Ongoing chip shortage hampers PC market growth
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Hardware

Ongoing chip shortage hampers PC market growth

Year-on-year growth slowed from 35.7% in Q1 to 4.6% in Q2 with analysts blaming the semiconductor crisis
13 Jul 2021
Laptop shipments set to reach a record-breaking 236 million in 2021
The Chrome logo on a Chromebook
Laptops

Laptop shipments set to reach a record-breaking 236 million in 2021

Chromebooks are said to be driving sales as people rush to buy affordable home working hardware
12 Jul 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?
9 Jul 2021
Apple's M2 chip to debut in early 2022, leaker claims
The Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Hardware

Apple's M2 chip to debut in early 2022, leaker claims

The Apple-built processor will reportedly power colorful new Macbook Air models
6 Jul 2021
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
5 Jul 2021
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook review: A dependable workhorse
The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook
Laptops

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook review: A dependable workhorse

It might not be flashy, but the Flex 5 offers impressive usability and performance at a bargain price
30 Jun 2021
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 review: A high-end package with a budget price
A photograph of the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 in presentation mode
Laptops

Acer Chromebook Spin 713 review: A high-end package with a budget price

A premium Chromebook with a mid-range price and great performance, this is a very tempting machine
28 Jun 2021
4 best computers for programming
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Laptops

4 best computers for programming

These four computers offer the power, battery life, and portability programmers need
25 Jun 2021
Secure Boot flaws could enable hackers to take control of Dell devices
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vulnerability

Secure Boot flaws could enable hackers to take control of Dell devices

Around 30 million Dell devices at risk of hacking
24 Jun 2021
Lenovo launches new workstations for the hybrid working environment
A bespectacled woman working at a cluttered desk with the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 4
Hardware

Lenovo launches new workstations for the hybrid working environment

The new P-series workstations come with Intel Core and Xeon mobile CPUs and Nvidia’s RTX A5000 GPUs
17 Jun 2021
Google opens its first physical store in New York
The main checkout desk at Google's new store in New York
Business strategy

Google opens its first physical store in New York

'Apple-style' shop will offer after-sales support and tutorials on Google services like Gmail and ChromeOS
17 Jun 2021
How to find RAM speed, size and type
A close-up shot of RAM installed on a socket of a motherboard
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
16 Jun 2021
MSI Summit E13 Flip Evo review: A speedy sense of luxury
The MSI Summit E13 Flip Evo on a desk
Laptops

MSI Summit E13 Flip Evo review: A speedy sense of luxury

A classy hybrid that tries to offer high-end power in a deluxe design
1 Jun 2021
IT Pro Panel: Why BYOD is (sort of) here to stay
IT Pro Panel: Why BYOD is (sort of) here to stay
BYOD

IT Pro Panel: Why BYOD is (sort of) here to stay

CIOs explain why they aren’t going all-in on personal devices
31 May 2021
Acer's ConceptD laptops feature glasses-free 3D technology
A man using the SpatialLabs 3D program on an Acer Concept D
Laptops

Acer's ConceptD laptops feature glasses-free 3D technology

SpatialLabs tracks head and eye positions to create content that "floats" in front of the display
28 May 2021
MSI Prestige 14 Evo review: A refreshing change of pace
A photograph of the MSI Prestige 14 Evo on a table
Laptops

MSI Prestige 14 Evo review: A refreshing change of pace

MSI’s business-focused workhorse shines across the board
28 May 2021
Pandemic-fuelled PC demand helps tip Lenovo’s shipments
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Hardware

Pandemic-fuelled PC demand helps tip Lenovo’s shipments

The company reported the best fourth quarter ever for PC and smart devices
27 May 2021
Lenovo Yoga 9i 14in (Shadow Black) review: Betrayed by its own ambitions
The Lenovo Yoga 9i 14in (Shadow Black)
Laptops

Lenovo Yoga 9i 14in (Shadow Black) review: Betrayed by its own ambitions

The excellent 4K display and bass-boosting soundbar lift this convertible from the crowd, but it has flaws
26 May 2021
Dynabook Portégé X30W-J-10C review: Everything in moderation
The Dynabook Portege X30W-J-10C as a tablet
Hardware

Dynabook Portégé X30W-J-10C review: Everything in moderation

There’s little that stands out about this ultralight enterprise 2-in-1
19 May 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?
Surface Pro
Laptops

Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?

Microsoft's hybrid may be four years old, but it still manages to pack a punch
17 May 2021
HDMI vs DVI: What’s the best AV input?
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Hardware

HDMI vs DVI: What’s the best AV input?

We put the biggest AV technologies against each other in our display cable comparison
17 May 2021
Laptop shipments soar 81% in the first quarter of 2021
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Laptops

Laptop shipments soar 81% in the first quarter of 2021

Work-from-home patterns unlock demand for laptops, with more to come
14 May 2021
Dell XPS 17 (2020) review: A big laptop for big jobs
The Dell XPS 17 open on a table
Laptops

Dell XPS 17 (2020) review: A big laptop for big jobs

Dell’s big, bold and expensive XPS 17 tries to tackle tough work tasks with more style than most
10 May 2021