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How to Get Pre-Release Software for Everything

The companies which develop operating systems and applications don’t stand still for a minute. Every day, teams at Microsoft, Google, Apple are working on major

HP Pavilion Wave review

PROS Stylish design Powerful integrated audio Decent processor and SSD performance CONS Very basic mouse Premium price KEY FEATURES Quad-core, 2.2-2.8GHz Intel Core i5-6400T 8GB

Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Pro 9.7 vs Lenovo Yoga Book Android showdown

If there were a few takeaways at CES 2017 last week, it would be that cars are the new darlings of the tech industry, that

Laptop Mag CES 2017 Awards : Best Mobile Tech

After a few years where many so-called experts said tablets and phones would replace the PC, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the

Dell Canvas hands-on: Surface Studio gets a slick art rival

Dell may be one of Microsoft’s closest Windows partners, but that didn’t stop it bringing along some Surface Studio competition to CES today. The Dell

XDUOO XD-05 DAC Headphone Amplifier Mini Review – High quality music for just $144.99

If you are a music lover who wants to enjoy music at the highest quality, then the XDUOO XD-05 Portable Audio DAC Headphone Amplifier is

Google Pixel XL vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: What’s the difference?

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL have been on the market for a few months now, and while it might not end up being the most popular

Review: Sell a Kidney and Buy a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Cars are cool, but they don’t make you cool. Think of every paunchy retiree you see in a Corvette, every divorce attorney driving a Lamborghini, or

Netgear R7000 Router Review

THE GOOD Excellent combined throughput Genie software Removable antennas Affordable Open-source firmware THE BAD Disappointing range Large in-wall AC adapter VERDICT The Netgear R7000 combines

Jabra Eclipse – Bluetooth Headset Review

The Pros Svelte, inconspicuous design; Voice commands work with Google Now and Siri; Pairs quickly and painlessly; Indoor sound quality is excellent The Cons Short-distance

AudioControl Maestro M9 Surround Processor Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Excellent sonics Dirac room correction Minus Limited setup and connectivity options Dirac execution unintuitive Very pricey THE VERDICT AudioControl’s high-end processor

Toshiba Q300 Pro Solid State Drive Review

Pros SSD Drives are affordable Greatly improved performance possible Compact and silent Cons NTI Echo doesn’t work! No clone software provided for Macs There are

Kodak Ektra review: Phone camera failings can’t revive those nostalgic Kodak moments

We all owe a lot to Kodak. The imaging company was the forerunner in colour film, but also a largely unsung hero in technological developments:

PARADIGM PW600 WIRELESS SPEAKER REVIEW

HIGHS Great sound, including rich and powerful bass Works with any Play-Fi speaker Sleek design ARC fine tunes sound to any room LOWS Finicky setup

Chromecast Audio review

THE GOOD: Google’s budget audio dongle pipes music to any stereo from the most popular streaming apps on your phone. It’s simple and works well,

Best Mac Apps

Buying a MacBook is like getting a ticket to a land of fantastic new software. In addition to all of the free apps that Apple

ViewSonic VP2468 Review

Introduction The ViewSonic VP2468 is a 24-inch LED monitor, with a 23.8-inch viewable screen. It offers Full HD resolution, and is factory calibrated to achieve

MICROSOFT SURFACE STUDIO REVIEW

HIGHS Beautiful design Simple, intuitive hinge The best PC touchscreen, ever Respectable performance, for an all-in-one Solid bundled peripherals LOWS Extremely slow hard drive Last-generation

Glyph Atom SSD review

THE GOOD: The Atom SSD is superfast and supports USB-C. The drive is compact, light and rugged and includes cables for both new and old

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Review (late-2016)

PROS DCI-P3 compatible Retina Display looks fantastic Graphics performance improved Touch Bar shows promise Thunderbolt 3 is fast and flexible Touch ID is convenient CONS

MacBook Pro vs. Surface Book : How 2016’s Models Compare

Apple and Microsoft revealed their latest visions for notebook computing, giving users a real choice for how they interact with their devices. While both offer

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) review

THE GOOD: Improved speed, graphics and battery life in a similar, crisp design. Detachable tablet comes included, as does the Surface Pen. Has USB ports

Astro A50 Review : The Ultimate Gaming Headset Just Got Better

THE GOOD Rich surround sound Extremely lightweight and cozy Modular components Useful base station Strong battery life THE BAD So-so microphone Companion app can be

PARROT DISCO REVIEW

HIGHS Only 1.6 pounds Smooth flight Little assembly and setup required Long flight time compared to quadcopters Durable design LOWS Can’t hover or pan sideways

Aiptek MobileCinema i70 review

PROS Portable Wireless connectivity Decent black levels CONS Not bright enough Low resolution Unsubtle performance Set up issues iOS 10 compatibility issues KEY FEATURES Built-in

Luxafor Flag Review

The Pros Lights up to show your work status; Easy to use The Cons Your colleagues may not obey it; Can’t move between devices Verdict

Best MacBook Pro Alternatives

The new MacBook Pro has some actual pros up in arms. With only two USB Type-C ports on the base model (four on the Touch

Neonode AirBar Review

The Pros Affordable; Accurate touch control; Chrome OS and Windows support The Cons Magnet setup can be tricky (and permanent); USB cable aligns only on

Logitech M330 Silent Plus review

PROS Extremely quiet Simple, clean design Good battery life CONS Expensive as an office mouse Lack of features and extra buttons Inconsistent tracking KEY FEATURES

QNAP TS-251A review

PROS Easy setup Loads of features and apps Fast file transfers CONS Expensive Low-quality video transcoding Sometimes buggy software KEY FEATURES Two-bay NAS 3.5in or