Windows PCs

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

Laptops for back-to-school students: best budget to top-tier models

Later this month, thousands of students will return to college, and thousands more will be heading out for their first semester. Just as necessary as

Pioneer XDP-30R review

Why buy a portable music player? You already have a phone that plays music – and who wants to carry two separate devices around with

Mecool M8S Pro review

OUR VERDICT The Mecool M8S Pro is a great product as it manages to combine a number of quality components with the latest commercial version

PlayStation Now vs. Xbox Game Pass: What’s Worth Your Cash?

The latest battle between Sony and Microsoft isn’t over consoles or games, but subscription services. Both console makers are fighting to establish the Netflix of

4 Ways Microsoft Plans to Win the Future

Moving far beyond Windows on the desktop, Microsoft wants to provide the platform for all of your devices, from handsets to headsets. At its recent

Xbox Scorpio specs, release date, news, games, hardware specs and everything we know

Microsoft has revealed the specifications of its Project Scorpio games console. We have all the details, courtesy of a report from Digital Foundry. Here’s what

Venom BlackBook Zero 14 review

OUR VERDICT Long battery life, a good cost-to-power ratio, sleek looking design, high portability and the lack of bloatware makes the BlackBook Zero 14 an

Marantz HD-AMP1 review

PROS Premium-grade construction Elegant retro design Open, transparent sound with insightful treble Warm, well-integrated bass CONS No network streaming or Bluetooth KEY FEATURES 70W per

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

Linksys Velop Wi-Fi router review : One of the best mesh network systems to date

The Linksys Velop is one of the best true mesh-network routers we’ve tested, but many Wi-Fi enthusiasts will still prefer a more conventional model. Pros

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

Logitech Marathon Mouse M705 review

THE GOOD: The M705 wireless mouse has a contoured shape that fits the natural ergonomics of your hand. Its Unifying Receiver makes it easy to

Logitech Wireless Mouse M510 review

THE GOOD: You can customize shortcut tasks for all seven buttons on the Logitech M510 mouse and the laser tracks smoothly across nearly any surface

Bitdefender Box Review

THE GOOD Protects Internet of Things devices Bundle includes Bitdefender software, VPN client Small, unobtrusive design THE BAD Setup can be difficult Not compatible with

TomTom Spark Cardio + Music review : Leave your smartphone home

Fitness tracking has really picked up in India over the last year and half. Products from FitBit, JawBone, Xiaomi to smartwatches with fitness tracking features

Chromebooks vs. Windows 10 Laptops : What Should You Buy?

Chromebooks have grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google’s Chrome OS is extremely easy

Apple iPad Pro (9.7in) hands on review

The iPad Pro released last autumn was a powerful, impressive machine that did a bunch of things no Apple tablet previously had done. But, let’s

Alienware Steam Machine Review

THE GOOD Attractive interface Lots of great games Good performance THE BAD Expensive Peripheral limitations Not as robust as either a console or a gaming

Dell XPS 15 9550 review: An expensive laptop – and there are better options for gamers – but there’s much to like, too

The XPS range is where you’ll find Dell’s most desirable laptops. These aren’t all-practical workstations, or budget models. XPS is where Dell’s fanciest designs team-up

Windows 10 Mobile review

Pros Great user interface Cortana Solid selection of Microsoft services Cons App offering still isn’t strong Buggy Key Features: Universal Apps; Cortana; Windows Hello; Free

VTech Kidizoom Smart Watch Plus review – multi-function fun kids smartwatch

VTech’s Kidizoom Smart Watch Plus, recently updated, is a well-made, fun gadget packed with features that should entertain young children, if not educate them or

Windows 8 vs Windows 10 comparison: What’s the difference between Windows 10 and Windows 8? New features in Windows 10, and why you should upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 10

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? Windows 10 has been officially unleashed on the world. For many people, it is a free upgrade. But should you get it?

Dell doubles down on quality for new Chromebook

At a time when other PC makers are looking to attract new customers through cut-price Windows 10 notebooks, Dell has taken the original affordable portable

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Preview – Coming August 21 with 5.7-inch screen, metal-and-glass build, new stylus, 16MP camera, Samsung Pay (hands-on)

So long, faux-leather backing. Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 5 is all slim, shiny, large-screened luster, with a redesigned stylus to match. It’s eye-catching all right,

Review : Lenovo S21e-20 laptop — three things to know

Regret never getting in on the netbook craze? Lenovo’s new S21e will solve that woe, as it is essentially a high-end netbook with a low

Lenovo LaVie Z series review: super light, super compromised

The Lenovo LaVie Z series is a winner. Or at least it was before I tested one for this review. The HZ550, as it was

Windows 10: release date, price, news and features

Update: Now that Build 2015 is behind us, expect the bits of Windows 10 info to come in even more frequently. Check it out before