September 2007 Notebook/Laptop Articles

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

Below are the 72 Notebook/Laptop articles for September of 2007

News Bits: New XPS M1730 Ship Date, Acer Goes Blu-Ray, Vista Networking Issues

New Dell XPS M1730 shipment dateVista's networking brought to a halt by a single media fileAcer officially joins Blu-rayAMD announces new SSE5 instruction set

CODi Tri-Pak Backpack review

The new compact Tri-Pak backpack from CODi features numerous storage pockets, plenty of padding, and a simple design. But is it enough to make a dedicated messenger bag user fall[...]

Most Popular Laptops for August 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[...]

Notebook Shopping at the Mall: Apple vs. Sony vs. Dell

Clothes shopping at the mall? Sure, that's logical. Buying a laptop at the mall? That's not quite so common, but Sony, Apple and Dell would like to[...]

HP Pavilion dv6500z

The HP Pavilion dv6500z Entertainment Notebook PC has a 15.4″ Brightview display and a dazzling new high-gloss design in our “Radiance” pattern. The dv6500z features the latest AMD Turion 64[...]

HP Pavilion dv9500z

The HP Pavilion dv9500z features the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology processors for improved system performance when running multimedia applications at the same time. The AMD processors also[...]

HP Compaq Presario V6500Z

The value-priced Compaq Presario V6500Z offers a full-functionality 15.4″ notebook PC plus the ability to stay mobile. The V6500Z features high-performance Mobile AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core processors for improved[...]

New Dell Precision M6300 Announced

Dell announced today the new Precision M6300, which is an update to the M90. It will have the latest Intel processors up to the X7900 as well as the latest[...]

Dell Precision M6300

The Dell Precision M6300 is the ultimate in mobile performance workstations, offering all of the power you come to expect from workstation computing. The M6300 features 64-bit Intel Core 2[...]

News Bits: Dell Loses Consumer Notebook Sales, San Fran Cancels Wi-Fi, Data on an Atom

Delays cause Dell s consumer laptop sales to drop by 20%Retail notebook sales increase 24% for 2007 over 2006, but slower growth seenSan Francisco city Wi-Fi plans halted

Lenovo Celebrates 15th Anniversary of the ThinkPad with ThinkPad Reserve Edition

Company CEOs and cowboys alike should love the new leather bound ThinkPad Reserve edition. With promised 24-7 dedicated tech support from anywhere in the world and a limited release[...]

Logitech Alto Cordless Notebook Stand Review

If you are in need of a notebook stand, but hate wires, then Logitech might be your savior. They recently introduced the Alto Cordless Notebook Stand, which unlike the original[...]

HP Introduces 64GB SSD Option to Business Notebooks

HP today announced the availability of SSD in their professional and mobile workstation series notebooks. The HP Compaq 2710p, HP Compaq 2510p, HP Compaq 6910p and HP Compaq 8000[...]

HP Introduces Compaq 6520s, 6720s and 6820s Business Laptops

HP today announced three new notebooks to its Compaq business lineup. The Compaq 6520s, Compaq 6720s and Compaq 6820s will all be small business focused notebooks and offer Intel processors.[...]

HP Compaq 6520s

The HP Compaq 6520s is a 14.1″ widescreen small business notebook powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

HP Compaq 6720s

The HP Compaq 6720s is a 15.4″ widescreen small business notebook powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

HP Compaq 6820

The HP Compaq 6820s is a 17″ widescreen small business notebook powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and ATI graphics card

Toshiba Qosmio G45 Review

The Toshiba Qosmio G45 is a full entertainment system packed into one slightly oversized 17 widescreen notebook. It combines a 1080P high resolution display, HD-DVD Player, surround sound system,[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook T2010

The newest, innovative LifeBook T2010 sports the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, a brilliant 12.1-inch wide active digitizer display with wide viewing angles, and a robust bi-directional hinge. Weighing[...]

News Bits: Asus Eee PC 2, New Vigor Notebooks, Toshiba Announces New Hard Drives

Asus to launch second-gen Eee PC in Spring 2008Vigor announces new notebook PCsToshiba introduces 160GB 1.8-inch hard drive

Sony VAIO NR Laptop Coming Soon

It appears the new Sony VAIO NR laptop will be arriving soon based on a spec sheet leaked from a German website. It's a pretty basic 15.4" screen laptop with[...]

T-Mobile HotSpot @ Home and Samsung T409 Review

Cellphones are a great tool to stay in contact with friends and family outside of your home, but what if you want to use it as a primary phone inside[...]

News Bits: Apple Parts Shortages, Order Starbucks from your laptop, Intel in the OLPC

Apple feels shortage of computer parts, delaysOrder Starbucks from your laptopAsustek Eee PC to bring down ASP of mobile devices

Dell Latitude D830 User Review

The Dell Latitude D830 is a 15.4" widescreen business notebook released in May of this year. The following review covers a D830 with a 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo[...]

Dell Vostro 1700 User Review

The Dell Vostro 1700 is a brand new 17" model business notebook. Like most Dell notebooks, the Vostro 1700 is customizable and it can be configured as either a[...]

Zepto 6625WD Review

Zepto is well known in Europe for offering supremely powerful gaming machines in small packages. Their recent 14.1" 6224W has proven to be a great performer in games offering the[...]

Toshiba Tecra A9

The Tecra A9 Series is the ideal combination of innovative performance, technology, and quality for desktop replacement productivity. Toshiba’s 3rd generation EasyGuard Technology is a series of hardware and software[...]

News Bits: Intel Chip Updates and Price Cuts, New Samsung 64GB SSD

Intel introduces Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Solo, cuts pricesSamsung ships 64GB Solid State DriveAcer expects 20% sequential growth in notebook shipments in September

HP Compaq 8510p User Review

The HP Compaq 8510p is a 15.4" notebook for business professionals who need additional video/graphics performance for everything from photo editing to 3D rendering. Take a look at this user[...]

Sony VAIO TZ First Thoughts

Sony's latest and greatest VAIO notebook for demanding business travelers raises the bar by lowering weight and reducing thickness. The new VAIO TZ packs everything a business user could want[...]

News Bits: Logitech Notebook AudioHub, New Microsoft Mice, Targus EcoSmart Bag

Logitech introduces AudioHub Notebook Speaker SystemMicrosoft introduces new notebook miceTargus introduces environmentally-friendly EcoSmart laptop bags

LG R500 Review

The LG R500 is the new top-of-the-line notebook in the R-series from LG Electronics. The notebook offers a solid foundation for performance thanks to Intel Core 2 Duo (Santa Rosa)[...]

LG R500

Zepto 6625WD

Top Windows Vista Tweaks You Can Find

Love it or hate it, Windows Vista is here to stay as the default operating system for those buying PC laptops on the market today. We all know Vista[...]

News Bits: Gateway Shareholders Mad, Generous New Asus Warranty, Office 2007 Ultimate $60

Gateway shareholders sue over Acer takeover; $710M not enoughAsus to offer free notebook accidental damage warrantyStudents: get Office 2007 Ultimate for $60

DIY Skooba Skin Notebook Sleeve Review

Are you bored by the limited selection of notebook sleeves? Do you want to release your inner artist? Skooba Design comes to the rescue with their all new Design-it-Yourself notebook[...]

Burton White Collection Backpack Review

Burton is known as a snowboard company, not a company that makes computer accessories, which is the exact reason this pack is appealing to me. For those of us who[...]

HP Pavilion dv2600 Verve Edition Laptop Coming this Week

HP will be releasing the configurable Pavilion dv2600 laptop this week with the same Verve design as that seen on the Best Buy dv2550se laptop sold earlier in the summer.

HP Compaq 6720s User Review

The HP Compaq 6720s is HP s latest 15.4" widescreen notebook featuring Core 2 Duo processors. It sports a 15.4" WXGA BrightView screen, onboard Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 and[...]

Microsoft Streets and Trips 2008 Review

Streets and Trips 2008 is the latest version of the popular navigation software package from the developers at Microsoft. It was updated with a newer GPS receiver, and for the[...]

Skooba Satchel 2.0 review

At the beginning of August, RoadWired announced it was changing its name to Skooba Design. Along with this announcement, the new Skooba Design announced a line of[...]

Zepto Znote 6024W Review

The 14.1" Zepto Znote 6024W is a sibling of the 8600M GT-enabled 6224W and has the Intel X3100 GPU for those customers who do not need 3D GPU power and[...]

IBM Releases Lotus Symphony Software at No Charge

IBM today announced Lotus Symphony, a suite of free software tools for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Starting today users can download this office software for any purpose[...]

News Bits: WiMax Gets Vendor Support, Sony VAIO Zoom, Intel’s Nehalem

Many top notebook manufacturers to support WiMAXSony shows off VAIO Zoom laptop conceptIntel shows off next-gen power saving chips

New Sony VAIO FZ190 Maya Hayuk Edition is a Work of Art — Literally

Limited edition design laptops are becoming all the rage these days. Trust Sony to raise the bar and actually give an artist their laptop as a canvas to do[...]

Sony VAIO TZ Review

The Sony TZ is the latest offering from Sony in the ultra portable market. With its small size and extreme low weight, it is a must on any business traveler's[...]

Kensington sd100s Docking Station Review

Anyone using a notebook as a desktop computer replacement has no doubt discovered the inconvenience of using a mobile computer as a desktop: A smaller keyboard, touchpad, limited ports, and[...]

Belkin Network Wireless USB Hub Review

The Belkin Network USB (NetUSB) Hub is a relatively new device, and one of the first of its kind. It finally promises to release us from the tangle of[...]

Fujitsu LifeBook U810

The all-new Fujitsu LifeBook U810 has the functionality of a traditional notebook, but only half the size. With a 5.6″ WSVGA Crystal View display and weighing a mere 1.56 lbs,[...]

Showdown at Big Sky — Sandisk 32GB SSD Vs. Seagate 160GB 7200RPM HD

After the overwhelming response to my first Solid State Drive (SSD) review, I formed the opinion that a completely accurate real world comparison of a SSD and HDD was a[...]

News Bits: Intel Quad Core Notebook Processor, Intel Announcements at IDF, Alienware Laptop with 640GB

Intel quad-core notebook CPU coming in Q3 '08Intel announces more Santa Rosa Refresh, Montevina detailsMSI introduces YA Edition notebookAlienware notebooks set new high for hard drive capacity

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 9/21/2007) 20% Off Pavilion Laptop Coupon (expiring 9/22)EVEREX 15.4" screen VA2001T notebook - $46515% Off Coupon Code for ThinkPad X61 Series TabletDell Vostro 1400 14.1in notebook T5470 2GB 120GB DVD+-RW[...]

HP Compaq 6910p Review

The 14.1" HP Compaq 6910p is one of the latest professional line portable business notebooks currently being offered by HP. The 6910p is much like the smaller 12.1" screen[...]

CODi Sport-Pak Backpack Review

Notebook backpacks seem to fall into two categories, those being overly flashy which may attract unneeded attention and those which just try to blend in. The CODi Sport-Pak backpack falls[...]

How to Take Notes on Your Notebook (Computer)

Let s face it, notebooks are everywhere. I don't mean the "College-Ruled, 80 sheet" kind, I mean "Core 2 Duo" kind. You see them in coffee shops, at[...]

Logitech Premium Notebook Headset Review

These days headphones come in so many shapes and sizes that finding the right style or size isn't always as easy as it might sound. (Pun intended.) The Logitech Premium[...]

News Bits: Vista Downgrade Option, OLPC Give 1 Get 1, Dell Offers no Bloatware

Microsoft offers XP 'downgrade' for Vista usersOLPC announces buy a laptop for yourself, one for a child programSony announces VAIO AR600 series 17-inch notebookDell allows Inspiron and Dimension customers to[...]

New Dell XPS M1730 Now Available on

The rumored Dell XPS M1730 is now up on the website ready for ordering if you have a few thousand dollars spare and need a gaming notebook. ** Update[...]

Toshiba X205 Now Available with Dual Graphics Cards

Toshiba today announced the addition of NVIDIA SLI technology to its latest Satellite X205 gaming notebook series with an HD DVD drive designed for a mobile gaming and high-definition entertainment[...]

Sony Announces New, Stylish, Affordable VAIO NR Notebooks

Sony Electronics today unveiled the new VAIO NR series of fashionable, entry- level notebooks starting at $750 ... which is the lowest-priced notebook the company has ever introduced.


The Vaio NR models feature a 15.4-inch (measured diagonally) widescreen display with XBRITE-ECO LCD technology, which delivers razor-sharp details and crisp, bold colors. The PCs also incorporate an Intel Core[...]

Mobile Edge Express Backpack Review

The Mobile Edge Express Backpack is a recent addition to the lineup from a company known for making solid, affordable notebook bags and cases. But is there anything underneath[...]

Current Notebook and Tech Deals (Updated 9/26/2007) 20% Off Pavilion Laptop CouponDell Vostro with Core 2 Duo $599 -- today only!HP Compaq Presario F560US $369.99Compaq Presario C500T - $450

Toshiba Tecra M9 Review

The Toshiba Tecra M9 is a business-grade notebook competing against the Dell D630 and Lenovo T61. It is an update to the older Tecra M5, using the latest 800Mhz Santa[...]

Dell XPS M1730 First Look

The Dell XPS M1730 has been officially announced by Dell, though that's somewhat anti-climatic after months of leaks of pictures, specs and the fact it showed up on two[...]


The Sony Vaio LS doubles as a 19-inch LCD TV (with built-in NTSC and ATSC tuners) and features Sony’s XBRITE Hi-Color panel technology for brighter imagery and more vibrant colors.[...]

Dell XPS M1730 Video and Other Gaming Notebooks at DigitalLife Event

Today is the kickoff for the DigitaLife event in New York. One focus of this event is gaming, so a lot of manufacturers have gaming rigs setup and many companies[...]

News Bits: Asus Eee PC Hands-on, New Panasonic ToughBooks, Voodoo ENVY M:152 Arrives

Hands-on with the Asus Eee PCPanasonic introduces 7-series Toughbooks15.6-inch widescreen notebook panels in development

Gateway M-6816 Review

The Gateway M-series notebooks provide multimedia performance in a sleek, stylish design. Packing Intel Core 2 Duo processors, plenty of RAM and large-capacity hard drives these budget notebooks are certainly[...]

Best Buy vs. Circuit City: Notebook Shopping Review

As a follow up to our wonderful mall shopping experience our undercover shopping team visited a pair of local big box stores (Best Buy and Circuit City) to see what[...]

Gateway One at DigitalLife — are All-in One PCs an Alternative to Laptops?

The Gateway One was unveiled at DigitalLife this week and I had a chance to play with it a bit. Some are accusing Gateway of just copying the Apple iMac[...]