Article | 17/05/2013
Roundup: Windows 8 touchscreen computers
Here, on one handy page, are all the reviews we've done so far on Windows 8 computers that have touchscreens. It includes tablets as well laptops, hyb...
Article | 19/03/2013
Chromebooks: Acer C710 vs Samsung XE303C12
A Chromebook is primarily designed to be used with Web-based Google apps and an Internet connection. It's not like a typical Windows or Mac OS laptop....
Article | 11/03/2013
Is this the easiest way to try Linux on a Win7 laptop?
If you're a Windows 7 user who wants to try out Linux for the first time, one of the easiest ways to do so is to install Ubuntu by using the Windows U...
Article | 4/03/2013
Windows 8 tablet showdown: ASUS vs HP vs Samsung
Deciding on which hybrid-style Windows 8 tablet to go for can be difficult. In this comparative article we pit three Intel Atom-based models from ASUS...
Article | 26/10/2012
In pictures: Microsoft's Australian Windows 8 launch
Microsoft today launched Windows 8 in Australia, showcasing the new operating system's interface, apps and social features to a room full of journalis...
Article | 3/10/2012
28 pieces of computing advice that stand the test of time
Technology never stops moving forward. Hardware gets faster, and operating systems gain new features and (we hope) finesse. This is natural computing ...
Article | 31/08/2012
New Windows 8 laptops and hybrid tablet devices
When Windows 8 finally comes out in October, there will be many new types of notebooks on the market that will be able to take advantage of the new op...
Article | 19/08/2012
Should I buy a computer now or wait until Windows 8 is released?
This is a common question that many people have been asking us, wondering if they should wait for Windows 8 to be released, or to buy a computer with ...
Article | 6/08/2012
Third generation Core i7 laptops for under $1000
As prices for notebook computers have come down, the processing power and overall quality of what you get has gone up. In particular, there are many c...
Article | 19/07/2012
Who wants to be in the PC business? Not Dell
Have you noticed that it's just not so cool to be in the PC business these days? Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell, said this week that the 'ne...
Article | 10/07/2012
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: What's the difference?
We now know that Windows 8 will launch in October, in both its X86 and ARM Windows RT flavours. And we expect Windows Phone 8 and the Microsoft Surfac...
Article | 10/07/2012
Dell XPS 13 (L321X) vs Samsung Series 9 (NP900X3C-A01AU) Ultrabooks
The Dell XPS 13 (L321X) and Samsung Series 9 (NP900X3C-A01AU) Ultrabooks represent what's great about slim, mobile computers. Both are 13.3in models w...
Article | 26/06/2012
Smartphones and laptops: New ways to pair them
Each new gadget brings speculation about what older device it will replace--full-featured laptops supplant desktops, while ever-smarter phones relieve...
Article | 23/06/2012
Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 Metro app ecosystem set to grow
With the unveiling of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft completes the circuit it promised last fall at its BUILD developers conference. Even though the compa...
Article | 14/06/2012
In pictures: Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display unboxing
We unbox Apple's latest creation, the impressive MacBook Pro with Retina display.
Article | 13/06/2012
Retina MacBook Pro: questions and answers
You have questions, oh so many questions, about the new Retina MacBook Pro. You had so many questions that they couldn’t all be covered in Jason Snell...
Article | 23/03/2012
In pictures: Samsung Forum 2012 (IT and Home Appliances)
Good Gear Guide traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to take a look at the 2012 Samsung Forum, where all the company's latest and greatest products were on d...
Article | 14/03/2012
Guide: How to protect your laptop
A laptop's portability makes it convenient - and an easy target for thieves.
Article | 7/03/2012
Windows 8 Metro UI: 7 things you may just hate
As everybody knows, the most striking thing about Windows 8 is its Metro interface - those brightly colored tiles that serve as both shortcuts to prog...
Article | 9/12/2011
Best value laptops for Christmas
Prices for small and large laptops alike have come down significantly and there are plenty of bargains to be had this holiday season