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AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs: Everything you need to know

AMD has a brand new generation of Ryzen CPUs coming in early 2019. Based on a next-gen Zen 2 architecture, the Ryzen 3000 series, as

New filings hint at production of Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 variations

Previously leaked benchmarks indicated that the yet-to-be-announced RTX 2060 gaming chipsets could be heading to laptops, but there is now more to the story. New government filings

Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme: Can challenger prevail?

Lenovo finally released a 15-inch ThinkPad aimed at enthusiasts. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon mates some speedy components with the usual Thinkpad look and feel to make for

Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. Dell XPS 15: A battle royale with one clear winner

Dell makes a few of our favorite notebooks, including the XPS 15, that use minimal bezel size to pack a ton of power into tiny chassis.

Asus ZenBook 15 UX533 vs. MacBook Pro 15: Can Apple be toppled?

Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro sits at the very top of that company’s very premium line of notebooks. It’s the machine you want if you’re a MacOS

Seagate BarraCuda 250GB SSD Hands-on Review

Last month, we tested Seagate’s Fast SSD for those who want a fast storage solution on-the-go. This time we’re taking a look at the Seagate

The Best of 2018: Personal Computing Edition

What is a computer? What is a PC for that matter? No, we’re not going to to get dragged into that rabbit hole. Not today.

Top Features of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Qualcomm recently announced its new premium mobile chipset, the Snapdragon 855. Like with previous iterations, the new promises better performance and new features to power

AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs: Everything you need to know

AMD has a brand new generation of Ryzen CPUs coming in early 2019. Based on a next-gen Zen 2 architecture, the Ryzen 3000 series, as

Snapdragon 8cx gives Windows its most extreme Arm chip yet

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform, a new flagship “Extreme” chipset for Windows on Arm notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1s that promises more connectivity,

Snapdragon 8cx hands-on: Windows on Arm gets serious

What can you expect from “the most extreme Snapdragon” ever to be found in a notebook? Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx reference designs may not stand out

HP Spectre Folio vs. Apple MacBook Air

The premium notebook market welcomed two new entrants recently. Apple’s venerable MacBook Air received a major refresh, sporting more modern specifications and a thinner and lighter design,

Seagate Fast SSD Hands-on Review

If you want to transfer large files from one PC to another or just carry those with you wherever you go, the common solution is

MacBook Air (2018): Everything you need to know

While Apple’s higher-range MacBook Pros received an update earlier this year, the rest of Apple’s notebook lineup has been in desperate need of an overhaul.

Apple Mac Mini (2018) buying guide

After more than four years of neglect, Apple has finally refreshed the Mac Mini, giving it one of the biggest performance bumps the line has seen

Apple MacBook Air (2018) vs. Dell XPS 13

Dell made big-screened laptops in compact packages fashionable with the XPS 13, and now Apple is joining the trend with its redesigned MacBook Air this year. Apple slimmed down

Lenovo Flex 6 11-inch review: Decent battery life with performance hiccups

The Lenovo Flex 6 11″ is a portable convertible that is lightweight and compact with decent battery life and acceptable performance for basic computing tasks.

The iPad Pro and the MacBook are on a collision course

With new iPads and possibly a new MacBook on the horizon, next week’s Apple event will tell us where the company’s mobile computing strategy is

JUMPER EZPAD M5 REVIEW: Gadget with loaded specifications

Jumper EZpad M5 equipped with a powerful Helio X20 (MT6797) ten-core processor, a 20nm process can provide a consistent high-performance and reliable user experience. High-performance

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UA-AS51review: A thin, light, and peppy budget laptop with battery life to spare

Yes, you can leave the AC adapter at home. The Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UA is a thin, light, budget-minded laptop with a spring in its

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,

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

Dell XPS 15 9570 Review: A 6-core Core i7 makes it all worthwhile

Take one of the most beloved 15-inch laptops, drop in a wickedly fast 8th gen CPU Core i7 and better graphics, and you have the

Microsoft Surface Go review: The ultraportable laptop alternative

Few companies have produced affordable Windows devices that are firstly desirable and secondly portable. So Microsoft has decided it’s time to step into the ring

Lenovo ThinkPad E480 Review

Our Verdict The Lenovo ThinkPad E480 not only continues to wear the E series badge with pride but also returns to its roots by displaying

Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-58HD review: Optane memory gives this budget laptop a boost

HDD + Optane = speed. While it’s thicker and heavier than we’d like and it suffers from an iffy display, the Optane memory-equipped Acer Aspire

Mobile benchmarks are still mostly pointless – Here’s why

Huawei’s recent misstep was like opening up a wound we thought had gone away. And while Huawei did admit to cheating benchmarking tools, its justification

5 ways smartwatches could break out as medical devices

Phone alerts and step tracking are just the beginning With each passing year smartwatches continue to pile on the features, whether that’s monitoring your heart

The Best of IFA 2018

IFA 2018 draws to a close, and as always there’s no shortage of fresh gadgetry to choose from at the Berlin technology show. Laptops, smart

Just buy it? Why Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Ti might be worth preordering

There are valid reasons to preorder the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti—they just haven’t been articulated well. Look, you shouldn’t preorder anything technology related. Not games,