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Tablets have become so light, there is less of a weight penalty with increasingly larger displays. What's preferable? A 9.7-inch tablet that's 1lb in weight, or a larger one that is slightly heavier?
With Crucial's MX100 series recently arriving for as low as $0.42 per gigabyte the competition has been forced to respond. The OCZ Arc 100 SSD goes for the value sweet spot, but does it succeed?
Targeting the entry-level market, the newly-released Zenfone 5 packs a 5.0-inch 720p display, an 8-megapixel camera, customized software, and a rarely-used Intel Atom dual-core SoC.
The TechSpot PC Buying Guide offers an in-depth list of today's best desktop PC hardware, spanning four unique yet typical budgets. Get all your PC part recommendations here.
The big thing most people misunderstand about Ballmer is that he's unbelievably smart. They see him going crazy on the stage and assume the man is a joke. I can assure you he's anything but.
The Google Nexus 7 can be had for around $215 nowadays, but going below that usually involves some compromises. Today, I'm checking out Asus' attempt at a low-cost Android tablet.
AMD is releasing an update to its Kaveri family and we have the the $155 A10-7800 on hand, which comes in 45W or 65W TDP modes and has a full-blown R7 GPU featuring 8 CUs with 512 SPUs.
What goes in to making a good smartphone camera? What do pixel sizes and f-stops really mean? We explore the hardware, key terms associated with photography, and make some comparisons along the way.
To mark the 20th anniversary of its Pentium brand, Intel has released a special fully unlocked Haswell dual-core Pentium G3258 for $72 -- just what the overclocking community has been waiting for.
In this article we discuss the major VDI solutions that are currently available, how Nvidia GRID works to add GPU acceleration to a VDI, and whether virtual desktops truly are the future of computing.
Touting several refinements and a new 5.5-inch Quad HD display, LG has brought to market the new LG G3, bringing a resolution and pixel density above anything else we've seen out there.
The RV05 ATX case maintains the unique stacked layout of the Raven series but cutting much of the wasted space in previous models, while delivering one of its better looking designs so far.
In this follow up article to our basic Linux command line series we go a bit deeper to discuss file metadata, permissions, timestamps, some new tools like tee, Vim, and more.
The Radeon R9 280X is our current best-value pick for performance GPUs. To keep you from sifting though dozens of brands we're comparing what we think are the best five R9 280X models out there.
As large-screened smartphones grow in popularity, HTC is looking to capitalize on the trend with a mid-range, affordable alternative in the Desire 816 that should rival the Lumia 1320 and Zenfone 6.
You don't have to be a professional photographer to snap some amazing pictures of fireworks. All you need is some basic equipment and a little know-how, which we'll be offering up here today.
Back in May I had the chance to review the Samsung Galaxy S5, and as expected the Snapdragon-equipped phone performed fantastically. Today we'll take a look at the cheaper Exynos-based variant.
Samsung's new 850 Pro SSD is powered by the firm's cutting-edge in-house 32 layer 3D V-NAND technology, which is said to deliver up to twice the density and write speed of traditional 20nm planar NAND
Codenamed Devil's Canyon, Intel says overclockers can rejoice over the newest revision of its 4th-gen Core CPU. Improvements include a boost in operating speeds up to 4.4GHz with Turbo Boost...
Surely a handset released in 2014, even if a budget device, couldn't be performing this poorly. Surely Nokia had optimized the X and didn't release a product that felt so unfinished...
In Linux, the command line is the most flexible and powerful way to perform tasks. Let's explore some basics of directory navigation, file/directory operations, and more.
People want high resolution, high pixel density displays, but 4K displays face a chicken and egg problem, and there are three key points where we're just not quite ready.
Didn't clear your schedule to track E3? Here are 40 plus PC game trailers from the event along with expected release dates and launch platforms for each title to help you keep track of what's next.
Typically, cases designed with the goal of being silent have been bland looking and uninspiring to work with. But NZXT jazzes things up enough with some sound design choices inside and out.
Crucial is taking another crack at producing a cost effective SSD, this time upgrading its controller to the same Marvell chip used by the high-end M550. The price/performance result is unrivaled.
Silverstone's latest chassis isn't designed for gaming or even workstations. The DS380 is aimed directly at users who are building their own network-attached storage server.
The Sony design language we've come to know and love is ever-present on the Xperia Z2. The aforementioned use of glass on both the front and back of the handset looks sleek and gives the phone...
Plextor's new M6 range puts custom firmware, Toshiba NAND flash memory and a Marvell controller in three different packages: a regular 2.5" SATA drive, an mSATA drive and a PCI Express/M.2 drive.
In general, totally free high quality VPN services are few and far between. For anyone simply looking for some extra privacy or sporadically accessing a geo-restricted website these get the job done.
Watch Dogs has been built on Ubisoft's new 'Disrupt' engine. There was a lot of controversy surrounding Watch Dog's graphics approaching its launch but ultimately the game looks amazing on PC.
The G502 is the the first mouse to tout a staggering 12,000 DPI sensor and features a host of other features that also make for the ultimate gaming companion.
The Xperia Z2 Tablet is a successor to last year's Xperia Tablet Z, delivering an incremental update covering a faster processor, lightweight body and Sony's trademark water resistant design.
The new Das Keyboard 4 adds features like an oversized volume knob, dedicated media controls and a USB 3.0 hub while staying true to its roots in terms of aesthetics and its 104-key layout.
Today's Haswell release isn't a tick or a tock, it's simply a refresh. But while we don't expect much more than slight speed bumps, the company has also released new 9-series chipsets.
Corsair's Carbide Air 540 employs an interesting dual-chamber design while the Obsidian 450D features a more traditional tower case design. They target different users but are closely priced.
There are two options when it comes to running Linux from a USB drive: from within Windows using virtualization software such as VirtualBox, or creating a boot disk. Here's a quick guide for both.
AMD brings upgradeability to the budget market with its new AM1 platform. We check out a bunch of their new APUs and compare them with competing chips from Intel to find the best budget pick for you.
Low power computing is an extremely important market for chipset and device manufacturers alike. ARM has already established itself in this area and their products and derivatives from manufacturers like Qualcomm are nearly universally found...
OCZ is replacing its RevoDrive 3 X2 with the RevoDrive 350, touted as being the ultimate storage solution for intensive workstation applications, with x8 PCIe 2.0 support and crazy read/write speeds.
What makes a product iconic? Design, functionality, styling, and innovation will get you part of the way there, but the true test how history remembers their status.
The latest member to Silverstone's Raven family has gained recognition for being the ultimate Steam Machine enclosure. It can cram a fully-fledged enthusiast PC into an impressively small space.
Veering off the beaten path, Acer took the traditional AIO formula, threw out the Windows operating system and PC hardware, replacing it instead with high-end smartphone guts powered by Android.
The evolution of HTC's flagship takes many forms. The One M8 features a larger 5-inch display, faster Snapdragon 801 SoC, the new Duo Camera array, a refined Sense 6.0 UI atop Android 4.4; and more.
The R9 290X had such a huge thermal output that we weren't sure AMD would consider a dual-GPU version. Apparently so, as today arrives the Radeon R9 295X2, the most extreme card we've ever seen.
Over the course of the last two weeks, I've been digging deep into what the optimal playback setup is for lengthening battery life. Throughout more than 145 hours of testing...
The In Win tou is an $800 enclosure inspired by glass architecture and named after the Chinese word for "transparent". True to its name the tou goes from mirror to see-through when powered on.
AMD's Mantle API claims to improve performance in games by allowing them to use your CPU and GPU more efficiently. Today we put those claims to the test with Eidos' Thief and Dice's Battlefield 4.
We've seen a flurry of 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets hit the market over the past several months. Next up is the Acer Iconia W4, the follow-up to the company's first Windows 8.1 tablet.
When buying a smartphone the choice is usually between large-screened handsets with top-end specifications, and smaller devices with mid-range internals. Sony bucks the trend with the Z1 Compact.