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The iPad: I finally understand it

Posted on 20th Jul 2010 at 10:28 by Antony Leather with 89 comments

Antony Leather
I love my iPhone. Before I get dumped in the Apple fanboy pigeon hole though, I can honestly say it's the first Apple product I've owned and despite enjoying it, I'm still very unlikely to buy a Mac. I like the iPhone because of its large screen, responsive touch interface and range of apps that are genuinely useful - not to mention it's a fully functioning iPod.

However, the iPad reignited my loathing of the ruthless Apple PR machine and the brainwashed hordes falling over each other to get one. It's hideously expensive and generally far inferior to a laptop but most importantly, I simply couldn't see decent reason you'd actually buy one.

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The perfect netbook isn't a netbook at all

Posted on 17th Jun 2010 at 11:57 by Antony Leather with 40 comments

Antony Leather
You may have read my previous posts on my Netbook escapades. In short I’m now on my third, except it isn’t actually a Netbook - but more on that in a minute.

First, a brief recap: the original netbook I bought was awful. Thanks to its 10in screen, it was too small to be of any real use and its VIA processor was too slow.

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New laptops at the Asus Lamborghini Event

Posted on 30th Jun 2009 at 11:19 by Alex Watson with 5 comments

Alex Watson
Last week we headed along to the Lamborghini dealership in South Kensington to pick up the keys to our new car check out Asus’ laptop line-up for the second half of 2009. Asus announced its first Lamborghini branded laptop, the VX1, back in 2005, and has been steadily producing computers tangentially related to supercars ever since, so the venue wasn’t completely inappropriate.

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Asus Z97i-Plus Review

Asus Z97i-Plus Review

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