January 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2011. 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 2011

Below are the 104 Notebook/Laptop articles for January of 2011

Dell Ships Super-Adjustable, Multi-touch IPS Display

Until now, multi-touch displays have typically been limited to the more affordable TN-based panels which sacrifice image quality to keep costs down. Dell is looking to change all of that[...]

Lenovo Intros ThinkPad X120e Ultraportable

Lenovo has announced its latest ultraportable notebook, the 11.6-inch ThinkPad X120e weighing three pounds and starting at $400.

New Intel “Sandy Bridge” Mobile Processors Now Official

Intel has officially announced its second-generation of Core-series processors, otherwise known as "Sandy Bridge".

Iomega Personal Cloud and Media Network Hard Drive

Today Iomega announced their new Personal Cloud technology, a technology that will take your Iomega NAS (Network Attached Storage device) in order to backup, protect, and give others access to[...]

CES 2011: Printer News Headquarters

It's time for the biggest show of the year for consumer technology, CES 2011, held in Las Vegas. PrinterComparison will be there bringing back all the printer news you[...]

Top ten printers for December 2010

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for December 2010.

Lenovo Announces IdeaPad U1 and LePad Hybrid Notebook

Today Lenovo unveiled their first slate and hybrid notebook, the new IdeaPad U1 and LePad hybrid, a multi-touch Android slate running on LeOS that can also connect to the U1[...]

Canon unveils five new SOHO inkjets

Canon unveiled five new Pixma printers designed with the small office, home office market in mind this morning, one day before CES 2011 officially opens its doors.

Lenovo Announces New IdeaPad Multimedia Notebooks

CES 2011 - Lenovo today launched several new series of IdeaPad consumer multimedia notebooks, encompassing everything from high performance to value-oriented.

Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 Review

The Lenovo Z-series IdeaPad is a budget-friendly multimedia notebook. The Z-series comes in two sizes including a 13.6 and 15.6-inch model, both of which offer unique styling and configurations. We[...]

CES 2011 Pre-Show: AMD-based notebooks, Toshiba 3D and more

Even before the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show gets started in Las Vegas some of the biggest names in the notebook industry are showing off their latest toys. Keep reading to[...]

Kodak shows off ESP C310 AIO

Kodak announced the release of the Kodak ESP C310 All-in-One inkjet printer, an Eco-Design and Sustainability honoree at CES 2011.

NVIDIA Unveils New Line of GPUs

NVIDIA has just announced their newest line of mobile graphics processing units (GPUs) for notebooks during a much-anticipated unveiling event today at CES in Las Vegas: the performance GeForce 500M[...]

Intel Sandy Bridge at CES 2011

The new Intel Sandy Bridge platform launch represents a huge step forward for Intel. The latest processor lineup substantially increases the performance, lowers power consumption, adds new security, enhances integrated[...]

Epson introduces “world’s fastest” SMB inkjets

Epson introduced the WorkForce 840 and the WorkForce 60, "world's fastest automatic double-sided printing solutions," today in Vegas, one day before CES 2011 kicks off.

Sony Unveils New VAIO Notebooks

Sony today announced three new VAIO notebooks during a pre-show event at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show. The VAIO F-seies 3D notebook, VAIO S-series, and VAIO YB-series notebooks offer the[...]

CES 2011: MSI Throws Behind Sandy Bridge

At the MSI press conference this week in Las Vegas, MSI showed off that when it comes to keeping up with new technology, they're no slouch. In this case,[...]

Samsung reveals MobilePrint app for Android

Samsung announced they will be releasing the Samsung MobilePrint app, a wireless print application for Android and iOS mobile devices earlier today at their press conference in Las Vegas. [...]

Apple Mac App Store to Launch in Four Hours

January 6th is finally here, and with it brings the first day of CES as well as the arrival of the Mac App Store. The new app store is at[...]

CES 2011: Hands-on with the Xi3 Ultra-small Modular Desktop (video)

When Xi3 first came out from their stealth operating mode, the tech industry largely didn't understand what to do with them. A small company, the 40-member staff is passionate[...]

Western Digital Showcases New Scorpio Black Drives

Western Digital updated its popular Scorpio Black line of notebook hard drives with faster performance and a new maximum storage capacity of 750 GB.

CES 2011 Pre-show Roundup

Electronics companies were out in force the night before CES 2011 officially opens its doors. We stopped in to visit with a number of these early birds to get the[...]

Memjet announces Home & Office OEM partners

Memjet Technologies announced this morning that it has partnered with three original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to use its high speed printhead technology in several new home and office products in[...]

CES 2011: Digital Experience Live from Area 51

Pepcom hosted the annual Digital Experience Show on CES 2011 eve with a bevy of exhibitors showing off their new products and handing out free goodies to all who ventured[...]

CES 2011: HP Pavilion dm1

HP is saying "goodbye" to last year's Pavilion dm1z and "hello" to the completely redesigned HP Pavilion dm1. The new dm1 is HP's first notebook featuring AMD's new Fusion processor[...]

Encryption and Online Backup Now With All SanDisk USB Drives

SanDisk makes a breakthrough in the USB flash storage market at CES by introducing built-in password-protected encryption software known as SecureAccess and a free online backup service for all new[...]

Polaroid introduces Gaga’s Grey Label

Polaroid, with the help of Lady Gaga, introduced their new Grey Label from the Haus of Gaga at CES 2011.

Toshiba Updates Satellite Notebooks with Intel Sandy Bridge

We got a chance to take a look at the new line of Toshiba notebooks updated at this year's CES. Most of the Toshiba Satellite lineup will be making use[...]

Razer Switchblade: The Future of PC Gaming?

Fresh from its debut at CES 2011, the Razer Switchblade is turning heads and making people rethink what "PC gaming" means. This Intel Atom-powered handheld mini notebook promises to deliver[...]

Kodak at CES 2011

Kodak was up to its usual antics at CES 2011 with an interactive demonstration of their new 3D print software, a huge visual display and the K-Zone stage.

CES 2011: Hands-on with the $400 HP DreamScreen 400

HP's new DreamScreen 400 is one of the best-designed touch desktops to come along in a while. Running a custom Linux distribution, the DreamScreen 400 has a UI designed from[...]

Software and Accessories You Might Have Missed at CES

Whether you're looking for a good keyboard for the iPad or a new Wi-Fi router, here are a few products that you might have missed at CES 2011.

CES 2011: Dell Upgrades Gaming to Sandy Bridge with the Alienware Aurora

At CES this week, Dell unveiled the revamped Alienware Aurora desktops, offering users the chance to buy into the Alienware brand and snag some Sandy Bridge love. As of[...]

Acer Unveils New Notebooks at CES

Acer launched its new Aspire 5253, Aspire 4253 and Aspire One 522 notebooks and netbooks priced at less than $500 and equipped with the latest AMD Fusion processors.

Plextor Showcases SSDs at CES

The Plextor team shared a performance demo of PX-M2S Solid State Drive during the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show.

CES 2011: XPS is back! Dell Unveils the XPS 8300 Desktop

When Dell brought the XPS brand back recently with the new XPS 14, 15 and 17-inch laptops, a small wrong was righted; Dell mentioned that users had been clamoring for[...]

New Dell XPS 17 3D Laptop and Alienware M17x Take Center Stage

As the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show gets ready to close its doors, we take a closer look at the new Dell XPS 17 3D notebook and the latest refresh to[...]

Canon at CES 2011

Not to be outdone, Canon U.S.A. has its best and brightest products out on the show floor accompanied by Cirque du Soleil dancers amid a bright and colorful landscape in[...]

Samsung at CES 2011

Samsung held a major presence at CES 2011 with one of the largest booths at the show and a flurry of product announcements over the past month culminating the Wednesday[...]

CES 2011: Logitech Flatly Denies Rumors of Quitting Google TV

It's been rumored all over the Internet that Logitech has suspended Google TV production. The rumors, repeated by well-known blogs - and then some - stated that Logitech was halting[...]

CES 2011: Lenovo Rolls Out Capacitive Multi-touch All-in-one Plus Three Others (video)

Lenovo likes all-in-ones. At least, that's where they see the most desktop potential in the short-term. At CES this year, the Chinese computer giant showed off four new models,[...]

CES 2011: Lenovo Launches Impressive First 3D Display with 3D Webcam

At CES this year, Lenovo launched their first 3D display, the innovative L2363d. Aiming to solve the ergonomic problems most touch displays engender, the L2363d can fold back on[...]

Skooba Weekend Warrior Bag Review

The Skooba Techlife "Weekend Warrior" duffel bag ($124.95) promises to carry a weekend's worth of clothes and travel accessories along with up to a 17-inch notebook. Is this the ideal[...]

CES 2011: Wrapping up in Vegas

Take a look back at all of the print products unveiled at CES 2011 with the PrinterComparison staff, and get excited for when the new, innovative products finally hit consumers'[...]

Intel to Pay NVIDIA $1.5 Billion

Today NVIDIA announced that Intel has agreed to pay big green in the sum of $1.5 billion in order to facilitate the cross-licensing of several patents. The big news? New[...]

CES Round-Up: Dolby Audio Software Will Be in Acer Aspire Notebooks

Dolby Laboratories unleashed its fourth version of the Dolby Home Theater audio enhancing suite and Dolby Advanced Audio v2, as a part of its PC Entertainment Experience line up during[...]

Google Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Review

The Google Cr-48 is a prototype notebook currently being tested in Google's pilot program for the Chrome operating system. Google hopes consumers and businesses will abandon traditional notebooks in favor[...]

Entourage Pocket eDGe

The Pocket eDGe is a mini Android-based tablet computer with two screens, one 6-inch eInk eBook screen and one 7-inch color LCD resistive touchscreen. Both screens are Wacom Penabled.

Canon Pixma MG8120 – Our printer deal of the week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!

CES 2011: Sonomax Sculpted Eers Headphones Review

CES is often touted as the place to find the latest and greatest tech, whether it's computers, cell phones, TVs or...headphones. Headphones? Headphones. In fact, after experiencing Sonomax/Soundcage's new "sculpted[...]

Ricoh unveils Aficio MP Digital Imaging Systems

Ricoh Americas Corporation introduced two new Aficio MP Color Digital Imaging Systems targeted at smaller workgroups and businesses today.

KFA2 Introduces Wireless GeForce GTX460

Today, KFA2 announced the creation of the most unusual GTX460 variant we've seen to date. Designed with AMIMONS's WHDI technology integrated into the card, this GTX460 has a whopping[...]

Konica Minolta wins Buyer Laboratory awards

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., started off the New Year by winning five awards from Buyers Laboratory Inc., for its bizhub color and monochrome multifunction products (MFPs).

HP Pavilion dm1z Review

The new HP Pavilion dm1 (also called the Pavilion dm1z) is an 11-inch notebook that uses the latest AMD Fusion technology to combine a fast dual-core processor and powerful graphics[...]

HP Pavilion dm1z

The HP Pavilion dm1z is a refresh (2nd generation) of the original Pavilion dm1z-series. This time the 11.6″ ultraportable notebook is equipped with AMD Fusion technology, specifically the AMD Dual-Core Processor[...]

OKI B730n first look

Take a moment to check out our hands-on video first look of the OKI B730n single function monochrome LED printer, featuring print speeds up to 52 ppm!

HP Radiance Display Now Available on Envy 14

HP has brought back the high-resolution "Radiance" display to its 14.5-inch ENVY 14 notebook; it features a 1600x900 resolution and better brightness/contrast.

Dell 1250c review

Read our review of the Dell 1250c, the "world's smallest color A4/Letter laser class printer" in its class, offering print speeds up to 12 ppm in black and 10 ppm[...]

Dell 1250c

The Dell 1250c has been labeled as the “world’s smallest color A4/Letter laser class printer” in its class. But beyond an ultra compact footprint, the Dell 1250c also offers print[...]

Epson Artisan 725

The Epson Artisan 725 is a 4-in-1 inkjet with print, scan, copy and photo capabilities. The Artisan 725 comes in two designs and features print speeds up to 9.5 ppm[...]

CES 2011: ioSafe Intros Indestructible HDD and SSD Storage Drives

At CES 2011, ioSafe rolled out a line-up of "indestructible" Rugged Portable hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid disk drives (SSDs), tested as capable of surviving a witch's brew of[...]

Getac V100

The Getac V100 is a rugged Windows 7 convertible tablet with a Intel Core i7 processor and 10.4-inch screen.

Epson Stylus Photo R3000 unveiled

Epson introduced their latest single function photo printer, the Stylus Photo R3000, geared towards pro photographers and fine artists early this morning.

Defective Nvidia GPU Settlement Reached, Starting Claims

Nvidia shipped a large number of defective graphics cards in 2008; affected notebook owners can now file claims thanks to a class-action lawsuit until March 14.

Dell XPS 15 Review

The new Dell XPS 15 is a completely redesigned multimedia notebook with a 15-inch display. Sporting a JBL sound-system with subwoofer, NVIDIA dedicated graphics, and an Intel Core i5 processor,[...]

Marvell Rolls Out HyperDuo for Mixing HDDs and SSDs at CES

At CES, Marvell unveiled HyperDuo, a new storage controller technology - set for inclusion in PC motherboards - which is meant to let consumers mix and match hard disk drives[...]

CES 2010: MSI Demos Butterfly PC for Escaping Touchscreen Arm Fatigue

At CES 2011, MSI showed off the Butterfly all-in-one (AIO), a concept PC that might have been designed in reaction to criticisms from Apple CEO Steve Jobs and scientific researchers[...]

Brother introduces three Pro Series AIOs

Brother announced the addition of three printers to its Professional Series that allow customers to print, copy, scan and fax on media up to 11 x 17 inches, the first[...]

Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200rpm Hard Drive Review

Today we are going to have a look at the industry's first 750GB 7200rpm notebook hard drive: the Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS. This model has two 375GB platters inside a normal[...]

Moneual Puts a Second Display Inside Your Computer Case

CES is a busy place - so busy, that it seems as if we passed by this fantastic Moneual case without even noticing. The dual-screened PC case, using the appropriate[...]

Epson WorkForce 840 first look

Get a hands-on first look at the Epson WorkForce 840, introduced at CES 2011 as the "world's fastest automatic double-sided printing solution" in its class.

Canon U.S.A. wins 10 Awards from Buyers Lab Inc.

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Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Google CEO

Eric Schmidt, Google's CEO and Chairman of the Board, posted today that he plans to step down from his role as CEO of the popular search engine giant effective April[...]

Aluratek USB 3.0 ExpressCard Review

If you're like most laptop owners, you might be interested in the latest super-fast USB 3.0 external hard drives, but don't have USB 3.0 ports on your notebook. Aluratek comes[...]

Canon Pixma MX882 First Look

Already read our Epson WorkForce 840 first look below? Then take a gander at our hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MX882 Wireless Office All-in-One printer before it hits[...]

Two new SMARTtech MFPs from Kyocera Mita

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Apple’s Next Mouse to Feature Built-in Display?

A recently published Apple patent offers a look at what might become the most magical Cupertino-designed peripheral yet - a mouse with a built-in display to show extra information to[...]

Acer Aspire One Netbook with AMD Fusion Now Available

Acer announced its Aspire One 522 netbook featuring AMD's Fusion processor technology at CES 2011; it officially now available for sale.

3M Bringing Sexy Back to Touchscreen Displays

What's one of the things that most touchscreen devices have in common? That thick, ugly bezel framing it on every side. Whether it's a capacitive touchscreen from Lenovo's[...]

Brother MFC-7000 AIO series introduced

Brother unveiled the new MFC-7000 series of monochrome laser all-in-one printers, "the first in the category" to feature both duplexing and wireless connectivity for under $300.

Legacy Apps Put Networks at Risk

A report by BeyondTrust revealed that enterprise network security is at risk because of old or rogue legacy applications still being used by many organizations in Europe, the Middle East,[...]

Trim-Slice Brings Tegra 2 to the Desktop

Why should cell phones and tablets have all the fun? Tiny PC maker CompuLab is bringing NVIDIA's super low power Tegra 2 chipset to the nettop world. Fit-PC is known[...]

Lexmark Genesis Review

Read our exciting full review of the new Lexmark Genesis featuring a unique vertical design, Flash Scan Technology and SmartSolutions!

Lexmark Genesis

The Lexmark Genesis is a 4-in-1 inkjet that features Flash Scan Technology and SmartSolutions as well as ISO print speeds up to 10.4 ppm in black and 6.1 ppm in[...]

Alienware M11x Hinge Issue Fix In Sight

Dell made a post on its company blog today telling Alienware M11x gaming notebook customers that a fix for the broken hinges issue is slated for this spring.

Amnesia Razorfish Hooks Your Cell Phone to Your (Microsoft) Surface

While Bluetooth connectivity and, with it, the ability to send and receive files and content from mobile devices, has always been a hallmark of Microsoft's dazzling Surface efforts, Amnesia Razorfish[...]

Sony VAIO EC Review

The Sony brand name is often associated with a premium price tag, but the VAIO E-series laptops are Sony's most affordable notebook PCs. The 17-inch VAIO EC, the 14-inch EA[...]

New Microline 600 Series from OkiData

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Canon Pixma MP280 First Look

Take a hands-on first look at the budget friendly Canon Pixma MP280 Photo All-in-One printer featuring a new sleek black design and Full HD Movie Print.

Ricoh Launches Next Generation Personal Paperless Document Manager

Ricoh made available the next generation of its Personal Paperless Document Manger v2 (PPDMv2), a platform that integrates seamlessly with its multi-function products (MFPs) to capture, combine, convert and share[...]

Brother HL-4570cdwt Review

Check out our full review of the Brother HL-4570cdwt and find out if Brother's latest single function color laser printer might be the perfect fit for your office!

Brother HL-4570cdw

The Brother HL-4570cdw is a single function color laser printer with print speeds up to 30 ppm, print resolution up to 2400 x 600 dpi, automatic duplexing, front side USB[...]

Brother HL-4570cdwt

The Brother HL-4570cdwt is a single function color laser printer with print speeds up to 30 ppm, print resolution up to 2400 x 600 dpi, automatic duplexing, front side USB[...]

Eyes-on with Pluribus: HP’s Amazing 3D Technology

This year at CES, HP showed off an impressive new technology at the Earth, Wind and Fire concert they organized in partnership with Monster. Code-named "Pluribus" (the Latin roughly translates[...]

HP Pavilion Elite HPE-235f

The HP Pavilion Elite HPE-235f with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) has a 6-core AMD Phenom II X6 1035T processor at 2.6GHz with a AMD 785G chipset. RAM is 8[...]

HP TouchSmart 310z

The 20″ HP TouchSmart 310z all-in-one desktop with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) has up to an AMD Athlon X4 615e quad-core processor at 2.5GHz (2MB L2 cache) and up[...]

Seagate BlackArmor 220 NAS

The 6.6-lb SATA II Seagate BlackArmor 220 NAS with two drive bays has 2, 4 and 6 TB storage capacities. It is compatible with Microsoft RALLY, Apple Bonjour, NFS, HTTP/S,[...]

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AMD Casually Shows Off Enormous Radeon HD 6990 Graphics Card

AMD held a tech event in Asia this past week to show off some of its current and upcoming CPU and GPU technologies. The biggest surprise of the show[...]

Intel Chipsets Flawed, Will Require $700 Million Fix

Intel revealed information regarding a $700 million design flaw in the Intel 6 Series Cougar Point chipset implemented in PCs with Second Generation Sandy Bridge Core processors this week; while[...]

Epson WorkForce 520 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!

Viewsonic ViewPad 7

The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 is a seven-inch Android tablet.

Clevo P150HM

Available from several different custom notebook resellers, the Clevo P150HM is a 15-inch notebook available with the latest Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA graphics cards. The notebook feautes two[...]

MALIBAL Lotus P150HM Review

If you're in the market for a 15-inch gaming laptop with the latest and greatest hardware then the MALIBAL Lotus P150HM, a fully customized version of the Clevo P150HM, might[...]