March 2010 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for March 2010. 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 2010

Below are the 115 Notebook/Laptop articles for March of 2010

Lexmark Prestige

The Lexmark Prestige Pro805 All-in-One web-connected printer features print, scan, copy capabilities as well as a 4.3 inch myTouch control panel, built-in duplexing, 50-page ADF, print resolution up to 4800[...]

Lexmark Prestige review

Read our full review of the Lexmark Prestige web-connected printer featuring print, scan, copy capabilities as well as a 4.3 inch myTouch control panel, built-in duplexing, 50-page ADF, and Wi-Fi.

Alienware M11x Review

The new Alienware M11x is the latest gaming laptop from Dell's Alienware team and might be the best thing to happen to PC gaming this year. This impressive little box[...]

HP Intros New EliteBook, ProBook Business Notebooks

HP today introduced several new business notebooks, including a new EliteBook convertible tablet and several ProBook notebooks.

Intel’s New 6-Core CPU Called Core i7-980, Likely Available Soon

German hardware store Alternate last night published a listing for Intel's upcoming flagship CPU: the Core i7-980. Replete with six physical cores and HyperThreading enabled, the 32nm-CPU runs twelve threads[...]

AMD Releases Next-Generation 890GX, Reveals Name for Six-Core CPU

AMD has seen fit to bring out their latest generation of chipset with new integrated graphics, the 890GX. A first model in the 800-series, the 890GX brings a number[...]

TurboTax Online Deluxe 2009 Review

TurboTax is the headline star in the tax preparation software world, but is its reputation a product of great performance, or simply great marketing? We break it down in this[...]

AVADirect Now Selling World’s Most Powerful i7 SLI Notebook

AVADirect has announced it has started selling the world's most powerful gaming notebook with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GTX 285M SLI graphics.

Top ten printers for February 2010

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with's list of top viewed printers for February 2010.

Most Popular Laptops for February 2010

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[...]

Hard Drive Makers Enter the SSD Market: Western Digital Releases the SiliconEdge Blue

Until now, the vast majority of solid state drives on the market have been produced by companies not all that well known for being in the storage business - Intel,[...]

Epson unveils Stylus Pro line, Ricoh partnership

Epson introduced two new Stylus Pro printers and announced plans to partner with Ricoh Americas to sell the new models to the growing professional imaging market in North America.

Konica Minolta offers new additions to bizhub line

Konica Minolta announced the addition of two new color multifunction printers to their bizhub line of products for the desktop to the print shop today.

Western Digital My Book 3.0 Review

The Western Digital MyBook 3.0 is a new 1TB external drive packing a new Super-Speed USB 3.0 interface. For those who might not be up to date on the latest[...]

Dell Releases Flexible OptiPlex 980, CPU-free FX100

We often focus on Dell's consumer side of the PC business, but that does them a disservice - they are remarkably well known for their business and enterprise PC availability[...]

Free Videoconference Software Buyers Guide

Gone are the days when videochats and videophone calls are cutting-edge, high-cost CEO-only affairs; there are now several free videoconference applications available to the average consumer. But which offers the[...]

Averatec Intros N1200 Series Netbook

Averatec today announced what it claims to be the thinnest and lightest 10.1-inch netbook on the market, its N1200 series.

Frameless Screen Notebooks Coming Soon

A DigiTimes story reports frameless screen notebooks are expected to reach the market in Q2 or Q3 of this year.

NVIDIA Reveals Some GTX480 Details at CeBIT

We talked earlier about how March would see the release of NVIDIA's next generation GPUs in the form of the GeForce GTX470 and GTX480. NVIDIA showed off the cards at[...]

AVADirect Clevo M770CUH Review

AVADirects Clevo M770CUH is a gaming notebook configurable with the latest Intel Core-series processors. Packing the ATI Mobility Radeon 4570 graphics and a 17-inch WXGA+ display, the system is a[...]

Lexmark Interpret first look

Check out our hands-on first look of the budget friendly Lexmark Interpret featuring print, scan, copy and fax capability as well as a 35-sheet ADF, built-in card reader, and wireless[...]

Samsung R80 Notebooks Exclusively Available at Best Buy

Best Buy will be offering exclusive Samsung R80 notebooks starting 7 March.

Touchscreen Device Sales Expected to Nearly Double, PC Sales Increase in 2010

Industry analysts at Gartner expect touchscreen mobile device sales to grow by 96.8% this year, to more than 362.7 million units, up from 184.3 million units in 2009.

Microsoft Shows Off Their Vision of the Future of Gaming: PC, Xbox, Phone

Windows 7 has been a pretty big success for Microsoft, and it's hard to deny that they've managed some pretty cool tricks with the Xbox360. With the upcoming Windows Phone[...]

NVIDIA Shows Off GTX480 On Video: A Match For ATI?

NVIDIA just posted a video demo of their upcoming flagship card running some benchmarks to YouTube. The results? It seems, with reservations, to be about a match for ATI[...]

Valve All But Confirms Steam and Portal 2 Coming to Mac OS X *UPDATED*

It's about time that fans of Apple's Mac OS X operating system get some love from big time game developers. Gaming on the Mac exists, but it's always been[...]

Newegg Accidentally Sells Hundreds of Fake Intel CPUs

One of Newegg's suppliers looks to have let the big 'egg down. This past weekend, the computer parts giant reportedly shipped up to three hundred utterly fake Intel Core[...]

Sweet printers, Cool deals

While it's nice to get the latest version when it comes to technology, it is nicer still to get a good deal on your new toy. But can a sweet[...]

Dell Inspiron 580s

Everything you want and nothing you don’t. The InspironT 580s Slim desktop gives you the power you need in a small form factor desktop. Stylistic look with piano black front[...]

Dell Inspiron 560s

Everything you want and nothing you don t. The InspironTM 560 Desktop gives you the power to personalize everything down to the chassis color. Complement your style with a choice[...]

Today’s Netbook Market: Current Trends and Our Take

The market for netbook computers (you know, those low-priced, miniature laptops) has exploded since their inception in late 2007. Today we take a look at current and future netbook market[...]

Dell Inspiron 580

Make It Yours Everything you want and nothing you don’t. The Inspiron 580 desktop gives you the power you need. Stylistic look with piano black front bezel, chrome trim ring,[...]

LG Announces X300 Netbook – 0.7″ Thin, 2.1 lbs

LG has announced its top-of-the-line ultraportable netbook, the X300.

Acer Notebook with Frameless Screen and Touch Keyboard Coming

Acer is planning to launch a notebook with a frameless display and touch keyboard in the second half of this year.

Intel to Release 8-Core Nehalem-Ex Server Chips

Six cores? Who needs six cores when you can have eight? That seems to be Intel's view on things. Its upcoming eight-core (octocore!) processor will undoubtedly make short work[...]

Newegg Explains Fake Chip Mishap

Remember the fake CPU saga Newegg blasted its customers with over the weekend? The electronics retailer made a comment on its Facebook page today that explains in some small[...]

TaxSlayer Online Review

TaxSlayer is the darkhorse in the online tax preparation space, but it's garnered a great deal of recent attention for its slick marketing and cheap price tag. Is TaxSlayer all[...]

Ricoh unveils two Aficio color multifunction printers

Ricoh Americas Corporation introduced two new Aficio color multifunction digital imaging systems that offer improved print speeds, greater productivity, and enhanced energy-saving features.

Epson introduces two high-volume business inkjets

Epson America announced the release of the B-310N and B-510DN high-volume business inkjet printers for SMB network printing environments today.

ASUS Eee Box with Linux Now Shipping

Nettops have been getting more and more affordable; now that Asus' Eee Box is available with Linux, they're even cheaper. Newegg has started stocking ASUS' little box that could with[...]

brite-View LinkE: Four-Way Powerline Networking

Up until very recently, home networking has required users to do one of two things: string cabling everywhere, or put up with security and configuration issues present with wireless networking.[...]

Dell Announces Precision M4500 – 15.6″, Core i7

Dell today announced its 15.6" mobile workstation, the M4500 featuring quad-core Intel Core i7 processors and Nvidia graphics.

ASUS G73JH Review

The G73 is the latest gaming notebook in ASUS successful G-series product line. This 17.3-inch monster has a Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and the most powerful mobile video[...]

Asus G73JH

This 17.3-inch monster has a Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and the most powerful mobile video card available, the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870.

Canon Pixma MX350 review

Find out if the brand new Canon Pixma MX350 Office All-in-One is the perfect fit for your office by reading our full review today!

Dell Intros Vostro 3000 Series Notebooks

Dell has announced its new Vostro 3000 series notebooks. The Vostro series feature the latest Intel processors and screen sizes ranging from 13.3" to 17.3".

OCZ Onyx: Cheap SSDs Finally Fast?

Up until now, you really had a choice to make when it comes to solid state drives (SSDs): you could get a drive that was good and fast, or you[...]

Corel VideoStudio Pro X3 Review

Corel's VideoStudio Pro X3 has a completely revamped user interface. Does it deliver on its ease-of-use promises, or is VideoStudio X3 all flash, no substance? We take a look in[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge AMD

The ThinkPad Edge 13 is a 13-inch screen laptop for image- and budget-conscious small business owners: a progressive new design with color options, simplified keyboard layout and worry-free manageability, plus[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14

The ThinkPad Edge with Intel processors features a progressive design with color options, simplified keyboard layout and worry-free manageability with great Intel CPO performance and battery life.

Lenovo IdeaPad Y460

The IdeaPad Y460 features 2010 Intel processors, theater-style surround sound and stereo speakers, made-for-multimedia graphics, and stutter-free video and audio streaming.

Is OnLive the Death of PC Gaming?

OnLive is a service that promises to stream your top games -- AAA titles such as Crysis, among others -- over the Internet to any device. Not limited to powerful[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y560

The IdeaPad Y560 comes equipped with a choice of Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 processors, Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) display, ATI[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T410s

Thin and light like T400s and the same great features, plus faster processors and NVIDIA® switchable graphics.

HP Mini 210

Lexmark X466de first look

Get a glimpse of the Lexmark X466de monochrome multifunction printer with print speeds up to 40 ppm, built-in duplex print and scan, as well as Lexmark's 7-inch e-Task color touch-screen[...]

Lenovo Updates Monitor Line with L2461x Touch Display

Lenovo recently updated their display line with three new consumer models. Among them was the L2461x, Lenovo's first multitouch-capable standalone display.

Lenovo ThinkPad W510 Review

The ThinkPad W510 is Lenovo's 15.6-inch workstation notebook offering an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics. New to this years model is an optional 1080P multi-touch[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad W510

The Lenovo ThinkPad W510 is a 15-inch screen workstation style notebook.  The W510 provides performance, reliability and mobility. It is Ultra responsive for graphics-intensive tasks so you can accomplish more[...]

MSI Announces GE700 Gaming Notebook

MSI today announced its latest gaming notebook, the 17.3-inch GE700 featuring the latest Intel processors and ATI graphics.

NVIDIA Software Brings PC 3D to HDTVs

By default the 3D put out by NVIDIA's GeForce graphics cards isn't compatible with the 3D technology currently being put into the newest HDTVs.

Clevo M770CUH

AVADirect’s Clevo M770CUH is configurable with the latest Intel Core-series processors. Packing the ATI Mobility Radeon 4570 graphics and a 17-inch WXGA+ display, the system is a desktop replacement capable[...]

Clevo X8100

The MALIBAL Veda Series notebook offers an Intel Core i7 processor, dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M graphics cards in SLI, up to three internal hard drives, and a 18.4-inch 1080P[...]

Clevo M980NU

The M980NU is an 18.4-inch gaming notebook with an Intel quad-core processor and dual NVIDIA GTX 280M graphics cards. It can be configured with up to three hard drives, supporting[...]

Ricoh launches the Aficio GX e5550N GelSprinter

Ricoh Americas Corporation introduced the Ricoh Aficio GX e5550N, the latest addition to its GelSprinter line of color inkjet printers designed for the office with high-volume color printing demands. [...]

Lexmark unveils award-winning Pinnacle

Lexmark announced a new addition to its Professional Series, the Pinnacle Pro901 All-in-One, at the Small Business Summit in New York City today, where the new model won the 2010[...]

H&R Block At Home Online Premium Tax Preparation Review

H&R Block is perhaps the leading name brand in U.S. consumer tax preparation services, but does their online H&R Block At Home (formerly known as TaxCut) software live up to[...]

Best Tax Preparation Software for 2010 — A Buyers Guide

It may be 2010, but US taxpayers still have 30 days left to file their 2009 tax returns -- and there are a number of online services vying to help[...]

Is AMD About to Launch New 50-Core, 100-Core Servers?

Most consumers think about AMD as "the other option" in their desktops and notebooks, and as a gamer-friendly (just look at Steam's hardware survey) platform to get their game on.[...]

EVGA Launches Classified SR-2: 2 CPUs, 4-way SLI, 48GB RAM

While it might seem like crazy multi-core and even multi-CPU desktops are a virtue of the high-performance computing realm, EVGA would like to change that. No doubt geared toward the[...]

Southpaws Rejoice: Razer Intros Left-handed Gaming Mouse

Being a southpaw myself, I know all too well the agony of mouse selection. Like most people, I've eschewed the expensive ergonomic options available throughout the years and made[...]

Card-Killing Drivers Fixed with NVIDIA GeForce Driver Update

NVIDIA took some heat recently when their 196.75 drivers were shown to have a fatal flaw - they could destroy the cards they were meant to enable.

Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X3 Review

Corel recently released the newest version of its image editing suite, Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X3. The new "X3" gives enthusiast digital photographers an entirely new set of tools[...]

Konica Minolta Goes to the Clouds with Google

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HP Envy 13 Review

Last year, HP claimed to "redefine the premium notebook PC" when the company unveiled the new HP Envy 13. This 13-inch notebook offers high-performance, power-efficient processors, ATI switchable graphics, lightweight[...]

Samsung introduces color laser printers for SMB

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced today the launch of four new color laser printers for small and medium sized businesses in need of fast, economical devices.

Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue SSD Review

Solid state drives aren't a new technology, but in the past couple of years they've really captured the imagination of technology enthusiasts. Unlike traditional hard drives, SSDs have no moving[...]

Apple Releasing 27-inch Standalone IPS Cinema Display

Remember when Apple released the 27-inch iMac? Pricey, sure, but considering the extremely high quality (if plagued with production issues) display included, it really wasn't such a bad deal. [...]

Dell Rolls Out Cheap Business PCs: Vostro 230, 230s

Dell has always been pretty competitive on the inexpensive end of the personal computing market, and with the introduction of the Vostro line, they brought that leverage to bear on[...]

HP Settles Patent Complaint with Knock-Off Cartridge Makers

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PowerColor Releases More Affordable 5-Monitor Eyefinity Graphics Card

ATI's Eyefinity is an interesting new way of dealing with multimonitor setups stemming from a single computer. One of the things ATI promised is that users would only need a[...]

Finding the perfect business printer

From cost to competing technologies, and payment models to environmental sustainability, printing is the last thing you should think about when buying new printers for your business.

Microsoft Reveals Details of Win7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2

While we don't typically cover software updates to even Microsoft's major operating systems, Windows 7 has become something special. While the new service pack includes a number of minor[...]

Acer Aspire 7740 Review

The Acer Aspire 7740 is a 17.3-inch multimedia notebook designed for people who want a lot of features for not a lot of money. This notebook costs $749 while still[...]

Lenovo Intros ThinkPad Edge 14, 15

Lenovo has announced its latest small business notebooks, the ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15.

New AMD Six-Core CPUs, Intel Chips Leaked, Priced

DigiTimes has been winning something of a reputation the past couple of years for getting hold of CPU models and pricing data well ahead of when processor makers would like[...]

Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Better, Faster Browsing

Google Chrome has much to recommend it as a browser, but a veteran FireFox or habitual Internet Explorer user may be hesitant to give up the add-ons or plug-ins that[...]

HP Officejet 7000 first look

Check out our hands-on first look of the affordable HP Officejet 7000 Wide Format printer with built-in networking, a monthly duty cycle up to 7,000 pages, and Windows 7 compatibility!

HP Releases Industry’s Smallest Workstation, Twelve Core Machines

HP today unveiled a number of new entries to their Z-series workstation line. Workstations are high-end desktops used in content creation, scientific analysis and modeling. The most interesting member of[...]

New HP Mobile Workstations Offer DreamColor Displays

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AMD Twelve-Core Opterons Leak…This Is Getting Ridiculous

Despite being as enthusiastic about technology as anyone else, DTR is starting to become a bit tired out with all the processor news. Arguably the most important bits of[...]

Lenovo ThinkCentre A70z All-in-one Review

Lenovo has built its brand on solid business computers with good support and great build quality. While they've lately been turning their eyes hungrily toward the juicy consumer market, they[...]

AVADirect Clevo W765CUH Review

Not everyone wants a mainstream notebook with the same big-name branding. Today, we look at custom notebook seller AVADirect's new W765CUH, a 15.6-inch multimedia notebook sporting a Core i5 processor[...]

Acer Intros TimelineX Notebooks

Acer has officially announced its TimelineX series notebooks, which are a succession of the company's existing Timeline notebooks.

Internet Safety Guide: How to Protect Yourself Online

Internet threats continue to pose a problem for anyone that surfs the Internet -- and yes, that includes you reading the headline and thinking you know it all. In this[...]

Win $50,000 from Epson

Win $50,000 in cash, among other prizes, by playing Epson's Experience the Excellence Scavenger Hunt and Instant Win games!

Toshiba Announces Highest Capacity Notebook HDD: 750GB

Toshiba today announced the world's highest capacity 2.5" hard drive with a standard 9.5mm height, the 750GB MK7559GSXP.

Eclipse Rolls Out Backlit Keyboard with Customizable Capacitive Touch Display

Eclipse has been making a name for itself in the hot peripherals arena lately. A child brand of Mad Catz, known for their gaming accessories, the company is really[...]

Clevo W765CUH

The Clevo W765CUH is a 15.6-inch multimedia notebook sporting a Core i5 processor and ATI graphics card.

Acer Aspire 7740

The Acer Aspire is a 17.3-inch multimedia notebook that offers an Intel Core i3-330M processor, Intel GMA HD graphics, Blu-ray drive, and a HD+ LED-backlight display.

HP opens Snapfish API

HP is opening its Snapfish application programming interface to developers as part of the photo printing and sharing services 10-year anniversary.

Acer Aspire Ethos Notebooks Announced

Acer today announced its Aspire Ethos notebooks, available with the latest Intel Core i-series processors and up to an 18.4-inch display.

Dell Vostro 3300

The Vostro 3300 blends sophisticated design with first-class productivity in an ultra-thin 13.3-inch laptop made just for small business.   Slim, Stunning Design: Durable, eye-catching aluminum case with three sophisticated[...]

Dell Vostro 3400

The Vostro 3400 combines next-generation Intel®  processors, outstanding battery life and comprehensive security options in a strong, smart-looking 14-inch laptop for small business. Powered for Productivity: Next-generation Intel®  processors and[...]

Dell Vostro 3500

Featuring next-generation Intel®  processors, outstanding battery life and a range of mobile-productivity options, the 15.6-inch Vostro 3500 goes the distance without stretching your budget. Powered for Productivity: Up to Intel® [...]

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480, GTX 470: $850 of Graphics Card Glory

Ever since ATI released their 4XXX series cards a couple of years ago, NVIDIA has had a bit of a hard time competing. Their resurgence in popularity over big green[...]

ASUS Eee PC 1001P SeaShell Review

The Eee PC 1001P SeaShell is ASUS's new entry-level netbook offering the Intel Atom N450 processor and Intel GMA 3150 integrated graphics. Designed closely after its higher-class brother, the 1005PE,[...]

Printer deals and steals

While it's nice to get the latest version when it comes to technology, it is nicer still to get a good deal on your new toy. But can a deal[...]

NVIDIA GTX 470, 480 Already Appearing in Gaming Desktops

Even though NVIDIA's new cards aren't quite available for end users to order, they're definitely stocked up on the OEM side of things.

Consumer Video Sharing Web Site Roundup

There are plenty of sites out there ready and willing to host your home videos, but which social video sites offers the best combinations of features and user-friendliness to earn[...]

Dell unveils eight mono laser printers

Dell today unveiled eight new monochrome laser printers in a move that the company says reflects its growing and solidifying commitment to the product class and enterprise market.

New Dell Latitude E6410, E6510 Surface

New Dell Latitude E6510 and E6410 notebooks have finally surfaced.

Dell Adds Four New Rack and Blade PowerEdge Servers to Lineup

Dell has been aggressively updating its server offerings, lately, and today announced a further expansion of its PowerEdge lineup.

Netbooks: They Aren’t Just For Kids Anymore

Netbooks, those low-priced ultraportable laptops that appeared out of nowhere in 2007, are now a sizable portion of total laptop sales in the US. We answer all your netbook-related questions[...]

ASUS Refreshes All-in-one Line with Atom, AMD CPUs, ION, Radeon GPUs

The Taiwanese PC maker rolled out a new nettop all-in-one today with the EeeTop ET2010, a new slim, Atom-powered desktop.