The best laptops to use for schoolwork and gaming

There's never been a better time to be a PC gamer, especially when it comes to laptops. Gaming notebooks are lighter, more powerful and cheaper than ever before. They're particularly useful for students because their beefy hardware could be helpful f...

The best laptops for students

Whether your back-to-school plans involve physically going to a campus or attending digital classes, you might be contemplating getting new gear for the upcoming academic year. We’re relying more on our laptops as learning tools than ever before, and...

How to buy a laptop for school

For the most part, our recommendations for buying a laptop for school this year aren’t very different than last year’s. But of course, the COVID-19 epidemic throws a major wrench into daily life. It's still unclear when public schools and colleges wi...

Dell’s latest gaming PCs include large G7 laptops and a G5 desktop

Dell is ready to court gamers who want beefier options than its existing systems but aren’t willing to venture into Alienware territory. It’s introducing a trio of gaming PCs headlined by its new G7 series in 15- and (most notably) 17-inch sizes. It’...

The best deals we found this week: AirPods Pro, the iPad and more

Lots of popular electronics went on sale this week as early Memorial Day deals started to pop up. Notably, the AirPods Pro remain at their lowest price ever on Amazon, so you can snag a pair for only $228. Apple’s 10.2-inch iPad is also on sale for $...

Engadget Podcast: Dell’s new XPS laptops and Zocdoc’s telehealth play

We’re back to a somewhat regular week of news on this episode of the Engadget Podcast. Devindra and Cherlynn tackle the good and bad of Dell’s new XPS and Alienware laptops, before diving into Zocdoc’s telehealth play and what that could mean for our...

Dell’s modern design comes to the XPS 15 and revived XPS 17

With each new generation, we’ve heaped praise on Dell for its well-built XPS line of laptops, and it seems hard to imagine how the company can keep improving the series. This year, the PC maker is continuing its war against bezels by slimming down th...