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Acer Chromebook 14 review: You can brag a little about this laptop's luxury details

Acer's Chromebook 14 has a few things to brag about: Its brushed-aluminum chassis and high-resolution display make it stand out among other affordable models, even if other features remain pretty basic.

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Toshiba Z20t-C2112 review: 14 hours of battery life highlights this business-class hybrid

Toshiba's Z20t is one of the best tablet-laptop hybrids we've seen, with a whopping 14 hours of battery life and design flourishes that include a matte-finish touchscreen. But it is pricey.

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HP Spectre 13.3 laptop review: Thin doesn't have to mean compromise

HP's Spectre 13.3 delivers competitive performance and a respectable keyboard, in spite of its super-svelte body.

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Acer Predator 17 review: One gimmicky fan can't make up for aging hardware

The Acer Predator 17 lets you swap out the optical drive for an extra fan, but novelty can't hide the machine's increasingly long-in-the-tooth discrete graphics.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 enterprise features

CIO.com's Sarah White takes a closer look at Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 all-in-one device to see how it fits into enterprise IT.

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Dell XPS 13 Gold Edition review: Our favorite ultrabook is all dressed up with everywhere to go

Dell's taken its excellent 13-inch laptop, made it gold, and then dropped in Intel's top dual-core chip to create this head-turner.

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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.