03/07/2012, [CeBIT 2012] We reported about the two new powerful ultrabooks launched at ceBIT by Gigabytes, and I took the time to check out the devices at the Gigabyte booth. The key feature of the new laptops is to deliver good performance in a super slim body, thanks to 3rd generation Intel Core i5/i7 processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M GPU coupled with 2GB VRAM. Similarly to the Fujitsu Lifebook […]
01/30/2012, Looking for a new laptop that offers decent graphics for a reasonable price, Lenovo’s IdeaPad Y470p might be just for you. Touted as the higher end sibling to the Y470 laptop, it features a 14″ 1366 x 768 display, a 2.2GHz Core i7 processor, a 750GB hard drive, 8GB of RAM, a 1GB AMD Radeon HD 7690M graphics card, a DVD writer, JBL speakers, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI output, […]
01/10/2012, [CES 2012] In the past, Dell has not been known for its forte in product design. Instead, the brand’s reputation relied more on its ability to provide affordable computers for the masses. With the rise of the iPhone and the constant domination of Apple on the high-end laptops market segment (over $1000), the Austin-based company decided last year to operate a drastic shift in brand and product positioning to increase […]
01/04/2012, If you’re a fan of “steampunk” designs and you’re into modding your laptops, you might want to check out this sweet looking case mod from John “Wilhem” Dunn. The folks over at Sony recently invited him to talk about a Sony VAIO F Series which he gave a steampunk makeover. While we don’t find out how he gets the job done, we get a chance to see close ups of […]
12/14/2011, According to a new rumor from Digitimes, their sources have told them that Apple has plans to launch a new series of MacBook Pro laptops that will feature a whopping display resolution of 2880×1800, trumping that of the 27” iMac which only sports a maximum display resolution of 2560×1440. Safe to say that if this were true, the new MacBook Pros by Apple could possibly feature one of the highest […]
12/05/2011, With ASUS, Acer and Lenovo attempting ultrabooks of their own, we can’t say that we’re too surprised to find out that LG has decided to hop on board the ultrabook bandwagon as well with their Z330 ultrabook, a new addition to their Xnote line.
11/25/2011, Can you remember the cute little mouthless cat known as Hello Kitty? Why, that little feline is a real cultural craze, going beyond the borders of Japan from where it originated. Well, if you have fallen head over heels in love with Hello Kitty, doing your bit to collect as many merchandise as possible concerning this cat, then you might be pleased to hear that there is something pricier than […]
11/21/2011, When Google unveiled its Chromebook in May at Google I/O, two models were shown, the Samsung WiFi model, made available on June 15th for $449 ($449 Wifi+ 3G) and the Acer model, sold for $349. Today, Samsung is introducing a new black version of its Wi-Fi only Samsung Chromebook Series 5, and both Samsung and Acer models will be available online from Amazon, Best Buy and TigerDirect starting at $299. […]
11/17/2011, While ultrabooks may or may not become the new standard for notebooks, if you can’t afford the price of an ultrabook, ASUS has an alternative for you in the form of their new ASUS U32U notebook, which costs about half the price of an ultrabook.
11/15/2011, HP ‘s Beats audio is heavily featured across all its PC lines, and today the computer manufacturer unveiled its new dm4 Beats Edition. Featuring a sleek all-black chassis with subtle touches of “Beats red” here and there, the notebook for audiophile packs good performance for less than $1000. Powered by the latest Intel Core processors with optional AMD Radeon HD7470M discrete graphic, the HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition features a […]
11/15/2011, HP high-end notebook lineup will get three new models, the HP ENVY 15, HP ENVY 17 and HP ENVY 17 3D. The ENVY series was launched the first time in 2009 as a line of elegant and powerful notebooks to compete with the MacBook Pro. I can say that since then, I am impressed by the progress the HP team has made on the design of each generation, by […]
11/15/2011, Intel introduced the Ultrabook category back in May 2011 and today, HP unveiled the HP Folio, a classy, super thin (18 mm – )13.3-inch business notebook that delivers 9 hours of battery life! The HP Folio is powered by the latest Intel Core Processor and boasts an ultra slim HD Bright View 13.3-inch display, a 128GB SSD, 4GB DDR3 RAM, and a nicely designed backlit keyboard, all crammed into a […]
11/07/2011, HP is refreshing its HP Wireless TV Connect introduced in September last year. Basically, it is a similar technology then Intel WiDi except that it allows people who own computers that do not feature the WiDi chip (integrated to last generation Intel Core processors) to wirelessly stream HD multimedia content from their laptop to their TV display. It is also possible to stream 3D content from a PC to a […]
10/28/2011, Kouziro, a computer manufacturer who hails from the Land of the Rising Sun, has three spanking new laptop models for the masses – the FRNDVIHDA5/D, the FRNDSIHDX5 ND/D, and the FRNDSIHDA5/D. Since all of them are virtually impossible to vocalize, what are the main differences? We’re looking at the basics – processor and storage space, where the Frontier ND base unit will sport a 15.6″ full HD glossy back lit […]