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Buying Guide: 10 best gaming laptops 2016: top gaming notebooks reviewed

Buying Guide: 10 best gaming laptops 2016: top gaming notebooks reviewed

Update: There’s been a changing of the guard in our list at a 17-inch Gigabyte machine has made room for a 15-inch one in the same spot. Read on to see why in spot #4! You don’t even need to tell us what happened when you told your friends that you want to buy aRead more about Buying Guide: 10 best gaming laptops 2016: top gaming notebooks reviewed[…]

Buying Guide: The 10 best PCs of 2016: which computer should you buy?

Buying Guide: The 10 best PCs of 2016: which computer should you buy?

Update: Interested in a computer that’s both compact and easy to upgrade? Maybe you’ll find that the Shuttle XPC Cube SZ170R8 or Shuttle XPC Nano are more your style. Although it’s not nearly the behemoth it once was, the desktop PC still has its place in an ever-expanding landscape of devices. Unlike laptops, tablets orRead more about Buying Guide: The 10 best PCs of 2016: which computer should you buy?[…]

Round up: Best free Microsoft Office alternatives 2016

Round up: Best free Microsoft Office alternatives 2016

Introduction With Office 2016, Microsoft has made several enhancements to security and productivity, including a much-needed overhaul of Excel. However, at £120 (US$120, AU$179) for the home edition it’s a substantial investment – especially if you’re unlikely to use its more advanced features regularly. Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 has a lower entry price of £8Read more about Round up: Best free Microsoft Office alternatives 2016[…]

Hands-on review: Computex: Asus ZenBook 3

Hands-on review: Computex: Asus ZenBook 3

There’s a saying that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery – but not for Asus. The ZenBook 3 is the Taiwanese electronics firm’s latest 12.5 inch MacBook-killing Ultrabook. It doesn’t just so much imitate as it does completely destroy Apple’s ultrathin laptop in specs and price. Weighing in at a scant 2 pounds andRead more about Hands-on review: Computex: Asus ZenBook 3[…]

In Depth: How hackers are making your smart home safer

In Depth: How hackers are making your smart home safer

From PCs and phones and connected cars, we’ve learnt one immutable fact: if you can remotely access something, sooner or later somebody will try to hack it. One of our favourite examples involves the Satis smart toilets in Japan, whose Bluetooth connections could be hijacked in order to harass and soak their occupants. We laughed,Read more about In Depth: How hackers are making your smart home safer[…]

Updated: Nintendo NX: Everything we know about Nintendo's new mystery console

Updated: Nintendo NX: Everything we know about Nintendo's new mystery console

Nintendo hasn’t revealed much about the Nintendo NX, but thanks to a recent earnings call we finally have a release date for Nintendo’s next console, and it’s happening in March 2017. But while we may now know it’s release date, details are set to remain scarce for a while longer, as Nintendo has confirmed thatRead more about Updated: Nintendo NX: Everything we know about Nintendo's new mystery console[…]

Samsung's folding phone patent is not the future we want

Samsung's folding phone patent is not the future we want

There’s every chance that smartphones of the future will have folding screens. The tech has been under development for a long time and we’re already seeing curved displays on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, so it seems like it will only be a matter of time, but when it does arrive weRead more about Samsung's folding phone patent is not the future we want[…]