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Lenovo G400s and G500s Budget Laptops with Touch Coming Soon

Lenovo certainly isn’t lacking for laptop offerings, but one thing the market is in sore need of is a few more budget friendly mainstream sized laptops that offer touch screen.  And as such, Lenovo has decided to roll out the G400s and G500s to its G-series of “Essential” (aka, budget oriented) laptops.  The G500s is […]

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.        

Wintel under siege as mobile and Android ascend at Computex

Surging tablet sales and the muted response to Windows 8 have opened the door for Android at this year’s Computex and exposed deeper cracks in the Wintel powerhouse of Windows software and Intel chips.        

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 Lenovo.com or Newegg.com.  Apparently ordering has been available for at least a couple of days as some members of the NotebookReview.com forums now have the Y510p […]

Sony announces the Haswell-powered VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo Series

If you’re looking for the newest mobile gear with Intel’s brand-spanking new fourth-generation processor included, Sony is bringing its stuff to the table. They have a few new mobile options that update their line of VAIO products with the VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo.        

AMD hopes to bridge gap between Xbox, PlayStation and PCs

Advanced Micro Devices has announced a new strategy that could lead to games that run in the future across PCs and games consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation.        

Samsung Series 7 Chronos review: expertly combines performance and features

The Samsung Series 7 Chronos provides a good combination of performance and features for £600. Read our Samsung Series 7 Chronos review to find out more.        

Asus announces Transformer Book Trio with Windows and Android

Asus has unveiled its Transformer Book Trio at Computex 2013. The firm is calling the device, which runs Windows and Android, a cross between a PC, laptop and tablet.        

Intel Officially Announces Haswell Lineup and Claims 50% Battery Life Improvement

Intel today officially announced its upcoming Haswell processors, the 4th generation of Core i3/i5/i7 offerings.  As is typical, the first chips to be available will be the high end Core i7 and Core i5 and then later on the more budget oriented Core i3 will hit the market.  Availability “starts June 4th”, meaning notebook manufacturers […]

Asus VivoBook S200E-C157H review: a lightweight and compact laptop

With its 11.6in screen, Intel Pentium processor, and £350 price tag, the Asus VivoBook S200E almost harks back to the brief heyday of the netbook. Read our Asus VivoBook S200E-C157H review to find out more.        

HP EliteBook 8470p review: business notebook with tons of power and features

Stacks of built-in features, fast performance and a good support plan make this a worthy business machine. Read our HP EliteBook 8470p review to find out more.        

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 Now Shipping

Though nowhere near as exciting as the ThinkPad Helix in terms of specs and design, the more down to earth ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 are now available on Lenovo.com and shipping for about a third of the price the Helix will run you.   The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 both start at $509 for […]

AMD launches Kabini APUs for thin and light laptops

We take a close look at the first public showing of AMD’s Kabini APUs, with hands-on impressions and benchmark scores – this could be the new benchmark for entry-level performance

HP’s latest hybrids sport Nvidia Tegra 4 and 3rd-gen Intel Core CPUs

Clamshell laptops will always have their place, but that form factor just can’t deliver the versatility of a hybrid tablet with a detachable keyboard. Unfortunately, the designs we’ve seen so far have been hobbled by weak CPUs.        

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.        

Deal: Lenovo Y500 with Nvidia 750M and Full HD Screen for $809

The deals just keep getting better on the powerful Lenovo IdeaPad Y500, this time around you can get a fully loaded configuration for $809 when using coupon code HOMEPCDEAL via the Barnes & Noble Affinity store.  The B&N exclusive offer store is open to anyone to create an account, you don’t have to have a […]

Best PC tricks and pranks to play on your friends, family and colleagues

Everyone like to have a laugh and there’s plenty of amusement to be had messing around with other people’s PCs or laptops. Here are 10 harmless but brilliant Windows pranks.        

Western Digital and SanDisk deliver their first hybrid drive

Western Digital has unveiled more information on its first hybrid solid-state drive, revealing that it worked with SanDisk to create the 500GB drive.        

HP Updates ProBook Business Lineup Design and Processors with Intel Haswell

HP is giving their ProBook budget friendly business lineup of notebooks a makeover this summer by making them slimmer and lighter just in time for the beach season (36% thinner and 18% lighter than the previous year to be precise).  But that’s not all, they’ll also be more muscular with newer and faster Intel and […]

Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx review – Windows 8 laptop and tablet priced to shift

Lenovo’s Atom-based Windows 8 tablet-laptop hybrid is lightweight and usable, but build quality doesn’t cut it. Here’s our Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx review.        

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.        

New May 2013 Coupon for $150 Off HP dv6t and dv7t Quad Edition Laptops

HP has a new coupon to get $150 off of their popular ENVY dv6t Quad or dv7t Quad customized laptops (Windows 8) or Pavilion dv6t/dv7t Quad (Windows 7) laptops. Here are the details on the new coupons that are available when you purchase via HP.com now through 4/21/2013: Save $150 on an HP ENVY dv6t […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 with Full HD Screen and Nvidia 750M for $849

Once again Lenovo is offering a pretty incredible deal on the IdeaPad Y500 equipped with Full HD screen and the new Nvidia 750M graphics card.  For a grand total of $849 you get the IdeaPad Y500 with the following specs when using coupon code WEEKLYDEAL at checkout: Processor: Intel Core i7 3630QM 2.4GHz Memory: 8GB […]

New HP Coupons and Free Shipping During “Super Sale”

HP is running a Super Sale this week in which free shipping is being offered on all purchases via HP.com for any purchase over $50.   There’s also up to $200 instant discounts on some laptops and new coupon codes + extended coupon codes to offer further discounts.  Here’s a rundown on the coupons that are […]

Slideshow: When the PC is obsolete, how will you do this, and this, and this?

Last week, the PC industry was rocked by news that Q1 computer shipments had declined by as much as 14 percent, year on year. Analysts cite various factors, but they put most of the blame on a consumer shift toward tablets and other mobile devices.