MSI GS60 Ghost Pro Gaming Laptop Review

April 22nd, 201401466 You're looking at the "world's lightest gaming notebook." At least that's what gaming hardware vendor MSI claims, pegging its brand new GS60 Ghost Pro at around four pounds. The company just launched its first 15.6-inch thin and light gaming laptop, the GS60 Ghost, packed with an FHD display and Nvidia's latest 800M series GPUs. But remember: MSI hinted during CES that this machine could go as sharp as a 3K resolution at launch. Today, the GS60 Ghost earns the "Pro" moniker, thanks to a 2880 x 1620 WQHD panel. Behind that super sharp screen on the model that I tested out is an Nvidia GeForce GTX 870M with 6GB of GDDR5 RAM. Backing up...

Control Your PC via Smartphone

April 22nd, 20140399 Good news for Android users: You can now access your PC desktop computer directly via your smartphone or tablet. Google announced the launch of Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android this week, which lets you access files sitting on your home PC or Mac even when you're nowhere near it. The move builds off its Chrome Remote Desktop app launched in 2011, which let users remotely access a desktop from another laptop or computer. The service is free — a stark contrast with costly remote-desktop software such as Parallels Access. After downloading the Android app from Google Play, you'll need to install the Chrome Remote Desktop...

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review

April 22nd, 20140331 It's an oft-repeated maxim of gadget design that the overall experience should be so engaging that the device itself should "disappear." Sony appears to have taken that advice literally with the Xperia Z2 tablet — probably the lightest and thinnest full-size tablet you can buy. In look and feel, the Z2 mirrors the aesthetic that all of Sony's mobile phones and tablets have brandished since the original Xperia Z — rigidly rectangular with jewel-like edges, colored black with hints of silver on the sides. My favorite ornament of the design is the round, silver on/off switch, which is both beautiful and consistent across all Sony...