16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
15 Oct 2021
Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise
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Laptops

Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise

The latest Asus Chromebook is one of the most affordable laptops on the market - but that doesn’t make it a bargain
15 Oct 2021
Apple expected to unveil MacBook Pro revamp at 18 October event
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Apple expected to unveil MacBook Pro revamp at 18 October event

The company has confirmed its next hardware-focused virtual reveal for next week
13 Oct 2021
PC market growth stifled by supply chain barriers
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Laptops

PC market growth stifled by supply chain barriers

COVID-19 caused PC sales to spike while simultaneously disrupting supply chains
12 Oct 2021
Apple MacBook Pro 15in vs Dell XPS 15: Clash of the titans
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Laptops

Apple MacBook Pro 15in vs Dell XPS 15: Clash of the titans

Can Apple take on the king of enterprise tech?
11 Oct 2021
Apple MacBook Pro 13in (Apple M1, 2020) review: Almost unbelievably good
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Laptops

Apple MacBook Pro 13in (Apple M1, 2020) review: Almost unbelievably good

The M1 MacBook Pro is here and nothing is going to be the same again
8 Oct 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
1 Oct 2021
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga review: Slim, light, but only alright
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Laptops

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga review: Slim, light, but only alright

Lenovo’s thinnest-ever ThinkPad pairs sleek design with a 3:2 display
28 Sep 2021
Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices
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Laptops

Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices

The new hybrid devices have been built to showcase Windows 11
22 Sep 2021
How to find RAM speed, size and type
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Laptops

How to find RAM speed, size and type

If you want to upgrade your PC's memory, you need to know what you already have
17 Sep 2021
Acer Swift 5 review: A skinny legend
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Laptops

Acer Swift 5 review: A skinny legend

So lightweight, you’ll want to take it everywhere you go
15 Sep 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
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How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
8 Sep 2021
Is it so easy to buy devices for business personas in the hybrid working world?
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Is it so easy to buy devices for business personas in the hybrid working world?

Laptops based on Intel’s new Evo vPro platform can help IT teams support the changing requirements of new usage models and working styles
7 Sep 2021
The computers that give both IT and end-users what they want
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The computers that give both IT and end-users what they want

Businesses and their employees might have differing priorities, but Intel’s Evo vPro platform can bring them together
3 Sep 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?

Microsoft's hybrid may be four years old, but it still manages to pack a punch
1 Sep 2021
Google reportedly planning Chromebooks with custom CPUs by 2023
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components

Google reportedly planning Chromebooks with custom CPUs by 2023

The company is said to be ramping up its chip-making efforts after witnessing Apple's success with its M1 CPU
1 Sep 2021
PC market growth continues despite ongoing shortages
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Laptops

PC market growth continues despite ongoing shortages

Shipments in Western Europe increased by 3% in Q2 to hit 150 million units
25 Aug 2021
Intel’s ‘Thread Director’ will boost CPU performance on Windows 11
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Intel’s ‘Thread Director’ will boost CPU performance on Windows 11

This technology will be embedded in the next generation of 10nm hybrid Alder Lake desktop processors
20 Aug 2021
Podcast transcript: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
Podcast transcript: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
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Podcast transcript: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
20 Aug 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
The IT Pro Podcast: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
Laptops

The IT Pro Podcast: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills

Young people need access to devices if they’re to develop crucial digital skills
20 Aug 2021
Intel unveils Arc brand with new GPUs arriving in 2022
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Intel unveils Arc brand with new GPUs arriving in 2022

The first hardware generation, nicknamed Alchemist, will be based on the Xe microarchitecture
17 Aug 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous
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Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous

So long, Surface Pro X - Samsung shows us how it’s really done
4 Aug 2021
Dell stops gaming PC shipments to some US states after breaching energy efficiency laws
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Hardware

Dell stops gaming PC shipments to some US states after breaching energy efficiency laws

Alienware R10 and R12 desktop gaming machines are now prohibited in California and six other US states
29 Jul 2021