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Dell XPS and Alienware Aurora Desktops Get Newer, Faster Intel Processors

Desktop towers went from being a fixture in every home to a rarity, but the ones that are still made fit niches that go above and beyond the sea of boring laptops. Dell is trying to make you excited for a desktop again by adding Intel K-Series processors into new XPS and Alienware desktops! Alienware Aurora is designed to give…


Gear Diary’s Best of IFA 2018 Awards

The annual IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin covers about 160,000 square meters and almost 2,000 exhibitors. Whether it was on the floor, at a press conference, at the media-only Showstoppers event, or in private meetings, we scoured IFA to find the latest and greatest to make up Gear Diary’s Best of IFA 2018 list.


Dell Releases a Slew of Updated Computers at IFA 2018

Dell has been busy pumping out gaming computers lately, they haven’t forgotten those of us who think Super Mario 2 was the height of gaming technology. They’re at IFA this week, and they have a full suite of Inspiron, XPS, and other software and hardware improvements to make it faster and easier to get things done!


Lenovo Flex 6 11” Convertible Is an Inexpensive Way Into a Convertible PC

With a price starting at $329.99 (currently $279.99), the Lenovo Flex 6 11” Convertible is an affordable way to get a laptop with Lenovo quality, a flexible design, a touchscreen, and features that will let you get work done on the go. The laptop isn’t perfect, but for under $280 it gives you a totally functional laptop packed with features.


KnewKey Rymek Bluetooth Keyboard Is Retro Coolness

Many times I sit at my computer and type on the keyboard and I remember back to the days of my youth, hammering away at the keys of our old manual typewriter. KnewKey has debuted the Rymek retro-style mechanical keyboard that brings back a bit of that nostalgia without the muscle ache.


Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Convertible Laptop (2018 20LD0015US) Review

Describe your perfect laptop. What would you want? Light enough to carry every day? A brilliant and large display packed into a compact body? Powerful enough to run every program? Something with plenty of built-in ports? Long battery life? The ability to be used as a tablet? The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018 20LD0015US) checks every box.



Lenovo’s IdeaPad Refresh Offers Premium Features without Breaking the Bank

The rule of thumb with computers used to be that you had to spend the absolute top of your budget in order to get a decent PC. Technology moves swiftly, and even lower-end devices are extremely powerful. Lenovo has taken full advantage of this, with their latest line of IdeaPad notebooks that are perfect for college.


Newton Mail’s Latest Feature Eliminates the “Sent” Folder From Your Email

Newton Mail, formally called CloudMagic, has been one of many third-party emails that I’ve used after being generally displeased with the stock iOS mail app. Featuring everything from Sent Receipts to fellow third-party app integration’s, Newton Mail’s new “True Inbox” feature is a helpful new way to tackle your mailbox.


Lenovo Yoga 920 2-in-1: The Best of All Worlds

Buying a new laptop is stressful — especially when you want something that is light enough to carry every day, something you can use in every scenario you might find yourself in, and yet is powerful enough to work as your primary computer. For your consideration, I submit the Lenovo Yoga 920 2-in-1; it’s the best of all worlds.


Dell UP2718Q 27” 4K HDR Monitor Is Impressive with a Price to Match

My current home computing setup includes a 13” MacBook Pro connected to two 27” monitors. They look great and get the job done. But there is little that compares to the Dell UP2718Q 27” 4K HDR Monitor. With amazing resolution and remarkable color accuracy, it is a monitor built for professionals. It’s truly impressive with a price to match.


E Fun’s Nextbook Flexx 11A Sets a New Bar for Budget Machines

How much technology can $230 buy you? It’s not enough for an iPad, certainly not enough for an iPhone, and will maybe get you a low-end Chromebook. If you’re willing to look beyond the big brands, though, E Fun offers a hidden gem in the form of the Nextbook Flexx 11A.


Logitech Craft Keyboard Review: Next Gen Keyboard You Can Pre-Order Today

When Logitech set out to create a new keyboard, they took nothing for granted. They used premium materials, designed the keys for comfortable, quick typing, added a host of useful specialty keys and then went a bit further. In this case, “further” means a special input dial that, over time, will become increasingly useful.


The Huawei MateBook Is a Jack of All Trades with Some Caveats

This review of the Huawei MateBook has been a long time coming. I like the MateBook a great deal, but I’ve been struggling to figure out exactly what this Windows 10 mobile device is. From the specs, it looks to be Huawei’s answer to the Microsoft Surface, but it is more complicated than that. Let’s take a look.





Upthere Wants to Make Cloud Storage More Streamlined

I made a nasty discovery a while back: my iPhone was out of space, and the culprit was Dropbox! I had only three documents downloaded and stored on my phone, but Dropbox was somehow using over 9GB! After a delete and reinstall, the problem was fixed for a while — and then it happened again. Now I’m looking at Upthere.




Huawei MateBook Is Available Today, Do You Want One?

Are you interested in one of the sleekest Windows 10 hybrids available? Look no further than the Huawei MateBook. Available in gold or gray, this tablet borders on being one of the most beautiful we’ve seen; accessories make it one of the most versatile.