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Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

By Stuart Miles

While Apple and others are doing their best to re-engineer the trackpad to the ninth degree, Logitech has taken a different tack. It has just launched a brand new state of the art mouse.The Logitech MX Master wireless mouse is the company's new flagship... Read more

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

It's not the first time we've seen a mini PC, but the Acer Revo One RL85's dinky one-litre scale means you can wave goodbye to the bulky tower of old, while its versatile feature set means it's more than just a PC.Indeed, by default it comes boxed with... Read more

Windows Hello lets you sign into W10 devices with your face: How does the new feature work?

Windows Hello lets you sign into W10 devices with your face: How does the new feature work?

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has unveiled a new login and security feature in Windows 10 called Windows Hello.The feature is all about biometric authentication, as it allows you to sign into a new device running Windows 10 with just your face or finger. It basically replaces... Read more

What is Force Touch? Apple's haptic feedback technology explained

What is Force Touch? Apple's haptic feedback technology explained

By Elyse Betters

Apple has a new MacBook that unveiled on Monday, alongside more details about Apple Watch, but one of the more interesting announcements from the company's Spring Forward event actually had to do with trackpad technology.Apple's latest, super-thin notebook... Read more

Move over MacBook: Google has a new Chromebook Pixel with two USB Type C ports

Move over MacBook: Google has a new Chromebook Pixel with two USB Type C ports

By Elyse Betters

Two years after launching the first Chromebook Pixel, Google has announced a new version.The updated Chromebook Pixel uniquely features USB Type C, the same standard for charging that Apple implemented in its latest MacBook. It enables multi-device charging... Read more

These MacBook Adapters will add the ports back to the new Apple laptop

These MacBook Adapters will add the ports back to the new Apple laptop

By Stuart Miles

The new 12-inch Apple MacBook is void of all but two sockets: the new USB Type-C and the 3.5mm headphones jack.Those worried that the move means that nothing will be able to be plugged in shouldn't be, as there are five USB Type-C adapters to help you... Read more

Apple MacBook vs MacBook Air 11-inch: What's the difference?

Apple MacBook vs MacBook Air 11-inch: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Apple has announced a new MacBook at its Spring forward special event, a device that Phil Schiller, Apple VP, said was designed for "extreme portability". It revives the MacBook name, which used to be the entry-level notebook device.The small format sees... Read more

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on)

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on)

By Stuart Miles

Apple has announced a new MacBook Laptop that is even thinner and smaller than the MacBook Air, but more powerful than the iPad.The new 12-inch MacBook ditches all the traditional ports in order to slim down to a super-thin 13.1mm in thickness. To get... Read more

New Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2015 announced: Faster and smarter

New Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2015 announced: Faster and smarter

By Luke Edwards

Apple took the opportunity to announce its new range of MacBooks at its Spring forward event where the Apple Watch was launched today.The new 13-inch MacBook Pro for 2015 has been upgraded to include the latest Force Touch trackpad that is launching on... Read more

Apple has a new MacBook in gold with a 12-inch Retina display

Apple has a new MacBook in gold with a 12-inch Retina display

By Elyse Betters

Much to everyone's surprise, Apple has unveiled a new MacBook (not MacBook Pro; a new MacBook) while on stage at its Spring forward event.The new MacBook has a 12-inch display and weighs just 2 pounds, making it the lightest Mac ever. At its thinnest... Read more

Gigabyte P37X v3 review: Goliath among gaming laptops
4.0 stars

Gigabyte P37X v3 review: Goliath among gaming laptops

By Andrew Williams

Think gaming laptop and a clear image probably forms in your mind. Huge chunky body? Check. Adolescent blue LEDs everywhere? Check. Looks a bit like a blinged-up Vauxhall Corsa? Yep.Well, take that image and resign it in your brain's dustbin because it's... Read more

Dell XPS 13 review (2015): To infinity and beyond
5.0 stars

Dell XPS 13 review (2015): To infinity and beyond

By Mike Lowe

After company privatisation and realigning its focus for the business market, Dell has only gone and launched the most desirable 13-inch consumer laptop that we've ever seen: the 2015 version of the XPS 13.But business, consumer, whatever label is put... Read more

Calling all GDC goers: Pick up your free Razer Nabu X smartband today

Calling all GDC goers: Pick up your free Razer Nabu X smartband today

By Luke Edwards

Razer is obviously feeling generous as it's announced it will be giving away its Nabu X smartbands at the Game Developers Conference 2015 from today until 6 March.If you're a developer planning to attend GDC in San Francisco this year be sure to swing... Read more

Apple rolls out first public beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with Photos app and diverse emoji

Apple rolls out first public beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with Photos app and diverse emoji

By Elyse Betters

If you're excited to ditch iPhoto for Apple's new Photos app, you can now make the switch.Apple has released the first public beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, and it includes Photos for OS X. Feel free to try the new test release, though you should know... Read more

HP Spectre x360 hands-on: A slim, sexy, sophisticated two-in-one

HP Spectre x360 hands-on: A slim, sexy, sophisticated two-in-one

By Britta O'Boyle

HP has announced the Spectre x360 at Mobile World Congress, offering a 13.3-inch laptop that effortlessly turns into a tablet thanks to the geared hinge. It's a beautiful looking device that oozes premium appeal and we were impressed by how professional... Read more

HP Spectre x360 combines laptop and tablet for all day battery with Quad HD display

HP Spectre x360 combines laptop and tablet for all day battery with Quad HD display

By Luke Edwards

HP has taken the wraps of its new Spectre x360 laptop-cum-tablet that crams power into an attractive frame while offering all day battery.The HP Spectre x360 is a 13.3-inch laptop with touch screen and geared hinge that allows it to be used as a tablet.... Read more

Apple MacBook Air refresh: Here's what it needs to beat

Apple MacBook Air refresh: Here's what it needs to beat

By Elyse Betters

You might be able to get your hands on a Retina MacBook Air by next month.The current MacBook Air is the only Apple laptop without a Retina display, and the hope worldwide is that Apple will soon announce a Retina version of the MacBook Air. Although... Read more

Scared of trusting the cloud with your life? WD's EX2100 and EX4100 NAS bays could be the answer

Scared of trusting the cloud with your life? WD's EX2100 and EX4100 NAS bays could be the answer

By Rik Henderson

Western Digital believes that by 2016 every household in Britain will require 3.3TB of storage on average for all the digital content we've accumulated. And should you attempt to entrust that to online cloud services, the monthly subscription fees could... Read more

Google is working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, and it's coming soon

Google is working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, and it's coming soon

By Elyse Betters

Google's £1,049 premium Chromebook is about to get refreshed.There's two types of Chromebooks you can get: really cheap, decent ones, and the Chromebook Pixel. It's a two-year-old touchscreen laptop at the high end of the Chromebook family. Although... Read more

Worried about Lenovo’s pre-installed spyware? Here’s how to remove Superfish from PCs

Worried about Lenovo’s pre-installed spyware? Here’s how to remove Superfish from PCs

By Elyse Betters

Anyone who owns a new Lenovo computer has likely been subjected to hidden adware.Computer maker Lenovo has been called out by angry customers for pre-installing the software on their machines, and now it is being forced to remove the adware as well as... Read more

Apple launches free repair program for faulty MacBook Pros with video issues

Apple launches free repair program for faulty MacBook Pros with video issues

By Elyse Betters

It's been almost a year since Apple launched a replacement program for iPhone 5 sleep/wake buttons, and now the company is following that up with a similar program just for faulty MacBook Pro laptops.Apple has announced it will offer free repairs for... Read more

Toshiba beefs up Kira Ultrabook with Broadwell processor and better battery life

Toshiba beefs up Kira Ultrabook with Broadwell processor and better battery life

By Rik Henderson

Toshiba has given its Kira Ultrabook an Apple-like refresh. Everything about it stays the same as last year's model but the CPU has been changed, to Intel's 5th generation i7 "Broadwell" processor range, and the graphics are now Intel HD 5500.Not only... Read more

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying
4.0 stars

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying

By Mike Lowe

We've always admired the Google Chromebook laptop concept and its attempt to deliver an affordable, easy to use, online-focused platform. Problem is, every manufacturer (ignoring Google itself with the ultra-expensive Pixel model) has shoehorned poor... Read more

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54: One tough laptop, now slimmer than ever

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54: One tough laptop, now slimmer than ever

By Mike Lowe

Business is tough, which is why Panasonic wants the company you work for to invest in its Toughbook laptops for field work, with the newly announced CF-54 heading up the range.In an attempt to shed the considerable bulk and weight associated with such... Read more

Could the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini be the best budget 2-in-1 for travellers?

Could the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini be the best budget 2-in-1 for travellers?

By Rik Henderson

Toshiba first unveiled its Satellite Click Mini 8.9-inch tablet and laptop combination device at CES in Las Vegas in January, but as its UK and European release edges nearer (coming in March) Pocket-lint was invited to have a quick play with the device.The... Read more

HP Sprout hands-on: Behold the PC of the future

HP Sprout hands-on: Behold the PC of the future

By Britta O'Boyle

HP introduced a new Windows PC called Sprout in October last year but it isn't just your average desktop computer, it is an immersive computing platform that combines an all-in-one desktop with a natural user interface to provide an entirely touch-input... Read more

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

By Stuart Miles

Asus originally announced its superslim Zenbook UX305 during the IFA consumer trade show in Berlin last September, but although a Christmas release date was touted at the time, it failed to hit the streets in 2014.Instead, the world's slimmest 13.3-inch... Read more

MacBook Air refresh imminent: Intel Broadwell chips likely but not 12-inch Retina display

MacBook Air refresh imminent: Intel Broadwell chips likely but not 12-inch Retina display

By Rik Henderson

Apple is said to be refreshing its MacBook Air range on 24 February but previous rumours that it will be introducing a 12-inch model with a Retina display could prove to be unfounded.Instead, the new models will feature improved Intel Broadwell processors... Read more

New Razer Blade gaming laptop comes with a QHD+ display and Nvidia Maxwell graphics

New Razer Blade gaming laptop comes with a QHD+ display and Nvidia Maxwell graphics

By Elyse Betters

Razer has upgraded last year's Blade laptop by releasing a new model that looks nearly identical to its predecessor but with more brawny configurations.The company is known for making MacBook Pro-quality, ultra portable Windows laptops for both gamers... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: Design delight, but pricey
4.0 stars

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: Design delight, but pricey

By Luke Edwards

Lenovo has pushed its Yoga line forward once again with the Yoga Pro 3, a lightweight laptop with a stunning design that features a 360-degree hinge to double as a tablet.The earlier Yoga 2 Pro introduced super-high resolution screens into a small form... Read more

Microsoft Q2 2015 earnings: Surface and cloud sales are up, while Xbox sales are down

Microsoft Q2 2015 earnings: Surface and cloud sales are up, while Xbox sales are down

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft ended 2014 with a bang. Kind of.The company beat analysts’ expectations of $26.3 billion in revenue with $26.5 billion in revenue for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015. Revenue is therefore up 7.9 per cent year over year, compared... Read more

12-inch MacBook Air parts spotted, is this Apple's next laptop?

12-inch MacBook Air parts spotted, is this Apple's next laptop?

By Stuart Miles

Leaked photos have given us more evidence that Apple could be building a 12-inch MacBook Air to be released later this year.Fresh "spy shots" of what is claimed to be the rear casing and new logo of the supposed new ultra-small, ultra-thin laptop have... Read more

How to get the new Windows 10 on your PC, tablet, phone or Xbox One

How to get the new Windows 10 on your PC, tablet, phone or Xbox One

By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has pulled the covers back even more for Windows 10 detailing new features and tricks.It has also detailed, for the first time, that the operating system will be replacing Windows Phone 8, and coming to the Xbox to create a single OS for all... Read more

This is the Apple iMac that could have been: Apple Lisa gets modernised

This is the Apple iMac that could have been: Apple Lisa gets modernised

By Luke Edwards

The Apple iMac has always been in the limelight as every new model recreates desktop computer design. We've gone from a square box all the way to a metallic slither of 5K resolution. But what if the original shape had remained?This is what German tech... Read more

Dramatic Apple MacBook Air 12-inch redesign rumoured

Dramatic Apple MacBook Air 12-inch redesign rumoured

By Chris Hall

Apple's next MacBook Air could see a dramatic redesign with a new 12-inch model becoming the lightest and most portable MacBook Air yet.Revealed by 9to5Mac, who has reportedly garnered the information from sources within Apple who have been using the... Read more

Razer Forge TV turns your existing TV into an Android TV and adds PC game streaming to boot

Razer Forge TV turns your existing TV into an Android TV and adds PC game streaming to boot

By Rik Henderson

A lot of hope was placed on the shoulders of the humble Android console a couple of years back, with Ouya perhaps the biggest name is trying to offer a cheaper alternative to dedicated games machines from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. However, they seemed... Read more

Asus Transformer Book Chi series pictures and hands-on: T300, T100, and T90

Asus Transformer Book Chi series pictures and hands-on: T300, T100, and T90

By Elyse Betters

Asus has unveiled a few Windows 8.1-powered devices at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. They're 2-in-1s under the Transformer Book Chi series.Jonney Shih, CEO of Asus, called the new laptops the "ultimate dream machine" and repeatedly compared them to Apple's MacBook... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook pictures and hands-on

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook pictures and hands-on

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo has a new ultrabook that it showed off at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. It's called the 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon.Described as a 14-inch performance ultrabook with a super bright FHD display, PCIe solid state drive, fifth-generation Intel Core processors,... Read more

Lenovo adds 14-inch Yoga 3 laptop and tablet combo to join 11-inch model for larger flexibility

Lenovo adds 14-inch Yoga 3 laptop and tablet combo to join 11-inch model for larger flexibility

By Rik Henderson

Lenovo has introduced a new 14-inch version of its Yoga 3 laptop cum tablet combination device, with a previously announced 11-inch model hitting the shelves first.It comes with a backlit screen yet is only 18.3mm in thickness when closed, ensuring that... Read more

Asus Transformer Book Chi goes to war against the MacBook Air

Asus Transformer Book Chi goes to war against the MacBook Air

By Chris Hall

"Our Chi is thinner than Air," said Jonney Shih, CEO of Asus as the Transformer Book Chi was announced at CES 2015.If the name sounds familiar, that's because it was unveiled at Computex in June 2014, but now it seems there's a full family of Transformer... Read more

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here

By Luke Edwards

Acer has announced from CES 2015 in Las Vegas that it will be releasing new laptops this month that use Intel RealSense 3D cameras for gesture controls.Like the film Minority Report, that's had us dreaming about gesture controls ever since, users will... Read more

Lenovo shows off 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon alongside new touchscreen ultrabooks and more

Lenovo shows off 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon alongside new touchscreen ultrabooks and more

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo is at CES 2015, where it just announced a tonne of new devices including new touchscreen ultrabooks.The first ultrabook is the latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It's described as a 14-inch performance ultrabook with a super bright FHD display, PCIe solid... Read more

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

By Stuart Miles

Acer has continued its push into the world of Chromebook with yet another model, this time a rather large 15.6-inch offering for those that want to enjoy more screen.Acer's goal, according to the company, is to offer a big screen Chrome OS experience... Read more