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Best Dell laptops to buy in July 2021: XPS 13, Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition, XPS 17 and more

Dell continues to be a dominant player in the laptop space offering a variety of options in the enterprise, consumer, and gaming segments. Currently ranking as the third-largest laptop vendor around the globe, the company had a pretty solid 2020 due to the high demand for PC products during the pandemic. If you're looking for...

Dell XPS 13 vs XPS 15 vs XPS 17: Which XPS laptop is best for you?

The XPS brand has been around for quite some time, but it was only in 2005 when Dell revamped the lineup to compete against Alienware, which had gained popularity in the gaming laptop space. Dell eventually took over Alienware in 2006, thereby making a dedicated gaming division. Today the XPS brand no longer focuses on...

Best accessories for Dell XPS 17: Mice, keyboards, docks, and more

The Dell XPS 17 was reincarnated last year, almost a decade after we last saw the XPS 17-L702X in 2011. It follows the same design language as its younger siblings, the XPS 15 and XPS 13, with a premium aluminum chassis, ultra-thin bezels, and a fairly thin profile for a 17-inch notebook. This year, the...

How good is the webcam on Dell XPS laptops? Is it the same for all sizes?

There's no denying that the Dell XPS lineup of laptops is one of the best out there. All three sizes offer premium builds and top-notch performance, especially considering their size and weight. That's something Dell has been pursuing for a while -- making the bezels as small as possible to make the computer smaller. But...

These are the best docks for Dell XPS laptops: Plugable, Anker, and more

The Dell XPS laptop family offers top-tier performance in a design that's much smaller than you might initially expect. The tiny bezels make these laptops extra portable, and with the performance they offer, they're some of the best laptops out there. That small size comes with some sacrifices though. Like many other ultrabooks, the Dell...

Is it possible to play games on the Dell XPS 15?

Dell has been making some of the best laptops offering a wide range in the consumer and enterprise space. One of the finest 15 inch laptops in the premium thin and light category is the XPS 15. It offers a gorgeous design with an aluminum chassis and ultra-thin bezels around the display. The latest model,...

HP Spectre x360 vs Dell XPS 13: Which is the best 13-inch ultra-portable?

The Dell XPS 13 continues to be one of the highest-rated and recommended 13 inch Windows laptops. It has consistently offered a premium thin and light design, great keyboard, and solid performance for the form factor. But that doesn't mean it has no competition. In fact, HP's Spectre x360 13 is a wildly popular laptop...

These are the Best 15-inch Laptops in Summer 2021: Dell XPS 15, HP Spectre x360, Surface Book 3, and more

Laptops with 15-inch to 16-inch dimensions are universally more accepted and popular than any other size, and it makes sense. They aren’t too big and bulky to carry around like a 17-inch laptop, and at the same time aren’t that small, so you get a good amount of screen real estate and some more room...

These are the Best USB-C laptops to buy in July: Dell XPS 13, Surface Laptop 4, and more

USB-C or USB Type-C has been one of the most successful universal ports seen on almost every modern gadget including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more. The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced the specification back in 2014 and it has seen multiple revisions over the years. This 24-pin double-sided connector can be implemented with various data...

These are the best laptops with OLED displays: XPS 13, Spectre x360, Razer Blade, and more

Organic light-emitting diode or OLED displays offer the best color reproduction, punchy contrast, and deep blacks. Not only are they great for TVs or monitors, but you can also get them on laptops today. Of course, they're more expensive to manufacture than traditional LED and LCD panels, so if you're looking for a laptop with...

These are the Best Thunderbolt 4 laptops in July: Dell XPS 13, Acer Swift 3, and more

Thunderbolt 3 has been around for a while, but this year we're witnessing PCs finally moving to the newer standard. While technically Thunderbolt 4 is not a huge jump over its predecessor, it's more reliable. Overall, the speeds remain the same but Intel has tightened the minimum requirements so customers get a better experience. Thunderbolt...

The Best Ethernet adapters for your Dell XPS Laptop in Summer 2021: Anker, Belkin, and more!

Dell's lineup of XPS laptops are some of the best portable Windows (and Linux) machines you can buy, with sleek designs, great keyboards, and excellent performance. However, the transition to USB Type-C means you might need adapters to use most types of connections, including wired internet. Dell certainly isn't alone here — most of the...