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Windows 10 – six months in

indows 10 is now six months old, which means that Microsoft’s operating system is already halfway through its time of being offered as a free upgrade to Windows 7 and...

Upgrading your old laptop to Windows 10 could make it slower

The controversy surrounding Microsoft’s Windows 10 continues, as our testing reveals that updating your laptop with it can actually reduce its performance. After performing a series of operating system retests,...

Best laptops 2016 (CES)

Laptops have been left in the dust by tablets in recent years. Better screens and better battery life are just two reasons that the latest tablets rate better than most...

What we know about the next Virgin Media TV box

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, that’s still Virgin Media’s venerable Tivo box in the picture – a device the brand has been installing around the UK since late 2010. That’s...

iMac vs iMac: Are Apple’s latest updates worth the money?

Apple consistently scores highly in our tests, no matter what the product. iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, the Watch – they’re all great products in their respective fields. Naturally, expectations were high...

Least reliable computing brands of 2015

Like it or not, we’re more reliant than ever on our gadgets – and particularly our laptops and tablets. They contain so much precious data, from family photos to financial...

Does the new BBC Store offer value for money?

The BBC Store, the Beeb’s all new online video outlet, launched last week. But how does it compare to the likes of Amazon Video, the Google Play Store and iTunes...

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – first look

When Microsoft launched its Surface Pro 3 last year, it lead the charge of major manufacturers creating high-powered, big-screened tablets that claimed to be true laptop replacements. Now, in the wake of Apple...

How iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist could land you a huge bill (and what to do about it)

When Apple overhauls its software it affects millions of people, and while the company may claim each new iteration is an improvement, it’s rare for a big release to occur without some kind of...

The fastest booting laptops we’ve tested

The wait for a laptop to boot up can seem like an age. In reality, it’s likely to take less than a minute, but for the impatient among us that never...

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