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PCWorld's February Digital Magazine: Inside Project Athena

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Acer Swift 7 (2018) review: This spectacularly thin and light PC is a pain to actually use

Acer's Swift 7 (2018) sets the standard for thin-and-light notebooks, but a frankly awful typing experience and tablet-class performance make it a tough sell.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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Five ways to protect a new laptop

A laptop is a huge investment. Here's how to keep it safe.

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Huawei Matebook 13 review: a powerful GPU and Whiskey Lake chip propel this compact notebook

Huawei's Matebook 13 combines Intel's latest Whiskey Lake Core chip and the power of a discrete GPU to deliver a high-performance yet compact 13-inch notebook that's priced right, too.

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Microsoft's Surface sales soar to nearly $2 billion, though chip shortages are hurting

Microsoft reported healthy profits and revenue for its second fiscal quarter, fueled by unexpectedly high Surface demand that is pushing Windows to the side. But Windows could rebound if chipmakers would just make enough processors,...

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MSI GS75 Stealth Review: This light 17-inch laptop packs a wallop with GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

The MSI GS75 Stealth weighs almost as little as some 15-inch laptops, yet features a 17.3-inch 144Hz screen, 8th-generation Core i7, and Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q.

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Microsoft updates Teams for education, unveils low-cost Windows 10 devices

Microsoft is pushing further into the education market with new features in Teams designed to appeal to teachers and new hardware it hopes can dislodge Chromebooks in schools.

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Dell XPS 13 9380 review: The best little laptop fixes its biggest problem

Dell finally caved to convention and moved the super Dell XPS 13's camera up to the top bezel.

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PCWorld's January Digital Magazine: Snapdragon rising

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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This GeForce GTX 1060-equipped MSI gaming laptop is on sale for a ludicrously low $619

Grab an MSI GV62 with an Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card for $619 after a $150 rebate at Newegg.

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Best of CES: The coolest PCs, PC components, and PC spectacles we saw

CES 2019 was ground zero for chip announcements, mainstream laptops, radical PCs and enthusiast PC building parts. Here's the best of what CES had to offer.

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Gigabyte's Aero 15 optimizes itself to save power and push performance

Gigabyte's Aero 15 uses Microsoft's Azure AI and machine learning to tune itself on the fly.

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Walmart has slashed the price of two great 15-inch laptops so grab one while you still can

Grab an HP Pavilion 15 with a GeForce GTX 1060 for $799 or a Dell Inspiron 15 with an AMD Ryzen 5 APU for $379.

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Lenovo upgrades the Yoga C730 with a beautiful AMOLED display

Lenovo's new Yoga C730 boasts the latest 8th-gen Core chips, JBL speakers, and Dolby Atmos audio, but it's the 15.6-inch AMOLED display that will sell it.

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Lenovo's Yoga S940 intros Smart Assist eye-tracking, noise filtering, and a glass-wrapped display

Lenovo's consumer-friendly Yoga S940 boasts features like Dolby Atmos and 8th-gen Core chips, but a bundle of "Smart Assist" technologies sets it apart.

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Lenovo Yoga C730 and Yoga S940 first look

Lenovo's new Yoga C730 and S940 feature some impressive hardware (Intel Whiskey Lake!) and yes, some impressive software as well.

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The Alienware Area-51m is a desktop-class laptop both extreme and refined

With the Alienware Area-51m gaming laptop, Dell is launching a new design as well as a desktop-class powerhouse. Here's our close look.

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