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 at and thinking about buying. In February of 2007 the HP dv6000t, now offered with Windows Vista, continues to hold very steady at #1. The new Toshiba Satellite A135 notebook made a strong showing at #4 during its first month of availability on the market.
Today we take a peek into the forums to find a grass roots view of what's going on in the world of notebooks. We've run some stats calculations on our forums to find the most popular threads from the past 10-days as measured by the number of views. Asus battery complaints, Vista upgrade problems with HP notebooks and trying to get a Toshiba Vista notebook to run Windows XP are just part of what's hot and being talked about.
During the 4th quarter of Super Bowl XLI between the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts HP will feature an ad with American Chopper TV show's Teutul family. HP has spent $2.6 million on this 30 second spot showing the Orange County Choppers biker mad family using an HP workstation to create new bike designs, manage their business and download music.
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 at and thinking about buying. In January of 2007 the HP dv6000t, now offered with Windows Vista, holds very steady at #1. February promises to be a shakeup month as companies race to get Vista loaded on their notebooks to entice customers!
There's probably no one that will claim they'd prefer using a touchpad over a mouse for navigating a cursor on a screen. No matter how good a touchpad is, you just can't get the fine control or ease of use a good ol' mouse will give you. And forget about gaming using a touchpad. Since notebooks were introduced the touchpad has dominated, and so that's what we're stuck with. An inventor with an idea for a better way to use a mouse with a laptop while on the go has his eye on changing this though.
Worldwide PC shipments grew by 8.7% in the fourth quarter of 2006 compared to the fourth quarter of 2005, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The big news is that HP stole the show for most PCs shipped in the world over the past three months, knocking Dell off of the top marketshare thrown.
This is a first impressions look at the recently announced HP tx1000 convertible notebook. We have only had this unit for a few hours, but so far it seems good for the projected price.
HP released the Pavilion tx1000 Windows Vista notebook at CES 2007 and it's sure turning some heads. With a stylish finish, touch screen display, AMD Turion dual core processor and unique "golf ball" touchpad all at a starting price of around $1,299 this is a machine to look out for.
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