Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2011. 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 2011Below are the 121 Notebook/Laptop articles for August of 2011
HP has introduced its new 2000z entry-level 15.6" notebook featuring AMD Fusion processors starting at $349.99.
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[...]
When it comes to outfitting your business with the proper equipment, a good desktop can be the foundation of the rest of your office. HP s 4000 Pro is designed[...]
The Samsung Series 5 ChromeBook is the first netbook alternative on the market to use the Google Chrome operating system rather than a more traditional OS like Windows. Based in[...]
If you've bought any television episodes through iTunes - and no doubt, a great many of you have - then you're going to be doubly interested in the latest iOS[...]
Diablo 3 is one of the most hotly anticipated games in the last several years, and for good reason. Many of today's PC gamers have fond memories of getting together[...]
While Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) is gaining use against other browsers on Windows 7, IE and Mozilla Firefox are both losing ground to Google's Chrome and Apple's Safari in the[...]
Xerox has added the WorkCentre 5325/5330/5335 monochrome multifunction printers to its portfolio of multifunction products. The series replaces the Xerox WorkCentre 5225/5230 MFPs.
The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr netbook will be available with built-in Verizon 4G LTE.
Sometimes there is something called a free lunch. Here, it's known as Microsoft Security Essentials. This antivirus package promises to deliver much of what paid solutions offer, but for a[...]
The ThinkPad E220s is the 12-inch sibling of the 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad E420s notebook. This pleasantly portable laptop offers the latest Intel Core series processors and graphics. What could be[...]
The ThinkPad E220s is the 12-inch sibling of the 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad E420s notebook. This pleasantly portable laptop offers the latest generation Intel Core series processors and graphics with 4GB[...]
AMD might still be a distant second place to big bad Intel, but IDC's latest report shows that they've still got some moxy up their sleeve. While overall chip sales[...]
We've become big fans of Western Digital's powerful media players. Each successive iteration of the brand becomes more ambitious, packing in more powerful features and greater content. Today, WD scored[...]
The new OCZ Z-Drive R4 adds even more impossibly fast speed to what already felt like the future of storage as we know it. As solid states drives continue to[...]
Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for July 2011.
When it comes to outfitting your business with the proper equipment, a good desktop can be the foundation of the rest of your office. HP's 4000 Pro is designed to[...]
Western Digital's recent My Book Studio may have beaten Iomega to the game, what with its 3TB capacity and smooth aluminum exterior. That doesn't mean too much to Iomega, however,[...]
Razer might be known for putting out their high-quality lineup of gaming mice and keyboards - but they actually put out a lot more. The new green and black Electra[...]
The ENVY is HP's answer to the Apple MacBook. Our 14-inch model features a beautiful metal chassis and a backlit keyboard. Is it the perfect Apple alternative? Read our review[...]
We see a lot of news about computers, and prototypes and "world's cheapest" flow through here, and a lot of time, it's nothing more than smoke and mirrors. It's[...]
The Lenovo ThinkPad X220 is a 12-inch ultraportable business notebook that is currently on sale for as low as $721. The X220 offers a second generation Intel "Sandy Bridge" processor,[...]
Toshiba will be the first notebook maker to introduce a glasses-free 3D notebook, the Qosmio F755; it will be available in the US on August 16.
Lenovo just keeps the new displays rolling - and it seems like every generation uses that much less power. At this rate, by 2020 you'll be able to power[...]
It was on this fateful day twenty years ago when Tim Berners-Lee, a physicist at the CERN laboratories in Switzerland, created the first-ever website and, therefore, web server. Its subject?[...]
It was some years ago that Bill Gates predicted the end of the university model as we know it. As more people gain access to the Internet and its bounty[...]
With schools nationwide gearing up for a new year, it's more important than ever to check out the Printer Comparison deal of the week!
The HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw is a 4-in-1 monochrome laser with print, scan, copy, and fax capabilities — all in a compact build. The M1217nfw also features a 2-line LCD[...]
Samsung introduced a new addition to their single function color laser lineup, the CLP-775nd, offering faster print speeds, a new 600 MHz dual core processor and a larger standard memory[...]
A new report from Lyra Research predicts a steady rebound for the single color laser printer market segment with SOHO and small workgroup color laser printers remaining the strongest segment[...]
Epson announced two new additions - the Artisan 837 and Artisan 730 - to their popular consumer lineup of photo all-in-one inkjets.
Apple has made a big deal about how fast their computers boot lately. Granted, much of the speed has been related to the superfast (comparably, to HDDs) solid state drives[...]
You might think of Sony more for their elegantly designed consumer electronics; their thin laptops and and high-end HD televisions still carry a certain cachet. This product, however, sits all[...]
The Canon Pixma MG5320 is a 3-in-1 inkjet with print, copy, scan capabilities as well as print speeds up to 12.5 ipm in black, 9.3 ipm in color, 4×6 photos[...]
The Canon Pixma MG5320 is a wireless photo all-in-one inkjet with print, copy, and scan capabilities. Read our full review to see if this photo printer has what it takes[...]
With the introduction of the Lexmark 6500e MFP Option, owners of Lexmark T650 Series printers can turn their devices into a fully featured multifunction device, with copy, scan, fax and[...]
The Toshiba Satellite L745D-S4220 is a simplified and affordable 14-inch laptop designed for limited back-to-school budgets. Packed with a battery-friendly AMD dual-core processor and graphics, Toshiba promises this laptop will[...]
AMD is breaking into a new market segment with its latest introduction - memory. The CPU and graphics manufacturer is now turning its sights to new memory, with AMD Radeon-branded[...]
If you're heading back to school this fall - or going for the first time - chances are you're looking to buy a new computer. Apple is looking to shake[...]
The Satellite L740 and L745 series is the latest generation of 14-inch budget laptops from Toshiba. The L745D-S4220 configuration comes with a standard HD display (1366×768 resolution) with LED backlighting,[...]
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. launched bizhub Secure, a professional service that will assist end-users with the setup of enhanced password protection and data security measures.
The OWC Data Doubler kit can add 1TB of internal storage to older MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks and includes everything users need to install the drive.
No doubt in an attempt to partially offset the uptake of Intel's high-speed Light Peak interconnect by companies such as Apple and Sony, the SATA-IO working group showed off some[...]
SandForce, the company responsible for some of the highest performing SSD controllers in the industry, was recently caught pairing up with Toshiba to demonstrate some of the latter manufacturer's new[...]
We've talked about Hulu before; the streaming video service is one of the top destinations for users looking to stream television content to their PCs, and if you're willing to[...]
Today, the USB Promoters Group unveiled an update to its specifications for the USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 standards. Much in the way that SATA-IO recently updated the possibility for[...]
Digital downloads are clearly the wave of the future. DVDs? Blu-ray? Who needs them when you've got Netflix? Buying software? That's old meme. You can get it from a hundred[...]
Power on your computer - drives start humming; the screen starts blinking. Wonderful, isn't it? That scene can change in a split second, however: after a blip in the electrical[...]
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corp., expanded its line of color MFPs with the addition of four new models of color workgroup products.
Check out our hands-on first look of the Brother MFC-9970cdw, the flagship model of the MFC-9000 series of multifunction color laser printers!
The Brother MFC-9970cdw is a 4-in-1 color laser with a 5-inch color touch screen display, print speeds up to 30 ppm, a legal sized flatbed scanner with duplex capability, a[...]
More than 15 states are participating in a sales tax holiday this month, an annual rite that was started years ago and comes in handy this year as many families[...]
The all-new Dell Inspiron notebooks hit stores today. The Dell Inspiron 13z and 14z notebook lineups for consumers promise thin form factors and "the latest in mobile technology." See what's[...]
Video glasses have always had a troubled history - they're too ugly, too pricey or, simply put, just not good enough. Vuzix thinks they've got at least two of those[...]
The ASUS K53E-B1 is a 15-inch multimedia notebook with 6GB of RAM, an Intel Core i5 CPU, and a 640GB-capacity hard drive. With those starting specifications, this notebook could be[...]
Everyone has come across it at one point or another: you sign up with your local ISP for Internet access, excitedly wait until the installer leaves, and then visit[...]
The Acer Aspire 8940G is a desktop replacement system packing an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA 250M dedicated graphics, Blu-ray, and a massive 18.4″ 1080P display. Acer built this system[...]
In a recent promo video leaked to Engadget, HP showed off an all-new revision of their TouchSmart line of touch-capable, all-in-one PCs. This new model, dubbed the TouchSmart 520, takes[...]
There are times when you need a copy of Windows on hand to accomplish something. You might need to install a new Windows component, or boot to the OS disc[...]
The 14-inch Lenovo "Essential" B470 is an affordable small-to-medium business notebook. The B470 is equipped with a second generation Intel Core processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive.[...]
The OKI proColor Series of printers, from Oki Data Americas, were selected by ViewPlus Technologies for use in the EMFuse Color Braille Station.
Looking for a way to get an edge on schoolwork, projects and more? Check out the Kodak ESP Office 2170 All-in-One, the perfect back to school device with a 25-sheet[...]
The Lenovo “Essential” B470 is a small-to-medium business notebook with a second generation Intel Core processor and Windows 7 Home Premium. It has up to 500GB of hard drive storage[...]
It's not the first time Dell has accidentally leaked product information by placing a future gadget's support docs on the website a bit ahead of launch, but Round Rock generally[...]
Epson has bundled its Stylus Pro 3880 printer with six full letter-sized packs of select Epson Signature Worthy papers, to introduce the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Signature Worthy edition for[...]
Brother announced a new affordable all-in-one series of inkjets featuring four models targeted at the small office, home office (SOHO) market.
GoToMeeting, Adobe Connect, and Cisco's WebEx are now getting more company in the Web conferencing ring, with the public beta of a new service called MeetingBurner, now available free of[...]
What does a notebook need in order to claim the title of "world's fastest laptop"? The AVADirect Clevo X7200 steps up to the challenge with a six-core Intel Core i7-990X[...]
MSI today announced the availability of its X460 and X460DX notebooks, the lightest available with a Core i7 quad-core processor.
Samsung Electronics just announced its brand new line of internal solid state drives (SSDs) designed for consumer laptops and desktops - the Samsung SSD 830 series, and will be available[...]
Check out our hands-on first look of the Canon Pixma iP4920 single function photo printer before its released to the public!
It wasn't long ago that HP introduced its own pair of ultra-skinny, ultra-svelte displays to the tech world. The build quality is solid, with a sleek, attractive design and a[...]
It was about this time last year that Intel decided to try out software CPU upgrades - with a card that you could buy at many electronics stores, a software[...]
As we've seen today, Dell isn't sitting still when it comes to displays. As one of the most popular monitor manufacturers today, the company has a product at every price[...]
After the markets close this afternoon, HP is expected to announce two things. One: completion of a rumored $10 billion acquisition of database developer Autonomy Corporation. Two: the stunning announcement[...]
It shouldn't come as a surprise to, well, anyone with a lick of sense, but Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky confirmed the existence of a Windows App Store in a[...]
The Lenovo G570 is a 15.6-inch consumer general use notebook with good performance, battery life, build quality, and audio. The G570 is currently on sale through Lenovo for as low[...]
Read our full review of the Brother MFC-9970cdw, the flagship model of the MFC-9000 series of multifunction color laser printers!
The Asus K53E-B1 is a 15.6-inch consumer multimedia notebook with a 640GB hard drive, a second-generation Intel Core processor, and 6GB of memory. We were able to find one on[...]
Yesterday, HP shocked the Internet with a couple of surprising new announcements. It had been rumored that the TouchPad and Pre 3 mobile devices had encountered surprising resistance, with Best[...]
Microsoft has long wanted to extend its reach into the living room, from the desktop to the HDTV. Back when XP was still new, Microsoft put out Windows XP: Media[...]
This morning, AMD unveiled its latest update to the award-winning C- and E-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for ultrathin and value notebooks, netbooks, all-in-ones and desktop PCs with improved features.
The Qosmio is Toshiba's top-end multimedia and gaming notebook line. This latest iteration sports a striking design, 1.5GB graphics card, and dual hard drives. Is it any better than previous[...]
Check out our new weekly series, Printer Tips from PrinterComparison, where our staff will share expert advice on a wide range of printing topics!
HP has been rolling out all-in-ones left and right right, recently; it wasn't so long ago that we took a look at the HP 100B all-in-one, which put AMD's Fusion[...]
Razer, maker extraordinare of high-quality gaming peripherals, has branched out in recent months. At CES, we saw them show off an astonishing new kind of gaming device - half laptop,[...]
Following the new product announcements in July, Canon added two more photo all-in-one printers to their Pixma lineup early this morning.
Samsung introduced its latest lineup of monochrome laser printers featuring two new series - the single function ML-2955 and the multifunction SCX-4729 - with eco friendly options that reduce consumption[...]
The Qosmio is Toshiba’s top-end multimedia and gaming notebook line. This latest iteration sports a striking design, 1.5GB graphics card, and dual hard drives. Available in multiple configurations at prices[...]
Alienware M18x owners in our forums have been reporting a strange issue with the machine being unable to maintain the Windows "Aero" interface, yet unresolved.
High-capacity 8GB 1333-MHz memory modules are now available for desktops and notebooks through Crucial.
Read our hands-on first look of the Samsung CLP-775nd unveiled earlier this month as the replacement for the top rated CLP-770nd.
Consistency is how a new report from Lyra Research's Hard Copy Industry Advisory Service - Worldwide Forecast for Segment 1-3 Color Laser MFPs 2008-2015, sums up the growth taking place[...]
Lenovo's new 13.3-inch value notebook has a great-looking design, a comfortable keyboard and is easy to carry. Is this Intel Core i5-equipped laptop a worthy travel companion? We take an[...]
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z370 is a 13.3-inch general use/value notebook with a second-generation Intel Core i3 or i5 processor. Running on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, the Z370 is equipped with[...]
GameStop has admitted to ordering its employees to remove the coupons for a free OnLive copy of Deus Ex: Human Revolution that are found in retail copies of the game.
Ever since former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just a few years ago, rumors and speculation have swirled, both about his health and his potential future[...]
Steve Jobs, the man who is largely credited with resurrecting Apple in the 1990s, has officially resigned as CEO of Apple. The company's COO, Tim Cook, is expected to fill[...]
The Innergie mCube Slim 95 is a universal power adapter that can charge multiple devices such as notebooks, tablets, cell phones, GPS, and MP3 players. Check out our full review[...]
Ever gotten a great deal on a printer only to find out that one set of ink or toner cartridge replacements cost more than the printer itself? Then check out[...]
Acer has introduced its new TravelMate 8481T business notebook featuring a 14" screen in a 13" form factor. It weighs 3.7 lbs and will be available in September
EFI introduced Fiery System 10, its next generation Fiery platform, a front-end system for production digital printing.
The Toshiba Satellite L745D-S4220 is a general-use notebook built for students going back to school on a tight budget. For $450, it's equipped with a dual-core AMD processor, 4GB of[...]
Read our full review for the brand new Canon Pixma iP4920 before it hits stores and find out if it's the perfect printer for back to school!
The Pixma iP4920 will feature five individual ink tanks, a high print resolution up to 9600 x 2400 dpi, two-way paper feeding, print speeds up to 12.5 ipm and CD/DVD[...]
Razer has made a surprise announcement that it has introduced its own gaming notebook, the 17.3" Blade. It measures 0.88" thin and will be available Q4 2011.
Buffalo Technology, world market leader in consumer NAS (network-attached storage), plans to continue producing low-cost, high-powered storage for home offices. Yet new TeraStation Pro products -- the company's first[...]
Recently, Google made the decision to kill off a number of its acquired projects; among these was Slide, a social gaming startup for which the Mountain View-based search giant paid[...]
Check out the PrinterComparison.com "deal of the week" and get a rundown of all the best deals!
Norton AntiVirus (NAV) has always been a highly effective software security package. Despite some user interface (UI) changes, the 2011 version is no exception. Read the full review.
Sometimes, when downloading a file or installing a new program, you suddenly realize that your hard drives are full. "Can I uninstall this or delete that?" Here's how to get[...]
It's time to replace that pathetic little hard drive that came with your laptop. We reviewed two of the latest one terabyte laptop hard drives: the Samsung Spinpoint M8 and[...]
Developing an effective backup strategy is relatively easy if you are a consumer or small office/home office worker. Basically, you just buy a wired or wireless disk-based storage device,[...]
Epson revealed its new product lineup, the WorkForce Pro, aimed at expanding its business solutions by targeting small offices and workgroups.
Epson has announced that its iPrint mobile printing application will now be compatible with Android smartphones along with the host of Apple devices that already support it.
Cloud storage can cut down on your hardware costs by letting you easily share photos, music and other files. Yet many users have lost data and privacy at the hands[...]
Just recently, we discussed the issue of how HP was contemplating the spin-off of its Personal Systems Group - the division of the company responsible for making the computers and[...]
Printing reports and forms from Salesforce.com is about to get easier. Canon Information and Imaging Solutions Inc. announced the introduction of Forms and Print Services for Salesforce, a new cloud-based[...]
Take a look at the Brother MFC-J825dw Inkjet All-in-One with a 3.3-inch touchscreen, web-connected applications and wireless connectivity before it hits store shelves in September!
Samsung Electronics today announced the Series 7, a thin and light aluminum-encased laptop line offering the latest Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, AMD graphics, and the promise of up[...]
Lenovo's IdeaPad family of notebooks is the company's multimedia/entertainment series, as opposed to the business-optimized ThinkPad line or the budget-oriented Essential line. Keep reading to see what one user thinks[...]