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Can A Cheap Windows Tablet Replace Your Desktop?

It started as an offhand brag, but turned into a dare. I was telling my Gizmodo colleagues why I loved my Windows 8 tablet: it’s fast, it’s cheap, it’s a fully fledged PC. Hell, I said, I could probably hook it up to a monitor and use it as my workhorse for a week.


Dell Is Back

Dell is the company building the most interesting computers right now. Dell is making computers interesting again, period. Who would have thought?


Dell At CES 2015: World's Thinnest Tablet, New XPS And Alienware Laptops

CES 2015 may not have any huge wow moments — at least so far — but it’s proving to be a good place to see the world’s biggest tech brands giving their product ranges a solid refresh and reboot. Along with new Alienware gaming machines and Dell will have the world’s thinnest tablet on sale in Australia by the end of the month, with a beautiful screen to boot.


MSI GT72 Dominator Pro: Australian Review

Gaming laptops are a peculiar niche in the notebook world. They try to achieve an incredibly difficult goal — achieving plenty of power to run high-end PC games, while shoehorning all those powerful and heat-producing components into a vaguely portable chassis. The MSI GT72 Dominator Pro takes the same all-out approach as the existing GT70, but has brand new top-of-the-line PC hardware inside. It has all the outright grunt of a high-end desktop gaming PC, but is also mobile — just.


EB Games' Mad Monday Sales Are, Well, Mad

Looking for an easy Christmas present for the gamer in your life? Today’s the day to pick something up — EB Games is having a massive Mad Monday sale. Deals change every half hour, too, so check back here for all the details.


LG 34UC97 Curved LED Monitor: Australian Review

1080p is so yesterday. More and more, 1440p and higher-resolution monitors are starting to become the norm, especially at larger screen sizes. There’s no doubt that 4K is the future, but it requires a fair bit of graphical power for smooth frame rates.

At the moment, somewhere in between 4K and 1440p seems to be the sweet spot. And we all like widescreen — the wider the better. Most movies and TV shows are in the 16:9 ratio, but on a computer there are plenty of situations where you might want that extra real estate. Oh, and curved screens are in vogue at the moment too. LG’s curved, 3440×1440 pixel, 21:9 ratio LED monitor is an eye-watering $1799, but goddamn is it good.


16 Fun Projects For Your New Raspberry Pi

The new Raspberry Pi is smaller, cheaper and more energy efficient — not a bad way to update a best-selling device. Whether you’ve taken the plunge on one of the new units or you want to put the original model to good use, we’ve collected together some of the most fun Pi-based projects on the planet for you to have a crack at.


ChooseMyPC Picks The Perfect Machine For Any Budget

Need a new PC? If you build it yourself, you’ll save money and get a more powerful system at the same time — as long you know how to put it all together, of course. If you do, but don’t know exactly which parts to buy, ChooseMyPC has you covered.


Gizmodo Laptop Buying Guide 2014: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re in the market for a new laptop, there are a few pieces of useful info that it bears knowing before you head to the shops. Do your research, and make a few key decisions before you buy, and you’ll be a lot happier in the long run. Here are the most important things to learn about before buying a new laptop or convertible tablet.


Asus' Transformer Book Flip Is Out Now In Australia

The Asus Transformer Book Flip, one of the more-interesting-but-still-conventionally-attractive laptops announced at Computex in Taiwan this year, is finally out in Australia. Thankfully, Asus has expanded the lineup from the original two 15.6-inch variants it confirmed for local stores, with a variety of 13- and 15-inch laptops at different specs and price points already on sale.