Toshiba's New Satellite

Fast, chunky consumer laptop serves as a CD burner and stand-alone CD player, and provides a SmartMedia card slot for quick digital-file sharing

WHAT'S HOT: Toshiba's latest consumer laptop features just about all the processing power, music and video perks, and file-sharing capabilities any self-respecting multimedia fan could want. With its Pentium III-1000/700 processor, it turned in an impressive PC WorldBench 2000 score of 157. That's plenty of power for you to watch DVD movies or burn CDs on the Satellite's combination DVD-ROM and CD-RW drive. And to get raw material into your notebook for digital video editing, the Satellite includes a high-speed IEEE 1394 (FireWire) port.

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