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Acer Aspire Switch 10 review: Affordable Windows 8 tablet and laptop in one device

Price: £289 inc VAT Rating: 6 At its New York launch event earlier this year,Acer announced its new hybrid tablet and laptop with Windows 8. Here’s our full Acer Aspire Switch 10 review. Read: The 25 best tablets of 2014. The Switch 10 comes pre-installed with Windows 8.1 and can be picked up for £289 […]

Lumsing 10400mAh Power Bank review: Portable phone, tablet, camera charger is a must-have for festivals and camping

Price: 17 Rating: 9 Lumsing’s Power Bank is a must-have for festival-goers and campers this summer, allowing you to charge your smartphone, tablet, camera and any other 5V USB-powered device wherever you are. Also see: Best holiday-planning apps. It’s a 159g, 138x59x20mm harmonica-style device, about the same height as our Samsung Galaxy S4, but a […]

How Steam in-home streaming can turn your old laptop or Windows tablet into a PC gaming force

In the old days, getting your PC game on away from your desktop was easier said than done, limited to laptops that were portable in name only: thick, hulking behemoths stuffed with discrete graphics processors and large cooling components to match. Sure, you might coax World of WarCraft or some indie titles into running on […]

HP’s Pro Tablet 612 challenges Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3

Hewlett-Packard considers its Pro Tablet 612 tablet to be a more feature-packed, albeit heavier replacement for a laptop than Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3. The tablet has a 12.5-inch screen, and can be placed into an optional keyboard dock to work as a laptop. The tablet will ship worldwide in September, and the company has not […]

Intel making PC processors tablet friendly with new Core M chips

Intel wants to deliver more performance to tablets while curbing power consumption, and has launched a new Core M line of processors to meet those needs. The Core M will be based on the architecture used in the popular Core i3, i5 and i7 processors mainly found in laptops and desktops. The Core M line […]

Asus Transformer Book V is a Windows, Android, tablet, laptop, PHONE super-duper hybrid

So-called “five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop” shows Asus has an identity crisis

Surface Pro 3 vs Nexus 10 comparison review: which is the best tablet for work and entertainment?

Price: £319 (16GB); £389 (32GB) Rating: 0 Last week Microsoft unveiled its Surface Pro 3, a tablet it claims is powerful enough to replace a laptop. But how well does it work as a tablet? I’ve been using a Nexus 10 daily since its release; lets see how the Surface Pro 3 and Nexus 10 […]

Toaster, refrigerator, meet tablet, notebook: Apple and Microsoft trade takes on 2-in-1s

“You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those things are probably not going to be pleasing to the user,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said two years ago. Cook did not know it at the time, but he was talking about Microsoft’s hardware design strategy, specifically of its Surface line, when he took that […]

Intel targets 40 million tablet shipments, up to 750 brands

Intel is late to the tablet game and it admits to that fact, but has set bold targets for 2014 as it seeks to catch up to market leader, ARM. Earlier this year, Intel said it wants to see 40 million Intel-based tablets shipped across both consumer and commercial markets. It’s a message multiple executives […]

Intel goes channel-only with new hybrid tablet for education

Intel has chosen its six distributors to sell its ‘Education 2-in-1′ tablet device throughout the entire Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, including Australian distie Leader Computers. Adelaide distributor, Leader Computers, joins Pakistan’s Viper, India’s Connoisseur, Thailand’s Supreme, the Philippines’ Felta and Indonesia’s EM Harrisma on the product’s suppliers list. Leader Computers has been an Intel partner since […]

Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on review: Windows 8 tablet and laptop in one device

Price: €349 Rating: 0 At its launch event in New York, Acer announced its new hybrid tablet and laptop with Windows 8. Here’s our Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on review. Read: The 25 best tablets of 2014. For starters, the device will launch in late May which isn’t too far away and has a pretty […]

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

A storming Android tablet

Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 review: a 12-inch powerhouse of a tablet that’s too big for it’s own good

Price: TBC Rating: 7 The Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 is a peculiartablet for the very simple reason that it is unusually big and expensive. It’s an incredibly powerful and well-built device that is very well endowed in the features department. Here, we take an in-depth look at what the giant tablet has to offer in […]

Toshiba W30T-A-101 review: a smartly designed and affordable 13.3-inch convertible laptop/tablet

Price: £699 Rating: 7 Toshiba’s W30T is an odd device. It’s a smartly designed and affordable convertible that can function as either a laptop or tablet. Unfortunately, its size and weight prove to be a hindrance in both modes. See what’s the best laptop you can buy in 2014? The W30T does make a good […]

Lenovo IdeaTab Miix 2 32GB Tablet $199 at Best Buy

Best Buy has the Lenovo IdeaTab Miix 2 Windows 8.1 tablet on sale for only $199, that’s a huge discount from the regular price of $299 this device usually goes for.   Amazon is also offering the same deal, but it is currently out of stock there and so ordering from Best Buy online and doing […]

Dell Outlet 25% Off any Laptop, Ultrabook or Tablet Coupon

Dell Outlet right now has a 25% off coupon for their refurbished or scratch & dent laptop Laptops and Ultrabooks when using coupon code PCSR2JNF1JRFVT.   An example deal you can get with the 25% off coupon code is an XPS 12 Ultrabook for $599 with the following specs: Processor: Intel Core 3rd Generation i5-3317U Processor […]

Intel launches notebook, tablet for schools

Intel unveiled two reference designs on Wednesday aimed at the education market: a clamshell notebook and a tablet, each outfitted with intriguing peripherals and software for educators. Both the “Clamshell EF10MI2″–part of Intel’s “Classmate PC” family–and the 10-inch,�ECS TR10CD1 Education Android tablet won’t be sold by Intel directly. Instead, it will be up to a […]

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 hands-on review: the Galaxy Note tablet is now available with a 12.2-inch display

Price: TBC Rating: 0 Another tech show and Samsung has yet again launched another version of the Galaxy Note. This time the new kid on the block is the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, a 12.2-inch Android tablet complete with the S-Pen. See all CES content. You probably won’t be surprised to read this, but […]

Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 hands-on review: an intriguing Android and Windows convertible tablet and laptop

Price: $599 Rating: 0 Asus has announced an interesting device that runs both Android and Window OSes and can be used as both a tablet and a laptop. Read our Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 hands-on review to find out more. See all CES content. Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 hands-on review The Asus Transformer […]

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10

At just £249 is this the 10in Android tablet we’ve been waiting for?

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8

Can the stylish Yoga Tablet 8 compete with the Nexus 7?

New Dell Venue 8 Pro 32GB Tablet (Windows 8.1) for $252

The Dell Venue 8 Pro was just released last week and it’s already on sale for a great price via Amazon.com at $252.65, that’s $47 less than the $299 price Dell is asking for.  While the Venue 8 Pro isn’t a laptop per se, it does run Windows 8.1 (the real deal) and you can […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review: A compact Ultrabook laptop and tablet with compromises

Price: �719 inc VAT Rating: 7 Tying in with the launch of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has launched the second version of the Surface Pro. The Surface Pro 2 is a device designed to be alaptop and tablet in one. See also the original Surface Pro review – Microsoft tablet offers true power computing on the […]

Is your PC, smartphone or tablet making you ill?

Few things in life are without their risks and using high-tech equipment is no different. In particular, there’s potential for our PCs, tablets and smartphones to cause illness or injury. To worry about these risks, though, or even to cut back on using our computing equipment and thereby miss out on the benefits they offer, […]

HP’s first Windows 8.1 tablet among those to hit stores in November

Hewlett-Packard’s first Windows 8.1 tablet will ship in November, along with Android tablets that have smaller screens and powerful graphics. The Omni 10 will have Windows 8.1 and run on Intel’s Atom Z3000 processor code-named Bay Trail. The tablet, with a 10-inch screen, will offer nine hours of battery life, according to the company. Specifications […]