computers

Olympus Tough TG-5 preview: For the hardcore generation

Olympus has announced its latest Tough camera, the TG-5. Following the family of Tough cameras before it, the new Olympus model is everything you expect it

4 Ways Microsoft Plans to Win the Future

Moving far beyond Windows on the desktop, Microsoft wants to provide the platform for all of your devices, from handsets to headsets. At its recent

Samsung DeX Review: The Phone-as-PC Dream Remains Elusive

THE GOOD Super-simple setup Cheaper than most Chromebooks Easy to use Adds Ethernet and two USB Type-A ports THE BAD Small number of officially supported

Asus ROG GR8 II review

PROS Excellent case Full desktop processor Great performance CONS No SSD 3GB Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card KEY FEATURES Quad-core, 3.0-3.5GHz Intel Core i5-7400 8GB

Lenovo ThinkPad X270 Review

Pros / Responsive keyboard; Colorful screen; Long battery life with six-cell battery Cons / Below-average endurance with three-cell battery Verdict / The ThinkPad X270 is

MSI GP72VR 7RFX Leopard Pro Review

The Pros Vivid display; Solid performance; Comfortable keyboard The Cons Very short battery life; More expensive than competitors Verdict The MSI GP72VR 7RFX Leopard Pro

Windows 10 S Unveiled: Here’s How It’s Different

Microsoft (May 2) announced Windows 10 S, an education-focused version of Windows 10 that runs only preinstalled applications or apps downloaded from the Windows Store. It’s

ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K6 review – the fatal gaming Optane ready motherboard

Pros Facilitated overclocking options Extremely thorough BIOS menu The availability of two Ultra M.2 ports providing the connection of the fastest SSD devices Support of

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E470 review – a classic ThinkPad in a 14-inch form factor

Pros Decent build Excellent keyboard and touchpad Slightly above average browsing battery runtime An IPS panel suitable for more than just office work No PWM

Drag race: Australia vs The World – HSV GTSR W1 v BMW M3 Competition v Mercedes-AMG C63 S v Alfa Romeo Giulia QV

Australia. It’s the country where there’s always an insect, animal or sea creature trying to kill you. It’s also the country that once housed a thriving

Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1 Review

Pros / Speedy overall performance; Durable chassis; Thin, light design Cons / Short battery life; Heats up Verdict / The Dell Latitude 5285 is a

The Best Laptops and Tablets from China up to $200

Yesterday we talked about smartphones from Xiaomi, which can be safely recommended for purchase. Today we will talk about laptops and tablets ala 2-in-1. I’ll tell you

The limits of semi-autonomous driving tech: We go Volvo Pilot Assist II winter testing

Semi-autonomous automotive tech has infiltrated a host of modern cars, but the luxury segment sees more than its fair share of systems designed to do

Creative Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 gaming keyboard review

OUR VERDICT As first attempts go, the Creative Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 gaming keyboard has some high and low points. While the Vanguard has excellent

Big test : The best fitness trackers for cycling tried and tested

We strap on five cycling-friendly trackers Fitness trackers aren’t just for running. For those of you who prefer to get your calorie-busting workouts done on

Venom BlackBook Zero 14 review

OUR VERDICT Long battery life, a good cost-to-power ratio, sleek looking design, high portability and the lack of bloatware makes the BlackBook Zero 14 an

Hands on: Samsung DeX review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The Samsung DeX is a clever little dock that gives you a new choice when using your handset – it works easily

Hands on: Eurocom Sky X4E2 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The Sky X4E2 is the only player in town should you be looking for a mobile workstation that can keep up with

Lenovo Ideapad V510 review – so many features, the price can’t handle it

Pros Decent build Fingerprint reader Excellent value IPS display Supports M.2 SATA SSDs Cons Slightly below average battery runtime Limited availability worldwide The screen uses

Digma Optima 7202 Review

Against the background of declining interest in tablet computers, the most popular among them are still very portable – with a diagonal of the screen

How to use a Chromebook : 10 must-know tips, tricks, and tools for beginners

When Google first introduced Chromebooks in 2011, it seemed like a ridiculous idea. A laptop that can only run a browser? Who wants that? But

Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro Black Edition (VN7-793G) review – an upgrade that ranks it in the high-end spectrum

Pros Good design and build quality Nice touchpad and keyboard Fairly portable for a high-performance 17-inch laptop Outstanding display quality suitable for color-sensitive work The

Modem vs. Router : How They’re Different and What They Do

When it’s time to set up a home Wi-Fi network, it’s important to know exactly what kind of equipment you need. Everything starts with two

The best smartwatch 2017: We choose between Apple, Samsung and more

Picking the best smartwatch for you among the plethora of brand new devices is increasingly tough. Gone are those horrible lumps of plastic and the

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT review

THE GOOD: The Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT flash drive has unprecedentedly high capacity and fast copy speed. The drive is rugged and includes a five-year

Dell Vostro 15 3568 review – cheap Intel Core (Kaby Lake)-powered notebook with some trade-offs

Pros Considerably low price for a Core i5-7200U-powered laptop The touchpad seems nice Oustanding battery life The display is brighter than we expected (235 cd/m2)

What Is Sling TV? Everything You Need to Know

Cord cutting — ditching cable or satellite TV for online video — appeals to many people who are fed up with high pay-TV bills. Despite

Alienware 17 R4 (QHD, 120Hz variant) review – one of the best out of the box gaming experience you can get right now

Pros Clean and sophisticated design Impeccable build quality Good keyboard and touchpad experience Supports two M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs Impressive display with excellent image quality,

ADM Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i7-6900K : Benchmark Battle

We test our fair share of gaming desktops here at Tom’s Guide, and pretty much all of them feature one of  Intel’s Core i series

LeEco Super4 X65 TV review : A good picture and great features at a nice price

A very nice TV for the price, rivaling Sony’s 940C and -D series in terms of color, but its low peak brightness doesn’t allow it