Here are 5 reasons why the Surface Go makes a good device for kids

Is the Surface Go a good tablet for kids? Absolutely. Here’s why. The Surface Go, Microsoft’s latest and most portable device, is undoubtedly suited for those on the move. It’s fun to use, it’s built to match Surface quality standards, and it has the hardware inside to act as an able companion for everyday tasks. Visiting Microsoft’s Go webpage, it’s clear from press images that children are included in the intended user group. Here are 5 reasons why the Surface Go makes a good device for kids

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I thought this would be a useful post for those wanting to purchase a new computer for their child.  Its very durable ad the battery stays charged for a really long time.

There are many different factors that you must consider when buying a laptop for a kid.  This article will help you narrow them down and make the proper choice.

Surface Go 64GB eMMC – How much slower is the $399 model anyway?

Here’s our first look at the entry-level Surface Go, and its slower storage. With the reviews of the new Microsoft Surface Go landing one thing is obvious: everyone is looking at the more expensive $550 version with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage as the one to buy versus the $399 option with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of space. Part of that is just the expectation of 8GB of RAM is better especially if using something like the Chrome browser. But the real concern is the type of storage used – eMMC – which is expected to be significantly slower than SSD found in the more expensive model. If you don’t know the difference, we wrote an excellent primer on how the two storage formats compare. But what about real-world benchmarks? Surface Go 64GB eMMC – How much slower is the $399 model anyway?

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Lenovo Miix 630 (review): A solid Windows 10 on ARM PC for those on the go

Lenovo Miix 630 (review): A solid Windows 10 on ARM PC for those on the go

A new Windows 10 PC with a Snapdragon 835 gets the Lenovo experience.

So far, HP has had the ARM PC market for tablets with keyboards all to itself, but Lenovo recently soft-launched its Miix 630 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (the Snapdragon 850 is not expected until the end of 2018).

On the first pass, the Miix 630 strikes a strong resemblance to the HP Envy x2, but that’s not due to copying, but rather both are based off Qualcomm’s reference design for such an ideal Snapdragon-powered Windows tablet. That’s a good thing as it’s a winning composition (certainly better than HP’s attempt at an Intel version).

How does the Lenovo’s Miix 630 compare to the HP Envy x2 and is this a worthy Windows 10 on ARM device? Check out my latest video review to find out. Lenovo Miix 630 (review): A solid Windows 10 on ARM PC for those on the go

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This looks like a very rock solid pic if you are looking for a new laptop with peak performance.

ASUS’s new ZenBook S is thin and light without skimping on specs

Thinner than a MacBook, lighter than an XPS, 100% looks like an ASUS. The new ASUS ZenBook S leverages a confluence of technologies to create a laptop that is balances power and portability in a way that was unfathomable just a few years ago. It barely weighs 2.3 pounds and measures just a hair over half and inch thick, but it still packs the latest processors, more than enough RAM, and enough battery to easily get through a whole day of work and play. Let’s run down the specs. We’re looking at Intel’s 8th Gen processors in a Core i5 or i7 variety, a 13.3-inch 4K or FHD display with slim 5.9mm bezels, Intel HD Graphics 620, a pair of Thunderbolt 3 ports, up to 16GB of RAM, and a full terabyte of PCIe SSD storage — all in a thin-and-light metal unibody package. ASUS is playing up comparisons with other laptops; at 2.3 pounds it’s significantly lighter than the 2.67-pound Dell XPS 13, and at 12.9mm thick it’s just a hair slimmer than Apple’s MacBook laptop (and far more imp ASUS’s new ZenBook S is thin and light without skimping on specs

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Best Solid State Drive (SSD) for Windows PCs in 2018

In 2018 and beyond, a Solid State Drive is the only way to go if you are looking for speed and performance.  This SSD was voted the best for 2018 for affordability and performance purposes.

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Best affordable
Best ultimate Best Solid State Drive (SSD) for Windows PCs in 2018

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Best 12-Inch and Under Laptop of 2018

If you are looking for a great tablet/laptop that will not break the bank, I believe this surface pro from Microsoft will be a great pick.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Microsoft Surface Pro

See at Microsoft Best 12-Inch and Under Laptop of 2018

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Best HP Laptop of 2018? You Decide!

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HP Spectre 13t

High-quality build and powerful hardware. See at HP

HP’s refreshed 13-inch Spectre is a notebook laptop with a high build quality, thin chassis, and powerful hardware inside. Choose from 8th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors (CPU), up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM, and up to a 1TB PCIe solid-state drive (SSD). The 13.3-inch touch display is available in FHD or 4K, and the ports, including two Thunderbolt 3 (4x lanes of PCIe) and a USB-C 3.1, look to the future. Configurations start at about $1,050. Bottom line: The HP Spectre 13t is one fine laptop, and looks to be the best overall for most people. Best HP Laptop of 2018

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I like this laptop because it is lightweight, but also durable.  16GB of DD3 Ram should be more than enough.  HP is still one of my top brands that I recommend to my customers at Whitney PC Repair.

Razer Core X is a lower-priced eGPU for laptop gaming

Razer has an all-new, much cheaper external GPU launching alongside the new Blade 15. The Razer Core is a great product for folks who want the convenience of a laptop but also want a full-on gaming PC when they’re at home. It doesn’t just hook up a desktop graphics card to a Blade Stealth, but offers a plethora of connectivity. But it comes at a price. However, if you only want it for its GPU capabilities, there’s now another way. And it’s a lot more affordable. Razer Core X is a lower-priced eGPU for laptop gaming

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9 laptop bags we legitimately love

Everybody needs a good laptop bag. These are Team Windows Central’s current favorites. A laptop without a good bag to tote it around is like toast without butter or jam; an ice cream sundae with no cherry; a margarita minus the tequila; a you get the point. Laptops are purposefully portable, but if you want to really get the most of your notebook PC, you need a quality bag to pair it with. Laptop bags aren’t simply about function, however. They’re expressions of individual style and personality. 9 laptop bags we legitimately love

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Hands-on with Acer’s Predator Helios 500 and Helios 300 Special Edition (video)

We go hands-on with the Acer Predator Helios 500 and Helios 300 Special Edition. Acer gave gamers a lot to look forward to today with its latest Predator PC lineup. Hands-on with Acer’s Predator Helios 500 and Helios 300 Special Edition (video)

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This beauty looks sweet!  I would like to check it out in person.  What do you guys think?

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