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After Ten Years, It’s Time to Kill the MacBook Air

You might have missed it over the long weekend, but yesterday (Jan. 15) marked the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the MacBook Air by Steve Jobs on stage at Macworld. When he removed its sleek...

The Best Refurbished Laptop Deals Right Now

If you want to save some money on your next laptop purchase, a refurbished model might be your best bet. If you buy from a reputable seller, a refurbished model should be in great condition and come ...

Best Laptop Deals of 2018

Whether you're in the market for a budget 2-in-1 or in search of a gaming rig you can actually afford, we've got the inside scoop on the latest deals you can't afford to miss. Currently, we're seeing...

Best College Laptops 2018

Every college student needs a laptop, but with so many options, the choice can be a daunting one. Start by reviewing our recommendations for the best laptop for your college major, and then check with...

Best Video Editing Laptops of 2018

Few tasks require more horsepower than video editing. While you can trim small clips with even an inexpensive laptop, to work with raw HD or 4K video or to create special effects, you need a fast proc...

2018 Is the Year of Laptop Feature Upgrades

Last year, I deemed that, after a year or two of stagnation, laptops were cool again. This year, vendors are focused on making them even cooler. At last week's CES tradeshow, we saw a number of upco...

Help Me, Laptop: Hard Drive or SSD?

Choosing between large cars and fast cars can be tricky, but similar questions regarding laptop storage can be easier to answer.So when forum user ally99 came to us with an AMD-based-laptop face-off...

Help Me, LaptopMag! What's The Best $1,000 Laptop for School?

When you have a decent-sized budget for a laptop, you can probably afford a great computer. But with so many options, you run the risk of investing your hard-earned money in a machine you may somed...

How to Use macOS Photos to Turn Live Photos into GIFs

Your iPhone shoots Live Photos, which capture video footage from before and after a still image, but while iOS can't turn those into GIFs on its own, your Mac can. All you need to do is open those i...

New Mac Malware Hijacks Web Connections: What to Do

"2018 is barely two weeks old, and already it looks like we've got new piece of macOS malware! Hooray :)"That's how Apple-focused security researcher Patrick Wardle opened a blog post yesterday (Jan. ...