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 […]

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 […]

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