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Worried about Lenovo’s pre-installed spyware? Here’s how to remove Superfish from PCs

Worried about Lenovo’s pre-installed spyware? Here’s how to remove Superfish from PCs

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Anyone who owns a new Lenovo computer has likely been subjected to hidden adware.Computer maker Lenovo has been called out by angry customers for pre-installing the software on their machines, and now it is being forced to remove the adware as well as... >>

Apple launches free repair program for faulty MacBook Pros with video issues

Apple launches free repair program for faulty MacBook Pros with video issues

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It's been almost a year since Apple launched a replacement program for iPhone 5 sleep/wake buttons, and now the company is following that up with a similar program just for faulty MacBook Pro laptops.Apple has announced it will offer free repairs for... >>

Toshiba beefs up Kira Ultrabook with Broadwell processor and better battery life

Toshiba beefs up Kira Ultrabook with Broadwell processor and better battery life

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Toshiba has given its Kira Ultrabook an Apple-like refresh. Everything about it stays the same as last year's model but the CPU has been changed, to Intel's 5th generation i7 "Broadwell" processor range, and the graphics are now Intel HD 5500.Not only... >>

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying
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Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying

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We've always admired the Google Chromebook laptop concept and its attempt to deliver an affordable, easy to use, online-focused platform. Problem is, every manufacturer (ignoring Google itself with the ultra-expensive Pixel model) has shoehorned poor... >>

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54: One tough laptop, now slimmer than ever

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54: One tough laptop, now slimmer than ever

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Business is tough, which is why Panasonic wants the company you work for to invest in its Toughbook laptops for field work, with the newly announced CF-54 heading up the range.In an attempt to shed the considerable bulk and weight associated with such... >>

Could the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini be the best budget 2-in-1 for travellers?

Could the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini be the best budget 2-in-1 for travellers?

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Toshiba first unveiled its Satellite Click Mini 8.9-inch tablet and laptop combination device at CES in Las Vegas in January, but as its UK and European release edges nearer (coming in March) Pocket-lint was invited to have a quick play with the device.The... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

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Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

EE promises double speed 4G+ at 90 per cent coverage by 2017 with 4G at 99 per cent

EE promises double speed 4G+ at 90 per cent coverage by 2017 with 4G at 99 per cent

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EE has announced it latest commitment targets for 4G with a hefty £1.5 billion investment over the next three years.EE says it will offer 99 per cent 4G coverage in the UK by 2017. But it's also pushing even further ahead with 4G+, which offers double... >>

HP Sprout hands-on: Behold the PC of the future

HP Sprout hands-on: Behold the PC of the future

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HP introduced a new Windows PC called Sprout in October last year but it isn't just your average desktop computer, it is an immersive computing platform that combines an all-in-one desktop with a natural user interface to provide an entirely touch-input... >>

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

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Asus originally announced its superslim Zenbook UX305 during the IFA consumer trade show in Berlin last September, but although a Christmas release date was touted at the time, it failed to hit the streets in 2014.Instead, the world's slimmest 13.3-inch... >>

MacBook Air refresh imminent: Intel Broadwell chips likely but not 12-inch Retina display

MacBook Air refresh imminent: Intel Broadwell chips likely but not 12-inch Retina display

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Apple is said to be refreshing its MacBook Air range on 24 February but previous rumours that it will be introducing a 12-inch model with a Retina display could prove to be unfounded.Instead, the new models will feature improved Intel Broadwell processors... >>

New Razer Blade gaming laptop comes with a QHD+ display and Nvidia Maxwell graphics

New Razer Blade gaming laptop comes with a QHD+ display and Nvidia Maxwell graphics

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Razer has upgraded last year's Blade laptop by releasing a new model that looks nearly identical to its predecessor but with more brawny configurations.The company is known for making MacBook Pro-quality, ultra portable Windows laptops for both gamers... >>

Is it safe to charge my phone overnight? Top tips to extend battery life

Is it safe to charge my phone overnight? Top tips to extend battery life

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Modern smartphones, tablets and laptops with lithium-ion batteries take a lot of charging. But when's best? Is overnight too much? Does keeping it topped up damage the battery?We've tried to dispel myths and clarify how your phone, tablet and laptop batteries... >>

Carphone Warehouse launching its own new network with Three

Carphone Warehouse launching its own new network with Three

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Dixons Carphone, the company that owns UK mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse, has announced it is to launch its own, new network in spring in partnership with Three.The MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) deal will "bring innovative and highly... >>

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: Design delight, but pricey
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: Design delight, but pricey

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Lenovo has pushed its Yoga line forward once again with the Yoga Pro 3, a lightweight laptop with a stunning design that features a 360-degree hinge to double as a tablet.The earlier Yoga 2 Pro introduced super-high resolution screens into a small form... >>

Microsoft Q2 2015 earnings: Surface and cloud sales are up, while Xbox sales are down

Microsoft Q2 2015 earnings: Surface and cloud sales are up, while Xbox sales are down

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Microsoft ended 2014 with a bang. Kind of.The company beat analysts’ expectations of $26.3 billion in revenue with $26.5 billion in revenue for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015. Revenue is therefore up 7.9 per cent year over year, compared... >>

12-inch MacBook Air parts spotted, is this Apple's next laptop?

12-inch MacBook Air parts spotted, is this Apple's next laptop?

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Leaked photos have given us more evidence that Apple could be building a 12-inch MacBook Air to be released later this year.Fresh "spy shots" of what is claimed to be the rear casing and new logo of the supposed new ultra-small, ultra-thin laptop have... >>

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 preview is now out, with Cortana on the desktop and more

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 preview is now out, with Cortana on the desktop and more

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Just days after its Windows 10 event, Microsoft has announced that some of the new features it demoed are now available for Windows Insiders.The latest Windows 10 preview, called build 9926, doesn't include everything Microsoft showed off on 21 January,... >>

How to get the new Windows 10 on your PC, tablet, phone or Xbox One

How to get the new Windows 10 on your PC, tablet, phone or Xbox One

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Microsoft has pulled the covers back even more for Windows 10 detailing new features and tricks.It has also detailed, for the first time, that the operating system will be replacing Windows Phone 8, and coming to the Xbox to create a single OS for all... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 new features: Cortana, universal apps, Spartan browser, and more

Microsoft Windows 10 new features: Cortana, universal apps, Spartan browser, and more

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Microsoft is holding an event to show off new features that'll get consumers talking about Windows 10.Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft, demonstrated both productivity features and universal apps on stage,... >>

Microsoft Surface Hub is an 84-inch 4K tablet, basically

Microsoft Surface Hub is an 84-inch 4K tablet, basically

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During its Windows 10 media briefing, Microsoft unveiled an 84-inch interactive screen that doubles as a touchscreen computer and 4K TV.The Surface Hub is part of the company's Perceptive Pixel program and has all manner of control systems with which... >>

You'll be able to stream and play your Xbox One games on any Windows 10 PC or tablet

You'll be able to stream and play your Xbox One games on any Windows 10 PC or tablet

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One of the features of the PS4 that many have cited as a reason why the console is better than the Xbox One is Remote Play, the ability to stream PlayStation 4 games to devices such as the PS Vita, PS Vita TV and Sony Xperia phones and tablets. However,... >>

Windows 10 will be free, spells the death of Windows Phone

Windows 10 will be free, spells the death of Windows Phone

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Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be offered as a free download to customers using Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Phone 8.1.Announced during its Windows 10 media briefing, the free upgrade will be available to all of those customers - 200... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 media briefing live stream, watch it right here

Microsoft Windows 10 media briefing live stream, watch it right here

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Microsoft will be unveiling its latest PC operating system today during a press event in Seattle and Pocket-lint is one of the few sites given official access to the live webcast of the Windows 10 media briefing.The company's CEO Satya Nadella will be... >>

Mouse-Box is a complete computer with wireless charging that only needs a screen

Mouse-Box is a complete computer with wireless charging that only needs a screen

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Sure, computers are getting smaller but what if you could remove your computer completely and just use the mouse and screen? That's what Mouse-Box is here to do with a complete PC built into a mouse.The idea behind Mouse-Box isn't simply to provide more... >>

This is the Apple iMac that could have been: Apple Lisa gets modernised

This is the Apple iMac that could have been: Apple Lisa gets modernised

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The Apple iMac has always been in the limelight as every new model recreates desktop computer design. We've gone from a square box all the way to a metallic slither of 5K resolution. But what if the original shape had remained?This is what German tech... >>

How to remotely access your PC or Mac on iPhone or iPad for free using Chrome Remote Desktop

How to remotely access your PC or Mac on iPhone or iPad for free using Chrome Remote Desktop

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As we revealed earlier, Google has finally released a version of its Chrome Remote Desktop application for iOS, giving iPad and iPhone owners the same level of access to their desktop PCs or Macs as Android device owners have had for a while.There are... >>

Ex-Google engineers made a tablet that looks just like Microsoft's Surface but runs Android

Ex-Google engineers made a tablet that looks just like Microsoft's Surface but runs Android

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Three ex-Google senior engineers have joined forces to develop a new product that looks nearly identical to the Microsoft Surface and runs a modified version of Android. Why? Because they "couldn't stand the drawbacks of the tablets and laptops" on the... >>

EE added a whopping 5.7m customers this year, and that’s before EE TV arrived

EE added a whopping 5.7m customers this year, and that’s before EE TV arrived

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EE, referred to as the UK's largest mobile operator, is living up to its name with a whopping 5.7 million customers added to the 4G network in 2014.EE TV, which allows families to stream from a TV box to up to four mobile devices at once, wasn't even... >>

Dramatic Apple MacBook Air 12-inch redesign rumoured

Dramatic Apple MacBook Air 12-inch redesign rumoured

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Apple's next MacBook Air could see a dramatic redesign with a new 12-inch model becoming the lightest and most portable MacBook Air yet.Revealed by 9to5Mac, who has reportedly garnered the information from sources within Apple who have been using the... >>

Razer Forge TV turns your existing TV into an Android TV and adds PC game streaming to boot

Razer Forge TV turns your existing TV into an Android TV and adds PC game streaming to boot

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A lot of hope was placed on the shoulders of the humble Android console a couple of years back, with Ouya perhaps the biggest name is trying to offer a cheaper alternative to dedicated games machines from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. However, they seemed... >>

Three’s free roaming to expand to Spain too, here are the countries you can use your phone for free

Three’s free roaming to expand to Spain too, here are the countries you can use your phone for free

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UK mobile operator Three has announced that it will extending its Feel At Home free roaming incentive to include Spain and New Zealand from 1 April. The company has been praised on allowing its customers to use their data, talk minutes and text plans... >>

Asus Transformer Book Chi series pictures and hands-on: T300, T100, and T90

Asus Transformer Book Chi series pictures and hands-on: T300, T100, and T90

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Asus has unveiled a few Windows 8.1-powered devices at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. They're 2-in-1s under the Transformer Book Chi series.Jonney Shih, CEO of Asus, called the new laptops the "ultimate dream machine" and repeatedly compared them to Apple's MacBook... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook pictures and hands-on

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook pictures and hands-on

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Lenovo has a new ultrabook that it showed off at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. It's called the 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon.Described as a 14-inch performance ultrabook with a super bright FHD display, PCIe solid state drive, fifth-generation Intel Core processors,... >>

Lenovo adds 14-inch Yoga 3 laptop and tablet combo to join 11-inch model for larger flexibility

Lenovo adds 14-inch Yoga 3 laptop and tablet combo to join 11-inch model for larger flexibility

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Lenovo has introduced a new 14-inch version of its Yoga 3 laptop cum tablet combination device, with a previously announced 11-inch model hitting the shelves first.It comes with a backlit screen yet is only 18.3mm in thickness when closed, ensuring that... >>

Asus Transformer Book Chi goes to war against the MacBook Air

Asus Transformer Book Chi goes to war against the MacBook Air

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"Our Chi is thinner than Air," said Jonney Shih, CEO of Asus as the Transformer Book Chi was announced at CES 2015.If the name sounds familiar, that's because it was unveiled at Computex in June 2014, but now it seems there's a full family of Transformer... >>

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here

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Acer has announced from CES 2015 in Las Vegas that it will be releasing new laptops this month that use Intel RealSense 3D cameras for gesture controls.Like the film Minority Report, that's had us dreaming about gesture controls ever since, users will... >>

Lenovo shows off 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon alongside new touchscreen ultrabooks and more

Lenovo shows off 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon alongside new touchscreen ultrabooks and more

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Lenovo is at CES 2015, where it just announced a tonne of new devices including new touchscreen ultrabooks.The first ultrabook is the latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It's described as a 14-inch performance ultrabook with a super bright FHD display, PCIe solid... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

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Acer has continued its push into the world of Chromebook with yet another model, this time a rather large 15.6-inch offering for those that want to enjoy more screen.Acer's goal, according to the company, is to offer a big screen Chrome OS experience... >>

The Lacie Mirror: Yet another attempt to make the hard drive sexy

The Lacie Mirror: Yet another attempt to make the hard drive sexy

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Hard drives, we all need them, but damn they can be boring. To combat this tedium, Lacie has teamed up with French industrial designer Pauline Deltour to use Makassar ebony wood and Corning Gorilla Glass to jazz up its latest offering, called the Lacie... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 takes Chrome OS large with 15.6-inch display

Acer Chromebook 15 takes Chrome OS large with 15.6-inch display

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Acer is pushing into larger Chromebook territory with the Chromebook 15, sporting a 15.6-inch display. Launched at CES 2015, the new Chromebook gives you 27 per cent more space to get productive over the more common 13.3-inch models. The new model will... >>

The new Ativ One 7 is Samsung's first all-in-one, curved-screen desktop (with no 4K)

The new Ativ One 7 is Samsung's first all-in-one, curved-screen desktop (with no 4K)

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Alongside a new-and-improved Ativ Book 9, Samsung has unveiled the Ativ One 7. It's the company's first all-in-one, curved-screen desktop.The 27-inch desktop could be mistaken for something out of Samsung's monitor or TV lineups, but it's different in... >>

Samsung's Ativ Book 9 is now a 12.2-inch fanless laptop

Samsung's Ativ Book 9 is now a 12.2-inch fanless laptop

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Samsung updated its Windows 8.1-powered Ativ Book 9 at CES 2014, and now it has given the laptop another boost ahead of CES 2015.The new Ativ Book 9 has a more compact 12.2-inch screen and shed some weight too, coming in at 2.1 pounds (0.9 kg). The display,... >>

Windows 10 could come with new Spartan web browser, not IE 12

Windows 10 could come with new Spartan web browser, not IE 12

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Microsoft is supposedly developing a completely new web browser, codenamed Spartan.Spartan will launch around the same time Windows 10 is set to debut, transitioning Microsoft away from Internet Explorer, according to ZDNet. The new web browser is not... >>

How to improve your Wi-Fi at home

How to improve your Wi-Fi at home

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With more and more of our entertainment lives requiring an internet connection, making sure your are well connected in your home is becoming more and more important.While US home owners can enjoy wooden frame constructed houses and plasterboard stud walls,... >>