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Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Compact enough to carry with you, yet versatile enough to run demanding applications, a laptop is the best tool for doing serious work or play

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

Best laptop 2017: The 10 BEST laptops you can buy in the UK right now

Find out the definitive list of the best laptops you can buy in 2017 and grab yourself a great laptop on the cheap  It’s not

Dell Precision 7520 Review

Pros / Excellent 4K display; Top-of-the-line workstation performance; ruggedized construction Cons / Heavy, even for a workstation; Expensive for top configurations Verdict / The Dell

8bitdo SNES30 review: A lovingly crafted Super Nintendo-style controller for retro gaming

8bitdo’s SNES30 stands out from the motley crowd of third-party controller options. It’s an amazing recreation of the SNES controller, crafted with care. If you’re

HP Z2 Mini G3 Review: A Mighty Mini Workstation

THE GOOD Workstation-class performance in a compact design Easy access to internals Several mounting options THE BAD Port selection varies by configuration No Thunderbolt 3

How Do I Improve My Battery Life?

You can never be too rich, too healthy or get too much battery life out of your laptop. While you should definitely buy a notebook

QNAP TVS-882T Review

It is a fact that as content creators, we are always in need for more storage. Thanks to all the latest and greatest cameras on

Best Laptops for Playing Tekken 7

Tekken 7 drops June 2, and once again, fans will be able to beat friends and foes alike into submission. There will be old and

Hands on: HP Z2 Mini G3 Workstation review

OUR EARLY VERDICT A well-thought-out, gorgeous, pint-sized workstation computer that can (and will) make your 8K dreams come true without breaking the bank. FOR Great

Meridian Explorer 2 DAC Review

Want to experience MQA without breaking the bank? Time to go Exploring Pros Capable of exceptional performance with MQA and standard files Good value Easy

Hasselblad X1D-50c Review

Introduction The Hasselblad X1D-50c is a compact system camera with a 50 megapixel 43.8 x 32.9mm medium-format CMOS sensor that is smaller than most full-frame

How to Upgrade the RAM (Memory) on a Laptop

 Whether your older laptop is feeling sluggish or your newer system starts chocking up when you have too many tabs open, adding more RAM could

How-To Use Your Alienware Notebook for VR

Now that the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have arrived, you’re ready to jump into the virtual reality fray. However, like many of us, you

What Is Sling TV? Everything You Need to Know

Cord cutting — ditching cable or satellite TV for online video — appeals to many people who are fed up with high pay-TV bills. Despite

HP Elite Slice review

THE GOOD: It’s small, attractive and cleverly designed for expansion, and the voice-optimized meeting-room configuration comes with touch call controls. THE BAD: The wireless conference-call

Meridian Explorer 2 review

It’s unlikely that many budget DACs (digital-to-analogue converters) will suffer from enochlophobia (the fear of getting lost in a crowd). Of late, the likes of

Hands on: Xplore iX125 R1 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT If you need a rugged tablet that can outpace most laptops and want it now, then the Xplore iX125 R1 should top

Razer Stargazer Review

The Pros Amazing background removal; Great noise cancellation; Works with Windows Hello The Cons Lesser video quality than competitors; Minimum specs limit it to newer

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

DirecTV NOW vs Sling TV vs PlayStation Vue: Streaming Showdown

The brave new world of live television is upon us, and it comes in three forms: PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and DirecTV NOW. Having multiple

Hands on: Lenovo ThinkStation P310 Tower Workstation review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The P310 throws the gauntlet at the rest of the competition in the sub-£1,000/$1500 desktop workstation PC market. A genuine gem against

Which HP Laptop Is Right For You?

After carefully reviewing the laptop makers out there, you’ve decided to go with HP. But do you know which model is right for you? Do

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-140SA Atmos Elevation Module Review

PRICE $499 pr AT A GLANCE Plus Flexibility of stand or speaker-top use Strongly defined height effects Horn-loaded tweeter Minus Potential timbre-matching issues Footprint too

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

Dell Precision 7510 Review

Pros Speedy performance; Moderate gaming prowess; Comfortable typing experience; Strong audio Cons Dim, dull default display; Hefty; Mediocre battery life Verdict The Dell Precision 7510

Hystou FMP05B Mini PC Review

As the world evolves and the benefit of information is known by a larger percentage of people in the world, the use of smart devices

Onkyo TX-RZ610 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $799 AT A GLANCE Plus Crisp, clear top end FireConnect wireless capability Attractive, simplified remote Minus Atmos limited to 5.1.2 Single-position room correction THE

PlayStation VR vs Oculus Rift : What’s the difference?

2016 is almost certainly the year of virtual reality, with all three of the major headsets now out in the wild. Here we look at

The Samsung 960 Pro (2TB) SSD Review

A year ago, Samsung brought their PCIe SSD technology to the retail market in the form of the Samsung 950 Pro, an NVMe M.2 SSD