Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is executive editor of Windows Central. He has been covering Microsoft since 2009 back when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Surface, HoloLens, Xbox, and future computing visions. Follow him on Twitter: @daniel_rubino.

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Surface Laptop 3 13.5 review: A laptop that satisfies like no other
the most enjoyable laptops to use

Surface Laptop 3 13.5 review: A laptop that satisfies like no other

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With the addition of USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 6, and Intel 10th Gen processors the Surface Laptop 3 13.5 delivers a solid follow up to the Surface Laptop 2. Between the optional Alcantara, ability to get the laptop serviced including SSD upgrades, Instant On, and the hugely improved trackpad Microsoft has created again one of the most enjoyable laptops to use. Find our more in my full review.

Review: Microsoft missed the mark with the new 15-inch Surface Laptop 3
Bigger is not always better

Review: Microsoft missed the mark with the new 15-inch Surface Laptop 3

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The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a slightly larger version of the 13.5-inch model, but it also features an AMD processor and graphics. Unfortunately, it's far from a powerful laptop, and without Alcantara, it feels like an odd addition to the Surface family. Omissions like Wi-Fi 6, an SD card reader, and a more modern display keep us from loving this otherwise gorgeous laptop.

Dell's newest XPS 13 2-in-1 is one of the best convertible PCs you can buy
Nearly perfect

Dell's newest XPS 13 2-in-1 is one of the best convertible PCs you can buy

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Dell's new XPS 13 2-in-1 brings a stunning design with powerful functionality. The first laptop with Intel's 10nm 10th Gen CPU and Iris Graphics deliver performance and decent battery life, dazzling HDR display, with an excellent inking experience. While there are a few things missing Dell gets more right than wrong with this premium convertible Ultrabook. However, the competition is...