Originally Posted by Myhre
I just had a feeling they were going they were wanting to take the 9xxxx series in a different direction. It is now and orange where as it used to be an apple. So I don't really consider it a step backwards. It's a completely different class now.
It's not too surprising, given the number of reviews against the 9100 for battery power and how it was marketed as a multi-media machine. They needed a multi-media laptop more than they needed both 9100 and XPS machines.