peripherals

OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock review

PROS Build quality are pretty solid Port arrangement provides good accessiblity CONS Could be priced better Too bulky/heavy for road warriors Provides only 65W of

The new iMac Pro (2017) arrives this week — here’s everything you need to know

iMac Pro (2017): Everything you need to know about Apple’s 2017 iMac Pro The iMac Pro is Apple’s most powerful desktop PC ever and, six

Alienware AW3418DW review

OUR VERDICT The Alienware AW3418DW is the fastest gaming monitor with a 21:9 ultrawide aspect ratio on the market today, with an overclocked refresh rate

Belkin USB-C Express Dock 3.1 HD Review

PROS Expands MacBook’s paltry port selection Doesn’t require extra drivers on macOS, even for Ethernet CONS 4K at 30 Hz is just painful No Thunderbolt

Qualcomm invades Intel’s turf with Snapdragon PCs that push battery life over performance

Qualcomm showed Snapdragon PCs from Asus and HP that promise two-day battery life and always-on connections. Qualcomm is invading Intel’s turf, announcing Windows PCs that

Best Laptops for Kids

These days, many 3-year-olds have their own tablets. So by the time children start advancing in elementary school and doing serious homework, they may need

Razer Blade Stealth (last 2017 – 8th Gen Core) Review

The Pros Slim, lightweight, understated chassis; Bright, vivid quad-HD panel; Fast SSD; Powerful 8th-gen processor The Cons Subpar battery life; Expensive Verdict The Razer Blade

Asus ROG Strix XG27VQ Review: Curved Gaming Goodness

We review ASUS’ ROG Strix XG27VQ curved monitor! ASUS’ ROG gaming brand has expanded to a whole host of peripherals and accessories, including monitors specifically

Asus ZenBook UX430 Reviewed: Light Weight, Great Screen, Good Price

The Pros Gorgeous screen; Fantastic audio output; Lightweight; Strong performance overall; Great value The Cons No USB-C charging; Slow SSD; Keyboard is a bit stiff

Aorus X9 review

OUR VERDICT With only one hour of battery life and dual Nvidia GTX 1070s, the Aorus X9 should really be considered a foldable desktop rather

HP Spectre 13 (8th Gen Core) Review

The Pros Incredibly small; Beautiful design; Punchy keyboard The Cons Poor battery life; Relatively dim display; Bottom runs hot Verdict The HP Spectre 13 is

Razer Kiyo Webcam Review

The Pros Great image quality; Innovative light ring; Thoughtful design The Cons Quiet microphone playback, nondetachable cable Verdict The Razer Kiyo is a streaming-focused webcam

Toshiba Tecra X40-D-10H review

OUR VERDICT Avoiding the temptation of showboating like Apple, Toshiba has designed a very functional Ultrabook that has utilized the best technology where it’s most

HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2 review

OUR VERDICT The EliteBook x360 is an excellent workhorse 2-in-1 which is strong in a lot of respects. There are a couple of pain points,

Razer Wolverine Ultimate review

OUR VERDICT Priced at $159 (£159, about AU$200), the Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller for Xbox One and PC isn’t without its drawbacks. However, its many

Dell XPS 13 (2017) Review

Pros / Blazing quad-core speed; Epic battery life; Extremely light; Attractive design; Wide viewing angles Cons / Webcam looks up your nose Verdict / The

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550VE Review

The Pros Strong performance and graphics; Sleek design The Cons Quiet speakers; No 4K display option Verdict The ZenBook Pro UX550VE is a sleek laptop

Roku Streaming Stick Plus Review: The Ultimate 4K Streaming Stick

THE GOOD Inexpensive Full 4K HDR capabilities Huge app selection Customizable interface THE BAD Remote lacks an audio jack Search could be deeper VERDICT The

Lenovo Yoga 920 Review : A Truly Stellar 2-in-1

Pros / Long battery life; Bright, colorful display; Attractive design; Far-field microphones; Included stylus Cons / Shallow keyboard Verdict / With its stunning design, long

Razer Lancehead Review

Pros High DPI sensor Great design and build Useful on-board profiles Cons Software isn’t perfect Limited wireless range Expensive Key Features Review Price: £140/$186 16,000dpi

Lenovo ThinkPad 25 Review

Pros / Awesome classic keyboard; Luxurious soft-touch deck; Strong performance; Cool nostalgia packaging; Thunderbolt 3 charging Cons / No ThinkLight; Only one, pricey configuration; Mediocre

Asus ROG G20CI review

OUR VERDICT The Asus ROG G20CI is an impressively small, powerful and lovely-looking gaming PC. Unfortunately, a few too many compromises have been made to

Nintendo Classic Mini SNES Review: Get one while you can

Pros Great collection of games Beautifully made Two controllers in the box Rewind function great for tricky games Cons Cables likely still not long enough

Getac ZX70 review

OUR VERDICT The Getac ZX70 is a very serviceable Android tablet in a tough water and dust-resistant skin. A few minor idiosyncrasies don’t undermine what

How to Build Your First Home Theater From Nothing

Setting up a proper home theater doesn’t have to be terribly expensive or complicated. If you’re still watching TV on a tiny screen and crappy

Alienware Aurora R6 review

OUR VERDICT The Alienware Aurora R6 is an excellent gaming PC that offers brilliant performance in a nicely-sized compact body. The price is pretty great

Lenovo ThinkCentre M910z Review: An Affordable All-in-One for Work

THE GOOD Flexible, articulated stand Easy access to ports and controls Security-friendly storage options THE BAD 1080p display only No discrete graphics option Plastic construction

HP Envy 13 review

Laptops used to come in about three flavours: sleek and portable, big and powerful, or cheap and nasty. What a choice, eh? The HP Envy

Thunderbolt 3 Docks Ranked From Best to Worst

As more laptops come with Thunderbolt 3 ports built in, there’s a new generation of docks that promise to charge your system, exchange data with

Corsair Harpoon Review

Pros Great value for money Lightweight Grips well Cons Tracking not up there with the best Small size won’t please everyone Non-braided cable Key Features