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World's first 5G laptop: Hands on with the Lenovo Flex 5G

The new Lenovo Flex 5G, the first 5G laptop you can buy, adds that buzz-heavy feature to an otherwise gray suit of a laptop. → Read More

What it's like working on the first 5G laptop you can buy

The new Lenovo Flex 5G adds buzz-heavy 5G to an otherwise gray suit of a laptop. → Read More

Should I buy a new MacBook now or wait for Apple silicon?

With a huge shift to Arm-based Macs starting later this year, laptop and desktop shoppers are left with a tough decision. → Read More

How to extend the life of your game console

The PS5 and Xbox Series X are coming later this year, but your current console still has a lot of life left in it. → Read More

How to extend the life of your PS4 and Xbox One

The PS5 and Xbox Series X are coming later this year, but your current console still has a lot of life left in it. → Read More

How to make your own 3D-printed magnetic face mask clips

I designed this magnetic clip for cloth masks, bandanas and other face coverings -- get the free download here. → Read More

Which MacBook is right for you: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro

The MacBook line offers three distinct choices, the 13-inch Air, 13-inch Pro and 16-inch Pro. Let's break them down. → Read More

The best gaming laptop performers for 2020: Alienware, Origin PC and more compared

Alienware and Origin PC still dominate the top spots, with Acer's Triton 900, the Razor Blade Pro and Asus' ROG Zephyrus GX701 the best of the rest. → Read More

Best 3D printer for beginners and budget creators to buy for 2020

Fire up the 3D printer and even print your own face masks and other pandemic accessories. → Read More

Xbox Series X will add HDR to older games

Microsoft says HDR reconstruction and 100,000 hours of retro game playtesting will make Xbox Series X the most backwards-compatible console ever. → Read More

The best 3D printer for beginners and budget creators for 2020

Fire up the 3D printer and even print your own face masks and other pandemic accessories. → Read More

Requiem for a butterfly keyboard

Commentary: Dear MacBook butterfly keyboard, we're all-in on the Magic now. → Read More

Apple MacBook Pro: Hands-on with the new Magic Keyboard version

Sure, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro adds 10th-gen Intel CPUs and doubles the storage, but the really big thing is that Apple finally fixed the keyboard. → Read More

Apple MacBook Pro: Hands-on with the new and improved Magic Keyboard version

Sure, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro adds 10th-gen Intel CPUs and doubles the storage, but the really big thing is that Apple finally fixed the keyboard. → Read More

Surface Go comes back for round 2

The mini Surface returns as the Surface Go 2, with a bigger screen and better CPU options. → Read More

Apple announces new MacBook Pro

With WWDC moving online, some hardware and software announcements normally expected there are arriving early. → Read More

Apple MacBook Pro: More storage, better CPUs, Magic Keyboard in the new 13-inch model

The 13-inch MacBook Pro adds 10th-gen Intel options and storage from 256GB all the way up to 4TB. → Read More

The best board games for 2020: Lord of the Rings, Mansions of Madness and more

The hottest thing in gaming right now is classic low-tech tabletop experiences. Here's our line-up of the best board games for this year. → Read More

How Fallout 76 fixed its post-apocalyptic malaise

The online role-playing game reboots itself a year and a half after its launch with a more traditional take on the Fallout franchise. → Read More

Mix it up with these 5 really weird PC games you can play right now

Stuck at home and need something new and different? Escape an earthquake, fight through your dreams and more. → Read More