Asus ZenBook UX305: looks good, but is there substance?

It’s ultra slim line. It’s aimed at professionals on the go, and it weighs just 1.2kg. The Asus ZenBook UX305 certainly sounds like it could have potential for those who work on the move, but what to the critics think? When it comes to laptops, CNET isn’t always the forthcoming in sounding the merits. When … Continue reading Asus ZenBook UX305: looks good, but is there substance?

Review round up: HP Chromebook 14

Its “eye-popping” colours are the first thing Engadget mentions in its hands on review of the new HP Chromebook 14. Citing the aesthetical merits (particularly the colour) of a new gadget first and foremost makes one suspiciously dubious about the inner-capabilities of a product’s guts. However, as these “eye-popping” colours include Ocean Turquoise, Coral Peach … Continue reading Review round up: HP Chromebook 14

Acer Aspire R7: Lifestyle Laptop Computing

Despite Windows 8’s poor sales, there’s never been a better time to invest in a new laptop computer. With the new operating system, Microsoft has gone to great lengths to make Windows more of a lifestyle product by introducing touch capabilities and a completely new user interface, and this week Acer has just launched a … Continue reading Acer Aspire R7: Lifestyle Laptop Computing

So Apple have been busy: Skinny iMacs, Retina MacBooks and the fun-sized iPad Mini

There was a great article in Ars Technica about the problem’s Apple have been having with their once legendary secrecy, with their every expanding supply chain creating holes in their airtight veil of mystery. I know the feeling. There was a genuine excitement to Apple launches of yesteryear, where new products would be a genuine … Continue reading So Apple have been busy: Skinny iMacs, Retina MacBooks and the fun-sized iPad Mini

Form and function: Four of the best new laptop bags

Remember when laptop bags used to suck? Really drab looking affairs that screamed “I’m carrying a laptop” and were only slightly more stylish than the comically out of date bags that “businessmen” used to carry around Old Threadneedle street. Well all that has changed. Laptops are no longer the sole preserve of nerds, and indeed … Continue reading Form and function: Four of the best new laptop bags

ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Business Sense

Lenovo have released the latest model in their ThinkPad range, the X1 Carbon. Designed with the business user in mind, the ThinkPad’s build arguably rivals that of the Apple Macbook Air. With its slimline appearance, tough exterior, and impressive specs, the ThinkPad is likely to wow Windows business users as a portable, high-performance machine. Tech … Continue reading ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Business Sense

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga: A novel twist

Yoga is all the rage these days, particularly in London I hasten to add where my recent stay in Clapham was complemented with a gruelling 7am session of Bikram ‘Hot’ Yoga – with a hangover! Yep yoga has firmly established itself as a reputable method of enhancing suppleness and wellbeing, so much so in fact … Continue reading Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga: A novel twist