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News: The problem with Windows convertible tablets
     Tue, Mar 19 2013 | 10:19A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Based on his experience, TR`s Cyril Kowaliski says Windows convertible tablets are rarely, if ever, the best tools for the job. Here`s his take on why."

Revisiting Dell's XPS 13 Ultrabook
     Wed, Mar 13 2013 | 4:00P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Technology marches to the beat of its own drum and the hard part is keeping in step with the rhythm. You may recall, for example, that we already reviewed Dell's XPS 13 Ultrabook a year ago, singing high praise for its edge-to-edge display, stellar battery life, and overall performance, which at the time was the best we'd seen from an Ultrabook. If we were to compare it with today's crop of Ultrabooks, however, we'd have to sing a different tune now that Ivy Bridge is pervasive in the market. Or would we? Dell went back and re-wrote the lyrics without changing the name of the song, which is our way of saying the XPS 13 Ultrabook we have for review is a refreshed model...

ASUS Vivobook S500CA 15.6 inch Ultrabook Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Mar 13 2013 | 9:16A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Are you looking for an affordable Intel Ultrabook that features Windows 8 with Touch? The ASUS VivoBook S500 just launched this week and is an entry level 15.4 Intel Ultrabook that is loaded with features and costs under $700 shipped. Read on to see how the ASUS VivoBook S500 Ultrabook performs with an Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 6GB DDR3 memory, 500GB 5400RPM hard drive and 24GB SSD for caching purposes."

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Tue, Mar 12 2013 | 9:19A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the release of Windows 8, Dell has quickly followed up with their XPS 12, a notebook which can also moonlight as a 12 tablet by way of an innovative flip mechanism. However, is Dell trying to cover too many bases at once? Can the XPS 12 offer the best of both worlds or is this a jack of all trades but master of none?"

Pakuma Choroka K2 Laptop Messenger Bag Review @ TestFreaks
     Mon, Mar 11 2013 | 3:23P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We are a mobile society, we take quite a bit with us and that includes laptops which arent exactly heavy duty and durable. Lets face it, accidents happen, so I figure why not be prepared and at least protect your electronics with a decent bag or case? Today for review I have the Pakuma Choroka K2 laptop messenger bag that will fit laptops up to 15.4 in size. This laptop isnt inexpensive, but its not overly expensive either, it sells for about $50 and I think its well worth it. The K2 bag features the Pakuma Cocoon system to protect your laptop, which uses memory foam to keep your laptop from getting damaged. The bag also has plenty of room for everything you need for the day, and theres an abundance or pockets to help keep things organized and separated. So read on to learn more "

News: Samsungs ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T convertible tablet reviewed
     Thu, Mar 07 2013 | 3:13P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This Windows 8 convertible has x86 ultrabook guts, an 11.6 1080p display, and speedy solid-state storage. Attach it to the bundled keyboard dock, and it turns into a quasi-ultrabook. Is this the ultimate Windows 8 mobile machine, and is it worth the nearly $1,200 asking price?"

ECBC Poseidon Messenger Bag K7202 Review
     Thu, Mar 07 2013 | 10:20A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Simple yet stylish design, high quality materials, great craftsmanship, and smart implementations, make the ECBC Poseidon Messenger Bag K7202 a great choice if you are looking for a safe way to carry your valuable electronics around. The ECBC Poseidon Messenger Bag K7202 packs some great features: Luggage handle pass-through section, water resistant coating and zippers, large count of compartments, and a fail-safe shoulder strap clip. The padded handle is very comfortable and so is the adjustable shoulder strap. The seams on the ECBC Poseidon Messenger Bag K7202 feel very solid and the attention to detail on this unit is remarkable."

ASUS S56C 15.6-inch Ultrabook Review @ Techgage
     Sun, Mar 03 2013 | 10:01A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Ultrabook term is often associated with super-small notebooks, but ASUS is here with a model to remind us that 15.6-inch models can be included, too. Were taking a look at the S56C, a Core i5-3317U-powered offering that includes 6GB of memory, a 24GB SSD for caching, and is built like a tank."

Lenovo IdeaPad S400 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Sat, Mar 02 2013 | 3:13P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Lenovo IdeaPad S400 is a bargain-priced Windows 8 Ultrabook that offers solid performance and an attractive design. While it does lack battery life and display viewing angles, it does have a very comfortable keyboard."

Samsung Series 5 13.3 Touch Screen Intel Core i5/8GB/128GB SSD Ultrabook Review (NP540U3C-A01CA) @ ModSynergy.com
     Fri, Mar 01 2013 | 10:48A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today I get to share with you my experiences with the Samsung Series 5 13.3 Touch Screen Intel Core i5 Ultrabook. The model number of the mid-range Ultrabook I have tested is the NP540U3C-A01CA. Read on the find out more about this sleek, lightweight Ultrabook to see if it should be worth looking at for your future portable computing purchase."

ACER Aspire S7 11.6 inch Touch Enabled Ultrabook Review @ Legit Reviews
     Thu, Feb 28 2013 | 10:20A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ACER Aspire S7-191-6640 has been one of my better experiences with an ultrabook. Over the past few months I`ve had my hands on the Cyberpower Zeus M2, and the Dell XPS14. Each of those had their own strong points and their own week points. The ACER Aspire s7-191-6640 really didn`t seem to have much in the way any weak points, at least not in my experience. Of course there could always be more performance from the processor, but hey, that`s pretty much true of any system out there..."

MSI GE70 Gaming Notebook Review @ Ocaholic
     Sun, Feb 24 2013 | 11:04A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Throughout the past years, MSI has been able to build a solid reputation for their gaming notebooks. Next to an attractive design those devices always offered plenty of performance to run recent games smoothly. With the GE70 MSI has now a gaming notebook in its portfolio which features an unusually sleek design and only weighs a mere 2.7 kilogram."

HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Fri, Feb 22 2013 | 1:17P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 is an AMD quad-core powered Windows 8 Ultrabook laptop that has a lightweight chassis and decent performance. It does have below average battery life and mediocre graphics performance, but for some users, the latter won`t matter much."

Origin EON11-S Gaming Notebook Review
     Fri, Feb 22 2013 | 11:48A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We take a look at Origin`s pint-sized Eon 11-S. This capable machine packs a quad-core CPU and 650M into an 11-inch chassis. Wow."

Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook Review - 2012 Version
     Tue, Feb 19 2013 | 4:23P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overall I really like the Dell XPS14, of course there`s good, and not so good aspects of this ultrabook. Starting with the good, it`s an Intel Core i7 3517U processor, 14 screen, 500GB of storage. At the heart of the Dell XPS14 we have an Intel Core i7 3517U processor. The i7 3517U has two physical cores, plus an additional two threads for a total of four threads. Obviously the i7 3517U isn`t as powerful as a desktop i7, but Dell is aiming for a blend of power and battery life..."

Dell XPS 10 Tablet (Windows RT / 64GB) Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Mon, Feb 18 2013 | 4:23P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So we know the concept of a tablet with keyboard dock has potential but mobile operating systems are not necessarily the perfect solution. Well, until Windows 8 and Windows RT began offering a different experience with the release of the Microsoft Surface recently. Now Dell are looking to take on the Surface, and existing tablets with the XPS 10 running Windows RT and we have one to test today."

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