laptop week 2013

  • Laptop Week Review: Google Chromebook Pixel

    Laptop Week Review: Google Chromebook Pixel

    The Chromebook Pixel is the Chromebook I’d pick as my personal Chromebook – if money was no option, and if I felt I really needed a Chromebook. It’s an impressive beast, like a Bird of Paradise, but in the end a trained falcon would be a way better winged thing to own, since it could catch you some wild game, instead of jut prancing around with its mesmerizing but fairly… Read More

  • Laptop Week Review: The Toshiba Kirabook

    Laptop Week Review: The Toshiba Kirabook

    Toshiba isn’t exactly known for churning out attractive, high-end notebooks, which is why the company’s new Kirabook is such an oddity. It’s a handsome little thing if you’re into very (and I mean very) understated designs, though I imagine at least a few people will think the Kirabook looks downright dull. The Kirabook is wedge-shaped like many of its other… Read More

  • Laptop Week Review: The 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display

    Laptop Week Review: The 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display

    If I could only have one MacBook (which is usually the case for your average laptop-buyer), this is the one I’d pick, without hesitation. Fewer issues than its 15-inch cousin, which pioneered the Retina line, combined with a much lighter design with a smaller desktop footprint for a display that can still give you crazy amounts of screen real estate all adds up to a sure-fire winner. Read More

  • Laptop Week Review: The Dell XPS 13 Developers Edition With Ubuntu

    Laptop Week Review: The Dell XPS 13 Developers Edition With Ubuntu

    Dude, you got a Linux-powered Dell! In all the years I’ve reviewed laptops I’ve never been as pleasantly surprised by an Ultrabook as I was with the Dell XPS 13 Developers Edition. This ultrathin, ultralight SSD laptop originally came in Windows flavor but, much to my surprise, I far prefer the Ubuntu edition of this device. It is solidly built, acceptably priced given the solid… Read More