Articles about: Laptops

From chromebooks and convertibles to desktop Dells and high priced Macbooks we’ve got first looks of all the latest laptops as well as top fives and head to heads. You’ll also find snippets from our laptop reliability survey and top tips from our helpdesk on how to get more from your computer.

iMac with Retina 5K display – first look preview, release date and price

by Apple Laptops 16/10/2014 What's your opinion?
iMac with Retina display

Apple has announced a brand new iMac all-in-one, with a 5K Retina screen and Mac OS X Yosemite out of the box. Read on for the new iMac's key features, price and release date

Why Samsung is pulling laptop supply in Europe

by Laptops 07/10/2014 2 comments
Samsung ATIV Book 9

With Samsung following Sony and Toshiba out of the EU laptop industry, are the laptop's days numbered? Read more about the future of portable computing

Best cheap laptops for under £500 [updated]

by Laptops 02/10/2014 46 comments

You don’t need to spend a fortune to get a decent laptop. Here we round up our pick of the best cheap laptops. Read more about the best cheap laptops

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 – is it really as good as a laptop?

by Laptops Tablets 02/10/2014 5 comments
Microsoft Surface Pro 3

If the adverts are to be believed, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 combines the best of a tablet with the best of a laptop. We took a closer look to find out whether this claim can be believed. Read on to see if the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is really as good as a laptop

Microsoft announces Windows 10 – back to the drawing board?

by Laptops 01/10/2014 5 comments
Windows 10

That's right, Windows 10. Not 8.2, not 9.0, but 10. Still stinging from the misery of the hostile reception that greeted Windows 8, Microsoft has skipped ahead to the double digits for its next operating system - Windows 10 will be with us in 2015. And make no mistake, this needs to be big win for Microsoft. Read more about Windows 10

Chromebooks – five advanced tip and tricks

by Chromebooks 12/09/2014 What's your opinion?

So, you own a Chromebook. But do you know how to use it like one of the experts? Read on for our tips to help you get more out of your Chromebook

No more Sony Vaio laptops – will you miss them?

by Laptops 28/08/2014 20 comments
Sony Viao

Sony, the one-time strongman of the electronics world, has announced that profits are so bad it'll be selling off its Vaio laptop division. Have you owned a Sony Vaio laptop, and will you miss the Sony badge in the laptop world? Read on for our Sony Vaio laptops tribute

Carphone Warehouse – do the Geeks provide good laptop repairs?

by Laptops 07/08/2014 What's your opinion?

If your laptop refuses to boot, withholding valuable documents, photos and emails, your only option may be to take it to a repair service. But how reliable are high street laptop repair services like Carphone Warehouse's Geek Squad? Read more about the Carphone Warehouse laptop repair service

MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro Retina – which should I buy?

by Laptops 30/07/2014 2 comments
MacBook Pro

Apple has updated its range of MacBook Pro Retina laptops, with an increase in processor and memory, but no price hike. Find out whether we think the MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Retina offers the best value

MacBook repairs – do Apple’s Geniuses provide good laptop repairs?

by Apple Laptops 30/07/2014 13 comments

MacBooks aren't cheap, so if yours goes wrong it's likely you'll try a repair before ditching it for a new model. But will the experts behind Apple's Genius Bar provide a good fix for a good price? Read our laptop repairs investigation to find out