November 2006 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for November 2006. 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 2006

Below are the 70 Notebook/Laptop articles for November of 2006

Sony VAIO G Announced in Japan

Sony is making waves again by pushing the envelope on what you can fit into super thin and super small laptops. They've released the VAIO G 1.98lbs, 12.1" screen[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook A6010 Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu LifeBook A6010 is a 15.4" widescreen multimedia notebook that was recently released in North America. The A6010 offers an Intel Core 2 Duo and some nice media-centric[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook T4215

The familiarity and performance of a full function notebook complete with a modular bay, and the capability and versatility of a Tablet PC. Ideal for varying workforces that require flexibility[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook P1610

Versatile ultra-portable convertible notebook with indoor/outdoor touch screen display and integrated PCMCIA PC card slot ideal for highly mobile users to access internet or office network anywhere anytime. The LifeBook[...]

Dell Inspiron 1501 with AMD Processor Now Available

The Dell Inspiron 1501 is an AMD processor based notebook that we've been expecting for sometime now. The Inspiron 1501 is actually an alternate version of the popular e1505[...]

Dell Inspiron 1501

The Dell Inspiron 1501 is a 15.4″ screen notebook available with the AMD Turion, Turion X2 and Sempron processors. Buyers seeking a versatile solution with a larger display for mainstream[...]

News Bits: HP Completes VoodooPC Buyout, Hitach to Introduce 250GB Notebook HD, Logitech Alto Notebook Stand

HP completes purchase of VoodooPCHitachi to introduce 200GB, 250GB notebook hard drivesMicrosoft Windows Vista, Office 2007 packaging unveiledLogitech introduces Alto notebook stand with integrated keyboard

Most Popular Notebooks for October 2006

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[...]

Lexar Jumpdrive Secure II 2GB Mini Review

USB thumb drives have become so ubiquitous that there's not much of substance that differentiates them, and a review of a common USB Drive is almost superfluous. Never-the-less I believe[...]

Wall Street Journal says Laptops to be Cheaper this Holiday

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday laptops are going to be, on average, the cheapest ever this holiday season, mainly because of Vista delays and tough[...]

Kensington Contour Traveler Notebook Backpack Review

The Kensington Contour Traveler Backpack respects the professional look of the business audience enabling them to carry their midsized notebooks with the tools for work with the ease and comfort[...]

Kensington Contour Balance Notebook Case Review

The Kensington Contour Notebook Case is a new offering in Kensington s product line up. Designed to hold a 15.4" laptop, several accessories, and a light load of notebooks[...]

Acer TravelMate 6460

Acer TravelMate 6460 TM6460-6752 Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7200 2.0GHz, 15.4in WXGA, 160GB, 2GB, 802.11b+g LAN, DVD+/-R, WinXP Pro Notebook Suitable for both office and on-the-go use, the TravelMate[...]

Asus A6Jc Review

The Asus A6Jc is a 15.4" dual core processor entertainment notebook. The A6Jc features nVidia dedicated graphics and a glossy screen and so fits both the multimedia enthusiast and the[...]

Wal-Mart and HP Offering $398 Laptop — $199 Laptops Coming for the Holidays?

Here we go again. Last year Wal-Mart and HP offered a $397 laptop on the big shopping day after Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. They're not waiting around[...]

Gateway NX570

The NX570 Core 2 Duo has a “brushed metallic” look and comes in at an affordable price. Going extra-large is the top-end 1.83GHz XL model which delivers a 15.4-inch, 1920×1200[...]

News Bits: Dell Latitude 131L AMD Laptop, Medion Crystal Laptop, USB Golf Launchpad

Dell announces AMD-based Latitude 131L notebookMedion shows off crystal laptopSimplo delivers notebook battery samples to ToshibaInternet reaches over 100 million websitesGolf does not have to end at the start of[...]

Dell Latitude 131L

The 131L is highly customizable and comes with a 15.4″ display, AMD Turion 64 X2 or Mobile Sempron processor, and up to a three-year Next Business Day Onsite Service and[...]

Toshiba Tecra A8 Review

The Toshiba Tecra A8 is a 15.4" screen business notebook that can be configured with a Core Duo processor or budget level Celeron processor. Prices range from $700 to[...]


The Asus R2H is a UMPC device that runs the Tablet PC OS. It features a 7″ screen and built-in Wi-Fi.

Kensington Ci65m Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse Review

Kensington has been a mainstay in notebook accessories market for a long time, and their experience shows in its Ci65m Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse. Available at many online retailers and[...]

Hauppauge WinTV HVR 950 USB 2.0 Stick Review

Hauppauge primarily designs video products for desktops and notebooks. Recently, Hauppauge introduced one of the first self powered Dual Analog & HDTV TV Tuner that can connect to a[...]

Apple MacBook Updated with Core 2 Duo Processor

The Apple MacBook finally has what many have been waiting for, a spec bump in that it now uses the Core 2 Duo.

Panasonic ToughBook W5

Sleek, sophisticated and built for life on the road, the Toughbook eLite W5 laptop is made for making big impressions with an Intel Core Solo Processor 1.20 GHz, 60GB shock-mounted[...]

Panasonic ToughBook T5

It’s lightweight yet durable. Compact yet powerful. Slips easily into a briefcase, handling or carry-on. Built with legendary Toughbook reliablilty and unparalleled portability, the Toughbook T5 keeps up with today’s[...]

News Bits: Panasonic ToughBook W5 in 7 Colors, Compal Record Notebook Shipments, Samsung P9000

Panasonic offers color choices on Toughbook W5 eLite notebooksCompal has record notebook shipments in OctoberIEEE begins revision of notebook battery standardZalman Tech ZM-NC1000 notebook cooler now available

LG R1 Notebook Review

Our latest review sample from LG is the LG R1-C001A9 model which retails for $1,400 USD or $1,500 CDN. LG touts the R1 series of notebooks, "14 inch wide screen[...]

Guide to Avoiding Scams on eBay

So you're looking for a notebook and want to get the most for your money. One of the best places to get a great deal on new or used[...]

Kensington Contour Cargo Notebook Case Review

The Kensington Contour Cargo Notebook case is a stylish and lightweight notebook bag that can fit up to 15.4" notebooks, but also carry smaller notebooks well. It offers many[...]


Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 11/11/2006)

20% Off Coupon Code for Dell Inspiron notebooks over $999Compaq v3000z notebook for $399 HOT!HP nx6325 AMD Business Notebook $650Toshiba Satellite M115-S3094 Notebook $600ThinkPad X41 Ultraportable $999 shippedmore...

News Bits: Ego-Lifestyle Notebooks Enter U.S., Notebook Sales to Increase 23% in 2007, Vista Antivirus News

Worldwide notebook shipments to increase 23% in 2007Ego-Lifestyle introduces "Tulip Ego" Luxury Laptop to U.S.Asus R1 gets WHQL Vista Certification and Asus W3J Core 2 Duo ReviewedWindows Vista may not[...]

Asus R1 Tablet PC

The R1F Series offers a wide aspect visual enjoyment while remaining compact for high mobility. The 180-degrees convertible LCD screen allows easy presentation and data sharing during meetings or at[...]

Homemade Laptop Wi-Fi Amplifier Review

I have always been frustrated with the performance of my laptop Wi-Fi. I tried many solutions to improve the signal from far away routers, but few of these worked. I'll[...]

Laptop Design USA Custom Laptop Paint Job Review

As technology becomes ever more widespread, so does the market for technology add-ons and accessories. Cosmetic modification of laptops has been growing in popularity for the last two years, with[...]

Compal HEL80 Review

The HEL80 is a 15.4" mid-range notebook with a wide array of features. The main focus of the HEL80 is performance while still retaining some portability and battery life.[...]

James Bond 007 Micro Vault 1GB USB Flash Drive Review

"The name is Bond. James Bond." Have you ever wanted to say that and mean it? Perhaps you can with the Sony 007 1GB Micro Vault Flash Drive in[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet PC / Notebook Convertible Review

The ThinkPad X60 Tablet PC is the second generation X-series Tablet PC / notebook convertible machine from Lenovo. The X60 Tablet PC is a Core Duo based machine that offers[...]

Cableyoyo Cool Feet Review — Airspace for Hot Laptops

Cableyoyo s "Cool Feet" are designed to raise your laptop by a few inches, mainly to make it more ergonomic and to reduce the excessive heat. The product is fairly[...]

Dell Latitude D820 with Core 2 Duo Review

The professional look of the Dell Latitude D820, paired with a workstation class video card, is reason enough for Dell to call it a business notebook. While I agree that[...]

News Bits: Toshiba P100-ST9472, Samsung PMR Notebook Drives, Dell Enters Second Life

Toshiba P100 gaming notebook now available with Core 2 Duo Dell to Sell PCs in Second Life Virtual WorldSamsung introduces new 2.5" hard drives featuring PMR technologyAcer and Asustek[...]

Refurbished Fujitsu LifeBook N3530 Review

The Fujitsu LifeBook N3530 is a 15.4" notebook that can be considered a desktop replacement due to its above average weight. Fujitsu is known for its above-average build quality[...]

HP Compaq nx7300

The HP Compaq nx7300 is a 15.4″ widescreen business notebook available with the Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Fujitsu Stylistic ST5111

The Fujitsu Stylistic ST5111 is a slate tablet with a 10.4″ screen indoor/outdoor capable and an Intel Core Duo ultra low voltage processor for performance in a small form factor

Fujitsu Stylistic ST5112

The Fujitsu Stylistic ST5112 is a slate tablet with a 12.1″ screen indoor/outdoor capable and an Intel Core Duo ultra low voltage processor for performance in a small form factor

Kensington Contour Terrain Notebook Backpack Review

The Kensington Contour Terrain Notebook Backpack is a new offering in Kensington's product line up. Designed to hold 15.4" notebooks and still be able to carry plenty of extras,[...]

Circuit City to Sell $99 Notebook Next Friday (with catches)

Next Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is typically a big shopping day in the U.S. and many retailers offer insane discounts to get people into the stores. Circuit City is[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 11/17/2006)

New 20% Off Coupon Code for Dell Inspiron notebooks over $999 Compaq V3000z Notebook $399 at HOT!Lenovo ThinkPad T60 14.1-inch, 40GB, 512MB, Core 2 Duo $894Dell Inspiron 1501 with[...]

News Bits: Lenovo Y300 and Y400 Unveiled, Charging Wirelessly, Apple AMD-based Laptop?

Lenovo unveils Y-series notebooksCharging devices wirelessly could soon be a realityHP reports strong Q4 resultsApple AMD-based laptop in the works?Sony VAIO C-series notebooks are hot items in Taiwan

Kensington Si650m Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse Review

The Kensington Si650m is a new wireless notebook mouse from Kensington for those of you yearning to break free from the constraints that a corded mouse provides while on the[...]

Clevo M590KE 20.1″ Widescreen SLI Notebook Packs a Punch this Holiday

A new extreme laptop is coming to town this holiday season in the form of the Clevo M590KE 20.1" Widescreen SLI notebook computer. It can be configured with single[...]

Dell to Offer Sprint in Addition to Verizon for EV-DO Wireless

Starting today Dell will be offering its U.S. customers the option of configuring a Latitude D420, D620, D820, Precision M65 and the Inspiron M1210 with Sprint EV-DO built-in. Previously the[...]

MSI MS-16332 Notebook Review

The MSI MS-16332 is to say the least a desktop replacement. Packed with a powerful nVidia GeForce card on top of the new AMD Turion64 X2 processor; this will easily[...]

Dell Inspiron 1501 Review

The Dell Inspiron 1501 is a 15.4" widescreen notebook now available with the AMD Sempron, Turion or Turion X2 processor. The Inspiron 1501 has a subset of the Intel[...]

MSI Computer MS-16332

The MSI-16332 is a 15.4″ screen notebook with an AMD Turion dual core processor and Nvidia dedicated graphics.

Targus Cut Resistant DEFCON Armor Lock Review

Imagine the worst thing that could happen to your new baby, your new laptop baby that is. You go to the coffee shop to try out the new wireless[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 11/22/2006)

New 20% Off Coupon Code for Dell Inspiron notebooks over $999 and 25% Off $1299+Compaq V3000z Notebook $399 at HOT!Lenovo ThinkPad T60 14.1-inch, 40GB, 512MB, Core 2 Duo $894MacBook[...]

Logitech Quick Cam for Notebooks Pro Review

Since I have several friends who live abroad, and chat with them regularly, I needed to purchase a webcam. I was initially confused by the plethora of models available in[...]

News Bits: Sony Offers Limited Edition VAIO Notebooks, OLPC Laptops, Windows Vista Drivers

First 1,000 OLPC $100 laptops roll off assembly lineSony releases seven new artful, limited edition VAIO notebooksWidescreen notebook shipments make up 79% of global marketWindows Vista DVD to ship with[...]

Kensington Pocket Hub Mini 2.0 Review

If you are like me, you use many different devices with your notebook, such as a printer, external mouse and keyboard, thumb drive, MP3 player, external hard drive, and so[...]

Holiday Notebook Deals Roundup (updated 11/24/2006)

Retailers are gearing up for deals online and offline as the holiday buying season gets underway tomorrow. We've rounded up some of the better notebook offers and promotions that you[...]

Vantec Piano 101 Notebook Cooler Review

The Vantec Piano is a brand new model of Vantec's popular notebook cooler peripherals, but it is something out of the ordinary, it's not just a notebook cooler. Their original[...]

HP Pavilion dv6000t with Core 2 Duo Review

The HP dv6000t is a 15.4" multimedia consumer notebook that really sets itself apart with looks and a bevy of solid features. The dv6000t is an Intel based notebook[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T60 Widescreen Review

Lenovo has today announced a refresh to their T60 series notebook that introduces the widescreen form factor as an option. While many manufacturers have been shifting their business notebooks to[...]

PROPortable and Holiday Mobile Giveaway Contest

'Tis the season for giving and this year there's a customized Asus R2H UMPC to give away along with gift certificates in a contest that should be fun for all.[...]

News Bits: Asus W6 Reviewed, Apple OS X Security Update, Intel Cuts Developer Forums

Asus W6 leather laptop reviewedApple Releases Security Update 2006-007 for Mac OS XIntel reduces number of Developer ForumsCompal considers notebook plant in Vietnam to reduce costsmore...

Apple MacBook Core 2 Duo Review

The Apple MacBook was released last Spring but Apple recently updated this notebook with the Core 2 Duo processor. Following is a review of the new Core 2 Duo[...]

Speck Products See Thru Hard Shell Case for Apple MacBook Pro Review

If you are investing $2000 in an Apple MacBook Pro, you will want to protect it. Cases and sleeves only protect your notebook computer while it is being transported, but[...]

Asus F3

The Asus F3j is a 15.4″ widescreen notebook with an ATI X1700 graphics card, perfect for multimedia and gaming.

How to Deal with Liquid Spills onto Your Laptop

It's a common tradition. We are all guilty at some time or another of having liquids or drinks next to our mobile computers. Although the unique marriage of coffee and[...]