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Microsoft needs to clean up its Windows update act ASAP

Almost everyone has a smartphone these days,perhaps more than a PC. That means almost everyone uses Android or iOS. Linux runs the tech world behind

Samsung Linux on DeX beta hands-on: do almost everything on your phone

Google seems to be pushing Chrome OS as the one platform to rule them all. Samsung now seems to be singing a slightly different tune,

Chrome OS might be Google’s future but it still needs one thing

Since time immemorial, OK maybe just a decade or so ago, people have imagined what a Google OS would be like. At one point, it

Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD (1TB) Review : Classy, practical, and speedy USB 3.1 Gen 2 storage

The Extreme Portable SSD’s convenient form factor trumps the drive’s slight performance deficit compared to the Samsung T5. With its fast USB 3.1 Gen 2

Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell is definitely pulling out all the stops, dumping a whole host of computing devices and products, both new and upgraded, even before IFA 2018

Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

In the fight between a Google Chrome OS-powered Chromebook and a Microsoft Windows PC, it boils down to cost versus convenience. Should I buy a

Chromebooks dual-booting Windows 10 is a terrible idea

After years of being ignored, if not ridiculed, Chromebooks are slowly becoming more interesting and more appealing. Chrome OS, combined with Android and Linux, is

Why the Surface Go needed to be x86 and not ARM

Microsoft just revealed the Surface Go, its lightest, slimmest, and cheapest Surface tablet yet. Cheapest is relative only to other Surface 2-in-1s and it’s hardly

TCL P6 65-inch Review: A Huge 4K TV You Can Afford

It’s loaded with features that’s standard on top-end models TCL’s 65-inch, 4K TV is a great bargain. The 65-inch offering of the Chinese brand has

QSAN XCube XT3002T NAS review: Classy, clean, and fast—but better suited to the enterprise

Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it’s missing a few features consumers will

AsteroidOS review : We get to know the smartwatch OS alternative to Google’s Wear OS

While AsteroidOS doesn’t have the same sophistication and app support as Wear OS, there’s a lot to like in this open source effort, and it’s

Asustor AS6404T review: A high price, but great performance

A brilliant powerhouse NAS, albeit for a chunky price Pros Solid build quality Huge range of apps Cons Installing drives is fiddly Very high price

Tablets are dead, long live Chrome tablets!

Google experience a glitch in the matrix over the weekend where the last traces of Android’s tablet existence vanished without a trace. Evidence that there

How to install Asteroid OS and get it running on your Wear smartwatch

The quickest way to get the Wear OS rival on your wrist When you buy a smartwatch, you don’t have any choice but to use the

Samsung Gear S4 with Wear OS: Tizen is dead

Although they have never really disappeared, traditional smartphone manufacturers have more or less backed out of the smartwatch market. It has become the territory of

Google I/O 2018: What to expect from Google this year

Formally, Google I/O is the company annual event to connect with developers as well as partners spanning its entire platform and product range. It is

Gemini PDA review: We’ve come a long way since keyboards

The sun may have set on the phone-with-a-keyboard phenomenon, but there are still people who pine for physical keys. Armed with a deca-core processor, Android,

Atari VCS hand-on review: Imagine the SNES Classic Mini and Nvidia Shield TV combined

The Atari VCS – formerly Ataribox – has had a relatively rocky ride since it was announced last year. A delay to its crowd funding phase, let

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ review: New Pi gets a welcome performance hike

CPU bump and faster networking make the Pi more versatile than ever Pros Improved networking performance Faster processor for the same price Fully compatible with

Best Memory Card Readers 2018

When you have a memory card full of images to transfer to your computer, a card reader is the best, and quickest, way to get

Android Chrome OS unified: what Andromeda could have been

Google is known, in fact notorious, from casting its net wide to catch as many fish. A more appropriate metaphor, however, might be throwing as

Best Chromebook 2018: The TOP Chrome OS laptops from Google, Dell and Acer

Here are the best Chromebooks you can pick up in 2018 – find the best Chrome OS laptop for you and grab a great deal

Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD’s disruptive multicore chips

AMD’s powerful Ryzen processors democratize CPU cores and challenge Intel’s high-end chips. After a decade of fielding ho-hum FX-series processors, AMD’s finally released its highly

Kano Computer Kit Complete review: A fun DIY ‘laptop’ that teaches kids to build PCs and code

Build a PC, then build programs The Kano Computer Kit Complete does a wonderful job teaching kids hardware and coding concepts by letting them build

Netgear ReadyNAS 424 Review

Our Verdict The NETGEAR ReadyNAS 424 sports really good build quality and boasts of a diverse set of features that make it sort of an

Dell XPS 13 (2018) hand-on review: The best new ultraportable to have?

Dell has refreshed its excellent Dell XPS 13 ultraportable laptop for 2018. This latest model ushers in a number of changes including a refreshed design, faster processor and new colour

Planet Computers Gemini hands-on: Nostalgia’s Android reboot

For geeks of a certain generation, there’s something uncontrollably appealing about the Planet Computers Gemini. Fond memories of the classic Psion Series 5 are to blame,

Meltdown and Spectre: What Do You Need To Know About These Two Vulnerabilities

They affect a HUGE number of devices Yesterday, we reported about a major vulnerability that affects a huge number of Intel processors, warranting for a patch

Cambridge Audio CXUHD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A classy chassis with Dolby Vision

Cambridge Audio CXUHD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A classy chassis with Dolby Vision For pure disc playback, the classy-looking CXUHD is as good,

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