Surface Pro 3 – Your Laptop, Your Tablet

Surface Pro 3 is believed to be Microsoft’s best bet against all other hybrid gadgets for 2014. Introduced in June, the laptop/tablet have undergone some tweaks and now the improved product is featured on various tech sites as an unmatched revolutionary hybrid with better enhancements while some techies are rivaling it against high-end laptops like Apple’s MacBook Air. Already preloaded with Windows 8.1 Pro that makes installing the Microsoft Office Suite (sold separately) a breeze, it is powered by 4th generation Intel Core processor with an aspect ratio of 3:2 to better produce more content with its 12-inch display. Its presentation is also compelling given the silver-colored magnesium shell while its upper half has a fan and vents for better heat dissipation which is not ordinary for thin tablets. Fantastic Innovations The Surface Pro 3 vies on the goals for better functionalities, better carry convenience and more versatility. It can switch from laptop to a tablet in a snap and with its multi-position Kickstand, it can provide you the right angle convenient during your work and browsing. Connecting to it with its peripherals is through its USB 3.0 and also on board is a microSD card reader, headset jack, cover port and Mini Display Port. While the best laptops in the market also have the above mentioned required qualities, they lack what the Surface Pro 3 has. The Surface Pen, for one, can be used in marking up your presentations in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, OneNote or PDF. You can also sign documents right there on the screen. The Surface Pro 3, by the way, is a touch screen so...

HP Stream 11 – The Cheaper Answer to Chromebooks?

Microsoft probably has now found the contender with Hewlett Packard’s frontliner HP Stream 11 against Google’s Chromebooks in the cheap netbook department. For the budget conscious, they may want to take a good look at this inexpensive piece of a contender. If you only need is to access the web, check your mails or indulge to social media or maybe wants to enjoy video and stream music, the HP Stream 11 can give you all that inspite of its much affordable price of $199. So who needs a Chromebook if you can have a cheap HP that is very much MSOffice compatible. So what are the specs that we are looking at here? This laptop is actually cloud-friendly like the Chromebook. It has an 11.6 inch screen capitalizing in Intel HD graphics, Intel Celeron N2840 processor, 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM, 32 GB Solid-State Drive and a warranted one year 1TB OneDrive Cloud Storage. With a Windows 8.1 OS and an impressive 8.25 hours battery life, many are impressed with this basic but happy to be around little gadget. For a bonus it also includes $25 Microsoft App Store Credit and Personal Office 365 for 1 year which actually cost around $75. Compared this to Chromebooks which also makes some of the functional budget laptops in the market, the HP Stream 11 is very much comparable but more on the practical budget side. On the one hand, we should not expect that this basic laptop should be perfect in many aspects. For example, it has a minimal resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Though the 2.16 GHz Intel Celeron and...

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