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Phone as a desktop: why no one bought the hype

Imagine this scenario. You arrive at work and very gracefully place your smartphone on a specially marked area of your desk. Almost immediately, your desk

Chrome OS might be Google’s future but it still needs one thing

Since time immemorial, OK maybe just a decade or so ago, people have imagined what a Google OS would be like. At one point, it

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?

Dell’s XPS 13 has been one of the best ultraportable laptops since it was first launched back in early 2012. It was part of Intel’s

GPD Pocket review

Around 10 years ago, the computing world was obsessed with the idea of ultra-mobile PCs (UMPCs). Although there were some impressive devices for the time

Pinebook 14-inch review

An Ultrabook with an ultra-low price ($99, which equates to around £75, so should set you back approximately £100 with shipping from the US), the Pinebook is

GPD Pocket Ubuntu Editon Review

Netbooks are often ridiculed as a solution looking for a problem but they are also regarded as the ancestors of present day Chromebooks and “cloudbooks”.

Dell XPS 13 9360 Developer Edition review

Last October Dell quietly updated its suave XPS 13 range of ultraportables. Pretty much since their inception, these beasts have been the undisputed champions of

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Hands-on Review : Is This Linux Laptop Worth $1,500?

Thanks to its lightweight chassis, gorgeous screen and epic battery life, the Dell XPS 13 has been our favorite laptop overall for more than 18

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet Review

If there’s ever been a niche device, it’s a tablet running Ubuntu. The BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition is the first slate to run the

Meizu MX6 revealed in Ubuntu flavour

There has been a lot of talk and rumour about the Meizu MX6 and most importantly how it will differ from the Pro 6, could

Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition review

I was excited when the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition arrived in the post. I quickly opened the impressive packaging, picked up the beautiful hardware

The Intel Xeon E5 v4 Review: Testing Broadwell-EP With Demanding Server Workloads

We have been spoiled. Since the introduction of the Xeon “Nehalem” 5500 (Xeon 5500, March 2009), Intel has been increasing the core counts of their

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition: Convergence possible but unclear

Canonical has just announced the latest and most high spec’d Ubuntu Phone on its team. Partnering once again with Chinese OEM Meizu, that two have

NexDock wants to turn smartphones, tablets into laptops

Smartphones and tablets these days, especially the high-end ones, are almost capable of doing anything our computers can, save for a few quirks of the

Ubuntu converges mobile and PC with M10 tablet

The Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet is launched as part of a collection of “converged devices” running Ubuntu OS. They say it’ll be dynamic. They

SyncPhone runs full Windows 10, sounds too good to be true

Microsoft’s promise in Continuum definitely has appeal. Turning your smartphone into something of a portable desktop PC is a dream come true for many. For

Meizu MX4 review

Everyone you know that owns a smartphone probably owns one that runs Android or iOS. There may be a few rebels with Windows Phone —

Canonical’s Ubuntu Phones Now On Sale Globally

Mobile market latecomer Canonical claims “latent demand” for its tardy but alternative smartphone OS has encouraged its OEM partner, BQ, to open up availability of its handsets to

The next Ubuntu phone is here, but you’ll need an invite

Another Ubuntu phone, another unusual launch. After the BQ Aquaris E4.5, which debuted with a series of online flash sales, Canonical is following up with

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu smartphone Euro pricing and availability announced

If neither Android or iOS tickle your fancy when it comes to smartphones and Windows Phone is still too mainstream for you, there are other

Meizu Ubuntu MX4 launches in China, coming to Europe soon

  The second Ubuntu phone has just landed, fulfilling a promise that has been at least a year in the making. In China, The Meizu