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Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA review: Design downers
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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
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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,... >>

Lenovo Yoga 900S review: Strike a pose
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Lenovo Yoga 900S review: Strike a pose

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Lenovo has been pushing its flexible-hinge Yoga series for some time, refining design and capability with each iteration. At the tail-end of 2015 we were impressed by the original Yoga 900, which combined Intel Core i processor power in a slender build... >>

Here’s how to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

Here’s how to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

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It's here!The first major update to Windows 10, the Anniversary Update, has started rolling out to users around the globe. It's full of new tricks and subtle changes, which you can read all about from here, with the most notable new feature being Windows... >>

You can now grab the third public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the third public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Two weeks after the second public beta of iOS 10, Apple has released a third.The update should be identical to the fourth developer beta, which was seeded to developers on 1 August, serving up new features such as the new emoji (like that water gun replacement... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update tips and tricks

Windows 10 Anniversary Update tips and tricks

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Four days after the one-year anniversary of Windows 10 on July 29, Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.With the update comes features that make the entire operating system much easier and more fluid to use, but some of these changes will... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How does Action Center work?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How does Action Center work?

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The Action Center is a much more important area with the Anniversary Update. You can now edit the way you receive rich notifications, and so you will find yourself checking it more often and not just clearing your notifications.Thanks to upgrades in other... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the Start menu changed?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the Start menu changed?

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With the first major update to Windows 10, Microsoft has made a number of changes that will affect the way you use your devices. What has been done to the Start menu will make finding anything on your computer easier and convenient.Before the Windows... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What new things can Cortana do?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What new things can Cortana do?

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After experiencing the updated Cortana in the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it would be difficult to imagine using Windows without her. Cortana now has many features to make daily tasks much easier and almost effortless.Many things can now be done... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What's new with the lock screen?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What's new with the lock screen?

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Sometimes you want to do something quick on your computer, like play music, but you don’t want to do all of the work.Well, with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update that's rolling out now, you don’t even need to unlock your computer to do so. With Cortana’s... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What does the Settings app offer?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What does the Settings app offer?

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There are a bunch of small changes in the new Settings app, thanks to the new Anniversary Update to Windows 10 that's rolling out now, but one of the more visually-pleasing changes is the new Dark mode.The Settings app is now more user-friendly and... >>

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the taskbar changed?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: How has the taskbar changed?

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There are a few tweaks in the taskbar, and many of these improvements will make working on your device much easier, as you'll no longer have to dig for anything, with much of what you need being a mouse-click away.Here's what's new in the taskbar, thanks... >>

Windows 10 users ready themselves for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 users ready themselves for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Windows 10 users around the world are gearing up for the launch of the first major update to Windows 10 since its launch in July 2015. Dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it will be available to download on Tuesday 2 August around the globe and promises... >>

Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Affordability is its ace
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Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Affordability is its ace

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The laptop-replacement market is going from strength to strength, with every manufacturer worth its salt looking to innovate in the 2-in-1 market and stand apart from the top-of-the-pack Microsoft Surface. With the Acer Switch Alpha 12, the Taiwanese... >>

Windows 10 free upgrade ends 29 July: Here’s how to get it now

Windows 10 free upgrade ends 29 July: Here’s how to get it now

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Stop being on the fence about Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade.The clock is ticking. Microsoft is about to stop offering the upgrade free of charge. If for whatever reason you don't take this opportunity to get your PC up to date, you'll have to eventually... >>

Microsoft is about to stop giving out free Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft is about to stop giving out free Windows 10 upgrades

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One year ago, Microsoft released a major update to its Windows OS: Windows 10.Windows 7 and Window 8.1 users were able to grab the upgrade at no cost, but all that's about to change. Microsoft said it would only let users update - free of charge - for... >>

Now Lenovo offers a MacBook Air-like laptop, the Air 13 Pro

Now Lenovo offers a MacBook Air-like laptop, the Air 13 Pro

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Chinese companies are going after Apple hard. And not just in terms of smartphones.One day after Xiaomi announced a MacBook Air-like laptop called Mi Notebook Air, Lenovo unveiled its own Air-style, Air-branded machine. The Air 13 Pro laptop has almost... >>

My Passport Ultra hard drive lets you store up to 177 hours of 4K footage

My Passport Ultra hard drive lets you store up to 177 hours of 4K footage

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This is sponsored advertising content in association with Western Digital.If you’re into video, you know how quickly your hard drive can fill up. A 1080 shoot here, a 4K shoot there. It soon goes. For most of us, a laptop with 128GB or 256GB of hard... >>

You can now preorder Razer's OSVR HDK 2 virtual-reality headset

You can now preorder Razer's OSVR HDK 2 virtual-reality headset

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Gamers have another headset to choose from in the virtual reality space.VR headsets are all the rage. But there's only a handful of high-end ones available to buy right now. The first two that come to mind are the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. After that,... >>

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

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EE has made significant steps in closing its customer service operations overseas and bringing the entire operation back to the UK and Ireland. All of its Pay Monthly customer service calls are now localised.It also promises that Pay As You Go and Home... >>

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Apple has released the second public beta for not only iOS 10 but MacOS Sierra.Two weeks after releasing the first iOS 10 public beta to anyone willing to test the unfinished mobile operating system update and just a few days after seeding a third beta... >>

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

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Some Apple device owners were made really happy Thursday, while others probably balled up their fists and cursed the Cupertino company.Apple opened two beta programs to the public: iOS 10 (a major update to its mobile operating system, which is formally... >>

Living with Siri on MacOS Sierra

Living with Siri on MacOS Sierra

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The upcoming update for Apple's computers (it's called Sierra and OS X is now called macOS, do keep up) has already announced lots of new features.One stands head and shoulders above the others though: the voice recognition-powered personal assistant... >>

Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less

Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less

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Acer has launched a brand new notebook series. With the MacBook Air firmly in focus, the computer giant has built the revamped TravelMate X3 series: an all-metal, slim and SSD-based Windows 10 laptop. The TravelMate X349 is the first in new X3 series... >>

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

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If you want to buy a Dell laptop, you better get it now.Mere days after OnePlus responded to the recent drop in value of the British Pound by raising the price of its OnePlus 3 smartphone, Dell has now confirmed to The Register that it too will increase... >>

Xiaomi Mi Notebook is actually real and, yes, it looks like a MacBook

Xiaomi Mi Notebook is actually real and, yes, it looks like a MacBook

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Xiaomi, the Chinese company that has ex-Google executive Hugo Barra on its board, is finally ready to release its elusive Mi Notebook onto the market.It has been long-rumoured, with the most recent speculation suggesting it would appear earlier this year.... >>

Microsoft deal offers US students a free Xbox One with Surface Pro 4

Microsoft deal offers US students a free Xbox One with Surface Pro 4

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Microsoft is announcing a massive Xbox One sale, but unfortunately for Brits, it's limited to students in the US.The Redmond-based company recently unveiled a newer, slimmer Xbox One called Xbox One S. It's therefore safe to assume Microsoft is now eager... >>

This is that massive microSD you've been waiting for and it's a hefty 256GB

This is that massive microSD you've been waiting for and it's a hefty 256GB

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When it comes to microSD card news, we normally get bored before writing it, but this boundary jump had to be covered. Western Digital has just revealed its latest SanDisk which is the fastest of its size and capacity on the planet.The Western Digital... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update: New features, release date and everything you need to know

Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update: New features, release date and everything you need to know

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It's almost anniversary time.During its annual Build developer conference last March, Microsoft demoed the first major update to Windows 10. The company branded the update "Anniversary Update" (because it marks the 1-year anniversary of Windows 10's release)... >>

HP made an 11-inch Chromebook with a touchscreen display

HP made an 11-inch Chromebook with a touchscreen display

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Hewlett-Packard is adding the Chromebook 11 G5 to its lineup of Chrome OS-powered machines - and the most interesting thing about this laptop is that it comes with a touch display.This is HP's first Chromebook in the 11-inch range to offer a touchscreen.... >>

Apple MacOS Sierra: New features, release date and everything else you need to know

Apple MacOS Sierra: New features, release date and everything else you need to know

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As is typical for Apple, the next version of the Mac operating system was just announced at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. And wouldn't you know it - it comes with a bunch of new features. Some major, some not so major. As... >>

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage

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At its I/O conference in June this year, Google finally confirmed plans to bring Android apps to Chrome OS products. That means that soon you'll be able to fling Angry Birds from a catapult on your Chromebook and download a shedload of other apps you'd... >>

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

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Apple appears to be putting its older MacBook Pro laptops out to pasture, potentially to make way for the rumoured new model with an OLED touch panel.According to sources of AppleInsider, and its own research, Apple has begun to stop shipping the old... >>

This Microsoft video shows what Chrome does to a laptop battery

This Microsoft video shows what Chrome does to a laptop battery

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If you're like us, you have a love-hate relationship with Chrome.Google's web browser is fast, secure, and loaded with powerful features - so, naturally, it's one of the most popular browsers today. However, it's becoming clear that it isn't exactly the... >>

BT Smart Hub: BT's new Hub is faster, smarter and ready for the future

BT Smart Hub: BT's new Hub is faster, smarter and ready for the future

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BT has announced its latest router, called the BT Smart Hub, and claims it has the most powerful Wi-Fi signal of all its broadband rivals, to ensure a connection that's even faster and more stable.Although it doesn't officially carry a Home Hub name with... >>

MacBook Pro OLED concept photos will make you want the rumoured feature more than ever

MacBook Pro OLED concept photos will make you want the rumoured feature more than ever

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Apple's developer conference, WWDC, is predominantly known for updating developers on the latest progress in the company's range of operating systems from iOS to OS X.This year, rumours are flying around that the company will announce an update to its... >>

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: Taking on the Microsoft Surface Pro
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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: Taking on the Microsoft Surface Pro

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Not so long ago Samsung pulled out of the laptop market in the UK, which came as a bit of a shock. It also showed the electronic manufacturer's hand and forward-thinking, to some degree, given that tablet and laptop markets have largely converged in recent... >>

Boosty review: Banish broadband outage with this mini mobile-connected router

Boosty review: Banish broadband outage with this mini mobile-connected router

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Ah, flaky broadband. The bane of first world existence. But, actually, a real pain in the backside when you're in the middle of a Skype call and it drops dead. Or you're streaming Game of Thrones and someone shuts the door (rather than, ahem, holds it)... >>

Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air 2 review: Now showing on the big screen

Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air 2 review: Now showing on the big screen

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The Manfrotto Digital Director is an intelligent shell that fits around the iPad Air 2, connecting it to your separate camera so you can utilise the tablet's 9.7-inch screen to manage your workflow, plus manage your camera's settings.There's no camera-fiddling... >>

Gigabyte gaming line-up expanded with Auros X7DT and X5S v5 powerhouses

Gigabyte gaming line-up expanded with Auros X7DT and X5S v5 powerhouses

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During this year’s Computex show in Taipei we got to spend some time checking out Gigabyte’s latest gaming laptops: the Aorus series. And what we were treated to were a mixture of already impressive machines and exciting in-the-pipeline news.We kick off... >>

Gigabyte Aero 14 preview: Well spec'ed ultrabook for gamers

Gigabyte Aero 14 preview: Well spec'ed ultrabook for gamers

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Gigabyte was showing off its gaming ultrabook range at this year’s Computex and they were eye-catching to say the least. Fantastic specs combined with super long battery life make for real competitors in this area.The Gigabyte Aero 14 leads these are... >>

Apple 5K Thunderbolt Display to upgrade your Mac with its own GPU?

Apple 5K Thunderbolt Display to upgrade your Mac with its own GPU?

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Apple is reportedly set to unveil the next generation of Thunderbolt Display at WWDC 2016 in just a few weeks. It's expected to pack a 5K display and a graphics processor unit built-in for support.Sources of 9to5mac claim that the 5K Thunderbolt Display... >>

Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so

Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so

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Virtual reality is steadily coming into its own with a slew of new products on show this year at Computex. And some are not what you'd expect.Prior to this year’s show, three companies, HP, gaming giant MSI and mini PC maker Zotac, announced a new... >>

Asus Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini debut at Computex 2016

Asus Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini debut at Computex 2016

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Alongside the powerful Transformer 3 Pro, Asus also launched the Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini at this year’s Computex in Taiwan.The Transformer 3 is a super thin 2-in-1 at just 6.9 mm thick and weighs in at 695g. With the keyboard dock you’re... >>

Asus ROG GX800 preview: Best gaming laptop ever? 4K and GTX980 suggest so

Asus ROG GX800 preview: Best gaming laptop ever? 4K and GTX980 suggest so

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Asus unveiled its latest liquid cooled gaming laptop at Computex this year and, as expected, it’s a heavyweight.The Republic of Gamers is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and the Asus ROG GX800 appears to be the company's thank you to its... >>

World’s largest E Ink display is the USB-powered monitor your eyes have been burning for

World’s largest E Ink display is the USB-powered monitor your eyes have been burning for

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Paperlike is an E Ink monitor designed to act as a secondary display to give your eyes a break from your usual screen.Chinese company Dasung made the screen as what it claims is the world's largest E Ink display at 13.3-inches. Not only that but it's... >>