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January 6th, 2013

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ultrabook Review

There’s no better example of a modern Ultrabook than Lenovo’s X1 Carbon.  It is slim, exceedingly well built, has a 1600×900 matte screen, sports an Ivy Bridge processor and weighs under 3 lbs.  With a starting price of $1200, the X1 Carbon is expensive but this quintessential Ultrabook has everything a professional could possibly want.


December 18th, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II melds several great ideas into a single design.  A massive 5.5″ screen interacts perfectly with a highly responsive stylus and there is processing power aplenty from its quad core processor.  This is all wrapped up into a compact design but does the Note II truly represent the next step in mobile [...]


December 17th, 2012

AMD Details Next Gen. Radeon HD 8000M GPUs

In a presentation to the media, AMD has laid out the details for several of its next generation HD 8000-series GPU cores which are destined to appear in notebooks.  The HD 8800, HD 8700, HD 8600 and HD 8500 may not be the flagship parts some were hoping for but they use AMD’s refreshed GCN [...]


November 20th, 2012

HP ENVY 6 Sleekbook Review; AMD’s Mobile Trinity APU Arrives

Today’s slim and light notebooks typically hit the $1000 mark, making them all but unattainable for anyone on a strict budget.  Now, HP has teamed up with AMD and their Trinity APU to create the Envy 6 lineup of Sleekbooks.  These ultra portable notebooks start at just $699 yet seem to feature everything we could [...]


July 17th, 2012

HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook Review

HP’s classifies their new $1400 Envy 14 Spectre  as a “premium Ultrabook” but what differentiates it from the host of competitors?  Quite a bit actually.  Its chassis that’s clad in Gorilla Glass, there’s spectacular display, Beat Audio integration boost sound performance…and we’re just scratching the surface.  If there was ever a notebook deserved a “premium” [...]


June 25th, 2012

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review

Dell’s XPS 13 is what we would call the quintessential Ultrabook.  It has one of the slimmest chassis we have seen, uses top shelf materials and incorporates a very quick SSD which makes up for a lack of processor speed.  It is nearly perfect for on-the-go users looking for an ultra portable notebook with long [...]


June 14th, 2012

ASUS Zenbook UX31 Ultrabook Review

Mobile computing is quickly evolving with thinner, more versatile designs and no product better defines this focus than ASUS’ new Zenbook series of Ultrabooks.  The UX31 has been around for a while but it still represents the pinnacle of industrial design with a sleek body and even better looking specifications.  But in an environment that’s [...]


April 1st, 2012

Acer Timeline Ultra M3 & NVIDIA GT 640M Review

Acer’s new Timeline Ultra M3 blazes a path that no others have been willing to take.  By incorporating one of NVIDIA’s new GT 640M Kepler-based graphics processors within their design, they have become the first company to include a gaming-grade GPU into an Ultrabook.  It sounds great but does this combination actually work out as [...]


March 25th, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note Review

It can’t be classified as a superphone or a tablet but the new Samsung Galaxy Note strides within the distance separating these two categories by offering a unique blend of portability and functionality.  Alongside its unique S Pen hybrid stylus, the Note offers up tablet-like features such as a large screen size and fast processor [...]


March 7th, 2012

Air Canada’s GoGo In Flight WiFi Tested; A Turbulence Free Experience

Recently, Air Canada added in flight Wi Fi access on some of their long haul flights between Canada and the United States.  Called GoGo, it is supposed to offer an inexpensive gateway to the world for travelers.  On a recent flight, we were able to put this new feature through its paces.