Save Money By NOT Buying Cheap Products

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Yesterday LifeHacker posted a list of 10 things people do to save money that ends up costing them more. Number 5 on the list will be familiar to regular readers of this blog: don’t buy cheap products to save money. The advice bears repeating. This is true for almost any type of product, but I […]

15-inch Samsung Series 9 Hands-On (Video)

15 inch Samsung Series 9

Today at CES I got a chance to go hands-on with Samsung’s 15-inch Series 9 ultraportable. I’d been able to fondle the 13.3-inch version before and came away impressed with the size and weight. Now that I’ve seen the larger model I may find choosing between them hard. The larger Series 9 is about the […]

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook Unboxing and First Impressions

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook Side

Lenovo’s new IdeaPad U300s ultrabook arrived not too long ago. Yes, it’s yet another ultra thin, ultra light laptop. But what I think you’ll appreciate about this one is that it’s not trying to be a MacBook Air clone. At least, not on the outside. The U300s is aesthetically in line with Lenovo’s other high-end […]

IdeaPad U300s UltraBook at IDF 2011

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Lenovo showed off the IdeaPad U300s at IDF 2011 this week. A follow up to the IdeaPad U260, the U300s sports an all-metal enclosure and some respectable specs. More importantly, it looks and feels great and will surely appeal to those who are able to lay their hands on it. The U300s is an Ultrabook, […]

In-Flight Entertainment Coming To Your Tablet, Smartphone and Laptop

Southwest Airlines plans to offer Row 44 in-flight entertainment via Wi-Fi later this year

In-flight Wi-Fi is about to get a lot slower. Yesterday, in-flight entertainment company Row 44 announced that they’re about to change the nature of in-flight entertainment. No longer will passengers on planes without personal entertainment screens in seatbacks have to bring their own videos if they want to avoid the selections provided by the airline. […]

Optical Drive Becomes Latest Casualty in Quest for the Cloud

The new faster, MacBook Air. The ultimate everyday notebook. Now up to 2.5x faster, featuring highspeed Thunderbolt IO and OS X Lion

The ‘cloud’ is becoming a big feature of our digital lives today–anywhere from the most recently launched Spotify for cloud-based streaming music to cloud-streamed videos like those on Netflix and Hulu. All of this is driven by the increasing access and availability to the Internet and broadband, either through mobile like on 3G and 4G […]

Apple Store Down: New MacBook, MacBook Air and Mac Minis Expected

Apple store down sign

The Apple Store is down this morning, which is a good sign that we will soon see OS X Lion available in the Mac App Store, a new MacBook Air, new white MacBook and even a Mac Mini upgrade. Apple normally closes the online store to prepare for the launch of new products and all […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet & Smartphone News – Week of June 17th

Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951 touchpad Remote

Another week of tablets, smartphones and notebook news and reviews is behind us. This week we saw a collection of business and back to school notebooks launch, including many running the new AMD Fusion A series Quad Core APU. On the tablet front we shared our first impressions of the Acer Iconia A500 Honeycomb tablet and a conversation with […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet and Smartphone News & Reviews (June 3rd)

Apple WWDC

Thanks to Computex 2011 in Taipei we have a large collection of new notebooks to share with you. We also have some new news about smartphones and tablets, including an in-depth look at the HP TouchPad from Computex. Don’t forget, if you signed up for our reader meetup tonight, you should grab your ticket and get to the venue for your […]

Hot Notebooks and Laptops From May 2011 [Notebook Reviews]

ThinkPad X1 Review

May is over and we are spilling into the dog days of June, but we wanted to highlight a collection of notebook reviews from May that will help you find the best notebook or laptop for your summer and back to school purchases. In May we reviewed 7 notebooks and a collection of popular notebook accessories which […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet and Smartphone News & Reviews (May 20th)

This week we had a bunch of great smartphone and notebook reviews to keep you in tune with the latest and greatest technology. We also announced a reader meetup for June 3rd in San Francisco where you can come out for a chance to meet up with GottaBeMobile writers and other top tech blogs and influencers in […]

Review: ThinkPad X1 Brings New Attitude to the Enterprise

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ThinkPads might be some of the best business notebooks in the business, but they have a reputation of being a bit boring. The introduction of the ThinkPad X1 marks what looks to be a new chapter for the ThinkPad brand. We awarded the ThinkPad X1 an Editor’s choice award at Notebooks.com, GBM’s sister site. You […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet and Smartphone News (May 13th)

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This was a busy week for smartphones and tablets with Google I/O 2011 and a collection of other announcements. In case you missed the news and reviews, we have rounded up the most popular items for you to digest quickly. We also have our top picks for notebook reviews and news to give you some afternoon reading. […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 29th

Samsung Droid Charge

This week we saw a Verizon 4G LTE outage push back the Samsung Droid Charge, the release of new Dell Precision mobile workstations, release of the Droid Incredible 2 and much more. We also have a great roundup of Mother’s Day Tech Gifts that includes eReaders, smartphones and notebooks. This list includes Mother approved gifts […]

Mother’s Day Tech Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2011

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2011

If you love your mother and she loves technology, or gadgets like eReaders, then you owe it to your mom to check out the Mother’s Day 2011 Tech Gift Guide over at Notebooks.com where you can find a collection of the hottest gifts ranging from $3.99 up to $829. These gifts have passed our mother […]

Morning Wrap Up: Toshiba Business Notebooks, Reviews and News

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This morning in Notebooks we go hands on with the new Toshiba Tecra and Portege business class notebooks which have just launched and share a screen protector that will make your glossy notebook screen anti-glare and anti-reflective. We also share some news about gaming notebooks and 3D gaming. The biggest news of the morning is […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 7th

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Big week in Notebooks, Tablets and Smartphones at Notebooks.com and GottaBeMobile. We’ve been busy reviewing a collection of new notebooks and have been busy rounding up all the info you need to know about the flagship phones from Verizon and are busy making our way to all the carriers. Verizon Android Smart Phone Lineup: HTC Thunderbolt Details, […]

Morning Wrapup: Notebook News for April 5th

Toshiba NB505 Review

In Notebooks, this morning we have some more Windows 8 news, a look at the Toshiba NB505 netbook and how you can score 117GB of free cloud storage. We just posted our full review of the Toshiba NB505 netbook which is powered by an Intel Atom N455 processor, 1GB RAM and comes with a standard […]

Morning Wrapup: Notebook News for April 4th

Samsung RV511 Hands On

This morning in Notebooks we look at an explosion in email malware, a new AMD Fusion notebook and a few reviews and hands on with new notebooks including the early 2011 MacBook Pro 15″ notebook with the Core i7 processor. Perhaps the biggest post from the morning is our huge MacBook Pro 15″ review which […]