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Here's how much slower (and faster?) Apple's new MacBook Air is than Dell's XPS 13

Leaked Geekbench numbers indicate the 2018 MacBook Air gets thrashed by Dell's XPS 13 in heavy workloads

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Microsoft's $399, 10-inch Surface Go rethinks the Windows tablet for consumers

Microsoft unveils the Surface Go: a 10-inch Surface tablet priced to attract the everyday user at $399, alongside an updated Surface Mobile Mouse and pen. Just don't expect too much in terms of performance.

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Android Confidential: What premium Android phones can learn from the iPhone XR

The iPhone XR is a new category of smartphone for Apple, and it's one I'd love to see Samsung and Google emulate.

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How 'free' Wi-Fi hotspots can track your location even when you aren't connected

Some free Wi-Fi hotspots are tracking the locations of users who've signed on even if they're no longer connected. PCWorld investigates how this happens.

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Apple MacBook Air vs. Dell XPS 13 and HP Spectre x360 13: The battle of the thin-and-lights

We compare the 2018 MacBook Air to the Dell XPS 13 9570 and HP Spectre x360 13 and can't find any reason to buy Apple's new ultraportable.

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Apple Mac Mini vs Intel NUC: The littlest Mac challenges Windows mini PCs to up their game

Apple has revamped its Mac Mini at last—so we pit it against Intel's top mini PC and its bleeding-edge hardware to see how it stacks up.

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Android security: Why Google's demands for updates don't go far enough

Google is forcing some Android phone makers to provide two years of security updates, but it's not as good as you'd think.

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Samsung Galaxy Book 2 tablet hands-on: Performance takes a back seat to battery life

Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 includes the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 chip, which enables this Windows tablet to achieve industry-leading battery life at the cost of some performance.

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Google Pixel Stand review: Too many locks and not enough ease

The Pixel Stand is a fine wireless charger, but only if you have a Pixel 3 and are willing to pay a premium for a Made by Google product.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The 5 best and 5 worst features

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is arguably the best Android phone you can get, but it has its drawbacks too. Before you drop $1,000 or more on this phone, let's break down the five best and worst things.

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HP Spectre x360 13 (2018) hands on: 'Whiskey Lake' power sits alongside 22 hours of battery life

HP's latest 13-inch Spectre X360 convertible notebook PC includes a boatload of changes: Intel "Whiskey Lake" power, LTE, nearly a full day of battery life, and a new, faceted design that puts the USB-C port at an offset angle.

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HP Spectre x360 15 (2018) hands on: HP's convertible notebook leaps to six cores

HP's updated Spectre x360 15 convertible notebook for 2018 boasts up to six cores of processing power; a new, faceted design; and a Webcam kill switch for privacy's sake.

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How to manage Windows 10 updates to prevent them from ruining your life

While you shouldn't block Windows 10 updates, you can manage them in Settings. Buying Windows 10 Pro, may be the best solution, though.

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 9575 review: It might just be the fastest 2-in-1 in town

Dell’s XPS 15 2-in-1 9575 is one of only two 8th-gen Kaby Lake G laptops ever made, and we're very sad about it. Whatever else you can say about its MagLev keyboard and USB-C exclusivity, it's impressively fast.

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5 reasons to consider the Honor 8X over the Google Pixel 3, LG V40, and Huawei Mate 20

Honor is back with the 8X, a low-priced, big-screen handset that just might make you reconsider spending all that money on a premium Android phone.