Archive for November, 2012

Best laptops to buy in 2013

Discover what laptops to buy in 2013 and read our in-depth laptop reviews, as rated by our team of expert reviewers.

Asus VivoBook S400CA review

The Asus S400CA-040H is the first in Asus’ new VivoBook range, a 14in laptop with touchscreen display.

Dell’s ‘Sputnik’ Ubuntu Linux ultrabook: First in a new line?

Linux fans may recall the excitement that greeted the launch of Dell’s “Project Sputnik” earlier this year.

Nikon 1 J2, Asus VivoBook S200, Samsung Chromebook Series 3 – reviews roundup

Nikon 1 J2, Asus VivoBook S200, Samsung Chromebook Series 3 – reviews roundup – plus read our verdicts on: Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Corsair Neutron 240GB and Acronis True Image 2013.

OLPC cancels XO-3 tablet, downplays need for new hardware

One Laptop Per Child has cancelled plans to release its XO-3 tablet, although technology from that project could still be used in other products, OLPC Chairman Nicholas Negroponte said.

Dell ships lightweight XPS 13 laptop with Ubuntu Linux

After months of experimenting, Dell took the wraps off a thin-and-light XPS 13 laptop with the Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, an OS that is code-named Precise Pangolin.

Samsung Series 3 Chromebook

Chrome OS comes of age with this attractively priced ultra-portable

Asus VivoBook S200

A touchscreen Windows 8 laptop for £400? The VivoBook S200 looks like a bargain

Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 (2012) Laptop Review

A powerful, fully rugged convertible laptop/tablet that can survive almost anything.

Asus delays Taichi dual-screen ultrabooks

Asustek has delayed U.S. shipments for its dual-screen Taichi ultrabooks, which were available for order from retail sites like Amazon, Newegg and TigerDirect.

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Small, light and with the best screen you’ve ever seen on a laptop this size

Why Google might market a touchscreen Chromebook

Google may be planning to cap off the new wave of Chromebooks with its own laptop that includes a touchscreen, according to one report.

Amazon Kindle Fire

With the Fire HD here, is the cheaper Fire redundant?

Survey: Apple’s Mac line-up still tops consumer satisfaction and reliability

Consumer Reports has published the results of its annual Product Reliability Survey, which found that Apple is still coming out on top for consumer satisfaction and reliability.

Apple discounts iPads, MacBooks and iPods for Black Friday

Apple discounts iPad 4, iPad 2, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPod touch and iPod nano for Black Friday.

Gemini Devices JoyTAB! 9.7" Tablet PC

This 10in tablet is an absolute bargain

Acer S7-391 review

The Acer S7-391 is a super-thin Ultrabook with a great display, design and performance, but only moderate battery life. Here’s our Acer S7-391 review.

Apple iPad Mini

They said it would never happen, but Apple’s iPad Mini has arrived

Apple announces Black Friday shopping event

Apple discount deals for Black Friday on iPads, iPods, Macs and accessories.

Dell XPS 12

Dell shows everyone how the laptop-tablet hybrid should be done.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga review

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is one of the more intriguing products to be announced this year: a hybrid laptop and tablet. Here’s our Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga review.

Amazon includes Windows 8 and Chromebooks in Black Friday Deals

Amazon’s 2012 Black Friday Deals will include Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and Chromebooks.

Samsung Series 5 535U3C Laptop Review

A slim, sleek Ultrabook rival at a low price thanks to AMD innards.

Microsoft Surface RT

Microsoft’s first tablet PC is beautifully designed and made

Asus Taichi

Does Asus’ Windows 8 hybrid finally bridge the gap between laptop and tablet?