Toshiba isn't wasting anytime moving from the set top to the laptop.

In a story from Yahoo! News, the company to provide the first HD-DVD players showcased the Toshiba Qosmio G35-AV650, the first PC notebook with an HD DVD-ROM drive, recently at the E3 video game conference.

According to the article the laptop, "features the NVIDIA GeForce® Go 7600 graphics processing unit (GPU) which enables the playback of highly-anticipated, high definition movies with superb picture clarity."

Among other things here are some of the Qosmio G35-AV650's features, "support for the latest games and applications with DirectX 9.0 Shader." And, "H.264 and MPEG2 hardware accelerated support through NVIDIA PureVideo(TM) technology -- the combination of HD video processors and software delivers a HD home -- theater quality video experience to the PC."

Evan Jacobs