Category: Electronic Product Reviews

The HP Tango X writes the book on bookshelf printers – CNET

Grab a pencil and pad. Or a stylus and tablet. Now, sketch a printer for me. They pretty much all look like. All sharp edges and bulky cheap-looking plastic. Some are bigger, like file boxes; some are smaller, like shoeboxes.

With few exceptions, printer design feels like it’s been stuck in the ’90s. Even the pair of inexpensive consumer laser printers that helped me get over my printer phobia are massive black-and-gray plastic boxes that don’t look like they belong anywhere outside of an office cubicle.

HP’s new Tango X printer is different enough to draw me in for a closer look, despite my antipathy for inkjet printers in general. It’s a compact printer, about 15 by 8 by 3 inches, in matte-white plastic with some glossy gray accents. With its rounded corners and minimalist controls, it’s clearly meant for casual at-home use.

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The biggest break from tradition in the Tango is its woven fabric cover, which wraps around the outside of the printer like a book jacket. In fact, HP takes great pains to promote the Tango X as a printer that can sit unobtrusively on a bookshelf, with the cover acting as very book-like camouflage. When you’re ready to print, just pull the cover open, flip up the paper holder, and it’s good to go.

The Tango by itself is $150 in the US, and $199 with the cover (available in several color options). Like Microsoft’s Surface tablet and its sold-separately keyboard attachment, the accessory is kind of the main point, so it really should be included by default. HP doesn’t have international price and availability for the Tango X yet, but the printer+cover combo would be roughly £150 or AU$275.

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One of the things I really like about laser printers (such as the Brother HL-L2395DW) is that even the included starter toner package can be good for hundreds of pages, meaning you’ll replace it less often, even if the new ones cost a lot.

HP has found a way to turn printers into a recurring monthly subscription model, called HP Instant Ink. It’s frankly pretty confusing, but you’re basically paying HP a set monthly fee based on the number of pages you expect to print, and the company remotely monitors your ink use and sends new cartridges as needed. The 50-pages-per-month plan is $2.99, or you can get 100 pages per month for $4.99 and 300 pages per month for $9.99.

The Tango X hides in a bookshelf. 

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It’s an interesting idea, and HP claims you can save 50 percent off the regular a la carte price of ink, but you have to be OK with the company remotely monitoring your ink usage. And if you don’t print anything at all, subscribers are still paying a minimum of $2.99 per month. (There’s also a “free” 15 page-per-month plan, but after 15 pages, it’s $1 for another set of 10 pages.)

The program counts color and black-and-white print jobs the

T-Mobile G1 review: T-Mobile G1: CNET reviews the first-ever Android phone – CNET

Editor’s Note, September 21, 2018

I remember the meeting well. Over a dozen of us crammed into a conference room. Someone feverishly scratched a dry-erase marker on a corporate-size whiteboard as we puzzled over what Google’s new “phone” would be and how the hell we were going to cover it. Would it be called the Google Phone, or the G Phone? Turns out, the HTC Dream, better known in the US as the T-Mobile G1, was neither. (The HTC Dream debuted September 23, 2008, followed in the US by the T-Mobile G1 on October 20, 2008.)

Google’s vision for a smartphone was so significant, and so shocking, because its phone wasn’t a phone at all. Not like a BlackBerry, Palm Treo or even the original iPhone. It was a platform. Android on the G1 rivaled Apple’s iPhone software, but Google didn’t give a lick about owning the hardware. It worked with partners — starting with HTC here — to create phones in a range of sizes and prices. The important part was for Google to back the G1’s hardware with its gold-standard search tool, maps with turn-by-turn directions and an Android Market where you could shop for apps.

Looking back, the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1 was a clunky, clumsy, ungainly little thing with a jutted-out chin, a terribly inconvenient trough of a keyboard and woefully shaky apps. This handset didn’t conquer the world all at once, not like Apple’s tremendous disruption of a staid and exclusive industry. But its legacy as Google’s first step into Android domination gives it life and meaning today.

Keep reading for CNET’s original T-Mobile G1 review and photos from Oct. 16, 2008, complemented with fresh photos from 2018.

It’s been a little more than a year since Google Android was announced and rumours of a little device called the HTC Dream started to leak onto the Web. The Dream has probably stirred up as much anticipation and hype as the Apple iPhone, not only because it would be the first smartphone to run Google’s mobile platform but also because of its potential to overtake Apple’s darling.

The T-Mobile G1, formerly known as the HTC Dream, will be available through T-Mobile on Oct. 30 in black or white and will be offered on two tariffs. The Combi tariff offers you a free T-Mobile G1 with 800 minutes, unlimited texts and unlimited mobile Internet browsing for a total of £40 a month. On the Flext tariff you get a free T-Mobile G1 with web’n’walk for just £40 per month including unlimited mobile Internet browsing and up to 1,250 minutes or up to 2,500 texts or any mix of the two.


The T-Mobile G1 is manufactured by HTC and has a similar look and feel to the company’s other Pocket PC smartphones, such as the HTC TyTN II and the HTC Touch Pro

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The G1 hides a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

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Measuring 117mm tall by 53mm wide by 15mm deep and weighing 159g, the G1 is definitely not the sleekest device,

iPhone XS review: A slight notch above the iPhone X – CNET

The iPhone XS is an “S” iPhone, an overall polish and refinement of the bold iPhone X ($820 at Amazon Marketplace) from last year. But unlike “S” iPhones of years past, the XS doesn’t have one new, impressive feature. Instead, it spreads out the improvements, the most notable being its cameras and the new A12 Bionic chip, another step up in speed that could offer a major difference in AI, AR and graphics. A great phone has gotten better.

I remember how it felt to try that 2017 iPhone X for the first time. Exciting. Sometimes frustrating. I spent a lot of time testing Face ID, figuring out gestures. But ditching the home button and moving to a face-based login ended up working — and allowed the iPhone to go nearly all-screen, at last.

That was Apple’s gamble for its 10th-anniversary iPhone, and it paid off. The radically redesigned handset was priced at $1,000 — unprecedented for a mainstream phone — and it’s been the best-selling phone in the company’s line since.

For an encore, Apple has multiplied the offerings. The new X line now has three models, all with Face ID, all with large screens. And two of the three still come at laptop-level prices: the 5.8-inch iPhone XS and the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max ($1,099 at Apple), which start at $999 and $1,099, respectively. (Apple wants you to pronounce it like “tennis”. Most people will pronounce it like “excess.”)

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Bigger, big.

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The iPhone XS and XS Max follow in the footsteps of S-year iPhones — they’re faster, with better camera hardware that will make everyday photography more professional-looking. But except for dual SIM support, there isn’t a brand-new feature like Touch ID or 3D Touch this time. And, unlike past camera differences between the smaller and Plus-sized phones, the XS Max and XS are spec-identical. You’re only choosing between “large” and “extra large,” and the bit of battery and extra screen real estate that come with it.

iPhone XS prices
iPhone XS (64GB) iPhone XS (256GB) iPhone XS (512GB) US $999 $1,149 $1,349 UK £999 £1,149 £1,349 Australia AU$1,629 AU$1,879 AU$2,199

Both the iPhone XS and XS Max are great phones, fantastic refinements and incredibly promising hubs for your super-connected universe. As you’d expect, they’re the best iPhones at the moment. But here’s the twist: That third new iPhone, the iPhone XR, may be the best pick for anyone upgrading from any iPhone other than the 2017 iPhone X

It has many of the same features as the XS, but with a larger yet lower-resolution 6.1-inch LCD screen compared to the XS, and — according to Apple — better battery life. And it’s $250 cheaper to start — only $50 more than the iPhone 8‘s starting price this time last year. 


Apple iPhone XS Max review: Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price – CNET

There’s a reason Apple may not have called the XS Max the XS Plus. For years, a Plus-sized iPhone has offered a bigger screen, a bit better battery life and a better dual rear camera. This year, the iPhone XS and XS Max have identical processors, RAM and cameras. Getting the new 6.5-inch Max is really about increasing the size of that screen, and getting a little extra battery to boot. It’ll cost you $100 for the privilege.

I’ve been using the Max and the smaller XS for the last week. The Max has a fantastic big display, and it feels the same to hold as an iPhone 8 Plus. So, if you like that size, go for it — if you can afford it.

The Max might be growing on me, but the 5.8-inch iPhone X (and XS) already pulled off a great feat in fitting more screen in a smaller size. Going back to a bigger phone after that feels like defeating the purpose. But it’s a personal choice now. I’ve always liked the 10.5-inch iPad Pro versus the 12.9-inch. I like the 13-inch MacBook over the 15. Others feel differently. So, too, the XS and Max.

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The size difference is not always that big.

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What does that screen size give you? The display on the XS Max has tons of pixels: 2,688×1,242, in fact. Movies and games, in particular, look great on it. It’s as nice as a Kindle. But side by side with the XS, there’s not always a dramatic difference. In fact, I found myself getting confused when I saw both on a table.

The smaller XS’ screen resolution is 2,436×1,125 pixels. That’s not a huge difference. But it can do just enough to make a video nicer to look at, or a document better to read and edit, or a photo easier to see fine details in.

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Kinda smaller than a Kindle.

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The notch at the top of the XS Max is the same as the X and XS, and it feels like it vanishes more on the larger-bodied phone, making the all-screen effect more immersive. By the way, it’s a damn nice display… the OLED looks better this time around, and I’ve enjoyed looking at it. It’s my favorite Apple device display.

You can see a few more things, sometimes. Much like the Plus iPhones, a few apps have a dual-pane split view — Notes and Apple’s Mail are a few key ones. It all depends on the app, though. Apps need to update to take advantage of this, or add support for the Max’s extra pixels. Similarly, some websites enter a more iPad or laptop-like full-web mode in landscape mode on Safari, but I only had luck with a few so far, The New York Times being one of them. Your mileage may vary here.

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Video comparison: XS and XS Max.

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It’s a big phone to hold, once again. It feels like the

Origin PC Eon17-X (2018) review: Top-notch performance at a top-shelf price – CNET

We were big fans of last year’s version of the Origin Eon17-X, and this year’s edition is even better — and more expensive.

The Eon17-X, which now starts at just over $2,000, is essentially a desktop gaming system crammed into a laptop. Yes, it’s technically more portable than hauling around a monitor, desktop tower and all of the peripherals — and it’s also lighter than rivals including the 10-pound Alienware 17 (R4, 2017). Still, the Eon-17-X is massive, measuring 16.4 by 11.6 inches, and weighing in at 8.6 pounds. The modest battery life — we got about 2.5 hours in our test — presumes you won’t stray too far from the wall socket. (And like nearly all contemporary laptops, this one does not have a removable battery.)

The benefits of all of that bulk are significant, however. Ultimately, performance is the no. 1 priority for any gaming PC — and in every one of our benchmark tests, the Eon17-X simply annihilated the competition in both performance benchmarks and gaming frame-rate tests. The games I played, including Doom and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, ran smoothly — with no discernible stuttering or lag. The Nvidia GeForce 1080 GPU, which is near the top of the line, is powerful enough to play virtually any game at full HD resolution and with high detail settings. It’s also extremely VR-ready. 

Our higher-end configuration, currently priced at $3,412 (or approximately £2,622 and AU$4,805), didn’t even come with every top-shelf component Origin PC offers. But the included hardware was no joke: Intel‘s 3.7GHz Core i7 8700K six-core chipset — a desktop processor — and Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080 (overclockable) graphics card, added $245 (£185 or AU$340) and $659 (£500 or AU$915) to the price, respectively. Origin PC will sell to customers internationally — but a machine this size will not travel cheaply; the price to ship via UPS Ground to my home in Maine added about $50 to the price.

Origin PC Eon-17X (2018) Price as reviewed $3,412  Display size/resolution 17.3-inch 1,920×1,080-pixel HD G-Sync IPS display CPU Six-core Intel 3.7GHz Core i7 8700K Memory 16GB DDR4 SDRAM 2,800MHz Graphics 8GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (overclockable) Storage 2 x 256GB SSD RAID 0 + 1TB HDD Webcam Built-in 2.0-megapixel FHD camera and mic Networking Qualcomm 10/100/1000MB Base-TX Ethernet LAN, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.1 Operating system Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-bit)

Origin PC provides numerous options across a wide array of components — you can choose from among five CPUs, three GPUs, more than two dozen memory configurations and many, many hard drive combinations. The company will happily assemble a system with every top-end component at its disposal, including a 4TB Samsung 860 PRO Series SSD and a 64GB Kingston HyperX Impact 3,200 MHz memory card, for the price of a decent

Test drive: Onewheel+ XR vs the streets of New York City – CNET

There are a lot of ways to get from point A to point B, but it’s not always about just getting there. Sometimes it’s about enjoying the ride. The Onewheel+ XR is a self-balancing one-wheeled motorized scooter that had me running extra errands as an excuse to ride.

When stationary, it looks like a workout balance board. In motion, it resembles a skateboard but handles more like a snow or surfboard. The Onewheel+ XR is the third version of this device and adds more range and torque to the previous models.

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The Onewheel+ XR costs $1,799 in the US which is more than last year’s Onewheel+ (a relative bargain at $1,399), but the XR can take you 12-18 miles versus the 5-7 miles on the older model.  In the UK, the XR model is £1,949 and in Australia AU$3,000, those higher prices are because it’s an import-only item. 

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In my feet-on testing, the Onewheel+ felt sturdy (it’s rated for up to 300 pounds) and ran smooth and silent. But if not careful, riders can easily fall and potentially get knocked around by the spinning wheel. That’s because mounting and dismounting the board can be tricky, and there’s an art to how you get on and off the board,

Here’s how I got used to it: The board is weighted on one side. Riders start by placing their foot on that side, which should be resting on the ground. Next place the other foot on the raised side of the board.

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There’s a horizontal blue line across the raised portion of the board. That line visually separates two sensors under the pad. When a foot is placed across both parts of the line the board can be rocked to a level position where it will self-balance. From that point, you shift your weight to your left or right foot, and from heel to toe, to steer the Onewheel.

One potential danger: If you dismount by taking the wrong foot off first, the wheel may spinout, sending you flying. Try it on a soft surface, like grass, first until you get the hang of it. Another suggestion: You should probably wear a helmet and possibly wrist guards.

Once familiar with the board and its moves, riders can take to the streets, trails and anywhere else their heart desires. For those not wanting to ride alone, there’s a small but engaged community of Onewheelers throughout the country, doing trail rides and getting together for city rides. Onewheel friends can be found through the iOS or Android apps, which also display battery level, distance traveled and speed. The performance can also be tweaked in the app — there’s a climbing mode with the nose slightly raised, and high-speed mode that can hit 20mph.

One final feature in the app is a global leaderboard, where you can

iPhone XR hands-on: 6.1-inch 'budget' iPhone looks and feels great – CNET

No, I have not reviewed the iPhone XR. But that’s still the new 2018 iPhone that I think most of you should pay close attention to before buying a new smartphone this year. The problem is, it’s not being released until Oct. 26. You can’t even preorder the iPhone XR until Oct. 19.

I have spent a week with the iPhone XS and XS Max, the other two new iPhones this year. In fact, here are my early reviews of each of them:

iPhone XS review

iPhone XS Max review

Both of my reviews say pretty much the same thing, because they’re both basically the same phone: the iPhone XS is the 5.8-inch version of the high-end iPhone for 2018, and the Max boasts the first-ever 6.5-inch screen size. The bigger model has a bit more battery life, it’s a bit heavier and — of course — it costs more. But their other specs are effectively identical: Same dual cameras, same speedy A12 Bionic chip, same camera sensor and ISP, and so on.

Essentially, they’re both the same excellent, polished upgrades of the 2017 iPhone X. If these were the only new iPhones this year, and you were overdue to upgrade, I’d say to consider one of them, if you were coming from anything but any iPhone X. (Owners of that model from last year won’t find the XS models a giant leap forward.)

But they’re not the only new iPhones this year. And the upcoming Phone XR’s better price-for-performance promise could be the best option of all.

Is this confusing? Heck yeah, it’s confusing. This year’s iPhone decision process isn’t easy.

And to be clear, most of what we know here is “on paper,” based on Apple’s own spec charts. We’ll need to test all of this when the phone is released. But here’s why the XR is so compelling.

Read nowiPhone XS vs. iPhone XS Max vs. iPhone XR: What’s the difference?

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Where the XR and XS look evenly matched

The iPhone XR isn’t a handset using “last year’s technology” — the bulk of the key chip and camera specs appear to be identical to the step-up iPhone XS models.

A12 Bionic processor: Maybe they’ll benchmark differently, but right now it seems like the XR, XS and XS Max will all have the same processor inside, much as the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X did last year. Read iPhone XS’ industry-first A12 chip gives Apple big advantage over rivals for more info.

Wide angle camera/sensor: The best improvements on the XS cameras had to do with a camera sensor that allows more light, an ISP that’s faster, and smart HDR that handles extreme contrasts a lot better and reduces blur. We’ll see, but it sounds good.

Face ID: The same Face ID front-facing TrueDepth camera

iPhone XS Max: Biggest screen, biggest battery, biggest price tag – CNET

The new iPhone XS and XS Max.

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Apple on Wednesday unveiled its iPhone XS Max, the gadget maker’s newest big-screen phone.

“This is the biggest display ever on an iPhone,” Phil Schiller, Apple’s head of marketing, said at a launch event at Apple’s headquarters.

The new phone (pronounced “10-S,” not “excess”) has a 6.5-inch OLED HDR display, slightly bigger than the 6.4-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

The phone also offers the biggest starting price tag for any iPhone model. The phone will costs $1,099 for 64GB storage capacity, $1,249 for 256GB and $1,449 for 512GB. (That last price is higher than a base-model MacBook Pro laptop.) It will come in in space gray, silver and a new gold finish. Preorders start Friday and the phone goes on sale Sept. 21.

The XS Max is the big brother to the new iPhone XS, which sports a 5.8-inch display, and cheaper iPhone XR, with a 6.1-inch display, which were also revealed Wednesday. Thanks to the new phones’ thinner frames, all three offer larger displays than last year’s 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus.

The XS Max includes the biggest battery for an iPhone model, allowing it to last an hour and a half longer than last year’s iPhone X. The XS lasts a half hour longer than the X.

The phone’s new A12 Bionic chip, a 7 nanometer processor, promises to launch apps 30 percent faster than 2017 iPhones, as well as speed up Face ID and improve photos and videos with automatic edits, such as white balancing and red-eye reduction.

The new Max moniker replaces Apple’s typical Plus name for its larger phones. 

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The new iPhone XS Max should test Apple loyalists’ tolerance for higher prices. Last year, Apple boosted the starting price of the iPhone X to $999 in the US, $300 more than its iPhone 8. The XS Max is priced even higher.

Those increased prices have helped Apple continue to grow its revenue, even after the smartphone market stopped growing.

At some point, Apple and fellow phone makers might hit a ceiling for how much they can price their new phones. The iPhone X didn’t result in a torrent of trade-ins of older iPhones, which many industry watchers expected, but it sold well enough to calm concerns that Apple had overpriced the new device. Considering those prior sales, the XS Max is unlikely to be the big seller of the three new phones.

Samsung, too, has tried to boost its phone prices, with its Note 9 starting at $999. But Samsung has complained about “market resistance” to its higher prices. Time will tell if that same problem will hit Apple.

To keep higher prices from harming sales of its most important product, Apple made sure to offer cheaper models of its newest phones. So, if you aren’t desperate to spend $1,099 or more on the biggest and priciest new iPhone,

Asus ZenBook S UX391UA review: A more comfortable premium ultraportable – CNET

The Asus ZenBook S UX391U looks every bit the part of a premium ultraportable. Clad in deep blue or burgundy metal with rose gold edges, the 13.3-inch laptop is only 13mm thick (0.51 inch) and 2.4 pounds (1.1 kg), it’s the right size if you spend more time working in tight spaces like coffee shops and airport lounges than at a desk. 

Open it up and you’ll notice the key design feature that separates it from most of the others in this category: The lid’s hinge lifts the back of the keyboard up for a more comfortable typing angle. It also helps keep your legs and the laptop’s eighth-gen Intel Core i7 processor from getting too hot. This isn’t the first time this design’s been done — HP’s latest 13-inch Envy laptop has a similar feature — but it’s still a nice touch. 

The current configuration in the US is priced at $1,499 and includes a 4K UHD-resolution touchscreen, 16GB of memory and a 512GB SSD. In the UK, you’ll currently find it with a Core i5 or i7, but with half the memory and storage, for £1,199 or £1,299, and in Australia it’ll set you back AU$2,699 with a Core i7, 16GB of memory and a 256GB SSD. 

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Sarah Tew/CNET Asus ZenBook S UX391UA Price as reviewed $1,499 Display size/resolution 13.3-inch 3,840×2,160-pixel touchscreen CPU 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-8550U Memory 16GB DDR3 SDRAM 2,133MHz Graphics 128MB (shared) Intel UHD Graphics 620 Storage 512GB PCIe SSD Networking 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2 Operating system Windows 10 Professional (64-bit)

Those prices are competitive for the category, but models like Dell’s XPS 13, HP’s Spectre and Acer’s 14-inch Swift 7 offer designs that potentially make them better choices depending on your needs. Even Asus’ own ZenBook 13 might be a better choice because of its discrete graphics. 

Rising above the competition

The biggest hurdle for the ZenBook S is that it has a lot of competition including from itself, and with its ErgoLift hinge as the main design feature, it’s not an easy recommendation. The Dell XPS 13, for example, is the world’s smallest 13.3-inch laptop, comes in multiple configurations starting at less than $1,000 and is just a generally excellent laptop. The same goes for the HP Spectre ($1,399 at, which along with being thin and light, has a unique privacy screen feature to give you more peace of mind while working in public. Then there’s the regular 13-inch Asus ZenBook that looks similar — minus the ErgoLift hinge — but is less expensive and has better graphics performance.  

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review: A second screen under your fingers – CNET

There’s a lot going on in the new 15-inch ZenBook Pro from Asus. It’s one of the first laptops to get a top-tier Intel Core i9 processor. Then there’s the 15-inch 4K touchscreen. It even has a halfway-decent graphics card for gaming (the Nvidia GeForce 1050Ti). But there’s got to be something else besides all that to justify a hefty $2,299, right?

The thing you really want to hear about is the second screen built into the touch pad. Asus calls it the ScreenPad, and it’s a full-color 1,920 by 1,080 touchscreen built into the wrist rest of the laptop. Several different modes allow you to use it as a secondary display, a control panel for media or office apps, or just as a regular old touchpad.

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This touchpad is a touchscreen.

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In practice it whips between straight up gimmick and occasionally useful tool, but is just as often frustrating in its seemingly arbitrary limitations. The ScreenPad is at its best when showing off the handful of built-in tools it ships with. Swipe down from the top of the pad and a small line of launch icons appear. There’s a music player and calendar, both of which require external Windows software to run, a number pad and a calculator, which might actually be pretty handy, and a well-designed Spotify helper app. Other apps can be added from Asus’ app store, and the core icons can be rearranged and changed in the settings menu.

That Spotify hook is the closest I’ve found to a killer app for the ScreenPad. To use it, you need to have the Spotify app installed and be signed into it. After that’s all set up, the touchpad will display the name and cover art of whatever track is playing and provide basic transport controls. There’s also a way to navigate to some other parts of Spotify, but I found that to be awkward at best. 

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You can control Spotify’s music right from the screen.

Sarah Tew/CNET Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Price as reviewed $2,299 Display size/resolution 15.6-inch 3,840×2,160 touch display CPU 2.9GHz Intel Core i9-8950HK Memory 16GB DDR4 SDRAM 2,400MHz Graphics 4GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Storage 512GB SSD Networking 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5.0 Operating system Window 10 Pro (64-bit)

A handful of other apps are available, including controls for YouTube playback via the Chrome browser and for menu shortcuts in Microsoft Office. Both of those end up being more frustrating than anything else, but for different reasons.

The YouTube helper offers only basic playback controls on the touchpad screen, and doesn’t display the video itself. If you’re genuinely flummoxed about how to play, pause or mute a YouTube video from within the browser, well, then this may be the app for you.