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This Is the Perfect Laptop Under $1,000

It’s not easy to find a really good laptop for under $1,000. There’s always some kind of compromise—usually related to speed, usability, or size. But everyone deserves to have a laptop that they can use in a coffee house without shame, carry to classes without pain, or use to tweak a few photos on without […]

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MSI’s GS63VR Is a Perfectly Balanced Gaming Laptop

A couple months ago I reviewed MSI’s GT75VR, and even though I respect how hard it is to cram desktop-level components, ridiculously loud speakers, and a custom mechanical keyboard in a laptop body, gigantic 17-inch systems like that don’t really do it for me. That’s because weighing in at almost 10 pounds and…Read more… Continue […]

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Razer’s New Cheaper Razer Blade Pro Doesn’t Make Any Damn Sense

There are always going to be people who want a big, powerful laptop. I’m talking about people like developers that want to show off early game builds at trade shows or stubborn people who simply can’t compromise on performance when they are away from home. But is there any benefit to turning these 17-inch behemoths…Read […]

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Protect Your Apple Gear In Style With 20% Off a Hand Stitched Leather Sleeve [Exclusive]

Your laptop is one of the most expensive things you own, and it deserves to be treated as such. Rather than throwing it roughshod into your bag, slip it into one of PicasoLabs’ beautiful, hand-stitched, personalized leather sleeves, now on sale for one of the first times ever.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Using Social Media During Class Can Lower Exam Scores

Getting a laptop for your upcoming foray into college is great, but you should leave it alone come class time. According to scientists at Michigan State University, students who voluntarily installed browser tracking software on their laptops were found to spend almost 40 minutes per 100-minute class using the web for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Most Insurance Won’t Cover the Expensive Electronics in Your Checked Bags

With an electronics ban in place for most flights coming from the Middle East and North Africa, and the threat of a laptop ban hanging over our heads, there’s a good chance you’ll have to check your expensive electronics with your luggage on an upcoming flight. Too bad there’s nothing you can do to cover […]

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What to Do Before Packing Your Laptop in a Checked Bag

If you’re packing your laptop in a checked bag, the best advice is probably don’t do it. From lost luggage to lost data, there’s so much that can go wrong. With the threat of a laptop ban looming, though, you may not have a choice. Whatever the circumstance, you want to keep your laptop safe once […]

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Keep a Dedicated ‘Guest Computer’ for Your Houseguests 

After upgrading my laptop, I spent months feeling bad that I hadn’t yet sold the old one. It sat around for months, until one day when a friend was over to work on a writing project. He hadn’t brought his computer, so I fired up the spare laptop, whisking away my guilt. That spare computer […]

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Surface Laptop First Impressions: Microsoft Is Finally Making the Computer It Should Have Made All Along

The Surface Laptop might not have turned many heads if it had been the first mobile computer from Microsoft. It’s not as radical and influential as the Surface Pro or as crazy looking as the Surface Book. From afar, the silver notebook looks like something as easily made by Apple or Asus as by Microsoft. […]

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