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GadgetGuy 2015 back-to-school laptop guide

The last week of January marks the first week that kids have of school, and that means it’s time to start thinking of computers to buy for the kids, as well as the software to go with it.

5:18 pm 30/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Sony’s Music Unlimited ends, collaboration with Spotify begins

Sony’s all-you-can-hear music services has been around for a while, but it won’t be for much longer, as the company signals the end of Music Unlimited to work with Spotify instead.

11:30 am 30/01/2015 By Staff writers

Built to last: Lenovo’s ThinkPad 11e Chromebook reviewed

If you’re at all worried that a laptop mightn’t survive the backpack of one of your kids, Lenovo’s decision to make a military grade computer for under $700 might grab some attention. Now, is it any good?

2:28 pm 29/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Review: Toshiba Encore Mini

Budget Windows tablets are a big deal this year, and Toshiba is here in this area with a new machine of its own, bringing Windows 8 to a 7 inch tablet for $199. Worth it, or could you do better?

1:49 pm 28/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (1050F)

The tablet market is a very crowded one, but Lenovo hopes to differentiate itself from the competition with a neat and useful design, durable materials, and a great screen. Could this be your next tablet?

11:14 am 27/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Microsoft shows off Windows 10, HoloLens with augmented reality computing

The next version of Windows is almost here, with Microsoft revealing more about Windows 10, an OS that skips a number and unites a bunch of devices under one operating system.

5:06 pm 22/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

D-Link makes TVs out of Android phones and tablets

Video-on-demand may be gradually impeding the world of broadcast TV, but many of us still switch on every night, and with a new gadget on the way, we might even be able to do it from any place we have our phones and tablets.

3:59 pm 20/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Too big to swallow: Asus Transformer Book Flip reviewed

Tablets are laptops these days, and laptops are also tablets, an observation that is evident in the Asus Transformer Book Flip, a machine that tries to marry the best of both with a big 15 inch screen. Does it succeed, or just fall flat?

10:59 am 20/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

LifeProof makes an iPad Mini harder to break

Some of us are just clumsy, and while technology is often getting stronger, sometimes you just need a case. Fortunately, if you’re an iPad Mini owner and are a little clumsy and know it, there’s a new accessory arriving to stop the tears from any unexpected (or semi-expected) falls.

11:39 am 15/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Ready for school: HP’s $229 Windows-based Stream 8 tablet reviewed

School’s almost back, and that means it’s time to look for computers for the kids. HP might have an option for this in its Stream line-up, with the $229 Stream 8 tablet.

4:12 pm 13/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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