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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 […]

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    5th Generation Intel Core i Processors

    One of the major new developments we’re seeing at CES 2015 is the release of the first batch of notebooks and 2-in-1s running on 5th generation Intel Core i processors, which go by the codename Broadwell. You’ll be shocked at the implications—Intel’s new processors are more powerful, more efficient, and will help deliver longer battery […]

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    Acer’s 15.6″ Chromebook is Affordable, Huge, and Sharp

    The Acer Chromebook 15 is fast, sleek, and secure. Screen real estate is vast at 15.6″ and vivid with a full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution display, with a budget friendly alternative of an HD 1366 x 768 resolution display. Either way,you’re getting the cutely named “ComfyView” display that is anti-glare to prevent eye strain. Taking […]

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    HP Zvr Virtual Reality Display

    HP is debuting another high-priced experiment at CES 2015. This past October, we got a look at the HP Sprout, an all-in-one computer rigged up with an Intel RealSense camera, allowing it to scan physical objects so you can interact with them on-screen. But, you could only work in 2D with the Sprout—you’ll be working […]

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    Lenovo Revamps the ThinkPad X1 Carbon for 2015

    Lenovo’s high-end ThinkPad, the X1 Carbon, is getting a refresh of its own at CES 2015, boasting a new and improved display, higher-performing internal storage, and the latest generation of Intel’s Core i processors. It’s more of the same, only better—par for the course for the ThinkPad, a laptop line steeped in tradition. While the […]

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    ThinkPad STACK is like Jenga for Mobile Accessories

    Tired of arranging and rearranging all of those laptop accessories you have scattered across your desk? Lenovo thinks they have a solution—the Lenovo Stack, a whole set of interlocking accessories that stack up neatly and cut down on clutter dramatically. Despite all appearances, the Lenovo Stack is actually meant to be more useful on the […]

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    Lenovo REACHit Pulls All Your Files Into One Place

    Lenovo has announced a new app that should make managing your files a whole lot easier. If you’ve taken to cloud storage but haven’t taken to paying for it, chances are you have files stored on free allotments on Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, iCloud, and probably a few others. REACHit, the newest app in Lenovo’s […]

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    Toshiba Chromebook 2 1080p Review

    We’ve just started seeing Chromebooks with 1080p displays this year, starting with the 13.3″ Samsung Chromebook 2. Problem was, that 1080p display took Samsung’s Chromebook out of the pricing comfort zone for budget laptops—$400 at launch was a bit much to ask, considering you can get a fully-fledged laptop running Windows for not too much […]

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    Dell Smart Desk Concept Could Be the Workspace of the Future

    Dell had plenty of product announcements this year at their Dell World event in Austin, but the most interesting nugget might be something that’s still in the concept stage. The Dell Smart Desk concept does pretty much what it says, taking a a flat tabletop and making it a whole lot more useful. The smart […]

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    Dell’s Shift to a Service Based IT Company Has Paid Off

    We haven’t heard all that much out of Dell in the consumer electronics world outside of their XPS notebooks and Venue tablets. And, while Dell has fallen in the ranks of global PC market share to Lenovo and HP, they’re comfortably in third ahead of Acer and Asus. Dell’s doing better than just hanging around […]