March 2008 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for March 2008. 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 2008

Below are the 72 Notebook/Laptop articles for March of 2008

Asus F8P Review

Beneath its leather-covered exterior the 14-inch Asus F8P looks to offer solid performance geared toward multimedia users who need a machine providing power and portability in equal measure. With a[...]

Everex CloudBook Review

Starting at a mere $399, the Everex CloudBook marks the latest entry to the expanding world of UMPC-type subnotebooks at affordable prices. With a 7-inch display, 1.2GHz processor, and 30GB[...]

Most Popular Laptops for February 2008

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[...]

Asus Announces New 8.9″ Eee PC

Today Asus finally released a 9" version of the much loved Eee PC at CeBit in Germany. Rumors have been flying back and forth on this speculated model in the[...]

Gateway M-6000 series

The M-6000 series is equipped with dual-core power, genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, a durable seal and a 15.4″ HD widescreen.

Everex CloudBook

The Starting at a mere $399, the Everex CloudBook marks the latest entry to the expanding world of UMPC-type subnotebooks at affordable prices. With a 7-inch display, 1.2GHz processor, and[...]

Dell Announces New “Extreme” Rugged Laptop

Today Dell updated their line of semi-rugged notebooks with the fully ruggedized Latitude XFR D630. The first fully ruggedized laptop made by Dell, the Latitude XFR D630 delivers "extreme durability[...]

Gateway P-171XL FX Edition Review

The Gateway P-171XL FX Edition is a high-end gaming notebook from Gateway, offering the Intel X7900 processor, a 17" WUXGA LCD, NVIDIA 8800M GT Graphics Card, and two 7200rpm drives[...]

CeBIT 2008: Clevo Introduces New Notebooks with 8800M and 9800M GTX Graphics

Clevo is up to their usual CeBit approach of quietly slipping out new notebooks. This year they have the Clevo 860TU 15.4" notebook on display that's capable of packing[...]

News Bits: HP dv2800t Artist Edition, Everex $399 gBook, Vista SP1 Delayed

Everex releases $399 gBookHP releases dv2800t Artist EditionDreamCom 10 ergonomic laptop transformsWindows Vista SP1 DelayedBlu-Ray becomes the new PC standard

Interview: HP’s Rahul Sood Talks Gaming With NotebookReview

What happens when you combine a PC gamer, a brilliant entrepreneur, and HP's industry muscle? You get Rahul Sood, one of the biggest names in the world of PC gaming[...]

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 8GB Review

The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 8GB USB flash drive is the fastest USB memory device in the Kingston lineup. This drive comes in a switchblade style form factor for easy transport,[...]

LG P300 Review

The LG P300 Express Dual Series notebook is a super light, high performance 13.3" notebook. This notebook packs a massive punch with its T8300 Penryn processor, NVIDIA 8600m GS graphics[...]

Kensington Contour Balance Backpack Review

The idea behind Kensington's Contour Balance Backpack is "it fits like your favorite pair of shoes." That's right, this backpack is targeted toward women. It would probably be a little[...]

News Bits: Acer Overtakes Dell, OLPC Looks For New CEO, Intel Atom Benchmarks

Acer overtakes Dell as no. 2 notebook makerIntel Atom processor gets benchmarkedECS G10IL - the Asus Eee PC killer?OLPC's Negroponte looking for replacementLED backlighting getting popular

Hitachi Travelstar 7K200 Notebook Drive Review

If your laptop takes several seconds to locate files or load the next level of your favorite game, the problem might not be your processor. It might be time for[...]

Targus Dual LCD Arm Review

If you've got two LCDs taking up valuable space on your desk then Targus might have the perfect solution for you. The Targus Ergonomic Dual LCD Display Arm provides users[...]

Kensington Contour Balance Notebook Case Review

Spoiler alert: the Kensington Contour Balance Notebook Case is made for women. I know, I know, it looks great and I'm sure all you guys out there are very jealous.[...]

HP Pavilion HDX Review (Penryn and Nvidia Update)

Last year's release of the HP Pavilion HDX (code named "The Dragon") marked the arrival of the most massive notebook we've ever seen. The update to the HDX is a[...]

Eee PC with Larger Screen Gets U.S. Price, Release Date

Asus' CEO has good news for those in the U.S. who are eagerly awaiting the new version of his company's low-cost laptop: the Eee PC 900 is going to be[...]

News Bits: New AMD Roadmap, Intel Adds Another IGP, MSI Polishes Wooden Laptop

AMD reveals new Turion, Athlon and SempronIntel adds another IGP to Centrino 2MSI introduces "Wind" laptop and wooden notebook designTSA agents don't believe the MacBook Air is real

Motion Computing F5

The Motion F5 Mobile Field Tool is a semi-rugged slate PC designed for the mobile field worker. Features include: convenient, built-in handle; Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth wireless connectivity and optional wireless[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook N6470 Review

Fujitsu has a history of making some of the nicest portable business notebooks on the market. The new LifeBook N6470 is the company's latest attempt to produce a solid desktop[...]

Ultraportable Laptops Are More Popular Than Ever

This month's Consumer Behavior Report from indicates that a growing number of consumers are shopping for smaller, cheaper laptops. What exactly have laptop shoppers been buying? More importantly, what[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook P8010 Review

The P8010 is a continuation of the LifeBook ultraportable line with the latest Intel offerings and excellent battery life business professionals have come to expect from Fujitsu. Let's take a[...]

Acer Unveils Aspire Gemstone Blue Notebooks

Acer today unveiled the Aspire 8920 18.4" screen notebook and Aspire 6920 16" multimedia notebooks. Together these notebooks are being called the Aspire Gemstone Blue series and offer 16:9[...]

News Bits: More Dells With Penryn, New Firefox Beta, AMD Graphics

Dell XPS M1530 now available with PenrynNew AMD GPUs revealedAMD integrated graphics outperform IntelFaster ExpressCards on the wayFirefox 3.0 Beta 4 released

Interview: Toshiba Talks About the Future of Notebooks

Toshiba, one of the largest notebook manufacturers worldwide, is continuing to release innovative product lines. contributor Perry Longinotti spent some time asking Toshiba Canada's Director of Product Marketing, Todd[...]

Notebooks and Tablet PCs Going “Green”

The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) has released it's evaluation for electronic products that meet "green" standards. Included in this test are desktops, monitors, notebooks and Tablet PCs. Of[...]

Lowepro Fastpack 250 Laptop/Camera Bag Review

Several years ago Lowepro pioneered the first designs for a backpack that can transport both camera equipment and a notebook computer. While the CompuDaypack was original, it was heavily criticized[...]

LaCie Portable DVD±RW with LightScribe Review

The market of external USB-powered drives has been growing and changing rapidly. LaCie, who is best known for their stylish external devices, has recently introduced a new USB-powered tray loading[...]

News Bits: Intel Quad-core Notebook Processors, Windows 7 Coming in 2010, MacBook Pro Explodes

Intel quad-core notebook CPU coming in Q3HP updates business line with PenrynGateway refreshes M-seriesEee PC gets competition in 2008MacBook Pro explodesWindows 7 scheduled for 2010 release

Belkin Ceylon Messenger Review

Belkin announced a brand new laptop bag in January at CES 2008, the Ceylon Messenger. It's a simple, light bag "for local outings with your laptop." Now that we finally[...]

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Kingston DataTraveler 400 Review

The Kingston DataTraveler 400 2GB USB flash drive is one of the most useful and secure thumb drives in the Kingston lineup. This drive features a swivel design with a[...]

Axiotron Modbook

The Modbook is a modified Apple MacBook with touchscreen capabilities. Features include: Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, 2.1GHz-plus of processing speed, 1GB-plus of memory, and a 13.3-inch widescreen TFT display.

Axiotron Modbook

The Modbook is a modified Apple MacBook with touchscreen capabilities. Features include: Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, 2.1GHz-plus of processing speed, 1GB-plus of memory, and a 13.3-inch widescreen TFT display.

Armor C12

The C12 with Intel processing technology features a 12.1-inch touchscreen LCD, a Type II PCMCIA slot, and a MIL-STD-810F/IP 54 design.

News Bits: Zepto comes to the USA and Canada, New SSDs, Windows Vista SP1 Tomorrow?

Vista SP1 coming out Tuesday?Samsung announces new 250GB hard driveZepto comes to the USA and CanadaOCZ introduces new SSDsToshiba Dynabook gets 128GB SSD

Alienware Prepairing Fix for Underperforming M15x Notebooks

Many new owners of the Alienware m15x gaming notebook have run into performance issues with their new rigs. It appears that the GPU will overheat after a certain period[...]

Asus U2E Review

The market for notebooks with screens that are 12-inches or smaller is more popular than ever before. The Asus U2E incorporates an 11-inch display with LED backlighting, ultra low voltage[...]

Windows Vista SP1 Now Available … Is It Worth It?

Today Microsoft released the long awaited Service Pack 1 update for Windows Vista. We have seen some positive performance gains with the prior release clients offered to the public, and[...]

Asus U2

The Asus U2 is an 11.1-inch screen ultraportable notebook that comes clad with leather on the lid.

Interview: Life’s Better Than Good With LG Notebooks

Not too long ago most consumers only associated LG Electronics with kitchen appliances and TVs. Now, LG is one of the most talked about "up and coming" laptop makers in[...]

News Bits: Dell Says SSDs Are Reliable, Intel Netbook Revealed, Notebook Demand Drops

Dell denies problems with SSDsECS introduces Diamondville-based notebookDell Latitude X2 specs leakedIntel Netbook revealedNotebook demand down until July

Acer TravelMate 5720 User Review

Wrapped in Acer's new magnesium alloy "ProFile" chassis, the TravelMate 5720 can be equipped with a solid selection of Intel Centrino Duo mobile processors and enough conveniences to make your[...]

Wacom Cintiq 12WX

At 4.4 pounds, the Cintiq 12WX combines a wide-format 12.1″ TFT LCD, “pen-point” accuracy, fast cursor control, and 1,024 levels of pressure-sensitivity on the pen tip and eraser.

Dell E4300 and E4200 Sneak Peek

Today we just got a sneak peek of the upcoming Dell E4300 and E4200 ultraportable notebooks courtesy of Engadget. These new notebooks offer a similar configuration to the Lenovo X300,[...]

Dell Latitude XT Review

Dell finally broke into the Tablet PC market with the release of the Latitude XT. There was a lot of hype and speculation around this release and we finally got[...]

Kensington Bluetooth Stereo Headphones Review

Kensington just recently released the Bluetooth Stereo Headphones with Microphone to the public. The idea is "wireless stereo headphones that will have people talking." We decided to test the headphones[...]

Dell Latitude E6500

The 15.4-inch E6500 will replace Dell’s D830. These will be Dell’s first Montevina / Centrino 2 class machines. The E6500 will weigh 5.1lbs and have the following built-in options #[...]

Dell Latitude E6400

The 14.1-inch E6400 will replace Dell’s D630. These will be Dell’s first Montevina / Centrino 2 class machines. The E6400 will weigh 4.4lbs and have the following built-in options #[...]

Dell Latitude E4200

Dell’s 12.1-inch E4200 starts at 2.2lbs. It packs an LED backlit display; Centrino 2 chipset; Firewire, eSATA, 2x audio, ExpressCard 34, and at least 2x USB ports; integrated UMA graphics;[...]

Dell Latitude E4300

Dell’s upcoming 13.3-inch E3200 starts at 3.1lbs. It packs an LED backlit display; Centrino 2 chipset; Firewire, eSATA, 2x audio, ExpressCard 34, and at least 2x USB ports; integrated UMA[...]

Dell E5000 and E6000 Sneak Peek

After getting a taste of the new upcoming ultraportable e4000 series notebooks this week, we have more surprises leaked showing the upcoming Latitude notebook lineup. Today it is the Dell[...]

Alienware m15x Performance and Benchmarks

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Alienware Area-51 m15x Review

The Area-51 m15x is the newest high-performance gaming notebook from Alienware. It packs components typically found only in the largest of desktop replacements into a slim 15.4-inch form factor and[...]

Retro Review: Fujitsu LifeBook P2020

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News Bits: HP dv3000, Acer Low-Cost Laptop, Dell Rugged Latitude

HP dv3000 13.3" notebook uncoveredAcer low-cost PC to undercut Asus Eee PCDell rugged Latitude E6400 ATG leakedHP updates business notebooks with PenrynFujitsu introduces new hard drive and gets Linux certification

Asus U6S Review

The Asus U6S is a solid notebook that sports a 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and has a 12.1" LED backlit screen that saves on battery life. The glossy[...]

Averatec AV2575 Review

The Averatec 2575 is a thin and light 12.1" widescreen notebook that packs a dual core AMD processor, DVD burner, and super-bright WXGA screen in an ultra-portable sized package. This[...]

Toshiba Satellite A210 User Review

In his never-ending quest to find the best affordable laptops, contributor Perry Longinotti takes a look at Toshiba's Satellite A210 (A215 in the US). This 15-inch notebook with an AMD[...]

Buyer Beware: Battery Prices On The Rise

Those of you who follow technology news or LG stock prices might have noticed the news about a massive fire at the LG Chem factory in South Korea on March[...]

Electrovaya Scribbler SC 4000

The Scribbler SC 4000 slate tablet features a bright 12.1″ screen, Core 2 Duo U7500 processor, biometric device for security, Bluetooth 2.0, and an 180 viewing screen.

Samsung Q45

News Bits: Asus Eee PC 900, Safari OK for Windows, HP UMPC Leaked

Asus 2nd generation Eee PC to have touchscreenHP UMPC 2133 leaked ... againApple gives the OK for Safari on WindowsAsus increases notebook shipments

Belkin Travel Power Adapter Review

If you've ever forgotten to bring a power adapter, ever needed to charge your notebook in the car, or just wish you had one power adapter that powers all your[...]

Dell Announces Blu-ray Laptop Less Than $1,000

If you've been waiting for a low-cost laptop with a built-in Blu-ray player for HD video, your wait is over. With the demise of HD-DVD and the rise of Blu-ray[...]

Averatec AV2575

Adesso CyberPad Review

Anyone who has ever needed to write down notes and then put them into an electronic document or email has wished for an easy way to turn pen and paper[...]

HP Pavilion dv2800t Review (Artist Edition)

The HP Pavilion dv2800t Artist Edition series notebook is a notebook "designed by young people and chosen by young people" for its unique style. This notebook has all the creature[...]

News Bits: New ATI Graphics, Eee PC Gets Windows, Apple Security Problems

New ATI Mobility Radeon graphics leakedNotebook makers turn to China for batteriesAsus re-releases Eee PC with Windows XPApple security patch response slower than Windows