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The Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 playing an OLED demo.

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 completely challenged 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

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.
A top down view of the Alienware m16 R2.

Alienware m16 R2 review: a slow, fresh start

The Alienware m16 R2 is a complete redesign of the line, but fails to offer compelling value compared to the competition.
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.
Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED back view showing lid and logo.

Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED review: a proper Windows MacBook Pro?

The Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED is a well-built laptop with good creativity performance and some standout features, making it an attractive alternative.
The ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 on a table outside.

Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 review: late to the game

The Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 Gen 2 is an excellent laptop. But it's not quite the standout machine it was when its first generation hit the streets.
HP Envy Move front view showing AiO and keyboard.

HP Envy Move review: a PC unlike any you’ve seen

The HP Envy Move is a well-executed design, offering an AiO that's easy to carry around. It has some compromises, though, to hit an affordable price.
Acer Swift X 16 front view showing display and keyboard.

Acer Swift X 16 review: the anti-MacBook Pro

The Acer Swift X 16 offers enough performance to compete with other relatively affordable creative workstations, with an OLED display to match.
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The HP Omen 16 is an unfortunate pricing mishap

The HP Omen 16 is a solid performer, but it doesn't manage to balance premium price with equally premium features.
A Legion Go sits on a table with its controllers dethatched.

Lenovo Legion Go review: portable PC takes the right ideas from Nintendo Switch

The Legion Go's innovative features help it stand out, even if it's not the most practical portable PC out there.
HP Pavilion Plus 14 2023 front angled view showing display and keyboard.

This HP laptop almost does it all for under $1,000

The 2023 HP Pavilion Plus 14 uses fast, efficient AMD processors and offers a spectacular OLED display. Buy it from the right place and it's a great value, too.
Lenovo Yoga AIO 9i desktop showing an HDR demo.

Lenovo Yoga AIO 9i review: an iMac killer in the making

With its price and features, Lenovo's Yoga AIO 9i is squarely targeted at the iMac, but it still stumbles in a few areas.
Lenovo ThinkVision P49w-30 monitor front view showing screen and base.

Lenovo’s 49-inch ultrawide is absurdly wide — and pretty great

The Lenovo ThinkVision P49w-30 is an extreme example of the ultrawide monitor, and it's quite expensive. But its image quality and features are very good.
Asus Zenbook 14X front view showing display and keyboard.

The Asus Zenbook 14X OLED is almost everything you could need in a laptop

The Asus Zenbook 14X OLED is another great value, with strong performance, a solid build, and a spectacular OLED display. But battery life suffers.
Lenovo Legion 9i front view showing RGB lighting.

Lenovo’s Legion 9i is a 10. Here’s why it beats every other gaming laptop

The Lenovo Legion 9i manages to nail almost every aspect of being a desktop replacement, all without sacrificing being a solid laptop.
HP Spectre Foldable PC top down view showing keyboard and dual display.

The HP Spectre Foldable perfects the formula of the foldable PC — almost

The HP Spectre Foldable PC is one of the most innovative laptops around, with a quality build and great attention to detail. But it's incredibly expensive.

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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.