Archive for Chris Holmes

  • Asus Eee PC Seashell 1015PEM review
    3.5 out of 5

    Asus Eee PC Seashell 1015PEM review

    By 14 February 2011

    The tapered matte black (or blue, or red or white) case of the Eee PC 1015PEM not only shows far fewer fingerprints than its glossy 1005PE predecessor; it also conceals an unusually feature-packed netbook, for much the same price. The dual-core Atom N550...

  • Dell XPS 15 L501X
    4 out of 5

    Dell XPS 15 L501X

    By 7 February 2011

    For a widescreen 15-inch laptop, the latest version of the Dell XPS 15 is a huge - if stylish - slab of a machine. The hefty base, with a curved cutout for the dropped hinge and stereo JBL speakers flanking the keyboard, makes the screen look slender...

  • HP EliteBook 2740p
    4 out of 5

    HP EliteBook 2740p

    By 31 January 2011

    PC makers taking a swing at the tablet market tend to go for low-power, lightweight systems to compete with the iPad, but that means they’re giving you a netbook experience at rather more than a netbook price. With the EliteBook 2740p, HP has gone in...