April 2014 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for April 2014. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

Notebook/Laptop Articles for April of 2014

Below are the 39 Notebook/Laptop articles for April of 2014

Toshiba Libretto 100CT Mini-Notebook Review

Today we’re taking a look at one of the latest computers from Toshiba, the Libretto 100CT. This notebook fits an Intel Pentium processor into an ultraportable 2.35 pound package. Here’s[...]

Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme Lineup Goes Hardcore with the New Latitude 12 and 14 Rugged Extreme

Firefighters, police officers and soldiers have two new laptop options to deploy in the field today with Dell's announcement of both the Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme notebook and the Latitude[...]

Alienware 18 Review (Early 2014 model)

The flagship of Alienware's fleet, the Alienware 18 sports an 18.4" IPS display, factory overclocked Intel Core i7 processor and dual Nvidia graphics cards. Here's our in-depth review of this[...]

LG G Flex

This Android smartphone is known for its flexible and curved display.

Moto G

The Moto G is an Android smartphone with modest specs targeted at the mid-range smartphone market. It is available off contract, typically for pre-paid plans.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a relatively small Android smartphone that doesn’t compromise on specs.

HTC One max

The HTC One max is essentially a bigger version of the well-received HTC One Android smartphone.

Motorola Droid Mini

The Motorola Droid Mini is a Verizon-exclusive Android smartphone, similar to the Droid Ultra and Moto X.

Motorola Droid Ultra

It’s the Moto X by another name. However, this Verizon-exclusive Android smartphone has a distinct, Droid-like, design.

LG G Flex Review

As its name suggests, LG G Flex is not only a curved, but also a flexible phablet. While an undoubtedly unique feature, is the curved design even necessary? Probably not,[...]

News Bits: Windows 8.1.1 Update, LaCie Fuel Expansion, ADATA Premier Pro SSD, and the Eurocom M4

Windows 8.1.1 will add improved functionality for the Modern Apps in the start menu, including the ability to pin Apps to the desktop taskbar.

Apple iPhone 5s

The Apple iPhone 5s sports the same design as the iPhone 5, but with its new 64-bit Apple A7 chip and fingerprint sensor, it’s a different smartphone all together.

How To Use Google Apps for Education

How can the number-one most visited website in the world help students in their studies? Read on to find out.

Moms, Dads & Grads 2014

Spring is a great time to pick up a new laptop, tablet, or smartphone for two reasons. One, manufacturers release many of the new devices revealed at CES and Mobile[...]

Toshiba CB30-A3120 Chromebook Review

The Toshiba CB30-A3120 Chromebook is a good addition to the Chromebook family, offering a strong ChromeOS experience despite a poor screen and construction. Keep reading to see what we like[...]

HTC One M8

The HTC One M8 is a five-inch Android smartphone and the successor to the well-received HTC One.

News Bits: The End of Windows XP, The Heartbleed Bug’s Impact, Logitech’s Living-Room Keyboard, and Nvidia Updates

On Tuesday, April 08, 2014, Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP. The venerable operating system’s final updates have been sent out, Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer available for[...]

HTC One M8 Review: Head of the Class

On paper, the HTC One M8 is a flagship Android smartphone with few, if any, equals. But does that praise hold up with the device in hand? Find out in[...]

How To Get The Most From Windows 8.1.1

Windows 8.1 Update 1 (8.1.1) boils down to making the operating system friendlier for traditional keyboard and mouse users; here’s our take.

HP Spectre 13 X2

The HP Spectre 13 X2 features a 13.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) touch display, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4202Y CPU, 4GB DDR3, Intel HD Graphics and a 128GB SSD. wPrime processor[...]

Nvidia G-SYNC Displays Offer Super-Smooth Graphics That Won’t Clip

Nvidia is looking to change the way you see your computer display with their new G-SYNC technology. Unveiled in a press release last October, we took a closer look with[...]

HP Spectre 13 X2 Review

HP makes its play for the popular convertible market with the 2-in-1 HP Spectre 13 X2. With a stylish design and a high-quality keyboard dock the Spectre certainly has its[...]

Hands-on with the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2

We go hands-on (head-on?) with the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2, the latest iteration of the buzzworthy virtual reality headset.

Sony Xperia Z2

The Sony Xperia Z2 is an Android smartphone and the successor to the Sony Xperia Z1.

Toshiba 4K Laptop Becomes World’s First

The world’s first 4K Ultra HD laptop is about to hit the market. The screen on the Toshiba Satellite P55t will house as many as four times the pixels as[...]

Lenovo Updates Multiple Budget Laptops and Multimode Notebooks

Lenovo is getting ready for back to school season with two new affordable 15.6-inch laptops, updates to the multimedia Z-series and two new additions to Lenovo’s FLEX family of dual[...]

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

Sony looks to make a sizable dent in the Android smartphone market with the Xperia 2. Its predecessor looked great, but had significant flaws. Could the sequel surpass the original?

MSI GS60 Ghost Pro Ultra-Portable Gaming Laptop Hands-on Preview

The next generation MSI GS60 Ghost Pro ultra-portable gaming laptop features an incredibly attractive form factor, brand new 3K ultra-high resolution display and top-notch performance with Nvidia’s latest 800M graphics[...]

Logitech G502 Proteus Core Gaming Mouse Hands-on Preview

At PAX East 2014 Logitech showcased its G502 Proteus Core gaming mouse, which offers high-end performance with the flexibility needed to adapt on the go. Equipped with an all-new 12,000[...]

News Bits: Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug Fallout Continues, Eurocom’s Electra 2 and More

The Heart Continues to Bleed The Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, one of the most widespread and severe threats to Internet security, has continued to cause problems since its discovery last week.[...]

Nosgoth Hands-on Preview: Free to Kain

Nosgoth is the free-to-play, multiplayer-only spinoff to the popular Legacy of Kain franchise. It's angered quite a few series diehards, but it might not deserve the hate it's getting. We[...]

Murdered: Soul Suspect Walks Between Life and Death (Hands-on Preview)

Murdered: Soul Suspect is a supernatural detective game that tasks you with solving your own murder. It's like a cross between L.A. Noire and Heavy Rain -- only with more[...]

Best Cheap Laptops for Moms, Dads and Grads

Even if you haven't figured out the perfect gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day or for graduation this Spring, we're here to help you find that perfect laptop for those[...]

Evolve Hands on Preview: The Most Dangerous Game

Welcome to Evolve, the new asymmetric multiplayer title from 2K and Turtle Rock Studios. Providing a colorful mix of combative and cooperative elements, Evolve looks to offer something truly unique[...]

Toshiba KIRAbook Review: Hi-Res Ultrabook With Style

The Toshiba KIRAbook is an ultrabook with both a high-resolution screen and impressive specs, but does it hold up under our scrutiny? Read our full review to find out.

News Bits: SSD Enclosure, LibreSSL In The Works, and more!

Several interesting stories are floating around the internet this week; including another major update to the Windows 8 start menu, the newest efforts to cure OpenSSL's "Heartbleed Bug" and a[...]

Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the fifth-generation Android smartphone flagship from Samsung, successor to the Galaxy S4.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: The Blockbuster Phone

Samsung's newest flagship brings more pure functionality than any other phone on the market. But is that a good thing? Find out in our review.

New Apple MacBook Air Priced at $899 with New Processor and Better Battery Life

As expected, Apple just updated its MacBook Air lineup with Intel’s Haswell processor and a $100 price cut across the board on all models.