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November 06, 2012

Asus launches new Windows 8 laptops

When we released our review of the VivoBook X202E yesterday, a lot of you guys we’re excited to get your hands on this touch-enabled notebook. Today, Asus formally launch this affordable Windows 8 PC together with its 14-inch counterpart the VivoBook S400 and the ZenBook Touch UX31A.

January 19, 2014

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 2 8″ Review

The IdeaPad Miix 2 8-inch is among the new breed of 8-inch Windows tablets that poses to become a good replacement to the decade old netbooks. They’re as affordable, more powerful, more portable with almost the same battery life and yet offers the same features and functionality. Read our full review of the Lenovo Miix […]

January 06, 2014

HP introduces Pro X2 410 hybrid Windows notebook

HP took to CES the opportunity to introduce their latest Windows 8.1-powered hybrid notebook that features a Haswell CPU and a price tag that is just below $900 – the HP Pro X2 410.

December 30, 2013

Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

Dell’s entry into the Windows 8 tablet is the Venue 8 Pro — an 8-inch fully-functional PC packed in a small form factor. It’s a new breed of personal computing device that might practically replace the netbook. Check out our full review of the Dell Venue 8 Pro after the jump.

November 05, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Laptops & Ultrabooks

Ever since Microsoft brought upon a craze of hybrid convertible notebooks to the market, it got a little harder to search for the best laptop. Most consumers are confused if they need touchscreens, if Macbooks are the right choice or even if they are safe with getting a Chromebook instead. YugaTech comes to the rescue […]

October 25, 2012

Windows 8 Launch, Singapore

Microsoft held the regional launch event of Windows 8 earlier today here in Singapore. Dozens of new PCs, laptops and tablets were showcased in the event that highlighted all of the new features of Windows 8.

September 04, 2012

Will netbooks become obsolete with Windows 8?

Windows 8 is just a month away and Microsoft is preparing huge budgets for its public launch. The company has even offered upgraders a huge discount (just under $15) to move up to Windows 8 if they recently bought a computer.

March 23, 2012

Microsoft Windows 8 Beta Consumer Preview

So I’ve finally installed the Beta version of Windows 8 on our Sony Vaio P. This device has come a long way and has served us very well ever since we got it. This ultra-portable netbook originally came pre-installed with Windows Vista Starter, and then was upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate and now Windows 8 […]

July 28, 2010

Samsung outs R440, R480 laptop line

Samsung Philippines introduced their very first line of 14-inch laptops (R440, R480) in the Philippines yesterday, including a refresh of their netbooks (N220P, N150P).

April 02, 2010

MSI CR420 and CX420 Laptops on Core i3

We got 3 brand new laptops from MSI this week to test out and the first two were 14-inch laptops running on an Intel Core i3 processor — the MSI CR420 and the MSI CX420.

March 18, 2010

Acer Timeline 1810tz vs. Asus UL20A

Asus’ 12-inch CULV and Acer’s 11.6-inch Timeline notebooks are two of the most interesting models in the ULV category as they both offer portability and long battery life of netbooks but the processing power of laptops. So we looked closer and compared them here.

April 20, 2009

Sub-30k Laptops as Netbook Alternatives

While most of the current netbooks are in the Php20k to Php30k range, some people will still opt for a decently spec’ed notebook within that price range for obvious reasons. Here are my recommended full-featured laptops under Php30,000.

September 27, 2008

Neo eXplore X1 price drops to Php11,998

Inching really close to the Php9,995 Blue H1 UMPC, the Neo Explore X1 gets some price cuts too — now down to Php11,998 from the original Php16,999.

August 27, 2008

Dell Vostro Laptops & Desktops unveiled

In a live webcast this afternoon, Dell Executives at Beijing, China announced the new Dell Vostro series of laptops and desktops. The models are more targeted to small and medium business looking into affordable out-of-the box computing solutions.

July 29, 2008

Amilo Mini: Is Fujitsu giving it up to cheap laptops?

Three to five years ago, the trend was this — the smaller the laptop, the more expensive they’ve become. The Lifebooks of Fujitsu and the Libretto’s of Toshiba were at the top of the heap. Portability was a premium then, until Asus came into the scene.

April 01, 2008

Neo Explore and the Challenge of Selling Laptops to Kids

When Intel dropped out of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project, it immediately went to work on it’s own Intel-powered version of the XO, the ClassMate PC. Just recently, Intel partnered with Neo to commercially launch the Neo Explore X1, a cheap laptop targeted to kids. The challenge though is obvious — how to […]

November 19, 2006

Sub-40k Laptops for the Budget Conscious

I scouted for some good deals (as requested by Max) on budget laptops this week. There are several sub-30K laptops around but they’re not that good enough though. This line-up covers two minimal requirements — they should be Pentium M class and just below Php40,000. On the 3rd spot is one from Blue Argon Series: […]

July 21, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is one of those new breed of netbooks that is small in size, modest in price, but big on features and performance. It features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, powered by an Intel Atom quad-core CPU, capable of changing into four different modes, and starts at under Php20K. With that in […]

May 14, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga Ultrabook Review

Ultrabooks, regardless of brand, have one thing in common – high-end productivity specs in a slim package. However, as more of these machines adopt Microsoft’s touch-centric Windows 8 OS, Ultrabooks evolved to break away from what is conventional. One good example is the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga. Find out why this Ultrabook differs from the rest […]

March 15, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 hands-on, first impressions

A couple of days ago, Acer Philippines introduced to us their new campaign for the Acer I.T. Doctor and handed us their latest Windows 8.1 tablet, the Acer Iconia W4.

February 22, 2014

ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T Review

The ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T, is a device that aims to turn a powerful Android slate into a productivity notebook with its full sized keyboard, touch pad, USB port and extra battery. So far it has left us with good first impressions, now let’s find out what it has to offer in full by reading […]

January 24, 2014

Asus N550JV Review

Asus revamped their laptop portfolio months ago and that included the refreshing of their N series. The successor to the N56 takes on the form of the N550 – the laptop that caught my eye because of its top of the line multimedia capabilities — from the internals powering it to the speakers and the […]

January 03, 2014

Tech Movers and Shakers of 2013

The year 2013 can be considered the year of the smartphone but it’s also the year of just so many devices. We looked at last’s years hottest and most interesting gadgets and the brands that introduced them in the country.

December 25, 2013

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and Flex 14 now available in the PH

Lenovo Philippines is now officially offering in the country two of their most popular convertible Windows 8 touch-centric laptops – the Yoga 2 Pro and the Flex 14.

December 16, 2013

Hands-On: MSI GS70 Stealth Gaming Laptop

MSI’s newest gaming laptop to land in the Philippines, the MSI GS70, comes with a dashing SteelSeries backlit keyboard. It carries the latest generation Intel chip and the best possible hardware MSI can muster.

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