Lenovo 500e Chromebook review 

The Positive The tough Chromebook 500e gets the job done as a laptop and tablet, with a comfortable keyboard, responsive (included) stylus and solid battery life. Two webcameras. The Imperfect Chunky, plastic aesthetic. Mediocre display. Limited to online apps. The Outcome Well-suited for basic online use, the 500e is sturdy, portable, long-lasting Chromebook that […]

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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin review 

The Positive The MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF has a slim, attractive design with a thin-bezel display that doesn’t scream “I game!” and doesn’t weigh a ton. It doesn’t sacrifice any connections and delivers solid performance, a better-than-average display and decent battery life for its class. The Imperfect The keyboard keycaps are a bit slippery, […]

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Lenovo Legion Y530 review 

The Positive The Lenovo Legion Y530’s delivers on entry-level gaming performance and has a useful design that makes it as good for travel as it is on a desk hooked up to a monitor, keyboard and mouse. The Imperfect Display is somewhat dim with dull color. Keyboard might be a little too soft for some. […]

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Asus ZenBook S UX391UA review 

The Positive The Asus ZenBook S UX391U is a well-built premium ultraportable that sets itself apart from the pack with a hinge design that tilts the body’s back up for better cooling and more comfortable typing. Asus includes a sleeve and USB-C adapters for USB-A and HDMI. The Imperfect While battery life is good, it’s […]

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Origin PC Eon17-X (2018) review 

The Positive Excellent customer service, accommodates a wide variety of high-end components, lots of lid designs. Delivers screaming performance with effective temperature modulation. The Imperfect Bulky and pricey, the off-the-shelf design hasn’t kept up with other PC makers. The Outcome Your budget is the only thing that can hold back the Origin PC Eon17-X’s […]

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Dell breaks out updated budget gaming laptops as G series

The G3 15 is extremely thin for a budget gaming laptop.Dell’s experiment with mainstream gaming laptops obviously went well. It just rebranded and redesigned its Inspiron 15 Gaming models as the G series, adding a new 17-inch version, along with updating them to the latest eighth-generation mobile Core i-series processors, including the six-core options.G3 15 […]

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A convertible mobile workstation with 8th-gen Xeon and style

HP didn’t invent the convertible mobile workstation — that honor goes to Lenovo, which unveiled its no-longer-available ThinkPad P40 Yoga in 2015. But HP did make some of our favorite hybrids. And it’s now brought some of that design sensibility to its updated 15-inch ZBooks, the Studio G5 and new Studio x360, breaking out of […]

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The HP Chromebook x2’s a fancy, $600 detachable for grownups

ERRORWhat makes the x2 for grownups? The price, for one When it ships in June, HP will be asking $600 for it, including the bundled HP Active Pen which uses Wacom AES technology. (Though we don’t have other pricing or availability yet, that directly converts to £425 and AU$780.) That’s in the same territory as […]

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Dell Precision 5530 takes Dell’s most powerful 2-in-1 pro

The clamshell version of the Precision 5530.Now you no longer have to gnash your teeth because you can’t get a high-end XPS 15 2-in-1 with its beautiful 4K, 100 percent Adobe RGB display and true 10-bit color in Photoshop and its ilk. The Precision 5530 2-in-1 is a workstation-class version of that model with hardware calibration, ready […]

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