February 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for February 2011. 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 2011

Below are the 99 Notebook/Laptop articles for February of 2011

Top Ten Printers for January 2011

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for January 2011.

Most Popular Laptops for January 2011

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[...]

Xerox Beefs Up its WorkCentre 7500 MFP Series

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HP Officejet 6500A Plus First Look

We've got a first look at the Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One, with five devices packed into one compact body, targeted at small and medium businesses.

Better Buys Awards Canon ImageRunner Advance Products

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Most Popular Laptops for January 2011

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[...]

Sundance and Surface Team Up to Stop a Viral Outbreak

While the Sundance Film Festival is known largely for showcasing some of the day's hottest new indie flicks, it's also used to launch media projects of all kinds. This year,[...]

52-inch Display? Try 52 Feet, Thanks to Video Walls

Bezels on flat screen displays are mere millimeters away from becoming non-existent. Commercial-grade LCD displays are being produced with thinner and thinner bezels, thanks to new advancements[...]

Intel Flaw Forces Dell, HP, Others to Recall and Delay Products

Intel may have been upfront in telling the world about their new Cougar Point chipset flaw, but that doesn't mean they've avoided the fallout. The world's top PC makers are[...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops Kills 60 Billion People

Treyarch, developer of the popular Call of Duty: Black Ops game, released a number of statistics this week about the game and the people who play it. The graphics combines[...]

Intel Sandy Bridge Chipset Design Error Causes Recall

Intel recently announced it found a flaw in the chipset of its new Sandy Bridge platform and promptly issued a recall. Repair costs are expected to be $700M.

Dell Inspiron 15R and 17R: Our Deals of the Week

In this edition of our weekly laptop deals, we take a look at the new Dell Inspiron 15R and Inspiron 17R desktop replacements; two laptops which instantly grabbed our attention[...]

Dell 2350d Review

Looking for a reasonably priced laser printer for the office? Then check out our full review of the 2350d single function monochrome laser printer!

$150 DreamPlug Desktop is the Size of Your Fist

The DreamPlug desktop is a new Marvell ARM-powered device that plugs directly into the wall. Not much bigger than so-called "wall warts", which are AC adapters for other electronics, the[...]

Case Review

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THQ Slashes Prices 75% On PC Games

While Steam gets all the glory these days, especially when it comes to crazy-priced holiday sales, THQ is after some love, too. Not every game listed are winners, but there[...]

HP Officejet 7000 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

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

ASUS U41JF-A1 Review

The ASUS U41JF is a thin-and-light, 14-inch notebook with powerful Nvidia graphics and excellent battery life. Combine that with a good Intel Core i3 processor and a price tag of[...]

Asus U41JF-A1

The ASUS U41JF-A1 is a well-equipped multimedia notebook with a 14-inch screen. The thin-and-light design houses an Intel Core i3 dual-core processor (2.53GHz) and generous gaming capability thanks to Nvidia[...]

Sony VAIO Y with AMD Fusion Now Available

Sony has refreshed its VAIO YB series notebook with the AMD Fusion platform, which features a graphics card and processor integrated into one chip.

Innovative HP TouchSmart 610 with Reclining Stand Unveiled

Today, HP took the wraps off of its latest generation of TouchSmart all-in-one products. Under development for an extended period of time, the TouchSmart 610 addresses one of the primary[...]

Konica Minolta Among 100 Most Sustainable Companies

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Ricoh Aficio MP C2051, MP C2551 Unveiled

Ricoh Americas Corporation introduced the Aficio MP C2051/C2551 Color Digital Imaging System targeted at small businesses and workgroups.

Dell Announces New Latitudes, Precision Workstation Notebooks

Dell announced an entirely redesigned line of business Latitude and Precision Mobile Workstation notebooks starting at $859.

HP TouchSmart Will Run webOS with Desktops, Notebooks to Follow

HP's webOS event was mostly about launching the TouchPad, their dual-core iPad clone that runs Palm's webOS operating system. During the interminably long event, however, there were a few[...]

Samsung Introduces Six New SMB Printers

Samsung announced the addition of six new printers to their monochrome laser lineup designed with small and medium businesses in mind.

Lenovo IdeaPad U260 Review

The Lenovo IdeaPad U260 is the first ultraportable laptop to feature a 12.5-inch display and is packed with an Intel Core i5 processor. A durable metal body and leather accents[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad U260

The Lenovo IdeaPad U260 is a 12.5″ notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) and comes built with up to an Intel Core i5-470UM (1.33GHz; 800MHz 3MB) and 4GB of DDR3 RAM[...]

Canon Pixma MX420 First Look

Check out our hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MX420 Office All-in-One inkjet printer, announced last month at CES 2011!

Thermaltake Rolls Out the Level 10 GT – a Level 10 Case You Can Actually Afford

It's no secret that we're fans of Thermaltake's Level 10 computer chassis. With its roots deep in the heart of BMW's design team, it offered a number of revolutionary features.

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15: Our Deals of the Week

This week we take a look at two great business notebook deals: the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 and the ThinkPad Edge 15. Both notebooks are slanted toward small business and[...]

OKI B730n Review

The B730n single function monochrome LED printer features print speeds up to 52 ppm, a standard paper capacity of 700 pages and one-piece high yield consumables. But is it the[...]

OKI B730n

The OKI B730n is a monochrome single function LED printer offering print speeds up to 52 ppm with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, a large standard[...]

OKI B730dn

The OKI B730dn is a monochrome single function LED printer offering print speeds up to 52 ppm with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic duplexing, a[...]

OKI B720dn

The OKI B720dn is a monochrome single function LED printer offering print speeds up to 47 ppm with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic duplexing, a[...]

OKI B710dn

The OKI B710dn is a monochrome single function LED printer offering print speeds up to 42 ppm with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic duplexing, a[...]

OKI B710n

The OKI B710n is a monochrome single function LED printer offering print speeds up to 42 ppm with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, a large standard[...]

OKI B720n

The OKI B720n is a monochrome single function LED printer offering print speeds up to 47 ppm with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, a large standard[...]

Dell 2350d

The Dell 2350d is the entry level model in the 2350 series. The 2350d is a single function monochrome laser printer featuring print speeds up to 40 pages per minute[...]

Dell 2350dn

The Dell 2350dn is a single function monochrome laser printer featuring print speeds up to 40 pages per minute with a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic[...]

Dell Inspiron Zino HD Review (Late 2010 Update)

Dell's little box that could has been humming along for a year now, offering Windows users a similar experience to the one that Mac Mini buyers have enjoyed. Replete with[...]

Sony Sues Users to Keep Software Secure

In what appears to be a recreation of the infamous DeCSS saga that broke DVD encryption and spread it all over the Internet, Sony is looking to keep the recent[...]

Kodak ESP 7250 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

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

Sony VAIO P Netbook (Update) Review

Despite newer alternatives, The Sony VAIO P remains one of the sexiest netbooks on the market. This super-thin laptop packs an 8-inch HD display, a high-capacity solid state drive and[...]

Qualcomm’s Next-Gen Snapdragons: 2.5GHz, Quad-Core Monsters

Qualcomm is mostly known as a mobile brand, and for good reason. Their ARM-based CPUs power many of today's hottest smartphones and tablets, and the company is using that success[...]

PrinterComparison’s New Look Has Arrived!

PrinterComparison is sporting a brand new look and feel that is designed to provide better and more useful access to the information you need to make the right printer buying[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad V460 Review

Business notebooks aren't always affordable -- Lenovo aims to change that with its V-series IdeaPad. Today we look at the V460, which has a 14-inch display, Intel Core i5 processor[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad V460

The 14″ Lenovo IdeaPad V460 business notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is built with up to a Intel Core i5-520M processor and 4GB DDR3 dual-channel RAM at 1066 MHz. Hard[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad W701

The Lenovo ThinkPad W701/W701ds workstation has a 17-inch main screen and a 10.6-inch retractable second screen. This laptop comes with an Intel i7 quad core processor, Windows 7 Professional, USB[...]

Dell Announces All New Desktops and Workstations

This week, Dell unveiled a significant number of new business desktops and workstations (along with several laptops, a tablet, and other new "solutions") - 24 business computing solutions in total[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad U160

The 11.6 Lenovo IdeaPad U160 ultraportable notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) comes with 4GB RAM at 1066 MHz and either 320GB or 500GB of storage. All models come[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad U160

The 11.6 Lenovo IdeaPad U160 ultraportable notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) comes with 4GB RAM at 1066MHz and either 320GB or 500GB of storage. All models come with[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad U460

The 14-inch Lenovo IdeaPad U460 with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) comes with 4GB 1066 RAM and your choice between two Intel Core processors. Hard drive storage is 500GB at 5400RPM.[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Z360

The 13.3-inch IdeaPad Z360 multimedia notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium (32 or 64-bit) is built with your choice between two Intel Core processors. Memory is your choice too; 3[...]

AMD to Drop Athlon, Phenom Processor Names?

AMD may be dropping some long-maintained names for its microprocessors to improve its 'Vision' branding scheme. The company's current names for its processors, including Athlon, Phenom, and Sempron, are[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Z560

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 is a 15-inch multimedia notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Memory is set at 4GB at 1066MHz and hard drive storage is set at 500GB at 5400RPM.[...]

Sonnet Builds a Portable Rackmount for Mac Minis

Sonnet Technologies has been trying to figure out a way to securely mount, maintain cool temperatures, and power on Apple Mac Mini computers - all while keeping the boxes racked[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad L412

The 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad L412 with Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional (32-bit) comes built with 2GB of RAM at 1066MHz and 160GB hard drive space at 7200RPM. Choose a discrete[...]

Samsung Unveils New Line of A3 Printers

Samsung Electronics America has announced their entrance into the A3 printer market with the MultiXpress line of A3 models targeted at both back office operations and enterprise clients.

HP 620

The 15.6-inch HP Essential 620 business notebook comes with Windows 7 Professional or Home Premium, 32 or 64-bit. Lots of options here–choose from three different Intel processors–up to an Intel Core[...]

HP 625

The 15.6-inch HP Essential 625 budget business notebook comes with Windows 7 Professional or Home Premium, 32-bit. Comes with Microsoft Office Starter, 2010 edition pre-loaded. Choose from three different AMD processors[...]

HP ProBook 4420s

The 14-inch HP ProBook 4420s multimedia notebook with Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) comes with MS Office 2010 Starter edition pre-loaded. It comes built with 4GB of RAM at 1066 MHz and 320GB of[...]

HP ProBook 4525s

The HP ProBook multimedia notebook with Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Office 2010 Starter. Comes built with 4GB of RAM at 1066MHz and 500GB of hard drive storage at[...]

Lenovo Greatly Improves ThinkPad Line with Government-Grade Security

When Lenovo releases this on their ThinkPad line, there may be no need for IT administrators and other business users to keep a physical authentication card any longer.

Kyocera Mita Expands TASKalfa Line

Kyocera Mita America Inc. introduced two new TASKalfa MFPs, the TASKalfa 205c and TASKalfa 255c color multifunction products, further expanding its line of products.

Epson WorkForce 840 Review

Read our review of the Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One inkjet printer announced at CES 2011 and offering the "world's fastest" double-sided and single-sided print speeds in its class!

Epson WorkForce 840

The Epson WorkForce 840 is a 4-in-1 inkjet printer with print, scan, copy and fax capabilities as well as print speeds up to 15 ppm single-sided, print resolution up to[...]

Canon Introduces Two imagePROGRAF Printers

Canon U.S.A introduced two new imagePROGRAF large format printers to the award-winning line targeted at graphic arts, professional photography and production markets.

Canon ImageCLASS LBP6650dn First Look

Take a hands-on video first look of the Canon imageCLASS LBP6650dn, a compact monochrome laser featuring print speeds up to 35 ppm, automatic duplexing and built-in networking.

Our Deals of the Week: President’s Day Sales and More

Our deal for this week focuses on the Lenovo ThinkPad SL510, a nicely priced small-to-medium business notebook with a 15-inch screen, 2GB of RAM, and a decent processor. Right now[...]

Video Game Sales Down in January

For all the hubbub surrounding the ever-growing popularity of video games - thanks mostly to the emergence of casual games like Farmville - it still wasn't enough to give video[...]

FCC Releases First-Ever National Broadband Map

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) have announced the release of the very first National Broadband Map that uses a searchable database to[...]

AMD Killing Off the Athlon, Sempron and Phenom

AMD has been rebranding itself left and right over the past couple of years, and even its microprocessor lineup isn't safe from the marketing department's red pen. It's recently come[...]

HP Mini 1103 Review

The HP Mini 1103 is one of the latest "business class" netbooks on the market to offer extreme portability and battery life for an extremely low price. Is this 10-inch[...]

HP Mini 1103

The HP Mini 1103 is one of the latest “business class” netbooks on the market to offer extreme portability and battery life for an extremely low price. For the starting[...]

Intel Building $5 Billion, 14nm Fabrication Plant in Arizona

Despite the fact that seventy-five percent of Intel's CPU sales come from outside of the United States these days, the chip giant fabricates that same amount inside the U.S. To[...]

Dead Space 2 Review

Gaming has come a long way from the days when companies were forced to hide blood and gore behind a code fervently typed into controllers by teenage boys looking for[...]

Lexmark Adds New AccuWeather SmartSolution App

Building on its existing base of SmartSolutions Apps, Lexmark International has teamed up with AccuWeather, the world's leading multimedia weather information source, to announce the availability of the AccuWeather.com SmartSolution.

Dell Discontinues XPS 14 Notebook

Dell has discontinued sales of its recently-introduced XPS 14 notebook, claiming it will be replaced by something thinner and lighter later this year.

Lenovo Announces Six New ThinkPad Notebooks

Today Lenovo announced six upcoming ThinkPads powered by second generation Intel Core and Core vPro processors. The lineup includes the ThinkPad T420, T420s, T520, L420, L520 and the W520; all[...]

Sony Unveils the VAIO C Series Laptops

Today Sony announced the new VAIO C lineup of entertainment notebooks. The 14-inch VAIO CA and the 15-inch VAIO CB will both feature Intel Core i5 processors, available Blu-ray player[...]

Xerox Introduces Five New SMB Products

Xerox unveiled five new color products designed to help small and medium sized businesses keep costs down and productivity up.

Lenovo ThinkPad X120e

At just under 3 lbs, the 11.6-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X120e is an ultraportable netbook with Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) or Professional (64-bit). Choose from 2GB or 4GB DDR3 SDRAM.[...]

Netgear Unveils New 3G and 4G Routers

Netgear introduced a new line of 3G and LTE (4G) broadband-like performing routers in a mobile package at the Mobile World Congress on Feb. 14. There are four new[...]

Lenovo Preps to Overtake Apple in the All-in-one Market

Lenovo's ThinkCentre and especially its IdeaCentre lines of All-in-One PCs have bridged most of the competition in the AIO market and now they have a chance to compete against the[...]

HP Reveals New EliteBook and ProBook Business Laptops

HP today unveiled its newest notebooks designed for corporate clients and small and medium business customers. The new EliteBook p-series, ProBook b-series and ProBook s-series promise something unique for every[...]

Kodak ESP C310 First Look

Get a hands-on first look of the Kodak ESP C310 All-in-One inkjet printer, offering the lowest total ink replacement cost in the industry, before it hits stores!

Lenovo ThinkPad X120e Review

The ThinkPad X120e is the latest "netbook alternative" for business from the team at Lenovo. This 11-inch laptop is packed with the latest AMD "Fusion" processor technology as well as[...]

IBM Supercomputer Crushes Feeble Human Minds

In a competition of man vs. machine where the machine is built with 2,880 linked logical processor cores based on the POWER7 processor and 15TB of RAM on 10 server[...]

Motorola Xoom

The Motorola xoom is a 10.1-inch Android tablet running Honeycomb, Google’s OS designed for tablets.

Canon Pixma MX882

The Canon Pixma MX882 Wireless Office All-in-one is the flagship of its lineup targeted at the small office, home office (SOHO) market. The Pixma MX882 features print speeds up to[...]

Apple Updates MacBook Pro Line for 2011

For those who haven't already heard the news, Apple has officially revealed its new MacBook Pro family with the latest Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and Core i7 processors, AMD[...]

Alienware M11x: Our Deal of the Week

The 11.6-inch Alienware M11x ultraportable gaming notebook is now being sold for as low as $599 through Dell's online store for a total of $200 in instant savings. Keep reading[...]

OCZ Unveils Vertex 3 SATA III SSDs with Brand New Processors

OCZ unveiled its new 6Gbps Vertex 3 series lineup of 2.5" solid state drives with the SATA III interface yesterday, promising that the new lineup has double the performance of[...]

Rethink Ink

Today's inkjet printers are fast, dependable and surprisingly affordable. However, selecting the right model is not an easy task, especially if you consider some of the 'hidden costs'[...]

LaCie’s Little Big Disk With Thunderbolt Tech Reaches 10Gbps

Together with Intel and Apple, LaCie has developed a storage device designed to handle 10Gbps dual-channel transfer and bandwidth rates from a single port with Intel's new Thunderbolt technology. At[...]

Canon Pixma MX882 Review

Read our full review of the Canon Pixma MX882 Wireless Office All-in-one, the flagship of the new lineup announced at CES 2011 targeted at the small office, home office (SOHO)[...]

Brother HL-2270dw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

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

Lenovo Essential H320 Desktop Review

Just as Lenovo inches up on Apple's heels in the all-in-one market comes the release of their new small form factor consumer desktop, the H320. Focused on providing a solid[...]