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How to Configure Your Laptop: Specs That Matter

When purchasing a laptop directly from a manufacturer, such as Dell, Lenovo or HP, you often have the option to configure your system with your choice of CPU, screen, memory, storage and other key com...

Why 66 Percent of Laptop Screens Suck

In the past few years, we've seen laptops get faster, lighter and a bit cheaper, but unfortunately the majority of them still have the same ugly, low-res screens they had six or seven years ago. Accor...

How to Get the Best Laptop Deals this Holiday Season

Whether you're looking for your new everyday laptop or just want to stock up on some accessories, the holiday shopping season, which runs from early November until three weeks after Black Friday, is a...

Gaming Laptop Buying Guide: Find the Right Rig

With their powerful components, colorful designs and premium prices, gaming laptops are a different beast than typical mainstream notebooks. And they need to be if you want to play demanding games lik...

10 Tablets with the Longest Battery Life

Whether you’re taking your tablet with you on the train to stave off boredom on a commute or are reading an eBook while propped up with it in bed, there’s nothing worse than having to stop what yo...

10 Key Features to Look for in Your Next Laptop

Up until around 2010, both consumers and businesses could be counted on to upgrade their laptops every three years on average, because technology changed so quickly that anything older than that felt ...

10 Laptop Features You Can Skip to Save Money

Whether you're buying a laptop that you can configure-to-order or choosing from a set of different models, you'll pay more for better components and capabilities. If your budget allows, you can splurg...

Tablet Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

The tablet has fallen on hard times recently, with falling sales and heated debate about whether we even need tablets in today's huge smartphone-driven world.But there are still plenty of good reasons...

There are plenty of reasons to scoop up a 2-in-1, the most important of which is to have one device that can double as a laptop and a tablet. When you need to get work done, you can use a keyboard and...

Whether your shiny new laptop or tablet was dead on arrival or developed a serious problem after a few months of wear and tear, you'll probably rely on the manufacturer's warranty to get your device f...