MacBook Pro 2018 Rumors: What We Expect (and Want)

Are there any signs of important change on the horizon for Apple's MacBook Pros? Here's what we're seeing.

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Now when your dad tells you the internet has disappeared, you’ll know just how to help him. Even if there's a thousand miles between you and his computer.
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One of our favorite ultra-light ultra-capable laptops is a speedy machine with a gorgeous display, comfortable keyboard and solid battery life — but you couldn’t get it in the United States…

Now, you can.
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These Acer Laptops Are First with Alexa Inside

Alexa, what are you doing on my laptop?

Hey, Apple: Fix Your Crappy Keyboards or I'm Switching to Windows

Hey, Apple. This MacBook keyboard problem is getting out of hand.

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Streaming to Twitch from a laptop is easier than ever. https://buff.ly/2x2qIC0

Help Me, Laptop: Which Premium Notebook Should I Get?

In our reviews, we loved both the Dell XPS 15 and the Lenovo Yoga 720. Now we need to help our reader, qingping, decide between the two.

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The Alienware 17 packs impressive raw gaming performance and a big honking’ 17-inch screen. It’s our current vote for the best gaming laptop out there.
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Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Step 1 for buying a new laptop: Figure out if you need a Windows PC, a MacBook, or if you could use a cheaper (but still practical) Chromebook.

Alexa and Cortana Will Finally Work Together

When two great things come together. Wait, nope. Cortana’s not even close to carrying her side of the weight on this.

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Avert thine eyes! Windows regular is harsh and distracting. Windows Dark is neither of those things.
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From downloading offline Netflix video to dealing with short battery life, here are 25 ways to fix nagging Windows problems.
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Velomacchi Impact Laptop Sleeve Review

Like Kevin Costner in The Bodyguard, the Velomacchi Impact Laptop sleeve is ugly, but it’ll keep your angel-voiced computer safe from knife-wielding stalkers — and water and concrete.

(JK, Kev. You look good, man.)

Get Asus' Budget VivoBook For Just $479

The Asus VivoBook F510UA is one of the best budget laptops on the market — and now you can get it for $120 less.

Hey, Apple: Fix Your Crappy Keyboards or I'm Switching to Windows

The MacBook keyboard issue is pissing off more and more Apple users — including our own staff writers.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review

Even with a 13-inch HDR display, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1’s battery lasts 11 hours. That makes it our go-to pick for traveling professionals who need the convenience of the office while they work from the skies.

10 Best Back-to-School Laptop Backpacks

This theft-proof bag with internal wiring for a portable charger just landed on our best backpacks for students list.

Digital Storm Equinox (2018) Reviewed

The Digital Storm Equinox’s RBG-lit keyboard looks gorgeous and smooth with its comic font, but it doesn’t provide those satisfying clicks our fingers yearn for.

Help Me Laptop: What's the Best Dell Laptop for Gaming?

Our reader hotasha15 asks what's the best Dell laptop for gaming?

Samsung Has Plans for an 'Advanced' Tablet

Samsung’s got a brand spankin’ new tablet cooking. It’s so new we barely know anything about it. Barely.

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The easiest way to hobble a fast CPU is to pair it with slow storage. Here’s how to not do that.
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The 15.6-inch, 1080p display on the GU501 isn’t as bright as we’d like, but it is vivid.
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Hey, Apple: Fix Your Crappy Keyboards or I'm Switching to Windows

At the end of the day, Laptop staffer Henry T. Casey needs a computer he can type on. Too bad he can’t depend on his MacBook.

The Laptop Brands You Can Trust (and the Ones You Can't)

Do you know if your computer manufacturers’ customer support will be of help in a crisis? What about the length of the warranty, or if it’s durable enough to survive a drop?

We do. We’ve got all the answers.

Top 5 Features of Windows April 2018 Update

Did you install last month's Windows update? If not, see what you're missin' out on. Maybe that'll motivate ya.

How Microsoft Is Moving Beyond Windows

Microsoft isn’t focusing on Windows for consumers anymore. And that’s going to be great for Windows. And you, too.

The Best 4K Laptops

The HP Spectre x360’s exquisite, 15.6-inch 3840 x 2160-pixel screen produces crisp, bright, and vivid images. That’s why its at the top of our favorite 4K laptops list.

Asus ROG GU501 Reviewed: Great for gaming but keep the display bright

The Asus ROG GU501 delivers gaming graphics in a sleek package with solid audio, but the display is too dim.

Gigabyte Aero 15W Laptop Giveaway

This Gigabyte Aero 15W laptop has a 144Hz HD display, the latest-greatest in Core i7 computing power, and Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics. And it can be yours. For free.

Lenovo Flex 6 11 Review: Trusty Budget Laptop with a Colorless, Dim Display

While you shouldn’t expect to run anything too taxing on the $299 Lenovo Flex 6, the computer topples its competitors in terms of power.

Dell: 2018 Brand Report Card

Dell’s premium XPS laptops remain a great buy for shoppers, and the Alienware line is the leader on performance-per-dollar for gaming fans.

That’s why Dell placed 3rd on our list of the Best Laptop Brands 2018.

6 Laptop Charging Bags, Ranked Best to Worst

During our tests, the HP Power Backpack added an extra 11 hours of power to a Lenovo Yoga 920 laptop. Imagine never having to look for a power outlet at an airport again.

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HP ProBook 430 G5 Business Laptop Reviewed

The HP ProBook 430 G5 lets you leave your power cord at home for day trips. It lasted 10 hours and 18 minutes on the Laptop Mag Battery Test (web surfing at 150 nits), longer than the 8:45 average time of other laptops.

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The CampusBooks app helps students get the lowest price when buying textbooks, and helps get the highest price when they're ready to sell. https://buff.ly/2rJTQJc

Acer Chromebook 15 Review: Big, Dim Display

As we used the Acer Chromebook 15 to watch the Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer, we found ourselves hitting the button to increase brightness long after the ticker maxed out. Not good.

HP Spectre x360 (2018, 15-inch, Kaby Lake G)

The new HP Spectre x360 includes the HP Pen stylus, but we prefer the HP Tilt Pen. It feels more natural, includes a clicker for moving slides during presentations, and charges via USB Type-C.

Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook Review

The smart paper in this notebook backs up what you write to the cloud. To erase it, you throw it in the microwave like a Hot Pocket.

Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Failing Keyboards

How do you get Apple to fix a broken MacBook keyboard? You sue 'em.

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S4 Leaked: Here's What to Expect

The Galaxy Tab S4 tablet just got one step closer to launch.

HP Spectre x360 (2018, 15-inch, Kaby Lake G) Reviewed

The Kaby Lake G series HP Spectre x360 is an attractive, powerful and comfortable 2-in-1.

Help Me, Laptop: Can I Connect Nintendo Switch to My Laptop?

Hey, Laptop, can I connect my Nintendo Switch to my laptop without a capture card?

How to Reload the DNS Client Cache on Windows to Fix Web Browsing Issues

Have you ever had an issue browsing the web when other devices on your network are working just fine? Here’s the fix.

HP Envy 13 Leads HP's Stunning New Laptop Lineup

With a click of a dedicated button, the displays of the new HP Envy 13 and 17 become harder to view unless you're looking directly at the screen.

HP Unveils the World’s Smallest Convertible Business Laptop

HP continues to out-innovate the competition.

Microsoft Ends Surface Pro 4 'Flickergate' with Free Replacements

Microsoft finally fixed this Surface Pro 4 problem. It only took them a year.

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Check out the laser-etched print design on the new HP Envy X360s. It’s wood-grain meets metal.
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AMD’s Ryzen Pro Mobile Debuts: What You Need to Know

Here’s what you can expect out of AMD’s new Ryzen Pro processors.

Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Failing Keyboards

Apple users are so fed up with the malfunctioning MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboard that they’ve gone and lawyered up.

Lenovo ThinkPad P71 Review: You Can Have It All

If a laptop could have a favorite song, the 17.3-inch Lenovo ThinkPad P71's jam would be Queen's "I Want It All.”

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