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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)... >>

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... >>

Acer Switch 12 S preview: 2-in-1 with many talents

Acer Switch 12 S preview: 2-in-1 with many talents

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We found Acer’s swanky Switch 12 S on the showfloor at this year’s Computex and had a short play. It's certainly a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet to be reckoned with. The detachable Switch 12 S is mainly interesting for its innovative connectivity solutions.... >>

Asus Transformer 3 Pro preview: Gives the Surface a run for its money

Asus Transformer 3 Pro preview: Gives the Surface a run for its money

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Asus unveiled three new 2-in-1 devices at Computex this year. Having led the way in the detachable tablet market, it seems keen to maintain its lead and the Transformer 3 Pro suggests the company is right on track. Its a device that sometimes exceeds... >>

Asus Zenbook 3 preview: A superthin MacBook killer?

Asus Zenbook 3 preview: A superthin MacBook killer?

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It seems every Computex Asus manages to get us to fall in love (or perhaps lust) with its latest Zenbook. And this year’s offering, the Asus Zenbook 3, is no exception. It’s not only beautifully crafted, using aerospace grade alloy and the signature... >>

Kanex GoPower Mac: USB Type-C portable battery charger for MacBook

Kanex GoPower Mac: USB Type-C portable battery charger for MacBook

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Kanex has been making Apple accessories for quite some time now, but its latest could be seen as a Godsend for all those with 12-inch Retina MacBooks. The Kanex GoPower for Mac is a 15,000mAh portable battery that can fully charge a MacBook and iPhone... >>

Dell Latitude 7000 review: Design means business, battery life doesn't
3.5 stars

Dell Latitude 7000 review: Design means business, battery life doesn't

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For years we've heard tablets are killing laptops. But would we trade in our MacBooks for an iPad and an on-screen keyboard? Only if the alternative was having to ram an Apple Pencil down each fingernail. The Dell Latitude 7000 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch device... >>

Acer Aspire S13 preview: Slim and suitably priced

Acer Aspire S13 preview: Slim and suitably priced

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When it comes to luxe laptops there are an increasing number vying for your attention - but all too often they cost a grand. Not so the Acer Aspire S13 which, starting at €699, is poised to take on the likes of the MacBook Air, Dells and HPs of this... >>

Acer Switch Alpha 12 preview: Giving Microsoft Surface a run for its money?

Acer Switch Alpha 12 preview: Giving Microsoft Surface a run for its money?

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The Microsoft Surface is synonymous with the idea of a premium 2-in-1 device, but its ongoing success has seen other makers want a slice of that pie. Enter the Acer Switch Alpha 12, a powerful yet affordable 2-in-1, which we've got to sample at the Acer... >>

Microsoft Surface Book review: One for the books
4.0 stars

Microsoft Surface Book review: One for the books

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After picking up the Microsoft Surface Book the bag in which it was placed promptly ripped through at the handles as we wandered down the street. Ah, this isn't a lightweight tablet-esque Surface product and, we suppose, we learnt that the hard way before... >>