Chuwi Lapbook Air First Impressions And Hands-On

This Chuwi Lapbook Air could be the last Apollo Lake N3450 laptop I review, and possibly the best one? Maybe even topping the EZbook 3 Pro V4. It’s also the first Apollo Lake laptop to get 8GB of RAM, only a few Apollo Lake mini PC’s use 8GB and the rest of the laptops I’ve reviewed have 6GB or 4GB. So it’s great having the extra RAM. Video index: 02:11 – Design 04:15...[Read More]

Teclast P10 – 10.1″ Octa-Core Android 7.1 Tablet For $110

Teclast’s Master T10 turned out to be a very good tablet and there is this P10 Octa core that I missed till now. This one looks like a budget version, it has a 10.1″ screen like the Master T10. However, the resolution is 1920 x 1200, not the 2560 x 1600 on the T10. But this resolution suits the Rockchip RK3368 Octa-Core powering the tablet and its SG6110 GPU. The build weighs 520 grams...[Read More]

Hands-On With The Voyo i7 An i7 6500U 15.6″ Notebook With 940MX GPU

Voyo’s latest laptop is the i7, as the name suggests it’s powered by an i7, the Sky Lake i7 6500U a 15W CPU with dual cores and a maximum turbo of 3.1Ghz. It has a SODIMM slot with 8GB of RAM, which means you could upgrade this RAM to 16GB if you can get hold of a DDR3L 16GB stick. It’s also got a dedicated GPU, an Nvidia 940MX Maxwell GPU. Both the GPU & CPU are found in the...[Read More]

iFive Mini 4G 7.85-inch Helio X20 Deca-core 4G Android Tablet (Update)

There has been no news for months on end on the iFive Mini 4G. But finally, this popped up on YouTube and the tablet is finally official it seems. Possibly coming in the next few weeks. But I wouldn’t hold my breath. But it does look very promising. Seems the spec hasn’t changed from what I reported back in March. I’ll do my best to get one to review once finally released. many t...[Read More]

Chuwi Lapbook Air Now Up For Pre-Order (Updated)

Update: 12th October. Looks like there might be a dark grey version also? Looks great in dark grey. Update: 10 October. The Chuwi Lapbook Air is now up for preorder, $336 for a limited time with coupon chuwinew02 over at Gearbest. Slightly better than the first price of $379. I’m aiming to review this one, looks great with the backlit keyboard and 8GB of RAM. I hope Chuwi gave use unlocked p...[Read More]

Hands-On With The EZBook 3 Pro V4 – The Best Just Got Better

Finally my EZBook 3 Pro arrived, it took 3 weeks to arrive due to some hold up with customs in the UK. So this new revision brings a change in the bios unlocking the power limits. So no need to apply the TDP mod on this one to improve performance. The touchpad is much, much better. It’s now a precision touchpad, so much more accurate and usable. I don’t have to resort to using a mouse ...[Read More]

How To Boost 8th Gen Core i5 & i7’s To Preform Like An i7 7700HQ (Mi Notebook Pro)

Intel’s Xtreme Tuning Utility is a great tool for overclocking CPU’s, while we can’t overclock the U series of CPU’s what we can do using this application of Intel’s is increase the power limits. Doing this on the 8th Gen Intel Core i5 8250U gives us huge gains up to 29% when testing with Cinebench R15 and encoding 4k video using Adobe Premiere Pro.so much so we can g...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro First Impressions & Unboxing (Updated)

Update 7th Oct: The spare slot will also take NVMe SSD’s (Samsung 960 Evo tested) so it’s a combo M2 SATA3/PCIE slot. Both slots are reported as PCie x 4 by Samsung’s magician tool. Yet the read rates are slower than expected (writes are full speed) Maybe a driver issue? Only the first type-c port is full USB 3.1 spec with data, charging and video out the other one is only data. ...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro i5 8250U Now Up For Preorder

Xiaomi’s latest in the Mi Notebook line is the Intel 8th Gen powered 15.6″ Mi Notebook Pro model. It’s now up for preorder for $1029, this is around the same price I first paid for my 13.3″ 2017 refreshed model with the i5 6200U. This quad-core CPU should be a nice step up in terms of CPU power, the GPU, remains the Nvidia MX150 with 2GB of DDR5 RAM it’s basically a N...[Read More]

Chuwi Surbook Review Online

Good thing I took my time with this review, as the first batch (my unit) shipped with a bad touchscreen driver. This resulted in an insensitive touch panel where not every touch input would register. Lucky for my review the updated driver was released by Chuwi and this solved the issue. Making the tablet very usable as a result and not frustrating like before.  Below is my video review of the Surb...[Read More]

Coming This Week – Mi Mix 2 Unboxing, EZBook 3 Plus & Surbook Reviews

This weekend has been a bit hectic, I’ve moved from the studio apartment in the center of town over to another apartment with air conditioning. The move was necessary for two main factors, the old place was far too expensive for the site & channel to support and lack of Airconditioning meant it was very hard with up to 35 degrees C temps indoors. And under the studio softbox lighting was...[Read More]

Hands-On With the Teclast T10

Update: Gearbest has this on sale again for $199, this is limited to the first 500 units. The promotion is over here. This is the latest from Teclast, the Master T10 their new Android flagship tablet. It’s an all metal 10.1″ tablet with a Sharp 2560 x 1600 fully laminated panel, this panel looks great and overall the build quality great, no real flex or creaks in this design. The panel...[Read More]

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