August 2016 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2016. 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 2016

Below are the 18 Notebook/Laptop articles for August of 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Gets an Edge, Secure Folder, & New S Pen Features: Hands On

Samsung’s latest Note has an edge. In fact, it has two of them, along with new S Pen capabilities, security features, and perhaps the sleekest design ever molded into a[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and Gear VR Preview: A Closer Look at the Specs

The Galaxy Note 7 might be Samsung’s newest and hottest smartphone, but on paper it only features a modest spec bump. We took a closer look at what Samsung did[...]

MSI vs Sager, Dusting Off an Old Compaq Presario, & More from the NBR Forums

The best 17-inch notebook for non-gamers, MSI vs Sager, and an old Compaq Presario served as recent NotebookReview forum highlights. What else were the notebook experts discussing?

Dell Precision 5510 Review: A Solid Travel Laptop

The Dell Precision 5510 is a mobile workstation but you might want to think of it as the business version of Dell’s popular XPS 15 9550 notebook. Is this the[...]

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Review: Cortana is the Future

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is full of new features and slight tweaks to the already excellent Windows 10. And its significance as heralding the future of personal computing cannot be[...]

Dream Laptops, Lenovo vs Dell vs HP, Windows on a Mac, & More from the NBR Forums

What's your dream laptop? Can Windows run well on a Mac? Lenovo or Dell or HP? The notebook experts discussed these topics and more recently on the NotebookReview forum. Find[...]

The Return of the Docking Station

Proprietary, dedicated docking solutions have all but vanished in everything except business notebooks. But that hasn't stopped docking stations from making a big return among consumer laptops and tablets.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: The Only Android Flagship

Samsung has ceased production and the Galaxy Note 7 is no longer available.

Honor 8 has Flagship Features, Mid-range Price: Hands On

The Honor 8 from Huawei is the latest low-cost Android smartphone with near-flagship features and specs. This include a dual-camera setup, fingerprint sensor, and plenty of power. Not bad, for[...]

Laptop for Ph.D. Student, Windows 10 Problems, Upgrading 3G Wireless Card to 4G, and More from the NBR Forums

What's the best laptop for a Ph.D. student? How do you fix the Windows 10 temp files issue? What's a reliable gaming laptop? Find out the answers and more in[...]

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Review

This 2-in-1 PC with a 13.3-inch display promises to deliver solid build quality and excellent overall performance in a relatively lightweight package for an affordable price. Read on to see[...]

Eurocom Commander Laptop Review

This Enterprise-grade notebook features a lightning fast SSD and i7 Skylake CPU but also allows for desktop expansion with a docking station and advanced security features. Read the full review[...]

Crucial MX300 1TB SSD Review

The first Crucial SSD to feature Micron's new 3D TLC NAND is now available in a wider variety of storage capacities. Keep reading to see if this innovative SSD is[...]

Samsung Gear VR (2016) Review

This updated version of Samsung's virtual reality headset hasn't changed much. But the addition of a USB Type-C port and improved field of view might just make a huge difference[...]

Best Gaming Mice 2016

Finding the right mouse for PC gaming isn't easy. Each mouse has a unique design, features, and sensors. Here’s our top picks.

Worthwhile Laptop Upgrades, Customer Support Woes, & More from the NBR Forums

The NotebookReview forums were alive with discussions, covering old laptops for new business use, worthwhile notebook upgrades, and customer support horror stories. Read what the laptop experts had to say,[...]

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review: Fitness Tracker with a Bit of Smartwatch

The Samsung Gear Fit 2 is an activity tracker with smartwatch features. Does it achieve the proper balance of utility, capability, and battery life? There are many similar devices that[...]

Top 10 Iconic Notebooks that Changed Mobile Computing

Big industries change when groundbreaking products are introduced. We take a look at 10 of the most outlandish laptops from the past decade that helped shape the industry.