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Is Microsoft's Surface Book 2 Really Just A 'Regular' Laptop? [Analysis]

Rumors of the major Surface Book 2 redesign recently made rounds on the internet. Microsoft's decision for the new device could be anything but a 'downgrade.'

Feature | Tech March 19, 2017

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Rumors: New Clamshell Design, Launching In April

Microsoft may ditch the 2-in-1 design for its Surface Book 2 and opt for a clamshell look instead. The upcoming laptop could possibly be priced lower than its predecessor and launch in April.

Microsoft March 17, 2017

In Depth: Google Pixel Laptops Aren't Exactly Dead ... Just Yet

Rick Osterloh clarifies that the Pixel laptops 'will live on' amid reports that the Chromebook line is dead. He has, however, refused to reveal any future plans for the laptops.

Computers March 6, 2017

Users Report 2016 MacBook Pro Keyboard Issues: High-Pitched Sounds, Non-Functional Keys, And More

Users are reporting 2016 MacBook Pro keyboard problems. Here's what we've learned so far about the MacBook Pro keyboard issues.

Apple February 23, 2017

MacBook Pro (15-inch) vs Dell XPS 15: Which Laptop Would You Buy?

Both the 15-inch MacBook Pro (2016) and the 2017 Dell XPS 15 are top-notch laptops which are looking to lure consumers. Here's a comparison of the two laptops' specs to help you decide which is the better buy.

Computers January 18, 2017

Best Laptops Of 2016 By Category: Best Ultrabook, Budget Ultrabook, Surface And 2-In-1 Laptops

Following our feature on the best laptops of 2016 for different types of users, we give you now our top picks for the year's best laptops according to their specific product category: Ultrabook, budget Ultrabook, Surface, and 2-in-1 laptops.

Computers December 31, 2016

Best Laptops Of 2016 For Different Users: Students, Professionals, Entrepreneurs And Gamers

Whether you're a student, professional, entrepreneur, or gamer, there's an ideal laptop for you. Check out our selection of the best laptops of 2016 for different types of users.

Computers December 31, 2016

Cyber Monday 2016 Deals By Best Buy: Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops, Video Games, Consoles, 4K TVs, And More

Best Buy has officially kicked off its Cyber Monday sales and it's offering attractive discounts in all departments. Here are the best deals on smartphones, tablets, 4K TVs, laptops, consoles, smartwatches and more.

Internet November 27, 2016

HP's Spectre x360, Envy 13 And Envy All-In-One 27 Upgrades Make For Some Premium Devices

HP has updated their lineup of premium laptops, along with the HP Envy all-in-one 27. Some of the biggest improvements include a more sleek design for the Spectre x360, extended battery life and seventh-gen Intel processors for both laptops.

Computers October 12, 2016

New MacBook Pro With OLED Touch Bar 'Dynamic Function Row,' Touch ID And More To Be Released In Late October

A new report claims Apple's redesigned MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel, Touch ID and more are close to being released. The company is reportedly planning to release the new MacBook Pro in late October.

Computers October 1, 2016

Most Laptops Will Have SSDs Instead Of HDDs By 2018, Report Says: Is This Good Or Bad For Consumers?

A report claims that by 2018, most laptops that will be sold will be equipped with solid state drives, or SSDs, instead of hard disk drives, or HDDs. Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

Computers August 30, 2016

Best Laptops For Students 2016: Asus Zenbook UX305, HP Chromebook 14, Alienware 13 And More, Plus Tips On How To Choose

The return to school is just around the corner, so students might now be looking to purchase a new laptop. Here are a few suggestions, along with some tips on how to choose the perfect one.

Computers August 22, 2016

MacBook Air Too Expensive? Meet Xiaomi's Mi Notebook Air, The Cheaper Mac Alternative

Xiaomi unveiled its first laptop, the Mi Notebook Air, and it seems to be gunning for the MacBook Air’s audience. The laptop comes in two variants and stands out in a few key areas, including affordability and portability.

Computers July 27, 2016

Acer Unveils 2 New Laptops Recommended For Travelers

Acer's Switch V 10 and Switch One 10 models — to be released in the third quarter of 2016 and in July — emerge as travel-friendly laptops with qualities such as a compact size, lasting battery power and recharging via USB.

Computers May 30, 2016

Asus Launches New $399 VivoBook: 14 Hours Battery Life, FHD Display, USB Type-C And More

Asus puts up yet another affordable notebook for customers who are looking for a laptop that's light on the budget called the VivoBook E403SA, boasting 14 hours of battery life and sporting an FHD display and USB Type-C.

Computers April 23, 2016

Global PC Shipments Down 9.6 Percent, Lowest Quarterly Sales Since 2007

Preliminary data from Gartner peg total worldwide PC shipments for Q1 2016 at 64.8 million units, 9.6 percent down from Q1 2015 figures. This is the first time since 2007 that sales volume fell below the 65 million mark.

Business April 12, 2016

HP Spectre vs Apple MacBook Air: Quick Comparison Of The Thinnest Laptops

HP has unveiled its new 13.3-inch Spectre ultra-thin laptop, the computer maker's answer to the MacBook Air. Find out how the HP Spectre 13 fairs against Apple's premier device in this head-to-head comparison.

Computers April 8, 2016

Hands On: HP's Spectre 13 Luxurious Laptop Might Actually Give The MacBook A Run For Its Money

HP's Spectre 13, dubbed the 'world's thinnest laptop,' will give the MacBook a run for its money when it comes to design.

Computers April 8, 2016

Lenovo PawPad Yoga 9 Is The Ultimate Gadget For Your Cat, Complete With High-Tech Pawprint Scanner

Lenovo just rolled out a special edition laptop on April 1. The Lenovo PawPad Yoga 9 is the perfect cat laptop, with a strong build that withstands scratch marks, multiple apps targeted at felines and embedded anti-dog protection.

Computers April 1, 2016

Toshiba Recalls More Than 100,000 Laptop Battery Packs Following Reports Of Overheating, Melting

Toshiba, through the Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a recall order for over 100,000 laptop battery packs. The battery packs carry the risk of overheating and melting, though there have been no injuries reported related to the defect.

Computers April 1, 2016

Huawei Teases Business-Focused MateBook To Debut On Feb. 21 At MWC 2016

Huawei teased its fans with a line of business oriented devices, just ahead the Mobile World Congress 2016. MateBook, the anticipated laptop-tablet combo, could make its appearance at the congress packing a stylus and other surprise features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2016

Vaio Announces New High-End Laptops Including The Z Flip For Business Professionals

Vaio introduced three new laptops, the Z Flip, Z Clamshell and Vaio S, which will make their U.S. debut starting in February.

Computers January 27, 2016

Japanese Laptop Includes Fold-Out 12-Inch Keyboard

It's almost as good as just having a 12-inch keyboard to begin with. Maybe better!

Computers December 9, 2015

HP Unveils The ZBook Studio Mobile Workstation For $1,699 To Compete Against The MacBook Pro

HP revealed a new lineup of mobile workstation notebooks on Wednesday that includes the Book Studio, which starts at $1,699 when it's released next month.

Computers November 11, 2015

Microsoft Surface Book Or Surface Pro 4 Trade-In Deal At Best Buy: Here Are The Details

Best Buy is running a trade-in promotion for consumers who are looking to replace their laptops, tablets and 2-in-1s with a Surface device. The promo runs until November 7 and customers can chop as much as a $100 off their current devices.

Deals November 2, 2015

Lenovo Announced Yoga 700 Windows 10 Laptops Starting At $649

Lenovo unveils two more affordable 2-in-1 options, the 11-inch and 14-inch Yoga 700 to compete with Microsoft's Surface Pro.

Computers October 30, 2015

Microsoft's Surface Book And Surface Pro 4 Are Now Available In The US And Canada

Unveiled at the Oct. 6 Windows 10 event, Microsoft's new laptop and tablet, the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now available for purchase in the U.S. and Canada.

Computers October 26, 2015

Microsoft Surface Book Preorders Sell Out In The Company's Online Store

If you want to preorder the Microsoft Surface Book, that might be a little difficult now. All of the models of Microsoft's first laptop are apparently out of stock in the company's online store.

Computers October 14, 2015

Toshiba's Satellite Radius 12 Convertible Laptop On Sale October 18

Toshiba announced the release date for its new convertible laptop, the Satellite Radius 12. Later this month, you'll be able to see the device's 4K Ultra HD display up close.

Computers October 13, 2015

HP Joins The Dark Side, Unveils Star Wars-Themed Laptop

HP's Star Wars Special Edition notebook is nearly identical to the Pavilion 15t, but it is heavily designed with a Star Wars theme that leans more towards the Sith than the Jedi.

Computers October 8, 2015

Everything Microsoft Announced At Today's Windows 10 Event: The Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950, And More

Microsoft revealed its first-ever laptop, new smartphones, tablets and more during its live Windows 10 event in New York City on Tuesday.

October 6, 2015

Surface Book, 'The Ultimate Laptop,' Premieres At Microsoft Live Event

Microsoft calls Microsoft Surface Book 'the ultimate laptop,' all based around Microsoft's sole idea: 'what if we could do for laptops what we did for tablets?'

Computers October 6, 2015

Asus Unveils ZenBook UX305LA, The First Asus Laptop To Run On Windows 10

With its slim design and sophisticated features, the ZenBook UX305LA boasts great portability and high-performance productivity. It is the first ZenBook to run on Microsoft's newest operating system.

Computers October 6, 2015

LG Electronics Enters Laptop Market In US With Gram Series That Runs On Windows 10

LG Electronics USA debuts new LG gram series of lightweight premium laptops that run on Windows 10. They retail starting at $899.

Computers September 28, 2015

Nvidia Packs Desktop Gaming Graphics Into New Laptops With GeForce GTX 980 That Supports Oculus Rift

Nvidia announced its new graphics card, the GeForce GTX 980, which will provide the same quality of graphics as desktops and will support Oculus Rift.

Video Games September 22, 2015

Alienware Unveils Updates To Its X51 PC, Laptops And More

Pax Prime is already underway in Seattle. At the annual gaming convention, Alienware has revealed some new updates to its X51 desktop, laptops and Graphics Amplifier.

Computers August 27, 2015

Lenovo Unveils New ThinkPad P50 And P70 Mobile Workstations

Lenovo announced the launch of two new ThinkPad mobile workstations Monday. The P50 and P70 will reportedly have the most memory and storage to be found on a mobile workstation ever.

Computers August 11, 2015

Lenovo Outs Trio Of Budget Laptops: Ideapad 100, Lenovo Z41, And Lenovo Z51

Lenovo announced the Ideapad 100, the Lenovo Z41 and the Lenovo Z51 ahead of the company's first-ever Tech World event, which will be held in Beijing.

Computers May 28, 2015

Best Toshiba Laptop To Buy: KIRABook vs. Chromebook 2 vs. Portege Z30-BST3NX4

Looking for a new laptop? Toshiba’s KIRABook, Chromebook 2 and Portege Z30-BST3NX4 are different from each other but all are feature-packed to address different needs.

Computers May 17, 2015

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi Review: Is It Worth Buying?

If you want a dual-purpose device - a tablet that doubles as a laptop - then the Transformer Book T300 Chi could serve that purpose. There are, however, certain deal breakers.

Computers March 23, 2015

Laptops With Biggest Screen Size: Apple MacBook Pro, MSI GT80 Titan SLI, Dell Inspiron 17 5000, And More

We take a look at some of the best big-screen laptops that are currently available such as the Apple MacBook Pro, MSI GT80 Titan SLI, Dell Inspiron 17 5000 and more.

Gadgets March 1, 2015

SuperFish Is Not A Good Catch If You Own A Lenovo Laptop: Here's What It Can Do

The Superfish Visual Discovery software, which aims to provide Lenovo laptop users with advertisements, also provides hackers and spies with an open channel to breach the security systems of computers.

Computers February 20, 2015

Lenovo Apologizes For SuperFish And Promises Clean-Up Tool: How To Remove the Adware Now

Lenovo claims SuperFish wasn't tracking or monitoring user activity and was purely an experience enhancement software. But it's now providing easy instructions for removing the controversial adware and claims it will not pre-load it in future notebook or any other computing devices.

Computers February 19, 2015

Ultrabook Ultra Fight: Asus Zenbook UX305 Vs. Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Vs. Samsung ATIV Book 9

The new Zenbook from Asus this week will likely ignite a battle among laptop makers to rule the ultrabook computing segment. Here's a look at what three top ultrabooks offer consumers.

Computers February 18, 2015

'Playbox' Custom Laptop Combines PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

Everyone dreams of being able to play all of their favorite Xbox and Playstation games on a single machine, but how many actually get to live that dream? Eddie Zarick does, thanks to his custom 'Playbox' laptop.

Geek January 14, 2015

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