April 2005 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 55 Notebook/Laptop articles for April of 2005

Dell Latitude X1

At 2.5 lbs, with 12.1″ wide aspect screen, the X1 is Dell’s smallest and lightest notebook that is designed for business users who demand ultimate mobility. It features ExpressCharge which[...]

Apple Releases new iPad, Dell Partners to Sell iPad

In a who would have ever thought scenario today, Apple announced the release of its new iPad, a Tablet PC like device, and Dell has partnered with Apple to sell[...]

Free RAM Upgrade For Your Notebook, Tablet PC, or Desktop!

Chances are that if you have purchased your Notebook, Tablet PC, or desktop PC from a major manufacturer, your machine is being "robbed" of RAM by the several uneccessary "startup"[...]

News Bits: New Gateway Laptops, USB Ghost Detector, Tablet PC Based Software and Job Opportunity

New Gateway M680 and M360 ReleasedGhost Detector USB Flash Memory Stick (not a joke) Soon AvailableMicrosoft Releases Free Tablet PC Experience Software PackageNeed some Extra Work? Get a Tablet[...]

Panasonic Toughbook CF-W2 eLite Ultraportable Notebook Review (pics, specs)

The Panasonic Toughbook W2 isn't terribly new, but they have recently added a flash of color to the lineup with the new eLite series. The lids now come in scratch[...]

IBM ThinkPad X41 Ultraportable Announced

Spring is in the air, meaning it's time for daffodils, baseball season and new ultraportable notebook computer releases. Dell kicked off the season with the Latitude X1 release,[...]

Gateway M680

All the power of a high-end desktop, plus the work-anywhere freedom of a notebook. The NEW M680 Series boasts a cinematic 17″ widescreen display and mind-blowing graphics to satisfy DVD[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/5/2005 – 4/7/2005

Dell Inspiron up to 30% Off Coupon Code (expires 4/7/05 @ 6:00 a.m. CST)Sony VAIO FS $100 RebateSONY VGN-A260 VAIO Notebook P-M 1.6 15.4in 512MB DVD burner $1634Microsoft Wireless Notebook[...]

BStrong Tablet PC Notebook Screen Protectors (pics)

Recently we discovered a product from Strong Engineering that might make the arguments against using screen protectors moot and certainly makes the cost barrier vanish. At $15 or less each,[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/7/2005 – 4/9/2005

NEW Dell Inspiron up to $800 Off Coupon Codes HOT!Sony VAIO FS $100 RebateDell UltraSharp 2005FPW 20.1'' Wide LCD $487 ShippedSONY VGN-A260 VAIO Notebook P-M 1.6 15.4in 512MB DVD burner[...]

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

The latest ThinkPad thin-and-light T series notebook addition comes in the form of the IBM ThinkPad T43. The ThinkPad brand has been built over many years now and has[...]

News Bits: Apple iBook Widescreen, Dell Indirect, No Pentium M Desktop, MSN 7.0

Apple to Sell a Widescreen iBook by Christmas and 15.4-inch iBook by 2006Dell Indirect?Pentium M will not be put in desktop PCsMSN Messenger 7.0 Released

HP Pavilion dv4000

The HP Pavilion dv4000 series notebook is intuitive and easy to use, plus robust and versatile to handle almost any computing task. Access the Internet, send e-mail, edit digital photos,[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/11/2005 – 4/13/2005

Dell $750 Off $1499 (50% off) Coupon Coming Tomorrow!Dell Inspiron up to $800 Off Coupon Codes (expires 4/12/05 @ 6:00 a.m. CST)Sony VAIO FS $100 RebateOfficemax: Compaq 2223 Notebook $700[...]

Dell Precision M70 Review and Linux Setup (pics, specs)

The Precision M70 is the top-of-the line workstation notebook from Dell. Its main distinction from the Inspiron and Latitude series of notebooks is the graphics card, which is an OpenGL[...]

Gateway 6010GZ, 3522GZ, 7426GX

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News Bits: Dell Coupon, New Gateway Notebooks, ThinkPad Fuel Cell, Dual Cores Soon, $100 Laptops

Dell.com $750 Off $1499 (50% off) Coupon for 4/13/2005Gateway Releases New Retail Notebooks: 6010GZ, 3522GZ, 7426GXIBM and Sanyo Demo Prototype ThinkPad with Fuel CellIntel Dual Core Processors Arriving This Month[...]

Dell $750 Off Coupon Details and Inspiron Reviews Summary – UPDATED (AGAIN)

Dell has issued a $750 off coupon (J096TQ8TFFG2VX) EXPIRED. View this article for the details of what this coupon will and will not work on. 3 NEW COUPONS[...]

Toshiba Tecra A4 Review (pics, specs)

My goal here is to give a balanced review of the Toshiba Tecra A4 notebook computer. But how does one start a normal balanced review when, after almost two[...]

Mobile Edge Select Backpack Review (pics)

Many of us today carry a standard sized (14-inch to 15.4-inch screen) laptop to work or school along with a few books, documents and electronic accessories. If you're such[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/14/2005 – 4/16/2005

Dell Inspiron up to $750 Off Coupon Codes (expires 4/19/05 @ 6:00 a.m. CST)Sony VAIO FS $100 RebateApple Mac OS 10.4 Tiger $95$100 e-Coupon Discount off any Customizable HP Pavilion[...]

News Bits: Sony Wireless Dream Machine, Intel Tanggula, AMD 3700+, Tablet PC Rumor

Sony Goes for the Ultimate Wireless Laptop (pics) Intel Announces Tanggula Notebook Platform for ChinaAMD Mobile Athlon 3700+ A New Tablet PC Form Factor Coming?

Fujitsu LifeBook S7000 Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu LifeBook S7000 is considered a thin and light notebook. It sports a 14.1" Crystal View LCD, which here in Asia is referred to as being a Super Fine[...]

Asus V6V Review (pics, specs)

Even though it has a 15.1" screen, close to the standard 15.4" notebook screen, the Asus V6000V series is marketed as being thin-and-light. At 5.49 lbs the V6V fits[...]

Keynamics Laptop Stand Review (pics)

With more and more companies switching from the combination of desktop and laptop to a laptop plus peripherals setup to save money and increase flexibility (my company being one), the[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/17/2005 – 4/19/2005

Dell Inspiron up to $750 Off Coupon Codes (expires 4/19/05 @ 6:00 a.m. CST)Toshiba up to $100 Rebates (expires 4/30/05)Sony VAIO FS $100 RebateApple Mac OS 10.4 Tiger $95 $100[...]

News Bits: Averatec 1000, VAIO and Blu-ray, Intel Wi-Max Release, European Notebook Sales

Averatec 1000 Series Ultra Portable 10.6-inch Wide Screen Notebook AnnouncedSony to Include Blu-ray and DSD in VAIO Intel Announces First WiMax ProductHP, Dell Lead European Notebook Sales as 1st[...]

LG LW70 Review (pics, specs)

The LG LW70 is the biggest of the new LG lineup of notebooks. It features a bright 17.1-inch "glossy" widescreen. Glare meaning it's reflective, and widescreen meaning you should watch[...]

Asus V6V

Asus V6v 15″ Slim & Lightweight Sonoma Notebook


A Bigger and Wider Noterbook World, 17″ Wide-Screen Premium Notebook

Acer Aspire 1690 Series Review (pics, specs)

There are many things to consider when purchasing a notebook: price, performance, weight and battery life are usually the primary concerns. This review is for those considering the 15.4" widescreen[...]

Acer Aspire 1694 Overclocking Extra

Acer Aspire 1694 Overclocking Extra

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/20/2005 – 4/22/2005

NEW Dell.com $750 off $1499 (50% off) for Inspiron 6000 and 600m Systems Starting 4/21 EXPIRED due to 8,000 usesDell Inspiron 1000 $499 After $250 Off Coupon Code and Special[...]

News Bits: Toshiba R200, Toshiba libretto, Toshiba M4 Tablet, ATI M28PRO

Toshiba Releases Portege R200 Ultra Portable NotebookToshiba Announces libretto U100 Mini NotebookToshiba Releases Tecra M4 Tablet PCATI M28PRO Graphics Card Soon to Arrive and Take the GPU Crown for Notebooks[...]

Toshiba libretto U100

The new libretto U100 mini notebook computer has a 7.6-inch widescreen LCD. The libretto U100 features built-in 802.11 b/g wireless using a half-size mini-PCI wireless card, a 60GB hard drive[...]

Toshiba Portege R200

It’s as if Toshiba melted all its expensive silverware and draped it around the body of its latest lightweight R200 ultraportable. This luxuriously thin, silver-clad beauty barely tips the scales[...]

Toshiba Portege M300 Review (pics, specs)

Toshiba really knows how to focus on a segment and the Portege M300 is another solid addition to the Portege line up. It is compact, pleasingly portable, well-built, possessing a[...]

HP Pavilion zv6000

Incorporating the latest AMD processors, these full-featured HP Pavilion zv6000 series notebook PCs give you added digital power to achieve, create, and experience more.

HP Compaq Presario v4000

Equipped with a host of features that redefine on-the-road computing, the notebook PCs in this series will have you feeling productive and having fun, whether you’re staying home or going[...]

Toshiba Tecra M4

The Tecra M4 Tablet PC integrates the advanced features of a tablet with state-of-the-art notebook technology. A product of the Toshiba EasyGuard design philosophy, its every aspect is geared toward[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/23/2005 – 4/25/2005

Dell Inspiron 600m $750 Off Coupon CodeDell Inspiron 9300 $750 Off Coupon Code expires 4/26 @ 6:00 a.m. Dell Inspiron 1000 $499 After $250 Off Coupon Code and Special LinkDell[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook N3510 Review (pics, specs)

Overall, I found the Fujitsu LifeBook N3510 to be a handsome, solidly constructed 15.4" screen Centrino-based laptop that fully exploits Intel's latest mobile technologies and which happens to posses a[...]

Dell Latitude X1 First Thoughts Review (pics)

The Dell Latitude X1 is squarely targeted at business users who need to carry a notebook that is highly mobile and has the durability to withstand the daily grind. The[...]

Dell Latitude X1 Pictures and Specs

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IBM ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC Revealed Inadvertently

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has blown the cover of yet another device that was supposed to be kept secret. The IBM X41 Tablet PC has been under wraps[...]

News Bits: Toshiba R15 Review, Dell Latitude D510, New BlueTooth Mouse, 64-bit Windows

Toshiba Satellite R15 Review from TabletPCReviewSpot.comNew Dell Latitude D510 ReleasedRadTech BT-510 Mid-size Form Factor BlueTooth Mouse, Good for both Rigthies and Lefties64-Bit Microsoft Windows Versions Launch

Toshiba Satellite A70 Review (pics, specs)

The 15.4" widescreen Toshiba Satellite A70 is a desktop replacement style notebook that uses a Pentium 4 desktop processor instead of a typical notebook Pentium M processor. This article[...]

HP Pavilion zd8000 Review (pics, specs)

After hours of research I came to the conclusion that instead of purchasing the Acer Ferrari 3400 I would instead order a customized HP zd8000. Several weeks before my purchase[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X32

The ThinkPad X32 notebooks are ideal for small and medium businesses. The slim, feature-rich notebook packs outstanding battery life and performance in a small package. These models feature a TFT[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X41

The ThinkPad X41 notebooks are ideal for small and medium businesses. The slim, feature-rich notebook packs outstanding battery life and performance in a small package. These models feature a TFT[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/26/2005 – 4/28/2005

Dell Inspiron up to $750 Off Coupon Codes (expires 5/4/05 @ 6:00 a.m. CST) NewEgg: ultra compact Sony VGN-T140P/L Notebook $1585 shipped AR, Last DayDell Inspiron 1000 $499 After $250[...]

IBM ThinkPad X41 First Thoughts Review (pics, specs)

The IBM ThinkPad X41 notebook is a 12.1" screen ultraportable style machine that follows in the footsteps of last years ThinkPad X40 release. Noteworthy for the X41 is that[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 4/29/2005 – 5/1/2005

Dell Inspiron up to $750 Off Coupon Codes (expires 5/4/05 @ 6:00 a.m. CST)Shure E3c Sound Isolating High End Headphones $119 HOT PRICE! HP Compaq nc6120 Notebook at HPShopping.comDell Biz:[...]

News Bits: New Apple OS X & Store, Longhorn Notebook Features, Acer Aspirations

Apple Unveils New Tiger OS X and Opens Bullring Store in EnglandWindows Longhorn Features for Notebooks DemonstratedNotebook Shipments from China for Q1 2005 grows 40% Relative to Q1 2004Acer Aspires[...]

OS X Tiger Launch (pics, info.)

On Friday Night (the worldwide release of Mac OS X ver. 10.4), we took a little jaunt to the Apple Store in Phoenix, Arizona. As expected it was a "Zoo"[...]