April 2006 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 75 Notebook/Laptop articles for April of 2006

Super Cantenna Review — Extend Your Wi-Fi Network Range (pics)

I recently was given the opportunity to test the Super Cantenna Wireless Booster Antenna. The Cantenna name is appropriate given that the product is in the shape of the[...]

Toshiba Satellite M105

The Satellite M105 platform has what today’s mobile users demand. Thin, light and value-priced, these notebooks deliver a wish-list of today’s most advanced features, including Intel mobile and wireless technologies[...]

Toshiba Satellite P105

The Satellite P105-S6004 packs powerful desktop functionality into a thinner, lighter, value-priced notebook. A 17″ diagonal widescreen WXGA display with 1440×900 resolution and brilliant TruBrite technology enhance your multimedia experience.[...]

Toshiba Satellite P100

Feature-rich and portable, the Satellite P100 series features a choice of 17″ diagonal widescreen displays with Toshiba’s TruBrite technology, dramatically expanding your multimedia and multi-tasking possibilities. Next-generation Intel Centrino Duo[...]

HP Compaq nc6300

Thin and light business notebook

HP Compaq nx6300

15-inch TFT SXGA+ WVA display business notebook.

Acer TravelMate 3010

Although the TravelMate 3010 includes a full complement of notebook features, it weighs a mere 3.7 pounds (with three-cell battery and without external optical drive). Improving on the TravelMate 3000,[...]

Acer TravelMate 4670

Suitable for both office and on-the-go use, the TravelMate 4670 strikes just the right balance between performance and mobility. Connect to workplace peripherals in one easy step with the optional[...]

HP Compaq Presario B2800

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/1/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (expire 4/6)Save $550 on SELECT Inspiron 9300 notebook NEW! Apple iBook for $900 at Amazon.comAspire 5672WLMi Notebook $1300Sony VAIO FS740 $999[...]

Panasonic ToughBook T4

Built with legendary Toughbook reliablilty, unparalleled portability and integrated Wi-Fi, the Toughbook T4 keeps up with today’s busiest mobile professionals. Whether drafting a sales proposal inside a cafe, searching the[...]

Compaq Presario B2800 Review (pics, specs)

The Compaq Presario B2800 is a 14" screen laptop with an overall weight of around 4.8 lbs. This, together with its slim profile, clearly puts the B2800 in the thin-and-light[...]

Panasonic ToughBook T4 Review (pics, specs)

The Panasonic ToughBook T4 notebook computer is part of the semi-rugged line of Toughbooks; the line that includes the W4 recently reviewed by this site. The T4 is a fraternal[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/3/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (expire 4/6)Dell XPS Notebook Coupon Code for 10% off (expires 4/6)Toshiba Satellite A105-S2061 Notebook $600Sony VAIO FS920 Notebook P-M 1.7GHz 15.4in[...]

Sony VAIO SZ Review (pics, specs)

The Sony Vaio SZ-110/B (model # VGNSZ110B) is Sony's entry-level SZ-series notebook. The SZ line represents Sony's latest attempt to combine mobility and power without sacrificing too much of either.[...]

HP Compaq Presario v5000t

The Compaq Presario V5000T notebook teams the power of a desktop PC with mobile-computing convenience. Designed to help you increase your productivity anywhere, it features a 15.4″ high-definition widescreen and[...]

HP Compaq Presario v4000t

Impress your friends with a Compaq Presario V4000T, featuring advanced graphics designed for demanding digital media requirements. This 6.3 lb. notebook with 15.4″ widescreen is a stylish little number, plus[...]

News Bits: Intel in Trouble, iBook for June, New Microsoft Mice, MacBook Pro Problems

Intel in TroubleApple iBook Core Duo 13.3" Notebooks to be Made by Asustek and Available June'Vista Ready' PCs - be carefulATI R600 postponed due to Vista delay Three New Wireless[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T60p Review (pics, specs)

The Lenovo Thinkpad T60p (2623DDU) is an ISF certified workstation class notebook. The T60p is essentially a high-end configuration of the the T60. The T60p being reviewed is[...]

Microsoft Windows XP on an Apple Intel Processor Based Mac Computer Now Possible

Apple today announced availability of a download feature named Boot Camp that will allow Apple MacBook and other Apple Intel platform owners to run Windows XP on their computers. [...]

Watching Out for Spyware – Top 10 Spyware Threats for March

Spyware is an ugly business. An unprotected computer can be infected in a few minutes, leading to all sorts of headache. Sunbelt Software has compiled this list of the top[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/6/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (expire 4/13, valid 4/6 @ 7:00 a.m.) NEW!Dell XPS Notebook Coupon Code for 10% off (expires 4/13) NEW!Trendware TBW-101UB Bluetooth Adapter[...]

Noreve Universal Laptop Briefcase Review (pics)

Noreve's 17" Universal Laptop Briefcase is a first-generation sleek briefcase style bag with a shoulder strap. Noreve, a French high-quality case designer company, released this bag[...]

ShaggyMAC OptiMist Prime Review

ShaggyMAC, who is well known for their microfiber cloths, has released a new cleaning product called OptiMist Prime. I know, you're already thinking, who needs another screen cleaning solution. Well,[...]

Acer Aspire 9800 20.1″ Screen Laptop Announced (specs)

The Acer 9800 is the first 20-inch screen notebook to hit the market, and quickly eclipses the new 19-inch screen notebooks that have just been introduced. The 9800 also[...]

News Bits: MacBook Pro and Super Pi, Dell Core Duo Notebooks, Google Wi-Fi in San Fran

NotebookReview.com's MacBook Pro Running XP and Super Pi ResultsDell promises more Core Duo notebooks AMD Opens Fab 36 Facility, Upcoming 65nm and Socket AM2 performance EarthLink + Google to provide[...]

Dell XPS M1710

The Dell XPS M1710 is the newest gaming notebook from Dell, it includes the Intel Core Duo 2.16GHz processor, nVidia Go 7900GTX 512MB graphics card and up to 4GB of[...]

Gateway MX7515 / MX7525 Review (pics, specs)

The notebook being reviewed here is the Gateway MX7515, recently Gateway has replaced the MX7515 with the MX7525. There is only one difference between these two models. The MX7525 has[...]

Toshiba Satellite M100 Review (pics, specs)

The 14.1" screen Satellite M100 is part of Toshiba's new line of notebooks equipped with Intel Core Duo processors. Armed with this processor, optional dedicated graphics in the form of[...]

Webaroo – Searchable, Offline Web

Webaroo has launched a beta of their offline website browser and search tool. Webaroo lets users store content from any of their content channels, or any websites the user adds[...]

News Bits: ExpressCard EVDO, Trail Blazer Dell, Another Intel Concept Laptop, Notebook Makers Report Good March

Novatel Wireless Delivers Samples of World's First EV-DO and HSDPA ExpressCards Dell exec says they take their own lead Toshiba announces world's first notebook with HD DVD-ROM drive AMD Versus[...]

Best Buy to Sell Lenovo ThinkPads and 3000 Series Laptops (updated)

In another sign that the Lenovo is trying to shake things up and sell more laptops, the company will today announce ThinkPads and the new 3000 series laptops will go[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/11/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (expire 4/13, valid 4/6 @ 7:00 a.m.)Dell XPS Notebook Coupon Code for 10% off (expires 4/13)NEW! $400 Off Dell Latitude D620[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook N6410 Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu LifeBook N6410 is the successor to the very well received N6010, N6210, and the N6220.  Fujitsu's N6000 series desktop replacement notebooks have been known to have without question[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook S6200

The LifeBook S6200 series is a 13.3″ screen display notebook that carries the Intel Centrino processor. It weighs around 4lbs and is easy to carry with great battery life.

Fujitsu LifeBook E8100

The Fujitsu LifeBook E8100 series is powered by an Intel Core Duo processor and has a 15″ screen.

Samsung X60

Samsung X06

Seagate Pocket Hard Drive Review

Flash memory has dropped in price over the years, while capacities have continued to increase, but high capacity flash RAM remains very expensive. Seagate has a portable alternative that might[...]

HP Pavilion dv8000 Review (pics, specs)

The HP dv8000 is a desktop replacement, 17-inch widescreen notebook that comes with either the AMD Turion-64 or the Intel Core Duo processor. The dv8000 is a thinner and lighter[...]

News Bits: Fujitsu HD-DVD Notebook, New Averatec Stuff, Dell Inspiron De-Crapifier Program

Fujitsu intros world's third HD DVD notebook Averatec notebooks to ship with ZoneAlarm Security SuiteAveratec AHI UMPC / Tablet Device RevealedThe Dell De-Crapifier -- Remove system junkwareIntel pushes for conformity[...]

Guide: Comparing Seagate Vs. Hitachi 7200 RPM 100GB Hard Drives

Nearly a month ago, I reviewed the Hitachi TravelStar 7K100 and decreed, ye verily, it is good. Today I return with its primary rival, the Seagate Momentus 7200.1 7200RPM 100GB[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/15/2006)

NEW Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (expire 4/20 @ 7:00 a.m. EST)NEW Dell XPS Notebook Coupon Code for 10% off (expires 4/20)Dell Latitude D620 and D820[...]

Asus A6J Review (pics, specs)

The ASUS A6J is categorized as a business laptop but in my opinion, is really a rather portable multimedia workhorse. It is a 15.4-inch widescreen notebook that comes with excellent[...]

Apple MacBook Pro Review (pics, specs)

The MacBook Pro is Apple's latest notebook and their first with Intel's new attempt at notebook dominance, the Core Duo. It represents the near peak of current notebook[...]

News Bits: Sony Carbon Fiber Debate, Intel Quad-Cores, Upcoming Fujitsu S7110, 24/7 Apple Store

Dell e1705 and e1505 Mark First Sub $1,000 Dual Core Notebooks -- Other Manufacturers to FollowIs Sony Ripping Off Customers with False Carbon Fiber Claims?iRiver to Release UMPC DeviceIntel Quad[...]

Dell XPS M1710 Review (pics, specs)

The Dell XPS M1710 is the latest premium gaming notebook from Dell that replaces the current XPS M170. The M1710 has a 17" widescreen and comes in[...]

Acer TravelMate 4060

Acer TravelMate 4070

Acer TravelMate 5600

Sony Speaks Out on Carbon Fiber Casing VAIO SZ160P/C Debate

The Sony VAIO SZ160P/C is a 13.3" widescreen laptop made by Sony.  It is marketed as a high end configuration of the popular VAIO SZ series and part of that[...]

News Bits: HP catching to Dell, New Core Processors, New Targus Women’s Bags, ATI Dev Kit

HP and Acer Take PC Market Share from Dell in Recent Q1 2006 PC SalesDirectX 10 Software Developement Kit released by ATIIntel launches new Core Solo processorsAsustek to supply Dell[...]

NotebookReview Partners With Mobileplay

In an effort to make our content more accessible to users with mobile devices, TechnologyGuide.com, the parent of NotebookReview, has completed a deal with Mobileplay. Mobileplay offers a free application[...]

Velocity Micro NoteMagix

Fujitsu LifeBook N3530 Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu Lifebook N3530 is marketed as a mainstream 15.4" widescreen desktop replacement and is one of the first in the Fujitsu line to carry Intel's Core Duo processor. Fujitsu[...]

Seagate Portable External Hard Drive Review (pics)

There is certainly no dearth of portable storage devices out there. Once you decide about what form factor you want and the capacity you need, then you get to wade[...]

Acer TravelMate 3012WTMi Review (pics, specs)

The Acer Travelmate 3012WTMi is Acer's latest ultraportable notebook.  According to the Acer website it is designed entirely on Acer's ambition to optimize the balance between high-performance ultraportability and superior efficiency[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/23/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (expire 4/26 @ 7:00 a.m. EST)Dell XPS Notebook Coupon Code for 10% off (expires 4/26)HP Pavilion dv1000t $900Lenovo Spring ThinkPad Deals[...]

HP Compaq nx8220 / nc8230 Review and Replacing the Screen Overview (pics, specs)

This review consists of two parts. The first, more belletristic, presents the experiences collected through the seven months of intensive use of the HP Compaq nx8220 (sold as the HP[...]

Apple MacBook Pro 17″ Widescreen Model Released

Apple today released a new product in the MacBook Pro series, a 17" widescreen configuration with a greater offering of ports than the 15.4" version.

News Bits: New HP Notebooks, HP Battery Recall, Fujitsu S6311 Released, Intel vPro

HP introduces two new mobile workstations, nw8840 and nw9440HP Recalls 15,700 notebook batteriesIntel Core Solo/Duo prices to fallFujitsu LifeBook S6310 and S6311 13.3" Core Duo Notebook Released in Taiwan, but[...]

Selleccion Sony VAIO FJ en Espanol

In a sign of the times, Sony has launched a Spanish language VAIO FJ in the U.S. that includes a Spanish language OS (Windows XP) and keyboard. Sony figures[...]

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pi 1536 Review (pics, specs)

The Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 1536 is available in Europe and certain parts of Africa, it is a mainstream 15.4" screen Core Duo notebook with an ATI X1400 graphics card. [...]

Averatec 7110 Series

The Averatec 7100 Series is a full-featured notebook delivering an outstanding digital entertainment experience coupled with high-performance processing designed to handle today’s most demanding applications. Featuring a super-bright 17″ widescreen[...]

Dell Latitude 120L

The Latitude 120L is a 14.1″ or 15.4″ screen budget laptop for small businesses.

Panasonic ToughBook 74

Ideal for mobile executives; the high-performance, ultra-powerful Toughbook 74 delivers maximum unwired freedom wherever business takes you. Its versatile combo drive and large outdoor-readable touchscreen LCD let you work seamlessly[...]

Review – GoodSync File Synchronization

Have you ever wanted to synchronize all your files between a desktop and your laptop? Or, did you recently get a new computer, and want to transfer files over from[...]

VDC IPTV Service Review

IPTV is going to be a hot acronym when it comes to mobile entertainment. Short for Internet Protocol Television, it's a catch-all phrase used to describe live on-demand television services,[...]

Asus W5F

The W5F enables users to simultaneously run demanding applications, such as running virus scan while talking on Skype and surfing the web. The W5F’s exhilarating capabilities will immerse you in[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/27/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (NEW!) NEW! Dell XPS 10% Off Coupon for XPS M140D-Link DWL-G730AP Wireless Pocket Router $40 Amazon.com 5% Off Coupon CodeAlienware[...]

News Bits: Waterproof Panasonic Notebook, IE 7 Beta 2 Available, New Intel Merom Processors for August, Dell Squeezes Suppliers

Matsushita/Panasonic's Waterproof Notebook Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 AvailableDell asks notebook manufacturers to pay back percentage of revenues Intel next-gen GPU to support Shader 4.0 Intel to Ship Dual Core[...]

Apple MacBook Pro – Full Review

As one of the many exciting innovations from Apple in the past few years, the new MacBook Pro can be considered by some to be a very exiting and welcomed[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 4/29/2006)

Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 offDell XPS 10% Off Coupon for XPS M140Toshiba Satellite 20% Off Customizable notebooksDell Inspiron 9400 Core Notebook $902 with Coupon CodeLenovo N100[...]

Logitech Wireless Keyboard S510 Review (pics)

The Logitech Cordless Desktop S510 is a wireless keyboard, mouse and media remote set that can be a great compliment to those with a notebook for those times you're working[...]

Dell XPS M1210 Revealed (pics)

The Dell XPS M1210 has been leaked on the web with full pics and specs available. The XPS M1210 will be a 12.1" screen laptop with dedicated graphics via[...]