Category Archives: Laptops

Huawei Opts for Linux on Its Laptops | News & Opinion

No access to Windows 10? No problem! Huawei starts using Deepin Linux for its MateBook laptops in China, and they’re cheaper, too. Huawei created its own operating system called HarmonyOS to potentially replace Android on smarpthones, but for laptops, the Chinese company is opting for Linux. As TechRepublic reports, Huawei continues to face trade restrictions […]

Dell XPS 15 (7590, OLED) Review & Rating

Here in 2019, laptops are increasingly falling into specialized types for gamers, content creators, and other bands of buyers. But general, tried-and-true desktop replacements remain essential. The Dell XPS 15 is one of our favorites in that crowd, a jack-of-all-trades that can do everything well in lieu of a full-size desktop. The newest 7590 model […]

Save $500 on Editors’ Choice Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultraportable

Labor Day weekend is over, but Amazon still has some great deals available as part of its Intel Gamer Days promotion, including a $500 discount on one of the best ultraportable laptops on the market. The Razer Blade Stealth 13 with a quad-core eighth-generation Intel Core i7-8565U processor and Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics usually costs […]

The Best Mobile Workstations for 2019

How to Buy the Right Workstation Laptop The most demanding, hardcore users need the most powerful laptops on the planet. You probably agree. You probably think we’re talking about gamers and gaming laptops. Actually, though, we’re talking about work, not play: applications such as computer-aided design (CAD), architecture, engineering, video editing and post production, 3D […]

The Best Ultraportable Laptops for 2019

Ultraportables: Balancing Light Weight and Just Enough Power The evolution of laptops has always been driven by the push for thinner, lighter, and more power-efficient designs, and whatever the year, these demands coalesce into the perfect expressions of leading-edge laptop design: ultraportables. What exactly defines this category? In general, ultraportables weigh 3 pounds or less, […]