peripherals

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Review: A premium 2-in-1 with a price to match

PROS Well-constructed and quietly stylish Super AMOLED screen is superb S Pen is great for digital artists Impressive performance from Core i5 CONS LTE option

New Surface Pro vs Surface Pro 4: What’s the difference?

New Surface Pro vs Surface Pro 4: How does the new Surface Pro compare to the current hybrid king, the Surface Pro 4? We take

Roccat Leadr Review: Big Design, Big Performance

THE GOOD Large, comfortable design Lots of easy-to-reach buttons Much improved Swarm software THE BAD Huge receiver Few benefits over competitors VERDICT The Roccat Leadr

Gigabyte Sabre 15-K review

PROS Fast in 1080p games Better screen quality than rivals RGB keyboard backlight Slick design CONS Small SSD Underwhelming battery life Middling keyboard Weedy speakers

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

Hands on: Asus AsusPro B9440UA review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The AsusPro B9440UA is a fantastic piece of technology in many ways, but we’re not big fans of the hinge – plus

Lenovo ThinkPad T470s Review

Pros / Great keyboard; Little bloatware; Solid performance; Thin and light Cons / Below-average battery life; Poor screens on lower-end models Verdict / The Lenovo

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

Is the MacBook Air Good for Students?

The MacBook Air is definitely a laptop that’s long in the tooth. Apple hasn’t introduced a new model in two years, and it killed off the

Corsair Glaive RGB review

OUR VERDICT The Glaive RGB is a compelling competitor to the Razer DeathAdder Elite, but it fails to stand up again Corsair’s own history of

Microsoft Surface Laptop vs Apple MacBook (2016) vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What’s the difference?

Microsoft has introduced a new Surface-branded device – and it runs a new version of Windows 10. Called Surface Laptop, it’s a premium device designed

Surface Laptop vs MacBook Pro: Which is the better notebook?

Surface Laptop vs MacBook Pro: Has Microsoft outdone Apple with its new home-grown laptop? Here’s how it stacks up against the mighty MacBook Pro. Microsoft

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

Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 520 Review: Behind the Times

THE GOOD Great in-game sound Attractive appearance Lots of audio modes THE BAD Clunky design Tedious setup Mic issues VERDICT The PS4-centric Turtle Beach Ear

Hands on: Gearbest PRW330 LED Projector review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Grab it while you can – this is the cheapest HD-capable projector currently on the market. While it’s noisy, the PRW330 features

Medion Erazer X7849 review

OUR VERDICT The Erazer’s soft touch finish, healthy arsenal of hardware and heavy array of connectivity options makes it a solid choice for any looking

Kingston HyperX Pulsefire Review: A Strong Start

THE GOOD Comfortable Simple setup Works in all genres Nothing extraneous THE BAD Jarring illumination No customization options VERDICT The Kingston HyperX Pulsefire is a

HyperX Pulsefire FPS review

OUR VERDICT HyperX’s first gaming mouse falls behind its toughest rivals with a price to match and far fewer features much less performance. FOR Grippable

Asus ROG Gladius II review

PROS Accurate tracking Gorgeous RGB lighting Good weighting Highly customisable Great build quality CONS Expensive Clunky software No weight adjustment KEY FEATURES 12000 DPI optical

Volta V Review: A Neat Gaming PC That Helps the Environment

THE GOOD Stylish, eco-friendly design Strong overall and graphics performance Runs very quiet THE BAD Not a lot of customization 4K gaming is mixed VERDICT

Logitech G413 Carbon review

OUR VERDICT The Logitech G413 Carbon is one of the best and most inexpensive gaming keyboards on the market; however, in some small ways, it

ASUSPRO P5430UF Review

What we liked: * Sturdy build * Comfortable keys * Good performance * Plenty of ports * Comes with a free mouse What we didn’t:

Logitech G413 Keyboard Review: Mechanical Minimalism

THE GOOD Inexpensive Comfortable key switches Slick design Good performance THE BAD No discrete media keys Limited lighting options VERDICT The inexpensive Logitech G413 features

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review

Pros / Epic battery life; Best-in-class keyboard; Thunderbolt 3 port; Speedy PCIe SSD Cons / Dim screen; Tinny sound Verdict / With epic battery life,

AsusPro B9440 Review

The Pros Thin and light; MIL-STD-810G tested The Cons No webcam; Few ports; Inaccurate display Verdict The AsusPro B9440 is a superportable business laptop that

HP EliteBook x360 G2 Review

The Pros Beautiful design; Long battery life; Variety of security options; Great keyboard The Cons Dimmer-than-average display Verdict The HP EliteBook x360’s great keyboard, stunning

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

8 Winning Features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, it’s latest Android flagship handsets. The South Korean tech giant threw in a number of

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Hands-on Review : FIRST IMPRESSIONS – It’s gorgeous

HANDS-ON WITH THE NEW SAMSUNG GALAXY S8+ It’s official, there is no Galaxy S8 Edge – instead there’s the regular Galaxy S8 flagship and the

HyperX Cloud Revolver S Review : Loud and (Mostly) Clear

THE GOOD Very comfortable Clear microphone Strong overall sound quality Works well with both PCs and consoles THE BAD So-so surround sound A bit pricey