Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
A strong CPU and GPU don't make up for a crummy LCD.
This laptop is pretty enough on the outside that you'll wish it had more going for it on the inside.
Acer's Switch 10 convertible truly has a split personality. Its button-free release mechanism is a great idea, but the rest of the device doesn't match up as well.
While it is thinner and lighter than competing 17-inch gaming notebooks, the Blade Pro is also less powerful.
The Razer Blade Pro packs a massive 17-inch display in a surprisingly thin and light aluminum chassis. But its vaunted SwitchBlade UI leaves a bit to be desired.
The audiophile features are no gimmick, but do they justify the price tag?
Samsung has built one of the thinnest, sexiest notebooks on the market.
This relatively affordable 17-inch gaming portable will rock your virtual worlds.
HP's Yoga clone is fat as a laptop and just silly as a tablet.
This touchscreen notebook can play tablet dress-up, but Lenovo made a number of compromises to reach its budget price tag.
Alienware's latest 17-inch laptop is gorgeous, well built, and supremely powerful.
Lots of aluminum and magnesium in this chassis, but it still weighs 9.5 pounds.
This 17-inch gamer is filled with top-shelf components, but is that enough these days?
Origin's latest gaming laptop is stuffed with top-shelf components.
Discrete graphics? Check. Accurate color? Check. 4K content? Someday.
Toshiba offers the first laptop with a 4K display (that's resolution of 3840 by 2160 pixels). Is it all that it's cracked up to be?
The new 2014 MacBook Air offers a small speed increase in processor speed, but it's still a good value. (This review has been updated to include the $1099 11-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash storage.)
This Ultrabook feels great, even if it is thicker and heavier than most.