Category Archives: Computer Tips

  • ALIENWARE AURORA R5 REVIEW

    ALIENWARE’S ICONIC GAMING PC RETURNS AS A MINI POWERHOUSE OUR VERDICT The Alienware Aurora R5 is a revolutionary gaming desktop that puts other pre-built PCs to shame with a smaller, clever chassis and surprisingly affordable price. FOR Tool-less upgradability Clever, space-saving design Competitively affordable AGAINST Partially obstructed cooling Alienware has a long list of memorable […]

  • LENOVO MIIX 310 REVIEW : AN AFFORDABLE 2-IN-1 PC

    Lenovo has a new 2-in-1 PC for those who want the convenience of a tablet and the truly usable form factor of a proper laptop. Unlike some competing 2-in-1 systems, the Ideapad Miix 310 features a keyboard with a hinge — attach the tablet portion to the keyboard and the combination of the two feels […]

  • DELL INSPIRON 15 7000 2-IN-1 REVIEW

    PROS Attractive, versatile design; Solid performance and graphics; Above-average battery life CONS Stiff, uncomfortable keyboard; Dim, dull display VERDICT The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 offers good performance and nearly 7 hours of battery life in a versatile design. Convertible laptops — they’re not just a gimmick anymore. Now that nearly all of the major […]

  • SHOULD I BUY A CHROMEBOOK? BUYING GUIDE AND ADVICE

    A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud. As a result, these clamshells don’t have a ton of onboard […]

  • HP Spectre 13 ‘World’s Thinnest Laptop’

    HIGHLIGHTS The Spectre 13 measures just 10.4mm in thickness. It’s powered by Intel’s 6th Generation ‘Skylake’ CPUs. The laptop is built from aluminium and carbon fibre. HP took the wraps of its Apple MacBook Air-killer a couple of months back and very soon, you’ll be able to get your hands on it in India. HP […]

  • APPLE PREVIEWS APPLE FILE SYSTEM TO REPLACE HFS+ IN 2017

    Some changes are big for users: Siri on the Mac, fireworks in the Messages app, a new Breathe app on the watch! Others are a more seismic shift that end users may or may not notice. Apple’s operating systems have used the HFS+ file system for more than 18 years, but that era is coming […]

  • GOOGLE GOES AFTER SHAREPOINT WITH NEW ENTERPRISE TOOLS

    Google isn’t kidding when it says it’s serious about the enterprise. The company announced a pair of new services on Monday that are aimed squarely at helping businesses access information and share it internally, similar to what Microsoft’s SharePoint product offers. A new Springboard app gives employees at companies subscribed to Google Apps for Work […]

  • NORDVPN REVIEW

    PROS Large number of servers and end-point countries Worked for Netflix during our tests Wide range of privacy and security features Clear no-logging policy CONS Expensive without special offers KEY FEATURES $8 per month (£5.55) $48 per 6 months (£33.10) $96 per year (£66.22) Connect up to six devices Supports OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP/IPSec OS support: […]

  • DELL XPS 8900 SPECIAL EDITION REVIEW : WORK AND PLAY

    THE GOOD Simple, easy-to-upgrade design Strong gaming and VR performance Handy built-in audio software Lots of memory-card slots for productivity THE BAD Lackluster keyboard Not as compact as other VR-ready competitors VERDICT The Dell XPS 8900 SE offers VR-ready gaming performance within an easily upgradable design that’s fit for both work and play. Not every […]

  • DELL LATITUDE 13 7370 REVIEW

    PROS Beautiful design; Vivid Infinity display; Strong port selection; CONS More expensive than competing machines; Slower performance than the competition; Below-average battery life; Awkward webcam VERDICT The Dell Latitude 13 7370 is a beautiful and durable business notebook with a great display. Business laptops have been getting sexier and thinner, and Dell is taking that […]

  • CHROMEBOOKS VS. WINDOWS 10 LAPTOPS : WHAT SHOULD YOU BUY?

    Chromebooks have grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google’s Chrome OS is extremely easy to use (if you can use a browser, you’re good), and it comes inside several affordable laptops that cost as little as $159.   However, Microsoft isn’t taking this threat […]

  • Lenovo IdeaPad 100S Windows 10 Laptop Launched at Rs. 14,999

    Lenovo has launched its budget-friendly IdeaPad 100S laptop in India, with an end user price (EUP) of Rs. 14,999. The laptop, which is exclusively available via Snapdeal, runs Windows 10 – the highlight of the laptop at this price. To recall, the IdeaPad 100S was launched by Lenovo at IFA 2015 in September, alongside other […]