Don't-Miss Computers Stories
Tablets are great for what they are. When you need real computational power on the go, however, only a full-fledged laptop will do the job.
This notebook lets you game on the go without paying through the nose.
All-in-ones deliver more bang for the buck than notebooks. They’re great for schoolwork and entertainment, and much less susceptible to theft.
This isn't the fastest boutique gaming rig we've tested, but it's a whole lot less expensive.
The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.
No one will mistake this machine for boutique builder's product, but we have no complaints about its price/performance ratio.
Lenovo will add SweetLabs' Pokki utility to its PCs, providing an alternative to both the Windows 8 Start page as well as the Windows app store.
Quite simply, the fastest desktop gaming PC we've ever tested.
This portable all-in-one isn't a benchmark champion, but it will let you take your computing fun to any room in the house.
Being a cash-strapped student requires making a few hardware compromises, but a nice notebook is still within reach.
The C710-2457 is inexpensive and could knock around a family room or a kid's backpack with little budgetary trauma, but it's otherwise unremarkable and does little to promote the Chrome-centric lifestyle.
Ditch the tangled mess and go wireless with cool new peripherals that sport a dongle rather than a wire.
HP makes some good component choices for the Envy 700-030qe, but the overall package is somewhat imperfect.
The ET2702 has a very high-res 27-inch display, but the absence of one component renders it an also-ran in our benchmark competition.
Gateway's DX4870-UB2C is an old-school midtower desktop that delivers good productivity performance and copious storage for a very reasonable price.