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Asus X550LDV-XO610H review: respectable battery life makes the Asus X550 a good desktop replacement laptop

Price: 599 Rating: 7 The X500 range from Asus is designed to provide affordable laptops at ‘everyday’ prices. The cheaper pricing is probably helped by using cheaper chips – most of the models currently listed on Asus’ website are using last-generation Intel Ivy Bridge processors from 2012.(See also: 20 best budget laptops of 2014.) The […]

Man falls in love with porn-packed Macbook, attempts to marry it

Chris Sevier, suspended from practising law in 2011, has tried to file a motion that would allow him to marry it

WWDC may focus on OS X 10.10 as iOS 8 features pushed to version 8.1

Apple may have pushed back features originally planned for iOS 8 to the next version, and will instead use the WWDC conference to focus on OS X

VMware looks to AirWatch to simplify management and centralize client storage

VMware is leaning on AirWatch to let users access files from one place using virtual and physical clients and let admins manage desktops in the same way they handle mobile devices. When VMware announced the US$1.54 billion AirWatch acquisition in January, it was the company’s biggest purchase ever, and the company is now ready to […]

Acer Aspire V5 TouchScreen Laptop with Intel Core i7 for $599

The Microsoft Store is back again with another incredible deal on an Acer V5 Ultrabook, this time it comes equipped with an Intel Core i7 and 1080p touchscreen for the price of $599.  The specific model for sale is the Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899.  Specs are as follows: Processor: Core i7 4500U 1.8GHz Processor Screen: 15.6″ […]

Toshiba Satellite S50D-A-10G

This AMD powered laptop has great graphics performance, but does it have the processing power to match?

Sony VAIO Flip 14a 1080p Ultrabook for $444 (Refurb)

If you don’t mind refurbished laptops and do like paying a very low price for a premium Ultrabook, check out this deal for the Sony VAIO Flip 14a at (a Best Buy online store).  The Sony VAIO Flip 14a that’s on sale comes with a 1080p screen, 4GB of RAM, Intel Core i3 4th […]

HP Slatebook 10 X2

HP’s latest Android tablet desperately wants to replace your budget laptop, but you get better value and battery life from the competition

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 with Intel Core i5 $599.99 at Best Buy

Best Buy has an incredible deal on the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 two in one laptop convertible, you can get an Intel Core i5 equipped 3rd generation processor for $599.99, that’s $300 off the $899.99 regular price.  The full specs of the Yoga 13 on sale at Best Buy (online and in store) are as […]

HP ships an Android all-in-one PC, plus several business laptops and desktops

It seems like a bit of a disconnect for HP to announce new commercial PCs at a trade show focused on consumer electronics, but HP–which didn’t book exhibit space at this year’s CES–is wise not to waste the opportunity. (Follow CES 2014 live, and get the latest CES news here.) The company unveiled seven new […]

HP EliteBook laptop range updated with Folio 1040 and Specrtre Pro 13 Ultrabooks

HP has added several new models to its EliteBook professional laptop range, with the Folio 1040 G1 and Spectre 13 Pro Ultrabooks leading the line-up

Acer announces first Chromebook with touchscreen for $299.99

Acer announced the first Chromebook laptop with a touchscreen for US$299.99, which is about $100 more than the company’s cheapest non-touch model. The C720P Touchscreen Chromebook has an 11.6-inch touchscreen, which displays images at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The lightweight laptop offers roughly seven-and-a-half hours of battery life and runs on an […]

Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review: affordable ultraportable laptop

Price: £599 inc VAT Rating: 0 Samsung says the Ativ Book 9 Lite shares the same ‘design identity’ as the flagship Ativ Book 9 Plus. It certainly looks similar – no bad thing since the flagship Plus model is one sleek and attractive laptop. See allmid-range laptop reviews. The name of the Lite model might […]

Tablet shipments to surpass PCs in Q4 2013

Tablet shipments will surpass total PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013 (Q4 2013), forecasts IDC.        

IDF 2013 keynote: Intel announces Bay Trail tablet CPU, slew of Haswell Chromebooks

Intel on Wednesday ended weeks of speculation by launching “Bay Trail,” the next-generation Atom Z3000 chip that pushes tablets towards PC-esque levels of performance.        

New Dell Inspiron 14z for $310 via Dell Outlet

If you’re still looking out for a back to school notebook and didn’t want to spend much more than $300 then check out this deal.  You can get a new (as in never opened) Dell Inspiron 14z-5423 notebook via the Dell Outlet when you use $125 off coupon code 06F00Q4$D33TL9 at checkout when purchasing the […]

Asus VivoBook S200E review: lightweight budget laptop offers decent performance

The Asus VivoBook S200E is a budget 11in laptop that is stylish and performs well. Here’s our Asus VivoBook S200E review.        

Dicota BacPac Challenge review: a well-designed gadget bag

The Challenge is a well-designed gadget bag that will keep your laptop, tablet and smartphone safe. Read our Dicota BacPac Challenge review to find out more.        

High PC prices hindering industry recovery, analysts say

Samsung has launched an ATIV Book 9 Plus laptop with Intel’s latest Haswell chip that will be available for US$1,400, but analysts said such sustained high prices for laptops and ultrabooks could hinder the recovery of the PC market.        

New HP Coupons for July, 15% Off HP ENVY 15t Quad Edition

HP has issued some new coupons for the week of July 21 – July 28, 2013.  You can score 15% off the popular HP ENVY 15t Quad Edition and 10% off most TouchSmart notebooks (touch screen enabled).  Here are the details on the coupons that are available: Get 15% off the purchase of an HP […]

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 Now Available for $354 from HP

The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 is a new 11” touch screen laptop that just went up for sale this week via for the reasonable price of $354.99.   The Pavilion TouchSmart 11z is a Windows 8 based laptop that’s powered by an AMD processor, this is a configurable machine so you get a choice of […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p Now Available with Intel Haswell and Nvidia 750M SLI

With zero fanfare or announcement (yet) the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p gaming laptop equipped with the new Intel Haswell Core i7 4th generation processor is now available for order via or  Apparently ordering has been available for at least a couple of days as some members of the forums now have the Y510p […]

Asus VivoBook S551 – Hands on with Haswell laptop

The Vivobook range has proved most popular to date and now it has a Haswell boost

Nvidia Announces GTX 700M Series Graphics Cards

Nvidia today announced their new GTX 700 series lineup of performance mobile graphics cards and promised that the GTX 780M, the top dog in this new lineup, is also the “world’s fastest notebook GPU”.  That means the AMD HD 8970M is no longer top dog and companies such as Acer, Asus, Clevo, MSI, Razer and […]

Toshiba KIRABook Reviews Trickle Onto the Web, the Conclusion? Overpriced.

Toshiba recently announced the KIRABook, a premium Windows 8 UltraBook with Ultra HD display, and now the verdict on this notebook from a few major publishers have been appearing on the web.  Unfortunately we don’t have the same $2,000 machine on hand other reviews have received to give you our own verdict (waves to Toshiba) […]