ASUS’s slew of Windows 8 gadgets: Intuitive and impressive but what about the price?

The run up to Christmas is traditionally a time when the techno manufacturers have a field day in launching and feverishly marketing their latest wares. This year’s pre-festive season gadgetry marketing hype is especially banal as in coinciding with the arrival of the ultra-anticipated Windows 8, means that the gadgets arriving between now and Christmas … Continue reading ASUS’s slew of Windows 8 gadgets: Intuitive and impressive but what about the price?

LE reporter Kingfisher 11″ review

Have a sleek and stylish ultrabook, such as the MacBook Air? It’s predicted to be the growth category for portable computing this year – alongside its svelte companion the tablet and CES is rife with new outings from laptop manufacturers. With mobile computing options becoming more streamlined and design conscious it makes sense for mobile … Continue reading LE reporter Kingfisher 11″ review

STM Velo Laptop Shoulder Bag: The ultimate laptop thief deterrent!

A laptop bag that doesn’t look too much like a laptop bag – now there’s a novelty. Although on second thoughts, being one of the most ‘nickable’ items in existence, perhaps owning a more inconspicuous-looking laptop bag would be a wise move. The Velo is a laptop bag designed by laptop bags, iPad case and … Continue reading STM Velo Laptop Shoulder Bag: The ultimate laptop thief deterrent!

Samsung Series 9: Light, bright and superfast

Samsung has brought two new models to its Series 9 notebooks for business users, promising speedier performance from the new models. The new pair of models have a speedier core i5 CPU than their predecessors and are made from duralumin – Samsung tells us this is used to make aircraft, is very light and is … Continue reading Samsung Series 9: Light, bright and superfast

HP and Beats by Dre laptops : Straight Outta Comp Sci

Celebrities endorse a lot of products, but so far computers have escaped such vicious marketing attempts. Maybe locking them up in Big Brother stopped their famous-paws from grasping at the computer market. As with the Channel 4 reality show, however, this is all about to end. HP have enlisted the help of Dr. Dre, the … Continue reading HP and Beats by Dre laptops : Straight Outta Comp Sci

Currys and PC World Christmas range preview

LatestGadgets were invited to a preview of the new Christmas ranges for Currys and PC World. 3D is very much in demand for TVs, gaming and cameras with an explosion of products set to launch this year and it is expected that 25% of TVs at Currys and PC World will be 3D by December. … Continue reading Currys and PC World Christmas range preview

Push the button – Packard Bell’s social networking M-series laptops

Every now and then someone advertises a use of social networking that makes you cringe. Usually, it’s politicians trying to “reach the youth”. And usually, you’d expect better from technology firms. Enter Packard Bell, with its new Packard Bell Social Networks key. The Packard Bell Social Networks key is an extra button beside the keyboard … Continue reading Push the button – Packard Bell’s social networking M-series laptops