PCs & Laptops

PC & Tech Authority and APC magazine are merging!

PC & Tech Authority and APC magazine are merging!

Australia's two favourite PC mags are joining forces
By Staff Writers Sep 13 2018, 11:09AM
IMPORTANT: Upgrade Australia date change

IMPORTANT: Upgrade Australia date change

The planned Upgrade Australia event for September 18th is postponed
By Staff Writers Sep 4 2018, 8:42AM
A new future for PCTA

A new future for PCTA

PCTA and PCPP have new owners.
By Ben Mansill Sep 3 2018, 5:08PM
Dell announces its first premium 2-in-1 Chromebook

Dell announces its first premium 2-in-1 Chromebook

Manufacturer says its latest device will feature high-end specs and boast 15 hours of battery life.
By a Staff Writer Aug 31 2018, 10:26AM
Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake chips promise faster Wi-Fi, longer battery life

Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake chips promise faster Wi-Fi, longer battery life

Intel has shown off its latest chips, now dubbed the U-series and Y-series.
By a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 10:40AM
Intel announces 8th-gen CPUs for ultrathin fanless PCs

Intel announces 8th-gen CPUs for ultrathin fanless PCs

And, integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi for the first time in this class
By Ben Mansill Aug 29 2018, 6:00AM
LONGTERM TEST: DELL XPS 13

LONGTERM TEST: DELL XPS 13

With months of accumulated hard daily use we can deliver a very clear impression about the Dell XPS 13
By Chris Szewczyk Aug 24 2018, 11:17AM
The Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 is a super skinny gaming laptop

The Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 is a super skinny gaming laptop

Just keep slimming.
By Matt Tate Aug 20 2018, 10:08PM
Singapore PC builder Aftershock launches in Australia

Singapore PC builder Aftershock launches in Australia

Fancy new desktops and laptops
By Ben Mansill Aug 9 2018, 11:09AM
Upgrade Australia date change

Upgrade Australia date change

Now NOT August 30. BUT NOW September 18th
By Ben Mansill Jul 31 2018, 3:51PM
Review: Gigabyte Aero 15 laptop

Review: Gigabyte Aero 15 laptop

A triumph of engineering, but not without some usability flaws.
By Nick Ross Jul 30 2018, 11:28AM
Review: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF laptop

Review: MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF laptop

Probably the best all-round notebook we’ve ever tested.
By Nick Ross Jul 27 2018, 2:28PM
Review: HP Envy X2HP convertible laptop

Review: HP Envy X2HP convertible laptop

Great build quality, light weight and amazing battery life make it extremely portable. But the ARM processor severely-limits software compatibility.
By Nick Ross Jul 27 2018, 1:04PM
Apple fixes the 2018 MacBook Pro's throttling problem

Apple fixes the 2018 MacBook Pro's throttling problem

Software update aims to kill bug that renders machine slower than 2017's model.
By a Staff Writer Jul 26 2018, 10:57AM
There may now be a fix for power throttling on Core i9 MacBook Pro models

There may now be a fix for power throttling on Core i9 MacBook Pro models

One Reddit user has cracked the case of what's causing the MacBook Pro Core i9 model to throttle performance.
By Vaughn Highfield Jul 25 2018, 11:24AM
Review: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

Review: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

A speed boost, but no price rise, makes this iteration of the Model B Pi more tempting than ever.
By Darien Graham-Smith Jul 24 2018, 12:12PM
New Core i9 MacBook Pro has massively throttled performance issues

New Core i9 MacBook Pro has massively throttled performance issues

It may have a True Tone display, and voice-activation for Siri, but the Core i9 MacBook Pro 2018 isn't all it's made out to be.
By Vaughn Highfield Jul 19 2018, 10:38AM
Apple's new MacBook Pro aims to solve keyboard dust issues

Apple's new MacBook Pro aims to solve keyboard dust issues

Tech giant hasn't said it, but a teardown suggests it's tried to solve its faulty butterfly mechanism.
By Bobby Hellard, Adam Shepherd Jul 18 2018, 10:02AM
New MacBook Pros announced by Apple but they're barely more than a refresh

New MacBook Pros announced by Apple but they're barely more than a refresh

A True Tone display, Core i9 configuration and voice-activation for Siri, this is the MacBook Pro for 2018.
By Vaughn Highfield Jul 13 2018, 11:08AM
First product listings emerge for Apple’s new lineup of MacBooks

First product listings emerge for Apple’s new lineup of MacBooks

Product listings suggest a 12-inch MacBook and new MacBook Pro coming for 2018.
By Vaughn Highfield Jul 9 2018, 10:20AM