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Asus Transformer Trio: some heavy hardware

The Asus Transformer Book Trio can change between a laptop, a tablet and a desktop PC.

Katie Cincotta Asus's new Transformer Book Trio can change between a laptop, a tablet and a desktop PC.

Review

Hands on: Asus Nexus 7 2013

Asus' Nexus 7 (2013) 7-inch Android tablet.

Adam Turner The best little Android tablet just keeps getting better with Google's second generation Nexus 7.

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Blog

Hands on: Asus Fonepad 7-inch phablet

Asus Fonepad.

Adam Turner Big is beautiful, but has Asus gone an inch too far?

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Hands on: Asus Transformer Pad Infinity

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity.

Adam Turner Part tablet, part notebook, Asus' Transformer Pad Infinity is an intriguing gadget but certainly a niche product.

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Hands on: Asus Nexus 7 tablet

Asus Nexus 7.

Adam Turner The most influential gadget of 2012, the Android-powered Nexus 7 raises the bar for all tablets.

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Computers

Limelight for Apple's MacBook Pro

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Macman As iPads continue their invasion, desktop PC sales are assuming the trajectory of a brick.

Blog

Will you get a visit from the Boxing Day Bunny?

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Adam Turner After Santa has come and gone, which tech bargains will you pick up in the post-Christmas sales?

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Blog

What should we expect from Google's next Nexus 7?

Google Nexus 7 (3)

Adam Turner The Nexus 7 is still one of the best tablets on the shelves, so how do you improve it?

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Review

Hands On: Sony Vaio Pro 13 Ultrabook

Sony Vaio Pro 13 Ultrabook

Adam Turner Ultra-thin notebooks generally sacrifice too much in the pursuit of style, but Sony's carbon fibre Vaio Pro 13 strikes an impressive balance of form and function.

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Opinion

Windows RT - dead in the water?

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Adam Turner Microsoft's iPad killer has failed to win over gadget shoppers and PC makers.

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Blog

Android handsets caught cheating on benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy S4 at Sydney launch event.

Adam Turner Following in the footsteps of graphics cards, Android handset makers have been caught tweaking their devices to boost benchmark results.

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Blog

Hands on: Kurio 7S kid-friendly Android tablet

Kurio 7S kid-friendly Android tablet.

Adam Turner The idea of a locked-down tablet for kids sounds appealing, but the Kurio 7S might be a little too locked-down for your liking.

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Hybrids

A touch above a laptop screen

Samsung Win 8

David Pogue They may be slick but the latest hybrids may not be worth the price.

Choosing your ultimate travel companion

HP's 11.6-inch Pavilion DM1-1408AU

Adam Turner What's the perfect gadget for your travel bag?

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Windows 8: more than just a touch-up

Windows 8 Start window.

Edward C. Baig Radical changes, possibly the biggest to ever hit Windows PCs, are going to dramatically alter the status quo of computing this week.

Can Microsoft's Surface hold its own in the tablet wars?

Surface

Adam Turner Without the ability to run desktop applications, why would I want Microsoft's Surface RT over an Apple or Android tablet?

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Microsoft launches Modern warfare

Windows 8.

Adam Turner Can a touch-friendly tile interface for the PC win over customers?

Toss-up: HD computer screens

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Adam Turner Today's widescreen computer monitors rival the size and picture quality of a mid-sized television.

Reindeer to arrive with workhorse

Build your own PC.

Bleeding Edge Put a PC under the tree without the cost but with all the bells.

How Apple nixed the netbook

Farhad Manjoo We have Apple to thank for the demise of the netbook.