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Toshiba Tecra R700 thin and light notebook reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Most users may be put off by the premium price, but for frequent fliers, road warriors and jet-setting techies, the R700 is what you’re looking for. It really is one of the most powerful notebooks on the market today. As a bonus, it happens to be one of the most lightweight and most portable laptops, too.

Kobo Wireless Reader reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Following up the original reader, the Kobo Wireless Reader ($149) improves the devices’ overall design while updating a number of features. Expansion via SD card has grown and Kobo claims it can now handle 32GB (translating to 10,000 books, a veritable library!)

Motorola i1 Push-To-Talk phone brings Android to the field

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Push-To-Talk handsets cater to a very specific type of user. Enabling quick communication between workers on the field or businesses that need a phone with the benefits of a closed-frequency network, Motorola’s i1 handheld is a suitably rugged solution that sports Android functionality to boot.

Netflix streaming video service reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The on-demand and universally accessible nature of Netflix are its strongest features. Whatever you choose to watch appears instantly, not unlike how YouTube plays back its videos. You can also scrub forward and backwards to move through video quickly.

HTC Surround Windows Phone reviewed

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The HTC Surround is one of the new Windows Mobile smartphones ushering in Microsoft’s new OS and is built to maximize all the features of this exciting new operating system but offers something its competing handsets don’t have, its very own boombox.