The Best College Laptops of 2015

As the start of the academic year inches ever so close, every student needs a good, reliable laptop on which to work and play. In this article we will explore the more premium laptops currently on offer that we think are the most suitable for university students.

The process of selecting the best college laptops of 2015 involved criteria like value for money, battery life, portability and more. You can find a detailed list towards the end of the article, where we also explain how a college laptop should be chosen and what common mistakes and misjudgements should be avoided.

Read moreThe Best College Laptops of 2015

HP ENVY 15-v010nr

The HP ENVY 15-v010nr is a mid-range notebook with decent performance ratings that doesn’t truly shine in any area, but as a whole is a great device. Despite the numbers, the HP feels lighter than it actually is and on the surface of things gives a higher quality vibe thanks to its decent building materials.

Read moreHP ENVY 15-v010nr

Acer Aspire E15 ES1-512-C88M

The Acer Aspire E Series is specifically designed for everyday users who need modest laptop performance for a very good price tag. Acer managed just that with the E series, a range of laptops that emphasize the balance between tech specs, build quality and an attractive selling price. For being one of the cheapest full-sized laptop, the Acer Aspire E15 ES1-512-C88M has received stellar reviews from hundreds of satisfied users on Amazon.

Read moreAcer Aspire E15 ES1-512-C88M

Toshiba and SanDisk to start production of new 3D NAND Flash chip

Toshiba and SanDisk have announced they began production of the world’s first 256-gigabit, 3-bit per cell TLC, 48-layer BiCS (Bit Cost Scalable) flash chips. This news comes in after the partnership announcement made by both companies earlier this year in March when they began working on the 128-gigabit 3D NAND Flash chips in a new shared plant in Yokkaichi, Japan used exclusively for the research, development and production of 3D NAND storage solutions.

Read moreToshiba and SanDisk to start production of new 3D NAND Flash chip

Acer Aspire R14 R3-471T-77HT

The Acer Aspire R14 series has been launched in the spring of 2015 and consists of an array of mid-range convertible (2-in-1) laptops designed for the general public, aimed at the average user with extra mobility and functionality needs in mind. With features that add value like Zero Air Gap technology, Acer Touch Tools or Skype Certification, this convertible laptop is a good tool, despite a drawback or two.

Read moreAcer Aspire R14 R3-471T-77HT