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WD My Passport Wireless Pro Review: Portable Storage For Mobile Devices

External storage is commonplace now, but traditional standalone storage products sometimes leave a large number of devices hanging. I've got a 2TB external drive plugged into a USB 3 port, for example, which is great for the main PC, but it doesn't help much with the laptop, iPhone and iPad. That's where some of the latest wireless storage...

Adventures With Dell's Rugged PC Line-Up

One of the many perks of working at a publication like HotHardware is that we get to attend a wide array of different technology-related events. GPU Tech Days, the Consumer Electronics Show, processor deep dives, smartphone launches -- you name it, and we're there. This Notebook Still Worked After Being Thrown Off The Boat Onto The Rocks Below......

Moto Z Play Review: 8-Cores And Insane Battery Life

Moto introduced the Moto Z family back in July with the launch of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Packed with flagship worthy hardware like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, both phones made a serious statement (click for full review) thanks to their modular capabilities, by way of Moto Mods. Moto Mods tune the already premium smartphones to...

Asus ROG G752 Review: A Pascal Packing Mobile Powerhouse

Asus is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand this year. The manufacturer launched its ROG line in 2006 and has since developed a wide range of gaming products under the brand, including some monstrous gaming notebooks like the one we'll be showing you here. With the arrival of NVIDIA’s Pascal architecture...

Moto G4 Play Review: Budget Android, Full-Featured And Unlocked

Although most of us would prefer to own all of the latest and greatest smartphones, there are plenty of us who don’t need all of the power and features today’s top phones have to offer. In addition, the high price tags on today's flagship phones presents a barrier for many. For casual smartphone users, there isn’t enough...

Asus ZenBook 3 Review: An Intel Kaby Lake-Powered Ultrabook

Although they were initially announced all the way back at Computex, ASUS held a casual event in NYC this past Wednesday (Oct. 5) to officially launch an array of new products, including the ZenBook 3, ZenWatch 3, ZenPhone 3, and Transformer Pro 3 and Mini. We’ve got some initial coverage of all of those products here at HotHardware if you’d...

LG V20 Review: Android Nougat-Infused And Feature-Rich

Android 7, aka Nougat has been rolling out primarily to Google's Nexus and their new Pixel phones, as well as a few Motorola handsets as well, but a new Nougat contender has entered the fray, hot off the press from LG. The LG V20 is the follow-on to last year’s LG V10 and a quick current follow-up to the modular LG G5 that we reviewed here...

Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Review: A Sleek, Tough, All-Business Ultrabook

Lenovo has done a remarkable job of classing up its business notebooks without sacrificing the features and build-quality that make the ThinkPad line so popular with road warriors. It recently updated its ThinkPad X1 Yoga with an excellent 2560x1440 OLED panel, for example, making it even more attractive to executives. But the company hasn’t...

MSI GE62VR 6RF Apache Pro Review: A Pascal-Powered Gaming Laptop

A good rule of thumb when purchasing a gaming laptop is to buy one with the fastest GPU you can afford. Unlike desktop PCs, you usually can't rip out the graphics adapter and upgrade to something faster (not in most cases, anyway), so when that once shiny and fast laptop starts feeling a little sluggish, you're looking at dialing down in-game...

LG G5 Review: Ambitious But Unrefined

Now, more than ever, manufacturers are exploring alternative ways to differentiate smartphones. One savior to the oversaturated smartphone market, that is rife with products with similar specifications, may come in the form of modularity. The promise of a modular phone, is an ability to adapt to a user’s needs in the moment. Purchasing...

HP Pavilion x360 13t Review: A Quality Mainstream Convertible Laptop

Mainstream notebooks, laptops, and convertible devices have been significantly refined over the last few generations. The $500-$900 price range generally features laptops that are thin and light, built well, have decent battery life, and deliver solid multimedia experiences. Intel has a stranglehold on the CPUs and graphics in many of these...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: Feature-Packed And Refined

The Galaxy Note line of stylus-equipped Android smartphones have carved a lucrative niche' in the market for Samsung over the years, by catering to users looking for a large format device with additional functionalities and features beyond traditional handsets. What started out as sort of a "utility player" type of device targeted at power...

Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Review: Quality, Budget Android Handsets

Motorola recently launched two new flagship Droid offerings, the Moto Z and Moto Z Force. We really liked them for their ultra-premium design, strong performance, and innovative Moto Mods add-on features. Motorola, however, is ushering in a refresh of their more mainstream, cost-effective Moto G family as well. We last looked at the Moto...

HotHardware 2016 Back-to-School Tech Shopping Guide

Store shelves are packed with fresh pencils, pens, and backpacks. Kids are begging their parents for new clothes and kicks. And teachers are frantically organizing their classrooms in the last few days of summer. It is that time of year again -- back-to-school season is upon us, like it or not. If you are looking to pick up some new tech gear...

NVIDIA Mobile GeForce GTX 10-Series Review: Pascal Notebooks Slay Benchmarks

NVIDIA's new Pascal GPU architecture has been taking the PC graphics market by storm all summer long since its introduction in early May. The Silicon Valley leading-edge semiconductor powerhouse, in addition to lighting up pixels, has been lighting up its balance sheets as well, with strong sales of Pascal-based GeForce, Quadro and Tesla product...

CybertronPC CLX Osiris 14 Gaming Laptop Review

CybertronPC is hoping to hit a sweet spot for gamers with its new 14-inch laptop, the CLX Osiris 14. The system is light and slim for a gaming laptop, but it packs an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and Intel Skylake quad-core CPU under its hood, so this machine is clearly not messing around. The Osiris 14 is a member of CybertronPC’s CLX...

New Matter MOD-t 3D Printer Review: Low Cost, User-Friendly Creation

3D printers have come a long way since our first round-up review in 2012. This exciting technology has created everything from toys to running shoes, to prostheses for amputees. Is 3D printing, however, practical in a home office or in a classroom use case? The New Matter MOD-t 3D printer claims to be the most user-friendly printer ever and...

Tenda AC15 AC1900 802.11ac Router Review: Affordable AC WiFi Performance

At this point we've reviewed quite a few high-end AC routers, including tri-band routers, flagship dual-band models, and even the latest MU-MIMO devices too. However, the one portion of the market we haven't covered much is the one that exists on the more affordable end of the pricing spectrum. We all know there are quantifiable differences...

Moto Z DROID And Moto Z Force DROID With Moto Mods Review

Last month, the partnership between Motorola and Lenovo seemed to crystalize when the combined company stepped out with its first co-branded smartphone products that will ship here in the United States. Lenovo acquired Motorola's Mobility division from Google a couple of years back, but has rightfully lead with the iconic Moto brand for new...

Samsung Gear Fit2 Review: More Than Just A Fitness Wearable

Wearable devices today generally fall into two categories: fitness trackers or smartwatches. Since many people are looking for different features and functions, the fact that there are so many different devices with varying features is not surprising. Samsung’s latest Gear Fit2 finds itself somewhere between these two primary device categories...

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