5 Award wins this month for the Xeno-m
Since the official launch of the new, thin and light
Xeno-m series in August last year, the industry has
seen rockdirect underline it's position as a market
leader in notebook manufacturing with industry advisors
continuing to recommend the company and it’s products
over and above other manufacturers.
Journalists from leading computer publications have
given praise to the company for producing the best notebook
computer and warranty packages they've seen from a British
notebook supplier. Furthermore, all specialist IT magazines
that have reviewed and benchmarked the Xeno-m have praised
the machine for it's portability, style, connectivity
and suitability for efficient, productive computing
on the move.
In the last month alone, the Xeno-m has received an
abundance of awards and recognition, including awards
from Computer Shopper, What Laptop, PC Advisor, Computer
Buyer and a 5/5 star rating from The Times Education
Supplement. (See reviews section of rockdirect.com for
The year 2003 has seen the Xeno-m pull in 5 awards
from leading IT publications. Here’s what they
Click on the relevant quote to view full review.
Computer Shopper, March 2003, Hit Award.
"As well as
looking slim and stylish, the Xeno-M is powerful...This
is an excellent, well rounded notebook that performs
What Laptop, March 2003, 5/5 Stars.
“A light and
slim laptop with performance to spare.... The rockdirect
Xeno-m 2.4Ghz is a fast and friendly user laptop that
more than meet the needs of those who require performance
and a good degree of portability from their laptop”.
Computer Buyer, Recommended Award, February
“With its stylish
good looks, the Xeno-m is an attractive proposition”.
The Times Education Supplement, 5/5 Star rating,
is cracking value with plenty of features”.
What Laptop, Commended Award, February 2003.
will suit any purpose”.
Offering the best tailor-made portable solutions at
a cost conscious price, has always been one of the prime
product philosophies for rockdirect. With new improved
prices already in place, and further award wins just
around the corner, rockdirect expect interest in the
Xeno-m to be higher than ever.
Editors note: rockdirect, a division of Rock Group
Plc, is one of the UK’s leading notebook specialist
manufacturers now in its 11th year of trading. For further
information on the Xeno-m, please contact Sarah Chard
(PR & Marketing Manager) at rockdirect on 08702
203 608, fax 08709 90 90 91 or email [email protected]
Inspired Technology From Rock Group Plc
Rock Computers entered the notebook arena with the launch
of their NP-101 notebook. Featuring a 16MHz 386SX CPU,
1Mb RAM, 20Gb HDD and an 8.5” MONO LCD.
Rock Computers launched the NP-603. One of the UK’s
first colour notebooks. It won the prestigious IF design
award at Cebit ’93, Europe’s largest computer
Our Modulus was the first “Modular” 486DX-33
TFT notebooks, offering swappable drive bays.
Quintet launched. The UK’s first Pentium based
notebook with integrated CD-ROM.
In April, the Mentor was one of only two machines supporting
the new 13.3” XGA TFT screen but the only one
supporting a 200MHz MMX Pentium processor.
The Agenda 980 was the first notebook in the UK market
to feature the latest Pentium 300MHz MMC-II CPU with
AGP chipset, 8Mb ATI Rage LT Pro graphics adaptor and
a 2 x DVD drive all as standard.
Rock computers underlined their position, as one of
the UK’s largest and most successful notebook
manufacturers, by changing their name to rockdirect
reflecting the company’s continued commitment
to e-commerce. The new rockdirect.com website was launched,
making the notebook purchasing process easier and more
convenient for both new and existing customers. Working
in partnership with Initial City Link, rockdirect.com
also featured an on-line tracking facility.
The year 2000 saw a significant milestone for rockdirect,
receiving 24 awards from industry experts of leading
The Rock Sigma Si was released with overwhelming praise.
Receiving 7 independent industry awards from leading
PC magazines within the first month of release and was
the first Pentium III based 1Ghz notebook to feature
an integrated CD-RW Drive.
The Rock Xeno P4 was launched. Rock Group Plc celebrated
its 10th year anniversary by putting customer care ahead
the industry standard. Rock continued to be focused
on it’s customers and were the first notebook
manufacturer to introduce a 3 Year, Insurance backed,
Collect and Return Warranty on all their notebook computers
Rock launch its new range of thin and light, high performance
portable notebooks. The new Xeno-m is the world’s
slimmest P4 notebook
Rock’s Xeno-m is a huge hit with the computer
press. January ’03 alone has seen the Xeno-m pull
in 5 awards from leading IT publications.
Return to news index >>