Seagate’s Momentus XT: Giving laptops a longer ultra-fast lifeline

“Turbo-charge your laptop PC with the second-generation of Momentus XT”, Seagate, the global leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, claims. When you first buy a laptop, notebook or PC, it is great how fast they run and how instantaneous they seem to perform. Six months, thousands of pages browsed on the internet and … Continue reading Seagate’s Momentus XT: Giving laptops a longer ultra-fast lifeline

Dell’s XPS 14z laptop: Professionally snazzy

Dell recently unveiled its XPS 14z laptop, and it is one of the thinnest in the brand’s history. This delightful model features a 14-inch display in a 13-inch body, an internal optical drive and comforting, discrete graphics option. This is the latest move from Dell made to create a series of powerful solutions that include … Continue reading Dell’s XPS 14z laptop: Professionally snazzy

STM Switch and Stash tablet bags

STM are an Australian bag manufacturing company that we have come to know and love over the years – their range of iPad and Laptop bags have been mostly excellent and, whilst they do produce some standard designs, they are also keen to experiment with both form and function, which is something we are keen … Continue reading STM Switch and Stash tablet bags

Dell Inspiron 14x: The perfect companion for the lecture theatre?

When I was at college and university all note taking was achieved religiously with a pen and piece of paper. Although now, apparently, those antiquated days of scribbling a lecturer’s words in a notebook – a non-technological one that is – have been replaced by fervently tying those all-important words on a laptop. A laptop’s … Continue reading Dell Inspiron 14x: The perfect companion for the lecture theatre?

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!

The Acer Aspire 5755 notebook – Anything new to aspire to?

Acer have come up with yet another new notebook, which, like its every successor to date, claims to adapt to users’ evolving needs. The Acer Aspire 5755 is, according to the company, the model of perfection being “perfect for unforgettable entertainment, perfect for everyday computing, perfect for smooth multitasking.” Although I have to admit, I … Continue reading The Acer Aspire 5755 notebook – Anything new to aspire to?

Asus appeals to wannabe supercar owners with its latest ‘lap’ top

If you like high performance from your cars, chances are you’d be pretty keen to get it from your laptop to. We guess that’s the thinking that goes on at Asus, as it has brought out a high-performance laptop inspired by an Italian supercar – this time it’s the ASUS-Automobili Lamborghini VX7. Looks-wise, it had … Continue reading Asus appeals to wannabe supercar owners with its latest ‘lap’ top

Review round-up: MacBook Air (mid 2011) models

The 11 and 13 inch MacBook Air were released last week to much fanfare, and had us Apple addicts trampling over our Grandmas graves in an attempt to get all the gossip on whether we should be upgrading and/or switching from the Pro. Reviews of the new release are spread across the internet like an … Continue reading Review round-up: MacBook Air (mid 2011) models