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Apple MacBook (12-inch) review: Is port-free the future?
Laptops 4 out of 5

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

By 13 May 2015

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
Laptops 4 out of 5

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

By 1 May 2015

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

By 23 April 2015

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

By 23 April 2015

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... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531: Big and budget (hands-on)
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Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531: Big and budget (hands-on)

By 23 April 2015

It's not the first time we've seen the Acer Chromebook 15, but the CB3-531 version, unveiled at Acer's global press conference, adds some extras to the existing range, bringing some added refinement. Well, we say refinement, but first impressions don't... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark
Laptops 4 out of 5

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark

By 15 April 2015

It's all Zen and Chi over at Asus HQ of late. The company's latest laptop-meets-tablet, the Transformer Book T100 Chi, has meditated its way to a slimmer, fitter state than its more letter-laden T100TAF predecessor, presenting a slender design that incorporates... >>

Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)
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Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)

By 31 March 2015

We've been following Microsoft Surface - the laptop-meets-tablet hybrid device - since its conception, cumulating in the Surface Pro 3 towards the end of 2014. Now it's new year, new gear: with the brand new Surface 3, a 10.8-inch edition to the line-up,... >>

MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (early 2015) review: May the Force be with you
Laptops 4.5 out of 5

MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (early 2015) review: May the Force be with you

By 26 March 2015

The 2015 update to Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro includes the latest Force Touch trackpad, new Intel Broadwell processors, faster storage, and the promise of an even better battery life. While the MacBook Pro range is available in a 15-inch variant, the... >>

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever
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Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

By 24 March 2015

While Apple and others are doing their best to re-engineer the trackpad to the ninth degree, Logitech has taken a different tack. It has just launched a brand new state of the art mouse. The Logitech MX Master wireless mouse is the company's new flagship... >>

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)
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Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)

By 20 March 2015

It's not the first time we've seen a mini PC, but the Acer Revo One RL85's dinky one-litre scale means you can wave goodbye to the bulky tower of old, while its versatile feature set means it's more than just a PC. Indeed, by default it comes boxed with... >>