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 […]

Lenovo ThinkPad T430, Sticking To The Old Recipe

If you are in the market for a business laptop that has a nondescript design, have a look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T430 which is following the company’s tradition of valuing form over function. As you would expect from a ThinkPad model, the build quality is excellent and the exterior of the laptop is wrapped around in a carbon fiber reinforced plastic that does not show any signs of flex. The lid’s back is a […]

Ivy Bridge-powered Samsung Series 7 Review

Can this be the first 17-inch ultrabook on sale? Although it isn’t marketed as an ultrabook with a 17-inch, the revised version of the Samsung Series 7 does certainly meet the requirements to fit in this category. It has a starting price of $1,499 and for this money you’ll be getting a quad core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 processor and a dedicated GPU from Nvidia, a GeForce 650M, all wrapped in a body which […]

Windows 7 Tablet Ã

Let’s face it, there aren’t a lot of Windows 7-running tablets on the market today as most manufacturers are preparing for the next iteration of the operating system. The Kupa X11 Lux is a rare breed among tablets nowadays as it runs on Windows 7. If you were thinking that this is cheap, you’d be wrong as the tablet costs no less than $1,069 and comes with an Intel Oak Trail CPU and 128GB of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sony VAIO E15, A Stylish Notebook

The very first mainstream notebook from Sony to receive an Ivy Bridge processor is this E15 model which is part of the company’s VAIO lineup. It is a 15-inch laptop that comes with a very nice design and is aimed towards media consumers and creators since it has a wide array of audio & video editing software installed on the hard drive. Sony used brushed aluminum for the lid of the VAIO E15 which makes […]

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A – Expensive And Beautiful

If you are in the market for a gorgeous ultrabook and you are willing to spend no less than $1,500 for it, have a quick look at the Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A which can be considered as one of the most important competitors for Apple’s MacBook Air. This model starts from $1,099 but the following hardware configuration adds $400 to the ultrabook’s final price tag. Before we get to that, we should mention that this […]

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. […]

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