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macOS Monterey is reportedly bricking some older MacBooks
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operating systems

macOS Monterey is reportedly bricking some older MacBooks

The issues are thought to mostly affect older generations of Macs, but users are reporting issues on even the newest devices
2 Nov 2021
Chromebook shipments plunge due to 'shift in demand'
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Laptops

Chromebook shipments plunge due to 'shift in demand'

Sales of Chrome OS devices fell 29.8% in the third quarter of 2021 to 6.5 million units, according to IDC
1 Nov 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review: A true road warrior
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Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review: A true road warrior

This sleek ultraportable misses out on perfection, but makes a capable travelling companion
29 Oct 2021
Intel says chip shortage to blame for Q3 sales slump
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Intel says chip shortage to blame for Q3 sales slump

The tech giant has also failed to secure a deal with semiconductor manufacturer SiFive
22 Oct 2021
The best business features on the new MacBook Pro
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Laptops

The best business features on the new MacBook Pro

Apple addresses user complaints with a port heavy MacBook that ditches the Touch Bar
19 Oct 2021
Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips
New MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch models
Laptops

Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

Apple's latest high-end laptops pack the company's second-generation homegrown silicon
18 Oct 2021
Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise
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Laptops

Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise

The latest Asus Chromebook is one of the most affordable laptops on the market - but that doesn’t make it a bargain
15 Oct 2021
Apple expected to unveil MacBook Pro revamp at 18 October event
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Apple expected to unveil MacBook Pro revamp at 18 October event

The company has confirmed its next hardware-focused virtual reveal for next week
13 Oct 2021
PC market growth stifled by supply chain barriers
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Laptops

PC market growth stifled by supply chain barriers

COVID-19 caused PC sales to spike while simultaneously disrupting supply chains
12 Oct 2021
Apple MacBook Pro 13in (2020) review: Powerful, portable – and almost perfect
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Apple MacBook Pro 13in (2020) review: Powerful, portable – and almost perfect

The first business-grade M1 laptop is a huge hit
8 Oct 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
1 Oct 2021
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga review: Slim, light, but only alright
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Laptops

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga review: Slim, light, but only alright

Lenovo’s thinnest-ever ThinkPad pairs sleek design with a 3:2 display
28 Sep 2021
Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices
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Laptops

Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices

The new hybrid devices have been built to showcase Windows 11
22 Sep 2021
How to find RAM speed, size and type
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Laptops

How to find RAM speed, size and type

If you want to upgrade your PC's memory, you need to know what you already have
17 Sep 2021
Acer Swift 5 review: A skinny legend
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Laptops

Acer Swift 5 review: A skinny legend

So lightweight, you’ll want to take it everywhere you go
15 Sep 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
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How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
8 Sep 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?
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Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?

Microsoft's hybrid may be four years old, but it still manages to pack a punch
1 Sep 2021
Google reportedly planning Chromebooks with custom CPUs by 2023
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Google reportedly planning Chromebooks with custom CPUs by 2023

The company is said to be ramping up its chip-making efforts after witnessing Apple's success with its M1 CPU
1 Sep 2021
PC market growth continues despite ongoing shortages
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Laptops

PC market growth continues despite ongoing shortages

Shipments in Western Europe increased by 3% in Q2 to hit 150 million units
25 Aug 2021
Intel’s ‘Thread Director’ will boost CPU performance on Windows 11
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components

Intel’s ‘Thread Director’ will boost CPU performance on Windows 11

This technology will be embedded in the next generation of 10nm hybrid Alder Lake desktop processors
20 Aug 2021
Podcast transcript: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
Podcast transcript: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
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Podcast transcript: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
20 Aug 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
The IT Pro Podcast: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills
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The IT Pro Podcast: How laptop libraries can boost digital skills

Young people need access to devices if they’re to develop crucial digital skills
20 Aug 2021
Intel unveils Arc brand with new GPUs arriving in 2022
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Intel unveils Arc brand with new GPUs arriving in 2022

The first hardware generation, nicknamed Alchemist, will be based on the Xe microarchitecture
17 Aug 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous
Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous

So long, Surface Pro X - Samsung shows us how it’s really done
4 Aug 2021