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Dell adds Intel's Comet Lake 10th Gen CPUs to new XPS 13 and other laptops
Dell adds Intel's Comet Lake 10th Gen CPUs to new XPS 13 and other laptops By Maggie Tillman

Dell has announced an updated Dell XPS 13 along with other laptop lineup refreshes ahead of IFA 2019.... Read more

HP reveals AMD Ryzen 5-powered Pavilion gaming laptop
HP reveals AMD Ryzen 5-powered Pavilion gaming laptop By Dan Grabham

As part of its Gamescom launches this week, HP has revealed a new gaming laptop designed to take on the mainstream gaming market - it isn't part of HP's... Read more

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?
Which Apple MacBook is best for you? 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

Asus ROG Gamescom 2019 press conference: Watch it right here
Asus ROG Gamescom 2019 press conference: Watch it right here By Rik Henderson

Asus is hosting its dedicated Gamescom press event today and you can watch it right here.... Read more

What is Intel's Project Athena? The new mobile performance standard explained
What is Intel's Project Athena? The new mobile performance standard explained By Maggie Tillman

Updated Project Athena is Intel's new specification for thin-and-light laptops.... Read more

Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar: What can it do and what apps are supported?
Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar: What can it do and what apps are supported? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Here is everything you can do with the Touch Bar on Apple MacBook Pros, how it works and what apps support it.... Read more

A future Dell laptop could have dual displays used as one big screen
A future Dell laptop could have dual displays used as one big screen By Dan Grabham

A Dell patent has come to light shows a dual-screen device where the screens essentially act as one display. We've heard previous rumours about various... Read more

What are Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6? The new names for the latest Wi-Fi standards
What are Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6? The new names for the latest Wi-Fi standards By Dan Grabham

Updated We’ve come a long way from the early wireless routers we saw nearly 20 years ago.... 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

Updated 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 build a budget or mid-range gaming PC
How to build a budget or mid-range gaming PC By Adrian Willings

Our in-depth guide to building your own gaming PC on a budget. Save money but get awesome performance... 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

Apple's recalled MacBooks have been banned from flights
Apple's recalled MacBooks have been banned from flights By Cam Bunton

Apple recently had to recall some specific MacBook Pro models due to battery concerns, and now they're being banned from flights.... Read more

Samsung's new Galaxy Book S is a Qualcomm-powered laptop with LTE
Samsung's new Galaxy Book S is a Qualcomm-powered laptop with LTE By Maggie Tillman

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Note 10, and immediately followed that up by unveiling another device: An ultralight laptop.... Read more

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro might be a straight-up replacement for the 15-incher
The new 16-inch MacBook Pro might be a straight-up replacement for the 15-incher By Dan Grabham

Rumours continue to swirl about an addition to the MacBook Pro range. The 16-incher is set to debut in the coming months, most likely in October - but... Read more

New 16-inch MacBook Pro specs, news and release date
New 16-inch MacBook Pro specs, news and release date By Maggie Tillman

Apple might totally switch up its MacBook Pro lineup with a new 16-inch model soon.... 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

Intel’s all-new processors are finally here - paving the way for even more efficient laptops and 2-in-1s.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Book S laptop leaks out ahead of Note 10 event
Samsung Galaxy Book S laptop leaks out ahead of Note 10 event By Maggie Tillman

There are few details available, but from these images alone, we can see one USB-C port and one headphone jack. There’s also rumours it has a Snapdragon 855 processor with 8GB of RAM.... Read more

Remember these? The most iconic computing print ads of all time
Remember these? The most iconic computing print ads of all time By Victoria Woollaston

If you ever want to see just how far technology has come over the past 50 years, print adverts can act as time capsules.... Read more

Is this Google's Pixelbook 2? New FCC filing suggests yes
Is this Google's Pixelbook 2? New FCC filing suggests yes By Maggie Tillman

Have you been waiting for Google to update the Pixelbook? Well, it looks like a second-generation model is on the way.... Read more

Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro might ditch the butterfly keyboard first
Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro might ditch the butterfly keyboard first By Maggie Tillman

Apple has reportedly decided to stop using the butterfly keyboard - following years of criticism over its supposed faulty design.... Read more

Save big on new laptops and all-in-ones in Dell UK's Mega Deals Summer Sale - Friday deals now on
Save big on new laptops and all-in-ones in Dell UK's Mega Deals Summer Sale - Friday deals now on By Dan Grabham

Dell UK is having a summer sale and you can save hundreds of pounds on new PCs including various Inspiron laptops, the XPS 13 and the Inspiron all-in-one.... Read more

MacBook keyboard problems? Get your MacBook, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air fixed for free
MacBook keyboard problems? Get your MacBook, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air fixed for free By Maggie Tillman

Apple has extended its keyboard replacement programme to all MacBooks with butterfly keys, free of charge. Here's what you need to know.... Read more

Transform your Mac in just 15 minutes with Aura Pro X2 - Here's how it works!
Transform your Mac in just 15 minutes with Aura Pro X2 - Here's how it works! By Pocket-lint Promotion

Why buy a new Mac when you can give new life to your existing Mac. The OWC Aura Pro X2 is a next-generation solid-state drive (SSD) with a stunning max... Read more

MacBook Pro battery recall: How to check if yours needs replacing
MacBook Pro battery recall: How to check if yours needs replacing By Cam Bunton

Some 15-inch MacBook Pro batteries being recalled due to overheating, here's how to check if yours is one... Read more

Some 2019 MacBook Air SSDs are slower than last year's - but for good reason
Some 2019 MacBook Air SSDs are slower than last year's - but for good reason By Dan Grabham

The SSD in the new MacBook Air has a read speed slower than the one used in last year's 2018 model.The 2018 third-generation model marked somewhat of a... Read more

Alexa turn on my PC: Microsoft looks to open up voice control beyond Cortana
Alexa turn on my PC: Microsoft looks to open up voice control beyond Cortana By Stuart Miles

Alexa could become your default voice assistant on Windows 10 following changes by Microsoft to its operating system.... Read more

Windows 7 support discontinued from 14 January 2020: What does it mean for me?
Windows 7 support discontinued from 14 January 2020: What does it mean for me? By Mike Lowe

It's been on many computers for a decade, but Windows 7 is hanging up its boots, letting Windows 10 and beyond replace it. Here's the overview.... Read more

Most music for TV and films is now made entirely using a computer rather than a real orchestra
Most music for TV and films is now made entirely using a computer rather than a real orchestra By Stuart Miles

Many films and TV shows use music created entirely within a computer due to time and budget restrictions.... Read more

The 12-inch MacBook is dead - replaced by an upgraded and cheaper MacBook Air
The 12-inch MacBook is dead - replaced by an upgraded and cheaper MacBook Air By Dan Grabham

Apple has added its True Tone display tech to the MacBook Air and has slightly dropped the price, too, for the back to school buying period. Yes, you read... Read more

Apple is about to update its entry-level MacBook Pro, FCC filing confirms
Apple is about to update its entry-level MacBook Pro, FCC filing confirms By Maggie Tillman

Apple might release a new MacBook Pro soon, as evident by a new filing that was briefly available on the Federal Communication Commission site.... Read more

Apple macOS 10.15 Catalina preview: All the key features explored
Apple macOS 10.15 Catalina preview: All the key features explored By Maggie Tillman

We've been getting hands on with the public beta of Apple's latest macOS.... Read more

macOS Catalina system requirements: Which Macs support macOS 10.15?
macOS Catalina system requirements: Which Macs support macOS 10.15? By Dan Grabham

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

macOS Catalina public beta is available for free now, download it for your iMac or MacBook
macOS Catalina public beta is available for free now, download it for your iMac or MacBook By Dan Grabham

You can download it - just don't install it on your main Mac.... Read more

Raspberry Pi 4 now available, can feed two 4K screens at once
Raspberry Pi 4 now available, can feed two 4K screens at once By Rik Henderson

The next generation Raspberry Pi is now available and has had a significant specs bump over its predecessor.... Read more

Kano PC announced in partnership with Microsoft, comes with Minecraft: Education Edition
Kano PC announced in partnership with Microsoft, comes with Minecraft: Education Edition By Rik Henderson

Education computer company Kano has partnered with Microsoft to offer a full 2-in-1 laptop and tablet solution that kids can build themselves.... Read more

Apple registers 7 unreleased MacBook laptops: Are they launching soon?
Apple registers 7 unreleased MacBook laptops: Are they launching soon? By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Apple might be prepping a handful of new MacBook laptops, and we could see them announced by the end of the year.... Read more

Huawei won't launch new MateBook in Asia this week thanks to US trade war
Huawei won't launch new MateBook in Asia this week thanks to US trade war By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Huawei's laptops may be the next victim on the US-China trade war.... Read more

LG reveals the world's first one millisecond g-sync compatible IPS gaming monitor
LG reveals the world's first one millisecond g-sync compatible IPS gaming monitor By Adrian Willings

At E3 2019 LG has revealed its latest and greatest gaming monitor that's g-sync compatible and features the world's first one millisecond IPS panel.... Read more

Apple's site just revealed when the new Mac Pro will be available
Apple's site just revealed when the new Mac Pro will be available By Maggie Tillman

When Apple unveiled the Mac Pro in June, it said we could expect the desktop tower to launch sometime this autumn.... Read more

RIP Apple Dashboard: You were sort of useful, but it's time to go
RIP Apple Dashboard: You were sort of useful, but it's time to go By Maggie Tillman

Appleosophy tried using Terminal to disable and enable it - only to discover it was missing. The Launchpad overlay showed a question mark, too.... Read more

Apple Sidecar explained: How Apple is using the iPad to make the Mac even better
Apple Sidecar explained: How Apple is using the iPad to make the Mac even better By Stuart Miles

All of your Apple sidecar questions answered.... Read more

Microsoft showed employees a dual-screen Surface device it'll launch in 2019
Microsoft showed employees a dual-screen Surface device it'll launch in 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft could be developing a dual-screen Surface device, a new report has suggested. And it might launch this year.... Read more

Apple shows off MacOS Catalina: Sidecar, merged 'Find My' app, and more
Apple shows off MacOS Catalina: Sidecar, merged 'Find My' app, and more By Maggie Tillman

Apple has announced the next version of MacOS. It's called MacOS 10.15 Catalina, after the island that's off the coast of southern California.... Read more

Apple iTunes is dead, long live Apple Music, Podcast and TV apps
Apple iTunes is dead, long live Apple Music, Podcast and TV apps By Chris Hall

Apple has finally called time on iTunes on the Mac, as it breaks the app down into three different streams - Apple Music, Podcasts and Apple TV. With three... Read more

Apple finally updates the Mac Pro with supreme power - up to 28 cores
Apple finally updates the Mac Pro with supreme power - up to 28 cores By Dan Grabham

Apple is at WWDC in San Jose, where it is announcing a long-awaited update to the "trash can" Mac Pro.... Read more

iPadOS is official: Apple reveals all-new OS for iPad at WWDC 2019
iPadOS is official: Apple reveals all-new OS for iPad at WWDC 2019 By Maggie Tillman

It leaked out this morning, but now it's official: The iPad is getting its own operating system, called iPadOS.... Read more

How AMD really took the fight to Intel at Computex 2019
How AMD really took the fight to Intel at Computex 2019 By Dan Grabham

A few years ago, AMD was in the wilderness. But the last couple of years has seen the PC chip world's second-biggest name experiencing something of a resurgence.... Read more

Microsoft's London Store is opening on 11 July in Oxford Circus
Microsoft's London Store is opening on 11 July in Oxford Circus By Dan Grabham

Microsoft's first European store will open in London's Oxford Circus on 11 July. The location is right on Oxford Circus, feet away from the tube steps.... Read more

Computex 2019: All the announcements that matter
Computex 2019: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Tech companies use this annual Taiwan-based tech trade show to show off their latest PC products and components.... Read more

Intel's 'Honeycomb Glacier' concept is a dual-screen laptop
Intel's 'Honeycomb Glacier' concept is a dual-screen laptop By Dan Grabham

Intel has demonstrated a dual-screen concept laptop codenamed "Honeycomb Glacier". As well as a standard display, there's also a panel above the keyboard.The... Read more

HP Envy laptops add wood panelling, evoke memories of Atari's haydays
HP Envy laptops add wood panelling, evoke memories of Atari's haydays By Rik Henderson

HP has unveiled a refresh of its Envy series of laptops that evoke memories of Atari's haydays of gaming - in particular, the Atari 2600 console.... Read more

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