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Acer Swift 1 Review

Pros Stylish, all-metal body Decent screen Good keyboard and touchpad Cons Battery life doesn’t meet claims So-so performance Key Features Review Price: £TBC 1.1-2.5GHz Intel

Porsche Design Book One Review

The Pros Vivid, bright display, USB Type-C and Type-A; Both convertible and detachable; Great stylus The Cons Mixed performance; Top-heavy; Stiff keyboard Verdict The Porsche

HP ZBook 17 G4 Review

The Pros Category-leading performance; Vivid DreamColor 4K display; Rugged design The Cons Bulky design; Slightly dim display; Crazy expensive for top configs Verdict The HP

Dell OptiPlex 5050 Micro PC review

OUR VERDICT Offering a powerful level of performance in a very small case, alongside plenty of expansion options and a three-year warranty, the OptiPlex 5050

HP Omen 17 (mid-2017, GTX 1070) review – the new Omen proves that OEMs sometimes pay attention to what users want

Pros Fairly sturdy construction and refreshing design Good input devices (improved keyboard and much better touchpad) Excellent IPS panel with G-Sync and 120Hz refresh rate

HP Stream 11 (2017) Review

The Pros Excellent speaker; Solid performance; Attractive design The Cons Washed-out screen; Warm temps; Sharp front lip Verdict Petite yet powerful, the HP Stream 11

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 review

OUR VERDICT The Asus ROG Zephyrus sets a high bar for powerful, thin gaming laptops with exceptional performance, whisper quiet operation and a truly innovative

Philips BDM4037UW review

PROS Good overall image quality Incredible contrast level Screen size and resolution ideally matched Nice design Plenty of connectivity CONS Colour accuracy not as good

Surface Book vs MacBook Pro (13.3-inch with Touch Bar) : Why Microsoft Wins

Creatives have a tough choice to make. Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro is now more powerful than ever with its 7th-generation processor, but Microsoft’s gunning for

Surface Pro 2017 vs iPad Pro with iOS 11 : Productivity Showdown

The two premium tablets of the year have been revealed and all gloves are off in the fight between Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro and the

ASUS ZenFone AR Review: The Future Of Smartphones?

We review the ASUS Zenfone AR! Despite being a relative newcomer to the Android arena compared to their competitors, Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS has managed to

Apple iMac 27-Inch with 5K Display Review (2017): Serious Power

THE GOOD Speedy performance Plenty of graphics muscle Brilliant display Familiar iMac design THE BAD No touch option Awkward port placement Magic Mouse is inoperable

iOS 11 vs. macOS: Apple Has Already Chosen the Winner

What will the productivity computers of the future look like? Assuming that we’re all not going to be working on spreadsheets on our smartphones in

iPad Pro (10.5-inch, 2017) review

The Good: Excellent display, upgraded storage options, faster processor, better cameras and a bigger display in a still-compact size. Faster refresh-rate display also means faster

Hands on: Xbox One X review

OUR EARLY VERDICT With six teraflops of graphical horsepower contained within a smartly designed package, the Xbox One X is about as premium as consoles

iPad Pro 10.5-inch vs New Surface Pro (2017): Which is best for you?

iPad Pro 10.5-inch vs New Surface Pro (2017): Should you go with Apple’s Pro tablet or Microsoft’s stellar hybrid? Here’s all you need to know.

Hands on: iPad Pro 2 10.5 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT A smooth upgrade with lightning fast internals and a much more impressive screen – combined with a real update to iOS 11,

iOS 11 Finally Makes the iPad a Capable Computer

Can tablets be the future of computing? If iOS 11 is any indication, Apple believes so. And based on the huge number of features the

Snapdragon 430 (+Adreno 505) vs Helio P10 (+Mali-T860) – performance, benchmarks and temperatures

Snapdragon 430 and Helio P10 are two of the popular mobile chips developed by Qualcomm and MediaTek. Both of them are mid-range processors and there are

Hands on: Dell Inspiron 27 7000 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The Inspiron 27 7000 is quite the impressive everyman machine, with the tools necessary to handle hefty work (and play) loads in

The Best Windows 10 2-in-1 Tablets of 2017 so far

Last week in Shanghai, away from the very scrutinizing eyes of Western media, Microsoft unveiled the New Surface Pro, a.k.a. not the Surface Pro 5.

QLED vs. OLED: What’s the Difference?

In the world of visually stunning displays, OLED is the gold standard, but Samsung’s QLED technology is looking to challenge this supremacy. Both screen technologies

New Surface Pro 2017 vs MacBook Pro: What’s the difference?

New Surface Pro vs MacBook Pro: When you’re looking for a work laptop, you’ll probably consider the Microsoft Surface Pro or Apple MacBook Pro, but

Hands on: Huawei MateBook D review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The new MateBook D isn’t the most exciting product in Huawei’s first laptop range, but it may be suitable for your next

Tiny DJI Spark drone flies by gestures: Pricing, camera, and Autopilot

Drone pilots have a new, compact camera-drone option, with the DJI Spark promising not only portability but piloting so simple you don’t even need a

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

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

PC Specialist Optimus VIII review

PROS Faster than rivals in games tests Discreet design Plenty of customisation options CONS Slow, single-channel memory Poor screen and poorer speakers Disappointing keyboard KEY

Hands on: Microsoft Surface Laptop review

OUR EARLY VERDICT With the Surface Laptop, incredible design inside and out is hampered by a questionable platform choice for the price. FOR Gorgeous design

9 Things You Didn’t Know About The 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000

By now you should know quite a bit about the new, 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 (and, by extension, the GSX-R1000R), since we’ve written a lot about