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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... >>

Intel’s future vision: Robot butlers, fashion wearables, super-fast SSD and RealSense prevail at IDF 2015

Intel’s future vision: Robot butlers, fashion wearables, super-fast SSD and RealSense prevail at IDF 2015

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At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 it's all go this year: we've seen automated robot butlers, Fossil unveiling a glimpse of its forthcoming fashion smart wearables, Razer jumping on board Intel's RealSense technology in its new Twitch-friendly camera,... >>

We've only just got Windows 10 and Microsoft has announced the next update already

We've only just got Windows 10 and Microsoft has announced the next update already

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Windows 10 has only been available to PC owners for a few weeks but Microsoft is already planning for the next big update. It's even revealed a couple of the main features a new version will offer.When it devised Windows 10, the software giant wanted... >>

Acer Aspire R11 review: Budget highs and lows
3.5 stars

Acer Aspire R11 review: Budget highs and lows

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It's a pretty good time to be shopping for a cheap laptop, with hybrids, Chromebooks and plain ole laptops each available from a couple of hundred quid these days. So there's no need to spend a small fortune on your next portable computer.The Acer Aspire... >>

Twitchers and YouTubers, the Razer RealSense Camera's auto background removal will enhance your broadcasts

Twitchers and YouTubers, the Razer RealSense Camera's auto background removal will enhance your broadcasts

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Razer is well known in gaming for its PCs, laptops and peripherals. Now, with the power of Intel RealSense, its created the Razer RealSense Camera, which uses the depth-sensing technology to auto remove backgrounds. No need for green screen, no need for... >>

Google's OnHub smart Wi-Fi router might actually excite you

Google's OnHub smart Wi-Fi router might actually excite you

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We've all been there. Your internet isn't working at home, so you resort to unplugging and then re-plugging in your Wi-Fi router. Maybe that'll do the trick... or maybe it won't. It's just one of life's mysteries.But Google has developed a new product... >>

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

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Intel and Fossil Group announced a partnership in September 2014, and now we're seeing the fruits of that as tangible product at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015. Yep, Fossil will release its first fashion smartwatch, an as-yet-unnamed Android Wear... >>

Cortana is always listening with new Wake-On-Voice tech, even when Windows 10 is sleeping

Cortana is always listening with new Wake-On-Voice tech, even when Windows 10 is sleeping

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"Hey Cortana". Windows 10's built-in assistant is the go-to voice-controlled interface in Microsoft's operating system. And she's just about to get a whole lot smarter.Shown at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 in San Francisco, Intel demonstrated... >>

How to get the best Wi-Fi signal, using particle accelerator physics

How to get the best Wi-Fi signal, using particle accelerator physics

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Finding the best Wi-Fi signal should not be difficult and certainly isn't rocket science. But it is particle physics.Using the smarts of particle accelerator maths you can now find the best possible Wi-Fi router position for your home.Since electromagnetic... >>

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

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Dell has teamed up with Google to create its latest Chromebook 13. The plan was to create a sleek design that's powerful enough for business use.The design is aimed at the premium end with a carbon fibre weave cover, magnesium alloy palm rest and aluminium... >>

Want to see mobile and 4G coverage in your area before you sign up to a network? Here's how

Want to see mobile and 4G coverage in your area before you sign up to a network? Here's how

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If you are still on a 3G mobile plan and are considering switching to 4G, or even want to switch mobile provider altogether, after what each offers for the money the next important question you should ask is whether you will get a decent signal in your... >>

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review: Split personality
3.5 stars

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review: Split personality

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Do you believe the hybrid hype? Windows tablets have failed to really take off in the way Android and Apple tablets have, but Windows is where it's at if you're after a hybrid for productivity. The Microsoft Surface 3 proved that.The Asus Transformer... >>

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates.After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>

Game Drive for Xbox could be the easiest gaming storage expansion yet

Game Drive for Xbox could be the easiest gaming storage expansion yet

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Seagate has cleverly waited for Gamescom 2015 to kick off before announcing its new Game Drive for Xbox.Game Drive for Xbox is an external hard drive that should make expanding your console's storage capacity super-simple.With plenty of games now available... >>

You'll never believe how big gadgets used to be: Then and now in pictures

You'll never believe how big gadgets used to be: Then and now in pictures

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Modern technology has propelled us forward to create smaller and smaller gadgets especially since the microchip appeared. Sure phones are growing in screen size now but you'll be amazed how they are still smaller than their historical counterparts. And... >>

Windows 10 has been downloaded more than 14 million times already, have you got yours yet?

Windows 10 has been downloaded more than 14 million times already, have you got yours yet?

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Microsoft has revealed that in the first 24 hours, more than 14 million devices received the Windows 10 upgrade. But there is still a fair way to go before all those who reserved their download get theirs.Pocket-lint has been receiving plenty of reports... >>

Why haven’t I got Windows 10 upgrade yet? And other important questions answered

Why haven’t I got Windows 10 upgrade yet? And other important questions answered

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Although Windows 10 officially launched yesterday, many are complaining that they haven't yet got the upgrade. Even if they pre-registered for the download at the beginning of June, they are still plugging away with Windows 8.1 or 7, hoping that a notification... >>

Windows 10 first impressions: Should you upgrade or not?

Windows 10 first impressions: Should you upgrade or not?

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Windows 10 is officially here and it’s generating a lot of buzz for a new windows release, especially considering that the basic version is completely free for Windows 8.1 or 7 owners. And it’s difficult to make an argument against a free upgrade.However,... >>

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

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Quite possibly the worst Android bug that's ever existed has been discovered. It could mean the end for you smartphone.All an attacker would need to remotely access your smartphone is your phone number.The weakness comes from a part of the Android OS... >>

Five gadgets you won’t want to go on holiday without

Five gadgets you won’t want to go on holiday without

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Holiday season is here. So what are the best gadgets to travel with? From action-capturing cameras, a satnav to navigate you through Europe and of course, a high quality camera to capture your trip, Pocket-lint are giving you the best recommendations... >>

9 things about Windows 10 you didn’t know already

9 things about Windows 10 you didn’t know already

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Windows 10 is available to download from today - although, thanks to a staggered rollout, you might have to wait a few days to get it. But while you wait you might want to know about some of the lesser known abilities it will bring to your PC.When you... >>

9 things you can do with Microsoft Edge you couldn’t with Internet Explorer

9 things you can do with Microsoft Edge you couldn’t with Internet Explorer

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Microsoft's new browser, Edge, is finally here and ready to make you forget all about Internet Explorer.Even at first glance, Edge seems like a vast improvement over its predecessor: fast browsing, minimal pop­ups (thanks to a built-in pop­up blocker),... >>

Cortana in Windows 10: Here's how it works and why it could change PCs forever

Cortana in Windows 10: Here's how it works and why it could change PCs forever

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Windows 10 is available from today, 29 July, and PCs worldwide will start to get the update with the eventual roll out expected to reach everybody in the next week. That means your existing Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 laptop, desktop or tablet device will soon... >>

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter

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Samsung has unveiled what it says is the world's first monitor that can wirelessly charge a smartphone.The SE370 looks like a normal, but very futuristic, monitor and comes in 23.6-inch or 27-inch variants. But what makes this special is the stand which... >>

Microsoft Q4 FY15 earnings: Huge losses, but Surface, Xbox, and Office 365 sales are up

Microsoft Q4 FY15 earnings: Huge losses, but Surface, Xbox, and Office 365 sales are up

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Microsoft has posted its fourth-quarter earnings for its 2015 fiscal year, and while the company did report huge losses, it beat analysts' expectations and claimed it experienced decent growth in key businesses.Starting off with the good news: Microsoft... >>

There's now a Google Drive plugin for Microsoft Office in Windows

There's now a Google Drive plugin for Microsoft Office in Windows

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Everyone knows that Microsoft has a new company-wide vision with its new CEO, and part of that vision is getting its start productivity suite, Microsoft Office, running on and working with all the major platforms out there.Microsoft shocked the world... >>

Toshiba in serious trouble as CEO quits over $1.2 billion accounting scandal

Toshiba in serious trouble as CEO quits over $1.2 billion accounting scandal

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Hisao Tanaka, the CEO and president of Toshiba, has resigned after the company was found to have overstated its operating profits for the last six years, to the tune of $1.2 billion (£780 million).He and two others in senior management, vice-chairman... >>

Apple releases iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan public betas: Here's how to try them

Apple releases iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan public betas: Here's how to try them

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Apple has launched the first public beta of El Capitan, the next version of OS X. It also released a public beta of iOS 9, making it the first public beta for a major iOS update. Both betas are free to install and test.The company unveiled its operating... >>

The summer gift guide: Business travel gadgets

The summer gift guide: Business travel gadgets

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Just because it's summer doesn't mean you get to stop working. But whether you are travelling for work or pleasure these gadgets will take care of your precious kit.  Griffin Keyboard Wired with Lightning Connector Connect to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod... >>

EE fined £1 million by Ofcom for mishandling customer complaints

EE fined £1 million by Ofcom for mishandling customer complaints

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Ofcom has fined EE a staggering £1 million for not treating customer complaints in the proper manner, as according to the code of practice set by the UK's communications regulator and agreed by all networks.EE, it ruled, failed to inform customers complaining... >>

Windows 10 won’t be available to everybody at launch

Windows 10 won’t be available to everybody at launch

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Windows 10 will be available from 29 July but it has been revealed that most consumers will not actually get the update that day.Microsoft has confirmed its roll out plans and it will be phasing the release of the software in order to prevent servers... >>

Freephone 0800 and 0808 numbers are finally free to call from mobiles too

Freephone 0800 and 0808 numbers are finally free to call from mobiles too

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Thanks to a ruling set by Ofcom last year, networks have lifted charges for freephone numbers when called from a mobile.That means that from today, 1 July, you will no longer be charged when you call numbers starting with 0800 and 0808 from your smartphone... >>

El Capitan code suggests Apple 21.5-inch iMac with 4K screen

El Capitan code suggests Apple 21.5-inch iMac with 4K screen

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Apple may be preparing a new 4K iMac for the 21.5-inch range.Currently Apple has its 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display dazzling eyes with its high resolution screen. But the smaller 21.5-inch iMac hasn't had a screen update in some time.Code in the... >>

Watch Microsoft create the Windows 10 wallpaper using projectors and lasers

Watch Microsoft create the Windows 10 wallpaper using projectors and lasers

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Windows 10 will have its own, unique wallpaper designed by a production designer and artist who is also known for his work on Tron's opening titles. His name is Bradley Munkowitz.As it did with all previous versions of Windows, Microsoft has created a... >>

Your next television could be rolled out like clingfilm, micron thin screen could even be used in clothing

Your next television could be rolled out like clingfilm, micron thin screen could even be used in clothing

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If you thought current televisions were thin, you've seen nothing yet. A new display has been developed that's just microns thin, by comparison a human hair is 100-microns thick.This display discovery isn't just about televisions or phones though, this... >>

Forget Chromecast and Fire TV Stick, the Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 is a full PC in a dongle

Forget Chromecast and Fire TV Stick, the Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 is a full PC in a dongle

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Dongle-style stick devices have become popular of late, able to be hidden around the back of a television yet provide smart TV functionality, apps and access to all manner of video content.Devices such as the Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick and... >>

Toshiba crams a stunning 4K screen into its new convertible notebook

Toshiba crams a stunning 4K screen into its new convertible notebook

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It wasn't too long ago that 4K laptops were new, and already they've adapted the tech enough to fit it into a convertible notebook.The new Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 4K Ultra HD Edition is Toshiba's first convertible notebook with such a high-resolution... >>

Razer Mamba (2015) hands-on: The best gaming mouse on the planet

Razer Mamba (2015) hands-on: The best gaming mouse on the planet

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As games have become more sophisticated and graphical resolution has increased dramatically, so too has the need for ever more sensitive gaming gear.For PC gamers, an accurate and sensitive mouse is a must. For pro-gamers it is their lifeblood. And one... >>

Microsoft at E3: Gears 4 coming 2016 and refreshed Gears of War in 1080p

Microsoft at E3: Gears 4 coming 2016 and refreshed Gears of War in 1080p

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Microsoft has kicked off its media event at E5 2015 with some huge announcements about Gears of War.Microsoft bought the Gears of War game franchise from Epic Games more than a year ago, and now we're finally hearing about Gears 4 (that's what Microsoft... >>

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review: In and out of orbit
3.5 stars

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review: In and out of orbit

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Small is portable. Big is comfortable. But go too far either way and the cart turns over. Toshiba is playing with how small a laptop can get with the Satellite Click Mini, an ultra-low-cost tablet-meets-laptop hybrid.The Satellite Click Mini costs just... >>

HP Spectre x360 review: Shaken, not stirred
4.5 stars

HP Spectre x360 review: Shaken, not stirred

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We've long heard Apple lauded for its laptop ranges, but the Cupertino company has arguably taken its eye off the ball of late: the MacBook Air looks a bit stale these days and the MacBook Pro hasn't changed much in a few years.That gives Windows laptops... >>

Is Razer really thinking about buying Ouya?

Is Razer really thinking about buying Ouya?

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Well, would you look at that: a company, which specialises in making products just for gamers, is reportedly thinking about buying another company that makes gaming consoles. It's like a match made in gamer-heaven.According to CNET, Ouya is in negotiations... >>

Microsoft Surface Hub to cost £5K... and that's just the starting price

Microsoft Surface Hub to cost £5K... and that's just the starting price

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Microsoft has given a price tag to the giant touchscreen computer it made for conference rooms.During a Windows 10 media briefing in January, Microsoft unveiled an 84-inch interactive screen that doubles as a touchscreen computer and 4K TV. Called the... >>

The next version of OS X is El Capitan

The next version of OS X is El Capitan

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Apple has kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, where company executives are unveiling the next version of OS X for Macs and more.Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, is now on stage, and he... >>

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

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Computer 2015, in Taipei, is one of Asia's largest computer trade shows and gives manufacturers a chance to showcase their latest creations, be it a super thin ultrabook or a brand new smartwatch.The main press conferences held across the week by companies... >>

Gigabyte's Aorus X5: The most powerful 15-inch gaming laptop ever? (hands-on)

Gigabyte's Aorus X5: The most powerful 15-inch gaming laptop ever? (hands-on)

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The Gigabyte Aorus X5 is billed as "Earth's most powerful 15-inch" laptop in the company's official literature. That's a bold statement for any manufacturer to claim and so Pocket-lint went to have a look at this gaming behemoth at this year's Computex... >>

Asus Transformer T100HA: Cheap, chic and bang-up-to-date (hands-on)

Asus Transformer T100HA: Cheap, chic and bang-up-to-date (hands-on)

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Asus announced a plethora of devices at the Computex show this year and the T100HA drew some considerable attention. Not because it's the fanciest looking tablet-meets-laptop around, but because it promises plenty for what is likely to be an affordable... >>

Asus Zenbook UX305 review: King of the mid-range
4.5 stars

Asus Zenbook UX305 review: King of the mid-range

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The mid-range laptop market tends to be a sea of nondescript plastic. Who knows, perhaps that's an incentive to spend more cash for something a little more luxe. Not so with the Acer Zenbook UX305, however, which could well be the new poster boy for the... >>

Toshiba Satellite Computex prototype to feature face-authentication camera (hands-on)

Toshiba Satellite Computex prototype to feature face-authentication camera (hands-on)

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Microsoft revealed a prototype by Toshiba at its press conference at Computex in Taipei, highlighting Windows Hello and what could be possible in the future.The new prototype device, which doesn't even have a name as yet, was one of a handful of devices... >>

What is Synaptics SmartBar and how might it forever change the spacebar with touch?

What is Synaptics SmartBar and how might it forever change the spacebar with touch?

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The spacebar on your PC keyboard has a lot of potential.Or at least that's what a company called Synaptics wants us to believe. It thinks the spacebar is underutilised and has come up with a solution: give it touch capabilities. Synaptics has developed... >>