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 »
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Last week, we gave you a list of some essential home appliances for a fresh college grad. Following a somewhat similar course, we are going to focus on must-have gadgets for college students. In the good old days, an average college student could survive with a few books and some stationary. Things have come a long way since then. Now, the medium of education has gone largely digital as e-books and PDF’s have become standard educational sources. At the same time, newer forms of entertainment gadgets like gaming consoles and media players have become commonplace among college students. Read the rest of this entry »
When Netbooks first came out, their small size and excellent affordability made for a perfect niche in the laptop market space. Nettops tried to do the same thing, but in the desktop world, portability isn’t exactly important, and affordability is already achievable. You have to wonder: Just what are Nettops good for? Read the rest of this entry »
Within a year of their creation, Netbooks occupied a whopping 20% of the entire laptop market. But now, Tablets are fast encroaching on Netbook territory, and would-be buyers are met with a choice: Netbook or Tablet? We’ve narrowed the battle down to several categories: Price, Performance, Productivity, Multimedia, Size, and Battery Life. The winner will be the one that performs best in the most categories. Ready… FIGHT!