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[Review] Dell Inspiron i7359-6790SLV an Ultraportable Powerhouse

Of all the PC manufacturers, Dell has always been kind of a special partner for Microsoft’s Windows platform. The company has gone through some major restructuring in the past few years, but a constant has always remained for them: they still are one of the best references for identifying how great Windows machines can be.
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This is especially true of the XPS line, the company’s premium set of laptops; though that’s definitely not all they have to offer. Between the ultrabooks, the netbooks and even the chromebooks, Dell also makes a specific kind of machine that’s been gaining some popularity as of late: convertibles.
The Dell Inspiron i7359-6790SLV is one of such convertibles. With a respectable set of specs, it comfortably sits in the mid-to-high spectrum of ultrabooks and thin laptops. This configuration comes with either an Intel i5 or i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and, perhaps more attractively, an 1080p IPS touchscreen. Che…

Pros and Cons of the Meizu M3 Is it worth it?

Meizu has done a top notch job when it comes down to launching quality products at great prices. Proof of that is the latest Meizu M3 Note. However, not all of the companies product launches get high profile press coverage. It's with that in mind that today we'd like to talk to you guys about one of its most recent (low-key) launches; the Meizu M3. 

Meizu's new model comes packed with some very interesting specs such as an octa core CPU, an HD display and 4G support. That said, it's not all good news, the smartphone isn't without its own set of drawbacks and that's why today we're intent on exploring these as we uncover the pros and cons of the Meizu M3.

[Review] Dell XPS 9350-1340SLV Infinitely great

Surely you've heard about the Dell XPS edition laptops. These are pretty much the best windows laptops in the market sporting a stunning design and unbelievable specs at a relatively competitive price point. Today we're here to tackle one of the most interesting new models in the XPS family; the Dell XPS 13 9350-1340SLV.

Dell's new laptop comes packed with an Infinity edge Full HD display, 128GB of SSD storage, 8 GB of RAM and an astounding 11 hours of battery life.  Wanna know more? Then join us as we review the Dell XPS 13 9350-1340SLV to try and uncover everything there is to know about Dell's promising new model.

Pros:No bloatware or trialware, 128 GB of SSD, Full HD display, 2.86 pounds, up to 11 hours of battery life, competing price.
Cons: no DVD reader nor HDMI or Ethernet ports.
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Pros and Cons of the Meizu Pro 6 [Uncensored]

Meizu recently launched the Meizu Pro 6, successor to the popular Meizu Pro 5. In its new iteration Meizu has managed to correct some of the "mistakes" made in the previous generation while also adding some interesting new features. Today we take a look at the pros and cons of the Meizu Pro 6 to see if it's all it's cracked up to be or if it's just another smartphone. Ready? Let's go!

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[Review] Acer Aspire Switch 10 E SW3-013-1520 a budget two in one

The Pros: 12 hour battery life, 64 GB SSD, lightweight, a/b/g/n WiFi, low price point. The Cons: 2 GB of RAM, consumer oriented.
There's no denying that tablets came to stay. However, as much as Steve Jobs insisted that we didn't need anything more than a tablet to replace a PC it seems that such a statement might've been ahead of its time.

Even today, 6 years after the debut of the first iPad, it still seems like using "just a tablet" is cutting it a bit short. It's with that in mind that hybrids came to play and one of the most attractive hybrids in the current market is the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E SW3-013-1520.

Strategically priced, Acer's new two in one convertible arrives with 64GB of internal storage, a magnetic detachable keyboard and Intel's very own Cherry Trail CPU. No, it's not for everyone, but for users on the go looking for an ultraportable and affordable secondary laptop it's a great option.

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[Review] HP Pavilion 15-g317cl Stuck between two worlds

Touchscreen laptops are quickly leaving the "niche segment" and landing in mainstream territory with all kinds of laptops embracing this new technology as an added bonus to their set of features. Such is the case of the laptop we're going to talk about today; the HP Pavilion 15-g317cl.

This new laptop arrives on the scene with a budget friendly price, 8GB of RAM, an AMD CPU as well as the aforementioned touchscreen. But enough with the spoilers, if you wanna know more then go ahead and read our in depth review of the HP Pavilion 15-g317cl where we'll be looking at the good, the bad and everything in between.

This is what we'd call a "high end entry level laptop" which means it's not in the mid range but it's also not at the entry level point...
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[Reviewed] Asus F555LA-US71 Core i7 made Cheap

High end specs are no longer subject to high end prices. Models such as the previously reviewed Acer E5-575G-53VGare proof of that. No longer is it a dream to fetch a laptop with a top notch CPU and high end components at an affordable price.

Spearheading this new "movement" are companies like Asus who've taken the competition to a whole new level with models like the recently launched Asus F555LA-US71. This new laptop flaunts its mid level price point next to an i7 CPU, 8 GB of RAM and a Full HD display amongst other killer specs. Craving to know more? Then keep reading as we dive in our review the Asus F555LA-US71.

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[Review] Acer E5-575G-53VG What are you waiting for?

Things are changing very fast in the PC market. What was once standard for the high end has now become a staple of the mid range laptops. Proof of this is the latest Acer E5-575G-53VG, a laptop that brags about a 256GB SSD storage unit, dedicated Nvidia graphics chip and a Full HD display all for a mid level price. Intrigued? Then keep reading to find out everything there is to know in our review of the Acer E5-575G-53VG.

Key Specs:
256GB SSDIntel Core i5-6200U (Skylake)12 hour battery lifeNvidia GeForce 940M 2 GB8GB of DDR4 SDRAM (upgradable to 32GB).Full HD displayUSB Type-C port (as well as USB 3.0 and 2.0)DVD drivePros:SSD storage, Skylake i5 CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, dedicated graphics chip, Full HD display, competitive price point.  Cons:  "Normal design", not for hardcore gamers.
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[Review] Asus X540LA-SI30205P No more Compromising!

While we love how the market is moving towards SSD as the standard storage option for newer laptops, there will always be a segment of people who would rather have a laptop with a vast hard drive then a limited Solid state drive.

It's for this group of people that Asus has designed a very interesting new laptop that stands out thanks to its low price point, Core i3 CPU and 4GB of RAM. You guessed it, today we're going to review the Asus X540LA-SI30205P.

The Pros: Core i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM (upgradable), 4.4 pounds, 1TB of storage, USB Type-C port, DVD reader, 15.6 inch HD display, entry level price.
The Cons: Integrated graphics not suited for gaming.

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[Review] Dell Inspiron i5559-3349SLV an Unexpected winner

Asus has been doing a great job as of late and companies like HP and Dell are left to play the "catch up game". This is precisely what Dell has done with one of its latest laptops; the Dell Inspiron i5559-3349SLV.

Dell's new signature mid range model flaunts an SSD storage unit, Core i5 processor and 8 GB of RAM amongst its greatest strengths. Now we're going to take a deeper look into this model as we unravel everything there is to know in this Dell Inspiron i5559-3349SLV review. 

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[Review] Asus F556UA-AS54 a Game Changer in every way

It's quite clear at this point that the mid range isn't what it used to be. Over the past couple of months companies such as Asus and HP have launched an aggressive strategy whereby they present what used to be considered high end specs on budget laptops.

Such is the case of the top selling Asus F556UA-AS54. This new laptop smashes all expectations with a 256 GB SSD storage module, last generation Core i5 CPU, Full HD screen and quite a bit more for an extremely reasonable price.

Today we're going to take a good look at Asus's latest flagship for the mid range market as we review the Asus F556UA-AS54 in all its glory, exploring its pros, cons and everything else worth knowing. Wanna come along for the ride?

The Good:256 GB SSD, Core i5-6200U, 8GB of RAM, Full HD display with Blue light shield, Intel HD 520 graphics chip, USB Type-C port (as well as USB 3.0 and USB 2.0)
The Bad: Battery life is standard at 5 hours.

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