April 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for April 2012. 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 2012

Below are the 71 Notebook/Laptop articles for April of 2012

Should Intel Enter the Foundry Business?

The call from Nvidia's CEO isn't as off the wall as it sounds, says one analyst.

Canon Introduces Four imagePROGRAF Printers

Canon U.S.A. introduced four new 36-inch imagePROGRAf large format printers targeted at design and engineering professionals working from home office or small workgroup spaces.

Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 Review: Protection Gets Even Better

Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 challenges competing suites from Symantec, McAfee and Kaspersky with a redesigned user interface (UI). Read the full review.

Canon Expands imageRUNNER Lineup

Canon U.S.A. has expanded their laser printer lineup again with the announcement of two new imageRUNNER laser printers designed with small businesses, enterprise workgroups and Managed Document Services in mind.

Most Popular Laptops for March 2012

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 of what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

How to Lower Your Computer’s Monthly Electric Bill

Computers may have leapt forward in terms of energy efficiency, but desktops and all their assorted accessories can still add significantly to the energy debt incurred by a home. Good[...]

Affordable SSD Drives Could be in Store This Year

Two market researchers says the price of NAND flash will drop later this year from obscene to merely ridiculous, meaning this Christmas could see a lot more SSDs beneath the[...]

Xerox Continues to Target SMB with new ColorQube Printers

Xerox announced this morning the addition of two new solid ink printers to its ColorQube lineup, but this time the new products are aimed at smaller businesses looking for affordable[...]

Win a ColorQube 8700 with Xerox’s Rethink Your Ink Promotion

Along with the introduction of two brand new ColorQube solid ink printers, Xerox announced the "Rethink Your Ink with @XeroxOffice" Twitter sweepstakes, a new contest where SMB customers can enter[...]

WD Introduces 2TB Portable Hard Drive For Macs

Western Digital introduced the company's first 2TB portable storage drive for Macs today.

OGIO Renegade RSS Notebook Backpack Review

OGIO has a reputation as your boss's bag of choice thanks to its reputation for style and quality. The Renegade RSS notebook backpack is no exception, considering its $160 price[...]

Combined Thunderbolt and PCI Express Will Offer One High-Speed I/O

Merging of the two protocols will speed up internal and external interfaces, especially for the ultrathin and ultrasmall markets.

Graphics Market Defies CPU, Sales Trends, and Keeps Going Up

If there is a positive trend in the non-Apple PC business, it's in graphics. What's keeping them going?

Samsung ML-2165w Review: Ultra Compact Laser

Read our full review of the Samsung ML-2165w, a monochrome laser printer targeted at the small office/ home office, offering an ultra compact footprint and economical price point.

Konica Minolta Offers Free Wireless Printing

Konica Minolta Business Technologies Inc. announced the availability of PageScope Mobile for Android, an application that allows Android devices to connect wirelessly to the company?s bizhub MFPs.

Samsung ML-2165w

The Samsung ML-2165w is a ultra compact monochrome single function laser printer designed for home offices. Features include: print speeds up to 21 ppm, a print resolution up to 1200[...]

ASUS N53SM Review: Not Enough Bang For Your Bucks

This 15-inch desktop replacement packs a quad-core processor, Bang & Olufsen speakers, and a two-year warranty for under a grand. Find out why this attractive ASUS notebook just doesn't make[...]

New OS X Virus Gives Mac Owners a Taste of Malware Concerns

Long ignored by virus writers, the Mac's ever-growing popularity is making malware authors take a second look.

Canon Pixma MX892 Review: First Look

Get an exclusive sneak peek of the Canon Pixma MX892 Wireless Office All-in-One featuring the latest in mobile and cloud capable printing solutions before it hits stores and find out[...]

PAX East 2012: Borderlands 2 Sticks to Its Guns

Borderlands 2, the sequel to the 2009 co-op FPS/RPG hybrid from Gearbox, doesn't stray far from the roots of its predecessor. But that may be the best decision Gearbox could[...]

PAX East 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Breaks Down The Alien Invasion

No action is without consequence in XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Firaxis Games' upcoming contribution to the storied franchise. Plan your moves carefully.

PAX East 2012: Max Payne 3 Shootdodges Its Way Into Our Hearts

Style is the name of the game with Max Payne 3, as the game's demo at PAX East showed. Who would have thought it could be so easy to look[...]

PAX East 2012: Sleeping Dogs Hands-On Shows Refinement, Not Innovation

Square Enix may not be reinventing the wheel with its rescue project, Sleeping Dogs, so its best hope is to perfect it instead.

HP Pavilion dm4 Review: Beats Audio Not Just a Marketing Ploy

The 14-inch HP Pavilion dm4 is what HP calls the company's "remarkably thin, yet surprisingly powerful" entertainment machine. This particular system is Beats Audio-themed and has what HP calls "superior[...]

Moms Dads And Grads Buyer’s Guide 2012

Technology a Sure-Fire Hit for Gifted Moms, Dads & Grads Flowers are nice, and every dad politely appreciates a new tie now and then. However, nothing marks a special occasion[...]

AVADirect Offers Next-Gen Intel HM77 Clevo Notebooks

After a drought, AVADirect is now selling Clevo notebooks with the new, next-generation Intel HM77 chip.

HP Officejet 6700 Premium Review: First Look

Check out our first look of the HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One, designed for small and medium sized businesses looking to cut costs and increase efficiency with quick print speeds,[...]

Toshiba Announces New Notebooks, Includes a Next-Gen Qosmio Gaming Rig

Today Toshiba has announced multiple new notebooks in almost every notebook category: gaming, multimedia, budget-priced, and small business. Some of the new Satellites will have upcoming Intel and AMD chips.

Tax Return Filing on PCs and the Web: Which Solution Is Best?

The tax countdown is on! If you haven't done your returns yet, here are three solutions for PC and Web tax filing that can help take the stress out of[...]

HP Pavilion dv7t vs. Dell Inspiron 17R: Affordable Desktop Replacements

17-inch notebooks aren't just for gamers; these two affordable desktop replacements start at $600 and function as great at-home computers, especially for families. Which one is the best choice? Keep[...]

Top Ten Printers for March 2012

Make sure to get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for March 2012.

Dell V725w

The Dell V725w offers 4 devices – print, scan, copy and fax – in a fairly compact box as well as print speeds up to 35 ppm (or the more[...]

Dell V525w

The Dell V525w offers print, scan, copy and fax functionality as well as a 2.4-inch LCD, automatic duplexing, ISO print speeds up to 10 ppm, print resolution up to 4800[...]

VIDEO: The Nook HD+ – CES 2012

VIDEO: Lenovo Portable Monitor Preview

Dell V725w Review: An Inkjet Perfect for Home and Office?

Read our full review of the Dell V725w All-in-One featuring improved print speeds, a 50-sheet ADF and wireless connectivity and find out if this new inkjet can actually play the[...]

HP and Staples Partner in Electronics Recycling Effort

Technology giant HP and office products leader Staples Inc., have partnered to offer free electronics recycling at Staples stores, nationwide.

NextGen Collections Recycling Program Includes Inkjet Cartridges

NextGen CollectionsSM, LLC, a reverse logistics company, announced that it is expanding its recycling program to include inkjet cartridges.

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B Review: An Ultrabook With A Great Display

The Series 9 NP900X3B is Samsung's top of the range offering in the 13-inch ultrabook category. How does this premium, thin-and-light laptop stack up against other ultrabooks?

Western Digital Velociraptor 1TB Now Available

When it comes to making your PC faster, you really have two storage options - an SSD, or the Western Digital Velociraptor. Praised for its higher capacities and lower price[...]

New On the Go Business Apps from Kyocera

Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc., a leading document solutions company, added two applications to its business portfolio: Kyocera Mobile Print and Kyocera Cloud Connect.

Corel VideoStudio Pro Ultimate Review: Great Value in PC Video Software

Conceivably the most value-packed video editing software ever, Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 supplies loads of advanced features at low pricing. Read the full review.

Dell V725w – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison "deal of the week," the Dell V725w, a new all-in-one inkjet offering improved print speeds, a 50-sheet ADF and wireless connectivity!

AVADirect Clevo P270WM Review: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M Powerhouse

Clevo's much-loved X7200 notebook has been put out to pasture but the nearly identical P270WM is here with the new Intel X79 chipset and the latest NVIDIA graphics. Take a[...]

Moms, Dads and Grads Top Printer Picks

Check out our top printer picks to find the perfect present for all the Moms, Dads and Grads out there this year. After all, a good printer is a[...]

Navigating the Holiday Triple Threat: Moms, Dads and Grads

Are you ready for the holiday trinity of Mother's Day, Father's Day and Graduation? Because if not, you better hurry to get the one thing all Moms, Dads and Grads[...]

HP Pavilion g7t vs. Lenovo Essential G770: Family Notebook Battle

These two sub-$700 notebooks offer a spacious 17.3-inch screen and are perfect for families on a budget. Read on to see why we'd pick one over the other.

Video Editing Software Lets You Make Family Movies Like the Pros

PC video editing software is getting less costly, easier, faster, and more feature-packed. Use the software to make impressive movies, or give it as a gift.

Need More Hard Drive Space? Try a NAS!

Whether you're a mom, a dad, or a recent grad, you've probably wondered where to save all of your files. With many families owning desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets, keeping[...]

Top Desktops for Moms, Dads and Grads

April showers bring May flowers...and an all new shopping season for moms, dads and grads. It's a perfect time to get that special someone in your life a brand new[...]

Top Game Picks for Moms, Dads, and Grads

What better way for Moms, Dads, and Grads to take the edge off and relieve the stress of everyday activities than games? We're here to help you choose the best[...]

Top 10 Laptops for Moms, Dads, and Grads

Avoid buying a bad gift on Mother's Day, Father's Day and graduation day. What people really want and need is a new laptop. The team at Notebook Review have done[...]

Lexmark Introduces Two New Series of Color Lasers

Lexmark International, Inc. introduced two new families of color lasers focused on the mid-range segment of Lexmark's enterprise printing and imaging market.

Lexmark C748de Review: Precise Color

The Lexmark C740 Series was announced this morning as a mid range single function color laser option in the Lexmark enterprise printing and imaging segment while offering features seen on[...]

Lexmark C748de

The Lexmark C748de is a single function color laser offering print speeds up to 35 ppm, a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, 4.3-inch color touch screen, front[...]

NotebookReview’s Discussion Forum: 500,000 Strong and Growing Fast

NotebookReview s Discussion Forums recently hit the 500,000-member mark, reaching a new milestone for our most active user forum. The forum has logged more than 588,000 threads and close to[...]

TechnologyGuide Resource Centers

As a global leader in the PC market, Lenovo develops, manufactures and markets cutting-edge, reliable, high-quality PC products and value-added professional services that provide customers around the world with smarter[...]

Samsung SCX-3405fw Review: First Look

We reviewed the Samsung ML-2165w earlier this month, but now it's time to turn our attention to its multifunction counterpart, the Samsung SCX-3405fw; a single function monochrome laser offering print,[...]

Alienware Updates M14x, M17x and M18x Gaming Notebooks

Alienware has refreshed its gaming notebook lineup with new video cards, screens, and storage options including SSD and hard drive combos.

Mac Hit With a Second Major Virus in as Many Weeks: MS Office Users Targeted

If the illusion of superior Mac security wasn't punctured by the Flashback virus last week, this new attack should do it. For the second time in as many weeks, Apple[...]

Printers and the Environment: How Can You Go Green?

Looking to make a printer purchase but concerned about how the device may impact the environment? Read our new piece on conserving energy and consumables when using one of the[...]

Google Drive Goes Live, Offers You Free 5GB Storage, 25GB For $2.49/Month

Google's much-rumored Drive service just went live, offering users 5GB of cloud-based storage for free. If you need a little more, the company makes upgrading exceptionally cheap: 25GB is just[...]

Staples Advantage Introduces Managed Print Services

Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., is launching the Staples Technology Solutions Managed Print Services (MPS), a program designed to help businesses better understand their annual printing costs,[...]

Corel Rolls Out WordPerfect Office X6, a Microsoft Office Alternative

For PC users wanting alternatives to MS Office, Corel has unveiled a new edition of WordPerfect Office which adds an Android OS app, plus eBook publishing.

Samsung SCX-3405fw Review: An Ultra Compact MFP

We reviewed the Samsung ML-2165w earlier this month, but now it's time to share our review of its multifunction counterpart, the Samsung SCX-3405fw; a single function monochrome laser offering print,[...]

Samsung SCX-3405fw

The Samsung SCX-3405fw offers scan, copy and fax functionality along with a 40-sheet automatic document feeder, a 16 x 2 line LCD, a 433 MHz processor with 128MB of memory,[...]

EUROCOM Launches 11.6″ Gaming Notebook

EUROCOM managed to fit a 2GB Nvidia GT 650M graphics card and the latest Intel 'Ivy Bridge' processors into its new Monster 1.0, an 11.6" gaming notebook.

NZXT Cryo E40 Notebook Cooler Review: Chill Your Gaming Rig

NZXT's new Cyro E40 cooling pad fits 15-inch notebooks and features movable fans, allowing users to pinpoint laptop hotspots and cool their notebooks down more effectively. Check out our full[...]

Dell XPS 13 Review: An Ultrabook For Business Pros

The XPS 13 ultrabook is a unique hybrid of a premuim consumer laptop and a thin-and-light business notebook. Loaded your choice of either an Intel Core i5 or Core i7[...]

PDF Tools Roundup: Pros & Cons of Five Popular Choices for PCs

You've probably used PDF readers, but you might not know as much about PDF creation tools, which let you do much more. Here's a roundup of five product choices.

Samsung SCX-3405fw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a compact multifunction monochrome laser for your home? The Samsung 3405fw might be the right choice, check out this week's PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" today!