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Weird and wonderful tech of Computex 2018: Crazy gadgets and gizmos you must see
Weird and wonderful tech of Computex 2018: Crazy gadgets and gizmos you must see By Cat Thomas

Even though Taiwan's Computex is best known for its laptops and computers, there are plenty of other devices, gadgets and gizmos lurking around its show Read more

HP ProBook x360 440 G1 initial review: Slim, sleek and super secure
HP ProBook x360 440 G1 initial review: Slim, sleek and super secure By Cat Thomas

During its Computex 2018 keynote speech, Microsoft highlighted security as one of the main themes, and the newly-announced HP ProBook x360 440 G1 was shown Read more

Asus Precog initial review: Beautiful concept notebook with dual screens
Asus Precog initial review: Beautiful concept notebook with dual screens By Cat Thomas

Asus unveiled its work-in-progress in the Precog project at its Computex 2018 press conference in Taipei. And there were more than a few "oohs" and "aahs" Read more

Asus VivoBook S13, S14, S15 and ZenBook S in photos
Asus VivoBook S13, S14, S15 and ZenBook S in photos By Cat Thomas

When Asus chairman Johnny Shih took to the stage at this year’s Computex press conference he was eager to point out that, while Asus has a reputation Read more

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 initial review: Enter the age of the ScreenPad
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 initial review: Enter the age of the ScreenPad By Cat Thomas

Taiwan's Computex is the show to be at if you want to see the latest and greatest notebooks and Asus hasn't disappointed us with its latest ZenBook.The Read more

Asus VivoWatch BP initial review: Read your blood pressure on the go
Asus VivoWatch BP initial review: Read your blood pressure on the go By Cat Thomas

Among other announcements at this year’s Computex in Taipei, Asus announced the VivoWatch BP.It is the world’s first wearable, blood pressure-reading Read more

Asus ROG Phone initial review: The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more
Asus ROG Phone initial review: The serious flagship smartphone for PUBG gamers and more By Cat Thomas

Asus' gaming brand, Republic of Gamers, unveiled its latest gadget to keep you gaming no matter when or where during its Computex 2018 press conference. Read more

MSI GT83VR Titan preview: Gaming monster with a roar
MSI GT83VR Titan preview: Gaming monster with a roar By Cat Thomas

Computex has very much been about the onslaught of super-slim gaming machines due to the launch of Nvidia’s Max-Q architecture.However, we spotted a Read more

HP Spectre x360 (2017) preview: 15-incher with supermodel looks
HP Spectre x360 (2017) preview: 15-incher with supermodel looks By Cat Thomas

While perusing the Microsoft stand at this year’s Computex, we spotted and unmarked HP Spectre 360x 15-inch.This is an updated version of 2016’s model, Read more

Eve V preview: What makes the crowd-funded Surface Pro rival so special?
Eve V preview: What makes the crowd-funded Surface Pro rival so special? By Cat Thomas

A crowd-funded tablet/laptop hybrid might not usually catch the eye, but clearly Microsoft feels there's something special about the Eve V. It highlighted Read more

MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro preview: Taking gaming laptops to the Max-Q
MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro preview: Taking gaming laptops to the Max-Q By Cat Thomas

The announcement of Nvidia's Max-Q during Computex 2017 in Taiwan has seen some interesting slimline gaming machines launched this week. Pocket-lint Read more

Samsung Notebook 9 Pro preview: Flip screened laptop with built-in S Pen
Samsung Notebook 9 Pro preview: Flip screened laptop with built-in S Pen By Cat Thomas

Samsung announced its latest iteration of the Notebook 9 series at Computex this year and it comes with something extra. The Notebook 9 Pro has an embedded Read more

Gigabyte VR 720 Motion Stimulator at Computex shows future of VR
Gigabyte VR 720 Motion Stimulator at Computex shows future of VR By Cat Thomas

Gigabyte stole the show for VR at Computex 2017 with their 720° Motion Stimulator. Pocket-lint managed to charm their way into a try and it was every Read more

Asus ROG Zephyrus preview: Ultra-slim gaming laptop with Nvidia's latest architecture
Asus ROG Zephyrus preview: Ultra-slim gaming laptop with Nvidia's latest architecture By Cat Thomas

The opening day at this year’s Computex saw some impressive announcements from Nvidia regarding its new Max-Q architecture.It was also the first to Read more

Asus Zenbook Pro UX550 preview: Next-level machine with a 4K touchscreen
Asus Zenbook Pro UX550 preview: Next-level machine with a 4K touchscreen By Cat Thomas

Asus’ Zenbook range has quite the following with its glorious designs and excellent specs at very competitive prices.At the Asus press conference held Read more

Asus Vivo Book Pro S15 preview: The world’s first laptop with Intel Optane
Asus Vivo Book Pro S15 preview: The world’s first laptop with Intel Optane By Cat Thomas

Asus spruced up its Vivo Book range, with the Vivo Book S and Vivo Book Pro S15, which appeal to the budget-conscious end of the market.Vivo Book Pro Read more

Asus Zenbook Flip S preview: Super thin convertible jam packed with top-shelf kit
Asus Zenbook Flip S preview: Super thin convertible jam packed with top-shelf kit By Cat Thomas

Asus started off its press conference at Computex in Taipei on Monday by announcing an all-new device: the 13 inch Zenbook Flip S.As you may have inferred Read more

The weird and wonderful tech of CEATEC 2016: Here are the crazy gadgets you'll be using in future
The weird and wonderful tech of CEATEC 2016: Here are the crazy gadgets you'll be using in future By Cat Thomas

Japan’s top tech show, CEATEC, was held this week in Chiba, just outside Tokyo. And although it has always been traditionally known as a consumer electronics Read more

Gigabyte gaming line-up expanded with Auros X7DT and X5S v5 powerhouses
Gigabyte gaming line-up expanded with Auros X7DT and X5S v5 powerhouses By Cat Thomas

During this year’s Computex show in Taipei we got to spend some time checking out Gigabyte’s latest gaming laptops: the Aorus series. And what we Read more

Gigabyte Aero 14 preview: Well spec'ed ultrabook for gamers
Gigabyte Aero 14 preview: Well spec'ed ultrabook for gamers By Cat Thomas

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 Read more

Android phone owners can record 360-degree VR video with NeoEye
Android phone owners can record 360-degree VR video with NeoEye By Cat Thomas

Wandering around the show floor at Computex last week, we came across this dinky little 360-degree 3D camera for Android devices.Called the NeoEye, it Read more

Seawolf mini-submarines are the GoPro drones of the sea
Seawolf mini-submarines are the GoPro drones of the sea By Cat Thomas

These impressive looking underwater drones caught our eye at this year’s Computex. They look like something out of the James Bond movies, but are actual Read more

3Glasses Blubur Series VR headsets bring virtual reality to the masses
3Glasses Blubur Series VR headsets bring virtual reality to the masses By Cat Thomas

Virtual reality gaming is currently expensive but it seems some companies are determined to change that.Alongside AMD’s $199 RX 480 graphics card announced Read more

AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card makes VR much more affordable
AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card makes VR much more affordable By Cat Thomas

AMD shook things up at its Computex press conference in Taipei by announcing the Polaris Radeon Series RX 480 graphics card.At first glance the Radeon Read more

Virtual reality skydiving on Oculus Rift is amazing, here's why
Virtual reality skydiving on Oculus Rift is amazing, here's why By Cat Thomas

The arrival of VR hand controllers has led to a rash of virtual reality shooter games so we were pleasantly surprised to find something different on the Read more

Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so
Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so By Cat Thomas

Virtual reality is steadily coming into its own with a slew of new products on show this year at Computex. And some are not what you'd expect.Prior to Read more

Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market
Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market By Cat Thomas

Asus has stealthily been building up quite the smartphone following over the past two years since it launched the Zenfone series.According to the company, Read more

Asus ROG GX800 preview: Best gaming laptop ever? 4K and GTX980 suggest so
Asus ROG GX800 preview: Best gaming laptop ever? 4K and GTX980 suggest so By Cat Thomas

Asus unveiled its latest liquid cooled gaming laptop at Computex this year and, as expected, it’s a heavyweight.The Republic of Gamers is celebrating Read more

Asus Zenbo: Who is the handy robot helper?
Asus Zenbo: Who is the handy robot helper? By Cat Thomas

Asus pulled a rabbit out of the hat at its pre-Computex press conference, showing off its first venture into robotics with the ever-so-cute Zenbo.The diminutive Read more

Play FarmVille for real with your very own iPad controlled garden
Play FarmVille for real with your very own iPad controlled garden By Cat Thomas

Amidst the flurry of SmartHome devices and solutions on display at this year’s Computex in Taipei, one really stood out for us here at Pocket-lint. The Read more

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 By Cat Thomas

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 Read more

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) By Cat Thomas

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 Read more

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

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 Read more

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

Microsoft revealed a prototype by Toshiba at its press conference at Computex in Taipei, highlighting Windows Hello and what could be possible in the Read more

Acer Predator 8 tablet: On the prowl for Nvidia Shield's gaming territory (hands-on)
Acer Predator 8 tablet: On the prowl for Nvidia Shield's gaming territory (hands-on) By Cat Thomas

Following its announcement at Acer's annual press conference in New York, the Predator 8 gaming tablet debuted with its full innards at Intel's press conference Read more

Acer Aspire Switch 10V: Cherry Trail goes 2-in-1 (hands-on)
Acer Aspire Switch 10V: Cherry Trail goes 2-in-1 (hands-on) By Cat Thomas

The Acer Aspire Switch 10V is a nifty little number that runs Intel's latest processor, Cherry Trail, and is powered by Intel's new Atom X5-Z8300.This Read more

Asus ZenFone Selfie: It's selfie time (hands-on)
Asus ZenFone Selfie: It's selfie time (hands-on) By Cat Thomas

Asus showcased its newest offering the Asus ZenFone Selfie at its press conference in Taipei today ahead of Computex 2015 this week, promising users Read more

Toshiba Kira L93 pictures and hands-on
Toshiba Kira L93 pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Toshiba recently announced the Kira L93 which goes on sale in Japan this month. Pocket-lint was able to get a hands-on with this "7-in-1" device at Computex Read more

Hands-on: Intel Core M Llama Mountain shows the future of skinny tablets
Hands-on: Intel Core M Llama Mountain shows the future of skinny tablets By Cat Thomas

Much of the buzz around Computex 2014 has been based on the advent of Intel's Core M architecture which heralds the arrival of wafer-thin fanless devices Read more

Gigabyte Padbook S11M pictures and hands-on
Gigabyte Padbook S11M pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

The Gigabyte Padbook S11M is an odd mix of the predictable and the unusual: we like it and for some it is going to be exactly what they want. Pocket-lint Read more

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Dell announced a couple of new laptops at Computex 2014  and Pocket-lint managed to track down the Inspiron 11-inch and get a play with it. The Inspiron Read more

Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on
Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Asus are fond of combining devices to give all-in-one solutions, but they appear to have excelled themselves with the newly-announced Transformer Book Read more

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on
Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Pocket-lint got to have a brief play-around with Asus' new Zenbook, the NX500, today at Computex and it left a very pleasing impression on most of our Read more

Acer Liquid E700, E600, Jade, and Z200 turn up at Computex for a hands-on
Acer Liquid E700, E600, Jade, and Z200 turn up at Computex for a hands-on By Cat Thomas

Acer’s new mobile phone range effortlessly spans a range of different customers with some neat new features and improvements that apply across the spectrum.From Read more

Hands-on: Acer Liquid Leap review
Hands-on: Acer Liquid Leap review By Cat Thomas

Acer has unveiled its first smartband; The Liquid Leap at Computex in Taipei and Pocket- was at a preview event to get a hands-on experience with the new Read more

Hands on with the first Windows 8.1, 7-inch tablet from Inventec
Hands on with the first Windows 8.1, 7-inch tablet from Inventec By Cat Thomas

At the close of Microsoft’s presentation on the eagerly awaited Windows 8.1 at Computex the company quickly flashed a very interesting looking device. Read more

Windows 8.1 previewed
Windows 8.1 previewed By Cat Thomas

Ahead of the official launch later this year, probably in the autumn, and beta version due at Build this month, Microsoft has given a half-hour live demonstration Read more

Acer Aspire S3 and Aspire S7 pictures and hands-on
Acer Aspire S3 and Aspire S7 pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Acer has updated its popular S3 and S7 Aspire Ultrabooks to take advantage of the new Intel fourth-generation processors (Haswell) and the accompanying Read more

Acer Liquid S1 pictures and hands-on
Acer Liquid S1 pictures and hands-on By Cat Thomas

Acer has thrown its hat into the phablet ring with the launch of the Liquid S1 at Computex on Monday. With a 5.7-inch 1280x 720 screen it joins the ranks Read more

Hands-on: Acer Iconia W3 review
Hands-on: Acer Iconia W3 review By Cat Thomas

With the Iconia W3, its new 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet, Acer is hoping to put a fully-functioning desktop in the palm of your hand and wipe out the need Read more

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