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Archive for the ‘Laptops’ Category

Sep
22

Ultrabook is the latest buzzword in the world of laptops. Essentially, ultrabook is a marketing label created by Intel to refer to extremely thin and light notebooks with high quality performance. Therefore, an ultrabook is basically a laptop with diminished size and weight but no compromise is made on the performance front. The best of ultrabooks come with an Intel i3, i5 or i7 processor, 4-8 GB memory storage and 3.0 USB connectivity. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep
05

Until a few years ago, it was common for people to use a laptop for working on the go. It wasn’t exactly the lightest of gadgets but there weren’t any options to choose from. Therefore, people were willing to bear the burden of heavy laptops on long journeys just to get some work done. Luckily for all of them, there are a number of alternatives available as of now and the best part is that they cut down on the weight while retaining the performance. Depending on your expectations and requirements, you can choose from a variety of gadgets like smartphones, tablets, ultrabooks or netbooks. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul
17

When it comes to gaming, one can choose from a variety of platforms like gaming consoles, desktops and laptops. While each of these offers unique advantages, gaming laptops have emerged in a big way in the past few years. There are several reasons behind their success, versatility being the most prominent one. A laptop is almost a basic necessity these days and if you can combine that with your gaming needs, it’s a win-win situation for you. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun
23

Heading off to college is always a major step in one’s life, and one of the most common gifts for a soon-to-be college student is a new laptop. It’s one of those gifts than can stun and surprise, and it’s always met with excitement –it’s practical, too. With all of the choices out there, it can be tough to find the right one, but alaTest has some great recommendations for you. Read the rest of this entry »


May
19

Ultrabooks, or ultra-portable laptops, have been becoming increasingly popular lately. Their slim and lightweight design coupled with their superb battery life make them a very appealing buy for anyone looking for a new laptop, though they do have a few limitations. Surprisingly, out of the top 10 laptops reviewed on alaTest, 4 of them are ultrabooks. Read the rest of this entry »


May
15

We’ve gone over last month’s data, and once again, the numbers are in! We don’t always do a “Trends” post every month simply because a month generally isn’t enough time for the trends to change, but that’s not the case this time. Digital cameras and smartphones are still popular; however, the top devices in each category have seen some major changes. It also seems that notebooks are starting to overtake HDTVs in popularity. Read the rest of this entry »


May
09

Late last year, flooding in Thailand caused a massive hiccup in hard drive production, leading to worldwide shortages. Following along with the pseudo rule of economics known as supply and demand, this quickly led to sharp price increases; some hard drive prices jumped as much as 300%. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar
23

There are literally thousands of different laptop models out there, and with so many configurations, it can be tough to find one that fits your needs. Here are the major criteria to look at when considering a new laptop: Read the rest of this entry »


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