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Kogan crafts a “high end gaming” laptop, but is it?

October 23, 2015

If you’re in the market for you a new laptop, like with mobile phones, you are spoiled for choice, but if you know what market you want to buy in, it makes it easier. Take gaming laptops, because there’s a specific type of laptop there, and Kogan wants a piece.

HP reinvents the computer for the creative and their kids

September 14, 2015

The creation of the tablet has certainly spawned plenty of unique portable form-factors, but what about the desktop? For that, HP has plans to change things around, and it will be doing it with cameras and projectors.

Six months on: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 revisited

February 27, 2015

We had high praise for Microsoft’s third Surface tablet to run Windows 8 back in August of last year, when we declared “this was what tablets should be”. Six months on, is it still what tablets should be?

Dell makes laptops thinner and lighter across XPS and Alienware range

January 7, 2015

Aside for a new year, 2015 also heralds the introduction of more companies using Intel’s new 5th generation Core processors, and managing to make their laptops even thinner than before. Dell is chiming in with its own, ready for action with lighter and slimmer machines for 2015.

Asus gets into desktop gaming with a small-ish machine

December 11, 2014

The Asus gaming brand “Republic of Gamers” is about to become more than just a brand for fun and flashy laptops, as Asus builds a compact tower made for people to love to game at their desks.

Acer takes aim at Razer and Alienware with Nitro

October 24, 2014

Gamers need specific styles of computers. They generally need good screens, great specs, and top system performance to make games fly, and Acer thinks it has what it takes to compete in this sector.

Asus embraces thin and sleek with a new Zenbook

October 8, 2014

Ultrabooks are supposed to be small, thin, and light machines you carry with you, and Asus thinks it might have that nailed with one of the last computers we’re likely to see before Intel’s next chipset rolls around.

Apple’s MacBook Pro gets a minor update all of a sudden

July 30, 2014

The latest Intel chipset isn’t quite here, but that doesn’t matter, because if you’ve been putting off buying a new MacBook for the change in chips, you can breathe a little easier thanks to a minor refresh.

Apple’s iMac gets a new model for people who just need something

June 19, 2014

The desktop may well be dying, but all-in-ones are still occupying that spot nicely, delivering bigger screens for people who don’t necessarily need a computer to travel with them. But they still come with a price point, and if $1599 was too much for some, Apple is lowering it.

HP’s 2014 slate looks to budgets with Google

June 5, 2014

The netbook may well be dead, but HP still wants to offer customers inexpensive computers, as the company explores more options with Google’s Android and Chrome.

Toshiba lets loose with a line of leading laptops

May 30, 2014

Three laptops could show the future of what Toshiba regards as how tablets and laptops should look, as Toshiba embraces hybrid form-factors with Microsoft’s love for touch in Windows 8.

MacBook Air updated with a little more conversation and a little less cash

April 30, 2014

Anyone keen to grab one of Apple’s thin and light machines has just been given a new reason, and that’s a new chip has come along to make things better, while Apple also cuts the price a bit.

Toshiba’s world first 4K notebook comes to Australia, accompanied by a less exy Kira

April 29, 2014

The makers of the world’s first mass-market laptop are delivering another world first, with the first 4K laptop screen coming to a 15 inch desktop replacement shortly.

HP all in for more all-in-ones

April 16, 2014

HP is one of those companies that won’t go down without a fight, and while it’s been pretty quiet in recent years, we’re now seeing the PC maker come out with some interesting gear. It’s last all-in-one Envy was really good, and it has a few more up its sleeve.

Acer brings touch to a Chromebook and a tiny tablet

March 12, 2014

Portable computers look set to improve this month, as Acer releases a budget tablet destined to take on Apple’s iPad Mini, and a new Chromebook that lets gives your fingers some more fun.

Asus brings Android and Windows together to laptops, adds a pen to tablets

January 9, 2014

If last year’s triple hybrid experiment was just a little too over the top for you, Asus is this year pulling it back a notch, with an Android and Windows hybrid that you can fit in your lap.

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