September 2012 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for September 2012. 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 2012

Below are the 65 Notebook/Laptop articles for September of 2012

Acer Aspire S5 & S7 Preview: Impressive Ultrabooks

We were at IFA 2012 to check out Acer's new ultrabooks, the Acer Aspire S5 and Aspire S7. At sub-12mm thick & touch-capable, these might be the best ultrabooks you[...]

Sony Shows Vaio Tap 20 All-in-One with Windows 8

We stopped in at IFA2012 in Germany, and headed to the Sony booth to check out their latest creation: the new Sony Tap 20, a multitouch all-in-one with an unusual[...]

Thin 15.6-inch Notebook Battle: Acer vs. HP

In this roundup, we compare two budget 15.6" laptops with thin and light designs. These notebooks retail for between $500-600 and get five or more hours of battery life.

Xerox ColorQube 8900 Review: First Look

Xerox introduced the ColorQube 8900 earlier this Spring as a smaller, more affordable solid ink option for SMB. Check out our first look today!

Acer Aspire V3-571G

The Acer Aspire V3-571G features a 15.6-inch screen, Intel Core i7-3610QM quad-core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M with 2 GB Dedicated VRAM.

PC Sales Hitting the Skids This Year, Despite Windows 8

A confluence of global and industry issues are merging into a proverbial perfect storm that will bring PC and semiconductor sales to a halt this year, according to new research.[...]

Konica Minolta Unveils bizhub Digital Presses

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. introduced the bizhub Press 1250/1052 series of monochrome digital presses, designed to meet the high-volume print output needs for heavy-duty production cycles.

Alienware M17x R4 Review

This 17.3-inch monster includes the latest 2GB Nvidia GTX 680M graphics and an Intel quad-core processor. What's not to like about this fourth generation (R4) model?

Synology Outs DiskStation DS413j NAS for Home Users

Synology's attractive new DiskStation DS413j NAS is targeted toward home office and small business users looking to take their public clouds private.

Western Digital Announces the My Passport Edge

Western Digital Announces the My Passport Edge, the latest line of portable hard drives, in the My Passport family. The new drive line offers passport protection, hardware encryption; it is[...]

Epson Adds Remote Print to Epson Connect Solutions

Epson America Inc. announced the Epson Connect Remote Print upgrade, first seen at their behind the scenes Fall Preview in NYC in July.

OKI MB471w Review: Competitive Class Addition

HP and Samsung may have brand recognition, but the OKI MB471 and MB471w could be giving it's classmates a run for their money in feature set, quality and affordability.

OKI MB471w

The OKI MB471w monochrome multifunction printer offers four device – print, scan, copy and fax – as well as a blend of business savvy features including front side USB, 50-sheet[...]

Top Five Low Cost Lasers: Review Roundup

Interested in getting a new laser printer for your home office or workgroup but worried about breaking the bank? Check out our top five low cost laser-class printers!

Western Digital Creates Super Thin 5mm Hybrid Hard Drive

WD just announced the creation of their new hybrid hard drive technology, which combines super fast SSD storage with traditional rotating media.

HP Unveils Exciting New Windows 8 All-in-ones

Today HP rolled out their new Windows 8 powered all-in-ones, including the new ENVY TouchSmarts, which take advantage of snazzy new Microsoft touch algorithms.

Canon Pixma MG4220 – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Need a inexpensive printer for your home or dorm? Consider the Canon Pixma MG4220 Wireless Photo All-in-One, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

NEC Display Solutions Introduces New 22-Inch Enterprise Desktop Monitor to the MultiSync EA Series

NEC Display Solutions introduced its new 22-inch enterprise desktop (EA224WMI) monitor today. The new monitor is part of the MultiSync EA Series and is designed for enterprise clients.

Acer Aspire V3-571G-9435 Review

This 15-inch Acer laptop is a workhorse offering some impressive specs for its price. Can a powerful processor and graphics make up for its poor display and build quality?

Sculpteo Jumps on the Apple iPhone 5 Bandwagon

Sculpteo, a 3D printing service and 3D cloud engine company, has hitched its wagon to the iPhone 5 media buzz with the introduction of a customizable 3D printed iPhone 5[...]

IDF 2012: Siri’s Coming to Ultrabooks (video)

Well, all right, that's not quite true. But Intel is betting big on bringing voice control to Ultrabooks, and they're paying big bucks to Nuance to make it happen.

Canon Introduces Five imagePROGRAF Printers

Canon introduced five imagePROGRAF large-format printers this morning on what may be one of the hottest tech news days of the year thanks to the pending iPhone 5 announcement.

Alienware M17x R4

The latest and greatest revision of the Alienware M17x, the R4 packs the latest technology into a modestly updated exterior. This 17.3-inch monster includes the latest 2GB Nvidia GTX 680M[...]

Brother HL-6180dw

The Brother HL-6180dw single function monochrome laser printer offers print speeds up to 42 ppm, a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic duplexing, a 550-sheet paper capacity[...]

Brother HL-6180dwt

The Brother HL-6180dwt single function monochrome laser printer offers everything the HL-6180dw does – print speeds up to 42 ppm, a print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, automatic[...]

Apple iPhone 5 Unveiled: Is It the Notebook Killer?

Apple unveiled its newest iteration of the iPhone today. The iPhone 5 houses a number of upgrades from its predecessor, including a sleeker frame and faster processor. With the new[...]

Brother HL-6180dw Review: Less Frills, More Skills

Check out our full review of the no nonsense single function monochrome Brother HL-6180dw, packing plenty of business features into a low cost, compact footprint!

Intel’s Tiny PC May Signal Desktop Future (Video)

Here at IDF2012, Intel is busy showing off what they call the Next Unit of Computing - a very small PC with a full-blown Core i3 CPU. It's completely awesome.

Nintendo Wii U Pricing, Launch Date Announced

Overnight, Nintendo let out that the Wii would be arriving in Japan for the equivalent of $337. This morning, they told the world it would hit the US on November[...]

Nintendo Changing TV with Wii U TVii

They might be going a little overboard with all the lowercase letters, but Nintendo is serious about changing how we watch television - and with the Wii U's new interface,[...]

WD’s 5mm Hybrid Drive is Crazy Thin (Hands on)

Western Digital saw fit to bring their svelte new hybrid hard drives to IDF, and we couldn't resist putting our grubby mitts all over the hot new storage technology.

NEC LaVie Z First Look: World’s Lightest Ultrabook

We managed to spend a few minutes with NEC's recent LaVie Z Ultrabook and found that it may very well be the world s lightest. Our Opinion? We re in[...]

Backblaze Cloud Backup Review: Worth It at the Low Price?

A rival to cloud backup services like Carbonite and Mozy, Backblaze is less costly. But, do its features and performance measure up to the competition?

SLAPPA Jedi Bottomless Pit Trolley Review

This large roller bag is happy going to LAN parties and the airport alike -- it even has straps to hold a keyboard. Do we recommend it?

Canon Introduces Pixma Pro-10 and Pixma Pro-100

Canon has expanded their Pixma Pro line of professional photography printers with the addition of two new models, the Pixma Pro-10 and the Pixma Pro-100.

ViewSonic Reveals 22-inch Android Smart Display

ViewSonic unveils a large-screened, Android-based, all-in-one computer. The 22-inch VSD220 smart display will house Android 4.0 and an OMAP 4 Processor from Texas Instruments.

The Walking Dead Episode 2 and 3 Review: Dark Days

Our intrepid heroes have it rough in "Starved For Help" and "Long Road Ahead," the 2nd & 3rd episodes of Telltale's Walking Dead game, and players are along for the[...]

The Wait for 8: Microsoft Confirms October 25th Launch

Microsoft has officially announced the launch date of Windows 8, its next-generation operating system: October 25, 2012.

Origin PC Releases the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650

Minutes after big green announced the cards themselves, OriginPC was first to tell the world that you can already order them pre-installed, and at a price that won't break the[...]

Are SSDs Due for a Price Hike?

OCZ cites a flash memory shortage for not meeting demand, but prices are down. What gives?

Epson Expression Premium Small-in-Ones Unveiled

The wait is over, we can officially share the details for the Epson Expression Premium Series of Small-in-Ones showcased at the Epson Summer NDA Product Preview!

Netgear R6300 Review: The World’s Fastest Router?

The first products based on the IEEE 802.11ac gigabit-wireless standard are now appearing. We put the first 1.3 Gbps device through a few tests to see what it can really[...]

Netgear R6300

The NETGEAR R6300 WiFi Router delivers next generation WiFi at Gigabit speeds. It offers the ultimate mobility for WiFi devices with speeds up to 3x faster than 802.11n.

Panasonic Flagship Toughbook 31 Takes Rugged to a New Level

Panasonic unveiled their latest and greatest rugged notebook this morning, in the form of the new Toughbook 31.

Dell Unveils New Latitude 6430u Ultrabook

As part of the Latitude line, the 6430u offers top-notch business features that IT managers expect, but also looks to appeal to employees with its sleek design.

Clevo P370EM

The Clevo P370EM is a 17-inch gaming notebook with enough room inside for some of the latest and greatest PC hardware available. We tested the Eurocom “Scorpius” version of the[...]

Microsoft Office 365 Review

Microsoft is previewing the first home edition of its Office 365 online suite. Is Home Premium for you, or should you buy Office 13 instead? Read the full review.

HP Unveils Fall Lineup: New Sleekbooks, New ProBooks, New ENVYs, Oh My!

HP unveiled the rest of their new fall notebook lineup this morning with a deluge of laptops. Aimed at both businesses and consumers, it's clear that HP has taken thin[...]

HP Giving Away Two Years of Free 4G Service with Every Pavilion dm1 Laptop

We're huge fans of this little laptop that could - and now, HP's Pavilion dm1 is an even better value for the money, with two years of free mobile broadband[...]

Epson Stylus R3000 Review: A Worthy Competitor

Check out our review of the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 wide format printer and see how it compares to the Canon Pixma Pro-1 we reviewed earlier this summer!

Epson Stylus Photo R3000

The Epson Stylus Photo R3000 is a 13 x 19-inch photo printer targeted at prosumers. Features include: roll paper feeding, wireless connectivity, improved print speeds and larger ink tanks from[...]

Cirago UDA-3000 USB 3.0-to-HDMI-Adapter Review

It's a wordy title, but apt - we're taking an in-depth look at the Cirago UDA-3000, which promises to finally make DisplayLink a useful solution.

CyberLink Unveils Video Editing Software for Windows 8 PCs & Tablets

CyberLink has rolled out new touch apps for forthcoming Windows 8 tablets, first-time software for Macs, and a big update to its multimedia suite for Windows PCs.

OKI MB471w – Our Printer Deal of the Week

Looking for a new multifunction monochrome laser-class printer for your office? Consider the OKI MB471w, the PrinterComparison printer deal of the week!

Microsoft Outlook 13 and Exchange 13: What’s New?

Microsoft's next messaging environment is set to include greater security, better social networking, and a touch user interface (UI), said a Microsoft executive.

HP Z220 SFF Workstation Review

HP's newest workstation is also one of its smallest. Can a workstation this tiny really live up to the power of its big brothers? We find out.

Panasonic Announces Upgrades for the Semi-Rugged Toughbook 53 Notebook PC

Panasonic announced the re-release of the semi-rugged Toughbook 53 today. The second generation notebook is back offering all of the durability that consumers expect with some impressive specs; including a[...]

Xerox Targets SMBs with New Products

Xerox is targeting small and medium-size businesses who are looking to maximize their technology investments in office equipment with three product introductions.

FedEx TechConnect Handles Laptop Warranty Service

Getac, a leading manufacturer of rugged notebooks, is the first company to announce a partnership with FedEx TechConnect for service and repair.

Canon Pixma MG3220 Review: A Basic AIO for Less

Read our review of the budget friendly Canon Pixma MG3220 All-in-One featuring faster print speeds, mobile print applications and wireless connectivity.

Canon Pixma MG3220

The Canon Pixma MG3220 Wireless Photo All-in-One is targeted at the consumer market and offers print, scan and copy functionality in one compact footprint. Other features include: print speeds up[...]

ASUS ZenBook Prime UX32 Review

This Ultrabook breaks the mold by using lower cost components including a traditional hard drive instead of just an SSD. Our thoughts on this setup might surprise you.

Nero Updates Multimedia Suite for Windows 8 & Streaming to Mobile Gadgets

Nero this week released version 12 of its media suite, keeping support for DVD burning while adding support for Windows 8 and streaming to mobile devices and TVs.

MSI GX60 Gaming Notebook Announced

MSI has unveiled its upcoming MSI GX60 notebook, targeting gamers who are interested in portability without sacrificing on gaming performance ... using the latest AMD technology.

Maingear Showcases NOMAD 17 Gaming Laptop

Maingear is unveiling the new NOMAD 17 custom gaming notebook which the company asserts is "the perfect performance mobile solution for gamers and PC enthusiasts alike."