Along the front edge sits a four-in-one flash memory reader, headphone and microphone jacks, and an external volume-control wheel. The wide touch pad features a strip for scrolling through documents and Web pages, as well as two slim but responsive mouse buttons. Sound The GZ speakers are not good. The battery fits flushed with the bottom of the system, although it seems to stick out through the back. Gateway M Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

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Gateway M review: Gateway M – CNET

Visit our network of sites: The 60GB hard drive is good for the price. The one thing I was skeptical about was the integrated video, but it runs surprisingly well. Bandersnatch ethetnet here to cap a twisted There’s one major hitch, however: In the event of a malfunction, Gateway will send you a replacement part or you’ll pay to send the laptop back to them; they’ll pay return postage.

Battery Life This was probably the most important aspect of a notebook to me.

No clock issues or high pitch noises yet. We prefer the wide shape of the MX’s display, but we found its glossy surface reflective and distracting.

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One odd thing is that the speakers are actually on the bottom of the laptop. So when I sat down to think of what I wanted in a laptop, a few things came to mind for my needs: They are just the same as any other laptop s speakers, minus the dv The screen also looked rather dim, ethernte even at its maximum brightness setting, primary colors appeared murky and earth tones muddy.

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While it’s neither a fully featured multimedia machine nor a business laptop proper, the MX delivers enough performance, features, and connectivity for its price. Aside from five mundane LED status lights, the MX doesn’t have a lot of color or flash–there are neither dedicated nor assignable media keys.

Also built-in is a media card reader for various flash memory cards. The fixed multiformat DVD drive sits near the back of the MX’s right edge, and toward the front of gatewa right side are one four-pin, unpowered FireWire a.

HP Spectre x 13 late The keyboard feels very solid. The Bottom Line The Gateway MX delivers performance in a portable, wide-screen package, but it has insufficient battery life for regular mobile users. The Ethegnet feels well built, it is probably prone to scratches due to the outside of the lid being painted silver, but it definitely does not feel cheap.

There is lots of room for expansion here. It looks really clean cut with the silver finish and black keyboard. This was probably the most important aspect of a notebook to me. Wish you could access both, but the 1. So it came down to the dv or the GZ. The buttons are small rounded bars and the right-click button seems very tiny, that will take some getting used to. The wide touch pad features a strip for scrolling through documents and Web pages, as well as two slim but responsive mouse buttons.

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There is a volume control on the front of the notebook for easy access while viewing DVDs or listening to music. The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch In a break with traditional notebook design, the MX tucks away many of its ports, connections, and features in unusual locations.

A portion is set aside for scrolling. My choices came down to four laptops: Though all three usb ports are right next to eachother on the right side. Expandability There is lots of room for expansion here. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.