December 2005 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 49 Notebook/Laptop articles for December of 2005

News Bits: Yonah Benchmarks, Dell in Costco Stores, Bluetooth Grows, More Wal-Mart Laptop Stories

Intel Yonah Benchmarks9.5-million Bluetooth Products Shipping Per WeekDell "Not So" Direct -- Inspiron Notebooks at CostcoAcer Rises to #1 in Notebooks Shipped in Canada for Quarter 3Asustek to Spin Off[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 11/29/2005 – 12/1/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/8/2005) UPDATED 12/1IBM ThinkPad R50e for $749 and Free 512MB of MemoryAcer Aspire 3000 $598 at WalMart.com$20 Off Any Purchase at Dell.com[...]

Vantec LapCool 4 Notebook Cooler Review (pics)

The Vantec LapCool 4 is the 4th generation design in the LapCool series by Vantec. Vantec is a computer company that specializes in peripherals, from 3.5" Hard Drive enclosures to[...]

Netgear Wireless Travel Router Review (pics)

This is a review of the Netgear WGR101 portable travel router. When I first received this router after shipping, I really wasn't expecting something this small. The Netgear WGR101 is[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/2/2005 – 12/5/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/8/2005)IBM ThinkPad R50e with Free 512MB RAM and Free Shipping $599Gateway 5% Off CouponLenovo IBM ThinkPad Z60M with Titanium Cover and the[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook N6210 Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu LifeBook N6000 series is a desktop replacement notebook with one of the best screens in the business and features to match. The specific unit being reviewed[...]

Gateway NX550

The NX550 Series features a modular bay so you can add an extra hard drive, a floppy drive, a CD-RW or DVD drive without powering down. An Intel Pentium Processor[...]

Crumpler’s The Salary Sacrifice Backpack Review (pics)

Crumpler's The Salary Sacrifice backpack is designed for owners of 12" and under notebooks and tablets who want to add a little flair to their carrying case. It's not hung[...]

News Bits: Apple Intel Confusion, Tablet PC Guitar, Intel 2007, Toshiba Tecra L2 Released

Confusion and Conflicting Rumors About Apple Laptops with Intel ProcessorsTablet PC Inside a Fender GuitarIntel Roadmap and 45nm Process + Plans for 2007Diskeeper Releases Diskeeper 10.0Toshiba Tecra L2 ReleasedIs Medion[...]

Sony VAIO S550 Review (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO S550 is a 13.3" widescreen thin and light notebook. It features a Pentium M 1.73GHz processor and weighs in at only 4.3lbs. It looks slightly[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/6/2005 – 12/8/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/15/2005) NEW 12/8!IBM ThinkPad Z60m $799 with Free 512MB RAM and Free ShippingGateway.com 5% Off Coupon CodeSony VAIO VGN-FS770/W 15.4in Notebook $1299[...]

Acer Aspire 5002 WLMi US Notebook Review (pics, specs)

After searching for several months for a laptop that satisfied both my inner geek and my very limited budget of $1,000, I stumbled upon the Acer Aspire 5002 in a[...]

News Bits: Outsourcing Gaming, ATI X1600, Asus A7G, Alienware Budget Laptop

Outsourcing PC Game Playing to China is Serious BusinessATI Announces Mobility Radeon X1600 Graphics CardAsus A7G All-in-One 17" Notebook Announced Taiwan's Quanta Computer Gets Major Order to Produce Sony Notebooks[...]

TiVoToGo Review (pics)

By now, if you don't know what TiVo is, I'm honestly not sure how you crawled out from under a rock to get online to read this. But for those[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/9/2005 – 12/11/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/15/2005) Dell Inspiron 600m Notebook $782.00 Shipped (expires 12/15)Logitech Quickcam Pro Webcam NB For $40 Laplink PCmover Network Edition Free AR[...]

HP Pavilion dv4000 (Pentium M 1.73GHz, ATI X700) Review (pics, specs)

I'd read some good reviews of the HP dv4000 and had been impressed with it, but I'd been put off because it only offered Intel integrated graphics. I'd been[...]

HP nc6230 Laptop Review (pics, specs)

This is a review on my new Hewlett Packard NC6230. This is a thin and light laptop for the most part, and is intended to compete with the IBM T[...]

News Bits: Intel Napa Performance Claims, Latest on Mac-Intel, Current State of Lenovo, Dell Computrace

Intel States Performance Claims on New Dual Core ProcessorsLatest Intel Based Apple Notebook RumorsOne Year After Announcement of IBM PC Takeover Lenovo is Still ProfitableDell to Offer Computrace Security SoftwarePalm[...]

Power Sentry PowerSquid Review

Power strips aren't sexy; in fact they're probably the most boring computing accessory you own. They're also frustrating to use. Even if they have 8 plugs you can probably only[...]

Dell Inspiron B120

Enjoy solid performance for everyday tasks with the Inspiron B120. This entry-level system is perfect for anyone needing reliable notebook performance to stay productive and connected. Enjoy e-mail, Web surfing,[...]

Dell Inspiron B130

Enjoy solid performance for everyday tasks with the Inspiron B130. This entry-level system is perfect for anyone needing reliable notebook performance to stay productive and connected. Enjoy e-mail, Web surfing,[...]

Dell Inspiron 630m

The Inspiron 630m is a marriage of performance and mobility. Light and easy to carry, the Inspiron 630m offers uncompromising performance in a compact design , helping you get the[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/12/2005 – 12/15/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/21/2005) NEW 12/15!Dell Small Business Coupon Codes 25% Off All Inspirons, 20% Off All Latitudes NEW 12/13!Toshiba Tablet PC $999 and Free[...]

Dell Inspiron 6000D (2.0GHz, 1GB) Review (pics, specs)

I live in Brazil but purchased my Inspiron 6000D system from the United States. The Dell Inspiron 6000 15.4" laptop was a perfect size for my needs and offered various[...]

Dell XPS M140 and Inspiron 630m Review (pics, specs)

The Dell XPS M140 is a 14-inch widescreen notebook that's also sold as the Inspiron 630m via Dell's business site. The M140 / 630m replaces the venerable Inspiron 600m[...]

Wireless Garden StashCard Review (pics)

Have you ever though to yourself, "I really wish I could store a twenty inside my notebook?" Or maybe you fear for not having a stamp at just the right[...]

Compaq Presario v2000z (Turion 64 ML-30, 512MB RAM) Review (pics, specs)

I am a college freshman and became tired of having to use the school's mediocre computer systems for schoolwork, if I could even get on one. So I was in[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/16/2005 -12/18/2005

CompUSA Toshiba L25 for $399.99 HOT!Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/21/2005)ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite Free After Rebate at Amazon.comToshibaDirect Deals - $599 laptop Satellite A80 with Freebiesmore...

Toshiba Satellite L25 Review (pics, specs)

The Toshiba Satellite L25-S119 is a budget notebook equipped with a Celeron M processor. The L25 retails at about $799; a little pricier than some comparable notebooks, but as[...]

MSI Computer 1029

News Bits: Vista Update, Apple Market Share for 2006, Dell Battery Recall, HP backs HD-DVD

Microsoft Launches Updated Windows Vista PreviewApple to Increase Laptop Market Share in 2006?Dell Recalls 35,000 BatteriesQuanta Computer to Make the $100 LaptopHP Switches from Just Backing Blu-Ray to Backing HD-DVD[...]

Toshiba Satellite M40 Review (pics, specs)

Toshiba's promotional guide explains the Satellite M40 as a "stylish, lightweight notebook that comes in two enhanced models for advanced mobile computing." With the M40, this statement certainly seems true[...]

Dr. Bodelin’s Laptop Bumpers Review (pics)

Laptop Bumpers are an inexpensive and easy solution for laptop users that want the feel of a desktop keyboard, but want something more portable. The bumpers are designed to raise[...]

Asus M9V Review (pics, specs)

The Asus M9V is a recent release into the marketplace, billed as an all-in-one at just under 2Kg (4.33lbs) it also fits into the thin and light category and presumably[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/19/2005 – 12/22/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 1/11/2006) NEW 12/21/2006Lenovo ThinkPad R50e notebook 1.4GHz 768MB $599 ShippedToshiba Satellite L25-S1196 Notebook 1.4GHz 15in DVD/CDRW Wifi $500more...

News Bits: PC Sales Growth for 2006, Dell #1 in Sales for Q3, Lenovo CEO Leaves, Seagate Buys Maxtor

PC Sales to Grow 10% in 2006 to 229.5 Million ShippedDell, HP and Lenovo Top Ranks as #1 in PC Sales for 3rd Quarter 2005Dell Executive Takes Over Spot of[...]

HP dv8000z Review (pics, specs)

Recently, I purchased the HP Pavilion dv8000z notebook computer. I am a professional artist, animator and website designer and had several criteria in choosing a computer. I wanted a very[...]

Dell Latitude D610 and HP Compaq nc6220 Comparison Review (pics, specs)

This review is a comparison of the HP Compaq nc6220 and the Dell Latitude D610 notebook computers. Both of these notebooks are classified as thin-and-light business class machines. The Dell[...]

Toshiba Tecra L2

The Tecra L2 delivers fundamental business value by focusing on simplicity – an understated design with practical features. The L2 includes requisite features to easily handle daily business tasks such[...]

“The Ball” Bluetooth Wireless Trackball Review (pics, specs)

I know people who will not use anything but trackballs. There is much less wrist movement when using a trackball which makes it easier to use, especially for those[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/23/2005 – 12/26/2005

Lenovo ThinkPad Employee Purchase Program for All (Ends 12/27/05) HOT!Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 1/11/2006)Toshiba Satellite L25-S1196 Notebook 1.4GHz 15in DVD/CDRW Wifi $500 shipped After RebateZoneAlarm Internet[...]

SFBags WaterField Designs Laptop Cargo Bag Review (pics)

Completely based and manufactured in San Francisco, WaterField Designs is a unique company, mainly manufacturing one of-a-kind bags for notebook computers, but also cases for iPods and other similar devices.[...]

Sony VAIO BX Review (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO BX business notebook is packed with versatile features such as a biometric fingerprint reader, modular bay, and built-in camera that can video conference with an available wireless[...]

Review of Lenovo ThinkPad Z60m With Pentium M 2.0GHz and ATI X600 (pics, specs)

The laptop being reviewed here is the IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad Z60m. There are many variations and configurations for this model, and the Pentium M 2.0GHz, 1GB RAM and ATI X600 128MB[...]

MSI Computer 1012

Linksys WRT54G 802.11g Wireless Router Review (pics, specs)

This is a review of the Linksys WRT54G 802.11 g router. I purchased this router in July of 2005 when I switched my internet service from dial-up to cable[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook C1320D Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu LifeBook C1320D is a 15.4" widescreen mainstream style notebook made for home and some portability. The configurations for this notebook with a Pentium M start at $1100; as[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/28/2005 – 12/31/2005

Dell.com Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 1/11/2006)CompUSA: Compaq Presario v2402us Notebook $500 shipped After RebateThinkPad T43 Centrino Laptop 1.86GHz 512MB DVD/CDRW + free case $1399 shipped, $550 off![...]

Quanta KN1 Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Quanta KN1-PM is a 15.4-inch widescreen desktop replacement system. It is a rather understated no-frills notebook, but it offers very solid build quality, relatively low weight, customizability, excellent[...]