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HP Envy 13 (2019)

Envy, as you probably know, is HP’s upscale-but-not-deluxe brand, positioned above its Pavilion PCs but below its Spectre models. You can think of the new Envy 13 (starts at $ 749.99; $ 1,199.99 as tested) as a replacement for the much-missed Spectre 13 ultraportable—while it has a touch screen, it’s a clamshell laptop that doesn’t […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 Computer Desktop Kit

Tickling the fancy of tinkerers, the Raspberry Pi is a tiny circuit board with memory, a CPU, and several I/O connectors. It has long promised to offer anyone access to the building blocks of computer programming—from making an app to controlling a hobbyist robot—for the price of a good dinner. The newest model, the Raspberry […]

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What To Do If Your Laptop Freezes

It feels like your computer only freezes in the middle of the most important tasks, doesn’t it? If your computer has slowed to a near-crawl—or become unresponsive entirely—here’s how to recover from the problem, and prevent it from happening in the future. Give It a Minute to Catch Up If you’re performing a particularly CPU-intensive […]

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The Best Prime Day Laptop Deals

Editor’s Note: Story updated at 3:45 p.m. ET with the latest deals. If you’ve been shopping for a new laptop, you won’t want to miss the deals going on now. With Prime Day in full swing and competing deals from other retailers hitting the web, you can snag a high-performance notebook, like Asus’s ROG Strix, […]