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Toshiba updates its Chromebook line with two new models at IFA 2014

Toshiba has one of the better Chromebooks in its model CB35-A3120, and now the manufacturer is promising to improve on that design with one new Chromebook 2 model, and to cost-reduce it with another. Both SKUs have a 13.3-inch display squeezed into a thin-and-light, 12-inch chassis; and both are powered by Intel Celeron processors. Toshiba […]

Surface Pro 3 review: a truly portable laptop, and an acceptable tablet – great engineering but is it what people want?

Price: From £639 inc VAT Rating: 8 Surface Pro 3 UK review: what it is, what it’s for Microsoft markets the Surface Pro 3 as ‘the tablet that can replace your laptop’. It’s a fair claim: Surface Pro 3 is not an iPad rival, or at least not only an iPad rival. Microsoft has set […]

PC Advisor competition: Win a Booq Boa Nerve laptop bag worth £110

PC Advisor has teamed up with Booq to offer you the chance to win a Boa Nerve laptop graphite messenger bag worth £110. To enter, all you need to do is head on over to our Twitter account and retweet the following tweet. Make sure you’re following us first! The competition will end when we […]

New Dell Inspiron 15 3531 Laptop for $224.99 and Lower After Coupon

If you need a really cheap laptop, check out this deal you can get on the Dell Inspiron 15 3531 laptop.  If you click here and sign up for a mystery coupon then Dell will email either a 10%, 15% or 30% off coupon code that you can use at checkout.  If you get even […]

Google and Intel team up for Chromebook push, new Core i3 and Bay Trail-M models revealed

Google and Intel have partnered up to give Chrome OS a big marketing push, with new intel-powered Chromebook laptops arriving later this year

HP to launch Android powered laptop

Could the Slatebook 14 be a worthy Chromebook rival?

Toshiba’s 4K laptop to ship next week for $1,499.99

One of the first laptops with a 4K screen will go on sale from Toshiba for US$1,499.99 next week. The Satellite P55T has a 15.6-inch screen that can display images at a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is four times that of the current high-definition 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. Laptop screens have […]

Acer Aspire S3-392G

A stunning Ultrabook with dedicated graphics

Dell Outlet 25% Off any Laptop, Ultrabook or Tablet Coupon

Dell Outlet right now has a 25% off coupon for their refurbished or scratch & dent laptop Laptops and Ultrabooks when using coupon code PCSR2JNF1JRFVT.   An example deal you can get with the 25% off coupon code is an XPS 12 Ultrabook for $599 with the following specs: Processor: Intel Core 3rd Generation i5-3317U Processor […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

Lenovo’s unique 360 hinge is back, but this Ultrabook hybrid how has a stunning 3,200×1,800 resolution screen to go with it

Sony VAIO Fit multi-flip 11 review – hands on

Sony has added a third model to its VAIO Fit multi-flip range, shrinking down the dimensions but not compromising on display resolution with the VAIO Fit multi-flip 11

Gigabyte’s Aorus X7 gaming laptop stuffs two GPUs into a slim, sleek package

When it comes to gaming laptops, few companies worry about device bulk and heft, since powerful innards capable of rendering amazing graphics at blazing speeds are what really matters for the category. Gigabyte is joining Razer in trying to change that perception, however, with the new Aorus line of gaming devices announced during CES 2014. […]

Toshiba shows off shape-shifting 5-in-1 concept PC

Convertible laptops are already becoming commonplace in the market, but Toshiba is taking the idea to the extreme with a concept PC that can physically change into five different modes. Called a “shape-shifting” PC, the product comes in three parts — screen, keyboard and kickstand — that can be arranged into different usage models. The […]

Toshiba L50 Intel Core i7 Haswell Laptop for $499 after Coupon

If all you care about is processing power then the Toshiba L50 that comes equipped with an Intel Core i7-4700mq Quad Core processor for $499.99 is probably as low as you’re going to get for a laptop with such a processor.  Here’s how to get the deal, go to and add the Toshiba L50-ABT3N22 […]

Dell: Yes, our laptop smells like cat pee, but it’s not cat pee

Let’s start with the bad news: If you’ve purchased a Dell Latitude E6430u, there’s a solid chance that it smells like cat pee. But don’t worry! Dell says it’s not actually cat pee and while the smell may be unpleasant, it won’t make you sick. Buyers of the Latitude E6430u started stinking up the Dell […]

Sony Fit 14E SVF1421P2E

This 14in ultraportable is particularly stylish and performs well for a sub-£500 laptop

Is your PC, smartphone or tablet making you ill?

Few things in life are without their risks and using high-tech equipment is no different. In particular, there’s potential for our PCs, tablets and smartphones to cause illness or injury. To worry about these risks, though, or even to cut back on using our computing equipment and thereby miss out on the benefits they offer, […]

Scan 3XS Graphite LG155

Scan’s new Haswell gaming laptop is an absolute powerhouse

HP 15% Off Laptop Coupon for Back to School

Back to school shopping is in full swing now and HP has a new 15% off coupon for those looking for a new laptop to use in the upcoming school year.  If you use coupon code MU4836 you can get 15% off most HP customized laptops (with a few exceptions), the details on this coupon […]

Sony VAIO Fit

Sony’s new customisable VAIO laptop is great value no matter what configuration you choose

Lenovo Y410p with New Intel Core i7 and Nvidia GT750M for $849 this Week

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p is available this week for $849 when you use eCoupon USPY416627 at checkout.  This deal is part of Lenovo’s July 4th Sale that started this weekend.  The IdeaPad Y410p 14” gaming capable laptop was released just last month by Lenovo.  For $849 you can get the Y410p with a powerful Nvidia […]

Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD review – thin and cheap hard drive for laptops

Just 5mm thick and more affordable than an SSD, the Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD could help create thin and light but cheap laptops. Here’s our Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD review.        

Lenovo and Apple grew as bottom fell out of PC market in Western Europe

PC shipments in Western Europe declined by 20.5 percent during the first quarter: The only vendors to see shipments grow were Lenovo and Apple, which returned to the top five.        

Microsoft Windows 8 Update “Blue” Coming, Start Button Likely to Return

Microsoft officially announced that there is an update coming to Windows 8 later this year, likely September, in the form of “Windows Blue” (a.k.a Windows 8.1).  According to a Microsoft blog, a public preview of Windows 8 will be shown in June at the BUILD developer conference.  There are high expectations that the Windows 8.1 […]

AP consumer market prefers tablets and smartphones to PCs

The lack of a strong value proposition to buy a PC continues to divert consumer spending towards tablets and smartphones, according to IDC Asia/Pacific research manager Handoko Andi.