Laptop Reviews

Report: Cheap Surface Uses Pentium Chips | News & Opinion

Microsoft wants to compete with the iPad, which means offering a Surface for around $400. Opting for lower performance Pentium chips would certainly help keep the price down. Microsoft is known to be working on a $400 Surface tablet, and in order to reach that price point it looks as though Pentium processors are going to be used. It’s now possible to pick up a Surface Laptop or Surface Pro for $799, while the Surface Book 2 starts at $1,199.…

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Report: Cheap Surface Uses Pentium Chips | News & Opinion

Microsoft wants to compete with the iPad, which means offering a Surface for around $400. Opting for lower performance Pentium chips would certainly help keep the price down. Microsoft is known to be working on a $400 Surface tablet, and in order to reach that price point it looks as though Pentium processors are going to be used. It’s now possible to pick up a Surface Laptop or Surface Pro for $799, while the Surface Book 2 starts at $1,199.…

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Report: Cheap Surface Uses Pentium Chips | News & Opinion

Microsoft wants to compete with the iPad, which means offering a Surface for around $400. Opting for lower performance Pentium chips would certainly help keep the price down. Microsoft is known to be working on a $400 Surface tablet, and in order to reach that price point it looks as though Pentium processors are going to be used. It’s now possible to pick up a Surface Laptop or Surface Pro for $799, while the Surface Book 2 starts at $1,199.…

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Dell New XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which laptop is better

When you’re trying to decide on a great laptop, Apple’s MacBook can take a backseat. For the PC faithful, the only grudge match that matters is the one between Dell and HP. Specifically, the companies’ flagships, the New XPS 13 ($1,199 from Dell) and the Spectre x360 13t (officially $1,250 from HP, on sale as configured for $990 as of this writing) are constantly competing to be top dog in the laptop universe. With completely refreshed models at hand, we’re putting…

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Microsoft Developing ‘Pocketable’ Surface Device

The new product will “blur the lines between mobile and stationary computing,” according to a report from The Verge, which says the upcoming device is scheduled to arrive later this year. Microsoft is reportedly developing a “pocketable” Surface device that’ll feature a foldable display. The company intends to create a new device category with its upcoming “Andromeda” project, according to The Verge, which obtained an internal document describing the plans. “It’s a new pocketable Surface device form factor that brings…

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Best gaming laptops 2018: Reviews and buying advice

Picking a gaming laptop is a lot more fun today than it was five years ago, when a “real” gaming laptop meant 12 pounds of back-breaking hardware to haul around. With major advances in laptop CPUs and graphics technologies, you can now get great gaming performance in sizes from slender to huge, and prices from budget to sky-high. That’s where this handy-dandy buyer’s guide come in. We’ll name the best gaming laptops currently available, and we’ll highlight what to look…

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Razer Blade (2018) Review & Rating

Razer first rolled out its Blade five years ago, coming closer than any machine before to the then-fantastical ideal of a thin, attractive gaming laptop. In a category beset by bulky builds and gaudy aesthetics, the Blade set the bar: fast, lithe, and good-looking. The market has caught up, thanks to Nvidia’s Max-Q graphics technology, but Razer is changing the game again. The 2018 Blade (starts at $1,899.99; $2,599.99 as tested) adopts a Max-Q-based design, and while it’s spendy, it…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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Acer Nitro 5 (2018) Review & Rating

True budget gaming laptops—models well under a grand—aren’t as plentiful as some budget-conscious shoppers may like, so it’s always nice to see when new contenders hit the market. The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 ($749.99 as tested) is one such system, keeping its price hundreds below the bar while offering modest power for grinding through AAA gaming titles. We weren’t struck by any one standout feature or key design aspect of this 15-inch-screened laptop, but the Nitro 5 is priced fairly…

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