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MSI Outs The World's First VR-Ready Mobile Workstation

MSI has announced a new version of its 17-inch WT72 laptop specifically tailored for software developers working in virtual reality. Packing in an Nvidia Quadro M5500 8GB GPU, it can be used in conjunction with HTC Vive or Oculus Rift as a complete VR workstation solution for animation and design professionals. (We just want one to play Bullet Train on.)


Don't Settle For A Laptop That Doesn't Have At Least Full HD Resolution

Many PC vendors market their laptops with 1366 by 768 screens as “high definition”, but these are not the laptops you deserve. Laptop Magazine argues that you should never settling for anything less than 1080p for your next laptop.


Ask LH: Where Can I Buy Proprietary Power Adaptors?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a few gadgets around the house (a portable hard drive, netbook and a mouse, to name a few) that I’ve lost the proprietary power adaptors for. I’ve searched everywhere but can’t find anything that fits. What’s the best way to replace them?


How To Choose The Perfect University Laptop

It’s a great time for students to shop for a new laptop. If you’re headed to university for your first year, or need to upgrade your school laptop, this guide is here to help.


Overspecced Laptops Are A Waste Of Money

The average retail price for a Windows laptop is about $600, but PC manufacturers are building laptops that cost even thousands of dollars more than that — hoping you’ll fall for premium features you might not need.


Ask LH: What's A Good University Laptop?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m just starting my second year of university and my home laptop is too bulky to take with me. I’m on the hunt for a secondary laptop but since I’m a full-time student, I’m on a bit of a budget. I don’t have too many requirements — just that it is smaller, has long battery life, fits at least 2 USB ports and runs relatively smoothly. I’m really struggling to make a decision here. Any suggestions?


The Best Tech Deals From Ebay's Mammoth Valentine's Day Sale [Updated]

In the lead-up to Valentine’s Day, eBay has knocked 20 per cent off more than 300,000 products on its website. Close to 30 major tech stores are participating, with hundreds of dollars off products such as the iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaner and iPad Pro. Here are some hand-picked deals that are worthy of your consideration. Click on the links to land yourself a bargain!


Buy Laptops With At Least 50% More Battery Life Than You Think You'll Need

You probably already know that the battery life rating for laptops, tablets and phones don’t often match reality. Laptop Magazine explains why and offers a sound rule of thumb for buying your next laptop.


Pro Tablet Showdown: iPad Pro Vs. Surface Pro 4

Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 look a lot alike. Both are big tablets, both connect to slim keyboard covers and both offer a stylus for drawing and note-taking. But after spending some time with these potential laptop replacements, I found that they’re really quite different, particularly when it comes to productivity.


Dealhacker: The Best Online Bargains From Harvey Norman's Half-Yearly Clearance Sale

It’s that time of year again when retailers throw big clearance sales to sell off leftover stock. Here are some of the best bargains from Harvey Norman’s half-year clearance sale — with links to buy online.


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