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Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016): Not an overhaul, but certainly more oomph

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016): Not an overhaul, but certainly more oomph

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Microsoft made a new Surface Book. And it looks a lot like last year's model.The company introduced a refreshed Surface Book i7 during its hardware event in New York City, where we got a chance to play with the device for a few minutes. Microsoft told... >>

Microsoft Surface Studio: A stunning all-in-one PC that doubles as a drafting table

Microsoft Surface Studio: A stunning all-in-one PC that doubles as a drafting table

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Microsoft is taking a page out of Apple's playbook by catering to creators.People in illustrating, graphic design, and other related artsy fields have long used MacBooks and iMacs as their tools of choice when it comes to running software like Adobe Photoshop,... >>

Microsoft October Event: All the announcements that matter

Microsoft October Event: All the announcements that matter

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Microsoft invited the media to an event in New York City, where it introduced new devices and made a number of announcements relating to Windows 10.There are updates for Xbox, treats for gamers, lots of talk about 3D and VR, as well as the introduction... >>

Microsoft announces Surface Studio, an all-in-one PC

Microsoft announces Surface Studio, an all-in-one PC

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Microsoft is live in New York City, where it is unveiling new Surface goods.After introducing an updated Surface Book laptop, Microsoft announced an all-in-one Surface-branded PC called Surface Studio. This is a new product. It features a 28-inch PixelSense... >>

Microsoft Surface Book 2016 goes super-powerful, increases battery life, amps graphics

Microsoft Surface Book 2016 goes super-powerful, increases battery life, amps graphics

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Microsoft is revamping the Surface Book for 2016 - and this time it's all about increased power and longevity.Externally the new Surface Book looks no different to the original model. It's the same 13.5-inch laptop design, with detachable screen and electronic... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update: What’s new?

Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update: What’s new?

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Microsoft is live in New York City, where it is holding a hardware event.While at the event, the company revealed the next major Windows 10 update would be available in "early 2017" and that it would be called Creators Update. Keep in mind the last major... >>

New MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel revealed in massive leak

New MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel revealed in massive leak

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Apple's new MacBook Pro will feature an OLED touch panel that offers built-in Touch ID and works with Apple Pay.Apple released MacOS Sierra 10.12.1 on 24 October with hidden images of Apple Pay, according to MacRumours and 9to5Mac. They showed a yet-to-be-unveiled... >>

Apple will unveil not one, but three new MacBooks on Thursday

Apple will unveil not one, but three new MacBooks on Thursday

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Apple has sent out media invites for its "Hello again" event on Thursday 26 October which is expected to revolve around the MacBook. 9to5Mac.com has picked up some Russian trademark filings that point to Apple announcing three new models with numbers:... >>

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

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Razer has introduced a new 17.3-inch Razer Blade Pro gaming laptop.Billed as a "desktop inside your laptop", the 2016 Blade Pro packs a 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 desktop card, PCIe M.2 SSD (from 512GB... >>

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

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It's official: Apple is holding another event this autumn.Nearly two months after unveiling the latest iPhone models, the Cupertino, CA-based company has invited the media to an event on 27 October. The tagline on the invite, "hello again," is an obvious... >>

Microsoft will hold another event one week after its October event

Microsoft will hold another event one week after its October event

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This is interesting: Microsoft has scheduled two events one week apart.The company is holding an event in New York City on 26 October, when it's expected to unveil new hardware, including an all-in-one Surface PC. It might also announce some Xbox and... >>

Apple might unveil all-new MacBook Pro at 27 October event

Apple might unveil all-new MacBook Pro at 27 October event

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Apple will hold another hardware event this autumn, but this time it's for the next-generation MacBook Pro.According to Recode, Apple is planning an event for 27 October, when it will unveil a new MacBook Pro. The line hasn't been given a significant... >>

Cortana will soon be better at understanding English than you

Cortana will soon be better at understanding English than you

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Microsoft claims to have made a significant breakthrough in speech recognition that could result in a artificially intelligent assistant that is better at transcribing speech than a human being.Its latest research into conversational transcription has... >>

Samsung Chromebook Pro with folding screen and stylus leaks in Korea

Samsung Chromebook Pro with folding screen and stylus leaks in Korea

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Samsung leaked and then quickly took down, a listing for a new Chromebook Pro on its Korean website. But the internet is never safe from accidental leaks and SamMobile picked it up and shared the details online.The Chromebook Pro will have a 12.3in 2400... >>

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

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A new clue has indicated when the next Windows 10 update might arrive, just two months after Microsoft released the Anniversary Update.Several reports have claimed Microsoft will release two major updates to Windows 10 in 2017, with the first one currently... >>

Your next Apple Mac keyboard could look like this, with assignable keys

Your next Apple Mac keyboard could look like this, with assignable keys

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It has been rumoured for a while that Apple will be unveiling a refreshed MacBook Pro before the end of the year, which will feature an OLED strip that can be assigned tasks and keys as you see fit. However, that might not be the only device on the horizon... >>

Asus Transformer 3 Pro (T303UA) review: Not transforming the 2-in-1 market
3.0 stars

Asus Transformer 3 Pro (T303UA) review: Not transforming the 2-in-1 market

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The 2-in-1 market has seemingly settled on a solution: create devices that ape the Microsoft Surface. Acer has done it. Lenovo, too. And now it's Asus's turn, with the Transformer 3 Pro.But the Taiwanese company has been clever about its angle; the Pro... >>

An amazing look inside the new Apple Regent Street store: Trees, marble and staff galore

An amazing look inside the new Apple Regent Street store: Trees, marble and staff galore

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It's not every day you get ponder life while sat under a tree in a shop on the busiest retail street in London. But that's exactly what we've been doing.We sat under a tree on a comfy cushion inside Apple's new flagship store on Regent Street and we have... >>

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more

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HP has updated its premium Spectre and Envy consumer laptops, as well as the Envy all-in-one and Envy Display.The company announced that Spectre x360 and Envy 13 have been given larger batteries and refreshed designs, with the x360 receiving a smaller... >>

Why buy gadget insurance?

Why buy gadget insurance?

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Why should you shell out for tech and gadget insurance? After all, you might be thinking that providing I’m super-careful and keep a watchful eye on the hundreds of pounds’ worth of phone, tablet, laptop, headphones and/or games consoles and other... >>

Microsoft is holding a hardware-focused event on 26 October

Microsoft is holding a hardware-focused event on 26 October

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Microsoft has sent invites to the media for an autumn hardware event.The event is happening on 26 October at 10 am ET in New York City. Pocket-lint's press invite is stamped with an "Imagine what you'll do" tagline, as are other versions of the invite... >>

Acer Aspire S13 review: Slim and savvily priced
4.5 stars

Acer Aspire S13 review: Slim and savvily priced

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The Acer S13 is a response to the complaint that nice laptops are just too bloomin' expensive. Not everyone can afford to splash out £1,000 on a computer, and Apple's cheapest Air laptops haven't been meaningfully updated in years.The Acer S13 starts... >>

Google Andromeda OS: What's the story so far?

Google Andromeda OS: What's the story so far?

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Android and Chrome OS are about to majorly change, according to new reports.Google is rumoured to be developing a new laptop that might fall under the "Pixel" brand name - just like the company's upcoming Pixel flagship phones, but the most remarkable... >>

Google ‘Pixel 3’ laptop running Andromeda OS planned for 2017

Google ‘Pixel 3’ laptop running Andromeda OS planned for 2017

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Google could launch its first ever laptop towards the end of 2017, at least that’s according to sources speaking to Android Police. The laptop will also be the first device to come running Google’s new Andromeda operating system.The project is known... >>

MacOS Sierra tips and tricks: Maximise your MacBook

MacOS Sierra tips and tricks: Maximise your MacBook

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Apple has finally pushed out the MacOS Sierra update we've been waiting for since WWDC back in June and, with it, some useful new features. They can speed up how you work and find things, as well as helping you save space on your precious hard drive.Perhaps... >>

Apple MacBook (2016) review: Is port-free still the future?
4.0 stars

Apple MacBook (2016) review: Is port-free still the future?

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The revival of the MacBook range in spring 2015 resulted in one of the most beautiful and portable Apple laptops: the 12-inch MacBook. It was also one of the most controversial, with just a single USB Type-C port handling all the connectivity and charging.A... >>

MacOS Sierra is finally out: Here’s how to download it now

MacOS Sierra is finally out: Here’s how to download it now

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Apple on Tuesday released MacOS Sierra to the public.The latest, major version of Apple's desktop operating system follows eight public betas and the golden master version that launched earlier this month for testers. It includes not only new features... >>

Top 5 reasons why you need Nuance Power PDF Standard 2

Top 5 reasons why you need Nuance Power PDF Standard 2

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Anybody who uses their computer for work in an office or at home, or even to make family newsletters and other personal documents, will come across PDF files on a very regular basis. They are an excellent way of formatting pictures and text in one easy-to-read... >>

Apple to continue headphone jack killing spree with MacBook Pro?

Apple to continue headphone jack killing spree with MacBook Pro?

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After the decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, it seems Apple now has the urge to continue its villainous spree with attention now focused on the MacBook Pro with Retina display.MacRumours has learned that Apple has... >>

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

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Dell’s XPS 13 laptop has always been a serious competitor to Apple’s MacBook Air and the latest version comes in a new Apple-like Rose Gold colour finish. One of our favourite features of the previous version, the virtually borderless display, makes... >>

Microsoft might unveil Surface all-in-one PC in three sizes this October

Microsoft might unveil Surface all-in-one PC in three sizes this October

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Microsoft is reportedly bringing the Surface brand to all-in-one PC desktops.According to ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft will hold a hardware event in late October to launch a new Surface-branded device currently going by the codename Cardinal. The... >>

Apple will release MacOS Sierra update for Macs on 20 September

Apple will release MacOS Sierra update for Macs on 20 September

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Apple quietly announced after its iPhone 7 event on Wednesday that MacOS Sierra will officially release for Macs later this month.The Cupertino, CA-based company's latest desktop operating system will start to roll out 20 September, according to its website.... >>

HP Envy x360 review: The big-scale convertible
3.5 stars

HP Envy x360 review: The big-scale convertible

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Convertible laptops are multiplying. It's like they've grown reproductive organs and formed their own tribe. But that means there's something to suit every scale, level of productivity and price point.The HP Envy x360 isn't a brand new model. HP been... >>

HP Elite Slice: Innovative, modular, mini PC

HP Elite Slice: Innovative, modular, mini PC

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The aim of the HP Elite Slice is to get the PC back onto your desk. Moving on from tower PCs, the Slice wants to put everything in front of you in a slickly designed package.That's what HP told us when we encountered the Elite Slice at Showstoppers at... >>

Lenovo Miix 510 preview: Is that a Surface? No, but it's just as serious and more affordable

Lenovo Miix 510 preview: Is that a Surface? No, but it's just as serious and more affordable

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First glance at the Lenovo Miix 510 and you'll be looking for the Microsoft logo. But no, this isn't the Surface 4, this is the Chinese maker's savvy take on the 2-in-1.We say savvy because the Miix 510 comes with both the keyboard and stylus included... >>

HP Elite Slice is a stylish modular PC that is far from beige, while Pavillon Wave PC looks like a speaker

HP Elite Slice is a stylish modular PC that is far from beige, while Pavillon Wave PC looks like a speaker

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HP has announced the launch of a very cool looking new modular based mini computer that can be adapted and changed depending on your needs and a home desktop computer that looks like a Bluetooth speaker. The modular based PC, called the HP Elite Slice,... >>

Apple adds 2TB iCloud tier: Here's what it costs and how to get it

Apple adds 2TB iCloud tier: Here's what it costs and how to get it

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Apple has introduced a new storage tier for iCloud.While the previous high-end tier capped out at 1TB, the Cupertino, CA-based company has extended how much stuff you can save to its cloud storage service to 2TB. Here's everything you need to know, including... >>

Lenovo Yoga 910: Edge display makes this convertible laptop infinitely awesome

Lenovo Yoga 910: Edge display makes this convertible laptop infinitely awesome

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We've been avidly following the Lenovo Yoga evolution over the years, as the convertible laptop range has continued to refine its 360-degree screen offering. In the top-spec Yoga 910 it's even stronger than ever before, with an edge-to-edge display joining... >>

Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech

Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech

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Release the beast! Acer has unveiled a gigantic 21-inch gaming laptop, the Predator 21 X, which not only boasts the first curved screen in a laptop, but also features eye-tracking technology. Yep, you can now use your eyes to trigger commands in some... >>

Acer Spin 7 preview: Flexible design with a touch of class

Acer Spin 7 preview: Flexible design with a touch of class

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The convertible laptop game has gone from strength to strength, with the latest devices sporting slender bodies and discrete hinge mechanisms that make such flip-around screen devices as good-looking as their top-end notebook cousins. Acer's take in... >>

What’s new for Intel Core 7th Gen? Kaby Lake processors explained, 4K media focus

What’s new for Intel Core 7th Gen? Kaby Lake processors explained, 4K media focus

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Year on year Intel is committed to updating its Intel Core processors, with the latest seventh-generation chip even bearing a "7th Gen" badge its visual marketing and on-shelf positioning.Perhaps that's no surprise when you hear people talking about the... >>

Huge Apple Mac range refresh tipped for October

Huge Apple Mac range refresh tipped for October

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Apple has been tipped to replace the MacBook Pro for a while, but it is alleged that the majority of the Mac line-up, save for the current MacBook, is soon to be refreshed.Bloomberg reports that a Mac hardware refresh will include new models for iMac... >>

Lenovo Yoga 11 710 review: Bending the rules and winning
4.5 stars

Lenovo Yoga 11 710 review: Bending the rules and winning

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Tech giants have responded to the decline of laptops in a couple of ways. Some companies have backed out altogether, others have simply gritted their teeth and carried on, doing their best to reinvent the laptop. Again.The Lenovo Yoga 11 710 is a Windows... >>

HP Spectre 13 review: Supreme quality design
4.0 stars

HP Spectre 13 review: Supreme quality design

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Look at the high-end, stylish Windows laptops released over the last five years and you'll see quite a lot that look a bit like a MacBook of one kind or another. The HP Spectre 13 is a concerted attempt to make something that looks about as far from a... >>

Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA review: Design downers
3.0 stars

Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA review: Design downers

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Just being a laptop doesn't cut it anymore. The Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA plays at the level you need in order to walk with the Windows 10 cool crowd, complete with a hinge that lets the screen flip around to form this month's least likely tablet.It's... >>

Gears of War 4 in 4K preview: Played on an Nvidia GTX 1070 notebook

Gears of War 4 in 4K preview: Played on an Nvidia GTX 1070 notebook

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Microsoft's Gears of War 4, developed by in-house team The Coalition, is shaping up to be the best chapter in the series for years. Not only is it the first to be developed specifically for the current generation Xbox One, it offers HDR graphics for Xbox... >>

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship
3.5 stars

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship

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One glance at the Huawei MateBook and it's clear the Chinese company is hankering for a slice of the laptop-replacement market. This slim-build Windows 10 tablet is really well made, not a cheap knock-off competitor to the likes of the Microsoft Surface... >>

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

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If you search the web, you'll discover several hardware hackers (aka modders) who specialise in turning bulky consoles into portable machines such as laptops, but it's not very often that you're able to buy these custom form-factors.Modder Edward Zarick,... >>