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Framework Laptop Review: Modular, repairable, upgradeable laptop with a 12th-gen Intel Core processor

It’s not often that a new company enters a highly competitive market and delivers something that truly stands out. But that’s exactly what Framework did when the startup introduced its first laptop last year. It’s a sleek, sturdy notebook with an excellent display, keyboard, and touchpad. But it’s also a modular laptop that lets you […]

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Schenker VIA 15 Pro is a 3.2 pound laptop with a 15.6 inch display and dual M.2 slots

The Schenker VIA 15 Pro is a thin and light notebook with some of the features you’d normally expect from a gaming laptop (but without the discrete GPU). While the notebook weighs just 3.2 pounds, it has a 15.6 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display with a 165 Hz screen refresh rate. And under the […]

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Gateway’s new 14.1 inch laptops with Alder Lake-U sell for $499 and up

Gateway sort of rose from the dead a few years ago when Walmart became the exclusive seller of a handful of new budget laptops wearing the name of the classic computer brand. And somewhat to my surprise, Gateway-branded PCs have stuck around. Last year Walmart introduced models with 11th-gen Intel Core chips. And now the […]

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VAIO FE 14.1″ laptop with Intel Alder Lake-U launches for $699 and up

VAIO, the Japanese PC maker that spun off from Sony a few years back, is probably best known for producing high-end laptops. But the company does dabble in the mid-range from time to time, and the company’s latest affordable notebook is a 14.1 inch notebook with an Intel Alder Lake-U processor and a $699 starting […]

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The 2022 Dell XPS 13 is a 2.6 pound notebook with Intel Alder Lake-U and Windows or Ubuntu support

Dell’s XPS 13 laptops have long stood out for their ultracompact designs, but this year’s Dell XPS 13 (9315) is even thinner and lighter than usual, measuring just 0.55 inches thick and having a starting weight of 2.59 pounds. The new laptop is available today for $999 and up. In order to shrink the physical […]

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LG Gram 2022 lightweight laptops now available for $1299 and up

The LG Gram line of laptops are known for their slim and incredibly lightweight designs, but that doesn’t mean they sacrifice horsepower. This year LG introduced 6 new models that are powered by 12th Intel Core-P processors with up to 12 cores, 16-threads, and Intel Iris Xe graphics. Available with screen sizes ranging from 14 […]

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HP Pavilion Plus 14 is a compact notebook with up to Alder Lake-H, NVIDIA graphics, and an OLED display

HP’s Pavilion line of laptops are typically known more for their budget price tags than for premium specs or features. But sometimes the company offers a model that bucks the trend. That certainly seems to be the case with the new HP Pavilion Plus 14 inch laptop, which is a notebook with an all-metal chassis, support […]

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HP Pavilion x360 14 inch is a convertible with Alder Lake-U for $599 and up

The new HP Pavilion x360 14 is a 3.4 pound convertible notebook with a 14 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, support for touch and pen input and up to an Intel Core i7-1255U processor. Available today for $599 and up, the laptop is part of HP’s budget-friendly Pavilion lineup. But it […]

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Framework’s modular laptop now available with Intel Alder Lake (upgrade kits for Tiger Lake models coming soon)

The Framework Laptop is a thin and light notebook with premium components including a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel LCD display and support for up to an Intel Core i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. It’s also unique in that it has a modular design: you can easily swap out ports. […]