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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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Acer Aspire E15 E5-576-392H review: A bargain-priced laptop with plenty of productivity power

The budget version of 2018’s Acer Aspire E15 delivers great value for the price as well as a significant performance boost over its predecessor.

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Best MacBook: Which Mac laptop should you buy?

Apple offers a wide vareity of laptops. Here’s what you need to know to pick the right one.

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.

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Snag a powerful Dell G3 gaming laptop with a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti for only $880 today

Best Buy is selling a Dell G3 gaming laptop with a Core i5-9300H and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti for $880.

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Amazon's one-day Acer sale offers deep discounts on laptops, monitors, and more

Amazon's one-day Acer sale features great deals on the Acer Chromebook 15, FreeSync monitors, and gaming mice.

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This sleek, Core i7-equipped Acer Swift 3 laptop costs just $530 after a massive $240 discount

Grab the Acer Swift 3 laptop is just $530 today at Newegg, and you get a $30 gift card too.

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Trump tariffs on Chinese goods could cost you $120 more for notebook PCs, say Dell, HP and CTA

The Consumer Technology Association said this week that Trump tariffs levied on Chinese goods could force consumers to pay significantly more for laptops, cell phones, and other technologies. Dell, Intel, Microsoft, and Apple all...

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Huawei laptops quietly return to the Microsoft Store, though the federal ban remains in place

Three Huawei laptops have returned to the Microsoft Store as quietly and mysteriously as they vanished last month.

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HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 review: A giant, powerful convertible that most people don't need

HP loaded up its Chromebook x360 14 G1 with some high-end parts, but the result is too unwieldy to work well as a convertible, and it's expensive, too.

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Alienware m15 review: The power of OLED compels you

Alienware's m15 is in a weird place, with underwhelming RTX 2070 Max-Q performance and a major redesign coming soon. But the OLED display will win you over.

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PCWorld's June Digital Magazine: This is the first foldable tablet

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review: This thin gaming laptop features 9th-gen Core and GTX 1660 Ti

Can MSI's beloved GS65 Stealth Thin 9SD still stand out in a crowd of "me too" thin gaming laptops?

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Microsoft is reportedly prepping a dual-screen Surface tablet

Microsoft is reportedly developing a dual-screen Surface tablet, code-named Centaurus, that sounds something like the "Intel" Twin Rivers concept we saw last week.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: A sharp business laptop with caveats

The Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review is thin, light, and plenty powerful. But its design has a few surprising trade-offs.

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Samsung's Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are premium, performance-oriented laptops

Samsung’s Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are laptops designed for a PC users who want a premium experience—and enough power for work and play.

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Here's what's inside Intel's boundary-pushing 'Project Athena' laptops—and why

Intel releases the basic specs of what will go into the 'Project Athena" notebooks partners will ship this fall, and describes how engineers blew up years of traditional benchmarking to arrive at them.

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Lenovo's Ryzen-powered Flex 14 convertible laptop with an Active Pen is just $529 right now

The Lenovo Flex 14 featuring an AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor and a 256GB NVMe drive is just $529 at Amazon.

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