Acer Aspire S5 Review

In January this year at CES 2012 Acer introduced the 13-inch Aspire S5 ultrabook which costs $1,399. One of the highlights of this slim and light laptop would have to be the MagicFlip I/O Port which is a small motorized door located at the back of the bottom panel that can be opened by a simple touch of a button, exposing a ports & connections block where you will notice the HDMI and Thunderbolt. This […]

Mini Laptop – Toshiba Satellite T215D

Back in 2010 Toshiba launched the T215D ultraportable part of the company’s well-known Satellite lineup. If you have seen the 13-inch Satellite T235/T234D then you will probably consider that the T215D is a shrunken version of that model as it adopts just about the same design only this time in an 11.6-inch size. It weighs just 3.3 pounds and measures 11.2 x 8.2 x 1 inches which makes it light and portable enough to carry […]

Mini Laptop – Dell Inspiron M101z

Dell hasn’t launched a lot of 11-inch laptops but one of the few models is this M101z part of the company’s Inspiron lineup. When it came out it had a starting price of $449 and improved many of the things that went wrong with previous models. It comes in various bold colors and it has a sleek forward hinge design. Other goodies include a dual core processor from AMD and some impressive stereo speakers. As […]

Best Mini Laptop Computers – Dell Vostro V131

Today we talk about the Dell Vostro V131, the revision which came out towards the end of last year. This is a stylish and svelte notebook that comes with more than decent hardware components and fixes the main problem of the previous model, the battery life. Available with an attractive Lucerne Red finish for the aluminum chassis, the V131 has a cool lid which is nice to touch, plus we also appreciate that it resists […]

Alienware M11x R3 Review, The Last One

As most of you are probably aware, the Alienware M11x R3 came out back in 2011 and it is the last version of Dell’s 11-inch laptop as the company has decided a few months ago to discontinue this model. When it came out it had a starting price of $1,099 and came with a second-gen Core i5 processor and a dedicated video card from Nvidia. This third and final iteration of the model borrows its […]

Asus UL20FT-A1, Great Value For A 12-inch Mini Laptop

Today we have a look at a very attractive 12-inch mini laptop launched by Asus back in 2010. It is the model UL20FT-A1 which comes with a classy and sturdy brushed metal casing that some of you may consider as being a bit unassuming. It has a curb weight of 3.4 pounds and it does not attract any fingerprints or smudges unlike many other mini laptops, ultrabooks and laptops nowadays that have a glossy finish. […]

New Mini Laptop – Lenovo IdeaPad U310

Call it an ultrabook, a mini laptop or a slim notebook, the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a fine example of the fact that laptops in this category are getting cheaper. When it comes down to the design of the U310, we have nothing but nice words to say about Lenovo’s designers as the Aqua Blue lid made from aluminum looks exceptional and feels very solid. In its top right corner you’ll notice the company’s diamond-cut […]

Mini Laptop Windows 7 – 2012 Dell Inspiron 14z

If you are in the market for a brand new ultrabook but you don’t want to pay top dollars for it, have a look at the 2012 version of the Dell Inspiron 14z which looks a little bit better than the price tag you pay for it. Although it is advertized as an ultrabook, it doesn’t really feel like one since it packs an optical drive and weighs 4.1 pounds. However, it still manages to […]

Mini Portable Laptop – ASUS Eee PC X101

Many people consider that the inventor of the netbook is Asus and for this reason it shouldn’t come as a surprise that from time to time the company launches a special model that stands out from the rest of the crowd, trying to reinvent the genre. A fine example would have to be the Eee PC X101 which is the first netbook in the world to run on MeeGo OS. At the time when it […]

Mini Laptop Computers – Eurocom Monster

Yesterday when we reviewed the AVADirect Clevo W110ER we made a few references to one of its biggest rivals, the Eurocom Monster. For this reason we thought that for today we have an in-depth look at Eurocom’s rival. Both models share the same chassis and pack a lot of punch under their hoods. The Monster costs $1,444 so it’s one of the most expensive 11-inch laptops available on the market today. As the old saying […]


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