Tag Archives: 2012

Best laptops of 2012

We review PC Advisor’s 10 best laptops of 2012.

2012 in review: The year in Mac

Some people have feared that Apple’s focus on mobile devices would leave the Mac gathering dust in a dark corner of 1 Infinite Loop, but 2012 has demonstrated that Apple’s longest-running product line isn’t out of steam yet. With some impressive product refreshes, a brand-new operating system for the second time in as many years, […]

Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2012

Lenovo has already started with their Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for 2012, here’s a list of the pricing available on all ThinkPads that are on sale – use 20% off coupon code BLACKFRIDAY to score the deal: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430: Regularly $549, $483.12 after coupon Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530: Regularly $549, $483.12 […]

New HP Laptop Coupons for 2012 Holiday Season

HP has issued new coupon codes for the Holiday 2012 laptop shoppers out there, the coupons are good through 12/16/2012. The new coupon codes offer savings on the customized ENVY, Pavilion and Spectre XT notebook.  Here’s a complete rundown of the deals available through December 8, 2012: Save $100 instantly + FREE shipping using coupon […]

Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 (2012) Laptop Review

A powerful, fully rugged convertible laptop/tablet that can survive almost anything.

Samsung Chromebook 2012 review

Google is positioning its Chromebooks as inexpensive, additional devices that you can be used by families. Read our Samsung Chromebook 2012 review to find our more.

Sony VAIO S 13” Review (2012 Model)

The Sony VAIO S 13” (VAIO S13) is a 13” ultra mobile notebook released in Spring of 2012.  The VAIO S13 comes with the latest Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 and i7 CPUs for top mobile performance. The S13 offers buyers a wide range of configuration options, ranging from the sparsely equipped base unit, which […]

1.5 billion Wi-Fi devices to ship in 2012

17 million Wi-Fi enabled flat panel TVs were shipped in 2011. This grew to 30 million in 2012 and is forecast to grow four-fold by 2017.

Dell Inspiron 17R review (2012)

The 2012 flavour of the Dell Inspiron 17R is a budget desktop-replacment laptop. Here’s our Dell Inspiron 17R review.

Denon AH-C300 and AH-D400 launch 2012 headphone line-up

In-ear and over-ear designs cater for all listeners

Ultrabooks disappoint in 2012, MacBook Air is king

Intel’s 2012 ultrabook prediction fails to materialise (except for Apple’s MacBook Air) but 20m expected next year.

IDF 2012: Intel teams up with Nuance for Ultrabook voice recognition

Looking to compete with Google and Apple’s own voice features

Sony Vaio S Series SVS1311N9E review (2012)

Sony’s new S Series includes both 13in and 15in models with Ivy Bridge processors. We take a look at the 13in entry-level model, the SVS1311N9E to see whether it’s the best new ultraportable laptop.

New HP Coupons for September 2012, 30% Off Laptops $999 or More

HP has issued some new coupons for the month of September 2012.  There are several coupons available, the hottest of which is 30% off Pavilion or ENVY laptops configured $999 or more.  Here are the details on each of the new coupons: Use coupon code NB8342 at checkout to get 30% off any HP laptop […]

IDC: PC growth to slow down to 0.9 percent in 2012 after a weak mid-year

Growth in the PC market is expected to be slower than last year, after mid-year shipments slowed as consumers were hit by weak economic conditions, and also postponed purchases to evaluate Windows 8 and Ultrabook products while considering spending on media tablets and smartphones, IDC said.

Lenovo Labor Day 2012 IdeaPad Blowout, $100 Gift Card and Employee Pricing

Lenovo has some incredible deals on their IdeaPad Y and Z series this weekend.  The offers last for the next 4-days, August 31 – September 3, here are the details for each offer below: Get a $100 rebate on an IdeaPad Y480, Y580, Z480, Z580, U310 or U410 laptop Get a $50 rebate on an […]

New HP Laptop Coupons for Labor Day 2012, up to $450 Off

HP has released some new coupons for the Labor Day 2012 weekend in addition to the already live coupon codes.  Here’s a listing of the new codes available: Use coupon code HP100LDS to get an extra $100 off any HP laptop or desktop priced $999 or more.  The only exclusions from this coupon are the […]

IDC: PC growth to slow down to 0.9 percent in 2012 after a weak mid-year

Growth in the PC market is expected to be slower than last year, after mid-year shipments slowed as consumers were hit by weak economic conditions, and also postponed purchases to evaluate Windows 8 and Ultrabook products while considering spending on media tablets and smartphones, IDC said.

London 2012 Olympics will see 67,000 smartphones lost

Security experts at Venafi have warned that around 67,000 phones are likely to be lost or stolen at this year’s London 2102 Olympic Games.

Top 7 Budget Gaming Laptops for 2012

Let’s face it, the economy isn’t exactly roaring right now and the halcyon days of easy credit back in 2006 are done.  Which means many of us might not be able to spend $2,000+ on a gaming laptop, rather the new budget ceiling for a gaming laptop is around the $1,000 mark.  Sure, some people […]

Dell Inspiron 14z (mid 2012) review

The Dell Inspiron 14z is an ultrabook in name only. It sacrifices style and hardware integrity for performance. Read our full review to find out more.

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air (2012)

Intel Ivy Bridge processors and faster storage give the MacBook Air a welcome performance boost

Apple 11-inch MacBook Air (2012)

The laptop that spawned a hundred Ultrabook imitators is back, and it’s better than ever

Student Laptop Purchase Discounts and Freebies 2012 Roundup

Many will know by now that students can get a Free Xbox 360 with the purchase of a laptop during the Summer of 2012 from various retailers.  But did you know you can get a free $100 iTunes gift card with a Mac purchase or free PS3 with a Sony VAIO purchase?   We’re here to […]

Apple MacBook Air 13-inch 2012 Laptop Review

Even without a Retina Display, the new MacBook Air is worth considering.