HP Adds Longer and Smart Life to Batteries; New Notebooks Come Out

I’m working on a notebook computer right now on the train and one of the most important things for me is the battery power. When you have a screen to power, Verizon Wireless broadband to run in addition to the fan, CPU and other notebook components the battery can drain pretty quickly.
HP has launched their latest solution with a suite of new notebooks.
The HP Ultra-Capacity Battery can be charged separately by plugging a Smart AC adapter directly into it. Also available is the optional HP Extended Life Battery, an eight-cell lithium-ion battery that provides up to an additional five hours of battery life with the added convenience of being able to charge the battery while docked.
HP has also launched two new notebooks.
Designed for users needing high-performance and widescreen functionality combined with mobile convenience, the HP Compaq nx9400 Notebook PC series features a 17-inch widescreen display, Intel Core Duo processor and powerful 3D graphics.
The HP Compaq 6300 Notebook PC series is thin, lightweight and designed for professionals who need the freedom and flexibility to work wherever their jobs take them. The 6300 offers a number of wireless options, including integrated mobile broadband technology that enables Internet and corporate network access via Verizon Wireless’ Broadband Access and National Access networks.
The HP Compaq nx9400 Notebook PC series is expected to start at $1,499 and be available later this month worldwide. The HP Compaq 6300 Notebook PC series is expected to start at $1,049 and be available in early April worldwide. The HP Ultra-Capacity Battery is expected to be available for $199 in mid-April worldwide.
SEe http://www.hp.com/go/Mobility2006 for more information on what HP has to offer.