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Huawei MateBook X Pro review

Huawei is huge. It’s larger by revenue than Dell or HP, the giants of computing in North America, and employs more people than both those competitors. You likely didn’t know that, of course. Gaining traction in the U.S. and Canada for further growth hasn’t been easy. Just look at the company’s cancelled smartphone partnership with […]

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Lenovo Legion T730 Tower

Lenovo’s gaming desktops have undergone a rename and a revamp. The Legion T730 Tower (starts at $ 1,429; $ 1,529 as tested) under review is the company’s fastest gaming tower, sporting top-of-the-line components like six- and eight-core Intel CPUs and the latest Nvidia graphics. The Legion T730 ticks key boxes on the gamer-essentials list, including […]

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The Best Chromebooks for 2019

Low-Cost Windows Alternatives Plenty of laptops, from budget to deluxe, are available in all sorts of shapes and sizes. But what do you buy when pretty much everything you do is online, you don’t need much in the way of software support, and you want to spend in the low hundreds, never mind the thousands? […]

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The Fastest Laptops for 2019

So, How Fast Is “Fastest,” Anyway? You’re here because you want the fastest laptop your money can buy? That’s a challenging goal: It depends on how you define “fast,” and to some extent on how you define “laptop,” too. Still, we’ll try to help you hit that moving target here. The short version? There are […]

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Overpowered Gaming Desktop (DTW3)

Powerful desktop gaming PCs do more than just let you play the latest titles with smooth visuals. Most also offer easy upgrades, blingy cases and fans kitted out with LED illumination, and sometimes head-turning designs, such as compact cubes. What they typically lack is wallet-friendliness, and the Overpowered Gaming Desktop (starts at $ 1,399; $ […]

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HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3

Bad news for fans of the HP EliteBook x360 1020: That 12.5-inch business convertible is going away. Good news for traveling execs everywhere: It’s been replaced by a trimmer third generation of the model 1030 that fits a 13-inch screen into a 12-inch chassis. The EliteBook x360 1030 G3 ($ 2,149 as tested) keeps the […]

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Razer Blade Stealth (2019)

Since its debut in 2016, the Razer Blade Stealth has been one of the best ultraportable laptops on the market, a thin and well-designed machine without dedicated graphics hardware for gaming. That last aspect separates it from most of Razer’s laptops, which are made with gaming in mind, like the flagship Blade 15. The new […]

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Quora hit by data breach affecting around 100 million users

Quora has been targeted by hackers in a data breach affecting around 100 million of its users. The Mountain View, California-based company that operates the question-and-answer website said on Monday that it recently discovered unauthorized access to its computer systems. Data that “may have been compromised” includes account information such as name, email address, and […]