February 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for February 2012. 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 2012

Below are the 63 Notebook/Laptop articles for February of 2012

Top Ten Printers for January 2012

The President's Day Sale is only a few weeks away, make sure to get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for January[...]

TurboTax Review: PC Software for Easing Your Tax Burden

It's that time again. When you're about to file your taxes, should you buy a PC software package to help you out? Read this full review of TurboTax to find[...]

ASUS Zenbook vs. Toshiba Portege Z835: Ultrabook Showdown

We took a look at two of the hottest Ultrabooks on the market. Both feature a 13.3" screen and fast flash storage, but do the extra features of the ASUS[...]

HP Folio 13

The HP Folio 13 is a 13-inch ultrabook encased in aluminum. It has a thickness of 0.7 inches and is equipped with a second-gen Intel Core i5 processor and 128GB solid[...]

Most Popular Laptops for December 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[...]

US Air Force Selects the Getac B300 Ultra Rugged Notebook

The Getac B300 ultra rugged notebook has won the Air Force IT Commodity Council's approval for its ability to perform, meet security requirements, and survive in even the harshest environmental[...]

Most Popular Laptops for January 2012

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 of what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

HP TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 Review: Is 3D Just a Gimmick?

HP is changing things up again with the HP TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 laser multifunction printer, the first in its class to make 3D scanning accessible to the SMB market.[...]

ORIGIN PC Now Offering World’s Highest Overclock in a Factory Sealed System

ORIGIN PC was founded by former Alienware employees, and it shows in their never-ending thirst for high performance enthusiast machines. This time around, the company is promising one of the[...]

Dell Latitude E6420 Review: Great Notebook With a Multitouch Option

The Dell Latitude E6420 is a good 14-inch business notebook with stellar build quality and a lot of neat options. Users can configure it to include a multitouch display and[...]

AVADirect First to Offer Powerful Clevo Gaming Notebook, It’s Based on the New X79 Chipset

AVADirect states that the company is the first to offer the Clevo P270WM gaming notebook, and it's based on Intel's X79 chipset and the new Sandy Bridge-E processors.

HP Envy 110 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

We found a great deal on the HP Envy 110 - it's $90 off the original manufacturer's price. Check out our weekly deal article for more information.

The Wait for 8: Windows 8 to Lose the Start Button, Gain Gesture Passwords

New screenshots have surfaced from the upcoming release of Windows 8 - build 8220. As part of Microsoft's Win 8 beta, it is expected to lose the well-known Start button,[...]

New Canon Pixma AIOs Office Ready

Canon resisted the urge to hit the hungry masses with their latest technology at CES 2012, and instead, waited for the calmer waters of February to announce their new lineup[...]

Brother MFC-9325cw Review: First Look

Capitalizing on the buzz that is CES every year, Brother announced four new color LED devices that offer color print speeds up to four times faster than their competitors. Read[...]

Lenovo Soars on Business Customer Sales

Several years after buying the IBM PC business, Lenovo is now the number two PC maker in the world. How did a little-known Chinese PC vendor become one of the[...]

HP ENVY 14 Spectre Ultrabook Available for Order

The ENVY 14 Spectre is a new high-end Ultrabook. It includes a large 14.5-inch display, weighs a shade under four pounds and measures just 0.8 inches thin.

Windows 8: Distinctive, Innovative, and Microsoft’s ‘Riskiest Bet’ Yet

Since its inception, Microsoft has created 20 or more different releases of its flagship product, the Windows operating system. This doesn’t even count the variants for different microarchitectures, Starter Editions,[...]

Logitech Touch Mouse M600 Goes to War with Apple and Microsoft

Buttons? Scroll wheels? Pish posh, that's so yesteryear. Logitech is joining Microsoft and Apple in creating a mouse whose top is covered with a touch surface instead of using physical[...]

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4540 Review: Fast Inkjet with High Paper Capacity

The Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4540 was introduced as an inkjet with the "world's fastest auto two-sided print speeds." Epson also states that it can save users up to 50 percent[...]

Canon imageCLASS MF5950dw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Need a new printer, scanner and copier for your office with wireless connectivity? Then check out this week's PrinterComparison "deal of the week" today!

Learning to Print from a Tablet

Our sister site, TabletPCReview, has published a how to guide on printing from a variety of tablets. Check it out today and unlock your tablet's printing capability!

Survey Fuels Apple iTV Rumors as Prototypes Spotted in Carrier Labs

A recent Best Buy survey tried to get customer feedback on a possible Apple-branded HDTV, naming a few titillating features. At the same time, Canada's biggest newspaper reports that extraordinary[...]

Google Adds Extremely Slick YouTube Channel to Google TV Devices

If you're one of the three or four people out there who bought a Google TV-powered device, good news! Google just rolled out an update that transforms the experience of[...]

Origin Announces 6-Core EON17-X Desktop Replacement

Origin PC today announced the company's EON17-X desktop replacement notebook; it's based on Intel's latest X79 chipset and Intel second-generation 6-core processors.

HP ENVY 17 Review: A Great Entertainment PC

The 17-inch ENVY 17 is the largest notebook in the ENVY line and as such has room for some of the best processors and graphics available at a starting price[...]

AMD Sneaks Out Two New Llano-Based Athlon II X4 CPUs

AMD brings more Llano to the Athlon II X4s with this latest (and quietest) release: the Athlon II X4 638 and the Athlon II X4 641. The chipmaker decided to[...]

HP Unveiling All New Workstations with Radical New Designs? *UPDATED*

HP is set to unveil several new workstations today, according to the company's official Twitter account. With the secretive "Tomorrow. All will be revealed. Be there." message, HP has also[...]

Epson Breaks Through with 64-inch Solvent Printer

Epson unveiled its next generation 64-inch solvent printer, the Epson SureColor S30607, which for the first time will be using the Epson MicroPiezo TFP print head.

HP Unveils Incredible New Z1 Workstation All-in-one *UPDATED*

At the 2012 HP Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas today, HP unveiled a revolutionary new all-in-one. The new HP Z1 Workstation packs in a 27-inch, 30-bit LCD, USB 3.0,[...]

Canon Pixma MX512 Review: First Look

Canon continues to target the SOHO market with last week's announcement of three new affordable office ready AIOs. Check out our exclusive hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MX512[...]

Symantec Launches ‘Windows 8 Beta-Ready’ Security Software, Adds More For Android & Mac

Symantec is adding three new "Windows 8 beta-ready" security suites, including Norton 360 Everywhere -- for PCs, Macs and Android --- and Norton One, for "elite" support.


The HP ENVY 17 is a 17.3-inch multimedia laptop with a Full HD display (1920 x 1080 resolution) and entertainment features and options. Choose from four different Intel dual or[...]

HP Pavilion dv6t Quad vs. Dell XPS 15: Multimedia Powerhouses

The most popular laptops in the US in terms of sales are 15.6-inch desktop replacements. We selected two lust-worthy laptops from HP and Dell and put them head-to-head!

Brother MFC-9325cw Review: A Reliable Color LED for Offices

Capitalizing on the buzz that is CES, Brother announced four new color LED devices that offer color print speeds up to four times faster than their competitors. Now we are[...]

Brother MFC-9325cw

The Brother MFC-9325cw Digital Color All-in-One offers print, scan, copy and fax functionality in one compact box. Other features include: print speeds up to 19 ppm, print resolution up to[...]

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4540

The Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4540 has print, scan, copy and fax capabilities along with single sided print speeds up to 16 ppm in black and 11 ppm in color, double-sided[...]

Apple’s Mac OS X Mountain Lion To Adopt More Features From iPhones & iPads

The next release of Mac OS X might not include Apple's Siri voice assistant, but a preview by Apple reveals that OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will adopt lots of[...]

Iomega StorCenter PX Series Packs High End Networked Storage Into Compact Models

Iomega introduced its new line of StorCenter PX Servers today, giving small business and enterprise customers even more options when it comes to backing up their data across the network.[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 Review: A Lenovo Bestseller

Lenovo states that the IdeaPad Y Series was made for both portability, multimedia tasks, and "workhorse" computing. Can the IdeaPad Y570 be your next entertainment notebook? Read our full review[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y570

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 is a 15.6-inch mid-range multimedia laptop. Choose from a second-generation Intel dual or quad-core processor, up to 8GB of system memory, and up to a814GB hard[...]

HP Photosmart 7510 Review: First Look

Take a gander at our hands-on first look of the HP Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One, the flagship of HP's photo inkjet lineup announced this past Fall.

Amazing Content Winners Announced

The discussion forums here at NotebookReview thrive because of our great user-generated content. That's why we're honoring the best content creators with The NBR Amazing Content Contest! Keep reading to[...]

Lexmark Announces Mobile Workflows App

Adding to its portfolio of mobile solutions, Lexmark International introduced its new mobile workflows app at the HIMSS conference in Las Vegas.

Dell Vostro 260 Mini

The Dell Vostro 260 Mini desktop is a budget-conscious business desktop. Choose from a few different pre-built models with three different processor options. The desktop can fit up to 4GB[...]

UniPrint Vendor Agnostic Managed Print Solution

UniPrint, a division of GFI Solutions Inc. and a developer of software-based solutions for printing virtualization, introduced UniPrint Infinity, a managed print solution that is vendor agnostic and practical for[...]

NVIDIA Holds Mass Effect 3 Sweepstakes

To celebrate the highly-anticipated release of Mass Effect 3 on March 6, NVIDIA has announced that the company is conducting a trivia sweepstakes contest. A select number of Mass Effect[...]

Dell Vostro 260 Mini Review: Fairly-Priced Essential Business Desktop

The Dell Vostro 260 is an extremely affordable small business desktop. Dell states that the Vostro 260 is an "essential" machine, meaning it provides just the right amount of power[...]

Samsung Unveils Mono Laser Printers for SOHO

Samsung continues to target the small office, home office market with the announcement of their latest additions, the SCX-3405fw and the ML-2165w wireless monochrome laser printers.

Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 Review: First Look

Read our hands-on first look of the brand new Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 All-in-One inkjet, offering small businesses and workgroups savings up to 50 percent compared to similar laser-class products!

VIA Delivers “World’s First” Quad-Core Mini-ITX Boards (Hint: Not the World’s First)

Well, they might be the world's first mini-ITX boards from VIA, but that's splitting hairs. The boards are still worthwhile, however, for how little power they use. VIA might be[...]

Dell Precision M4600 Review: Mobile Workstation Muscle

The 15-inch Dell Precision M4600 goes far beyond your typical business notebook. This impressively durable powerhouse is available with just about every high-end component you can imagine ... but is[...]

Canon Pixma MG4120 Review: Family Friendly Photo AIO

As Canon's flagship among its budget friendly models, the Pixma MG4120 printer features a blend of old and new offerings including a front loading ink system, wireless connectivity and mobile[...]

TaxACT Software Review: A Great Deal on Online and PC Tax Preparation

If you only need to ready one or two tax returns, but they're more complex than just a Form 10EZ, TaxACT PC software can offer terrific value. Read the full[...]

Epson WorkForce 845 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" for the Epson WorkForce 845 All-in-One!

SanDisk’s ReRAM to Bring Instant On PCs

There have been a few embarrassing product leaks in the last few years thanks to employees revealing a little too much information in their LinkedIn profile. Just last year, an[...]

Intel Delays the Ivy Bridge Launch

Intel is supposed to launch Ivy Bridge, the 22nm shrink of the Sandy Bridge processor line, this April, but a report from Asia casts doubt on that plan and the[...]

RSA Show To Focus On Security Across PCs, Macs, Clouds & Mobile Devices

With new malware and other security hacks always emerging, this week's RSA Conference will focus on new ways to protect Web sites, PCs, Macs, and mobile devices.

Eurocom Racer (Clevo P150HM) Review: Superior 15-inch Gaming

Looking for a powerful 15-inch gaming PC? The Eurocom Racer might be what you need. Available with almost a dozen different processors and your choice of 13 different graphics cards,[...]

Epson Targets SMB with WorkForce Pro C Series

Epson introduced the next generation WorkForce Business inkjet lineup, the WorkForce Pro C Series, targeted at the SMB market and now available through commercial channel partners!

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Beta Launches Today with Live Barcelona Event

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft is going on stage to present the next beta of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system to the public. We'll be updating this[...]

Download the New Windows 8 Consumer Preview Beta Right Now, for Free!

Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview is already available for download. This time, it's not just a simple ISO file to download - you'll need to run the company's upgrade advisor.[...]

Makible Offers a $350 3D Printer

After the flurry of news around 3D printers at CES 2012, it seems the next break in the technology is on the horizon with the MakiBox, the first $350 desktop[...]