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Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac review

A long overdue update, but it's still not quite at the same level as the Windows version.
5 Nov 2015
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Windows 10: one OS to rule them all

Usability often takes a back seat with operating systems, not so with Windows 10.
30 Oct 2015
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Powerful portable PCs are only possible thanks to innovative components that run cool and quiet. Here’s what led to their creation.
30 Oct 2015
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Style and substance in a mobile package

The best design is as much about how something works as how it looks and that’s certainly the case with mobile technology.
30 Oct 2015
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Motorola Motoluxe XT615 review

Hot on the heels of the RAZR comes the mid-range Motorola Motoluxe, which still packs a few surprising features considering the price. Julian Prokaza …
9 Apr 2012
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Sony Xperia S review

Sony’s first smartphone since its split with Ericsson has an impressive screen and makes clever use of NFC technology, but are these features enough t…
23 Mar 2012
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Apple new iPad review

After months of speculation about its specification, the new iPad launched in mid-March with an ultra-high resolution Retina display and blisteringly …
19 Mar 2012
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LG P940 Prada 3.0 smartphone review

LG launches its third smartphone with Prada branding for users keen to make a fashion statement along with their phone calls. Julian Prokaza finds out…
14 Mar 2012
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First look: Toshiba Dynadock U3.0 and 15.6” USB Mobile LCD M

Toshiba shows a new version of its Dynadock laptop docking station with USB 3.0 and a USB-powered external monitor at its 2012 product launch.
6 Mar 2012
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First look: Two new Toshiba tablet concepts

Toshiba had two new tablets on show at its 2012 consumer product preview earlier today.
6 Mar 2012
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First look: Sony Xperia NXT S, P and U Android smartphones

Following their announcement at MWC, we go hands-on with three new Xperia NXT Android smartphones from Sony.
28 Feb 2012
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Microsoft OneNote for Android and iPad review

With mobile versions of OneNote now available for both Android and iPad, tablet users have an easy way to access their desktop notes and clippings whe…
23 Feb 2012
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LibreOffice 3.5.0 open-source office suite review

The 'alternative' alternative open source office suite gets its second update in 16 months, but are the bug fixes and new features enough to tempt use…
22 Feb 2012
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How to avoid unwanted alerts in iOS 5

Avoid embarrassing interruptions from unexpected iPhone alerts by following Julian Prokaza’s guide to configuring iOS 5’s notification settings.
14 Feb 2012
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RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790 review

The Bold 9790 is the latest BlackBerry to run RIM’s new BlackBerry 7 OS, but does this budget offering for business users cut too many corners to comp…
8 Feb 2012
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Dell Vostro 131 business ultraportable review

Ultrabooks may be hogging the limelight for now, but Dell’s new Vostro 131 is a solid business ultraportable that costs considerably less. Julian Pro…
2 Feb 2012
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Nokia Lumia 710 review

Julian Prokaza wasn’t overly impressed with Nokia’s first attempt at a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, so will the new entry-level Lumia 710 fare any b…
31 Jan 2012
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Canon ImageFormula P-215 mobile scanner review

Sheet-fed duplex scanners are usually hefty desktop affairs, but the Canon ImageFormula P-215 is small enough to slip into laptop bag. Julian Prokaza…
27 Jan 2012
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LogMeIn Free for iOS review

Accessing a Mac or Windows PC remotely using an iOS device has always been easy, but it’s never been this cheap. Since an update last December, LogMe…
23 Jan 2012
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Huawei U8510 IDEOS X3 Blaze review

Another remarkably inexpensive smartphone from a manufacturer keen to make its name in the Android market, but is the Huawei Blaze as cheerful as it i…
18 Jan 2012
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Google Galaxy Nexus review

Google's latest own-brand Android smartphone is here. Its massive high-resolution screen and brand new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system left a big …
20 Dec 2011
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The Samsung Galaxy Note
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Samsung Galaxy Note review

Is it a very big phone or a very small tablet? Julian Prokaza takes a look at the unusual Galaxy Note in our review.
1 Dec 2011
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Motorola Razr review

Motorola has resurrected the venerable Razr name for its new ultra-thin Android smartphone, but is the company on the bleeding edge or trading on past…
24 Nov 2011
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HTC Radar review

HTC's budget Windows Phone may not be as glamorous as other handsets, but it shouldn't be dismissed out of hand. Julian Prokaza gets to grips with the…
18 Nov 2011
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Nokia Lumia 800 review

The first Windows Phone from Nokia has finally arrived, but is this smartphone the shot in the arm Nokia so desperately needs or a shot in the foot? J…
11 Nov 2011
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HTC Titan review

The massive HTC Titan is well-named, but does this new Windows Phone 7.5 handset tower above the competition or is it already a dinosaur? Julian Proka…
1 Nov 2011
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RIM BlackBerry Torch 9860 review

RIM takes another stab at a touchscreen-only smartphone, but has the Torch 9860 caught up with the competition or has it already fallen behind the pac…
27 Oct 2011
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Head to Head: Parallels Desktop 7 vs VMware Fusion 4

The two leading virtualisation programs for the Mac have both been updated. Are they essentially identical or is one definitively better than the othe…
11 Oct 2011
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Samsung Galaxy Pro review

Samsung extends its Galaxy brand of Android smartphones with a keyboard-equipped Blackberry lookalike, but Julian Prokaza is far from impressed. Read …
8 Sep 2011
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RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900 review

RIM has packed in a new operating system, an improved browser and a responsive touchscreen into the slim chassis of the BlackBerry Bold 9900, but Juli…
24 Aug 2011
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LG Optimus 2X review

Another day, another dual-core smartphone, this time from LG. Julian Prokaza puts it through its Android paces.
17 Jul 2011
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The Nokia E7
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Nokia E7 review

Nokia's last gasp Symbian smartphone, the E7, is here. Does it go out in a blaze of glory or is it a damp squib? Julian Prokaza finds out in our revie…
22 Jun 2011
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HTC Flyer review

HTC's first Android tablet is not only smaller and lighter than the iPad 2, it can be used with a pressure-sensitive stylus too. The Flyer didn't soar…
6 Jun 2011
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HTC Sensation review

HTC's latest dual-core smartphone is here, but is it a true Sensation or a damp squib? Julian Prokaza casts a discerning eye in our review.
1 Jun 2011
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Samsung Galaxy S2 review

The new Samsung Galaxy S2 is an impressive smartphone, but is it enough to tempt Julian Prokaza away from his iPhone? Read on to find out.
16 May 2011