October 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 76 Notebook/Laptop articles for October of 2011

Microsoft Marks Google Chrome as Trojan, Deletes it From Users’ PCs

Sometime yesterday morning, Microsoft issued a flawed security update to its free Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) product. MSE, often considered to outperform rivals that charge a fee for their products,[...]

Samsung Series 7 All-in-One is Samsung’s First Ever US Desktop

Samsung has been building all-in-one desktops for a while, now, but if you were in the United States, you wouldn't know it. That all changes with the Series 7 all-in-one,[...]

Windows 8: Consumers & Businesses Catch Early Bugs

Early users of Microsoft's Windows 8 are complaining about bugs - but this time, these very first users include consumers and business users, not just developers.

Top Ten Printers for September 2011

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for September 2011.

Most Popular Laptops for September 2011

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[...]

The Wait for 8: How to Download Windows 8 for Free and Install via USB/DVD

Windows 8 is Microsoft's next generation operating system. As we've seen, it's promising to change the look and feel of PCs, with its elegant Metro stylings and stunning new Start[...]

HP LaserJet Pro M175nw Review

The HP LaserJet Pro M175nw is the "smallest color laser MFP" to date and offers print, scan and copy capabilities along with wireless connectivity. HP says it can print[...]

Brother MFC-J825dw

The Brother MFC-J825dw is a 4-in-1 device with print, scan, copy and fax capability as well as print speeds up to 35 ppm, automatic duplexing, CD/DVD/Blu-ray printing, web-connected applications, 3.3-inch[...]

HP LaserJet Pro M175nw

The HP LaserJet Pro 100 color MFP M175nw is a 3-in-1 color laser with print, scan and copy capabilities. Other features include print speeds up to 17 ppm, a print[...]

ASUS U36S Review: Better Than A MacBook Pro?

The ASUS U36S is a 13.3-inch ultraportable featuring a magnesium-aluminum chassis. With over 8 hours of battery life, could this laptop be one of this year's best buys? Here's a[...]

Asus U36S

The 13.3-inch Asus U36 is an ultraportable notebook with a 0.75″ thin chassis. The system supports up to 8GB of memory at 1333MHz and up to a 640GB hard drive at 5400rpm. The[...]

Epson introduces LabelWorks

With the introduction of LabelWorks models LW-300 and LW-400, Epson America Inc. entered the U.S. portable label market. The two models are designed to help with home and office organization.[...]

Sony VAIO SE Now Available

The Sony VAIO SE 15.5-inch multimedia notebook is now available. It features a 1080p screen, backlit keyboard, weighs 4.4 lbs, and is under an inch thin.

Apple iMac is the Number One Desktop in America

Today was Apple's "Let's Discuss iPhone" event, and like most iOS events, it was centered largely upon the company's mobile devices. The iPhone hasn't been Apple's only recent success, however,[...]

Mac OS X Lion Downloaded Six Million Times Since Launch

Microsoft has bragged here and there about how well Windows 7, their latest operating system, has been selling, and now it's time for Apple to return the favor. Mac OS[...]

HP LaserJet Pro M175nw- Our Printer Deal of the Week

Hot on the heels of our review, we found a great deal on the HP LaserJet Pro M175nw for this week's PrinterComparison.com "Deal of the Week!"

Six New SmartSolutions from Lexmark

Lexmark International Inc. has added six new SmartSolutions apps - three Mapquest SmartSolutions, a Cartridge Recycling SmartSolutions and a Scan to Network Share Smartsolutions - all designed to support small[...]

Toshiba Satellite L735-S3220RD

The Toshiba Satellite L735-S3220RD is a consumer-oriented notebook with a 13.3-inch 720p display. The system is equipped with 4GB of memory at 1333MHz and has a 640GB Toshiba hard drive at[...]

Steve Jobs Has Died: Technology’s Greatest Poet is No More

Apple announced earlier today that Steve Jobs has passed away, likely due to complications from his bout with pancreatic cancer. Jobs, at 56, was the once and future CEO of[...]

Steve Jobs: His Life, His Death, And What It Means For Apple

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc., died Wednesday at the age of 56. From pioneering the modern GUI to the introduction of the iPad, Jobs made a career out[...]

Samsung ML-2955dw Review: First Look

Samsung continues to target new customers with the release of the ML-2955dw, designed for home offices and small workgroups. Check out our hands-on first look and get a preview of[...]

New WD TV Live Brings Exclusive Spotify to Your HDTV

Western Digital's line of tiny media players started out as a way for the company to sell more storage devices but have progressed in their own right to become a[...]

Canon Pixma MG8220 Review: A Creative Twist for Consumers

The Canon Pixma MG8220 Photo All-in-One inkjet offers all the bells and whistles Canon's design team can throw at it. But will it stack up to previous generations when[...]

Canon Pixma MG8220

The Canon Pixma MG8220 Wireless Photo All-in-One is a 3-in-1 inkjet with print speeds up to 12.5 ipm in black, Intelligent Touch system with 3.5-inch LCD, two-way paper feeding, automatic[...]

Dell Inspiron One 2320 Brings 2TB Storage and Blu-ray to Multitouch All-in-ones

Computer manufacturers are churning out all-in-one updates left and right, but Dell has remained silent. That silence was recently broken thanks to the introduction of the Dell Inspiron One 2320,[...]

Brother MFC-J825dw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Take a peek at the PrinterComparison "deal of the week" where we highlight the best deals weekly.

Acer Debuts Its First Ultrabook, the Aspire S3-951

Acer reveals its first Ultrabook to North America, the Aspire S3-951: a 13-inch ultraportable notebook weighing just under three pounds. The S3-951 sports a 20GB SSD boot drive and 320GB[...]

How Many Users Will Really Dump Facebook, and Will Google+ Gain?

While some outraged users dump Facebook, complain to public officials, and launch lawsuits, others downplay privacy concerns.

Xerox is Bringing ‘Printing Back’ to Mobile Devices

In addition to the introduction of the WorkCentre 6015 Color Multifunction Printer, Xerox also unveiled a new mobile print app, PrintBack.

Xerox Targets SMB Market with WorkCentre 6015

Xerox continues to grow their product line with the introduction of their smallest, most affordable color multifunction printer to date, the WorkCentre 6015.

Epson Introduces Four WorkForce AIOs

Epson America Inc. added four new all-in-one (AIO) printers to its WorkForce product line that targets SOHO and small businesses.

Microsoft Botnet Hunters KILL SPAM DEAD

It sounds like something that should be on one of the science-themed cable channels. "Tonight at 8PM, Storm Chasers takes you into the eye of the tornado. At 8:30, Microsoft's[...]

Dell World 2011: Michael Dell Says NO to Lenovo as the World’s No.2 PC Maker

At Dell World 2011 in Austin this week, company founder and CEO Michael Dell has been stumping on Dell's strengths and futures. After all, what good is hosting your own[...]

Toshiba Satellite L735-S3220RD Review: A Good Deal on a Budget Laptop?

The Toshiba Satellite L735-S3220RD is a wallet-friendly and consumer-oriented notebook with 13.3-inch screen. In this review, we take a close look at all of its qualifications as both a computing[...]

HP Envy 110 Review: First Look

Take a firsthand look at the new Envy 110 e-All-in-One before it hits stores! With four devices, unique features and built-in wireless all-in-one stylish build, you don't want to wait.

Seagate GoFlex Cinema Adds 3TB of Storage to Your Home Theater

Although Western Digital may be the company making the rounds with its snazzy lineup of high definition media players, Seagate has its own models, which offer similar, and in some[...]

OCZ Announces Deneva 2 and Intrepid SSDs: Slimmer and More Reliable

OCZ announced that the new Deneva 2 and Intrepid series mSATA SSDs are now an option to be included in manufacturers' products today. Carryimg a small form factor, the SSDs[...]

With Steve Jobs Gone, How Will Apple’s Software Fare Vs. Windows 8 & Android?

Apple's remaining management team now inherits two aspects of Steve Jobs' legacy: profoundly successful previous products, plus an ongoing embracement of change.

Dell World 2011: Intel CEO Paul Otellini Talks About the “Insatiable Need for Computing”

Intel's top exec took the stage at Dell World to talk about fast computers, fast processors and how he sees developments in computing architecture evolving over the next 15 years[...]

Lenovo Leapfrogs Dell to be #2 Worldwide PC Maker Behind HP

Say what you will about HP, but they're good at keeping their spot at the top of the worldwide PC manufacturer rankings. Until recently, Dell had been pretty good at[...]

Western Digital Plants Flooded: Expect “Significant Impact” to Christmas Quarter

Western Digital just announced that flooding in Thailand has reached their manufacturing facilities. Both of the company's major plants (at Bang Pa-In Industrial Park and Navanakorn Industrial Park) were hit[...]

Epson Artisan 837 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" for the new Epson Artisan 837 All-in-One!

Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Review: Adobe-Like Photo Editing for Under $80

Can the Corel PaintShop Pro X4 photo editing software package sell for less than $80 and still be all things to all people? To find out, read the full review.

Canon Releases Budget Friendly Pixma AIOs

Canon added three new photo inkjet printers, the Pixma MG4120 Wireless Photo All-in-One, Pixma MG3120 Wireless Photo All-in-One and Pixma MG2120 Photo All-in-One to their popular consumer lineup this morning.[...]

Companies Are Spending $3 Trillion on IT in 2011

Gartner released a study today noting that enterprise IT spending around the world is set to jump by 4 percent to hit a lofty $2.7 trillion. The US Federal Government[...]

Dell Offers New Printer Solutions for its Business Customers

Dell introduced its second generation web-based printer fleet management tool, the Dell OpenManage Printer Manager v2, as well three updated printer solutions with partners Cortado, Nuance and Perceptive Software.

Brother MFC-J625DW Review: First Look

The Brother MFC-J625DW is a compact wireless inkjet all-in-one (AIO) with print, scan, copy and fax capabilities. The J625DW has photo printing and features an adjustable 1.9-inch color TouchScreen LCD[...]

Cloud Availability for Lexmark Print Release Solutions

Lexmark today announced the availability of cloud services for its enterprise-class 'Print Release' solutions. Users can now print from the cloud from mobile devices and still have all of the[...]

Epson Artisan 837 Review: A Fully Loaded AIO

Are the differences between the new Artisan 837 and the previous generation Artisan 835 enough to sway buyers? Find out now by reading our full review of the Epson[...]

HP ProBook 5330m: Our Deal of the Week

The HP ProBook 5330m is what we called a good-performing, stylish business notebook with excellent durability. For a very reasonable price, the 5330m is equipped with an Intel dual-core processor,[...]

HP Pavilion g6: Our Deal of the Week

The HP Pavilion g6 is an extremely wallet-friendly notebook that provides just the bare essentials. Perfect for students or for moderate at-home use, the 15.6-inch Pavilion g6 comes equipped with[...]

Epson Artisan 837

The Epson Artisan 837 is a 5-in-1 inkjet with print, scan, copy, fax and photo functionality. Other features include: print speeds up to 9.6 ppm in black and 9.1 ppm[...]

Thailand Floods Could Impact HDD Supplies, Computer Production Worldwide

The monsoon rains that have created flood conditions in Thailand since July are expected to have a significant impact on computer manufacturers and production worldwide, mostly affecting notebook and desktop[...]

Apple Stock Falls After Failing to Meet Profit Goals, a First in Six Years

For the first time in almost seven years, Apple missed Wall Street's expectations sending the stock down by 6%. In its most recent revenue earnings call, new CEO Tim Cook[...]

ASUS G53SX-A1 Review: Powerful Portable Gaming

This latest addition to the ASUS G-series gaming notebook lineup has fantastic performance, a great 15-inch 1080p screen, and a stealthy design. See why we recommend it.

Canon Pixma MG8220 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison "deal of the week" and get a great price on the brand new Canon Pixma MG8220 Wireless Photo All-in-One!

Toshiba Partners with HP to Offer On-The-Go Printing

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. enhanced its partnership with HP to offer the HP ePrint Enterprise mobile printing solution through its nationwide network of Toshiba Business Solutions subsidiaries.

Kodak HERO 9.1 Review: First Look

With the holidays just around the corner, why not start researching potential gifts with us now? Check out our first look of the Kodak HERO 9.1 All-in-One inkjet printer, one[...]

One More Thing: Is An Apple Television Steve Jobs’ Final Act?

Under Steve Jobs, Apple created the most popular desktop, the most popular notebook, the most popular music player, the most popular cell phone and the most popular tablet. Is the[...]

Samsung Superthin Series 830 SSDs – Now With Free Copies of Batman: Arkham City (video)

Samsung recently rolled out its latest generation of solid state drives, or SSDs - the Series 830. Available in 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB models, the new drives take a[...]

Skooba Design Announces Flagship V.3 Collection

Skooba Design has announced its new V.3 flagship collection, including two laptop bags, a tablet messenger bag, a revision of one of its popular shoulder straps, and two neoprene laptop[...]

Canon Unveils Pixma Pro-1 at Legends Event

Canon unveiled the new Pixma Pro-1 Professional Inkjet Printer, the first addition to its Pixma Pro lineup in over two years, at their Legends in Imaging event on the eve[...]

ASUS Zenbook UX31 Review: MacBook Air Killer?

The ASUS Zenbook UX31 is one of the first "Ultrabooks" on the market -- an impossibly thin and light notebook with a beautiful high-res 13.3-inch screen, 6 hours of battery,[...]

HP to Keep Making PCs, Much to Dell’s Chagrin

New CEO Meg Whitman hasn't been on the job for too long, and already she's setting things right with the world's largest computer manufacturer. HP has just announced that it[...]

Antivirus Security Shootout: Microsoft Vs. Symantec Vs. McAfee Vs. Kaspersky

How did four popular antivirus security software products stack up when we put them to the test? In this buyers guide, we reveal the winner. Read on to find out.[...]

Dell Vostro V131 Review: A Good, Cheap Business Laptop

The 13.3-inch Dell Vostro V131 is a solid small-to-medium business notebook with exceptional battery life, a backlit keyboard, and plenty of power to handle any office work. Check out our[...]

Samsung ML-2955dw

The Samsung ML-2955dw offers a small footprint, print speeds up to 29 ppm, a monthly duty cycle of 12,000 pages, automatic duplexing, one-piece toner cartridge, built-in wireless connectivity with a[...]

Samsung ML-2955nd

The Samsung ML-2955nd offers a small footprint, print speeds up to 29 ppm, a monthly duty cycle of 12,000 pages, automatic duplexing and one-piece toner cartridge.

Dell Vostro V131

The Dell Vostro V131 is a budget-priced 13.3-inch business notebook with great battery life and a 1366 x 768 resolution display. This notebook has a backlit keyboard for use in dark rooms[...]

Asus G53SX-A1

The Asus G53SX-A1 is a 15.6-inch gaming laptop with a 1080p display and a second-generation Intel quad-core processor. It has a powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics card. Customize this notebook[...]

Asus Zenbook UX31

The Asus Zenbook UX31 is a 13.3-inch notebook with a 900p screen. It also comes with the option of a 11.6-inch screen. It was designed to compete with Apple’s MacBook Air[...]

Samsung ML-2955dw Review: Is it an Award Winner?

PrinterComparison has bestowed past Samsung single function monochrome laser printers with our Editor's Choice Award. Will the ML-2955dw continue the trend of excellence? Read our full review now to[...]

Microsoft Creates a Glimpse Into the Future

Microsoft's Office team recently uploaded some videos to YouTube that show off their vision of the near future. Most of the videos relate to productivity in some fashion; no surprise[...]

Western Digital WD TV Live Review

The gadget landscape has changed substantially since Western Digital introduced their first WD TV media player. The WD TV Live has to go up against competition such as Apple's "Apple[...]

Samsung ML-2955nd – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a compact single function laser for your home? Check out this week's PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" today!

Invisible Glass Coming to Notebooks?

Excessive reflections from glossy notebook computer screens may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new product from Nippon Electric Glass (NEG).