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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... >>

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 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... >>

Dell XPS 15: Does bigger mean better? (hands-on)

Dell XPS 15: Does bigger mean better? (hands-on)

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Microsoft has shown off a 15-inch version of Dell's new ultra thin, ultra light Dell XPS at the Computex show in Taipei. Like the Dell XPS 13, which was debuted at CES in January and we reviewed in March, the focus of the new model is its impressive display... >>

Apple MacBook (12-inch) review: Is port-free the future?
4.0 stars

Apple MacBook (12-inch) review: Is port-free the future?

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With its 12-inch super glossy Retina display and ultra portability, the new Apple MacBook promises users the chance to live the future of computing not tomorrow, but today. But by stripping out all the standard ports, has the company refined this particular... >>

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence
4.0 stars

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence

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Microsoft is a software company at heart, which has seen the Windows operating system maker not always taking like a duck to water when it comes to hardware. From the uncomfortable Microsoft Band, to the flurry of budget Lumia handsets following the acquisition... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

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A third of the way through 2014 we were introduced to the Acer Aspire Switch 10, a 2-in-1 tablet-meets-laptop device that, despite its somewhat blocky design form, was a decent stab at the concept. That model gets a Gorilla Glass-topped re-lick for 2015,... >>

Acer Aspire R11: The Pilates to Lenovo's Yoga, with 360-degree swivel screen (hands-on)

Acer Aspire R11: The Pilates to Lenovo's Yoga, with 360-degree swivel screen (hands-on)

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Just like the Dead Or Alive classic song, the new Acer Aspire R11's screen can be spun right around - quite literally - to accommodate various positions to take on laptop, tent, stand and tablet forms.  We've seen a variety of solutions in the 2-in-1... >>