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Dell loads Ubuntu Linux onto its best thin-and-light laptop

Dell is giving Linux fans a laptop to call their own with the XPS 13 Developer Edition. The hardware is nearly identical to the Windows version that launched in January, including the edge-to-edge display that essentially fits a 13-inch laptop in an 11-inch body. But instead of Microsoft’s operating system, the XPS 13 Developer Edition […]

ARM fades from Windows PCs and tablets, but grows in Chromebooks

You win some, you lose some. Microsoft this week dropped support for ARM processors from its Surface tablets with the Surface 3, but adoption of the chip architecture in Chromebooks is growing. Chromebooks from little-known companies HiSense and Haier went on sale this week for US$149, and come with an ARM-based chip made by Rockchip. […]

Surface Pro hands-on review: can Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 really replace your laptop?

Price: From £639 Rating: 0 Microsoft claims its new Surface Pro tablet is powerful enough to replace your laptop for everyday computing tasks. Can that really be true? We put it to the test in our Surface Pro hands-on review. Also see: 25 best tablets 2014 Surface Pro review: Pricing We test a lot of […]

Intel wants inside every Chromebook, announces slew of new models

If Google’s Chromebook is the next big thing, Intel wants to make sure that Intel is Inside. On Tuesday, a number of manufacturers announced plans to build low-cost netbooks around the mobile version of Intel’s “Bay Trail” Atom chip, the Bay Trail-M. Lenovo’s new N20p was probably the highest-profile offering, but the other hardware makers […]

Alliance for Wireless Power targets wireless laptop charging, signs up Dell

The Alliance for Wireless Power is on a roll. Mere weeks after announcing a standards partnership with the Power Matters Alliance, the group added Dell to its list of backers on Thursday. Not so coincidentally, the A4WP also announced a new initiative to extend its “Rezence” magnetic resonance technology to devices that drink a bit […]

Dell XPS 11

A convertible Ultrabook with a beautiful 2,560×1,440 resolution and a 360 degree hinge

Dell Venue 11

The full version of Windows 8 in a tablet that works well thanks to a large Full HD display

Toshiba Chromebook hands-on review: A 13in Chromebook with a cheap price tag

Price: $279 Rating: 0 Toshiba has joined the Chrome OS party with its inventively named Toshiba Chromebook at CES 2014. The device will be available on 16 February for $279 so we expect a price in sterling of £200-250. If you’re not convinced by Chromebooklaptops then here’s what Toshiba has to say on the matter. […]

Apple cuts prices on Macs, takes a jab at PCs

Apple on Tuesday introduced new versions of the MacBook Pro laptops and cut prices, but not before taking a jab at PC makers. The company’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display and 13-inch screen starts at US$1,299, which is $200 cheaper than the previous model. The 15-inch model will start at $1,999, while the previous-generation laptop […]

Windows XP deadline provides silver lining to slumping PC market

The PC market remained weak in the third quarter, but the expiration of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP in April next year may have prompted users to look at upgrades, which eased the slump. About 81.6 million PCs shipped during the third quarter this year, falling by 7.6 percent compared with the same quarter last […]

Toshiba refreshes Portégé Ultrabook line-up – hands on

New Portégé and Tecra range to have Haswell processors and a full range of connections

Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 hands-on review: Haswell Ultrabook laptops

Price: Price TBC Rating: 0 Dell’s has refreshed its XPSlaptop range with upgraded screens and Intel Haswell processors. Here’s our Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 hands-on review. The new XPS range looks sleek with a stylish combination of aluminium and carbon fibre. They’re thin and light Ultrabooks which deserve some attention on this front […]

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T review – hands on

We get to grips with the latest incarnation of this transforming Android laptop and its massive 2,560×1,600 resolution

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch

Lenovo’s flagship entertainment laptop now comes with a touchscreen

Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook review – Ultraportable laptop offers decent performance but no thrills

The Lenovo ThinkPad T431s is a solid and sturdy Ultrabook for business. Here’s our ThinkPad T431s laptop review.        

Gigabyte Slate S1082-CF2

This tablet runs the full version of Windows 8 and comes with a keyboard and carry case

Students who Buy a Touch Screen Laptop at Staples get a $100 Prepaid Visa Card

If you’re a student looking for a laptop, either as a graduation gift or maybe early back to school shopping (if you’ve even finished this year yet), is of course touchscreen.  It’s one of those features that can help make the Windows 8 OS more usable and the younger generation are simply more used to […]

Surface Pro review – Microsoft tablet offers true power computing on the move

The Surface Pro is both a tiny Ultrabook and a bulky Windows 8 tablet. Is the Surface Pro the one device to rule them all? Here’s our Surface Pro UK review. Updated 16 May 2013.        

Tablet shipments to outpace laptops in 2013, NPD says

New tablet shipments will outnumber laptops for the first time in 2013, as touch display capabilities drive buying patterns rather than new operating systems like Windows 8 and Windows RT, research firm NPD DisplaySearch reported on Monday.        

New May 2013 Coupon for $150 Off HP dv6t and dv7t Quad Edition Laptops

HP has a new coupon to get $150 off of their popular ENVY dv6t Quad or dv7t Quad customized laptops (Windows 8) or Pavilion dv6t/dv7t Quad (Windows 7) laptops. Here are the details on the new coupons that are available when you purchase via now through 4/21/2013: Save $150 on an HP ENVY dv6t […]

Acer Teasing Laptop style Desktop With Tilt Screen, Just a Reinvention of the HP Pavilion HDX?

Acer released a video tease of a “laptop” today that included scenes from the upcoming Star Trek Into Darkness, hinting that this system is something that’s ahead of its time.  However, this Acer system appears to be an oversized laptop with a tilting screen hinge like a desktop monitor and akin to the HP Pavilion […]

We’re buying smartphones and tablets, but PCs still reign supreme

Smartphones and tablets are taking over our lives, but don’t forget about the PC.

HP ENVY 15 with Full HD Screen $599.99 (Refurb)

Here’s another Groupon based laptop deal that’s worth taking a look at if you’re in the market for a gaming capable laptop with Full HD screen.  The HP ENVY 15 with Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and Full HD display is being offered at $599.99 for a refurbished model.  The Envy 15 is […]

New Dell Laptop Coupons and Offers for March 2013

Dell has some new coupon codes and offers on laptops for the upcoming month of March 2013.  Here’s a rundown on what’s currently on offer: Dell Inspiron 15z Core i5 Ultrabook – Get $250 off with coupon code NN6FV0SH22$W12, final price is $649.99 after coupon.  Specs included are as follows: Intel Core i5-3317U 2.6GHz Windows […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

Is this ultra-flexible convertible the best laptop-tablet hybrid yet?