Apple iPad 2 Versus Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Comparison

When it was officially unveiled last year the Apple iPad was immediately hailed as the definitive tablet. It was the perfect mix of style, substance and ease of use – and when combined with Apple’s formidable and adept marketing, it inevitably became the biggest selling and best loved tablet of all time. Or did it? The Samsung Galaxy 10.1 begs to differ.

The first thing that strikes you with the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is how great it looks: with its infamous smooth silver edges and glossy white back, slick is the word.  It’s the first tablet that has the temerity to challenge the iPad in that department. While the iPad 2 weighs 613g, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 weighs a smidge below 600g. While the iPad is 8.8mm thick, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is 8.6mm. Given that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 has a larger screen (10.1 inches versus 9.7 inches), to pull off the twin trick of being lighter and thinner is no mean feat. Continue Reading…

Top 10 Laptops to Buy Under $800

Top 10 Laptops to Buy Under $800 written by: Gary Lee

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  1. Lenovo ThinkPad E540 20C6008QUS  


It’s a great choice if you’re looking for a laptop with a powerful processor and top-notch keyboard, but still affordable to common buyers. The operating system runs on Windows 7 Pro OS and is relatively easy to service, the machine also comes with a 4GB RAM storage capacity though this can easily be upgraded to 16GB for those who need even more space.  


  1. Lenovo Flex 2 (59418262) 


For only $600 it has many cool features that users will enjoy. One being the outstanding 10-point touchscreen with 1080P Full HD resolution and IPS panel. These give excellent viewing angles, including color reproduction and contrast unlike cheaper TN panels found on other laptops within the same category. Lenovo Flex 2 (59418262) also has a classic screen hinge which opens 300 degrees up, giving users more dynamic viewing angles. 


  1. Acer TravelMate P256-M TMP256-M-51Q1  


This is a well-balanced laptop that goes for only $595. Apart from the high resolution screen, it also has a long battery life which can last for up to 10hrs after a full charge. It runs on Windows 7 Professional OS and has a relatively powerful Intel Dual Core i5-4210U processor as well.  


  1. HP Envy 15t  


The HP Envy 15t is powered by an Intel Core i7-4710HQ Quad-Core processor, it offers the best choice for those who want an affordable all-purpose laptop for both work and entertainment. The device comes fitted with 4 hi-definition sound speakers and three USB3.0 cable ports. Also available is a Fingerprint reader, Bluetooth, HDMI Output and DVD Burner. 


  1. Toshiba Satellite S55-B5292  


This laptop is a great choice if you want a laptop which is lightweight at 4.8lbs, but still has all the features you need for a classic unit. It has 8GB of RAM and backlit keyboard that’s not just stylish but practical as well. The device also has Bluetooth Gigabit LAN SD card reader and a beautiful design that uses will admire.  


  1. Acer Aspire E5 series  


It’s a 15-inch laptop built on a plastic chassis, the machine features a non-backlit keyboard and also non-touch HD display and TN panel. There’s also an option for FHD IPS screen that’s available on higher-end model configurations.  


  1. Asus Transformer Book Chi T300 


Chi T300 is currently the manufacturer’s premier 2-in-1 detachable laptops, it has an inbuilt Intel Core M hardware chassis and can store up to 8 GB of RAM in addition to the SSD storage. The machine also includes a high-resolution 12.5 inch touchscreen with an attachable dock. 


  1. HP Pavilion X360 


It’s an 11-incher laptop with HD IPS display as well as convertible 360-degree turning radius for better viewing, the machine is also available in an array of many different colors which one can choose from depending on their personal tastes and preferences.  


  1. Lenovo U31 


Though bearing a somewhat chunky configuration, this machine still runs on the latest Core i5 processor. It has an expansive 500 GB of storage, including 13.3-inch matte 1920 x 1080pixel IPS display. Lenovo U31 offers a better screen configuration compared to the TN panels found in other laptops within its category. 


  1. Acer Aspire V15 Nitro VN7-571G 


The V15 Nitro VN7-571G is a considerably good multimedia device with awesome gaming and entertainment abilities. It also come fitted with Nvidia 950M graphics which greatly enhance graphics, giving viewers more clarity on items displayed on the screen.