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Fab Find: Toshiba Mini Notebook For Moms On The Go

A few days ago Toshiba officialy launched their new Mini NB205 Notebook which I am listing as a “Fab Find” not only because they are great for moms on the go (and what mom isn’t these days!) but also because I want one for myself!

The new Toshiba Mini Notebook is extra light and easy to carry. I don’t carry a purse anymore because with the twins it’s hard to carry them and a diaper bag let alone anything else!  Which is why I would love to have a mini notebook, it would be great for me to just stick in the diaper bag and go and then I can work on projects from anywhere easily and without carrying around a bigger, heavier laptop.

Here are some of the great features of the Toshiba Minis.

Comfort without Compromise

The super-compact mini NB205 features a bright and vivid 10.1-inch diagonal widescreen LED backlit display, a full-size QWERTY raised-tile keyboard and a generous laptop-sized touchpad, making typing and navigating the Web easy and comfortable. The mini notebook also runs Windows® XP, a familiar operating system with broad application compatibility.

Common-sense Portability

The mini NB205 is packed with common-sense usability features that address real-world consumer portability demands. It comes equipped with a Hard Drive Impact Sensor that guards data from the daily bumps of mobile life and a USB port with Sleep-and-Charge that enables users to charge various consumer electronics devices even when the unit is turned off.

The mini NB205 delivers peace of mind around the world – it is one of the few mini notebooks available that comes standard with a one-year international limited warranty, giving Toshiba customers access to over 271 service providers worldwide.

A Stylish and Eco-chic Companion

There are two available configurations of the Toshiba mini NB205 series.

The mini NB205-N310 features a unique and stylish textured finish, an accenting chrome hinge and will be available in four metallic color finishes – Sable Brown, Frost White, Indigo Blue and Posh Pink – to fit the most discerning consumer’s style and fashion needs.

The mini NB205-N210 features a Fusion Finish in Black Onyx cover and a sleek, flat keyboard with Black Matte finish.

In addition, continuing Toshiba’s commitment to help consumers and businesses reduce their carbon footprint, the mini NB205 is power efficient and meets the rigorous requirements of the upcoming EnergyStar® 5.0 standard, is RoHS compatible and achieved industry-leading Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Gold status.

Features available on the Toshiba mini NB205 include:

· 10.1-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite™ backlit LED display (WSVGA)

· Windows® XP Home operating system

· Intel Atom N280 processor (1.66GHz)

· 1GB DDR2 800MHz RAM, upgradeable to 2GB

· Spacious storage with a 160GB HDD

· 802.11b/g wireless and 10/100 Ethernet

· Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR (only available in mini NB205-N310)

· TOSHIBA Hard Drive Impact Sensor

· Lightweight and very portable at only 2.9 lbs.

· Long-life 6-cell battery delivering up to 9 hours of productivityError! Bookmark not defined.

· One USB port with Sleep-and-Charge and two USB 2.0 ports

· Built-in Webcam, speaker and microphone

· Toshiba PC Health Monitor

· RGB port for connecting to external displays

· Memory Card Reader Slot

· Security Lock Slot

· One-year international limited warranty and award-winning Toshiba service and support

Accessories Available

The company will offer several Toshiba-branded accessories for the mini NB205 series, including a Portable DVD SuperMulti Drive, available for the price of $99.99, a USB Mini Retractable Mouse available later in June for $14.99 as well as 12-inch Envoy Fabric or Leather Carrying Cases. A 10-inch Dual Function Hardside Case and a 10.1-inch Neoprene Sleeve will also be available this month direct from Toshiba on toshibadirect.com.

Pricing and Availability

The Toshiba mini NB205-N310 ($399.00) and mini NB205-N210 ($349.00 ) will both be available in late June at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba on toshibadirect.com. Additionally, the mini NB205-N210 can be purchased through select Toshiba Preferred Partner Program resellers.

More information about the Toshiba mini NB205 can be found at laptops.toshiba.com/nb200.

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