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How to Fix The Surface Pro 3's Short Battery Life Problem

Surface Pro 3 users who have reported awful battery life since May finally got a solution, as Microsoft released an update for the detachable PC yesterday (August 29) that aims to fix the problem. A 1...

7 Things You Need to Know About Intel's 7th-Gen Core Processors

Intel has a new family of processors coming soon to a laptop near you. Dubbed Kaby Lake, the 7th-Generation Core processors should be of particular interest if you're making do with an older machine, ...

Apple Prepping iPad Upgrades, Return of MacBook Air

Apple's focus these days seems to be on redesigning the iPhone and growing new platforms like the Apple TV and its Apple Watch. But it appears that the company won't forget about its more mature p...

ThinkPad X1 Yoga's New OLED Screen: Brilliant Color Brings Images to Life

We recently got the new ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED display into our Labs, and we were eager to check out how the screen stacks up. After all, this is just the second OLED laptop we've seen so far (th...

Microsoft Slams MacBook Air with Surface Pro Ad

Microsoft is at it again. In a new ad for its Surface Pro 4, it takes aim directly at Apple, calling the MacBook Air as useful as a hat for your cat.Microsoft plays up the Surface's touch screen, deta...

Attack Forces 1.7 Million Opera Users to Reset Passwords

Perennial also-ran web browser Opera may have less than 1 percent of the market, but it appears that even its users are a target for attackers. Last Friday (Aug. 26) the company announced that its ...

Laptop Trailblazer John Ellenby Dies at 75

British-born engineer John Ellenby a pioneer of the modern laptop computer, passed away at the age of 75 in San Francisco on Aug. 17. The New York Times first reported the news on Friday (Aug. 26).  ...

Your OLED Screen Isn't as Bright as You Think, But it's Still Better

Though they have been common on high-end smartphones, OLED (sometimes called AMOLED) screens are just now finding their way onto laptops. Back in June, Dell released a configuration of the Alienware 1...

Microsoft Teases Darker, Sleeker Surface Book 2 (Update)

Update: It looks like this teaser might not be a new Surface Book at all. According to a tweet from Dropbox's Rudy Huyn, the potential Surface Book 2 tease is simply an edited version of a promo image...

Best Laptop Deals: Just $12.60 For 64GB Lexar JumpDrive

As we draw closer to the new school year (yes, we know – yuck!), retailers are beginning to really discount some fine laptop choices for returning students, including models from Acer, Asus, Dell, H...