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Don't be an easy target

7 tips to protect your Windows PC against malware


What do you think of Skype's new Snapchat-esque makeover? (poll)

1080P vs 4K

How important is 4K gaming on the Xbox One X to you?

Surface > Mac

Microsoft's latest device lineup truly (and finally) rivals Apple's

New pen is mightier than the old pen

Own an older Surface? Here's what you should know about the new Surface Pen

Driving back in time

Wondering why ALL Microsoft's Windows drivers are dated June 21?

A good port

Spotify shows the world how to do Centennial apps the right way

♏ vs. 🅿

Here's how the Xbox One X stacks up to Xbox One S and PS4 Pro

Cream o' the crop

Before buying a Microsoft laptop, check out our pick for the absolute best

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Share your experiences with Microsoft tech support for Windows 10 Mobile

What's the difference?

What to expect from ‘Xbox One X Enhanced’ games

Best o' E3

Ashen for Xbox One was the best game we saw at E3 — here's why

AR hearts and minds

Will Apple beat Microsoft to the AR punch?

ThinkPad Mini

The updated ThinkPad X1 Tablet has a few unfortunate flaws

To be continued

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Everything we know so far

all in on alcantara?

Are you a fan of the Alcantara on Microsoft Surfaces and Type Covers?

Versatility perfected

Surface Pro 2017 review: A 2-in-1 you'll actually want to use

Cshell Cshell by the Cshore

What does 'CShell' mean for Windows Mobile?

Marketing matters

Microsoft needs to grab mixed reality mindshare (now) or someone else will

Surface Laptop > Surface Book?

What Surface Book users will love about Surface Laptop

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All Articles by Simon Sage


Should you buy the ASUS ZenBook UX305?

If you're in the market for a stylish ultrabook but are on a tight budget, the ASUS ZenBook UX305 is a laptop worth looking into.

The UX305 has earned high marks for its build quality, slim profile, and its reasonable pricetag. Let's dig into some reviews and see if it's worth your personal investment. On top of pro reviews, we'll also be hearing from the Windows Central community in the comments about their first-hand experiences with this laptop.

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Five great gaming laptops

Gamers on the go will want to check out these powerful laptops.

Consoles are far from the end-all be-all of gaming, and these laptops have the power to prove it. The latest graphics cards, giant displays, a wealth of inputs, and tailor-built keyboards are all expectations when it comes to machines of this caliber. Be warned: these laptops are bulky, power-hungry, and not cheap. On the upside, they'll offer almost all of the enjoyment you'd get out of a standard desktop gaming rig while you're out and about.

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Should you buy the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon?

The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a fine laptop, but should you get it?

We've had some time with the Thinkpad X1 Carbon and are amply impressed, but when it comes to making a final purchasing decision, we want to provide you guys with a broad range of reviews. Here you'll find a quick run-down of what the Thinkpad X1 Carbon costs, what the critics have to say about it, and what owners in our community have experienced. Despite the whole Superfish fiasco, Lenovo still makes a mean laptop.

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Should you buy the Dell XPS 13?

Is the Dell XPS 13 the right laptop for you? Check out these reviews to find out.

It's been a few months since Dan has given his hands-on with the Dell XPS 13, and lots of other owners have weighed in with their opinions. We're rounding up critic opinions and giving a brief tour of the Windows laptop so folks considering a purchase can get a comprehensive perspective on whether or not it's the right move for them. Of course, we welcome existing owners to sound off in the comments with their own experiences as well.

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Five great HP laptops

HP makes great laptops; here are just a few!

We're digging into each laptop manufacturer to see their top laptops, and now we're looking at HP. They've got a long history in electronics, and their latest breed of laptops are impressive. You'll find a little something for road warriors, businesspeople, gamers, and modest, everyday users.

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These are some of the fastest, sexiest Windows laptops you can get your hands on right now.

Budget and practicality be damned, you want the best laptop out there. We're showcasing some of the most eye-popping, top-of-the-line laptops currently available. A lot of these high performers will be perfect for gamers, but others aim to stay reasonably powerful while remaining insanely thin.

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Five laptops ready for work

We've got a selection of laptops here that are perfect for the workplace.

Often work will require you to hit the road, and though business-oriented tablets may suffice in some instances, there's no substitute for a proper laptop. Laptops that are secure, rugged, and long on battery life are vital to getting things done.

Laptops make fine desktop computer replacements too, most offering enough horsepower to handle day-to-day tasks. Combined with a second monitor and full-sized keyboard, laptops can create fine working stations.

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