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HP Spectre x360: Everything you need to know about HP’s premium convertible

When it comes to Windows laptops, very few brands have the same reputation as the HP Spectre x360 line. This family of convertible laptops offers one of the most premium and beautiful designs you can find on a laptop, combined with high-end specs and portability. With the 2021 models, HP has also introduced new versions...

Razer Blade (2022): Release date, price, and everything else

At CES 2022, everyone is showing off their latest and greatest laptops, and Razer introduced upgraded versions of its main three Razer Blade laptops, the Blade 14, 15, and 17. These new models naturally come with upgraded specs compared to the previous generations, featuring the latest hardware from AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA. They also come...

HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook: Release date, specs, and everything else

HP's Elite Dragonfly laptops have quickçy become some of the best laptops you can buy. After debuting just a few years ago, we've seen a second generation of the convertible, then the stellar Elite Dragonfly Max. And at CES 2022, HP introduced the third-generation Elite Dragonfly, but also, for the first time, the Elite Dragonfly...

Windows 11 features already in preview: Everything you can try right now

After a few months of testing with Windows Insiders, the first version of Windows 11 finally began rolling out to the public on October 5th, and it's now available on most laptops you can buy today. The lead-up to the launch was an exciting time, and we believe Windows 11 is a worthwhile upgrade for...

Surface Laptop Studio 2: Release date, specs, and everything we expect

Microsoft recently launched a handful of new Surface devices, the highlight of which was the Surface Laptop Studio. This new form factor for Surface combines the Surface Book and Surface Studio lines to create something different and better. We loved the Surface Laptop Studio in our review, and it's certainly one of the best laptops...

HP Elite Dragonfly G3: Release date, price, and everything else

HP's Elite Dragonfly lineup has been one of the more interesting business laptop families recently. It features a premium design and the versatility of a convertible, while also being a lightweight laptop and packing high-end specs. It's one of HP's best laptops, and now, HP has announced the third generation of the Elite Dragonfly, or...

Lenovo ThinkPad Z series: Specs, price, and everything you need to know

At CES 2022, Lenovo introduced the brand-new ThinkPad Z series of business laptops. This is a different take on the ThinkPad design, modernizing it in a few ways and keeping some of the iconic elements of ThinkPad laptops. These new laptops are also powered by AMD Ryzen processors, whereas the most popular ThinkPads usually use...

These are the best Xbox Series X, S, and Xbox One Games to play in 2022!

Whether you’ve just picked up a precious Xbox Series X/S, or you’re an Xbox One gamer who wants to know what to play next, we’ve got you covered. We’ve listed out the 23 games you must play if you’re an Xbox console owner. The Xbox Series X is one of the most powerful consoles ever created,...

Xiaomi 12 series goes official with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and 120W fast charging support

Xiaomi is closing 2021 on a high note with the release of a new flagship lineup. In an event in China today, the company officially took the wraps off of the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, and Xiaomi 12X. The new lineup succeeds the last year’s Mi 11 series and will go head to head...

Surface Go 4: Specs, release date, and everything we expect

The Microsoft Surface Go family may not be the most exciting of laptops, but there are some undeniable merits to it. These devices bring features like a Full HD+ 3:2 display, a 1080p webcam (and another one on the back), and Windows Hello facial recognition to a very affordable price point, which is definitely commendable....

Surface Pro 9: Release date, specs, and everything you need to know

It hasn't been that long since Microsoft launched the Surface Pro 8, which is quite a fantastic device. Bringing big new features like Thunderbolt 4 and a 120Hz display, it's easily one of the best Surface devices ever, and one of the best laptops you can buy right now, too. But it's never too early...

As Windows 11 rolls out, take a look at the past Windows version history

Windows 11 is officially out today, and it's one of best updates Windows has received in many years. If you read the review written by our own Rich Woods, you'll know that we're mostly pretty happy with the direction Microsoft is going with its new operating system. It's beautiful, it's more capable in many ways,...