Asus Chromebox review (Chrome desktop with Celeron CPU)

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Over the past few years, almost every major PC maker has released a low-cost laptop or two running Google’s Chrome operating system. But Asus is taking a slightly different approach: its first Chrome OS is a desktop. The Asus Chromebox is a tiny PC with an Intel Celeron processor, a nice range of ports, and […]

Acer C720p touchscreen Chromebook review

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Acer has made a habit of releasing Chromebooks which pack more power than you’d expect into a dirt cheap laptop. The company’s Acer C720 Chromebook has an Intel Celeron 2955U processor, an 11.6 inch display, and around 8 hours of battery life. Not bad for a notebook that sells for about $200. The company also […]

Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows tablet review

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The Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet is just a bit bigger than an iPad mini, but it packs enough power to handle desktop apps. It ships with Windows 8.1 software, comes with Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Student pre-installed, and has an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor which provides the long battery life you expect […]

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review

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The Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is Samsung’s second 10-inch, pen-based Android tablet. Just like last year’s Note 10.1 this premium slate is designed for productivity and not just entertainment. Priced at about $550 the Note is at least $50 more than it’s closest tablet competition. The higher price isn’t just because of the HD+ resolution […]

Asus Transformer Book T100 review: Rebirth of the affordable portable PC

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Asus has long been a pioneer in the affordable portable computing space. The company practically invented the netbook market with the launch of the first Eee PC laptop in 2007. And while netbooks have pretty much disappeared from the mobile computing landscape, the legacy of inexpensive, portable computers lives on in the Asus Transformer Book […]

HP Chromebook 11 review: Sometimes less is more

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The HP Chromebook 11 is an affordable laptop that’s easy to tuck in your bag. It has an 11.6 inch display, weighs just 2.3 pounds, boots in seconds and resumes from sleep nearly instantly, making it both easy to use at a moment’s notice and easy to use on the go. But this little $280 […]

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review

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Over the past few years, Samsung has released some of the best ultrabooks on the market. The company’s Series 9 laptops set a standard for portable Windows notebooks with excellent displays, decent keyboards, good performance, and ridiculously thin and light cases. Samsung’s more recent models are branded ATIV Book 9 instead of Series 9, and […]

Google Nexus 7 review (2013 model)

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Google’s second-generation Nexus 7 tablet is probably the best 7 inch tablet you can buy in mid-2013. That said, it’s not going to make everyone happy. The speakers could be better positioned. There’s no microSD card slot. And while there are now more than a million apps available for Android, there still aren’t as many tablet-optimized […]

Asus 1015E review: 10 inch notebook with a Celeron 847 CPU

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The Asus 1015E is a tiny notebook computer with a tiny price tag. It features a 10 inch display and sells for under $299. In fact, many stores are selling the little laptop for as little as $249. That’s not a bad price for a 2.8 pound computer with an Intel Celeron dual-core processor, a […]

G-Box Midnight MX2 TV dual-core box is made for Android, XBMC

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There are plenty of Android-powered TV boxes designed to let you run apps, surf the web, and even run the XBMC media center software on your TV. But the G-Box Midnight MX2 is one of the few that’s really designed with XBMC in mind. Matricom’s latest TV box comes with a custom version of XBMC […]

Coby MID8065 8″ Android tablet review

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Coby has made a name for itself by offering consumer electronics at dirt cheap prices. What’s interesting is that they’re not all that bad. I was kind of impressed with how much tablet you got for the money with last year’s $200 Coby Kyros MID9742 9.7 inch tablet. And this year Coby has stepped up […]