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The M1-powered Macbook Air, open on a table.

Heading back to school? Save $249 on the MacBook Air (M1)

The 2020 Apple MacBook Air, which is fanless because of the efficiency of the powerful Apple M1 chip, is on sale from Amazon for $750 after a $249 discount.
Lenovo Slim Pro 9i 14 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Lenovo Slim Pro 9i 14 review: We’re going to need more from mini-LED

The Lenovo Slim 9i 14 is a portable powerhouse with an elegant and solid design. But its mini-LED display is disappointing, as is its very poor battery life.
An HP Envy 17-inch laptop sits on an office desk.

HP Envy deals: HP’s most popular laptop starts at $550

The HP Envy model lineup includes a lot of great laptops, but it also includes a lot of great deals. We've rounded them all up.
Apple MacBook Pro front view showing display and keyboard..

Why the Dell XPS 17 just can’t keep up with the MacBook Pro

The Dell XPS 17 and Apple MacBook Pro 16 are two of the best large laptops you can buy, but the MacBook Pro 16 has unrivaled performance and battery life.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 rear view showing lid and logo.

This tiny ThinkPad can’t quite keep up with the MacBook Air M2

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 aims directly at the Apple MacBook Air M2 for dominance among 13-inch laptops. But it falls a little short.
The MacBook Pro with the default wallpaper, which hides the notch.

I’m a laptop reviewer, and these are the only laptops creatives should buy in 2023

Buying a laptop for creative work can be a daunting challenge, and so we've broken things down by listing the best machines you can find at various prices.
The HP Dragonfly Pro Chromebook on a table.

How to connect AirPods to a Chromebook

Need to connect your AirPods to a Chromebook? You can! We'll show you how to via Bluetooth, as well as offer important tips for use.
A top down view of the Framework Laptop 16 against a blue backdrop.

As a laptop reviewer, these are my most anticipated laptops still coming in 2023

Now that we're over half way through the year, let's look at the most exciting laptops still to come in 2023.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 front view showing display and keyboard.

Why the Dell XPS 13 Plus still beats the latest competition in little laptops

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 is incredibly light and reasonably thin. But it looks stale compared to the ultra-modern Dell XPS 13 Plus.
The Legion Slim 5 14 on a desk with peripherals on it.

Lenovo’s new 14-inch gaming laptop beats the ROG G14 in one key way

Lenovo's new Legion Slim 5 14 Gen 8 has the upper hand on the fan-favorite ROG G14 with its OLED screen.
Lenovo Slim Pro 9i front view showing display and keyboard.

This powerhouse laptop gives the MacBook Pro an honest run for its money

The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i performs well and costs a lot less than the Apple MacBook Pro 16. But you can't argue with the latter's refinement and battery life.
An opened Macbook Air M1 sitting on a table.

Why the M1 MacBook Air still beats the Dell XPS 13 in 2023

The Apple MacBook Air M1 presents a formidable challenger to the Dell XPS 13, long considered one of the best laptops on the market.
Two Intel Arc chips in front of a blue and purple gradient background.

Intel quietly steps out of the shadows with two new GPUs

Who would have thought that Intel had two surprise graphics cards up its sleeve? Well, it did, but the launch came and went with no fanfare.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 laptop, opened with a colorful wallpaper on the screen.

The best 14-inch laptops you can buy in 2023

Good 14-inch laptops offer a little more display space while still being lightweight and portable. These are the best 14-inch laptops for all sorts of needs.
The ThinkPad X1 Nano on a table.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 review: tiny — and a little stale

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 is largely unchanged, with just an update to Intel 13th-gen CPUs. It retains its lightweight chassis, which is feeling dated.
Asus Zenbook 14 OLED rear view showing lid and logo.

This Windows laptop costs under $1,000 and handily beats the MacBook Air

The Apple MacBook Air M1 and Asus ZenBook 14 OLED are both great laptops for less than $1,000. But the Asus wins out thanks to its vastly superior display.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 sitting on a table.

It’s official — AMD’s best gaming CPU is coming to laptops

AMD is bringing its 3D V-Cache tech to laptops, arriving first in the monstrous Asus Scar 17 gaming laptop.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk.

Apple’s serious miscalculation with the 15-inch MacBook Air

15-inch MacBook Air sales are slow enough that Apple significantly cut orders, suggesting shoppers aren't impressed with a bigger, heavier Air.
Dell XPS 15 9530 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

The one other Windows laptop that could dethrone the Dell XPS 15

The Dell XPS 15 is a better overall laptop than the Lenovo Slim Pro 9i, but the latter is less expensive. If pure performance is the measure, either works.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk.

Apple may be working on a crazy modular MacBook with 3 screens

Future MacBooks could be modular devices made up of multiple displays and keyboards connected in almost any arrangement, an unusual new Apple patent suggests.
AMD's 3D V-Cache chip.

AMD might be about to launch the most powerful laptop of 2023

AMD's 3D V-Cache tech seems to be on its way to laptops. Will it be a viable option for high-end devices?
The back lid of the Surface Laptop Studio.

The most powerful Surface laptop ever may launch later this year

Microsoft's follow-up to the Surface Laptop Studio may debut later this year with a much more powerful configuration.
An Apple MacBook Pro 14 sits open on a table.

Want an M3 Max MacBook Pro? There’s a lengthy wait ahead

Apple’s high-end MacBook Pro with M3 Pro and M3 Max chips might not launch until mid-2024, with the M3 Mac mini facing an even longer delay. Here’s why.
The MacBook Pro on a wooden table.

Should you buy the M2 MacBook Pro or wait for the M3?

With the M3 chip on the horizon, is it worth the wait? Which MacBook Pro should you buy in the meantime?
Apple's John Ternus stands next to an image of the 15-inch MacBook Air at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2023.

Report: Apple’s 2024 MacBooks may face some serious shortages

A new report suggests Apple’s 2024 MacBooks could be hard to come by, all due to a planned chip factory in the U.S. struggling to hire enough skilled workers.
Asus Zenbook 14 OLED front view showing display and keyboard deck.

This is the only laptop to send your kid to college with

The Asus ZenBook 14 OLED offers tremendous value, as well as the performance, battery life, and display quality that college students will love.
lenovo slim pro 9i review

Lenovo Slim Pro 9i review: upsized and powered up

The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i takes what's best about the Slim 9i and beefs it up, with a superfast CPU, a competent GPU, and a Mini-LED display great for creators.
Dell XPS 15 9530 front angled view showing display and keyboard deck.

Best back-to-school laptop deals: Windows, Chromebooks, and Mac

We've got all the best back-to-school laptop deals whether you need something cheap, a gaming laptop, or something truly high-end.
Fortnite running on a Macbook M1.

The M3 MacBook Pro may launch sooner than anyone expected

A new report claims Apple will launch its M3 MacBook Pro in the third quarter of 2023, which is much sooner than expected. But can you trust its claims?
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk.

M3 Macs may launch this year — with a surprising addition

Apple may launch a stack of new M3 Macs in October, just months after the company brought out computers packing the M2 chip. Here’s why they’re coming so soon.
dell inspiron 14 2 in 1 2023 review p1016531

The Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 is another budget laptop that falls short

The Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 provides competent productivity performance and great battery life, but its build and display quality fall short of the competition.
Man using Chromebook touchscreen.

How to print from a Chromebook — the easy way

Our complete guide shows how to print and scan from your Chromebook wirelessly or via USB, including setting up your printer and print options.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 laptop, opened with a colorful wallpaper on the screen.

Don’t just buy the latest version of a laptop. It’s not always worth it

Buying the latest generation of a laptop isn't always the best idea. Sometimes the changes are minimal, while the price on older models can be much lower.
Close up on the USB-C ports on a Macbook Pro.

USB-C charging laptops: Here’s what you need to know

Charging your laptop with a USB-C connection is convenient and easy. Here's everything you need to know to charge your laptop over USB-C.