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Lenovo Yoga C740 15 review: A budget-friendly convertible that's a little clunky

The Lenovo Yoga C740 15 has a bright display and long battery life, and its performance is adequate for mainstream tasks. But 15-inch convertibles tend to be unwieldy, including this one.

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The Origin PC EON17-X crams Intel's 10-core desktop CPU into a laptop

The Origin PC EON17-X laptop comes loaded with Intel's newest desktop processors and Nvidia's best graphics gear.

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Hands-on: HP Elite Dragonfly, the first laptop with an integrated Tile tracker

The HP Elite Dragonfly will be an easier laptop to track, thanks to its embedded Tile module.

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How Microsoft is testing the Surface Book 3 to avoid past thermal issues

Microsoft wants the Surface Book 3 to avoid the 'hot bag' thermal issues of past models, literally putting test Surface Book 3s into backpacks to make sure they don't overheat.

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

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.

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PCWorld's May Digital Magazine: Ryzen 4000 vs. Comet Lake H

Enjoy the best of in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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Alienware Area-51m upgradability: How the Holy Grail of laptop features eluded us

The sad tale of the Alienware Area-51m tells us why we'll never, ever see upgradeable graphics in a laptop.


Anker's $18 USB-C hub turns a single port into five

Anker's 5-in-1 USB-C hub is back down to $18 right now with coupon and checkout code.

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Dell XPS 15: Everyone's favorite workhorse laptop finally gets upgraded

The Dell XPS 15 gets a long-overdue upgrade, offering slimmer bezels and 10th-gen CPUs. It leaves USB-A behind as well.

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Dell goes big with the XPS 17's debut: Everything you need to know

The Dell XPS 17 bring the popular XPS brand to a larger form factor laptop this summer, with a bezel-less design, H-class 10th-gen CPU, and up to RTX 2060 graphics.

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Microsoft Surface Go 2 review: A gorgeous, pricey tablet with a decent CPU

Microsoft's Surface Go 2 is a gorgeous Windows tablet that seems best suited for business travelers. It's expensive, however, and the optional keyboard is cramped.

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Chromebook Duet is avant-garde, yet affordable

The Lenovo IdeaPad Chromebook Duet is the latest attempt to meld Chromebook productivity with Android versatility. Can the affordable price shift more users away from plain old clamshells?

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The $1,799 MacBook Pro 13 vs. the $650 Acer Swift 3: Guess who wins?

We put a Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3 against Apple's new MacBook Pro 13 and the results weren't pretty

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Why the new Microsoft Surface devices don't have a webcam shutter

Microsoft believes that alerting users that their secured devices are on outweighs the need to put a physical camera shutter on devices like the Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2.

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AMD Ryzen Pro 4000 chips take the fight to corporate laptops

AMD new Ryzen Pro 4000 CPUs feature memory encryption, fleet management features, and stable shelf life.

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Acer Swift 3 Review: Ryzen 4000 delivers insane performance for the price

The Acer Swift 3 is a budget laptop that's as fast as pricier, heavier models, thanks to Ryzen 7 4700U, an 8-core CPU based on AMD's 7nm Ryzen 4000 with Radeon graphics.

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Microsoft's Surface Go 2 debuts: An ultraportable tablet with significantly more performance

Microsoft announces the Surface Go 2, a faster version of its ultramobile Windows tablet with an improved screen, LTE options and a great webcam.

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13-inch MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air: Buy this or buy that?

Now that Apple has updated its entire lineup of notebooks for 2020, let’s that a look at the specs and break down which one you should buy.

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Microsoft launches Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2, a new Surface Dock and Surface Headphones 2

Microsoft launches its long-awaited Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2, and the Surface Dock 2, alongside its Surface Earbuds and a surprise set of Surface Headphones 2. The goal is a "Surface for everyone," Microsoft says.

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Microsoft says the Surface Book 3 will be 50 percent faster than before

Microsoft's Surface Book 3 debuts with 10th-gen Intel Core Ice Lake processors, a whopping 2TB SSD option, and even real-time ray tracing options with a Nvidia Quadro RTX GPU.

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