Google Giving Goodies Away

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In an obvious effort to get Google device owners to delve deeper into what Google offers, they are enticing users with free goodies. If you own Chromecast, a Chromebook or Android device you just need to verify ownership and collect your freebies. Google is giving away things like Play store credit and free movies. Head […]


MacBook Pro vs Microsoft Surface Book

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Microsoft has boasted that it smokes the Mac Book with twice the speed, but the folks at PC Advisor tested it for accuracy. Actually, the Surface Book is three times faster. That is, if you are comparing it to the MacBook Pro 13. When you lay down the gauntlet, you have to expect someone to […]


Chrome OS Not Being Phased Out

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When the Wall Street Journal made the announcement last week that the Chrome OS was going to be folded into Android, a lot of people panicked. However, Google has since commented on the statement, making it clear that Chrome OS and Chromebook is not going away. Both systems have their strengths and weaknesses. Google says […]


Ranking Microsoft Tech Support

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With Microsoft just bringing the Surface Pro to market, in addition to already offering four models of 2-in-1s, some have wondered how their tech support fares for those having issues and questions. The folks at laptopmag.com wondered the same thing and put Microsoft techies to the test. It looks like they did pretty well, scoring […]


Zolt Finally Going to Ship

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Having debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier in the year, folks have been wondering when they were going to be able to get this pint-sized laptop charger. The 70-watt laptop charger is also capable of charging smartphones and tablets, as well, at the same time. The small charger is due to start shipping November […]


Why Have a PC?

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Although having a PC is great if you want a lot of power and options such as the ability to add RAM or switch out a hard drive, but most people just want to have a computer that goes where they go. In that respect, a lap top will win every time. With a lap […]


Your Surface Pro 4 Docking

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Although Microsoft stores will likely tell you that your old Surface Pro 3 dock will not work with the new Surface Pro 4, the company says it actually will. Microsoft is working on creating a spacer that will allow for the two to work together with full functionality. You can reserve one at myservice.surface.com.   […]


The Trend Toward Ultrabooks

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Although it seems laptops have been around as long as computer, they haven’t been on the market that long. Trends have logically moved toward ever slimmer, lighter laptops that make them more portable. The ultrabook trend began with the Asus Zenbook UX31-RSL8 that was slimmed to a mere 0.66-inches thick with a then amazing 6 […]


The Asus GX700 Water-Cooled Laptop

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You might ask what the point is of having a laptop that needs to be water cooled, but if you are a hard core gamer, that question probably won’t even come to mind. This new Asus was showcased at the recent IFA trade show for consumer electronics. The Asus GX700 is overclocked and water cooled. […]


Lenovo Yoga 900 Challenges Microsoft Surface Book

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Lenovo has released the new Yoga 900 laptop, which challenges the Microsoft Surface Book and its versatile dual-fulcrum hinge. It is created with 800 pieces that gives it a 360-degree rotation. Aside from the super hinge, the Yoga 900 is only 0.59 inches thick and weighs a miniscule 2.8 pounds. Inside all of that is […]