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Written By: James Rintamaki on May 11, 2009 24 Comments
Dell Studio XPS 13 (1340) Review

The Dell Studio XPS 13 is quite the mash up of power, portability, aesthetics, and features.  This 13” laptop is packed with a current generation Intel P8600 processor, NVIDIA hybrid SLI graphics, “edge-to-edge” slim LED screen, and finally a Dell keyboard finally worthy of being typed on.  Summary in a sentence?  All around power in […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on April 16, 2009 One Comment
Dell Latitude E4200 12.1” Ultraportable Laptop Review

As one of Dell’s newer additions to the Latitude family, the E4200 is a welcome edition to the realm of ultra portable notebooks.  Until recently, if you needed the small form factor of an ultra portable, you had to sacrifice performance, but no longer with the E4200.  While this not to say that E4200 offers […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on October 12, 2008 One Comment
Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (1st Gen) Mini-Review

So here we have the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (netbook) review.  I was hoping to do a more in depth review about it, but I forgot I started to write this review back in November (2008) and just now happened cross it – that, and at that time I had bought about 10 other laptops/netbooks, so […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on September 26, 2008 82 Comments
Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Initial Hands On Review

  After a long wait, ordering on 8/27/08 and finally receiving it 9/25/08 (wow, almost as bad as the Dell XPS M1330!), I finally have the wonderful machine that is the Lenovo IdeaPad U330.  Preliminary thoughts after using it for about 2 hours?  Neat features, very responsive, I hate the placement of the Fn key, […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on September 25, 2008 25 Comments
Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Usage Review

So no sooner had I bought and brought home my Acer Aspire One,  I was able to get in on an order for some Dell Inspiron Mini 9’s!  Well, the other night they finally arrived and here I am to give you my review!  What do I think in a one liner?  Compared to the […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on September 12, 2008 11 Comments
Acer Aspire One – Actual Usage Review (XP, 120gb, 3 cell)

I recently moved to the Baltimore/Washington area and have opted to use the trains to get to and from work, so I was looking for a ultra portable laptop to take with me on my commute.  At the time, I had a Dell Latitude D630 and though it’s weighs about 5 pounds, I wanted something […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on December 3, 2007 One Comment
Review – ASUS Eee PC

Ever since I read the first posting about the Eee PC, I’ve been wanting to get one and try it out, and today, mine finally came in the mail.  I read a few reviews about how small it was, but I can never appreciate the size of a device through most people’s pictures, so I […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on October 10, 2007 3 Comments
Review – Fujitsu P7120 Ultraportable Laptop (with Vista)

The Fujitsu p7120 is a tiny laptop that sticks with a removable optical drive and great battery life.   Weighing in at only 3.2 pounds (with the extended battery) and a 10.6″ screen, this is a very comfortable laptop to carry around throughout the day, while providing enough battery life to leave the charger at home.   […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on August 1, 2007 2 Comments
Review – Dell XPS m1330

check out my review of the dell m1330 there are videos, pictures, and more! read the review –>

Written By: James Rintamaki on June 6, 2006 21 Comments
How to fix the Dell XPS M1210’s keyboard flex / bulge

how to fix m1210 flexing / bulging keyboard!!! UPDATE 3/21/08 — found the pictures thanks for www.archive.org! (though, only the thumbnails) due to an issue caused by me not thinking when switching webhosts, I have lost all the pictures of this guide :( — I will continue to look for them, and re-upload if found!! […]

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