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  • News: John Lewis offers two year guarantee on electricals

    John Lewis will offer a minimum two year guarantee on all electrical products this month.

  • News: Gateway's new AIO cracks the $400 price point

    The lines that seperate tablets, notebooks, and all-in-ones have increasingly blurred over the past few years--and prices have begun following that trend.

  • News: How to avoid common PC building mistakes

    Few things in life are as satisfying as building your own PC. Cobbling together a softly purring, fully functional computer out of disparate parts offers a true sense of creation. Even better, rolling your own results in a cheaper and more personally tailored PC than what you can find at big-box stores.

  • Feature: Windows 8.1 release date and new features UK

    Windows 8.1, previously known as Windows Blue, is the first major update for the Windows 8 operating system. Here is the Windows 8.1 release date, new features and price.

  • News: Windows touchscreen laptops, Chromebooks save back-to-school

    Touch-enabled Windows notebooks and Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks contributed to better-than-expected PC sales during the back-to-school period and may hint at a less dismal holiday-selling season than once thought, a retail analyst said.

  • How-Tos: How to format a hard drive

    There are many reasons why you might want to format a hard drive, including a clean installation of Windows, to get rid of a virus or malware or simply because you're giving the drive to someone else or throwing it away. Here, we'll explain all you need to know to get the job done properly.

  • News: Crtl-Alt-Delete was a mistake

    Former CEO and now chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has admitted that the Crtl-Alt-Delete key combination was in error.

  • Opinion: Connect your PC to your HDTV, and control it from across the room

    Peter asked me for the best way to connect a PC to an HDTV, and, once connected, how best to use it.

  • News: Desktops see growth as mobile markets dip

    The notebook, tablet, and mobile phone markets have seen decline for two consecutive quarters for the first time in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), and while this is not indicative of a saturation point, it could be an indicator of device fatigue and commoditisation, according to analyst firm, IDC.

  • News: Apple issues EFI 2.1 update for new iMac

    Even though the new iMac was just released on Tuesday, there's already an system update available specifically for the new machine.

  • News: New iMac release date, price and specs

    Apple has updated its all-in-one iMac desktop computers with upgraded specifications, namely Intel Haswell fourth-generation processors. Here's all the release date, price and specs information you need on the new iMac.

  • News: Apple quietly refreshes iMac all-in-one desktop

    Apple quietly refreshed its iMac desktop computer line with Intel's newest quad-core "Haswell" processor, faster solid-state storage options and support for the 802.11ac wireless standard.

  • News: Apple revamps processors, graphics, storage, and Wi-Fi in iMac update

    If you thought Apple only had "i's" for its smartphone line-up, think again. On Tuesday, the company announced that it had updated its iMac consumer desktop line, bringing new processors, improved graphics, better Wi-Fi, and enhanced storage options--all in the same thin package it introduced last October.

  • Feature: Is your PC making you ill?

    Although using a PC can take its toll on your health, most of the risks can easily be prevented. He we provide some practical guidance to keep you healthy while you work on your PC.

  • How-Tos: Build the ultimate Windows 8 home-theater PC for under $500

    It's true: The best way to control your home theater is still with a PC. Forget all the hype about Google Chromecast and other assorted set-top boxes, dongles, and other gadgets. None of them can organize and play movies, music, and TV shows as well as a home-theater computer. A good HTPC can even take the place of your cable box and DVR.

  • How-Tos: How to clean your gadgets

    When was the last time you cleaned your keyboard or disinfected your smartphone? Jim Martin explains how to safely sanitise all your gadgets.

  • News: PC satisfaction scores dip as customers drift to tablets

    The jarring combination of Microsoft's radical reinvention of Windows with old-style hardware caused the average satisfaction score of PC makers to slip in the last year, a pollster said.

  • Opinion: Why you may want a desktop instead of a laptop

    Patrick Moore asked the Laptops forum about the advantages of going with a desktop computer.

  • News: DRAM shortage from Hynix fire to hit PCs hardest

    The damage to Hynix's China fabrication facility from a fire last week will take three to six months to repair, which will hit prices and supply hard because it is the top memory producer.

  • News: Asus announces the world's first NFC-enabled PC tower

    You've bumped your phone, you've bumped your speaker, and you may have even bumped your laptop or printer, but you've never been able to bump your desktop--until now. Friday, Asus announced the M70 PC, a tower the company claims is the first NFC-enabled desktop PC. (We'll give 'em the nod for being the first NFC-enabled tower PC, but HP's Spectre One all-in-one had NFC all the way back in January.)



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