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Fujitsu Lifebook UH572 – First Boot Up December 13, 2012

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In this post we are going to discuss about the very first boot-up of the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK UH572 right after unboxing. Although it has been a while since I have been enjoying with my LIFEBOOK, this stuff has been delayed for other high priority tasks. A lot of stuff has been shared about the LIFEBOOKs during this campaign but I haven’t found any post regarding the very first system start-up and I believe it is still worth sharing.

 

In the first boot up, system installs drivers and devices, does some housekeeping and get it ready for the first use by applying the OEM additions along with the system components.

 

Applying OEM settings, is mainly related to drivers/configuration for additional hardware devices and features available in the system. Different elegant pictures appeared in this duration with message Please Wait … in different languages.

 

And we are ready to explore

 

 

The first thing to do with a new machine is to check its performance that how well it performs in different aspects. Windows Experience Index (WEI) is a good place to start:

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Boundless Mobility with Lifebook UH572 December 13, 2012

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Having split office timings, I do not have much privilege to hang out. From 2 Pm to 5 PM is the break time. This time can be utilized for some outdoor activities, depending on the weather. A change of environment and surrounding keep you fresh and you get better productivity.

Lifebook equipped with built-in 3G module has cleared the boundaries and limitation to get connected at any time at any place. Let us have a look for the out of the office work places:

Jeddah is a coastal city and my office is closer to cornice than my house. If weather conditions are not sever, a visit to the sea side is a nice option.

On Google Maps:

Link for the place: http://j.mp/RCc89g

Note, the links are from Google Earth and if your connection is low, it could take some time to load FULLY (in 3D).

 

AlBaik is one of the best fast food chain in the region (not in the whole country, it is mostly in the western region of the country with 25+ branches in Jeddah city only). Its main specialty is its fried chicken served with a garlic sauce. It is a nice place to dine in and have some chit chat with fellows.

On Google Maps:

Link: http://j.mp/Uf9Kjf

 

When feeling tired or bored, a visit to the garden is a nice productivity boasting option. Mother nature has its pleasant effect.

On Google Maps:

Link: http://j.mp/VwQAfF

 

If you are looking for a fine dine-in place I would recommend Chinese restaurant. You can have a quiet and clam environment with no distraction where you can pay full attention to your Lifebook and have a good time.

On Google Maps:

(The monument is a big big bicycle and new-comers/visitors are jokingly told that it belongs to Prophet ADAM. The grave of His wife EVE is in this city. Jeddah, an Arabic word, means Grand Mother i.e. EVE grandmother of all of us)

Link: http://j.mp/Uf9UqX

 

In the last, if you are still not feeling hungry, this is for you as an apparizer:

A typical over HOT AlBaik fired chicked with fires, bread, fresh coleslaw, ketchup and the unique garlic sause. If you are still not sure about the taste of it, ask these people:

Fujitsu Ultrabook UH572 – Package Unboxing November 30, 2012

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As I mentioned in my last post that I have been selected as an Insider for the Fujitsu Lifebok4Life campaign so here is my first task: Fujitsu Ultrabook UH572 – Package Unboxing.

The package received was quiet bag as compared to the Ultrabook itself. I was curious about its extra-large size. Let’s find it out:

As we have opened the box, we try to check the main items in it:

Next, we are ready to explore the beauty of the wonderful beast:

Finally, as a preparation for our flight, we try to pack it in the provided leather bag:

That’s all for the time being. I am going to play with this new gadget and share my experience in the coming posts…

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This article has been posted on Lifebook4Life Blog also.

LIFEBOOK4Life – Ultra Test Flight by Fujitsu November 25, 2012

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Intel has introduced the Ultrabook concept. These lightweight, sleek, elegant and powerful machines comes between the laptops and the tablets. The main goal of the Ultrabook is to get a fully responsive machine with no compromise on style and weight.

Fujitsu has recently launched two new Ultrabooks namely Lifebook UH572 and Lifebook U772. They have started a campaign to test and analyze these Ultrabooks. A set of 40 independent IT bloggers have been chosen from different countries. These people called insiders, have to perform different tasks related to five different categories: Mobility, Security, Elegance, Reliability and Connectivity. These five categories also represent the five themes of the Lifebook.

Lifebook UH572

The whole campaign is in the form of a test/virtual flight. You arrive at the airport, report at check-in, get your boarding, pass through the security check post, and then wait in the longue for the announcement of the flight. In this way, the whole challenge becomes pretty exciting and interesting. During these steps, you clear different tasks and share your views.

Apart from the selected insiders, other people can come on board and Join the Flight. They can participate by reading the details of the tasks accomplished by different insiders. They share their views/feedback about the task or the Lifebook through comments or liking the interesting posts and even tweeting about the tasks. Each of these actions give them some points that help them in unlocking the badges. By taking a seat on the virtual plane, they register for the raffle. There are some tips for improving the chance to win:

  • Comment on 10 different blog articles
  • “Like” 10 different blog articles
  • Share 3 articles with your friends on Facebook
  • Log in on 6 different days

Seems charming??? Join the game:

https://lifebook.ts.fujitsu.com/blog/challenge/join

Grab a Seat:

https://lifebook.ts.fujitsu.com/blog/challenge/profiles

I have the opportunity to be an Insider for this amazing challenge. You can track my activities on this virtual flight on my profile page at Lifebook4Life blog. If you are a twitter fan, I can also be reached there: @bhaider7 . Initially, I had been on my vacations and then some work and life chores kept me away. I hope to accomplish the tasks in coming days on regular basis.

Last but not the least, here is the official trailer for this challenge:

The clock is ticking and this challenge is going to finish in mid December, so buckle up and be hurry…