HP takes on the MacBook Air with the Spectre x360 hybrid laptop

What do you think of when you hear the name HP? Laser printers maybe? Office desktops, business laptops? All very worthy but generally dull. Well, it’s time to throw away those preconceptions because HP is putting on the style. Its latest HP Spectre x360 range of hybrid laptops is slim, stylish and set to take … Continue reading HP takes on the MacBook Air with the Spectre x360 hybrid laptop

The updated Toshiba Kira series: putting the ‘ultra’ in ultrabook?

Toshiba has announced it has both expanded and enhanced its premium Ultrabook Kira range. According to Toshiba, with a range of new features, the 13.3 inch Kira takes “performance to an improved level as the ultimate Ultrabook both for personal and business use.” The Kira range will soon be available for the first time in … Continue reading The updated Toshiba Kira series: putting the ‘ultra’ in ultrabook?

Acer P3 Ultrabook: Uncompromised Computing

Acer’s newly unveiled P3 Ultrabook looks to deliver the benefits of a full-featured laptop with the portability of a tablet, whilst trying to solve the age-old problem of choosing between a notebook, hybrid-laptop or tablet. The idea behind the P3 is to combine the portability of a laptop, the easy of use of a tablet … Continue reading Acer P3 Ultrabook: Uncompromised Computing

IFA: Toshiba launch Satellite U920t, aka ‘the slide-top’

Judging by the product announcements so far at IFA, it seems to be the year of the laptop-cum-tablet. We’ve got the XPS Duo 12 with a swivelling screen, the XPS 10 and HP ENVY x2 with detachable screens and now the Toshiba Satellite U920t with a slide ‘n fold screen. The U920t comes with a … Continue reading IFA: Toshiba launch Satellite U920t, aka ‘the slide-top’

Toshiba packs a punch with its latest range of PCs

Toshiba has announced the launch of its latest range of PCs, including Ultrabooks, business laptops and an all-in-one desktop PC. Ever forward-thinking, the company’s newest range includes some record breakers in the form of the world’s first 21:9 laptop and the world’s lightest 13.3-inch laptop. Let’s look at each machine individually: First up is the … Continue reading Toshiba packs a punch with its latest range of PCs

Toshiba unveils world’s lightest laptop; Z830 series Ultrabook

In a bid to stem the current surge in tablet popularity, Toshiba has launched a new series of ultra compact lightweight computers that have the portability of a tablet but the processing power of a laptop. Using Intel’s second generation Intel® core processor for Ultrabook and boasting up to six gig of DDR3 RAM, the … Continue reading Toshiba unveils world’s lightest laptop; Z830 series Ultrabook

The Acer Aspire S3 – Move over Notebooks, the Ultrabook generation has arrived!

What do you get if you combine the design of a notebook with the mobility of a Smartphone? Acer’s first Ultrabook, the Aspire S3 of course. With the benefit of hindsight we should have seen this one coming – a manoeuvre that conveniently blends the unique advantages of notebooks, tablet PCs and smartphones, into one … Continue reading The Acer Aspire S3 – Move over Notebooks, the Ultrabook generation has arrived!