March 2006 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for March 2006. 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 2006

Below are the 76 Notebook/Laptop articles for March of 2006

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Toshiba Satellite M60-S8112TD Review (pics, specs)

When you hear Toshiba, if you had an older model, you instantly think, what a great computer. If you have a newer model, less than two years old,[...]

New HP dv5000t, dv8000t and Compaq v5000t Notebooks Feature Intel Core Duo

The new HP dv5000t, dv8000t, and Compaq V5000t are now avaliable on, featuring the Intel Core processors.

Panasonic ToughBook W4 Review (pics, specs)

I recently had an opportunity to test a Panasonic ToughBook W4 laptop, the latest ultraportable laptop that is a part of the acclaimed Panasonic ToughBook Series.  Panasonic produces an array[...]

HP Pavilion ze2000z

The Pavilion ze2000 will help you discover, create, and enjoy rich multimedia, whether you’re at home or off on your latest adventure. Get great views from the large 15″ display.[...]

News Bits: LG XNote, AMD Turion X2, Intel Processor Sales Dip

LG's XNOTE Ultraportable Turion X2 Dual-Cores to Arrive in May Acer TravelMate C200 Tablet PC Review Processor Sales Dive in January, Intel Slashes Revenue ForecastsGaming on Three Displays with Matrox[...]

Dell Inspiron 6400

The Dell Inspiron 6400 is a 15.4″ screen notebook with the latest Intel processors. Buyers seeking a versatile solution with a larger display for mainstream multimedia and productivity tasks should[...]

Dell 3000 C100

The Lenovo 3000 C100 notebook is a 15.4″ screen notebook with a Pentium M processor.

Lenovo 3000 C100

The Lenovo 3000 C100 notebook is a 15.4″ screen notebook with a Pentium M processor.

HP Pavilion dv8000t

The HP dv8000t is a multimedia desktop replacement style notebook with Intel’s newest Core Duo processor.

HP Pavilion dv5000t

The HP dv5000t is a 15.4″ screen multimedia laptop with the new Intel Core Duo processor.

PortableOne EX Review (pics, specs)

The PortableOne EX is a 14" widescreen notebook with a glossy screen. The EX is highly portable and offers a Pentium M processor for good performance. The EX[...]

Rumor: Dell to Buy Out Alienware?

A rumor has been circulating regarding Dell buying the Alienware brand of desktop and notebook PCs. The CEO of Voodoo Computer started this rumor based on a blog post.[...]

HP nx6125 Review (pics, specs)

HP's NX6125 is the midliner in HP's Business Essential series of notebooks designed for serious mobile work. It is aimed at price conscious business people requiring a fully featured mobile[...]

Sony VAIO FE Review (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO FE590 is the first custom configurable unit in Sony's FE series. The Sony FE series is the dual core update of its FS series and looks almost[...]

News Bits: New HP Notebooks, ATI X1800 is Here, IDF, New Toshiba M100

New Core Duo HP Business NotebooksATI Mobility Radeon X1800 at LastIntel Developer Forum - Intel's FutureIntel Predicts it will Trump AMD chipsToshiba Announces M100 Core Duo NotebooksMicrosoft claims[...]

Toshiba Tecra A6 Review (pics, specs)

The Toshiba Tecra A6 is one of the first of Toshiba's Core Duo based laptops available on the Australian market. Toshiba describes this as being a "desktop replacement" due to[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 3/9/06)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes Up to $650 Off Starting 3/9/2006 @ 6:00 a.m. NEW!Microsoft Streets And Trips 2006 $24Microsoft Notebook Optical Mouse 4000 $20 HP Compaq nx6110 - $500Toshiba[...]

NVIDIA Announces SLI and Integrated Graphics Solutions for Notebooks

At CeBIT today NVIDIA announced both a high-end SLI (dual graphics cards) solution and an integrated graphics solution. The SLI notebooks will offer tremendous gaming performance and will be outfitted[...]

Samsung, Asus, and Founder UMPC Devices at CeBIT (pics)

For those that have been in the dark for the past week, you might not have heard about the new Intel backed device that's being referred to as Origami. [...]

A Whirlwind Tour of CeBIT in Hannover Germany (pics)

I was lucky enough to go to CeBIT in Hannover Germany this year, it was my second time there and once again I found myself awed at the size of[...]

Clevo M570A Review (pics, specs)

Well, it was time to upgrade the old laptop. I'll admit, I'm a gamer, so my laptops always need to be top performance to meet my gaming demands. With this[...]

CeBIT 2006: Clevo on Display at the Show (pics)

Clevo is a Taiwanese based notebook maker that produces notebooks for other manufacturers and also sells notebooks under its own brand name. They actually had a pretty large presence[...]

CeBIT 2006: Asus on Display at the Show (pics)

Asus had a strong showing at CeBIT. They had all of their new laptops, wi-fi VoIP phone, GPS integrated PDAs and the new R2H Origami device to name a[...]

Clevo M570

HP Compaq nx9400

CeBIT 2006: Pentium M Powered PaPeRo 2005 Robot (pics)

The specs on this machine are an Intel Pentium M 1.6GHz processor, 40GB hard drive, 512MB of RAM and two USB 2.0 ports. Sounds like a laptop, but why[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 3/10/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes Up to $650 Off Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite$74.49 Shipped D-Link DBT-120 Bluetooth USB Adapter $19 Dell Inspiron XPS M140 Notebook - $799HP Compaq nx6110 -[...]

eMachines W4620 Review (pics, specs)

The eMachines W4620 is a value notebook, sold exclusively at Wal Mart, and is available in most Wal Mart stores, or online at eMachines was recently purchased by[...]

CeBIT 2006: Tulip AMD Turion EGO Laptop (pics)

Tulip is a computer manufacturer based in The Netherlands, you won't find any of their notebooks available in the U.S. And that's just too bad if you want an[...]

Toshiba Satellite M60 and M70 Comparison Review (pics, specs)

This is a contrast and comparison review of the Toshiba Satellite M70, a 17" Pentium M powered laptop, with the Satellite M60, a 15.4" Pentium M powered laptop.

CeBIT 2006: Toshiba Laptops and FIFA World Cup 2006 (pics)

Toshiba is sponsoring the World Cup 2006 event to take place in Germany this year. As such they pulled out all the stops at CeBIT 2006 to promote this[...]

Rumor: Dell Latitude D620, D420 and D820 Coming Soon?

Word on the virtual streets of the web is that Dell is about to release a few new Core Duo based Latitude notebooks, namely the D620, D420 and D820.

Averatec 1000 Review (pics, specs)

The Averatec 1000 series notebook is a 10.6" screen ultraportable device. It sports an Intel Pentium M low voltage processor and a built-in DVD/CD-RW drive, but best of all,[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 3/14/06)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes Up to $650 Off (expire 3/16)Save up to $1,250 on ThinkPads at St. Patrick's Sale Sony VAIO FS750P $1130Dell Inspiron B120 1.4GHz WXGA $473 After[...]

News Bits: Dell Buys Alienware, Asus #5 in Europe, No Vista on Macs

Dell buys AlienwareAsustek could be top-five in Europe this yearPrices for 15.4" Notebook Panels to Continue DroppingAMD Turion X2 at ceBIT 2006Taiwan Notebook Battery Specialists have strong 1H

Nightmares with Netgear Wireless Networking Products

While this review is primarily about the quality of Netgear wireless networking products, I am also going to spend a decent amount of time touching on wireless networking as a[...]

OQO Model 01+ Review

The OQO Model 01+ is not quite a handheld computer, not quite a tablet, and not quite a laptop, but mimics functions of all three. It's a 1 GHz desktop[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 3/16/06)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes Up to $750 Off (expire 3/23) HOT! (starts 3/16 @ 7:00 a.m.)HP Pavilion zv6130us - $600Kensington PilotMouse Mini Bluetooth - $41.32 Free ShippingAcer AS3004LCi - $540more...

MSI 1013 Review (pics, specs)

The MSI 1013 is the barebones version of the MSI S270 -- ultra portable notebook powered by an AMD Turion. Out of the box it provides you with a[...]

MSI 1013 Benchmarks

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Sony Struggles to get Core Duo SZ to Market

It's not uncommon for several weeks to elapse from a notebook announcement to actually being able to purchase one. This delay can run even longer when new technology gets integrated,[...]

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eMachines W4620

Dell Inspiron e1505

With an optional dual-core processor, up to 2GB of shared2 memory, optional Dual-channel 3 memory, a 15.4-inch widescreen display, optional TV Tuner4 and stereo sound, plus up to 100GB5 of[...]

News Bits: $299 Laptops Coming, Intel Processor Sales Pinch, Lenovo Job Cuts, Blu-Ray VAIO

$299 Notebooks for 2nd Half of 2006?Intel Notebook Sales reach Panic StationsLenovo to cut 1,000 jobsCan your computer run Windows Vista?eSATA ExpressCard for NotebooksWhat's next in technology?Bill Gates Speaks Criticizes[...]

Dell Inspiron e1505 Review (pics, specs)

The Inspiron e1505 is Dells 15.4" widescreen notebook featuring the impressive new Intel Core Duo CPU. A virtually identical Inspiron 6400 is available through their business[...]

AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual Core 64-bit Mobile Processors Coming May 9th

According to a report from a German website, the upcoming AMD Turion 64 X2 -- dual core 64-bit mobile processor, is slated for May 9th, well ahead of the Intel[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s and X60 Review (pics, specs)

The ThinkPad X60s is the latest incarnation of the popular ultraportable ThinkPad X-series from Lenovo. The X60s is the evolution of the former ThinkPad X41 notebook, while the[...]

64-Bit and Dual Core Mobile Processors Guide and Which to Buy

This is the big debate right now. It's not about shader models. It's not about battery life. It's about 64-bit and dual core. These are the big buzz words being[...]

Asus V6J Review (pics, specs)

The Asus V6J is the new "thin and light" V6 series notebook from Asus, which are known for their sleek, elegant design and outstanding performance. The new V6J features Intel[...]

Dell Inspiron e1505 and Inspiron 6400 Get Dedicated Video Cards

Today Dell has started offering dedicated video cards in the Inspiron e1505 and 6400 notebook computers. The popular 15.4" widescreen notebook has been on the market for several weeks, but[...]

News Bits: Vista Pushed to 2007, AMD in UMPCs?, Samsung Flash HD, Lenovo N100

Windows Vista Officially Delayed for Shipments on PCs Until 2007Notebook Computer sales to be slower than expected AMD might provide processors for Ultra-Mobile PCs Samsung launches NAND-based solid state disk[...]

First Look – Apple MacBook Pro Notebook w/ Core Duo (pics, specs)

The new Intel-powered Apple MacBook Pro accentuates a pillar of elegance. Form, function and blazing performance come together in Apple's most perfect notebook computer released to date.

Creative TravelSound Notebook 500 Speaker Review (pics)

With the advances in technologies for laptops, you would think that we would have better integrated notebook speakers by now as well, but obviously that isn't the case. Following[...]

Lenovo N100 Review (pics, specs)

The Lenovo N100 is a new mid-sized offering from Lenovo in the 3000 series line of notebooks. The N100 will come in 14.1" and 15.4" widescreen sizes. Prices will start[...]

Lenovo 3000 N100

The Lenovo N100 is a 14.1″ or 15.4″ configued Core Duo processor notebook from Lenovo.

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Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 3/23/2006)

NEW! Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for 3/23HP dv5000z $680 with Free ShippingTargus Mobile 70 Universal AC Power Adapter $40 Linksys WPC11 802.11b Notebook Adapter $8 Crash (Widescreen Edition) (2005) $10[...]

Alienware Aurora M-7700 Review (pics, specs)

The Alienware Aurora M7700 is the most powerful notebook on the market, bar none. It features an expansive 17" display and all the power of a high-end desktop. At 12.5[...]

Core Duo ThinkPad R60, ThinkPad Z61m and Z61t Revealed

College Bookstore websites listing laptops students can purchase for the 2006 - 2007 school year have revealed that the Lenovo ThinkPad R60, ThinkPad Z61m and ThinkPad Z61t Core Duo based[...]

Dell Latitude D620

The Dell Latitude D620 is a 14.1″ business notebook featuring the Intel Core 2 Duo. The D620 is built with a magnesium frame for a sturdy build and offers a[...]

Dell Latitude D820

The Latitude D820 is a 15.4″ widescreen business notebook with a Core Duo processor and optional built-in EVDO.

HP L2000 Review (pics, specs)

The HP Special Edition L2000 is powered by the AMD Turion processor. Both AMD and HP have been supporting Lance Armstrong's centre for cancer. HP gives the foundation $50 for[...]

News Bits: Intel Merom Details, Dell + Alienware, Samsung Q35, Vista Woes

Intel to have nine Merom processors available on release Dell officially buys Alienware Samsung's "smallest" Core Duo laptop Fujitsu P7000 series now available in Red, White, and Blue New ExpressCard[...]

Hard Drive Guide and Hitachi TravelStar 7K100 Hard Drive Review

There are several different factors that go into dictating the quality and performance of a hard disk. I've covered some of this information in my previous hard drive article, but[...]

A Quick Guide to the Express Card

A number of notebook manufacturers are now exclusively including Express Card slots in their newer models and doing away with the PCMCIA slot. Some people might not be completely[...]

Do it Yourself Notebook Paint Job

My motivations for painting the laptop were centered around no longer wanting to look at an unattractive two-tone grey case. While it was neither really ugly nor deteriorated, I still[...]

News Bits: Toshiba P105-S921 Gaming Laptop, Fujitsu 200GB Drive, Centrino in Desktops

The First Toshiba gaming laptop and new Satellites Intel expects five hour battery life for Merom, Crestline notebooks Vista delay helps Intel Intel Centrino for desktops soon Fujitsu plans 200GB[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad with R2-D2 and Superman Features Coming?

Just when you thought all laptops were starting to look the same in terms of features, it appears Lenovo is working on some ThinkPads with Star Wars character R2-D2 type[...]

Dell Latitude D620 Review (pics, specs)

The Dell Latitude D620 is a 14-inch widescreen business notebook equipped with the latest Intel Core Duo processor. The D620 replaces the D610 and provides quite an overhaul in[...]

HP dv5000t Review (pics, specs)

The HP dv5000t is a 15.4" widescreen notebook that can serve as a desktop replacement style notebook. It has the latest Intel Core Duo processor and features an nVidia[...]

Gateway NX100X and Gateway E-100M Announced (pics)

The 12.1-inch sceen Gateway NX100X, also sold as the Gateway E-100M, is Gateway's first ultraportable model since 2002. The NX100X/E-100M features a sleek black case, brushed-aluminum details, and dark[...]

Gateway M255-E and Gateway NX260X Announced (pics)

Gateway today announced the M255-E and NX260X 14.1-inch screen notebooks. The M255-E / NX260 will have the Intel Core Solo or Core Duo processor options. The M255-E and[...]

Lenovo C100 Review (pics, specs)

This is a review of the new Lenovo 3000 C100 (SKU # 0761-26u). The C100 is a new model from Lenovo that is targeted at the average consumer or small[...]

News Bits: Vista in November for Some, Acer’s Record Revenue, Intel Vs. AMD Court Case

OEM notebook companies to receive Windows Vista before ChristmasAcer nears $10 billion in revenues Intel suggests 300,000 sq. ft. chip factories Intel, AMD, and just to organize antitrust case AMD[...]