Sunday, July 24, 2011

Lenovo IdeaCentre K330-77273GU Review
Stylish, speedy, and expandable: These three words are a good way to sum up the Lenovo IdeaCentre K330-77273GU desktop. With a $999 price direct from Lenovo, it sports a combo Blu-ray reader/DVD±RW drive, a dedicated graphics card, and a modest, but mostly useful, collection of pre-installed software—with nary a piece of bloatware in sight. But tread carefully when browsing the K330-series marketing material on Lenovo's Web site and stickered onto the system. Pay special attention to those asterisks and footnotes, or you might be led to believe that the IdeaCentre K330-77273GU has capabilities beyond its actual abilities—at least right out of the box...

Friday, July 8, 2011

HP TouchPad (32GB) Review
Go on, now...push over and make room for another. The HP TouchPad—the latest contestant in an increasingly crowded tablet field—brings yet another new mobile operating system (OS) into the tablet OS arena. It's HP's webOS, which joins the ranks of the four main ones you’ll find powering tablets here in 2011: Apple's iOS, Google's Android OS, RIM’s BlackBerry Tablet OS, and Windows 7. And like so many of the tablets that have arrived since the original Apple iPad stormed onto the scene in the spring of 2010, the TouchPad has the iPad firmly in its sights...

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Dell Latitude E6520 Review
The bigger your company, the more important it is to choose the right laptops for your employees. If you own or work for a big business (one with 500 employees or more), your laptop needs are likely very different than if you worked at a small or medium-size one—no matter how big the goals are. The security of sensitive data might top your list of concerns, followed by minimizing expenses across a big fleet of notebooks. Only third on that list might be getting the optimal features and performance for any one user's needs, given the impossible-to-reconcile needs of hundreds of employees. Dell addresses all of these criteria with the Latitude E6520, making for a solid platform that works for IT managers and employees alike...