This is the new Surface Pro 4: The original laptop-tablet just got better

The new Type Cover has been improved with chiclet-style keys and a 40% larger trackpad, it’s also backward compatible with the Surface Pro 3. A fingerprint reader has been added for Windows Hello, though the front-facing camera on the Surface Pro 4 should suffice for logging you in using facial recognition as well.

The best Microsoft Surface Pro deals and bundles for August 2020

Given that it’s just over a year old, the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is hardly what anyone would call dated: It packs eighth-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, 8 or 16GB of RAM, and 128GB to 1TB of solid-state storage. The 12.3-inch PixelSense touchscreens are absolutely superb, and for a tablet-like 2-in-1, the Surface […]

Best touchscreen laptops that support the digital pen (stylus) input

A touchscreen laptop was once considered a luxury, but now there are plenty of variants available in the market. Some come with a stylus and you can now find a touchscreen laptop at almost any price. Whether you’re taking quick notes, doodling a masterpiece or just quickly zooming in on a photo, the best touch […]

Best laptops for design, graphics, video, and photography in 2020: MacBook Pro, Dell XPS 15, and more

The highlight is the 15.6-inch display with 4K resolution that supports 100% of the Adobe RGB colour space, which will be suitable for a wide range of graphics and design tasks (although there’s no mention of video colour standards, such as DCI-P3). Like many convertible laptops, the ConceptD 7 Ezel allows you to fold the […]

Microsoft’s Surface Duo dual-screen Android device takes another big step forwards

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Cut down on single-use plastic & save cash in the process with new service Loop

If the pandemic means you’re now working from home a lot, do a lot of video editing – or have savings from eating in for months and want to spoil the kids – this is your choice.

Best laptop for college students in 2020: Apple, Dell, Microsoft and more

Sarah Tew/CNET Dell’s G-series deliver a smart balance of build quality, battery life and performance, with plenty of graphics card power for college students looking to play the latest AAA games when they aren’t hitting the books. The slim, compact design masks its gaming pedigree and because it’s no longer brand-new — you’re getting a […]

Do you plan on buying the Galaxy Tab S7?

07-29-2020 09:27 PM I’ll be sticking with my Tab S6 for now. I just think that in the tablet market, Android tablet apps are second fiddle to ipads. There are some tablet apps that are half-baked (like Amazon app) but missing some apps as well. For the price, the S7 is underwhelming to me. I […]

Laptops with the best battery life: Top choices for remote workers and students

With many schools choosing to offer remote learning this fall, either full or part time, 2020’s back-to-school shopping season is very different than in years past. As ubiquitous as laptops seemed in classrooms and on campuses before, they will become even more pervasive in students’ lives as they rely on them for virtual learning. Students […]

The best laptop deals for August 2020: Dell, HP, Apple, and more

Let’s face it: Laptops aren’t exactly cheap pieces of kit, but almost all of us use them today — and there will inevitably come a time when you need to buy a new one. It’s hard enough to find a deal even without having to sort through the jungle of laptop brands, hardware specs, and […]