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Huawei MateBook family expands: Updated 2-in-1, skinny Ultrabook and 15.6-inch beast announced

Huawei MateBook family expands: Updated 2-in-1, skinny Ultrabook and 15.6-inch beast announced

By Chris Hall

Huawei is widening its MateBook family with the launch of the MateBook D, MateBook E and the MateBook X.Let's start with the MateBook E, as this is the update for the 2016 MateBook, the company's 2-in-1 Windows tablet designed to offer an alternative... Read more

Acer Chromebook 11 N7 review: A rugged and well-priced Windows-alternative
4.0 stars

Acer Chromebook 11 N7 review: A rugged and well-priced Windows-alternative

By Andrew Williams

Chromebooks have been around for years, but we still meet plenty of people who don't know what they are. If you're going to buy a laptop, it might as well be a Windows 10 one, right?Wrong. If you only have £200-odd to spend, something like the Acer Chromebook... Read more

Microsoft will likely unveil new Surface Pro Type Covers in Shanghai

Microsoft will likely unveil new Surface Pro Type Covers in Shanghai

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is teasing new products ahead of its Surface event.The company is expected to launch a new Surface Pro device in Shanghai on 23 May, so naturally, a day before the event, Microsoft's Surface chief has taken to Instagram to publish a teaser. Panos... Read more

HP Envy x360 loses some weight while boosting the specs

HP Envy x360 loses some weight while boosting the specs

By Max Langridge

Along with updating and refreshing the Spectre x2 2-in-1, HP has given a similar treatment to the Envy x360 convertible, with a fully rotating hinge that lets you choose various positions to place it in.One of our biggest gripes with the previous version... Read more

The refreshed HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 is more powerful than ever

The refreshed HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 is more powerful than ever

By Max Langridge

HP has updated the popular Spectre x2 2-in-1 convertible for 2017, with an improved design, and souped-up internal components.Chief among the design changes are thinner bezels all around the screen. HP has managed to shave off 6mm either side, leaving... Read more

Huawei will unveil new 2-in-1 and laptop-style MateBooks on 23 May

Huawei will unveil new 2-in-1 and laptop-style MateBooks on 23 May

By Max Langridge

Huawei has confirmed in a tweet that it will be holding a product launch event in Berlin on the 23 May, with new MateBooks set to steal the limelight. Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship Huawei's MateBook series was introduced at Mobile World... Read more

Apple could update its entire MacBook line at WWDC next month

Apple could update its entire MacBook line at WWDC next month

By Elyse Betters

Apple will debut new hardware WWDC, rather than simply focus on software, according to a new report.Apple typically uses its mostly-annual developers conference to announce new software updates to existing products, giving developers a chance to become... Read more

US laptop and tablet ban could extend to UK and Europe

US laptop and tablet ban could extend to UK and Europe

By Rik Henderson

The US is reportedly considering expanding its airline laptop and tablet ban to include the UK and Europe.Flights to the States from several countries in the Middle East and Africa are already affected, with passengers not allowed to carry electronic... Read more

HP Elite x2 is the Surface Pro 4-trumping laptop hybrid your business deserves

HP Elite x2 is the Surface Pro 4-trumping laptop hybrid your business deserves

By Max Langridge

HP has introduced the latest version of its Elite X2 1012 G2, a tablet with a detachable keyboard, that's targeted at businesses and IT professionals, and will go head to head with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. HP and Acer announce budget laptops running... Read more

Google Fuchsia OS: What's the story so far?

Google Fuchsia OS: What's the story so far?

By Elyse Betters

Google is developing an entirely new operating system.But here's the thing: it's unclear at the moment what this operating system is for, including what devices it might power. Here's everything we know so far about the project, which is currently going... Read more

HP and Acer announce budget laptops running Windows 10 S

HP and Acer announce budget laptops running Windows 10 S

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft revealed it was working with hardware partners to develop Windows 10 S devices, and now we know which ones.HP and Acer are the first two hardware partners to announce Windows 10 S-powered laptops. That means these laptops run the new, locked-down... Read more

Microsoft Surface Laptop vs Apple MacBook (2016) vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Laptop vs Apple MacBook (2016) vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has introduced a new Surface-branded device - and it runs a new version of Windows 10.Called Surface Laptop, it's a premium device designed to rival the 12-inch MacBook. So, with that in mind, we pitted the Surface Laptop against the MacBook... Read more

Microsoft unveils the Surface Laptop, a Windows 10 S device looking to take down the MacBook

Microsoft unveils the Surface Laptop, a Windows 10 S device looking to take down the MacBook

By Chris Hall

Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Laptop at its New York education event, a new Windows 10 S hero device, designed for students, but likely to be loved by everyone.The Surface Laptop comes with a 13.5-inch 2256 x 1504 resolution PixelSense display... Read more

Acer's all-new Aspire laptop line is affordable and suits everyday needs

Acer's all-new Aspire laptop line is affordable and suits everyday needs

By Elyse Betters

Acer has unveiled its refreshed Aspire notebook line while at a press event in New York.These are Windows 10 laptops called Aspire 1, Aspire 3, Aspire 5, and Aspire 7, the latter of which (pictured above) is at the top of the line. It features up to... Read more

Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks

Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks

By Cam Bunton

At a press event in New York City, Acer took the wraps off its latest portable computing solutions. There's the new Switch 3 and Switch 5 2-in-1 crossovers, and the more traditional, run of the mill Swift 1 and Swift 3 notebooks. Acer Switch 5 and Switch... Read more

Acer Predator Triton 700 is an ultrathin gaming laptop beast

Acer Predator Triton 700 is an ultrathin gaming laptop beast

By Rik Henderson

Gaming laptops have been growing in popularity at a healthy rate in the last couple of years and Acer's Predator range has been a major driver.Not one to rest on its laurels though, the company has announced a flagship machine that is a beast under the... Read more

5 ways to ensure your passwords are always safe

5 ways to ensure your passwords are always safe

By Max Langridge

Account hacking is a real and genuine threat, so making sure you have a safe and secure password for all your accounts is an absolute must. We are constantly told to try and avoid using the same password for everything, but remembering so many different... Read more

Asus Transformer Mini T102HA review: Great battery and price point, but limited performance credentials
4.0 stars

Asus Transformer Mini T102HA review: Great battery and price point, but limited performance credentials

By Andrew Williams

The Asus Transformer Mini T102HA is a hybrid for people who want a Surface Pro 4 but can't face the price.It's smaller, far cheaper and, simply put, not as good. But it is really quite a lot cheaper - around £360 at the time of writing - and still has... Read more

Apple might make a new MacBook Pro adapter - one we actually want

Apple might make a new MacBook Pro adapter - one we actually want

By Elyse Betters

Apple has come up with another adapter for 2016 MacBook Pro owners.The new MacBook Pro is a little inconvenient in that it replaced most ports with USB-C, relegating owners to a life of adapters if they want to make their existing peripherals compatible... Read more

Apple confirms new iMacs are coming this year

Apple confirms new iMacs are coming this year

By Max Langridge

Apple has taken the somewhat unusual step of pre-announcing some products that it's working on, which includes a refreshed iMac desktop lineup that will ship later this year.  Apple iMac with Retina 5K display (2017) review: Pixel-packed powerhouse Speaking... Read more

What’s new in Windows 10 Creators Update? The best new features from the 11 April upgrade

What’s new in Windows 10 Creators Update? The best new features from the 11 April upgrade

By Mike Lowe

Since mid 2015 we've had Windows 10 in our lives. And rather than giant update packages - like the service packs of old - W10 has taken a more step-by-step update stance.From the 11 April the rollout of the free-to-download Creators Update - the third... Read more

Razer upgrades the Blade Pro laptop with THX certification and more powerful CPU

Razer upgrades the Blade Pro laptop with THX certification and more powerful CPU

By Max Langridge

If you think the name Razer Blade Pro sounds familiar, it's because the gaming hardware manufacturer only released one in October 2016. Clearly the company immediately thought it could produce something better because it's just announced a new version... Read more

How to turn on Apple's Night Shift mode and adjust the colour on Macs

How to turn on Apple's Night Shift mode and adjust the colour on Macs

By Elyse Betters

Apple has brought its Night Shift mode - which first debuted on iOS devices with iOS 9.3 - to the Mac.With the release of MacOS Sierra 10.12.4, anyone who owns a Mac running Sierra can now cut down on the amount of blue light they're exposed to during... Read more

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: The convertible king?
4.5 stars

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: The convertible king?

By Andrew Williams

There are a few kinds of hybrid laptop: ones with screens that pull off; those with 360-degree hinges; and (now rarer) ones whose screens flip around, almost independent of the base. Dell has had a go at the lot, but it seems to have settled on a style... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 910 review: Fancy 4K meets fan-noise dismay
3.5 stars

Lenovo Yoga 910 review: Fancy 4K meets fan-noise dismay

By Mike Lowe

Laptops keep getting thinner, lighter and ever more stylish. Among our favourite convertible Windows-based laptops is the Lenovo Yoga series, which has been tweaking its 360-degree hinge-based formula over the years.In the Lenovo Yoga 910 that means ultra... Read more

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: The best 15-inch laptop in its class
5.0 stars

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: The best 15-inch laptop in its class

By Andrew Williams

Windows laptops have a bit of an identity problem. Everyone knows about MacBooks, but a lot of people who ask us for advice don't even know where to start when looking to Windows after seeing the latest MacBook prices.The Dell XPS 15 is that place to... Read more

Asus ZenBook 3 review: A super-thin MacBook killer?
3.5 stars

Asus ZenBook 3 review: A super-thin MacBook killer?

By Andrew Williams

Where Apple goes, others follow. The Asus ZenBook 3 is this effect in action, taking the much-loved ZenBook design, removing most of the ports and squashing down the keyboard.Not all of the design changes work that well, but this little laptop is at least... Read more

Google quietly kills its high-end Pixel Chromebook laptop line

Google quietly kills its high-end Pixel Chromebook laptop line

By Elyse Betters

Farewell, Pixel.No, not the Pixel phones. We're talking about Google's high-end, $1,299 Pixel Chromebooks. Long before Google started shipping flagship phones under the Pixel brand, it offered Pixel laptops. But, according to TechCrunch, which spoke to... Read more

Porsche Design Book One is a ridiculously plush 2-in-1 Windows dream device

Porsche Design Book One is a ridiculously plush 2-in-1 Windows dream device

By Chris Hall

Porsche Design is making its foray into computing with the launch of the Book One. Pairing up with Intel, Windows and Quanta Computing, the result is a 2-in-1 premium laptop looking to take on the likes of the Surface Book.The Book One is crafted from... Read more

Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

By Max Langridge

Lenovo has come out all guns blazing at Mobile World Congress, unveiling a new Tab 4 series of tablets, two new Yoga laptops and now the Miix 320 detachable laptop/tablet.In its most basic form, the Miix 320 is a tablet with an Intel Atom X5 processor,... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 720 and Yoga 520 are portable powerhouses

Lenovo Yoga 720 and Yoga 520 are portable powerhouses

By Max Langridge

Lenovo has used Mobile World Congress to launch two new Yoga convertible laptops: the Yoga 720 and 520. Both have been designed and developed in direct response to user feedback, so the company is pretty confident it's got the specs and features across... Read more

Alexa comes to your car with Logitech ZeroTouch, but this might not be the experience you're looking for

Alexa comes to your car with Logitech ZeroTouch, but this might not be the experience you're looking for

By Chris Hall

Alexa is marching across the world of tech, appearing in all sorts of devices looking to bring connectivity from all angles.The latest announcement, appearing on the day that Amazon announced that Alexa Voice Service's availability in the UK and Germany,... Read more

Logitech Brio is the world's first 4K webcam

Logitech Brio is the world's first 4K webcam

By Max Langridge

We haven't reviewed an external webcam here at Pocket-lint since 2013, but Logitech believes there's still a market for them. If you're someone who does still use one, whether it be for live-streaming videos, vloggers, YouTube or the like, then Logitech's... Read more

Lenovo Yoga A12 is a budget, portable laptop with a touchscreen keyboard

Lenovo Yoga A12 is a budget, portable laptop with a touchscreen keyboard

By Max Langridge

Lenovo has introduced the Yoga A-series of tablets, a new range of wallet-friendly tablets whose first model is the A12. The Yoga A12 runs on Android and has been designed to "pair the mobility of tablets and smartphones with productivity features to... Read more

When is the 2017 Super Bowl LI and where can you stream it online?

When is the 2017 Super Bowl LI and where can you stream it online?

By Elyse Betters

It's official: The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will face off in the Super Bowl LI.The Pats beat the Steelers in the AFC Championship game, while the Falcons beat the Packers in the NFC Championship game. Now, the two teams are headed to the... Read more

Is Apple making its own chips for Macs so it can eventually ditch Intel?

Is Apple making its own chips for Macs so it can eventually ditch Intel?

By Elyse Betters

Apple seems to be actively lessening its reliance on Intel chips.According to Bloomberg, Apple is designing its own A-series ARM-based chips, even though Intel processors have powered Apple's Mac lineup for more than a decade. The company isn't going... Read more

Acer Spin 5 review: An affordable all-rounder
4.0 stars

Acer Spin 5 review: An affordable all-rounder

By Andrew Williams

Tech is getting more expensive. Apple, Tesla, Nescafe and just about every other company out there has either already put up prices in the UK, or is planning to do so.That makes laptops like the Acer Spin 5 all the more important. Normal folk who were... Read more

Apple is bringing iOS' Night Shift mode to Macs with Sierra update

Apple is bringing iOS' Night Shift mode to Macs with Sierra update

By Elyse Betters

If you own a Mac and are looking for ways to reduce your eye strain or even get more sleep at night, you're in luck.Apple’s Night Shift is coming to macOS. It's shown up in the latest 10.12.4 beta of MacOS Sierra for Macs, which is supposed to launch... Read more

Good news, all 2017 Chromebooks will support Android apps

Good news, all 2017 Chromebooks will support Android apps

By Max Langridge

Chromebooks have always been a decent, affordable laptop alternative. Yes, you need a constant internet connection for them to work, but if you do, you gain access to all things Google. Well, nearly all things Google. Until now, only select Chromebooks... Read more

Wondershare data recovery: Recover deleted files from Recycle Bin/Pendrive/SD Card/Hard disk/Memory Card

Wondershare data recovery: Recover deleted files from Recycle Bin/Pendrive/SD Card/Hard disk/Memory Card

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Looking for an efficient way to recover deleted, lost, or formatted data from your computer or storage device?Try Data Recovery by Wondershare. It's a tool you can download to your Windows PC or Mac in order to recover files from your computer storage,... Read more

Apple found out what's messing with the new MacBook Pro's battery life

Apple found out what's messing with the new MacBook Pro's battery life

By Elyse Betters

Apple knows what is causing the new MacBook Pro's battery woes.A couple weeks after Consumer Reports failed to recommend the latest MacBook Pro due to inconsistent battery life, Apple has announced that it worked with the publication to identify the problem:... Read more

Dell XPS 27 (2017) preview: Audiophiles, this 4K touchscreen AIO is for you

Dell XPS 27 (2017) preview: Audiophiles, this 4K touchscreen AIO is for you

By Elyse Betters

Not everybody wants a laptop, especially people who are audiophiles and desire more than tiny speakers crammed into a slim form factor.But that doesn't mean they want a tower setup either. For those type of niche people, Dell has something new: the 2017... Read more

Razer Project Valerie: Crazy gaming laptop concept packs in three screens

Razer Project Valerie: Crazy gaming laptop concept packs in three screens

By Mike Lowe

There are laptops you can pull out on the train on your commute to work for emails and type up notes. There are gaming laptops you might get away with donning on your knees for a bit of mid-travel play too.And then there's Razer Project Valerie.Based... Read more

HP EliteBook x360 preview: Thin with all the win

HP EliteBook x360 preview: Thin with all the win

By Mike Lowe

At CES 2017 - the world's largest technology show - there were a lot of top-notch laptops on display. And one of the most notable was the HP EliteBook x360: the world's thinnest 13-inch convertible laptop.Now that's particularly relevant, given that Dell... Read more

Best of CES 2017 - Laptops and tablets: The greatest from HP, Dell, Lenovo and others

Best of CES 2017 - Laptops and tablets: The greatest from HP, Dell, Lenovo and others

By Cam Bunton

The Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place in Vegas every January is back for 2017, and we've been rushing around the show floors looking for all the best in upcoming tech. Companies usually use CES to showcase the latest updates to their laptop,... Read more

HP Sprout Pro preview: It's like the old Sprout - but better and aimed at pros

HP Sprout Pro preview: It's like the old Sprout - but better and aimed at pros

By Elyse Betters

HP has updated the original Sprout it launched in 2014. And it's added "Pro" to the title.The Sprout is an all-in-one with a projector and camera extrusion, and it comes with a mat for you to get all interactive with it. The original version was aimed... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) preview: The best business laptop money can buy?

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) preview: The best business laptop money can buy?

By Mike Lowe

If there's one so-called "business laptop" brand that keeps its customers happy time and again, that would be ThinkPad. The once IBM-owned brand has remained strong under the wings of its Lenovo acquisition and its latest 2017 product, the X1 Carbon,... Read more

Asus Chromebook Flip is now a 12.5-inch awesome machine

Asus Chromebook Flip is now a 12.5-inch awesome machine

By Cam Bunton

Asus has followed up on its popular Chromebook Flip with a brand new model. It comes with a refreshed design, more powerful components and a much higher price point. While the previous Chromebook Flip was an affordable mini tablet-sized slim Chromebook... Read more

Gorgeous 4K HP Spectre x360 range updated with micro-edge screens

Gorgeous 4K HP Spectre x360 range updated with micro-edge screens

By Cam Bunton

HP has announced an update to its gorgeous Spectre x360 lineup with enhanced performance, a redesigned display and improved connectivity in an equally eye-catching design. Like the last generation, this new range of Spectre x360 laptops' biggest attraction... Read more

Lenovo's new Miix 720 2-in-1 is a true Surface Pro 4 competitor

Lenovo's new Miix 720 2-in-1 is a true Surface Pro 4 competitor

By Cam Bunton

Lenovo has taken the wraps of its next 2-in-1 and, if the spec sheet is anything to go by, the Miix 720 will be a true competitor to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Lenovo’s promise is that now you’ll be able to take any kind of work - no matter how... Read more