The Best Gaming Laptops of 2018

Playing your favorite PC games at high screen resolutions doesn’t mean you have to buy a big desktop rig—today’s gaming laptops pack some serious power. Here’s everything you need to know to choose the right mobile monster, along with our top lab-tested picks.

Playing your favorite PC games at high screen resolutions doesn't mean you have to buy a big desktop rig—today's gaming laptops pack some serious power. Here's everything you need to know to choose the right mobile monster, along with our top lab-tested picks.

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Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017)

With a sharp display and hands-free Alexa integration, Amazon’s 10-inch Fire HD 10 tablet is the best value for your dollar under $150.

With a sharp display and hands-free Alexa integration, Amazon's 10-inch Fire HD 10 tablet is the best value for your dollar under $150.

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

Amazon’s latest Fire HD 8 tablet is an excellent value for media consumption, as long as you can live without access to Google Play.

Amazon's latest Fire HD 8 tablet is an excellent value for media consumption, as long as you can live without access to Google Play.

How to Access Your PC From iOS and Android

With the Remote Desktop app for iOS and Android, you can tap into your PC, view the screen, and work with your computer as if you were in front of it from a mobile device.

With the Remote Desktop app for iOS and Android, you can tap into your PC, view the screen, and work with your computer as if you were in front of it from a mobile device.

Acer Nitro 5 (2018)

The Acer Nitro 5 won’t blow you away with its performance or design, but it is a perfectly competent gaming laptop without any deal-breaking flaws for an aggressive price.

The Acer Nitro 5 won't blow you away with its performance or design, but it is a perfectly competent gaming laptop without any deal-breaking flaws for an aggressive price.

Amazon Fire TV (2017)

The Amazon Fire TV adds HDR10 to its already compelling 4K video support and Alexa voice assistant, making it one of the best media streamers you can buy.

The Amazon Fire TV adds HDR10 to its already compelling 4K video support and Alexa voice assistant, making it one of the best media streamers you can buy.

Amazon Echo Dot

The second-generation Amazon Echo Dot brings Alexa voice assistance to your home for just $50, and you can connect it to your favorite home speaker.

The second-generation Amazon Echo Dot brings Alexa voice assistance to your home for just $50, and you can connect it to your favorite home speaker.

Amazon Echo (2017)

The Amazon Echo is a great-looking, affordable smart speaker with the best voice assistant technology.

The Amazon Echo is a great-looking, affordable smart speaker with the best voice assistant technology.