Allwinner A83T octa-core tablet mini-review (InFocus C2107)

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Allwinner’s A83T processor is an octa-core chip designed for entry level and mid-range tablets. The chip maker unveiled the processor in September, and tablets featuring the chip should begin shipping soon. Allwinner sent me one of the first of those tablets to test. The InFocus C2107 is a 7 inch Android tablet made by Foxconn. It […]

Rikomagic MK902 II Android box with RK3288 (mini-review)

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The Rikomagic MK902 II is a TV box that brings Android apps such as Netflix, YouTube, or XBMC/Kodie media center to your TV. Launched this summer, the box sells for about $127, and features some of the most powerful hardware currently available in a small, Android-powered TV box including a  quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 processor,  2GB […]

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review (Bay Trail and full HD)

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Over the past few years we’ve seen most major PC makers release inexpensive laptops running Google’s Chrome operating system. Most have the kind of features you’d expect from a low-cost laptop, including 1366 x 768 pixel displays, 2GB of RAM, and other entry-level specs. But Toshiba’s taken a slightly different approach with the Chromebook 2. […]

Google Nexus 6 smartphone review

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Google’s latest Nexus smartphone is its most powerful yet. It has the fastest processor, the most RAM, and also the biggest battery of any Nexus phone to date. It also has the best camera, the biggest screen… and the biggest price tag. The Google Nexus 6 has a high-resolution 6 inch screen, a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 […]

Samsung Chromebook 2 (Bay Trail) review

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Samsung’s latest Chrome OS laptop might be one of the company’s best to date. The Samsung Chromebook 2 with a Bay Trail processor hits a pretty sweet spot between price, performance, and portability… although it does have a few quirks. This $250 laptop runs for up to 9 hours on a charge, packs enough horsepower […]

Google Nexus 9 tablet review

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Four years ago Google and HTC partnered to create the first product in the Google Nexus line. The Nexus One was a smartphone that showcased Google’s vision for what an Android device could be… and it was a pretty stellar device by 2010 standards. Since then Google has worked with manufacturers to release 5 more […]

Google Nexus Player Android TV box review

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The Google Nexus Player is a $99 box you connect to a TV to stream movies and music from the internet, play video games, and run other apps on your TV. It’s basically Google’s answer to the Apple TV, Roku, and other devices designed to make your TV “smart.” It’s also the first device to […]

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series budget 2-in-1 convertible review

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Can’t decide you want a Windows laptop or a tablet… but certain you don’t want to spend a lot of money? A number of PC makers including Acer, Asus, HP, and Dell offer low-cost 2-in-1 devices that you can use either as a notebook or as a tablet. Some have detachable screens, while others have […]

Zotac ZBOX pico pocket-sized desktop PC review

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Zotac has been offering a line of tiny desktop computers for a few years, but the company’s new ZBOX PI320 pico is the smallest yet. It’s also one of the first to come not only with memory and storage, but also with an operating system pre-installed. It’s a fully functional PC that sells for about […]

Probox2 EX and Remote+ review: Android on your TV

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The Probox2 Ex is a box designed to let you run Android apps on a TV. We’ve seen plenty of those over the past few years… but there are a few things that help this model stand out. First, it’s powerful. It has a Amlogic S802-H quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, dual-band […]

Acer C720 Chromebook with Core i3 review

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Acer was one of the first companies to launch a laptop running Google’s Chrome operating system, and the company has updated its Chrome OS laptops a number of times over the past few years. This year’s lineup includes models with bigger screens, ARM and Intel Celeron and Bay Trail processors, and Acer’s most powerful Chromebook […]

Asus Transformer Pad TF103C Android tablet (with keyboard) review

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Asus has been a pioneer in the mobile computing space since launching the first netbook in 2007. Netbooks may not be as popular as they once were, but Asus continues to release portable notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1 devices. Last year the company launched the Transformer Book T100: an inexpensive Windows tablet that ships with a […]

HP Pavilion x360 convertible notebook review

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Ever since Lenovo introduced its first Yoga convertible laptop, competing PC makers have been borrowing the idea and releasing their own touchscreen laptops with 360 degree hinges. The HP Pavilion x360 is Hewlett Packard’s most affordable Yoga-inspired computer. Open the lid about 90 degrees and you’ve got a laptop with an 11.6 inch display. Keep pushing […]

Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet review

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The Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C is an Android tablet with an 8 inch display, an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, and a $199 price tag. It’s also a surprisingly powerful machine for the price. Or maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise: after all the tablet has the same processor as the Asus Transformer Pad T100 — a […]