[Honest Review] Lenovo IdeaPad 3 81W0003QUS: It's "OK"

  • 256 GB SSD
  • 8 GB of RAM (upgradeable)
  • Full HD Display and portable design
  • Quad-Core Processor that clocks at a max 3.7 GHz
  • No USB Type C port
  • No "wow factor"

While we've recently talked in depth about Lenovo's latest affordable convertible - the Lenovo Flex 5 81X20005US - not everyone is looking for a laptop that also doubles as a tablet. 

Some people are just searching for a laptop that delivers decent enough overall performance at a price that won't have you selling your organs on the black market. Such is the case of Lenovo's latest bet to address that niche; the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 81W0003QUS.

Priced well below the 500 dollar range at the time of writing this review (August 9th), Lenovo has really managed to introduce a balanced laptop that delivers an excellent price-to-specs ratio

Today, we're looking forward to doing some deep investigative work as we get to work to figure out if this is the laptop you need - or want -in our review of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 81W0003QUS.

[Review] Lenovo Flex 5 (81X20005US): Yes! Yes! Yes!

  • Ergonomic backlit keyboard
  • Impressive 6 core processor + 16 GB of RAM
  • Full HD display
  • Quick charge technology
  • Premium Design
  • No dedicated graphics card

Let's bee real for a second: when it comes down to convertible 2-in-1 laptops there are not that many options to choose from if you're looking for high performance at a low price point. It just doesn't happen. That's why when Lenovo announced the Lenovo Flex 5, specifically the model 81X20005US at a very very low price point we were beyond ecstatic and couldn't wait to do an in-depth review.

So? Is it worth it? Should you buy the Lenovo Flex 5 81X20005US? Will it deliver a good performance on demanding tasks? All of this and more is what we set out to answer for you today. Wanna tag along?

[Review] HP Pavilion 15-cs3019nr: A Game Changer

  • Superb battery life
  • High-end specs (512 GB SSD, 16 GB RAM, Core i7)
  • Fast charge technology
  • Lightweight design
  • You can't upgrade the RAM
  • No backlit keyboard
  • No fingerprint sensor

When looking for an affordable laptop one quickly realizes that it's a game of compromises. You have a nice display and you compromise on storage, you have a good processor and you compromise on design, basically, the only thing you don't compromise is on price point. However, once price stops being a big issue and you're able to stretch your budget in search of a high-end laptop you can forget about compromising - for the most part at least -.

Such is the case of HP's latest ultrabook; the HP Pavilion 15-cs3019nr. HP's new model comes packed with high-end features such as a quad-core Core i7 processor, a massive 512 GB SSD unit, and a very impressive 16 GB of RAM, not to mention many many more features that have us drooling. 

Today we're here to uncover what all of its specs mean for day to day users to figure out if this is the laptop you've been looking for. Join us as we tell you everything you need to know in this review of the HP Pavilion 15-cs3019nr.

[Review] HP 17-BY105: It's not gonna rock your world but it's alright


  • 256 GB SSD
  • Quad-core 10th generation i5 CPU
  • Extensive connectivity options
  • 8 GB of DDR4 RAM
  • HD Display

Up to a couple of years ago, the amount of people in the world that owned a laptop was very high and rapidly increasing. The thing is, not everyone owned a laptop: just the people that either needed it in order to work, study, or design. In 2020, though, a worldwide pandemic has forced everyone to stay cooped up at home and adapt to the new conditions, regardless of the area that they work in. 

Now, owning a good personal computer in order to be able to work from home is not just a luxury in many households, but also a priority. So, it's only natural to assume that getting your money's worth when investing in a laptop has never been more important.

Today we'll take you through our review of the HP 17-BY105 laptop, one of HP's most recent launches this 2020. Going from the simple design and style, all the way through to the 8th generation i5 processor that it boasts, that makes it the perfect addition to someone who is starting a new work-from-home chapter in their lives.

[Review] HP 14-DK1003DX: An Underwhelming PC best suited for Students

  • Hybrid Storage unit with 628 GB in total
  • Dual core CPU with 8 GB of RAM
  • Unpretentious design
  • Extensive connectivity options
  • Limited Battery life
  • HD Display

Nowadays finding a perfectly balanced laptop is more important than ever. With many of us having to quarantine for one reason or another it's clear that we have to get used to working from home and we're going to need the perfect device to do so. 

That's were HP's latest mid-range model comes in; the HP 14-DK1003DX, a seriously affordable 14-inch laptop that's managed to surprise us thanks to its use of a massive hybrid storage unit, lightweight design and ample RAM for intensive multitaskers.

 Today we're determined to get to know this top seller in-depth as we dive headfirst onto this review of the HP 14-DK1003DX to figure out if this is the best laptop for you or if you're better off looking elsewhere.

[Review] Asus VivoBook Flip 14 J401MA-YS02: Beware!

  • Great Battery Life
  • 14 inch Full HD Display
  • 64 GB of eMMC storage (upgradeable)
  • Limited I/O ports
  • Windows S Mode (easily switchable).

While it's true that 2-in-1 laptops didn't turn out to be the top-sellers everyone had hoped for a few years back, these kinds of laptops have still managed to find themselves a loyal follower base who would much rather get a tablet and a laptop than have to purchase these things separately.

It's within this particular niche that companies such as Asus have managed to shine thanks to their affordable models that pack the perfect balance between price and overall specs. In this regard, there's one particular model that has managed to outshine several of its competitors, we're talking about the ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 J401MA-YS02, a 14-inch convertible that packs some pretty decent specs for the price. 

Today we're going to get to know this compelling convertible as we dive into our review of the Asus VivoBook Flip 14 J401MA-YS02 and find out if it's our best bet or if we'd be better off looking elsewhere.

[Review] Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-NH77: Not for Everyone

  • Ergonomic backlit keyboard
  • Quad Core AMD Processor
  • Full HD display
  • 512 GB of SSD Storage
  • 8 GB of DDR4 RAM (easily upgradeable)
  • Limited battery life
  • No ethernet port

Asus has been on a pretty good streak lately when it comes to launching balanced, competitive laptops. Recently we've talked in-depth about the Asus VivoBook 15  F512JA-AS34 and now it's time to take on it's more "mid-range" variant; the Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-NH77. 

The new model seeks to change the modest i3 CPU for a much more efficient Ryzen 7 and its 128 GB of SSD for a far more spacious 512 GB of storage, a very interesting upgrade indeed.

So far, Asus's new mid-range flagship has managed to steal itself a cozy spot amongst Amazon's Best Selling Laptops. But; does it deserve such a privileged position? Today we tackle the review of the Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-NH77 to find out.