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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet review: Smart design makes up for performance shortcomings

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablet boasts a superb kickstand, smartly designed pen attachments, a solid keyboard, and good-enough performance. It ranks highly among the convertible tablets we've tested.

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HP Elite x2 1012 G1 review: Intel's Core m gets the job done in this sturdy convertible

HP designed its 12-inch Elite x2 convertible tablet with notebook-class ruggedness in mind, and it largely succeeds. But while it offers seriously solid competition for the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, a few features fall short of the bar.

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Tested: The $1500 Dell XPS 15 vs. the $1500 MacBook Pro 13

The fans asked, and we have answered. We compare laptops on price, not form factor, to see if the fight is fairer. See what happens.

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Samsung Notebook 9 Pro review: This feature-packed 15-inch laptop makes a few compromises

Even with its design quirks, this big work notebook is impressive: It packs in a 4K touchscreen display, quad-core CPU, and discrete GPU for just $1,500.

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USB Type C speed test: Here's how slow your laptop's port could be

The USB Type C port is new, intriguing, and incredibly confusing, because vendors vary in how they implement the standard. It all comes down to the controller, so we take the fastest USB-C device out there to show you the sometimes vast differences.

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MacBook 2016 review: Ultraportable laptop satisfies with speed gains

It's not a desktop Mac replacement. The MacBook is ideal for on-the-go use.

2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

Lenovo Yoga 900 Review

It's not as thin as its predecessor, but the Yoga 900 is faster and lasts longer between charges.

Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?

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The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

Our top picks show off the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

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LG Gram 15 review: You won't find a more portable 15-inch laptop

With a 15.6-inch screen squeezed into a 2.14-pound body, LG's biggest ultrabook is impressive despite its flaws.

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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: This Surface Pro clone is drop-dead gorgeous

Sporting the first OLED screen out in the wild, the TabPro S will turn heads…and almost makes the wait for the tech worth it.

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Toshiba Satellite Radius E45W-C4200X review: An affordable, fully reversible laptop

The E45W features a fully reversible touchscreen display and plenty of horsepower for everyday tasks at a bargain price.

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Dell XPS 15 Review: A great laptop gets bigger and a little better

Dell's XPS 15 is a bigger, more powerful version of the super-popular XPS 13. It offers smoking performance in an extremely compact package.

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Razer Blade Stealth review: This is a feisty ultrabook at an incredibly low price

The Blade Stealth may look a lot like the Blade and Blade Pro gaming laptops, but it's really a good ultrabook that could assume some gaming chops whenever the Razer Core graphics amplifier comes out.

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HP Spectre x360 15T review: It's sexy and thin, but comes with a performance cost

Not everyone needs a burly quad-core CPU and discrete graphics. At least, that's what HP hopes.

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Lenovo Ideapad 100S-11 review: A promising portable with storage issues

As a budget laptop, the Lenovo 100S-11 has a lot going for it, but it's hamstrung by its tiny amount of storage space.

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Origin EON17-SLX review: It sets new records, but calling it a laptop is a stretch

Packing a socketed desktop Intel CPU and a full desktop GTX 980, Origin's EON17-SLX is barely a 'laptop' at all.