Archive for July, 2012

HP Envy 6

HP brings its stylish Envy range into the mainstream with a £700 Ultrabook

HP Pavilion dv4t-5100 Review

The HP Pavilion dv4t-5100 is a 14-inch screen laptop that can be configured with up to a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia 650m dedicated graphics.  That makes the dv4t-5100 one of the more flexible to configure and potentially powerful 14” laptops on the market.  With the base configuration of a 2nd generation […]

Microsoft announces new hardware for Windows 8

Microsoft on Monday announced new keyboards and mice optimized for tablets and laptops running the Windows 8 operating system.

Packard Bell Dot S

This budget netbook doesn’t feel as solidly made as some, but it has the latest Atom N2600 processor and is available at a bargain price

OLPC brings tablet capability to aging XO laptop with touchscreen

One Laptop Per Child is redesigning its venerable XO-1.75 laptop, by adding a touchscreen, the non-profit organization said in a blog post late last week.

Looking for ThunderBolt on a PC? The ThinkPad T430s and S430 Can Help

It seems that ever since Apple introduced the ThunderBolt to the MacBook Pro last year people have been waiting to see it show up in a PC.  After all, Intel developed and owns the ThunderBolt standard (despite people assuming it is Apple technology, they collaborated with Intel then branded it) and Intel works closely with […]

New HP 30% off Laptop Coupon for July

HP has just issued a new 30% off coupon that works on most laptops, including the popular Pavilion Quad Edition models and ENVY laptops.  Here are the details on this new 30% off coupon: Use coupon code NBY8552 to get 30% off any laptop configured over $999.  Coupon works through July 31, 2012 and can […]

Lenovo ThinkPad 15% Off Sale with THINK801 Coupon, T430s for $747!

Lenovo has a 3-day sale and 15% off coupon on ThinkPads right now that results in some of the best pricing we’ve seen on the new ThinkPad lineup.  Here are some examples of model pricing available on Lenovo.com right now with their back to school promo: ThinkPad T430s ($747 with Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, […]

Acer Timeline Ultra M5 review

The Acer Timeline Ultra M5 is an attractive 15.6-inch Ultrabook. Here’s our Acer Timeline Ultra M5 review.

HP Envy Ultrabook 4 review

The HP Envy Ultrabook 4 may be the most stylish Ultrabook yet. Here’s our HP Envy 4 review.

Mountain Lion upgrades take from 13 to 57 minutes, says Apple reseller

Mountain Lion upgrades can take as little as 13 minutes and as long as almost an hour, a New York City Apple reseller said today.

Asus X501A

This sharp-looking ultraportable lacks an optical drive but has plenty of power and bettery life

HP Pavilion dv7t-7000 Quad Edition Review

The Pavilion dv7t-7000 is HP’s latest 17.3 inch laptop release, it comes equipped with a beefy quad-core Intel Ivy Bridge processer and the latest Nvidia Kepler graphics.  While being very similar to the smaller dv6t-7000 15.6” version of the Pavilion series, the dv7t-7000 differentiates itself with support for dual hard drives and a standard 900p […]

Apple releases OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Apple has today released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the latest version of its desktop operating system.

Apple misses revenue target, says Mountain Lion coming Wednesday

Apple on Tuesday reported revenue for the quarter just ended that was lower than analysts had expected, despite a big jump in iPad sales.

Toshiba NB520-124

This is easily the most stylish netbook around, and its Harman Kardon speakers mean it sounds better than most, too

Dell offers new laptops with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Dell is expanding the range of laptops with Linux, with its new Precision mobile workstations being offered with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 OS as an option.

Deal: HP Folio 13 and Free XBox 360 for $699 (Students)

Here’s an amazing deal via the Microsoft Store if you happen to be a student.  You can get the HP Folio 13 Ultrabook for $699 plus a Free XBox 360 using the Microsoft Store back to school offer. The 13.3” screen Folio 13 model that’s on sale for $699 is the Folio 13-1051nr and has […]

SSDs still no threat to notebook hard drives

Notebooks equipped with hard drives will dominate the market for years to come, meaning the market for notebooks with SSDs pose no threat, according to a new report from iSuppli.

Acer Aspire S5 Review

The Acer Aspire S5 is an exceptionally thin and light laptop that is incredibly powerful for its size. It boasts SSD storage, superior audio and dual-band Wi-Fi. Read our full review to find out more.

Laptops, iPads figure to drive Apple’s Tuesday earnings announcement

If you’re interested not just in Apple’s product announcements but also its balance sheet, you’re likely counting down the hours until Apple’s quarterly earnings briefing on Tuesday. That’s when Apple CEO Tim Cook is joined by chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer to let analysts know how their company performed over the last three months.

HP Pavilion dv6t-7000 Vs. dv7t-7000 Comparison (video, pics)

If you’ve been looking at either the 15” screen HP Pavilion dv6t-7000 or larger size 17” dv7t-7000 you might be wondering which is better to go with for your needs.  After all, the internal specs on each are quite similar and they have exactly the same design.  Because of that, it mostly comes down to […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 review

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 is a mid-range laptop with 15in widescreen and Blu-ray reader drive.

Samsung Series 9 (15in)

The thinnest 15in laptop ever?

London 2012 Olympics will see 67,000 smartphones lost

Security experts at Venafi have warned that around 67,000 phones are likely to be lost or stolen at this year’s London 2102 Olympic Games.