June 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 86 Notebook/Laptop articles for June of 2012

Top Ten Printers for May 2012

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

How Terrible Piracy Countermeasures Ruined Diablo III

If you follow video games with even a passing interest, you're probably aware of the fact that Blizzard's Diablo III, has a very controversial feature: players must always be connected[...]

Amazon Cloud Drive for MacOS Review: Handy Access To Abundant Multimedia Storage

Amazon's new software applications for Mac and Windows give you easy access to a handy extra multimedia storage locker-in-the-sky. Read the full review.

Most Popular Laptops for May 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 for what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

Dell XPS One 27 Hands On: The Apple iMac Better Watch Out

Dell's new XPS One 27 is a gorgeous piece of industrial design, and after getting to play around with it for a little bit, one thing is certain - it's[...]

E3 2012: What We Expect to See, and What We Don’t

Gamers rejoice! E3 is on us once again, and since there's still some time before things really get started, let's take a moment and think about what we might be[...]

Nine Months Later, Thailand’s Rising Tide Still Lifts HDD Prices

Even with hard drive supply coming back to normal, prices remain high. Why?

New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M now available from ORIGIN PC

ORIGIN PC announces the new Kepler-based NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M graphics card is now available in the EON15-S and EON17-S gaming notebooks.

Ricoh Introduces New Aficio Devices

Ricoh Americas Corp. unveiled new low-cost monochrome printers and multifunction products designed for home office, workgroup or small business customers.

Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out our PrinterComparison "deal of the week," the Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500, featuring savings of up to 50 percent over laser-class printers in the same class!

E3 2012: Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference Roundup

Microsoft may not have debuted a new console at this year's E3, but it had its fair share of announcements at its press conference, including a ton of new game[...]

ASUS G75VW Review: The Best Mainstream Gaming Notebook Gets Better

This facelifted ASUS G-series gaming notebook features a new backlit keyboard and the latest technology including an Intel Core i7-3610QM processor and 2GB Nvidia GTX 660M graphics card.

Asus G75VW

The ASUS G75VW excels in nearly every area as have previous-generation ASUS G-series gaming notebooks. This gaming notebook features a new backlit keyboard and the latest technology including an Intel[...]

E3 2012: EA’s Press Conference Offers Glimpses at New Dead Space, Crysis, More

EA showcased a lineup of new games from 10 different franchises during its E3 2012 press conference, including new entries to franchises like Dead Space, Crysis, Need for Speed, and[...]

Fujitsu Introduces LifeBook Ultrabooks And More

Fujitsu kicked off the summer product season today with the new 14-inch LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook designed for business professionals, the 13.3-inch LIFEBOOK UH572 Ultrabook for consumers, and the 17.3-inch LIFEBOOK[...]

Just Announced: New Dell Inspiron R, Z and Special Edition Laptops

Dell today announced its new Inspiron laptop portfolio. The ultraportable Inspiron 13z and 14z, stylish Inspiron 15R and 17R, and the impressive Inspiron 15R Special Edition and 17R Special Edition[...]

Toshiba Showcases New Ultrabooks

Toshiba's growing family of Ultrabooks now includes the Satellite U845W, the first Ultrabook with a 21:9 ratio Cinematic Display and the Satellite U845.

Meeting Mobile Printing Challenges

Gone are the days when users sat at their desk in order to complete their work. With smartphones and tablets, we roam casually from place to place accessing information, downloading[...]

Xerox Continues to Target Small Offices with New Desktop Printers

Xerox unveiled three new monochrome additions to its desktop printer portfolio with the introduction of the Phaser 3320 Printer, WorkCentre 3315 and WorkCentre 3325 Multifunction Printers this morning.

Western Digital Adds SlingPlayer, International Content to WD TV Live Family

Western Digital just rolled out a major content update for the WD TV Live family of media players. For customers in the U.S., the most important addition is the SlingPlayer[...]

E3 2012: Nintendo Goes After Hardcore Gamers with Pro Controller, Zombi U, Other Mature Titles

One of the things we can take from Nintendo's press showings thus far at E3 is that the company realizes they can't completely ignore the 'hardcore' gaming market. A major[...]

E3 2012: Wii U Launch Date Set For Holidays 2012

At E3 this year in Los Angeles, Nintendo showed off more than a little bit of their next-generation Wii U console. What they were a little more reserved about, however,[...]

Sony Intros New VAIO Notebooks and T Series Ultrabook

Sony has updated the designs and specifications of its VAIO consumer notebooks and also introduced a new T series Ultrabook, an ultra-slim traveling companion.

E3 2012: Resident Evil 6 Hands-On Preview

We got our hands on the latest entry in the Resident Evil series at this year's E3, and with six characters, three campaigns, and no shortage of zombies, it's shaping[...]

Brother Introduces New Line of Monochrome Lasers

Hot on the heels of Xerox's announcement of three new desktop monochrome printers, Brother released their own new lineup of monochrome laser printers for small office environments.

New Pro Luster Photo Paper from Canon

Canon U.S.A. Inc. has added Photo Paper Pro Luster (255 gsm) to its line of professional paper products that target professional photographers.

E3 2012: Splinter Cell: Blacklist Hits Its Mark

Splinter Cell: Blacklist may be Ubisoft Toronto's first title, but the studio doesn't seem to be having any problems creating a game that fits in seamlessly alongside the other entries[...]

E3 2012: Hands On With the New Wii U, Wii U Specs (video)

We got some (albeit all too brief) hands-on time with the prototype Wii U units at E3 2011. This year, however, Nintendo is far more welcoming, and showing off the[...]

E3 2012: Hands On with Epson’s Moverio Android Glasses (video)

Like any major trade show, E3 attracts a lot of edge case products. Off in a little corner of the show floor, was Epson demoing the company's all new smart[...]

E3 2012: Neverwinter Goes MMORPG, Free-to-Play (video)

Good old Neverwinter. Bringing D&D's Forgotten Realms campaign to life in an all-new way, Neverwinter Nights was both the first graphical MMORPG and a wildly successful series of 3rd-person RPGs.[...]

Exclusive: Kingston SSDNow V200 Review: New(ish) And Improved At Last!

What happens if a SSD turns out slower than an old hard drive? That was the problem facing the Kingston SSDNow V200. Months after Kingston took the drive off the[...]

E3 2012: Dishonored Hands-On Preview

Stealth action, crossbows, pistols, magic, a steampunk theme...really, the question when approaching Bethesda's Dishonored is: What does it not have?

Lexmark App Identifies Counterfeit Cartridges

Lexmark International announced the Lexmark ID app to help consumers identify counterfeit branded Lexmark inkjet cartridges.

E3 2012: Hands on NVIDIA GRID – Gaming for Ultrabooks, Smart TVs, Tablets and More (video)

Here at E3, NVIDIA was on hand to demonstrate their latest gaming tech, the GEFORCE GRID. Cloud-based gaming on PCs, Macs, Notebooks, Tablets, Smartphones, Smart TVs and more.

Kodak ESP 3.2 Review: Is Low Cost Better?

Is Kodak's latest release, the ESP 3.2 All-in-One, a feature packed great deal or just another cheap inkjet in a long line of "less for more" promotions? Read our full[...]

Kodak ESP 3.2

The ESP 3.2 is a budget friendly inkjet with print, scan and copy functionality as well as a 2.4-inch touch screen, new smart sensor technology and wireless connectivity. Quick Specifications:[...]

E3 2012: Tomb Raider Preview – Lara Struggles Through Her Worst Days

The Tomb Raider reboot takes the series back to its roots, with Lara Croft not only fighting against bad guys with guns, but against Mother Nature, as well.

E3 2012: Better, and Worse Than Expected

E3 2012 has come and gone, and while we've still got a few stories to bring you over the coming days, it's not difficult to say that the show, overall,[...]

Dell XPS 13 vs. Samsung Series 9: Business Ultrabook Battle

We recently reviewed these two 13.3-inch business-oriented Ultrabooks and now put them head-to-head in our comparison test. Find out which one is best.

OKI Data Announce New Multifunction Devices

OKI Data Americas announced the arrival of two A3 copier-based color multifunction devices and a new series of monochrome multifunction printers targeted at businesses this morning.

Apple Updates MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Insane New 2880×1800 Notebook Display

At today's WorldWide Developers' Conference in California, Apple just pushed the boundaries of laptop tech once more, updating their notebook lineup with 2880x1800 displays.

Apple Shows Off OS X Mountain Lion at WWDC, Announces Price and Launch Date

Although it seems like OS X named Mountain Lion has been out forever, Apple still had lots to show off during today's keynote speech at their WWDC. Most exciting however,[...]

OKI Data Expands Label, POS Product Lines

OKI Data Americas introduced four new POS and label printers targeted at demanding work environments such as manufacturing, retail, hospitality, healthcare and transportation.

Apple Updates Product Lineup Today: New Mac Pros, AirPort Express

Despite everyone and their brother saying that they just *knew* that the Mac Pro had been discontinued, Apple pushed out an update to the desktop alongside their stunning new Retina[...]

Hands on: Dell’s New Vostro Business Notebooks

Today, Dell introduced an update to its mainstream business line, the affordable Vostro brand of business notebooks. The new laptops start at just $599 and promise to bring affordable Ivy[...]

Epson Expression Home XP-400 Revealed

Epson America Inc. introduced the new Expression Home XP-400 Small-in-One printer, a low-cost device that targets the shared home and student environment, and enables mobile printing from smartphones and tablets.

Canon Pixma Pro-1 Review: First Look

Take a look at Canon's latest wide format inkjet printer for advanced amateur and professional photographers, the Pixma Pro-1 Professional Inkjet Printer, and find out what all the buzz is[...]

DDR4 Memory is Coming. Should You Care?

So our motherboards and memory sticks are all going to be obsolete again. What do we get for this mandatory migration?

How to Keep Your Network Secure

Security solutions are different for small companies and enterprises. What are the best ways of protecting data on a small business network?

Acer Introduces The Aspire S5 As The World’s Thinnest Ultrabook

Acer America today announced the U.S. availability of the Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook. Billed as "the world's thinnest Ultrabook." Acer also announced that the Aspire S3 is getting refreshed with[...]

Western Digital Unveils New My Net Line of Wireless Routers and Home Networking Devices

Western Digital? Routers? Get used to the connotation, because the storage company has chosen wireless networking as the next big thing to get into, with the new My Net line[...]

Small Business Security Suite Showdown: Symantec Vs. Kaspersky

What's the best security suite for small business networks? In this in-depth comparative review, we pit Symantec vs. Kaspersky.

Any Video Converter (AVC) Ultimate Review: Cool But Quirky DVD Copying

Want to copy video from a DVD to a PC, an iPad, or another DVD? AVC Ultimate can handle this well, if you can deal with its idiosyncracies. Read the[...]

Canon Pixma MG3120 Review: Good Value

Need a new budget-friendly inkjet for your home? Check out our review of the Canon Pixma MG3120 All-in-One with print, scan and copy capabilities as well as photo printing and[...]

Vizio Announces Sleek New 14″ and 15″ Notebooks

Vizio has announced two new thin and light notebooks with high resolution screens. They are available for pre-order starting at $900.

Kodak ESP 3.2 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison "deal of the week," the brand new Kodak ESP 3.2, featuring 2.4-inch touchscreen, a 100-sheet rear-fed tray and wireless connectivity.

WaterField Designs Laptop SleeveCase Review

We're taking a closer look at the Laptop SleeveCase from WaterField Designs. This slim laptop sleeve/bag is offered in a variety of sizes to accomodate just about any laptop and[...]

Intel, Kingston Issue SSD Recalls Due to Defective Encryption Chips

LSI Corp. and two SSD OEM partners (Intel and Kingston) have issued a recall and replacement program due to defective encryption controllers. The good news in all of this is[...]

HP Photosmart 5520 Review: First Look

Get a look at the HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One Printer offering top level features including a 2.65-inch touchscreen, web-connected apps, mobile print services, automatic duplexing and wireless connectivity for an[...]

Fujitsu Announces Three New LifeBook Business Notebooks

Fujitsu today introduced three new LIFEBOOK business notebooks -- the 15.6-inch LIFEBOOK E752; the 14-inch "thin and light" LIFEBOOK S752; and the 13.3-inch subcompact LIFEBOOK S762 notebook.

Marvell’s New Chip: Super Fast Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC All in One

Marvell's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC all-in-one package should have a little mercy on your utility bill.

Konica Minolta Introduces Bizhub Pro 951 Production Print System

The bizhub Pro 951 monochrome production print system from Konica Minolta Business Solutions targets high-volume offices and professional print shops.

MyDigitalSSD BP3 256GB mSATA SSD Review

We took a closer look at the new 256GB BP3 SSD ($279.99) from MyDigitalSSD and we tested it in a wide variety of notebooks to see just want this storage[...]

Windows 8 Media Playback to be Less Draining than Ever

Microsoft is doing a lot to make Windows 8 faster and efficient - basically, to avoid another Vista nightmare on their hands. Case in point: the codecs that will come[...]

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display First Look

When Apple unveiled the oft-rumored MacBook Pro with a ridiculous 2880x1800 display, no one was sure what to think. After playing with it for a day, neither are we. Here[...]

OKI Data Americas Offers Promotion on Pro510DW

OKI Data Americas is offering a limited time promotion on its pro510DW Digital Web Press now through July 2012.

Hands On: HP Passport Internet Monitor – No Computer Necessary

HP's new Passport 1912nm Internet Monitor lets you cut the computer completely out of the equation. With Firefox built-in, the Passport connects directly to an Ethernet cable to provide users[...]

HP’s new IPS Monitors Make Awesome Displays Cheaper than Ever

In addition to the new Internet Monitor, HP rolled out a couple of new IPS computer displays tonight. At 23 inches and 20 inches, respectively, the new HP 2311xi[...]

Sony Teams With LL Cool J on Music Software for ‘Realtime Collaboration’ Anywhere

Sony and rapper LL Cool J have rolled out software for Web-enabled music collaboration anywhere in the world, initally available only with Sony's E 14P laptop.

Lantronix Wireless Printing for Apple Devices

Lantronix Inc, a provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, launched the xPrintServer Home Edition, a patent-pending printing device designed for Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch users.

Canon Pixma MG3120 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Interested in finding a new printer for your home or dorm? Consider the Canon Pixma MG3120 Wireless Photo All-in-One, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Review: The Best Just Got Worse

The ThinkPad T-series is Lenovo's bread and butter business notebook. This 14-inch T430 is a refreshed version of the popular T420. Read on to find out what we like and[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T430

The Lenovo ThinkPad T430 is the replacement for the popular T420 business notebook. This 14-inch “business rugged” laptop features a lightweight carbon-fiber reinforced exterior with a metal roll cage supporting[...]

Small and Medium Businesses are Saving More Cash Than Ever by Going Green

Bringing efficiency and savings with green technology is no longer limited to the enterprise class data center. The Small and Medium Business (SMB) IT segment can leverage the same concepts[...]

Dell Releases New XPS 14 Ultrabook, XPS 15 Premium Notebooks

Dell announced the release of its latest line of flagship notebooks - the XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops. The XPS 14 qualifies for Intel Ultrabook status, measuring just 0.81[...]

Hands-on Dell’s XPS 14 and XPS 15: A New Standard

When Dell brought back the XPS name, it did so with little fanfare. The first new XPS computers were mediocre, with little to differentiate them from the models they replaced.[...]

Konica Minolta Announces New Bizhub Series

For the second week in a row, Konica Minolta has added new products to their bizhub MFP lineup. This week, they introduced the bizhub C364/C284/C224 series of color multifunction printers.

CleanMyDrive Review: Easily Manage Storage On Your Mac

CleanMyDrive is a new tool for Mac OS X designed to help you get the most out of your storage. This free software does some things exceptionally well. Here's our[...]

Mitsubishi Adds Multi-cut Function Driver Upgrade

Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. is offering a free 2x6 multi-cut function driver upgrade for users of the CP-9550DW Professional Photo Printer.

CEA Line Show: Sneak Peeks at Touchscreen Wi-Fi Routers and Other Cool Upcoming Gadgets

At the CEA Line Show, vendors are now giving sneak peeks at touchscreen Wi-Fi routers, a mobile media hub, a folding digital camera stand, and other future gadgets.

Dell Reveals New Printers, Firmware and Mobile Print App

Dell unveiled the latest additions to its imaging lineup this morning with the release of seven new configurations, an upgrade to an existing model and the Dell Mobile Print application.

Dell B1160w Review: First Look at Dell’s New Monochrome Laser Printer

Get a hands-on first look of the brand new Dell B1160w, targeted at the small office and home office, announced this morning along with the C3760dn and several laser products.[...]

Dell C3760dn Review: First look at Dell’s New Color Laser Printer

Check out the brand new Dell C3760dn, a member of Dell's advance class print lineup designed for medium and large businesses. The C3760dn was announced this morning along with the[...]

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display Review (2012)

Retina. That's the defining feature of Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Pro. Can a really good screen, even one with a resolution of 2880x1800 really change how you use a computer?[...]

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple’s professional grade notebook line features a 15-inch, 2880×1800 resolution Retina Display, dual Thunderbolt ports, the latest Intel CPUs, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, USB 3.0, solid state storage, no optical drive,[...]

Canon Pixma Pro-1 Review: Second to None

The Canon Pixma Pro-1 Professional Inkjet Printer is the new flagship model of Canon's photo inkjet lineup, following in the footsteps of the popular Pixma Pro9000 Mark II and Pixma[...]