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Lenovo Yoga 7 14 Gen 9 front view showing display and keyboard.

The budget Lenovo Yoga 7 is a great laptop for the price — but it’s not perfect

The Lenovo Yoga 7 14 Gen 9 is an attractive 2-in-1 at current prices. Its display lets it down, though, with inferior colors. Many users won't mind, though.
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Another good laptop gets swept away by Copilot+

Dell XPS 13 2024 front view showing display and keyboard.

Dell XPS 13 (2024) review: Great laptop. Wrong chip?

The 2024 Dell XPS 13 maintains the controversial design elements of the XPS 13 Plus, now with better cooling.
HP EliteBook 1040 2024 front view showing display and keyboard.

HP EliteBook 1040 review: a simple, beautiful business laptop

The HP EliteBook 1040 G11 is a well-equipped and well-built business class laptop with superior security and management features. And you'll pay for it all.
An Asus gaming monitor sitting on a table.

Asus ROG Strix XG27AQDMG review: an incredible, glossy OLED monitor

Brighter, cheaper, and with a glossy coating in tow, the Asus ROG Strix XG27AQDMG manages to address the pain points with OLED gaming monitors.
A top down view of the Alienware m16 R2.

Alienware m16 R2 review: threading the needle

The Alienware m16 R2 is a complete redesign of the line, and attempts to thread the needle in terms of value.
HP Envy x360 14 2024 front view showing display and keyboard.

HP Envy x360 14 (2024) review: missing the mark where it counts

The HP Envy x360 14 is the first laptop I've reviewed with Intel's 15-watt Meteor Lake chipset. That promises better efficiency, but I didn't see it.
An HDR demo playing on the HP Omen 27k monitor.

HP Omen 27k review: a shockingly good budget monitor

With a 4K resolution, great color, and a suite of features for a reasonable price., the HP Omen 27k is a prime example of how far gaming monitors have come.
Acer Swift X 14 2024 front view showing display and keyboard.

Acer Swift X 14 review: surprising performance, shocking price

The Acer Swift X 14 doesn't bother much with looking pretty or keeping trim. Instead, it's all about a winning combination of performance and display quality.
Acer Swift Go 14 front view showing display and keyboard.

Acer Swift Go 14 review: a fast but flawed laptop

The Acer Swift Go 14 would have been an excellent 14-inch laptop a couple of years ago. But times have changed, and there are better options for the same money.
The HP Omen 40L desktop sitting on a coffee table.

HP Omen 40L desktop review: missing what counts the most

HP has the pricing and specs nailed with the Omen 40L, but it falls short of expectations when it comes to performance.
Lenovo Yoga Pro 9i 16 front view showing display and keyboard.

Lenovo Yoga Pro 9i 16 review: this one blew me away

The Lenovo Yoga Pro 9i 16 is a very strong entry in the 16-inch laptop class, with surprisingly good performance and a very nice mini-LED display.
The Vivobook Pro 15 open on a table outside.

Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (Q533) review: content creation laptop for $1,000

The Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED Q533 can't compete against much more expensive laptops. But the good thing for Asus is that it doesn't need to.
The Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 playing an OLED demo.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 review: challenging my expectations

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 is lighter than a MacBook Pro, and it can pack up to an RTX 4090, but it will challenge your expectations about gaming laptops.
The open Dell XPS 16 on a table.

Dell XPS 16 review: a problematic powerhouse

The Dell XPS 16 takes the place of two important laptops, the XPS 15 and 17, and it does well enough. But, it's too expensive and seriously needs a discount.
Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 9 front view showing display and keyboard.

Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 9 review: pure class

The Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 9 is a solid update and one of the best 14-inch convertible 2-in-1s. Only below-average battery life holds it back.
Dell Inspiron 14 Plus 2024 front view showing display and keyboard.

Dell’s Inspiron 14 Plus review: one hand tied behind its back

The Dell Inspiron 14 Plus (2024) is a good midrange laptop by most measures. However, its display isn't as good as some others at around the same price.
Lenovo Slim 7i Gen 9 front view showing display and keyboard.

Lenovo Slim 7i Gen 9 review: an affordable OLED laptop

The Lenovo Slim 7i Gen 9 is one of a growing number of excellent OLED laptops in the $1,000 price range. It's fast and well-built, but has poor battery life.
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Asus Zenbook 14 Q425 review: an $800 laptop that’s worth it

The Asus Zenbook 14 Q425 is the latest in the company's line of highly affordable and excellent 14-inch laptops. Battery life is this one's greatest strength.
The two screens of the Zenbook Duo.

The Asus Zenbook Duo is a dual-screen laptop that’s actually worth buying

The Asus Zenbook Duo takes a fresh approach to providing a dual-display laptop's flexibility. Its low-end configuration is also a phenomenal value.
Hot Wheels Unleashed on the Asus ROG PG34WCDM.

Asus ROG Swift PG34WCDM review: brightest isn’t always best

Asus' first ultrawide OLED put out the highest brightness we've ever seen out of an OLED monitor, but it's just a little too expensive.
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HP Omen Transcend 14 review: going for gold

HP is entering the 14-inch gaming laptop market, and despite a few stumbles, the Omen Transcend 14 still manages to impress.
The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 with an HDR demo playing on it.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024) review: it’s damn near perfect

Asus did something crazy with the 2024 Zephyrus G14, and a series of smart concessions has created a laptop that's more than the sum of its parts.
HP Spectre x360 16 2024 front view showing tent mode.

HP Spectre x360 16 (2024) review: just not enough power

The HP Spectre x360 16 2024 model is a well-built and attractive laptop with a great keyboard and touchpad. But it's underpowered and too large for a 2-in-1.
A top down view of the keyboard of the Dell XPS 14.

Dell XPS 14 review: getting past the red flags

The Dell XPS 14 has plenty of things working against it, but it's beautiful enough to justify its less practical aspects.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 12 front view showing display and keyboard.

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 12 won’t win any new converts

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 12 is a well-built 14-inch laptop with good productivity performance. But it's expensive, making it a dubious proposition.
Cyberpunk 2077 on the Asus ROG PG32UCDM.

Asus ROG Swift 32 QD-OLED review: the one we’ve been waiting for

Asus emerged as the unofficial champion of the first wave of OLED gaming monitors, but does it keep the crown in 2024? The PG32UCDM suggests it does.
The ThinkPad X1 Fold unfolded on a couch, with the keyboard disconnected.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold (16-inch) review: a foldable flop

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Fold is another folding PC with a slightly smaller display. It's fast enough with a few attractive features, but some flaws hold it back.
Cyberpunk 2077 on the Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 laptop.

Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 review: as ridiculous as I hoped it would be

The 2024 Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 takes advantage of everything an 18-inch gaming laptop can -- and that's exactly why it shines.
Asus Zenbook 14 OLED front view showing display and keyboard.

Asus Zenbook 14 OLED (2024) review: still the value king?

The 2024 Asus Zenbook 14 OLED leverages Intel's Meteor Lake chipset for solid performance, with an excellent build and a quality OLED display.
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 front view showing display and keyboard.

Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 review: Where’s the update?

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 Gen 2 is a solid follow-up to its groundbreaking predecessor, which broke the ThinkPad mold. But it's behind other 13-inch laptops.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Alienware 27 QD-OLED.

Alienware 27 QD-OLED review: making the best even better

Alienware has enjoyed two years at the top of the heap of best gaming monitors, and with the 27 QD-OLED, it might enjoy another two.
The Alienware 32 QD-OLED monitor on a stand.

Alienware 32 QD-OLED review: a showstopping monitor

When it comes to gaming, the Alienware 32 QD-OLED offers an unparalleled experience
The HP Spectre x360 14 open on a table.

HP Spectre x360 14 review: they did it again

The HP Spectre x360 14 is a meaningful upgrade to an already excellent convertible 2-in-1. With Intel Meteor Lake and AI, it represents a new class of laptop.

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Luke Larsen is a Senior Editor at Digital Trends and manages all content covering laptops, monitors, PC hardware, and everything else that plugs into a computer. Luke joined Digital Trends in 2017 as a native Portlander, happy to join a media company that called his city home. His obsession with technology is in observing the ebb and flow of how technological advancement and product design intersects with our day-to-day experience of it. From digging into the minute details to stepping back and seeing the wider trends, Luke revels in telling stories with tech.

Before working at DT, he worked as Tech Editor at Paste Magazine for over four years and has bylines at publications such as IGN and The Oregonian. When he’s not obsessing over what the best laptop is or how Apple can fix the Mac, Luke spends his time playing designer board games, quoting obscure Star Wars lines, and hanging with his family.