Category Archives: Computing

ASUS ZenBook 4K (UX510UX): If You Need an Ultra HD Laptop…

ASUS ZenBook 4K (UX510UX): If You Need an Ultra HD Laptop…

As part of my work with another outlet, ASUS has sent me eight laptops (and counting) for review consideration over the past few months. One in particular was pretty cool and I thought GeekDad readers might be interested in it: the ZenBook 4K. Or, technically, the UX510UX. I’m not sure I would make full use of a 4K laptop, but the display sure is nice. Read More

Wear the Apple Watch With Style With the Lowry Cuff

Wear the Apple Watch With Style With the Lowry Cuff

I’ve always been interested in watches but I have never considered myself a watch enthusiast. In fact, when Apple Watch was released I had to get used to wearing a watch again since my watch went to live in a drawer once the original iPhone was released in 2007. So it was a big leap of faith for me to spring for leather cuff band for my Apple Watch, and I have to say I am really glad I did. Read More

Looking at a Surface for Your Student? Consider Acer’s Switch Alpha 12 Instead

Looking at a Surface for Your Student? Consider Acer’s Switch Alpha 12 Instead

Parents are gearing up for back to school and for many of us, that means having to invest in a computer as well as new clothes, shoes, and backpacks. One of the hot categories right now is 2-in-1 laptops (which give you both a Windows laptop and a tablet in one package), and Microsoft’s Surface line is a leader here. If you’re shopping the Surface line, have a look at Acer’s Switch Alpha 12 and you could save yourself a sizeable chunk of cash. Read More