Find out all you need to know when buying a laptop, computer or tablet
Buying a laptop or computer can seem daunting. With such a huge range of computers and laptops on offer, working out what you need to know isn’t always easy. Tech specs and tech speak can leave you wondering what’s important – and what’s not. Which is where our handy Buying Guides come in.
Our Buying Guides tell you everything you need to know: what to look for when buying a laptop, a computer, and a tablet. They cover all the essential information, in an easy-to-understand format. Buying a laptop? Find out about all the essentials, such as RAM, hard drive capacity, processing speed and connectivity. You can find out how to buy a laptop that matches your needs and your lifestyle, while looking at all the factors that may affect your purchase.
Buying a computer? Whether you’re interested in Macs or PCs, you can find all the essential info you’ll need when buying a new computer. Our Buying Guides cover everything you need to know to help you choose from our range of Apple, Toshiba, HP, Acer and Asus desktops, laptops and tablets, as well as need-to-know info on monitors, processors, setting up a home office and so much more.
Learn everything you need to know about Microsoft products in this buying guide. Explore the available Windows devices, and discover Microsoft software and accessories for suitable finishing touches. Find the perfect combination for you.
Personal computers are great for a range of needs. Whether it's for everyday, professional, entertainment and gaming, or for when you're on the go, there's a Windows 10 PC for you.
With a modern PC, you experience exciting, new and innovative forms that are thinner, lighter and faster than ever.
Computers, laptops, and tablets help us work, play, and connect with the world. This guide explains the basics so you can begin to understand your computer’s potential and how it works.
To get the most from your new computer, you’ll need to add a range of software. This guide looks at what’s available so you can you get the programs you need.
The right processor will give your laptop a pleasantly surprising boost, whether it’s offering lightning-speed performance or eliminating the need for an external graphics card. While it may seem confusing to worry about your computer’s processor, we’ll guide you through Intel’s CPU range and highlight the features and advantages of each model so you can shop with confidence.
Desktop computers are powerful enough to run advanced software, the latest games and play video at the highest resolution. This guide will walk you through the choices involved so you get the best desktop for you.
Gaming PCs deliver the ultimate gaming experience. This guide looks at gaming hardware - from CPUs and graphics cards to cutting edge SSD storage, so you can find the device that’s right for you.
The graphics card (also called a video card or GPU) has a significant impact on your computer’s ability to play games and operate in high resolutions. This guide identifies what to look out for so you get the best graphic card for you.
Establishing a home office requires careful planning and consideration. This guide will help you make the right choices so you stay connected and on top of your workload.
The Internet puts an unlimited source of information and entertainment at your fingertips. However, it can be hard to know where to start. This guide explains what you need — and what you need to know — to get online.
Not all laptops are created equal — business laptops frequently feature conservative styling and long warranties, while consumer laptops can be personalised and accessorised to your heart’s desire. So, which laptop is best suited to your needs? Just follow our buying guide on notebook computers.
Connecting your laptop to an LCD monitor that boasts outstanding picture quality and high levels of connectivity can drastically elevate your online experience. Our guide will help you discover which monitor will take your computer set up to the next level.
USB-C (also known as USB Type-C) is fast becoming the industry standard. What it is and why it is being adopted, however, is not always clear. This guide looks at what you need to know so you can decide if USB-C is right for you.