Laptops

Microsoft Surface Book

Microsoft Surface Book

A laptop with an aluminum exterior sits on my desk, sleek and clean lines along its edges, framing its large and high-resolution display with the soft glow from its backlit keyboard. I examine it from top to bottom and lay my hands along the home row of the keyboard and... Read More »

2015 Macbook Review

2015 Macbook Review

Before the Macbook (2015) was released, the rumour mill was abuzz in whether it was going to be a a larger iPad “Pro” version to square off against more functional productivity based tablets like the Surface 3  or a Retina Macbook Air. It turns out while not exactly that, there... Read More »

2015 13” MacBook Pro Retina Review

2015 13” MacBook Pro Retina Review

Apple is one of the very few companies in the world that manage to continuously build exceedingly beautiful machines that manage to cram insanely good performance under the hood. The update to the MacBook Pro Retina is no exception, sporting the new Intel Broadwell processors, Iris 6100 graphics, faster flash... Read More »

Asus EeeBook X205TA-SH41-CB Review

Asus EeeBook X205TA-SH41-CB Review

A new range of low-cost Windows-based laptops, like HP’s Stream 11 and Acer’s Aspire E 11 have cropped up in the last several months, in an attempt to sway buyers away from similarly priced portables running Google’s Chrome OS. While Chrome OS has come a long way, and is capable... Read More »

Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500LA-SB31-CB Review

Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500LA-SB31-CB Review

Lenovo’s original Yoga convertible, with its 360-degree hinge that allows the screen to fold all the way over against the laptop’s bottom, allowing the touchscreen laptop to function like a big tablet, is successful enough that several PC makers are offering similar devices. HP has their Pavilion x360, Dell sells... Read More »

Lenovo Flex 2 15D Notebook Review

Lenovo Flex 2 15D Notebook Review

*Note we do no carry this laptop anymore but you can check out this Acer laptop* Convertible laptops—those that attempt to be both a laptop and a tablet—are tricky beasts to design. Their complicated hinges usually make them heavier and more expensive than traditional laptops, and they tend to make... Read More »

HP Pavilion TouchSmart (15-p067ca) Laptop Review

HP Pavilion TouchSmart (15-p067ca) Laptop Review

*Note from Staples* We do not carry this product anymore but please check out this alternative HP product called HP Pavilion (15-p187ca) TouchSmart Notebook. Many low-priced laptops these days have shifted to screens smaller than 13 inches and ditched the DVD drive in order to keep costs down and deliver a... Read More »