HP Stream preview and first look

The “netbook” market, or whatever you want to call it, got a bit of a boost when Google launched its Chromebooks . Offering users little more power than they needed to perform such simple but important tasks as browsing the internet and working with documents, they were a popular solution for the low-demand budget-conscious. Google’s … Continue reading HP Stream preview and first look

Review round up: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet

With Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia all but signed and sealed, it’ll be interesting to see what the merger of these two tech giants can bring to the ever-changing handheld market. Whether the Nokia Lumia 2520, the Finnish company’s first (and quite possibly last) tablet, gets swept under the carpet in favour of the Surface or … Continue reading Review round up: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet

Parallels Access Turns Your Windows / Mac Programs Into iPad Apps

Being able to get at your computer from your tablet is nothing new — apps like TeamViewer and LogMeIn already to a great job, and a free for non-commercial use — but Parallels Access offers something a little different. It optimises the programs running on your computer so that they mimic iPad apps, supporting the … Continue reading Parallels Access Turns Your Windows / Mac Programs Into iPad Apps

XPS 18 – Dell’s Thinnest and Lightest All-in-One

What do you get when you cross a laptop with a desktop PC and a tablet? If you’re imagining a bit of a mess, then you’d be completely on the wrong tracks, because that is just what Dell’s new XPS 18 is. All the portability of a laptop, with the trappings of a tablet and … Continue reading XPS 18 – Dell’s Thinnest and Lightest All-in-One

Microsoft Surface: Review of reviews

It may have taken more than a few years for the penny to drop, but finally Microsoft has released its own tablet contender to take on the more established iPad and Android heavyweights. Has Surface, running Windows 8 RT, got what it takes to compete? Many reviewers it seems, have their shovels poised for some … Continue reading Microsoft Surface: Review of reviews

Samsung Slate PC Series-7: Crazy name, impressive spec

While the champions of iOS and Android battle it out in the tablet-space this autumn, one manufacture has taken up the fight for a more ancient cause – a Windows-based tablet. Samsung’s plan is to create ultimate office tablet, using typical office software – Windows 7 and Microsoft Office. Enter the Slate PC Series-7, with … Continue reading Samsung Slate PC Series-7: Crazy name, impressive spec