August 7th, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone Review

Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S4 is the quintessential superphone.  It has a large, 5″ AMOLED screen, an ultra fast CPU / GPU combination and more features than we can hope to cover.  It really is one of the best smartphones around.

July 30th, 2013

NVIDIA SHIELD Review; Android and More

NVIDIA’s SHIELD has been teased for months and now launch has finally arrived.  Is it everything NVIDIA promised?  Can it break out of its predetermined Android mold?  You bet!

July 1st, 2013

MSI GX70 Gaming Notebook Review; AMD A10-5750M Tested

An A10-5750M APU within a gaming notebook may seem like an oxymoron but MSI’s GX70 makes it work by harnessing the graphics power of an HD 8970M.  This is packed into a 17.3″ notebook that costs just $1300.

June 26th, 2013

NVIDIA SHIELD Hands-On Preview

SHIELD is a grand experiment to integrate various elements of NVIDIA’s product stack into a single cohesive device that transcends previous handheld gaming devices.  It does this by integrating  ecosystems from Android, the PC and online HD streaming  in new and interesting ways.

February 24th, 2013

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook Review

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 [...]

February 5th, 2013

EUROCOM Monster Gaming Notebook Review

Gaming notebooks are everywhere these days but EUROCOM’s Monster is certainly unique.  It boasts netbook-like dimensions yet utilizes high end hardware, allowing for high end gaming results from a system that weighs less than 4 lbs.

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 [...]