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Apple powers up the iMac with more cores and options
Apple powers up the iMac with more cores and options By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced upgraded standard processors plus new graphics options for the retina display versions of the iMac.... Read more

This was the first computer to calculate Pi
This was the first computer to calculate Pi By Libby Plummer

Happy Pi Day! No, that doesn't mean it's time to stuff your face with pastry-based foodstuffs, it's a celebration of Pi.... Read more

Which is the best Microsoft Surface laptop or tablet for you?
Which is the best Microsoft Surface laptop or tablet for you? By Maggie Tillman

Which is the best Surface device to buy? Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Book, Surface Studio or Surface Go? Read our guide to find out. Read more

Is Google giving up on making its own Chrome OS devices?
Is Google giving up on making its own Chrome OS devices? By Dan Grabham

Google is cutting back the laptop and tablet division of its hardware group.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book 2 may be getting a performance upgrade in the coming weeks
Microsoft Surface Book 2 may be getting a performance upgrade in the coming weeks By Adrian Willings

Microsoft could soon be refreshing the entry-level Surface Book 2 with a more powerful processor.... Read more

Intel Ice Lake 10th generation Core processors: Everything you need to know
Intel Ice Lake 10th generation Core processors: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

It looks like Intel’s all-new processors are finally on the horizon - paving the way for even more efficient laptops and 2-in-1s.... Read more

USB 4 specs and features: Everything you need to know about the new double-speed USB
USB 4 specs and features: Everything you need to know about the new double-speed USB By Dan Grabham

USB is one of tech's ultimate success stories - a universal standard that took off in every way. But things have got a little confusing since.... 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

Lenovo's latest IdeaPad laptops cater for every budget
Lenovo's latest IdeaPad laptops cater for every budget By Dan Grabham

Lenovo has announced a bunch of new IdeaPad laptops at Mobile World Congress 2019. The new models will be available in March or April depending on variant.... Read more

Huawei doubles-down on laptops with 2019 MateBook X Pro and new MateBook 14
Huawei doubles-down on laptops with 2019 MateBook X Pro and new MateBook 14 By Chris Hall

Huawei has seen huge growth in its laptop business since it broke in the market in recent years. The MateBook family - and the MateBook X Pro  especially... Read more

Apple: Please make the MacBook Pro in this concept, thank you
Apple: Please make the MacBook Pro in this concept, thank you By Maggie Tillman

Apple has developed such a standard look for its ads that it's incredibly easy for designer to create copy-cat videos, or in this example, concepts.... Read more

Is there a larger 16-inch plus MacBook Pro incoming?
Is there a larger 16-inch plus MacBook Pro incoming? By Dan Grabham

Remember the 17-inch MacBook Pro? Apple is apparently set on once again producing a larger model of the Pro, and it'll be released this year. According... 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

How to build and upgrade your own gaming PC
How to build and upgrade your own gaming PC By Adrian Willings

Our in-depth guide to building your own gaming PC, including tips on upgrading your HDD speed with Intel Optane Memory.... Read more

Microsoft Build 2019 dates revealed: Will it focus on lighter Windows, foldables?
Microsoft Build 2019 dates revealed: Will it focus on lighter Windows, foldables? By Maggie Tillman

Build is Microsoft's annual developer conference, and this year, it will be held from 6 May to 8 May in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center.... Read more

How to manage your child's Chromebook screen time with Family Link
How to manage your child's Chromebook screen time with Family Link By Maggie Tillman

Google has had an app, called Family Link, that is designed to give parents more control over their children's Chromebook laptops.... Read more

Keychron K1 may just be the holy grail of mechanical keyboards for Mac
Keychron K1 may just be the holy grail of mechanical keyboards for Mac By Cam Bunton

It's slim, wireless, mechanical, has Mac keys and comes in space grey... Read more

Say hello to The Rammus - Google's next mobile device?
Say hello to The Rammus - Google's next mobile device? By Dan Grabham

The Rammus is possibly Google's next device launch in the laptop-tablet realm. And no, it's not running Chrome OS...... Read more

Future MacBook laptops might get this glass panel keyboard
Future MacBook laptops might get this glass panel keyboard By Maggie Tillman

Despite what it may seem like now, Apple has not lost all its capacity for innovation. The company is actively imagining new Mac form factors.... Read more

How to improve your gaming performance with blazing fast NVMe SSDs
How to improve your gaming performance with blazing fast NVMe SSDs By Adrian Willings

NVMe SSDs offer blazing fast read and write speeds that can improve the performance of your games by reducing load times. They're also easy to install.... Read more

Why did Acer put a camera on the bum of its new Chromebook?
Why did Acer put a camera on the bum of its new Chromebook? By Maggie Tillman

You need to fold the display 90-degrees flat and then hold the device up to use this "world facing" camera, oddly.... Read more

How to speed up your computer hard drives with Intel Optane Memory
How to speed up your computer hard drives with Intel Optane Memory By Adrian Willings

A brief guide on how to speed up your computer hard drives with Intel Optane Memory. This module makes your standard drives up to 14 times faster.... Read more

Lenovo updates Yoga lineup with new S940, A940, and C730 Windows 10 PCs
Lenovo updates Yoga lineup with new S940, A940, and C730 Windows 10 PCs By Maggie Tillman

Lenovo is at CES 2019, and it's unveiling three Yoga-branded series laptops at the annual Las Vegas show.... Read more

Dell's new laptop lineup includes an XPS 13 with a top-mounted webcam
Dell's new laptop lineup includes an XPS 13 with a top-mounted webcam By Maggie Tillman

Dell is at CES 2019 announcing a freshly updated version of its ultraportable XPS 13 alongside two other laptop... Read more

Razer Chroma will soon support Amazon Alexa
Razer Chroma will soon support Amazon Alexa By Adrian Willings

Gaming accessory and lifestyle brand Razer is at CES announcing a swathe of products and updates. One of which is new compatibility with Amazon Alexa.... Read more

Lenovo announces a new range of powerful, sleek and stylish gaming laptops
Lenovo announces a new range of powerful, sleek and stylish gaming laptops By Adrian Willings

Lenovo has taken to CES to announce a range of powerful gaming laptops as part of the Lenovo Legion line-up. Sleek new machines that include newaNvidia GPUs.... Read more

Lenovo's latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga are thinner, lighter and have new displays
Lenovo's latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga are thinner, lighter and have new displays By Dan Grabham

Lenovo's latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga laptops aren't groundbreaking improvements on their predecessors but there are several enhancements.... Read more

Asus ROG Mothership is a monster detachable gaming laptop that looks like a Surface Pro
Asus ROG Mothership is a monster detachable gaming laptop that looks like a Surface Pro By Adrian Willings

Asus has unveiled a new high-spec desktop replacement known as the ROG Mothership and it's a monster.... Read more

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701 features ultra-slim design and Nvidia GeForce RTX 20-series graphics
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701 features ultra-slim design and Nvidia GeForce RTX 20-series graphics By Adrian Willings

Asus has announced the new ROG Zephyrus S GX701. A gaming laptop with new Nvidia GeForce RTX 20-series GPUs, a 144Hz refresh rate and ultra-slim design.... Read more

The new Asus StudioBook S W700 promises to be a mighty powerhouse for creatives
The new Asus StudioBook S W700 promises to be a mighty powerhouse for creatives By Adrian Willings

Asus has announced the new StudioBook S W700, a portable Ultrabook styled laptop with professional-grade processing power that creatives will love.... Read more

Asus announces new ZenBooks including the S13 with the world's thinnest display bezels
Asus announces new ZenBooks including the S13 with the world's thinnest display bezels By Adrian Willings

Asus has announced two new ZenBooks at CES including the S13. A gorgeous update to the ZenBook range featuring the world's thinnest display bezels and much more besides.... Read more

Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop gets GeForce RTX graphics for 2019
Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop gets GeForce RTX graphics for 2019 By Rik Henderson

Razer is refreshing its Blade 15 gaming laptop range this year, to include the new mobile version of Nvidia's GeForce RTX graphics chipset.... Read more

In pictures: Acer's Predator Triton gaming laptops step up a level
In pictures: Acer's Predator Triton gaming laptops step up a level By Dan Grabham

At the same time we checked out the latest version of the ultraportable Acer Swift 7, we also took the opportunity to see Acer's new Predator Triton notebooks.... Read more

Acer's Predator Triton monster gaming notebooks have brand new Nvidia graphics
Acer's Predator Triton monster gaming notebooks have brand new Nvidia graphics By Adrian Willings

Acer has unveiled new Predator gaming laptops that include convertible displays and incredible gaming specs to rival desktop machines.... Read more

Acer Swift 7 refreshed again for 2019 with an even sleeker design
Acer Swift 7 refreshed again for 2019 with an even sleeker design By Rik Henderson

As part of its CES 2019 announcements, Acer has unveiled a new Swift 7 laptop that looks even thinner and more sleek than ever before.... Read more

Acer's new Chromebook 315 boasts AMD A-Series processors
Acer's new Chromebook 315 boasts AMD A-Series processors By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced its first Chromebook to sport AMD A-Series processing and Radeon graphics.The Acer Chromebook 315 is a 15.6-inch Chrome OS laptop... Read more

HP debuts AMD-powered Chromebook 14, Quantum Dot display and brings OLED to the Spectre 15 x360
HP debuts AMD-powered Chromebook 14, Quantum Dot display and brings OLED to the Spectre 15 x360 By Dan Grabham

HP has debuted an AMD-powered Chromebook here at CES 2019 in addition to a new Quantum Dot monitor and enhancements to the Spectre range.... Read more

HP's latest Omen 15 is the first laptop with a 240Hz display
HP's latest Omen 15 is the first laptop with a 240Hz display By Dan Grabham

As you might expect, HP is making plenty of announcements at CES 2019 including several gaming technologies under its Omen brand... Read more

Asus Chromebook range refresh adds Chrome OS tablet alongside new models
Asus Chromebook range refresh adds Chrome OS tablet alongside new models By Stuart Miles

Asus has revealed a new range of "education-ready" Chromebooks and a Chromebook tablet.... Read more

These are the 25 internet passwords you must not use, and the apps to you should use to protect them
These are the 25 internet passwords you must not use, and the apps to you should use to protect them By Max Langridge

An annual report, now in its eight year, has analysed the worst passwords of 2018 giving us an insight of what people are using... Read more

14-inch LG Gram 2-in-1 to debut at CES, along with new 17-incher in a super slim body
14-inch LG Gram 2-in-1 to debut at CES, along with new 17-incher in a super slim body By Rik Henderson

LG has released details on a couple of new LG Gram laptops that will be on its stand in Las Vegas in January.... Read more

Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 8cx for premium always-on Windows 10 laptops
Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 8cx for premium always-on Windows 10 laptops By Dan Grabham

Qualcomm has introduced a new performance-orientated laptop platform for Windows 10 PCs – the Snapdragon 8cx. However, there are no devices confirmed... Read more

Microsoft Surface Centaurus will ditch the keyboard for a second screen
Microsoft Surface Centaurus will ditch the keyboard for a second screen By Rik Henderson

Microsoft is said to be working on a new laptop project that will result in a device with two displays and no keyboard.... Read more

Want the Surface Studio monitor for your PC setup? It's coming in 2020
Want the Surface Studio monitor for your PC setup? It's coming in 2020 By Maggie Tillman

Brad Sams claimed “Microsoft will finally deliver a Surface monitor in the 2020 timeframe” in his new book, Beneath a Surface.... Read more

Samsung makes SSD affordable with 1TB for under $150
Samsung makes SSD affordable with 1TB for under $150 By Rik Henderson

While solid-state drives have grown in capacity in recent times, the prices charged for storage of 1TB and over are extortionate. Not any more.... Read more

Microsoft is working on a redesigned Surface Pro, new patent suggests
Microsoft is working on a redesigned Surface Pro, new patent suggests By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has filed a new patent, and by doing so, it may have revealed some information about a future Surface Pro device.... Read more

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

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

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