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Acer Swift X 14 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Acer Swift X 14 review: fast but not long-lasting

The Acer Swift X 14 is easy to recommend thanks to its fast performance, particularly for creators. Its battery life is a negative, though.
The Origin EON14-S sitting on a coffee table.

Is this little-known gaming laptop a Razer Blade 14 killer?

The Origin EON14-S looks like a mighty attractive laptop on paper, but it disappoints once it's in your hands.
HP Envy 16 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

HP Envy 16 (2023) review: a cheaper MacBook Pro alternative

The 2023 HP Envy 16 significantly increases performance for gamers and creators. Everyone else can stick with the previous year's model and save some cash.
Razer Blade 14 sitting on a coffee table.

Razer Blade 14 (2023) review: making the best better — and more expensive

Razer's updated Blade 14 didn't need to change anything, but the laptop updates some core issues of the original design in a big way.
The Epson Expression Home XP-4200 is an attractive and compact all-in-one.

Epson Expression Home XP-4200: a budget-friendly all-in-one printer

Epson's Expression Home XP-4200 is an attractive, low-cost all-in-one inkjet. We test its value by checking print quality, speed, and ink cost.
MSI Prestige 16 Studio front view showing display and keyboard deck.

MSI’s attempt at a MacBook Pro killer is a disaster. What went wrong?

The MSI Prestige 16 Studio has some high-end components, but its performance was inconsistent and unstable. And its Mini-LED display disappoints.
Asus Zenbook 14 OLED front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Asus Zenbook 14 OLED review: outstanding screen, outrageous value

The Asus Zenbook 14 OLED somehow manages to pack solid performance, excellent battery life, and an OLED display into a near-budget price. It's a true bargain.
Alan Truly is writing using a Quest Pro with a paiered keyboard and mouse.

Meta Quest Pro review: the future, right on your face

Meta's Quest Pro is a high-end VR headset that's meant for work, so I spent a week putting it through its paces to share what works and what doesn't.
The Epson EcoTank ET-2850 is a versatile all-in-one with good photo print quality.

Fill ‘er up! Epson’s EcoTank ET-2850 wastes less so you can print more

Epson's EcoTank ET-2850 is a tank printer that eliminates the hassle and waste of cartridges while offering great prints and high-resolution scanning.
Dell XPS 17 9370 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Dell XPS 17 (2023) review: still great, but going a bit gray

The XPS 17 9730 isn't any faster than its predecessor unless you're gaming, and its design remains the same. It's a good laptop, but it's no longer a leader.
Lenovo Legion Pro 5 on table

The Lenovo Legion Pro 5 is the next-gen gaming laptop I’ve been waiting for

Next-gen gaming laptops up to this point have been expensive behemoths, but the Lenovo Legion Pro 5 bucks that trend by packing in the value.
Lenovo Yoga Book 9i front view showing dual displays.

Lenovo Yoga Book 9i review: dual-screen experiment succeeds

The Lenovo Yoga Book 9i takes the dual-display concept and makes it work. There are a few glitches, but for the most part, there's a ton of useful flexibility.
An HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e all-in-one printer rests on a white table with plants and a thumb drive beside it.

HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e printer review: quick and efficient

The HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e is a fast and rugged all-in-one printer at an affordable price. We went hands-on with it to find out if it offers good value for you.
Front of the AMD RX 7600.

AMD RX 7600 review: a solid 1080p GPU

GPU prices are going up, and there aren't many budget options, but the AMD RX 7600 looks to correct course with solid 1080p performance and aggressive pricing.
Printing to an HP Envy Inspire 7955e from a Pixel 6a.

HP Envy Inspire 7955e printer review: everything you need

HP's Envy Inspire 7955e review has good specs at a low price, but we explore the design, performance, features, and software to find out if it's right for you.
Acer Swift Go 14 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Acer Swift Go 14 review: a solid value, with one flaw

The Acer Swift Go 14 is an affordable laptop with excellent performance and an OLED display. Only an issue with color accuracy held it back from a higher score.
msi creator z17 hx studio review laptop

MSI Creator Z17 HX Studio review: large and in charge

The MSI Creator Z17 HX Studio provides great performance thanks to one of the fastest CPUs around and a solid discrete GPU. It's also well-built and -designed.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Lenovo Y32p-30.

The Lenovo Legion Y32p-30 is (almost) the perfect 4K gaming monitor

The Lenovo Y32p-30 doesn't stand out with OLED, mini-LED, or an insane refresh rate. But it has the right balance of features most gamers a looking for.
Asus ZenBook S 13 OLED 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) review: a serious contender

The 2023 version of the Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED makes some significant changes from the previous generation's Editor's Choice model. But it's still great.
Dell XPS Desktop sitting on a coffee table.

Dell XPS Desktop (8960) review: a new performance class

The Dell XPS Desktop 8960 reaches a new level of performance, but it comes at the cost of flexibility that made last-gen's model so attractive.
lg gram style review featured

LG Gram Style review: more style than substance

The LG Gram Style is the best-looking laptop so far in 2023. Looks aren't everything, though, and the laptop suffers some flaws that hold it back.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the LG UltraGear OLED 45.

LG UltraGear OLED 45 (45GR95QE-B) review: let’s get immersed

The LG UltraGear OLED 45 provides one of the most immersive gaming experiences money can buy, but it's not great for desktop use.
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED sitting on a table.

The new Asus Zenbook S 13 is like a MacBook, only better

Asus' updated Zenbook S 13 OLED comes with a spec bump, but there are a few changes elsewhere that make it a much more enticing laptop.
Dell XPS 15 9530 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Dell XPS 15 (2023) review: a great laptop starts to falter

The Dell XPS 13 (9530) upgraded the CPU and GPU, but left everything else unchanged. That makes for a lackluster update this year.
Lenovo Slim 7 14 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Lenovo Slim Pro 7 review: a fast and affordable thin and light laptop

The Lenovo Slim Pro 7 manages to pack a lot of power into a thin and light chassis, at a price that's closer to midrange than premium. It's well worth a look.
Forza Horizon 5 running on the Asus ROG PG27AQDM.

Asus ROG Swift OLED (PG27AQDM) review: OLED meets brightness

Asus' take on an OLED gaming monitor is here in the PG27AQDM, and it does a lot to improve on previous OLED gaming monitors we've seen.
The RTX 4070 graphics card on a pink background.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 review: the comeback GPU

Nvidia's RTX 4070 finally introduces some value into the RTX 40-series generation, and it shoots ahead of the competition with DLSS 3 and solid ray tracing.
Razer Levithan V2 Pro sitting on a desk.

Razer Leviathan V2 Pro review: AI for your ears

The Razer Leviathan V2 Pro has very impressive AI head tracking capabilities, but its high price and experimental tech definitely isn't for everyone.
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D held between fingertips.

AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D review: so fast it looks like a mistake

AMD's Ryzen 7 7800X3D is the best gaming CPU you can buy, which is a bit of a problem for Team Red considering it beats the company's more expensive CPUs.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 sitting on a table.

Asus Strix Scar 17 review: AMD just won

The Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 ushers in AMD's next-gen laptop processors, and it's an exciting showcase for what Team Red has in store this generation.
Lenovo Legion Tower 7i gaming PC sitting on a table.

The Lenovo Legion Tower 7i is a great gaming PC with one big mistake

The Lenovo Legion Tower 7i ticks all the boxes with flagship performance, great design, and room for upgrades, but it makes a critical mistake with RAM speed.
LG Gram 17 Pro 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

LG Gram 17 Pro (2023) review: a good idea, poorly executed

The LG Gram 17 Pro is plenty fast and has great battery life, and its display is a pleasure to use. But it's unstable and doesn't feel as durable as it should.
Overwatch 2 running on the Alienware 500Hz gaming monitor.

Alienware 500Hz gaming monitor review: for the pros only

Alienware's 500Hz gaming monitor may not be the right fit for most gamers, but for the most competitive players, it's the best esports monitor you can buy.
Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 review: a delightful OLED laptop

The Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 is fast and well-built, and it sports a spectacular OLED display. It's expensive, but as Lenovo's 2-in-1 flagship, it's worth a look.