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HTC Vive Pro review: The best VR experience, bar none… if you can afford one

The HTC Vive is considered by many to be the leading virtual realitydevice on the market. And from 5 April 2018 things get even more exciting, as there’s

The ADATA Premier SP550 SSD Review : A Second Look At Silicon Motion’s SM2256 Controller

Silicon Motion’s SM2246EN SSD controller was a highly successful solution for SSDs using MLC NAND flash. It offered a great combination of power efficiency, solid

The OCZ Trion 150 SSD Review

Last year’s OCZ Trion 100 was the first drive released by OCZ as a subsidiary of Toshiba, and was really more of a Toshiba product

HTC Vive (2016) preview: An experience that’s out of this world

After years of betas, prototypes and demos, virtual reality is here. There are five main ways to enjoy virtual reality – or VR – at

Microsoft: newer processors will only run Windows 10 or later

Microsoft has just revealed a new policy that once again tries to “encourage” users to upgrade to or embrace Windows 10, but this time it

How to Upgrade to Windows 10 From Windows 7 or 8

Windows 10 is the best PC operating system yet, with a powerful new Start menu, a UI that switches between and touch and mouse-friendly modes,

Aorus X7 Pro-Sync Review

The Pros Slim, attractive chassis; Kick-ass gaming performance; Stunning full HD display; Lightning fast transfer speeds; Solid overall performance The Cons Loud fans; Runs hot

Xbox One Wireless Adapter now works with Windows 7/8.1

It took a while to get to market, but when Microsoft finally did release the wireless adapter for the Xbox One controller, PC gamers were

Xplore Xslate B10 Review

The Pros Powerful performance; Strong durability; Bright, vivid display; Tethered active stylus The Cons Lackluster battery life; Gets very hot Verdict The Xplore Xslate B10

Asus G501JW review: a gaming laptop with a 4K screen made in the mould of the 15-in Macbook Pro – a great combination

If you like the style of Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro but need a laptop for Windows gaming, the G501JW could be the very machine. It

Alienware Steam Machine will soon be available to take on PS4 and Xbox One, here are our first impressions

It’s been two years since gaming Valve first announced its assault on the living room with its Steam Machine console concept and we are finally

Toshiba Satellite P50T-C-109 review

With a 4K screen, a decent graphics card and a Blu-ray writer, this is a good-value entertainment laptop if you can live with the flaws.


HIGHS Nice IPS screen Ships with one year of Office 365 Attractive, if simple, design LOWS Only 1GB of RAM No HDMI-out Battery life could

How to rip DVDs with Windows 10 using WinX DVD Ripper

Promotion: Windows 10 brings some amazing benefits for TV and movie lovers, but doesn’t support ripping DVDs. Luckily, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum can do the

How to downgrade Windows 10: All your questions answered about rolling back to Windows 7 or 8.1 and upgrading back to Windows 10

By now you’ve probably decided by now whether or not Windows 10 is for you. If you don’t like it or are having problems, it’s

Nokia Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL with Windows 8.1 hands-on review

The Lumia 640 has been on the market for some time, but its larger (big boned) sister, the XL ‘phablet’ version complete with Windows 8.1 is

ASUS Zenbook UX305FA Laptop Review – Intel Core M Broadwell

Looking for a new laptop can be a daunting task as there are so many many different models on the market. If you are looking

E Fun Nextbook 10 2-in-1- Windows Tablet supports Windows 10

E Fun has rolled out a new 2-in-1 Widows powered tablet that can be a notebook or a tablet for use on the go. The

Critical Internet Explorer 11 security vulnerability

Researchers from the security company Vectra have discovered a high-severity vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11 which impacts browsers on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Vectra

Windows 10 OEM Pricing and Release date spotted on NewEgg

While users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 will be getting free upgrade to Windows 10, many DIY builders will have to buy licenses at

Windows 8 Tablet – Which one to buy?

  With the impending release of Windows 10, Microsoft’s operating system is becoming interesting again. Or curious at the very least. But if you’re looking

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Review

  In the Samsung ATIV Book series, the company comes to a point in their history with notebooks that they’re ready to go to battle

Acer Aspire Switch 11 review: the best of both worlds

  Acer is back with another convertible PC: the Acer Aspire Switch 11. As with this machine’s previous iteration, the Aspire Switch 11 is both

Review: Lenovo Yoga 3 14 convertible laptop

  Lenovo has another Yoga notebook very similar to the ThinkPad Yoga 14 we recently reviewed, and it’s called the Lenovo Yoga 3 14. The

Surface 2 Review

  Microsoft really, really needs the Surface 2 to succeed. Praise around the first-generation Surface RT’s hardware and design was tempered with more than a

Dell Venue 8 Pro review

  Not to be confused by the Android tablet with a similar name, the Dell Venue 8 Pro is running Windows. Unlike the difference in operating

Acer Aspire Switch 10 review: 2-in-1 utility with a tablet price tag

  The 2-in-1 isn’t a new platform, but it is a questionable one. Do you need a computer that snaps off into a tablet? The