Archive for December, 2012

Best laptops of 2012

We review PC Advisor’s 10 best laptops of 2012.

New HP Laptop Coupons for 2013 New Year

HP has issued new coupon codes for the New Year 2013 laptop shoppers out there, the coupons are good through 1/6/2013. The new coupon codes offer savings on the customized ENVY and Pavilion. Here’s a complete rundown of the deals available through December 23, 2012: Save $20% + FREE shipping using coupon code NB3298 for […]

HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4t-1100 Review

Overview The new Windows 8 OS has been out for a couple of months now and one thing users have quickly realized is how much easier it might be to use the new large tile interface with a touchscreen.  The problem is, there really aren’t that many touchscreen equipped laptops on the market, and those […]

Samsung Series 5 550P5C-S03

If you want a high-quality Windows 7 laptop, this could be the laptop for you

Lenovo ThinkPad T430u

A sublime business Ultrabook, but we don’t like the Lenovo ThinkPad T430u’s wrist rest

2012 in review: The year in Mac

Some people have feared that Apple’s focus on mobile devices would leave the Mac gathering dust in a dark corner of 1 Infinite Loop, but 2012 has demonstrated that Apple’s longest-running product line isn’t out of steam yet. With some impressive product refreshes, a brand-new operating system for the second time in as many years, […]

HP Red Tag Sale After Holidays Sale Starts, $100 Off Coupon

HP has kicked off their annual after holidays Red Tag sale in which they’re offering up to 50% off not so exciting things such as ink, but there are also some good deals on laptops.  Shipping is also free during this annual sale.  When you use coupon code REDTAGPC you get $100 off any customized […]

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display Laptop Review

This powerful 13-inch laptop has an amazing 2560 x 1600 display, superb build quality and oodles of connectivity.

Sony Xperia Tablet S

The Sony Xperia Tablet S could be the ideal family tablet, thanks to guest accounts and a splash-proof seal

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny Linux laptop

Ever since the tiny $35 Raspberry Pi PC began shipping earlier this year, there’s been virtually no limit to the fresh uses and extensions that have been envisioned for it.

The Forgotten eMate 300–15 years later

Fifteen years ago, Apple released its first and only touchscreen laptop (so far), the often forgotten eMate 300. This translucent clamshell portable, which ran Apple’s Newton PDA operating system, represented a bold experiment in educational computing and a drastic departure from Apple’s traditional hardware design.

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Shows up for Sale, Starting at $649

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 10.1” tablet that was supposed to be available in October, but then got pushed back due to undisclosed circumstances from Lenovo, is now back on Lenovo.com and can be ordered with delivery sometime in January.  Unfortunately, this completely misses the holiday season if you were hoping to put it under […]

Sony Vaio Duo 11 review

Sony’s Duo 11 is a new hybrid touchscreen tablet and ultrabook convertible. We put it through its paces to find out if it really solves the “Should I buy a laptop or tablet?” conundrum.

Toshiba Satellite P875-31P review

Toshiba’s Satellite P875-31P is a Windows 8 desktop-replacement laptop offering high performance and entertainment features. Find out if it’s worth replacing your desktop PC in our Toshiba Satellite P875-31P review.

45,000 PCWorld readers name the brands they love (and love to hate)

Although so many modern conveniences are eminently disposable–think ball-point pens, cheap umbrellas and any article of clothing purchased at a drugstore–this reality has failed to resonate with discerning technology enthusiasts. Computer and gadget buyers still want their gear to work well, to look good, and to last for the long haul. To find out how consumer […]

Apple MacBooks lead in laptop features and reliability

The world of laptops continues to be dominated by Apple, which had the highest scores in almost all satisfaction measurements in our 2012 reader survey of satisfaction, reliability, and service. With a mere 6 percent of those polled reporting any significant problem with their Apple machine, users also gave top marks to almost all aspects […]

Premium tech support for your laptop

All sorts of extras are often included in the price of a laptop over and above the hardware and software. Make sure you’re getting a good deal on your warranty and tech support

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580

A budget laptop that’s perfect for films and games

Dell abandons smartphone market, drops Android for Windows 8

Dell has confirmed it will drop out of the smartphone market, so don’t expect to see any more Dell streaks. Full-fat Windows 8 tablets are still in the works though

Microsoft Surface RT tablets head to John Lewis

Microsoft’s Surface RT will be available from John lewis for the first time, with UK high-street stores start getting demonstration models and stock

Whited00r brings iOS 6 features to old iPhone, iPod Touch devices

The Apple iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch can all get iOS 6 features using the new Whited00r exploit

Samsung Galaxy S4 rumoured to include 5in Full HD AMOLED display

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 could ship with an ultra-high pixel density screen to beat Apple’s iPhone 5 Retina display

Asus Tytan CG8890: the ultimate gaming PC?

We take a look inside the belly of this gaming beast

Nexus 7 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 4G models now available on EE

Google’s Nexus 7 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE are the first 4G Android tablets available through network provider EE

Best hard disks, Asus Tytan CG8890 and best iPhone cases – 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.