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HP's Envy Recline is a 23 or 27-inch AIO PC that lies down like a tablet

HP's Envy Recline is a 23 or 27-inch AIO PC that lies down like a tablet

By Elyse Betters

HP has been making touchscreen all-in-one PCs for quite sometime, but that hasn't stopped the company introducing another line at IFA 2013 that can notably recline.Appropriately called the Envy 23 Recline and Envy 27 Recline, the AIO PCs actually lie... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro pictures and hands-on

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro pictures and hands-on

By Luke Edwards

Lenovo has updated its famously flexible Yoga laptop-cum-tablet with the Yoga 2 Pro sporting a resolution four times higher than its predecessor. And with four modes we had to go and get our hands on the malleable device.A screen to be seenThis is, honestly,... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga adopts the multi-position form factor, but with a business suit on

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga adopts the multi-position form factor, but with a business suit on

By Rik Henderson

The Lenovo Yoga Ultrabook idea has spawned not one follow-up but two this year. The Yoga 2 Pro is the more consumer-friendly, lighter, thinner model with the same multi-folding screen and form factor, while the ThinkPad Yoga adopts the concept but in... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro boasts 13-inch 3200 x 1800 screen, that's plenty of pixels in anybody's language

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro boasts 13-inch 3200 x 1800 screen, that's plenty of pixels in anybody's language

By Rik Henderson

Lenovo's follow-up to its flip-flopping Yoga Ultrabook is a real upgrade in every sense of the word. The Yoga 2 Pro adds fourth-generation Intel Core "Haswell" processors to the mix, but the standout improvement comes in the form of a 13-inch 3200 x 1800... Read more

Toshiba outs 13.3-inch laptop and tablet combos at IFA, Satellites W30t and W30Dt

Toshiba outs 13.3-inch laptop and tablet combos at IFA, Satellites W30t and W30Dt

By Rik Henderson

Toshiba has unveiled a couple of 2-in-1 laptop/tablet combos that will come pre-installed with Windows 8.1 and feature massive hard drives in the tablet half.The Satellite W30t and Satellite W30Dt are essentially the same device but with a different processor,... Read more

Sony Vaio Tap 11 pictures and hands-on

Sony Vaio Tap 11 pictures and hands-on

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony took to the floor at its IFA 2013 press conference announcing a bundle of new products, among which was the Sony Vaio Tap 11. Said to be the "world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet PC" at 9.9mm it is not only pretty slim, but we also found it to be lightweight... Read more

Asus Zenbook UX301 and Zenbook UX302 specs detailed - both Ultrabooks have Gorilla Glass lid

Asus Zenbook UX301 and Zenbook UX302 specs detailed - both Ultrabooks have Gorilla Glass lid

By Elyse Betters

On top of showing off a new Android tablet range, Asus has announced at IFA 2013 in Berlin that it has added two new Ultrabooks to its product lineup. They're called the Zenbook UX301 and Zenbook UX302.Asus said the new Ultrabooks - which the company... Read more

Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip PC makes IFA debut: We go hands-on with the laptop-meets-tablet

Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip PC makes IFA debut: We go hands-on with the laptop-meets-tablet

By Mike Lowe

Taking a different stance on the touchscreen laptop-meets-tablet, Sony unveiled the Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip PC at this year's IFA trade show in Berlin. We had a play around with the multi-function device to see if it's a fit and fancy as it claims to... Read more

Be Inspired: How to use tech to improve your fitness

Be Inspired: How to use tech to improve your fitness

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Technology can help us in a number of ways, but with more and more of us trying to get fit, we turned to Rebecca Cox, a personal trainer and running coach, to find out whether you can use technology to help improve your fitness.A marathon veteran, Cox... Read more

Lenovo announces thinner, 17-hour battery life ThinkPads, also a 21:9 ThinkVision display

Lenovo announces thinner, 17-hour battery life ThinkPads, also a 21:9 ThinkVision display

By Luke Edwards

And so Lenovo joins the ranks of early reveals ahead of IFA tomorrow. It's packing a bevy of updates to its thinner, longer battery life-toting ThinkPads and a new 21:9 panoramic ThinkVision display.The ThinkPad T440s, T440 and X240 Ultrabook have all... Read more

Acer Aspire R7 refresh adds Intel Haswell, a touchscreen and an active pen

Acer Aspire R7 refresh adds Intel Haswell, a touchscreen and an active pen

By Luke Edwards

Acer has released the flood gates on its IFA announcements early, with the Iconia A3 tablet and Liquid S2 phablet already announced. Next in line is an updated Aspire R7.The new Aspire R7 will take it above being a mere notebook by featuring a full 10-point... Read more

LG IPS 21:9 UltraWide All-In-One PC is here

LG IPS 21:9 UltraWide All-In-One PC is here

By Luke Edwards

LG lead the way last year by introducing a 21:9 monitor at IFA 2012– now it's gone a step further with the IPS 21:9 UltraWide All-In-One PC. Previously announced, the PC is now officially going to be shown off at IFA 2013 next week.The desktop PC comes... Read more

Samsung to show off range of printers at IFA, including NFC-ready Xpress C460 and concept smartphone printer docks

Samsung to show off range of printers at IFA, including NFC-ready Xpress C460 and concept smartphone printer docks

By Rik Henderson

At IFA next week, Samsung will show its new NFC-capable printer, the Xpress C460, which can print or fax files from a smartphone simply by tapping it against the machine, or even scan a document or picture to store on the phone. In addition, it will be... Read more

Logitech unleashes G602 wireless gaming mouse with impressive battery life

Logitech unleashes G602 wireless gaming mouse with impressive battery life

By Jake Smith

Personal computer accessories maker Logitech has taken the wraps off a new mouse for the world's game-itching fingers.The Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse is being marketed towards the hardcore gamers, by including 250 hours of "non-stop lag-free... Read more

Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse: One minute charge gives one hour's use

Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse: One minute charge gives one hour's use

By Luke Edwards

If, like us, trackpads don't agree with you – a wireless mouse is a must. But then you're faced with carrying something bulky around with you in spite of spending all that money on a nice slim laptop. Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse should help solve... Read more

Apple teases new Mac Pro's autumn launch in cinema advert

Apple teases new Mac Pro's autumn launch in cinema advert

By Elyse Betters

The new Mac Pro is coming.Apple wants to remind us that its new, cylinder-shaped Mac Pro will arrive this autumn. To do so, the company published a cinema advert on YouTube on Friday.Apple reportedly began promoting the Mac Pro with its new advert in... Read more

Canon unveils new Pixma social printers for Flickr, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter printing right from the printer's screen

Canon unveils new Pixma social printers for Flickr, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter printing right from the printer's screen

By Luke Edwards

Canon's newly unveiled inkjet printers caught our eye today. Namely the Pixma MG5550, MG6450 and MG7150. Not because of their fine ink tech that prints quickly and accurately, but because of a complimentary cloud platform app called Pixma Printing Solutions... Read more

Sony teases VAIO laptop-tablet combo, set to unveil at IFA 2013

Sony teases VAIO laptop-tablet combo, set to unveil at IFA 2013

By Elyse Betters

Sony has released a teaser video for an upcoming VAIO PC.Don't expect an official announcement from the company until early September at IFA 2013 in Berlin, but Sony's new video pretty much tells us what to expect. A combo laptop-tablet product.The video... Read more

ASUS VivoBook X102BA  press shot surfaces - a Win 8 PC geared toward students?

ASUS VivoBook X102BA press shot surfaces - a Win 8 PC geared toward students?

By Elyse Betters

Asus is planning to expand its Vivo line-up by launching a new Windows 8 PC called VivoBook X102BA.SweClockers published a leaked press shot of the notebook on Friday and reported that it would feature a 1.0GHz, dual-core AMD A4-1200 CPU with Radeon... Read more

Dell reports Q2 earnings, with profits falling 72 per cent ahead of potential buyout

Dell reports Q2 earnings, with profits falling 72 per cent ahead of potential buyout

By Jake Smith

Longtime computer manufacturer Dell has produced some struggling Q2 earnings, ahead of a vote by the board to decide whether the company goes private or not.Dell announced on Thursday a not-too-shabby $14.5 billion in revenue for the quarter (flat from... Read more

Samsung shows off three printer concepts, including one made of cardboard

Samsung shows off three printer concepts, including one made of cardboard

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has devised three design concepts for new laser printers that have been recognised by the International Design Excellence Awards 2013. And one is made from folded cardboard.The Samsung Origami has come about as a direct result of considering how... Read more

Logitech TK820 to land in the US as well, offers Windows 8 wireless keyboard and trackpad combo

Logitech TK820 to land in the US as well, offers Windows 8 wireless keyboard and trackpad combo

By Elyse Betters

Following a UK announcement this morning, Logitech has launched its latest Windows-compatible keyboard and trackpad in the US. And it's just a single product.Called the TK820, it is a wireless, compact keyboard with an integrated trackpad. The combo setup... Read more

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop prevents carpal tunnel, shoulder rotation with Manta ray design

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop prevents carpal tunnel, shoulder rotation with Manta ray design

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has developed a Manta ray-looking keyboard set that encourages natural postures.The new Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop from Microsoft is a combination of the Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard and the Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse. The keyboard features a split layout,... Read more

Get rid of your mouse with the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820

Get rid of your mouse with the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820

By Rik Henderson

Logitech has announced an expansion to its PC keyboard line-up, one that allows you to dispense with a mouse altogether.The Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 includes a large built-in touchpad on the side to keep a desktop tidy. It is larger... Read more

Acer says more Chromebook and Android-based products are coming

Acer says more Chromebook and Android-based products are coming

By Elyse Betters

Acer has noticed a shift in the industry from laptops toward mobile devices, so it plans to pull back focus on Microsoft-based products to expand on Chromebook and Android-based products instead.Taiwan-based Acer -  the world's fourth-largest PC maker... Read more

Samsung Shark Baby Attack promotes the ATIV Book 9 Lite, no really

Samsung Shark Baby Attack promotes the ATIV Book 9 Lite, no really

By Stuart Miles

Samsung is getting in on the Shark Week and the Sharknado action this year with an advert for its Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite laptop.The rather bizarre advert sees a baby in a shark outfit in a swimming pool spotting his dad show off his new ATIV laptop.According... Read more

MSI GS70 unveiled - "world's thinnest and lightest" 17-inch gaming laptop

MSI GS70 unveiled - "world's thinnest and lightest" 17-inch gaming laptop

By Elyse Betters

MSI Computer Corp has introduced the GS70, a 17-inch gaming laptop that's both lightweight and powerful.At 5.7 lbs. and 1-inch thick, the GS70 impressively packs a 17.3-inch Full HD anti-reflective display at a 1920 x 1080 resolution. It also has a fourth-generation... Read more

Google launches touch features in latest Chrome beta build

Google launches touch features in latest Chrome beta build

By Jake Smith

Google is beefing up its Chrome browser with several touch features, in the wake of more touch-screen based PCs flooding the market.In an update to the Canary build of Chrome, Google has added the ability to use your finger to slide left or right to go... Read more

Gorilla Glass coming to touch-enabled laptops, Dell already on board

Gorilla Glass coming to touch-enabled laptops, Dell already on board

By Stuart Miles

Corning, the chaps who make your phone screen tougher than a tough thing trying to be tough, have released yet another tough product, this time for touch-enabled laptops.Called Gorilla Glass NBT, Corning presumably seeing a rise in Windows 8 touch-enabled... Read more

Toshiba announces Satellite U and M series laptops, including first 15.6-inch Ultrabook

Toshiba announces Satellite U and M series laptops, including first 15.6-inch Ultrabook

By Rik Henderson

Toshiba has unveiled a couple of new laptop ranges, the Satellite U and M series.The Satellite U50t is the company's first 15.6-inch Ultrabook, which comes with a 10-point touchscreen, Windows 8, fourth-generation Intel Core processor, Intel HD Graphics... Read more

Acer Aspire S3 (2013) pictures and hands-on

Acer Aspire S3 (2013) pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

The Acer Aspire S3 has undergone a design overhaul. The 13.3-inch touchscreen laptop now takes several cues from its Aspire S7 cousin. The white-finish laptop sports the latest Intel Haswell chipset to bring it up to date for 2013, but also has a 180-degree... Read more

Google Cloud Print released for Windows, no longer requiring Chrome

Google Cloud Print released for Windows, no longer requiring Chrome

By Jake Smith

Google on Monday announced the release of Google Cloud Print for Windows, letting you use the service from anywhere within the Windows operating system. Before today's release, to use Cloud Print on Windows you had to use Chrome - other applications didn't... Read more

STM Bags Velo 2 hands-on: Papa's got a brand new bag

STM Bags Velo 2 hands-on: Papa's got a brand new bag

By Chris Hall

It's not often that we're moved to write about a bag, but having spied the STM Velo 2 back in May, we quickly got one to play with. We've been carting around the mobile office in it since and it's quite the bag.The STM Velo 2 is a shoulder bag. It's available... Read more

Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11S review
4.5 stars

Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11S review

By Ian Morris

We're starting to get used to touchscreen laptops. At first, the idea was a bit foreign to us, and didn't feel like something we'd use, but now there are dozens of touchscreen Windows-based laptops available, we are actually finding them quite useful.... Read more

Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2013) review
4.5 stars

Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2013) review

By Chris Hall

The smaller MacBook Air is one of the most affordable Macs you can buy. Upon its original launch, there was a small murmur that the 11-inch MacBook Air was the netbook that Steve Jobs said Apple would never make, but in reality, this diminutive Mac has... Read more

Pocket-lint Podcast #134 - Windows 8.1 Preview hands-on, BlackBerry and Amazon AutoRip

Pocket-lint Podcast #134 - Windows 8.1 Preview hands-on, BlackBerry and Amazon AutoRip

By Rik Henderson

Windows 8.1 Preview is available to download for free so we look at the features Microsoft has added that will make the final consumer version of the update an essential installation. And yes, the start button is back.Plus, the team looks at BlackBerry's... Read more

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus pictures and hands-on

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

Samsung recently made a small shift in the branding of its product lines, pulling together Windows products under the ATIV label.Whether that's a good or bad move we'll let you decide, but it leaves us with a notebook that reflects the design of previous... Read more

Samsung ATIV Q pictures and hands-on

Samsung ATIV Q pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

There is a distinct feeling that if a kitchen sink could have been attached to the Samsung ATIV Q, it would have been. Samsung has thrown everything at its new hybrid laptop/tablet device and it is an incredible piece of kit as a result.Although there... Read more

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is the flagship Windows 8 laptop

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is the flagship Windows 8 laptop

By Stuart Miles

Samsung has revamped and rebranded its Series 9 laptops range.  The new models, dubbed the ATIV Book 9 Plus and the ATIV Book 9 Lite, will feature a slim and sleek Windows 8 offering when they go on sale later in the year.The ATIV Book 9 Plus is an updated... Read more

Samsung ATIV Q: 13.3-inch Windows 8 and Android hybrid with a stunning screen

Samsung ATIV Q: 13.3-inch Windows 8 and Android hybrid with a stunning screen

By Stuart Miles

Samsung has launched a new hybrid laptop come tablet that sports a super-high-resolution screen that betters close rivals. The new device, which apes Sony's Vaio Duo form factor, will come with a 13.3-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1800) touchscreen display with... Read more

Rumoured ATIV Book 9 Lite, ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book Q leaked

Rumoured ATIV Book 9 Lite, ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book Q leaked

By Hunter Skipworth

Images rumoured to be the Samsung Ativ Book Lite, which is expected to be launched later today at a Samsung event in London, have been leaked online ahead of Samsung's press conference. The official-looking press pictures show Samsung's yet to be released... Read more

Wi-Fi ac approved, faster wireless is green for launch

Wi-Fi ac approved, faster wireless is green for launch

By Stuart Miles

The body that certifies wireless standards has approved Wi-Fi 802.11ac, the fastest version of wireless yet.The standard, which has already started turning up in devices like the new Apple MacBook Air and is expected to make it into the Apple iPhone 5S... Read more

Lenovo launches first 15-inch ThinkPad Ultrabook for business

Lenovo launches first 15-inch ThinkPad Ultrabook for business

By Hunter Skipworth

Lenovo has announced the ThinkPad S531 Ultrabook, complete with slim design and clever bevelled edges that make the laptop appear to be floating.The S531 does however miss out in the latest generation Haswell processors from Intel, instead opting for... Read more

Samsung Xpress C410W NFC printers let you tap to print

Samsung Xpress C410W NFC printers let you tap to print

By Hunter Skipworth

Samsung has launched the Xpress C410W series of printers that are able to connect instantly with your smartphone via NFC and print pics straight away. All you need to do is tap your smartphone on the printer and it will instantly pair - you can even scan... Read more

Google triples Chromebook availability to 6,600 stores worldwide

Google triples Chromebook availability to 6,600 stores worldwide

By Elyse Betters

Google announced on Monday that it planned to triple the availability of Chromebooks worldwide to 6,600 stores including Walmart and Staples.In addition to retailers like Best Buy and Amazon.com, Google said Walmart would begin selling the Acer Chromebook starting... Read more