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HP Spectre 13 Ultrabook’s Debut

HP Spectre 13 Ultrabook’s Debut

HP is known as the biggest PC makers in the world. Abundant PC, Laptops, PC accessories, and even various gadgets have been produced successfully by HP. And it seems that HP has gained more popularity but HP is not satisfied with the popularity it has got so far. Recently HP claims that they are already producing the first fanless ultrabook. HP Spectre 13 is the first fanless notebook powered by Haswell processor Intel Core i5. Well, it can be said that this gadget becomes the pioneer in this field.

Unlike the other mid-size notebooks available in the market in 2013, Spectre 13 employs and offers different features and technology. This notebook is equipped with 13.3 inch HD touch-screen LCD display. Uniquely, Spectre 13 can be used in two different modes. It can be used as laptop with physical keyboard. On the other hand, it can be used as touch-screen tablet without requiring any physical keyboard and trackpad. In order to enhance the performance for faster and balanced data transfer and process, HP Spectre 13 runs in Intel’s latest generation of processor. Intel’s Haswell is chosen as the motor of Spectre 13. Basically, Haswell is considered Intel’s Core i5 processor. This processor can upgrade the performance of the device itself. Besides, Intel claims that Haswell has specific ability, which is not owned by other processors, to upgrade the battery life up to 9 hours during the operation. Regarding this ability, it is appropriate if HP employs Haswell Core i5 as the main processor for their latest Spectre 13. On the other hand, HP Spectre 13 runs in Windows 8 which is considered the perfect mate for Haswell processor. Besides, HP also embeds Beast Audio sound to improve the performance of Spectre 13 in the matter of sound system. The backlit keyboard enables this sophisticated notebook to be adjusted in two different modes of use. Furthermore, Spectre 13 Ultrabook is equipped with HP Control Zone trackpad which is claimed having the best performance of navigation. It can avoid slips and inaccurate track navigation.

Beginning its debut in the end of 2013, HP Ultrabook Spectre 13 seems having many competitors at the same class. However, some supervisors claim that Spectre 13 can successfully beat most of the competitors due to its features, technology, and performance. Spectre 13 Ultrabook presented by HP comes in 3.25 pounds body and 13.4 mm width. It is very compatible for daily use since it supports office mode use. HP Spectre 13 Ultrabook is expected to launch right in November 2013. The price offered for this powerful notebook starts from $1,600. Spectre 13 will be available in both US and Europe. For other contingents, presumably it will be on the market in early 2014.

The Pros and Cons of Gaming Computer Alienware 18

The Pros and Cons of Gaming Computer Alienware 18

Again and again a product of Alienware places the top position in the category of gaming computers this year. This time, the product is Alienware 18. As a top gaming computer, there are quite a lot of plus points that can be found in it. Even so, it cannot be denied that some rather negative values can be found too. In order to know about all of those, here is a short explanation that you better read.

When it comes to the pros of Alienware 18, the first one that you have to know is the excellent quality performance of the computer that results to a very smooth gameplay. Such thing might sound simple to non-gamers. For gamers, this is a great thing to be grateful for because it will result to better gaming experience. Other than that, this computer is an excellent choice because it also has awesome lighting effect. Next, this latest gaming computer is also best because it has 18.4-inch HD display that is perfect for HD gaming. The memory of this product is also quite large, which is 32GB that is simply perfect to fulfill any types of gaming needs. With all excellent values available in this Alienware product, it is too bad that there are still some cons values that are better considered first before purchasing this laptop computer. First of all, this laptop is known to have a rather bulky design that makes it look rather thick. This design seems to be rather worse because this large screen laptop is heavy also. It seems to be quite troublesome to bring this laptop around. One other bad value that is in fact quite significant in this gaming laptop is the rather short battery life. This lacking is could possibly make gamers unable to play game in longer period of time at once.

All of those pros and cons in Alienware 18 are wrapped in a very high price applied to this laptop, which is in fact something that is quite usual to be found in the products of Alienware. The price that is meant here is $4,499.00 or at the lowest $3,199.00. If you ask about whether or not those price are included in the category of high or expensive. It is you who can decide about that based on all of the pros and also cons values that are already explained briefly in the previous part. Some people claim such price is really worth it by considering the specifications and performance which can be given by this computer. However, there are also some people who think such price is too high. They think that the price should give more than what this computer can give now. What do you think then?

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT: Latest Desktop Computer with Best Performance for Daily Use

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT: Latest Desktop Computer with Best Performance for Daily Use

If you are thinking to move from an old-school type of desktop computer to the one that is more suitable to nowadays world, it seems to be the right time for you to choose something smarter than just some common desktop. From a lot of options that are available this year, it seems that HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT is a good one to consider. This desktop computer is in fact a part of HP Pavilion family. Even so, it has some best features inside that make it better compared to its other siblings. The most significant feature is no other else but the touchscreen display that is has. This screen is 23” wide that it creates a certain comfort in using the desktop for any computing needs. For your info, this touchscreen is also the one that is made with a very stylish and modern design that is simply suitable for today’s world. Moreover, it also supports HD displays too.

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT, which is adorned with i3-3220T dual-core Intel Core Processor with 2.8GHz speed, comes together with a wired mouse and also keyboard. Maybe it is in fact expected more that this desktop is provided with some wireless accessories instead of the wired ones. Even so, both of the keyboard and mouse really match the design of the screen the most. Moreover, they are also the ones with quality performance inside. Other significant feature that should also be checked out in this desktop is related to other specifications that also supports the whole performance of it. Let us say that that is a quite large RAM with 6GB size. Besides, there is also already completed with Windows 8 operating system that is definitely the one that you have already known. This operating system will definitely make your computing experience better because it allows you to do everything faster including accessing some already-included Windows 8 applications.

The last but of least good value that can be found inside HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT is that it is already tested to have the best quality audio system. This feature is the one that is quite significant for entertainment value available in the desktop, right? It will not only let you to experience music better but also to watch your favorite movies on the desktop better too. The combination of its large screen and its excellent quality audio system is the one that you may not always be able to find in other recent desktop computers that you see in local computer stores that you usually visit, right? If all things in this desktop really increase your desire to buy it, you have to provide at least $999, 99. It is a high but proper price for the computer.

Windows 8.1 to be Released Soon for Old and New Users

Windows 8.1 to be Released Soon for Old and New Users

Recently, Microsoft has officially revealed a kind of huge news that is related to the latest operation system development for Windows devices. The news is no other else but the reveal of Windows 8.1 OS. This latest OS is already scheduled to be released in October this year. To be more specific, the time that is already designed by Microsoft is 17 and also 18 of October, 2013. The reason why there are two different release dates available is because 17 October is the time scheduled for all old users of Windows 8 OS to get the new OS for free. This OS can be downloaded directly from Windows Store. On the other hand, the 18th of October is the time for new users to be able to purchase the OS for the very first time.

So, what is actually the difference that can be found in this new Windows 8.1 if compared to the previous series? It is already mentioned officially that one of the huge changes available in this operation system is located in the tile look that is also the very basic special feature of Windows 8 OS. In the latest series of the operation system the tile is more various in sizes. Moreover, multiple tile sizes are the ones that can be used at once by the users. The change of this tile size is something that comes together with the return of Start button that seems to be looked for by quite a lot of Windows 8 users. The system is even better because users can personalize it in many ways they want. Other than that, this new system is the one that is far away more usable compared to the previous one. Besides, the integration between desktop and also start is much better too in this new OS.

Even if there are quite a lot of significant changes that can be found in this new Windows 8.1 system, users should be ready for some details found to be quite lacking in this system. Let us say that the RT system is, just like the previous one, still very slow in speed. For those who love to use computer with faster performance and can get easily annoyed with the slower one, it seems that upgrading to this new Windows OS is something that should be considered quite deeply. Even the tile functions look very great, it is so bad that the apps compatible to the tile are still very limited. Moreover, it is already known that there is no third-party app available for this operation system yet. For the basic new system, the lacking that is found is located in the difficulty to get used to the new changes available in this new OS.