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The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro features an aluminum body with an intriguing watchband hinge, an ultra high resolution display, and a bleeding edge Core M processor from Intel.
Enthusiasts have been pushing the limits of silicon for as long as microprocessors have existed. These are but a few of the landmark processors revered for their overclocking prowess.
Like most, I didn't get Twitter the first time. It felt like a feature Facebook already had in status updates. I soon realized it was a way of getting updates of only the people you're interested in.
Selfies are a big trend but most selfie cameras suck. Microsoft hopes to address this with the Lumia 735, which comes with a higher resolution and better quality five megapixel front facing camera.
For the pen to ever have mainstream adoption, it should be used consistently no matter where you are, like the mouse or keyboard. Ideally, you should be able to write, draw and mark-up with the pen...
To help the millions of broke college students out, we've compiled a list of some of the top tech-related student discounts from a variety of vendors.
The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact packs the same goodness of its larger sibling in a more manageable body. That includes a Snapdragon 801 SoC, a 20.7MP camera, Category 4 LTE, NFC, and IP68 waterproofing.
The Y70 Touch is Lenovo's largest touchscreen laptop to date and it's built for gaming, video editing and to be an all-around work horse for the modern era.
PC gamers can expect a crisper, more detailed world in Dragon Age: Inquisition, though precisely how crisp and detailed will depend on your setup.
The Silent Base 800 emphasizes form over function with a goal of achieving the best cooling performance possible at ultra low noise levels while still offering ample space for high-end components.
Graphics have always been a selling point of the Far Cry series as few games offer the same open world environments that can be experienced in Far Cry. The latest iteration is no exception.
Though there's more to it, the four major improvements of DDR4 SDRAM can be summed up in lower operating voltage, increased power saving enhancements, increased frequency, and improved chip density.
With the Xperia Z3 it's clear Sony has been tinkering with the perfect smartphone formula, crafting something that can provide a balance of design, performance, camera quality, and battery life.
With no more GPU releases from Nvidia or AMD for the remainder of the year the battle is now on pricing. We break down each price bracket to determine which company offers the best value product.
There are two things about the Nexus 9 I'm interested in: Itss size / weight and its dedicated keyboard cover. Is the 9-inch display the best of two worlds? Is the Nexus 9 a good productivity device?
On top of being so inexpensive and compact, the ECS Liva is efficient -- so much so that it can be powered by a USB power bank. It has a fanless design and promises to deliver smooth 1080p playback.
The Playstation 4 is outselling the Xbox One by a good margin and the entire gap can be traced to one crucial decision. It wasn't bundling the Kinect or the DRM policies. It has to do with hardware.
The AMD Radeon R9 290X is blisteringly fast, it also has a problem with heat. What if you want a 290X that is even faster and at the same time much quieter? HIS delivers with the R9 290X Hybrid IceQ.
Throughout this year I have reviewed and had hands-on time with a large number of smartphones, especially from the Android camp. These are some of my thoughts on the best that's out there.
With the GTX 970 making up for an excellent value GPU and AMD responding with price cuts for the R9 290, folks looking to game at 4K now have some very capable multi-GPU options for around $600.
The fourth-generation Galaxy Note is the same 5.7" size as its predecessor but packs a Quad HD display, a more premium (and much requested) part-metal construction, and an improved camera with OIS.
We take a look at some of the privacy-focused email and cloud storage services that have either sprung up or gained popularity in the wake of what's popularly been referred to as the Summer of Snowden
The Maingear Pulse 15 belongs to a new breed of laptops packing gaming-grade hardware in a relatively thin and light package. It's also among the first to pack a 3K (2880 x 1620) display.
This is the fifth and final installment in a series exploring the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the first transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
Alien: Isolation has plenty of pants-wetting moments and is a blast if you're comfortable with soiling yourself. But we're more interested in the game's performance when running at max settings.
The Kogan Agora 4G's standout feature is its 5.0-inch 720p display, paired with a Snapdragon 400 SoC. On the back you'll find an 8-megapixel camera, and inside is a sizeable 2,500 mAh battery.
This is the fourth installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips.
Silverstone's stacked design might offer unbeatable cooling performance but it also results in a lot of wasted space. The FT05, a calmer, classier version of its extreme gaming case aims to fix this.
The Motorola Moto G is an impressive update to the original model, addressing several issues with the first generation model and improving a few bits of hardware.
This is the third installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips on our connected devices.
The Asrock Q2900-ITX ships with a Pentium J2900 on a Mini-ITX board for $104, pricing it straight against AMD's Kabini Athlon 5350 and aimed at people looking to build a fanless HTPC.
While every other manufacturer began pumping out phones with increasingly larger screens in the wake of the Galaxy Note's arrival in 2012, Apple is just jumping in now with the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus.
This is the second installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
We've laid out ten tips for taking good photos on a smartphone. Read on and you'll be well on your way to producing some awesome shots from a fairly limited camera platform.
Last year's GeForce 700 series pushed Kepler to its limits. With such a strong showing, Maxwell's first appearance had us excited for higher-end cards and today we finally have them.
The invention of the microprocessor, DRAM, and EPROM integrated circuits helped bring computing to the mainstream. This is the first in a five-part series exploring the history of the CPU and PCs.
Codenamed 'Wildcat Point', the Z97 chipset brings support for future Broadwell CPUs, along with SATA Express and the M.2 socket. To help you pick a board we compare 7 models in every possible way.
Already one of the most iconic and atmospheric first-person shooters around, Metro has received some post-release polish in "Redux" that should present a greater challenge for today's GPUs.
With the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, you might still need the iPad mini or other small-sized tablet. With the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, you may realize that there's no need for that any longer.
Intel's latest Extreme Edition package boasts eight cores, a massive 20MB smart cache, support for the latest DDR4 memory, and is accompanied by the all new X99 chipset.
The common refrain has been that tablets are for consumption and that laptops are for productivity. Microsoft tried to bridge that gap with Surface, and now Apple and Google want that too.
The Lumia 930 features a large, 5-inch 1080p AMOLED display, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, and Nokia's signature 20-megapixel PureView camera.
As a mid-range GPU, the R9 285 is meant to deliver mainstream performance at a competitive price. The "Tonga" GPU is essentially a newer, cheaper to produce version of the tried and true "Tahiti" GPU.
Many phones claim all day battery life but we all know that's mostly bs, however that's about to change. There are three major trends driving this future: bigger phones, better hardware and Android L.
Most gaming notebooks have a certain stigma attached to them. But that's starting to change and the MSI GS70 Stealth Pro is another example of gaming laptops steering towards slimmer form factors.
Let's run with the assumption that Chromebooks are doing well. Advocates claim non-tech savvy consumers choose Chromebooks for generally three reasons: simplicity, low maintenance, and easy usage...
Logitech's new G402 is billed as the fastest gaming mouse money can buy for high-speed FPS gameplay, with a track speed of over 500 IPS using the company's Fusion Engine and Delta Zero sensor tech.
Linux allows you to fully customize not only the look and feel of your desktop, but also its functionality. Here's a brief overview of the most popular Linux desktop environments to get you started.