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Surface Pro X vs Surface Go 3: Which tablet is right for you?

Microsoft's Surface family is made up of some great devices, and choosing just one of them can be tough. Most Surface devices have very distinct form factors though, and they're aimed towards specific segments of the market. When it comes to similar form factors though, like the newly-launched Surface Go 3 and Surface Pro X,...

Get the Xiaomi Mi 11 for £649 in the U.K. (£100 off)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is a flagship smartphone that was released at the start of this year, packing some impressive specifications in a well-rounded package. I have one and reviewed it right here at XDA, and I'm a massive fan of it. It's now on sale in the U.K. on Amazon, and you can grab...

These are the best docks for the Surface Pro X in 2021

The Surface Pro X is an excellent option if you're looking for an ARM-powered Windows tablet. It looks great, provides all-day battery life, and has a high-quality display. One thing it doesn't have is a lot of ports. You only get two USB Type-C ports and one proprietary Surface Connect port. So if you're planning...

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 vs Apple iPad Pro M1: Which is the better Pro tablet?

A lot of people prefer portability over capability when it comes to choosing their devices. Usually, portable devices aren't as powerful as stationary ones. So we must achieve balance between both aspects to make the most out of two worlds. Hybrid computers are one solution to that. Microsoft and Apple offer devices for both usage cases,...

Best keyboards for Surface Pro 8: Logitech, Microsoft, and more

If you use your Microsoft Surface Pro 8 for work or school, you can use it with a docking station and external monitor. While the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 comes with a detachable keyboard, you may want to use it with an external monitor. Using an external monitor can provide more screen real estate and...

Surface Pro 8 vs Surface Pro X: What’s the best premium tablet?

Microsoft recently had its biggest Surface launch in years, if not ever. Among the many products revealed, there was the brand-new Surface Pro 8, as well as a Wi-Fi-only version of the Surface Pro X. With the Surface Pro 8 now featuring a similarly-sized display, these two tablets are now closer than ever, but they're...

Best docks for the Surface Laptop Studio: Surface Dock, Belkin, and more

The Surface Laptop Studio is one of the most exciting devices Microsoft has introduced recently. In some ways, it can be seen as a successor to the Surface Book line, but it's really meant to bring together the Surface Laptop and Studio lines. It has an all-new design that's largely inspired by the Surface Studio,...

These are the Best Qi Wireless Chargers in 2021

Wireless chargers are very convenient to charge your phone without fiddling with a cable. They're not the fastest way to charge, not the most efficient, but they get the job done. As the smartphone and accessory market has largely adopted the Qi wireless charging standard, it has also become easier to buy a wireless charger...

These are the Best Vivo smartphones in India right now: X60 Pro+, V21, and more!

Vivo has consistently released some excellent smartphones in India. The company may not be as aggressive as Realme or Xiaomi on the pricing front, but it has some competent phones in its portfolio. Moreover, like its compatriot smartphone makers, Vivo has also started focusing on the premium smartphone segment lately, so it now offers phones...

Best Surface Go 3 Pen Options: Microsoft, Tesha, and more

Microsoft just unveiled the all-new Surface Go 3 at their Fall 2021 event. While the Surface Go 3 is a great machine, it unfortunately does not come bundled with the Microsoft Surface Go 3 pen. Of course, you can buy the official Surface pen separately from Microsoft or another vendor, but there are plenty of...

Best Surface Pro 8 charger options: Anker, Baseus, and more

The Surface Pro 8 is one of the most powerful tablet PCs we've seen in quite some time. It's always nice to have a backup charger in your bag in case something goes wrong with your OEM charging brick. Sometimes you just want an extra power brick to keep at the office for your PC,...

Best docking stations for Surface Go 3: Anker, Microsoft, and more

Microsoft just announced the Surface Go 3 and it's an attractive tablet PC to consider for work or school, or connected to a Surface Go 3 docking station at home. The Surface Go 3 features an Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y or Intel Core i3-10100Y processor, as well as a 10.5 inch touchscreen with a 1920...