December 2010 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for December 2010. 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 2010

Below are the 87 Notebook/Laptop articles for December of 2010

Top ten printers for November 2010

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for November 2010.

Dell Inspiron Duo

The Dell Inspiron Duo with Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) is an ultraportable netbook-tablet hybrid with a flip-top design. Memory is set at 2GB DDR3. Hard drive can have up[...]

Canon unveils new large format printing category

Canon announced the launch of a new category within their large format printing lineup, the imagePROGRAF MFP image systems.

VisionTek Adds Networking…to Your Graphics Card?

The new VisionTek Killer HD 5770 pairs the video card enthusiasts at VisionTek with the networking masterminds at Bigfoot Networks. In reality, what it does is give users looking[...]

PC Tools Internet Security 2011 Review

PC Tools Internet Security 2011 packs antivirus/antispyware protection with antispam and a firewall for less than competitors. Is it worth your money? Read our review to find out.

Toshiba Satellite A660/A665

The Toshiba Satellite A660 and A665 are 16-inch laptops with a reasonably attractive design and solid performance. If you’re shopping for a desktop-replacement notebook the Satellite A665 might be a[...]

Office Productivity Trends and Tactics

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Mobile Wireless Connectivity Becomes a Productivity Asset

What initially started out as consumer mobile devices have become game changers for the way employees do their work. As a result, businesses now embrace products like the iPad and[...]

ASUS U36 Ultraportable Notebook Coming Soon

ASUS is about to introduce its latest thin-and-light notebook, the 13.3" U36 featuring a dual-core Intel Core i5 processor and Nvidia Optimus technology.

Toshiba Satellite A665 Review

The Toshiba Satellite A660 and A665 are 16-inch laptops with a reasonably attractive design and solid performance. If you're shopping for a desktop-replacement notebook the Satellite A665 might be a[...]

Canon Pixma MG6120

The Pixma MG6120 features Canon’s Intelligent Touch System, HD Movie Print, wireless connectivity, automatic duplexing, a built-in card reader with USB slot, two-way paper feeding and six individual ink cartridges[...]

Canon Pixma MG6120 review

Check out our full review of the Canon Pixma MG6120 Wireless Photo All-in-One, featuring Canon's new Intelligent Touch System!

LCD Prices Bottom Out, Start Rising

According to market research firm iSuppli, the time of bargain-basement LCDs might be at an end. Pricing has been falling steadily for close to a year, with the biggest[...]

Logitech Laptop Speaker Z305 Review

Most laptop owners who want to listen to music are forced to settle for the weak speakers built into their notebooks. Logitech hopes to change all that with the Z305[...]

HP TouchSmart 310 Review

As part of their continuing attempt to bring a multitouch experience to computers, HP recently brought out the newest iteration of their all-in-one lineup, the HP TouchSmart 310. Marrying a[...]

Clevo X7200 Review

If you're looking for the highest performance custom notebook for gaming then a company called Clevo has you covered. Clevo notebooks are available from multiple custom-order stores and we took[...]

Q3 worldwide hardcopy peripheral shipments up

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Epson Artisan 835 – Our printer deal of the week

Check out the "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!

Opera 11 Alpha Review

Opera 11 alpha release is the old-school browser's bid to return to the mainstream. Does it have what it take to unseat Chrome, Firefox and IE, or is Opera 11[...]

Dell 1250c first look

Check out our hands-on video first look of the Dell 1250c, the "world's smallest color laser class" printer, one of eight new color printers launched this fall.

OnLive Launches $9.99 All-You-Can-Game Plan, $99 System, Free iPad App

Is it the future of gaming? No one's certain yet, save perhaps for OnLive themselves. OnLive, which renders high-end games on a series of servers located remotely at their[...]

TechnologyGuide Annual Survey

Are you planning on purchasing a new desktop computer for home or business? Are you more interested in performance and features rather than design, or are you just looking to[...]

PrinterComparison 2010 Annual Survey

Are you planning on purchasing a new printer for home or business? Or do you just love printing? Then share your thoughts about printers and more as we poll our[...]

Konica Minolta security solution up for award

Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., were jointly nominated as a finalist in the IT Security category of the 2010 SESAMES Awards for their work[...]

Google Announces CR-48 Netbook Powered by Chrome OS

Today during the press launch of Google's Chrome OS, they released the first notebook that will be available with the new operating system. The Google CR-48 will offer a down-to-basics[...]

Google Shows Off More Chrome OS Details

Google has unveiled more details about its upcoming Chrome OS, which is slated to be released mid-2011.

Lenovo ThinkPad T510 Review

The ThinkPad T510 is the 15.6" notebook from Lenovo that competes head-to-head with the HP EliteBook 8540p and the Dell Latitude E6510. The T510 offers optional NVIDIA NVS 3100M dedicated[...]

Pioneer Solutions Takes Microsoft Surface to the Next Level

At a booth at the Intel Embedded Technology 2010 conference, Pioneer Solutions showed off a pretty incredible touchscreen table that combines a number of technologies in order to bring groups[...]

Best Internet Security Suites 2011 Buyers Guide

Over the last several months we reviewed 10 of the latest high-end consumer Internet security suites -- today we break down the numbers and pick a winner.

Iomega 1TB eGo USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review

Earlier this year Iomega became the first PC storage company to announce that it would convert all its external USB hard drives to the new USB 3.0 standard. We took[...]

HP G62m

The affordable HP G62m series of notebooks with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) come with 2 or 4GB of DDR3 memory and 250 or 500GB of hard drive space. The[...]

Alienware M17x R3 Specs Leaked with Sandy Bridge Chipset

Two days ago, images and performance specs of the as yet unreleased Dell Alienware m17x R3 were posted on the NotebookReview discussion forums. The latest revision includes the unreleased Intel[...]

Apple’s Mac App Store Delayed Until 2011?

When Steve Jobs took the stage at Apple's most recent press conference, it was to announce a number of new products - both hardware, like the MacBook Air, and software,[...]

Lenovo Intros IdeaPad Y460p, Y560p Multimedia Notebooks

Lenovo has introduced its latest notebooks in its consumer IdeaPad line, the 14-inch Y460p and 15.6-inch Y560p.

HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One review

Read our full review of the HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One featuring a 4.3 inch TouchSmart panel and ePrint technology!

HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One

The Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One builds upon the previous generation Photosmart Premium by adding a larger 4.3 inch TouchSmart Panel, ePrint technology, and web connected applications along with print speeds up[...]

Patriot Memory Unveils 100MB/s USB Drive

This week, memory company Patriot unveiled a new USB 3.0 drive that, thanks to its single USB SuperSpeed chip, can transfer data at speeds up to 100MB/s.

Shogun Bros. Combines Gaming Mouse and Gamepad in Wireless Combo

The Chameleon X-1, a new combination wireless gaming mouse and gamepad from accessory makers Shogun Bros., puts two popular gaming peripherals together in one unsuspecting form factor.

New color multifunction printers from Ricoh

Ricoh Americas Corp. introduced several new color multifunction printers, the Aficio MP C3001/C3501 and MP C4501/C5501, designed to offer business users enhanced productivity, advanced security and eco-friendly operations and a[...]

Dell Next-Gen Workstation Designs Leaked: Dell’s Take on the Mac Pro

One of Dell's favorite design studios, Austin's TorqueStudio, has managed to leak a substantial number of renders of the Round Rock PC maker's next-generation workstation design. Based on a "Fractal[...]

Flock Social Browser Review

The Flock browser is an offshoot of Google Chrome designed exclusively for social networking. Are the tweaks worthwhile, or is this just another solution in search of a problem? We[...]

HP expands ePrint services to LaserJet printers

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Are you planning on purchasing a new notebook computer for home or business? Are you more interested in performance and features rather than design? We'd like to know your [...]

Pioneer BDR-206MBK BDXL Blu-ray Burner Shoves 128GB onto a Disc

Holographic storage technology? We don't need no holographic storage technology. Pioneer's new BDXL Blu-ray burner, the BDR-206MBK, writes up to 128GB of data on a single four-layer Blu-ray BDXL[...]

Lexmark Genesis first look

Get a hands-on video first look of the new Lexmark Genesis featuring a unique vertical design and Flash Scan Technology!

Pelican 1090CC HardBack Notebook Case Review

Most people looking for laptop cases turn to messenger bags or backpacks, but some shoppers might need something more durable. We took a look at the super-rugged Pelican 1090CC HardBack[...]

Konica Minolta introduces MFP 2.0 Capture

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Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor

The NOOKcolor is an eReading device from Barnes & Noble. While many consider it an eReader, the specs align closely with tablets, and in fact, the NOOKcolor runs the Google[...]

Iolo System Mechanic 10 Review

You don't need to buy a new computer to get better performance; for $50, iolo's System Mechanic 10 claims to improve responsiveness and clean out junk. We take a look[...]

Epson expands Signature Worthy Collection

Epson America, Inc., expanded its Signature Worthy Collection of high-quality media with the addition of three new canvas products - Epson's Exhibition Canvas Gloss, Exhibition Canvas Satin and Exhibition Canvas[...]

IBM Forecasts Tech’s 5 Next Big Innovations

Each year, IBM talks about what it calls the "Next Five in Five" - a list of five predictions that big blue sees as coming out sometime within the next[...]

Hitachi Intros Travelstar Z5K500 Hard Drive

Hitachi GST announced its latest mobile hard drive, the Z5K500 featuring a 500GB capacity and a 7mm ultra-slim form factor.

Dell 2150cdn review

Check out our Dell 2150cdn review, one of eight new color laser-class printers released earlier this fall by the popular computer manufacturer.

Samsung introduces new printers, toner

Samsung announced the addition of two new compact laser printers that will be using Samsung's brand new Polymerized Chemical Toner, creating high-gloss images with less image destruction.

Opera Releases Opera 11 Browser

A cult favorite if ever there was one, the Opera web browser has always been something of a quirky cousin to the more popular -- or at least more widely[...]

Slappa Bally-Hide Laptop Shoulder Bag Review

If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for that woman in your life then Slappa is hoping you'll buy the Bally-Hide Laptop Shoulder Bag. We spent a few weeks[...]

CES 2011 Preview: What’s New in the New Year

Christmas isn't here yet, but the team at can barely contain our excitement as we prepare for the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Keep reading to[...]

Microsoft Working to Make Kinect Four Times Better

Microsoft's Kinect, the recent motion-capturing upgrade to its popular Xbox 360 gaming console, has won the hearts and minds of gamers all over world. In addition to some impressive third-party[...]

Cyberlink PowerDirector 9 Review

Consumer-grade video editing software is often more trouble than it's worth, but Cyberlink has made a serious bid for usability with PowerDirector 9. Is this the basic PC video editor[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook T580

The LifeBook T580 sports a 10.1-inch HD WXGA LED backlight LCD screen with a dual digitizer and N-Trig pen recognition, Windows 7 Professional and either an Intel Core i5 or[...]

Getac B300 Core i7 Review

The Getac B300 ultra-rugged notebook is aimed at industrial and commercial buyers. This system offers near bomb-proof construction with an optional touch-sensitive screen and the latest Intel Core-series processors. We[...]

CES 2011: Top three hot topics

With CES 2011 just around the corner, make sure you get a preview of some of the hottest printer trends to hit the show floor this January in Las Vegas![...]

Dell 2150cdn

The Dell 2150cdn features quick print speeds up to 24 pages per minute with a print resolution up to 600 x 600 dpi, a 400 MHZ processor with 256 MB[...]

CES 2011: Will Windows 8 Run on Tegra?

Rumors are flying hard and fast that Microsoft's next iteration of their operating system is being ported to run on top of ARM-based hardware (the chips which provide the brains[...]

Dell 2350d first look

Take a gander at our video first look of the Dell 2350d, one of three new monochrome laser printers announced a month ago.

Samsung R540 Review

There is no shortage of low-cost laptops available in stores this holiday season, but the $700 Samsung R540 might be worth a closer look. Keep reading to find out what[...]

Samsung R540

The Samsung R540 is a 15-inch notebook designed for general purpose use and multimedia entertainment. Base configurations come with an Intel Core i3 dual-core processor, 4GB of DDR3 system memory[...]

Has Microsoft Already Developed Kinect for PCs?

The Kinect rumors are shooting all over this week, as a game developer from South Korea is coming out and blabbing on new developments.

WinCleaner OneClick Professional Clean 11 Review

WinCleaner claims to improve system performance, free up hard drive space and improve overall PC performance for $29.95. We investigate in this review.

uniFlow v5 Fleet Management Solution available from Canon

Canon U.S.A. announced the availability of the uniFlow v5 Fleet Management Solution that leverages its multi-function product (MFP) portfolio.

Epson Artisan 725 review

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Read our full review of the Epson Artisan 725, featuring the "world's fastest print speeds" in its class!

CES 2011: Toshiba to Showcase Glasses-free 3D

3D has been one of the major buzzwords in 2010, and for good reason: this year has, perhaps unsurprisingly, seen the release of more 3D-enabled movies and video games than[...]

Top Accessory Picks for the Holidays

Time has essentially run out for this year's Christmas shopping, but retailers are still gearing up for the January shopping slump with post-Christmas deals. Check out five of our favorite[...]

Christmas Might Be Over, but the Steam Holiday Sale Marches On *UPDATED*

Steam, the beloved purveyor of games and digital downloads, is only partway through their annual year-end sale which brings discounts of up to 90% to games large and small, big-time[...]

RockMelt Social Browser Review

Hot on the heels of Flock comes another social networking web browser, the currently invite-only RockMelt. Unfortunately, if you read the Flock review, you already know how this story ends.

Asus N53Jf

The Asus N53Jf with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) comes with 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM and expandable memory up to 8GB. Hard drive can come with 320, 500, or 640[...]

HP Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless – Our printer deal of the week

Check out the "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!


The 17.3″ Sony VAIO EC multimedia and light-gaming laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional (64-bit) comes with up to 8 GB of DDR3 SDRAM and provides up to[...]

Congratulations on Getting a New Computer!

With the holidays passing, a lot of people are just getting around to setting up their new computer, and no doubt have questions about what to do and how to[...]

Upcoming ASUS Notebooks with Intel Sandy Bridge Leaked

New information has been leaked about upcoming ASUS notebooks based on Intel's upcoming "Sandy Bridge" platform.

ASUS N53JF Review

The market for 15-inch laptops might be pretty packed, but the ASUS N53JF-XE1 with its powerful Intel Core i5 processor and Nvidia GeForce GT 425M graphics packs more punch than[...]

Brother HL-4570cdwt first look

Watch our Brother HL-4570cdwt hands-on first look video and see Brother's latest single function color laser printing at speeds up to 30 pages per minute!

Intel Releases mSATA SSDs for Tablets and Ultraportables

Intel has released the latest product in its Solid State Drive (SSD) storage line, the 310 Series mSATA, which are just 1/8 the size of regular SSDs.

Top 10 Software Articles of 2010

2010 saw a multitude of software topics and products come and go. We round up the most-read Notebook Review software content of 2010 and look back at the warez and[...]

LG Enters the Media Box Wars with the Smart TV Upgrader ST600

LG sees an opportunity in the burgeoning set-top box market, and it's releasing the Smart TV Upgrader to take advantage of it. With an arguably clunky title, the Smart[...]

Canon Selphy CP800 Review

Read our full review of the ultra compact Canon Selphy CP800 dedicated photo printer and find out if it's worthy of your hard earned cash!

Canon Selphy CP800

The Canon Selphy CP800 features an adjustable 2.5-inch LCD, 4×6 photo prints in as fast as 47 seconds and an optional battery pack for wireless printing