December 2007 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for December 2007. 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 2007

Below are the 63 Notebook/Laptop articles for December of 2007

Most Popular Laptops for November 2007

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[...]

Sony VAIO SZ6 User Review

Back in 2006, the Sony VAIO SZ1 set the standard for power in a small package in the 13" notebook segment. Recently, the Sony VAIO SZ61 was introduced in Europe[...]

News Bits: OLPC Shipping Info, Asus Eee PC 8G on sale, Goodbye Spam?

OLPC Give One, Get One program shipping info releasedAsus Eee PC 8G now for saleResearch firms disagree on top Taiwan notebook vendor in Q3

Dell Offers XPS M1730 World of Warcraft Edition

Many visitors to the Dell website have noticed a mysterious teaser banner with the tag line, "You are not prepared." The banner lists the date of 12/11/07 but provides no[...]

Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi3 Review

The X205 is Toshiba's top shelf gaming notebook, featuring single or dual Nvidia GeForce graphics cards and an expansive 17-inch widescreen display. The SLi3 unit tested here today has dual[...]

Dell Inspiron 1525

The Inspiron 1525 is a Core 2 Duo powered 15.4″ screen notebook from Dell. The Inspiron 1525 has Intel X3100 integrated graphics, an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a[...]

Portable One SXS37 Review

The Portable One SXS37 is a 13.3 multimedia notebook, offering a ton of features in a lightweight package. With features such as an optional transreflective TrioView display for outdoor viewing,[...]

Dell XPS M1530 First Look and Video

The new Dell XPS M1530 15.4" screen notebook was announced just last week and our much anticipated review model made it in the door today. Following is a first[...]

News Bits: Intel Penryn Coming January 6th, Dell Vostro 1200, LG P300 Introduced

Intel Penryn mobile roadmap revealedDell Vostro 1200 revealed, to land in DecemberDell and Apple receiving LED BLUs from Kenmos and Nano-Op

Asus F9 User Review

Packed with a dual core AMD processor, a 120GB hard drive, nVidia dedicated graphics, and a glossy 12.1" display, the Asus F9 series notebook might just be one of the[...]

News Bits: Dell in Best Buy, Apple Ultraportable Reconfirmed, Windows on the OLPC

Dell to sell computers at Best BuyApple ultraportable to be unveiled at MacworldAMD Delays Barcelona again

Voltaic Converter Backpack Review

Voltaic Systems offers some of the most exciting notebook bags around ... with built-in solar panels designed to charge your electronics. We took a close look at the Voltaic Converter,[...]

Adesso Wireless Mini Trackball Keyboard Review

External keyboards for notebook and tablet users can be a godsend if you use the machine at a desk. Now for some users, just any old keyboard wont do, they[...]

Mobile Edge Komen Paris Backpack Review

The Holidays are thought of as a time for charitable giving. Now, whenever you buy a bag from Mobile Edge's Caring Case Collection, Mobile Edge give 10 percent of the[...]

The MSI GX600 Contest Closes Friday, Register Before it Ends!

The contest to win the MSI GX600 notebook ends Friday the 14th of December, which means you have only 5-days to get your entries in. We've received a number[...]

A Review of the Latest (and Fastest) SSD Storage Devices

It only takes a matter of weeks for a newer and faster SSD to make its appearance as the competition is stiff and the race among competing manufacturers is neck-and-neck.[...]

Toshiba Portege M700 Tablet PC Released

Toshiba has just released their ninth generation Tablet PC, the Portege M700. Designed to give you the best features of a notebook and a tablet, the M700 will be an[...]

Toshiba Portege M700

The Port g M700 Tablet PC has a 12.1-inch diagonal widescreen LED Backlit Display with digital pen support, optional touch capability and anti-glare display for indoor/outdoor viewing. The Port g[...]

Com One Micro Clip Bluetooth Headset Review

Every company seems to sell a Bluetooth headset these days. Some models support stereo audio as well as standard headset properties for making calls, but what if you don't like[...]

News Bits: CompUSA Closing, Asus U6 Ultraportable, OLPC Now Shipping

CompUSA to close all storesAsus introduces U6 series notebook computerAsus says Eee PC warranty still valid after breaking sealsOLPC XO laptops have started shipping

Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if you Surrender Privacy *UPDATE*

The new Windows Feedback Program from Microsoft can get you a free copy of Vista Ultimate, Office 2007, or a handful of other software with a very small catch.

Dell XPS M1530 Review

Dell made a serious effort in 2007 to listen to customer feedback criticizing Dells older, thick and heavy laptops. The result was the amazingly thin and light XPS M1330, one[...]

Predictions for MacWorld 2008

Macworld is right around the corner and for tech pundits like me this means that open season on prognosticating has arrived. The pursuit of Apple leaks this time of year[...]

News Bits: ATI HD 2700 Introduced, HP Laptop Security Issue, Vista SP1 RC Released

AMD introduces Mobility Radeon HD 2700Toshiba introduces T31 notebook with XP and VistaSelect HP laptops exposed to hackingWindows Vista SP1 release candidate available

HP dv2610us User Review

With the Holiday season in full swing and last-minute shoppers desperate for great deals, who can say no to a notebook that costs less than $700? The HP dv2610us (the[...]

HP Pavilion dv2500z

The HP dv2500z is a 14-inch screen AMD powered notebook with a unique pattern inlay design.

Gateway C-120X

The Gateway C-120 Convertible Notebook delivers excellent value in a thin and light design. This system features ultra-low voltage Intel Core 2 Duo processors for extended battery life and features[...]

Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008 Review

Are you looking for a gift for that not-so-careful computer user in your life? Need a thoughtful gift that costs less than $100 and "keeps on giving" for the next[...]

News Bits: Dell Enters Retail in Europe, CNET Debunks Apple Ultraportable

Dell announces European retail deal with DSGiCnet editor speaks out against Apple subnotebookAMD admits it did poorly in 2007

AutumnWave OnAir GT Review

Traveling HDTV junkies will be happy to know that they have yet another USB HDTV tuner on the market to pick from. The AutumnWave OnAir GT looks like many other[...]

Where is the Cheapest Country to Buy a Laptop?

As worldwide currency rates fluctuate and the U.S. dollar tanks we're seeing lots of tourists flock into the country and leave with hordes of electronic goods. Is the U.S.[...]

Nvidia 7150M Integrated Graphics Card Review

While Integrated Graphics Parts (IGPs) are often criticized for lack of performance and inability for use in gaming, this analysis might not be entirely true or fair. In this[...]

News Bits: AMD Shrike Notebook Platform, Intel Ultra Small-SSD, Toshiba Qosmio G40

Windows Vista is the #1 tech disappointment of 2007AMD Shrike notebook platform for 2009 unveiledIntel debuts ultra-small solid state drive

MSI GX600 Notebook Winner Revealed

The one month contest for the MSI GX600 gaming notebook has come to a close and we have a winner to reveal.

Kensington sd200v Notebook Docking Station Review

The Kensington sd200V Notebook Docking Station is the latest device from Kensington to provide a "universal" type of dock for notebooks. From a single USB port connected to the dock,[...]

Gateway M-6824 User Review

It's not easy to find a notebook with a Core 2 Duo processor, dedicated graphics, 3GB of RAM and HDMI support for less than $1,000. But Gateway managed to do[...]

HP Pavilion dv9700t

The Pavilion dv9700t is a desktop-replacement-level entertainment powerhouse featuring the powerful Intel Core Duo and 64-bit New Core 2 Duo processors. The 17″ WXGA high-definition widescreen with BrightView is standard[...]

HP Pavilion dv9700z

The dv9700z is a desktop-replacement-level entertainment powerhouse featuring the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology processors which supply enhanced virus protection as well as PowerNow! for longer battery life.[...]

HP Pavilion dv9700z

The dv9700z is a desktop-replacement-level entertainment powerhouse featuring the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology processors which supply enhanced virus protection as well as PowerNow! for longer battery life.[...]

HP Updates Notebooks For The Holidays

Just in time for those last-minute Christmas shoppers, HP has updated their entire notebook lineup. Blu-Ray, new dedicated graphics options and designs are just the beginning. Take a look after[...]

HP Pavilion dv6700t

The HP Pavilion dv6700t Entertainment Notebook PC delivers a 15.4″ Brightview display, dazzling new high-gloss design, Intel’s Core Duo processors and the option to upgrade to an Nvidia GeForce 8400M[...]


The HP Pavilion dv6700z Entertainment Notebook PC is ready to deliver the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core processors, a 15.4″ high-definition widescreen, and the option to upgrade to an[...]

HP Pavilion dv6700z

The HP Pavilion dv6700z Entertainment Notebook PC is ready to deliver the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core processors, a 15.4″ high-definition widescreen, and the option to upgrade to an[...]

HP Pavilion dv2700t

The HP Pavilion dv2700t is a 14.1″ screen laptop with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and unique imprint design. The dv2700t is also available in a unique Verve design.

Toshiba Satellite Pro A210 Review

Toshiba just released the Satellite Pro series notebook line, which is a toned down business version of their popular Satellite models. Some of the key changes include the loss of[...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Laptop Lovers

For those of us who like to wait until the last minute to get our shopping done or still need a few little things to make that Christmas gift perfect,[...]

News Bits: Asus Eee PC 2G Surf, Samsung 320GB Notebook HD, Dell Vostro 1200

$300 Asus Eee PC 2G Surf now availableSamsung ships 320GB 2.5-inch hard driveDell introduces Vostro 1200 ultraportable

AMD Versus Intel Mobile Processor Review

Is your perfect notebook equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor or an AMD Turion 64 X2? We placed these two dual core titans in a cage match to[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad R61 User Review

The solid ThinkPad R61 remains an excellent bargain for notebook users looking for a durable and dependable workhorse that won't break the bank. Take a look and see if this[...]

News Bits: Nvidia 8800M-GTX Reviewed, Asus Eee PC Touchscreen

Nvidia 8800M-GTX 512MB reviewed & benchmarkedAsus Eee PC touchscreen modDell partners with Tesco in European retail agreement

Intel GMA X3100 Graphics Performance Review

The performance of Intel's GMA X3100 is a question on a lot of peoples' minds, at least if our forums here are any indication. And why shouldn't people be curious?[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 12/24/2007)

Dell Coupon Code for up to $300 off Dell Inspiron notebooks$300 off Compaq Presario C700T $500 off coupon code

Adesso USB Numeric Keypad and Optical Mouse Review

The Adesso 19-Key USB Numeric Keypad and Optical Mouse like the name says, is a number pad and mouse in one unit. It is designed for the neat freak accountant[...]

Western Digital Passport External Hard Drive Review

The Passport is Western Digital's line of portable external hard drives, featuring a very sleek casing reminiscent of the Nintendo DS and WD's 2.5 5400RPM SATA notebook hard disks. Due[...]

Wacom Bamboo Tablet Review

There are a lot of times when you just cant beat the ease and feel of using a pen and paper. However, in today's tech centered world, it just[...]

News Bits: New Li-Ion Batteries, Thin Blu-Ray Drive from Panasonic, Touchscreen Notebooks

New Li-Ion batteries deliver 10x more lifePanasonic shipping samples of world's thinnest Blu-ray driveTouchscreen notebooks on the horizon?"Universe at War: Earth Assault" reviewed

Dell Inspiron 1525 Available (in Australia)

The rumored Dell Inspiron 1525, the update to the existing Inspiron 1520, has appeared for sale on the Dell Australia website.

Dell Inspiron 1525

The Inspiron 1525 is a Core 2 Duo powered 15.4″ screen notebook from Dell. The Inspiron 1525 has Intel X3100 integrated graphics, an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a[...]

HP Pavilion tx2000

HP Pavilion tx2000 is a convertible Tablet PC notebook that comes equipped with an AMD Turion processor. The tx2000 has built-in Wacom active pen

Plantronics Pulsar 590A Bluetooth Headset Review

Few things ruin the wireless experience of using a notebook like a set of wired headphones. Plantronics comes to the rescue with their Bluetooth headset/headphone solutions ... but is the[...]

Sony VAIO SZ7, TZ2 Series Leak onto the Web

With the known release of Intel's Penryn processor coming at the beginning of January we know all too well there will be laptops to come with that announcement. Sony[...]

Dell Laptops Now Available in Best Buy Stores

Earlier in the month Dell and Best Buy announced Inspiron and XPS laptops would be available for sale in Best Buy retail stores nationwide in the U.S. They missed[...]

New Rules on Carrying Spare Laptop Batteries on U.S. Flights

The U.S. Department of Transportation has instituted new rules for carrying spare rechargeable batteries on an airplane. Starting on January 1, 2008, these must go in the traveler's carry-on baggage,[...]