MacBook Air review

This new MacBook Air review was not easy for us. Don’t get us wrong, Apple’s waif-like laptop is unquestionably gorgeous. It’s thinner than anything else in our manbag, and Apple’s new battery technology gives it a lifetime between charges to shame anything that’s been there before. But there’s a snag. Read on, see our new MacBook Air review in full, and we’ll explain the hang-ups still hampering Apple’s new generation. Read more

October 24th, 2010
You can fit two Galaxy Tabs into one iPad.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is the first slate since the iPad that really made us sit up and take note on launch. In between all the cruddy, cheap Android tablets with resistive touchscreens and no core Google apps, the Samsung Galaxy Tab stuck out like, well, an Android tablet that had core Google apps, a responsive capacitive touchscreen, and that most definitely wasn’t cheap.

Google itself has said that Android still isn’t ready for tablets, and yet Samsung begs to differ. Who’s right? We’ve been testing the Samsung Galaxy Tab to find out whether we’ve got a worthy rival to the iPad at last. Read on for our findings here in our Samsung Galaxy Tab review.

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September 29th, 2010
Toshiba Portege R700 laptop review

The Toshiba Portege R700 was almost overlooked back at Toshiba’s June press conference, outflanked in the attention seeking stakes as it was by two other oddball mobile machines (The Libretto and Android AC100). It’s a shame really, as the Toshiba Portege R700 is by far the most impressive of the trio – so much so that we’re not hesitating to give it the full five stars. Read on to find out why in our full Toshiba Portege R700 review.

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Toshiba Portege R700 laptop review: Build

The Toshiba Portege R700’s big selling point is just how much power it packs into such a slim shell. You can find out more about the performance in that section of our Toshiba Portege R700 review, but if you want to know how that shell shapes up, read on for our in depth Toshiba Portege R700 review: Build section and we’ll explain all.

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Toshiba Portege R700 laptop review: Performance and battery

Sure, the Toshiba Portege R700 is impressively built, with a decent keyboard and an almost scandalous number of ports shoved into the sides of its slim chassis. But they’d be frivolous without enough power under the bonnet and the runtime to match. Do the innards of the Toshiba Portege R700 come through? Find out in this section of our Toshiba Portege R700 review.

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September 22nd, 2010
Samsung R530 review

The Samsung R530 laptop is affordable. As such, it’s no metal-clad Apple MacBook Pro beater, but then again it doesn’t try to be. It’s well designed, well made and has a price tag of around £500. If you’re in the market for such a machine you should stick the Samsung R530 on your shopping list. Read on to find out why in our Samsung R530 laptop review.

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Samsung R530 review: Design and build

The Samsung R530 may be a budget laptop, but that doesn’t make it a bad machine. It’s quite the opposite, actually, proving a decent all-rounder and offering excellent performance for the money. We’ve been putting our review sample through its paces – read on to find out if it has the quality to match the power in this part of our Samsung R530 review.

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Samsung R530 review: Budget rivals

With decent performance, quality and usability, there’s a lot to like about the Samsung R530. However, at this price point there’s also a lot of choice, so we’ve been taking a look at the rivals. Join us after the break to find out which is the best laptop of the bunch in this part of our Samsung R530 review.

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