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Apple 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display review: All about the ultra-high definition
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Apple 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display review: All about the ultra-high definition

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A new iMac range is here to woo you into staying with the desktop in 2015 rather than going mobile.With new processors, new displays, and new graphics options there is plenty to be tempted by. We've been using the new 21.5-inch model with 4K display to... >>

Google on Chrome OS Android: Working to bring together best of both

Google on Chrome OS Android: Working to bring together best of both

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It looks like Chrome OS isn't on its deathbed - as Google has just taken the time to explain where the operating system is currently at as well as where it might be headed in the near future.The Wall Street Journal claimed last week that the operating... >>

Apple Magic Trackpad 2 review: Feel the Force Touch
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2 review: Feel the Force Touch

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Force Touch is the new pressure-sensitive tech from Apple that promises to change the way we interact with our Macs by offering shallow and deep "layers" of interaction on the trackpad.First introduced on the MacBook and the MacBook Pro in early 2015,... >>

Say goodbye to Chrome OS, will be folded into Android in 2017

Say goodbye to Chrome OS, will be folded into Android in 2017

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Oh, Chrome OS - we hardly knew ye.The operating system powering Chromebook laptops is about to be killed, according to The Wall Street Journal. But that doesn't mean Google is giving up on Chromebooks altogether; on the contrary, it plans to fold Chrome... >>

EE reveals 5G plans for 1Gbps connection in the UK, and more

EE reveals 5G plans for 1Gbps connection in the UK, and more

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EE has unveiled its plans for a better-connected future in the UK. From working with businesses to enhancing connectivity, EE has high hopes for the UK's future.The company reckons 4G value is estimated at £8.9bn. And it's growing. So there's plenty... >>

TalkTalk hack: Everything you need to know

TalkTalk hack: Everything you need to know

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TalkTalk, the phone and broadband provider has been hacked – again.The hack, that occurred on Wednesday 21 October is part of an ongoing issue for TalkTalk as hacking the company has now happened several times. A massive breach also occurred in February.Many... >>

Lenovo launches Yoga 900 convertible and Yoga Home 900 AIO, both with W10

Lenovo launches Yoga 900 convertible and Yoga Home 900 AIO, both with W10

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Lenovo has announced two new Windows 10 PCs: a convertible laptop called Yoga 900, and an all-in-one called Yoga Home 900.Starting off with the Yoga 900, it is the latest in Yoga's line of convertible laptops. It features a quad HD, 13-inch display, sixth-generation... >>

Lenovo Y50 review: Good for gamers
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Lenovo Y50 review: Good for gamers

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Buying a gaming laptop can get expensive. The sort of expensive that'll make you wince and have you scoping out your cupboards for things you can flog on eBay. The Lenovo Y50 is designed to be an antidote to that kind of financial anxiety.For as little... >>

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

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Apple has updated its entire family of iMac desktop computers, introducing its best display technology to each category.The line-up of 21.5-inch iMacs now includes a model with a 4K Retina display, coming with a pixel resolution of 4096 x 2304. And all... >>

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

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Apple has announced a new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 for iMac and desktop users. The new wireless Mac accessories will ditch the use of AA batteries and instead opt for lithium-ion batteries that can be charged from a lightning... >>

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

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Although we've had tablets that transform into laptops for a while now, it seems that the category has really taken off in the last couple of weeks, with Microsoft's own Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book leading the charge.Now Toshiba has shown its hand... >>

Acer outs updated Aspire R 14, portable Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one as Windows 10 slew continues

Acer outs updated Aspire R 14, portable Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one as Windows 10 slew continues

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With Microsoft announcing its own hardware for Windows 10 recently, the roadshow continues, bringing more devices from more manufacturers. Now is the turn of Acer.Acer has previously shown a number of devices destined for Windows 10, including its smartphone,... >>

Silver HP Spectre x360 will also get Skylake processors and same features as B&O limited edition

Silver HP Spectre x360 will also get Skylake processors and same features as B&O limited edition

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During its holiday line-up unveiling in Barcelona, HP revealed a limited edition version of its high-end Spectre x360 laptop that celebrates the 90th anniversary of audio partner Bang & Olufsen. It features a double-dipped anodised finish, with ash and... >>

Is the HP Envy Curved All-in-One the sexiest desktop PC in the world? Spoiler alert: yes!

Is the HP Envy Curved All-in-One the sexiest desktop PC in the world? Spoiler alert: yes!

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Hewlett-Packard has a wide variety of new products coming for the holiday season 2015, including laptops, 2-in-1s, tablets, and even the officially licensed Special Edition Star Wars Notebook. It also has a wide desktop PC in the shape of the Envy Curved... >>

Dell XPS 15 adds infinity display for 2016 model, XPS 13 sees power bump

Dell XPS 15 adds infinity display for 2016 model, XPS 13 sees power bump

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In 2014 Dell introduced its infinity display: a near edge-to-edge screen with minimal bezel, as found on the XPS 13 laptop. It not only looked gorgeous but helped to keep the form factor down. Now, for the 2016 range its the turn of the larger XPS 15... >>

Dell XPS 12 hands-on: 4K screen 2-in-1 takes on Surface Pro 4, coming 2016

Dell XPS 12 hands-on: 4K screen 2-in-1 takes on Surface Pro 4, coming 2016

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When we think of Dell's XPS line we think laptops. But that's all about to change with the introduction of the 2016 Dell XPS 12 - a 2-in-1 tablet with keyboard dock that's feature-packed and looks set to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. We got to... >>

That's no moon that’s a HP Star Wars Special Edition Notebook

That's no moon that’s a HP Star Wars Special Edition Notebook

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After a series of teases over the last few days, HP has finally revealed its Star Wars-themed laptop, which is coming later this month, starting at €799.The Star Wars Special Edition Notebook is designed around the dark side of the force, with a Galactic... >>

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

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When HP unveiled its new 8-inch tablet on stage during its Barcelona holiday line-up reveal event it looked like a conventional device at that size. But then the company slotted it into a 10-inch keyboard and everybody looked on in bemusement.Funnily... >>

HP Spectre x2 hands-on: A 2-in-1 that gives the Surface Pro 4 a run for its money

HP Spectre x2 hands-on: A 2-in-1 that gives the Surface Pro 4 a run for its money

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The HP Spectra x2 is, after an initial bout of scrutiny, a gorgeous device. It will need a lot more testing before we can tell exactly what it's capable of, but it's both an impressive tablet and a decent laptop to boot.HP includes the keyboard with the... >>

HP Spectre x360 Bang & Olufsen limited edition hands-on: The best Windows 10 laptop just got better

HP Spectre x360 Bang & Olufsen limited edition hands-on: The best Windows 10 laptop just got better

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HP has unveiled a new version of its recent success story, the Spectre x360, that has been reworked thanks to the company’s ongoing partnership with Bang & Olufsen.Not only does it now adopt the B&O logo (even though it has been revealed that the speakers... >>

HP takes on Apple Music and Spotify with HP Lounge, free unlimited music streaming

HP takes on Apple Music and Spotify with HP Lounge, free unlimited music streaming

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HP has announced its own music streaming service that is free for all buyers of consumer laptops and PCs from the brand going forward.HP Lounge is essentially the company's rival to services like Apple Music and Spotify in that it presents streaming of... >>

Spectre x2 is HP's thinnest 2-in-1 ever and it's powerful too

Spectre x2 is HP's thinnest 2-in-1 ever and it's powerful too

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Following Microsoft's big unveil of its Windows 10 hardware last night, HP has held an event to reveal its new offerings. One of these is a new Spectre x2 laptop that converts into a tablet.The Spectre x2 is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible PC the company... >>

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?

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Microsoft says that its first ever laptop, the Surface Book, is the most powerful 13-inch laptop ever made. Apple may have something to say about that.The Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display is the company's most powerful laptop creation, aimed at power... >>

Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display might finally launch next week

Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display might finally launch next week

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There is a tonne of new Apple stuff to buy this autumn, including new iPhones, a new Apple TV, and an iPad Pro, and now it looks like you can add iMacs with UHD screens to that list of new products.In September, days before Apple's big iPhone 6S event,... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 official: Price, release date, everything you need to know

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 official: Price, release date, everything you need to know

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It's Surface Pro 4 time, the latest tablet-meets-laptop product from Microsoft that is thinner, lighter and more powerful than its 2013 Surface Pro 3 predecessor. Here's everything you need to know.Surface Pro 4: DesignThe Surface Pro 4 maintains the... >>

Microsoft Surface Book: Everything you need to know about the world's fastest laptop

Microsoft Surface Book: Everything you need to know about the world's fastest laptop

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Microsoft has unveiled it's first ever laptop built by the company, the Surface Book.Microsoft say this is the fastest 13-inch laptop ever made and is twice as fast as the MacBook Pro.But it's about more than power, it's more than a laptop, the screen... >>

HP might debut a Star Wars-themed Windows 10 device this week

HP might debut a Star Wars-themed Windows 10 device this week

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HP is likely getting ready to unveil a Star-Wars themed Windows 10 device. If that's the case, you'll apparently get to see it shown off in just two days.The PC maker has a press event planned for 7 October in Barcelona, where Microsoft will join HP on... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan now out: Here's how to get the free update and more

Apple OS X El Capitan now out: Here's how to get the free update and more

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Apple has released OS X El Capitan (10.11), the latest version of the Mac operating system.This major update is available to Mac users across the world - free of charge. Prior to the golden master version, which was made available to developers and testers... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update
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Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update

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It's that time of year again when Apple releases a new operating system - this year named El Capitan - bringing new features and some changes to its desktop software and your MacBook or iMac.But with Apple introducing the iPad Pro, and a strong push for... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan almost ready for download: 10 new features to try

Apple OS X El Capitan almost ready for download: 10 new features to try

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Apple's next operating system, OS X El Capitan, will be available as a free upgrade to its Mac users on the 30 September, and follows on from  the Yosemite release launched last year.OS X El Capitan brings with it several new features, all of which... >>

This new Riffsy app lets you easily find and share GIFs from a Mac

This new Riffsy app lets you easily find and share GIFs from a Mac

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Although people still debate how to pronounce GIF, everyone will agree that GIFs themselves are pretty amazing. And now, thanks to a free desktop app from a company called Riffsy, you can get your fill of them with a Mac.When Apple opened up its keyboard... >>

Office 2016 for Windows 10 now available: How to get it and key new features explained

Office 2016 for Windows 10 now available: How to get it and key new features explained

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Microsoft has finally released the Windows 10 version of Office 2016, which follows from the Mac OS X software released in July, and we can safely say that it's the best version of its productivity suite we've seen.There are several key changes you'll... >>

To insure or not to insure? The daftest ways of busting your smartphone

To insure or not to insure? The daftest ways of busting your smartphone

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Holy busted smartphones, Batman! If you or a friend or family member have ever smashed up a smartphone then you'll know all about the exquisite mental (and financial!) discomfort of seeing a £600+ piece of hardware shatter to smithereens in front of... >>

How to ensure you don’t drop your phone down the loo

How to ensure you don’t drop your phone down the loo

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Are you a butterfingered iPhone addict who cannot even visit the toilet without the aid of your touchscreen second-brain?If so, you might be glad to hear that there is an actual product that has been invented specifically to ensure you don’t drop your... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700: Better than the Microsoft Surface Pro?

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700: Better than the Microsoft Surface Pro?

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Lenovo is making moves to take a bite out of the Microsoft Surface Pro, revealing its 12-inch IdeaPad Miix 700 tablet-meets-laptop 2-in-1 hybrid at the IFA consumer technology fair. And it has a number of additional features that put it a notch ahead... >>

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: Projector tablet breaks the traditional mould (hands-on)

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: Projector tablet breaks the traditional mould (hands-on)

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Tablets are evolving to try and innovate; to bring new and desirable features into a market that's stagnated somewhat. It takes something new to standout from the crowd, which is exactly what the Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro does.At first glance you might wonder... >>

Apple patents fuel cell laptop battery for long-lasting MacBook

Apple patents fuel cell laptop battery for long-lasting MacBook

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If we had to complain about one thing when it comes to Apple's laptops, we'd gripe about battery life.And that's especially true if you own an older MacBook Pro. Simply run the Chrome browser on your machine for a couple hours, and before you know it,... >>

Apple might show off a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display next month

Apple might show off a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display next month

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There is going to be a tonne of new Apple stuff to buy this autumn.The Cupertino-based company is getting ready to launch its new iPhones and maybe even an updated Apple TV and all-new iPad Pro within the next month, but in addition to all that, a new... >>

Acer Chromebook R11: Fully flexible Chromebook packs IPS screen on a budget

Acer Chromebook R11: Fully flexible Chromebook packs IPS screen on a budget

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We've seen a dozen Chromebooks and it's fair to say few have ever impressed us. Why? Because of poor screen choices with limited angles of view.Not so the Acer Chromebook R11. By packing in an IPS touchscreen panel this 11.6-incher can be tilted to extreme... >>

Acer Revo Build: Assemble this modular mini PC like Lego

Acer Revo Build: Assemble this modular mini PC like Lego

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What you're looking at is not a retro hi-fi, nor a bento box as Acer CEO Jason Chen likened the new Acer Revo Build to when introducing it on stage at the company's IFA press conference in Berlin.Nope, the Acer Revo Build is an assemble-it-yourself modular... >>

Want to play your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? Asus VivoStick might be the answer

Want to play your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? Asus VivoStick might be the answer

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Fancy playing your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? That's now possible thanks to Asus who has just announced a new Windows 10 PC on a stick at IFA in Germany.The new Asus VivoStick is the company's answer to Intel's Compute Stick and is basically... >>

Intel Skylake processors explained: Why they'll make your next PC or tablet faster

Intel Skylake processors explained: Why they'll make your next PC or tablet faster

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Intel has announced a new range of processors at European technology trade show IFA in German.Dubbed Skylake, the new Intel Core processors, which will include a line aimed at mobile 2-in-1 devices promise to be the company's "best ever" and allow manufacturers... >>

Acer Revo Build is a modular PC that you can add new components to magnetically

Acer Revo Build is a modular PC that you can add new components to magnetically

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Acer has followed up last year's small form factor Revo PC with a new model that's also modular, so users can add and take away elements as they require.The Revo Build comes with two main components, the main unit and the graphics, and then other modules... >>

Lenovo's latest laptop and tablet line-up leads with the Ideapad MIIX 700 and its RealSense Camera

Lenovo's latest laptop and tablet line-up leads with the Ideapad MIIX 700 and its RealSense Camera

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Lenovo has announced a refresh for its laptop, all-in-one and 2-in-1 Windows 10 line-up ahead of IFA 2015 in Berlin.Undoubtedly the star of the new range is the Ideapad MIIX 700, a 12-inch 2-in-1/tablet that comes with a folio keyboard and up to a 6th... >>

Toshiba aims at MacBook with 'world's first' 4K 12.5-inch Satellite Radius 12

Toshiba aims at MacBook with 'world's first' 4K 12.5-inch Satellite Radius 12

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Ahead of IFA getting into full swing, Toshiba announced a 12.5-inch convertible laptop that comes with an Ultra HD 4K display.The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 can be spec'd with up to a 6th gen Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and a 512GB M.2... >>