laptops

Why All 5G is Not Created Equal

The number of names for 5G is confusing: 5G, 5G Ultra Capacity, 5G Ultra-Wideband, 5G Plus, 5G Nationwide, and more. Why so many 5G names? Why so many 5G icons? What’s the difference between all these 5Gs? Well, in this […]

What is Thunderbolt 4? (& Why It’s The Best Connection Available)

So what is Thunderbolt 4? What is the difference between Thunderbolt 4 and USB4? And what are the benefits of each? Well, in this Decodr episode, let’s dive into what Thunderbolt 4 is and how it actually solves a lot […]

Realme Book Real-World Test (Performance, Battery Test, & Vlog)

I was sent the new Realme Book, the first laptop from the popular phone brand, and it looks familiar. Realme compared it to the MacBook quite a few times at their launch event and there are definitely some similarities but […]

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 Real-World Test (Review, Battery Test, & Vlog)

I take the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 out for a day near my studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. We test the Galaxy Book Pro 360’s battery life, do a review, and explore some local spots to see how it does. […]

Asus Zenbook Duo 2021 Real-World Test

The new 2nd generation ASUS Zenbook Duo 2021 is here. The dual-screen laptop now has some much-appreciated upgrades including a tilted second screen, more powerful specs, and more. In this real-world test, I’ll see how the Zenbook Duo battery lasts […]

Razer Book 13 Real-World Test (First Impressions & Battery Test)

I managed to get my hands on a pre-production Razer Book 13, Razer’s beginning to their new productivity lineup. Let’s see how the battery lasts during various common tasks, how it performs, and go over some of the features that […]

MSI Creator 15 Complete Walkthrough

MicroStar International or as they’re better know MSI, just released a laptop that I don’t think too many people are talking about but I was super interested in checking out because of it’s truly impressive list of specs and as […]

Razer Blade 15 2020 Complete Walkthrough: They Finally Fixed It

Razer updates their laptops a lot honestly. Usually, it’s a new processor or a new display and some other minor bump in specs but this time, oh, this time, it feels like they took all of the criticisms myself and […]

Microsoft Surface Book 3 Complete Walkthrough: A Lot More Powerful

It has been over 2 and a half years since the last update to the Surface Book lineup happened and finally after waiting for this long, we now have a new version of Microsoft’s top of the line laptop (or […]

Razer Blade Stealth 2020 Complete Walkthrough: The Most Powerful Ultrabook Gets Faster

One of my favorite little ultrabooks just got a refresh. This is the Razer Blade Stealth 2020 with a GTX 1650 Ti GPU in it along with some other nice bumps in the specs which we’ll talk about in a […]

Acer ConceptD 9 Complete Walkthrough: A Designer’s Dream

Acer, not too long ago, was one of the first laptop manufacturers to realize that there is a huge group of professionals that buy their gaming laptops but not just to play games. They use them for professional applications like […]

Samsung Galaxy Book Ion Complete Walkthrough: Lightweight Powerhouse for Less?

Samsung is trying really hard to come back to the PC industry. Adding Galaxy to their laptop lineup to try and maybe garner some of that brand equity from their popular phones for the newly launched laptops. Two of the […]

Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition Complete Walkthrough

I’m kind of excited about this laptop, not going to lie. This is the new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition and I’m excited because of the GPU power sitting under the hood. This is the first laptop to market with […]

Razer Blade Pro 17 Upgrade

How to Upgrade the Razer Blade Pro 17 RAM & SSD

The Razer Blade Pro 17, the long-awaited redesign to the Razer Blade Pro lineup, is finally here and in line with all the other Razer Blade laptops we’ve seen lately, there is a welcomed feature: it’s upgradeable. What I mean […]

Asus ZenBook Pro Duo Complete Walkthrough

This is the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo and its big differentiator is pretty easy to spot: it’s a laptop to two screens. Display(s) You’d think that maybe means that they are aren’t great screens then, but you’d be wrong. The […]