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Size Matters: Finding a Portable Laptop

First, and foremost, laptops are meant, by design, to be portable. Their counterparts, desktops are the ones you don’t throw in your briefcase or backpack and take around with you. Therefore if you’re buying a laptop, instead of a desktop, one of...

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What to Look for in a Gaming Laptop

Check out our buyer's guide to the best gaming laptops! Updated 2/2010 Being a former serious gamer, and a laptop enthusiast, many people have asked me what to look for in a gaming laptop. So, in this article I’m going to point out the 4 most impo...

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Who is MSI? New Netbook Manufacturer Makes Waves

If you’re anything like me, brand name matters. This isn’t because I’m more interested in the name of the product rather than the quality, but because the two, normally, go hand in hand. This is why Sony is one of the top sellers of electronics,...

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Looking For The Best Laptop Backpack? Start Here!

If you’re shopping for a laptop backpack and need some ideas, why not see what other people are buying and then make up your mind? Here’s the list of the best selling laptop backpacks at the time of this writing with some personal comments (S...

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Shopping For Gorgeous Laptop Cases? See Our Review First!

When shopping for a laptop cases for women, it does help to check out some of the reviews made by current woman laptop case owners to see how they�re doing with their current tote bags. I have compiled a list of some of the coolest to help you in ...

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Trendy Laptop Briefcases showcase

A while ago, we wrote about some really gorgeous laptop cases for women. As for men, you can also get some stylish laptop briefcases that differentiate you from the everyday boring corporate looking carrying case.Below, we�ve compiled a laptop bri...

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Where to Find Aluminum Laptop Cases: a selection and retail list

Shopping for aluminum laptop cases? The Laptop Advisor has selected a few of his favorites to share with you as your source of inspiration with descriptions or additional comments from actual owners who share their experiences. Hopefully, you wi...

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Laptop Batteries Online Store Locator and Shopping Advice

Laptop batteries related questions do end up in my inbox not from shoppers but from laptops owners. Many want answers to questions pertaining to the mobile power supply of their laptop computer and the rest just want to know about the places where...

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Toshiba Laptops and Notebooks

Updated 1/20/10Reliable, Workmanlike Notebooks and NetbooksToshiba have become a big maker of great, reliable mainstream notebooks and netbooks, as well as a popular line of business notebooks. Of all the major laptop manufacturers, Toshiba models...

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Asus Laptops - Asus Eee PCs

Asus Mobile LaptopsSleek, small, portable, and potent, in the U series, Asus manages to fit all of the elements of top-notch laptops into a tiny frame. Whether portability or performance is your biggest concern, there is a U-series match for you....

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Cheap laptop computer buying guide

One killer case scenario! I know that most of shoppers are after a good cheap laptop computer deal. The cheaper, the better, as matter of fact. After all, isn't it a smart idea to try our best to purchase a quality product and pay a minim...

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Discount Laptops

Looking for discount laptops for sale? If yes, let me first congratulate you because this is a very smart move on your behalf. Up until now, I still have not figured out why most shoppers go out searching for the most expensive mobile computers th...

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Laptop Sleeves: a selection, reviews and shopping guide

Laptop sleeves are the best carrying tools for people who already have some sort of bags. The purpose of the laptop sleeve is to protect your priced possession while in transit from bumps and other sort of physical damage.On this page, I have comp...

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Apple iPad 2: Still The Tablet To Beat

Apple’s second-generation tablet will hit shelves this Thursday, and it will still be the tablet computer to beat in 2011, despite worthy competition from Android tablets like the Motorola Xoom. Here’s why.PriceApple has always taken heat for thei...

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Sager Laptops Reviews - Where to buy Sager laptop computers

I have read and heard about Sager laptops ever since I started writing content for this website a few years ago. Back then, I was getting few Sager notebook shopping related questions but now the enquiries have increased which meant that it was t...

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Will Touchscreens Take Over? Probably Not

We recently published an article on the new touchscreen features of Windows 7, and why it’s considered to be one of the top selling points of Microsoft’s new operating system. But the more I look on the internet, the more I see the same evaluatio...

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The Biggest Reason Not to Get Windows

Maybe I’m beating a dead horse here, but Windows has a pretty big Achilles’ heel. In fact it’s so big, that it’s probably an Achilles’ foot or leg. And of course, the problem I’m referring to is the Windows Registry. As much as I would like to ...

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MSI Wind U150 Coming in 2010

Most netbook laptops are running either Linux or the more user-friendly Windows XP, but Microsoft never intended XP to live on in this form. Windows Vista, however, was not very netbook friendly, so XP survived to fill the game. The next Microsoft...

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Laptop Accessories

Laptop BagsA pretty straightforward concept here. It’s easier and safer to tote your laptop when it’s in a bag, and good ones have room for accessories, peripherals, and chargers. See BagsLaptop BackpacksSame thing as a laptop bag, but it fits ove...

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Gateway Introduces the LT2000 Netbook

Years ago, Gateway was known for their computer showcase stores and their quaint cow-patterned boxes. After a streak of bad luck that led the once popular and prosperous company retreated somewhat, but they're still out there plugging away in the ...

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What Laptop Computer Brand To Buy? - Ask The Laptop Advisor

Every so often, I get email like the one below:Dear Sir,I would like to purchase laptop computer for personal use.Which brand should I go for Dell or Toshiba or IBM?Please do the needful.H.M. I will admit that I get sometimes frustrated at suc...

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MSI F-series: Fashionable Performance

MSI F Series laptops range in size from 14 to 17-inches and feature Intel's i5 processor. However, before we look under the hood, let's take a quick look at the exterior of these computers. MSI applied a lot of energy in this department -- they re...

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How To Select The Right Laptop Specifications (Features)

The Laptop Buyer's Guide.Now that you know why exactly you need a laptop and have determined what you are going to use it for, now is the time to identify the features that your notebook computer must have.I am not a computer hardware guru and eve...

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Laptop Advisor Buyer's Guide / $600 Laptops

Dell: A Proven CommodityThe Inspiron laptop series is one of the most popular in the world. For under $600, you can get the 16-inch Inspiron i1545. This is a solid meat-and-potatoes machine for people who want to do a little bit of everything basi...

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Viliv N5: The Go Anywhere PC

There's portable, and then there's ultra-portable. Viliv's N5 falls into the latter category. It shoves netbook functionality, including Windows 7, 3G internet connectivity, and an Intel atom processor, into a clamshell unit. This micro-computer w...

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Ask the Laptop Advisor: Lightning Round, Vol. 1

I received a handful of good questions this week, most of them short and sweet, so I’ll answer a few of them in a similarly short and hopefully sweet format.Tammy Asks: “Which is better. Acer with 4GB RAM and a 500GB hard drive or an HP g62 with 3...

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Ask the Laptop Advisor: Best Computers for Streaming Movies?

This week’s question comes in from LilyNYC. Normally I'd hesitate to help a New Yorker, but I'll take mercy since my Red Sox just destroyed the Yankees this weekend. Lily writes:“I just need a laptop to watch streaming movies online for very long ...

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Dell's Ultra-Thin and Light Vostro V13

Dell announced their new ultra-thin and light Vostro V13 13.3-inch notebook yesterday. It's just 0.65 inches thick, weighs in at a miniscule 3.5 pounds, and costs as little as $450. Now that's a good deal on an ultraportable.That base model gets y...

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Ask The Laptop Advisor

This is a column that features questions that I get often from visitors of this website or from friends, family and acquaintances who ask for my opinion and advice on laptop computers shopping and maintenance matters. If you have a question please...

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Love Touchscreens? Check out Windows 7

From tech savant to first time user, one thing is very clear, people love touch screens. From the ever-popular iPhone to more obscure products like the Tissot T-Touch, the world is going touchscreen. If you love to get hands-on with your technolo...