Notebook 2012 Articles

Popular Notebook Articles for 2012

Do Business Users Really Need SSDs, Or Will HDDs Work?

Back in the dark ages, storage technology on computers was extremely limited. With the advent and proliferation of laptops, that technology has taken a big leap, leaving many people still[...]

HP ENVY dv7 Review

The HP ENVY dv7 is a good machine for anyone interested in replacing a standard desktop computer at a good balance of configuration and cost. With a 17.3-inch screen and[...]

HP Brings Connected Music To All Of Its Windows 8 Devices

With a private concert by No Doubt in Paris and in collaboration with Universal Music, HP presented Connected Music, an internet service which it will now offer to all users[...]

Dell XPS 15 (L521X) Review

The Dell XPS brand has been synonymous with quality laptops. In fact, its Dell\’s premium brand. So NotebookReview took notice when Dell applied it to the company\’s new line of[...]

Toshiba Portege R930 Review

The Portege product line from Toshiba has long been known for its strong performance and great flexibility, and the Portege R930 is no different. Equipped with advanced features like a[...]

Crucial m4 256GB mSATA SSD Review

The surprisingly small mSATA standard might be relatively new, but as new laptops continue to get thinner and lighter, these new drives will likely dominate the notebook storage market. We[...]

Acer Aspire V5-571 Review

As far as affordable notebooks go, the Acer Aspire V5-571 may not be the best option, but it does offer decent features for its price. Less than one inch thin,[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Review: The Best Just Got Worse

The Lenovo ThinkPad T430 continues Lenovo\’s tradition of nondescript all-business designs placing that value function over form. The exterior is made of a strong carbon-fiber reinforced plastic which doesn\’t flex.[...]

What Makes a Business Notebook a Business Notebook?

The term \"business notebook\" meant something ten years ago. Even though the lines have been blurred, there are still features that device a business laptop.

10 Things You Should Know About Windows 8 Before Upgrading UPDATED

Microsoft Windows 8 only just got here, but undoubtedly many users are eager to get their hands on it and see what the new operating system has to offer. But[...]

The Great Reinventors: Best & Worst Tech Company Rebranding Efforts

A brand defined as a complex set of inter-related components that overall set an expectation for a customer experience. A brand involves the name the logo, the colors, the tone,[...]

Black Friday Electronics Sales Down, Does It Really Matter?

The shaky future of the U.S. economy seems to have done no favors for the consumer electronics industry on Black Friday, as market research firm The NPD Group reports that[...]

VIZIO Announces its Latest Windows 8 Ready PCs

VIZIO has announced its Windows 8-based PCs for the upcoming holiday season. The VIZIO All-in-One Touch PC will come in a 24-inch and 27-inch model with a full HD 1080p touchscreen[...]

What Does 802.11ac Mean For Business?

802.11ac is the latest Wi-Fi standard, which promises blazingly fast Wi-Fi speeds. TechnologyGuide looks to separate its promise from reality, and figure out what it means for businesses.

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist (3347-4HU) Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad Twist is a good computer for anyone looking for a portable business class notebook with a lot of versatility. At 3.48 pounds and .8 inches thick, the[...]

TechnologyGuide Holiday Buyer\’s Guide

The holidays are around the corner; Halloween ushers in a whirlwind holiday season, and shopping quickly takes precedence after Thanksgiving Day football games. Starting on Black Friday, many are up[...]

Eurocom Scorpius (Clevo P370EM) Review

You\’ve probably never heard of the Eurocom Scorpius, or the model it\’s built from, the Clevo P370EM. That\’s because these are not your typical laptops; they are custom gaming rigs,[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad T430s User Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad T430s offers a great alternative to your standard 14-inch business laptop, providing the necessary functionality in a lighter more portable frame. Perhaps the most notable difference between[...]


Nope, that\’s not a MacBook Air, it\’s an Ultrabook — the Windows and Intel answer to the thin and popular Apple laptop. This particular model is the ASUS Zenbook UX32VD,[...]

How to Run Old Games on Your New PC: A DOSBox Tutorial

Today’s gaming scene is constantly producing experiences that couldn’t have been conceived of two decades ago, but sometimes, there’s just no beating the classics. Enter the DOSBox, a free-to-use emulator[...]