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Huawei Matebook 14 Matebook X Pro (2019)

Are Huawei laptops safe? Intel, Microsoft promise support, but the future remains uncertain

The U.S. ban on Huawei calls into question whether the company's Matebook and Matebook Pro laptops are safe to buy. We update you on Intel and Microsoft support, and all the remaining uncertainty.

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Trump tariffs on Chinese goods could cost you $120 more for notebook PCs, say Dell, HP and CTA

The Consumer Technology Association said this week that Trump tariffs levied on Chinese goods could force consumers to pay significantly more for laptops, cell phones, and other technologies. Dell, Intel, Microsoft, and Apple all...

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Huawei laptops quietly return to the Microsoft Store, though the federal ban remains in place

Three Huawei laptops have returned to the Microsoft Store as quietly and mysteriously as they vanished last month.

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HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 review: A giant, powerful convertible that most people don't need

HP loaded up its Chromebook x360 14 G1 with some high-end parts, but the result is too unwieldy to work well as a convertible, and it's expensive, too.

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Alienware m15 review: The power of OLED compels you

Alienware's m15 is in a weird place, with underwhelming RTX 2070 Max-Q performance and a major redesign coming soon. But the OLED display will win you over.

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PCWorld's June Digital Magazine: This is the first foldable tablet

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

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 9th Gen Core i7-9750H Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review: This thin gaming laptop features 9th-gen Core and GTX 1660 Ti

Can MSI's beloved GS65 Stealth Thin 9SD still stand out in a crowd of "me too" thin gaming laptops?

How to disable your laptop touchpad

Does your laptop touchpad get in the way while you type? Here's how to turn it off.

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Microsoft is reportedly prepping a dual-screen Surface tablet

Microsoft is reportedly developing a dual-screen Surface tablet, code-named Centaurus, that sounds something like the "Intel" Twin Rivers concept we saw last week.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: A sharp business laptop with caveats

The Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review is thin, light, and plenty powerful. But its design has a few surprising trade-offs.

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Samsung's Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are premium, performance-oriented laptops

Samsung’s Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are laptops designed for a PC users who want a premium experience—and enough power for work and play.

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Here's what's inside Intel's boundary-pushing 'Project Athena' laptops—and why

Intel releases the basic specs of what will go into the 'Project Athena" notebooks partners will ship this fall, and describes how engineers blew up years of traditional benchmarking to arrive at them.

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Lenovo's Ryzen-powered Flex 14 convertible laptop with an Active Pen is just $529 right now

The Lenovo Flex 14 featuring an AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor and a 256GB NVMe drive is just $529 at Amazon.

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The HP Envy Wood Series puts real walnut or birch in five stylish laptops

The HP Envy Wood Series embeds real walnut or birch into the keyboard deck and touchpad of five stylish laptops. Here are the details.

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HP's Elite x2 G4 and EliteBook x360 1040 G6 dazzle with 1,000-nit displays and 24-hour battery

Your laptop hits 500 nits? That's cute. HP's new Elite 1000-series pushes 1,000 nits

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Amazon's one-day PC gear blowout offers deep discounts on gaming rigs, laptops, SSDs, and more

Grab some great gear for your PC, or pick up a new one with Amazon's one-day sale on Tuesday.

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 10th gen Core i7 Ice Lake

Who should buy Intel's 10th-gen CPU in a laptop: Five reasons for and against

Now that Intel's announced its 10th-gen CPUs, should you wait to buy a laptop? For some people, an existing 8th-gen laptop will be just fine.

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