March 2005 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for March 2005. 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 March of 2005

Below are the 69 Notebook/Laptop articles for March of 2005

News Bits: VAIO S meets Sonoma, NVidia Go 6800, Fujitsu 120GB Hard Drive

Sony VAIO S gets Intel Pentium M Sonoma TreatmentNVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra Released and Available in Dell XPS 2Fujitsu Begins Sampling 120GB notebook Hard Drive

Notebook and Tech Deals for 2/27/205 – 3/2/2005

Coupon codes for $750, $600 or $500 Off Purchase of Inspiron (Expires 3/3/2005 6:00 a.m.)Averatec AV3250 Athlon XP-M, 512MB, Dual DVD Writer, 12.1" XGA, XP Home for $949Toshiba Satellite M45[...]

Our Family is Growing — New Digital Camera Site Launched

Since we started with PDAs almost four years ago, we've slowly added to our family of sites, covering notebooks, Tablet PCs and MSN Direct (SPOT) devices. We're happy to announce[...]

HP ZE4800 Budget Notebook Review (pics, specs)

HP is well known for their wide range of laptops that offer good price to feature ratios. I purchased the HP ZE4800 three months ago and can say that I[...]

News Bits: AMD Skywriting, Notebook Fuel Cells, Yahoo for Yahoo!, Upcoming Site Contest

AMD is writing messages to Intel in the sky above San FranciscoNew Fuel Cell for Notebooks Displayed at Intel Developer ConferenceYahoo for Yahoo!HP Compaq nc6230 ReviewLaptop Magazine and Upcoming[...]

Dell Inspiron 9300 Available

Dell has made its new Inspiron 9300 available via, prices start from $1,599 for this Pentium M Sonoma based 17-inch widescreen notebook that also offers Windows Media Center and[...]

Alienware MJ 12m

Exclusive Alienware Design and Colors Magnesium Alloy Chassis Programmable Synaptics Touchpad Built-In Microphone TV-Out Port with S-Video 1 Type II PCMCIA Slots 3 USB 2.0 Ports & 1 IEEE-1394 Port[...]

HP Compaq nc4200

The HP Compaq nc4200 Notebook PC simplifies the on-the-go mobile professional experience by packing mainstream computing features into an ultra-thin lightweight form factor. The light and stylish design is meant[...]

Alienware Sentia Sub-notebook

Alienware Sentia 12.1″ screen ultra portable notebook.

Dell Inspiron 9300

The 9300 Offers the Intel Pentium M Processor with power-management features that are designed to enable extended battery life and the Intel 915PM chipset The 9300 has a Sleek Design[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/3/2005 – 3/5/2005

Dell Coupon codes for 30% - 35% Off Purchase of Inspiron (Expires 3/8/2005 6:00 a.m.)New Dell Inspiron 9300 Available, 20% Off instantly, Free 2-Day Shipping + Free Memory UpgradeNew Toshiba[...]

Contest: Best Laptop Hard Luck Story is teaming with LAPTOP Magazine to search for the best laptop hard luck story. The 5 best stories we receive will be posted on the site and[...]

Gigabyte G-Max N411 Review (pics, specs)

Gigabyte is probably best known for being a manufacturer of computer motherboards. An area in which it competes against such companies as Asus and MSI. Lately though, all[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/6/2005 – 3/8/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $750 Off Starting at 8:00 a.m. CST 3/8/2005 new codes!Office Depot: Compaq R3000Z notebook $400 After RebateNew Dell Inspiron 9300 Available, 20% Off instantly,[...]

IBM ThinkPad T43 First Thoughts Review (pics, specs)

The IBM ThinkPad T43 carries on the torch of fantastic performance, design and usability that the T-series of notebooks from IBM has always offered. Flashy consumer notebook with glossy[...]

News Bits: ThinkPad R52, Sharp 3D Notebook, Dell 110L, Facial Recognition

IBM Thinkpad R52 With Intel Sonoma Technology Now AvailableSharp Second Generation 3D Notebook Released with Intel Sonoma Processor and GeForce 6600 Graphics ProcessorDell to Refresh Budget Business Notebook Line with[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad R52

Performance features are loaded into ThinkPad R Series notebooks. Select models feature the Intel Pentium M processor. Large, bright XGA or SXGA+ TFT displays up to 15″ and a choice[...]

With Warmer Weather Comes a Need for an Enhanced Display

That's right, as we approach spring; you might want to think real hard about getting an enhanced display in your next notebook. In our forums we often battle back and[...]

Altec Lansing XT1 Portable Speakers Review (pics, specs)

The speakers built into just about any laptop you buy will be, at best, tolerable in terms of audio quality. When at home you can hook up to a[...]

News Bits: HP DV4000, Sonoma ToughBook, Lenovo Approved, Fujitsu P7000 Update

HP DV4000 and Compaq V4000 15.4" Screen Notebooks now Available Panasonic Debuts World's First 'Sonoma' Platform Rugged NotebookLenovo Buyout of IBM Gets Go Ahead from the US GovernmentPentium M to[...]

Electrovaya Scribbler Tablet PC SC-2200

State-of-the-art SuperPolymer Lithium-ion 75 Whr battery Dual Array Microphone System for better quality of sound Now available Outdoor Viewable Screen for your Scribbler Extended battery run-time of up to 9[...]

Portable One SR

The Portable One SR Series is engineered, built and tested in compliance to Military Environmental Standards 810 E for Drop Shock, Vibration and Water Resistance, as well as, ATSM (American[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/9/2005 – 3/11/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $750 Off any Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/15/2005) Home and Electronics Coupon Codes for up to $75 off PDAs and Digital CamerasAveratec AV3250 Athlon XP-M,[...]

AMD Turion 64 Mobile Processor Released

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) today introduced its 64-bit mobile processor, the AMD Turion 64, into the processor marketplace to do battle with the highly successful Intel Pentium M family of[...]

Sony VAIO K Series Review (pics, specs)

I have always been a Sony fan for many reasons. Sony is often on the cutting edge of electronics and I find no exception to this with my new VAIO[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/12/2005 – 3/14/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $750 Off any Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/15/2005)Averatec AV3250 Athlon XP-M, 512MB, Dual DVD Writer, 12.1" XGA, XP Home for $869Averatec 6110-EH1 Notebook AMD 2800+[...]

HP Pavilion ZD8000 Review (pics, specs)

I purchased the HP Pavilion ZD8000 to replace my dying Toshiba Satellite P35 notebook. The ZD8000 seemed to be a good candidate as it came with an[...]

Toshiba Tecra M3 Review (pics, spces)

I have had my Toshiba Tecra M3 for a week now, I had originally chosen the Acer TravelMate 8104 notebook but had a rather disastrous experience within one-day of[...]

News Bits: Leather Laptops, Asus Turion 64, Pentium M Prices, USB Stick TV Tuner, ExpressCard

Leather Laptops?Asus A6000K Turion 64 NotebookIntel Intends to cut Prices on the Pentium M to Compete with AMD Turion 64TV Tuner in a USB Stick FormatExpress Card Options Showing Up

Asus Z91N

Asus Notebook with built-in camera, 15″ screen

Voodoo Envy M380

Voodoo Envy M50

Voodoo Envy M515

Voodoo Envy M790

Voodoo Envy M858

Voodoo Envy M870

Toshiba Portege S100

Meticulously crafted to surpass the discriminating standards of today”s top executives, the Port g S100 is our greatest achievement in our efforts to deliver the ultimate in performance, portability, and[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/15/2005 – 3/17/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $750 Off any Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/22/2005)Averatec AV3250 Athlon XP-M, 512MB, Dual DVD Writer, 12.1" XGA, XP Home for $869Compaq Presario M2000 notebook 1.3GHz[...]

Toshiba Portege S100 Laptop Released

Toshiba has introduced a new laptop to its Portege product line. The Toshiba Portege S100 is a 14.1" screen laptop that is the lightest and thinnest offering Toshiba has[...]

Dell Inspiron 2200 Released (pics, specs)

Dell has released a new budget Inspiron notebook, the Dell Inspiron 2200. Dell is calling it a notebook that "provides you with essential computing at an affordable price." [...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/18/2005 – 3/20/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $750 Off any Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/22/2005)Compaq Presario R3000Z $499.99 at Office Depot stores 3/20/05 - 3/22/05Averatec AV3250 Athlon XP-M, 512MB, Dual DVD Writer,[...]

Dell Inspiron 9300 Review (pics, specs)

The Inspiron 9300 is Dells flagship desktop replacement notebook computer. Sporting a choice of two 17" widescreen displays, it is aimed at buyers who desire power and value over[...]

Dell Inspiron 2200

The 2200 is great for basic business productivity applications like e-mail, word processing and Internet browsing. Up to Intel Pentium M 725 Processor (1.60GHz, 2MB Cache, 400 MHz) to meet[...]

SwissMemory USB Victorinox Review

By now most of us own a USB drive, if not several. A great way to move even large files about, USB drives have taken over as the favorite portable[...]

Review of the Mobile Edge Premium Backpack for 17″ Screen Size Laptops

If you have a large laptop and you need to carry a lot things around with it, you need a really big bag. Something that may fill that need is[...]

News Bits: European Sales, ThinkPad Branding, Asus Memory Rumors, Pentium M Price Cuts

Europeans are Buying Notebooks in DrovesLenovo to tweak ThinkPad name, new "Lenovo IBM ThinkPads" arriving soon?Asus to start own-brand memory cards for notebooksIntel Pentium M Price Cuts for July and[...]

Portable One MX Review (pics, specs)

I recently purchased an MX notebook PC from Portable One. Weighing 4.9lbs the MX can be classified as a thin and light notebook. This model starts at $1799 and[...]

Dell Inspiron 1200

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/21/2005 – 3/23/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for 30% or 35% Off Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/25/2005) NEW! Compaq R3000Z notebook XP2800+ 60GB DVD burner $749 shipped After RebateToshiba M35X-S311 1.5GHz, 512MB, 60GB, 15.4" WXGA[...]

Roadwired Skooba Sleeve Laptop Case Review

So you just purchased your new laptop and now you are wondering what you're going to carry this laptop around in. You are going to want something that will protect[...]

News Bits: Fujitsu S7020, New Tablet PC Pics, Intel on Time, Dell Inspiron 1200

New Fujitsu Lifebook S7020 Due in May With Intel Sonoma Pentium MToshiba Satellite R15 Tablet PC, HP TC 4200 Tablet PC Pics and SpecsIntel Ahead of Schedule on Next Set[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/23/2005 – 3/25/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $800 Off Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/31/2005) NEW 3/24Averatec AV5500-EA1 15'' 1.8GHz Notebook $700 New IBM Spring Sale Until March 31 2005, 5-15% Off Select[...]

Sony PSP First Thoughts Review (pics)

Ok, so it's not a PDA, notebook or a perfect fit for any of our family of sites, but the Sony PSP is a mobile device that is extremely popular,[...]

Sony PSP Games and Price Comparison

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Sony VAIO B Review (pics, specs)

Sony does make good laptops. The VAIO B is not one of those. Following is a full review of my not so hot experience with the purchase of[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 3/26/2005 – 3/28/2005

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $800 Off Inspiron Notebook (expires 3/31/2005)Apple iBook 12.1" G4 Notebook 1.2GHz $895 After Rebate from (expires 4/5/05)Dell UltraSharp 1905FP 19'' LCD $310Averatec AV5500-EA1[...]

Dell Latitude D610 Review (pics, specs)

The Dell Latitude D610 is a new thin-and-light laptop available through the Dell Small Business site. The D610 uses the new Pentium M Sonoma platform of processors and is[...]

Apple Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger Available for Pre-Order

Surprise, surprise.  Apple OS X Tiger, which was leaked by Apple rumor sites weeks ago, has shown up (again) on the virtual store shelves of Amazon.  This time it's not[...]

Infocus LP120 Ultra-Portable Projector Review (pics, specs)

The first thing you'll notice about the Infocus LP120 projector is it's wonderfully small form factor. This mobile projector is very small (2.05" (H) x 3.69" (L) x 9.75" (W))[...]

Infocus LP120 Projector Review (Connectivity)

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Infocus LP120 Projector Review (Zoom/Lens)

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Infocus LP120 Projector Review (Size & Weight)

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Infocus LP120 Projector Review (Noise & Heat)

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Infocus LP120 Projector Review (Conclusion)

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Infocus LP120 Projector Review (Picture Quality)

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Dell Latitude X1 Ultraportable Laptop Released (pics, specs)

The new Dell Latitude X1 ultraportable carries a sporty name to match its sporty look. People are used to seeing Dell try to beat the competition on price, so[...]

News Bits: HP ZV6000, Asus W3 Pre-Order, Light Budget Notebooks, Commodore

HP ZV6000 15.4" AMD Processor Notebook Available, but no new Turion Processor (yet)Asus W3 14.0" WideScreen Notebook Pre-OrderLight, Cheap LaptopsTargus Canada Unveils Ladies Notebook CasesSale of Commodore Computer Brand to[...]

Dell Inspiron XPS2 Review (pics, specs)

The Dell Inspiron XPS2 is Dell's latest entry into the gaming notebook arena. With a 17-inch glossy bright screen, 256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra graphics card, Pentium M[...]

Gateway M360

Get mobile, go farther – with a next-generation widescreen display, plus all the features you need for work and play. The NEW value-packed M360 Series features a 15.4″ cinematic display,[...]