Laptops

Lenovo IdeaPad U300

Lenovo IdeaPad launches in the Philippines Last night Lenovo launched the Lenovo IdeaPad U300 in the Philippines. Amongst all the ultrabooks I’ve seen so far this is probably the one that stands out the most because it doesn’t 100% copy the design and color scheme of the Apple MacBook Air. I’m actually taking a liking to the orange color they …

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Asus Zenbook Ultrabook (UX21 and UX31)

Asus Zenbook Ultrabook lands in the Philippines! Yugatech, the top tech blogger here in the Philippines, just broke the news that the Asus Zenbook Ultrabooks UX21 and UX31 are finally launching locally. We’ve been hearing a lot about this line ever since they it got coverage from international tech sites and it’s great to finally see them available here in …

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Built NY Cargo Laptop Sleeves

Built NY Cargo Laptop Sleeves When it comes to laptop carrying cases you usually pick from getting a bag, sleeve, or case. Sleeves aren’t that popular because they don’t have compartments for the different accessories and cables for your laptop. That changes with Built NY Cargo Laptop Sleeves. Made from protective neoprene (from wetsuits), this sleeve offers good protection for …

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Toshiba Protege Z830 Ultrabook

Toshiba Protege Z830 Ultrabook Toshiba updated their site with a teaser of the upcoming Toshiba Protege Z830 Ultrabook. This is their thinnest and lightest product to-date. It weighs around the same weight as the MacBook Air (less than 2.5 lbs) and it might be even thinner at 0.61 inches. You also have different choices with the set-up. Here are the …

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MSI-ECS Warehouse Sale

Laptops, monitors, tablets, and more on “Sale” It looks like we’re really entering the “SALE SEASON”. Here’s another announcement of a sale. This time it’s from MSI-ECS and they’ll be shaving off up to 80% on selected tech products. I went through the list of items they have and it’s mostly laptops and accessories. The sale will run from September …

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Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

Other than the numerous tablets and phones announced at IFA 2011, we also saw several new ultraportable laptops that will directly compete with the Apple MacBook Air. The Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook is made from magnesium alloy, 13mm thin, and weighs in at 1.4kg. It has a 13.3-inch screen with 1366 x 768 pixel display. There are different models that …

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Razer Blade Gaming Laptop

Razer Blade: The Ultimate Portable Gaming Laptop When I switched to the Mac I thought I would never see a PC anymore that would make me want to leave Apple. I was wrong. The gamer in me is just too powerful to ignore. I just saw the details of the Razer Blade and I’m already itching to sell my 2011 …

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2011 Mac Mini

Everybody’s probably gushing over Apple’s new 2011 MacBook Air but I think we should also take note of the new 2011 Mac Mini which was also announced together with the MBA and Mac OS X Lion. The 2011 Mac Mini packs Lion out of the box, 2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with 3MB on-chip shared L3 cache, 2GB of 1333MHz …

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2011 MacBook Air

Apple just launched Mac OS X Lion and along with it they also announced a refresh of the highly successful MacBook Air. The base 11″ model now has the following specs: 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 64GB Flash Storage, 2GB Memory, Intel HD Graphics 3000, Thunderbolt I/O, and a backlit keyboard. It has the same exterior design so your …

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Mac OS X Lion

Mac OS X Lion is finally available for download! It’s now on the Mac App Store for $29.99 or a little less than Php1,400. It’s a huge download though at a whopping 3.49GB so this will probably be an overnight thing unless you’re running on Fiber Optics. Here are the official features of Max OS X Lion as posted on …

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GScreen Spacebook Dual-Screen Laptop

This is arguably one of the most bizzarre takes on a laptop computer. The GScreen Spacebook packs two 17.3 inch displays (1920×1080 resolution). When you pop the laptop open you can slide out the screens like panels giving you a pretty unique mobile computing experience. If ever there’s a device that will turn heads in a coffee shop, this would …

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Asus UX21 Ultraportable Laptop

There’s another company trying to give Apple a run for its money–and with good reason. Asus announced their MacBook Air lookalike, the Asus UX 21 last May 2011, but they haven’t given an exact release date. The Asus UX21 sports the 2nd generation i3, i5 and i7 Intel processors, which has the potential to be much stronger than the MacBook …

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Lenovo Thinkpad X220

How does 23-hour battery life sound to you? The Lenovo Thinkpad X220 promises that by combining a 9-cel battery (good for 15 hours) and an external battery pack (another 8 hours). It also has 1366 x 768 IPS display, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, Solid State Drive (160GB), and up to 2.7GHz Core i7-2620M CPU. In the words of Steve Jobs, …

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Undercover Laptop Sleeve

With all the mugging and car break-ins happening in the Philippines we should take all the precautions we can to protect our expensive gadgets like laptops, phones, and tablets. A pretty novel idea is using an undercover case that will make it appear as if you’re not carrying a laptop at all! Enter the Undercover Laptop Sleeve! It literally looks …

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1

The high end ultraportable laptop segment is currently dominated by the MacBook Air and a distant second would probably be the Samsung Series 9. Lenovo is breaking into this segment though with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1. Despite the very slim form factor (16.5mm at its thinnest point and 3.7 lbs.), the notebook is probably one of the sturdiest in the …

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