Eight things you never knew about PCI Express
The PCI Express slot on a motherboard
components

Eight things you never knew about PCI Express

To most of us, PCI Express just means that big old slot where your graphics card sits, but this ingenious interconnect has hidden depths
6 Dec 2021
Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chip mocked up on a tech-looking graphic
system on chip (SoC)

Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines

The 8cx Gen 3 chip targets Windows notebooks with a world-first 5nm architecture
2 Dec 2021
Will Britain’s “right to repair” law fix anything?
Piles of broken laptops stacked up endlessly
Hardware

Will Britain’s “right to repair” law fix anything?

A new law is designed to make it easier to mend broken tech, but experts say it doesn’t go far enough
2 Dec 2021
MacBook Pro owners report MagSafe charging issues
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Laptops

MacBook Pro owners report MagSafe charging issues

The return of MagSafe charger on the new 16in MacBook is creating problems for users
30 Nov 2021
Cyber Monday: Up to 60% off Dell laptops and desktops for SMBs
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Hardware

Cyber Monday: Up to 60% off Dell laptops and desktops for SMBs

The hardware giant has deals running throughout the week as part of its Cyber Week sale
29 Nov 2021
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-11J review: A laptop that goes the distance
A photograph of the Dynabook Tecra A40-J-11J
Laptops

Dynabook Tecra A40-J-11J review: A laptop that goes the distance

A brutally fast and affordable business laptop with great battery life, but don’t expect top screen quality
29 Nov 2021
Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021
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Laptops

Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021

Microsoft has lowered prices across a range of devices and accessories
26 Nov 2021
HP Envy 13 (13-ba1013na) review: Not a luxury laptop, but a long-lasting one
A photograph of the HP Envy 13 on a table
Laptops

HP Envy 13 (13-ba1013na) review: Not a luxury laptop, but a long-lasting one

This functional laptop beats the competition on battery life – and undercuts it on price
25 Nov 2021
Cornwall Council to lend laptops to the homeless
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Laptops

Cornwall Council to lend laptops to the homeless

Partnership with the St Petrocs charity launches initiative to tackle the digital divide
23 Nov 2021
Apple launches self-repair scheme for iPhones and Macs
An image of an apple circuitboard to symbolise consumers now being able to repair their own devices
Business strategy

Apple launches self-repair scheme for iPhones and Macs

Genuine Apple parts and tools will be available to purchase alongside free instruction manuals - Genius bar t-shirt not included
18 Nov 2021
HMRC invests in 40,000 devices to facilitate hybrid working
The website of the UK's HMRC
public sector

HMRC invests in 40,000 devices to facilitate hybrid working

The department’s employees are currently allowed to continue working from home for at least two days a week
16 Nov 2021
Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10
Hard disk
Microsoft Windows

Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10

We look at why disk management is important, how to do it, and its benefits
12 Nov 2021
Dealing with legacy lethargy
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Sponsored

Dealing with legacy lethargy

Companies may want to save money by keeping legacy systems, but this could be an expensive mistake that makes them less attractive to work for
9 Nov 2021
The social impact of remote collaboration
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Sponsored

The social impact of remote collaboration

The rise in remote working due to COVID has had a major impact on the social aspects of employment, but the right technology can ensure the results ar…
5 Nov 2021
macOS Monterey is reportedly bricking some older MacBooks
Screenshot of macOS Monterey with new software features open on the desktop in windowed mode
operating systems

macOS Monterey is reportedly bricking some older MacBooks

The issues are thought to mostly affect older generations of Macs, but users are reporting issues on even the newest devices
2 Nov 2021
Chromebook shipments plunge due to 'shift in demand'
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Laptops

Chromebook shipments plunge due to 'shift in demand'

Sales of Chrome OS devices fell 29.8% in the third quarter of 2021 to 6.5 million units, according to IDC
1 Nov 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review: A true road warrior
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Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review: A true road warrior

This sleek ultraportable misses out on perfection, but makes a capable travelling companion
29 Oct 2021
Intel says chip shortage to blame for Q3 sales slump
Close-up of a circuit board and CPU
components

Intel says chip shortage to blame for Q3 sales slump

The tech giant has also failed to secure a deal with semiconductor manufacturer SiFive
22 Oct 2021
Royal Mint to recover gold from smartphones and laptops in world first
A pile of discarded smartphones
Technology

Royal Mint to recover gold from smartphones and laptops in world first

An estimated $57 billion is lost through e-waste, with a single smartphone containing around 0.035g of gold
21 Oct 2021
The best business features on the new MacBook Pro
A photographer using the 2021 MacBook Pro with M1 Max chip
Laptops

The best business features on the new MacBook Pro

Apple addresses user complaints with a port heavy MacBook that ditches the Touch Bar
19 Oct 2021
Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips
New MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch models
Laptops

Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

Apple's latest high-end laptops pack the company's second-generation homegrown silicon
18 Oct 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
15 Oct 2021
Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise
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Laptops

Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise

The latest Asus Chromebook is one of the most affordable laptops on the market - but that doesn’t make it a bargain
15 Oct 2021