February 2010 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 105 Notebook/Laptop articles for February of 2010

MSI Wind U135 Review

The Wind U135 is the one of the newest netbooks from MSI in the 10-inch form-factor. Packed with the Intel Pine Trail platform this netbook promises increased battery life and[...]

oreObject Betting You’ll Want Steel Spherical Mice

oreObject,famous for making almost spherical mice of ambiguous ergonomic relevance, has come out with a new line of solid metal mice. They're shiny, but pricey - the most affordable[...]

Windows PC Optimization Guide — Part Three

In part three of our computer optimization guide we wrap-up with some final performance tips. This part focuses on Diskeeper 2010 Professional, a tool to optimize your hard drive.

Dell Latitude E6410

The Dell Latitude E6410 is a 14″ screen business notebook powered by an Intel Core i5 processor.

Dell Latitude E6510

The Dell Latitude E6510 is a 14″ screen business notebook powered by an Intel Core i5 processor.

Dell Latitude 13

The Dell Latitude 13 is a business grade portable laptop with a preinstalled Citrix client, easier virtualization options, and an IT-friendly infrastructure for distributing system images for software updates.

Dell Vostro V13

The sleek, striking Vostro V13 gives small businesses a premium ultra-light laptop experience without the premium price tag.   Slim, Sleek & Striking: Razor-thin, ultra-light aluminum body and energy-efficient Intel®[...]

MSI Computer Wind U135

The MSI Wind 135 is a 10″ screen netbook using the Intel Pine Trail processor.  The price starts at a mere $330.

Most Popular Laptops for January 2010

Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this site's product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

Alienware M11x Gaming Notebook Now Available

Alienware announced its M11x 11-inch gaming notebook at CES this year - it is now available for purchase starting at $799.

Top ten printers for January 2010

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

Alienware m11x

The Alienware m11x notebook is an 11.6″ portable gaming notebook with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and Nvidia dedicated graphics.  The Alienware m11x is the most portable gaming laptop[...]

Readers Respond: Apple iPad a Boom or a Bust?

The much-anticipated launch of the Apple iPad last week still has tech journalists talking. Consumers are on the fence about whether the iPad will define an all-new "media tablet" category[...]

Dell Intros Latitude 13, Updates Precision M6500

Dell today announced the Latitude 13 business class ultraportable. It also announced updates to its Precision M6500 series mobile workstation.

Survey: What photosharing services should Notebook Review examine?

There are literally dozens of photosharing services available today, but we know that the Notebook Review readership has some unspoken favorites. Tell us which products you want to see put[...]

New HP EliteBook 8440w/8450w Now Available

The new HP EliteBook 8440w and 8450w mobile workstations are now available for purchase.

MSI Intros Class Series CX620/CR620 Notebooks

MSI today announced its most recent notebook offerings, the Classic Series CX620 and CR620 models.

Acer Not Interested in Producing iPad Competitor

Acer's Taiwan President recently said in a statement that it is not interested in producing an Apple iPad competitor.

Canon imageCLASS MF8050Cn review

The Canon imageCLASS MF8050Cn color laser multifunction printer is ideal for a SMB because it offers a bit of everything. Read on for detailed specs, photos, performance information, etc. in[...]

Adobe ConnectNow Video Conferencing Review

Adobe's ConnectNow video conferencing service aims to out-simple the competitors, but did Adobe take the less-is-more approach too far? We break it down in this review.

Wacom Intros Intuos4 Wireless Pen Tablet

Wacom today announced its Intuos4 Wireless professional pen tablet featuring Bluetooth wireless technology.

Gateway Unleashes Stylish New Gaming, Slim and Mainstream Desktops

Gateway out of nowhere refreshed their entire suite of desktops this week, introducing new versions of its all-in-one, slim, mainstream and gaming models. The new gaming models especially have sharp[...]

HP G62

The HP G62-Series (G62, G62m/G62x/G62t) budget-friendly multimedia notebooks have 15.6″ Brightview high-definition (1366 x 768) displays and run on Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Choose from Intel HD graphics and Intel Graphics Media[...]

Carbonite Launches Online Backup Service for SMBs

Carbonite announced Carbonite Pro, a new online data backup service specifically aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses. Carbonite claims that Carbonite Pro will differ[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T410 Review

The ThinkPad T410 is the latest revision of the popular T-series ThinkPad from Lenovo. This model brings a new line of dedicated and integrated graphics cards, the Intel Core-series processor[...]

Canon Pixma MX870 first look

Be the first to get a hands-on look at Canon's brand new office all-in-one printer, the Pixma MX870!

Sony Intros VAIO E Series 15.5″ Notebooks

Sony today silently introduced its VAIO E series notebooks featuring a 15.5-inch display.

HP Intros G62t 15.6″ Notebook

HP today introduced its latest consumer notebook, the G62t series featuring a 15.6-inch display and Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors.

ASUS, A-DATA Intro USB 3.0 Products

ASUS has partnered with A-DATA to introduce new products using the new USB 3.0 standard.


The Sony VAIO E is a colorful 14-inch screen computer.  Starting at around $800 you get an Intel Core i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 500GB hard drive, HDMI out, Bluetooth,[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Tablet

The ThinkPad X201t is a 12.1-inch WXGA touchscreen tablet pc, with a Core i7-620LM processor, 4GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive, a fingerprint scanner, and an 8-cell battery, to[...]

Dell Vostro 1014

The Dell Vostro 1014 is a budget level small business notebook powered by an Intel Celeron or Core 2 Duo processor.

Dell Vostro 1015

The Dell Vostro 1015 is a budget level small business notebook powered by an Intel Celeron or Core 2 Duo processor.

ATI Rolls Out HD5450: DirectX 11 Graphics for $50

ATI decided to roll out the Radeon HD 5450, a new low-end discrete graphics card. The most affordable yet in their new 5000 series of cards, the 5450 is[...]

Corsair Announces Two New SSD Brands: the NOVA and the REACTOR

Corsair announced two more brands for its SSD offerings, the Nova series, and its higher performance brother, the Reactor series.

PCTools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus 2010 Review

PCTools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus 2010 is as advertised -- an antivirus/antispyware suite for home users designed for standard protection and ease of use. What does it offer (or lack)[...]

ASUS UL50Vf Review

The new ASUS UL50Vf is an update to the popular 15-inch UL50Vt and offers the all-new Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics. Why are we reviewing this modest update? Because Optimus is[...]

Toshiba unveils e-STUDIO MFPs for SMB

Toshiba America Business Solutions launched the new e-STUDIO multifunction printer series for small and medium businesses yesterday.

Belkin Intros New Cooling Pad for Notebooks

Belkin today introduced its new Cooling Pad, a fan-based device designed to keep notebook computers running cool.

AMD Llano Notebook Platform Coming 2011: Quad-Core, DirectX 11

The AMD Llano processor will feature four cores, an onboard graphics card, and be built on 32nm technology.

ATI Radeon HD 5570: Still Cheap, But You Can Probably Game On It

We just covered the launch of the Radeon 5450 the other day, which is easily the most affordable DirectX 11 card out there. The 5570 is similarly equipped with[...]

Lenovo Rolls Out ThinkStation E20

Today Lenovo introduced an update to its storied ThinkStation line in the form of the ThinkStation E20, a new entry-level option to its higher-end workstation brothers. Just about everything in[...]

ASUS EeeTop ET2203 Review

ASUS has been putting the now-famous Eee brand on more than just netbooks for some time, now. The EeeTop ET2203T continues the trend, using parts substantially more powerful than those[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad W510

The Lenovo ThinkPad W510 is a 15-inch screen workstation style notebook.  The W510 provides performance, reliability and mobility. It is Ultra responsive for graphics-intensive tasks so you can accomplish more[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13

The ThinkPad Edge 13 is a 13-inch screen laptop for image- and budget-conscious small business owners: a progressive new design with color options, simplified keyboard layout and worry-free manageability, plus[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15

The ThinkPad Edge 15 is a 15-inch screen laptop for image- and budget-conscious small business owners: a progressive new design with color options, simplified keyboard layout and worry-free manageability, plus[...]

Dell Latitude E4310

The Dell Latitude E4310 is a 13-inch screen portable notebook designed with business users in mind.  The E4310 features an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor along with various[...]

Tokbox Videoconferencing Review

Tokbox aims itself clearly at the free consumer videoconferencing market, which sounds like an oxymoron. Is Tokbox really a paradigm-breaking success, or a solution in search of a problem? We[...]

Lexmark Prestige first look

Check out our hands-on first look of the Lexmark Prestige, one of three all-in-one printers featuring Lexmark's myTouch web-connected technology!

Toshiba Satellite E205 Review

The Satellite E205 is the latest "Blue Label" Toshiba notebook exclusively made for Best Buy. Packing a 14-inch WXGA screen, an Intel Core i5 processor, and the latest Intel GMA[...]

Toshiba Satellite E205

The Toshiba Satellite E205 features an Intel Core i5 processor, a slot-loading CD/DVD drive, touch pad with multi-touch control, face recognition software, and up to 4GB of DDR3 system memory.

Panasonic Announces Toughbook H1 Field Rugged Tablet

Panasonic unveiled perhaps the toughest tablet on the block, the Toughbook H1 Field, a sturdy handheld that combines the iPads functionality with Panasonics reputation for rugged devices.

Lenovo Intros Affordable Multitouch All-in-one C315

Multitouch all-in-one computers are on the rise; it's a form factor that lends itself pretty well to the technology. Unfortunately, all too often they're plagued by accompanying high prices. [...]

Epson PictureMate Charm review

Read our full review of the Epson PictureMate Charm personal photo lab to find out if it really delivers best in class photos on the go!

57 Million Media Tablets will Ship in 2015

Fifty seven million "media tablet PCs" will ship in 2015 according to analysts at ABI Research. That number is thirteen times the 4 million expected to ship this year.

Lenovo Intros G455/G555 AMD Notebooks

Lenovo has announced its latest consumer notebooks, the G455 and G555 featuring 14" or 15.6" screens and AMD processors.

ASUS Decides HD5870 Isn’t Fast Enough, Makes it Faster

ASUS has decided that one of the most powerful graphics cards on the planet, the ATI Radeon HD5870, just wasn't fast enough. So they made it faster.

Lenovo IdeaPad U150 Review

The Lenovo IdeaPad U150 is an 11-inch notebook featuring the latest Intel CULV processors for extreme battery life combined with HDMI output for mobile entertainment. This attractive netbook alternative packs[...]

ASUS Announces New Convertible Tablet Eee PC

ASUS has announced a new convertible tablet Eee PC featuring multi-touch technology, the T101MT.

AMD’s Old Chip Makers Turns to Mobile

In an attempt to become more responsive and agile in the market, AMD divested itself of its chip fabrication plants, with the process finished by early last year. The[...]

Canon Pixma MX350 first look

Get an exclusive hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MX350 Office All-in-One printer before it even hits stores!

Staples to Offer Printer Fleet Management, IT Services

Staples today announced that it is getting into the IT management business with Staples Technology Solutions, a new service under their business-to-business Staples Advantage division.

Netbook Ownership Increases 5% On-Year, Other Trends Revealed

According to a market research report by PriceGrabber.com, the percentage of online consumers who own a netbook has increased from 10% last year to 15%.

Asus Eee PC 1005PE

Go anywhere in style with the Eee PC Seashell features Genuine Windows 7 Starter operating system, 14 hours battery life for all day computing needs,Multi-touch pad for easily zoom in/out.

FCC: 100Mbps to 100 Million by 2020

Let's face it: while the USA was a pioneer in the rise of the Internet and high-speed Internet service, speed hasn't risen as dramatically over the last several years as[...]

HP ProBook 6445b

Professionals who want a mainstream notebook with a balance of productivity, mobility, and value. Entry model for medium and large businesses

HP ProBook 4710s

Small business professionals who want a stylish, affordable notebook for everyday office applications

HP ProBook 6440b

Mobile professionals who want enhanced security, and extensive connectivity options; Managed IT environments that require mainstream laptops with a balance of productivity and affordability

HP ProBook 6540b

Mobile professionals who want enhanced security, and extensive connectivity options; Managed IT environments that require mainstream laptops with a balance of productivity and affordability

HP EliteBook 8440p

Mobile professionals needing manageability, security, upgradeable wireless, and enhanced system and graphic performance in a business-rugged notebook

HP EliteBook 8540w

Ideal for mobile professionals needing best-in-class,business rugged notebooks with enhanced system and graphic performance in a managed-IT environment

Alienware Aurora ALX Review

Alienware's new Aurora ALX is one of the four new offerings in Dell's rebranded gaming desktop line. Replete with temperature-sensing fins, impressive branding, top-of-the-line components and most importantly a cool[...]

Lexmark SmartSolutions Tech aims to please SMB

Lexmark announced to potential SMB clients that they can offer customized solutions at a competitive price point through their SmartSolutions Technology. So we decided to put their highlighted offerings to[...]

Tinychat Videoconferencing Review

Tinychat takes videoconferencing back to the chatroom days of the ancient 1990s. Is this a welcome splash of retrofuturism, or just a design concept well past its prime? We break[...]

Alienware Aurora ALX

With the Alienware Aurora ALX, you’ll be living and breathing in high performance. Alienware’s most powerful MicroATX desktop will help you dominate at a LAN event. Use its all-new, motorized[...]

Dell Latitude Z Review

When you want to buy a good looking business notebook you are typically limited to industrial designs which are rugged and durable but not really stylish. Usually the only attractive[...]

Dell Latitude Z

The Latitude Z: the world’s thinnest, lightest  16″ laptop, featuring a premium design and a host of forward-thinking features to help empower your mobile business. Elite Mobility:  Exquisite finish and lean,[...]

Canon Pixma MX870 review

Read our full review of the Canon Pixma MX870 Office All-in-One before it hits store shelves and find out if it will be the perfect addition to your office!

OCZ Releases Limited Edition Vertex Drives

We've always been satisfied when reviewing OCZ's drives in the past. Now comes a reportedly even faster drive from the memory maker that builds on the experiences delivered by their[...]

Corsair Intros New Padlocked Flash Drive with Physical Password

One of the boons that USB flash drives bring is the easy portability and transferring of both large and small amounts of data. One of the downsides they bring,[...]

HP expands retail publishing line with Wal-Mart partnership

HP announced plans to expand their already industry-leading retail publishing line through a new partnership with Wal-Mart.

Acer: We Want Business Dollars

Acer has managed to push and scratch and claw its way into the #2 worldwide PC position, shoving Dell unhappily down into the third spot. They're not done, though.[...]

PMA 2010 round-up: HP signals for Batman

At PMA 2010, focus shifted away from printing solutions with HP remaining the noble exception, enlisting the help of Batman to tout their latest kiosk technology.

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3

The Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 is a 3rd generation netbook with many upgrades and options like the ability to share files, music, photos without logging onto the internet and hi-speed wireless[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t

Take notes, share and present on a mini laptop that converts to a tablet netbook. Multi-function tablet features a touch-sensitive panel and a durable steel hinge with a 180 degree[...]

Toshiba Satellite T135D Review

The Toshiba Satellite T135 series is a popular 13-inch thin-and-light notebook available in a variety of configurations. We previously reviewed the T135 with Intel inside, but what about the T135D[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Review

The ThinkPad X201 is the newest 12-inch ultra-portable business notebook from Lenovo. As a refresh to the X200-series, the X201 showcases Intel's latest Calpella platform. One of the most interesting[...]

Seagate Ships First 6Gbps SAS Constellation ES Drive

Following up their recent launch of the next-generation SATA3 consumer hard drive, Seagate has brought some of that high-speed mojo over to its enterprise drive line. The Constellation ES is[...]

NVIDIA Announces Model Names, Release Dates for Next-Gen GPUs

NVIDIA's new Fermi architecture, it's next-generation graphics processing chips, is almost here. Their GeForce Twitter account announced just a few hours ago that the launch date for it's upcoming[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X201

The Lenovo ThinkPad X201 is a 12.1-inch screen ultraportable laptop that offers the latest Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors.  The X201 has an amazing 6+ hour battery life,[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X201s

The Lenovo ThinkPad X201s is a 12.1-inch screen ultraportable laptop weighing under 3lbs that offers the latest Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors.  The X201s has an amazing 6+[...]

TaxAct Online Review

TaxAct is the cheapest of the Big Three consumer tax preparation products, but is there a hidden cost to what you don't pay? We work it out in this review.

Belkin Unveils Extremely High-Priced USB3.0 Accessories

Belkin has extensive experience creating accessories for people's digital lives. Keyboards, mice, bags, cases, ergonomics, notebook coolers, add-ons: the list goes on and on. They've recently decided to jump[...]

Lexmark unveils Evernote app for SmartSolutions

Lexmark launched a new application for its SmartSolution ready printers that will help users send hard copy scan with a touch of a button.

Toshiba Announces Portege M780 Tablet with Core i7

Toshiba today announced its latest tablet, the Portege M780 supporting Core i7 dual-core processors.

MSI to Showcase 120Hz 3D All-in-One Next Week

At CeBIT next week in Hanover, Germany, MSI is expected to show off a number of both current and future all-in-one desktops. There's little doubt, however, that all eyes[...]

Brother MFC-6890cdw first look

Considering a new printer for your home office or small business? Check out our hands-on first look of the Brother MFC-6890cdw All-in-One inkjet printer!

Dell Inspiron 580s Review

High-end Alienware rigs are nice, but they're not where the Round Rock computer giant makes all of its money. The value-centric Inspiron desktop line has always been a consistently strong[...]

Paltalk Videoconferencing Review

Paltalk bills itself as the ultimate all-in-one IM client, but is it really ready to displace your favorite instant messenger and video chat apps? We break it down in this[...]

Canon introduces new large format printers

Canon announced the addition of three new large format printers to its imagePROGRAF photo, proofing and graphic arts line.

Mad Catz’ Touchpad-Enhanced touchmouse Now Available

Chalk it up to missing this one at CES, but Mad Catz just announced that their interesting "touchmouse" is now shipping. Using Bluetooth to get the wires out of[...]

ATI Releases HD 5830, Brings Affordable Enthusiast-Level Performance

Never satisfied to just sit on their haunches, ATI, and by extension AMD, has pursued an aggressive graphics card launch schedule these past few months. Starting with the high-end[...]

MALIBAL VEDA Series (Clevo X8100) Review

The MALIBAL Veda Series notebook is an high-performance gaming machine built from the Clevo X8100. Offering an Intel Core i7 processor, dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M graphics cards in SLI,[...]

ASUS Intros N71 Notebook with Nvidia Optimus

ASUS has introduced its latest consumer multimedia notebook, the N71JV-X1 with Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics technology.

New Shuttle Desktop Just Over an Inch Thick

Intel's low-power CPU development has allowed for interesting new form factors in nettops, and Shuttle is taking advantage of them. They're not the first company to come up with a[...]