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Apple Mac mini (Late 2014) review: Updated, if not upgraded
Laptops 4 out of 5

Apple Mac mini (Late 2014) review: Updated, if not upgraded

By 19 November 2014

The Mac mini is perhaps the least celebrated of the Apple Mac family. The iMac cuts its desktop swathe with luscious design and, recently, that 5K resolution panel has made it the all-in-one to beat. On the portable front, the MacBook Air remains one... >>

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display review: Pixel-packed powerhouse
Laptops 5 out of 5

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display review: Pixel-packed powerhouse

By 13 November 2014

With ultra-high definition resolutions becoming increasingly commonplace, the desire for pixel-packed screens is bigger than ever. And the Apple iMac with Retina display surpasses the 4K trend that is eking its way into the home cinema space by offering... >>

Kano: The build your own PC for kids that brings coding to your living room
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Kano: The build your own PC for kids that brings coding to your living room

By 7 November 2014

While the lure of the Raspberry Pi computer was exciting for many, a lot of people were put off by the sheer rawness of it all. Now a new company is hoping to change that making the “build your own” computer and coding experience kids for fun. Kano... >>

Dell Smart Desk concept: Taking interactive display technology into the future
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Dell Smart Desk concept: Taking interactive display technology into the future

By 6 November 2014

We've all seen Tom Cruise chucking screens around with gesture-based control in the 2002 movie Minority Report. Although that probably doesn't reflect an average day at work for most of us in 2014, Dell's Smart Desk concept is designed to enhance professional... >>

Apple eat your heart out, Dell unveils 5K resolution 27-inch PC monitor
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Apple eat your heart out, Dell unveils 5K resolution 27-inch PC monitor

By 5 November 2014

Move over 4K, Dell has unveiled its UltraSharp 27 Monitor, the world's first individual panel with a 5K resolution. That means a whopping 5120 x 2880 pixels across its 27-inch surface which is seven times the pixel density of a 1080p monitor or TV. 
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Alienware 13: Gaming laptop meets desktop when paired with Graphics Amplifier (hands-on)
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Alienware 13: Gaming laptop meets desktop when paired with Graphics Amplifier (hands-on)

By 4 November 2014

Which to go for - the desktop mega rig for graphically intense sessions, or a hardcore laptop for on-the-go gaming? How about a solution combining the best of both? That's the approach of the Alienware 13 gaming laptop. Use as a mobile gaming machine,... >>

Lenovo Yoga 2 review: Flexible and affordable
Laptops 4 out of 5

Lenovo Yoga 2 review: Flexible and affordable

By 1 November 2014

Laptops are not in a great state. Samsung and Sony have already announced their departure from the market altogether. The money's just not there anymore, and companies need to adapt to survive. Lenovo's Yoga series is this kind of evolution in action.... >>

Close up with the 5K iMac, and boy is it crisp
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Close up with the 5K iMac, and boy is it crisp

By 16 October 2014

Apple has updated its iMac range to create a flagship model that delivers a crisp 5K image. The move, which well and truly takes it from the spare computer to a powerhouse for professionals, signals Apple's intent to deliver a "Retina display" on all... >>

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks
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Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks

By 12 September 2014

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix name isn't a brand new concept, with the first model unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2013. But fast-forward some 20 months to the Intel Developers Forum 2014 and the second generation model has shown face. And it... >>

Hands-on: HP Pavilion x2: 2-in-1 pushes screen gloss to excess
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Hands-on: HP Pavilion x2: 2-in-1 pushes screen gloss to excess

By 12 September 2014

There's a whole lot of choice out there when it comes to laptops and 2-in-1 devices, so the smallest of misjudged design decisions can be costly. Although we rather liked the look of the HP Pavilion x2 - and have been even more impressed by the company's... >>


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