Category Archives: Laptops

Tech Review: Microsoft Surface Book 2: Pleasant surprise

I come from a generation of tech nerds for whom dunking on Microsoft was simply the done thing. Apple was nowhere to be seen when I was a teenager and we grew up using Windows machines. To this day, whenever I see the House of M’s name attached to anything, I must fight an old, reflexive urge to make fun of them, even when I really end up liking the thing in question. Such is the case with the Surface Book 2. Continue reading Tech Review: Microsoft Surface Book 2: Pleasant surprise

Tech Review: Asus Zenbook Flip 14 UX461: Pretty on the inside

“In search of incredible,” reads Asus’ current company tagline. Incredible isn’t really the word one reaches for when pulling the Asus Zenbook Flip 14 from its box — its the same brushed metal shell Asus have come to favour among the laptops that make up their professional kit. Where the Flip 14 really excels is in what it has under the hood. Its rather bland exterior belies a machine I’ve rather fallen in love with. Continue reading Tech Review: Asus Zenbook Flip 14 UX461: Pretty on the inside

Tech Review: Lenovo Yoga 910 Hybrid Laptop: A powerhouse with a few odd design quirks

I’m a writer so there’s a few things I consider must-haves in a laptop. It should be lightweight, it should have a comfortable keyboard layout, it should feel good to type on and it should be quite nimble. In this regard, the Lenovo Yoga 910 Hybrid Laptop ticks the vast majority of my own personal boxes, but will it do the same for you? Continue reading Tech Review: Lenovo Yoga 910 Hybrid Laptop: A powerhouse with a few odd design quirks