Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

New Windows 8 PCs use touchscreens, hybrid designs and Haswell to capture attention

Vendors are trying to innovate their way out of the PC doldrums. Let's look at the curiosities they've created.

Battle of the ultra-high-res laptops: Samsung Ativ Book 9 specs vs. the world

All of a sudden, we're awash in eye-catching laptops with wallet-busting price tags. How does Samsung's latest ultra-high-resolution Ultrabook stack up to the crowd in a tale of the tape?

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Lenovo outs a new $500 Windows 8 tablet and 5 touch-based laptops

Lenovo is bringing another Windows 8 tablet to market -- this one made with keyboard cover in mind -- along with five new touch-based laptops that are slated to arrive globally in July and August.

Best Buy recalls MacBook replacement batteries after reports of fire

Best Buy has recalled about 5100 replacement batteries for Apple's MacBook laptops, after 13 reports that the battery caught fire, a U.S. consumer safety agency said.

How to maximize your work productivity on the road

Heading on a business trip? To get work done, you're going to need more than your laptop, smartphone, and tablet. Here's what else you need to bring to be as productive as possible.

Lab Tested: New MacBook Air offers best battery life of any Apple laptop

Macworld Lab found that the new MacBook Air has a significant boost to its battery life.

HP shakes up management team of PC division

Hewlett-Packard has shuffled the management of its PC division as it tries to sharpen its focus on growth markets.

Acer updates its $199 C7 Chromebook, adds SSD

Acer has announced a new version of its C7 Chromebook, this one with a 16GB SSD, that will be available at Walmart stores and Walmart.com.

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Google adds more retailers for Chromebook

Google's Chromebook laptop will be carried by over 6600 stores around the world, as the company signs on more retailers.

Laptops with super high-def displays worth price

The only problem with Retina-quality, ultra high-resolution and 4K screens is that once you've used one, it's hard to go back to lower resolutions.

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Decades-old bets in Myanmar's tech industry finally reap rewards

After years of facing a stagnant business environment, Myanmar's tech industry is starting to tap into opportunities brought on by the nation’s move toward democracy.

Lab Tested: Haswell MacBook Air speeds up with faster graphics, flash storage

The improved graphics and faster storage provide a nice boost to the 2013 MacBook Air when compared to last year's model.

HP: Windows XP's demise will do more for PC sales than Windows 8

Hewlett-Packard executives say that the coming demise of Windows XP may do what Windows 8 could not, and that's boost PC sales significantly.

Acer bets big on Android (yes, Android) PCs

Are you ready for Droidtops and Droidbooks? They’re coming! Acer's "prototype" N3-220 Android is the first in a series of PCs that will use Google's free mobile OS to carve out a new niche in the ultracompetitive PC market.

Alienware shows off its all-new gaming notebook lineup at E3

Top-shelf model available with Nvidia GPUs in SLI and Intel's Extreme Edition processor as an optional upgrade.