January 2007 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2007. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

Notebook/Laptop Articles for January of 2007

Below are the 69 Notebook/Laptop articles for January of 2007

Asus R2H UMPC Review

The Asus R2H is a UMPC device powered by an Intel Celeron M processor. It s fairly loaded with features, even including integrated GPS. Asus definitely aimed high[...]

Panasonic ToughBook 30

Out in the field or down in the dirt, the durable Panasonic Toughbook 30 is built to take a beating. This brawny workhorse is encased in magnesium alloy, with durability[...]

Most Popular Laptops for December 2006

Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this sites product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

Asus A8JP Notebook Review

The ASUS A8JP is a small 14 laptop with enough power and performance to put most larger laptops to shame. Especially considering the price, nothing can touch this. I[...]

News Bits: Asus Z84Jp Announced, LED Displays from HP and Apple, Asus XG Station

Asus Z84Jp 17" Laptop Coming this monthLED-based notebooks coming from Apple, HPSamsung samples 50nm NAND flash memory for 32GB solid state diskAsus to display XG audio-visual workstation for notebooks

SanDisk Announces Release of 32GB Solid State Drive

SanDisk today announced they're releasing a 32GB, 1.8-inch solid state drive (SSD) as a drop-in replacement for the standard mechanical hard disk drive. The drive will be costly, SanDisk[...]

Sony VAIO N Laptop Review

The Sony VAIO N series is a bit of a new page in the playbook for Sony. The VAIO N is a 15.4 widescreen notebook that can actually[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 1/4/2007)

Dell.com Coupon Codes for up to 20% Off Inspiron Notebooks Expiring 1/4/2007Acer Aspire 3050 AMD Notebook $499Apple MacBook MA254LL/A 13.3" Refurbished Notebook $899Latitude D620 notebook Core2 1.66GHz 14.1in WXGA XP[...]

Intel Centrino Pro Logo and Branding Revealed

It appears that Intel will be launching a Centrino Pro branding this April or May that will represent the Santa Rosa mobile platform. The Intel Centrino Pro branding seems that[...]

itoPad Notebook Cooler Review

The itoPad is a laptop cooler with a twist -- it doesn't use fans and requires no power. Its job is simply to provide a passive cooling solution for[...]

HP Pavilion tx1000z

The HP Pavilion tx1000 is a Tablet PC notebook convertible. HP refers to it as an entertainment notebook, and the system includes media control buttons, dual headphone jacks, a touch[...]

CES 2007: Toshiba Portege R400 Announced

Announced at CES 2007 today, the Toshiba Portege R400 is a light-weight convertible notebook Tablet PC that offers two very innovative features. The R400 has a wireless docking solution and[...]

CES 2007: Vista SideShow in HP, Fujitsu, LG and Asus Notebooks

At CES 2007 Windows Vista is being trumpeted everwhere. Part of the new Vista features related to notebooks and Tablet PCs is a technology called SideShow that allows for[...]

CES 2007: Sony VAIO SZ, VAIO C and VAIO N Updates

Sony had on display at CES 2007 a couple of updates to existing lines of notebooks. The VAIO SZ series has now got a n SZ4 line and the VAIO[...]

CES 2007: HP Pavilion tx1000 Notebook to Tablet PC Convertible

HP released the Pavilion tx1000 Windows Vista notebook at CES 2007 and it's sure turning some heads. With a stylish finish, touch screen display, AMD Turion dual core processor[...]

News Bits: Mac Tablet at MacWorld, Acer does HD-DVD and Blu-Ray, Toshiba Qosmio gets HD-DVD Burner

Mac Tablet to be unveiled at MacworldToshiba Qosmio G35 gets HD-DVD Burner AddedCES 2007: Acer offers notebooks with next-gen HD DVD, Blu-ray formatsCostco return policy on tech products unchanged

CES 2007: One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Laptop Hands On

While at CES 2007 a company named Marvell that's involved with the wireless aspects of the One Laptop per Child project (OLPC) was showing off the little green machine at[...]

Toshiba Portege R400

The Toshiba Portege R400 is a notebook Tablet PC convertible machine that has a low voltage Core Duo processor. It runs Windows Vista business and has a unique heads up[...]

Toshiba Portege R400 Hands On Review (Video)

One of the two major notebook/Tablet PC announcements at CES was the Toshiba Portege R400. We were able to log a few minutes with the machine to develop an initial[...]

Compaq Presario v6000z Review

The Compaq v6000z laptop is a 15.4" screen mainstream notebook that allows you to select between AMD Sempron or Turion processors. You can get the Presario v6000z for as[...]

Acer Aspire 5610

The Acer Aspire 5610 is a 15.4″ widescreen Core Duo notebook with integrated graphics.

CES 2007: MSI Notebooks with Crystals and New ATI X2600 Graphics Card

While at CES 2007 we were able to check out the MSI booth in the Sands Convention Center on the Las Vegas strip. We found some rather bling looking crystal[...]

Logitech VX Revolution Mouse Review

The Logitech VX Revolution is the notebook mouse that will answer your prayers. Using Logitech's new MicroGear Precision Scroll Wheel, you can scroll at unbelievable speeds for up[...]

News Bits: Dell Promotes Environment, Targus ExpressCard Docking Station, Buy an OLPC Laptop

CES 2007: Dell promotes planting trees to help the environmentCES 2007: Targus announces new ExpressCard Universal Notebook docking stationOLPC $100 laptop could go publicDell to auction custom painted WoW XPS[...]

Sony VAIO SZ Vs. Apple MacBook Comparison Review

This review is inspired by those cute "I'm a Mac... I'm a PC" commercials, and while it may be less humorous, it will hopefully be a bit more informative as[...]

Razer Copperhead Gaming Mouse Review

Razer is a pretty well known, and rapidly growing company, dedicated to creating peripherals designed for the most hardcore of gamers, and the people who just like their products to[...]

Razer eXactMat Performance Mouse Pad Review

While mousepads became a commodity ages ago, and many don't even bother with them these days, if you're a gamer or designer that needs precise control with a mouse the[...]

HP Compaq nw9440 Review

The HP Compaq nw9440 is a 17" screen business laptop featuring a full size keyboard and numeric pad. It also offers a top end Core 2 Duo processor and[...]

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News Bits: Asus Lambo VX2 Announced, MacBook 802.11n Capability for $5, MSI PR200

Asus unveils Lamborghini VX2 notebooksYour Core 2 Duo MacBook has 802.11n -- if you pay Apple $5 to enable itMSI PR200 ultraportable with Intel 965 chipset introducedNew 2.6lb Fujitsu Loox[...]

Dell Latitude ATG D620 Semi-Rugged Notebook Review

Dell last year released the 14" screen Latitude D620 business notebook. While the D620 was well built with a magnesium frame, it wasn't tough enough to be called a semi-rugged[...]

Dell Latitude ATG D620

The Dell Latitude ATG D620 is a semi-rugged version of the D620. It features a 500 nit brightness screen and port covers to protect from dust. The case is also[...]

Asus R1F Notebook to Tablet PC Convertible Review

The Asus R1F is a convertible notebook to Tablet PC machine that's powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor. It has a 13.3" widescreen display and comes it[...]

HP tx1000 Convertible Notebook First Impressions

This is a first impressions look at the recently announced HP tx1000 convertible notebook. We have only had this unit for a few hours, but so far it seems good[...]

News Bits: PortableONE WX Released, New Alienware SLI Notebooks, Intel Profit Drops

PortableONE launches 17-inch WX series notebook releasedAlienware prepares m9750, m5790 gaming notebooksIntel posts $9.7 billion revenue for Q4, But Earnings Drop 39%Seagate releases 2.5" 15,000RPM hard drive for servers

HP Overtakes Dell for Shipping Most PCs Worldwide for Q4 2006, Apple Grows Fastest in U.S.

Worldwide PC shipments grew by 8.7% in the fourth quarter of 2006 compared to the fourth quarter of 2005, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The big news[...]

Asus G1 Gaming Notebook Review

The Asus G1 is marketed as the 15" mobile answer for the hardcore gamer enthusiast. The G1 is a sharp looking package that meets the requirements of most of today[...]

Designing a Better Way to Use a Mouse with a Laptop — Goodbye Touchpad?

There's probably no one that will claim they'd prefer using a touchpad over a mouse for navigating a cursor on a screen. No matter how good a touchpad is,[...]

News Bits: Vista to be Available for Download, Nintendo Wii Laptop, Alienware m5790 Available

Windows Vista, Office to be available as downloadsEngadget's Ben Heckendorn builds Nintendo Wii laptopAsustek notebook shipments to increase 60% in 2007802.11n draft 1.10 approved

Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 1/19/2007)

Dell.com Coupon Codes for up to 20% Off Inspiron NotebooksHP.com $200 Off Customizable Notebooks Coupon Code $999+ (Expires 1/24)Acer Aspire 3050 Notebook $499Lenovo ThinkPad X41 ultaportable with docking station $970

Asus G2 Notebook Review

The Asus G2P is a new gaming series 17 notebook. The G2P offers an array of interesting and cool design features. The Asus G2P reviewed here comes with a[...]

Razer Diamondback Gaming Mouse Review

The Razer Diamondback is a gaming mouse with a strong sense of style. It is made by Razer, a company known for their hardcore gaming products. Their mice always feature[...]

Dell Latitude D420 with Core Duo and Windows Vista Review

The Dell Latitude D420 is the smallest notebook currently offered by Dell. It is a fusion of the discontinued Dell Latitude D410 and X1. It combines notable traits from both[...]

Asus G2

The Asus G2 is a 17-inch screen gaming notebook with a Core 2 Duo processor and ATI X1700 graphics card.

News Bits: Asus A8Jr, Apple’s $1.99 802.11n Patch, More LED Notebooks in 2008

Asus A8Jr features ATI Mobility Radeon X2300 graphicsApple to charge $1.99 for 802.11n software patch, $29 for Boot CampAsustek says LED-based notebook market to take off in 2008Compal to ship[...]

Toshiba Announces Satellite A135 Dual Hard Drive Vista Notebook

Toshiba today announced the Satellite A135 notebook that will go on sale Feb. 20. The A135 with offer dual hard drives, a Core Duo or Core 2 Duo processor[...]

Sager NP5960 20″ Screen Notebook Review

The Sager NP5960 notebook features a massive 20" LCD display. It has a dual graphics card power in the form of 2 Nvidia 7950GX cards, and an AMD Turion[...]

Intel Announces 802.11n Built-in Wireless Card for Notebooks

Intel today announced the 4965 agn wireless Mini PCIe card to provide built-in 802.11n for notebooks. The 4965agn is an upgrade to the existing 3945abg wireless card shipping with Centrino[...]

Nokia N800 Internet Tablet

Take all the powers of the Internet with you – including Skype capabilities – with the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet. Enjoy a high-resolution 4.13″ widescreen in a product that’s only[...]

Panasonic ToughBook Y5

With a 14.1″ display and integrated multi drive, the CF-Y5 will win you over. The casing is made from an extremely lightweight but robust magnesium alloy. The CF-Y5 can resist[...]

Dell XPS M1210 with Core 2 Duo Review

The Dell XPS M1210 is the smallest notebook in Dell s high-performance XPS line. With the discontinuation of the 710M, the M1210 is also the only 12.1 consumer notebook[...]

News Bits: Toshiba Vista Laptops, Acer and Asus to be first with Intel 802.11n, WiFi Booster

Toshiba readies two new Satellite notebooks for VistaAsus and Acer to ship notebooks with draft Intel 802.11n cards in JanuaryWindows Vista Service Pack 1 to arive 2H 2007Buffalo AirStation USB[...]

Logitech Premium Notebook Headset Review

Designed specifically for the needs of notebook users, the Logitech Premium Notebook Headset features a behind-the-head, adjustable design that folds flat for travel. The headset is designed for PC calling,[...]

Apple Has Released the MacBook 802.11n Update – UPDATED

Apple has released it's 802.11n update patch for the MacBook Core 2 Duo machines, and it does cost $1.99 as rumors had forecast.

T-Mobile to Offer Free WiFi at Starbucks for Windows Vista Users

T-Mobile and Microsoft are teaming up to offer free WiFi at Starbucks, Borders Books and Kinkos locations around the U.S for those with laptops running the new Windows Vista OS.[...]

Toshiba Satellite A130 / A135

The Toshiba Satelite A135 series is a 15.4-inch mainstream Core Duo or Core 2 Duo based notebook with optional dual hard drives and Windows Vista operating system.

HP tx1000 Convertible Notebook Review

If you have been searching the market for an entertainment notebook with Tablet PC features, your search may be over. Thanks to HP's tx1000 convertible notebook that starts at $1,299.[...]


The Sony VAIO G is a 12.1-inch screen ultraportable razor thin notebook that weighs in at only 2.1lbs. The VAIO G has an Intel Core Solo processor and an ample[...]

Dell to Start Selling Vista Notebooks This Weekend

Dell announced today that this weekend it will begin taking orders for Dell desktop and notebook computers pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows Vista. English, French, German, Spanish and Japanese speaking[...]

News Bits: Sony VAIO Vista Notebooks, Gaming on Vista, New Samsung 1.8″ Hard Drive

Samsung introduces 1.8" hard drive with 60GB single discSony VAIO Vista notebooks to roll out January 30thGaming on Vista has ups and downsSupport for Windows XP Home and Media Center[...]

Intel Touts 45nm Process and Power Saving Technologies Coming in 2007

Intel today announced that the first of its 45nm processor products codenamed "Penryn" are on track for debuting in the second half of 2007. Intel also unveiled the[...]

Logitech G7 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

The Logitech G7 gaming mouse sports a 2000 dpi laser and fast 2.4 GHz wireless connection. Two rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery packs eliminate the downtime inherent with rechargeable mice when[...]

HP dv6000t Laptop Review

The HP Pavilion dv6000t is a 15.4" widescreen notebook configurable with up to a Core 2 Duo processor and Nvidia Go 7400 graphics. The dv6000t is now available with[...]

Sights and Sounds from the Windows Vista Launch Event in NYC

Bill Gates and the Microsoft gang officially launched Windows Vista at an event in Times Square New York this evening. Following are some of the sights and sounds of[...]

News Bits: New Intel T2060 Pentium Dual Core, Vista Promotions, ATI Vista Drivers

Intel Pentium Dual-Core?Retailers to offer special promotions for Vista launchSuppliers increase notebook component inventory in preparation for VistaWindows Vista graphics drivers for ATI cards released

Safer, Faster Charging and Longer Lasting Notebook Battery Coming Soon?

A company called Boston Power is showing off a battery at the Demo 2007 show today in Palm Desert California that they claim can charge to 80% in 30 minutes,[...]

Using the MacBook or ThinkPad’s Built-In Motion Sensor to Play Games Like a Nintendo Wii

With the introduction of the Nintendo Wii recently an interest in motion sensing as a human interface device with computers has been peaked. It turns out that notebooks such[...]

Asus A6 Notebook Review

The Asus A6KT is 15.4" laptop sold throughout Europe. The A6KT is touted by Asus as a mainstream portable entertainment laptop. What first struck me looking at this laptop[...]

News Bits: Intel Merom Extreme, Nvidia Preface Platform, Sony VAIO G11 in Europe

Intel rumored to be readying Merom Extreme Edition notebook CPUSony VAIO G11 12.1" Vista notebook announced in EuropeNvidia Preface platform for Windows SideShowApple to release smaller MacBook with unique optical[...]