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  • Acer Aspire 5742 review

    Acer's Aspire 5742 manages to combine speedy performance with excellent battery life and deliver both in a tidy-looking notebook that costs considerably less than…

    £469 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple MacBook Air 11in (Late 2010) review

    The new 11.6-inch MacBook Air is the smallest and lightest Apple laptop of all time, and its base price of £849 ties it with the plastic MacBook as the cheapest Mac…

    £850 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Dell Vostro V130 review

    Dell's Vostro V130 business laptop offers a lot more punch for your pound than its predecessor, the Vostro V13, when it comes to performance and it now also includes…

    £645 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire One D255 review

    The Acer Aspire One D255 is a 10-inch netbook from Acer's Aspire One range. It comes with Android 1.6 dual-booting with Windows 7 Starter Edition.

    £293 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Asus Eee PC 1215N review

    The Asus Eee PC 1215N netbook offers a bright 12.1-inch LCD display with a native resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels. That moves the Asus from netbook to entry-level…

    £424 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Packard Bell EasyNote TX86 GO-035UK review

    Packard Bell's TX86 justifies its £549 price tag with impressive performance, attractive styling and long battery life.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite Pro U500 review

    The 13.3in Toshiba Satellite Pro U500 looks good, performs well, has plenty of built-in features and is comfortable to use for long periods of time. The U500 is a…

    £745 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite L630-13M review

    Toshiba’s 13.3in screen Satellite L630-13M is a highly portable laptop that will suit both style-conscious consumers and business users.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dm3-1105ea review

    The HP Pavilion dm3-1105ea is a cute 13.3in-screen laptop that's built for a life on the road.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Samsung P530 review

    The Samsung P530 is Samsung's business notebook, so it's not festooned with unnecessary illuminations or tarted up with bling.

    £563 inc VAT

  • Mesh Dynamo i3V review

    The Mesh Dynamo i3V is a 15in laptop with an Intel Core i3 chip.

    £459 inc VAT

  • Acer Aspire 5745G 971096 review

    The 971096 SKU of the Acer Aspire 5745G is a fast, inexpensive laptop with a 15.6in matt LED-backlit.

    £627 inc VAT

  • HP ProBook 6550b review

    The HP ProBook 6550b is a 2.6kg, 15.6in laptop designed for business users who want something solidly built and fully featured.

    £887 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Mini 5103 review

    HP's Mini 5103 netbook offers good input ergonomics and a cornucopia of security features, but its touchscreen is small at 10.1in.

    £579 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung Q430 review

    The Samsung Q430 laptop has the specs required to zip through work and play. Unusually in the UK, the Samsung Q430 us a 14in laptop.

    £689 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Samsung R540 review

    The Samsung R540 seems to target a demanding audience, since its CPU, GPU, and all-around performance can drive powerful applications and games. But a mediocre…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Samsung P580 review

    Consumer electronics giant Samsung has made some slim and stylish laptops in the past, but is also still covering the plain-Jane business sector too with slabs like…

    £715 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MSI FX600 review

    The MSI FX600 is a stylish, well built and comfortable 15.6in laptop that's suitable for work and play.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Medion Akoya E7214 review

    The Medion Akoya E7214 (MD98410) is a 17in notebook with a decent configuration that can tackle office and school tasks with ease.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire 5741 review

    The Acer Aspire 5741 is a 15.6in notebook with a full-sized keyboard and a number pad and it feels comfortable to use on your lap. We just wish its screen was better.

    £699 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10



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