May 2007 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for May 2007. 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 May of 2007

Below are the 88 Notebook/Laptop articles for May of 2007

Toshiba Satellite A205 Review

The new Toshiba Satellite A205 series from Toshiba has a 15.4" widescreen display and Core 2 Duo processor. The A205 an update to the Satellite A135 and offers a[...]

HP Pavilion and HP Compaq Intel Santa Rosa Laptop Info Leaked

According to information leaked on their own website, HP will apparently be updating their existing line of laptops: the Pavilion dv2000t, dv6000t and dv9000t to incorporate the new Intel Santa[...]

Wenger Swiss Gear Rhea Computer Tote Review

Wenger or Swiss Gear comes to mind as an exclusively masculine brand. Best known for making Swiss Army Knives, Wenger also makes a nice line of Swiss Gear notebook computer[...]

Most Popular Laptops for April 2007

Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this sites product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

HP Pavilion HDX

The HP Pavilion HDX is a 20″ screen gaming laptop with the Intel Santa Rosa platform. It has an integrated remote control and a slew of multimedia offerings.

HP Compaq 6710b

The HP 6710b is a 15.4″ screen business laptop that uses the Intel Santa Rosa platform.

HP Compaq 6510b

The HP 6510b is a 15.4″ screen business laptop that uses the Intel Santa Rosa platform.

News Bits: Dell to Offer Ubuntu Laptops, Acer Gemstone Laptop, New Tom Bihn Sling Bag

Dell selects Ubuntu for Linux-based PCsAsustek set to launch four own-brand low-cost notebooks in JulyLexar introduces ExpressCard 16GB SSDTOM BIHN introduces redesigned Buzz sling bag

NBR at AMD Partner Event in San Francisco

We recently attended an AMD partner event in San Francisco in which AMD talked about its strategy against Intel, the new TL-66 high-performance 2.3GHz Turion X2 processor and trotted out[...]

Gateway C120X Thin and Light Convertible Tablet PC Review

Gateway calls it "The Thin & Light Convertible", but some users may beg to differ. The new E-155C Tablet PC is Gateway's smallest Tablet to date, but it's not that[...]

Wenger SwissGear Impulse Notebook Case Review

Established in 1893, Wenger has a long history of making innovative products, namely the Swiss Army Knife. Now they are trying to carry on that tradition with their line of[...]

News Bits: Acer Gemstone Notebook Unveiled, 3D LCD Displays, Motion Sensing Notebooks

Acer unveils "Gemstone" consumer notebooksOver half of new notebooks will use flash drives by 2010Ultraportable notebooks finding more favor in AmericaMotion sensing coming to notebooks soon

Dell Latitude D531

The Latitude D531 is a 14.1-inch screen or 15.4″ screen AMD Turion powered budget business notebook. The D531 weighs about 5lbs with a 14.1″ screen and 6lbs when configured with[...]

Dell Latitude D631

The Dell Latitude D631 is a 14.1-inch screen notebook that is the same as the D630 in terms of build, but uses an AMD Turion processor

Marware Protection Pack for Apple Notebooks Review

The trouble with many attractive objects is that the act of using them can make them less appealing over time. Notwithstanding the aesthetic of worn-in objects, it is a shame[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 5/6/2007)

New Dell Coupon Codes for up to $500 Off, Expire 5/10/07HP Home Shopping 15% Off Coupon Code!Apple: refurbished Mac sale, MacBook Core Duo 2GHz $999 shippedHP tx1110us Notebook with Rotating[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook S2210 Review

The Fujitsu LifeBook S2210 is an AMD Turion X2 powered 13.3" screen notebook designed mostly for business users, but could suit anybody that needs a light notebook for work on[...]

Everex StepNote XT5000T Review

If you're looking for a well equipped 17" notebook then the Everex StepNote XT5000T may just fit your needs. This laptop is virtually identical to the Fujitsu Amilo XA 1526[...]

HP Compaq 2510p

The Compaq 2510p is an ultraportable 12.1″ screen notebook from HP that will have the Intel Santa Rosa platform on board.

HP Compaq 6910p

The Compaq 6910p is a 14.1″ screen notebook that uses the Intel Santa Rosa platform.

News Bits: Schools Laptop Programs Dropped, More HP Santa Rosa Notebooks, Asus Santa Rosa Notebooks

Some schools drop laptops after seeing no progressApple confirms LED-based notebooks, will adopt panels from TaiwanMore HP Santa Rosa laptops leakedSamsung launches Q1 Ultra UMPC at $799

Toshiba Portege R300 Review

The Toshiba Portege R series is a slim line series from the company's offering. The series started out with the R100 and has now spanned all the way to the[...]

HP dv2500t, dv6500t and dv9500t Intel Santa Rosa Notebooks Announced

HP has launched updates to its current consumer notebook line by incorporating the new Intel Santa Rosa platform. The dv2500t, dv6500t and dv9500t will update the dv2000t, dv6000t and dv9000t[...]

HP Pavilion HDX “The Dragon” Announced

HP has unleashed what it is calling "The Dragon". Otherwise known as the HP Pavilion HDX, this notebook offers a 20.1-inch screen, Ultra BrightView display, and four Altec[...]

Compaq v6000t and v3000t Santa Rosa Notebooks and Updated Logo Announced

HP today updated a couple of new notebooks in the Compaq Presario line with the new Intel Centrino Duo: the v6000t and v3000t. In addition, a new Compaq logo[...]

HP Announces Intel Santa Rosa Based Business Notebooks

HP unveiled a slew of new business notebook in Shanghai China today. The new notebooks include the HP Compaq 2510p, HP Compaq 6510b, HP Compaq 6710b, HP Compaq 6910p, HP[...]

Toshiba Qosmio Q45 and Satellite P205 with Intel Santa Rosa Announced

Toshiba is refreshing a couple of its larger sized consumer notebooks with the new Intel Santa Rosa platform. The Qosmio G45 will adopt Intel's Santa Rosa and include an NVIDIA[...]

Toshiba Tecra A9 and M9 Intel Santa Rosa Notebooks Announced

Toshiba today is introducing the Tecra A9 and M9 notebooks with Intel Santa Rosa technology. The Tecra A9 15.4" widescreen business notebook that updates the Tecra A8, while the Tecra[...]

Dell Latitude D630, D830 and Latitude D531 Announced

Dell is today introducing three new laptops, the Latitude D630 and Latitude D830 will both be equipped with the new Intel Santa Rosa chipset, while the D531 budget business[...]

Sony VAIO FZ Santa Rosa Notebook Announced

The Sony VAIO FZ Santa Rosa based notebook has been officially announced today. The VAIO FZ is a 15.4" media notebook with Blu-Ray that includes the new Centrino Duo[...]

Acer Aspire 5920 Gemstone Santa Rosa Laptop Announced

Acer today announced its high performance Aspire 5920, featuring Acer's Gemstone design and the latest Intel Santa Rosa Centrino Duo platform. It comes preinstalled with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium[...]

HP Pavilion dv6500t

The HP dv6500t is a 15.4″ screen laptop with Centrino Duo technology, optional web camera and Nvidia graphics or integrated

HP Pavilion dv9500t

The HP dv9500t is a 17″ screen notebook with the new Centrino Duo processor on board. The dv9500t comes with an optional built-in camera, number pad and sleek Imprint design.

HP Pavilion dv2500t

The HP Pavilion dv2500t is a 14.1″ widescreen notebook that uses the new Intel Centrino Duo platform. It has an Imprint design and optional built-in web camera. The dv2005t is[...]

Acer Aspire 5920

The specifications of the 5920 are as follows: Core 2 Duo processors, 15.4-inch CrystalBrite display, Nvidia GeForce 8600M-GT graphics with 256MB dedicated memory (up to 2GB TurboCache), Intel TurboMemory (select[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 Tablet PC

The T4220 is an evolution of the current T4215, a 4.3 pound ultra-light and convertible notebook. It is designed for mobile professionals who need note-taking abilities via pen input as[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook A6030

The A6030 is an evolution of the current A6020, and is designed for both professional and home users. Highlights of the A6030 include a 15.4-inch Crystal View widescreen display and[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook E8310

The E8310 is similar to the E8410, the difference being that the E8310 has a standard-aspect 15-inch display. It also features a spill-resistant keyboard, stainless-stell hinges, and Fujitsu Shock Sensor[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook E8410

The E8410 is the replacement for the current E8210, featuring a 15.4-inch widescreen display and weighing in at 6.1 pounds. The new notebook features Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), providing[...]

Toshiba Portege R300

The Toshiba Portege R300 is a 12.1″ ultraportable with Core Duo processor.

Fujitsu E8410, E8310 T4220, and A6030 Centrino Duo Notebooks Announced

Fujitsu today debuted four new LifeBook notebooks featuring the new Intel Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) platform. All four will be available in Q2 and feature higher performance, improved wireless connectivity,[...]

Intel Centrino Duo and Centrino Pro (Santa Rosa) have Arrived

The release was by no means a secret, but in case you hadn't noticed, today Intel officially announced their new Centrino Duo and Centrino Pro line of processors.

MojoPac “Mobile Desktop” Software Review

The MojoPac is a piece of software that allows you to store your PC desktop settings on an external drive (whether that be USB stick, iPod or external hard drive)[...]

Sony VAIO TZ Ultraportable Images and Specs Appear

News of the upcoming 11.1" screen Sony VAIO TZ notebook that was leaked last week came without much information and no images. Thanks to some information from a French[...]

NVIDIA GeForce 8M Notebook Graphics Card Series Released

On May 10 Nvidia announced its new GeForce 8 series family of DirectX 10 GPUs for notebooks. The 8400M and 8600M models will be available initially. At current, they appear[...]

Gateway E-475M and E-265M Centrino Duo Notebooks Announced

Gateway this week announced its latest line of professional notebook PCs featuring Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology (Santa Rosa). Their new E-475M and E-265M notebooks feature widescreen displays and IT-friendly[...]

Compaq Presario C500T Review

This is a review of the Compaq Presario C500 budget notebook made by HP. It is a 15.4-inch screen system, making it a mainstream notebook. Although using ancient Celeron M[...]

News Bits: New Hitachi 7K200 HD, BenQ JoyBook S41 Released, Dell Reducing Packaging

Hitachi ships 200GB 7200RPM notebook hard driveBenQ introduces Santa Rosa Joybook S41Dell introduces 'Multipack' initiative for added convenience and environmental friendliness

SwissGear Sierra Notebook Case Review

The SwissGear Sierra Notebook Case is an over the shoulder notebook bag designed for notebooks up to 15" in size. It provides protection for your notebook and easy access[...]

Ultraportable Laptop and Economy-Plus Airline Seat is Work Travel Nirvana

This is the second time my new 12.1" screen ultraportable Dell XPS M1210 has gone on a flight with me, and since the flight was half full, I had a[...]

News Bits: ATI HD 2000 Notebook Graphics Cards, Apple takes 10% of Laptop Retail, Asus VX2S

ATI launches HD 2000 series video card for notebooksApple takes 10 percent of U.S. retail notebook sales in MarchAsus Lamborghini VX2S with Santa Rosa Coming Soon

Toshiba Satellite P205 Review

The Toshiba Satellite P205, which is also sold as the customizable Satellite P200 via, is a recently released 17" screen multimedia laptop. Toshiba has updated the look of[...]

Apple Speeds up the MacBook, but no Santa Rosa

Apple today bumped up the speed of the Core 2 Duo processors offered in the 13.3" MacBook line, but no Santa Rosa platform upgrade as some had hoped for.

ThinkPad X61 and X61 Tablet with Santa Rosa Coming Soon

Based on some documents on an IBM website, it looks like the X61 ultraportable and tablet will be getting the new Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) platform fairly soon.

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC

The ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC is a 12.1″ tablet pc to notebook convertible that has the Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) platform.

Lenovo ThinkPad X61

The Lenovo ThinkPad X61 is a 12.1-inch screen ultraportable that weighs in at about 3lbs. It comes equipped with the Intel Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) platform.

Tom Bihn Ego Notebook Messenger Bag Review

Seattle based company Tom Bihn makes high quality customizable notebook bags based upon their loyal customer responses and ideas. The Ego Notebook Messenger Bag is a new case from[...]

News Bits: Fujitsu FMV-U8240 Introduced, Turning a Notebook into Tablet, Halo 3

Fujitsu introduces FMV-U8240 UMPCFujitsu prepares 250GB 2.5-inch hard driveTurn your notebook into a Tablet PCMicrosoft plans Halo 3 release September 25

Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Review

The ThinkPad T61 14.1" widescreen notebook was recently released by Lenovo as an update to the T60 series. The T61 uses the new Intel Centrino Duo platform (Santa Rosa)[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 5/17/2007)

New Dell Coupon Codes for up to $500 Off, Expire 5/24/07!Dell Inspiron 6400 w 160GB HD, Windows XP, 1GB RAM $599HP dv2500t, dv6500t, dv9500t Santa Rosa Laptop 15% Off Coupon[...]

Samsung R20 Review

The Samsung NP-R20 was announced at CeBIT in March 2007 but had been available in some European countries a few weeks earlier with very competitive pricing. Perhaps the key feature[...]

News Bits: AMD Unveils ‘Puma’, Creative X-Fi ExpressCard Debuts, Dell Sued by NY

AMD unveils next-gen mobile platform for notebooksCreative debuts X-Fi ExpressCard for notebooksSIIG introduces USB-to-ExpressCard adapterDell getting sued by N.Y. attorney general over deceptive practices

Belkin CushTop Laptop Lap Desk Review

In addition to a bevy of other great technology gear and accessories, Belkin has a great line of lap desks, designed with you in mind. When I first laid[...]

Logitech QuickCam Deluxe Review

The Logitech QuickCam Deluxe for Notebooks is a compact and stylish webcam meant especially for the easy mobility of notebook computers. It is meant for videoconferencing on laptops which do[...]

News Bits: Dell Tablet PC Coming, Crumpler Bag Sale, USB Refrigerator

Dell Tablet PC Rumors for realDell going retail?Crumpler Beer for Bags eventAnother geek gadget - the USB mini fridge

Samsung R20

HP nc6400 Review

This is a review on the HP Compaq nc6400, a 14.1" screen thin and light business-optimized notebook that sports an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and ATI X1300 graphics.

Asus U1F

The Asus U1F is a 12.1″ ultraportable notebook.

Brenthaven Edge II Notebook Bag Review

Utilitarian notebook bags are a scourge. It doesn't matter how cool your notebook is if you choose to carry it around in a generic bulky black bag. Even worse are[...]

Coffee Shop Laptop Zombies

Madison Wisconsin is a college town that has its fair share of coffee shops, in a recent article on the author investigates just why there's so darn many people[...]

Dell to Release Inspiron e1505n Notebook Today with Linux Ubuntu 7.04 Installed

After months of rumors and promises Dell is set to deliver on making available a Linux pre-loaded laptop. The Dell Inspiron e1505n notebook will go on sale later today.

HP dv2500t Review

Being a fan of the HP DV series for sometime I have recently owned a HP DV1000 and a HP DV2000t laptop. I have for the most part had[...]

Dell Latitude XT

All the speculation behind Dell entering the Tablet PC market is over. Jeff Clarke, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Dell™s Business Product Group, confirms the rumors are true.[...]

News Bits: Intel Metro Laptop, OLPC Game Jam, Apple OS X Security Updates

Intel Prototype 0.7-inch thin Metro LaptopSneak Preview: ThinkPad Reserve EditionOLPC organizes Game Jam to create free video gamesApple Issues Security Update 2007-005 for Mac OS X, 17 Vulnerabilities Fixed

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 5/26/2007)

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $500 Off, Expire 5/24/07!Everex Stepnote 15.4" Widescreen Notebook PC $556Acer Aspire 520 Notebook $449

CNET Asia Blasts the Acer Aspire Gemstone BMW Laptop

Acer recently released the Acer Aspire 5920 Gemstone designer laptop that sports the new Intel Santa Rosa platform. CNET Asia got its hands on one and they don't exactly love[...]

Sony Razor Thin Flexible Display Foreshadows Unbreakable Laptop Screen?

Sony recently showed off a 0.01-inch thick organic electroluminescent display on its website that will be presented and discussed at an academic symposium in Long Beach, California this week. [...]

Memorial Day Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 5/28/2007)

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $500 Off, Expire 5/31Acer Aspire AS5570-2609 NoteBook $664.98Toshiba Satellite A205-S4587 15.4" Notebook $800Compaq F557US 15.4in Notebook Sempron 3500+ 100GB $400 AR

Xplore Technologies iX104C2 Tablet PC

Offering enhanced mobility in a lightweight design iX104C2 Tablet PC from Xplore Technologies empowers you to work almost anywhere, anytime. This Tablet PC features a 1.1 GHz Intel Pentium M[...]

Asus G1S-A1 Review

The Asus G1 15.4" laptop was released at the end if 2006 and recently Asus has updated that model with the Santa Rosa based G1S. Following is a full[...]

News Bits: Toshiba to Use AMD Processors, Fujitsu Fab PC Concept, NVidia gets Sued

Toshiba finally decides to buy AMD processorsFujitsu's "Fab PC" conceptAsus to display bamboo-like leather notebookNvidia faces 51 pending lawsuits

Mobile Data Services – Going Beyond Wi-Fi

At this point, almost every notebook in the world ships with WiFi, even the sub-$500 models. While Wi-Fi is a great mechanism to get online at coffee shops, airports and[...]

Lenovo 3000 N200

The Lenovo N200 is a Santa Rosa platform laptop from Lenovo that comes in a 14.1″ or 15.4″ screen size.

Alienware M9700 Review

The Alienware Aurora M9700 is a desktop replacement style laptop with a 17" widescreen LCD. Almost every facet of this laptop is customizable from the paint to the components, through[...]

Palm Announces Foleo Mobile Companion with 10-Inch Screen, Wi-Fi

Palm, Inc. has just formally unveiled the Foleo, the first in a class of devices it is calling Mobile Companions. This model, when available, will resemble a small laptop[...]

Lenovo V200 Ultraportable First Thoughts Review (Video)

Lenovo today released the V200 12.1" screen notebook that includes the new Intel Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) platform, it's one of the first ultraportable form factor laptops to incorporate this[...]

Lenovo 3000 V200

The Lenovo 3000 V200 is a 12.1″ ultraportable notebook that features the new Intel Santa Rosa platform and an integrated web camera.

Lenovo Releases ThinkPad X61, X61s and X61 Tablet PC (Video)

Lenovo today officially announced the release of the ThinkPad X61, which is simply a Centrino Duo (Santa Rosa) update to the existing X60 series of ultraportable notebooks.