July 2010 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for July 2010. 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 2010

Below are the 111 Notebook/Laptop articles for July of 2010

Adobe Photoshop CS5 Review

Adobe Photoshop CS5 is the latest version of arguably the world's most popular pro image editor. Does the new Photoshop justify the very pricey upgrade from CS4? We break it[...]

ADATA NH03 Adds SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to External Hard Drives

ADATA took the wraps off of its latest line of external hard drives today with the release of the new NH03. Clad in an attractive housing, the NH03 adds[...]

Anoto penDocuments Pro available with OKI Printing Solutions

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Most Popular Laptops for June 2010

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[...]

Lenovo 3D IdeaPad Y560d Now Available

Lenovo's IdeaPad Y650d featuring a 3D display is now available.

Intel Core i7-970, Others Expand Summer CPU Offerings

Several motherboard makers have let leak a number juicy tidbits from Intel's Summer 2010 schedule, including some price drops and a few new models. Most interesting are a new, slightly-less-expensive[...]

Asetek Shows Off Liquid-Cooled All-in-One Prototype

In trying to play catch-up with Apple, Asetek recently showed off a new kind of all-in-one prototype. Guaranteeing "true desktop performance" in an all-in-one form factor, the two-inch thick[...]

brite-View CinemaGo Media Player: Downloads Torrents, Competes with WD, Seagate

The media player market really seems to have leapt up out of nowhere over the past two years. There have been any number of contenders, but big names like[...]

New color copier paper from Canon

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Dell Precision M4500 Review

The Dell Precision M4500 is the latest 15-inch mobile workstation featuring powerful Intel processors up to the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition and Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M discrete graphics for[...]

Dell Precision M4500

The Dell Precision M4500 is the latest 15-inch mobile workstation featuring powerful Intel processors up to the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition and Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M discrete graphics for[...]

Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark II – Our printer deal of the week

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

iBUYPOWER MAGIC Makes Any Game Multi-touch Compatible

iBUYPOWER, a boutique PC maker known more for some of their enthusiast-oriented configurations, has just launched 'MAGIC'. MAGIC is custom software developed by the company that makes any game playable[...]

Logitech Revue GoogleTV Box Shown Off in FCC Documents

Despite the fact that Google's Android-powered push into consumers' living rooms won't be out en masse until this fall, companies have to submit those wireless-enabled products to the FCC for[...]

Panda Antivirus Pro 2010 Review

Panda advertises their Antivirus Pro 2010 as an easy and intuitive way to protect your computer. We evaluate the company's claims in our review.

Sony VAIO Z Review

The VAIO Z is Sony's 13.1-inch ultra-portable powerhouse. Features like Core i5 and i7 processors, RAID0 hard drive arrays and 1080P displays never end up describing a 13-inch notebook, but[...]

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review

The living room is finally getting the attention it deserves, and companies are falling all over themselves to be the box in everyone's living room. Seagate is no exception. Like[...]

Top ten printers for June 2010

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison.com's list of top viewed printers for June 2010.

HP dm1z 11.6″ Notebook Now Available

HP has just released its 11.6-inch Pavilion dm1z notebook featuring AMD Neo processors.

Iomega eGo USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review

We've reviewed several models of the eGo series of external hard drives from Iomega over the years. The eGo Desktop Hard Drive and eGo Portable Hard Drive have both received[...]

Gateway Announces LT32 11.6″ Notebook

Gateway has announced its latest notebook, the 11.6-inch LT32 powered by AMD Athlon II Neo processors and ATI graphics.

Lexmark and Office Depot donate printers to military families

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Dell Accused of Knowingly Shipping Faulty Desktops; Denies Wrongdoing

Dell has publicly denied allegations leveled in a customer lawsuit that the PC maker deliberately shipped OptiPlex PCs with faulty motherboards from 2003 to 2005. Court documents recently published by[...]

Boutique PC Maker AVADirect Adds NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround to Gaming Lineup

Gamers are often seeking out the latest technology, and sometimes that means turning to the smaller computer companies. Boutique PC maker AVADirect is trying to beat bigger PC manufacturers[...]

File Transfer Service Buyers Guide

E-mail is a great method for sending text over the Internet, but when it comes to sending large file, you'll likely need a more robust data transfer system. We break[...]

Konica Minolta introduces bizhub C35 MFP

Konica Minolta Solutions USA, Inc. introduced the bizhub C35, their first color A4 multifunction printer (MFP) targeted at small workgroups as well as medium to large business.

Sager NP9285 Review

The Sager NP9285 is one of the largest and most powerful notebooks on the market. It weighs 12 lbs, has a desktop Core i7 processor, and the fastest graphics card[...]

Dell and Threadless Offer Custom Designs

Dell has teamed up with community-based design website Threadless to offer 11 new designs for their Inspiron and Studio notebooks.

Samsung N150 Netbook Now Available with Verizon 3G

The Samsung N150 netbook is now available with built-in Verizon Wireless 3G.

Dragon Age 2 Confirmed in Development

EA issued a press release earlier today announcing that Dragon Age 2 was already in development. A project at EA subsidiary BioWare's Edmonton studio, the game's existence comes as[...]

Kingston Suggests New SSDs for Old Desktops to Speed Up Performance

Do solid state drive (SSDs) work as a way of hanging on to old PCs? Thats what Kingston Technology is proposing, now that the company is expanding beyond memory upgrades[...]

Multi-Touch Coming to OLPC Laptops

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) nonprofit organization said its upcoming XO-1.75 laptop will include a multitouch screen and modified software to go with it.

Samsung ML-2855nd review

Read our full review of the Samsung ML-2855nd monochrome laser printer, featuring the lowest cost per page in its class!

Lenovo IdeaCentre B305 Adds Multitouch to Lenovo Lineup

Remember the IdeaCentre B500 we just reviewed? Lenovo has taken that design and tweaked it, adding in AMD dual-, tri- and quad-core CPUs as well as two-finger multitouch. Sleek design,[...]

Mimo iMo Monster Adds Touchpanel to USB Display

While USB displays are nothing new, it's still unusual to see one with a touchscreen sitting on top. Mimo, masters at this mini-USB display market, have just announced the iMo[...]

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 Now Shipping…and Still Unannounced

With no public word yet from big 'N' on quite when users can expect the GTX 460 to be released, retailers such as Newegg are already shipping them.

Samsung ML-2855ND – Our printer deal of the week

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

Alienware M11x R2 Review

Dell enjoyed overnight success with the Alienware M11x earlier this year. This 11-inch notebook outperforms many larger laptops and is priced below $1000. Unfortunately for Dell, consumers quickly started asking[...]

Kyocera Mita launches two new MFPs

Kyocera Mita America recently introduced two additions to its Ecosys line of environmentally friendly printers, the FS-3140 and FS-3040 black and white multifunction printers.

Xerox releases new software tool for ColorQube 9200 series

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VIDEO: Samsung NC20 Review

Microsoft: Go Ahead; You Can Use Windows XP Until 2020

It's long been known that businesses weren't too interested in upgrading to Windows Vista from Windows XP. There were delayed product development cycles, issues with compatibility, performance questions and[...]

Dell introduces the 1135n MFP

Dell introduced its latest multifunction laser printer, the 1135n, targeted at small and medium businesses early this morning.

Dell 1135n first look

Coinciding with the announcement of the Dell 1135n monochrome multifunction printer this morning, we have an exclusive hands-on video first look review of the brand new 4-in-1 device!

Trend Micro AntiSpyware + AntiVirus 2010 Review

This home protection suite from Trend Micro features protection against the latest Internet threats and comes with a money-back guarantee. Is Trend Micro AntiVirus + AntiSpyware 2010 worth its asking[...]

Microsoft Intune Beta 2: Manage Your PC from the Cloud

Microsoft this week announced a second beta test and future pricing for Windows Intune, an emerging cloud-based, Windows 7-enabled management service for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with 25 to[...]

Intel Sandy Bridge Coming Sooner Than Expected

Intel CEO Paul Otellini said the company is planning to quickly transition to its next-generation "Sandy Bridge" processor design.

Dell 1135n review

Following up on the Dell announcement of the 1135n monochrome multifunction printer yesterday, we have an exclusive full review of this brand new 4-in-1 device. Find out now how[...]

Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 review

Adobe Dreamweaver is the Microsoft Word of web design applications: universally acknowledged as the market standard, but so expensive almost no one want to upgrade to the latest version. Does[...]

Sony VAIO Y Review

The VAIO Y is a 13.3" ultraportable CULV-powered notebook from Sony, acting as the affordable-brother to the high-end VAIO Z. In this review we see how well the VAIO Y[...]

Netgear’s ReadyNAS Ultra Streams Your Data Anywhere

With remotely accessible, high capacity multimedia home networking in mind, Netgear has rolled out the ReadyNAS Ultra series of Tivo-compatible digital video recorder (DVR) storage units.

Snapfish by HP snaps up Motionbox

Snapfish by HP, an online photo service, has agreed to acquire the video technology platform from Motionbox, Inc., a video sharing site with over 2.8 million members worldwide. [...]

Xerox WorkCentre 3550 works for SMB

Xerox announced WorkCentre 3550, the latest addition to its WorkCentre multifunction laser line up, offering tools targeted at small and medium sized businesses.

PC Shipments Increase, Toshiba Out of Top 5

Gartner Research recently released their report on PC shipments in Q2, showing a healthy increase in shipments from the same period last year.

D-Link Boxee Box Shown Off on Video

Boxee, the spunky little startup designed to bring the social web and streaming videos straight to users' HDTVs, has just shown off what they promise is the production-level hardware for[...]

Lexmark beefs up SmartSolutions with news and sports apps

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Swype Being Ported to Windows?

Swype is a beloved text entry system designed for touchscreen mobile devices. From the inventor of the worldwide text entry system known as T9, Swype works by letting users drag[...]

HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless – Our printer deal of the week

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

Kyocera Mita awarded Five Star BERTL rating

Kyocera Mita America received BERTLs Five Star, Exceptional Rating for its TASKalfa 300i, TASKalfa 420i and TASKalfa 520i black and white multifunction products (MFPs).

ASUS VG236H Review – ASUS’ 120Hz, 3D Display

Today, ASUS unveiled the VG236H, a new 23-inch display that runs at 120Hz. With such a high refresh rate, the new monitor is plainly targeted at gamers and media enthusiasts[...]

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.2 Review

ESET NOD32 4 was one of our favorite antivirus suites last year -- does version 4.2 retain its first-class spot this year? Read our review to find out.

Canon introduces five Pixma photo printers, Android app

Canon announced five new Pixma photo printers this morning along with the Easy-Photo Print application for Android and Full HD Movie Print.

Canon updates, streamlines product site

Canon U.S.A has redesigned its Web site to provide a more user-friendly experience, while better presenting the companys technology information and innovation story.

Samsung External DVD Writer (SE-S084D) Review

Samsung recently launched its newest external DVD drive for notebook and netbook users. The "super slim" Samsung SE-S084D promises to be the perfect travel companion for ultraportable laptops without optical[...]

ASUS UL-Series Notebooks Get Core i3 ULV Processors

ASUS' thin-and-light UL-series notebooks have been showing up for sale online with Intel Core i3 ULV processors.

Canon Pixma MG5220 first look

Check out our exclusive hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma MG5220 Wireless Photo All-in-One printer, one of five new Pixma photo printers announced yesterday.

Adobe After Effects CS5 Review

Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard for desktop video post-production applications, but does After Effects CS5 bring enough new to the table to justify an upgrade? We break it down[...]

LG Releases 3D Computers, Monitor, Projector, and Viewing Glasses

In light of the box office success of 3D movies like Avatar, LG Electronics is releasing a line-up of 3D computers, monitors, and projectors, although shipment plans for the US[...]

Microsoft to Preview Cloud-Enabled Aurora SMB Server

Microsoft has announced plans to release downloadable public previews of two upcoming server products for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs): version 7 of Small Business Server (SBS) Standard, plus a[...]

Xerox teams with Blue Legacy on water awareness project

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Ricoh adds two new Aficio SP models to laser line

Ricoh Americas Corporation added the Aficio SP C430dn and the Aficio SP C431dn color laser printers to its single function Aficio SP line.

Seagates GoFlex Home Offers Low-Cost 2 TB Storage and Streaming

Seagate has rolled out GoFlex Home, a relatively inexpensive answer to a new wave of home-based hardware products offering centralized storage of multimedia files, with access from anywhere in the[...]

Dell Precision M6500 Now Available with 32GB RAM

The Dell Precision M6500 Mobile Workstation is now available with 32GB of RAM.

HP Mini 210 HD Review

The Mini 210 HD is the latest netbook from HP, offering a full 720P-compatible 1366x768 resolution on a compact 10.1-inch display. We took an in-depth look at this little laptop[...]

Canon receives annual BERTL Best Awards

Digital imaging vendor Canon U.S.A. is the recipient of three BERTL Best distinctions, for its imagePROGRAF iPF8300, iPF6350 and iPF6300 large format printers, as part of the industry analyst firms[...]

Epson WorkForce 520 review

Read our full review of the Epson WorkForce 520 and find out not only if it is the fastest all-in-one in its class, but the best all-in-one in its class!

HP Slate 500 Leaks on HP Website

HP's website leaked information about their upcoming Slate 500 tablet device.

Mac PCs Keep Gaining Ground

Although the iPod, iPhone and now the iPad have been grabbing the lion's share of the limelight, Apple's Mac PCs keep roaring along in terms of both sales and product[...]

Dell Still Digging up Trouble with Intel

Dell has gotten in trouble in the past for taking kickbacks from Intel - in fact, court documents have come to light showing that Dell has lied to their stockholders[...]

Kodak ESP 9 – Our printer deal of the week

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

ASUS K42J Review

The ASUS K42J is the latest in the K series of affordable laptops. This 14-inch notebook features a high-performance Intel Core i5 processor, discrete graphics with Nvidia Optimus technology, and[...]

Office Productivity Trends and Tactics: Taking a mobile approach to in-office productivity

Several years ago, Microsoft Corp. surveyed more than 38,000 office workers in 200 countries in an effort to find out just how productive these people were and to identify roadblocks[...]

Asus K42

The new K42JC is the perfect fit for work and play. Powered by Intel’s new Core i5-430M processor, an NVidia G310M graphics engine, and 4 GB of DDR3 memory, the[...]

Apple Updating Mac Desktops, Releasing Wireless Multitouch Trackpad?

Coming off the news that Mac desktop sales are surprisingly strong, rumors are circulating that Apple will be spending tomorrow updating their stores and site with new Cinema Displays and[...]

Best Antivirus 2010 Buyers Guide

For 2010 we reviewed ten paid antivirus solutions -- today we break the reviews down and show you which one is the best.

Apple Updates iMac Lineup, Adds Core i3, Radeon HD 5000 Series

Apple updated the world's most popular all-in-one today, by adding speed bumps across the lineup as well as faster graphics cards from AMD/ATI. The new models start at $1,199 and[...]

Updated Apple Mac Pro: Now with 12 Cores

In addition to the substantive updates the Cupertino-based technology company added to the all-in-one iMac lineup, Apple didn't forget their big, hulking Mac Pro workstations. The new updates include[...]

Apple Releases New Cinema Display: 27 inches, 2560×1440 Resolution

When the new iMacs came out last year, the feature that generated the most buzz - by far - was the impressive and gorgeous 27-inch display on the high-end model.[...]

Apple Introduces Multitouch Magic Trackpad, Battery Charger

The rumors had it right; Apple introduced an intriguing new desktop accessory, today: the Apple Magic Trackpad.

Kodak ESP 7250 first look

Learn more about the Kodak ESP 7250 All-in-One inkjet printer through our hands-on first look complete with a full list of specifications, tons of photos, build and design information and[...]

MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook Now Available

The MSI GT660 gaming notebook is now available in the US; key features include USB 3.0, a Core i7 quad-core processor, and the Nvidia GTX 285M graphics card.

Apple Magic Trackpad Review

Apple introduced their new Magic Trackpad today to significant buzz; the product's concept had been leaked as early as late 2009 and FCC documents recently confirmed its existence. The Magic[...]

Apple Cancels 24- and 30-inch Cinema Displays

If you're a fan of Apple's current Cinema Display monitors (that is, the 24-inch and 30-inch units), it'd be wise to snap one up soon. Jason Snell, editor of[...]

Apple Summer 2010 Update Roundup

We've had a lot of Apple news and updates over the past couple of days, from new 27-inch Cinema Displays to 12-core Mac Pros and Core i7 iMacs. There's even[...]

Nvidia Quadro FX 5000M Available in HP EliteBook

Nvidia has announced its latest workstation-class Quadro FX video cards based on its new Fermi microarchitecture.

New Apple Products: No MacBooks, but many other goodies

Apple has released a number of new products over the last few days, but sadly none of them are specific to MacBook users. The team over at DestopReview.com has all[...]

AVADirect Intros 3D Gaming Notebooks

AVADirect has introduced two new gaming notebooks with 3D displays: the Clevo W860CU and ASUS G51JX-3D.

Dell Ships Server Motherboards Infected with Worm *UPDATE*

After accidentally shipping some malware-infected motherboards for PowerEdge PC servers, Dell has decided to add new steps to its product testing procedures. According to an online posting by a Dell[...]

Adobe Media Encoder CS5 Review

Adobe Media Encoder arrived as a standalone program in Creative Suite 4 to much gnashing of teeth. Does Media Encoder CS5 redeem the application? We break it down in this[...]

Toshiba Satellite M645 Review

The Toshiba Satellite M640 and M645 offer a 14-inch laptop with solid performance and an attractive design at a modest price. As parents and students gear up for the back-to-school[...]

Toshiba Satellite M640/M645

The Toshiba Satellite M640 and M645 offer a 14-inch laptop with solid performance and an attractive design at a modest price. Available with Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processors[...]

Canon Pixma MG5220 review

Read our exclusive full review of the Canon Pixma MG5220 Wireless Photo All-in-One printer, one of five new Pixma photo printers announced last week.

Toshiba Satellite M645

The Toshiba Satellite M640 and M645 offer a 14-inch laptop with solid performance and an attractive design at a modest price.

ATI Topples NVIDIA to Become World’s Largest Discrete Graphics Provider

AMD's purchase of GPU maker ATI is increasingly showing itself to be a wise investment. Even though the chipmaker was down at 42.1 percent of the discrete GPU market (compared[...]

Canon Pixma MG5220

The Canon Pixma MG5220 offers quality text and photo prints quickly, low energy consumption, auto duplexing, a front side USB port, two-way paper feeding, good software (with Memory Card Import[...]

Epson WorkForce 520

The Epson WorkForce 520 is advertised to be the fastest all-in-one (AIO) printer in its class (priced at $199 or less) but it also features a print resolution up to[...]

Dell 1135n

The Dell 1135n features print, scan, copy and fax capabilities along with print speeds up to 23 ppm, a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic document feeder,[...]

Lexmark Pinnacle

The Lexmark Pinnacle offers SMB customers Lexmark s time-saving SmartSolutions Technology, a large LCD touch screen, the world s lowest-cost black ink, and an industry leading five-year warranty with registration.[...]

Epson PictureMate Show first look

Check out our hands-on video first look of the Epson PictureMate Show, with a 7-inch digital photo frame!

Gateway Announces NV5 Series Notebooks

Gateway has announced its latest line of consumer notebooks, the NV5 series featuring 15.6" displays and AMD dual-core processors starting at $529.99.

Dell Adds Desktop PCs to Linux-Powered Lineup *CORRECTION*

In a reversal of its long-time approach to Linux, Dell has now added a desktop PC pre-loaded with Ubuntu Linux to its Web site, while halting online sales of Linux-based[...]