Samsung’s New Galaxy Book Now Available To Pre-order In The UK

Samsung Electronics today announced that the new Galaxy Book, the next generation of PC, is now available to pre-order in the UK. Combining powerful, PC-level performance with the exceptional functionality of the enhanced S Pen and keyboard, Samsung’s Galaxy Book is the ultimate device for work and play. Available in 12-inch and 10.6-inch models, the Samsung Galaxy Book caters to those always on-the-go, who are looking for a powerful computing device that isn’t tied to the desktop. The Samsung Galaxy Book is lightweight and has a versatile form factor, offering…

Apple’s new hardware in a nutshell

First up is the new hardware. The Apple HomePod is essentially the Apple alternative to Google Home or the Amazon Echo.  Apple has taken a standard approach to the HomePod not really pushing particular boundaries unless of course, you count the price tag. At $349 the HomePod is almost twice the price of the competition and will require a $10 monthly subscription to Apple Music to get the most out of it. “Hey Siri” are your keywords here and questions can be rattled off, hopefully with a higher success rate than…

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Zephyrus

Asus have put together a gaming laptop with an ultra slim profile tapering from 17.9mm to just 16.9mm, high-performance, best-in-class components including 7th Gen Intel Core i7 (Kaby Lake) CPU and the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. Republic Of Gamers (ROG)-exclusive Active Aerodynamic System delivering powerful cooling with a strikingly efficient performance for marathon gaming sessions. The front-mounted keyboard has individually backlit keys with Aura RGB lighting, customizable WASD and QWER key lighting, and anti-ghosting 30-key rollover. London, United Kingdom, May 30, 2017 — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG)…

Acer expanding the Predator range

Recently, at Computex Taipei, Acer announced an incredibly thin Predator Triton 700 Gaming Notebook due to ship with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs and advanced thermal technologies to allow for uncompromised performance in an ultra-portable form factor TAIPEI, TAIWAN (May 30, 2017) The highly-anticipated Predator Triton 700 ultrathin gaming notebook is front and centre at Acer’s Computex Taipei showcase, flaunting its incredibly slim design, latest graphics and processors with industry-leading thermal technology. The Predator Triton 700 houses the high-performance NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 (overclockable) GPU and standard-voltage 7th Generation Intel®…

ASUS ZenBook gets three beautiful variants

ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih took the stage at today’s Computex 2017 press event to present The Edge of Beyond: an introduction to a stunning line-up of thin-and-light ZenBook laptops that push the boundaries of design and technology to deliver ultimate mobile computing experiences. ASUS ZenBook Flip S, winner of a Computex 2017 d&i Award, is the world’s thinnest1 convertible laptop, and also one of the lightest. Combining elegant sophistication with the convenience and versatility of a 360°-flippable display, this ultrathin convertible is only 10.9mm thin and 1.1 kg light. The…

Huawei Matebook X in a nutshell

With one of the thinnest profiles on the market and the fanless design that is all the rage, Huawei’s top end Windows notebook has it’s sighted squarely pointed at the Apple’s 12-inch MacBook. Measuring in at 12.5mm, the Matebook shaves just 0.6mm off to be thinner than the 13.1mm of the 12-inch MacBook and 14.9mm the most recent 13-inch MacBook Pro. The MateBook X comes with either an Intel Core i5-7200U or a Core i7-7500U, 4 or 8GB of DDR3 RAM and 256 or 512GB SSD, decent specs for a high-end Ultrabook. The battery…

Acer Swift 1 Review

The Swift 1 is the lower end entry in Acer’s Swift lineup. Sitting around the entry level, this is focused on students and perhaps the small home business or a junior computer user. A balancing act of getting price, performance and build quality just right. And it seems to really work. Looking around the device, to the left we have a lonely USB 2.0 port. On the right the power connector, that actually makes an old school PC speaker beep when the plug is inserted or removed. A full sized…

A Look At The Acer Swift 1- the best laptop for students?

A laptop that seems to really managed the balance between budget and power. The Acer Swift 1 combines specs on paper with a quality build and it’s certainly impressive. Here we do a quick unboxing and take a look at the exterior before putting the laptop to the test. CPU, Memory and Operating System: Intel Pentium n3710 quad core processor. 1.6GHz processor speed. 4GB RAM. 64GB storage. Microsoft Windows 10. Display features: 14 inch screen. High definition display. Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels. Graphics: Intel HD Graphics. Shared graphics card.…

Beautiful Asus VivoBook E12 Laptops Unveiled

Asus has launched a swish pair of new laptops featuring a portable 11.6-inch display offering resolutions of 1366 x 768 pixels to their range of VivoBook systems, with the launch of the Asus VivoBook E12 E203NA and VivoBook E12 E203NAH. Whilst no pricing has been announced as yet some options for processing power have including either an Intel Celeron N3350 dual-core or Pentium N4200 quad-core CPU. Major differences between the two systems are about the E203NA has eMMC flash storage, while the E203NAH has a spinning hard drive. Asus has also…

Acer launches two new Swift models

Acer have refreshed their stylish Swift line with the ultra slim and highly capable Swift 3, sporting a lightweight and easy-to-carry form factor that’s great for productivity on the go. Managing an impressive 10 hours of battery life they Swift 3 features up to a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor, optional NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, and 14-inch or 15.6-inch Full HD IPS1 anti-glare displays. In additional the Swift 1 is ideal for school, combining an attractive and ultraslim form that’s similarly ready to put in a full day’s worth of work with…