Archive for January, 2013

Google Nexus 10

The Nexus 10 does for the 10in tablet market what the Nexus 7 did for 7in models – it’s brilliant

Firmware updates address MacBook battery issues

Apple on Wednesday unveiled three firmware updates designed to address issues with older batteries in its MacBook line of laptop computers.

Get ready for Macworld/iWorld

It may not be the scene it was in the days when Steve Jobs was unveiling iPhones on the stage at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, but Macworld Expo–now in its second year of doing business as Macworld/iWorld–remains a big deal for Mac and iOS users. For three days, it brings together the people who create […]

Sony Store has the VAIO E with 1080p & Core i5 for $599.99

Yesterday’s deal on the Sony VAIO E 17 at Newegg.com seemed like a good deal at $649.99, but Sony themselves have topped the deal via the Sony Store.  You can get the VAIO E 17 with a Full HD 1080p screen and Intel Core i5 processor for only $599.99.  To get the deal simply use […]

Windows 8 convertibles help Lenovo break into high-end PC market

Lenovo’s CEO said sales of its Windows 8 PCs have been “normal”, neither surpassing nor falling behind expectations, but added that convertible devices using the OS are helping the company break into the high-end segment for the North American market.

Sony VAIO E Core i5 1080p Laptop for $649.99

Newegg.com has a nice price on a 17” Sony VAIO E series laptop that’s pretty well loaded for $649.99 and, best of all, features a Full HD 1920 x 1080p screen.  Having a Full HD screen on a notebook that costs under $800 is pretty rare these days.  The VAIO E on sale also includes […]

Microsoft Office 2013 and 365 FAQ: What you need to know

Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365 are now available so here’s everything you need to know.

HP will jump on the Chromebook bandwagon: Report

Another week, another major PC vendor announcing that it’s planning a Chromebook offering of its own. Last week, it was Lenovo; this week, according to reports, it’s none other than HP.

Acer reports brisk Chromebook sales while Windows 8 still lags

Acer’s still hoping for Windows 8 sales to take off, but in the meantime, the company has been pleasantly surprised with sales of its Chromebooks.

Loaded Dell Inspiron 15R with Full HD Screen Intel Core i7 for $747

Dell has a nice price on a fully loaded Inspiron 15R SE (Special Edition) laptop right now.  You can get the Inspiron 15R SE with a Core i7-3632QM (Quad Core), 8GB of RAM, 750GB HDD and 1080p screen for only $747 after using coupon code J9ZR64?V1WQ2S0 at checkout.   Here’s a link to the deal on […]

New Apple 11.6” MacBook Air on Sale for $799 at Best Buy

Here’s the best deal we’ve ever seen on the MacBook Air, you can get the 11.6” newest version with the 64GB SSD for only $799 at Best Buy right now, either in store or online.  The deal lasts for two days.  In addition to the 64GB model with 4GB of RAM, you can get the […]

Asus S200E Touchscreen 11.6” Screen Laptop on Sale $399 @ Staples

If you’ve been holding out for a budget friendly touchscreen enabled laptop, the Asus S200E with 11.6” touchscreen, Intel Core i3 processor and Windows 8 is now on sale for an excellent $399 at Staples after coupon.    If you buy online use coupon code 53009 to get $100 off at checkout, shipping is free and […]

Google Nexus 7

[UPDATED - Android 4.2, new models] A brilliant little tablet at an incredibly low price

Google Nexus 7

[UPDATED - Android 4.2, new models] A brilliant little tablet at an incredibly low price

Why white and green? Negroponte explains the OLPC colors

The white case and bright green trim of One Laptop Per Child’s laptops have made them among the most recognizable in the world, but what’s the story behind the choice of colors? On Thursday, Nicholas Negroponte, former head of the OLPC project and co-founder of the MIT Media Lab, explained the backstory.

Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook on Sale for $549

The 15.6” screen Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook with the latest Intel 3rd generation Core i5 processor is on sale for $549 at Staples right now.   The next closest price is $679.98 on Amazon.com so you’re saving over a $130 or almost 20%.    The U510 weighs in at a very reasonable 4.8lbs, which is light for […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 review

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 stands out as packing a punch while remaining economical. Read our Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 review to find out more.

Samsung Series 9 13” Screen Ultrabook on Sale for $699 @ Amazon

Another day and another pretty sweet deal on an Ultrabook.  Right now both Amazon and Newegg have the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US on sale for $699.99.  The price is about a $200 drop from what this unit is typically sold for.  The Series 9 Ultrabook features an incredibly thin 0.51” design and weight of only […]

Apple iPad Mini

UPDATED – Does the iPad Mini fill a gap between the iPhone and iPad?

Microsoft Surface Pro launching on 9 February

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet will launch on 9 February in the US and Canada.

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook for $450 at Newegg

The price of Ultrabooks is dropping, Newegg.com is now offering the Lenovo U310 for an incredible price of $449.99 with an Intel Core i3 3rd generation processor.  The IdeaPad U310 is a 13” screen notebook that has a weight of 3.7lbs, is only 0.71” thick and has great battery life of up to 7 hours.  […]

A road warrior’s guide to locking down your laptop

Mobile computing may be convenient, but it’s also inherently risky. When you drag your laptop to the coffee shop or bring it along on your travels, you’re making all your private data and one of your most expensive possessions a big, fat target for sticky-fingered thieves. And unlike traditional theft targets like jewelry or wallets, […]

Asus VivoTab RT

Asus takes Windows RT for a spin with its convertible tablet, but this is no Transformer

Windows 8 price to soar on 1 February

The price of Windows 8 will rocket at the beginning of February as Microsoft’s offers come to an end.

Lenovo MLK Weekend 2-Day Sale 20% Off ThinkPads eCoupon

Lenovo has some nice deals on the ThinkPad T430, T530, X230 and W530 by using coupon code 2DAYSALE at checkout.  Applying the coupon 2DAYSALE at checkout will get you 15% off the T430 and T530 and a larger 20% off the X230 and W530.  Here’s a look at the lowest pricing that will get you […]