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SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn’t made overt moves into the devices market. But this could change down the road, judging from a recently published patent application submitted by SAP. The application, which was published late […]

HP Stream revealed: Microsoft’s Chromebook killer is a Chromebook clone

Microsoft drove out Linux as the platform of choice during the netbook craze, and now the Windows maker is hoping it can do the same to the latest PC upstart, the Chromebook. Back in July, Microsoft announced its intention in this regard by showing off the Hewlett-Packard Stream, an upcoming $199 laptop designed to take […]

Google bringing Android mobile devices closer to Chromebooks

Chromebooks will soon be able to receive notifications and run applications from Android smartphones and tablets. Google is trying to bridge the gap Chromebook laptops and Android mobile devices, making app and data exchange seamless, said Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, during a keynote Wednesday at the Google I/O conference […]

Surface Pro 3 ‘notebook’ reaches retail today

Microsoft today kicked off sales of the Surface Pro 3, the 2-in-1 touted by the company as a notebook replacement. The it’s-a-table-it’s-a-notebook, which was unveiled one month ago, is currently available in two models, both powered by a dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, the same used in 2013′s Surface Pro 2. For $999, customers get […]

PC sales this year look just slightly better, IDC says

The skies have brightened slightly since March for the beleaguered PC, with sales now likely to fall by just 6 percent this year, according to research company IDC. A quarter ago, IDC had forecast a drop of 6.1 percent for worldwide sales of desktop and portable PCs in 2014. The good news since then has […]

Dell Inspiron 15 Non-Touch Laptop for $250 at has Dell Inspiron 15 Non-Touch Laptop for $250 and to add to that shipping is free, this is all part of the Memorial Weekend Sale.  Here are the specsSpecs for this most basic of basic 15” laptop models from Dell: Screen: 15.6″ 1366×768 LED Processor: 4th Generation Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz CPU Memory: […]

Buoyed by Chrome OS success in schools, Lenovo unveils two new Chromebooks

With low-cost Chromebooks catching fire in education settings, Lenovo has expanded its Chromebook line to consumers. Lenovo announced two consumer-grade clamshell Chromebook models today, each with an 11.6-in. display and running Intel Celeron processors. The Chromebooks go on sale this summer starting at $279. The new N20p includes a touchscreen with a keyboard that can […]

Scan 3XS Graphite LH145

Scan’s first home and office laptop has great battery life and a very powerful processor

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 2

Lenovo’s tiny 11in Yoga hybrid now comes with a brand new Baytrail Pentium processor

Hannspree Hannspad SN1AT71

A 10in budget tablet that’s painfully slow to the point that you’d be much better off with a similarly priced 7in model

Hands On: Intel’s RealSense is both productive and fun

Intel is here at CES pushing the idea that we will interact with our PCs in far easier and smarter ways in the near future. And if the company’s new Kinect-like camera interface is any guide, voice and gesture interaction with PCs might indeed be just about ready for prime time. Throughout 2014, OEMs including�Acer, […]

Chillblast Photo OC Mobile review – photo-editing laptop with IPS display good value for photography professionals

Price: 1199 Rating: 8 Chillblast is well-known for its high-end desktop gaming rigs, with a wide variety of customisation options on its web site that allow you to more or less design your own PC. However, the company does assemble laptops and desktop systems for more ‘serious’ applications too, including its new Photo OC, which […]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Version 3) Announced

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has received its 3rd incarnation as Lenovo announced the latest update to the series prior to the doors opening at CES 2014.  The new ThinkPad X1 (which we kind of wish Lenovo had just called the X3 for ease of discussion) weighs a mere 2.83lbs, is 0.70 inches thin and […]

HP Split X2

This evolution of HP’s laptop-tablet hybrid is a huge improvement on the Envy X2

Intel introduces 2-in-1 – laptop by day, tablet by night

New 2-in-1 product category designed for those that want a laptop and a tablet

How about a solar-powered, submersible laptop for $350?

A Canadian company plans to unveil a solar-powered laptop in Ghana next week and the device could find its way to North America, perhaps as a Chromebook, by the end of the year.        

Crossbar develops 1 Terabyte RAM on chips smaller than a postage stamp

Crossbar’s non-volatile memory is also capable of 3D stacking, making it more space and energy efficient than traditional non-volatile memory

IWF warns of websites unknowingly hacked to host child porn

UK internet charity warns that malicious website owners are hosting content on third-party sites

Intel’s ‘Bay Trail’ Atom chip could blur the line between PCs, tablets

Desktops, notebooks, tablets: Just five years ago, those three words defined three distinct classes of products. But now consumers are being asked to choose among all-in-ones, two-in-ones, convertibles, mini-tablets, ultraportables, and phablets. With Intel’s new “Bay Trail” Atom chip, due this fall, you can expect the market to diversify even more.        

Staples $100 Off Windows 8 Laptops and Free Office 365 for Students this Weekend!

Staples has a great deal running this weekend for those looking for a Windows 8 laptop.  Any laptop priced $499 or more has a $100 off coupon you can use for it, the in store coupon code you can tell them to use at the register is “43717” and online at you can use […]

Notebooks with Intel’s version of Kinect due in late 2014

Intel has backed its vision for computers that see and hear by dedicating a $100 million investment fund to the venture, and committed its customers to supplying the technology by late 2014.        

AMD hopes to bridge gap between Xbox, PlayStation and PCs

Advanced Micro Devices has announced a new strategy that could lead to games that run in the future across PCs and games consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation.        

JB Hi-Fi ups guidance on strong sales

Electronics retailer, JB Hi-Fi, expects net profit after tax to be between $112 million and $116 million, a 7 per cent to 11 per cent rise over last year, driven by stronger than expected sales in the second half of FY13.        

Toshiba Satellite L850D review

If you’re looking for an affordable laptop designed with entertainment in mind, then the attractive screen and audio features of the L850D will certainly appeal. Read our Toshiba Satellite L850D review to find out more.

Google Nexus 10

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