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    Acer Switch 10 is a Tablet First, Laptop Second

    Acer is adding two more devices to their Aspire Switch 10 line of Windows 8.1 2-in-1s that fall on the tablet side of the fence. Both are 10.1″ tablets with detachable keyboards, with one coming in at a budget price with budget specs. The higher end option is simply called the Switch 10, and runs […]

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    Acer Aspire R 11 is a Budget 2-in-1 Windows Laptop

    Now that the 2-in-1 category has pretty much settled on the 360-degree hinge form factor, we’re seeing loads of lower cost devices hitting the market in time for summer. Next one up is the Acer Aspire R 11, which aims to be the most affordable, albeit not without some sacrifices in the specs department. The […]

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    Dell XPS 13 vs New MacBook – Who Wins?

    It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the Dell XPS 13, but it’s worth looking at how it stacks up against the competition. And what better measuring stick to use than one from a company that routinely puts out shelf-clearing products? Apple’s new 12″ MacBook is out to be the ultimate travel-friendly laptop, something […]

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    7 Reasons Why We’re Smitten with the Dell XPS 13

    When a PC comes out and folks start calling it a Macbook killer, that is a very strong claim to make, and even a harder one to get away with. But after spending several weeks with the Dell XPS 13, we’re ready to put our 2 cents in. And it turns out that we’re downright […]

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    Hands-on with the Dell XPS 13 + First Impressions

    At CES last month, Dell announced a new revamped XPS 13, which is supposed to be the world’s smallest laptop. The original Dell XPS 13 was a hit, and it also helped usher in the Ultrabook category, so we had high hopes for 2015’s model. But weighing in at just 2.8lbs with a touchscreen, not […]

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    In Dell’s ProSupport Plus Office, Tech Support Calls You

    IT staffers who dread calls with tech support might like what Dell is offering with ProSupport Plus. The new tech support service, combined with SupportAssist Technology embedded in Dell’s enterprise tablets and PCs, provides Dell’s support staff with continuous diagnostics of all the devices in the office, allowing them to call you when a problem […]

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    Intel Gets Down to Business With New 5th Gen Core vPro Processors

    Following up on the introduction of their 5th generation Core processors at CES 2015, Intel is announcing the enterprise versions in their Core vPro processor line. Intel’s vPro processors have long been giving businesses the same power as the consumer versions, plus hardware-enabled goodies like more encryption options and ease of access and control for […]

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    HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Desktop Mini Review

    Space comes at a premium in big and small businesses alike, so it’s hard to turn down a chance to go small, especially when you don’t need to sacrifice functionality to get there. That’s what the new wave of small PCs are offering—desktop-level power stuffed into a tiny space-saving box. The HP EliteDesk 800 G1 […]

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    Dell’s XPS 13 is the World’s Smallest Laptop

    Dell is announcing its smallest in the world 13″ laptop, XPS 13. It has a beautifully brimming edge-to-edge display that looks as borderless as an infinity pool. This little guy can keep going on one full charge for 15 hours due to its slender physique, all the while maintaining some killer functionality. Utilizing Windows 8.1, […]

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    Zolt Laptop Charger: One To Charge Them All

    Once upon a time we had a dream: One charger to rule them all. That dream has become something of a reality in smartphone land, with the micro USB and Apple’s lightning port becoming ubiquitous for power amongst most mobile devices (after a law in Europe that has insisted that providers have a universal standard) . […]

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    We Pick the Best of CES 2015

    CES 2015 has come and gone, and the tone has been set for the consumer electronics world for the rest of the year. But, only a select few had the goods to really impress us this year. We’ve been through the innumerable booths at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Strip to bring you […]

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    9 Things We Love About the Yoga 3 Pro

    And that might be the most glowing recommendation of all—notebooks aren’t the trendiest devices out there today, but we’ve still managed to find 10 things that make the Yoga 3 Pro stand out. Of course, this isn’t your average notebook—it’s the refinement of the 2-in-1 concept that the Yoga line has come to define. The […]

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    Lenovo B50 All-in-One Packs in a 3D Camera

    Sticking an Intel RealSense 3D camera on something seems to be all the rage at CES 2015. So it goes with the Lenovo B50, a 23.8″ all-in-one PC for the curious. The Intel RealSense camera, in this case, functions as a 3D scanner, which means a few different things in practice. Because the camera can […]

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    Lenovo’s LaVie Z Laptops are Truly Lighter Than Air

    We got the expected ThinkPad, Vibe, and Yoga refreshes, but Lenovo did have one surprise for us at CES 2015—the LaVie Z laptops, which are making their way to the United States for the first time. So, what’s their deal? They’re light. Really, really light. The LaVie Z HZ550 and HZ750 will be the lightest […]

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    Lenovo’s Popular Yoga 3 Gets Revamped for 2015

    Following up on last fall’s release of the Yoga 3 Pro, Lenovo is announcing the consumer versions of their new 2-in-1 at CES. The Yoga 3 will come in 11″ and 14″ models, and while they’re necessarily a step down from the Pro version, the sacrifices probably aren’t too onerous for most. Maybe the most […]

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    Lenovo Flex 3 is the Poor Man’s Yoga and That Isn’t a Bad Thing

    Lenovo’s Flex line has more or less become the budget Yoga line, but that doesn’t mean you should stop reading. For a budget 2-in-1, the Lenovo Flex 3 is boasting some awfully impressive specs for the price. The Windows 8.1 2-in-1 will come in three models—11.6″, 14″, and 15.6″. They’ll all come standard with 1366 […]