Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
Three business laptops—including one 2-in-1 model—top our list of the best notebook computers of 2014. But the year isn't over yet.
Take an 11-inch Chromebook, add a touchscreen with a 300-degree hinge, and you suddenly have a model that's versatile and interesting. Too bad it can't be a tablet, though.
Most 11-inch Chromebooks are just basic browsing machines, but the N20p Chromebook stands out--literally--because its 300-degree hinge lets you flip the touchscreen display so it can be used as a stand for movies or presentations.
Low-cost Chromebooks have fairly little to brag about. The Chromebook C200 is typical in many ways, but its stamina in our tests makes it one of the better choices in this price range.
A good display doesn't redeem Dell's consumer laptop from its myriad failings.
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?