulous!

m ^..^

Pete said...

Remarkable new 'tool' my dear! Blog away and hit the wi-fi hotspots!! Don't overlook to download or upload your other software that you used before.

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