November 2005 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for November 2005. 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 November of 2005

Below are the 52 Notebook/Laptop articles for November of 2005

Timbuk2 Commute XL messenger-style computer bag review

Timbuk2 Commute XL messenger-style computer bag review

News Bits: Wal Mart $398 HP Notebook?, Dell Gives up Price War, Dell Orders from Asus, Atlanta Wi-Fi

Wal Mart $398 HP Pavilion ze2000 Notebook on November 25?Dell to Give Up on Price War -- Says New Focus on Higher Prices and Higher End Products Will Cut Into[...]

Notebook Hard Drive Guide

Hard drives! Consumers generally don't give a second thought to hard drives beyond "how much space can I get?" And by and large, that may just be okay for most[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/1/2005 – 11/3/2005 Up to 25% Off Inspiron Deal (expires 11/9/05) NEW! 11/2Apple iBook Notebook M9848LL/A 1.42GHz 512MB DVD+-RW Wifi Bluetooth $1175 shipped ARAveratec 3715EDI 12.1" Ultralight Notebook $715 Netgear 54 Mbps[...]

Dell Latitude D810 Review (pics, specs)

The Dell Latitude D810 is a desktop replacement style notebook sold through the Dell business store. It has a 15.4" widescreen display and can be configured with high-end specs,[...]

ThinkPad Laptops to Sell at Office Depot as Major Manufacturers Move Further Into Retail

Ealier this year Gateway ditched its 100% direct sale model and branded stores to sell through BestBuy and Circuit City. HP has decided to sell through Wal Mart. [...]

ASUS W2v and Z83 Review and Comparison (pics, specs)

The Asus W2v and Asus Z83v are both 17" notebook models designed to be used as mobile media centers. Following is a review and comparison of these two machines.


The VAIO AX Digital Studio Notebook is the ultimate in mobile multimedia performance. An exceptional 17″ WXGA+ widescreen display5 with XBRITE LCD technology delivers stunning clarity and brilliant colors. Microsoft[...]

3M Notebook Screen Privacy Filter Review (pics)

People are nosy. They'll look at what you're eating for lunch, peer into your grocery cart to see what cereal you're buying and they'll most definitely shift their eyes[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/4/2005 – 11/6/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for Inspiron 6000, Inspiron 9300, Inspiron 2200 Up to $650 Off Expire 11/10 @ 6 a.m. NEW 11/5!Dell Biz: $500 coupon on Inspiron 700m notebooks (expires 11/8)[...]

Notebook Memory (RAM) Guide

RAM (Random Access Memory) has been widely regarded as the cheapest, easiest way to improve computer performance for the past decade at least. It's one of the three main components[...]

APC Universal Notebook Battery Review

Something most notebook owners struggle with is battery life. The bottom line is, for most of us, there's never enough. There are several ways to improve battery life, but the[...]

Toshiba Satellite L20/ L25

The Toshiba Satellite L25-S119 is a great notebook for those who don’t want to sacrifice features to get a great price. It’s loaded with an Intel Celeron M Processor, integrated[...]

Panasonic ToughBook W4

The sleek ultra-portable Toughbook W4 is designed for the high-output demands of today’s mobile professionals. Rugged features ensure maximum durability and industry-leading reliability. Run software applications, deliver powerful multimedia presentations[...]

Acer TravelMate 4011WLCi Review (pics, specs)

The Acer TravelMate 4011WLCi is a mid-range Intel Centrino laptop with a budget price. It sports a 15.4" widescreen WXGA LCD and weighs just under 6.2lbs. Following is a[...]

News Bits: AMD Passes Intel in October Retail PC Sales, Apple early with Intel, $400 Notebooks

AMD Based Personal PCs Outsell Intel Based Personal PCs in U.S. RetailIntel Based Apple Machines by February?Notebook Shipments to Continue to Rise in Q1 2006$400 Notebook Deals for Black Friday[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/8/2005 – 11/10/2005 Up to 25% Off Inspiron Deal (expires 11/17/05) UPDATED 11/9Dell Latitude Coupon Code for 15% Off NEW 11/8!Office Depot: Toshiba L25-S119 Notebook $570 shipped After RebateDell Inspiron M140 Notebook[...]

MSI-1029 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The MSI-1029 is an AMD Turion 64 based notebook with an ATI X700 128MB graphics card. The MSI-1029 has a 15.4" glossy screen and can be had for a[...]

News Bits: Fujitsu P7120 Released, Intel: 64-bit Not Important, Asus U5

Fujitsu LifeBook P7120 Released Intel Mobile Processor Desiger VP Interviewed - Says 64-bit processing "not important" right now for mobile processorsAsus U5 Ultra Portable Tree Hugger LaptopIntel Pushes Wi-Max[...]

Sumdex MT Speed Pac Review

With notebooks getting thinner and lighter, it doesn't make much sense to carry one in a heavy backpack. We're on a mission to bring you reviews of the sleekest and[...]

Logitech MX5000 Wireless Keyboard and Laser Mouse Review (pics)

The Logitech MX5000 package includes the Logitech MX1000 wireless laser mouse, wireless keyboard with LCD readout and a wireless USB dongle that provides the Bluetooth connectivity between your peripherals and[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/11/2005 – 11/14/2005 Up to 25% Off Inspiron Deal UPDATED 11/11 NOW 30% OFF $1499Toshiba Qosmio G25 $2,174.99Dell Inspiron 9300 notebook P-M 1.73GHz 17in WXGA DVD+-RW WiFi $1,023Apple iBook notebook M9846LL/A 1.33GHz[...]

Gateway S-7700N Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Gateway S-7700N is a desktop replacement style notebook featuring a fast Pentium M processor and ATI X700 or nVidia Go 6800 graphics card. The S-7700N notebook is part[...]

Gateway S-7700N

Share presentations in meetings or display documents side by side, all made possible by the greater viewing area of the 17″ widescreen display. Plus, the S-7700N packs all the power[...]

Gateway MX6000

This thin and lightweight Notebook Computer is perfect for Mobile working and playing. Enjoy high-performance mobility as well as widescreen viewing with Gateway s MX6625 notebook

Gateway MX7000

Easily play your favorite high-performance games on the go with this notebook, featuring a powerful 64-bit processor to handle it all and ATI Mobility RADEON X600 graphics to produce vivid,[...]

Sony VAIO FJ Series Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO FJ series notebook is a thin-and-light notebook designed in the typical stylish Sony way.  The unit being reviewed is the Sony VAIO VGN-FJ170 which sports a Pentium[...]

Asus W3V Notebook Review (pics, specs)

My current notebook is an ASUS W3V. Asus lists this notebook as a "Thin and Light" on their website, and this 14" 5.5 lb machine certainly fits the description.[...]

News Bits: Sony VAIO Celebrity Laptops, New Intel Logos, Atari 800XE Laptop

Sony VAIO FJ Celebrity Signed and Branded NotebooksNew Intel Yonah Processor Logos RevealedAtari 800XE Laptop With Wood Grain and Brushed Aluminum FinishBritish Politician David Cameron's Laptop Bag Stolen -- Thief[...]

HP Pavilion dv8000z

The luxury of a premium 17″ widescreen laptop is now within your reach with the HP Pavilion dv8000z notebook PC. This 8.1 lb. notebook, designed for demanding digital entertainment and[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/15/2005 – 11/17/2005 Up to $500 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 11/23/05) NEW 11/17!IBM ThinkPad T43 Offers, up to $770 Off NEW 11/17Pay One Price for over $600 in Free Upgrades at[...]

Affordable and Budget Laptop Holiday Gift Guide 2005

It's the holiday season, and don't the retailers want you to know it -- this is the time of year they make their money by ringing up the registers as[...]

Acer Aspire 3600

The Aspire 3600 keeps you on top of your game via integrated graphics and 128 MB of VRAM shown on a dazzling 14.1″ WXGA Acer CrystalBrite display. What’s more, the[...]

Alienware Aurora

Asus A6Va Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Asus A6Va is a 15.4" widescreen notebook featuring a Pentium M 1.86GHz processor and ATI X700 128MB graphics card. The A6Va is very well built, has a conservative[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/18/2005 – 11/20/2005 Up to $500 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 11/23/05)Apple iBook notebook 1.33GHz 12.1in 512MB DVD/CDRW WiFi $900 After Rebate IBM ThinkPad T43 Offers, up to $770 OffMicrosoft Streets & Trips[...]

Field Trip to See ThinkPad Notebooks at Office Depot (pics)

A couple of weeks ago it was announced that Office Depot would start selling ThinkPad T43 and ThinkPad Z60t notebooks online and from their bricks and mortar store. This[...]

Midrange Laptop Gift Guide Holiday 2005

As the second installment in a three part series we look at some top-picks for midrange laptops available for this holiday season.  Midrange for our purposes is defined as a laptop[...]

News Bits: $378 Laptop, Dell AMD Notebook, Nascar Laptop, New Inspiron B130

The $378 HP ze2308wm Laptop Wal Mart Friday SpecialDell AMD Processor Notebook Rumors Continue Initial Yonah Processor Clock Speed DetailsLaser Etched Apple PowerBookNascar Branded AMD Turion 64 NotebookNew Dell[...]

Acer TravelMate C200 Tablet PC

Even in the short history of mobile computers, few companies have lasted the course. Even fewer have consistently developed and produced advanced, user-friendly products, which have earned international acclaim. Acer[...]

Samsung X06 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Samsung X06 is one of a raft of recent offerings from Samsung. It comes under their thin-and-light range, though I'd suggest in practice it fits somewhere between thin-and-light and[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/21/2005 – 11/24/2005 Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/1/2005) NEW 11/23!$378 HP ze2308 Wal Mart Laptop FRIDAY IN STORE ONLY! (no rebates needed) HOT! $399 Laptop via Dell Business Site[...]

Acer Aspire 5002 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The 15.4" WXGA screen Acer Aspire 5002 notebook comes in somewhere between being a budget laptop and regular mainstream notebook. It comes with a nicely performing AMD Turion 64[...]

Acer Aspire 5002 NWLMi Benchmarks

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Fujitsu LifeBook N3400

With its Color-Enhanced Crystal View display, the LifeBook N3400 notebook fuses advanced technology with next generation Intel Centrino Mobile Technology, delivering leading performance in a sleek design. Its fast Intel[...]

News Bits: Laptop Brawls, Acer C200 Tablet, Fujitsu N3410, Unplug to Save

Fight Breaks out in Orlando As Man Races to Get $378 NotebookNew Acer TravelMate C200 Tablet PC Officially Announced in USA New Fujitsu LifeBook N3410Unplug to Save Energy

Cyber Monday Notebook and Tech Deals Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/1/2005)IBM ThinkPad R50e for $749 and Free 512MB of $399 Laptop via Dell Business SiteSony VAIO FS-742 Notebook $1,049Acer Aspire 3000[...]

HP dv4000 With X700 Graphics Card Review (pics, specs)

This is a review of the Hewlett-Packard dv4000 with the optional ATI x700 128MB discrete graphics card. This is a mainstream 15.4" widescreen notebook weighing about 6.5 pounds. The notebook[...]

Asus A6V

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A1630 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A1630 is a powerful desktop replacement notebook with a widescreen display, 64-bit AMD procesor and dedicated ATi graphics. It was released as Fujitsu Siemens' flagship laptop[...]

Intel Promotes Blue Suede Laptops (pics)

Have you ever thought of dressing your laptop lid with blue suede or customizing your laptop by putting shag carpet on the palm rests? Maybe not, but Intel has.

Apple PowerBook 15-inch Widescreen Notebook Review (pics, specs)

I have used PCs almost all of my life, and have never owned a Mac. I had bought an HP dv1000 laptop 3 months ago, but soon decided I wnated[...]