Back to School Guide

Check out our back-to-school buying advice and find the best student laptops, tablets and other high-tech gear. Plus, check out our top app picks for students, free software and must-have gadgets for your dorm room.

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Best Laptop Deals: $649 for Dell with Core i7, Discrete GPU

As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, we're seeing some great deals. Our favorite deal right now is on Lenovo's ThinkPad 13, one of our favorite laptops and our top choice for students. You can buy the ...

Chromebooks vs. Windows 10 Laptops: What Should You Buy?

Chromebooks have grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google's Chrome OS is extremely easy to use (if you can use a browser, you're go...

HP Brings Big Bold Colors to Back to School

Even though it’s only May, HP is already thinking about heading back-to-school this fall with its new line of bold and colorful HP Pavilion laptops and Pavilion x360 2-in-1s.The standard Pavilion no...

10 Best Back-to-School Laptop Backpacks

Students carry a heavy burden. They need to move their books, their tech and their food from class to class. In many ways, it's their most important organizational tool. However, not all backpacks are...

Nothing causes buyer's remorse quite like seeing the laptop you bought last month for $1,000 go on sale for $750. It's equally unpleasant to buy a pricey new MacBook on March 1 and then watch as Apple...

The Most Stylish Laptop Bags for Women

Most traditional laptop bags were not built with women in mind. These generic, black, boring, corporate, drone-looking cases offer little or no pizzazz. But that doesn't mean you can't find a supercut...

As an infographics artist, I rely on a Wacom drawing tablet to get sketches into my computer. Drawing on the iPad has been challenging due to the limitations of the typical rubber-tipped stylus: diffi...

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, ...

Thanks to its great combination of selection, service and low prices, Amazon has more than 244 million active customers. However, most shoppers don't know all the ways to find even better deals offere...

Best Mac Apps

Buying a MacBook is like getting a ticket to a land of fantastic new software. In addition to all the free apps that Apple gives to every buyer, both the Mac App Store and independent developers provi...