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Forget dark mode! Windows 10 bucks this trend with all-new light mode
Forget dark mode! Windows 10 bucks this trend with all-new light mode By Maggie Tillman

The next major update to Windows 10 will include this new light theme. T... Read more

Here we go again: Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update
Here we go again: Microsoft re-releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is re-releasing its Windows 10 October 2018 Update. But only a small number of users can install it at launch.... Read more

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?
Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? By Britta O'Boyle

This feature rounds up Apple's current MacBooks from what each model offers to cost and configurations to help you work out the right MacBook for you. Read more

How to easily upgrade your Intel CPU for more gaming power
How to easily upgrade your Intel CPU for more gaming power By Adrian Willings

Upgrading your CPU is easier than you might think. Alongside adding more RAM and a new graphics card, it's one of the most worthwhile things to do.... Read more

Apple ditches Rose Gold MacBook, adopts same Gold as MacBook Air
Apple ditches Rose Gold MacBook, adopts same Gold as MacBook Air By Rik Henderson

Those saving up for a Rose Gold MacBook will have to rely on the second-hand market as Apple has ditched the colour scheme.... Read more

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Taking USB-C ports to the next level
Thunderbolt 3 explained: Taking USB-C ports to the next level By Maggie Tillman

Ports are important. They decide what you can do on your device and how... Read more

Apple debuts a new MacBook Air at long last
Apple debuts a new MacBook Air at long last By Dan Grabham

Apple has revised the MacBook Air with a 13.3-inch Retina display "and a whole lot more". There are two Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C ports.... Read more

New Mac Mini is faster, more powerful and black
New Mac Mini is faster, more powerful and black By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced an all-new Mac Mini, with a new Space Gray colourway and beefier processors.... Read more

This may be the strongest evidence yet that new Macs are coming
This may be the strongest evidence yet that new Macs are coming By Maggie Tillman

More evidence has emerged suggesting Apple will unveil new Macs sometime soon - maybe even at its 30 October hardware event.... Read more

HP's Spectre x360 convertible laptops now come with a camera kill switch
HP's Spectre x360 convertible laptops now come with a camera kill switch By Maggie Tillman

HP has updated its popular line of Spectre x360 convertible laptops with some interesting features, including a privacy camera kill switch.... Read more

Samsung’s Galaxy Book 2 opts for Qualcomm Snapdragon over Intel
Samsung’s Galaxy Book 2 opts for Qualcomm Snapdragon over Intel By Dan Grabham

Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Book 2-in-1 PC and it features the new octocore Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 mobile PC processor rather than... Read more

Razer Blade 15 Base Model comes with extended storage and a lower price
Razer Blade 15 Base Model comes with extended storage and a lower price By Rik Henderson

As well as the Razer Phone 2, Razer has announced a new version of its superslim gaming laptop, the Razer Blade 15 Base Model.... Read more

Pixel Slate is here: Google debuts a detachable Chrome OS tablet
Pixel Slate is here: Google debuts a detachable Chrome OS tablet By Maggie Tillman

Google has launched a Pixel-branded, Chrome OS-powered tablet that doubles a laptop. It's called Google Pixel Slate.... Read more

Dell Small Business is leading the way in cyber security, here's how!
Dell Small Business is leading the way in cyber security, here's how! By Pocket-lint Promotion

Here's how Dell is leading the way in protecting firms against a multitude of threats... Read more

Intel reveals '9th gen' Core i5, i7 and i9 performance processors
Intel reveals '9th gen' Core i5, i7 and i9 performance processors By Dan Grabham

Intel has announced three new processors aimed at gamers and others who want the best in PC performance.... Read more

What are Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6? Why Wi-Fi is introducing catchy names for different standards?
What are Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6? Why Wi-Fi is introducing catchy names for different standards? By Dan Grabham

We’ve come a long way from the early wireless routers we saw nearly 20 years ago. Wi-Fi has gone from being high technology to a commodity that’s almost... Read more

What's in the Windows 10 October 2018 update?
What's in the Windows 10 October 2018 update? By Dan Grabham

The Windows 10 October 2018 update is available now. Here's what's in it.... Read more

Microsoft's October Surface event: All the announcements that matter
Microsoft's October Surface event: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft's "a moment of your time" event in New York City is now over. It announced several product updates and new hardware.... Read more

Microsoft launches all-in-one Surface Studio 2, pre-orders open
Microsoft launches all-in-one Surface Studio 2, pre-orders open By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding "a moment of your time" event in New York City, where it is has announced an updated Surface Pro all-in-one PC.... Read more

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 in black
Microsoft announces new Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 in black By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding "a moment of your time" event in New York City, where it is unveiling refreshes to its Surface lineup.... Read more

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 October 2018 Update: How to get it
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 October 2018 Update: How to get it By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding "a moment of your time" event in New York City, where it is announcing the next major Windows 10 update is ready to roll out.... Read more

HP Spectre Folio could be sexiest laptop seen yet, pre-orders open now
HP Spectre Folio could be sexiest laptop seen yet, pre-orders open now By Rik Henderson

HP has announced the Spectre Folio, a convertible laptop it claims is the world's first to be covered in leather.And we have to admit, from the official... Read more

New HP Envy 15, 17 and x360 models promise great battery life and up to 4K resolutions
New HP Envy 15, 17 and x360 models promise great battery life and up to 4K resolutions By Pocket-lint Promotion

HP fans listen up, the all new HP Envy 13 Laptop lets you work on the go, get the job done and look stylish doing it. The range, which launched this summer,... Read more

How to upgrade your gaming area with lighting, speakers and more
How to upgrade your gaming area with lighting, speakers and more By Adrian Willings

We've been on the lookout for ways to enhance our gaming experience to make it just that little bit snazzier. Click to see what we've found.... Read more

MacOS 10.14 Mojave: Everything you need to know
MacOS 10.14 Mojave: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

Apple's latest version of macOS is here. Called macOS Mojave, it's version 10.14 of Apple's Mac operating system. Every year, Apple names macOS after... Read more

macOS Mojave system requirements: which Macs support macOS 10.14?
macOS Mojave system requirements: which Macs support macOS 10.14? By Rik Henderson

Apple's macOS Mojave is now in beta, but will it work on your machine?... Read more

Full renders of Google Pixelbook “Nocturne” leak
Full renders of Google Pixelbook “Nocturne” leak By Rik Henderson

We've previously heard rumours of at least one new Google Pixelbook coming, but now we have clear pictures too.Renders were spotted on the website of Brydge,... Read more

Microsoft could launch Surface Laptop 2 in black next month
Microsoft could launch Surface Laptop 2 in black next month By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is expected to roll out updated models of the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro. They will likely feature a new black colour.... Read more

Google Pixelbook 2 coming soon? Evidence suggests yes
Google Pixelbook 2 coming soon? Evidence suggests yes By Maggie Tillman

Google recently announced an October event, and everyone expects the Pixel 3 to debut at the show, but a new Pixelbook might also appear.... Read more

Surprise! Microsoft is holding a Surface event on 2 October
Surprise! Microsoft is holding a Surface event on 2 October By Maggie Tillman

The invite asks the media for "a moment of your time", and says the event will start at 4pm ET on 2 October.... Read more

Next Windows 10 major update will arrive in October with obvious name
Next Windows 10 major update will arrive in October with obvious name By Maggie Tillman

Previously codenamed Redstone 5, the update is now called “Windows 10 October 2018 Update”... Read more

Here are all the new Chromebook laptops Lenovo unveiled at IFA 2018
Here are all the new Chromebook laptops Lenovo unveiled at IFA 2018 By Maggie Tillman

Lenovo makes a tonne of laptops, and it's adding a premium Chromebook and two cheaper models to its already full stable.... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is the anti-MacBook of the Windows laptop world
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is the anti-MacBook of the Windows laptop world By Andrew Williams

Lenovo has announced a new entry in its much-loved ThinkPad X1 series, the X1 Extreme.Many of the touchstones of X1 Carbon laptops are here. In a climate... Read more

Lenovo’s new Yoga laptops focus on sound and vision, Dolby Vision
Lenovo’s new Yoga laptops focus on sound and vision, Dolby Vision By Andrew Williams

Lenovo has announced three new premium Yoga-series laptops, the Yoga C930, Yoga Book C930 and Yoga S730.The Lenovo Yoga C930 is the priciest of the three,... Read more

Asus ZenBook Pro 14 has touch display as a mouse pad but in a smaller package
Asus ZenBook Pro 14 has touch display as a mouse pad but in a smaller package By Rik Henderson

Asus has announced plenty of new notebooks during IFA 2018 but one particularly stands out. That's because it is a 14-inch version of the ZenBook Pro 15... Read more

Asus’s latest ZenBook laptops are smaller and tougher than ever
Asus’s latest ZenBook laptops are smaller and tougher than ever By Andrew Williams

Asus showed off new versions of its 13, 14 and 15-inch ZenBook laptops at IFA 2018, complete with military spec frames and NanoEdge displays.Asus’s standard... Read more

Asus ZenBook Flip 13 and 15 are super-compact convertible laptops
Asus ZenBook Flip 13 and 15 are super-compact convertible laptops By Andrew Williams

Asus has trimmed down its Flip 13 and 15 360-degree hinge laptops to make them more portable than ever.We’re no strangers to Asus’s Flip laptops. They... Read more

Acer goes all fancy with aluminium Chromebook 514
Acer goes all fancy with aluminium Chromebook 514 By Rik Henderson

During its pre-IFA media briefing, Acer announced an addition to its Chromebook range that is designed for looks and durability, as well as affordability.The... Read more

Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3: the lightest laptop, and then the most ordinary
Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3: the lightest laptop, and then the most ordinary By Andrew Williams

Acer has lifted the lid on the Swift 5, which it showed off earlier in 2018 as the “lightest 15-inch laptop in the world”, and tweaked Swift 3 models.... Read more

Acer’s Aspire line-up offers a laptop for just about everyone
Acer’s Aspire line-up offers a laptop for just about everyone By Andrew Williams

Acer has announced its new Aspire line-up, full of laptops for people who want plenty of substance without the cost of a super-slim and stylish model.The... Read more

Dell refreshes its Inspiron laptop line with new hybrids
Dell refreshes its Inspiron laptop line with new hybrids By Andrew Williams

Dell has announced new Inspiron laptops perfect for people who don’t want to spent the amount an XPS model costs.First up is the Dell Inspiron 7000 2-in-1.... Read more

Why you’re better off with an HP Omen gaming laptop than an Alienware
Why you’re better off with an HP Omen gaming laptop than an Alienware By Pocket-lint Promotion

You can trace the birth of gaming laptops back to 1996, when a company called Alienware first opened its doors for business. The wackily named company... Read more

Apple might unveil a new Mac Mini and MacBook Air soon
Apple might unveil a new Mac Mini and MacBook Air soon By Maggie Tillman

Apple has been rumoured to be working on new Macs, and a new report from Bloomberg seems to mirror much of what's already been said.... Read more

Nvidia's new RTX 2080 cards: Your PC games will never be the same
Nvidia's new RTX 2080 cards: Your PC games will never be the same By Maggie Tillman

Part of the GeForce RTX family, the cards start at $499 and include the RTX 2070, the RTX 2080, and the RTX 2080 Ti.... Read more

Logitech's latest unusual mouse will ease wrist strain
Logitech's latest unusual mouse will ease wrist strain By Dan Grabham

Would you use this? It's a "vertical" mouse that's designed to reduce forearm strain and wrist pressure because you use it with your hand in the handshake... Read more

Nvidia vs AMD: how do they compare?
Nvidia vs AMD: how do they compare? By David Nield

When it comes to computer graphics, two titans dominate the industry: Nvidia and AMD (Advanced Micro Devices).... Read more

SSD vs HDD: What's the difference between flash storage and traditional hard drives?
SSD vs HDD: What's the difference between flash storage and traditional hard drives? By David Nield

What are the differences between flash and traditional hard drives? And which one should you pick?... Read more

Apple might launch new MacBook with 13-inch display in September
Apple might launch new MacBook with 13-inch display in September By Maggie Tillman

This 13-inch MacBook will start at $1,200, DigiTimes said, and will be powered by 14-nanometer Kaby Lake CPU architecture.... Read more

Apple announces savings on Macs, iPad Pro and more for students and education staff
Apple announces savings on Macs, iPad Pro and more for students and education staff By Dan Grabham

It's back to school season, and Apple is feeling generous towards current and prospective university and college students.... Read more

Asus Republic of Gamers announces the world's thinnest gaming laptop
Asus Republic of Gamers announces the world's thinnest gaming laptop By Adrian Willings

Asus' gaming brand, Republic of Gamers, has today announced the latest in its gaming laptop line-up with the Zephyrus S (GX531). The newest champion.... Read more

20 years of the iMac: looking back at Apple's legendary iMac G3
20 years of the iMac: looking back at Apple's legendary iMac G3 By Dan Grabham

The iMac G3 is one of the most iconic computers that has ever existed - and it was released 20 years ago today.... Read more

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