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Portable line is not forgotten in PC overhaul
IBM didn't neglect its popular ThinkPad portable line when it overhauled its entire PC line last week, adding new 10.4-inch screen technology, high-speed infrared capabilities, and a CD-ROM-equipped system.
IBM's new 755 models -- the CE, CSE, and CD -- are equipped with an infrared file-transfer capability that can transfer data at rates of 1,150Kbps, as well as VESA local-bus-based graphics.
IBM's 755CD features a built-in double-speed CD-ROM drive and an IBM Mwave digital signal processor (DSP) that can mimic a 14.4Kbps fax/modem or MIDI synthesizer and provide stereo sound recording and playback. The 755CD …