IRL Review Sony VAIO AW Desktop Replacement Laptop

IRL Review Sony VAIO AW Desktop Replacement Laptop- The VAIO AW is a model I lusted after for some time- certainly I had always had a fascination for ultraportables far more than mainstream and desktop replacement laptops. This most likely stemmed from me absolutely hating heavy laptops – in undergrad, I spent many hours walking between…

IRL Review Sony VAIO X Ultraportable Laptop (ULTRAULTRAULTRAPORTABLE)

IRL Review VAIO X Ultraportable Laptop-  Years ago while perusing Notebookreview.com and reading Laptop Mag’s advertisements from Sony,  I ran across the VAIO X505. The X505 was an absolute mind blower of a machine- in a time when everything was Pentium 4 (with hyperthreading!) with HUGE heatsinks, and barely anything portable was with a dinky…

Sony VAIO Pro 13 IRL Review

Sony VAIO Pro 13 IRL Review- The Sony VAIO Pro 13 is Sony’s answer to the Macbook Air 13 (with a Pro 11 targeting the Pro 11). Weighing 2.3 lbs, its much smaller in weight compared to the 2.96 lb Macbook Air 13, and incredible in that 3 years later, it still holds its own against…

fall so far, everything is flying by

Man so here goes another long dry stretch of no blogging. What have I been up to lately? Its been a good month or so into fall so far- the leaves are now mostly gross brown or missing. Snow has hit the city in sporadic pieces and the wonderful heat of summer is mostly gone….

Sony VAIO TZ Ultraportable Laptop IRL Review

VAIO TZ IRL Review-The Sony VAIO TZ was Sony’s premiere ultraportable laptop, before the term Ultrabook came into existence. At this point in time, the netbook was all the rage- netbooks were tiny, very portable, and extremely cheap. They were also totally underpowered. They were so underpowered, that eventually, they died off, and the market…

more cathartic releases

Man I’ve really dropped the blogging habit. I have been fairly busy with life lately. Work has really picked up- I’m now doing 4 days public/2 days private practice and its been an absolute blast so far. Its certainly really keeping me on my toes right now. One thing I really like is that I…

Cathartic release.

Haven’t really let out a good cathartic blog in awhile.What has happened? I’ve been super busy the last few weeks and in a good way. Update- now in a bad way. Updates- parenting- its harder than I thought it was- its ridiculously rewarding but its also ridiculously draining- the good thing is that I can…

VAIO Pocket 40 GB DAP IRL Review

VAIO Pocket 40GB DAP IRL Review- The VAIO Pocket (pocket from now on) is a digital audio player/photo viewer that was released in 2004 just a few months after Sony’s Walkman division released its own NW-HD1 Network Walkman to compete with the iPod (might have been 3rd generation at the time I think). It was an…

Sony VAIO Z 2010 IRL Review

Sony VAio Z (2010) IRL Review- The Vaio Z11 was the second last generation of the iconic Z lineup before the line was folded into the newer Vaio Pro line up…and then subsequently sold off to Japan Industrial Partners when VAIO was sold off….sadface. Anyways, its an iconic line up that started off with the…