Tag Archives: MacBook Pro

Typing Notes On Computing Devices Hurts The Learning Process

You have probably recently seen a college classroom with a bunch of students typing notes on their MacBook Pros. (I haven’t seen many students with PCs.) There are students who do use an iPad, but I see them using an … Continue reading

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 Is A Powerhouse With Minor Flaws

The version of the XPS 15 2-in-1 reviewed here is the one with an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, a 256GB SSD, a 4K screen, and a discreet Radeon™ RX Vega GPU. After problems with UPS (this can be … Continue reading

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The Best Ultraportable Laptops Available Today

Just three years ago, Apple had the ultraportable  laptop market on hold with its MacBook Air, MacBook, and 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops. That’s not so much the case anymore, especially since many companies, such as Dell, have made ultraportable laptops … Continue reading

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New 2018 Dell XPS 15 Looks Like A Winner

The Dell XPS 15 has always been advertised as the “larger” version of the groundbreaking Dell XPS 13, but I never fell for the hype. The XPS 15 is thicker (it has to be to fit in the discreet GPU), … Continue reading

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Dell XPS 13 9370 Now Available In White, And It Looks Beautiful

I gave my first impressions of the new Dell XPS 13 9370 earlier this month, and I was — for the most part — impressed. I didn’t think that the white version of the device (with rose gold badk) would … Continue reading

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The Case For A Traditional Laptop Like The MacBook Pro

Some may think Apple is behind the times by not making a laptop/tablet hybrid (no, the iPad Pro doesn’t count as one!), but it’s possible that Apple knows what it’s doing. The MacBook Pro, though overpriced, is still the ultimate … Continue reading

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Dell’s Updated XPS 13 Continues To Redefine The Modern PC Laptop

The Dell XPS 13 laptop will likely end up as one of this decade’s top tech products. Dell unveiled the practically bezel-less laptop at CES in 2015. This blog gave the initial XPS 13 a bad review due to the machine … Continue reading

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Surface Book 2 (13-Inch) First Impressions

I have been using the brand new Surface Book 2 for the past couple of hours. I am far more impressed than unimpressed, but I haven’t spent enough time with it to see all its faults yet. The version I … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 Looks To Be An Expensive Beast

This blog has often talked about the problems the Surface Book had when it was released in 2015. There was the detachable screen that didn’t always detach, the unusable touchpad, display issues, etc. These were all (mostly) fixed by the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Prepares To Take On Apple’s MacBook Pro With The Surface Book 2

Microsoft has experienced a little bit of bad luck lately after Consumer Reports decided it can’t recommend the Surface products. Even though the lack of recommendation comes from products released in 2015 and earlier, the new Surface Pro (which works … Continue reading

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