Windows PCs

New iPad Pro Benchmarked: This Blows Away Windows PCs

When Apple introduced the new iPad Pro, the company boasted that its slim slate is more powerful than 92 percent of PCs out there. Now

Microsoft cracks the top 5 U.S. PC vendors, but Intel CPU shortages could bring more change

Change is afoot in the PC industry Microsoft’s Surface has moved from breaking trail to setting the pace in the U.S. PC market, as the

Here’s every feature Apple might copy from the PC for the updated MacBook Air 13

When you’re a laptop that hasn’t been updated significantly since 2015, you have a lot of choices for upgrade features. The buzz continues to build

Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

In the fight between a Google Chrome OS-powered Chromebook and a Microsoft Windows PC, it boils down to cost versus convenience. Should I buy a

Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550 review: This ergonomic keyboard needs better keys

The wave-shaped keyboard isn’t for everyone. Boasting a slightly curved, contoured keyboard and a smooth, substantial mouse, the Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550 could be

Acer Aspire S24 hands-on: 5 things to know

Acer’s Aspire S24 wants to upset the apple cart, and prove that it’s not only Cupertino that can design a good looking all-in-one. Launching today,

Apple’s Touch Bar needs to grow up

Apple’s biggest changes to its MacBook range in 2018 may be focused on overhauling the processors inside its notebooks, but it’s making the most of

HDMI vs DisplayPort: Which display interface reigns supreme?

Both are capable of sending high-def video and audio from a source device to a display. So what’s the difference? The HDMI audio/video interface standard

10 big CES reveals that PC enthusiasts need to know about

A glimpse into the high-octane future of the PC. An ominous Spectre hung over CES 2018’s PC announcements, as the industry grapples with how to protect against devastating

iPazzPort Mini Wireless Keyboard Review: An Excellent HTPC Keyboard for Under $15

Pros Full QWERTY Keyboard with Touchpad in the palm of your hands Comprehensive media controls Multi-color backlighting Only $15! Cons Touchpad has issues when battery

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

Mecool M8S Pro review

Android TV boxes, often associated with Kodi, have had a bit of a bad press lately because of piracy concerns, but they can also be

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

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