Author: Scott Gilbertson

November 21, 2021

12 Laptops We’ve Tested and Love

These are our favorite Windows notebooks, MacBooks, and Chromebooks.


by Scott Gilbertson in Buying Guide
November 17, 2021

You Need a Password Manager. Here Are the Best Ones

Keep your logins locked down with our favorite apps for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, and web browsers.


by Scott Gilbertson in Buying Guide
November 10, 2021

The Best Chromebooks for Every Budget

All-in on Google services? Then check out our favorite Chrome OS laptops and 2-in-1 tablets for school, work, or home.


by Scott Gilbertson in Buying Guide
November 7, 2021

The Husqvarna 435X AWD Automower Manicures Your Lawn

The Husqvarna 435X is a silent, automatic robot that will save you from mowing your grass ever again. But it’s not cheap.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
November 5, 2021

Lenovo's Newest ThinkPad X1 Extreme Is a Windows Workhorse

Ports aplenty, optional RTX 3080 power, and a very nice keyboard make this an extremely good laptop for power users.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
October 25, 2021

The Best VPNs to Protect Yourself Online

It won’t solve all of your privacy problems, but a virtual private network can help make you a less tempting target for hackers.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
October 24, 2021

Power Up Anywhere With Our Favorite Portable Chargers

Keep your phone, tablet, laptop, and other electronics running with these handheld power banks.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
October 22, 2021

Acer's Swift 3 Laptop Is Our Best All-Around Affordable Pick

The Acer Swift 3’s chip update and long-lived battery makes it one of the best affordable all-around laptops.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
October 18, 2021

The Dell XPS 15’s OLED Screen Lets You Make Movie Magic

The upgraded OLED screen and faster processors turn Dell’s latest 15-inch laptop into a portable, video-editing powerhouse.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
October 17, 2021

Need a Cheap Laptop? These Are Our Favorites

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good notebook.


by Scott Gilbertson in Budget Books