Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
Everyone's received that call for help. So here's what we'd tell our non-nerdy friends if they asked which laptops are really the best deals on Amazon and Best Buy.
The Predator 17X gives you desktop gaming performance without a noise penalty.
Toast's laser-cut wood cover for the Surface Book offers unique old-world style for an extravagant price.
HP's Chromebook 13 satisfies the corporate user's demand for beauty and power, and it does so for less money than Google's flagship. Battery life is the only question mark.
A newer processor, more VRAM, faster storage, and a cooler chassis provide good, if smaller-scale, improvements over last year's Blade. However, this year's Blade may end up having limited appeal depending on Nvidia's plans for mobile versions of its 10-series GPU.
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.
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.
HP's Spectre 13.3 delivers competitive performance and a respectable keyboard, in spite of its super-svelte body.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.