April 2015 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for April 2015. 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 2015

Below are the 39 Notebook/Laptop articles for April of 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Apple iPhone 6: The Tale of the Tape

The Samsung Galaxy S and Apple iPhone aren't the only phone series in the world, but they sure are the most popular. With the Galaxy S6 days away from joining[...]

5 Ways Android M Can Improve Upon Lollipop

Android 5.0 is still rolling out to various devices, but that hasn’t stopped us from carrying on a tried-and-true tech industry tradition: thinking way too far ahead. Here's our wish[...]

iOS App of the Week: SuperBeam

SuperBeam speeds up the often laborious process of transferring files between your phone and PC. The popular Android app recently made its way to iOS, and is our latest app[...]

Why Security is Crucial for Enterprise Printing

Despite increased security measures in the enterprise sphere, it’s never been easier for companies to suffer damaging information breaches.

AVADirect Menace (Clevo P770ZM) Review

This impressive gaming notebook is built on a Clevo P770ZM chassis and can be customized with the best Intel processors and Nvidia graphics that money can buy. Keep reading to[...]

Vimeo Review: An Artsy YouTube Alternative

People looking to watch the latest box office hits or popular television shows won’t find value in Vimeo, but anyone who wants arthouse films are in luck here.

What to Look for in an Enterprise Printer

High-end business printers are significantly more expensive, but they offer the kind of speed and dependability that enterprise printing demands. Here are some features to look for, and some considerations[...]

Motorola Moto E (2015) Review: Budget Buster

The Moto E is a competent, capable smartphone that won't embarrass buyers on a budget. Here's our review.

Motorola Moto E (2015)

The 2015 edition of the Moto E is a more affordable version of the Moto X and Moto G. The smartphone has a 4.5-inch screen and 8 GB of internal[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015) Review: A Return to Form

Lenovo may not have reinvented the wheel, but new ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a smooth ride. This premium 14-inch business Ultrabook is packed with Intel’s new Broadwell Chipset, amazing battery[...]

Dish Sling TV Review: Cord Cutters’ Holy Grail

Sling TV has been touted as the cord cutters' Holy Grail thanks to its streaming content lineup that includes ESPN. It has to take more than football and SportsCenter to[...]

Hulu Plus Review: Streaming Television, Commercials and All

Hulu Plus has a strong selection of TV shows and the Criterion Collection, which appeals to real movie buffs. It also has commercials, despite its $7.99 subscription fee.

Apple iTunes Movies and TV Review

Even though it's Apple exclusive, iTunes is still a quality streaming service with robust offerings.

Amazon Prime Instant Video Review

Amazon Prime Instant Video grants users access to a library of movies and television shows to watch at their leisure. This service is one of the top contenders to Netflix.

Google Play Movies and TV Review: Google Does Streaming

With streaming services becoming a popular alternative for people to watch their favorite television shows or new movies through, it was only a matter of time before Google got involved.

YouTube Movies and TV Review: More than Just Sneezing Pandas

When most people think of YouTube content they think of short videos featuring sneezing pandas or dramatic chipmunks, however the service has dedicated channels for movies and television shows available[...]

Netflix Streaming Review: The Online Video Service to Beat?

Netflix is the king of streaming, buoyed by its large TV and movie selection, in addition to its popular original series. Despite its success, there is still room for improvement.

HBO Now and HBO Go Review: No Cord Required

HBO Go & HBO Now offer HBO's popular original programming, including Game of Thrones, as well as hit movies. Does that make it the streaming service to beat?

Best Laptop Deals for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

Here is our list of low-cost laptops that deliver high value that a mother or father (or anyone in need of a new laptop) could love.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9: The Tale of the Tape

Two of the year's biggest Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9, are officially available in the US today. Not sure which one's right for you?[...]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review: A Much-Needed Makeover

The Galaxy S6 takes drastic steps towards fixing some of the Galaxy line's biggest flaws, but are all of Samsung's changes for the better? Find out in our review.

MSI GE62 Apache Review

Packed with a quad-core Intel CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M graphics, the MSI GE62 Apache is a well-rounded gaming laptop with solid performance and a wallet-friendly price. Read on[...]

Samsung Galaxy S6

The Samsung Galaxy S6 brings a new design to the Galaxy line. Instead of plastic, the new flagship uses a combination of glass and metal that mirrors the iPhone. 

14 New Apps Moms, Dads, and Grads Should Download Today

Without apps, smartphones aren’t so smart. Without productivity apps, they aren’t so useful either. The problem is that there millions of apps to choose from in the Google Play Store,[...]

Waiting for Lollipop: How Quickly Have OEMs Updated to Android 5.0?

We take a look at how quickly the many phone makers (and carriers) in the Android world have been to update their devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Huawei P8 Hands-on Preview

Huawei's newest flagship phone, the P8, improves upon last year's Ascend P7 with an all-aluminum build and more powerful camera. We went hands-on at Huawei's reveal event in London earlier[...]

Apple MacBook Review (12-inch 2015 model)

We test the new MacBook to see if it truly delivers the best OS X experience yet with a beautiful 12-inch Retina display, all-day battery life and everything you've come[...]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs. LG G Flex 2: The Tale of the Tape

Samsung and LG want to make curved smartphones a thing. Interested? Let our breakdown of the Galaxy S6 Edge and G Flex 2 help you decide which one is right[...]

Windows Phone Home: Breaking Down Microsoft’s App Problem

With Windows 10 on the horizon, we break down the app dilemma the next version of Microsoft's smartphone OS will want to conquer.

HTC One M9 vs. Apple iPhone 6: The Tale of the Tape

The One M9 and iPhone 6 are two metal phones that prioritize high-end looks and feel. If you do the same, let our latest flagship comparison help you figure out[...]

Acer Bringing Budget Windows Phone to US: Hands On

Acer is finally entering the US smartphone market with the Acer Liquid M220, a budget Windows Phone device that will cost just $80 off contract.

Inkjet vs Laser: Printer Tech 101

Buying a printer can be like taking a stab in the dark if you don’t know what differentiates one from another.

How to Extend the Life of Your Printer

Inkjet or laser, all printers require proper care and feeding to survive the rigors of daily use. If you’re a thrifty type who frowns severely on the idea of buying[...]

NBR How-To: Outlet Shopping for HP, Dell, and Lenovo Notebooks

Is buying a refurbished computer from an outlet a bad idea? Absolutely not! We show you all you need to know about outlet shopping in this guide.

Acer Aspire R11 Hands-On Preview

Acer is adding another convertible to its laptop lineup with the Aspire R11. The R11 is the first Acer laptop to employ a 360 degree display hinge, features an 11.6-inch[...]

Acer Aspire Switch 10E Hands-On Preview

The refreshed Acer Aspire Switch 10E is a 10.1-inch convertible with a latch-free magnetic hinge design, revamped specs and an even more affordable starting price point than it’s predecessor.

One Year Later, the OnePlus One is Still a Fantastic Value

The OnePlus One is open for all to purchase, and recently received a shiny new coat of Lollipop to boot. After a year on the market, it still provides a[...]

ECBC Lance Executive Daypack Review

The folks at ECBC tout their Lance Executive Daypack as “the perfect bag for the executive on the move.” That’s a bold claim, considering there’s no shortage of competitors in[...]

Lenovo ThinkPad W550s Review

This workstation Ultrabook sports a 15.5-inch 3K touch display, Nvidia Quadro graphics and one of the longest battery runtimes we've measured, but are these travel benefits worth the weak performance[...]