August 2007 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2007. 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 2007

Below are the 71 Notebook/Laptop articles for August of 2007

Toshiba Portege R500 Review

Toshiba recently announced the Portege R500 12.1" widescreen notebook that includes the new Intel Core 2 Duo U7600, and is the first ultraportable laptop to incorporate an optical drive into[...]

Acer TravelMate 4230

A mobile solution for dynamic businesses, the Acer TravelMate 4230 features Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology, giving you a processor optimized for the multitasking you do every day plus full[...]

Gateway C-140X

The innovative Gateway C-140 Performance Convertible Notebook delivers outstanding value in a 14-inch widescreen. It combines a notebook s power with an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7100 and integrated[...]

Most Popular Laptops for July 2007

Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this sites product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking[...]

Acer Aspire 5920

The Aspire 5920 is a highly-versatile multimedia powerhouse PC, combining Acer s exclusive Empowering Technology together with the Acer Arcade software suite, to offer everything needed for today s high-definition[...]

Acer Aspire 4710

The Aspire 4710 is a stylish 14.1″ entertainment notebook delivered in Acer’s cool new chassis design and backed by a selection of powerful Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processors and[...]

Acer Brings the Aspire 5920 and 4710 to North America

Designed by Acer and BMW, the Aspire 5920 and 4710 (formerly available only overseas) are coming to America. Are these sleek notebooks as impressive as they sound?

HP 8710w Workstation Review

The HP 8710w Mobile Workstation is HP's top-shelf desktop replacement notebook for business. It is based on the new Intel Santa Rosa Centrino Pro platform and features a powerful Nvidia[...]

Zepto 6224W Review

The latest and greatest 14.1" gaming notebook from Zepto, the 6224W, offers Intel Santa Rosa processors, up to 4GB of RAM, and Nvidia 8600M GT graphics with 512MB of dedicated[...]

News Bits: HP 2710p Review, AA Puts Wi-Fi on Planes, Crysis Coming Nov. 16

HP 2710p tablet PC reviewAmerican Airlines first US-based airline to test WiFi in-flightThe word on Clevo's Type IV MXM video card moduleLED backlighting to be in 25% of notebooks in[...]

Sales Tax Holiday for PC Purchases in Certain U.S. States this Weekend

If you live in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee or South Carolina and are looking to buy a notebook -- do it this weekend and you won't[...]

New Dell XPS M1730 on the way?

The team over at Engadget managed to spy some first look images of the new Dell XPS M1730 on another website ... and it looks like Dell is taking the[...]

USB Can Cooler and Warmer

Does your soda get warm at your desk? A koozie doesn't quite get the job done? Don't like the watered down effect ice gives your beverage? Have plenty[...]

Dell Vostro 1400 Review

The Dell Vostro 1400 is a 14.1" screen business notebook recently released. Dell is targeting small business buyers with the Vostro line of notebooks, but given the sturdy build,[...]

Zepto 6224W

News Bits: Lenovo to Offer Linux Pre-Loaded, Alienware Quick Ship Laptop, Sager NP5790 Review

Lenovo Shipping SUSE Linux on ThinkPadsNvidia's MXM Type IV module format is for realAlienware offers m5550 "Quick Ship" LaptopClevo M570RU/Sager NP5790 user review

Samsung Q45 Review

The Samsung Q45 is a 12.1" ultraportable notebook is a budget priced system that still manages to pack impressive performance and features into a relatively small footprint. Based around Intel's[...]

Targus Fandango Tote review

Targus introduced a new addition to its women's line of notebook carrying cases, the Fandango tote, in July. Anaheim-based Targus describes the Fandango as "a functional, yet classy and[...]

Packard Bell MZ User Review

The Packard Bell MZ 15.4" screen laptop is the mainstay of the company's range in the UK. Whilst most Packard Bell laptops are only offered in one configuration, the MZ[...]

Lenovo Looking to Buy Packard Bell

After buying the IBM PC division just a couple of years ago, Lenovo is once again on the prowl and it looks like the next target will be a buyout[...]

Toshiba Qosmio F45 Review

Toshiba advertises the Qosmio F45 as a "mobile digital entertainment notebook" with a 15.4 in diagonal widescreen for your high definition movies, high fidelity audio and high impact gaming. With[...]

Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave Review

A few weeks ago Logitech released their take on innovative keyboard design. I can t say that we initially believed their hype, the Wave isn t the first keyboard to[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook A6030 Review

The Fujitsu LifeBook A6030 is a midrange 15.4 desktop replacement notebook, competing with its solid build quality and extremely vibrant display. Although it has features usually reserved for business[...]

Shipping “Dell-ays”

As students head back to school there might be something missing from their backpacks -- the new Dell laptop they ordered weeks ago. Shipping delays on the new Dell Inspiron[...]

WaterField Racer-X MacBook Case Review

Ranging from $169 to $189 the Racer-X is not the cheapest bag on the market, but quality and durability are not free, and WaterField attempts to make sure you get[...]

Dell Inspiron 1420 Review

The Dell Inspiron 1420 is the latest 14.1" consumer notebook designed to offer performance, durability and a touch of style for an affordable price. With Intel Core 2 Duo[...]

Sager NP2090 / Compal IFL90 User Review

The NP2090 is a new notebook from Sager featuring the Intel Santa Rosa platform and Nvidia s 8600M GT graphics card. Based on Compal s IFL90, successor to the HEL80,[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 8/12/2007)

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $325 Off, Expires 8/18HP 20% Off Coupon Code for Notebooks over $749Compaq Presario C500T - $500Lenovo Extra 10% Off Thinkpad T61 Notebooks (8/12 only)

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 8/12/2007)

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $325 Off, Expires 8/18HP 20% Off Coupon Code for Notebooks over $749Lenovo Extra 10% Off Thinkpad T61 Notebooks (8/12 only)

Asus W7S User Review

ASUS has slowly and steadily gained a reputation for churning out quality yet still affordable laptops. Whilst still establishing its brand in the US market, this Taiwanese company has a[...]

Toshiba Satellite A215 Review

The Satellite A215 series is a new line of consumer notebooks being offered by Toshiba. The A215 sports variations of the AMD Turion64 X2 CPUs and is being positioned[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook U810 and T2010 Announced — First Thoughts

The Fujitsu LifeBook U810, a 1.6lb Vista loaded Micro PC with touchscreen capability, and the 12.1" screen LifeBook T2010 convertible notebooks, both announced today, show this company is continuing to[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T61p Review

The T61p is the first widescreen ThinkPad mobile workstation, and the latest high-end offering from Lenovo. It comes with almost every feature a demanding business user could want, and is[...]

Logitech Kinetik 15.4 Briefcase

The Logitech Kinetik 15.4 Briefcase is one of two all new notebook cases from a company that prides itself on making some of the best computer accessories available. Advertised by[...]

HP Pavilion dv2500t Review

The HP Pavilion dv2500t replaces the dv2000t as HP's newest 14.1" consumer notebook offering cutting edge design and performance in a mobile package. With Intel Core 2 Duo (Santa Rosa)[...]

Acer Travelmate 4720

The Travelmate 4720 is a 14.1″ entertainment PC with powerful Intel Centrino Duo mobile processor technology and a cool new chassis design. Featuring cutting-edge graphics options from both AMD/ATI1 and[...]

Acer TravelMate 6291

The TravelMate 6291 is designed to meet the needs of mainstream business users who require security and reliability on the go. The TravelMate 6291 boasts Intel Centrino Duo mobile processor[...]

Acer Aspire 7110

The Aspire 7110 has a 17″ Acer CrystalBrite and combines the Intel Celeron M processor with a plethora of work and entertainment features, including the optional Acer OrbiCam. The Aspire[...]

Acer Aspire 5100

The Aspire 5100 has dual-core AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology and a 15.4″ widescreen LCD. This energetic notebook enables superior multimedia performance via dual-core 64-bit processing power, while the[...]

Fujitsu Lifebook n6460

The LifeBook N6460 notebook combines the high-speed mobile Intel Core 2 Duo Processor with high speed ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 graphics for the level of performance gamers and technology[...]

PC Maker’s Customer Ratings Fall — Are we Just too Demanding Now?

In a recent annual survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) this week it was revealed that most major PC manufacturers customer satisfaction ratings have dropped year over[...]

Collapsible Port Patent Filing Hints of Apple Ultraportable Notebook Coming

A report by Apple Insider shows that Apple has filed for a patent on a collapsible port system that would help to conserve space on an ultraportable style notebook. [...]

Parts Shortages Mean Even Longer Delays

If you thought your custom notebook might ship in time for the first day of school, think again. Even as Dell, HP, and other manufactures struggle to keep up with[...]

Compal IFL90 User Review

The PowerPro J 10:15 / Compal IFL90 is the first Santa Rosa notebook produced by Compal, the second largest notebook manufacturer in the world. Replacing the HEL80, the 15.4"[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 8/19/2007)

20% Off Coupon Code for $749+ HP NotebooksDell Coupon Code for up to $325 Off Inspiron notebooks, Expires 8/23$220 Off Customized Compaq Presario C500TKensington Contour Terrain Notebook Messenger $20

Acer Aspire 5920 User Review

The Aspire 5920G is a 15-inch multimedia Santa Rosa notebook based on Acer's new gemstone concept. There are many new and interesting aspects to the Aspire such as 3D surround[...]

More Asus Eee PC News

The Asus Eee PC 701, the budget-priced notebook that seems to be generating a lot of buzz in our forums and on other websites, is in the news again. But[...]

Logitech QuickCam Deluxe Review

In March, Logitech announced a new line of web cameras for notebooks. The QuickCam Deluxe was included in the line that was hyped as having "exceptional video communication at[...]

Dell XPS M1330 User Review

The current star of Dell's XPS notebook line has been welcomed with much fanfare and excitement. So many customers are placing orders for the new XPS M1330 that Dell is[...]

Toshiba Satellite U305 Review

The Toshiba Satellite U300/U305 series is a new 13.3" widescreen notebook that weighs in at just 4.6 pounds and packs solid Intel Core 2 Duo performance and big hard drives[...]

News Bits: Intel Preparing Eleven New Processors, Toshiba 320GB HD, Air Force Selects HP

Intel prepares 11 new processors for notebooksToshiba announces 320GB notebook hard driveSamsung introduces 160GB 1.8-inch hard driveQuanta to remain number one notebook maker next year

Toshiba Satellite P205 Review

The Toshiba P200/P205 notebook is the latest 17" offering from Toshiba that can be equipped with a variety of options at great prices. So come on in and read[...]

Asus to Strut on the Catwalk in Las Vegas

Asus has always fancied itself as a bit of a fashionista, so they're heading to Las Vegas to show off their stuff. But we're not talking about CES, they're[...]

Dell Inspiron 1720 Review

The Dell Inspiron 1720 is a 17" desktop replacement targeted towards younger consumers, most of who are in school. It competes against such notebooks as the HP dv9500t and Toshiba[...]

News Bits: Physics Processor for Notebooks, More XPS M1730 Info, Inside the $100 Laptop

AGEIA announces Physics Processor for notebooksDell XPS M1730 packs dual 8700M-GT graphics cardsVia introduces 1-watt x86 CPUThe BBC looks inside the OLPC

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 8/26/2007)

Dell Coupon Codes for up to $325 Off, Expires 8/30Compaq Presario F560US - $400$300 off HP Pavilion dv9500t, dv9000z, tx1000z or dv6500t$400 Off HP Pavilion Desktop with coupon

Asus V1s User Review

The Asus V1s is a 15.4" screen notebook that comes equipped with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Santa Rosa platform and Nvidia 8600 graphics card. The V1s is[...]

Acer to Buy Gateway (UPDATED)

Acer has announced a tender offer to purchase Gateway's shares for $710 million, a hefty premium over the closing price of Gateway's shares on Friday. Gateway is also exercising its[...]

HP Compaq 2510p Review

The HP Compaq 2510p is a 12.1" screen ultraportable notebook designed for business people that are frequently on the go. The Compaq 2510p replaces the older nc2400 ultraportable offering from[...]

Panasonic Toughbook 52

The Panasonic Toughbook 52 is a powerful desktop alternative that gives you the flexibility to work wherever you need to, whether in the office or in the field. The Toughbook[...]

Logitech MX Air Mouse Review

The Logitech MX Air Mouse is a unique cordless mouse that works on your desk like a regular mouse as well as "in the air" like a Wii controller. [...]

Dell XPS M1730

The Dell XPS M1730 is a gaming notebook from Dell featuring an Nvidia 8700M graphics card and can be configured with a top-tier Intel Santa Rosa Core 2 Duo graphics[...]

News Bits: Nvidia 8800M Graphics, Crysis Demo, Sony Announces “Everywair”

Nvidia GeForce 8800M on the horizon?Select sony VAIO SZ6 and TZ20 models available with mobile broadbandCrysis demo to be released Sept. 25More Sony rootkits?

Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 Tablet PC User Review

Whether you happen to be a studious college student, a punctual business professional, or your everyday web surfing, word processing user, you'll find that choosing the right Tablet PC can[...]

Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 Announced by Microsoft

Microsoft this afternoon announced to its beta testing community that Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) will soon be available for testing with a public release date of Q1 2008. [...]

Comparing SSD Performance to Mechanical HDD Performance in a Dell Laptop

First and foremost, I'm going to start with my conclusion on my switch to using an SSD drive in a laptop, "I LOVE IT!". Sorry to be loud but this[...]

Logitech 15.4 Kinetik Backpack Review

The Logitech 15.4 Kinetik Backpack is the first backpack released through Logitech, with a unique design that is sure to set it apart from the rest of the pack. Will[...]

New HP and Compaq AMD-Based Notebooks Released

Today HP released a refresh to the HP and Compaq consumer notebook lines on models equipped with AMD processors. The new models include the HP Pavilion dv9500z and dv6500z, as[...]

Dell Vostro 1500 User Review

The Dell Vostro 1500 is the small business equivalent of the Inspiron 1520. This computer, starting at less than $600, can be configured with anywhere from a Celeron M540 processor[...]

Toshiba Tecra M8 Review

The Toshiba Tecra M8, like the Toshiba Satellite U300/U305 series, is a new 13.3" widescreen business notebook packing solid Intel Core 2 Duo performance in a relatively thin and light[...]

Sager to Debut World’s First Quad-Core Notebook

Sager will be coming out with the world's first quad-core notebook on September 20 with the introduction of the NP9261.