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More Laptops Buying Advice

  • Buying Advice: MacBook Air release date, specs, UK price

    Apple has unleashed a new range of MacBook Air laptops. The new MacBook Air ultraportable laptops use Intel's 4th-generation Core processors, also known as 'Haswell'. According to Intel Haswell chips offer better performance, but their key feature is much better battery life. Here we detail the 2013 MacBook Air release dates, specifications and price in UK.

  • Buying Advice: Netbook vs tablet

    If you're wondering whether to buy a netbook or tablet, wonder no more. We'll explain which is best, and what to avoid.

  • Buying Advice: Windows 8 touchscreen laptops: buying advice

    Windows 8 touch-screen devices come in all shapes and sizes. Here we round up some of the best laptops and hybrids currently on offer.

  • Buying Advice: Best place to buy Macbook Air; Macbook Air buying advice

    Options you have when shopping for a Macbook Air, new or old. We asses the strengths and weaknesses of the best places to buy a Macbook Air.

  • Buying Advice: Sony vs Apple laptops: which is best?

    We answer the question: 'which is better, Apple or Sony laptops?' Here's how Sony and Apple laptops compare in terms of value, specifications, build-quality, performance, software and security.

  • Buying Advice: Budget laptops (early 2013) buying advice

    If you're looking to buy a budget laptop, but aren't quite sure what speecs and features you need to look for, don't worry we've got you covered. Here's our budget laptop (early 2013) buying advice.

  • Buying Advice: Windows 8 price in UK

    Microsoft will change the price of Windows 8, its latest operating system, on February 1 2013. Here's everything you need to know about the Windows 8 price in the UK.

  • Buying Advice: MacBook or iPad: What should you get?

    If you're not sure about whether to get a MacBook or an iPad, don't worry, we're here to help. Here we go through the key elements of what a MacBook or iPad can and can't do, so you can make an informed decision as to which device is right for you.

  • Buying Advice: Most reliable laptop makers revealed

    Apple is the most reliable laptop brand, according to the readers of PC Advisor.

  • Buying Advice: January Sales 2013: Laptop bargains

    We check out 2013's January Sales to find the best laptop deals.

  • Buying Advice: How to buy a Windows XP laptop

    Our Helproom Editor offers buying advice on where to buy a laptop that runs Windows XP.

  • Buying Advice: Tablet or laptop for family: which is best?

    If you are looking to treat your family to a computer, you may be considering a tablet rather than a laptop. But which is best? Here we compare the relative merits of laptops and tablets for a family setting, taking into consideration the vast spectrum of products in both categories.

  • Buying Advice: Best place to buy a laptop

    The best places from which to buy a laptop, including high street stores and supermarkets, direct from vendors, via online shops and auction sites.

  • Buying Advice: How to get the best price on tech

    Tips on how to find the right technology product at the right price. Here's how to grab a bargain when buying a laptop, tablet, smartphone and more.

  • Buying Advice: Buying advice: Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina

    Speculation about upcoming Apple products seems to have become a hobby for many. The iPad Mini certainly was not a surprise anymore when it was officially launched, so the other news Apple released that day was much more exciting. The iPad 4 was announced, more information came out about the new Mac Mini, and the sleek new Apple iMac was presented. The 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina also received some attention, and Hardware.Info has now tested it to find out what it has to offer.

  • Buying Advice: Windows 8 laptops and PCs buying advice

    Windows 8 is here, and if you are buying a new computer you will be welcoming into your life Microsoft’s ground-breaking operating system. We put through their paces the first Windows 8 desktop PCs and laptops.

  • Buying Advice: Best Christmas gifts: 2012 Christmas gift guide

    Treat the gadget lovers in your life with this selection of 50 Christmas gifts to suit any budget.

  • Buying Advice: What is an Ultrabook?

    We got in touch with Intel to find out once and for all what is the definition of an Ultrabook?. Here's what Intel said.

  • Buying Advice: Review of the 15-inch Samsung Series 9: 15 inches and only 1.58 kg

    The Samsung Series 9 NP900X4D costs around £1,100 and is a phenomenal laptop. It features a 15-inch display but somehow only weighs 1.58 kg, all in a good-looking magnesium chassis. You get a large battery that lasts a long time and you can expand the amount of RAM if you want. Windows 8 works great on it, thanks to the large touchpad that functions the same way a touchscreen does.

  • Buying Advice: 2x Dell XPS 15 review: Core i7 or Core i5?

    The Dell XPS 15s are deluxe laptops that look great. This is true for both models we tested, but we definitely prefer the version with Core i7 and GT 640M over the one with Core i5 and GT 630M. The i7 version costs more of course, but it's worth the extra money. The processor is quite a bit faster, and you can actually play games with that graphics card.

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