Toshiba NB200
January 13th, 2010

We’ve never been impressed with netbooks at The West, but the Toshiba NB200 is the best we’ve seen. It makes generous use of space to spread the keys out, not just over a wide area but with a little space between each key so typing isn’t the horrible cramped experience it is on similar devices.

NEC Versa M540
April 1st, 2005

Sometimes (in laptops designed just for business use) you won’t get a very good sound system or graphics card, and that’s a good thing; they not cheap and if you aren’t a big gamer or music fan you won’t need them.

Compaq NC 8000
March 16th, 2004

The cute little Intel Centrino logo has become as widespread as those of Coke, Sony and Microsoft lately and some think it’s becoming the standard bearer for mobile chips in the market.

Toshiba Portege R400 Notebook
July 1st, 2007

The Toshiba Portege R400 is one of the first tablet PCs built especially for Windows Vista, and one that makes good use of Vista features including the new Journal software that recognises handwriting when the device is in tablet mode.

March 10th, 2005

Some members of the sleek and stylish VAIO family from Sony are guilty of this transgression, but they seem to have found a happy medium with the S28GP.

NEC Versa P600
February 17th, 2004

Clock speeds that go through the roof only mean you’ll get shorter times out of your battery, and your machine will be hot enough to fry an egg on. The mother lode of mobile chip technology is a long battery life.

Sony VAIO S28GP There's particular standard among some notebooks much like there is in mobile ...
March 10th, 2005

Best of CES The crowds have gone home. All that's left to do is ...
February 21st, 2012

Core 2 Duo sets the pace in chip wars $2,999 RRP This isn't the first time The West has looked at the ...
October 24th, 2006

Lenovo W700ds Price: $3,899 Pitched as a mobile workstation for graphics professionals, the Lenovo W700ds ...
January 6th, 2010

NEC Versa P8100 It's a law of nature; technology gets cheaper in proportion to uptake. ...
January 10th, 2006

Apple MacBook Pro The 2.4GHz, 17-inch Intel driven Macbook Pro is a powerhouse of a ...
August 21st, 2007

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