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Google Nexus 7 Review

Overview Until recently the tablet market has been dominated by high end Apple iPads, but $500 is still a lot of money for a tablet. On the other end of the tablet market are more cost conscious tablets that have the trade-offs needed to hit the price point. What’s a tablet buyer to do? Google […]

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Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor Adapter Review

Overview You’ve just acquired a new ThinkPad laptop and have an external LCD monitor or several you’d like to connect to your ThinkPad. The new Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA Monitor Adapter gives its buyers the ability to hook those monitors (up to six) to their ThinkPad via USB 3.0 with relative ease and is […]

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Sony VAIO S 13” Review (2012 Model)

The Sony VAIO S 13” (VAIO S13) is a 13” ultra mobile notebook released in Spring of 2012.  The VAIO S13 comes with the latest Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 and i7 CPUs for top mobile performance. The S13 offers buyers a wide range of configuration options, ranging from the sparsely equipped base unit, which […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock Review

You’ve just picked up a ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It’s sleek and sexy, the ultimate portable tool really, but when you get to the office, dorm room or home, you’ve got a couple nice big monitors, a Blu-ray drive, a set of speakers that sound much nicer than the X1’s speakers, a mouse/keyboard combo and an […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review

Not since the ThinkPad X300 has there been a ThinkPad that’s garnered as much attention as the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon has before it’s release. Internet forum users have been dissecting the minute details of the X1 Carbon for months in anticipation of its release. The X1 Carbon is a new 14” Ultrabook from Lenovo’s […]

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HP Envy m4 Review – A Windows 8 Equipped Laptop

The Envy m4 is a new 14” notebook from HP that goes on sale this Fall, just about the time of the Windows 8 release  at the end of October. That makes sense as the m4 will come with Windows 8 as the default OS. The m4 is a middle of the road offering.  It’s […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad T430 Review

The T series, particularly the 14” model, has always been the super model of the ThinkPad line-up. It gets most of the love and attention. The T430 is the newest version of the 14” T series notebook. The T430 is designed chiefly for large institutional buyers who in turn dispatch them to their employees. Lenovo […]

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HP Envy 4t-1000 SleekBook Review

Just to confuse everyone, HP is calling the new Envy 4t a Sleekbook, not an Ultrabook. That makes some sense as the 4t doesn’t quite hit all the Ultrabook check boxes. While the Envy 4t does have the requisite ULV CPU, it’s not quite as waif thin as an Ultrabook, measuring .78” in height. The […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X230 Review

Having last year written the X220 review for LaptopReviews.com, writing the X230 review reminds me of watching the sequel to a hit Hollywood action picture. It’s basically the same movie with a few new plot twists. Much of the X230 is carried over from the X220. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. The X220 proved […]

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Apple MacBook Air Vs Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Comparison

At a year and half old in its present form, it’s hard to think of the MacBook Air as the granddaddy of the Ultrabooks, but that’s what it is. Since the Air’s latest release in late 2010, other notebooks makers have been scrambling to match Apple’s combination of style, portability and usability. All except Dell […]

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