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CES - CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Samsung Refreshes Its Notebook 9 Series With Two New Laptops

CES delighted us with so many different laptops this year, showering us with Windows 10 devices in particular. We saw a lot from Samsung during the big event last month, but one laptop series had a nice refreshing take to … Continue reading

 

MINI / NANO PCS
Kangaroo Plus Gets Just Enough of an Upgrade With Better Hardware

A company called InFocus might ring a bell for those of you who heard about that $99 mini Windows PC, called Kangaroo, back in October of 2015 (the 30-year old company is also known for developing and manufacturing projectors and … Continue reading

 

CES - CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Acer’s Latest Chromebook 11 is Plenty of PC for $179

The good and bad thing about Chromebooks, with the high-end Chromebook Pixel from Google being the exception, is their practicality. They are simple, yes, running on a web-only OS, and leaving out the fancy bells and whistles. But some people … Continue reading

 

INTEL
From Skylake to Xeon, New Mobile Processors From Intel Are out

When a new set of faster mobile processors come out, particularly by well-known and adored Intel, there is reason to be excited. The new series of i7 Skylake quad-core chips will be pre-installed to notebooks as well as other mobile … Continue reading

 

CONVERGENCE & CONVERTIBLE HYBRID PCS
The Dell Latitude 5000 Tablet Series Replaces the Venue 11 Pro

Sure, hybrids are reported on every day, but it isn’t every day we hear about a new hybrid laptop from Dell, especially two new models that are said to replace the Dell Venue brand (particularly the Dell Venue 11 Pro … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Wearables Will Soon Use Our Sweat to Take a Closer Look at Our Health

For a long time, it felt like there were countless smart devices claiming to measure health statistics, or even predict calories or nutrition in a particular food. It sure is an interesting concept. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a … Continue reading

 

APPLE
Vaio Gains Attention With Its Latest – the $1,800 Z Flip Convertible Laptop

Vaio. Who are they? Weren’t they a part of Sony (they were, but Sony sold them), and am I right by saying we haven’t heard much from Vaio since the two split? Whether you remember it or not, Sony made … Continue reading

 

CONVERGENCE & CONVERTIBLE HYBRID PCS
Toshiba’s Satellite Radius 12, a 12.5-Inch Laptop Sporting a 4K Ultra HD Display

Screen resolution is a technology that keeps getting better and more competitive, and at the end of last year, the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 made a splash as being the first 12.5-inch convertible laptop with a 4K Ultra HD display … Continue reading

 

LAPTOPS & ULTRATHIN ULTRABOOKS
Lenovo Tweaks Just Enough With the New T-Series T450s Business Laptop

There’s nothing new about Lenovo’s ThinkPad lineup. We know the business and enterprise-oriented laptop line has been around for almost forever (at least 15 years), but Lenovo recently decided to bring on some changes. The new T-Series, the T450 and … Continue reading

 

CES - CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Vuzix Promises Hands-Free Mobile Computing With the M300 VR Headset

Virtual Reality (VR) has been a big spotlight in the news for a while. You’ve noticed, right? Anyone paying attention knows that Oculus and Apple aren’t the only names in the game anymore. Microsoft came out with its HoloLens, HTC … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Unlock Better Performance With the Asus External Graphics XG Station 2

Soon, external graphics may be the new hip way to go (the idea is currently being played around with, again). Need to level up that notebook you love so dearly so it can be gaming-ready? Now is the time to … Continue reading

 

AMD
Samsung Announces New HBM2 Technology, Could Power Through Data at 256GBps

DRAM, or dynamic random-access memory, is the type of random access memory that “stores each bit of data in a separate capacitor with an integrated circuit”. DRAM is the main type of memory found in desktops, laptops, workstation computers, and … Continue reading

 

CONVERGENCE & CONVERTIBLE HYBRID PCS
Razer Announces the Blade Stealth Gaming Ultrabook, and It’s Nearly Perfect

One company I might have forgotten about during this year’s CES was Razer. Something about the influx of ultra-thins, convertible 2-in-1s, and revamped PC dongles made me brush the idea of gaming notebooks to the side. But that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

 

INTEL
Intel Refreshes Its Line of Compute Sticks with Intel Core M and Intel Atom

The Compute Stick from Intel is something we were talking about around this time last year. Who knew it would turn out to be one of the most popular PCs from the Consumer Electronics Show. It’s gotta be one of … Continue reading

 

SAMSUNG
The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Is a Refreshing Take on the Surface Pro

I don’t know what is more popular these days – tablets, convertibles, or ultra-thin laptops. However, I do know one thing, Samsung sure has its head screwed on straight when it comes to competition. The latest from the company is … Continue reading