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What MacBooks needs to learn from competitors about transparency

Apple's entry-level M2 MacBook Pros have slower SSDs in their entry-level configurations. And that's something that Apple should be making perfectly clear.
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HP Envy x360 13 vs. Dell XPS 13: the best tiny laptop?

Dell and HP have two of the best compact 13-inch laptops you can buy. But which is better?
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Don’t wait on next-gen gaming laptops — here’s what you should buy instead

Next-gen gaming laptops are arriving in a few weeks, but you shouldn't wait on them. Here's why and the laptops you should buy instead.
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The best fanless laptops in 2023

Fanless laptops provide a completely silent experience that makes then great for quiet environments. Here are some of the best fanless laptops available.
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Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 vs. Dell XPS 13 Plus: the most advanced laptops

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Dell XPS 13 Plus both prove that the 13-inch laptop remains a viable choice. But which of these excellent machines is the best?
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Hurry! The Dell G15 gaming laptop has an insane price cut right now

Gamers in search of gaming laptop deals need look no further than Dell today, as Dell is stepping up with a massive discount on its popular G15 gaming laptop.
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LG Gram Style vs. Dell XPS 13 Plus: design above all

The LG Gram Style borrows some design cues from Dell's XPS 13 Plus, with some added bonuses. We'll have to wait for our review, though, to know which is better.
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The most anticipated laptops of 2023

CES 2023 was packed with exciting laptops, which hints that 2023 should be a banner year for portable machines. Here are the most anticipated laptops for 2023.
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The best places to buy a prebuilt gaming PC in 2023

If you want to buy a pre-built PC but don't know where the best place to shop is, check out our guide on the top five retailers for pre-built PCs.
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Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 vs. Dell XPS 15: big laptop battle

The Dell XPS 15 has long been our favorite 15-inch class laptop, but new competitors are coming. The Lenovo Thinkpad Z16 is one such machine.
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Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2023) vs. Alienware x14 R2: small, next-gen gaming

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2023 takes what was best about its predecessor and adds a mini-LED display. The Alienware X14 R2 gets a gorgeous redesign. Who wins?
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The best monitors of CES 2023

Gaming monitors saw a huge boost a CES, but what about all the other displays? Here are the best monitors we've seen at CES 2023.
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The best gaming laptops from CES 2023: ROG, Alienware, Razer, and more

With so many gaming laptops announced at CES 2023, it takes something special to stand out from the crowd. Here are the best we saw at the show.
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Alienware’s m18 makes a mockery of thin-and-light gaming laptops at CES 2023

Alienware is coming out with a massive laptop: the 18-inch Alienware m18. It's sure to be an insanely powerful machine, even if it's not entirely practical.
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Alienware x14 R2 and x16 hands-on review: XPS gaming laptops?

Alienware's new gaming laptops, the x14 R2 and x16, bring elegance and class to another level, taking some inspiration from the XPS brand.
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Dell’s new retro gaming laptops took me straight back to the ’80s — in a good way

Dell is touting a slightly retro new look for its G15 and G16 series of gaming laptops while 13th Gen Intel processors with GeForce RTX discrete GPU.
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Dell’s new 6K UltraSharp refuses to sacrifice pixel density for size

Dell has announced the UltraSharp 32 6K Monitor, a super-sharp new display with a built-in 4K webcam.
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Alienware finally improved PC gaming controllers, but this one’s still not perfect

Alienware has a new controller for its Concept Nyx home server, and it reimagines how you can interact with PC games while you're playing on the couch.
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A 500Hz refresh rate Alienware gaming monitor? Yes, please

Alienware has announced at CES 2023 the world's fastest refresh rate gaming monitor with up to 500Hz refresh rate.
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Why my favorite laptop to use in 2022 wasn’t even from this year

There were a lot of great laptops introduced in 2022 that are worth serious consideration. But for me, the 2021 Apple MacBook Pro 14 still won out.
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Just buy a new laptop? Here’s how to know if you should return it

You've just laid out a pretty penny for a brand-new laptop. Now, take a few minutes to make sure it's in good shape before deciding to keep it.
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Why the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the most important monitor of 2022

Thanks to its incredible image quality and HDR performance, the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the start of a great trend in gaming monitors.
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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs. Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i: a close competition

The Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i and Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 are two new detachable tablets taking on Microsoft's Surface Pro line. They're not identical, however.
All the parts of the Concept Luna laptop laid out on the table.

Dell’s modular laptops can be dismantled in under a minute — no screws required

Concept Luna is Dell's project to create more sustainable laptops, and its latest evolution takes a huge stride forward.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 vs. Dell XPS 15

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 and Dell XPS 15 are two excellent large-screen creative laptops. The ThinkPad is faster, but the XPS 15 is more cohesive.
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Alienware teases a monster new 18-inch laptop ahead of CES

Alienware just dropped a short trailer teasing a new 18-inch gaming laptop. This is very exciting news indeed.
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Dell Latitude 9330 review: the executive suite

The Dell Latitude 9330 2-in-1 is a good option for business executives with big budgets, but mainstream users should look elsewhere.
Best Cyber Monday Dell Deals

Dell Cyber Monday deals: Save on Dell XPS 13, gaming laptops

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Alienware Cyber Monday deals: Gaming laptops, PCs, monitors

Alienware Cyber Monday deals are here, and there are so many discounts on offer from Alienware we've rounded them up for easier viewing. Check them out.
Best Cyber Monday Gaming PC Deals

Cyber Monday Gaming PC Deals: these discounts may not last

If you missed the great gaming PC sales during Black Friday, you're in luck! We've got some great Cyber Monday gaming PC deals for you to take advantage of.
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Dell XPS 13 Cyber Monday deal knocks $250 off the popular laptop

For Dell Cyber Monday, you can grab the XPS 13 laptop for a great price, but you'll have to hurry! This is a limited-time deal, and once it's gone, it's gone.
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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs. XPS 13 vs. XPS 13 Plus

Dell's 13-inch XPS lineup has expanded, with three solid choices in the XPS 13 2-in-1, the XPS 13 9315, and the XPS 13 Plus. Which one is right for you?
Best Dell Black Friday Deals

Dell Black Friday Deals: Save on XPS 13, Alienware gaming PCs, and more