October 2010 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for October 2010. 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 2010

Below are the 94 Notebook/Laptop articles for October of 2010

NotebookReview Debuts a Brand New Look and Feel

Today, NotebookReview launches a new design and format that is easier to navigate, a lot more graphical and better equipped to present the information you need to make a smart[...]

Seagate Adds 3TB Drive to NAS Units: 12TB in Four Slots

Seagate's small business-oriented BlackArmor NAS products are focused on providing lots of features without

Most Popular Laptops for September 2010

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

Xerox releases two new color LED MFPs

Xerox introduced two new additions to their WorkCentre lineup, the WorkCentre 7545 and WorkCentre 7556, color multifunction printers aimed at medium sized businesses and large enterprises.

Verizon Rolls Out Global Ready Mobile Hotspot

Verizon Wireless today introduced the Fivespot, the first Global Ready 3G Mobile Hotspot.

Acer Intros New Dual-Core Aspire Netbooks

Acer has introduced several new Aspire One netbooks featuring dual-core Intel and AMD processors.

Razer Mouse Bungee Aims to Keep Your Corded Mouse Tangle Free

Razer, known popularly for their gaming peripherals - especially mice - has snapped up the creator of the niche Mouse Bungee in order to help craft their own version.

Microsoft Family Pack Returns: 3 Windows 7 Licences for $150

While desktops are always popular with the DIY, build-your-own-system crowd, the operating system remains something of a problem. At a minimum $99 a pop, the so-called "Microsoft tax" makes big[...]

Microsoft LightSpace Brings Multitouch Displays to Any Surface

The innovation that comes from the Redmond giant's research labs is often underestimated, and the new LightSpace technology that Microsoft recently demoed is just another example.

Free VoIP Showdown: Google Voice vs. Skype 5 Beta

Today we tackle two free VoIP services -- Google Voice and Skype 5 beta -- in a comparison review. Find out which online phone replacement packs the biggest bang for[...]

Lexmark C543dn – 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!

Lenovo Announces 60 Million ThinkPads Sold Milestone

Lenovo today announced that sales of its ThinkPad notebooks will exceed 60 million units by the end of the month.

Western Digital Introduces 3TB Hard Drive, Adds USB 3.0

Seagate may have beat them to the 3TB punch, but that doesn't mean that Western Digital is out of the game. On the contrary, today the company unveiled its[...]

Gateway Unveils New Displays with Amazing Designs

Gateway doesn't the same kind of cachet names like Dell or Apple do when it comes to the arena of computer displays, but that just means they have to try[...]

Samsung Unveils 27-inch P2770FH Display with 1ms Refresh Rates

While Viewsonic may have been the first to offer a 27-inch, 1ms monitor, Samsung wants the world to know that they can do it, too.

Top ten printers for September 2010

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

Hitachi Announces New 750GB Notebook Hard Drives

Hitachi has introduced two new lines of notebook hard drives: the 7200RPM 7K750 and 5400RPM 5K750 series.

Webroot Internet Security Complete 2011 Review

Those of us in multi-user households can appreciate the more comprehensive protection offered by a full security suite like Webroot Internet Security Complete 2011 -- read on for our full[...]

Canon offers new compact printer solutions

Canon U.S.A. Inc. introduced two compact print solutions, the monochrome imageRunner LBP3560 and LBP3470 desktop printers, to address the needs of small and medium-size workgroups.

Logitech Intros Speaker Lapdesk for Netbooks, Ultraportables

Logitech has announced its new Speaker Lapdesk N550 designed for notebooks under 14.1 inches and netbooks.

Toshiba Satellite T235 Review

There seems to be a flood of budget-priced 13-inch laptops on the market today as consumers try to find the perfect balance of portability, performance and price. We took a[...]

Epson Artisan 835

The Epson Artisan 835 is a 5-in-1 device offering print, copy, scan, fax and photo printing capabilities. It also features print speeds up to 9.5 ppm in black and 9[...]

Epson Artisan 835 review

Check out our full review of the Epson Artisan 835, featuring the "world's fastest 4x6 photo print speeds" and a large 7.8 inch touch panel, and find out if it[...]

Western Digital My Book Live: Simple Networked Storage

WD keeps on trucking out product updates this month, and the new My Book Live continues the trend. Claiming to be a "seamless set-up" for consumers' needs, Western Digital's My[...]

Ubuntu 10.10 Released on 10/10/10

Ubuntu 10.10, the latest release of the most popular consumer-oriented Linux distribution, was released today on 10/10/10. The new "Maverick Meerkat" version of Ubuntu is the prettiest and user friendliest[...]

Kodak ESP 5250 – Our printer deal of the week

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

Rugged Notebooks Announces Eagle Series

Rugged Notebooks has announced its new Eagle series of rugged notebooks starting at $1,695.

ASUS VE276Q LCD Monitor Review

The ASUS VE276Q is ASUS' latest take on the ever-growing 27-inch display market. Packed with features, the monitor may seem too big for some desks, but its narrow depth means[...]

Apple iTunes 10 Review

The newest version of iTunes includes 99-cent TV episode rentals, a new music-centric social network called Ping, and the latest media management interface from Apple. So why do so many[...]

Lexmark unveils two new color laser series

Lexmark introduced two new color series, the C790 series and the X790 series targeted at a range of businesses from medium workgroups to large department this morning.

Lexmark announces new C925de and X925de

Lexmark also announced two new individual color models, the C925de and the X925de, designed for medium to large office environments along with the new color series announcements this morning. [...]

HP ENVY 14 Review

The HP ENVY 14 is a slim gaming notebook powered by the ATI Radeon HD 5650 graphics card. The new 14.5-inch model is the successor to the older 13-inch ENVY,[...]

Lexmark releases next generation management software

Following a spate of announcements for its new line of workgroup color devices, Lexmark International announced its new browser-based device management software, Markvision Enterprise.

Intel Posts Record $11 Billion Quarter

It was just a few months ago when we talking about Intel posting a record profit for the quarter, despite the fact that the West - and even the world[...]

Microsoft to Bring Zune to Mac OS X

Though the tweet that caused the rumor storm has already been taken down, Microsoft's Head of Consumer Marketing for Windows Phone, UK, Oded Ran, flat out said that Zune for[...]

Konica Minolta adds new bizhub color printer

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. announced the availability of the bizhub C35P A4 color laser printer along with enhancements to the bizhub MFP faxing solution.

Apple Holding “Back to the Mac” Event Next Week: New Hardware, New OS?

Apple is going to be holding a "Back to the Mac" press event next week. What's going to be discussed? Mum's the word, at least for now - but[...]

Canon releases four new imageCLASS printers

Canon U.S.A. has introduced four new single function imageCLASS laser printers, the first foray for the imaging manufacturer into the U.S. single-function laser printer market.

Toshiba Adds 4G WiMAX to Portege R700

Toshiba today announced it added 4G WiMAX wireless capabilities to its Portege R700 business ultraportable notebook.

Sony Internet TVs and Blu-ray Player: Hands On with Google TV

The Internet. Television. Two great tastes that taste great together? Sony seems to think so. The Japanese juggernaut has unveiled the industrys first crop of Google-powered Internet TV products, and[...]

BitDefender Total Security 2011 Review

BitDefender was one of our favorite anti-virus suites last year; this time we take a look at their flagship consumer security suite for 2011.

Armor X10gx

Meet the toughest tablet on the block. The Armor X10gx from DRS Tactical Systems is a 10.4-inch rugged tablet with a Intel Core2 Duo 1.2GHz processor.

New OKI B700 LED series targets SMB

OKI Data Americas has added the B700 series of LED printers to its lineup of devices that target small and midsize office workgroups.

Netgear Roku XD Brings Roku (and Netflix) to Retail Stores Everywhere

While Roku has always offered an interesting service, bringing streaming Internet media to living rooms across America. Until now, they'd been an Internet exclusive - selling only online. The[...]

Lexmark Genesis latest addition to SOHO lineup

Lexmark has unveiled the Lexmark Genesis, the newest addition to their SOHO web-connected inkjet all-in-one lineup featuring a unique upright design.

Lexmark adds Facebook, Twitter apps

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ADATA Nobility N004 SSD Review

The new ADATA Nobility N004 Dual Interface Flash Drive is a standard 2.5-inch SSD with a built-in USB 3.0 port for use as either an internal boot drive or an[...]

Western Digital WD TV Live Hub Leaks Out Early

Western Digital's latest attempt to take over your living room has leaked out ahead of schedule, thanks to Best Buy and the UPnP standards forum. Combining the advantages offered by[...]

Canon Pixma MG6120 first look

Check out our hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MG6120 Wireless Photo All-in-One, featuring Canon's new Intelligent Touch System!

Sony Google TVs, Google TV-Powered Blu-ray Player on Sale

While the Google-powered televisions and Blu-ray player weren't supposed to be available for a little while, yet, it seems that interested customers can walk into Best Buy today (or go[...]

Epson PictureMate Show – 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!

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 220 (6TB) Review

Seagate has been producing the BlackArmor line for some time, now. Despite being officially aimed at the small business segment of the market, BlackArmor has found some degree of popularity[...]

Hulu Online Video 2010 Review

Hulu, like any great successful free service, was naturally due for some measure of monetization. Fears are largely unwarranted: people who have enjoyed free Hulu can continue to do so[...]

ASUS N82JV-X1 Review

The ASUS N82J is a 14-inch multimedia notebook packing a Core i5 processor and powerful Nvidia GT 335M graphics with Nvidia Optimus technology. Is this notebook the ideal compromise between[...]

Canon, Toray work to develop bio-based plastic parts

With the goal of reducing the environmental burden of conventional petroleum-based plastic, Canon Inc. and Toray Industries, announced the development of the industry's largest exterior part made using bio-based plastic.

Xerox adds desktop printers to ColorQube lineup

Xerox announced the addition of two desktop sized solid ink products, the ColorQube 8570 and the ColorQube 8870, to the ColorQube lineup early this morning.

Dell Intros Inspiron 15R Alloy Edition

Dell has introduced a version of its Inspiron 15R notebook featuring an aluminum finish with a laser-etched wave design.

Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB Review

Western Digital may not be the first to announce or release a 3TB drive, but they're certainly the first to make it available as a standalone unit. Breaking the 2TB[...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is a seven-inch Android tablet that many believe is the first with shot at denting the Apple iPad’s market dominance. With Froyo and a 1 GHz[...]

Getac Intros S400 Semi-Rugged Notebook

Getac introduced its latest notebook, the semi-rugged S400 designed for utilities, public safety, field service, and military applications.

AMD Radeon HD 6870, HD 6850 to Launch on Friday

AMD has let loose some officially juicy tidbits regarding their next-generation flagship graphics cards. The first official products since the rebranding of ATI to AMD, the new Radeon GPUs also[...]

Dell Latitude E5410 Review

The Dell Latitude E5410 is a 14.1-inch business notebook with an affordable $809.99 starting price. The E5410 is a step above the Vostro 1014 with a greater focus on business[...]

Dell Inspiron 11z and Mini 10 Get Sprint 3G/4G

Sprint today announced it will be offering the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 netbook and 11z notebook with dual-mode embedded 3G/4G mobile broadband.

Kodak ESP 9250 review

Read our full review of the Kodak ESP 9250, the latest addition to Kodak's ESP line of all-in-one inkjet printers featuring the lowest total ink replacement costs in their respective[...]

Kodak ESP 9250

The Kodak ESP 9250 is a 4-in-1 device with print, scan, copy and fax capabilities. It also features print speeds up 5.9 ipm in black, 4.1 ipm in color, print[...]

Apple Releases Two New Macbook Air Notebooks

Today Apple released the long-awaited updates to its MacBook Air lineup. While the CPUs stayed the same, Apple managed to make the notebooks thinner than ever, helped in part[...]

Apple Announces iLife ’11: $49, Available Now

As part of the Cupertino-based company's Back to the Mac event, Apple unveiled the upcoming version of iLife, their OS X-only suite of applications that let users edit and share[...]

Lenovo Rolls Out Business-Oriented ThinkCentre M75e Desktops

Lenovo knows a few things really well, and one of them is how to build a solid business computer. Like the infamous ThinkPads, the ThinkCentre line of desktops is[...]

Panda Global Protection 2011 Review

Full security suites like Panda Global Protection 2011 provide more than basic anti-virus protection. Read our review to see if Panda's upscale security product is really worth the extra cost.

ASUS Intros Eee PC w/ 1080p Playback Capability

ASUS has introduced its latest Eee PC netbook, the 1015PN, featuring next-gen Nvidia ION graphics with 1080p playback capability.

OKI introduces six MFPs for SMB

OKI Data Americas introduced several new multifunction printers- the MC361, the MC561 and the MB700 series - targeted at small and medium sized workgroups under the OKI Printing Solutions brand[...]

Dell Announces New XPS Laptops

Dell has announced the newest members of its premium XPS notebook line: the XPS 14, XPS 15, and XPS 17. Key features include Intel Core processors, JBL speakers and HD[...]

AngelBird ArchWings Aims to Make PCI-e SSDs More Affordable

How do you take an inherently expensive piece of technology and make it more affordable? If you're AngelBird, you split it into four different pieces and sell them one by[...]

HP TouchSmart 310 First Look Review

HP this week unveiled the newest iteration of their touch-enabled all-in-one desktop line, the HP TouchSmart 310. An entry model in the series, the 310 partners a 20-inch, multitouch display[...]

First look with the new OKI MFPs

OKI Data Americas was in New York City this week showing a select few of the newest additions to its multifunction printer lineup, each targeting small and medium-sized workgroups. [...]

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: Our Riskiest Bet is Windows 8

At the Gartner Symposium underway in Orlando, Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer was asked a number of questions about the future of the company. His response to one question in[...]

Apple MacBook Air (11.6-inch) First Look Review

This week Apple finally updated the seemingly forgotten MacBook Air line with new graphics and an entirely new model. Apple's smallest laptop ever, the Air promises to pack notebook performance[...]

Canon HD Movie Print review

UPDATE: Take a look with us at Canon's latest combo feature, HD Movie Print, using the Canon Rebel T1i and Canon Pixma MG8120 Wireless Photo All-in-One printer!

Lexmark calls for apps

Lexmark International Inc., has invited third-party developers to help expand the company's of all-in-one (AIO) printer-based applications for small and medium businesses (SMBs) and to publish them on Lexmark's SmartSolutions[...]

Roku Adds PlayOn Compatibility: The Little Box That Could

Roku recently added PlayOn to its growing list of Internet services. Famous for being the first client capable of streaming Netflix to your TV without the need for a[...]

Microsoft Launching Steam Competitor

While Apple is planning to launch a general applications store for OS X, Microsoft is looking to play around a bit, first. Coming next month is the new Games for[...]

Netflix Watch Instantly 2010 Review

We reviewed Netflix's "watch instantly" service last year and found it to be good if a bit flawed; the question now is how has the intervening period treated it?

MSI Announces GE603 Multimedia Notebook

MSI has announced its latest consumer multimedia notebook, the 15.6-inch GE603 featuring Intel Core i5 processors and Nvidia GT 425M graphics.

HP LaserJet P2035n – 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!

Iomega External USB 3.0 SSD Coming Soon

Iomega's upcoming External USB 3.0 SSD Flash Drives promise the blazing fast speed and durability of solid state drive technology combined with the convenience of the new USB 3.0 port.

Mimobot RayD81 2GB Flash Drive Review

When it comes to designer USB flash drives, Mimobot is the place to go. They make flash drives with designs ranging from Star Wars to Halo in a wide range[...]

HP ENVY 17 3D Notebook Now Available

HP's ENVY 17 multimedia notebook is now available with a 3D display and AMD's active shutter glasses starting at $1,599.

Brother HL-2270dw first look

Check out our hands-on video first look of the latest addition to Brother's SOHO lineup, the HL-2270dw compact laser printer!

Serial Impact Dot Matrix printer from OKI Data

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ESET Smart Security 4 Review

ESET is one of the better-known names in computer security software. Today we take a look at their flagship consumer protection suite, Smart Security 4. Is it worth its asking[...]

Apple MacBook Air (11.6-inch) Review

The all-new 11-inch MacBook Air features a cutting-edge industrial design, innovative new technology and may even define a new standard for ultraportable notebooks. Can a wafer-thin notebook deliver the high[...]

OCZ Updates “Affordable” PCI-e SSD with the RevoDrive X2

OCZ has been putting out SSD after SSD for years now, and they've even gotten to a second revision of their more affordable line of PCI-e solid state drives.

Canon imageCLASS MF5880dn

Read our full review of the Canon imageCLASS MF5880dn, a monochrome multifunction laser featuring quick print speeds, automatic duplexing, a front side USB port and built-in networking!

Microsoft Buys Canesta: Bringing Kinect to Windows?

While Microsoft has become no stranger to camera-controlled interfaces over the past couple of years, the efforts of which culminated in the innovative Kinect project, they've remained mum on how[...]