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HP Omen X 2S

HP’s Omen X 2S (starts at $ 1,899; $ 2,499 as tested) is a high-end player that, thanks to the addition of a second built-in screen, is unambiguously unique among gaming laptops. Like on the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo, the second screen is located just forward of the keyboard. While it’s too small to replicate […]

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Falcon Northwest Talon 20th Anniversary Edition review

Falcon Northwest Talon 20th Anniversary Edition “The unstoppable performance of Falcon Northwest’s Talon 20th Anniversary Edition makes this gaming PC worth every penny.” Unrivaled build quality Best in class performance Stunning, tasteful LED lighting Dual-GPU option Generous warranty Upgraded configurations are pricey No Thunderbolt 3 20th anniversary. Yup, you read that right. Long before mainstream […]

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The best scanners of 2019

Today’s digital scanners excel at advanced image optimization and the ability to transfer PDFs immediately to the cloud storage of your choice. They’re an ideal choice when a mobile scanning app just won’t work. Our top scanner pick is Canon’s CanoScan LiDE 400 Slim Scanner as it provides a decent resolution and cloud compatibility in […]

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The best keyboard you can buy in 2019

What do you look for in a keyboard? Should it have mechanical switches? RGB lighting? How about great media controls? Whatever you want, we’ve put together a list of the best keyboards in a variety of categories. Our favorite overall is the Das Keyboard Prime 13. It’s great for work and play, with accurate and […]

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Alienware Aurora R10 Ryzen Edition

Following a complete refresh of its laptop line this year, Alienware has revamped its Aurora gaming desktop in the same style. The Aurora R10 (starts at $ 799.99; $ 3,629.99 as tested), which comes in a Ryzen Edition variant, is a performance beast as configured, thanks largely to its Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics […]

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ViewSonic VP3481

As a professional monitor for photographers, video editors, and graphic designers, the ViewSonic VP3481 ($ 699.99) provides a spacious ultra-wide screen with very good color accuracy, pre-calibrated to several color spaces. The 34-inch curved display nicely rendered photos and videos in our testing, and the inclusion of AMD FreeSync and a 100Hz refresh rate should […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad P53

When we reviewed it in March 2019, the Lenovo ThinkPad P52‘s performance was so impressive that it claimed our mobile workstation Editors’ Choice—at least until being unseated by the MSI WS75, mainly because that system’s Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000 was the first example we’d seen of the GPU maker’s blazing “Turing” class professional graphics. So […]