Week in Reviews: Google Nexus 7 (2013), Nokia Lumia 1020, Chromecast and more

For the technology press and consumers alike, this was one helluva week. From the release of Nokia’s sharp Lumia 1020 to an update to the best-selling Nexus 7 tablet and the debut of Chromecast, tech fans have a lot to love this week. As expected, we got our hands on and reviewed them all. Plus, we put a number of other long-awaited products through the ringer, like the Leap Motion Controller, Pebble Watch and Samsung ATIV Book 6 and more. We got around to testing out one sick gaming notebook, the Toshiba Qosmio X75, two Toshiba laptops (the Satellite L55t and Satellite S55t) and a Dell business rig, the Latitude E6540. Finally, read reviews of one awesome Samsung Galaxy S4 extended battery, the Mugen Power HLI-I9500XL, Nokia’s Lumia 925 (T-Mobile’s first LTE Windows Phone), the Sync Burn fitness watch and the Optimus F3 a new budget smartphone from LG on Sprint.

Joe Osborne
Joe Osborne
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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