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The Outer Worlds and Cyberpunk 2077: Two competing RPG views of the future at E3 2019

Two competing RPG views of the future,but only one is part of the Keanuaissance. → Read More

Atari VCS opens pre-orders at $249 for retro console featuring 4K gaming

Exclusive: Preorders for the new set-top console hit Walmart and GameStop, hoping to capitalize on retro gaming while also looking to the future. → Read More

Trash can redux: Reexamining the legacy of the 2013 Apple Mac Pro

It was the revolutionary desktop that turned heads but failed to win hearts and minds, leaving its successor a steep task. → Read More

The incredibly portable Acer Swift 7 was my near-perfect travelling companion

On the road to London, this slim 14-inch laptop turned heads and saved my shoulders. → Read More

Laptop and PC gifts for dads

Treat your grad (or yourself) to these great laptops and PC accessories. → Read More

Apple's MacBook Pro update gets a fresh keyboard and new Intel 8-core processors

The "fastest Mac notebook ever" uses the latest Intel chips to try to win over power-hungry creatives. → Read More

Apple's new MacBook Pro gets keyboard update and Intel 8-core processors

The "fastest Mac notebook ever" uses the latest Intel chips to try to win over power-hungry creatives. → Read More

More MacBook Pro cores for creatives in the "fastest Mac notebook ever"

The incrementally improving MacBook Pro adds new 8-core Intel processors, and tries to win over power-hungry creatives. → Read More

Put down the gamepad, these are the best tabletop board games for video gamers

These tabletop games combine real-world cards and dice with companion apps and video game themes. → Read More

The ThinkPad X1 foldable prototype: A big screen that bends

Bigger than the Samsung Galaxy Fold, this 13-inch tablet folds into a laptop shape for typing and productivity. → Read More

The unexpected joys of a 16-inch laptop: The Origin PC Evo16-S

Somewhere between power and portability lies this very uncommon laptop size, as found in the Evo16-S from Origin PC. → Read More

Laptop and PC gifts for grads

Treat your grad (or yourself) to these great laptops and PC accessories. → Read More

Great games for your non-gaming laptop

Want to sneak in a little PC gaming on your work computer? Here's how to find the best games for an office laptop. → Read More

Gaming laptops: The top performers of 2019

Our current ranking of most powerful gaming laptops shows the strength of Nvidia's new RTX line. → Read More

Alienware Area-51m vs. Origin PC Eon-17X: Battle of the big laptop-desktop hybrids

Sometimes you want the best of both worlds, as in these massive gaming laptops with desktop parts inside. → Read More

New Xbox and PlayStation hardware hint at the future of gaming, six years late

With the growth of streaming game services and a shift to downloads over physical media, reality is starting to catch up to my 2013 expectations. → Read More

Alienware Area-51m review: A gaming laptop that doesn't shy away from the bigger-is-better school of design

A desktop-laptop Frankenstein that's monstrously powerful. → Read More

Best battery life laptops for 2019

Our current rankings of longest-lasting laptops has a few surprises. → Read More

New Acer Predator Helios 700 adds HyperDrift keyboard to keep things cool

The PC giant also has new entries in the Nitro and Orion gaming lines. → Read More

Watch the Next @ Acer global press conference live now

The PC giant will unveil a new lineup of laptops, desktops and gaming gear at its Brooklyn conference. → Read More