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Best Gaming Laptop for College 2012

Many students will be getting ready to go back to school in just a month, if you’re a college student and looking for a laptop that can double as both a work machine and a gaming machine for those times where you need to blow off steam, we’re here to help point out some of […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530 Review

The ThinkPad Edge E530 is a 15.6” screen business laptop that’s targeted at small business buyers and students that might not quite have the budget for the more expensive ThinkPad T530 or simply prefer the options and design that feature a hybrid of business and consumer tastes.  The Edge E530 is the update to last […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 is a 15” screen business laptop that offers the latest range of Intel Core i3 to Core i7 processors and starts at $549 on  The E520 is targeted at budget buyers such as small businesses or students, the ThinkPad T520 we recently reviewed is much like the E520  but […]

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HP Pavilion dv6z-6c00 Quad Edition Review

The HP Pavilion dv6z Quad Edition laptop has a 15.6” screen and is meant as a desktop replacement and multimedia entertainment laptop.  The dv6z Quad Edition has the latest AMD Llano Quad Core processors, you can get either the AMD A6 or A8 series, the review unit that I have includes the AMD Quad-Core A8 […]

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VIZIO 8-Inch Android Tablet with Wi-Fi $199.99 at

It looks like the tablet price wars continue, you can now get the 8-inch screen Vizio Android VTAB1008 Tablet for $199.99 at, there’s not shipping charges and no taxes in most states.  That’s a $100 price drop from just a few days ago and a $200 price drop from when this tablet first went […]

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Lenovo B570-1068AJU Laptop Reviewed

This week I posted about the Lenovo B570-1068AJU laptop available at Best Buy for $300 and a lot of people wondered if this was a great deal, or instead something that’s too good to be true and a laptop that would perform terribly and break down quickly.  I recently reviewed the Lenovo B570 for […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E425 Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E425 is an AMD powered version of the popular ThinkPad E420 that I reviewed back in June.  The ThinkPad E425 is the same as the E420 in every way but for two key features: it has a different chipset and starts at a cheaper price.  So how does the Edge E425 […]

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Livescribe Echo Smartpen Review

The late Steve Jobs famously said “people don’t know what they want until you show it to them”.  While Mr. Jobs and Apple have nothing to do with the Echo Smartpen, it is developed and produced by the company Livescribe, it could well qualify as one of those things in life that you didn’t know […]

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Logitech Anywhere Mouse MX Review

If you take a laptop with you around campus and carry a mouse as your preferred method of input then you probably know that all mice and all table surfaces are not equal.  For instance, if you’ve ever encountered trying to use an optical or laser mouse on a glass surface you know it’s impossible.  […]

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Tom Bihn Brain Bag Review

From the day you started Kindergarten and your mom handed you a sickeningly cute backpack, a rite of passage for starting school, to slogging around campus as a grad student some 20-years later, a backpack has been with you.  You’ve had ugly backpacks, black backpacks, backpacks with your initials on, Jansport backpacks, LL Bean backpacks, […]

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