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The image for the October 30 Apple Event.

Apple announces ‘Scary Fast’ event to roll out new Macs

The branding could imply that the tech giant is ready to unveil its M3 chip, which will deliver speedy performance improvements to the company’s computers.

  • Mark Gurman


It’s the world’s biggest tablet - and it works under water

It’s a nice-to-have feature on Samsung’s very nice to use Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, especially when summer comes around.

  • John Davidson

Make them bigger and more expensive: Samsung’s plan to tackle the iPad

Can the world’s No.1 phone maker do with the Android tablet what it did with the Android phone?

  • John Davidson


One thing stops the 15-inch MacBook Air from being the best laptop ever

We can’t think of a time we’ve found a laptop so agreeable, even if it’s 100 per cent agreeable only 50 per cent of the time.

  • John Davidson

Only one thing stands between new Dell and MacBook Air

The addition of the latest Intel processor has brought the Dell XPS 13 Plus up to speed with Apple’s lightweight laptop in almost every respect.

  • John Davidson
An artist’s rendering of a potential Apple headset.

Apple’s launch on Tuesday is expected to be its biggest in a decade

The tech giant’s annual developer conference promises to be the largest in recent memory, with its first new product category for years.

  • John Davidson


Apple is gearing up to launch its next slate of laptops and desktops later this year, Bloomberg reported, including a new iMac.

Apple’s 40pc plunge in PC shipments leads major computer makers

Shipments by all PC makers combined slumped 29 per cent to 56.9 million units as the demand surge driven by pandemic-era remote work evaporated.

  • Vlad Savov

Small but mighty: how the tiny Mac mini could save you big money

Apple’s low-powered Mac mini is a mighty PC, but it also might just be the easy-to-use home server you’ve been waiting for.

  • John Davidson


Asus’ weird and wonderful laptop really leaves an impression

The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, a laptop-cum-tablet-cum-desktop computer is every bit as peculiar as Asus’ other crazy PCs, with one, remarkable exception.

  • John Davidson

December 2022

The new PC that lets you show the office who’s boss

Microsoft’s famous tilting PC is back, but it still has the same problem that plagued previous models.

  • John Davidson

November 2022

We promise he’s wearing his own glasses, not silly old 3D ones!

Want to travel through time and space? You’ll need this $9000 laptop

Acer’s Predator Helios 300 SpatialLabs Edition comes with a 3D screen that doesn’t require silly glasses – and it’s faster than a MacBook Pro M1 Max notebook.

  • John Davidson

October 2022

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 5G

Armed and dangerous: Microsoft’s Surface Pro 9 5G

The company’s latest 2-in-1 PC is different from most Windows options out there, in ways that are both good and bad.

  • John Davidson
Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED

This laptop will have you seeing double

The new Zenbook Duo from Asus has a second screen in an incredibly useful position. But it does come at a high cost.

  • John Davidson

September 2022

Taiwanese semiconductor pioneer Miin Wu.

Taiwan’s strength in chips is the world’s great weakness

China’s threat to blockade Taiwan has exposed the vulnerability of the world’s access to computer chips. But the island’s chipmakers are resisting pressure to shift their manufacturing offshore.

  • Michael Smith

July 2022

2022 MacBook Air M2

Which new MacBook should you buy?

For most computer users, there is absolutely no reason to get the new MacBook Pro, now that the new MacBook Air is here.

  • John Davidson
Dell XPS 13 Plus

The one big difference between this laptop and the MacBook

Fear not, Windows users! We put Dell’s radical XPS 13 Plus head-to-head with the M2 MacBook Pro, and got some surprising results.

  • John Davidson
Intel chief executive Patrick Gelsinger (right) presents Ohio governor Mike DeWine with a jumbo-sized “silicon chip” at the announcement of a new semiconductor factory in the US state earlier this year.

US chip makers play a $76b game of chicken

The global semiconductor industry has gone from imploring the US government to hand out corporate welfare, to threatening the cancellation of investments.

  • Tim Culpan

June 2022

The 15-inch model under development is a wider version of the 13.6-inch MacBook Air that Apple announced this week.

Apple plans 15-inch MacBook Air for 2023

Apple has also begun work on a new 12-inch laptop and is considering launching it at the end of 2023 or in early 2024.

  • Mark Gurman
The new Macbook Air.

Apple just unveiled its biggest MacBook Air redesign in over a decade

The company revealed it will feature a speedier M2 processor. It also debuted a new MacBook Pro, Apple Pay Later, and updates to its iPhones, Watches and iPads.

  • Mark Gurman
Workplaces must be ‘better, smarter and more automated’.

How the office can compete with working from home

As the nation’s workers gradually return to the office, experts say that it’s up to employers to make sure the workplaces they are returning to are “better, smarter and more automated”.


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