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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

Best software deals! Mid-year madness hits GoodOffer24!
Best software deals! Mid-year madness hits GoodOffer24! By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you’ve been waiting for a price drop on Microsoft apps, we have great news for you! 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

16-inch MacBook Pro release date, rumours, features, and price
16-inch MacBook Pro release date, rumours, features, and price By Maggie Tillman

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

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 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

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

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

Intel Project Athena explained: Ultrabook 2.0 standards for modern laptops?
Intel Project Athena explained: Ultrabook 2.0 standards for modern laptops? By Maggie Tillman

It sounds a lot like what Intel did with "Ultrabooks" about eight years ago - or at least we hope so.... 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

Dell announces stacks of XPS and Inspiron updates including a redesigned XPS 13 2-in-1
Dell announces stacks of XPS and Inspiron updates including a redesigned XPS 13 2-in-1 By Dan Grabham

Dell has announced a bunch of new models at the start of Computex 2019 including a total redesign of the XPS 13 2-in-1. The new model now matches the... Read more

Dell redesigns the Alienware m15 and m17 "from the ground up"
Dell redesigns the Alienware m15 and m17 "from the ground up" By Dan Grabham

Dell is launching two new Alienware laptops at Computex 2019 – the m15 and m17. While the names are from older products, Dell has revamped the design... Read more

Asus announces new ZenBooks and VivoBooks with dual screen tech
Asus announces new ZenBooks and VivoBooks with dual screen tech By Adrian Willings

Asus has taken this year's Computex as an opportunity to reveal a new line-up of both ZenBook and VivoBook devices that include dual-screen tech.... Read more

Nvidia reveals Studio laptops aimed at creators
Nvidia reveals Studio laptops aimed at creators By Adrian Willings

Nvidia is at Computex and has taken time at the show to reveal its newest endeavour, Nvidia Studio laptops. Designed specifically for creators.... Read more

Lenovo is launching the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx laptop - with 5G
Lenovo is launching the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx laptop - with 5G By Dan Grabham

Qualcomm and Lenovo are revealing the first PC this week based on its new performance-orientated Snapdragon 8cx platform for Windows laptops.... Read more

What's new in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and how to get it
What's new in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and how to get it By Maggie Tillman

The update, previously codenamed 19H1, is a lightweight update in terms of forward-facing features that consumers will notice.... Read more

Acer debuts new versions of the Swift 3 and Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen
Acer debuts new versions of the Swift 3 and Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen By Dan Grabham

Acer has debuted new versions of the Swift 3 and Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen and Radeon graphics.... Read more

Microsoft removes Huawei's MateBook X from the Windows Store
Microsoft removes Huawei's MateBook X from the Windows Store By Dan Grabham

Microsoft won't comment on the situation surrounding Huawei, but it appears that it has removed Huawei's MateBook X Pro from the Microsoft Store.We asked... Read more

Apple updates MacBook Pro lineup with faster processors, new 8-core model
Apple updates MacBook Pro lineup with faster processors, new 8-core model By Maggie Tillman

Apple is refreshing its top-end MacBook range again, with updated specs for its 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro models.... Read more

HP launches Omen X 2S: The world's first dual-screen gaming laptop
HP launches Omen X 2S: The world's first dual-screen gaming laptop By Adrian Willings

HP is in Beijing with the HP Gaming Festival and has taken the opportunity to unveil a number of updates to the Omen and Pavilion gaming laptops.... Read more

Lenovo reveals the world's first foldable laptop coming in 2020
Lenovo reveals the world's first foldable laptop coming in 2020 By Adrian Willings

If you're excited by foldable phones, this new laptop from Lenovo might be enough to turn your head...and fold your screen.... Read more

Logitech G debuts a wireless version of its most popular gaming mouse
Logitech G debuts a wireless version of its most popular gaming mouse By Dan Grabham

Logitech has announced a wireless version of its best-selling gaming mouse. The wireless version of the G502 Hero is known as G502 Lightspeed.... Read more

Apple could announce a new Mac Pro, iOS Dark Mode, and more at WWDC 2019
Apple could announce a new Mac Pro, iOS Dark Mode, and more at WWDC 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a redesigned Mac Pro at WWDC 2019 this June. But that's just the tip of the iceberg.... Read more

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

Our in-depth guide to building your own extreme gaming PC, including tips on upgrading your HDD speed with Intel Optane Memory. Perfect for streaming.... 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

A recent annual report analysed the worst passwords in common use to give us an insight into what people are using, but more to the point what you shouldn't be using.... Read more

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