X2 Corporation, a manufacturer of digital lifestyle products, was showcasing some new stuff at CES 2006 which looked to be interesting. One is an expanded line of â€œdesignerâ€ laptops and laptop bags focused on women and the other was a new portable media player.
X2’s women focused notebook line up is called the StyleBook. This fashion conscious laptop line can be customized via various â€œtrendyâ€ colors and can be coordinated with one of 15 different matching laptop handbags. Specs on the Stylebooks include the latest Intel Pentium M processors, up to 1GB of DDR memory, up to 100GB in hard drive storage, 802.11b+g wireless networking, a DVD/CD-RW or DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Recordable optical drive and built-in USB 2.0 and IEEE 1394 FireWire ports.
X2’s new portable media player is the X2V. Priced at under $400, this 3.6â€ color LCD screen enabled device functions as a video player, photo viewer, MP3/WMA music player, portable storage device, personal digital assistant with calendar and contacts database, voice recorder, 6-megapixel digital camera and MPEG-4 camcorder. It sports a 30GB hard drive, SD/MMC/Memory Stick memory card slot, navigation buttons for control functions and a one-button backup feature for offloading data and photos.