The best laptops 2018 : Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

The best laptops today are basking in the glow of Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs, which at last bring quad-core performance to mainstream machines. The only

HP Envy x2 pricing: Looks like Windows-on-ARM won’t be cheap

Windows-on-ARM was seemed like a good way to get Windows to users with low processing power needs, presumably for low prices. Using a smartphone chip

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen review: Solid stylus, so many compromises

My backpack is a disaster. I’ve always been sort of a pack rat, and working at Engadget doesn’t help. Every day I lug a laptop, a

Android Chrome OS unified: what Andromeda could have been

Google is known, in fact notorious, from casting its net wide to catch as many fish. A more appropriate metaphor, however, might be throwing as

Best Chromebook 2018: The TOP Chrome OS laptops from Google, Dell and Acer

Here are the best Chromebooks you can pick up in 2018 – find the best Chrome OS laptop for you and grab a great deal

Chuwi Hi9 Android Tablet Review

PROS Bright “retina” display Affordable price Usable performance (Nearly) Vanilla Android 7.0 Nougat CONS Single, back-facing speaker Gets hot to the touch under heavy use

Kano Computer Kit Complete review: A fun DIY ‘laptop’ that teaches kids to build PCs and code

Build a PC, then build programs The Kano Computer Kit Complete does a wonderful job teaching kids hardware and coding concepts by letting them build

Which Microsoft Surface device is best for you? Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book 2, or Surface Studio?

Microsoft offers four Surface device families within its portfolio comprising the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book and Surface Studio. The latest to launch is the Surface Book 2,

Acer Chromebook 11 (2018) hands-on: USB-C and a blue finish keep things fresh

The Chromebook product segment continues to gather steam as time goes on. Acer recently announced a 2018 refresh for its Chromebook 11, adding USB-C ports

AOC I1601FWUX USB Type-C Portable Monitor Review

The Pros Slim and light design; Simple USB Type-C connection; Handy auto-pivot feature The Cons Middling display; No backward compatibility with USB Type-A laptops; Poorly

Best Laptops for Kids

These days, many 3-year-olds have their own tablets. So by the time children start advancing in elementary school and doing serious homework, they may need

Asus VivoMini VC68V review

OUR VERDICT A beautifully made and designed mini PC with tons of power, confusingly promoted by Asus as the perfect means to Skype, of all

Google Pixel Buds Review: Lost in Translation

PROS Google Assistant is fast and helpful Pairing process with Android phones is easy Tap-controls are straightforward CONS Design isn’t truly wireless Sound quality is

Best 2-in-1s 2017 (Laptop/Tablet Hybrids)

If you want a laptop with the most versatility, a 2-in-1 that either bends back or detaches to switch into tablet mode is your best

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 review

OUR VERDICT Acer’s Chromebook Spin 11 is a mid-range Chromebook with slow performance and a screen that leaves us wanting more. At this price, unless

Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Compact enough to carry with you, yet versatile enough to run demanding applications, a laptop is the best tool for doing serious work or play

ASUS Chromebook Flip C101PA Review

The Pros Sleek, lightweight design; Solid battery life ; Good display, keyboard and audio; Runs Android Apps; The Cons Too small for most adults Verdict

Google Pixelbook review

The Good: The Google Pixelbook has a sleek convertible design. Its sharp touchscreen is bright and colorful. Performance is fast, lag-free and smooth. The dedicated Google

Acer Chromebook 15 Review

The Pros Long battery life; Both USB Type-C and USB 3.0 ports; Light weight The Cons Dull, muted display; Stiff keyboard Verdict The Acer Chromebook

Samsung DeX Dock review

The Good: Compact size doubles a charging dock. USB, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-C ports support keyboards, mice and monitors. Samsung’s clean computer-like layout works well as

Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming

Google stepped away from the Nexus family in 2016 and launched the Pixel smartphones, adopting the line of the previous Chromebook Pixeland Pixel C and presenting a Google-designed premium product.

Best laptop 2017: The 10 BEST laptops you can buy in the UK right now

Find out the definitive list of the best laptops you can buy in 2017 and grab yourself a great laptop on the cheap  It’s not

Google Pixelbook hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £999/$1,328 12.3-inch QHD display Chrome OS Seventh gen i5 and i7 options Up to 512GB SSD storage 8-16GB RAM 2x USB

Asus VivoBook E12 E203NA Review

Pros Incredibly cheap Attractive design Very portable Long battery life Cons Very slow Tiny amount of storage Key Features Review Price: £179/$268.5 11-inch (1366 x

Google Pixelbook: All you need to know about Google’s new Chromebook

The Google Pixelbook has leaked, but what do we know about it? Here’s your guide to the Google Pixelbook release date, specs, features, price and

10 Great Laptops That Cost Less Than the iPhone X

With a starting price of $999, the iPhone X is the most expensive mainstream smartphone yet. For that kind of money, you can get a

Asus VivoBook W202NA Review

The Pros Durable design ; Long battery life ; Bright display ; Excellent sound ; Solid performance The Cons Display could be more colorful ;

Acer Chromebook 15 preview: Large and in charge

The Acer Chromebook 15 is the perfect example of how Chromebooks have progressed over recent years. No longer does the word ‘Chromebook’ dictate an ultra-budget

The Best Acer Laptops From IFA 2017

At the IFA technology tradeshow in Berlin, Acer took the opportunity to update its extensive lineup of laptops, adding a few new 2-in-1s and a

Laptops for back-to-school students: best budget to top-tier models

Later this month, thousands of students will return to college, and thousands more will be heading out for their first semester. Just as necessary as