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ASUS FX502 vs ASUS FX503 – what are the differences?

Recently, the notebook ASUS FX503 hit the shelves and it features some upgrades compared to its predecessor – the FX502. In this article, we would like to

The Best Gaming Laptops to Buy Now

Best Gaming Laptops at Every Size and Budget Thanks to their powerful graphics, gorgeous displays and great audio, gaming laptops provide an immersive entertainment experience

Surface Book 2 Review (15-inch): The MacBook Pro eater

PROS Excellent performance Beautiful touchscreen display Strong battery life Microsoft’s build-quality is incredible CONS Not inexpensive, though competitive against Apple Only one USB-C port No

HP Spectre (2017) review

The Good: HP upgrades the super-slim Spectre with a fast new CPU, a much-needed touchscreen and a cool new white-and-gold design. The Bad: Battery life isn’t in

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

Windows Mixed Reality Review

Key Features Multiple headset options Free for Windows 10 users Steam VR support incoming Multiple tiers of system requirements Editor’s Note: Windows Mixed Reality is still

Alldocube Thinker i35 review

OUR VERDICT The Alldocube Thinker i35 is a surprising laptop, showing that Chinese manufacturers are bold enough to try new things. The combination of a

The Best VR-Ready Laptops 2017

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive promise incredibly immersive experiences, including 360-degree games, apps and videos. But before you can take a walk on

MSI GV62 7RC review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GV62 7RC is affordable and has enough power to handle low-end gaming – but it’s hindered by its poor screen and

Best College Laptops 2017

Every college student needs a laptop, but with so many options, the choice can be a daunting one. Start by reviewing our recommendations for the

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

Asus ZenBook UX330UA (2017, 8th Gen) Review

The Pros Bright, vibrant screen; Relatively affordable price; Speedy 8th Gen CPU The Cons Stiff touchpad; Shorter battery life than prior model Verdict The 13.3-inch

I’m Picky and Have Only $700! – I Need a Sub-$700 Ultrabook

Can you really have it all? Forum reader JobsforFun certainly wants to try. They asked us to recommend a laptop that lets them browse the web, type

HP Envy 13t (2017) Review

The Pros World-class keyboard; Light design; Long battery life; Strong performance; Great value The Cons Display doesn’t pop; Tinny audio Verdict The HP Envy 13t

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 ZenBook UX430 Reviewed: Light Weight, Great Screen, Good Price

The Pros Gorgeous screen; Fantastic audio output; Lightweight; Strong performance overall; Great value The Cons No USB-C charging; Slow SSD; Keyboard is a bit stiff

Dell Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1 (2017) Review

Pros / Long battery life; Speedy 8th-Gen CPU; Solid audio Cons / Screen has distracting pattern; Slow hard drive; Heavy Verdict / The Dell Inspiron

HP Spectre 13 (8th Gen Core) Review

The Pros Incredibly small; Beautiful design; Punchy keyboard The Cons Poor battery life; Relatively dim display; Bottom runs hot Verdict The HP Spectre 13 is

Intel 8th Gen vs 7th Gen CPUs: Kaby Lake Refresh Is a Lot Faster

You would expect a new generation of Intel CPUs to be noticeably faster than the one which came before, but the performance delta between the

Lenovo ThinkPad L570

Pros Fairly rigid Excellent input devices Wide range of I/O The screen doesn’t use PWM above 60 cd/m2 Outstanding battery life Cons Subpar TN display

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

How to Experience Windows Mixed Reality Without a Headset

Typically, you’d need a Mixed Reality (MR) headset in order to get a taste of Microsoft’s new MR content in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. But if you

Dell Latitude 7389 2-in-1 Review

Pros / Rock-solid performance; Decent battery life; Lots of ports Cons / Clunky keyboard; Drab design Verdict / The Dell Latitude 7389 2-in-1 is a

Dell Latitude 7380 Review

Pros / Colorful display with minimal bezels; Great keyboard; Numerous ports; Good Webcam; Fast SSD Cons / Plain design; Expensive Verdict / The Dell Latitude

Dell XPS Tower (2017) Review: Same Great Looks, New 8th-Gen Power

THE GOOD Sleek, unassuming design Painless upgradability USB-C ports Much improved customization THE BAD Lackluster mouse and keyboard VERDICT The Dell XPS Tower Special Edition

Toshiba Tecra X40-D-10H review

OUR VERDICT Avoiding the temptation of showboating like Apple, Toshiba has designed a very functional Ultrabook that has utilized the best technology where it’s most

Acer Mixed Reality AH101 Headset Review

The Pros Colorful, lightweight design; Compatible with a large number of systems; Doesn’t need external sensors; The Cons Apps and games are lacking; Noticeable visual

HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2 review

OUR VERDICT The EliteBook x360 is an excellent workhorse 2-in-1 which is strong in a lot of respects. There are a couple of pain points,

Surface Book 2 vs Surface Book: What’s the difference?

Surface Laptop vs Surface Book: How does Microsoft’s refreshed 2-in-1 measure against the original Surface Book? Everything you need to know – including all the

Surface Book 2 vs MacBook Pro: 13- and 15-inch models compared

Microsoft has launched its brand-new Surface Book 2 line-up, chucking not one, but two 13- and 15-inch new devices into the mix. But how do