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How to install Windows on a Chromebook

If you want to push the functionality of your new Chromebook to another level, and Linux isn't really your deal, you can try installing Windows on a Chromebook. Here's how to do so, just in case you're looking to nab some Windows-only…
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Tired of choosing between Windows and Mac? Check out these Chromebooks instead

We've compiled a list of the best Chromebooks -- laptops that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run Google's lightweight Chrome OS. From Samsung to Acer, these are the Chromebooks that really…
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Gaming on a laptop has never been better. These are your best options

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. For those of us who prefer a more mobile experience, here are the best gaming laptops on the market, ranging from budget machines to maxed-out, wallet-emptying PCs.
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From MacBooks to Pixelbooks, here are the best laptop deals for Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest online sales day of the year -- and a great time to pick up a new laptop. From Chromebooks to gaming laptops, these are our choices for the best laptops to consider buying at Amazon's big sale in 2018.
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If you've spilled water on your laptop, act fast and you might be able to fix it

How do you fix spilled water on laptop? It's not as difficult as you might think, but you'll need to act fast. Turn it off, disconnect the battery and then follow these steps to dry out your system.
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What's the best laptop? We've reviewed a lot of them -- and this is our answer

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. The laptops we've chosen for our best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra features while…
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Watch out for these top-10 laptop buying mistakes

Buying a new laptop is exciting, but you need to watch your footing. There are a number of pitfalls you need to avoid and we're here to help. Check out these top-10 laptop buying mistakes and how to avoid them.
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Don’t like the Touch Bar? Too bad. Apple’s new Macbooks make it almost mandatory

Apple surprised the world by launching the 2018 update of its MacBook Pro. While these new six-core laptops are powerful, we were disappointed to learn that the entry-level models were completely out of luck.
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With MacBook Pro models getting updated processors, which Apple laptop is best?

Apple's lineup of MacBooks has started to swell, leaving fans a bit confused about which laptop they should buy. Now that Apple has refreshed some models with 8th-gen processors, we compare all the options to see which is right for you.
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Acer Spin 5 vs. Lenovo Yoga 730

Acer's Spin 5 and Lenovo's Yoga 730 are two solidly built convertible 2-in-1s with excellent performance. We take a look at the details to see which of these midrange options are most worth your money.
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Get rid of dust and dirt on your laptop screen with these great cleaning tips

Whether your laptop's display is merely dusty or is covered in oily fingerprints and grime, you don't have to put up with it. Here, we'll teach you how to clean a laptop screen with a few quick methods.
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Huawei’s MateBook D could be the new king of powerful budget laptops

The new Huawei MateBook D fills its premium casing to the brim with plenty of battery life and a powerful Ryzen with Vega hardware to offer a snappy, fast-charging notebook with a 1080p touchscreen.
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A cheaper MacBook Air could still arrive in late 2018

The venerable MacBook Air might be getting a new entry-level model that will sell for less than its current base price. It's just a rumor, but it's definitely within the realm of possibility. Here's why.
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Rumored six-core MacBook Pro could be the fastest Apple ever made

Apple's next MacBook Pro could be its most powerful yet, with a new benchmark listing suggesting that it could pack a Core i7-8750H CPU alongside 32GB of RAM for huge multicore performance.
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Cheap plastic perfection: An ode to the MacBook that started it all

In a time when laptops were uniformly gray or beige, the glossy white MacBook stood out in stark contrast. With a glowing Apple logo, bright white cables, covered in stickers, the original MacBook paved the way for today’s laptops.
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Tablet or notebook? Our favorite 2-in-1 PCs give you the best of both worlds

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user.
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Memorial Day discounts have begun and here are our favorite laptop picks

If you're shopping for a new notebook, now is the time to invest. Manufacturers are slashing prices for the Memorial Day weekend including big blowouts by Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo.
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Alexa makes herself at home on a variety of new Acer laptops

Acer has added Alexa support to its various ranges of laptops, making it possible for owners to talk to their laptop and ask it questions in a manner previous reserved for stand-alone hardware.