Archive for Andrew Williams

  • Gigabyte P37X v3 review: Goliath among gaming laptops
    4 out of 5

    Gigabyte P37X v3 review: Goliath among gaming laptops

    By 5 March 2015

    Think gaming laptop and a clear image probably forms in your mind. Huge chunky body? Check. Adolescent blue LEDs everywhere? Check. Looks a bit like a blinged-up Vauxhall Corsa? Yep. Well, take that image and resign it in your brain's dustbin because...

  • Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang
    4 out of 5

    Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang

    By 30 January 2015

    About two years ago cheap phones reeked of compromise; the gap between entry-level Android phones and top-end ones was massive. But that's all changed recently, with phones like the Asus Zenfone 5 and Motorola Moto G (2014) plugging the gap. Spend in...

  • Lenovo Yoga 2 review: Flexible and affordable
    4 out of 5

    Lenovo Yoga 2 review: Flexible and affordable

    By 1 November 2014

    Laptops are not in a great state. Samsung and Sony have already announced their departure from the market altogether. The money's just not there anymore, and companies need to adapt to survive. Lenovo's Yoga series is this kind of evolution in action....

  • Gigabyte P34G v2 review
    4 out of 5

    Gigabyte P34G v2 review

    By 8 September 2014

    Gaming laptops are usually chunky beasts - the sort of thing that will give you shoulder ache and win you odd looks should you dare to take them out of the house. The Gigabyte P34G v2, however, is something quite different. It has serious gaming power,...

  • Acer Aspire S3 review (2014)
    4 out of 5

    Acer Aspire S3 review (2014)

    By 1 September 2014

    Slim, light, good-looking laptops are great. If you spend half your life rushing between places with more work to do than is strictly healthy then a decent one is exactly what you'll need. But to fit the MacBook Air-style blueprint in a Windows 8.1 form...

  • Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 review (2014)
    4 out of 5

    Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 review (2014)

    By 10 July 2014

    Serious laptops don't have to be dull anymore. Just a few years ago, we'd have avoided those designed for business folk like we would a swaying drunk on the train - but the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon proves that Ultrabooks fit for business are now good...