Unboxing the Swift 7 gives you pause for thought, and that thought is around how the Acer engineers packed so much laptop into something the size of an A4 page and less than one centimetre thick.
After nearly twenty years it is becoming clear that tablets might never replace laptops with most people still finding the keyboard and trackpad the best way to get stuff done.
Laptops are a pretty big tech purchase, and you’ll only get the full value if you choose the right tool to match or mobile computing needs. Here are some of our favourite models that are also affordable.
This has got to rank as one of our favourite products of the year. There’s little to fault it as a laptop, and its well-priced for a thin-and-light with some mid-range specs. The lines of the Spin 5 are extremely clean, the metal finishes and sturdy hinges denote quality and the whole package is extremely […]
The designs for HP’s Omen gaming laptops are fully stocked with the components that serious players crave: the latest i7 CPU, Nvidia’s GTX1050 graphics with 4GB of video memory, and both an SSD drive for fast loading and a proper HDD for bulk storage. The full-size laptop keyboard is well sprung and complemented by a […]
Whatever you pay for your tech you’ll get more value from it if it’s around when you need it. For mobile employees, self starters and even students, the right product is the one that’s light enough to carry everywhere. This convertible scores high. Its a tough all-aluminium body and, with the keyboard attached, it weighs […]
The latest range of Vivobooks flash racy colours which is supposed to encourage a more personal bond with your personal computer. Of course, that would be a shallow marketing ploy if these PCs didn’t also measure up on specs and price. Luckily the new S series backs up its bright, eye-catching finishes with the very […]
Every major laptop manufacturer makes one exceptionally small thin-and-light model, designed for highly mobile professionals. Dell’s XPS 13-inch model has dominated this category for the last few years, and the new model with it’s flip over screen, looks like another winner. At just 1.2kg it’s fantastically light, of course, but that comes with none of […]
Nokia 2.1 It’s a testament to how much the mobile world has changed that you can get this much phone for less than R2 000. Make no mistake, it’s a basic product, so you’ll end up running out of phone storage space sooner than you’d like (though there is a microSD card slot). There is […]