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Alleged Microsoft memo says Surface reliability issues are fixed

In a post on his site Thurrott, tech journalist Paul Thurrott described the memo. Written by Microsoft vice president Panos Panay, it reaffirmed that all current Surface devices enjoy low failure rates and high customer satisfaction. However, two devices released concurrently in 2015, the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, ...

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Inspector Gadget 1&2 Duopack DVD

Buy now £5.99 Double bill of family films. In ‘Inspector Gadget’ (1999), John Brown (Matthew Broderick) is an inept security guard employed by scientist Artemus Bradford (Rene Auberjonois) and his daughter Brenda (Joely Fisher) to safeguard their work on the synthesis of robotics and human tissue. When the Bradfords’ arch-rival ...

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Nokia 6 review – CNET

Of the three phones Nokia launched earlier this year (The Nokia 3, 5 and 6), the Nokia 6 is the star. But at only £220 (or $180 in the US, with Amazon’s ads appearing on the lockscreen), it’s still affordable. It uses premium metals to look slick and premium but ...

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The Minifree Libreboot T400 is free as in freedom

The Libreboot T400 doesn’t look like much. It’s basically a refurbished Lenovo Thinkpad with the traditional Lenovo/IBM pointer nubbin and a small touchpad. It’s a plain black laptop, as familiar as any luggable assigned to a cubicle warrior on the road. But, under the hood, you have a machine that ...

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The best sous vide machine and gear

Who this is for A home sous vide cooker is mostly for food lovers and experimental cookers who love trying new techniques and recipes. Sous vide involves using a tool, such as the immersion circulators we tested here, to heat water and keep it at a set temperature. Then you ...

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TCL S405 series Roku TV (2017) review – CNET

When you’re in the market for a budget TV you have to make some compromises. In the case of the TCL S405 series, you’ll be sacrificing some picture quality to get the best built-in streaming app system around. Roku TVs like this TCL trounce the built-in app systems on most ...

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