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Best accessories for Chromebooks for June 2021: HP, LG, and more

Chromebooks are here to stay for both work and personal use. If you use your Chromebook for work or school, you could use it with a docking station and external monitor. Using an external monitor can provide more screen real estate, and docking stations can offer additional ports for multi-tasking. Of course, you'll also need an...

These are the best Dell XPS 15 accessories

Dell recently refreshed its popular XPS series with some beefy hardware. They were already some of the best laptops you can get, and the latest refreshes take that even further. Featuring Intel's 11th-generation H-series processors and Nvidia graphics, the new XPS 15 is a portable powerhouse. But no matter how good a laptop is, there's...

This tool tells you exactly why your PC can’t run Windows 11

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system is the first version of the OS in over a decade to significantly raise system requirements. It's not just one or two things either, such as needing more RAM or storage (although you do need more RAM and storage). Minimum requirements are up across the board. Microsoft released an app...

Best Chromeboxes for June 2021: ASUS, Acer, HP and more

Chromebooks are incredibly popular these days. From education to enterprise, Google has a hit on its hands with Chrome OS. There are already a number of premium Chromebooks out there, but what if you want to run Chrome OS in a desktop environment? There are a number of excellent Chromeboxes out there to accomplish this...

Mi Watch Revolve Active Review: Great hardware, still buggy software

What makes a smartwatch different from a smart band? Is it just about the form factor? Or is the smartwatch supposed to be smarter and more capable? These are some of the questions I’ve been dealing with for the past week while reviewing the new Mi Watch Revolve Active. That mouthful of a name aside,...

What configuration options are available for the HP Elite Folio?

HP introduced the Elite Folio earlier this year at CES 2021 as its newest ACPC (always connected PC). The 2-in-1 laptop is one of the only ARM-based Windows laptops launched in 2021. According to HP, the Elite Folio offers users the portability of a tablet and the performance capabilities of a laptop. The display hinge...

What specs do I need in a Chromebook in 2021?

If you're shopping for a new Chromebook, you're probably thinking about specs at least a little. CPU, RAM, and storage are all important options to consider. Moving from a Mac or PC to Chrome OS can be confusing. Required specs are certainly a bit different on Chromebooks and Chrome OS tablets, particularly when it comes...

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 speaker with IP67 rating now on sale for $65 ($35 off)

Ultimiate Ears sells some of the best (and most recognizable) Bluetooth speakers around, and the Wonderboom 2 is one of its most recent models. The speaker has a compact design and IP67 water/dust resistance, and now you can buy one from AT&T on clearance for $64.9. That's $35 off the original price, and AT&T is...

Anker’s tiny USB Type-C charger now on sale for just $14

Smaller power adapters are becoming more and more common, largely thanks to the increased availability of Gallium Nitride (GaN) transistors. Anker has now discounted one of its USB Type-C chargers to just $13.59 on Amazon, and while this specific charger doesn’t use GaN, it’s still incredibly compact. This sale matches the discount we saw at...

Does the HP Spectre x360 feature an OLED display?

HP makes some of the finest laptops on the market today with the Spectre x360 series being its premium convertible series. The company offers a total of three models at the moment, namely the Spectre x360 13, Spectre x360 14, and the Spectre x360 15. Among these three, there are various configurations available, allowing customers...

Verizon is working on a smart display with 4G connectivity

Smart displays have become more popular in recent years, starting with the first Amazon Echo. There are now dozens (if not hundreds) of different models available, most of which use either Google Assistant or Alexa to provide the 'smart' functionality through voice commands and touchscreen controls. Now it appears U.S. carrier Verizon is working on...

This is Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4, which we thought was the Watch Active 4

Google and Samsung confirmed last month that the two companies' wearable platforms were merging, combining the best of Wear OS with Tizen software. Samsung also revealed that none of its existing watches would be updated to the new platform, but the company's Galaxy Watch 4 series would have it from day one. A purported Galaxy...