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    Lenovo Legion Y920 Review – A Big, Bulky Gaming Laptop Powerhouse

    The Good: Terrific performance, beautiful display, overclockable GPU and CPU, doesn’t get too hot The Bad: Really short battery life, so-so audio, this particular mechanical keyboard feels strange, dated design, Wi-Fi connectivity issues Who it’s for: Pro gamers, aspiring pro gamers, VR enthusiasts, streamers The Short: The Lenovo Legion Y920 is a red-hot 1080p gaming laptop, even if it’s weighed […]

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    The HP Chromebook x360 Graduates from School, is Now Available to All

    After a successful stint in school, the HP Chromebook x360 is ready to take on the real world. Last week, HP announced that their 360-degree 2-in-1 Chromebook, once sold exclusively to schools as an Education Edition device, is now available to all. If you’re familiar with Chromebooks, you know the drill — this is a low-cost […]

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    The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 G7 Gaming Laptop Combines Performance Hardware with an Impressive Sound System

    Earlier this year at Computex in Taipei, we saw a paradigm shift in gaming laptops. Long known for being thick, heavy, and only technically portable, the gaming laptop got a conceptual overhaul thanks to Nvidia’s Max-Q design, which allows hardware makers to stuff performance gaming components into much thinner and lighter shells. We saw Acer […]

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    The HP Omen X Laptop is Perfect for Aspiring Pro Gamers

    As we’ve covered a few times here, it’s a real thing now! We know, we’re still adjusting to this future, too. Professional gaming has exploded into a huge business that resembles pro sports in every meaningful way — organized leagues, rabid fans, cheating scandals, expensive sponsorship deals, and yes, even university esports scholarships. We’ve seen an […]

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    Here’s How the 8th Generation of Intel Core i CPUs Will Give a Speed Boost to New Laptops and 2-in-1s

    Today’s the day Intel is officially rolling out their latest generation of Core i processors, and as usual, they won’t be releasing everything all at once. While the 8th generation will eventually cover CPUs for everything from tablets to 2-in-1s to laptops to desktops, today’s announcement is just focused on light laptops and 2-in-1s — and […]

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    Lenovo is Giving the Yoga Book a Couple of Bright New Paint Jobs

    Lenovo’s Yoga Book was a breath of fresh air last year — an unusual laptop that swapped out the keyboard for a flat slate that could be used to save handwritten notes and drawings to the computer. This year, Lenovo is giving that ultra-lightweight laptop some bright new color options, but we’re not sure if it’s […]

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    Huawei MateBook X Review

    Usually I’d advise against buying a first generation effort, regardless of brand or device. That’s especially true for new device categories, but it still holds true for established machines like laptops. When a company jumps in for the first time, there are almost always little pitfalls and snags that arise from a lack of experience […]

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    Western Digital My Passport SSD Review

    Remember when fast external hard drives were bulky, heavy, and required a power adapter? We sure do, and those memories are still painful to this day. Fortunately, the Western Digital My Passport SSD changes all of that by offering plenty of speedy storage in a tiny form factor. We’re talking about claims of transfer speeds up to […]

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    Microsoft Surface Laptop Review

    Microsoft has been killing it lately, but many of their great recent hardware announcements have been geared towards the prosumer. That’s why we were so excited to test the Surface Laptop, which is designed with students in mind. But after spending nearly a week with it, we can testify to the fact that more than […]

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    The Asus ZenBook Flip S is So Thin It’s Almost Dangerous

    What we think of it as a product aside, I can’t help but be amazed at what Asus just revealed at their Computex 2017 press conference today. The 13.3″ ZenBook Flip S is crazy small for a laptop of any kind, at just 10.9 mm thick — especially one with premium specs. But, after a little […]

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    The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe and Pro are Powerful Lightweight Laptops

    Asus got started early at Computex 2017, holding their press conference today before the official start of the show. Here’s what they couldn’t wait to tell us — details about their next ZenBooks. The ZenBook Deluxe and Pro have the expected hardware refreshes, along with a few other additions that make them look attractive for […]