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MSI vehemently denies Lenovo buyout rumor

It’s official: MSI has thoroughly batted down rumors that PC maker Lenovo is in talks to buy the smaller company’s gaming laptop division. “In regards to the rumors circulating about (a) Lenovo and MSI acquisition, MSI is not in talks with Lenovo to sell the MSI Gaming Notebook business,” MSI’s president Andy Tung said in […]

Acer Aspire VN7-591G review: entertainment-focused Aspire V 15 Nitro Black Edition laptop dazzles with Ultra-HD display, but ultimately disappoints

Price: 1300 Rating: 6 Acer joined the Ultra HD club with one particular model of its Aspire VN7-591G laptop. The series of 15.6-inch laptops includes various configurations, from a low-res 1366 x 768 pixel, to full-HD, to this model with a 3840 x 2160-pixel display. Also known as the Aspire V 15 Nitro Black Edition, […]

HP thinks its $200 Stream notebook is the future of Windows computing

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner first held up the as-yet-unannounced HP Stream laptop at the Windows Partners Conference last July, boasting that it would cost just $199. The press instantly dubbed the inexpensive notebook a “Chromebook killer.” So when HP finally got around to officially announcing the Stream on September 8, it was pilloried for the […]

Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

Upgrades from Windows XP PCs to newer computers during the second quarter perked up the PC market, which inched closer to positive quarterly shipment growth. PC shipments worldwide totaled 74.4 million in the second quarter, declining 1.7 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago, research firm IDC said Wednesday. IDC in May predicted […]

Asus RoG G750JZ review: gaming laptop offers powerful performance, rich features

Price: £1,769.99 inc VAT Rating: 9 This flagship model from Asus’ Republic of Gamers range is one of the most expensive gaming laptops we’ve seen recently, coming in at almost £1800. However, Asus really has thrown the kitchen sink into this one. (See also: best laptops for games.) The G759JZ makes a good impression right […]

Dell brings Ubuntu to tablets with new Inspiron hybrids

The Linux-based Ubuntu OS is finding its way into tablets with Dell’s latest Inspiron hybrids, which can function as tablets and laptops. The PC maker is offering Ubuntu as an OS option alongside Windows 8 on its new hybrids, the Inspiron 11 3000, which has an 11.6-inch screen, and Inspiron 13 7000, which has a […]

MSI hopes to dominate gaming market with GT70 notebook

Notebook and component manufacturer, MSI, is aiming once again at the pointy end of the notebook market with its GT70 Dominator notebook. It’s a 17.3in model with juicy insides that include a fourth-generation Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processor, up to 32GB of RAM, and three solid state drives in a RAID 0 array. Most […]

Will HP’s Yoga-like Pavilion x360 get Lenovo’s chakras in a bunch?

HP announced a colorful new consumer laptop at Mobile World Congress Sunday. It’s called the Pavilion x360, and it looks an awful lot like Lenovo’s storied Yoga series. Latest news from MWC. Like the Yoga, the Pavilion x360 is outfitted with a hinge that allows its 11.6-inch touchscreen to fold back nearly 360 degrees so […]

Chromebook usage: Still a tiny splash in the vast PC pond

For Google’s Chromebooks, making a dent in the PC install base is going to take a while. Chrome OS, the browser-based operating system used by Chromebooks, drove 0.2 percent of desktop Web traffic in North America last month, according to a usage study by Chitika. That’s up from 0.1 percent last September, and up from […]

Goodbye VAIO? Sony may sell PC and laptop division to focus on smartphones

Sony may be preparing to sell its VAIO PC and laptop division, in an effort to reduce losses and to focus more on smartphones

LG G Pad 8.3

With a fantastic screen and great performance, we think the G Pad 8.3 is the 8in tablet to beat

Gigabyte Aurus X7 revealed as the slimmest dual GPU laptop in the world

Gigabyte’s new Aurus gaming brand is off to a flying start with the Aurus X7, the thinnest laptop with dual dedicated graphics cards in the world

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on review: the Galaxy Note tablet is now available with a 12.2-inch display

Price: TBC Rating: 0 Another tech show and Samsung has yet again launched another version of the Galaxy Note. This time the new kid on the block is the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, a 12.2-inch Android tablet complete with the S-Pen. See all CES content. You probably won’t be surprised to read this, but […]

Toshiba Satellite P50t-10U

A powerful desktop replacement with a Haswell processor

Dell’s Alienware Steam Machine takes aim at Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Dell wants to compete with the Xbox and PlayStation gaming consoles, introducing a fully loaded gaming PC with the Linux-based, SteamOS operating system. (Follow CES 2014 live, and get the latest CES news here.) The Alienware Steam Machine, has a rectangular shape and will be based on upgradeable PC hardware, which is better than traditional […]

HP Spectre 13t-3000 Touchscreen Ultrabook with QHD Display for $856

If you’re a sucker for a laptop with a really nice high definition screen, the HP Spectre 13t-3000 with the Vivid QHD Infinity screen that’s on sale for $856 right now at is definitely one that might catch your fancy.  To get this deal you have to use coupon code PC92229 at checkout.  The […]

Apple sued for patent infringement by DSS

Apple has been sued by patent company DSS Technology Management for infringing two patents relating to the use of wireless peripheral devices, parent company Document Security Systems said Wednesday. DSS has accused Apple’s products including its iMac, Mac mini, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, iPod nano and the forthcoming Mac Pro of infringing one or more […]

Asus Zenbook Touch U500VZ

This powerful Zenbook has a quad-core processor and a dedicated graphics chip

Tesco Hudl

Tesco’s first Android tablet is great value for money – as long as you have some clubcard points to redeem

Asus X502C

This vivid purple laptop looks fantastic and doesn’t cost much, but is rather underpowered compared to other laptops of similar size and design

Colorful HP ChromeBook 11 Available for $279 today

Google is doubling down its efforts to grow the Chromebook category by working hand-in-hand with HP to develop the latest Chromebook 11 that has a number of cool new features, and multiple colors for a little self expression.  Available starting today for $279 via the Google Play store, the Chromebook 11 comes equipped with a […]

Brand New HP EliteBook 840 G1, Fully Loaded for $1,099

In what might possibly be a price mistake, the brand new HP EliteBook 840 G1 that just started selling today on is available for $1,099 with the following rather amazing configuration: Processor: Intel Core i7-4600U Screen: 14″ diagonal LED-backlit FHD anti-glare UWVA slim (1920 x 1080) OS: Windows 7 Professional Graphics: AMD Radeon HD […]

New HP Laptop Coupons for this Week, $100 Off Intel Machines

HP has a couple of new laptop coupons for this week, you can save $100 on any Intel processor based laptops priced $999 or more or 10% off any TouchSmart laptop.  Below are the details on these coupon codes: Save $100 Instantly on HP Intel Laptops configured at $999 or more at the HP Home […]

Compaq CQ58 review – budget laptop offers good value

The Compaq CQ58 is a cheap AMD laptop that offers good battery life. Here’s our Compaq CQ58 review.        

Gigabyte U2142

This laptop-tablet hybrid has serious overheating issues