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ASUS NovaGo and HP ENVY x2 hands-on review : Snapdragon’s Windows stars

Welcome to the familiar: I’ve just spent some time with the first Windows 10 on Snapdragon devices, HP’s ENVY x2 and ASUS’s NovaGo, and they’re

Qualcomm invades Intel’s turf with Snapdragon PCs that push battery life over performance

Qualcomm showed Snapdragon PCs from Asus and HP that promise two-day battery life and always-on connections. Qualcomm is invading Intel’s turf, announcing Windows PCs that

Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti vs. GTX 1060 Max-Q vs. GTX 1060: What’s the Best Value?

Just when we thought we had this whole Nvidia Pascal thing figured out, the company throws us a curveball and introduces a Max-Q model of its GTX 1060 GPU.

GPD Pocket review

OUR VERDICT The GPD Pocket isn’t cheap, or indeed perfect, but it compromises in the right places to make a praiseworthy portable who which is

AOC I1601FWUX USB Type-C Portable Monitor Review

The Pros Slim and light design; Simple USB Type-C connection; Handy auto-pivot feature The Cons Middling display; No backward compatibility with USB Type-A laptops; Poorly

HP Spectre x360 (15-inch, 8th Gen) Review

The Pros Gorgeous, lightweight design; Speedy overall performance; Vibrant 4K display; Strong sound; Great battery life The Cons Heats up; No fingerprint reader Verdict The

Vinci 2.0 is a standalone hearable designed to be your perfect running partner

Hearables are a bit of a thing now. More and more companies, even big ones like Google and Apple, are looking to create voice-based devices that can help

Asus VivoMini VC68V review

OUR VERDICT A beautifully made and designed mini PC with tons of power, confusingly promoted by Asus as the perfect means to Skype, of all

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 review

OUR VERDICT Acer’s Chromebook Spin 11 is a mid-range Chromebook with slow performance and a screen that leaves us wanting more. At this price, unless

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?

Although Microsoft announced its 4K games console during E3 2016 last June, it was Sony that beat it to the punch, releasing its mid-generation upgrade

Xbox One X Review

PROS High quality console performance Form factor smaller and more slick than predecessors Backwards compatible with a wide variety of games Compatible with previous Xbox

Lenovo ThinkPad L570

Pros Fairly rigid Excellent input devices Wide range of I/O The screen doesn’t use PWM above 60 cd/m2 Outstanding battery life Cons Subpar TN display

TerraMaster F2-220 NAS review

OUR VERDICT The F2-220 is a robustly constructed and powerful NAS offering that can fully saturate the available bandwidth of Gigabit Ethernet, but it lacks

Gionee M7 Review: The First MediaTek Helio P30 Phone

Gionee is not new in the market. But it is gaining momentum now. Earlier we have taken a closer look at the Gionee S10 –

Exynos 7880 (+Mali-T830 MP3) vs Exynos 8890 (+Mali-T880MP12) vs Exynos 7420 (+Mali-T760MP8) – performance, benchmarks and temperatures

It is time for another comparison between mobile chips developed by Samsung. Today, the main role of this article play Exynos 7880, Exynos 8890 and Exynos

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 8: Which phone is better?

Galaxy Note 8 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: The crème de la crème of Android smartphones face off, but who comes out on top? Following

Samsung’s Mixed Reality Headset Hands-On Review: Premium Sight and Sound

Microsoft’s growing fleet of mixed reality headsets just got bigger. Samsung (Oct. 3) took the wraps off a new headset built to take advantage of

Intel Core i7-8550U vs Core i5-7300HQ vs Core i5-6300HQ – ULV or high performance? (Updated)

Intel’s new 8th generation brings some surprises to the table. One of the notable one being the fact that the Kaby Lake Refresh ULV chips

GPD Pocket Ubuntu Editon Review

PROS Terrific build quality and design Generous RAM size Bright, high-resolution screen for its size CONS Painful keyboard layout Poor thermal management No microSD card

Asus Zenfone 4 (2017) Review: Serious OnePlus 5 rival?

THE GOOD Nice design Feature packed Flexible camera tech Long battery life THE BAD Unintuitive software Underpowered Key Specs Screen size: 5.5-inches Screen resolution: 1920×1080

Getac ZX70 review

OUR VERDICT The Getac ZX70 is a very serviceable Android tablet in a tough water and dust-resistant skin. A few minor idiosyncrasies don’t undermine what

Logitech MX Ergo Wireless trackball mouse review

OUR VERDICT Trackball mice won’t be for everyone, but if you’re set on the form factor then the MX Ergo does everything you’d need it

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Review: The Same Selling Points of Mi 6

The most powerful Mi phone is considered to be the Xiaomi Mi 6. The company has worked on it up to 7 years. It’s packed

Can You Use Your Gaming Laptop for Video Editing?

So you’re thinking about plunking down some major cash for a gaming laptop with plans to have it moonlight as a video-editing system. But you

Samsung CHG90 Review

Pros Incredible widescreen experience Like having two monitors in one Great gaming performance Impressive HDR Cons Resolution a bit low for its size The price

HP Envy 13 review

Laptops used to come in about three flavours: sleek and portable, big and powerful, or cheap and nasty. What a choice, eh? The HP Envy

Exynos 7880 (+Mali-T830 MP3) vs Exynos 7870 (+Mali-T830) vs Exynos 7420 (+Mali-T760MP8) – performance, benchmarks and temperatures

The time has come to confront other three popular chips developed by Samsung. This time the “stars” of this comparison are the mobile processors Exynos 7880, Exynos

Snapdragon 835 (+Adreno 540) vs Snapdragon 820 (+Adreno 530) vs Exynos 8895 (+Mali-G71MP20) – performance and benchmark tests

Today you will witness yet another intriguing battle between three mobile processors developed by the leading companies Qualcomm and Samsung. We are talking about Snapdragon 835, Snapdragon

Acer Nitro 5 Review

Pros Solid Full HD gaming pace Attractive design Cheaper than the competition Cons So-so screen Single-channel memory Mediocre battery life Key Features Review Price: £899/$1169

Samsung Galaxy S9 Release Date: News, specs and all you need to know

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S9 *** Note : £1 = $1.30 The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the next big thing for