Tag Archives: Hands

Hands on: The $149 Hisense Chromebook succeeds at being incredibly affordable

This Chromebook costs just $149. The Hisense Chromebook, that is, announced Tuesday morning and available immediately via Walmart.com. This model and the Haier Chromebook also announced today set a new standard for affordable computers compared to Windows and Mac PCs.  We could easily criticize this Chromebook for everything it doesn’t have for $149, but we […]

Hands on: Google’s new $999 Chromebook Pixel makes big changes under the hood

Two years is eons in tech time, and that’s how long we’ve had to wait for a new Chromebook Pixel, which Google announced Wednesday. Yes, this is a new version of the super-premium, high-priced flagship that debuted to oohs, ahhs, and why?s in early 2013, when most Chromebooks were little cheap plastic things, and desktop […]

Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro review – hands on

We go hands on with Toshiba’s brand new ultraportable hybrid

Hands on with Surface Pro 3: Lots to like, just not the price

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 would be a good tablet to replace my laptop, but at US$799 to start, it’s just too expensive. During a short hands-on with Surface Pro 3 at an event in New York, I found the tablet was faster, thinner and lighter than previous Surface Pro models, and the larger 12-inch screen […]

Toshiba Satellite P50t review – hands on

We go hands on with Toshiba’s first 4K 15.6in laptop

Toshiba KIRA review: hands on with a superior Windows Ultrabook with 13in touchscreen

Price: £1,299 inc VAT Rating: 0 At a press event in London today, Toshiba showed us a laptop first launched in May of last year, the Kira Ultrabook range – also known in the States as the KIRAbook. Or as Toshiba UK has styled it, just KIRA™. The Toshiba KIRA is a 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop […]

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

Nvidia Tegra K1 review – Hands on with new ‘Super Chip’

[UPDATED with live demo impressions] Nvidia has used its CES press conference to reveal the Tegra K1, a new mobile processor with 192 cores that promises more power than a PS3 or Xbox 360

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, […]

New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review – hands on

We try out the slimmer, lighter Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1

Toshiba KIRAbook review – hands on

We go hands on with Toshiba’s latest premium Ultrabook

Toshiba Chromebook review – hands on

Toshiba to launch the world’s first 13.3in Chromebook later this year

Lenovo MIIX 2 review – Hands on

Lenovo’s MIIX 2 is a more angular take on the Windows tablet hybrid

Asus Transformer Trio review – hands on

We go hands on with Asus’s Windows and Android-powered laptop-tablet hybrid.

Acer Aspire S7 Pro gains business credentials – hands on

Acer has revealed the Aspire S7 Pro Ultrabook and TravelMate X313 tablet, business-ready devices with TPM and vPro based on its consumer range

Toshiba refreshes Portégé Ultrabook line-up – hands on

New Portégé and Tecra range to have Haswell processors and a full range of connections

HP Spectre X2 Pro review – hands on

This business ultraportable’s gone hybrid, turning it into a Windows 8 tablet with docking keyboard and double batteries

Hands on: HP Elitebook Pro 800 series review

Powerful, easy to upgrade and feature-packed, this range of ultrabooks includes 12in, 14in and 15.6in models

HP Split 13 X2 review – hands on

HP’s Split 13 X2 hybrid laptop picks up where the Envy X2 left off – it’s a 13in tablet with bundled keyboard dock. We took a hands-on look to see what’s changed

Lenovo Yoga 2 review – hands on

Lenovo’s Yoga 2 is as flexible as its predecessor, but its screen has seen some major upgrades

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T review – hands on

We get to grips with the latest incarnation of this transforming Android laptop and its massive 2,560×1,600 resolution

Sony VAIO flip review – hands on

Sony’s latest take on the convertible laptop/tablet hybrid gets the hands-on treatment from the IFA show floor

Sony VAIO flip review – hands

Sony’s latest take on the convertible laptop/tablet hybrid gets the hands-on treatment from the IFA show floor

IFA 2013 news round-up: hands on coverage from our team in Berlin

IFA 2013 is just about to kick off, and we’ll soon be on the ground in Berlin – read on for a round up of all the news from the show

Asus X502 review – hands on

We go hands on with Asus’ new range of budget back-to-school laptops