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Acer Aspire E15 Touch Review

The Pros

Strong battery life ; Stays cool ; Large hard drive

The Cons

Dim display ; Weak Camera ; Fingerprint magnet


A good combination of components makes the Acer Aspire E15 a compelling option among budget notebooks.

I’m not too picky when it comes to budget laptops. Just give me a solid . . . → Read More: Acer Aspire E15 Touch Review

Review Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook

Lenovo’s long-standing tradition of producing black, boxy, boring laptops continues with the ThinkPad T431s, and it’s a testament to their underlying quality that businesses and business users continue to embrace them. But the company might want to rethink the “Ultrabook” suffix tacked onto this one’s name, which conjures images of sleek, sexy, and speedy machines. . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook

Review Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230U

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230U – Intro

We’re seeing a whole load of different convertibles that straddle the line between laptop and tablet since the launch of Windows 8. There are detachable slates with keyboard docks, like the Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro. There are sliding models such as the Toshiba Satellite U920t. There are . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230U

Review Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook

If Intel had this in mind when it was thinking about the concept of an Ultrabook, we’d be rather surprised. This 15-inch powerhouse weighs in at 2.2Kg, but still can be called an Intel Ultrabook.

That’s because it fits the sub-22mm Ultrabook requirement (it’s 21mm).

The IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook launched at IFA 2012 is the . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook

Review Lenovo IdeaPad U410

This year’s Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch is basically the same, but better, for the same price – it’s like the refreshes Apple does with its MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs, but this is actually more wide-reaching. The CPU is slightly faster, the dedicated Nvidia graphics are significantly more capable, the hard drive size is boosted . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad U410

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review

The Pros

Gorgeous WQHD Screen; Durable and lightweight design; Accurate speakers; Runs cool

The Cons

Awkward, uncomfortable keyboard; Lackluster touchpad; Relatively slow SSD; Poor quality webcam


The ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a sharp display and an uber-thin, lightweight chassis, but other ThinkPads offer more for less.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Laptop Review

Lenovo’s 13.3-inch ultrabook is no testbench titan, and we’d like to get longer battery life. But it’s easy on the eyes, shoulder, and wallet, a pleasure to use, and comes with outstanding customer support.

Introduction & Design

Ultrabooks are fast becoming ultra-affordable. It was a big deal a little over a year ago when we . . . → Read More: Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Laptop Review

Lenovo G580 Review


Affordable. Solid performance. Fantastic keyboard. Removable lenovo G580 Battery.

Cons Chassis smudges easily. Some bloatware. Bottom Line

With its class-leading performance and admirable feature set, the Lenovo G580 is an excellent value with an affordable price tag that gives users plenty of bang for their buck.

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Review Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Notebook

Beneath the $1,249 Lenovo IdeaPad Y500’s unassuming shell lies the specs of a rather powerful multimedia notebook. Sporting a powerful Core i7 processor, dual Nvidia GeForce GT 650M GPUs and a stunning 1080p display, the Y500 can switch-hit as a gaming rig and a multimedia creation notebook.

For example, the UltraBay mentioned in the introduction is . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Notebook

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