Category: Gear / Products / Computers

August 4, 2020

Apple Just Upgraded Its iMacs, a Little

The upgrades are dramatic if you’re looking for more power, but if you’re holding out for Face ID or a fresh look, keep waiting.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
August 4, 2020

Dell XPS 15 Review: A Luxury Windows Laptop

With more real estate and power, the company’s roomy new laptop retains everything we like about the 13-inch—almost.

by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
August 3, 2020

The 7 Best Chromebooks for Every Budget (2020)

WIRED Tested. If you’re all in on Google services, these are our favorite ChromeOS laptops and 2-in-1 tablets for school, work, or home.

by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
July 16, 2020

The 15 Best Mac Apps You Should Download Now (2020): Free and Paid

Apple’s macOS is a good desktop operating system, but it’s missing some key ingredients. Try these programs to get the most out of your Mac.

by Matt Jancer in Gear
July 14, 2020

Kano’s New Kid-Friendly Laptop Is Cheap and Repairable

Kano’s partnership with Microsoft brings the Kano PC to schools, and it still retains the colorful, hands-on, DIY-spirit of earlier models.

by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
July 9, 2020

Alienware M15 R2 Review: A Powerful Gaming Laptop

Packed with powerful hardware, this second-gen gaming laptop runs circles around the competition—for a short while.

by Jess Grey in Gear
June 28, 2020

How to Pick the Best Microsoft Surface Laptop or Tablet (2020)

If you’re having trouble figuring out whether to get the 2-in-1 Windows tablet hybrid or a traditional laptop, we’re here to help.

by Wired Staff in Gear
June 21, 2020

Best MacBooks (2020): Air vs. Pro, Which Model Should You Buy?

13-inch MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? Let us help you navigate Apple’s laptop lineup.

by Wired Staff in Gear
June 18, 2020

Microsoft Surface Go 2 Review: An Improvement in Every Way

The company’s latest model delivers on the hybrid laptop-tablet we’ve been waiting for. Just don’t use it for power-hungry tasks.

by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
June 9, 2020

5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives: Rock64, PocketBeagle, Banana Pi, Odroid

If you’re working on a project that a Pi can’t tackle, here are five single-board computers that power any DIY demand.

by Richard Baguley in Gear