June 2006 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 77 Notebook/Laptop articles for June of 2006

Do It Yourself Making an External Hard Drive Guide

If you're looking for some extra external storage for your notebook you could go out and buy a ready made USB or FireWire external 100GB hard drive for around $200,[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 5/31/2006)

NEW! Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (valid 6/1 7:00 a.m. - expire 7/8 @ 7:00 a.m. EST)!Apple MacBook 13.3 Notebook 1.83Ghz $999.99 - Free ShippingCompaq Presario[...]

Most Popular Notebooks of May

May has passed and with it a shakeup in our top 10 notebooks. The Lenovo T60 and Sony Vaio SZ retain control of the top two spots but after that[...]

News Bits: AMD and ATI to Merge?, New Envy u:734, XPS M2010 Closeup, HL2 Episode 1 Release

VoodooPC introduces Middleweight Gaming Notebook, ENVY u:734AMD + ATI merger looks likelyInventec to ship 10 million notebooks in 2007A closer look at the XPS M2010 portable desktop Valve releases Half-Life[...]

Asus S96j / Z96j

A 15.4-inch widescreen notebook with a dedicated graphics card and Intel Core Duo processor.

Asus S96j Review (pics, specs)

The Asus S96j is a notebook that combines the powerful Core Duo technology with the ATI Mobility X1600 graphics card. The S96j is made by Asus and is part of[...]

Portable One EX

– Intel (Sonoma) 750 1.86GHz 533MHz 2MB Cache – 14.1″ Ultra Viewing Angle (UVA) 160 WXGA LCD (1280×768) – (Optional Transflective (UVA) 160 WXGA LCD for optimum viewing under direct[...]

Apple MacBook Review for 2.0GHz White Color Version (pics, specs)

Following is a full review of the Apple MacBook 2.0GHz Core Duo version with a white colored casing. This review includes pictures, benchmarks, video and analysis of using BootCamp[...]

HP Compaq nx6325 Turion X2 Business Notebook Announced

HP today announced a new addition to its business line of notebooks, the HP Compaq nx6325 15-inch screen notebook. Last month HP announced a slew of new business[...]

Targus Radiance Ladies Laptop Tote Bag Review

The Targus Radiance is a ladies tote bag that comes in three colors; chocolate brown, petal pink, and sage. It features a padded sleeve that can best accommodate notebooks[...]

News Bits: Toshiba 200GB Notebook HD, Alienware Superman Laptop, Acer at Computex

Toshiba announces 200GB 2.5" Hard Drive Asus offers S6 notebook in leather Acer to introduce HD notebooks at Computex 2006; dual-core Ferrari notebooks AMD to have a chip fab in[...]

Dell Inspiron e1705 with nVidia 7800 Graphics Review (pics, specs)

The Dell Inspiron e1705 is a 17" widescreen laptop that can be classified as a desktop replacement. It was one of the first Inspirons, behind the e1505, that uses[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook N6410

The LifeBook N6410 notebook is the fusion of notebook convenience and desktop power. Add to this powerful mix the Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, and your notebook can[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook T4210

Groundbreaking performance. Cutting-edge technology. The LifeBook T4210 Tablet PC with Intel Core Duo Processor combines the functionality of a notebook with the convenience of a tablet. The industry-first LCD hinge[...]

Averatec 2200

The Averatec 2200 Series is a full-featured notebook delivering high-performance processing designed to handle today s most demanding applications in an ultra-thin and ultra-light form-factor. Designed for people on-the-go, the[...]

HP Compaq nw9440

HP Compaq nw9440 Mobile Workstation provides workstation-caliber performance, powerful graphics capabilities, and a 17-inch widescreen display for high-end computing wherever work takes you

OtterBox Rugged Laptop Case Review

If you need a ruggedized case for your notebook, the OtterBox Rugged Laptop case deserves being on your short list. The rigid, waterproof case provides excellent protection from impacts and[...]

Intel to Slash Pentium Chip Prices by 60%, Dual-Core Chips by 15%

According to a report from Bloomberg news, in meetings Intel has told its customers it will cut Pentium chip prices 61% and faster dual-core chips by about 15% in order[...]

Asus A8Jm Review (pics, specs)

The Asus A8Jm is a 14.1" widescreen notebook using the Intel Core Duo processor. The A8Jm comes with an nVidia Go 7600 graphics card, built-in web cam, glossy screen[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 6/8/2006)

NEW! Dell Inspiron Codes Valid Starting 6/8/2006 @ 7:00 a.m. ESTApple MacBook 13.3 Notebook 1.83Ghz $999.99, Free iPod Nano with Student Purchase at Apple.comCompaq v3000z Turion X2 Notebook Available for[...]

News Bits: Acer 9800 on Display, Asus HD-DVD Notebooks Unveiled, New Power Saving Seagate Notebook Hard Drives

Acer Aspire 9800 20" Screen Notebook on DisplayAsus HD DVD Notebooks unveiledSeagate's revolutionary notebook hard drivesConroe-based notebooks a possibility Dell's Inspiron 700M series reaches the endMicrosoft readies 12 security patches[...]

Computex Taipei 2006 Picture Tour

Computex is a tech show that takes place every year in Taipei. There are two things you can count on at Computex Taipei -- there will be a who's[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad Z61m Review (pics, specs)

This is a review of the new 15.4" widescreen ThinkPad Z61m notebook with titanium cover. The Z61m is the update to the newer widescreen Z series of ThinkPads. [...]

ThinkPad Z61m Glamour Shots

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Asus A8

News Bits: AMD Processor Price Cuts, Sony VAIO TX3 Announced, Skooba Skin Convertible Laptop Sleeve

AMD to counter Intel's pricing campaignSony Announces TX3 ultraportableCompal cuts notebook shipment target for Q2Applian Technologies introduces the Replay SlingcorderNew "Skooba Skin" converts from laptop sleeve to tote

Guide for Choosing Boot Camp or Parallels to Run Windows on an Apple MacBook

This article is an overview and comparison of two alternatives for running Windows on an Intel based Apple MacBook: Parallels or Boot Camp, which to choose? Pictures, benchmarks and[...]

Averatec 2100 Series Review (pics, specs)

The Averatec AV2150-EH1 is a 12.1-inch widescreen notebook, it is basically a rebadged MS-1013 from MSI. The thin-and-light AV2150-EH1 is targeted to those who have basic computing needs on the[...]

News Bits: Vista Premium Requirements, Ferrari at Computex, No Laptop Love at Harvard, AMD in Dell Desktops

Windows Vista Premium 2007 RequirementsAcer's Ferrari at Computex 2006Laptops at Harvard being blocked from classrooms by some professorsDraft-N wireless coming to Dell NotebooksAMD chips in Dell desktops for September?

Asus Z62f

This barebones notebook lets you make your PC even more personal. Add a powerful new dual-core Intel Core Duo processor, a 2.5-inch ultra-slim hard drive, up to 2048MB of DDR2[...]

Asus Z92km

This barebones notebook lets you make your PC even more personal. Add an AMD processor, a 2.5-inch ultra-slim hard drive, up to 2048MB of DDR333 RAM memory and an operating[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 6/15/2006)

NEW! up to $750 Dell Inspiron Coupon CodeLenovo N100 14.1" notebook $489.99Gateway MX3225 14" Screen Notebook $499ThinkPad X41 Tablet $1399 After RebateApple MacBook 13.3 Notebook 1.83Ghz $999.99 - Free Shipping

Dell Latitude D820 Review (pics, specs)

Price-wise and size-wise, the Latitude D820 sits atop the thin-and-light 14" widescreen D620 and the budget oriented 14" standard-aspect D520 in the Latitude lineup. The D820 is an updated version[...]

Asus W3J Review (pics, specs)

The Asus W3J is a 14.1" widescreen notebook featuring the Intel Core Duo processor and an ATI X1600 graphics card. The W3J has a highly durable metallic body construction[...]

Asus W3J

The Asus W3J is a 14.1″ widescreen notebook with a Core Duo processor and ATI X1600 graphics card.

Laptop Schtickers Review — Customize Your Notebook’s Looks

Are you looking for a quick and inexpensive way to spruce up the look of your notebook computer? A Schticker may be exactly what you are looking for. [...]

Keynamics Aviator Laptop Stand Review

From Keynamics comes an innovative, portable and affordable laptop stand. If you are looking for something that is compact, would prop your notebook up and forward to bring the LCD[...]

Sony VAIO SZ280P/C Review (pics, specs)

The Sony Vaio Premium SZ280P/C is a bit of a cross between an ultraportable and a thin-and-light notebook. It's slightly larger and heavier than most ultraportables, but[...]

Gateway MX3000

The Gateway MX3042 Notebook PC delivers computing power and features with excellent performance to tackle the most demanding Software applications with ease. The Intel Celeron M Processor 370 provides exceptional[...]

Samsung Q35

News Bits: Big 4 Taiwanese Notebook Manufacturers Dominate, Office 2007, Bill Gates to Leave Role at Microsoft

Global Notebook Production concentrated at big fourA closer look at Microsoft Office 2007Bill Gates to retire from MicrosoftNo DirectX 10 hardware available yetBenQ Joybook T31

Dell Latitude D420

The Dell Latitude D420 is a 12.1″ widescreen ultraportable featuring the Intel Core Solo or Core Duo processor. With a 9-cell battery and Ultra Low Voltage Core Solo processor the[...]

Dell Latitude D420 Released (pics, specs)

Dell today released the Latitude D420 ultraportable notebook as a thinner and lighter update to the older Latitude D410. The Latitude D420 is a 12.1" notebook[...]

Targus Rogue Backpack Review

The Targus Rogue Backpack is a lightweight pack designed to hold notebooks up to 15.4". It comes in a black/charcoal color combination with red accents, and has seven pockets and compartments.[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T60 with ATI X1300 Graphics Card Review (pics, specs)

The Lenovo Thinkpad T60 is the Core Duo successor to the popular T43. The T series is the flagship model in the Thinkpad series, and the T60 hopes to[...]

Targus Feren Notebook Backpack Review

So you're in the market for a laptop bag that can fit your 15.4" screen machine, but you don't want a messenger bag, or something as large as a suitcase,[...]

HP Pavilion dv2000z

You get both powerful technology and a fantastic-looking design with the HP Pavilion dv2000z Entertainment Notebook PC. You’ll also love the new glossy, super-durable finish and slim, lightweight body (5.3[...]

HP Compaq Presario v3000z

Enjoy the latest must-have technology in the coolest-looking notebook around! The Presario V3000Z keeps you wirelessly connected (wherever there’s a wireless network) using its built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and long-life battery.[...]

Sony VAIO UX Micro PC

Enjoy having digital entertainment at your fingertips with the VAIO UX Micro PC. So small and lightweight, this full-functioning PC is designed for productivity on the go. With a 4.5[...]

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due (Praising Dell Customer Service)

It's easy for us to complain when a machine goes bad and at last resort, we have to call customer support for help. We've all heard the horror stories; in[...]

Guide to Cooling Down Your Notebook Computer

Does your notebook run hot or overheat? If it does, you are not alone. This guide is designed to help you reduce the temperature of your notebook considerably, all for[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook B6200

Powered by the latest Intel Core Solo Processor Ultra Low Voltage U1400, the new ultra-portable LifeBook B6210 notebook is designed to handle today’s most demanding business applications. The touch screen[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook Q2010

The new LifeBook Q2010 notebook is sure to attract envious glances wherever you go – even in the executive lounge. Its sophisticated look and slim, feather-light design is delivered in[...]

Dell Does YouTube.com

Either Dell employees are sick of the company's poor stock price and taking their own stab at advertising, or this is just a cheaper way than making ads than paying[...]

News Bits: Fujitsu B6210, ThinkPads to Integrate Cingular EDGE, $100 Laptops Tested, Sony UX50 Reviewed

Fujitsu announces LifeBook B6210Lenovo to offer Cingular WWAN in notebooksDigitalTrends reviews the Sony UX50 UMPCAcer edged out by Toshiba in 1HEducators first to test $100 laptop prototypemore...

Dell Inspiron e1405 with 1.66GHz Core Duo Processor Review (pics, specs)

The Dell e1405 is a portable media laptop that Dell has recently released to replace the XPS M140. The E1405 has excellent battery life, a slew of multimedia functions that[...]

HP Pavilion dv5163cl Review (pics, specs)

The HP dv5163cl is a variant of the dv5000t series. It's a preconfigured system, which explains the difference in the name (HP uses very specific sku numbers for pre-configured[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 6/25/2006)

NEW! Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to $750 off (starting 6/22/2006 at 7:00 a.m. EST)Acer TravelMate 1.5GHz Notebook $529.99Dell Latitude up to $350 Instant off deals Dell M1210 for[...]

Asus A8Ja Review (pics, specs)

The ASUS A8Ja is a notebook which is perfect for the traveling gamer or anyone who wants a portable notebook which is powerful and future-proof. It is thin and light,[...]

Asus A8Ja

The Asus A8Ja is a 14.1-inch widescreen notebook with a Core Duo processor and an X1600 graphics card.

Report Shows Notebook Failures Still Too High

Gartner, an IT research firm, released a report today showing notebook annual failure rates (AFRs) have fallen over the past couple years, but not as much as they should have.[...]

News Bits: Exploding Dell Laptop Investigated, New Vista Beta Release, Laptops and the Homeless

New Vista Build ReleasedAMD to build $3.5bn fab in New YorkLaptop Sales in the UK outpace Desktop PC sales for April / MayExploding Dell InvestigatedLaptops give hope to the homelessmore...

HP dv8000t Review (pics, specs)

I recently purchased an HP dv8000t CTO notebook. This is a desktop replacement notebook and is the 17-inch flagship model from HP. Following is a full review of the dv8000t.

Osprey Focus Laptop Bag Review

Following is a review of the rugged Osprey Focus backpack that includes a laptop sleeve for toting your notebook around. Durability, protection and unique features set this bag apart.

Dell Releases EVDO ExpressCard

Dell today announced the release of the Dell Wireless 5700 Mobile Broadband ExpressCard. An ExpressCard solution for integrating Verizon EVDO into your notebook. The card is available now[...]

Sager 5760 Review (pics, specs)

Sager has unleashed its latest 17" widescreen desktop replacement notebook called the Sager 5760. It has the latest Intel Core Duo (Yonah) CPU, ability to hold up to 4GB RAM,[...]

Sager 5760 Accessories

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Toshiba Tecra M7

The Toshiba Tecra M7 is a widescreen 14.1″ Core Duo Tablet PC.

Toshiba Satellite R20 / R25 Tablet

The Satellite R20 / R25 is a 14.1-inch widescreen Core Duo Tablet PC.

News Bits: New Alienware Notebooks, Core Duo 2.33GHz Coming, Toshiba Tecra A8 Released

New Alienware Core Duo notebooksIntel ships two new Core Duo CPUsSony to fit UX ultraportable with flash diskmore...

Gateway M255-E Review (pics, specs)

The Gateway M255-E is a 14.1" widescreen small business targeted notebook. It is powered by an Intel Core Duo processor and is targeted at mobile professionals who need performance[...]

Microsoft Previews “Ultimate” Wireless Keyboard, Delays Office 2007 Release

The Microsoft hardware division is teasing a new Bluetooth wireless keyboard product on its site that it claims as the "ultimate" keyboard. Meanwhile the Microsoft software division is announcing[...]

SkinIt Laptop Skins Review

Have you ever felt that the black top of your notebook was too dull and drab? Well you're in luck because a remedy has surfaced in the form of[...]

News Bits: MacBook Discoloration Acknowledged, Intel GMA X3000, Mail-in Rebates Lose Favor, Toshiba Portege M500

Apple admits to MacBook discoloration issuesBest Buy and Office Max to eliminate mail-in rebates on laptops -- instant discounts onlyUK PC Maker Rock unveils dual-core Intel, AMD laptopsIntel's new integrated[...]

Toshiba Tecra A8

The Toshiba Tecra A8 is a 14.1″ screen business notebook

Systemax Epic

ntroducing the extraordinary new Systemax Epic notebook. This svelte 13-inch powerhouse delivers breakthrough performance to a new generation of results-oriented mobile warriors. Onboard this masterful laptop you’ll find the phenomenal[...]

Acer Aspire 9800

The Acer Aspire 9800 is a 20.1″ screen Core Duo notebook.