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Joe Osborne
Joe Osborne, Associate Reviews Editor
Joe Osborne joined the Laptopmag.com staff in 2013, focused on improving LAPTOP's already stellar review coverage and original benchmark tests. With a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University, Joe has covered the games and tech scenes through reviews, hands-on previews, news, interviews and more for outlets like PCMag and AOL's Games.com.
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Best iPhone 5 Battery Cases Reviewed

Best iPhone 5 Battery Cases Reviewed

Want your iPhone 5S to last as long as you do? You’ll need more juice. A great way to stretch that endurance is with a battery case, which protects your handset while adding hours of usage. Sure, t...

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Toshiba Excite 7 Review

Toshiba Excite 7 Review

The Toshiba Excite 7 offers impressive audio and a clean Android tablet experience, but doesn't offer enough for its price.

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Moto X Just $49 on Verizon Through Nov. 18

Moto X Just $49 on Verizon Through Nov. 18

In the span of a few days, Verizon Wireless has cut the asking price of Motorola's slick new smartphone, the Moto X, to $49. That is a quarter of its original price tag ($199 on contract). Through Nov...

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Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Review

Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Review

The Dell Inspiron 14 7000 is a striking aluminum notebook with a colorful touch screen and good battery life.

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iPad mini With Retina Display vs iPad mini: Worth the Upgrade?

iPad mini With Retina Display vs iPad mini: Worth the Upgrade?

Dubbed the “iPad mini with Retina Display,” Apple's sequel to the iPad mini bumps up the 7.9-inch display’s resolution to a crisp 2048 x 1536, the same as the brand new iPad Air. Unfortunately, ...

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Western Digital My Book (2013) Review

Western Digital My Book (2013) Review

The Western Digital My Book offers 4TB of storage and handy apps for a great price.

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Western Digital My Cloud (2TB) Review

Western Digital My Cloud (2TB) Review

The Western Digital My Cloud network storage device makes it easy to back up files from mobile devices and benefits from a robust mobile app.

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Western Digital My Passport Slim (1TB) Review

Western Digital My Passport Slim (1TB) Review

The attractive 1TB WD My Passport Slim is one of the thinnest and lightest USB 3.0 external hard drives, and comes with a helpful password protection utility.

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Seagate Ultra Mobile HDD for Budget Tablets Hands-On

Seagate Ultra Mobile HDD for Budget Tablets Hands-On

Save for a few outliers, the land of budget tablets is one filled with compromise. In an effort to give the space a much-needed boost, Seagate has created the Ultra Mobile HDD for Android devices. Thi...

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Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series to Boost Enterprise Notebook Security, Endurance

Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series to Boost Enterprise Notebook Security, Endurance

A laptop is lost or stolen in a U.S. airport every 49.3 seconds, and three out of every four lost notebooks ends in a data breach, according to a Ponemon Institute study from 2009. Intel wants to sto...

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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Review

Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Review

The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Ultrabook has a sharp design, long-lasting battery and useful voice control for less cash than the competition.

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HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z Review

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z Review

For a very attractive $399, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z combines a crisp, responsive 11.6-inch touch screen with good battery life.

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