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Lakaw is a journey is a step is a move. I love to travel around the world and this is my travel and travel gadget site. Welcome and Enjoy!

0 comments | Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Dell netbooks will release the Inspiron Mini 10 with GPS capability. According to reports, Dell will begin offering the netbook with an integrated GPS receiver that also uses WiFi locationing.

Dell Inspiron Mini features

- 1366 x 768 pixel display
- 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 processor
- optional TV tuner


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0 comments | Wednesday, June 24, 2009

What's the best prize to win for the winter season contest? It's the free trip to the 14th Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. That is why I am joining the band wagon and be among those dreaming to win this prize! There is really nothing difficult to be considered and qualify for the contest. Three ways:

(1) Place a comment on the contest page (www.itsabluworld.com/contests), sharing within your comment which experience you want to win and why.

(2) Use Twitter to tweet why BluFrog is better in 140 characters or less. You must include #bluworld and http://bit.ly/UiiJy in your tweet to be registered for the contest.

(3) Write a blog post about our contest and which experience or prize you would choose if you won.

That is what I am doing now, writing a post! If ever I win, I will have:

* Round Trip Air Fare for 2 from Major Gateway Airport
* Ground Transport to and from the Hotel
* Luxurious hotel for 3 nights
* 2 Tickets to Winter X Games
* Complimentary X-Shot

Now, isn't that amazing? Join the craze! There is nothing to lose!

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If you visit the Lenovo site, you'd see that Lenovo is now accepting orders for the Lenovo IdeaPad S12 netbook. The netbook has a 12.1 inch screen, 1280 x 800 pixel display.

Features of the Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is the same as the other netbooks but with w bigger screen dimension.

- 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU
- Integrated GMA 950 graphics
- 1GB of RAM
- 160Gb hard drive
- 6 cell battery
- 802.11b/g WiFi
- Windows XP Home

The price is $499. Visit Lenovo here.


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0 comments | Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Amazon is discounting the price of the 10.1-inch black netbook, Samsung N120. The netbook has received good reviews and if you are always mobile, the Samsung N120 may be the netbook that could fit your lifestyle.


* 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor
* 1 GB RAM
* 160 GB Hard Drive
* Microsoft XP Home with Service Pack 3, 6 Cell Battery
* Weighs 2.8 pounds
* 1024 x 600-pixel resolution
* 1.3 megapixel digital motion camera
* 802.11b and 802.11g wireless networks
* 3 USB 2.0 ports for connecting a wide range of peripherals--from digital cameras to MP3 players (2 chargeable USB ports
* SD/SDHC/MMC memory card reader
* 1 headphone out/microphone in
* RJ-45 port for 10/100 Fast Ethernet connection
* VGA video output for external monitors

Check it out at Amazon Store: Samsung N120-12GBK 10.1-Inch Black Netbook - 6 Cell Battery


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0 comments | Monday, June 15, 2009

Acer Aspire One 751 is ready for your pre-orders. The netbook is offered at Amazon Store for $449.99. This model has a 6-cell, 520mAh battery.

I haven't seen this model in the WalMart store that I have been to. Please check the Walmart store closest to you, you might find the Acer Aspire One 751 sold much cheaper.

Features/specs of the Acer Aspire One 751
This mini-laptop has an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display and 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z520 CPU. it ships with 2GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive and Windows Vista Home Edition.

Buy Acer Aspire One AO751h-1080 11.6-Inch Blue Netbook - 3 Cell Battery for $399.99.

Buy Acer Aspire One AO751h-1522 11.6-Inch Blue Netbook - 6 Cell Battery for $449.99.


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0 comments | Saturday, June 13, 2009

Travel deals of the day: Sharper Image Airborne 3-Piece Luggage Set!

Most of the travel luggage sets are expensive. It can cost you more than a hundred dollars for just one piece. But here is the deal for the day -- you get 3 pieces for a hundred bucks! What about that?

Features of the Sharper Image Airborne 3-Piece Luggage Set:

* Three-piece luggage set from the Sharper Image ‘Airborne’ collection
* Set includes 30" Upright Spinner Bag, 26" Upright Spinner Bag and 21" Upright Carry-on Bag
* Aluminum trolley frame with custom 4 double wheel spinners (spinner wheels on 30" and 26" bags only)
* ABS molded bumpers
* Santoprene zipper pullers
* Add-a-bag strap with release buckle
* Soft touch Santoprene handle
* ID holder with slide in card
* Scratch and water resistant fabric
* Inside removable toiletry bag
* Front quick-access pocket
* Three-piece upright molded frame keeps luggage in great shape
* Available in charcoal and orange color options
* Made of durable and lightweight 1682 Ballistic Nylon impact resistant material
* Expandable up to 2 inches

Buy the set on Woot.

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0 comments | Friday, June 12, 2009

Samsung N110 netbook can last a whole day of computing. With its 9.5 hours of battery life, who does not want this 2.8-lb netbook?

Amazon Store is offering the Samsung N110, 10.1-inch Black Netbook for just $429.00.

- 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor
- 160GB Hard Drive
- Microsoft XP Home with Service Pack 3, 6 Cell Battery
- 10.27 inches, 7.3 inches, 1.19 inches
- 1.3 megapixel digital motion camera
- 802.11b and 802.11g wireless networks
- 3 USB 2.0 ports
- SD/SDHC/MMC memory card reader
- 1 headphone out/microphone in
- RJ-45 port for 10/100 Fast Ethernet connection
- VGA video output for external monitors

Buy the product at Amazon Store: Samsung N110-12PBK 10.1-Inch Black Netbook - 6 Cell Battery (9.5 Hours)


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0 comments | Sunday, June 07, 2009

This is our netbook deal of the day: the Samsung NC20! Normally, this 12.1"-screen netbook retails for about $550, but buy.com has the best deal on the black Samsung NC20 (NC20-21GBK), model no. NP-NC20-KA02US for just $518, with free shipping.

The Samsung NC20 features/specs:

- VIA Nano U2250 (1.3GHz) processor
- 12.1-Inch 1280 x 800 Display
- 160GB HDD
- 802.11b/g + Bluetooth
- 1.3MP Webcam
- Windows XP Home
- 6-Cell Li-Ion battery

Buy it from here.


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Personal computing just got a whole lot smaller with the slender HP Mini 1150NR netbook, which includes built-in AT&T 3G wireless capabilities.

Measuring just 1 inch thin and weighing just 2.45 pounds, the HP Mini is perfect for your always-on and always on-the-go lifestyle, providing a convenient alternative to your primary notebook PC as well as quick, easy access to online resources and digital entertainment--all at an exceptional value.

The Mini 1150NR has 10.1-inch LED-backlit display for an expansive viewing area compared to other mobile devices as well as a comfortable, near-full-size keyboard (92 percent). An 80 GB hard disk drive (HDD) provides a wealth of on-the-go storage, and it's powered by the 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 processor, which is designed especially for mobile devices and features an innovative hafnium-infused circuitry that reduces electrical current leakage in transistors to conserve energy.

The integrated 54g Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g) will keep you connected to email and all your social networks, while the built-in HP Mini Webcam keeps you close to friends and relatives. Other features include 1 GB of RAM (maximum capacity), built-in speakers and microphone, SD/MMC memory card reader, 3-cell battery, and stylish HP Imprint finish. It comes preinstalled with the Microsoft Windows XP Home operating system, which offers more experienced users an enhanced and innovative experience that incorporates Windows Live features like Windows Live Messenger for instant messaging and Windows Live Mail for consolidated email accounts on your desktop.

AT&T Mobile Broadband Service
This netbook features integrated high-speed 3G cellular connectivity via AT&T's mobile broadband data network, which is available in most major metropolitan areas. The AT&T 3G network uses the dual-band 850/1900 MHz 3G network (UMTS/HSDPA), which provides download speeds ranging from 700 Kbps to 1.7 Mbps, and upload speeds ranging from 500 Kbps to 1.2 Mbps.

Send and receive email, browse the Internet or access your corporate intranet on the AT&T 3G wireless network. And with the netbook's integrated Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g), you'll be able to connect seamlessly to Wi-Fi networks at home, at your business, in airports and more. AT&T is offering two pricing options for two-year contracts:

* DataConnect 5 GB: Good for heavy to moderate data usage, this plan includes 5 GB of domestic wireless data usage. Additional per KB charges apply for data usage over 5 GB. This plan is not unlimited, and not recommended as a replacement for your DSL or cable service.
* DataConnect 200 MB: Recommended for the light data user who occasionally checks email and accesses the Internet 3â€"4 times a week, this plan includes 200 MB of domestic wireless data usage. Additional wireless data usage over 200 MB is automatically charged at $10 for 100 MB; unused MBs do not carry over.

From $639 to $139 at Amazon Store: HP Mini 1150NR Mobile Broadband Edition 10.1-Inch Netbook, Black (AT&T)


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1 comments | Thursday, June 04, 2009

OMG. This is the best deal from Garmin nuvi ever! Amazon.com is offering the Garmin nuvi 780 for just $199. The original price for this 4.3-inch GPS navigator is $700! Yes, this is the most advance yet cheapest GPS you'd ever get.

Some Features of the Garmin nuvi 780

* GPS Navigator Preloaded w/City Navigator North America NT
* 4.3 in Diagonal Touchscreen Display with 2D/3D Mapping Perspective
* Turn by Turn Directions with Voice Guidance/ Text to Speech Feature
* Includes MSN Direct Receiver with Version 2
* 1.8 Lbs (WxLxH) 0.8" x 4.8" x 2.8"

Buy it from Amazon store: Garmin nüvi 780 4.3-Inch Widescreen Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator with MSN Direct Service.


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0 comments | Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Cobalt updates its pocket watches! Although pocket watches are not as popular as trendy wristwatches, you might still check out the high-tech Cobalt pocket watches.

Not only does the screen display the time, date, but the temperature as well. The Cobalt can even give updates from text messages, email, and will even play your voicemail.

The Cobalt is also completely Bluetooth Compatible, and has voice recognition software. There is even a shot that I have seen that demonstrates music-playing capability.



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