April 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for April 2011. 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 2011

Below are the 98 Notebook/Laptop articles for April of 2011

Toshiba Announces 3D Monocle

I pity the fool who thinks glasses-free 3D will be here soon. Toshiba just announced the world's first 3D monocle for people who hate those pesky 3D glasses.

HP ProBook 4520s: Our Deal of the Week

The HP ProBook 4520s is a business notebook with Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and is currently available on Newegg Business for $480 with its Intel Core i3-370M (2.40GHz) processor --[...]

Xerox Unveils Prototype Virtual Customer Care

Xerox scientists in Europe have revealed a prototype customer care software that uses Web-based 3D virtual reality imaging to give Xerox customers instant access to live support for their printer[...]

Top Ten Printers for March 2011

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for March 2011.

Lenovo ThinkVision L2321x Wide Review

Although Lenovo isn't one of the first names that springs to mind when it comes to display technology, that doesn't stop them from continually refreshing their products. The latest model,[...]

Gammatech GammaTech U12C

The GammaTech U12C is a ruggedized convertible with a 12.1-inch display and active pen input.

Most Popular Laptops for March 2011

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[...]

DesktopReview Has a Fresh New Look!

DesktopReview debuts a new and more navigable design, providing faster access to news and reviews of desktop systems.

Epson Artisan 725 – Our printer deal of the week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!

Dell Announces 11.6-inch Inspiron M102Z Notebook

Dell has taken the covers off its latest Inspiron notebook, the 11.6-inch M102Z featuring AMD Fusion technology.

MSI Intros X370 Notebook with AMD Fusion Processor

MSI has introduced its latest ultraportable notebook, the X370 featuring AMD's Fusion power-friendly processor.

Panasonic Unveils Staggering 100GB Blu-Ray Discs

Today Panasonic announced the upcoming availability of their new BD-RE XL discs, triple-layer BD-DVDs capable of holding up to 100GB of information.

Dell 1355cnw Review

Read our full review of the Dell 1355cnw, heralded as the "world's smallest" laser-class printer in its class, and find out if it's a good fit for your office.

Dell 1355cnw

The Dell 1355cnw features four functional devices, print speeds up to 15 ppm in black and 12 ppm in color, a large control panel with a 4-line LCD, a 295[...]

Dell 1355cn

The Dell 1355cn features four functional devices, print speeds up to 15 ppm in black and 12 ppm in color, a large control panel with a 4-line LCD, a 295[...]

AMD Begins Shipping “Llano” Accelerated Processor Unit

AMD has announced it has begun shipping its 32nm quad-core APU, which combines a processor and a graphics card into one chip.

BlueStacks Promises to Put Android on Your Windows PC

BlueStacks, a scrappy startup out in California, made waves this week with a very big promise: making Android, with all of its finger friendly glory, a seamless addition to your[...]

Toshiba Satellite A665-S5176 Review

Toshiba recently released a refresh of the popular Satellite A665 notebook with the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processors and graphics. Is the new A665 a worthwhile upgrade to last year's[...]

HP Officejet Printers Targeted at Mobile Client

HP unveiled two new additions to its Officejet lineup, the Officejet Pro 8000 Enterprise Printer and the Officejet 100 Mobile Printer, targeted at business customers with expansive or mobile needs.

Toshiba Satellite A665-S5176

Toshiba recently released a refresh of the popular Satellite A665 notebook with the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processors and graphics. It comes with a 15.6-inch LED display with 1366×768 resolution,[...]

Acer Brings Sandy Bridge to the Multitouch Aspire AZ5761 All-In-One

Today, Acer rolled out the next iteration of their charmingly elegant all-in-one lineup, the Acer Aspire AZ5761. The new AZ5761 brings together Sandy Bridge-based Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs,[...]

Taking Care of Business Technology

Are you a technology innovator? Do you prefer to wait until the dust settles a bit before choosing a computer or printer for your business or home office?[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Z560: Our Deal of the Week

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 with Windows 7 Home Premium is a well-rounded and budget-friendly multimedia notebook; now on sale through Amazon for for $658.

Stealth Rolls Out Tiny PC with Core i7 CPUs

Stealth isn't new to the mini PC game, but their newest effort, the LPC-670, might be their most impressive effort yet. In a box barely bigger than the palm of[...]

Canon Pixma MX882 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!

Seagate GoFlex Slim Review

The new GoFlex Slim external hard drive from Seagate is one of the lightest and thinnest USB hard drives on the market. The sleek, anodized aluminum enclosure packs a fast[...]

Intel Brings the Thunderbolt Revolution

Start of a desktop revolution or a novel technology destined to become a trivia question someday? These two possible paths await Intel's Thunderbolt technology, which debuted in February.

Fujitsu Releases Four New LifeBook Laptops

Fujitsu has released four new notebooks into the LifeBook lineage, including the LifeBook NH751 desktop replacement, E751 business notebook, S751 notebook, and the P771 ultraportable. All of the notebooks either[...]

Windows 7 Soon to be Top Operating System…in the US

While Windows Vista never managed to overtake the stellar success that Microsoft saw with Windows XP, Windows 7 will. By the end of March 2011, Redmond's newest OS had overtaken[...]

HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer First Look

Check out our hands-on first look of the HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer, featuring color prints in a portable footprint, announced just last week!

Make Windows Easier to Use with this One Simple Trick

Microsoft developers have put a number of little switches and widgets into Windows to make their job easier. Among them is a little tip that's been circulating around since the[...]

First Look: New HP EliteBook Mobile Workstations

HP today announced a new lineup of powerful mobile workstations, ideal for engineering, power-computing and graphic design. We spent some hands-on time with pre-production samples of these notebooks and can[...]

Windows Shown Running on ARM CPUs; Windows 8 Leaked

Today at Microsoft's MIX11 conference, the company showed off Windows running a copy of the next release of Internet Explorer, IE10. The most recent iteration, IE9, just launched a few[...]

Kodak ESP Office 2170 Unveiled

Kodak introduced the new addition to their Office All-in-One lineup, the ESP Office 2170, featuring the "lowest total ink replacement cost."

HP Updates Small Workstation Lineup with the HP Z210 Workstation

We were impressed with HP's last small form factor workstation, the HP Z200, and now they've introduced the follow-up to that model: the HP Z210. This model continues the trend[...]

HP Officejet 100 Mobile

The HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer features print speeds up to 5 ppm in black and 3.5 ppm in color, 4×6 photo printing via a PictBridge port, 500 page monthly[...]

HP TouchSmart 610 First Look Review

The TouchSmart line from HP has always held something of a special place here at DTR. A 23-inch display sits on top of the TouchSmart 610, promising a world of[...]

Acer Outs Pair of 3D Monitors: HS244HQ and HN274H

Today Acer unveiled two new 120Hz, 3D-capable monitors. Each sits at 1920x1080 resolution and two are 23.6 inches, while the third is a full-on 27-inch display. It, as well as[...]

Xerox Phaser 6010

The Phaser 6010 is an ultra compact single function color LED printer featuring the Hi-Q LED print engine and Xerox EA Eco toner technology found on Xerox’s high end professional[...]

Toshiba Announces New Tecra and Portege Business Notebooks

Toshiba has announced a new line of Tecra and Portege business-class notebooks featuring the latest Intel processors and a battery life of up to 11 hours.

AMD to Support USB 3.0 in Future Chipsets

AMD has announced it will support the new USB 3.0 connection in its future computer chips; Intel has not announced support for the new standard as of yet.

Sony VAIO Y (YB) Review

The team at Sony has completely reinvented the VAIO Y notebook with some help from AMD. The new Sony VAIO YB is Sony's first laptop to feature the new AMD[...]

Intel and Micron’s New 20nm Flash Memory: Lotta GBs, Little Size

Intel and Micron jointly announced today the development of a new 20nm manufacturing process for the creation of NAND flash memory. The new fabrication technologies allow the company to fit[...]

Xerox Phaser 6010 Review

Explore the Xerox Phaser 6010 Color Printer, featuring the Hi-Q LED print engine and Xerox EA Eco toner technology, with us - read our full review now!

Acer Aspire 1830T Timeline X: Our Deal of the Week

Check out this week's deal: the Acer Aspire 1830T Timeline X is an ultraportable netbook that provides a lot more in processing power and has many other great specs than[...]

PC Games Can’t Stop Decline of US Gaming Market…or Can They?

The NPD Group recently released their latest study covering video game sales within the U.S. The good news? It's still a multi-billion dollar industry. The bad news?[...]

Microsoft Outlook Gets Next-Gen UI for Office 2012

It's only April, but the leaks covering Microsoft's next generation operating system, tentatively called "Windows Next", have been coming hard and fast. One of the key changes in the new[...]

Your Next Desktop Might Use Programmable Chips

Reprogrammable chips are nothing new. FPGAs, or field-programmable gate arrays, have been used in the computer industry for decades. The chips are designed to offer users the ability[...]

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a seven-inch tablet (1024 x 600) with a 1GHz Dual-Core TI OMAP 4430 processor and 1GB of RAM. It is the first device to run the BlackBerry Tablet OS.

Rethink Ink

Multifunction printers offer several devices in a surprisingly affordable compact footprint. However, selecting the right model is not an easy task, especially if you consider all of the additional features.[...]

Canon Pixma MX420 Review

Read our review of the Canon Pixma MX420 Wireless Office All-in-One, one of five office printers released from Canon!

Canon Pixma MX420

The Canon Pixma MX420 is a 4-in-1 inkjet with copy, scan, print and fax capabilities as well as print speeds up to 8.7 ipm in black and up to 5[...]

Toshiba USB Mobile Monitor Review

If you're a business traveler who needs to give presentations to clients in a small office space then you probably wish you had a second screen. Toshiba comes to the[...]

Lenovo Getting Into the Television Business

Lenovo has been making strides into the desktop market, thanks in no small part to their commitment to offering many and varied all-in-one machines. Nipping at the heels of Apple's[...]

Samsung Selling Storage to Seagate

The WSJ is reporting that an anonymous source from within Samsung has come forward to shed a little light on the company's hard drive storage business. As a distant third[...]

The Best Laptops For Moms, Dads, and Grads

Avoid those bad gifts on Mother's Day, Father's Day and graduation day. What people really want is a new computer. The team at NotebookReview.com have done all the research to[...]

Five Great PCs and Monitors for Moms, Dads and Grads

Cookouts at the beach, evenings on the porch and oh no I forgot to get a present for Mother's Day! We've got your back with suggestions for the best tech[...]

Aleratec Releases Flash Drive Duplicator

Today Aleratec annouced the USB Copy Cruiser Mini for business professionals and users, a portable flash drive duplicator with a 10-slot capacity. The 10:1 Cruiser Mini works with a notebook[...]

Alienware announces new M14x, M18x and M11x Gaming Laptops

Dell today announced three new gaming notebooks: the 14" M14x, the 18" M18x, and the R3 version of the already-familiar 11" M11x.

AMD Rolls Out Three New Graphics Cards Under $100

Despite killing off the ATI brand, AMD is certainly not killing off some of the company's best practices, among which is saturating the video card market with an offering at[...]

Ideum Surpasses Microsoft Surface with 55-inch Multitouch Table

Not content to let Microsoft, or even their own MT50 take the crown in the surprisingly crowded multi-touch tablet market, Ideum has just shown off their latest creation: the MT55,[...]

Taking Care of Business Technology

Are you a technology innovator? Or, do you prefer to wait until the the product is proven before choosing a printer for your business or home office? Let[...]

Taking Care of Business Technology

Are you a technology innovator? Or, do you prefer to wait until the dust settles a bit before choosing a computer or printer for your business or home office? Let[...]

Ricoh Releases Aficio SP C431DN-HS

Ricoh Americas Corp. today unveiled a cost-effective printer that can print 42 high resolution color pages per minute from anywhere, as long as the hotspot is reached. The new laser[...]

Western Digital My Book Studio Edition II (6TB) Review

Now that 3TB hard drives are a matter of course, the big storage companies are updating their lines of both internal and external offerings to support the size. WD did[...]

Technology Plays Key Role in SOHO Success

Small office and home office workers want the same return on investment from technology solutions as the bigger players. "In the end, it's all about having that home court[...]

Lexmark C792de First Look

Check out our hands-on first look of the Lexmark C792de, a single function color laser printer targeted at medium to large workgroups and offices!

Lenovo ThinkPad E220s Business Notebook Now Available

Lenovo has released a new value business notebook featuring a 12.5-inch display, the Edge E220s. It weighs 3.25 lbs and features Intel Core i5 processors.

Acer’s DX241H Web Surf Station Monitor Might Replace Your Desktop

Acer took the wraps off a unique new monitor, yesterday - one that aims to make the computer to which it's connected unnecessary. Drawing on the experience of crafting touchscreen-equipped[...]

Google Shuts Down Unofficial Roku YouTube Channel

Although smart boxes and other devices connected to your television have been providing access to YouTube for sometime, the same can't be said of Roku's streaming-only setup. A private channel[...]

Your Face Will Log on to Windows 8

From the beginning, Microsoft has said that they wanted to include and take advantage of much of Kinect's functionality by bringing it to computers running Windows. As the release date[...]

Nintendo Wii 2 Announced

Nintendo's Wii could hardly be considered anything but a runaway success. The system's lower cost and novel control mechanism allowed it to shoot past its HD competition and sell over[...]

Lexmark X548 Color Laser MFP Series Introduced

Lexmark announced the addition of a new family of color laser multifunction printers, the X548 series, along with new back office solutions this morning.

Dell Latitude 2120

The Dell Latitude 2120 is a durable 10-inch netbook build around the latest generation of Intel Atom processors. This rubber-coated laptop is designed with businesses and schools in mind and[...]

Dell Latitude 2120 Review

Once just a consumer's gadget, netbooks have found a market in the business world as well as among educators. Today we look at Dell's offering, the Latitude 2120 featuring a[...]

Brother HL-4570cdwt – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals of the week!

Razer Brings Motion Controls to the PC

The Razer Hydra, a motion controller for the PC that looks to bring a new dimension of gameplay to the platform, is now scheduled to be released sometime in June[...]

Sony VAIO Y (YB)

The team at Sony has completely reinvented the VAIO Y notebook with some help from AMD. The new Sony VAIO Y (technically called the “VAIO YB”) is Sony’s first laptop[...]

Asus N82JV-X1: Our Deal of the Week

The Asus N82JV-X1 is a well-rounded 14-inch multimedia notebook with an Intel Core i5 processor and NVIDIA G335M graphics. This notebook can now be yours for the sale price of[...]

Brother MFC-J6710dw Review

Find out if the Brother MFC-J6710dw All-in-One, one of the latest additions to the Professional Series, is the perfect fit for your home office or small business!

Dell Releases Precision R5500 Rack-mounted Workstation

Although companies like Apple have been discontinuing their rackmount options as time goes on, Dell is adding whole product categories. Traditionally the realm of servers, Dell has taken the form[...]

Lexar Launches its Fastest Crucial to Date m4 SSDs

Lexar Media today released the fastest solid state drives Lexar has to offer, supporting SATA 6GB/s; advertising read speeds of up to 415MB/s and write speeds up to 260MB/s.

Amped Wireless Unveils 1200% More Powerful Wi-Fi Adapter

Having trouble tuning into your Wi-Fi signal? Maybe you'd rather leech onto the free hotspot a block over, but your signal's not strong enough. Amped Wireless' new UA600EX High Power[...]

OKI Adds pro920WHT to proColor Printer Line

OKI Data Americas annouced today that its proColor Series will include the pro920WHT tabloid/A3 digital color printer; set for availability in early July.

Dell Announces Precision Mobility M4600 and M6600 Workstations

Dell has announced that its new Precision Mobile Workstations, the M4600 and M6600, will be available May 10 starting at just under $1,700.

Xerox WorkCentre 6505 First Look

Watch our hands-on video first look of the Xerox WorkCentre 6505 Color Multifunction printer and get up close and personal with the new device.

Konica Minolta Bizhub C25 Released

Konica Minolta Business Solutions has just released the bizhub C25, a small-yet-speedy compact desktop printer with plenty of features to offer smaller businesses.

ASUS K53E-B1 Review

The K53E is ASUS' latest thin yet powerful 15.6-inch multimedia and general purpose consumer notebook. It features the latest Intel "Sandy Bridge" processors and a large 640GB hard drive. Read[...]

Asus K53E-B1

The K53E is ASUS’ latest thin yet powerful 15.6-inch multimedia and general purpose consumer notebook. It features the latest Intel “Sandy Bridge” processors and a large 640GB hard drive. The[...]

MSI Intros GX780 Gaming Notebook with SteelSeries Keyboard

MSI has introduced its latest gaming notebook, the 17.3-inch GX780 featuring a custom "SteelSeries" keyboard.

Peyton Hillis Snags Cover Spot for Madden 12

After an approximately month-long voting process, Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis has officially been crowned the cover athlete for Madden NFL 12, the next entry in Electronic Arts' blockbuster[...]

Kingston Outs New PnP HyperX Memory: Better Utilizes Sandy Bridge

Kingston Technology announced on Monday that they have released a series of high performance "plug and play" memory to better complement and work with the Intel Core i5 and i7[...]

Toshiba Satellite M645: Our Deal of the Week

Check out our deal of the week: the Toshiba Satellite M645 has an Intel Core i3-380M processor at 2.53 GHz, 4GB of RAM, and 500GB of hard drive space at[...]

HP Officejet 100 Mobile Review

Read our full review of the HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer and find out now if it's the perfect companion for the on-the-go professional!

Lenovo ThinkPad W520 Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad W520 is Lenovo's upgrade to the W510 mobile workstation notebook. This 15.6-inch notebook is powered by up to an Intel Core i7-2920XM processor and equipped with up[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad W520

The Lenovo ThinkPad W520 is Lenovo’s upgrade to the W510 mobile workstation notebook. This 15.6-inch notebook is powered by up to an Intel Core i7-2920XM processor and equipped with up[...]

Dell XPS 8300 First Look Review

For a large part of the last decade, Dell's XPS systems reigned supreme within that company when it came to performance, gaming and design, only to be subsumed within the[...]

Intel Planning 50Gbps Thunderbolt Successor

Just when you thought Thunderbolt was the hottest thing on the market, Intel has released a few details about the next thing it's working on: a follow-up to the super[...]