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HP Thunderbolt Dock 120W G2 review – Sound and vision

HP has a new twist on the desktop docking station. You can extend the modular HP Thunderbolt Dock with a Bang and Olufsen speaker. This optional extra is ideal for handling conference calls. I tested the HP Thunderbolt Dock 120W G2 with Audio model. It has an optional speaker attached. You can buy a Dock […]

EliteBook x360 review: secure, tiny business convertible

HP’s EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is a premium business convertible laptop. It’s the kind of upmarket laptop a big company employer might hand you if they think you need portability and flexibility. You might choose it yourself. It is a solid, no-nonsense choice with all the features a business user needs, although a touch expensive […]

Samsung DeX Pad review: Galaxy phone desktop

Samsung’s $180 DeX Pad is a docking station that turns a Galaxy S9 or S9 phone into a desktop computer. On paper it looks like a good idea. In practice it’s less useful than you might expect. At least not for most people. The DeX Pad is a lightweight black plastic box that lies flat […]

PC shipments up: Recovery or dead cat bounce?

PC shipments perked up in the second quarter of the year. While this is the first increase in six years, no-one is talking about a revival yet. It could be what people in the finance industry call a dead cat bounce. Both Gartner and IDC published sales estimates showing a small increase in sales. Gartner put […]