May 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 68 Notebook/Laptop articles for May of 2012

Top Ten Printers for April 2012

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

Qualcomm Aims for Ultrabook Market With ARM SoC

The company thinks it can build on its success in the mobile space with an ARM-powered ultrabook competitor.

Forum Members Speak Out As Ivy Bridge Systems Take Flight

Systems based on Intel's new Ivy Bridge processors have only just become available but the NotebookReview Discussion Forums have been buzzing with comments about these new chips, as well as[...]

Microsoft Silverlight is Dead! Long Live Microsoft Silverlight?

It has been a concern of developers for some time now: will Silverlight 5, the latest release of Microsoft's answer to Adobe Flash, be the final version? Microsoft appears to[...]

ASUS ET2700 All-in-One Review: An Amazing Multimedia Experience

The ASUS ET2700 is the latest media-centric, all-in-one performance beast from the Taiwanese manufacturer. Since getting into the all-in-one game, each generation of ASUS computers has been better than the[...]

Asus ET2700

All-in-One PC ET2700 Series, available in 27″ large screen sizes, suits your needs perfectly. From its elegant design with great curves all around and advanced features to the easy- and[...]

GreenPrint Helps Tone Down Printing Costs

GreenPrint Technologies has introduced TonerMeter, an application designed to help organizations measure and monitor toner coverage and, ultimately, toner costs in managed print services (MPS) engagements.

Brother HL-3075cw Review: LED Speed, Laser Quality

Check out our full review of the Brother HL-3075cw, one of four new color LED devices released earlier this Spring that Brother claims offers print speeds up to four times[...]

Brother HL-3075cw

The Brother HL-3075cw is a single function color LED printer with print speeds up to 19 ppm, 250-sheet paper drawer with a single sheet bypass slot, front side USB port,[...]

Memjet Announces New Partners

Memjet, a leader in color printing technologies, announced several new partnerships that will result in the development of advanced printing products with companies like Oce and Toshiba.

Most Popular Laptops for April 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[...]

Eurocom Monster 1.0 (Clevo W110ERF) Review: Biggest Isn’t Always Better

Don't be fooled by the 11.6" screen - this "Monster" packs an Intel Core i7-3720QM quad-core processor and Nvidia GT 650M graphics while staying under 4 pounds and running cool[...]

Printer Tips: Recycling Hardware

Check out our new weekly series, Printer Tips from PrinterComparison, where our staff will share expert advice on a wide range of printing topics!

Lenovo M72e and M92p Tiny: The Best Small Desktops?

Today, Lenovo is unveiling their new M92p line of business-oriented desktops. The M92p seems like a reasonable new iteration of the past, but the M92p Tiny? It may be awesomely[...]

Lenovo ThinkVision LT2323z Marries Your Monitor and Your Phone

Well, maybe not your phone, exactly, but it comes close enough. The new LT2323z was designed by Lenovo to serve as both display and VoIP phone, and in fact is[...]

Memjet Secures Partnership with Fuji Xerox

Memjet has announced yet another new partnership at drupa 2012, this time with Fuji Xerox. The are partnering on a wide format printer with unrivaled speed and performance expected[...]

HP Spring Line Features World’s First Mobile AIO

HP introduced several inkjet and laser additions to their growing lineup of printers among them the Officejet 150 Mobile All-in-One, the world's first inkjet mobile all-in-one printer, and the LaserJet[...]

Canon Digital Learning Center Goes Mobile

Canon U.S.A. announced that its Canon Digital Learning Center (CDLC) now has a dedicated mobile site making its education content and resources available from any smartphone or tablet.

Hands On with HP’s Spring Refresh: New Pavilions, EliteBooks, Ultrabooks and More

HP took the wraps off of their Spring releases today, with almost no notebook, desktop or display safe. We spent some hands on time with HP's new products and got[...]

HP Officejet 6700 Premium

The HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One is targeted at SMB offering print, scan, copy and fax functionality in one compact box. It also features quick ISO print speeds at 16[...]

HP Officejet 6700 Premium Review: A Home Office Hero

Read our full review 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, high[...]

The Walking Dead Episode One Review: A Shambling Success

Developer Telltale Games, known for their solid stable of adventure games, has created an episodic series of games based on The Walking Dead. And while the result is a bit[...]

Intel Shrinks Sandy Bridge to a Very Small Form Factor

New motherboard is almost half the size of a mini-ITX board but packs decent processing power.

Windows 8 Loses DVD Support

As if those shiny discs didn't have enough problems, now DVD playback won't be a part of the standard Windows 8 experience.

HP Officejet 6700 Premium – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Interested in a new printer for your home office? Consider the HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Lenovo Unveils 2012 ThinkPads: New L, T, W, X and the Stunning X1 Ultrabook

Lenovo showed off their new laptops in NYC last month, with updates to almost every notebook the company owns. New ThinkPad L series, T series, W series, & X series[...]

Lexmark MPS leader in Forrester Wave Report

Lexmark International Inc. was named a leader in the managed print services space for Q2 2012 in a new report released by Forrester Research.

Canon Pixma MG3120 Review: First Look

Check out our hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MG3120 Wireless Photo All-in-One, one of three budget friendly options in Canon's latest photo inkjet all-in-one lineup!

Kodak ESP 3.2, Pic Flick HD App Offer Creative Options

Kodak announced the addition of two new family friendly products, the Kodak ESP 3.2 All-in-One and Kodak Pic Flick HD Application, designed to give customers creative print options on[...]

Dell Precision M6600 vs. HP EliteBook 8760w: Workstation Battle

Mobile workstations are specialized brutes designed for professionals on and off the field including photographers, videographers, as well as 3D and CAD illustrators. Why choose one of these powerful notebooks[...]

Dell XPS 13

The Dell 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[...]

Samsung Series 9

The Samsung Series 9 NP900X3B is Samsung’s top of the range offering in the 13-inch ultrabook category. The Series 9 includes an Intel i5-2467M processor (1.6GHz with TurboBoost to 2.3GHz,[...]

HP Pavilion dm4

The HP Pavilion dm4 is an entertainment and multimedia notebook with a slim form factor. HP offers both the standard dm4 and the dm4 Beats Audio edition with an emphasis[...]

AMD Radeon HD 7970M Now Available

The much-anticipated AMD Radeon HD 7970M is now available and should be shipping in 2-3 weeks according to AVADirect, who is offering it in two of their notebooks.

AMD A10-4600M Review: A Closer Look At AMD’s “Trinity”

We finished our in-depth look at AMD's latest "Accelerated Processing Unit" (APU) technology. Code named "Trinity" this complex processor combines a central processing unit (CPU) and a graphics processor (GPU)[...]

Iomega Beats Competition to the Punch with Ivy Bridge-Powered StorCenter Storage Arrays

Iomega's new StorCenter px12-450r shows how serious the company is in courting the storage needs of small business users. Available in diskless form all the way up to a projected[...]

Canon Pixma MX892 Review: A SOHO Solution

Read our full review of the Canon Pixma MX892 Wireless Office All-in-One featuring the latest in mobile and cloud capable printing solutions as well as print speeds up to 12.5[...]

Canon Pixma MX892

The Canon Pixma MX892 Wireless Office All-in-One offers automatic double sided print, scan, copy and fax functionality along with a 35-sheet duplex automatic document feeder, print speeds up to 12.5[...]

Samsung Upgrades MobilePrint App for iOS

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced enhancements to its MobilePrint App, most notably support for iOS mobile devices.

Dell Precision M4600

The Dell Precision M4600 is one of the most powerful 15-inch mobile workstations available. You can configure this notebook with a quad-core i7 Extreme Editionprocessor and most graphic artists and[...]

OKI Data Demos Total Managed Print Services

OKI Data Americas will demonstrate the cloud-based Total Managed Print (TMP) solution at the Transform 2012 Global Conference taking place May 24-25 in Florida.

Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Review: A Solid Mobile Entertainment PC

The all new IdeaPad Y480 is a 14-inch multimedia notebook designed to give you a perfect balance between serious performance for work and multimedia power for play. Whether you're editing[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y480

The all new IdeaPad Y480 is a 14-inch multimedia notebook designed to give you a perfect balance between serious performance for work and multimedia power for play. Whether you’re editing[...]

Color Your World: Putting Your Best Footprint Forward with Green Technology

By Sarah Meyer, Special Report Editor Now that the cold and colorless winter is a distant memory and the promise of a long summer just ahead, it’s the perfect time to[...]

Canon Pixma MX892 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Is your home office printer on the fritz? Consider replacing it with the Canon Pixma MX892 Wireless Office All-in-One, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Objet Launches Innovative Desktop 3D Printer

Objet Ltd, a leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, launched the Objet30 Pro, a desktop 3D printer for professional in-house use.

Hands-Free Computing – and Gaming – is About to LEAP Forward

A new company, LEAP Motion, is promising to wildly expand the capabilities of hands-free computing and sensors. Promising gesture and hand recognition "~100x more accurate than any other motion sensing/natural[...]

How To Improve Laptop Battery Life

Battery life is still one of the single most important issues that people consider when purchasing a new notebook. But what can you do to extend the battery life on[...]

Recycling PCs and Other Gadgets: Think Before You Toss to Benefit Green Tech

Want to get rid of an old PC, phone, or some other gadget? Here are places you can go to dispose of stuff in a "green" way. You might pick[...]

Color Your World: Putting Your Best Footprint Forward with Green Technology

Now that the cold and colorless winter is a distant memory, it's the perfect time to start thinking green! Learn how you can apply the three R's - Reduce, Recycle[...]

Diablo 3 Becomes Fastest Selling PC Game of All Time

It's official - Blizzard just released the sales figures for Diablo 3, the latest title in its beloved hack-and-slash series. Selling millions of copies on day one, and millions more[...]

Razer Mass Effect 3 BlackWidow Ultimate Keyboard Review

There are two types of PC gamers when it comes to keyboards: performance diehards, who get caught up in the mechanics and build quality hidden beneath the keys, and fanboys,[...]

Kodak ESP 3.2 Review: First Look

Get a hands-on first look at the budget friendly Kodak ESP 3.2 All-in-One with a 2.4-inch touchscreen and new smart sensor technology before it hits stores!

Dell Ups the All-in-one Ante: 27-inch Dell XPS One 27, Inspiron One 23, Inspiron One 20

Dell has been a player in the all-in-one space for a long time, and brought up such interesting, if ultimately unsuccessful, models as the Studio One 19. Today's releases show,[...]

Samsung ML-2165w – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Need a reliable single function laser? Then check out the Samsung ML-2165w, this week's "deal of the week" today!

Western Digital My Passport 2TB Review

When it comes to portable hard drives, the Western Digital "My Passport" series is perhaps the most successful line of portable external hard drives on the market. Is the new[...]

Diablo III Review: Was it Worth Waiting a Decade For?

As the sales have shown, PC gamers have come out in droves to buy Blizzard's latest release, Diablo III. Was the 12-year span between the game's second and third installments[...]

HP Ultrabooks, Sleekbooks Hands On: Wait, What’s a Sleekbook?

HP's recent launch event proved to be one of the biggest in the company's long history. One interesting announcement was HP's new Ultrabook rival, the Sleekbook. Can further dividing the[...]

Houston Police To Outfit 1,800 Police Cars With Getac B300 Rugged Notebooks

The Houston City Council has approved a contract with PCS Mobile to outfit the city's 1,800 police cruisers with Getac B300 rugged notebook computers along with in-vehicle docks and mounts.[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 Review: Road Warrior Perfection

The new 12.5-inch ThinkPad X230 promises to strike the perfect balance between serious performance and mobility. With the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processors and more than 8 hours of battery[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X230

Lenovo’s latest and greatest ultraportable business notebook, the 12.5-inch ThinkPad X230, promises to strike the perfect balance between serious performance and mobility. With the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processors and[...]

Dell Announces New Latitude Business Laptops

Dell today announced the new Latitude E6230, E6330, E6430, E6430s, E6530, E5430, E5530, and E6430 ATG all featuring design changes that strike the proper balance between the trend of consumerization[...]

Nvidia GTX 675M Graphics Now Shipping in MSI Notebooks

MSI has announced it is now shipping Nvidia's fastest graphics card in its GT70 gaming notebook and introduced two more value-oriented gaming notebooks.

Judge Recommends Xbox 360 be Removed From U.S. Stores

A judge with the International Trade Commission has recommended that the Xbox 360 should no longer be imported into the U.S. for sale and all sales of unsold stock be[...]

Intel Outlines the Future of the PC – and the World

Once a year, Intel executives put away the polo shirts and Dockers and get out their best suits for Analyst Day, a time when the Intel offices ring with New[...]

How to Run Old Games on Your New PC: A DOSBox Tutorial

If you're an avid gamer and you have been for a while, chances are you have old games just sitting around collecting dust. If you've been staring at some of[...]