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Lab-tested laptop reviews, laptop buying guides, and prices on the best laptops and notebooks from knowledgeable experts.

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Lenovo laptops refuse to run Linux due to storage woes, not Microsoft evildoing

Lenovo's Windows 10 PCs can't run Linux due to RAID storage conflicts, not Microsoft intervention.

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Huawei Matebook vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 in a tablet showdown

Huawei recently released an attractive-looking Windows 10 hybrid tablet, but how well does the Matebook compete with the current enterprise favorite, the Surface Pro 4?

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Linus Torvalds picks Dell XPS 13 as his next laptop

The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition has everything that Linus Torvalds needs.

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Why my older Chromebook has a right to live, even if Google says it's over

Chromebooks' five-year end-of-life policy—if it holds up—could put a lot of perfectly good laptops out of commission.

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Huawei Matebook: A hybrid tablet that almost competes

Huawei released the Matebook, the latest 12-inch hybrid tablet aimed at changing the way you perform daily computing tasks. However, this device is bigger on looks than it is on brains.

Chromebooks may add fingerprint scanning, following Android and Windows

A thread on Google's Chromium code repository suggests fingerprint scanning is being built into future Chromebooks, which would help the platform catch up with Android and Windows.

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Hybrid tablets will continue to grow in popularity

After a drop in sales, IDC expects detachable tablets to revitalize the tablet market and outpace PCs and smaller slate tablets by 2020.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Why Chromebooks are becoming more appealing than the iPad

The upcoming 13” inch Acer Chromebook will run Android apps.

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Acer's new Chromebook is designed to welcome Android apps

Acer's versatile Chromebook R 13 is one good device to run Android apps because it can be a laptop or tablet.

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Acer's new Spin laptops double as tablets and start at $250

Acer's new Spin laptops can be used as a Windows laptop or a Windows tablet.

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Up to 22% off Various Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Models - Deal Alert

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Use the included Surface Pen to mark-up presentations, sign documents, take notes and much more.

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Google quietly discontinues the Chromebook Pixel 2 without replacing it

The Chromebook Pixel 2's reign is over, and it's not clear what will replace it.

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10 key things to know about Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs

Intel's 7th-gen Kaby Lake CPUs will bring massive power savings when playing 4K video and a double-digit performance increase.

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Laptops are about to get a whole lot faster

Up to 50% of laptops sold in 2018 will have SSDs, which will vastly improve performance and durability of the computers.

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HP's new privacy protecting laptop screen thwarts would-be spies

HP's new SureView feature is supposed to make it easier to keep your private information private while in public.

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The best S Pen apps for your Samsung Galaxy Note

Put that S-Pen to work (and play)Image by Derek WalterThe S Pen has been a key differentiator for the Galaxy Note line, letting you scribble away on that giant phablet screen while others are left to rely on their fumbly...

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44% off Cable Matters USB-C to HDMI / VGA / Ethernet / USB Multiport 4K UHD Adapter (Thunderbolt 3 Port Compatible) - Deal Alert

Connect More with Cable Matters USB-C Products One Port Wonder The Cable Matters USB-C HDMI / VGA Multiport Adapter with Ethernet is an essential companion for a computer or tablet with USB-C. Connect to a Gigabit network,...

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