Archive for August, 2012

Lenovo Labor Day 2012 IdeaPad Blowout, $100 Gift Card and Employee Pricing

Lenovo has some incredible deals on their IdeaPad Y and Z series this weekend.  The offers last for the next 4-days, August 31 – September 3, here are the details for each offer below: Get a $100 rebate on an IdeaPad Y480, Y580, Z480, Z580, U310 or U410 laptop Get a $50 rebate on an […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y400 and Y500 Windows 8 Gaming Laptops Unveiled

Lenovo was present at the IFA consumer electronics show today and they certainly didn’t go unnoticed by unveiling a variety of new products including updates to its Idea-branded consumer laptops. Part of these updates included new models in its popular IdeaPad Y Series of gaming laptops. The IdeaPad Y400 and Y500, powered by third generation […]

Lenovo Unveils IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 Laptops

Lenovo has also unveiled the latest IdeaPad Z Series–slim yet powerful–laptop models at the IFA consumer electronics show.  The Z400 and Z500 are 25 percent slimmer than standard laptops, but that won’t stop Lenovo from compromising on processor or graphic performance as can be equipped with third generation standard voltage Intel Core i7 processors unlike […]

Dell XPS 10 review – Hands on

Dell’s Windows RT effort is right on track

Dell XPS Duo 12 Laptop Review

First Look: We get up close with Dell’s new flip-screen Windows 8 laptop.

Dell XPS Duo 12 review – Hands on

Dell reworks its spinning-screen Inspiron Duo into something special

Asus Zenbook U500 Laptop Review

Hands-on: A 15.6in Zenbook with Ultrabook style, plus performance.

Toshiba Satellite U940 Windows 8 gaming Ultrabook review – hands on

The first Windows 8 gaming Ultrabook for the masses?

Lenovo IdeaPad S300, S400 and S405 Thin and Light Laptops Announced

Lenovo has announced the expansion of its ultraportable IdeaPad laptop line with the new S300, S400, and S405 models. These new IdeaPads focus on a balance between portability and performance and are ideal for consumers looking for something more powerful than a netbook but with a longer battery life than a traditional laptop; all at […]

Samsung Ativ Windows 8 line-up review – hands on

Hybrid tablets lead Samsung’s four-pronged Windows 8 assault

Toshiba U920t Windows 8 hybrid laptop review – hands on

slide out keyboard and a 12.5in display for the best of both worlds

HANDS ON: Toshiba U920t Windows 8 hybrid laptop

slide out keyboard and a 12.5in display for the best of both worlds

HP announces Envy X2 tablet-laptop hybrid device with Windows 8

Hewlett-Packard on Thursday announced an Envy X2 tablet-laptop hybrid device with the Windows 8 OS, signaling the company’s re-entry into the consumer tablet market, which it abandoned after the highly publicized failure of its TouchPad product.

HANDS ON: Samsung Ativ Windows 8 line-up

Hybrid tablets lead Samsung’s four-pronged Windows 8 assault

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review

Not since the ThinkPad X300 has there been a ThinkPad that’s garnered as much attention as the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon has before it’s release. Internet forum users have been dissecting the minute details of the X1 Carbon for months in anticipation of its release. The X1 Carbon is a new 14” Ultrabook from Lenovo’s […]

New HP Laptop Coupons for Labor Day 2012, up to $450 Off

HP has released some new coupons for the Labor Day 2012 weekend in addition to the already live coupon codes.  Here’s a listing of the new codes available: Use coupon code HP100LDS to get an extra $100 off any HP laptop or desktop priced $999 or more.  The only exclusions from this coupon are the […]

Dell Latitude E6330 review

The Dell Latitude E6330 is a business-oriented laptop that shines at performing business-oriented tasks. Here’s our Dell Latitude E6330 review.

HP Envy 6t-1000 Ultrabook Review

The HP Envy 6t-1000 is a 15.6” size thin and light laptop that HP is calling an Ultrabook, though it may not quite fit some of the expectations you’d have for that Ultrabook nomenclature.  At a weight of 4.75lbs it’s not exactly a MacBook Air, but then again it has a large 15” screen and […]

Next-generation Windows expected to make a splash in Berlin

This week, consumer electronics vendors are once again congregating in Berlin for the IFA trade show, where products based on Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 and RT are expected to set the trend.

New HP Coupons, up to $450 Off HP Pavilion Quad and ENVY Laptops!

HP has released some new coupons for the back to school 2012 season, you can get up to $430 off the dv6t Quad Edition and ENVY 15 or $450 off the dv7t Quad Edition and Envy 17.  Here are the details for these newly released coupons, good 8/24 – 9/5 2012: Use coupon code NB2481 […]

Asus Zenbook UX31E Ultrabook with Free XBox 360 for $799 (Students)

Here’s another great deal via the Microsoft Store for an Asus UX31E Ultrabook + Free Box 360 if you’re a student – or just anyone with a .edu email address as that’s all they require, so alums or faculty with that type of email are in luck too! Here’s how to get the deal, sign […]

IDC: PC growth to slow down to 0.9 percent in 2012 after a weak mid-year

Growth in the PC market is expected to be slower than last year, after mid-year shipments slowed as consumers were hit by weak economic conditions, and also postponed purchases to evaluate Windows 8 and Ultrabook products while considering spending on media tablets and smartphones, IDC said.

Mac OS X Mountain Lion Gets Patched to Version 10.8.1

The newest Mac OS X already has its first upgrade!  Apple has just released the 10.8.1 update for early adopters of the Mountain Lion version of OS X. This update includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability and compatibility of Mountain Lion. Though Apple has not confirmed reports that 10.8.1 improves battery life, […]

Gigabyte U2442 – the Ultrabook with powerful Nvidia graphics

GeForce GT640m in a 14in ultra-portable? Yes please

Gigabyte X11 – Hands on with the carbon fibre Ultrabook

World’s lightest Ultrabook is built entirely from carbon fibre and weighs a miniscule 970g