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  • Buying Advice: What's the best technology for work and play on the move?

    We test a laptop, a smartphone, a tablet and the Surface Pro to find out what is the best device for work and play on the move.

  • News: Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

    Upgrades from Windows XP PCs to newer computers during the second quarter perked up the PC market, which inched closer to positive quarterly shipment growth.

  • News: Gartner: 2.4 billion 'devices' will be shipped worldwide in 2014

    Citing numbers from their Forecast: PCs, Ultramobiles, and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 2Q14 Update report, executives from IT research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. said on Monday (July 7, 2014) that they expected "worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) [to] reach 2.4 billion units in 2014, [registering] a 4.2 percent increase from 2013."

  • News: U.K. follows TSA's lead, bans uncharged electronic devices from some flights

    Anyone traveling into or out of the United Kingdom will want to make sure their devices are fully charged before getting to the airport. The British Department for Transport recently announced it will follow the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's prohibition on uncharged electronic devices on certain flights.

  • How-Tos: How to install a virtual machine

    Instead of dual-booting two operating systems, you can run one as a virtual machine. Here we explain how to install a virtual machine in order to run another version of Windows in Windows 7 using the free VirtualBox virtualisation software

  • News: Three critical laptop accessories for summertime travel

    With July in full swing now that Independence Day is over, thoughts are turning to company-sanctioned time off for travel and relaxing in the sun. Before you head out on your great summer vacation, you'll want to make sure you pack well not only for yourself but your laptop as well.

  • How-Tos: How to replace a laptop screen

    As one of the most fragile parts of a laptop, failures of the LCD panel are not as rare as we might hope or expect. If the screen does break, it’s perfectly possible to fix it yourself. Here's how to replace a laptop screen.

  • How-Tos: Windows 7 PC won't boot

    A reader wrote in to PC Advisor after being unable to boot his Windows 7 PC and getting the error message 'deleting corrupt attribute records'. Here's how we fixed his problem.

  • News: Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

    Microsoft's Windows OS could play a crucial rule in returning worldwide PC shipments to modest growth next year after multiple years of decline, Gartner said on Monday.

  • How-Tos: How to fix a PC that won't boot

    If your laptop won’t start, don’t panic. Although the problem could be serious, it’s more likely that it’s an issue you can deal with yourself. Here are six tips for fixing a PC that won't boot

  • News: Sony recalls Vaio Flip hybrid after reports of fire and melting

    Sony sold off its Vaio PC unit in February due to sluggish sales, but don't think that means Sony Vaio laptops aren't smoking hot. For the second time in 2014, a Sony PC model is at risk of overheating, smoking, catching on fire, and even melting.

  • Feature: AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

    There are hundreds of processors to choose between, making it hard to work out what is best for your next computer. Here we look at the current offerings for PCs and laptops from AMD and Intel.

  • News: Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

    After selling off the Vaio PC business to an investment firm in February, Sony's old computer brand has reappeared under new management. Japan Industrial Partners officially reintroduced Vaio laptops on Tuesday, focusing purely on the Japanese market.

  • News: Google bringing Android mobile devices closer to Chromebooks

    Chromebooks will soon be able to receive notifications and run applications from Android smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Personal Computing: The shape of things to come

    Contrary to what we are often led to believe (that the PC market is declining), there is strength in the personal computers (PCs) market in the APAC region, said Prakash Mallya, Country Manager, Intel Malaysia & Singapore on 20 June in a media briefing in Singapore. "The market is not only stabilizing but growing as well," he said.

  • News: Microsoft wants MacBook Air owners to trade up to a Surface Pro by trading in

    Microsoft has launched a buy-back program to try to get MacBook Air owners to part with their laptops and replace them with new Surface Pro 3 devices.

  • News: HP Pavillion x360 review: A mediocre hybrid laptop in a pretty red case

    As any bloviating tech pundit will tell you, tablets are poised to take over the mobile computing space. Meanwhile, back in the real world, few of us are willing to part with actual keyboards. Lenovo recognized this early and rolled out the Yoga. HP is the latest manufacturer to follow its lead with the Pavilion x360, a laptop with a hinge that allows its keyboard to fold all the way to the back of its display to become a chunky tablet.

  • How-Tos: How to watch Wimbledon 2014 live online

    You can now watch the entire Wimbledon tennis championships from your computer. Here, we show you how to watch Wimbledon 2014 online.

  • News: AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

    Advanced Micro Devices is reworking its core PC chip design to be 25 times more energy-efficient over the next six years, possibly resulting in laptop battery life of up to 50 hours on idle time.

  • News: Surface Pro 3 'notebook' reaches retail today

    Microsoft today kicked off retail sales of the Surface Pro 3, the 2-in-1 device touted by the company as a notebook replacement.



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