January 2014 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2014. 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 2014

Below are the 65 Notebook/Laptop articles for January of 2014

New High Density Memory Chips From Samsung Mean More RAM For Your Notebook

Samsung's new 8Gb memory modules mean your next smartphone might get 4GB of RAM...and your next notebook might get much, much more.

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 features a 14.1″ Matte Anti-Glare 1366×768 display, an Intel Core i5-3230M, Intel HD Graphics 4000, 4 GB RAM, and a 500 GB HD. Windows 7[...]

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite features a 13.3 inch anti-glare 1366×768 HD LED backlit display, an AMD A6-1450 APU, 4 GB RAM, a 128 GB SSD, and AMD HD 8250[...]

HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11z

The HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11z features an 11.6 inch 1366×768 LED touchscreen, an AMD A4-1250 APU, AMD Radeon 8210 graphics, 4 GB of RAM, and a 500 GB HD. Windows[...]


The MSI GT70 features a 17.3 inch 1920×1080 full HD anti-reflective display, an Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M graphics, 32 GB RAM, three 128GB SSDs and a[...]

AVADirect Clevo W230ST

The AVADirect customizable Clevo W230ST features a 13.3 inch 1920×1080 LED LCD display, Intel Core i7-4800MQ, Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M graphics, Intel Graphics HD 4000, 16 GB RAM, a 128[...]

Razer Blade

The Razer Blade features a 14-inch 1600×900 TN anti-glare display, Intel Core i7-4702HQ processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M graphics, 8 GB RAM and a 256 GB SSD. 14-inch display (1600×900[...]

Asus ZenBook UX51VZ-XB71

The Asus ZenBook UX51VZ-XB71 features a 15.6-inch 2889×1620 display, an Intel Core i7-3632QM processor, Nvidia GeForce GT650M graphics, 8 GB RAM, and dual 256 GB SSDs (RAID 0). 15.6-inch display (2880[...]

Samsung ATIV Book 6

The Samsung ATIV Book 6 features a 15.6″ 1920×1080 touchscreen, Intel Core i7-3635QM processor, AMD HD 8770M graphics, 8 GB RAM, and a 1 TB HD. Windows 8 (64-bit) 15.6″[...]

Acer Offers New Touchscreen Chromebook Line

Acer America announced today a new line of touchscreen Chromebooks along with a new hardware configuration and a new color; the Acer C720P-2600 in Moonstone White.

Dell Latitude 7440 Review: Vying for the Throne

Dell sets its sights on the enterprise market with the Latitude 7440. Can Dell oust Lenovo as the king of business? Read the full review to find out.

Massive DDOS Attacks Take Down Steam, Origin, Other Popular Game Services

At least two different Twitter accounts have claimed responsibility for taking down some of the most popular PC gaming services on the Internet.

LenovoEMC Announces High Performance Server Class Desktop the pX4-400d

Lenovo announces its new server class desktop px4-400d, boasting 25% higher data throughput performance than the previous model.

Lenovo Reveals More Convertibles and Detachable Laptops

Lenovo announced new additions to its multimode PC lines with the MIIX 2, a detachable three-mode laptop; the YOGA 2, an update to the convertible laptop with four unique modes;[...]

New ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Lightest 14-inch Ultrabook

Lenovo unveils the updated ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook and the ThinkPad 8 tablet promising to deliver a "full PC experience" in an 8-inch design.

Seagate Announces Ultrathin HDD to Power Lenovo YOGA 2 PC

Seagate will power new Lenovo YOGA 2 Multimode PC with ultrathin 5mm 500GB HDD.

Seagate Introduced BackUp Plus Slim 2TB External HDD

Seagate introduces new Backup Plus Slim, the world's thinnest 2TB external 2TB HDD.

HP Reveals the Pro x2 410 Laptop-Tablet Hybrid

HP sets its sights on business consumers with its new HP Pro x2 410 notebook/tablet hybrid.

Lenovo Refreshes its Y and Z Series Laptops and Unveils the C560 Desktop

Lenovo continues to expand its extensive CES lineup, refreshing the Y and Z series notebooks and introducing the C560 all-in-one desktop.

Better Screen, More Battery: Lenovo’s Horizon 2 Continues Table PC Push

Lenovo introduces the Horizon 2 with a sleeker, user friendly design. The new table PCs feature advanced connectivity with mobile devices that lets customers share photos, videos, and more[...]

LaCie Announces Sphere and Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Storage Drives

LaCie announced the Sphere and the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt storage drives at CES 2014 in Las, Vegas. Both storage drives were announced alongside the new LaCie AirPlay compatible Fuel[...]

AMD’s New Kaveri Processors Promise Amazing Performance Boost

AMD started talking details about the upcoming "Kaveri" line of A-series processors at CES, and Intel has a few reasons to worry.

Toshiba Unveils New 4K Ultra HD Laptops, 4th Gen KiraBook and Chromebook

Toshiba reveals its new laptop lineup at CES showing off the world's first 4K HD notebooks, a new 13.3" Chromebook and a refreshed KiraBook.

MSI Showcases Next-Gen Gaming Laptops

MSI has big plans for thin and light gaming notebooks in 2014. We took a closer look at these high-performance laptops at CES.

Valve Details Initial Steambox Hardware Partners

Valve announces its first round of Steambox consoles with prices ranging from $500 to $6,000.

HP Announces Z1 G2 All-In-One Workstation

The follow-up to 2012's Z1 Workstation offers Thunderbolt 2.0, touchscreen and enhanced graphics options.

EVGA Reveals TORQ X10 Carbon Gaming Mouse

EVGA puts precision in the palm of your hand with their 8200 DPI sensor gaming mouse

Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Laptop Hands On

You asked, we answered. We spent a little time getting to know Samsung's new ATIV Book 9 2014 - slightly heavier, slightly thicker, with better CPUs, better battery and touch.

Alienware Unveils Vindicator Laptop Bag Series

Alienware touts new weather-resistant bags for their gaming laptops

Razer Reveals LEGO-esque “Project Christine”: PC Customization With Ease

Razer's plug-and-play modular computer untangles the wires of traditional PC building.

VIDEO: CES 2014 – Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Weighing in at only 2.8 lbs, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon carries a chassis made of carbon fiber, making it the world’s lightest 14-inch ultrabook on the market. Worried that[...]

Dell Chromebook 11

The Dell Chromebook 11 runs ChromeOS and features an 11.6-inch 1366×768 display, an Intel Celeron 2955U processor, 4 GB of RAM, and a 16 GB SSD. Operating System: ChromeOS 11.6”[...]

Toshiba CB30-A3120 Chromebook

The Toshiba CB30-A3120 Chromebook has a 13.3-inch 1366×768 TruBrite Display, an Intel Celeron Processor 2955U, Intel Integrated Graphics, 2GB DDR3 RAM, and a 16 GB SSD. ChromeOS 13.3-inch 1366×768 HD TruBrite[...]

FINsix Introduces “World’s Smallest Laptop Adapter”

Boston Power Converter Company's Award-Winning Design is Small, Sleek and Light

Sony Refreshes VAIO Line, Adding 11-inch Flip Hybrid Laptop

Sony reveals its new 11-inch hybrid notebook and refreshes its VAIO line with the move to Windows 8.1 and faster WiFi.

Oculus Rift Unveils New “Crystal Cove” Prototype; Equipped with OLED Displays and Motion Tracking

"Crystal Cove" offers motion tracking, OLED displays and less nauseating VR experiences

Gigabyte AORUS X7 Debuts With Style and Power

The AORUS X7 flagship gaming laptop offers an ultra-slim form factor with powerful specs and features.

CES 2014 PC Software Roundup: McAfee Is Renamed

In a week big on Android and iOS app announcements but light on PC software news, McAfee got a new name and Mozilla's Windows 8.1 Firefox browser app got delayed.[...]

CES 2014: Will Windows/Android Hybrid PCs Really Fly?

At CES, Intel and AMD separately unveiled plans for PCs running both Windows and Android. But will consumers really buy these hybrid devices? Analysts are divided.

Fun Tech Finds of CES 2014

3D Printed Candy, Window-Washing Robots, Smart Light Bulbs and more!

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga S1

The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga S1 features a 12.5-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS touch-display, with an Intel Core i5-4200U processor, Intel HD Graphics, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. Windows[...]

HP ZBook 17

The HP Zbook 17 features a 17.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) LED Display, an Intel Core i7-4900MQ processor, 16GB of DDR3, an NVidia Quadro K610M (with 1GB DDR5) and a[...]

First Day of Steam Dev Days Offers Unofficial Glimpse into Valve’s Future Technologies

New details on SteamVR, Steam Controller prototype, and Alienware Steam Machine Unveiled

Eurocom Launches New Addition To Ultrabook Line With Multitouch Armadillo

On Thursday performance PC company Eurocom launched their newest Ultrabook, the 14-inch multitouch-capable Armadillo. At just 2 kg and 22 mm thick, it is a very portable machine, made even[...]

Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Series Review: Curvaceous Competitor

Dell offers an attractive premium aluminum design at an affordable price point with its Inspiron 14 7000 Series. Keep reading to see if this laptop delivers the goods.

HP Pushes $150 Savings If Buyers Go Back to Windows 7

New Windows 7 campaign marks the return of the start menu king.

Acer C720 Chromebook

The Acer C720 Chromebook features an 11.6″ 1366×768 pixel screen, Intel Celeron processor 2955U, 2 GB DDR3 RAM, Intel HD graphics, and runs Google’s ChromeOS. Intel Celeron processor 2955U Intel[...]

Toshiba KIRAbook

The KIRAbook features a 13.3" 2560x1440 touch display, an Intel Core i5-4200U processor, 8 GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4400 and a 256 GB SSD.

Hearthstone Enters Open Beta Phase

The free-to-play digital collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft from Blizzard Entertainment has entered its open beta phase in North America, and will be available in other regions within[...]

Doing Your Own Taxes: Six Online Software Picks

Doing your taxes online is an approach that’s now overshadowing the traditional method of using boxed, packaged tax preparation software. While tax prep is never fun, going online tends to[...]

Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Series

The Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Series has a 14″ 1920×1080 FHD Truelife LED Touch Display, an Intel 1.6GHz “Haswell” Core i5-4200U processor, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 6 GB of DDR3[...]

HP EliteBook 850

The HP EliteBook 850 has a 15.6 inch 1920×1080 anti-glare display, an Intel Core i7-4600U dual-core processor, integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400, 8 GB DDR3 RAM, and a 180 GB[...]

Dell XPS 11

The Dell XPS 11 features an 11 inch 2560×1440 UltraSharp LED touchscreen, Intel Core i5-4210Y processor, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4200, and a 128 GB SSD. 11-inch[...]

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a 14-inch 1600×900 SVA display, Intel Core i5-4200U processor, integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, and a 128 GB SSD. 14.0-inch display[...]

Dell Latitude 7440

The Dell Latitude 7440 has a 14″ 1920×1080 LED touch screen, a 1.9 GHz “Haswell” Intel Core i5-4300U processor, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and a 256GB SSD.[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad S431

The Lenovo ThinkPad S431 has a 14″ 1600×900 anti-glare display, an Intel Core i5-3337U dual-core processor, integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, 4 GB of DDR3L-1600 RAM, integrated fingerprint reader, 24[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T440S

The Lenovo ThinkPad T440S features a 14″ touch screen, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, and a 256GB SSD. Windows 8 (64-bit) 14″ (1920[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro features a convertible laptop-to-tablet design, a 13.3″ 3200×1800 touch screen, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 4200U processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and a 128GB SSD.[...]

Eurocom Clevo W560SR

The Eurocom ‘Electra’ Clevo W560SR features a 15.6 inch 1920×1080 IPS anti-glare display, an Intel Core i7-4700MQ quad-core processor, Nvidia GeForce GT 750M graphics card, 16GB DDR3 RAM, and a[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14

The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 features a 14″ 1366 x 768 LED display, Intel Core i5-4200U processor, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 8 GB RAM, and a 128 GB SSD. Windows 8 (64-bit) 14″[...]

Microsoft Changes SkyDrive’s Name To OneDrive

On Monday, Microsoft announced that it will be changing the name of its SkyDrive content storage and sharing service to “OneDrive” following a copyright dispute over the SkyDrive name. According[...]

How it Works: Making Sense of Computer Technology

Buying a computer can be challenging. We'll help you understand the tech and more in the first installment of our new “How it Works” series.

HP Zbook 14

The HP Zbook 14 mobile workstation features a 1920×1080 UWVA eDP anti-glare + PSR display, Intel Core i7-4600U processor, AMD FirePro M4100 discrete and Intel HD Graphics 4400, 16 GB[...]

Octodad: Dadliest Catch Review: Papa Don’t Take No Mess

Octodad: Dadliest Catch puts you in the three-piece suit of an octopus disguised as a human. It's original, for sure, but is it any good? Find out in our review.

Trade In Your PS3 for $100 off Xbox One until March 2nd

The next console generation is well under way and that means it’s time for console trade-in deals. Nothing beats getting rid of that old piece of hardware for a shiny[...]