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  • HP Stream 8 with extreme USB Connectivity. Good showcase, bad solution.

    26 January 2015, 10:07 am by: Chippy

    I’ve tested this before but it needs to be done again. A sub-$200 8-inch Windows 8 tablet with external Full-HD screen, Gigabit Ethernet, a 256GB SSD, external sound module and USB keyboard and mouse all driven over one UBS 2.0 link. I’m using the HP…
  • HP Stream 8 with DataPass. Detailed first-look video

    23 January 2015, 6:57 am by: Chippy

    I’ve just bought a HP Stream 8 with 3G and the first video and first-impressions are ready for you. The video is below and if you’re interested in a truly mobile PC (that is a handheld PC with mobile internet) then you’ll need to watch this and think…
  • DataPass Deal: HP Stream 8 with 3G, free data and Office 365 for €175

    21 January 2015, 8:07 am by: Chippy

    I’ve just ordered the HP Stream 8 5900ng 8-inch Windows tablet because of an amazing European 3G deal. The HP Stream 8 5900ng includes an unlocked 3G module and comes with 200MB of Europe-roaming data per month for 2 years. You can top-up on a regular or…
  • Tesco UK offers Acer ES1 / E11 laptop for £129. Update:Sold Out!

    21 January 2015, 5:03 am by: Chippy

    I’ll keep this quick because if you’re in the UK you might want to hurry on this one. The Acer E11 / ES1 11.6-inch fanless laptop is available for £129 right now. “While stocks last.” I’ve added details of the offer to the product page. Head there…
  • HP Stream 11, ASUS X205, Acer E11 Compared

    19 January 2015, 7:31 am by: Chippy

    There are now three low-cost lightweight Windows 8 laptops on market that are getting good reviews and appear to be selling very well. Here’s a round-up of the HP Stream 11, ASUS X205 and Acer E11 laptops with pro’s and con’s. Each looks to be a good…
  • Coming soon: Amazon Fire TV Stick + Windows 8.1 Miracast support.

    14 January 2015, 10:19 am by: Chippy

    The Amazon Fire TV stick was looking like the best Miracast option for Windows 8 PCs; A real no-brainer.  The problem is that it isn’t working. Owners are reporting that it’s showing up as a remote display on Windows 8.1 but no-one is reporting a…
  • Top Ultra-Mobile PCs from CES 2015

    12 January 2015, 9:53 am by: Chippy

    CES 2015 turned out to be a surprisingly good show for ultra-mobile PC fans. Broadwell-U was officially launched, Intel announced that Cherry Trail was shipping and we saw two very interesting 9-inch 2-in-1 Windows PCs. There were more Core M-based PCs…
  • Intel Core M Performance: Latitude 13 7000 gets deep-dive review.

    9 January 2015, 8:25 am by: Chippy

    The lab-rats at Notebookcheck have just published their full review of the Dell Latitude 7350. This 1.6KG 13-inch device isn’t ultra-mobile but we’ve put it our database as we’re implementing a strict 1.3KG minimum operating weight limit. This is a…
  • Lenovo Yoga 3 11. Refined, again.

    7 January 2015, 8:16 pm by: Chippy

    The 11-inch Yoga got a significant upgrade when Lenovo launched the Yoga 3 11 this week. It’s a fanless Core M based convertible that now has a Full HD screen, a redesigned casing and hinge, has a power connector that doubles-up as a third USB port and it…
  • Toshiba Satellite Click Mini. Details and Size Comparison.

    7 January 2015, 9:44 am by: Chippy

    Things are hotting-up in the 8.9-inch Windows detachable sector with Toshiba announcing something that’s going to go head-to-head with the ASUS Transformer Book T90 Chi. The Toshiba Satellite Click Mini beats the T90 Chi on some specifications, but not on…

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