January 2013 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2013. 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 2013

Below are the 89 Notebook/Laptop articles for January of 2013

MSI Mobile Workstations with NVIDIA Quadro K2000M Graphics Now Available

Today MSI Announced new Mobile Workstations equipped with NVIDIA Quadro K200M graphics processors. The new workstation offers strong performance intended for professionals and builds off of the GT60 gaming MSI[...]

HP ENVY x2 Review

Part tablet and part notebook, the new ENVY x2 is HP's most impressive Windows 8 hybrid PC to date, but is it worth $850? Read our full review to find[...]

HTC Droid DNA Review: Once and Future King?

The Droid DNA is HTC's most feature-rich smartphone ever, boasting a mind boggling 5-inch, 1920 x 1080 screen, along with a quad-core processor and very reasonable price tag. Can it[...]

Samsung to Reveal Enhanced Series 7 Chronos and New Ultrabooks at CES 2013

Samsung has announced a few new additions to its Series 7 lineup. Both the enhanced Series 7 Chronos and Series 7 Ultra have been revealed are set to be shown[...]

Lexmark Acquires Acuo Technologies

Lexmark is growing once again with the announcement of the purchase of Acuo Technologies, LLC, a high performance software and services company this morning.

Gorilla Glass

A Glass Act: Larger-Screen Devices Present a Need for More Damage Protection If you are presently using a smartphone that is a year or two old, you may have noticed[...]

2012 Game of the Year

While 2012 may not have been the juggernaut that 2011 was; it was still a great year for gaming with a cornucopia of titles worth remembering. Here are some of[...]

Lenovo Unveils New Windows 8 Touch Laptops

Lenovo announced its new lineup of consumer and business Windows 8 touch-optimized devices before the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show.

CES 2013: Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Brings Multitouch Gaming to the Masses

With Microsoft backing off the PixelSense (n?e Surface), Lenovo's stepping in to fill the gap with this ridiculous (ly awesome) new multitouch table, the 27-inch Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon.

CES 2013: Lenovo Erazer X700 Gives Alienware a Run for its Money

CES has even started yet, and already we've got a brand new gaming bad-ass from Lenovo. The Erazer X700 is the company's first gaming-centric brand offering, and if our brief[...]

Canon Reveals Pixma Office AIOs at CES 2013

Canon introduced four Pixma Wireless Office All-in-Ones in the flurry of pre-2013 CES product announcements this morning. Find out what all the buzz is about now!

Speedy Canon imageCLASS Printers Arrive at CES

Canon also unveiled two new imageCLASS single function laser printers in addition to the four Pixma Wireless Office All-in-Ones announced this morning in Las Vegas!

Lenovo Intros ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S

Lenovo's all new ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S offer consumers and businesses two impressive hybrid tablet/laptops with Intel processors and Windows 8.

ASUS Reveals New Laptops and Tablets at CES

Today, at CES ASUS shows its ability to blur the lines between tablet and notebook with a collection of new convertible notebooks, laptops, and tablets. Among the highlights are a[...]

CES 2013: G-Technology Upgrades G-DRIVE mini, G-RAID mini with High-Capacity Drives from HGST

G-Technology took the opportunity here at CES to announce that they've upgraded their G-DRIVE mini and G-RAID mini storage solutions with new, high-capacity drives from HGST (now owned by Western[...]

CES 2013: CES Unveils Innovation Honorees

Get a behind the scenes look at CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS: The Official Press Event of the International CES 2013 held at Mandalay Bay!

Canon Expands Scan-tini Product Line

Along with the new printer introductions, Canon announced the addition of the imageFormula P-208 Scan-tini personal scanner.

CES 2013: D-Link Outs Cloud Cameras, Cloud Routers with 802.11ac

D-Link's new Cloud Cameras and Cloud Routers take advantage of both buzzwords and the latest in wireless streaming technology to let you spy on your home from anywhere - at[...]

Mad Catz Announces New Range of Mobile Gaming Products

Today, Mad Catz announced its new range of gaming products. The new line offers new wireless mouses, controllers, and headsets all equipped with Bluetooth Smart technology.

3D Systems Introduces CubeX at CES 2013

3D Systems continues to expand with the introduction of the CubeX, offering triple color printing and the largest print volume in its class, earlier this morning.

CES 2013: NVIDIA Shield Lets You Take Your Gaming Desktop on the Go

PC gaming is dead, right? Not according to NVIDIA and CES.

CES 2013: Valve to Unveil New Steambox Desktop with Xi3

We just got the news that Valve (and Xi3) will be showing off a new Steam hardware box at CES this year, paving the way for a Steam PC in[...]

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC Hands On Video

We got to spend some quality time with Lenovo's IdeaCentre Horizon tablet PC, and we came away impressed. Given the price and feature set, Lenovo might have a winner.

Nvidia SHIELD Promises PC Gaming In Your Hands

Just before CES 2013, Nvidia announced Project SHIELD, an Android device designed specifically for gaming.

AMD Showcases Processor Roadmap for 2013

AMD officially took the wraps off its mobile processor roadmap for this year at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.

IOGEAR Introduces Wireless Streaming Matrix at CES

IOGEAR introduced its 5x2 HD Matrix today at CES. The device is the first streaming matrix capable of sending full uncompressed HD 1080p content to two displays and is expected[...]

IOGEAR Reveals Two New PC-to-TV Products

IOGEAR revealed two new PC-to-TV products today at CES. The new WiDi to HDTV product allows users to connect their smartphones and tablets to an HDTV; while the 4th generation[...]

Mobile Edge Released New Ultrabook and Tablet Cases

Mobile Edge has revealed two new Ultrabook and Tablet Cases. As part of the Mobile Edge Slimline each case is made specifically for these slim form factor devices and both[...]

CES 2013: ViewSonic Intros New Windows 8 Multitouch Monitors

In recent years, ViewSonic has been trying to lift itself out of the reputation for cheap flat panel monitors it once earned; these exciting new displays might be just the[...]

Hands on Video with Xi3 Piston, a Valve Steam Box

This Valve-endorsed PC is designed to run Steam games on your HDTV. Optimized for Big Picture mode, this tiny Titan may change PC gaming forever.

Fujitsu Introduces SnapScan iX500 at CES 2013

The new Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 desktop scanner is the most advanced addition to its ScanSnap product line of image scanners with faster scan speeds and built-in wireless.

Dell Introduces New Inspiron Notebooks at CES

The new line of Inspiron notebooks offer enhanced performance and stronger batter life in an even smaller package for greater portability.

Super-Size: Rising Demand for Screen Flexibility in Mobile a Plus and a Problem

Larger screen handheld devices and light and highly-mobile ultrabooks are all the rage, although the increased vulnerability to bumps, bruises and more extensive damage is pushing users to look for[...]

Turtle Beach Announces New Wireless and Wired Headsets

Turtle Beach offers new headsets with strong portability designed to work across consoles, PC, and mobile devices.

Digital Experience 2013: Tailgates and Lines

Despite the long lines, Digital Experience Technology Tailgate was great fun with tons of exhibitors, food, drinks and football! Check out all Pepcom had to offer now!

MakerBot Reveals Replicator 2X 3D Printer

A day after 3D Systems introduced the Cube X 3D printer, MakerBot held their own little press conference to announce the new Replicator 2X 3D printer.

CES 2013: AOL Intros Alto, For Organizing AOL & Non-AOL eMails

To help people deal with email clutter, AOL has intro'd Alto, a cloud-based email product for organizing messages in AOL, Gmail, Yahoo! and other email accounts.

Panasonic Expands Rugged ToughPad Line

Panasonic announced the enterprise-grade Toughpad FZ-G1, a 10-inch tablet featuring Windows 8 Pro, and the Toughpad JT-B1, a 7-inch Android-powered unit at CES 2013.

Hands on Video with Giada’s $100 ARM PC, Nettops, and HTPC

A $100 PC? You betcha, and this thing is running Android.

CES 2013 Video Reports: Tech Innovations Take Centerstage

CES 2013 Video Reports: Tech Innovation Takes Centerstage in Las Vegas brightcove.createExperiences(); Forget about New Year’s resolutions and recalling old acquaintances, if it’s January it’s time for the annual Consumer[...]

Tobii Eye Tracking Tech is the Future (video)

At CES, Swedish company Tobii showed off some seriously amazing new eye tracking technology. We live in the future!

OKI Data Demos New Products at NRF Convention

Expect to see OKI Data Americas showcase a range of print solutions for retailers at the upcoming National Retail Federation 102nd Annual Convention and Expo.

Kingston Shows World’s First 1TB Flash Drive: Video

We went hands on with Kingston's newest innovation, a 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive!

Luminae: The Keyboard of the Future (video)

There's a new keyboard king in town: known as the Luminae Keyboard+, this gadget uses touchscreen tech to become the most versatile input device you've ever seen.

CES 2013: Polaroid Adds Retail to Portfolio

Polaroid unveiled Fotobar, a retail store that helps customers turn their favorite images from their Android and iOS devices, digital cameras, etc. into "museum quality art."

Samsung AIO (All-In-One)

Microsoft Releases Critical Internet Explorer Patch

Microsoft has announced its release of a critical patch for Internet Explorer. The patch is in response to a new vulnerability found on Internet Explorer versions 6 through 8. The[...]

CES 2013: Canon Speeds Up for Business

Check out our behind the scenes tour of Canon's new product line at CES 2013. We've got images of the new imageCLASS LBP6780dn and video of the new Pixma MX922!

Google Releases Beta Version 25 of its Chrome Browser

Google released a new beta version of its Chrome web browser for the desktop and Android OS. The new update offers a slew of new developer features including Web Speech[...]

Panasonic Adds Support for EMC Cloud Toolkit

Panasonic's current line of document scanners are now compatible with EMC's Captiva Cloud Toolkit enabling direct access to web-based applications.

Aleratec Introduces 1:1 HDD Copy Dock USB 3.0

Today Aleratec introduced its new 1:1 HDD Copy Dock USB 3.0. The device serves as a HDD copier and a dual hard drive dock, and is available for purchase starting[...]

OKI Announces New Transfer Media for Specialty Printing Market

OKI Data Americas introduced a new and broad range of transfer media designed for their specialty printing customers using the OKI pro920WT and the OKI 711WT.

Dell in Talks to Go Private

Talks of going private has caused Dell's stock has jumped significantly. Analysts agree that the deal is possible, but difficult. The transaction would mark the largest private equity deal since[...]

No New Windows 8 Apps at CES?

New Windows 8/RT apps were rarities at CES 2013, for multiple reasons. Analysts expect a lot more apps later this year, but the jury is still out on app quality.

Lenovo Releases ThinkPad X131e Chromebook

Lenovo today announced the ThinkPad X131e Chromebook for schools looking to deploy affordable, easy-to-manage PCs for class work.

CES 2013: What’s Hot for the New Year

CES 2013 is officially in the books but the exciting part still lies ahead; all the new, innovative products finally hitting consumers' hands!

Matrox DualHead2Go Digital SE Review

The Matrox DualHead2Go Digital SE is a solid adapter for users looking to add multiple displays. The strong performance and additional features are perfect for users looking to maximize their[...]

Mushkin Debuts 960GB SSD Drive for Business and Consumer Power Users

It's slightly higher priced per gigabyte than most SSDs but it's also a lot bigger. Do you need all that capacity?

Windows 8: 60 Million Units Shipped So Far

Microsoft says Windows 8 sales are on track with Windows 7, but that's not the whole story.

Nokia Unveils 3D Print Kit for Lumia 820

Nokia is jumping on the technology industry's 3D printing craze bandwagon becoming the first major phone company to make available a 3D-printing development kit (3DK) for its Lumia 820 phone.

Can Oracle Remain Java’s Steward?

Oracle is a giant in the software world and invaluable to businesses, but its track record with Java is getting worse by the day.

HP Laserjet Pro 400 M425dn – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Need a multifunction monochrome laser printer with plenty of web apps and mobile print options? Check out PrinterComparison's deal of the week to learn more about the HP Laserjet Pro[...]

A Day in the Life of a Big Screen Mobile Device

Mobile devices - especially those with larger screens - are extremely vulnerable to the bumps, bruises and everyday 'accidents' of life. The best you can do is take some preventative[...]

Now We’ve Got 4K TV, But What Will We Watch?

So you've bought a super hi-def 4K TV, but what're you going to watch? Upscaled 1080p content will only keep you satisfied for so long.

Western Digital Acquires Arkeia Software Expanding SMB Portfolio

Western Digital announced the acquisition of Arkeia Software. The merger will provide WD with new technologies and solutions aimed at small-and-medium business owners. Including the software companies latest Arkeia Network[...]

Google Nexus 4 Review: Good Smartphone, Great Price

The Google Nexus 4 is the flagship model for Android 4.2. It's made by LG and has surprisingly high-end features, given its price.

Foremay Breaks the 2TB SSD Barrier, Your Bank Account

The drive is meant for military, space and industrial use cases (maybe the hardest of hardcore gamers) and will undoubtedly cost a lot more than your average Samsung or OCZ[...]

TuneUp Utilities 2013 Review

TuneUp Utilities 2013 is touted as your "ultimate PC cleaner, optimizer and troubleshooter." How well does it really work? Read the full review.

Panasonic Enters Personal Document Scanner Market

Panasonic introduced two new personal document scanners for small and medium-size businesses in a attempt to expand its footprint as a provider of document management and imaging solutions.

Samsung ATIV Odyssey

This is a mid-range smartphone available exclusively from Verizon. The specs include a modest 4-inch 800 x 480 (WVGA) display. It runs Windows Phone 8 on a 1.5GHz dual-core processor,[...]

Best Touch Ultrabook: ASUS S400CA vs. Sony VAIO T

We recently reviewed two Windows 8 touch-enabled Ultrabooks retailing under $700; see which one we like best.

HP LaserJet Pro 400 M425dn Review: Connected MFP

Check out our full review of the HP LaserJet Pro 400 M425dn multifunction laser printer featuring web-connected apps, a large monthly duty cycle and quick print speeds!

AVADirect First to Offer Clevo P570WM Gaming Notebook

AVADirect is the first to offer the Clevo P570WM gaming notebook. The machine is a powerful gaming notebook geared at replacing a desktop. It's available for customization and purchase from[...]

Intel’s “Haswell” is Coming – Here’s why You Should Care

Every two years, Intel introduces a whole new architecture. Can they reinvent the x86...again?

Getting Tough: Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Device

It's not enough to cross your fingers and hope that no harm ever comes to your touchscreen device. Here are a few helpful ideas to protect your tech.

Genius Releases New Pen Mouse

Just when you thought digital pens were just for tablets and hybrid notebooks, Genius has updated its Pen Mouse for PC users looking for that pen experience.

Samsung ML-5512nd Review: First Look

Get a hands-on look at the Samsung ML-5512nd single function monochrome laser printer targeted at businesses looking to increase their productivity.

Epson Expression Photo XP-850 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a new printer for your home? Consider the Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Pinnacle Studio 16 Review

Pinnacle Studio 16 is an amazingly capable PC video editing and DVD authoring program from Corel, suitable for novices and pros alike. Read the full review.

Apple Preps Smaller Apple TV with New CPU

Apple is prepping to release a new, smaller AppleTV. Will the HDTV finally get iOS apps? Siri?

Microsoft Antivirus Fights Back!

As a popular AV tester yanks certification for Security Essentials, MS fights back.


Sorry for the all-caps announcement, but it's something important to consider: after tomorrow, Microsoft is raising the cost of upgrading to Windows 8 - and it's going up by a[...]

Lexmark Reports Q4 2012 Growth

Lexmark International Inc. reported higher than expected revenue for Q4 2012 and credits the continued growth of its Perceptive Software and managed print services revenue.

Samsung Adds Dual-Scan Tech to New A4 MFP Line

Samsung introduced a new line of A4 color multifunction laser printers featuring dual-scan technology designed to scan both sides simultaneously earlier this morning.

Canon Pixma MX922 Review: First Look

Take a sneak peek with us at the new Canon Pixma MX922 Wireless Office All-in-One inkjet printer before it hits stores and see what all the buzz is about!

MSI GX60 Review

The MSI GX60 is a 15.6-inch gaming notebook loaded with an AMD processor and Radeon HD 7970M graphics. Is this the best bargain for a gaming rig at a retail[...]

Dell Looks to Go Private – Maybe with Help from Microsoft

Dell's reached a point where it's clearly having trouble competing - and going private might be the solution. When you don't have a group of shareholders watching your every move,[...]

Where Are All the Windows 8 Apps?

CES has come and gone - and Microsoft's absence from the show was felt. Still, you might have expected the company to make a push and show off some great[...]