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Alienware QD-OLED gaming monitor.

Price of first Alienware QD-OLED monitor may surprise you

Alienware was announced the price and availability of the first QD-OLED gaming monitor, and it's less than you might think.
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The M2 MacBook Pro is already a bad idea

A new MacBook Pro is coming, but with the growing number of options in the lineup, it's becoming a buyer's nightmare.
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The most anticipated monitors of 2022: Samsung, Apple, and more

There's a ton of innovation happening in the world of monitors, and these are the displays we're most excited to see more of in 2022.

The best new gadgets we reviewed in January: Earbuds, PCs, vacuums, and more

From impressive debut wireless earbuds to an excellent prebuilt gaming PC, this is the best new tech we reviewed in January 2022.
MSI Raider GE76 laptop with Fortnite.

MSI GE76 Raider review: Alder Lake and RTX 3080 Ti dominate

The MSI GE76 Raider shows off the performance potential of next-gen PC hardware.
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Intel’s Core i9-12900HK steals back the laptop lead from AMD

I've tested the new Alder Lake chips from Intel on the first gaming laptop to use them, the MSI GE76 Raider. Color me impressed.
Aasus Zenbook 17 Fold folded in half.

The most anticipated laptops of 2022: XPS, MacBook, and more

With CES behind us, we have a pretty good idea of what the most exciting new laptops of 2022 will be.
Temuera Morrison in a scene from The Book of Boba Fett.

Why The Book of Boba Fett is even better than The Mandalorian so far

Despite a quiet launch, The Book of Boba Fett is already outdoing The Mandalorian in my book, and could be a sign of what's to come for Star Wars fans.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider on a MacBook Pro.

Is the M1 Max worth the $400 upgrade in the MacBook Pro?

The MacBook Pro gives the option for the M1 Pro or M1 Max, with a $400 price difference. Which should you get?
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Are dual-spec panels the future of gaming displays? I certainly hope so

Resolution and refresh rate made waves at CES 2022, but the quieter introduction of the first dual-spec gaming displays has me most excited.
Close up of keyboard and trackpad on a Dell XPS 13 Plus.

The most exciting laptops trends from CES 2022

From new graphics options to advanced display technology, these are the most exciting laptop trends we saw at CES 2022.
AMD presenting Radeon RX 6000S graphics cards at CES 2022.

Intel and AMD are mounting an attack against Nvidia. But will it work?

Nvidia dominates the PC graphics world, but Intel and AMD came to CES 2022 with a strong pushback.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 with a videoconferencing app open.

Laptops have finally moved beyond shoddy, 720p webcams for good

The majority of new flagship laptops announced at CES 2022 finally have at least 1080p webcams.
A woman uses the trackpad on an HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook 3.

Haptic trackpads are everywhere at CES 2022– and I’m delighted by it

A handful of new laptops announced at CES 2022 use haptic trackpads in exchange for a conventional touchpad. Here's why.
The Dell XPS 13 Plus on a marble side table.

The best laptops of CES 2022

Dozens of laptops are making their appearance at CES 2022 this year, but these were the new devices that we came away excited about.
Alienware x14 gaming laptop with an Alienware logo.

The best gaming laptops of CES 2022

Dozens of gaming laptops got updated at CES 2022, but these were the ones that made us excited for the future of mobile PC gaming.
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MSI takes on MacBook Pro with RTX 3080 Ti-powered Creator Z16P

MSI's new Creator Z16P and Z17 offer impressively powerful new graphics to compete against the MacBook Pro for creatives.
Intel announces Intel Arc dGPU for Alienware x17 laptop.

Intel Arc discrete graphics to soon launch in over 50 PC designs

At CES 2022, Intel has revealed some details on its upcoming Arc discrete graphics ahead of a first-quarter launch.
The HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook on a table next to a coffee cup.

The HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook looks like the best Chromebook ever made

At CES 2022, HP has announced the Elite Dragonfly Chromebook, which appears to be the most premium Chromebook ever made.
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Alienware x14 hands-on review: A new standard for thin gaming

The new Alienware x14 is insanely thin, even compared to laptops like the Razer Blade 14 and ROG Zephyrus G14.
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Dell XPS 13 Plus hands-on review: Inviting wonder and controversy

Dell has earned trust in its laptop designs, but its new XPS 13 Plus takes some bold risks.
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Alienware’s Concept Polaris is the most beautiful GPU enclosure I’ve ever seen

At CES 2022, Alienware announced a project called Concept Polaris, which is an undeniably cool-looking GPU enclosure.
The side profile of the Razer Blade 15 Base Model.

As gaming laptops rise in price, Razer discontinues its cheapest Blade 15 model

As prices continue to rise, the Razer Blade 15 Base Model has been discontinued.
Razer Blade 14 and 15 compared.

Razer Blade receives better webcam, 4K 144Hz screens, and bigger batteries

The Razer Blade 14, 15, and 17 all get updates in 2022 that up the ante for gaming laptops.
The ultrawide, curved QD-OLED monitor.

Alienware debuts world’s first QD-OLED gaming monitor — and it looks amazing

Alienware has announced the world's first Quantum Dot OLED monitor at CES 2022.
AMD's Radeon presentation at CES 2022.

AMD’s 8 new Radeon GPUs might finally rival Nvidia in gaming laptops

AMD has announced eight new mobile GPUs that finally set up its uphill battle against Nvidia.
Dr. Lisa Su, revealing Ryzen 6000 at CES 2022.

AMD Ryzen 6000 mobile: 5GHz boosts and AAA gaming on integrated graphics

At CES 2022, AMD announced its Ryzen 6000 mobile processors for gaming and consumer laptops with a focus on power efficiency and improved integrated graphics.
AMD Ryzen Processor placed over a black background.

AMD confirms key features of Ryzen 6000 processors ahead of CES keynote

AMD's upcoming Ryzen 6000 processors are an honoree for the CES 2022 Innovation Awards, and the company confirmed some key information.
People playing two separate games on a single television simultaneously with Concept Nyx.

Alienware’s Concept Nyx puts a dedicated game streaming server in your house

Alienware's Concept Nyx is a home server that can stream multiple game sessions to any device in your home, simultaneously.
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Dell’s wireless, magnetic webcam fixes the eye contact problem in video calls

Dell has unveiled Project Pari, a completely wireless webcam that magnetizes to a screen to mimic eye contact on video calls.
Dell's Concept Stanza, a tablet docked on a stand.

Dell’s vision for the future of work is a wireless wonderland

Dell has shown off two new concepts that imagine a wireless workspace ideal for a hybrid office.
A deconstructed laptop part of Dell's Concept Luna project.

Dell imagines a more sustainable laptop design — and it’s a radical change

Dell's new initiative attempts to redesign how laptops are made to drastically improve repairability, sustainability, and the life span of components.
Google Pixelbook Go screen.

Which Chromebook should you buy on Cyber Monday 2021?

Chromebooks are a popular shopping item on Cyber Monday because of how cheap they are, but that doesn't mean it's easy to pick which is best for you.

Which MacBook should you buy on Cyber Monday 2021?

Cyber Monday is a great time to buy a new MacBook, but which of the many different models available should you buy?