• The VergeYou won’t be able to use your Surface Book if you want to take the bar in Tennessee

    If you’re planning on using your Surface Book or a laptop with the Windows 10 Creators Update on it to take the bar exam in Tennessee next month, you’re out of luck. The state bar has prohibited test-takers from using the device, and anyone using a device with the new updates will have to make some adjustments. According to the Read more...

  • ArsTechnicaMini-review: The 2017 MacBook could actually be your everyday laptop

    2017’s MacBook is the first I’d truly be happy to use as my everyday notebook. Andrew Cunningham … Read more on ArsTechnica.

  • WIREDOur 12 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks

    If you’re looking to buy a laptop, we’re here to make your decision easier. Below are some of our favorite machines we’ve reviewed over the past several months. As new models make their way across our desks, we’ll update the selection. When you buy something using the retail links in our product reviews, we earn a… Read the story on Read more...

  • PC WorldSurface Laptop: Everything you need to know

    Updated June 15, 2017: The Surface Laptop starts shipping June 15, but we’ve updated this piece with the pushed-out ship date for the highest-end SKU. We’ve also added details about how to get Microsoft Office while running Windows 10 S.The Surface Laptop stole the show at Microsoft’s May 2 event. The focus may have been on education, Windows 10 S, and Read more...

  • The VergeA teardown of Microsoft’s new Surface laptop reveals that it’s almost impossible to repair

    We really liked Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop: it’s got the right balance of power, portability, and design. It’s also apparently impossible to repair on your own, according to teardown specialists at iFixit. There’s no screws holding the case together, so the technicians were forced to try and pry apart the Alcantara fabric, noting that it was difficult to do without Read more...

  • ArsTechnica2017 Surface Pro least repairable ever; Surface Laptop is made of glue

    While it’s not a big surprise given the size and general trends when building these things, Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop does not appear to be even remotely repairable, and the new Surface Pro isn’t much better, according to iFixit. iFixit’s pictures, as ever, give a great look at the insides of the two machines. The Laptop has no external screws Read more...

  • The Washington PostLies, leaks and threats to our liberties: A new thriller captures the moment

    It could happen to any of us: accidentally grabbing the wrong laptop off the security conveyor belt at the airport. For the hero of Joseph Finder’s propulsive novel “The Switch,” this innocent mishap puts him in the middle of a dangerous scenario involving lies, leaks and threats to our liberties. Sound familiar? Michael Tanner, the owner of a specialty coffee Read more...

  • AnandTechAcer Predator 21 X Laptop with Curved Display Now Available, Only 300 to Be Made

    Acer amazed the world last September when it announced a laptop with a 21” curved display, a quad-core Intel Core i7 “Kaby Lake” CPU with an unlocked multiplier, two graphics processors, a mechanical keyboard, and other features of a desktop PC. Then the company surprised once again, when it disclosed pricing of the Predator 21X in early January: at $8999, Read more...

  • WIREDMicrosoft Surface Laptop Review

    Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop says nothing about the future of technology. The team in Redmond didn’t concern itself with the way things will be in 2025—which ports users will want, what kind of device they’ll use, how they’ll feel about bezels. Instead, Microsoft built a laptop optimized for 2017. Contrast that approach with Apple’s MacBooks. To trim every millimeter from its Read more...

  • EngadgetThe Surface Laptop is the pinnacle of design

    HardwareStrangely enough, the Surface Laptop looks like the evolution of the MacBook Air’s design that we’ve been waiting for. It doesn’t go for extreme portability like the tiny MacBook; instead it streamlines what we’ve come to expect from 13-inch ultraportables. At 2.8 pounds, the Surface Laptop weighs 0.2 pounds less than the Air. It’s not a huge… Read more on Read more...