Let's find dig into the details to find out which premium laptop comes out on top in our Surface Book 2 vs. MacBook Pro 15 battle royale. Both are high-end laptops with fantastic hardware, stellar battery life, and great build quality, but which one is the right one for you? Let's find out.
At $1,300, the 12-inch MacBook isn't cheap. With just one USB-C port and a lower-powered processor, the MacBook doesn't look like it has a lot to offer. However, do its multiple color options, tiny frame, and high-end design make it worth the price? We take it up against its competitors to see where it stands.
Fortnite is a very forgiving game and can run on just about any PC. How well it runs, though, depends on your system. We put the game through its paces to see how you should tune your graphical settings to maximize framerate and get the most out of your Fortnite PC performance.
Microsoft was reportedly working on a pocket-sized clamshell device code-named 'Andromeda' that sported two touchscreens. It was meant to disrupt the mobile market, but is now put on ice due to a recent shift in focus at Microsoft. Here's everything we know about Andromeda, aka the Surface Phone.
The Oculus Rift may have brought virtual reality into the public eye, but HTC’s Vive, built in partnership with Valve, does it better. Does the Vive still represent the true future of virtual reality, or are there better competitors on the market?
Mojave is the latest version of MacOS, and it's out now. Chock-full of quality-of-life upgrades, we took it for a test drive to get a sneak peek at what you can expect from the next major update to MacOS. Let's see how it stacks up to last year's High Sierra.
With a 17-inch display and a chassis weighing in at nearly 10 pounds, the Alienware 17 R5 is truly massive. Between its weight and its impressive top-end hardware -- including an Intel Core i9 -- it’s certainly outfitted like a gaming desktop so let’s find out if it performs like one.
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. We heard these rumors earlier this year, but analyst Ming-Chi Kuo remains confident. Here's why.
Digital Storm might not be a household name, but as a PC manufacturer they’ve made some of our favorite desktops over the years. The latest laptop from Digital Storm, the Equinox, promises to live up to that pedigree with the help of some very impressive hardware -- and a few secrets.
Google is rolling out its latest messaging app -- yes, another one -- to Android users starting this week. With the new version you'll be able to send and receive all your text messages right from any browser window. Here's how to get yourself all set up with the new system.
The XPS 13 is the best laptop you can buy. But what if you want something a bit bigger? Dell's XPS 15 isn't just a bigger screen -- it's also got some serious power under the hood. Whether you want to play games or get things done, the XPS 15 is a tried-and-true workhorse.
Intel's Core i9 processors are some of the quickest on the market. But there's an important distinction between the mobile and desktop versions of these processors, and it's not immediately clear when you see that shiny Core i9 sticker -- these processors have a dark secret.
Leaks might suggest that Microsoft's long-rumored Andromeda device could be announced later this year, but we still don't know very much about it. A patent filing made public today illustrates not only how it could look, but also how it could work -- how it could fit into your life.
Microsoft's hardware plans for the coming year, and a bit beyond, have reportedly leaked according to a report from Thurott and ZDNet. So what could we see announced this year? Some exciting hardware releases like the HoloLens 2, and maybe a cheaper Surface Pro.
Intel confirmed that it's re-entering the discrete graphics chip market in 2020. The move isn't surprising given the company reeled in AMD's former Radeon graphics chip designer, Raja Koduri. He's now Intel's chief architect and senior vice president of the new Core and Visual Computing Group.
Today during Nintendo’s livestream we caught a sneak peek of the upcoming Super Smash Bros Ultimate, though it wasn’t as much a ‘peek’ as it was a full reveal. During the stream Nintendo threw back the curtain and gave us a full preview of the 60-plus character roster.
At its E3 2018 event, publisher Ubisoft showed off its latest and greatest, including a sneak-peek at the upcoming Assassin's Creed: Odyssey. During the show, Ubisoft not only ran a detailed gameplay preview, but provided some on-stage commentary detailing exactly what players can expect.
During Microsoft's Sunday event at E3 2018, the company unveiled a new slate of games and features coming to its Xbox Game Pass service, including some exciting software improvements coming as early as this month. Subscribers have some big games coming to Microsoft's 'Netflix of Games' in 2019.
During Electronic Arts' presentation at E3 2018, we got a big surprise from Respawn Entertainment's CEO Vince Zampella: There's a new Star Wars game coming and it takes us to a dark time in the Star Wars universe. Its title gives us a hint about its content: Get ready for Jedi Fallen Order.
In a patent filing released today, Nvidia describes a technology that could fundamentally alter the way your games look, feel, and perform. Nvidia calls it "infinite resolution," and it's effectively a clever way of using vector graphics to replace static textures in games.
In a time when laptops were uniformly gray or beige, the glossy white MacBook stood out in stark contrast. Between its glowing Apple logo, bright white cables, often sticker-covered chassis, the original MacBook paved the way for today’s lightweight, stylish laptops. Here’s how.
To get an idea for just how powerful the fully-loaded Alienware Area-51 R5 truly is, we devised a whole new benchmark using Adobe Premiere Pro -- and an unsuspecting MacBook Pro 15. Come watch what happens when we pit one of the quickest desktops we've ever tested against a modest MacBook Pro.
After being grilled by the U.S. Congress last month, Mark Zuckerberg again found himself testifying before a governmental body -- this time the European Parliament. In addition to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Zuckerberg addressed issues related to the GDPR. Here's what we learned.
Qualcomm and Microsoft teamed up to roll out its "Always Connected PC" platform at CES 2018, built around Snapdragon processors and always-on LTE connectivity. Now, cell carrier Sprint is cooking up a free data deal to lure Always Connected PC owners to its service -- but it won't last long.
The Alienware Area-51 has always been a striking machine. With its angled edges and gently glowing LED lighting there’s just nothing else like it. The unusual design is typically paired with extravagant hardware and the Area-51 R5 is no exception. Let’s see what this thing can do.