August 2004 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2004. 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 August of 2004

Below are the 31 Notebook/Laptop articles for August of 2004

Notebook News: Dell Inspiron 17-inch Rumor, Tablet PCs, Asus 17-inch Rumor, Apple’s Steve Jobs in Hospital

Dell: Rumored Dell Inspiron 17-inch screen Audio Video Notebook Arriving SoonTablet PCs Gaining Popularity Among Colleges and StudentsAsus: Rumored 17-inch Screen Audio Video Notebook Arriving SoonAcer: Acer TravelMate 370 coming[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/2/2004 – 8/4/2004

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes 10%-15% Off (Valid until 7/31/2004 until 8/5/04 5:59 a.m. CST)Lexar Media 256 MB JumpDrive USB 2.0 $26.99 Shipped Linksys WRT54GS Speedboster Wireless Router 802.11g $72[...]

Sony VAIO X505 First Thoughts (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO X505 is a notebook that seems impossibly thin. It's one of those technology devices you figure you would see a concept design and specs for, but[...]

Doom 3 Arrives, Notebook Makers Rejoice

Doom 3, the 3D first-person perspective action game sequel to Doom 2, hit the stores on Tuesday and it's already a top seller at Amazon.com and every software retail store[...]

HP Releases Linux Based Notebook — But Who Will Buy It?

This week is the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.  Meaning, a large number of geeks obsessed with a particular operating system are concentrated in a city known for[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/5/2004 – 8/7/2004

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes up to $250 Off (Valid until 8/5/2004 until 8/9/04 5:59 a.m. CST)10% Off all Toshiba Notebooks Customized Online Through 9/30/2004$20 Off Spire USA Backpacks For NotebookReview.com[...]

Notebook News: Windows XP SP2, Tax-Free Laptop, Apple iBooks in Maine Schools

Windows XP Service Pack 2 On Its WayTax-Free Shopping Weekend Across Many States in the U.S.Apple Laptop Program in Maine Schools to ExpandParis and Nicky Hilton have Their Laptop Stolen

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/7/2004 – 8/9/2004

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes up to 15% Off (Valid until 8/12/04 5:59 a.m. CST) coupons updated 8/9/0410% Off all Toshiba Notebooks Customized Online Through 9/30/2004 Netgear MA111 802.11b USB[...]

Sony VAIO X505 Review (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO X505 never made an appearance in a James Bond movie, although it should have. It's the notebook any decent secret agent or highly image concious[...]

Toshiba Satellite A70 Review (pics, specs)

The Satellite A70 is one of Toshiba's newest desktop replacement systems, featuring a powerful 3.06Ghz Pentium 4 Mobile processor, 512mb of ram, and a surprisingly long-lasting 12 cell Lithium Ion[...]

Toshiba Satellite A70 Review Part 2

The Satellite A70 is one of Toshiba's newest desktop replacement systems, featuring a powerful 3.06Ghz Pentium 4 Mobile processor, 512mb of ram, and a surprisingly long-lasting 12 cell Lithium Ion[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/11/2004 – 8/13/2004

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes up to $250 Off (Valid now until 8/16/04 5:59 a.m. CST) updated 8/12/0410% Off all Toshiba Notebooks Customized Online Through 9/30/2004HP 2.8Ghz Widescreen Wireless Notebook[...]

Notebook News: Dell Poaches HP Exec, Gateway in Canada, Laptops in Medicine, New Intel CEO and Chips

Scandal: Dell Poaches HP Notebook ExecutiveGateway Notebooks to Be Available at Best Buy and Future Shop in CanadaDuke University Researchers Use Laptop to Record Hearth Rhythms and Diagnose ProblemsFuture Intel[...]

Notebook News: Apple in Japan, Notebook Prices Rise, Laptop Demand to Fall?, ATI

Apple Opens second Store in JapanNotebook Prices Rose in June and Not Expected to Fall SoonNotebook Demand Slipping for Second Half?ATI Graphics Ships One Millionth PCI Express Graphics CardDell Second[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/13/2004 – 8/16/2004

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes up to 15% Off (Valid now until 8/19/04 5:59 a.m. CST) coupons updated 8/16/04 to reflect new codes 10% Off all Toshiba Notebooks Customized Online Through[...]

Targus Releases Evolution Line of Notebook Carrying Cases With HP

Targus Inc., inventor of the notebook case and the preeminent provider of mobile accessory solutions, today announced the release of its line of Evolution carrying cases specifically designed to accommodate[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook Notebooks Receive High Acclaim for Reliability in PC Magazine Survey

Fujitsu LifeBook notebooks are some of the most reliable in the industry, according to the newly released 17th Annual Reader Satisfaction Survey published by PC Magazine. Fujitsu captured[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/19/2004 – 8/22/2004

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes up to 15% Off and 2-day Free Shipping 10% Off all Toshiba Notebooks Customized Online Through 9/30/2004Refurb Dell 1901FP UltraSharp 19'' LCD $487 Shipped Microsoft Streets[...]

Apple Recalls 28,000 Faulty Batteries Sold with 15-inch PowerBook

Apple has had to recall up to 28,000 notebook batteries that were sold for use with their 15-inch PowerBook. Apple reports that faulty batteries sold between January 2004 and[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/23/04 – 8/25/04

Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes up to $250 Off (Coupon codes valid now until 8/26/04 5:59 a.m. CST) Dell Outlet Inspiron Coupons (Coupon codes valid now until midnight 9/2/04) [...]

Intel to Add 802.11a Compatibility to Its Wireless Chip Offering

Intel will be introducing a tri-mode Wi-Fi chip this Thursday that combines the ability to receive signals from 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g (802.11 a/b/g) wireless standards. Until now Intel[...]

Targus Introduces New Apple Notebook Accessories

Targus has announced a suite of products compatible with Apple(R) PowerBook(R) and iBook(R) notebook computers running Mac OS(R) X operating systems. Targus' new products include the Wireless Ultra-Mini Optical Mouse,[...]

Quick Guide to Configuring a Notebook With Most Performance for Your Money

Many people are heading back to school and looking to buy a notebook right now. In buying a notebook you'll find many components are overpriced by the notebook manufacturer,[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/26/2004 – 8/29/2004

All Current Dell.com Home Coupons for Inspiron NotebooksSony VAIO VGN-S150 (1.60 GHz Pentium M, 512MB, 60GB, DVD/CD-RW) $1,850 with Free Shipping from Amazon.comSony VAIO VGN-A190 (1.70 GHz Pentium M, 512MB[...]

Apple Tops Research Poll for Customer Satisfaction, Dell Second

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) rating rose for all computer manufacturers. Dell and Apple took top customer satisfaction ratings in the most recent survey results compiled by the[...]

HP Releases New Pavilion dv1000 Notebook (specs, image gallery)

HP has released the Pavilion dv1000, a 14" WXGA screen notebook with the ability to play DVDs and Music without ever booting up the operating system. The dv1000 is[...]

HP Releases New Compaq v2000 (specs, image gallery)

HP has released the Compaq Presario v2000, a 14" widescreen notebook that will compete with the Dell Inspiron 700m and Sony VAIO S series notebooks. This notebook can be[...]

First Thoughts: Portable One UX Ultraportable Notebook

Notebook computers are a study in compromise. The most powerful systems are generally the largest, noisiest and hottest notebooks, while undersized ultraportables give you the maximum portability, most of[...]

Toshiba Satellite M30 Review (pics, specs)

When buying a new notebook the first thing I looked for was a Centrino for the extra battery life. Portability was also important as I would be carrying it around.[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/31/2004 – 9/2/2004

HPShopping.com $100 Mail-in Rebate Last Day (expires 9/1/2004) + New $100 Instant RebatesNew Dell.com Inspiron Coupon Codes for up to 15% OffGet Paid $7 to Buy McAfee VirusScan 2004 Version[...]

IBM ThinkPad T42 Review (pics, specs)

The IBM ThinkPad T42 with Flexview is a damnably frustrating machine. It s not that it s a bad computer. Quite the opposite, it s easily one of the best[...]