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iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

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Apple has announced iCloud Drive, a new cloud based storage service that looks to take on Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive. The new feature, which will be available in OS X Yosemite, the new version of the company's desktop operating system, will allow... >>

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Everything you need to know

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Everything you need to know

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Apple has revealed the latest version of its computer-based operating system named Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.Over 40 million copies of Mavericks have been installed since release - the most in Apple's history. That's over 50 per cent working on the latest... >>

Next Mac operating system officially named OS X Yosemite - and it looks like iOS 7

Next Mac operating system officially named OS X Yosemite - and it looks like iOS 7

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Apple has unveiled the next version of its operating system for its huge Mac userbase and, as guessed by many a couple of days ago, it's called OS X Yosemite.The name was originally suspected when a banner was seen being erected at Apple's Worldwide Developers... >>

WWDC 2014: We're here in San Francisco for the launch of iOS 8 and more

WWDC 2014: We're here in San Francisco for the launch of iOS 8 and more

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Apple's 2014-flavoured Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is soon to start with Tim Cook's keynote kicking off the whole shebang and Pocket-lint has arrived at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to cover the events as they happen.Thanks to banner... >>

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint got to have a brief play-around with Asus' new Zenbook, the NX500, today at Computex and it left a very pleasing impression on most of our senses.Asus seemed pretty proud of the new Zenbook NX500's display, and rightly so. At 100 per cent... >>

Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

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Asus tantalised attendees at this year's Computex with a look at its latest Transformer Book the T300 Chi.The super thin detachable is still "in the works" but we can tell you that the 12.5-inch tablet is set to be the world's thinnest at a mere 7.3mm.... >>

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite rumours, release date, and everything you need to know

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite rumours, release date, and everything you need to know

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Apple has released new versions of its OS X desktop operating system every year as of late. You know what that means? It will more than likely release another version sometime in the next few months, and we might even get our first sneak peek at the 2014... >>

Asus Transformer Book Flip combines Intel Core i7 Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet

Asus Transformer Book Flip combines Intel Core i7 Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet

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Asus has unveiled its new Transformer Book Flip laptop at the 2014 Computex trade show in Taipei.The Transformer Book Flip comes with an Intel Core up to i7 processor and has a fixed hinge keyboard. So it's a laptop first but also uses a touchscreen so,... >>

Asus Zenbook NX500 coming winter with 4K UHD screen and Intel Core i7 processor

Asus Zenbook NX500 coming winter with 4K UHD screen and Intel Core i7 processor

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Asus has unveiled a whole stack of devices during its Computex 2014 press conference, including new Android tablets and the Transformer Book V, but it is perhaps the Zenbook NX500 that is attracting the most attention. The 15.6-inch laptop has a 4K UHD... >>

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

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Dell has announced an addition to its Inspiron 7000 Series range that embraces the tablet age with a 2-in-1 design.The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 is a Windows 8.1 laptop come tablet device with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display that can rotate... >>

WWDC 2014 rumours: What to expect at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

WWDC 2014 rumours: What to expect at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

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Apple will start is Worldwide Developer Conference for 2014 in San Francisco today, with a keynote speech to kick it off. But what can we expect to be announced at the show based on all the chatter, rumours, speculation, and gossip so far doing the rounds?iOS... >>

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

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Asus was one of the first to create hybrid tablets with keyboards and it's still pushing the definitions of hybrid devices. The latest Transformer V is an Android phone, Windows tablet, Android tablet, Windows laptop and Android laptop – all in one... >>

Google Stars app for bookmarks leaks onto Chrome Web Store but is quickly pulled

Google Stars app for bookmarks leaks onto Chrome Web Store but is quickly pulled

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The Google Stars bookmarking app that leaked earlier this month has launched on the Chrome Web Store. But don't get too excited; Google has already pulled the Chrome app without providing an explanation.Google is rumoured to be working on a bookmarking/favouriting... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 Moschino case and Nicholas Kirkwood case review

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5 Moschino case and Nicholas Kirkwood case review

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Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S5, has been available to buy for a few weeks now and if you already have your hands on one, it's likely you will want it to stay looking new for a while yet. Luckily for you the South Korean giant has teamed up... >>

New Apple iMac models possibly in the works, reveals Mavericks 10.9.4 beta leak

New Apple iMac models possibly in the works, reveals Mavericks 10.9.4 beta leak

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It looks like new iMacs might be on the way.Website MacRumors has reported that the OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta, which seeded to developers on Wednesday, contained references to three new iMac models in its code. Specifically, a member of the Hackintosh... >>

Hands on: LG G3 QuickCircle case, Tone Infinim headphones and Wireless Charger

Hands on: LG G3 QuickCircle case, Tone Infinim headphones and Wireless Charger

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LG has finally announced its much rumoured LG G3 smartphone and with it will come a number of new accessories including the QuickCircle case, Tone Infinim headphones and a Wireless Charger, along with the teased LG G Watch.Starting the show is the QuickCircle... >>

Toshiba Satellite Click 2 and Click 2 Pro Windows 8.1 2-in-1s announced

Toshiba Satellite Click 2 and Click 2 Pro Windows 8.1 2-in-1s announced

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Toshiba has announced its first consumer detachable Ultrabook and a 2-in-1 laptop from the same family.The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W has a 13.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) touchscreen display, Intel Dual Core i5 processor, Intel HD graphics 4400... >>

SSD breakthrough makes drives 300 per cent faster and 60 per cent more power efficient

SSD breakthrough makes drives 300 per cent faster and 60 per cent more power efficient

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A breakthrough in solid state drive processing means current drives can be boosted 300 per cent faster with 60 per cent better energy efficiency.Current flash drives can't overwrite data on the same memory area. That means data must be written in a new... >>

Qualcomm: 'Snapdragon 805 is the first end-to-end full 4K mobile experience'

Qualcomm: 'Snapdragon 805 is the first end-to-end full 4K mobile experience'

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Qualcomm is making one thing abundantly clear about its forthcoming Snapdragon 805 processor: it's all about 4K."Our belief is that 4K will be driven by mobile," said Tim McDonough, Qualcomm's vice president of marketing, at a preview session exploring... >>

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review
4.0 stars

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review

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Just shy of a year ago the original Surface RT landed in Pocket-lint towers. And we were rather taken with its ambition. A tablet looking to steal the crown from laptops - a great idea. But an idea that, as we were acutely aware then, carried with it... >>

Microsoft takes aim at the MacBook with Surface Pro 3, but is it firing blanks?

Microsoft takes aim at the MacBook with Surface Pro 3, but is it firing blanks?

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Microsoft made no secret about what was in its sights at the launch of the Surface Pro 3 on Tuesday, using Apple's MacBook Air as a comparison.Microsoft goes one step further than this, offering the MacBook Pro up as a comparison on its pre-order page... >>

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

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O2 has extended its O2 Refresh price plan system to include tablets. Like the network already offers with smartphones, you can pick up a tablet device on a monthly contract, with the SIM plan as a separate payment.You can choose a tablet from a selection... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 leaks ahead of 20 May launch event

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 leaks ahead of 20 May launch event

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Microsoft is hosting an event on 20 May in New York where a new Surface tablet is expected to appear. Until now it was a Surface Mini touted to make the news, but it looks like a new Surface Pro 3 may be there too.A mention of a "Surface Pro 3" has appeared... >>

Touch control holograms, 3D scanning, auto green screens: We try the Intel RealSense future

Touch control holograms, 3D scanning, auto green screens: We try the Intel RealSense future

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Intel showed us its RealSense 3D camera today at an event in London. With it was the best floating, touch controlled "hologram" we've seen in real life. Tony Stark would have been impressed.The RealSense 3D camera is going to start appearing in computers... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop shown off

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop shown off

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Lenovo has taken the wraps off two new products: the ThinkPad 10 tablet and ThinkStation P300 desktop.The ThinkPad 10 tablet has a 10-inch 1920 x 1020 IPS display and comes with 4G connectivity, a digitiser pen, 4GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of storage.... >>

Archos ArcBook 10.1-inch Android netbook to launch in June for $170

Archos ArcBook 10.1-inch Android netbook to launch in June for $170

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France-based Archos has unveiled a new Android netbook called the Archos ArcBook. It's essentially a touchscreen tablet with a keyboard and trackpad as well as a very wallet-friendly price tag.The ArcBook features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with... >>

Toshiba Kira review
3.5 stars

Toshiba Kira review

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Laptops these days are statements of design as much as they are capable powerhouses able to crunch through almost any task you throw at them. The Toshiba Kira is the company's bash at high-end design, delivering a slim and capable machine packed with... >>

Vodafone vows to never increase your monthly plan for the length of your contract

Vodafone vows to never increase your monthly plan for the length of your contract

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Vodafone UK has introduced a fixed price promise for all customers. It will not increase the price of mobile line rental throughout the entire duration of a contract.From 23 January, UK independent communications regulator Ofcom introduced a ruling that... >>

Gigabyte 14-inch Ultraforce gaming laptop P34G v2 with Intel Core i7 now available for £989

Gigabyte 14-inch Ultraforce gaming laptop P34G v2 with Intel Core i7 now available for £989

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Gaming laptop maker Gigabyte has just made its new 14-inch Ultraforce P34G v2 laptop available for purchase.The P34G v2 is a sleek Windows 8.1 Pro computer that packs a powerful punch. The inside offers a 4th-generation Intel Core i7 Quad-Core processor,... >>

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

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Google has announced a huge new lineup of Chromebook computers powered by Intel chips."Spring has finally arrived in the U.S. And with the new growth the season brings, we’re happy to expand our Chromebook family. Together with Intel, today we’re... >>

Microsoft Surface event invite teases "small" gathering for 20 May - hinting at mini Surface?

Microsoft Surface event invite teases "small" gathering for 20 May - hinting at mini Surface?

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Microsoft has sent invitations to a Microsoft Surface event on 20 May in New York City, with the following description: "Join us for a small gathering."Rumours have long claimed that Microsoft wants to introduce a mini Surface tablet. Microsoft itself... >>

Next Asus Padfone will see return of the keyboard dock

Next Asus Padfone will see return of the keyboard dock

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Asus is planning to reintroduce its laptop dock for the next Padfone device, most likely the Padfone X soon to arrive for AT&T in the States.The keyboard segment has been spotted in an FCC filing that even publishes pictures of the dock being tested.... >>

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

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There's now an easy way to stream any video file on your computer or network-connected device through Google Chromecast and to your television. It's called Videostream.Videostream is a web app available on the Chrome Web Store. You can install it on your... >>

Apple reported to focus on OS X 10.10 complete redesign at WWDC, iOS 8 to take back seat

Apple reported to focus on OS X 10.10 complete redesign at WWDC, iOS 8 to take back seat

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Apple's World Wide Developer Conference is due to start on 2 June where the fruit giant will, apparently, be revealing a completely overhauled OSX 10.10.Until now the main focus of the event was thought to be on iOS 8, but now sources of 9to5mac are saying... >>

Modular iPhone case+ from Logitech lets users upgrade using magnetic add-ons

Modular iPhone case+ from Logitech lets users upgrade using magnetic add-ons

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Modular phones are going to be big news when Google releases its Ara. But Logitech has got in on the action early with its case+ that lets users change backs using magnetic mounts.Logitech's case+ will fit the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S adding a basic case... >>

Sony magnetic tape tech could mean cartridges that store 185TB

Sony magnetic tape tech could mean cartridges that store 185TB

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Just when you thought tapes were dead Sony has gone and made a huge leap that could mean cartridges which store up to 185 terabytes of data.Sony developed the magnetic tape which can store 148 gigabits per square inch. That's about 74 times the density... >>

HP Pavilion x360 review
3.0 stars

HP Pavilion x360 review

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The post-PC era is upon us and we're in a period of transition. There are tablets, there are laptops and there are devices that want to do more than the two combined. Take the HP Pavilion x360, a touchscreen device that outwardly looks like a laptop but... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10 pictures and hands-on

Acer Aspire Switch 10 pictures and hands-on

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When we see the Aspire brand we immediately think laptops. But Acer is on a mission to change in 2014, as the "four in one" Acer Aspire Switch 10 can attest. This is Aspire doing laptop, tablet and a number of in-between forms too.The concept isn't new... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10 unveiled: One device, four positions via magnetic hinge design

Acer Aspire Switch 10 unveiled: One device, four positions via magnetic hinge design

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Acer has unveiled its Aspire Switch 10 at its A Touch More Connected press event in New York.A 10.1-inch "four in one" Windows 8.1 device that can switch between laptop, tablet, display and "tent" positions, Acer has opted for a magnetic Snap Hinge to... >>

Apple MacBook Air 2014 model with faster processor out now with lower price

Apple MacBook Air 2014 model with faster processor out now with lower price

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Apple has just updated its online store with a new version of the MacBook Air, featuring a faster processor.But before you get too excited there isn't much else to speak of. No Retina display is a noticeable omission from the fruit giant.The speed bump... >>

HP video leak reveals SlateBook 14 Android laptop with 1080p display

HP video leak reveals SlateBook 14 Android laptop with 1080p display

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HP is planning to unveil an Android laptop called SlateBook 14, it's assumed.The computer manufacturer recently leaked a video on its website, accidentally revealing the SlateBook 14. Some of the specs and features mentioned in the video include a 14-inch... >>

Group video calling made free for Skype on desktop and Xbox One, coming for all soon

Group video calling made free for Skype on desktop and Xbox One, coming for all soon

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Skype is now a little more compelling for those of you who love to video chat with multiple friends but don't have much cash to spare.There's no shortage of video-calling services these days, and that means companies like Microsoft-owned Skype need to... >>

Apple could release new MacBook Airs next week, but will they be Retina?

Apple could release new MacBook Airs next week, but will they be Retina?

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Apple is more than likely going to refresh its line of MacBook Air laptops as early as next week. But it's not likely the Retina model will arrive with that batch.According to sources of Mac Generation the refreshed 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models... >>

Lost Andy Warhol original artworks found on Commodore Amiga floppy disks from 1985

Lost Andy Warhol original artworks found on Commodore Amiga floppy disks from 1985

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Still have a pile of old floppy disks decaying in the corner? You should find a way to check what's on them as a series of original and previously unseen Andy Warhol artworks have been found on some Amiga floppies laying dormant since 1985 in the archives... >>

Toshiba Chromebook review
3.5 stars

Toshiba Chromebook review

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Toshiba is the latest company to enter the Chromebook market with the aptly named Toshiba Chromebook. It's a larger device than most Chromebooks that have gone before it, offering a 13.3-inch screen in the familiar budget laptop format. Only the HP Pavilion... >>

Apple Q2 FY14 earnings call: What to expect and how to listen in

Apple Q2 FY14 earnings call: What to expect and how to listen in

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Apple will host its Q2 FY14 earnings call tonight and while share prices in the Cupertino company have risen in expectation, analysts predict that sales of products won't be as spectacular as in previous years.In particular, sales of the iPad will have... >>

Apple OS X beta opens to everyone, try the latest tweaks in Mavericks early

Apple OS X beta opens to everyone, try the latest tweaks in Mavericks early

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Apple, in a surprise move, has introduced a new OS X Beta Seed Program for Mac users keen to try the latest version of OS X without having to worry about becoming a developer.Up until now, users of Apple's desktop operating system have had to sign up... >>