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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs Mac Pro: Can a thin, light laptop take down Apple’s still-sold desktop?

Apple’s revamped Mac Pro is on its way, but for now, its ‘trash can’ still rules the MacOS roost. We’ll be honest with you: We

iFi ZEN DAC Released- Be At One With Your Music

Trailing right behind the ZEN Blue hi-res Bluetooth streamer is iFi’s new ZEN DAC. Priced at an affordable $129, the ZEN is a desktop USB

When fast-ish is fast enough: in praise of F1.8 lenses

Going back decades, well-heeled amateur and hobbyist photographers have lusted after fast prime lenses. Partly this is just human nature. In the days when most

AMD Radeon RX 5500: AMD announces new Full HD graphics card

AMD has announced the Radeon RX 5500 Series, a new lineup of desktop and mobile graphics cards designed specifically for 1080p gaming.  The Radeon RX

Sony a9 II has a refined design and more pro-oriented features

Sony has introduced the a9 II, which adds a host of features for the working professional, along with a refined design largely borrowed from the

Oculus Connect 6: Significant Oculus Quest upgrades could render the Rift obsolete

Facebook didn’t announce any new hardware at Oculus Connect 6, but it revealed key Oculus Quest improvements and a big-budget Medal of Honor VR reboot.

Asus ROG Mothership review

Asus has been long known to make some interesting looking laptops and PCs. Their ROG lineup regularly features impressive specifications, RGB lights aplenty, and price

Sony a7R IV initial review: What’s new and how it compares

The Sony a7R IV is the company’s fourth generation, high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera and is built around a BSI-CMOS sensor that outputs 60.2MP images. Relative

iMac Pro 2: Everything we know about Apple’s next powerful all-in-one

When Apple launched the iMac Pro in December 2017, it was Apple’s most powerful all-in-one desktop and aimed squarely at pro users. However, with the

The X-A7 is Fujifilm’s first good entry-level mirrorless ILC

Back when Fujifilm announced the X-A5 in early 2018, it sounded like a really appealing entry-level ILC; in terms of spec, at least. It had an time-tested

LG 2019 OLED TVs will soon get NVIDIA G-SYNC support for gaming

The lines between computer monitors and TVs are slowly blurring. Just like their living room counterparts, desktop screens have started sporting curved designs to offer

Lenovo Chromebook 500e review: A practical, sturdy little machine

A lovable and rugged little convertible that’s too good to leave for schools – and the update looks even better Ruggedised convertible Chromebooks are nothing

Intel: Core i9-9900KS, Cascade Lake-X chips will ship in October

Intel’s IFA presentation positioned its Core chips as superior to both AMD’s and Qualcomm’s. Intel said Wednesday that it plans to ship two high-end desktop

Asus and Nvidia launch world’s fastest laptop at IFA 2019

Asus today revealed the Asus Proart Studiobook One, which is supposedly the world’s most powerful laptop.  Fitted with Nvdia’s supremely powerful Quadro RTX 6000 GPU, the

The new Razer Blade Stealth 13 packs a GTX 1650 into a 15mm body: colour us impressed

Razer’s unveiled a new Blade Stealth 13 laptop it’s pitching as “the world’s first gaming ultrabook,” and on paper there’s certainly plenty to back up

Hands-on with the Sony E 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3

Meet the Sony E 16-55mm F2.8 G It’s been a long time since Sony released new lenses for its APS-C bodies, and the new 16-55

Lenovo reveals IFA 2019 lineup – including new IdeaPads, IdeaCentres and Chromebooks

IFA 2019 kicks off next week and Lenovo has revealed its new 2019 devices ahead of showing them off at the big event. Lenovo plans on showcasing

Is Audioengine’s A5+ Wireless the Best Bookshelf Speaker Under $500?

For years, Audioengine’s A5+ powered speakers have been regarded as some of the best desktop and bookshelf speakers you can buy. Audioengine designs and manufactures

Monoprice Monolith desktop balanced headphone amplifer review: A high-value, high-performance audio component

This desktop headphone amp with THX AAA technology will bring out the best performance from your headphones. It might be disappearing from smartphones, but plenty

JBL One Series 104 Powered Reference Monitors Review

When shopping for desktop speakers, the line between consumer and pro gear can sometimes get blurred. That’s because the differences between compact powered bookshelf speakers

HP Omen reveals classy gaming gadgets at Gamescom 2019

HP Omen has launched a number of products Gamescom 2019, ranging from a new super-smooth 240Hz Quad HD gaming monitor to multiple accessories to level

Gamescom 2019: Dell G5 desktop and Alienware Aurora R9 announced alongside peripherals, displays

Gamescom 2019 has begun, and alongside all the hot gaming titles getting their world premiere, the week-long annual gaming conference is also playing host to

Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra modular PC hides inside a monitor stand

The trend in computers, even among desktop users, has been to shrink the PC and even make it disappear. For desktops, that has usually meant

HP OMEN gear for Fall diversifies gamer hardware aesthetic

The next generation of products from HP aimed at gamers uses both HP’s brand power and their ability to release relatively large arrays of products

Alienware reveals bonkers gaming PC and more at Gamescom 2019

Alienware announced a number of new products during the Gamescom 2019conference, including a new entry to its premium Aurora desktop range and an entirely new affordable

The Eurocom Sky X7C (Clevo P775TM1-G) Gaming Laptop Review: True Desktop Replacement

If you are thinking about a gaming laptop, but are tired of the compromises that come with normal “laptop” parts, then a Desktop Replacement laptop

PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats

AMD’s new Ryzen platform ushers in the first big changes to PCIe since 2010. It’s finally here. AMD gets to hoist the trophy in the

The Biostar A10N-8800E Motherboard Review: Carrizo in 2019?!

The Biostar A10N-8800 motherboard is a mini-ITX SoC option with an integrated AMD FX-8800P processor. Also featured is support for up to 32 GB of

ASUS ROG Strix GL12CX Review: Tower Of Power Just Got Better

We reviewed ASUS’ tricked out, pre-built tower of power, the ROG GL12 last year, and found it to be the perfect choice for people who

Galaxy Note 10 DeX now works in window on your laptop, but why?

Today Samsung got serious about their desktop software DeX with confirmation that they would, indeed, be delivering compatibility software for Windows and Mac computers. If