September 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for September 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 September of 2011

Below are the 99 Notebook/Laptop articles for September of 2011

BaseCamp SmartSolution from Lexmark

Lexmark announced the new Basecamp SmartSolution that enables business users to view and print data from Basecamp, an online project collaboration tool.

Lenovo Announces U300s Ultrabook and U300 and U400 Laptops

Lenovo raises the bar for style with three new luxury laptops, the IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook, and the U300 and U400 laptops. These ultraportable notebooks are designed for fashion-conscious PC users[...]

Top Ten Printers for August 2011

Get a jump on your printer purchasing research with PrinterComparison's list of top viewed printers for August 2011.

Most Popular Laptops for August 2011

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[...]

Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook Unveiled

It seems like almost every notebook PC manufacturer has decided to announce an "Ultrabook" (a 13-inch thin and light multimedia laptop) this week. Toshiba America is the latest company to[...]

Zotac ZBOX Nano AD10 Harnesses AMD APU to Power Pint-sized HTPC

Zotac is traditionally known for providing small form factor motherboards that system builders and enthusiasts can use to construct svelte home theater PCs (HTPCs) that still pack a wallop. The[...]

Microsoft Shows Off Windows 8: New Start Menu, New Media Center

It hit the rounds recently that Microsoft would not include the critically favorable Windows Media Center in the upcoming version of their insanely popular operating system. Microsoft exec Stephen Sinofsky[...]

Canon imageCLASS MF3010 Review: First Look

The Canon imageCLASS MF3010 is a laser monochrome multifunction printer built for the small office, home office market. The MF3010 features print speeds of up to 19 ppm and a[...]

Dell XPS 15z Review: A MacBook Alternative?

The Dell XPS 15z has an ultra-thin metal chassis, a beautiful 1080p display and a backlit keyboard. Add to that an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce dedicated graphics[...]

Dell XPS 15z

The Dell XPS 15z is a 15-inch multimedia notebook with an ultra-thin metal chassis, an optional 1080p display and a backlit keyboard. The XPS 15z can be configured with a[...]

Epson Stylus NX430 Introduced

Epson unveiled the latest addition to their inkjet portfolio, the Epson Stylus NX430 Small-in-One so named for its ultra compact footprint.

Seagate Breaks Out World’s First 4TB Hard Drive

Even though solid state drives get all the face time these days, it's important to remember that good old spinning media still has a thing or two to teach the[...]

Kodak Jumps on Cloud with New HERO AIOs

Kodak has followed in the footsteps of competitor HP with the introduction of a new series of all-in-one printers that will now be able to access the cloud via Google[...]

Kodak Unveils HERO AIO Inkjet Series

Kodak added a new lineup of all-in-one inkjets to its portfolio with the HERO All-in-One series.

Western Digital Nomad Rugged Hard Drive Case Review

Hard drives are vulnerable to drops and rough treatment since they have moving parts. External hard drives are even more exposed and increase the potential for data loss. Western Digital[...]

EFI Delivers Advanced Color Management for Ricoh

EFI, a provider of digital printing solutions, announced the availability of the Fiery E-41A server for Ricoh's recently released Pro C651EX and Pro C751EX color production printers. [...]

HP’s Eight New All-in-Ones & Pulse Speakers: We Go Hands-on

Rallying behind the desktop computer in what HP is calling the "largest all-in-one portfolio in its history", the company is unveiling a whopping eight new all-in-one desktops; we snagged a[...]

Norton Launches NIS 2012 and NAV 2012 for PC Security and More

As a big piece of a larger set of Norton product announcements, Symantec on Wednesday launched Norton Internet Security (NIS) 2012, an update to its PC software with new mobile[...]

Corel Intros Digital PaintShop Pro X4, For Photo Editing By Everyone

Corel's latest digital photo editing app for Windows is designed with both newbies and pros in mind.

Intel Intros New Sandy Bridge Processors

Intel has added several new processors to its current 'Sandy Bridge' Core i-series lineup. New models include faster i7 dual- and quad-cores chips.

Toshiba Draws Upon HDTV Heritage for its Second Desktop, the DX730

After being known as a top tier notebook maker since, well, pretty much forever, Toshiba is swimming against the current and breaking into the desktop space. As their first and[...]

Hitachi Delivers 1TB Platter Hard Drives with Deskstar 7K1000.D and 5K1000.B

Hitachi may not be a household name in the United States when it comes to hard drive technology, but they still duel it out with the other big boys. This[...]

HP Announces Next Generation Pavilion dm1

HP is updating its popular Pavilion dm1 notebooks with the upcoming AMD E-450 dual-core processor, a new design, and more to the HP "Premier Experience." HP still promises the "mobility[...]

Epson Grows its Stylus Pro Designer Edition Line

The Epson Stylus Pro WT7900 Designer Edition is the latest addition to Epson America's Epson Stylus Pro Designer Edition line that already includes the Epson Stylus Pro 3880, 4900, 7890[...]

HP Shoots to the Top with New LaserJets

HP announced the addition of several new LaserJet models to its business lineup including the HP TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 featuring 3D scanning and two new LaserJet Enterprise series. [...]

HP Targets SMB with New Officejets

HP introduced several new Officejet Pro devices targeted at small and medium businesses, work groups and home offices.

HP Unveils Envious AIO Inkjets

HP unveiled four new all-in-one inkjets designed with the home in mind to end the mammoth announcement day for the imaging and printing group.

Dell Offering Terabyte of SSD Storage in Mobile Workstations

Dell states that the company is the first to offer 512GB SATA3 mobility SSDs in a mobile workstation for over a terabyte of SSD storage.

Xotic Sager NP8170/Clevo P170HM Notebook Review

The Xotic Sager NP8170/Clevo P170HM is a solid custom gaming notebook with excellent performance for games. This machine joins the custom gaming world near the top with an Intel Extreme[...]

Chumby NeTV Turns Any TV into a Smart TV

Chumby almost hit it big a few years ago by creating a quirky little Internet device. A cross between a PDA and an alarm clock, this little touchscreen that could[...]

Canon imageCLASS MF3010 Review

The Canon imageCLASS MF3010 is a monochrome laser multifunction product with print, copy, and scan capabilities. It has a compact form factor and was designed for the small office, home[...]

Canon imageCLASS MF3010

The Canon imageCLASS MF3010 features print speeds of up to 19 pages per minute and an advertised quick first print time of 8 seconds, 150-sheet front-loading paper cassette, print resolution[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad E420s: Our Deal of the Week

The 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad E420s is a notebook with a dual-core processor, 4GB of memory, weight of four pounds, and more than six hours of battery life. It's being sold[...]

NEC Outs 24-inch MultiSync P241W IPS Pro Display for $799

NEC used to be a pretty popular name for monitors when CRTs loomed large. These days, outside of the pro market, not as many people know them for LCDs -[...]

RealDownloader Software Review: Easy Video Downloads

Real Networks has introduced RealDownloader software, for truly quick downloads of videos from YouTube and other sites throughout the Web. Read the full review.

IDC: Print volume flat through 2015

New research from IDC reports that print volume is expected to remain relatively flat between 2010 and 2015, a 0.1% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

Brother MFC-9970cdw – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Need a new printer for your office? Check out PrinterComparison "deal of the week" where we highlight the best deals weekly!

ASUS Intros 2-lb Eee PC X101 with MeeGo OS

The X101 has a 10" display and is preloaded with the new Intel MeeGo operating system. It weighs just two pounds and measures 0.68 inches thin.

Microsoft Windows 8 to Beta This Week?

Microsoft's BUILD conference debuts this week, out in sunny California. While there will no doubt be discussion on a number of Microsoft's properties, only one thing is at the front[...]

IDF2011: AMD Receives Guinness World Record for Fastest Desktop CPU

In just a couple of hours, Guinness will award AMD for achieving the world's fastest desktop CPU. Granted, it involves a rather significant overclock, but a record's a record. In[...]

Printer Tips: Connectivity Concerns

Check out our new weekly series, Printer Tips from PrinterComparison, where our staff will share expert advice on a wide range of printing topics!

IDF2011: Live at the Intel Developer Forum!

Another year, another IDF. At last year's IDF, we got to see new hardware coming from Intel, partners released new notebooks and desktops, and AMD even reared its head to[...]

Western Digital Adds WD 2go, 2go Pro Apps to its My Book Live Personal Cloud Drive

Western Digital introduced the My Book Live late last year. It's goal? To simplify your networked storage woes. Today's release furthered WD's ideal by adding attractive and easy-to-use mobile apps[...]

Short Revival for Single-Function Monochrome Laser Market

New research from Lyra Research reports that the single-function monochrome laser print market is poised for a short revival before seeing declining shipments through 2015.

MSI X460DX Review

Yes, Virginia, there is such a thing as a powerful yet portable multimedia laptop that costs less than $900. Say hello to the MSI X460DX. Measuring one inch thin and[...]

IDF2011: Intel has “line of sight” to 14nm Transistors, Post-Ivy Bridge CPUs

At the Intel Developer Forum 2011, Intel said it has reached a 'line-of-sight' position regarding next-gen transistor technology. The company seems confident with 14nm path as it plans for early[...]

IDF 2011: Intel Promises Ultrabooks with 10 Days of Connected Standby by 2013

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco today, Intel shared a few tidbits with the audience, including details of its push into the Ultrabook segment blazed by the MacBook[...]

Microsoft Gives Sneak Peek at Windows 8 Browsing, Photo Sharing, Tools

Beyond the tile-based user interface (UI) already demoed in past months, Microsoft is leveraging its Build developers conference this week to give a sneak peek at new features that now[...]

VIDEO: HP Mini 1000 Review

The staff of takes a look at the new HP Mini 1000 netbook.

Logitech Intros the Wireless Trackpad: Now Windows Has its Own Magic Trackpad

Today Logitech announced an upcoming multi-gesture wireless touchpad that allows for notebook navigation in Logitech's idea of a "natural" way. The wireless touchpad allows users to scroll through documents and[...]

HP Pavilion g6 Review

Are you looking for an inexpensive sub-$500 notebook for basic home and office use? The 15.6-inch HP Pavilion g6 might just deliver the best bang for your bucks. We took[...]

HP Pavilion g6

The Pavilion g6 is a budget-priced laptop that tries to balance great design, solid performance, and affordability. The Pavilion g6t series with 15.6-inch LED display features a range of available[...]

IDF2011: HP Unveils Bevy of Beautiful Monitors, World’s First Sub-$200 IPS Display

At IDF2011 in San Francisco this morning, HP unveiled seven new displays mostly targeted at the performance display segment of the market. Showcased were a new thin TN display for[...]

OKI Data releases Desktop Capture for QuickBooks

OKI Data Americas announced the availability of Desktop Capture for QuickBooks, the latest addition to the company's desktop capture solutions for document management programs.

Samsung CLP-775nd Review

Read our full review of the Samsung CLP-775nd single function color laser and find out if its really an improvement over the previous generation CLP-770nd!

Samsung CLP-775nd

The Samsung CLP-775nd is a single function color laser offering print speeds up to 35 ppm, a print resolution up to 9600 x 600 effective dpi, automatic duplexing, 600 MHz[...]

IDF2011: Toshiba Z830 Ultrabook Hands On Preview

Toshiba's Portege Z830 ultrabook is among the first crop of notebooks coming to market built upon Intel's Ultrabook platform. Intel sees the ultrabook as the ideal computer that can be[...]

DTR Deal of the Week: Seagate 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

Need a little bit of extra storage? This week's DTR Deal of the Week is a Seagate Expansion external hard drive - three massive terabytes of storage at speedy USB[...]

Epson Delivers New Proofing Papers

Epson America Inc. announced two new proofing papers designed with design shops and ad agencies in mind at the Graph Expo this past week.

IDF2011: Intel to Release 50-Core CPUs in 2012

Intel CTO Justin Ratners announced today at IDF 2011,that the company is prepared to release an entirely new kind of CPU with more than fifty cores. Coming from the Knights[...]

Acer To Intro US Model of S3 Ultrabook Next Month, and It Might Surprise

Vendors at the Pepcom show in New York City talked up a range of new models, including the upcoming US edition of Acer's Aspire S3 ultrathin notebook, which may differ[...]

Will Windows 8 Extend the Life of Your Netbook?

Microsoft touts Windows 8 as having a light footprint, light enough in fact, to run well on a last-generation netbook. Can that be possible? Will Windows 8 run on a[...]

Canon Pixma MG8220 Review: First Look

Get an exclusive hands-on first look at the Canon Pixma MG8220 Wireless Photo All-in-One inkjet printer before it hits store shelves!

Businesses Recycle Print Cartridges to Benefit Schools

Businesses registered with the FundingFactory have helped schools and non-profits share more than $26 million since 1996 by recycling small electronics and print cartridges.

IDF2011: Intel’s The Tomorrow Project Asks ‘What Does the Future Hold?’ (video)

During the keynote speech on the third day of Intel's IDF 2011 Intel's Futurist, Brian David Johnson, asks questions about what the future holds, not just for Intel, but the[...]

HP EliteBook 2560p Review

The HP EliteBook 2560p is what HP calls its "pint-sized powerhouse." This business laptop is billed as a travel companion with great build quality, a slim form factor, and a[...]

10 Key Windows 8 Features: Tablets, Touch and More

Windows 8 already contains a barrage of over 300 new features. To help you sift through the mire of Microsoft's Metro UI for the upcoming OS, here's a list of[...]

Lyra Delivers Three Reports on Laser MFP Market

Three new research reports from Lyra Research, take an indepth look at the worldwide monochrome laser MFP market.

Samsung CLP-775nd – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Add some color to your office documents and memos with a fantastic deal on a Samsung color laser printer. Check out this week's "deal of the week" today!

HP EliteBook 2560p

The HP EliteBook 2560p is a 12.5-inch ultraportable business notebook. It’s the smallest notebook in its class that has an optical drive option. Its features include a Smart Card Reader,[...]

Unreleased Western Digital DX4000 NAS Spotted on IDF Floor

Despite being hailed as an Intel Developer Forum, there were any number of manufacturers represented on the show floor - some were there on their own, while others saw their[...]

Adobe Photoshop Elements & Premiere Elements 10 Review

Adobe on Tuesday unveiled Version 10 of Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements, applications widely regarded as the top Windows PC and Mac consumer programs for editing photos and videos. Read[...]

Print Audit Launches Print Audit Secure

Print Audit, a developer of print tracking and auditing software, has launched its Print Audit Secure print management service designed to help companies reduce costs and improve document security.

New Aficio Monochrome Laser Printer from Ricoh

Ricoh Americas Corp. has introduced the mid-volume Aficio SP 4310N monochrome laser printer engineered for offices and workgroups.

Brother MFC-J825dw Review

Read our full review of the Brother MFC-J825dw Inkjet All-in-One with a 3.3-inch touchscreen, web-connected applications and wireless connectivity!

HP ProBook 5330m Review

The new HP ProBook 5330m looks like the perfect solution for businesses and consumers looking for a powerful, aluminum-wrapped laptop for work and play for less than the price of[...]

HP ProBook 5330m

The ProBook 5330m is less than 1-inch thin, features a dual-tone color scheme, brushed aluminum chassis and backlit keyboard and is HP’s first business notebook to offer “Beats Audio” with[...]

Canon to Bolster Managed Document Services

Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced new professionals services support and the new Partner Transformation program designed to target Authorized Canon Dealers interested in bolstering their Managed Document Services (MDS) business and[...]

Sony Support Sends Broken Computers to Customer

A Sony customer waiting to send his notebook off for warranty service was surprised after he began receiving broken notebooks from other customers.

HP LaserJet Pro M175nw Review: First Look

The HP LaserJet Pro M175nw is a color laser, multifunction product for business users. It has color print, scan, and copy capabilities and can reach print speeds of up to[...]

Why Free-to-Play Games Like ‘DC Universe Online’ are Ruining Gaming

League of Legends. Firefall. DC Universe Online. Super Monday Night Combat. All great games, and all games that I have no intention whatsoever of playing, because the other similarity they[...]

VIA Sues Apple in the US for Patent Infringement

Patent wars are nothing new. Traditionally, one big company would sue a second big company. Often, this second company would countersue the first company and in the end, everything is[...]

McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2011 Review

In comparison to competitors from Norton, Microsoft, and Kaspersky, McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2011 brings different features -- including a shredder -- to the table. Read the full review.

Canon Pixma MG5320 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Check out the PrinterComparison "deal of the week" and get a great price on a new, all-in-one inkjet from Canon!

All-In-One Trifecta ASUS ET2700, ET2410, ET2210 Announced

Just like HP showed a few weeks ago, the desktop market is anything but dead, especially when it comes to the all-in-one market. ASUS came out with its own efforts[...]

Leaked AMD Roadmap Shows Q1 2012 Release for AMD’s Killer Trinity APUs

While we're still waiting for AMD to toss out new 8-core desktop FX CPUs, a recently leaked roadmap shows that their mobile segment is still on time, at least, with[...]

HP Will Market FSC Certified Copy Paper

HP plans to bring 50 percent of its HP-branded copy paper in code with the Forest Stewardship Council guidelines by 2015.

Toshiba Announces Budget Laptop Lineup

Toshiba announced several new budget-priced notebooks for school, home, and on-the-go today. Toshiba states that there will be a notebook for "every budget and member of the family" this holiday[...]

Toshiba Announces the DX735 23-inch All-in-One

Toshiba announced the DX735 today, an all-in-one featuring a 23-inch FHD multi-touch display.

Printer Tips: Standing Alone

Read our new weekly series, Printer Tips from PrinterComparison, where our staff will share expert advice on a wide range of printing topics!

Swedish Pen/Mouse Hybrid the Penclic Mouse Set to Debut in the US

Swedish firm Prestige International has announceed that it will soon begin shipments of the Penclic Mouse, a unique peripheral designed to bring together the best aspects of pen and mouse[...]

McAfee Releases ‘All Access’ Security for PCs, Macs, Tablets & Phones

McAfee on Tuesday rolled out McAfee All Access, an offering aimed at providing security for unlimited numbers of PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.

Alienware Posts Fix for M18x Aero Issues

Last month we reported Alienware M18x owners experiencing issues related to the Windows Aero interface. Alienware took notice and has introduced a fix!

Lenovo ThinkPad T420 Review: The Best Business Laptop?

The 14-inch ThinkPad T420 business notebook has an excellent screen, keyboard, and battery life. We explain why this "business rugged" notebook is a great choice for hard-working customers.

Epson Artisan 837 Review: First Look

Looking for a photo all-in-one printer that offers all the creative features you've been longing for on an inkjet printer? Then check out our hands-on first look of the[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T420

The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 is 14-inch business notebook with an anti-glare screen and a second-generation Intel dual-core processor. Users can choose from two screen resolutions: 1366 x 768 or 1600 x[...]

LaCie LaPlug Puts Hard Drives and Printers onto Your Network

LaCie is known for their grand designs as well as their high-end storage solutions. Here the two meet again to help put all of your USB storage devices onto your[...]

Lenovo IdeaPad U260: Our Deal of the Week

The 12.5-inch Lenovo IdeaPad U260 features an Intel Core i5-470UM dual-core processor and Turbo Boost technology, 4GB of system memory, a 320GB hard drive, and has a weight of just[...]

HP Firmware Update for LaserJet Devices

HP has announced a firmware update for select LaserJet printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) that delivers the latest mobile printing technology.