The Google Pixel Tablet could be the Pixel Tablet Pro in all but name

A while ago, one leak suggested Google might be working on a Pixel Tablet Pro alongside the standard Pixel Tablet, but now it looks like that standard slate has been scrapped, with only the Pro remaining. This claim comes from Twitter user Kuba Wojciechowski, who says that the only major difference between the standard Pixel Tablet and the Pixel Tablet Pro is the chipset – with the former using the original Tensor chipset found in the Pixel 6 series, and the Pro using the Tensor G2, found in the Pixel…

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Exclusive: here’s your first look at the OnePlus Pad, launching alongside the OnePlus 11

The OnePlus 11 is getting its global launch on February 7, but it won’t be alone, because OnePlus has confirmed to TechRadar that the OnePlus Pad will be launching alongside it. Better yet – the company’s even shared the first image of the tablet with us, giving you the first official look at the slate. You can see that picture at the top of this article, with the company’s first tablet coming in a Halo Green shade, which OnePlus claims “blends the vibrancy of life with the vastness of space”.…

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OnePlus Pad: latest rumors and everything we know so far

After years of making impressive Android phones, OnePlus is ready to branch out into tablets, as for a while there’s been evidence that it’s working on a slate called the OnePlus Pad, and recently the company confirmed it. So far we don’t know much about the OnePlus Pad for sure, but a few leaks have emerged, shedding light on the potential specs, and OnePlus itself has teased the design – while revealing a February 7 launch date. So there’s not long to wait, but in the meantime you’ll find all…

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Fed up with noisy laptop fans? Fanless cooling tech could soon bring you peace

An innovative new cooling solution could lead to the demise of the laptop fan, if it really is as effective as its creators suggest. San Jose-based firm Frore Systems have developed a revolutionary new ‘cooling chip’ that could be implemented to provided superior – and near-silent – cooling for everything from the best ultrabooks to even the best VR headset. This isn’t passive cooling, either; despite the lack of fans, these chips (dubbed the ‘AirJet’) provide active airflow by vibrating super-thin membranes inside the chip at ultrasonic frequencies to generate…

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The latest Apple rumor points to an OLED iPad Pro arriving in 2024

It’s been rumored for several years that Apple is thinking about switching its iPad Pro tablets to OLED display technology, and the latest report from the supply chain says the first of these updated devices are due to arrive in 2024. This is from ET News in South Korea (via MacRumors), which claims that development is now underway on an iPad with an OLED screen. The display departments at Samsung and LG are apparently in line to provide the panels. The current iPad Pro models feature mini-LED LCD technology: while…

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MacBook Air 2023 could be faster and sleeker with new M3 chip

A MacBook Air with M3 chip will be unleashed on the world by Apple in the second half of 2023, if a new rumor is to be believed. As MacRumors flagged up, this comes from DigiTimes (not our most favored reliable source, it has to be said – and we’ll come back to that later), which asserts that the MacBook Air arriving later this year will use a 3nm chip (meaning it’ll be an M3, dropping down from the 5nm process used with the M2 SoC). DigiTimes tells us: “The…

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More on new MacBooks: Shaky M2 Pro rumors dispelled, but Wi-Fi 6E support has a catch

Apple’s new MacBook Pros – and Mac mini – have freshly arrived on the scene packing new spins on the M2 chip, and we’ve caught some fresh info on how Wi-Fi 6E support works – with a major caveat – along with an informative glance at the M2 Pro die. Let’s start with Wi-Fi 6E support which these new Macs incorporate, but the catch is that not all macOS apps will be able to benefit. At least not initially, anyway, because as 9 to 5 Mac reports, the co-founder of…

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Samsung hints it is giving Galaxy Book the Galaxy S23 Ultra treatment

Samsung is dropping hints that its next Galaxy Book Windows laptop, expected at Unpacked on February 1, will get the Ultra treatment, similar to the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra tablet and the upcoming Galaxy S23 Ultra phone. That likely means an S Pen on board, since Samsung shut down its Note family of devices to focus on Ultra. We could also see improved cameras as well as a sky-high price tag.  In a blog post from TM Roh, President and Head of the Mobile eXperiences (MX) Business, Samsung digs deep…

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MacBook Pro 16-inch (2023): everything we know about Apple’s newest laptop

Apple has just unveiled a bunch of new MacBook Pro models, equipped with the shiny new M2 Pro and M2 Max processors. You can read about the 14-inch model here, but in this article, we’re going to be examining the bigger (and more expensive) 16-inch version. Thanks to the newly powered-up M2 Pro and Max chips, we can definitely expect the 2023 MacBook Pro 16-inch to make its way onto our list of the best MacBooks and Macs, not unlike the mighty MacBook Pro 13-inch (2022), which didn’t have those…

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MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023): everything we know about Apple’s new pro laptop

Apple has announced a new selection of MacBook Pro models, using the new M2 Pro and M2 Max processors and coming in 14- and 16-inch variants. We’re looking at the 14-inch version here, breaking down everything we know so far. The new silicon at the heart of these Apple laptops could render them some of the best MacBooks ever made, following on from the excellent 2022 MacBook Pro 13-inch – which used the same standard M2 chip found in last year’s MacBook Air. Fortunately, it looks like Apple hasn’t pulled…

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