Dell XPS 15 l502x Review

Category: Laptops - Date: July 2, 2014 - Discussion: No comments

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With prices starting at around $1,000+, the Dell XPS 15 is not for the normal person looking for just a plain run-around laptop. The XPS 15 has a range of aspects that makes it great for all kinds of tasks including and especially gaming. I bought this laptop as I was heading to university to begin my Computer Science (games) course and it has served me extremely well since.

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Google Introduces The Chromebook Pixel

Category: Laptops - Date: April 10, 2013 - Discussion: No comments

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The name started as a joke, a rumor, something that was part of a YouTube video that was leaked a few weeks ago and many thought was fake. But now, Google confirmed that the Chromebook Pixel is very real. After introducing it on its own blog, now the new machine is displayed prominently on their web site along the other Chromebooks available.

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Dell XPS 15z Laptop Review

Category: Laptops - Date: August 3, 2012 - Discussion: No comments

The Dell XPS 15z is puts Dell back in the limelight for laptop design. Compared to Apple’s laptop-to-beat, the MacBook Pro, by many reviewers, the 15z is definitely a step in the right direction. Let’s take a look under the hood.

Specs

The XPS 15z has a Core i5-2410M dual-core processor with 6GB of RAM. There’s also a GeForce 535M graphics processor with 1GB of RAM, a DVD/CD burner, and a 500GB hard drive. For connectivity you’ll find HDMI and mini-USB ports, two USB 3.0 ports, an ethernet port and a multicard readers. Headphone and mic jacks round out the picture.

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Toshiba Portege Z835-P360 Ultrabook

Category: Laptops - Date: June 9, 2012 - Discussion: No comments

Sometimes, netbooks just aren’t enough to get you smoothly through some computing tasks with ease. At the same time, full-fledged notebooks may be too expensive to fit your budget or unnecessary if you only need a portable computer for travelling. That’s where ultrabooks come in, and the Portege Z835-P360 from Toshiba is a great choice for both performance and portability. Let’s take a closer look at this ultrabook.

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Fujitsu Lifebook 2013 Concept Device

Category: Laptops - Date: July 27, 2011 - Discussion: No comments

It was exciting when the first all-in-one printer first arrived some 5 years ago. The thought of uniting a printer, copier and scanner into one device saved millions of people both money and space. The need of a new all-in-one device has now become necessary. People are once again loading up on multiple devices that can be unified. People routinely use a laptop, a tablet, a smartphone and a camera. This Fujitsu Lifebook concept device seeks to unify all of your devices into one.

This unique design came from Prashant Chandra, a designer who submitted this design to a Fujitsu sponsored competition. While this device has not been created and is just a concept, it’s still neat to take a look at what the future may hold. Let’s take a closer look at the Fujitsu Lifebook 2013.

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HP Touchsmart tm2 Laptop / Tablet

Category: Laptops - Date: May 11, 2011 - Discussion: No comments

I’ve got my hands on a lovely HP Touchsmart tm2t laptop. After the success of the HP Touchsmart desktop series HP decided to take a big leap and try a touchscreen laptop. Their first attempt, the t2z model was a failure, so I wasn’t expecting this one to be that much better. But I was pleasantly surprised with both the ease of use and the performance after I sampled this unit.

Visually the tm2 is stunning with its brushed aluminum finish and riptide design etched in. The screen is 12.1 inches, which makes it much bigger than an iPad but considerably smaller than your standard powerhouse laptop. It’s a good size since it’s small enough to use as a tablet and yet large enough to still be used as your everyday laptop. The screen rotates 180 degrees and lies flat so it converts into a tablet with Windows 7. I’m a big fan of the iPad but could never make it a laptop replacement because of the lack of a keyboard and the lack of the windows operating system.

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Acer Aspire 13.3″ Laptop

Category: Laptops - Date: September 29, 2009 - Discussion: 3 comments

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Here’s a few features I enjoyed about the Acer Aspire, specifically the “Acer Aspire Timeline AS3810TZ-4880” laptop.

  • Over 8 hours of battery life
  • A back-up button and scheduled automatic backups
  • Acer’s ComfyTouch technology which cools the laptop so it won’t get too hot
  • Advanced touchpad. Like the Iphone, a pinch to zoom in or a flick to turn pages
  • 5 in 1 memory card reader
  • 3.5 lb’s
  • 320GB hard drive and 4GB RAM
  • Price: Under $600

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