June 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 111 Notebook/Laptop articles for June of 2011

Top Ten Printers for May 2011

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

Most Popular Laptops for May 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[...]

OWC Offering 16GB Mac Pro Memory Modules for Less

Other World Computing (OWC) announced today that the company is offering up to 96GB of RAM, built for the 8 and 12 processor core Apple Mac Pro 2009 and 2010[...]

This is Windows 8

This, friends, is Windows 8 Or at least, it's the next generation of Microsoft's Windows operating system. The company made a point of saying that "Windows 8" is just the[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad L420

The L-series ThinkPad is an eco-friendly business notebook made from post-consumer recycled content. The 14-inch ThinkPad L420 combines a 720p (1366 x 768) anti-glare display with LED backlighting with the[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad L420 Review

The L-series ThinkPad is an eco-friendly business notebook made from post-consumer recycled content. Read our review to see if the 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad L420 measures up to the ThinkPad standards[...]

HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw First Look

Take a hands-on first look with us at the HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw multifunction color laser printer, targeted at the SMB market and featuring HP's unique ePrint technology!

Toshiba Satellite E305

The new Toshiba E305 is a Best Buy exclusive laptop with a 14-inch screen and a street price around $900. Packed with an Intel Core i5 “Sandy Bridge” processor, 4GB[...]

Lenovo Purchases Medion Computers for $671 Million

Lenovo has announced it purchased Medion AG, a German computer company, for $671 million, making it the third-largest PC company in Europe.

Microsoft to Shift Xbox Brand from Gaming to Entertainment

It wasn't that long ago now that Microsoft changed their Zune line of audio players into the company's outward-facing system for playing back audio (and, to a limited extent, video).[...]

COMPUTEX 2011: TRENDnet TEW-692GR First Router to Support 900Mbps

At Computex 2011 in Taipei this week, network mavens TRENDnet unveiled the sleek new TEW-692GR wireless dual band router, the market's first router to support 450Mbps throughput on both bands.

ASUS UL20FT: Our Deal of the Week

The ASUS UL20FT is a 12-inch, thin ultraportable notebook with a good Intel core i3 processor and a decent amount of RAM and hard drive space. This notebook would be[...]

E3 2011: Tomb Raider to Get Relaunch, Gritty New Look (trailer inside)

E3 is right around the corner and the news is already flying fast and furious. Crystal Dynamics is looking to key up excitement for one of their latest projects -[...]

E3 2011: Microsoft to Showcase New Xbox360 IPTV

Most people don't know it, but the Xbox360 has supported running IPTV, or TV that is broadcast entirely over the Internet, for years. Microsoft has made no secret of their[...]

Microsoft Wireless Desktop 2000 Encrypts Your Keyboard and Mouse

Microsoft unveiled the Wireless Desktop 2000 this week, which builds upon its predecessors by adding in 128-bit AES encryption to keep any prying eyes from picking up on your precious[...]

Ceton InfiniTV 4 TV Tuner Drops to More Affordable $265

Ceton's TV tuner was one of the darling's of 2010's CES show, finally making a widespread public appearance later that year. While the product is nothing less than great, the[...]

OKI B730n – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out this week's PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" as well as a rundown of all the other best deals out there!

Dell Latitude E6420 ATG Review

If you like the current lineup of Dell business laptops but need something more rugged for use and abuse at work, then Dell's new Latitude E6420 ATG might be the[...]

E3 2011: Watch Microsoft’s Keynote Presentation Live, Right Here!

Not at E3 this year? Well, chances are if you're reading this, then we both know the answer. Not to worry, though! We've got your back with our detailed, in-depth[...]

Dell Latitude E6420 ATG

The 14.0-inch Dell Latitude E6420 ATG is a business semi-rugged notebook and can run on Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7. The display is LED-backlit and anti-glare with a 1366×768 resolution. Memory[...]

E3 2011: Mass Effect 3 and Ghost Recon to Get Impressive Kinect Support

While Microsoft's Kinect accessory for the Xbox360 launched last year to reasonably high acclaim, the selection of games that properly took advantage of the unit's capabilities had been lacking. After[...]

Canon Pixma iX6520 Review

Read our full review of the Canon Pixma iX6520, a wide format single-function inkjet printer targeted at business and graphic arts users who need to print quality photographs and documents.[...]

Canon Pixma iX6520

The Canon Pixma iX6520 is a single function wide-format inkjet printer featuring print speeds up to 11.3 ipm in black and up to 8.8 ipm in color, paper capacity up[...]

E3 2011: Microsoft Puts Windows Phone on the Xbox 360

Occasionally, a company will take a step back and redesign their products based on new innovations. Intel eschewed Pentium 4 CPUs and went back to the architecture behind the Pentium[...]

E3 2011 News Flashes: Xbox Live Cloud Support, Big Name Titles Slated for Release

Microsoft's Xbox Live service will soon be getting cloud support for their profiles and save games, while details about the release of big names like Mass Effect 3 and Halo[...]

E3 2011: Sony to Release Playstation-Branded 3D Display

Sony CEO Jack Tretton announced at the Sony pre-E3 press conference today that the company has plans to release a 24-inch, PlayStation-branded 3D TV in a bundle that also includes[...]

E3 2011: AMD Brings Back FX Branded Chips

If you've been around a little while, chances are you remember the AMD 'FX' lineup of CPUs. Fast. No, faster than that. Those chips were a pretty hot commodity, offering[...]

E3 2011: Watch Nintendo’s E3 Keynote With Us, Live!

You might not have gotten to go to E3 this year in LA, but that's okay, you've got us to bring you the best of what happens at this year's[...]

Acer Announces New TimelineX Laptops

Acer America today announced the release of its newest Acer Aspire TimelineX series notebooks promising improved style, performance and long battery life.

E3 2011: Nintendo Unveils New Console – Wii U

Nintendo just announced the successor to their wildly successful Wii game console at the E3 2011 expo in Los Angeles, California. Building upon the brand recognition garnered by the current[...]

Acer Aspire TimelineX AS3830TG-6431

The 13.3″ Acer Aspire TimelineX (AS3830TG-6431) is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor (i5-2410M starting configuration) and the display is an HD widescreen CineCrystal, LED-backlit with 1366×768 resolution. Starting configuration has 4096MB[...]

Acer Aspire TimelineX AS4830T-6642

The 15.6″ Acer Aspire TimelineX (AS4830T-6642) is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor (i5-2410M, starting configuration) and has an HD widescreen CineCrystal, LED-backlit with 1366×768 display resolution. Starting configuration has 4096MB of[...]

Acer Aspire TimelineX AS5830T-6862

The 14″ Acer Aspire TimelineX (AS5830T-6862) is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor (i5-2410M with the starting configuration) and has an HD widescreen LED-backlit display with a 1366×768 resolution. The starting configuration[...]

New Sony VAIO Z Available Soon?

Sony has yet to refresh its Z-series high-end ultraportable notebooks, but references to a new model have been popping up at various shopping sites.

E3 2011: Alienware Shows Off Notebooks for All Types of Gamers

Alienware showcased its current line-up of four notebooks at E3 this year, ranging vastly in size and performance ability, but all of which are meant to suit the needs of[...]

E3 2011: Nvidia Talks PhysX, 3D, and the Future of Gaming

Nvidia representatives were staying tight-lipped about Kal-El and Kepler at E3 2011, but they were still more than happy to show off and discuss the company's recent endeavors.

E3 2011: Razer Kills It With TOR Keyboard and Hydra

Razer has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in 1998 when it released its first mouse. Now the company develops keyboards, headsets, mousepads, and even motion controllers,[...]

Ricoh Introduces Color Production Series

Ricoh Americas Corporation announced the Ricoh Pro C651EX, Pro C751EX and Pro C751, a new series of color production systems designed for in-plant print centers, franchise and commercial printers looking[...]

Brother MFC-7860dw First Look

Check out our hands-on first look of the Brother MFC-7860dw Laser All-in-One, the "first in the category" to offer both automatic duplexing and wireless connectivity for less than $300.

E3 2011: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Hands-On Impressions

With intelligent gameplay, a slick visual style, and some seriously fun new abilities, Deus Ex: Human Revolution did not fail to impress at this year's E3.

E3 2011: Battlefield 3 Hands-On Impressions

Some six and a half hours later, we finally got some hands-on time with Battlefield 3, and while there isn't a ton that we haven't seen before, this certainly comes[...]

Genius Announces the Traveler 9000 Multi-Surface Wireless Mouse

Genius, a PC peripherals company, today announced the availability of the Traveler 9000 BlueEye-tracking wireless mouse.

E3 2011: Hands On with Nintendo’s Next-Generation Wii U

Preshow estimates put the E3 2011 attendance at 45,000 strong. I'm assuming at least half of them were in front of me in line at the Nintendo booth, waiting to[...]

Samsung Releases Terabyte High-Density Internal Hard Drive

Samsung announced the release of its 1TB internal hard disk drive yesterday, the Spinpoint M8. The hard drive has a 9.5mm (H) form factor to fit inside notebooks and consists[...]

E3 2011: PNY Introduces Factory Watercooled NVIDIA GTX 580

At E3 this week, gaming-related companies are taking the opportunity to announce their new products, and that includes graphics card makers - even if the show feels increasingly dominated by[...]

E3 2011: Rage Hands-On Impressions

Upon playing through the demo of id Software's Rage at E3 2011, it became apparent that while it had its moments, it felt a little uninspired and awfully familiar for[...]

HP LaserJet CM1415fnw Review

Interested in adding color to your office? Check out the HP LaserJet CM1415fnw Color e-MFP, featuring HP's ePrint technology, a 3.5-inch color touchscreen and web applications!

HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw

The HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw is a 4-in-1 color laser with print, scan, copy and fax functionality. It features HP ePrint technology, print speeds up to 12 ppm in black[...]

E3 2011: Skyrim Breathes Life into the Game

As I was guided through a 30-minute demo of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at E3, it became readily apparent that there was plenty of material to always keep it[...]

Top 10 New Features in Mac OS X Lion

At Apple's WWDC 2011 this week, Steve Jobs jumped up on stage and delivered previews of the company's latest and greatest software achievements - both in mobile, with iOS 5,[...]

Panasonic Updates Toughbook 19 with New Components

Panasonic has updated its Toughbook 19 with a new sunlight-readable display, second-generation Intel Core i5 processor and more RAM.

E3 2011: Our Final Thoughts

Another year has come and gone, and with it, another E3. How exciting the show is varies from year to year, but it's hard to say that 2011 was anything[...]

Mac OS X Lion to Include Guest Safari Mode in Case You Get Robbed

Given just how much of our lives we live on our computers these days, having one stolen can feel like a pretty big violation. Protecting yourself can take one of[...]

Printer Tips: Conserving Consumables

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

Acer Announces Revo RL100 HTPC for the US Market with Pop-Out Keyboard/Touchpad

We wrote about Acer's mediatastic Revo RL100 HTPC just a few months ago. The system is stylishly designed by any metric, with the box sitting at just an inch high[...]

Crucial M4 128GB SSD Review

The new Crucial M4 Solid State Drive (SSD) uses the latest Marvell controller and 25nm IMFT NAND flash memory to deliver the fastest possible storage for your notebook. Is this[...]

System Mechanic 10 (Updated) Review

System Mechanic is an all-in-one PC performance, repair, and upkeep utility. We will take a look at three new features in System Mechanic 10 and give our perspective on whether[...]

HP Announces New Laptops with AMD “A-Series” Processors

HP today announced 11 new consumer and business notebooks utilizing AMD's latest VISION Technology. HP and AMD claim these new "Accelerated Processing Units" (APUs) provide exceptional performance and battery life[...]

Kodak ESP 9250 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

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

First Look: AMD’s New A-Series Fusion Processor Review

We have an early look at the latest generation of AMD's "Accelerated Processing Unit" (APU) technology. The FUSION of a traditional CPU and a graphics processor (GPU) onto a single[...]

Dell OptiPlex 990 Review

It isn't often that we turn to the business side of a PC manufacturer's product lineup to find the kind of design innovation that makes you sit up and take[...]

Toshiba Announces New Qosmio, Satellite Notebooks

Toshiba today unleashed new and refreshed consumer notebooks, including the Satellite C600 series starting at $379.99 and the top-of-the-line Qosmio X770 3D.

Kodak ESP Office 2170 First Look

Take a first look at the Kodak ESP Office 2170 All-in-One inkjet printer, featuring the lowest total ink replacement cost in its class!

Getac to Release Flagship X500 Rugged Notebook Soon

Today Getac announced the release of its upcoming military-certified rugged flagship notebook, the 15.6-inch X500.

Microsoft to Introduce Kinect for Windows Tomorrow

While many like to criticize Microsoft for spending a lot of money and not achieving much with it, it's hard to deny that the Kinect story is anything but an[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad E420s Review

The ThinkPad E420s is a consumer-oriented ThinkPad with a 1-inch thin chassis, a weight of just 4 pounds, and more than 6 hours of battery life. If that isn't enough[...]

Acer Releases Aspire Ethos Notebooks, Removable Touchpads

Two new Acer Aspire notebook series will be released later this week, the Aspire Ethos AS8951G and the AS5951G multimedia notebooks.

Lenovo ThinkPad E420s

The 14-inch ThinkPad E420s is a consumer-oriented ThinkPad. Choose one of three second-generation processors: Intel Core i3, i5, or i7. The notebook can support up to 8GB DDR3 RAM at[...]

Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market Boasts Growth

Emerging markets recorded the strongest growth for hardcopy peripherals in the Q1 2011 growing an average of 13 percent year-over-year according to a recent IDC report.

Brother MFC-7360n

The entry level Brother MFC-7360n is a multifunction monochrome laser printer featuring print speeds up to 24 ppm, 32MB of memory, Scan-to functionality and 1-year limited warranty for less than[...]

Brother MFC-7460dn

The Brother MFC-7460dn is a multifunction monochrome laser printer featuring print speeds up to 27 ppm, 32MB of memory, automatic duplexing, Scan-to functionality and 1-year limited warranty for $249.

Brother MFC-7860dw

The flagship Brother MFC-7860dw is a multifunction monochrome laser printer featuring print speeds up to 27 ppm, 32MB of memory, automatic duplexing, Scan-to functionality, wireless connectivity, the Brother iPrint&Scan wireless[...]

Logitech Optical Gaming Mouse G400 Updates the World Champ

If you ask 100 computer enthusiasts for the company that makes the best mice, chances are 99 of them will say Logitech. The company's products are rugged, well-designed, and[...]

Brother MFC-7860dw Review

Read our hands-on full review of the Brother MFC-7860dw Laser All-in-One, the "first in the category" to offer both automatic duplexing and wireless connectivity for less than $300.

HP Pavilion dv7t Review

HP has refreshed and remodeled its 17-inch quad-core edition multimedia laptops, the HP Pavilion dv7t Quad Series. Does this notebook have the potential to be your main source of computing[...]

Samsung R540: Our Deal of the Week

The 15-inch Samsung R540 budget-friendly general use notebook is now on sale for almost $200 off the retail price. This notebook is equipped with an Intel Core i3 dual-core processor[...]

HP Wi-Fi Mouse Uses Wi-Fi to Connect to Your Computer, Available Today

Although it was announced a few weeks ago, HP's crazy new Wi-Fi mouse hasn't been available to order until today. While wireless mouse are nothing new, nor are Bluetooth mice,[...]

Brother MFC-7860dw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

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

ASUS Releases G74 Gaming Notebook

ASUS has silently introduced its latest mainstream gaming notebook, the G74. It features Nvidia GTX 560M graphics, 12GB of RAM, and an available 3D screen.

Intel Annoyed at Fujitsu, Swears Exascale Computing by 2018

Fujitsu recently unveiled a supercomputer built for Japan that is so powerful, it outranks its nearest five competitors on the supercomputer list...put together. Intel seems a little put off[...]

OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Review

The latest solid state drive (SSD) in our review line up is the OCZ Vertex 3 120GB. According to the specs this should be one of the fastest SSDs we've[...]

AMD Will Not Endorse SYSmark 2012 Benchmark

AMD today announced that it will not endorse the SYSmark 2012 Benchmark (SM2012), which is published by BAPCo (Business Applications Performance Corporation). Along with the withdrawal of support, AMD has[...]

Kensington Announces Wireless Trackball

Kensington today announced its upcoming wireless trackball and an update to the accompanying Trackballworks software. The Orbit trackball features a centered-ball red and black design, 2.4GHz wireless technology with a[...]

HP TouchSmart 610: A Touch of Summer Fun

HP has taken our desktop summer buyers guide cake with the TouchSmart 610. Find out why this multi-touch screen all-in-one desktop PC is such a good, summertime choice by reading[...]

HP Pavilion dm1z: Maximize Mobility this Summer

Searching for that one ultraportable notebook to meet your needs while you're out and about this summer? Check out our #1 recommendation; the 11.6-inch HP Pavilion dm1z, equipped with a[...]

Epson Introduces Next Generation iPrint App

Epson unveiled the next generation of their mobile print app, Epson iPrint, designed for printing documents, images and web pages from a variety of Apple products including the iPad, iPhone[...]

Intel Announces Three New ULV Processors for Notebooks

Intel has quietly added three new low-powered Core i5 and i7 dual-core processors to its lineup; they may appear in the inevitable MacBook Air refresh.

Toshiba’s DX1215 All-in-one Brings Toshiba Into the US Desktop Market

When it comes to Toshiba and computers, it's all about the notebooks. At least, that's what most people think, here in the U.S. The company does make the occasional desktop,[...]

Dell 1350cnw Review: First Look

The Dell 1350cnw is a laser, single-function printer promoted as the smallest in its particular class. Check out our first look of this tiny business printer!

Kodak ESP Office 2170

The Kodak ESP Office 2170 is an all-in-one inkjet with print, scan, copy and fax functionality as well as print speeds up to 6 ppm in black and white and[...]

Google TV Getting a Revamp in v2.0: Beta Details Inside

Google TV just hasn't met expectations for consumers and hasn't met sales projections for the company. Find out what's being speculated to change with v2.0.

AOC Full HD Touchscreen Monitor Now Shipping

AOC has released a 22-inch FHD touchscreen monitor with a built-in speaker bar. Read the full story for its features, pricing, and full specifications.

Kodak ESP Office 2170 Review

Read our full review of the Kodak ESP Office 2170, a budget friendly all-in-one inkjet designed with small offices and home offices in mind.

Sony VAIO F: Our Deal of the Week

Gaming laptops are normally upwards of $1000 because of the high-end specifications and durability. We found the recently-reviewed Sony VAIO F gaming system in the Microsoft Store for $999, and[...]

LaCie CloudBox Hybrid Hard Drive Gives You External Storage You Can Access Anywhere

LaCie this week introduced their latest external storage device, the CloudBox. Dubbing it a "hybrid hard drive", the CloudBox lets you back up your files locally, while it handles all[...]

Microsoft Office 365 Preview: Hello Lync, Goodbye Live Meeting

Microsoft's Office 365, now set for rollout on Tuesday, will swap out Live Meeting for Lync Online collaboration while improving the online editions of Exchange and PowerPoint. Although Microsoft's latest[...]

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Apple Rolls Out Updated 3TB Time Capsule Backup Device

Apple finally updated their Time Capsule backup appliance to take advantage of the new 3TB drives that have been available for several months. Despite the jump in capacity by 50%,[...]

Canon Pixma iX6520 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

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

Yahoo! Connected TV Watches You, Tailors Ads, Sells Apps

Despite Yahoo!'s waning success in the tech world, they still have their fingers in a number of pots - and television is one of them. Yahoo! has been playing[...]

Alienware M11x R3 Review

The Alienware M11x R3 is the third version of the world's smallest and lightest gaming notebook. Equipped with your choice of second generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors[...]

The World’s Fastest Notebook Graphics: The Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M GPU, currently the fastest notebook graphics, launches in the Alienware M18x and M17x notebooks with record-breaking gaming performance. Take a look at the latest in[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X220: Our Top Pick For Vacationing Execs

For the traveling executive it's the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 or nothing, according to the experts at NotebookReview. One look at the benchmark test results and it's easy to see why[...]

Seagate BlackArmor 220: The Perfect Way to Take Your Data with You

Executives never really go on vacation. Whether you're at the beach or on the golf course, you need access to your data. If that's the latest sales figures or tomorrow's[...]

New Sony VAIO Z Ultraportable Revealed

Sony's much-anticipated VAIO Z ultraportable notebook has been uncovered. It features a 13-inch hi-res screen, a Core i7 processor, and an external graphics card.

Samsung ML-3712nd Review: First Look

Take a first look with us at the new Samsung ML-3712nd single-function monochrome laser printer designed with small and medium businesses in mind!

Logitech Z623 Speaker System Review

Logitech is known best for their outstanding performance computer mice as well as innovative concepts such as a solar-powered wireless keyboard. Their computer-centric speaker products are quite good, too, and[...]

Microsoft Launches Office 365, SMBs Tout Productivity & Mobility

"To compete, SMBs need an edge," contended Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, at an Office 365 launch event which revolved around how SMBs are starting to use cloud-based online editions of[...]

Acer Introduces New Colorful Netbooks

Acer America today expanded its line of low-cost netbooks to include the Aspire One Happy 2, a series of lightweight netbooks available in four colors.

Printer Tips: Going Wireless

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

Kingston V+ 100 96GB SSD Review

In the last weeks we've reviewed several fast Solid State Drives (SSDs). This time we're going to look at the budget-friendly Kingston V+ 100 96GB SSD. With an average street[...]