• Mr Mystery

    by Published on 05-04-2015 11:39 AM
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    When Howard asked me if I wanted to review the Acer Chromebook I jumped at the opportunity. While I’ve always been tempted by Chromebooks, I had some reservations; Can they do enough? Are they fast enough? Can they stream HD video smoothly? How is the battery life? Is there enough value?

    Chromebooks are very much purpose built laptops, specifically designed to do one thing. It’s not designed to replace a PC or Mac as they simply cannot do all of the same things. These are cloud enabled laptops which are targetted at Google users; Gmail, Play Music, Books, Docs, Maps, etc. With that in mind lets see how the Acer stacks up: ...
    by Published on 07-29-2014 03:22 PM
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    Samsung has always had plenty of Tablets on the market. It’s part of their strategy to have a lot of choices and you know what? It seems to work for them. First came the Galaxy Tab, then the line up bifurcated into the Tab and the Note which then added the Note Pro and now, their newest; the Tab S. It’s very similar to the Tab Pro line but with 3GB of RAM, a fingerprint reader and a Super AMOLED display. It comes in 2 sizes: a 10.5” model and the 8.4” which we’re looking at today.
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    by Published on 04-08-2014 04:12 PM
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    Around November of last year, Acer started a campaign it called “a touch more”. The idea was to shed some of the negative image the brand has garnered over the past few years. With the release of Windows 8, PC manufacturers have been building many different hybrids in an effort to differentiate and move more units in this post PC era. Acer has come out swinging with the Aspire R7 and its “Ezel hinge”. But is the R7 a work of art or a work in progress? Lets have a look.
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