Friday, 30 May 2014 in Notebooks
The Dell XPS 11 is an 11-inch convertible Ultrabook that transforms from a notebook into a tablet quickly. It also runs on an Intel Core Y-series processor, which allows it to consume less energy that many other Ultrabooks that use processors from the Intel Core U-series. Let's see how that turned out.
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 in Notebooks
Beware, gaming notebook makers. Here comes competition in the form of the 17.3-inch Aorus X7 that's packed with twin NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M GPUs. This brawny powerhouse comes in a 22.9mm slender package that rivals an Ultrabook, but yet it packs serious gaming firepower. Tune in to our review for the full details!
Friday, 2 May 2014 in CPU
One of the earliest processors from the Intel Haswell refresh series, the Intel Core i3-4150T is ideal for low-end desktop PCs. Some might even consider it to power their own D-I-Y NAS or HTPC systems due to its low thermal envelope. We take it for a quick spin to see how it competes with the competition.
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 in Notebooks
Armed with an Intel Core i7-4702HQ (Haswell) processor with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics, the remodeled XPS 15 includes a QHD+ resolution touch display with a 160-degree wide viewing angle, and a carbon fiber composite base. Hit the link to see if it meets our expectations of a 15.6-inch multimedia notebook.
Monday, 17 Feb 2014 in Notebooks
Very few 13.3-inch Ultrabooks are armed with both an Intel Haswell processor and a discrete NVIDIA GPU - in fact, there's only two: Acer's Aspire S3 (2013) and the notebook we'll be reviewing, ASUS' Zenbook UX302. But with extra power comes extra size and weight. Is the trade-off worth it? We find out.
Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 in Notebooks
The Sony Vaio Fit 13A is Sony's second convertible Ultrabook. In fact, Sony boasts the Fit 13A has the best of the older Vaio Duo 13 and Pro 13 laptops. Using the latest fourth generation Intel Core U-series processor, 8GB RAM and SSD storage, we check out this good looking convertible and if it can best its close competitors - including Sony's own stable of Ultrabooks.
Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013
Today Lenovo unveiled the latest editions to its convertible Ultrabook Yoga range, the QHD+ 3200 x 1800 resolution Yoga 2 Pro and the new enterprise ThinkPad Yoga, which includes a unique "Lift 'N' Lock" mechanism that makes the keyboard completely flush in tablet mode. Both models will be available at Sitex 2013 next week.
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 in Desktop Systems
Intel has updated its NUC small form factor PC lineup with the release of two new models armed with 4th generation Intel Haswell processors, faster Intel HD Graphics and incredibly, an even smaller form factor. With the right components, could this mini PC be the ideal space saving solution for both work and play?
Friday, 8 Nov 2013 in Desktop Systems
The HP Envy Recline 27 TouchSmart AIO is so-called because of its flexible stand, which makes it more comfortable for users to interact with it. We put it through the paces to find out if this is the AIO for the holiday season.
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013
The MSI Z87M Gaming motherboard features the Intel Z87 chipset, and comes in the nifty microATX form factor. Targeted at gamers who need to build a compact gaming system for the living room, the board can also double up as a high-end HTPC. Read on to check out its features!