August 2005 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2005. 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 2005

Below are the 54 Notebook/Laptop articles for August of 2005

Toshiba Libretto U100 Review (pics, specs)

Unlike most of the incredibly-advanced-Far-Eastern-technology-that-we-will-never-see-over-here (IAFETTWWNSOH), Toshiba is bringing its latest Lilliputian Libretto, the U100, to America. The Libretto ultra portable notebook line has been marketed in North America sporadically[...]

Toshiba Portege S100 Review (pics, specs)

The Toshiba S100 is a thin and light 14-inch screen notebook (bordering on ultra portable) that is part of the executive Portege series. It was introduced in unison with[...]

News Bits: Intel & Boeing, Apple Mighty Mouse, PSP Browser, ThinkPad Sale

Intel and Boeing to Combine on Wi-Fi in the Sky EffortApple Introduces Two Button Mighty Mouse With a "Clean" but Really Stupid DesignSony Adds Web Browser to PSPLenovo / IBM[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/3/2005 – 8/5/2005

Dell Coupon Code for up to $750 Off and HOT 40% Off $999 Coupon code UPDATED 8/4/05Lenovo / IBM "Back to School, down to Business Sale" ThinkPad Sale up to[...]

Medion Akoya LS

12.1″ High-Contrast Widescreen Display (1280 x 800 pixel resolution), with Intel Pentium M processor.

Medion Akoya EX

14.1″ TFT High-Contrast Widescreen Display (1280 x 768 pixel resolution), with Intel Pentium M processor.

Medion Akoya XL

Asus W5A

The ASUS W5A s stylish design for modern sophistication is perfect for today s urban metropolitans who demand more than functionality in digital devices.

Asus Z33A (M5A)

The Z33A (M5A) recently won German IF Award, the foremost competition for industrial design. It integrated the unique rimless design between the touch pad and palm rest. With no rim[...]

Asus A6Ne

The A6Ne is a video powerhouse with a built-in webcam, 15.4″ widescreen display, and high-end graphics processor for movies and games.

Samsung X50

MSI Computer S260

The MSI S260 includes the latest Intel Centrino Mobile Technology chipset and customizable integrated features. Slim and light, it will become your constant companion for optimal productivity. No need to[...]

MSI Computer S270

MSI S270 notebook provides convenient and reliable performance for users on the go Now it’s easy to keep within your budget but get everything you need in a notebook for[...]

HP nx6120 / nc6120 Review (pics, specs)

HP has finally released the perfect notebook for students and business users with its notebook model NX6120/NC6120. This notebook is a 15" screen mobile notebook that is also available[...]

Acer TravelMate 4400 Review (pics, specs)

The Acer TravelMate 4400 series notebook is a thin and light notebook, designed for the person seeking desktop power in a portable package. It encompasses many features that a desktop[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/6/2005 – 8/8/2005

Dell Coupon Code for up to $750 Off Coupon code expires 8/11/05Dell Biz: Kensington Back To School Bundle $35 shipped ARHP Special Edition L2005US 14 Notebook PC $999.99Lenovo / IBM[...]

Dell Inspiron 9300 Review (pics, specs)

I needed a computer that I could take with me away from my desk, but I didn't want to sacrifice the performance and price advantage of a desktop -- so[...]

News Bits: ThinkPad Z, Intel Graphics Guide, Tablet PC Caricature, Princeton U.

IBM / Lenovo ThinkPad Z Series Coming?Intel Posts Game Compatibility List for the Intel Integrated Graphics ProcessorTablet PC Caricature GuyPrinceton University Launches Digital Textbook Program, but Forget Convenience or Cheaper[...]

Toshiba Tecra S2 Review (pics, specs)

The Toshiba Tecra S2 is a desktop replacement style notebook with a 15" screen, it runs on the latest Pentium M processor. I have had my Toshiba Tecra S2[...] Review of Acer TravelMate C314 Tablet PC (pics)

Over at our sister site we've posted a full review of the Acer TravelMate C314 Notebook / Tablet PC Convertible machine. Featuring a 2.00GHz Pentium M processor and[...]

Acer Aspire 5020 Review (pics, specs)

The Acer Aspire 5020 series features the AMD Turion 64 ML-30 processor and a dedicated graphics card in the form of the ATI X700 with 128MB of memory. Add[...]

OQO Model 01

A full Windows XP PC that’s barely bigger than a PDA, the OQO Model 01 packs a lot into a small package.

Samsung Q30

Light and slim 12″ models

Samsung X20

Dell Inspiron XPS2 Review (pics, specs)

Before I start this review, I have a confession to make: I am a recovering desktopaholic. I always saw laptops as nothing more than secondary computers, and thought it would[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/9/2005 – 8/12/2005 $600 and $750 Off Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes (Expire 8/19) NEW 8/12!Save $750 Off $1499 Purchase of Dell Inspiron 700mDell Coupon Code for 40% Off $999+ expires 8/18 or[...]

Asus Z70V Review (pics, specs)

I was looking for a notebook that's somewhere between a desktop replacement and a thin-and-light. My basic requirements were: Centrino, 15.4" widescreen, dedicated ATI or nVidia graphics and a 5400rpm[...]

Acer Aspire 1691 Review (pics, specs)

I'm a lucky lad. Not only am I sat in front of a portable superb-looking laptop, but I'm also looking at a desktop replacement. Because of my new Acer Aspire[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/14/2005 – 8/16/2005 40% Off Inspiron Notebook 8/15 - 8/22 or after 5000 Redemptions (whichever occurs first) NEW 8/15! $600 and $750 Off Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes (Expire 8/19)HP Special[...]

Dell Adds Shock Mounted Hard Drive Option to Notebooks – Update

As of today, Dell is offering a shock-mounted hard drive in their Latitude D610 and Preceision M20 notebooks. The drive is intended for users who want superior data and system[...]

Dell Inspiron 700m Review (pics, specs)

The Dell Inspiron 700m has been on the market since October 2004, but, like the Inspiron 600m, it has managed to maintain its popularity. At 4.1 lbs, the 700m sits[...]

News Bits: iBook Stampede, AMD 4000+, Google Wi-Fi?, Free ThinkPads

Apple iBook Stampede in VirginiaAMD 4000+ Processor ReleasedRampant speculation: Google to build nationwide WiFi net?IBM Donates ThinkPad T Series Notebooks to Genome ProjectLaptop Magazine Contest to Win a Systemax Pursuit[...]

MPC TransPort T3100

MPC TransPort U1000

MPC TransPort X3100

Sony VAIO S Series Upgrade Guides (pics)

This article serves as an upgrade guide for the Sony VAIO S series of notebooks, included is how to upgrade the following components:Hard Drive upgrade guideCPU Upgrade using Arctic Silver[...]

Sony VAIO S270 Review (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO S270 is a 13.3-inch screen laptop with a Pentium M 725 1.6GHz processor. It's a little bit older than other available S series notebooks, but the[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/17/2005 – 8/19/2005 40% Off Inspiron Notebook 8/15 - 8/22 or after 5000 Redemptions (whichever occurs first) $600, $750 and 35% Off Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes UPDATED 8/18/05Lenovo / IBM "Back[...]

Sony VAIO T350 Review (pics, specs)

The Sony T series ultraportable notebook has always had something new upon each release. Hot off the heels in replacing their TR series, Sony redesigned the aesthetics and the T[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/20/2005 – 8/22/2005 40% Off Inspiron Notebook 8/15 - 8/22 or after 5000 Redemptions (whichever occurs first) $600, $750 and 35% Off Dell Inspiron Coupon CodesHP Special Edition L2005US 14 Notebook[...]

Chembook 2030 / Compal FL30 Review (pics, specs)

The Chembook 2030 is a 14-inch widescreen thin-and-light notebook that is also sold as the Compal FL30. Although this is not a mainstream brand notebook, it's worth a look[...]

News Bits: ThinkPad Z Pics, Notebook Sales Up, New AMD Turion, Gateway in Japan

ThinkPad Z Pictures SurfaceNumber of Notebooks Sold to Increase 31% in 2005AMD Releases Turion MT-40 and MT-37, VoodooPC first to use new chipsRoadWired KeyCard TraveLock ReviewGateway and eMachines Expand to[...]

Electrovaya Scribbler SC3000

Take your computing experience farther with the Scribbler Tablet PC. Now you can handwrite text or draw pictures with the convenience of pen-based technology. Change screen orientation from portrait to[...]

Compaq R4025 Review (pics, specs)

Compaq has done brilliantly to introduce their new budget desktop replacement line, the Compaq R4000. It is designed for people who want desktop power and value over extreme mobility. You[...]

An Easy Guide to Notebook Processors

Laptop shopping is a simultaneously exciting and unenviable task. It's a big investment, so having an understanding of what's available and how it can best suit your needs is valuable.[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/23/2005 – 8/25/2005

New $750 and 35% Off Dell Inspiron Coupon Codes (expire 9/1) UPDATED 8/24Dell Small Business 25% Off Dell and 3rd Party Storage Products Coupon Code (expires 8/24) Targus PA248U[...]

Asus Z63a Review (pics, specs)

Upon commencing my search for a laptop a little over one month ago, I had no idea how difficult the process would be and how overwhelming it would sometimes feel.[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/26/2005 – 8/28/2005 $600, $750 and 35% Off Dell Inspiron Coupon CodesDell Small Biz 20% Off Coupon CodeApple iBook notebook 1.33GHz 12.1in 512MB DVD/CDRW Wifi $900 shipped ARGateway: Gateway M320S notebook 1.4GHz[...]

HP DV4170 Review (pics, specs)

This article serves as a review for the HP DV4000 notebook, and specifically the DV4170us model. It is a medium sized laptop and a great multimedia companion. It[...]

Apple iBook 12″ Review — Summer 2005 Release Version (pics, specs)

This is a review for the latest iteration of the Apple 12" iBook (summer 2005 release). So why the Apple iBook? There are many other options out there, better[...]

News Bits: New Samsung M70 19″, Apple 1st in PCMag Survey Results, Extended Warranty?

New Samsung M70 19" Screen Laptop and 14" Screen LaptopPC Mag Service and Reliability Survey places Apple topsNY Times Extended Warranty Article

New Sony VAIO BX Series Notebooks Available October (pics, specs)

The Sony VAIO BX Series will be available from Sony in October. The series includes a 14.1" SXGA notebook (BX540B), 15.4" WXGA notebook (BX560B) and 17" WUXGA notebook (BX570B).[...]

Notebook and Tech Deals for 8/29/2005 – 8/31/2005

Save 40% on $1299+ Inspiron notebooks with Coupon (expires 9/1 6:00 a.m.) UPDATED 8/ $600, $750 and 35% Off Dell Inspiron Coupon CodesCreative Labs Vibra WebCam $1 Dell Small[...]

Panasonic R4 Review (pics, specs)

The Panasonic R4. is an ultraportable 10.4" screen notebook that features an Intel Pentium M ULV 1.2GHz processor and claims up to 9 hours of battery life. The R4[...]