No, an iPad can’t replace a laptop — and it cost me $1,000 to find out

I had a chance at $1,000 if the iPad Air 2020 could replace my laptop. Spoiler alert: It didn’t

I recently went on my first week-long vacation since I started at Tom’s Guide. At the airport on the way back, the gate agent made an announcement: The airline was offering $400 to anyone willing to take a different flight. The number crept up to $600, then $800 and hit $1,000.

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Framework Laptop USB-C concept is so simple and brilliant that it makes us wonder why bigger OEMs haven’t thought of it yet
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Tired of having manufacturers decide for you what ports you want or don't want? The Framework Laptop lets you choose Read more

Chromebooks vs. laptop: what’s the difference and what should you buy?
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Chromebooks vs. laptop running Windows 10: Here is which one you should buy Chromebooks are continuing to mature into a force to Read more

Apple tipped to announce MacBook Air with Mini-LED display next year
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Through rumours and speculation, it seems Apple’s new MacBook Air will drop mid-2022 with some fancy new details. While a Read more

Framework laptop review: This DIY laptop wants you to take it apart and repair it
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It's the ultimate Right to Repair laptop. Framework wants you to take its laptop apart and repair it. Seriously. While Read more

Panasonic Toughbook G2 hands-on: Rugged computing ready for combat
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The Panasonic Toughbook G2 is the latest in a line of professional hardcore computers that put all other concerns behind Read more

Framework Laptop DIY Edition hands-on review
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The Framework Laptop DIY edition is here and it could be a game-changer Tech startup Framework recently announced its Framework Read more

Acer Chromebook 317 Review
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The phrase "big Chrome" no longer refers to the 1957 Chevy BelAir. It seems surprising, since Chromebooks have been around Read more

Panasonic Toughbook G2 fully rugged two-in-one can survive in the field
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Surviving a workday in the field is something that can be challenging for many laptop computers. Having to operate all Read more

The Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 is Your Next 2-in-1 Powerhouse
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While laptops are your typical go-to choices during the pandemic where practically everyone is working at home, there has been Read more

Lenovo’s ThinkPad E14 G3 AMD offers plenty of performance and an excellent keyboard
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Lenovo equips the new ThinkPad E14 G3 with AMD's powerful Ryzen 5000 CPUs and brighter IPS panels. The excellent keyboard Read more

8th Gen Intel Core i5 vs. i7: Which CPU is right for you?
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Find out which Intel Core processor is right for you You're at your local supercenter and you have two laptops Read more

[Comparison] Acer Aspire 3 (A317-53) and Aspire 1 (A115-32) vs Aspire 3 (A317-52) and Aspire 1 (A115-31) – what are the differences?
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The Aspire family of laptops offers a plethora of devices that can handle a variety of different work. The laptops Read more