Reviews

Sony Vaio YB with AMD Fusion reviewed – not as good as the competition

LaptopMag has reviewed the recently released Sony Vaio… YB – an 11.6-inch notebook powered by an AMD Fusion Zacate E-350 processor. Turns out it’s not as good as either the HP Pavilion DM1z or the ThinkPad X120e in terms of features and value. The low

Lenovo ThinkPad X120e Reviewed – fixes X100e’s flaws

Watch out for the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e to go on sale shortly – Engadget’s Joanna has a review out on it. The X120e sports the same chassis as the original X100e but switches out older AMD platforms for their latest Fusion platform with a Zacate…

AMD Ontario C-50 vs Intel Atom N550 Power Consumption Testing

The Power envelop on the AMD Ontario C-50 1. GHz processor has been in question since it was first announced. We got our hands on the Toshiba NB550D 10 inch netbook featuring the new processor and put it through the paces at idle, standard surfing,…

AMD Fusion HP Pavilion DM1 Reviewed, pushes past 6 hours and stays cool

The new AMD Fusion based HP Pavilion DM1… already has a price tag of $449 but we didn’t hear any release date mentioned but you can be pretty sure it’s close by as the reviews are coming out already. LaptopMag reviewed it and found that

elocity A7 reviewed, firmware update for browser pinch-to-zoom coming

The other day we heard that the recently shipping (in the US) elocity A7… 7-inch Android 2.2, Tegra 2 tablet doesn’t have a true multi-touch screen, one with a 1+1 touch that limits the device to pinch-to-zoom. There’s a video review out on YouTube which

ViewPad 7 Android 2.2 Tablet Walkthrough & Review

The Viewpad 7 is cheaper version of the Galaxy Tab…, obviously the Galaxy Tab is a better machine, but its significantly more expensive. This is a you get what you pay for situations, the ViewPad is a great machine, I’m in love with it,

Jolicloud’s Jolibook Reviewed

Joanna over at Engadget has the first review out on Jolicloud’s Jolibook. The hardware, a design that gets rebadged by a lot of small companies, is decent although the bulging 6-cell battery (slightly wobbly, 4:46 hours runtime) and colorful, busy lid are likely to turn…

Velocity Micro Cruz Tablet Reviewed, Not Worth It

Cruz Velocity has a couple of Android tablets out at the moment, both 7-inch. The Cruz Reader is e-book reader focused and has a 4:3 ratio display while the Cruz Tablet is a general purpose tablet with the typical 16:9… ratio display. Both tablets

ACER D255 Dual Core N550 10″ Netbook Review

The Acer Aspire One D255 – Acer’s first dual-core netbook, and one of the first 10-inchers anywhere to use Intel’s new Atom N550 processor. Looks wise it has a thin profile & is lighter then the average netbook weighing in at 2.6 pounds. The exterior…

UK Clothing Retailer Next Quietly Offers 10-Inch Android Tablet (Update: Reviewed)

Update: A consumer has bought this budget Next Android tablet and reviewed it. Bottom line – stay away from it. Cheap build quality (screen is a “wobbly piece of plastic”), performance is slow, it’s overall very unresponsive, viewing angles are poor and battery life is…

ASUS Eee PC 1015PEM Reviewed

LaptopMag has a review up for the ASUS’s latest dual core 10-inch Atom N550 netbook – the ASUS Eee PC 1015PEM…. The chassis is nothing new, we’ve seen it before multiple times with a soft touch matte lid that’s decent at hiding fingerprints. The

Atom N550 Acer Aspire One D255 Reviewed, 8+ Hour Battery Life

LaptopMag has a review out on the new Acer Aspire One D255… with a dual core Atom N550 processor. The chassis is the same as older models so if you’re familar with their flat chiclet keys then you’ll know what to expect – LaptopMag found

ASUS Lamborghini VX6 Reviewed – Great, If You Want To Spend $700 On a Netbook

Mike over at Netbooklive.net is done with his review of the yet to be released 12.1″ Lamborghini VX6 high end netbook / laptop.  He’s given it an overall thumbs up – it trashes the competition in terms of performance, build quality, audio quality (way better…

ASUS Lamborghini VX6 Reviewed – No Optimus, Poor Battery Life

We’ve been expecting ASUS’ Lamborghini VX6 sports rebrand of the ASUS Eee PC 1215N 12-incher to arrive very soon since we saw it up for preorder at ExcaliberPC.com for $699.
Turns out the Lamborghini VX6 is drawing close to a release in India and TechTree…

ASUS Eee PC 1215N About Launch In The US, Reviews Up

The 12.1-inch dual core, ION 2 (yes, it’s 16-core) and Optimus powered ASUS Eee PC 1215N is about to launch in the US as many US based sites have published their reviews on the 12-incher.

The 1215N is definitely the best performing 12-inch Eee PC…