Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

Microsoft targets MacBook in new Surface Pro 3 ads

"So you're saying it does more than my Mac?" The latest ads embody Microsoft's new emphasis on productivity.

Origin PC

Origin launches Alienware laptop "trade-up" program

Origin's offering to let you ditch your Alienware 14 for a sleek EVO15-S (or other Origin PC).

Alienware 13

Hands-on: New Alienware 13 is Alienware's thinnest gaming laptop yet

The new Alienware 13 isn't quite as thin nor powerful as pricier gaming laptops like the Blade and the EVO15-S, but it's a big improvement over last year.

hp slatebook

HP's SlateBook 14 Android laptop ships, but with a higher price than expected

HP's SlateBook is priced at $429, $30 more than the original announced price.

Best Buy

Best Buy dreams of laptop revival amid 'crashing' tablet sales

Shoppers aren't in a rush to upgrade their aging tablets. That sounds a lot like the PC market.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Apple bumps MacBook Pro processors across the line

The update to the company's professional laptop line brings faster chips to the whole category, and a few more modest changes.

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PCWorld News

Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint

iPhones and iPad sales were both slower than expected

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Vizio rethinking PC strategy in weak market

New PCs from Vizio now hard to find. What's next?

dell chromebook 11 march 2014

Dell's Chromebook sales go crazy, so company halts sales

Overwhelmed by commercial orders, Dell can't keep up.

lenovo y90

Lenovo ships first 4K laptop, challenging Toshiba

Lenovo's first 4K laptop, the IdeaPad Y50 UHD, starts at $1,299.99

acer c720 chromebook

Acer ships first Chromebooks with Intel's Core i3 chip

The Chromebooks start at $350, Acer said, providing competition to inexpensive PCs.

windows xp pc

Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

The market reached its healthiest point in two years, but is still in decline, IDC finds.

U.K. follows TSA's lead, bans uncharged electronic devices from some flights

If you're flying to, or even through, the U.K. this summer make sure your devices have a full battery before you land.