peripherals

Mac mini 2018: Four things we hope Apple delivers

Four years after its last update, the Mac mini is finally getting some attention – we’re just hoping it’s the right sort of attention. Apple’s

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 hand-on review: The world’s thinnest gaming laptop… for now

There’s an ongoing battle in the gaming laptop space to create the thinnest, most impressive and aesthetically pleasing devices. A series of ultrabook-styled laptops have appeared

12 notebooks for every budget – Best Laptop 2018

We’ve tested a wide selection of laptops, Chromebooks, convertibles and MacBooks. Below are our picks of the best laptops currently available.  If you’re after a beautiful,

AOC X24P1 Review

Pros  Impressively affordable  Flexible design  Combats glare perfectly  Crisp, accurately reproduced images Cons  Not suited to gaming or movies Key Features Review Price: £219/$291 24-inch

Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 Review

Our Verdict The Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 fulfils all the requirements of a premium gaming and mechanical keyboard. Its build quality and feature set carry

Samsung Unpacked 2018 wrap-up: Everything you need to know

Samsung’s big Note 9 announcement took place today, and the 6.4-inch smartphone brought along some surprises too. We knew the latest Galaxy Note would take

Galaxy Note 9 vs Note 8: Six big changes you should know about

There’s a new Galaxy Note in town, and existing phablet fans are inevitably going to wonder: what does the Note 9 offer that my Note

Asus VivoBook S15 S530 review (S530UA – i7-8750U, UHD 620) – compact 15-inch laptop on a budget

THE GOOD slim, compact and fairly light looks nice and is available in multiple color schemes matte IPS screen decent backlit keyboard and trackpad performs

AiAiAi TMA-2 MFG4 review: USB-C headphones that work… finally

POSITIVES Digital USB audi Modular design Price NEGATIVES Proprietary interconnects Sound quality fit-dependent BOTTOM LINE This is the first model of USB-C headphones without a

A closer look at Dell’s G3 series of slim and sleek gaming laptops

Buying a gaming laptop is a lot harder than one might think. Not only are you looking for a device that is powerful enough to

HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Review

Our Verdict Premium mechanical keyboards are supposed to incorporate all the features you need for your typing and gaming needs while delivering a strong build

A Samsung gaming phone isn’t going to sell: this is why

News of Samsung working on its own GPU for mobile devices resurrected rumors of a gaming-centric Samsung phone coming soon. Neither of this is actually

Asus ROG Strix Fusion Wireless Review : This headset gets plenty right, but it isn’t perfect

Pros  Solid wireless reliability  Intuitive touchpad controls  Excellent comfort  Rich, crisp sound Cons  Loses out on 7.1 virtual surround sound  No Asus Aura LED system

Roccat Suora FX Review

Pros Individual RGB lighting No gaps to collect debris Smart software Fast mechanical keys Cons No palm-rest Pricey What is the Roccat Suora FX? When

3 reasons why Microsoft’s Surface Go beats Apple’s iPad (and 3 reasons why it doesn’t)

Comparing Apples and Surfaces It’s no coincidence that Apple released a series of iPad international video spots just hours before Microsoft unveiled its most affordable

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

Razer Blade 15 Review

Pros  144Hz display is perfect for competitive gamers  Beautiful design  Solid 1080p gaming performance  Light enough to double as a regular laptop Cons  1080p version

Asus Chromebox 3 Review

Pros  Small and light  Strong connectivity  Simple operation Cons  Apps aren’t optimised  Niche  Limited storage Key Features Review Price: £250/$332 Intel Celeron 3865U 4GB DDR4

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580 Review: Brimming with Strength and Elegance

A Closer Look at Asus’ New Ultrabook We were in Taiwan a couple of weeks ago to check out what Asus had to show off

Asus TUF FX504 GE review (i7-8750H, GTX 1050 Ti) – an affordable and toughly built gaming laptop

Summary: The TUF FX504 is a new entry from Asus in the budget to mid-range segment of gaming notebooks. Its main selling points are the

WD My Passport SSD Review: Fast, pocketable and convenient

Laptops, especially the higher end ones ideal for creative individuals, are fast ditching standard USB ports in favour of USB Type-C. While the newer port

LG gram (15Z980) Review

Pros  Lightweight build  Impressive display  Long battery life Cons  Integrated graphics  Bottom-mounted speakers Key Features Review Price: £1299/$1741 What is the LG gram? I’ve seen

How ASUS will reshape mobile gaming with the ROG Phone

Smartphones have evolved from being just communications and multimedia devices into machines that can provide good gaming experiences. ASUS has seen the value in this

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Close to perfection

Pros  Excellent performance, even when gaming  Solid build quality  Fantastic keyboard  Amazing screen Cons  Very loud when running intensive processes  Battery life could be better

Roccat Vulcan 100 Aimo Review

Pros  Slick mechanical action  Funky design  Practically dust and spill-proof  Strong RGB backlighting Cons  No wireless support  Noisy Key Features Review Price: £140/$188 What is

Astrum KW300 Review

Our Verdict You’ll land up on several options when you’re looking for wireless keyboard and mouse combos. There are premium versions available while the budget

ROG Phone Hands-on Review : First look – Asus launches the ‘fastest phone ever’

Asus ROG Phone: An early look at Asus’ answer to the Razer Phone Last year Razer threw down the gauntlet when it launched its “ultimate

A WWDC 2018 MacBook Pro update is looking even more likely

Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro may well be in line for an update at WWDC 2018, with stock levels hinting that the Cupertino firm could be

MSI Vigor GK70 Review

Pros  Cherry MX Red Switches Per-key  RGB backlighting Tenkeyless form factor MSI ‘Mystic Light’ synchronisation Weight: 900g Cons  Lacks a luxury feel  Cherry MX Red

2018 Razer Blade 15-inch Hands-on Review : First Look

Razer Blade 15-inch 2018: The thin laptop that’s packing a punch With its 15.6-inch screen and chunky form factor, the 2018 model of Razer’s Blade