March 2013 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for March 2013. 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 2013

Below are the 90 Notebook/Laptop articles for March of 2013

H&R Block At Home Review: Do-It-Yourself Tax Prep

H&R Block offers not just tax prep offices, but tax prep software that you can use online or install on a PC. How does H&R At Home stack up?

Samsung’s Damages Payment to Apple Reduced

In recent ruling Judge reduces Samsung's payment charges by nearly 40 percent.

Canon Pixma Pro-100 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Interested in photography? Check out the Canon Pixma Pro-100 Wireless Professional Inkjet Printer, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Sculpteo and Infinite Dreams Introduce Mobile Pottery Workshop

Infinite Dreams, publisher of the popular Let's Create! Pottery mobile application, has announced that customers can now turn their virtual artwork into real pieces thanks to a new partnership with[...]

Seagate Launches New Laptop SSHDs

Say goodbye to the Seagate Momentus XT hybrid drive and say hello to the new Seagate solid state hybrid drives (SSHDs).

HP Envy 120 e-All-in-One Review: First Look

The HP Envy 120 e-All-in-One was unveiled at the end of 2012 but had its official debut at CES 2013. Take a quick tour of the ultra hip AIO before[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Review

Is the Tablet 2's great aesthetic and long battery life enough to make up for its middling performance? Keep reading to find out.

Roku 3 Adds Better CPU, New UI, Streams Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for $99

Out today, the new Roku 3 is faster, prettier, streams just about every video service and packs in some really cool features - all for $99.

Lexmark Adds Twistage and AccessVia to Portfolio

Lexmark International Inc. announced they have purchased two new companies, Twistage and AccessVia, for $31.5 million as they strive to become a "solutions-centric company."

OKI Data Introduces A3 Color MFPs to COMDEX Channel

OKI Data Americas have announced that the CX3535 and CX4545 A3 copier-based color MFPs are available for open channel distribution.

Windows 8 is Dead in the Water. Or is it?

One set of analytics says Windows 8 isn't attracting customers, another set of data says Microsoft is doing just fine.

Rising Memory Prices Push People to Cloud Storage

You won't need a 64GB device any more with all the cloud services making up for local storage.

Corel Updates VideoStudio Pro

The new VideoStudio Pro X6 adds features aimed at use with popular DSLR and action video cameras, plus motion tracking capabilities unavailable in Pinnacle Studio.

ASUS Transformer P1801 Marries Windows 8 and Android in One Large, Futuristic Whole

We've thought for a long time that the surge in Windows-powered devices would do well to mix with Android - until, at least, Windows' app store gets off the ground.[...]

Apple, Intel Strengthen Partnership: Intel to Start Making Chips for iPhone, iPad?

There are rumors floating about that Intel might be partnering up with Apple to produce the company's latest and greatest iPhone, iPad and MacBook CPUs.

MakerBot Unveils 3D Scanner Prototype at SXSW

3D printer manufacturer MakerBot announced that they are developing a new desktop 3D scanner, the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner, at SXSW Interactive this morning.

TaxACT Review: Good Deal for Tough Taxes

Along with TurboTax and H&R Block At Home, TaxACT is one of the top three software alternatives for doing your own taxes. How does it compare? Read the full review.

Printer Tips: Office Inkjets

Read our recurring series, Printer Tips from PrinterComparison, where our staff will share expert advice on a wide range of printing topics!

Brother MFC-8710dw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a monochrome MFP for your small or medium sized business? Then check out this week's "deal of the week" today!

Seagate Breaches Two Billion HDDs Milestone

Hard Disk Drive manufacturer Seagate has passed a major milestone becoming the first company to ship more than two billion HDDs. The company's success is triumph onto itself, and an[...]

OKI Data Announces New A4 Color MFP Series

OKI Data Americas announced the development of the MC770 and MC780, a new series of A4 color multifunction printers targeted at the mid-range workgroup.

HP Officejet 7110 Wide Format ePrinter Released

HP announced the worldwide release of the HP Officejet 7110 Wide Format ePrinter intended for small and medium sized businesses that want to print large format in house.

Satechi 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub Now Available

Satechi is now offering a new 10-port USB 3.0 Hub. The Hub offers additional port connectivity to those who need it and is available for purchase at Satechi 10-Port USB[...]

VIDEO: Dell Latitude E5530 Preview

The Dell Latitude E5530 is a strong business machine that's equipped with a 3rd generation Intel i5-3360M processor and sturdy build to easily handle your day to day while providing[...]

VIDEO: Acer Aspire V3-571G Review

ASUS ZenBook UX51V Review

This thin-and-light notebook features a 15.6-inch IPS display, Core i7 quad-core processor and dedicated graphics. Does lack of a touchscreen kill the deal?

WinZip System Utilities Suite Review

WinZip System Utilities Suite is one of countless software tool bundles that are touted as being able to "clean up" your PC. Is it worth the money? Read the full[...]

HP Spectre XT TouchSmart 15t

The HP Spectre XT TouchSmart 15t is a thin and light 15.6-inch Ultrabook that features a beautiful touch display with IPS technology, great backlit keyboard and a stylish design. This[...]

Top Five SMB MFPs: Review Roundup

Looking for a new multifunction printer for your small or medium sized business? Check out some of PrinterComparison's top picks in the category!

Stratasys Bites Into Orthodontic Market with New 3D Printer

Stratasys unveiled the new Objet30 OrthoDesk 3D Printer, a desktop 3D printer designed for small orthodontic labs and clinics, at the International Dental Show in Germany.

Dell XPS 18: Desktop? Tablet? All-in-one? Yes.

Dell outed their latest all-in-one desktop this week at Austin's SXSW festival - the XPS 18. It's their thinnest, lightest, most tabletiffic all-in-one ever.

Seagate Ships Two Billionth Hard Drive

Like McDonald's, Seagate can now boast about its billions served - hard drives, that is, not hamburgers.

VIDEO: Nvidia SHIELD Handheld Gaming Device Demo – CES 2013

NVIDIA took everyone by surprise at CES this year when they unveiled ‘Project Shield’. Shield is built around the just-unveiled Tegra 4, NVIDIA’s fourth-generation mobile chipset that combines four ARM-licensed[...]

Dell Latitude 6430u Review

This business class ultrabook offers a well-rounded mix of performance and portability. But is this Latitude laptop worth its $1,500 price tag?

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

Sleek and stylish the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is the perfect piece of eye candy for the gadget lover. Its curved unsymmetrical design allows the Windows 8 convertible notebook tablet[...]

Asus ZenBook UX51V

This 15.6-inch thin-and-light notebook features an IPS display, Core i7 quad-core processor, dedicated graphics and makes for a great multimedia experience. The UX51VZ packs great high-performance components into a thin[...]

Top 3 Tax Prep Packages for Do-It-Your-Selfers

With the April 15th deadline ahead, what's the best software to use if you're readying your own returns? Here are our top three picks, based on expert reviews.

Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook Arrives

The latest thin-and-light ThinkPad features significant new design elements, and an attractive new keyboard.

Samsung ML-5512nd Review: Heavy Duty

Read our full review of the Samsung ML-5512nd single function monochrome laser printer targeted at businesses looking to increase their productivity.

Samsung ML-5512nd

The Samsung ML-5512nd is a single function monochrome laser printer targeted at businesses that need high volume, no fuss printing. Features include print speeds up to 55 ppm, automatic duplexing,[...]

Samsung ML-5512nd – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a way to increase your office productivity? Then check out the Samsung ML-5512nd, this week's "deal of the week" today!

HP and Samsung Collaborate on Mobile Print Offering for Galaxy S4

HP and Samsung introduced a new built-in mobile print technology for the Samsung Galaxy S4 that allows customers to send print jobs from their device to HP printers without having[...]

HTC One Review: The International Version

The new HTC One flagship smartphone has the potential to make a real splash in the Android market with the way it brings excellence to the table in nearly all[...]

HTC One US Review: A Beauty and a Beast

Style and power come together in the form of the HTC One, which has already become an early frontrunner for Android smartphone of the year.


The HTC One is an Android 4.1.2 handset with the Sense 5 UI. It has an aluminum unibody design and is powered by a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Other[...]

Sculpteo Prints Dock Adapters for iPhone 5

3D Printer Sculpteo announced a new universal adapter that allows iPhone 5 users to dock their phone on previous generation devices.

Samsung Partners with LDI Color Toolbox on Print Solutions

Samsung Electronics America announced a new partnership with LDI Color Toolbox expanding their line of integrated print solutions in the enterprise market.

MSI Set to Showcase Gaming Products at PAX East

MSI set to showcase gaming products including GT70 dragon edition and GT series.

Microsoft Pushes Windows 7 SP1 Update, With End of Support Near

With support for non-updated Windows 7 PCs due to end on April 9, Microsoft has started pushing out SP1 automatically through Windows Update.

HP Spectre XT 15t vs. ASUS ZenBook UX51V

In this comparison we pit two premium thin-and-light 15-inch laptops against each other in a variety of tests to declare a winner.

NVIDIA Shares Details About Next-Gen GPUs: Maxwell, Volta, Tegra 4, Tegra 5 at GTC

At the GPU Technology Conference today, NVIDIA let loose some exciting new details about its upcoming products, including major architecture improvements to Tegra, and new information on next-gen GPU products[...]

Canon Pixma MX922

The Canon Pixma MX922 Wireless Office All-in-One inkjet printer is targeted at the small office, home office market. Improved features include: print speeds, paper capacity, CD/DVD printing and ease of[...]

Canon Pixma MX922 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a new printer for your home office? Check out the Canon Pixma MX922 Wireless Office All-in-One, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Canon Pixma MX922 Review: Continued Improvement

Find out how the Canon Pixma MX922 Wireless Office All-in-One improves on past generations and why you should consider it for your home office or small office!

PAX East 2013 Wrap-Up: Long Live Indie Gaming

With a relatively weak AAA showing at this year's PAX East in Boston, indie games got their time in the spotlight and became the star of the show.

Microsoft Updates Three Windows 8/RT Apps

From March 26 onward, you can download major updates to Microsoft's Mail, Calendar and People apps from the Windows Store, with better performance and new features.

Processor Supplies Take an Unexpected Dive on Market Uncertainties

Seasonal patterns are out the window as the market knocks Intel and its customers around.

Printer Tips: Mobile Printing

Read our recurring series, Printer Tips from PrinterComparison, where our staff will share expert advice on a wide range of printing topics!

What Makes A Business Laptop A Business Laptop?

What are the most crucial qualities in the ideal business notebook? We've put together a handy list of the features that are of utmost importance.

Intel Promises Cheaper Ultrabooks

Is it possible to build a thin, high-performance laptop for the same price as a budget notebook? Intel says they can but will a $599 price tag get people buying[...]

ADATA Releases Firmware Update for SSDs

ADATA releases new Firmware update to address TRIM and other issues for its SSDs.

Canon Pixma iP7220 Review: Quality Photo Printing

Read our full review of the Canon Pixma iP7220 Premium Wireless Inkjet Photo Printer, one of the newest arrivals from the popular imaging manufacturer!

Canon Pixma iP7220

The Canon Pixma iP7220 features faster print speeds than the older model, a fresh design and build, CD/DVD cover print, wireless connectivity, a five ink system with ChromaLife 100, full[...]

TechnologyGuide: Super Wi-Fi Worries?

Could stronger, faster and more widespread Wi-Fi networks mark the beginning of the end for major telecom companies?

Enterprise 3D Printers Could Be Less than $2,000 by 2016

According to a report by Gartner, enterprise-class 3D printers will be available for under $2,000 by 2016, meaning consumers should be able to experiment with this technology in their homes[...]

Eurocom Panther Awarded Intel Form Factor Innovation Award

Eurocom recently received the Intel Form Factor Innovation Award for its Panther platform. The platform offers dual functionality as a mobile workstation and mobile server in a 12 pound form[...]

VIZIO Prices Out New Touch PCs

Vizio let us all know how much these sleek Windows 8 PC would cost.

$99 Android Gaming Console Ouya Ships to Kickstarters, Goes On Sale June 4th

One of the most successful Kickstarter projects ever, the little Android box that could is about to hit the limelight.

Microsoft Updates Core Windows 8 Apps: Mail, People, and Calendar

Microsoft updated some of Windows 8's core applications this week, making good on its promise that improvements to its OS would come faster than in previous years.

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Launches New Campaign to Regain Professional Users

It's been a long time coming, but users are gradually starting to come back to Apple's professionally oriented video editing software - but is it too little, too late?

Dell Blames Windows 8 for Poor Sales

Dell's financial troubles have been no secret lately, as various warring factions struggle to take the company private. Is Windows 8 to blame?

Microsoft Updates Skype for Windows 8

After acquiring VoIP powerhouse Skype, Microsoft wasted no time on incorporating the software into its latest operating system. The downside? It's been a little feature barren.

Think China Hosts All Your Malware Troubles? Think Again

We hear it in the news all the time - Chinese hackers responsible for gaining access to this server or that. According to one recent study, however, we should all[...]

IBM Roadrunner, Onetime World’s Fastest Supercomputer, to be Dismantled

All good things must come to an end, even supercomputers.

Will Nintendo’s Wii U Get Epic’s Unreal Engine 4?

It's already looking like Nintendo's Wii U may struggle to compete with next-generation alternatives from Sony and Microsoft - but not why you might think.

Deus Ex: Human Defiance to be Revealed Tomorrow

It's always difficult to take companies seriously when they make major announcements on April Fool's Day, but color us excited.

Happy World Backup Day!

Hey guys! Are you celebrating World Backup Day today? By, you know...backing things up? If not, you should.

What is Super Wi-Fi?

Is Super Wi-Fi about to change the way we connect to the Internet?

Look Ma, No Hands: NASA Explores New Ways of Controlling Robots and Rovers

If you thought the surge in recent hands-free computing devices was cool, just wait - NASA is exploring using the technology to create better ways to control distant robots and[...]

Drobo Expands Drobo 5N Functionality with New Cloud Storage and Media Server Apps

Drobo added new Copy and Plex applications to its industry darling 5N storage bank to let users stream and store files in new, easier ways.

Borderlands 2 to Raise Level Cap on Tuesday

Come this Tuesday, April 2nd, Borderlands is set to raise the level cap for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 gamers.

Michael Dell Considers Capitulating if He Keeps the Dell CEO Spot

We've been talking lately about the Dell CEO's attempt to take his company private once again, encountering rival bids from Blackstone and Carl Icahn. Now, rumors say, he might be[...]

Digital Video Game Sales Growing 33% Year-over-Year

We've heard a lot from gamers who are worried about restrictions on used game sales in the next-gen console and PC gaming market - but it turns out, with the[...]

D-Link DIR-505 SharePort Mobile Companion Quick Review

How about a portable 802.11n access point/router you can hold in your hand? Perfect for travelers, but wait - it gets better.

Lenovo Preparing to Design Own CPUs

Lenovo is taking an example from Apple's playbook and prepping to release products based on its own chip designs, according to EE Times.

DTR Buyers Guide: The Best Touchscreen PCs

With Windows 8, touch became a first-class partner of the PC for the first time. Our Buyers Guide is a list of some of our favorite touch screen all-in-ones.

The $25 PC: Raspberry Pi Model A Goes On Sale in U.S.

It was 2011 when we first started covering the Raspberry Pi Foundation's efforts to build a $25 PC. Less than two years later, that product is finally here.

How to Bring the Start Button Back to Windows 8

Windows 8 is good - but some of us can't get past the lack of a Start button. Check out our list of programs that'll let you get it back.

Blizzard Starts StarCraft 2 Update With Huge Party

When you assemble over a thousand gamers, all excited for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, expect a few weirdos.

Here We Go Again: Apple to Release 4K TV in 2014

The rumor that just won't die has reared its ugly head once more.