laptop review

Laptop, Notebook

Dell – Latitude D630
excellent Centrino Duo business laptop – 06/09/2007
Dell’s popular Latitude D620 deservedly won many plaudits and awards with its excellent blend of features, price and performance. The question for Dell was, when the time came for a refresh would it be able to …

Samsung – R70
family laptop with HDCP support – 31/08/2007
Samsung’s marketing blurb for the R-series says that it is inspired by technology (well, we’d certainly hope so), is user-friendly and ideal for the whole family. The latest member of the clan, the R70, holds up …

Philips – Freevents X200 Longneck
lightweight laptop with a long neck – 29/08/2007
Notebooks tend to fall into two camps: big, desktop-replacement systems with all the bells and whistles, but only portable if you own a tower crane; and light, easily carried laptops, which sometimes struggle to keep up. …

Samsung – Ultra UMPC
too small for a laptop, too large for a PDA – 29/08/2007
The Ultra Mobile PC, or UMPC for short, is a breed of computer that is like a small laptop without a hinged screen. Or, if you prefer, like a large handheld computer. Either way, it is …

Lenovo – V200 3000
feature-rich ultraportable laptop – 23/08/2007
Lenovo’s activity in the laptop market tends to be oriented more towards practicality than power. Its latest range expands on the business and home user sectors, the latter of which includes the new 3000 model from …

Samsung – Q45
highly portable Santa Rosa laptop – 21/08/2007
Samsung’s popular Q series of notebooks has had a recent addition to the family line-up – the Q45 – which continues the family trait of highly portable, well-featured business laptops and adds in the latest Intel …

Toshiba – Tecra M9L-12T
Santa Rosa business laptop with security features – 17/08/2007
Toshiba’s Tecra range of business notebooks may not be as well known as its Satellite range, but the Tecra product line is similarly being refreshed with the latest technologies on a constant basis. The latest additions …

Acer – Aspire 5920
boldly-designed Santa Rosa laptop that might grow on you – 15/08/2007
Acer isn’t afraid to make bold design statements with some of its laptops, as witnessed by the bright red Ferrari range. Now the company has commissioned BMW’s Designworks team to breathe some life into the Aspire …

Evesham – Voyager C515SR
well-featured Core 2 Duo laptop – 14/08/2007
The price of laptops has dropped so much with the arrival of the new dual core technology that it was only a matter of time before affordable dual core machines appeared on the market. Evesham has …

Gateway – MT6839b
home laptop from Tesco – 19/07/2007
OK then, a quick check of the list: eggs, yes, bread, yes, cheese, yep, laptop…

laptop? No, we haven’t gone mad, it’s just that as Gateway’s latest laptop is available from Tesco, you might as well …

Advent – 7113
budget laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium – 13/07/2007
That oft-quoted phrase “you have never had it so good” could certainly be used to describe today’s notebook market, with even some sub-£400 laptops having the same feature set as last year’s £1,000 machines. And the …

Sony – Vaio SZ4 XWN/C
secure ultraportable business laptop with decent connectivity – 15/06/2007
Sony’s Vaio SZ4 XWN/C sits in the middle of a three-product family and is, as we’ve come to expect from Sony, a stylish, well featured, portable laptop with built-in security, all aimed at the business user. …

Fujitsu Siemens – E8210
well-connected business laptop with built-in 3G – 12/06/2007
What the mobile corporate user needs most from a laptop is the ability to connect to the office wherever he or she happens to be. Fujitsu Siemens’ flagship E8210 not only features wireless connectivity, but also …

Toshiba – Satellite Pro P100-216
desktop-replacement laptop for home users – 08/06/2007
Toshiba’s Satellite Pro P100-216 certainly stands out from the grey, silver and black crowd of laptops, as the lid is a striking bronze colour, covering a good, all-round, desktop-replacement multimedia notebook for the home user. While …

Dell – XPS M1710
monstrous gaming laptop with 17-inch screen and Blu-Ray – 31/05/2007
The M1710 (N04XPS7) is the bigger brother of the M1210 and, just like its smaller sibling, it’s very different in appearance to the rest of the Dell laptop range. It’s powerful, too; in fact it’s one …

HP – Pavilion dv6285
beautiful but flawed Turion 64 X2 laptop – 15/05/2007
There’s a standing joke that if dull, reliable old HP had come up with the concept of Sushi it would have named the cuisine ‘cold dead fish’, so it’s no great surprise that the photos of …

Samsung – R20
small, light, but dim laptop – 11/05/2007
Samsung could have stuck to the tried and trusted Centrino formula when it developed the R20 but instead it chose to use a rare old mixture of components in this sleek laptop. There’s a dual core …

Acer – Aspire 9303WSMi
powerful Turion laptop with 17-inch display – 10/05/2007
There’s no getting away from the colossal size of the Acer Aspire 9303, and it’s all thanks to the 17-inch screen. This model measures 400 x 294 x 42mm and weighs in at a hefty 3.6kg, …

Gateway – MX6932b
cheap, well specified laptop – 13/02/2007
Rising like a Phoenix, the re-emerging Gateway continues to produce well featured notebooks at attractive price points, one of the latest being the MX6932b. This is a powerful system that, as the label proudly boasts, is …

Panasonic – Toughbook CF-W5
robust, light laptop with long battery life – 09/02/2007
The CF-W5 is the baby of Panasonic’s Toughbook range, a thin (268 x 210 x 44mm), ultra-portable laptop weighing in at a very creditable 1.4kg including the power adapter, but the protection comes at a price. …

ACR Computer Systems – Source for computer products, quality upgrades and repairs and technical support.
Advanced Computer Services – Supplier of notebooks and accessories. – Sells a wide range of laptop batteries.
Bix Computers – Laptop and notebook computers, plus memory, hard drives, and batteries.
Clearance Club – Offering a wide selection of laptop computers, notebooks and accessories. – Specializes in laptops and portable computing accessories. – Specializes in laptops, repairs, upgrades and parts.
Discount Laptops – Sager, Twinhead, Chembook, and Panasonic notebooks. – Linux notebooks and laptops.
Euclid Computers – Offering brand name notebooks.
FOSA Computer – Providing notebook technology.
Global Computers – Source for laptop and notebook computers. – Sells Sceptre notebooks and accessories.
Kahlon – Notebook hard drives, batteries, upgrades and systems.
The Laptop Man – Laptops, notebooks, desktops, peripherals, upgrades and replacement parts for most mobile products.
Laptop Worldwide – Specializing in offering affordable used and refurbished laptops at almost half the prices of new ones with free shipping all over the world. – Sells laptop computers Australia-wide.
Laptopland – Sells refurbished laptops for most major brands.
Laptops Direct – Sells laptops, batteries and chargers, peripherals and upgrades.
Laptops for Less Inc. – Batteries for laptops, digital cameras, camcorders. Also sells laptop parts and accessories such as floppy drives, cd roms, AC adapters, modems and network cards.
Laptops Galore – Compal, Kapok, Mitac, and M-Tech notebook/laptop computers. – Sells used refurbished notebooks in UK and Europe.
Last Minute – Rents laptops nationwide.
Lazer Link Corporation – Source for new and used notebook and laptop computers.
Lenox’s Notebook Center – Source for high performance notebooks.
Microgear – Service and repair for notebooks.
Mikrolive – Features a range of refurbished notebooks, and offers notebook repair. UK based.
Mobile Planet – Reseller of leading brand notebook computers and accessories.
Mobileman – The leading brands of portable computer products, used laptops bought and sold.
MobilePlanet – Mobile computing products at discount prices.
M-Tech Laptops – Sells laptops and computers.
M-TECH Laptops Inc. – Fastest growing laptop brand in the country.
Mundo Corp – Refurbished gateway systems and hard to find parts.
MZ Trading, Inc. – Offering laptops and a variety of accessories.
NextCom – Source for notebooks, laptops, portable workstations, embedded computers, and on-line information to administer and use Solaris and Linux in mobile applications.
NorthStar Solutions – Acquire software and hardware products using the secure cyber store, particularly shareware and pre-owned laptops in perfect working order.
Notebook Depot – Canada’s portable computing specialists.
Notebook Shop – Offering brand-name, hi-quality notebooks (laptops) for a low price.
Notebooks for Students – Offering discount prices for refurbished notebooks to students who posses an active student ID. – Notebook computer repair, upgrades, and sales.
Off Lease Dell IBM laptop – Offering off-lease Dell and IBM laptops. – New, used, refurbished laptop and notebook computers. – Notebooks and laptops both new, used and refurbished.
Penta Performance – Notebook computers, digital cameras, and accessories.
Portable Parts – Provides laptop spares and accessories including replacement batteries, power adapters, screens, and cd-rom – Sell and service of Sager and PowerPro laptops.
Recycled Goods Warehouse – Used and surplus notebook and desktop computers and equipment. – Offers notebooks in the UK.
S. J. Kennedy Ltd. – Computer hardware and laptops.
Sedgwick Computers – Sells laptops, computer systems and software. – Sells batteries, upgrades, AC adapters, and accessories. Plus notebooks and laptops.
ShopLaptop.Net – Portable computing products, large selection of laptops and notebooks.
Stephan International – Specializes in used and refurbished laptops.
Topline – Netherlands based company that offers a range of notebook computers/
Tough – Supply rugged portable computers, PDA, GPSR Communications to Defence, Police, Mining in Australia.
UltimateLaptop – Providing laptops, notebooks, and laptop accessories.
Underground Computers Inc. – A notebook computer wholesaler located in Wyoming, Michigan.
University Micro Center – Selling laptops in the tri-state area.
USA notebooks – Offering IBM Thinkpad and Compaq Armada refurbished notebooks at wholesale prices.
Used Laptops Online – Selling brand-name used, refurbished laptops and notebooks. – Offer used laptops with warranty, and an email newsletter of the latest laptop news.
Xtremenotebooks – Offering notebook computers at the lowest price with customer service.

Adapter Mart – Supply rechargeable batteries for laptop.
ADQ Luggage – Retailer of brand name computer bags, rolling cases, briefcases and luggage.
Armapac – Manufacturer of laptop bags, messengers, shoulder bags and accessories. Manufacturer and distributor of Ice Red Designs.
Awesome laptop bags – Retailer of laptop bags, totes and sleeves in a variety of designs and colors.
A2Z Mobile Office Solutions – Offers accessories for the mobile person including a mobile laptop desk, batteries, chargers, cases and adapters.
Bags4All – Retailer of brand name laptop cases, business cases and travel luggage.
BagsPro – Retailer of brand name laptop bags, cases, backpacks and luggage.
Batteries4laptop – Laptop batteries for most brand name laptops.
Battery Fast – Retailers of new laptop and notebook battery.
Beatty Trading, LLC – Aluminum laptop cases, briefcases, pilot and gun cases.
BeyondLaptopBags – Retailer of brand name laptop carrying cases, backpacks, briefcases, messenger bags and sleeves.
Booq – Laptop backpack and rugged high-performance bag.
Brenthaven – Laptop computer cases, backpacks, messenger bags, totes and accessories.
CAB Solutions LLC – Manufacturer of mobile data mounts specific to mobile printing. Designer of the patent pending vehicle headrest mount.
Caseplace – Laptop cases and bags, plus leather carriers.
ClassyComputerBags – Retailer of stylish laptop briefcases, totes, backpacks, messenger bags, portfolios and accessories; ladies leather handbags, clutches and wallets.
CODi – Maker and direct seller of notebook cases.
Compu-Lock – NoteSaver security cable system and TravAlert motion alarm.
@Covers – Laptop skins, stickers and covers.
Custom Vaio Cases – Custom cases for Vaio picture book models c1, c1x, c1vp, c1vpk, c1xs, and c1vn.
DeskSpaceAnyplace – Converts rolling luggage, rolling computer case or luggage cart into a portable computer desk space.
donkey NY – Donkey is a NY based company that offers unique bags, totes and messenger made from billboard vinyl.
eCaseWarehouse – Retailer of designer laptop bags, leather briefcases, and rolling luggage.
Equipped to Go – Retailer of brand name laptop cases, luggage, garment bags and other travel bags.
The F’ACE Brand – Offers designer work bags that accommodate documents, electronic accessories and laptops.
Frances & Grace – Offers a variety of laptop bags and sleeves for women.
Giseke GmbH & Co. KG – Large selection of rechargeable batteries (Li-Ion, NiMH, NiCd) for a wide range of PC Laptops and Notebooks.
Ice Red Designs – Offers laptop bags, totes, sleeves, messenger bags, shoulder bags and tote bags for urban lifestyle.
iLappy Designs – Custom made laptop sleeves and iPod/iPhone sleeves.
Interactive Products Corporation – Features laptop accessories and portable work surfaces for a variety of mobile devices.
Jotto Desk – Laptop desks for cars and trucks.
Kensington – Cases and security cables for notebooks. Originators of the famous Kensington security slot found in most notebooks.
King Higher Industrial & Trade Co – Laptop skins in many styles including your own custom made style.
LapDawg – A multi-purpose transformable laptop stand to help hold laptop computers in any home or office environment.
LapSafe – UK supplier of cabinets, trolleys, security cables, anti-theft tracking and other laptop security products.
Laptop Batteries and More – Laptop batteries for most brand name laptops.
Laptop Battery – Batteries and adapters for laptops.
Laptop Battery Shop – Retailer of laptop batteries and adapters for most brand name laptops.
Laptop Battery Store – Sells a wide range of laptop computer batteries and accessories.
Laptop Cases 4 U – Laptop cases, bags, briefcases, travel bags and organizers.
Laptop Cases Unlimited – Retailer of brand name laptop cases, backbacks, totes and rolling laptop cases.
Laptop Plus – Laptop batteries, AC adapters, bags and accessories.
Laptop Travel – Mobile computing resources and laptop accessories including batteries, chargers, converters, wireless internet supplies and security products.
Laptop Tripods (AllSportsTec) – Rugged portable laptop tripods and computer stands with sun shades, camera mounts, and wheels for use on any surface.
Laptop Wise – Retailer of laptop batteries, adapters and accessories.
LaptopSkins – Vinyl laptop skins in unique designs including camouflage, flowers, graffiti, and industrial.
LaptopStuff – Uk based laptop accessory store with laptop bags, cases, mice, keyboards and other accessories.
LapWorks, Inc. – Home of the Laptop Desk and other notebook accessories.
Le Travel Store – Travel gear and accessories such as luggage, backpacks, moneybelts, and luggage tags, from Eagle Creek and other brands.
LedcoMounts – Distributor of laptop mounts, docking stations and other mobile computing solutions manufactured by Ledco.
Level 8 Technology – Retailer of replacement laptop batteries for many popular notebooks including Dell, IBM, Gateway, HP, Compaq, Sony, and Toshiba.
Melissa Beth Designs – Melissa Beth offers laptop bags, sleeves and totes for women.
Micro Heaven Ltd – Laptop notebook cases and computer accessories for the business traveler and home user.
The Middleton Group – Manufactures a telescoping anodized aluminum lap work surface that when collapsed is smaller than a pad of notebook paper.
Miles Tactical – Retailer of Pelican protective cases and accessories.
MLComputer – Laptop batteries, chargers, adapters and other accessories.
Mobility With Style – Retailer of brand name contemporary and stylish laptop bags, cases, backpacks, and accessories.
Needacase – Design and supply of specialist cases, enclosures, covers and bags for electronics, audio visual, computer and IT industries.
NotebookBattery – Notebook and laptop batteries, ac/dc power adapters and other accessories.
Parts4NB – Sells replacement parts for notebooks including batteries, ac adapters, drives, docks, stands and more.
PC Guardian – Provides laptop, notebook and desktop locks, data security and anti-theft packages.
PC Shade – This laptop screen shade, made of a durable lightweight fabric, will block sunlight, reduce glare and provide privacy without using Velcro or other attachments.
PDPDesign Group – An ergonomic, stainless steel stand to cool your overheating laptop computer.
Pelican Cases – Sells complete line of watertight submersible Pelican protector cases designed for computers, cameras, video equipment and attaché. – Touch screen & LCD display protectors for POS, notebooks, tablets, industrial, restaurants and more.
The Pouch – Form-fitting carrying cases made of Neoprene wet suit material. Custom made for each model of computer.
Rainebrooke – Laptop bags, stylish laptop totes, cases, messenger bags and sleeves for women that are colorful and lightweight.
Road Tools LLC – CoolPad, a low profile laptop turntable. Keeps laptop cool, protects furniture, swivels and pivots so others can view the display.
RoadWired – Innovative carrying cases and accessories for portable electronics.
Schtickers – Laptop Skins by Schtickers allow you to instantly makeover your laptop. Choose a designer laptop skin, laptop decal, laptop sticker, or design your own.
ShaggyMac – Laptop screen protectors and accessories.
Shree Sateditor Traders – Retailer of laptop batteries, adapters and accessories.
Skinslove – Laptop, iPod, fridge and PC skins. Choose a design or make your own.
SkinWeaver – Offers a wide selection of fabric, transparent and translucent laptop skins; keypad protectors and LCD skins.
Skooba Design – Manufacturer of laptop bags and carrying cases.
Skyn – Laptop skins, covers, and fashionable accessories.
Smart Parts UK – Retailer of laptop batteries and adapters for most brand name laptops.
Snupped – Funky cotton laptop sleeves in a wide variety of colors and patterns.
Soyntec – Accessories and technological products for laptops.
Spire USA – Serious backpacks and other gear for notebook and laptop computers.
StandIt – Manufacturers of ergonomic and portable notebook stand to improve posture and prevent back pain.
SWWS Laptop Mount – Steering wheel workstation support (SWWS) laptop mount.
Targus Group International, Inc. – Portable notebook cases and laptop computer accessories for the business traveler and home user.
Technalock Computer Security – Security kits protect computers, laptops, and audiovisual equipment from theft.
Teclan – Provide laptop cases and bags.
Tenba – Backpacks and cases with air cushions. Professional photographers have used Tenba camera bags for years.
Tom Bihn – Laptop bags, backpacks, messenger bags and briefcases.
ToteGrip – The ToteGrip is a universal laptop carrying handle that lets you carry your laptop without a bag.
Trendy Outfitters – Retailer of brand name laptop bags, designer bags, backpacks and luggage.
Tumi – Briefcases with the Port sling suspension.
Umates – Notebook cases by a Danish manufacturer utilizing a patented shock resistant system.
Vaja – Sells leather cases for portable computers, PDAs, mobile phones and mp3 players.
Velvet Idole – High quality leather cases providing style and protection, designed for Mac laptops, iPods and PSPs.
Virtual Office Inc. – Offers the mobile Virtual Office Workstation desk which allows you to perform computer tasks in your car and take your work anywhere.
YunYao Technology Co., Ltd – Exporter and supplier of laptop accessories including skins, screen protectors, batteries and bags.
Zegari – Designer laptop bags and messenger bags.
Zigear – iTray power free laptop cooler that helps cool your laptop and the surface it sits on.