Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2008. 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 2008Below are the 128 Notebook/Laptop articles for August of 2008
It's back-to-school shopping season, and this year we're here to help you find the perfect notebook. Our comprehensive buying guides help you narrow down the selection of hundreds of [...]
Foxconn today announced that it is canceling development of its Nvidia-based Dreadnought motherboard due to issues with the 790i chipset.
Fujitsu, Sony, Toshiba getting ready to introduce netbooksIntel sells 500,000 Classmate laptops to PortugaASUS to introduce high-end Eee PCs for $700+Alienware now offering Nvidia QuadroFX 3600M GPUSylvania G netbook specs[...]
Forum members in our Gateway forum have uncovered information on the upcoming Gateway FX series refresh. The FX series is Gateway's gaming notebook line.
Once again the Summer season draws to a close and your school bus is getting ready to resume its daily route. It's back-to-school shopping season, and this year we're here[...]
The Acer Aspire One features an Intel Atom Processor, 8.9″ WSVGA TFT LCD, and a choice of either Genuine Windows XP Home Edition or Linpus Linux Lite version. The Aspire[...]
The Compaq Presario A945US features a Pentium Dual-Core Mobile processor, up to 3GB DDR2, 160 GB, and a 17.0″ WXGA+ High-Definition BrightView Widescreen Display.
The VAIO Z notebook features a 13.1″ XBRITE-DuraView LCD, Intel Centrino 2 Processor and an optional 128GB solid state drive technology. Click here to view current sony vaio coupon codes.
The green movement has taken the world by storm, and the electronics industry is no exception. With rising prices, people have taken to cutting costs where they can. To[...]
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 today announced its entrance into the budget ultraportable notebook, or "netbook," market with the IdeaPad S10 netbook. Like all netbooks, the slim and small S10 is designed to complement[...]
The all new Gemstone Blue series notebooks from Acer offer a cinematic experience with a 16-inch 16:9 ratio display, built-in subwoofer, and touch-sensitive multimedia control panel. Going beyond the multimedia[...]
Intel has finally given a few more details on their Larrabee project.
In part four of our ongoing series, we take an in-depth look at memory inside notebook computers. What are the terms you need to know? Why does it matter? What[...]
AMD Fusion details uncoveredIntel Larrabee graphics card details emergeMSI introduces GX620 and GX720 gaming notebooksHP introduces 550 business notebookIntel Capella platform coming in Q3'09
While high definition televisions are proliferating like crazy, the hi-def format war has yielded its own casualties. HD-DVD lost the battle, putting the discs on fire sale. Blu-ray's Trojan horse,[...]
The Toshiba Portege R500 is one of the few notebooks with a weight of around 1kg (2.25lbs), an integrated optical drive and a transflective display that can be used in[...]
The Vostro 2510 features up to Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9500, Genuine Windows Vista or Windows XP Professional, 15.4″ LCD Display, 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS graphics and up[...]
IBM teams up with big linux names to banish Microsoft from the desktop
When most people think of a customized notebook, they figure it must be a model where you could configure what size hard drive, how much RAM, or maybe even what[...]
The Compaq 6535b features an AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core Processor, 120 GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive, 14.1-inch diagonal WXGA BrightView and ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics.
The Compaq 6735b features an AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processor, 3 GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory, 160 GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive, a 15.4-inch diagonal WXGA[...]
Graduate students suggest $12 one desktop per child project
AMD released their new 790GX chipset today. The update adds a new Southbridge in the form of the SB750, new HD video decoding technologies, a very powerful integrated graphics[...]
Lenovo T, R, W Centrino 2 ThinkPads now availableASUS introduces Atom-powered Eee PC 900AASUS fails to hit target notebook shipment goal in 1H'08Sager NP5796 Montevina gaming notebook user review
The Compaq 2230s features an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5670, 120 GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive, 12.1-inch diagonal WXGA BrightView display and integrated graphics.
Microsoft, partners, release new energy-saving tool for PCs.
Playing on consumer fears, OCZ releases 8GB and 16GB RAM upgrade kits
The much rumored Dell Latitude E series appears that it's close to release. This weekend the Latitude E6400 ruggedized version laptop showed up on Dell.com where it's actually configurable[...]
Great deals on LCD monitors Powercolor ATI HD4850 $145 AR Savings on Logitech keyboards Sennheiser HD555 headphones, only $68.99 AR
Every year as back to school season approaches Best Buy teases consumers into their stores with loss leader notebooks. The new Acer Extensa laptop retails for just $399 and some[...]
Canon has added to its Pixma multifunction printer/scanner all-in-ones Monday with the official launch of the Pixma MP480 and Pixma MP190.
Today HP expanded its new "DreamColor" technology portfolio with the introduction of the new the HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation with 30-bit DreamColor Display that offers improved color accuracy for[...]
Today HP released three updates to its line of displays. Two of them were traditional monitors at 22 and 24 inches; the big announcement, however, comes in the form[...]
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Lenovo today introduced the ThinkPad W700, a 17-inch widescreen mobile workstation offering unique innovations like a built-in digitizer surface and color calibrator for graphic artists and designers. The new ThinkPad[...]
Looks like the NVIDIA 8400M and 8600M graphics chipsets are not alone with their abnormal failure rates; the Inquirer has just released that the defects span even the newer G92[...]
The Inquirer, who broke the story on NVIDIA's mobile graphics woes just last month, has come out and said that the problem is far more widespread than anyone previously thought.[...]
Today Dell officially announced a family refresh of Dell's commercial notebook line, the new Dell Latitude E-series notebooks. Most people interested in the new Latitude notebooks have already seen information[...]
The Lifebook E8420 features an Intel Centrino 2 Processor, 15.4″ display, optional NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS with total available graphics memory of 256 MB4, up to 2 GB DDR3 1066[...]
The VAIO BZ notebook features an Intel Centrino 2 processor, 15.4″ XBRITE-ECO LCD, Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional.
The Dell Latitude E5400 laptop features Intel Processors, Windows Vista Business or XP Professional, a 14.1″ Display and up to 250GB hard drive.
The HP Pavilion dv5t is the replacement for the ever-popular dv6000 series notebooks. It is a full redesign that includes many new features. The dv5t is based on the latest[...]
Microsoft shows off powerful new video editing tool at SIGGRAPH
These days everyone is always trying to reduce their travel time and avoid headaches. In response, several manufacturers have designed a checkpoint friendly laptop bag for all you road[...]
If you purchased a notebook in the past couple of years, chances are pretty good that you were stuck with a glossy plastic finish whether you liked it or not.[...]
Polaroid confirmed plans last month to launch the first digital take on the instant print camera concept for which the historic company is known by the end of 2008. [...]
So, we've decided building an HTPC (Home Theater PC) is the right plan, but now we need to figure out what to put in it. There's a thread that's been[...]
Gateway introduces P-7811FX gaming notebookNetbook shipments to reach 5 million in '08Logitech introduces Clip and Go notebook mouseHP Compaq introduces 2230s business ultraportable
The all new Dell Inspiron 13 follows the design direction of the new Studio series, as well as the XPS M1330 and XPS M1530. This sleek looking notebook offers a[...]
Just like the industry came out in droves with an answer to Asus' diminutive Eee PC, so MSI has responded with its own (fatter) version of the Eee Box. [...]
With touch technology becoming more and more popular and the thing to have, it's a no brainer that Microsoft would take it to the next level. They managed to take[...]
Kingston recently released two new USB flash drives on the market: the DatatTraveler Mini Slim and the DataTraveler 400 with Symantec Pocket Disaster Recovery Kit. One flash drive is designed[...]
Western Digital ups the ante by developing 20,000-RPM Raptor drive
The new 14-inch T400 ThinkPad is the latest Lenovo notebook based off of the Intel Montevina platform. This computer offers all new features such as hybrid graphics, LED backlit displays,[...]
Epson released a new WorkForce line of inkjet printers and all-in-ones. The four printers offer in-demand features such as Wi-Fi, fast print speeds, great print resolution and networking at[...]
AMD strikes back against Intel's Atom platform with rehashed Athlon
The ThinkPad W500 features Intel Penryn 64-bit Dual Core processors, Windows Vista and a 15.4″ widescreen display with 512MB ATI FireGL V5700 discrete graphics.
The T500 Thinkpad is the latest 15.4" refresh of the longstanding T-series out of Lenovo. Combining the latest generation of Intel goodies, ATI Hybrid graphics, and DisplayPort connection this notebook[...]
The ThinkPad W700 features a 17″ widescreen display, NVIDIA graphics and Intel CPUs including the dual-core, quad-core & Extreme Processors
Dell "Inspiron 910" netbook specs leakedLenovo introduces X301 ThinkPad ultraportableNvidia, PC makers not handling Nvidia GPU problems well16:9 format 12-inch and 14-inch notebooks, not this yearHP introduces three business ultraportables
People look forward to the DigitalLife Expo in NYC because, unlike CES, anyone can go. The Ziff-Davis hosted event was always geared towards regular people as a response to[...]
The Sony VAIO FW139E/H is a 16.4" semi-desktop replacement notebook configured with an Intel Core 2 Duo P8400, which runs at 2.26GHz with a Front Side Bus speed of 1066MHz,[...]
The LifeBook S7220 features Windows Vista Business, Intel Core 2 Duo processor, and 14.1″ Anti-Glare LCD display.
The M-1628 features AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, a 250GB 5400rpm Serial ATA hard drive and a 15.4″ WXGA Ultrabright TFT LCD.
The Satellite Pro S300 features a 15.4 screen, Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology, Windows Vista Business and webcam with Built-in Mic.
The Tecra M10 business notebook features a built-in Webcam and mic. an eSATA port, Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology, a 14.1 diagonal widescreen display and the NVIDIA Quadro NVS[...]
The Studio Hybrid features Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processors, up to 4GB of RAM, Windows Vista, up to a 320GB3 Serial ATA Hard Drive, and an optional digital/analog TV[...]
The Inspiron 518 has Intel processors, Windows Vista, up to 4GB memory, up to a 500 GB Multiple Serial ATA Hard Drive and ATI graphics.
SLI? Crossfire? Forget about them; Hydra's the new game in town.
In part five of our ongoing series, we take an in-depth look at the graphics hardware inside notebook computers. Whether it's integrated graphics or dedicated graphics, your graphics hardware (often[...]
The Pavilion dv4z features Genuine Windows Vista, AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual Core processors, ATI graphics, 14.1″ LCD and a HDMI 1.3 port.
The Compaq 6530b features Intel Core 2 Duo processors, a 14.1″ LCD, upgrade bay with dual HDD support, and HP 3D DriveGuard.
The Compaq 6730b features Genuine Windows Vista, Intel Core 2 Duo processors, 15.4″ LCD, and a Serial ATA hard drive.
The Compaq 6730s features Intel Core 2 Duo processors, 15.4″ LCD, Serial ATA hard drive and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410 graphics.
The Compaq 6735s features Genuine Windows Vista, AMD processors, HP 3D DriveGuard, up to 4 GB memory and up to a 250 GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive.
The Compaq 6830s features Windows Vista, Intel Core 2 Duo Processors, 17.0″ LCD, Serial ATA hard drive 320 GB (5400 rpm), and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410.
The Compaq 6730s features Intel Core 2 Duo processors, 15.4″ LCD, Serial ATA hard drive and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410 graphics.
The T500 ThinkPad is the latest 15.4" refresh of the longstanding T-series out of Lenovo. Combining the latest generation of Intel goodies, ATI Hybrid graphics, and DisplayPort connection this notebook[...]
Intel introduces 12 new mobile processorsHP introduces EliteBook 2530p and 2730p notebooksAcer cuts Aspire One netbook priceExternal slim DVD burners selling fast
Intel Developer Forum may be over, but there's a wealth of media online
ASUS silently announced a new group of laptops this weekend, reminding consumers that ASUS makes full-featured notebooks in addition to their popular Eee PC netbooks. The all new F6V, F8Vr,[...]
What do you think of when you think of Dell? Inexpensive computers? Long stretches of boring, grey boxes with unimpressive designs? Until recently, Dell was known for[...]
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The new 14-inch ThinkPad T400 is the latest Lenovo notebook based off of the Intel Montevina platform. This computer offers all new features such as hybrid graphics, LED backlit displays,[...]
Microsoft brings back "The Ultimate Steal" with sizeable discounts on academic software
The Asus G70 is a gaming notebook featuring Intel Centrino Duo Processor Technology. Genuine Windows Vista, Nvdia GeForce 8700M GT GPU X 2, up to 4GB of DDRII 533/667MHz and[...]
The all new Dell Inspiron 13 (Inspiron 1318) follows the design direction of the new Studio series, as well as the XPS M1330 and XPS M1530. This sleek looking notebook[...]
Attack of the Clones: Psystar fights back against Apple
Dell releases new line of desktops geared towards emerging markets
The Acer Aspire One is yet another netbook that attempts to fill the niche between handheld devices and full-sized notebook computers. Acer has the Aspire One priced to blow current[...]
Canon announced two new additions to their "All-In-One" inkjet printer line on Tuesday morning.
Ricoh Company, Ltd. announced on Wednesday that it will acquire IKON Office Solutions through its U.S. distribution subsidiary, Ricoh Americas Corporation.
NVIDIA stays relevant by releasing a $59 budget-oriented video card
The Inspiron 1526 features AMD processors, Windows Vista, up to 4GB44 shared5 Dual Channel 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM, ATI Radeon Xpress 1270 graphics (integrated), 15.4″ Wide Screen display and up to[...]
* 3-in-1 Convenience – The versatile V305 offers convenient print, copy and scan in one compact, easy-to-use device. * High-Speed Output – Print precise photos, documents and online images in[...]
WaterField Designs is a domestic manufacturer of high-quality bags and carrying cases. Today we will take a look at the VertiGo Mambo Combo, their vertical notebook bag and sleeve combo[...]
The ARMOR X10 Rugged Tablet features Intel Core Duo Mobile technology, a user-replaceable 2.5″ hard drive, QuickBack Data Recovery System, integrated Wi-Fi, and 10.4-inch LCD display.
Dell introduces new Vostros for emerging marketsDell Precision M2400, M4400 now availableSpace Station Laptops get VirusSager NP7680 User Review
The Logitech V500 Nano is the newest compact cordless notebook mouse generating plenty of buzz among laptop users. The V550 uses the same "world's smallest USB receiver" found on last[...]
* Fast: Prints up to 28 pages per minute in black (actual print speeds will vary with use). * Robust: Can print up to 25,000 pages per month (maximum duty[...]
The Dell 810 All-in-One features color printing, scanning and photocopying. The 810 has print resolutions up to 4800×1200 dpi, a 48-bit flatbed scanner and delivers print speeds of up to[...]
The DCP-7040 features a 35-page auto document feeder, print and copy speeds of up to 23 pages per minute and a 2400 x 600 dpi print resolution.
The HL-3450 color laser printer features print speeds of up to 24 pages per minute and has a 2400 x 600 dpi Max Resolution.
The HL 2140 is a monochrome laser printer featuring printing speeds up to 23 pages per minute and up to 2400 x 600 dpi resolution.
The HL-5240 features flexible input capacity, print speeds up to 30 pages per minute, and up to 1200x1200dpi resolution.
The HL-1440 is personal laser printer that features PCL 4 support to enable DOS printing, 250-sheet paper input capacity, print speeds up to 15ppm Black and up to 1200×600 dpi[...]
The HL-1850 is monochrome laser printer that features print speeds of 19 pages per minute, PC and Mac compatibility, a built-in duplex capability, and 2400 x 600 dpi resolution.
The Brother HL-2460 is a monochrome laser printer that delivers up to 25 pages per minute, up to 2400x600dpi resolution and 500-Sheet Input Capacity.
The HL-4070CDW is a color laser printer that features built-in duplexing for two-sided printing, a wireless network interface, print speeds up to 21 page per minute, and up to 2400[...]
The HL 5070N is a network-ready monochrome laser printer that offers a fast print speed at up to 17 pages per minute, a built-in 10/100 BaseT Ethernet interface, 16MB of[...]
The HL-7050 features expandable input capacity, print speeds up to 30 pages per minute, and print resolutions up to 1200x1200dpi.
The Lexmark C770dn is a color laser printer features up to 1200×1200 dpi or 4800 Color Quality printing, print speeds up to 25 page per minture and it is Ethernet-ready.
The 10/100BaseTX Ethernet-ready Lexmark C770n offers up to 1200×1200 dpi or 4800 Color Quality printing, print speeds up to 25 ppm and Color Care Technology.
The Ethernet-ready Lexmark C772dn with standard duplex offers up to 1200×1200 dpi or 4800 Color Quality printing, print speeds up to 25 page per minute, and Color Care Technology.
The Ethernet-ready Lexmark C770dtn with standard duplex offers up to 1200×1200 dpi or 4800 Color Quality printing, print speeds up to 25 ppm and Color Care Technology.
The 10/100BaseTX Ethernet-ready Lexmark C720dn delivers 24ppm mono and 6ppm color performance, with a 266 MHz processor, a 15 second time to first page in mono and 22.5 second time[...]
It hasn't been a good year for NVIDIA. Chipset failures, extra warranty claims, fierce competition from ATI...they all add up to decreased profit expectations and trepidation on the part[...]
Samsung introduces two new displays...with slightly misleading model numbers
The new E-series Latitudes use the Intel Montivena platform which includes power saving refinements to improve battery life. This first look at a production model of the Latitude E6400 gives[...]
Harmon Kardon shows off cut glass speakers at IFA
Significant Dell savings, including up to 25% off select systems Lenovo IdeaCentre K210 for $500 Fifty-seven percent off of a Compaq SR5410f $340 off select Lenovo systems[...]
The ASUS M50VM is a well-built 15.4-inch desktop replacement notebook based on the latest Intel Centrino 2 platform. The M50VM is designed for multimedia enthusiasts and gamers. It features a[...]
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