Taking the Apple MacBook's Core M to its limits

Taking the Apple MacBook's Core M to its limits

Intel's new Core M processors are unique in that they require no active cooling. But that also means that it has no effective way to cool itself down when it gets hot. How does performance get affected when it gets hot then? We took the MacBook to its limits to find out.

Apple posts record quarter with sales of Apple Watch exceeding US$1 billion

Apple posts record quarter with sales of Apple Watch exceeding US$1 billion

Apple has had a blockbuster third quarter with revenue just shy of US$50 billion and profits in excess of US$10 billion, thanks to strong iPhone performance. The Apple Watch also contributed with sales in excess of US$1 billion.

ASUS updates its UX305 Ultrabook with the latest 5th generation Intel processors

ASUS updates its UX305 Ultrabook with the latest 5th generation Intel processors

ASUS has just announced that it has updated its ultra-thin UX305 Ultrabook with Intel's newest fifth generation Core processors.

HP shows off new Envy and Pavilion x2 portable computing machines; shares upcoming plans

HP shows off new Envy and Pavilion x2 portable computing machines; shares upcoming plans

HP, Intel and Microsoft held a joint event today in celebration of SG50 called Dream Big Singapore. There, HP also showed off two new notebooks that are coming very soon. More details in this report as well as other related developments in the pipeline.

Aorus X3 Plus V3 review: Great power in a small package

Aorus X3 Plus V3 review: Great power in a small package

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It might look like the impressive Aorus X7 Pro that we found much to like about, but does the Aorus X3 Plus V3 live up to the standard set by its SLI-ed big brother or is it the black sheep in the family? We check out the capabilities of this compact high performance gaming notebook.

4G LTE Microsoft Surface 3 coming soon, business customers to receive it first

4G LTE Microsoft Surface 3 coming soon, business customers to receive it first

Microsoft has announced that 4G LTE will be coming to the Surface 3. It will first roll out to business customers in select countries before becoming commercially available.

Microsoft releases June 2015 firmware updates for Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3

Microsoft releases June 2015 firmware updates for Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3

While the Surface Pro 3 has seen several system updates in the past, this is the first time the smaller Surface 3 gets one.

Toshiba refreshes notebook line-up, offers AMD Carrizo on select models

Toshiba refreshes notebook line-up, offers AMD Carrizo on select models

Toshiba has updated its Satellite C, L and S lines of notebooks, and select models will even feature the new AMD Carrizo processors.

HP launches redesign of Pavilion x2 2-in-1 hybrid

HP launches redesign of Pavilion x2 2-in-1 hybrid

HP has launched a new design of the Pavilion x2, a lightweight 2-in-1 hybrid that features a fanless design and a 10.1-inch touchscreen IPS display.

News roundup from Computex 2015

News roundup from Computex 2015

If there's one event of the year that raises awareness of the PC components and computing industry, that's got to be Computex. While there's more networking and mobile communications related verticals taking the limelight in recent years, computing, gaming and overclocking remain the core focus. If you missed out on some of our coverage, check out our combined spread here!

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