October 2007 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for October 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 October of 2007

Below are the 80 Notebook/Laptop articles for October of 2007

Systemax Assault Ruggedized Notebook Review

Ruggedized notebooks have always had a steep starting price point, which in the past has scared away many hopefully buyers. The most notable rugged notebooks from the Panasonic Toughbook line[...]

Lenovo ThinkLive Contest Rules

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Most Popular Laptops for September 2007

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[...]

News Bits: Windows XP Life is Extended, Intel Decommisions Napa Processors, Toshiba Updates Satellites with HD-DVD

Microsoft to keep selling XP until June 2008Say goodbye to older Centrino CPUsNew Toshiba HD DVD notebooks start at $1,150

Logitech AudioHub Notebook Speaker System Review

Logitech announced in September the addition of a new set of notebook speakers to its audio line. The Logitech AudioHub will be delivering exceptional audio in a breakthrough[...]

HP Pavilion Verve Notebook User Review

The notebook under review is Hewlett Packard's 14" dv2550 Special Edition (Verve) Pavilion. It is built on Intel s Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) platform, and is marketed as an "Entertainment[...]

The Alienware Odyssey Messenger Bag Review

Mobile Edge has put together a line of Alienware branded notebook cases for those of you who can t get enough of Alienware. This review focuses on the Alienware Odyssey[...]

Microsoft SideWinder Mouse Review

The Microsoft SideWinder Mouse is the newest precision laser mouse designed for gaming enthusiasts, graphic artists, or anyone looking for a durable, high-resolution mouse. While the contoured shape, metal scroll[...]

HP Compaq 8510p User Review

The HP Compaq 8510p is a member of the latest revision in Hewlett Packard s business line. HP labels the 8510p as a performance model, little sibling to the aptly[...]

ThinkLive this October 10th — Watch and Win a $5,000 ThinkPad Reserve Notebook

Join us in a live video webcast on October 10th as we link up with Lenovo to celebrate 15-years of the ThinkPad! We'll be looking at previously released and unreleased[...]

Verizon Wireless V740 EVDO Rev A ExpressCard Review

The Verizon Wireless V740 Express Card is just one of a few aircards (WWAN, or Wireless Wide Area Network) offered by Verizon, both integrated and external (the V740 is external[...]

Logitech Alto Express Notebook Stand Review

The Logitech Alto Express Notebook Stand is a trendy, simple, and affordable notebook stand. This no-frills solution to turning your notebook into a desktop computer promises that it "elevates your[...]

$299 Gateway Laptop at Best Buy on Sunday and Other Deals (Updated 10/6)

It looks like the cheapo laptop wars for the holiday season is starting early. Best Buy is advertising a Gateway 15.4" Intel Celeron based laptop for $299 and the[...]

News Bits: Xtreme Notebooks Launches All-in-One, OLPC Reviewed, Orange Box Review

Growth of notebook shipments to slow in Q4XtremeNotebooks launches XN1 all-in-one PCOLPC Laptop reviewed by New York Times

HP Pavilion dv6500z Review

Affordable gaming and multimedia notebooks are nothing new to HP, and the updated dv6500z follows along with that tradition. Starting as low as $649, the AMD-based notebook offers users a[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook V1000

The all-new LifeBook V1000 notebook is a versatile all-around notebook that delivers excellent performance at an affordable price. The LifeBook V1010 is the ideal tool for small businesses, offering low-cost[...]

New Fujitsu V1010 Affordable Notebook Now Available

Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced the availability of the LifeBook V1010 notebook designed for price-conscious markets, such as home-based offices and small businesses as well as educational segments. Starting[...]

News Bits: XPS M1530 Rumored, Vista SP1 Set for Q1 2008, MacBook Pro External Display Issues

Engadget rumors Dell is readying release of XPS M1530Vista Service Pack 1 coming Q1 2008Santa Rosa MacBook Pro having trouble with external displays?

Tom Bihn Empire Builder Bag Review

The new Empire Builder messenger bag and Brain Cell from Tom Bihn provides plenty of storage and plenty of padding in a remarkably compact bag. But is this noteworthy notebook[...]

Watch a ThinkPad Notebook Get Doused with Water and Dropped on the Floor Today

In celebration of the ThinkPad's 15th Annivesary, join us tomorrow at ThinkLive where Lenovo will demonstrate a T-series notebook being dropped on the floor. But that's only after we[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook U810 Tablet PC First Look Review (Video)

When Fujitsu announced the LifeBook U810 mini Tablet PC, I coudn't wait to get my hands on it and guess what, we just got one in our office. This tiny[...]

Belkin Laptop Cooling Pad/Stand Review

Anyone in need of a nice portable cooling pad, may be in luck. Thanks to Belkin's new Laptop Cooling Pad. It has a sleek design that makes it perfect for[...]

News Bits: Apple MacBook Refresh Soon, Cancer Awareness VAIOs, Sprint WiMax Plans Crumble

Apple to refresh MacBooksSony intros pink laptop, donates to breast cancer researchWall Street May Force Sprint to Curtail WiMax Plans

Video Proof that a Lenovo ThinkPad is More Durable than the Internet

Fifteen years ago the ThinkPad was born, and to celebrate today we dropped a ThinkPad and soaked it (live on camera) and it survived. What didn't survive was our[...]

New Gateway 17-Inch Notebooks for the Holidays

Just in time for the holidays, Gateway, Inc. is debuting a new line of high-performance desktop and notebook PCs at retailers nationwide. Offered with integrated graphics, the new Gateway P-Series[...]

Dell Vostro 1500 Review

Dell's new Vostro line of computers developed to meet the needs of small businesses has become very popular among working professionals and consumers alike. The Vostro 1500 is the "twin[...]

Toshiba Satellite L45

Meet your everyday demands and stay within budget with the Toshiba Satellite L45 laptop. The Satellite L45 laptop delivers the performance you need with the Intel Pentium Dual Core T2080[...]

Targus 15.4″ Rolling Notebook Backpack Review

Notebook cases come in all shapes and sizes from backpacks and briefcases to messenger bags and rolling cases. For those of you who sometimes need a backpack and sometimes need[...]

News Bits: Asus Eee in BestBuy this Month, NEC Versa gets 14.5 hours Battery, SCAN notebooks

SCAN offers high-performance barebone notebooksNEC VersaPro laptop gets 14.5 hours of battery lifeAsus Eee PC to be sold in Best Buy and NewEgg this OctoberCompal sees increased notebook shipments in[...]

Kohjinsha SH6WP10A User Review

This review covers the Kohjinsha model number SH6WP10A, one of the awesome ultra portable laptops made by Kohjinsha. This is a touch screen device sold only in Japan for a[...]

Altec Lansing SoundBar Speaker System Review

Made to help clear desk space while improving the audio quality on your computer, the Altec Lansing SoundBar looks amazing. But we were curious to see how the SoundBar[...]

An Introduction Guide to SSD Storage

In the ever growing alphabet soup of technology hardware acronyms, SSD has become a term being seen more and more. It stands for Solid State Drive, and if you[...]

Panasonic Toughbook CF-30 User Review

Panasonic has been making fully rugged U.S. military notebooks for a number of years, catering to those that need to take their computer into some of the most extreme environments[...]

MOTOROKR S9 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones Review

Have you been looking for that perfect wireless headset to use with your notebook, media player and cell phone? Well look no further than the new MOTOROKR S9 Bluetooth headset.[...]

News Bits: 1-TeraByte Notebook Hard Drives, Intel Mobile Quad Core, Mac OS X Leopard Next Week

Intel demos mobile quad-core at IDF TaiwanNew Hitachi technology makes 1TB 2.5" drives possibleApple Mac OS X Leopard launch date October 26th

Asus G2S User Review

The Asus G2S-A1 is one of Asus new G2 gaming series notebooks made in response to Santa Rosa. It is a 17.1 inch desktop replacement notebook (DTR). While maintaining[...]

Gateway P series

The Gateway P series has Intel Centrino technology with a Core 2 Duo T5250 processor that delivers up to double the extreme breakthrough performance with optimized battery life. The cinematic[...]

The Toshiba “Satellite Pro” Series Returns for $699

Toshiba America today announced the Satellite Pro A200 and Satellite Pro A210 notebook series -- a new line of affordable "business-essential" notebooks for mobile professionals.

Acer TravelMate 5720

Packaged in Acer’s new thin-light ProFile chassis, the TravelMate 5720 provides enhanced productivity, great portability, and professional style. This dependable notebook has a 15.4″ WXGA wide-aspect display that gives you[...]

Acer TravelMate 5520

The TravelMate 5520 is the ideal productivity partner for business professionals who want great performance in a portable, aesthetically designed package. The installed Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution and enhanced Acer[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 10/16/2007)

Dell Coupon code Extravaganza, up to $325 off Inspiron laptops!HP Pavilion 20% off coupon code expiring 10/20ThinkPad T61 15.4in notebook T7250 1GB 80GB Vista Basic $905 shipped

Asus Eee PC Available … In Less Than A Month

After months of anticipation and intense consumer interest, Asus announced yesterday that their low-priced Eee PC ultra-portable notebook will be available for purchase in the United States "within a few[...]

Acer-Gateway Merger Complete

Acer announced today that it has completed the merger of its indirect wholly owned subsidiary with Gateway. Gateway's common stock was suspended from trading on New York Stock Exchange as[...]

Targus Flare Backpack Review

This summer, Targus launched a line of five new notebook bags that are suppose to be geared towards students. Targus' goal for the line is to not only put[...]

News Bits: Fujitsu LifeBook A6110, OS X Leopard Pre-Order, Intel Montevina IGP Looks Impressive

Fujitsu introduces sub-$900 LifeBook A6110Apple puts OS X Leopard up for pre-order, free for new MacBook ownersIntel Montevina Integrated Graphics to be 3x faster than GMA X3100Samsung shows off 10,000:1[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T61 14.1-inch Review

Standard aspect ratio business notebooks are becoming more difficult to purchase these days from different manufacturers, but Lenovo has pulled through for another generation with the ThinkPad T61. The 14"[...]

Dell and HP Continue to Lead Worldwide PC Sales for Q3 2007

IDC reported this week some preliminary numbers for the volume level of PC shipments by brand throughout the world. For Q3 2007 overall PC shipments were up 15.5% over[...]

Cleaning Your Notebook Guide Part 1: Cleaning the Air Vents

In the first of a four part series we'll take a look at how to clean various aspects of your laptop. To start with we'll look at cleaning the vents[...]

Flexible Illuminated Full Sized Keyboard Review

Not every office environment is friendly for your computer hardware. What about all those coffee cups being thrown at people, and what happens if your office is submerged under water?[...]

Cleaning Your Notebook Guide Part 2: Cleaning the Keyboard and Case

Part two of our four-part notebook cleaning guide continues. This time, we focus on the keyboard, touchpad, and exterior case. After all, what's the point of clean insides if the[...]

News Bits: MSI GX600 Gaming Notebook, OS X Leopard Video, Beer Reward for Stolen Laptop

MSI GX600 gaming notebook now availableNew Zealand brewery offers free beer for life if their stolen laptop is returnedSATA Stage Rack fits 2.5- and 3.5-inch drives

Cleaning Your Notebook Guide Part 3: Cleaning the Screen

Part three of our four-part notebook cleaning guide continues. This time, we focus on the screen, the whole screen, and nothing but the screen. Who wants to use a notebook[...]

Cleaning Your Notebook Guide Part 4: Preventative Maintenance

The final installment of our four-part notebook cleaning guide continues. Parts one, two, and three in this series have been helpful and you should take them to heart, but[...]

Sony VAIO G Series Review

The Sony Vaio G series is an exception to the trend towards widescreen notebooks and has a 12.1 XGA display. The headline features of the VAIO G are[...]

Staples to Start Selling Dell Inspiron Laptops

The rumors of Dell moving into retail more are materializing. Starting November 11th Staples will start selling the Inspiron 1521 and Inspiron 1721 AMD based notebooks along with other[...]

Sony VAIO G Series Review — Page 2

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News Bits: Alienware Trade-in Program, Asus Eee PC with Windows, HP Teams up with Sprint

Asus Eee PC coming with Windows this yearHP integrates Sprint EV-DO Rev A into business notebooksAlienware creates trade-in program

A Look at the DIY Upgrade to the Processor on a Dell Notebook

I recently upgraded my notebook's CPU, replacing the Intel T2400 Core Duo processor that came installed in the Precision M65 with a T7600 Core 2 Duo. What follows is a[...]

Targus 15.4″ Radius Convertible Messenger/Backpack Review

Sooner or later most people will eventually consider a "convertible" bag in that never-ending quest to find the ultimate notebook case to protect their valuables while traveling. Targus just made[...]

HP Pavilion HDX User Review

The HP Pavilion HDX is a 20.1" screen "laptop" that comes packed with an ATI HD 2600 graphics card, HD-DVD player, 400GB hard drive and Intel Core 2 Duo 2.20GHz[...]

News Bits: USB 3.0 and 512GB SSD Coming in 2009, OLPC Laptop Production Delays

OLPC laptop faces production delaysUSB 3.0 coming in 2009 will offer 10x performance of USB 2.0New 30nm SSDs could store 512GB of data

Booq Vyper exo XL Notebook Bag Review

If you are in the market for a sleek, but rugged notebook bag, you will want to check out this review. The Booq Vyper exo XL has a hard shell[...]

HP Compaq Presario F700

If you need a laptop you can rely on, you won’t go wrong with our Presario F730US. This highly mobile PC has an AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor, a 15.4″[...]

Asus Eee PC Initial Hands On and Video Review

The Asus Eee PC 701 is the new affordable ultraportable notebook that's bound to be on many consumers' Christmas wishlists this year. Retailing for somewhere between $299 and $399, the[...]

Apple Mac OS X Leopard Arrives Tonight, A User’s First Thoughts and Unboxing

Apple Mac OS X Leopard will be available starting tonight at 6:00 p.m. in Apple stores around the world. Many people have been receiving their copies of OS X[...]

Asus U3

The golden ratio 13.3″ widescreen U3 is perfect for metropolitan professionals to stay on the move with style. From the exterior piano painted LCD cover, stainless contour and magnesium aluminum[...]

News Bits: NVidia 8800M-GTX Next Month, Alienware Launch Event, LG E300 Arrives

Nvidia 8800M-GTX high-end GPU coming to notebooksAlienware contest and launch event in New York November 19OLPC shipments still on schedule says Quanta

Lenovo Y410 Notebook Quietly Appears in the U.S.

The Lenovo Y400 series has been available in Asia for some time now and recently slipped into the U.S. with no fanfair or any type of announcement from Lenovo. The[...]

Asus Eee PC Gets a U.S. Price and Release Date

We finally know the price and availability date of the Asus Eee PC for its U.S. release. Look for the Eee PC 4G to be available Thursday, November 1st[...]

Plextor PX-HDTV500U Mini Digital HDTV Receiver Review

This review takes a look at Plextor's recently introduced PX-HDTV500U Mini Digital HDTV Receiver. Perfect for those of us facing limited resources with viewing high definition television while traveling. This[...]

Asus Eee PC 4G Review

The Asus Eee PC 701 4G is the new affordable ultraportable notebook that's bound to be on many consumers' Christmas wish lists this year. Retailing for $399 or less, the[...]

Acer Aspire 5720

Enjoy digital content to the fullest with this 15.4″ multimedia system packaged in the cool new Aspire chassis design. The Aspire 5720 boasts a host of features like cutting-edge discrete[...]

Acer Aspire 7520

Powered by capable yet affordable AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology, the Aspire 7520 is ideally suited for any home computing or entertainment environment. Impressive NVIDIA graphics, a 17″ Acer[...]

SSD Performance Comparison and a Review of Mtron’s Mobi 3000 “World’s Fastest” Drive

In a follow-up to his last article that introduced the basics of SSD technology, Les Tokar in this review benchmarks the Mtron Mobi 3000 ("The World's Fastest Disk Drive") and[...]

Dell XPS M1730 First Look Review

The Dell XPS M1730 is the latest high-end gaming notebook from Dell, replacing the aging M1710. Dell has improved both the outside appearance of this gaming rig and the components[...]

Sager NP5791 Review

The Sager NP5791 is a top-of-the-line 17-inch high performance notebook based on the latest Intel Santa Rosa platform. It is designed for gaming and features the latest high-end Nvidia graphics[...]

Sager NP5791 Benchmarks and Gaming

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Two Days Left to Win a ThinkPad Reserve $5,000 Notebook

The holidays are right around the corner, but wouldn't it be nice to get an early present by winning a $5,000 ThinkPad notebook? There's two days left to register[...]

Ergotron LX Dual Arm Desk Mount Review

Computer users who multitask have always run into the problem of how to get multiple computers or displays running on a small desk surface. LCD stands take up precious space,[...]

News Bits: CompUSA to Sell $299 Laptop, Western Digital 320GB HD, Intel Component Shortages

Libya buys 150,000 Intel Classmate PCsCompUSA Selling $299 notebook this weekendWestern Digital introduces 320GB notebook hard driveIntel notebook CPUs are in short supply