July 2009 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for July 2009. 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 July of 2009

Below are the 133 Notebook/Laptop articles for July of 2009

Windows 7 Beta to stop functioning today

It's now July 1st, 2009, which means that the Windows 7 beta will officially stop functioning today. For those worried, the Win 7 Beta was the version released to[...]

Acer Aspire easyStore H340 Review

While the concept of servers is definitely not new, using them within the confines of the home definitely is. Acer's new easyStore H340 packages WHS in an attractive, inexpensive format,[...]

HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless first look

Interested in knowing more about the HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless, the star of HP's new Officejet Pro Challenge? Then read our first look today and come back next[...]

Samsung to Intro Nvidia Ion-Based Netbook

Samsung is planning to introduce a netbook based on Nvidia's Ion platform.

Most Popular Laptops for June 2009

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[...]

Kingston SSDNow V-Series Notebook Upgrade Kit Review

Are you looking to boost the performance and reliability of your laptop? The new Kingston SSDNow V-Series with Notebook Bundled Accessory Kit provides everything you need to add SSD performance,[...]

Top ten printers for June 2009

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison.com's list of top viewed printers for June 2009.

SLAPPA / NotebookReview.com Giveaway

The folks at SLAPPA are giving away 10 SLAPPA notebook bags and sleeves to NotebookReview.com readers!

Acronis True Image Home 2009 Review

Acronis True Image Home 2009 is the latest consumer version of the company's well known professional-grade disk-imaging, backup and restore software. Does ATI Home 2009 really offer pro-level backups for[...]

eMachines releases trio of white and green desktops

California-based eMachines introduced a series of all white PCs this week with a matching glossy white monitor. With all three coming in at well under $500, the affordable new[...]

Toshiba Satellite L515

The Toshiba Satellite L515 is a 14 inch notebook and part of Toshiba’s budget L500 series. It features an Intel Pentium dual-core processor, 4GB DDR2 system memory, 320GB hard drive,[...]

MSI Computer X320

The MSI X320 is a portable notebook featuring an Intel Atom Z530 processor, 1.3 megapixel webcam, and a 16:9 display measuring 13.4 inches.


The Sony VAIO NW is a 15.5 inch notebook featuring up to 400GB hard drive and 4GB RAM, optional Blu-ray drive, and ATI graphics.

HP Pavilion Elite e9100z

The customizable HP Pavilion Elite e9100z features an AMD Phenom II processor, up to 1.5TB hard drive and 8GB DDR3 RAM, optional Blu-ray and LightScribe DVD burner, and 15-in-1 memory[...]

Dell Latitude E6400 XFR Review

The Dell Latitude E6400 XFR is a 14.1" rugged business notebook, based off the standard E6400 with a new chassis built around the same internal components to make it extremely[...]

Alienware releases new 1080p OptX display

Alienware released a new 21.5-inch full HD display, replete with their famous alien logo and a sleek black and silver color scheme.

Dell Studio One 19 Review

As we mentioned in our first look at this desktop, manufacturers have been expanding and improving on the idea of the desktop computer, and Dell has no plans to get[...]

TechnologyGuide Week in Review

Here at TechnologyGuide, we don't just concentrate on cell phones or laptops; we cover the whole technology spectrum. From new iPhones to new cameras, check out what else has been[...]

iBUYPOWER updates Core i7 offerings with Paladin XLC Series

iBUYPOWER has been a growing name in boutique PC makers these past few months, and for no small reason. When it comes to pre-built PC makers, their prices tend[...]

Sweet printer, Cool deals

While it's nice to get the latest version when it comes to technology, it is nicer still to get a sweet deal on your new toy. But can a sweet[...]

Acer Aspire One D250 Review

Acer managed to strike gold in the middle of a global economic crisis thanks to their affordable Acer Aspire One netbooks. These low-cost, ultraportable laptops have quickly become popular travel[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad U350

The thin and light Lenovo IdeaPad U350 features the Intel CULV platform, which includes processors ranging from the single-core Intel SU2700 to the dual-core Intel SU7300. Pre-built configurations offer up[...]

2009 Home PC Video Editor Buyers Guide

We've spent the past few weeks reviewing six video editing and publishing software options for aspiring videographers and filmmakers, and now it's time to crown our best in show. Which[...]

Sony Announces Affordable VAIO W Netbooks

Just when you gave up all hope that Sony would release a netbook that costs less than $900, Sony today launched its attractive new line of netbooks--the VAIO W Series.[...]

Canon releases five new printers

Canon U.S.A. has announced the addition of two Pixma All-in-Ones, a SELPHY Compact Photo printer and two imageCLASS laser multifunction printers to their growing and diverse line of printers.


The Sony VAIO W is a 10.1 inch netbook featuring an Intel Atom N280 processor, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 160GB hard drive, and a 3-cell lithium ion battery. Available in three[...]

Gateway SX2800-01 Review

Gateway has been playing a subtlety game ever since being acquired by Acer. They may not always have the same kind of big name brand recognition that Dell and HP[...]

Dell 2230d review

We've reviewed several consumer products from Dell in the past but the 2230d is our first laser printer from the popular manufacturer. Will Dell crack the small business market[...]

NotebookReview.com Laptop Graphics Guide 2009: Part One

Picking the right graphics solution for your new laptop is never an easy task. Whether it's integrated graphics or discrete graphics, your graphics hardware (often called a video card) determines[...]

HP Mini 110 Netbook Gets Colors, Video Acceleration

HP today added new options to its Mini 110 netbook - two colors and a Broadcom video accelerator chip.

Google Announces Chrome Operating System

Google today announced its Chrome operating system, an extension of the company's Chrome Internet browser that launched just under a year ago.

Lenovo L2440x Review

While Lenovo is traditionally known for their business line of Think-branded laptops and desktops, they also put out a number of Think-branded accessories. Their Thinkvision line of displays in particular[...]

AceMoney Personal Finance Manager Review

AceMoney is to Quicken as indie music labels are to Sony Music: The little guy trying to outdo the industry behemoth with more pluck and less money. So, can a[...]

Getac 9213 Review

The Getac 9213 is a new 13.3" business notebook designed for business travelers who want something lightweight but can still handle abuse from road warriors. We took a closer look[...]

Dell Studio Design for Inspiron 15, and new FastTrack service

Today Dell launched the Studio Design for the Inspiron 15, letting users pick custom artwork for the lids of their notebooks, for a modest sum. This will help customers pick[...]

Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 CPU Review

The Core 2 Quad Q8400 is a 2.66GHz quad-core processor from Intel, built on the new 45nm process with a 1333MHz FSB and 95W TDP. Today we take a look[...]

NAND Flash Memory Prices Hiked

According to a DigiTimes report, a price hike in NAND flash memory prices will significantly affect the notebook SSD market this year.

HP ProBook 4710s Review

The HP ProBook 4710s is a low-priced 17-inch business notebook designed to provide businesses with a good desktop replacement notebook without breaking the bank. If your company wants the HP[...]

How Lexmark does green

An inside look at Lexmark's commitment to reducing their carbon footprint and how they are helping consumers and their employees do the same at home.

DesktopReview’s How to Build a Computer Video Series

Already in our series, we've covered buying a case, prepping it for the build, and installing the motherboard and power supply. Now we add the CPU, heatsink, RAM and[...]

VIDEO: Lenovo ThinkPad T400 Review

Windows 7 build 7600 screenshots leak out

A new build of Microsoft's next generation operating system, Windows 7, has apparently been leaked into the wild, and screenshots are starting to appear.

TechnologyGuide Week in Review

This week's TechnologyGuide update gives us an in-depth look at two new Nokia smartphones, a couple of Panasonic point and shoots, and a new multitouch platform from the number two[...]

OCZ OLED keyboard now available

Ever since the Optimus Maximus keyboard was made available, with every single key possessing an OLED screen, computer enthusiasts have been marveling at the utility of such a mutable accessory.

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2

The IdeaPad S10-2 is the latest generation 10″ netbook from Lenovo, offering the 1.6GHz N270 Intel Atom processor and a 6-cell extended battery. Lenovo redesigned this netbook to make it[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Review

The IdeaPad S10-2 is the latest generation 10" netbook from Lenovo, offering the 1.6GHz N270 Intel Atom processor and a 6-cell extended battery. Lenovo redesigned this netbook to make it[...]

Sweet printers, Cool deals

While it's nice to get the latest version when it comes to technology, it is nicer still to get a sweet deal on your new toy. But can a sweet[...]

Xerox unveils new WorkCentre MFP

Xerox introduced the WorkCentre 5230, a new monochrome multifunction printer targeted at small and mid-sized businesses.

Intel Clarksfield Notebook CPUs Coming

A report claims that Intel updated its processor launch schedule for notebooks, including Core i7-based Clarksfield processors and new processors for ultra-thin notebooks.

Wesabe Review

Wesabe is an online finance tool and community designed to help you manage your money better, both by giving you a holistic view of your finances, and providing you with[...]

HP LaserJet P2035n review

HP's LaserJet line is undeniably popular but will the single function P2035n continue the tradition of excellence? Find out by reading our full review!

HP LaserJet P2035n

The HP LaserJet P2035n is one of HP’s newest single function monochrome laser printers designed for individual professionals or small workgroups. Combining a small footprint with print speeds up to[...]

eMachines releases EZ1601-01 all-in-one nettop

Today eMachines took the wraps off of their new Atom-powered all-in-one nettop, the EZ1601-01. The new computer partners Intel's ubiquitous low power processor with an 18.5-inch 1366x768 display and[...]

HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f Review

HP recently introduced this year's fall line of desktops, trying to stake their claim in the oncoming rush of buyers caught between graduation and heading off to a new year[...]

ASUS Eee PC T91 Review

Sure, you wanted a cool tablet PC to take notes in class or during business meetings, but who wants to pay $1,000 just for being able to write on your[...]

Asus Eee PC T91

The Asus Eee PC T91 is an ultraportable 8.9 inch tablet featuring an Intel Atom processor, TV Tuner, integrated GPS, and up to 16GB SSD hybrid storage.

Lexmark brings Web-connected printers to SMB

Lexmark has announced a line of Web-connected touch screen printers for small to medium sized businesses less than a month after HP's Photosmart Premium with Touchsmart Web announcement.

Lenovo IdeaPad S12

The Lenovo IdeaPad S12 is a 12.1 inch netbook featuring a choice of VIA Nano or Intel Atom processor. It also features a 160GB hard drive, 6-cell lithium ion battery,[...]

Gateway T-6859U

The Gateway T-6859U is designed for students and professionals alike, featuring an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 320G SATA hard drive, and 4GB RAM. A built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam, 8x[...]

Acer Aspire 4535

The Acer Aspire 4535 features a 14 inch HD display and AMD Athlon X2 dual-core processor, ATI Radeon HD integrated graphics, and up to 4GB RAM.

Toshiba Satellite L500/505

The Toshiba Satellite L500 and L505 share a 15.6 inch HD display. Configurations are available with either Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2 or AMD Turion X2 processor. Other[...]

Asus U20

The Asus U20 is a 12.1 inch notebook that can be configured with either Intel Pentium M, Intel Celeron or Intel Core 2 Duo processor. It’s also equipped with a[...]

2009-2010 Intel roadmap leaked

Intel's upcoming chip roadmaps have leaked out, giving us an advance look at some of the new chips that are on track to release in the next year.

IBackup Online Review

The IBackup service is one of the most prominent providers of online data backup, especially among home and small-business users who have neither the time nor the resources to deal[...]

Corsair releases ‘Extreme’ line of high-performance SSDs

Corsair took the wraps off of a new line of high-performance SSDs today with the launch of a new 'Extreme' brand of solid state drives.

Toshiba Satellite A500 / A505

The Toshiba Satellite A500 series are 16 inch notebooks designed to deliver an HD multimedia experience. Systems are available with either Intel GMA integrated graphics or dedicated ATI Radeon graphics.[...]

Canon SELPHY CP790

The SELPHY CP790 features a 4×6 photo in 47 seconds, print resolution up to 300 x 300 dpi, a 3 inch LCD, built-in memory card reader, and it is Energy[...]

Canon SELPHY CP790 first look

Canon recently announced the latest addition to their SELPHY lineup - the Canon SELPHY CP790 Photo printer - and today we have a first look at the lime green dream.

Toshiba Satellite P500 / P505

The 18.4 inch Toshiba Satellite P500 series are designed for gaming and heavy multimedia use. Systems can be configured with either an Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Turion X2[...]

Alienware M17x Now Available in Nebula Red

Alienware is now offering a Nebula Red option on its M17x gaming notebook; it is a $99 option over the standard black or silver.

How to Upgrade Your Apple Mac Mini

The Mac Mini is by far the most affordable Mac Apple makes, and it's the choice for a lot of people who want to play around with OS X without[...]

Dell Intros 17.3″ Inspiron 17 Starting at $499

Dell today introduced its latest mainstream notebook, the Inspiron 17 featuring a 17.3-inch display.

NotebookReview.com Laptop Graphics Guide 2009: Part Two

In Part One of our laptop graphics guide we explained what you need to know about the technology behind integrated graphics and discrete graphics. Now let's take a closer look[...]

Canon Pixma MP560

The Pixma MP560, successor to the Pixma MP620, is supposedly the most compact Canon inkjet to feature both wireless capabilities as well as automatic duplexing and will be the first[...]

Canon Pixma MP490

The Pixma MP490 features borderless 4×6 prints in 43 seconds, a 1.8 inch LCD, self-opening output tray, and the ChromaLife100+ four-color ink system.

Canon imageCLASS MF8350Cdn

The imageCLASS MF8350Cdn features print speeds up to 21 pages per minute (ppm) in color and black, duplexing, and fax capabilities. It’s also equipped with Canon’s Auto Gradation Adjustment and[...]

Canon imageCLASS MF8050Cn

The imageCLASS MF8050Cn is more affordable alternative to the imageCLASS MF8350Cdn but offers slower print speeds, up to 12 ppm in black and 8 ppm in color. It also offers[...]

Xerox WorkCentre 5230

The WorkCentre 5230 is a monochrome 4-in-1 device featuring print, scan, copy and fax capabilities as well as print speeds up to 30 pages per minute, a paper capacity up[...]

NotebookReview.com Laptop Graphics Guide 2009: Part Three

In our third and final installment of our laptop graphics guide we take a closer look at the various graphics solutions from ATI. Are expensive laptops with discrete graphics the[...]

HP Pavilion Elite e9120f Review

HP recently refreshed their desktop lines, in order to better prepare for the upcoming fall buying season. The Pavilion Elite e9120f is another high tech desktop with a number[...]

TechnologyGuide Week in Review

This week's TG update brings you the best in tech. PrinterComparison has the lowdown on a new lime green portable printer from Canon, while DesktopReview shows you how to[...]

Lenovo L222wA LCD Review

Lenovo has been known for their great service and products with outstanding build quality. Lately, they've been churning out display after display in catching up to some of the[...]

Dell Inspiron 15 Review

The Inspiron 15 is the back-to-basics mainstream 15" notebook from Dell, offering good performance at a value price. Consumers can configure this notebook with basic lid configurations, or go all[...]

Sweet printers, Cool deals

While it's nice to get the latest version when it comes to technology, it is nicer still to get a sweet deal on your new toy. But can a sweet[...]

Dell Inspiron 17

The Dell Inspiron 17 features a 17.3 inch 16:9 display and choice of integrated Intel GMA or ATI dedicated graphics. Systems are available with either Intel Core 2 Duo or[...]

Gateway Intros Intel-Based Netbook

Gateway today expanded its netbook lineup with its first Intel-powered model, the LT2000.

HP ProBook 4310s 13.3″ Notebook Now Available

HP today introduced its ProBook 4310s notebook, featuring a 13.3-inch display and starting at $799.

NTI Shadow 4 Review

NTI's Shadow 4 software does not fit the mold of a typical backup utility; it provides users with the ability to back up your precious data in real time. Will[...]

Epson Stylus NX515 first look

Get a hands-on look at the newly released Epson Stylus NX515 All-in-One printer today and check back soon for our full review!

Lexar Intros New 2.5″ SSDs

Lexar today introduced its M225 series Solid State Drives (SSDs), available in capacities from 64GB to 256GB.

Intel Mobile Core i5/i7 Coming Early Next Year

RegHardware reports that Intel is planning to launch seven mobile processors based on the Core i5 and i7 architecture in Q1 2010.

Dell Latitude 2100 Review

Almost every school around the globe is looking for a durable, ultraportable laptop that can survive use and abuse in the classroom, and Dell promises they have the perfect solution[...]

Dell Latitude 2100

The Dell Latitude 2100 is a netbook designed to survive use and abuse in the classroom. It features a 10.1 inch LED-backlit display with optional touch interface, Intel Atom N270[...]

Averatec introduces stylish new all-in-one desktop

(no descriptionAveratec took the wraps off of a new 22-inch Averatec took the wraps off of a new 22-inch all-in-one PC this week with the release of the stylish D1005[...]

Intel updates SSD lines with new 34nm models

With an industry first, Intel has refreshed some of their SSD models with new variants built on a much smaller method of production. The new manufacturing process, based around[...]

Dell slashes price on Adamo

Dell recently dropped the price of the Adamo by $500, bringing the current configurations down to $1,499 and $2,299. In a way this feels like the first big price cut[...]

Intel Core i7, Core i5 CPU details leaked?

Sources in the Taiwanese motherboard industry have let slip a few details regarding Intel's upcoming line of Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs.

Lexmark C543dn review

Will the Lexmark C543dn be the perfect new printer for your office? Read our full review to find out!

Intel Atom N270 To Continue Powering Netbooks

According to a DigiTimes report, Intel is planning to delay the launch of its next-gen Atom N450 processor to the first quarter of next year.

NTI Backup Now 5 Advanced Edition Review

NTI Backup Now 5 Advanced Edition is NewTech Infosystem's latest system backup utility. It provides users with the ability to backup and restore files, partitions, or entire hard disks.[...]

HP Pavilion p6130f Review

It's really starting to get ridiculous, the amount of computer you can get for the money these days. Not too long ago, people were lauding the fact that you[...]

Toshiba Satellite U500 / U505

The 13.3 inch Toshiba Satellite U series are lightweight, portable notebooks for the student or traveler. Configurations are available with either Intel Core 2 Duo or Pentium dual-core processor, 4GB[...]

Ricoh upgrades their Aficio printer line

Yesterday, Ricoh announced the arrival of two new Aficio color laser printers - the SP C820DN and the SP C821DN - offering upgrades such as faster print and warm-up times.

Lenovo IdeaPad S12 Review

The Lenovo IdeaPad S12 features a 12-inch screen and is one of the largest netbooks on the market. This 3.42-lb machine is designed to let consumers easily surf the Internet[...]

AMD ships out 500 millionth x86 processor

After surviving for forty years in the high tech arena, AMD was all too happy to announce that they'd managed to ship their 500 millionth processor this week.

Fujitsu shows off teasers of new high-end gaming PC

When most people think of high-end gaming rigs, they usually consider something from Dell/Alienware, HP/Voodoo, and to lesser extents Acer, ASUS and custom builds. Fujitsu wants to show off[...]

Microsoft reports first-ever sales drop

The Seattle Times is reporting that Microsoft is admitting to the first ever decline in year-over-year profits since the company's inception more than thirty years ago.

HP Compaq 610

The HP Compaq 610 is a Celeron-based, budget friendly business notebook. It features a 15.6 inch display, up to 4GB DDR2 system memory, 250GB SATA hard drive, and LightScribe DVD/RW[...]

Averatec N2700

The Averatec N2700 series feature Intel Pentium dual-core processors, integrated Intel graphic memory, a 12.1 inch display with 1280×800 native resolution, built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam, and a SuperMulti DVD/RW drive.

Canon SELPHY CP790 review

If you read our first look of the Canon SELPHY CP790, you know that I love the design and color. But was there any substance under all that lovely[...]

Toshiba Satellite M500 / M505

The Toshiba Satellite M500 series feature configurations with Intel Pentium dual-core, Core 2 Duo or AMD Turion X2 processors. Other specs include up to 4GB DDR2 system memory, 320GB hard[...]

Viewsonic enters the nettop market

Viewsonic used to be known for their high-quality CRT monitors; though they've been eclipsed in recent years when it comes to flat panels, it looks like they're trying to break[...]

AVADirect Starts Shipping Clevo M980NU

Back in the middle of June AVADirect started taking preorders on the Clevo M980NU, and now they are finally starting to ship. The Clevo M980NU offers a huge 18.4" Full[...]

Dell Latitude XT2 Review

The Dell Latitude XT2 is a business-grade convertible notebook, offering multi-touch finger and digitized pen controls. With a starting price of $1,929 it is easily one of the more expensive[...]

Ergotron Neo-Flex Dual LCD Stand Review

The display is one of the most important parts of any computer, whether desktop or notebook. Sadly, it's always overlooked. Even when users take a moment to consider it before[...]

Sweet printers, Cool deals

While it's nice to get the latest version when it comes to technology, it is nicer still to get a sweet deal on your new toy. But can a sweet[...]

Western Digital Intros 2.5″ 1TB and 750GB Hard Drives

Western Digital today announced the world's first 750GB (WD7500KEVT) and 1TB (WD10TEVT) 2.5-inch hard drives.

Lenovo IdeaPad U450p Leaked

One of our forum members has discovered that Lenovo's website has leaked an unannounced IdeaPad model, the U450p.

Norton Online Backup Review

Norton Online Backup is the security and utility developer's take on the online data backup business. It's simpler and easier than running your own RAID array or shuttling an external[...]

Averatec Intros 13.3″ Aluminum Notebook

Averatec introduced its latest notebook, the 13.3-inch N3400 featuring aluminum build materials and an MSRP of $799.

Lexmark promotes latest RFID solution

Lexmark unveiled the third generation of its Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solution for the popular Lexmark T654 monochrome laser printer earlier today.

Get a year of free prints from Toshiba

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. is offering up to a year's worth of free monochrome prints and copies to business customers through its "Back in Black" promotion.

Toshiba mini NB205 Review

Toshiba's first consumer-oriented netbook in the United States, the Toshiba mini NB205, promises to be one of the hottest netbooks for 2009. Like most of the low-cost companion PCs available[...]

HP Compaq CQ5110f Review

Compaq. Who's that? They were once the world's largest supplier of PCs, and existed separately until 2002, when Hewlett-Packard acquired and merged with them, turning them into an in-house brand[...]

ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series IGP on the Way

ATI is reportedly preparing a Radeon HD 4000 series integrated graphics card.

Epson Europe releases Stylus PX650

Epson Europe announced the arrival of the Stylus Photo PX650 Hi-Definition All-in-One printer earlier this week.

Clevo M860TU

The Clevo M860TU features a 15.4 inch display and is customizable with either Intel Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Quad processor. It also offers up to 4GB DDR3 system[...]

Clevo D900F

The Clevo D900F is powered by the quad-core Intel Core i7 processor. It also offers up to 6GB DDR3 system memory, a 17.1 inch LCD, and dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX[...]

Clevo M570TU

The Clevo M570TU is a 17 inch notebook powered by either an Intel Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad or Core Extreme processor. Other features include high definition audio, dedicated[...]

Clevo M980NU

The Clevo M980NU features a massive 18.4 inch display and either an Intel Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Extreme processor. It’s also equipped with NVIDIA dedicated[...]

Personal Finance Software 2009 Buyer’s Guide

Given the current state of the global economy, now is probably a great time for you to consider organizing your household budget -- and maybe even your investments -- with[...]

Altec Lansing Expressionist Speaker Review

Switching from a desktop computer to a laptop doesn't always mean you have to sacrifice quality speakers. In fact, if you aren't happy with the weak performance of your notebook's[...]

Desktop Buyer’s Guide: Back to School 2009

Ah, fall. The leaves on the trees turn orange and red, the muggy summer nights transition to crisp autumn evenings and most importantly, school starts again. For many,[...]