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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 »


With the release of new products by three major companies, the past two weeks have been ablaze with activity in the world of gadgets. There wasn’t a single dull moment as Apple unveiled the new iPhone 5, Nokia announced the launch of Nokia Lumia 920 and Kindle came up with the Kindle Fire HD. Quite definitely, this has been the week of huge releases and with such releases comes speculation, expectations and previews. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


Did you know there are nearly six different models of Kindle available in the market as of now? Of course, it says a lot about the popularity and efficiency of these E-book readers but, at the same time, it also means that you can’t just walk into a store and buy a Kindle e-book reader. You have to do your homework, gather information about the different kinds of Kindle and the features they offer. Luckily for you, we are giving you the ultimate Kindle buying guide, complete with all the information you are going to need. Read the rest of this entry »


Barely more than a year ago, tablets were little more than overpriced Netbooks without keyboards, and there were plenty of arguments against buying a tablet, favoring laptops and Ultrabooks. Those tides are starting to change, and there are now quite a few compelling arguments in favor of tablets. So if you’re in the market for a new tablet, what are your best options? Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


This has most definitely been Google’s week. The internet giant, in association with Asus, unveiled its first ever tablet, the Google Nexus 7. This is only the first time that Google has forayed into the tablet niche and boy, has it delivered! The tablet’s been out only a few days and it has already created a huge stir in the markets. The Google Nexus 7 comes with the all new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 7 inch screen and a price tag of just $199. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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