Big Windows 10 changes could be coming as Microsoft prepares next big release

We’ve put together a list of the best Windows hosting servicesKeep your PC secure online with the best antivirus softwareAlso check out our roundup of the best computers on the marketZDNet reports that Microsoft’s latest plan will see 10X first debut on single-screen devices aimed at businesses and education in the spring of 2021 followed […]

The best cheap laptop deals in August 2020

While it may be outclassed by the Pixelbook and the Samsung Chromebook in terms of sheer power, the Acer Chromebook 15 can still pack a wallop while providing battery life that is frankly out of this world. It’s rare that a cheap laptop can truly provide all-day battery, but in our independent battery tests, Acer’s […]

Amazon Fire HD 8 review: £90 tablet revamped for 2020

Sustainability Amazon does not provide an estimate for the expected lifespan of the battery in the Fire HD 8. Typically tablet batteries last at least 500 full charge cycles while maintaining at least 80% capacity. Amazon does not have a fixed price for the repair of the screen or replacement of the battery out of […]

Dell caters to artists with new all-in-one XPS 27 and Canvas slab display

While the totem comes with the Canvas (as does the pen), you can use Microsoft’s Dial on Dell’s device as well. Another small-yet-obvious difference between Microsoft’s and Dell’s products is that the Canvas is meant to lie flat, whereas the Surface Studio comes attached to an articulating arm. Dell’s Canvas has a small stand that […]

Apple Watch: It’s been 5 years since my original review, and it holds up

Today: the best watch in a war of attritionYou don’t need an Apple Watch. In many ways, it’s a toy: an amazing little do-it-all, a clever invention, a possibly time-saving companion, a wrist-worn assistant. It’s also mostly a phone accessory for now. In the months and years to come, that may change: with Apple’s assortment […]

Creators Update on two-thirds of Windows 10 machines

The reason behind Microsoft’s conservative deployment schedule isn’t entirely clear, but perhaps it’s simply a desire to avoid some of the problems that met the Anniversary Update’s release. The Anniversary Update had some notable hardware incompatibilities, for example. While these problems were eventually fixed, this only occurred after a number of customer systems were (temporarily) […]