Computers

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition review: Better tomorrow and today

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition packs futuristic hardware for ray tracing and AI-enhanced graphics, but it’s also faster than the competition in traditional

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: Microsoft adds quad-core power to its tried-and-true tablet

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 is the latest iteration of its iconic Windows tablet, complete with an 8th-generation, quad-core chip inside of it. It’s otherwise identical

Microsoft cracks the top 5 U.S. PC vendors, but Intel CPU shortages could bring more change

Change is afoot in the PC industry Microsoft’s Surface has moved from breaking trail to setting the pace in the U.S. PC market, as the

Lenovo Legion Y530 review: An affordable gaming laptop saddled with an iffy graphics card

A relatively thin and light gaming laptop, the inexpensive Lenovo Y530 will be a tempting choice for budget-minded gamers. That said, the Y530’s middling graphics

Intel 9th-generation CPUs: Everything you need to know about Intel’s new desktop chips

The latest range of processors is here – but what’s really new in the Coffee Lake refresh? Pros Higher clock speeds Core i7 gets more

PNY GeForce RTX 2080 XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Edition review: Okay but overpriced

The PNY GeForce RTX 2080 XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Edition is an okay RTX 2080 priced like a premium model. We can’t recommend over other options

NVIDIA RTX 2080 Founders Edition Review: A Promise Of Greatness

The future of gaming? NVIDIA’s new breakthrough GPUs are here and promise to redefine the way you game. That’s the elevator pitch of NVIDIA for

Google Pixel Slate: The top features, specs, and highlights

A stunning display, a detachable keyboard, and new Chrome OS features redefine the Chrome tablet. The Google Pixel Slate isn’t the first Chrome tablet, but

Intel’s 9th-gen Core i7-9700K abandons Hyper-Threading: What it could mean for performance

Intel’s 9th-gen gives the Core i7 a demotion in threads, but a promotion in actual cores. Core i7, the boss wants to talk to you.

Google Pixel Slate hands-on: 2-in-1 confusion [Updated]

The Google Pixel Slate is confusing. On the one hand, it’s an iPad Pro competitor, and priced to suit. From that perspective, the slender metal

Intel debuts 9th-generation Core chips, including Core i9 and X-series parts, with a few twists

Hyper-Threading suddenly becomes scarce, and the stunning 28-core chip is Xeon only. Intel unveiled its 9th-generation Core desktop chips on Monday with the notable omission

Google October 9 event: Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and a last-minute surprise

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, the Google Home Hub, and maybe some surprises: Google is ramping up for its big October 9 launch

Google Pixel Slate: what we know so far

Chrome OS fans, not just Android fans, are just counting down hours before Google’s big event. And with good reason. The Pixel Slate, leaked to

Windows 10 October 2018 Update review: Many small improvements make a better experience

Microsoft’s’ Windows 10 October 2018 Update contains numerous improvements, like the “cloud” Clipboard and Your Phone. Neither any individual feature nor the whole appears to

After the October Update fiasco, Microsoft needs to warn users about the risks of Windows 10 upgrades

Performing a major operating system upgrade can result in disaster, as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update proves. But you wouldn’t know it from reading

2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX review: AMD’s 32-core CPU is insanely fast but not for everyone

  AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX crushes multi-threaded tasks like we’ve never seen before. Stop, AMD. You had us at 32-core, 64-thread Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX consumer

Mid-Range Laptop Quick Comparo: ASUS ZenBook 13 (UX333) vs HP Envy 13 vs Dell XPS 13

We check out the top mid-range laptops out there! ASUS’ bold new ZenBooks managed to revolutionize notebooks by dramatically shrinking their overall dimensions but still

Core i9-9900K vs. Ryzen 2800X: Totally fake benchmarks!

We benchmark the hype, leaks, and fan hysteria surrounding the PC’s next big CPU fight. Intel’s rumored “Ryzen-Killing” 5GHz Core i9-9900K and AMD’s rumored “Core i9-Killing”

Spyrus Windows To Go live drive hands-on review

Here’s the scenario. You have your own laptop; it’s your favorite and very productive with it, and you want to use it for work. However,

Alienware m15 Hands-on Review : The thinnest 15-inch Alienware laptop ever made

Alienware put its big-boned laptops on a Biggest Loser diet, and the transformation is stunning. Alienware’s m15 is significantly smaller, thinner, and lighter than its 15-inch

Everything Microsoft announced this week

Today we’re having a look back at everything Microsoft introduced us to yesterday. That’s several new Surface devices, a few new Windows 10 update features,

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (2018) first impressions and hands-on

This afternoon we got the opportunity to get our hands on the Microsoft Surface Studio 2. This is the Microsoft Surface Studio for 2018 –

Surface Laptop 2 (2018) first impressions and hands-on

We’ve got our hands on the new Surface Laptop 2018 today and our first impressions are in. Long story short: not a whole lot changed

Surface Pro 6 (2018) first impressions and hands-on

This afternoon we got the opportunity to get our hands on the newest version of the Microsoft Surface Pro. That’s the Microsoft Surface Pro 6,

HP Spectre Folio Hands-on Review : A leather-clad laptop that’s luxurious

You have to feel it to believe it. HP has wrapped the Spectre Folio completely in full-grain leather shell, and there’s still plenty of PC

HyperX Savage EXO SSD Review : A small drive that’s great for small jobs

When you write small amounts of data to this USB 3.1 Gen 2 SSD, it’s as fast as they come. With large amounts of data—not

Microsoft Surface Event October 2nd: Everything we expect

Today we’re going to run down the various different devices and software we’re expecting Microsoft to show at their big Surface event on Tuesday. This

Convertible Laptops Comparo: Lenovo Yoga 730 vs HP Pavilion x360 vs ThinkPad X1 Yoga

In the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity of testing three distinctly different convertible laptops across three different price ranges. The first was the Lenovo

Budget Laptops Comparo: IdeaPad 330 vs IdeaPad 330S vs ThinkPad E480

Now, in the past three months I’ve come across a few budget laptops. Some were good, but others, not so much. I’d like to pick

Surface Pro and Surface Laptop update leaks have some terrible news

Microsoft’s big event may make relatively small changes this week in New York City, with its Surface refresh tipped to play it safe – or