Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
Microsoft aims to make a splash next month with the debut of Windows 8, but most businesses aren’t leaping to upgrade right away. If you’re planning to run Windows 7 for a while, one of these laptops could be just right for you or your workforce.
Unless you're looking for something very specific, such as an attractive exterior or serious processing power, the 15R is a great choice for budget-conscious shoppers.
This extremely lightweight Ultrabook boasts solid overall performance, but poor usability.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 stands out as packing a punch while remaining economical. It has the on-the-go power for games, programs, and media. If its short battery life and crushing weight don’t dampen your enthusiasm, the IdeaPad Y580 will make you happy.
Looking for a lightweight laptop to take on the road? Here are our top five picks.
This business-oriented laptop shines at (surprise, surprise) performing business-oriented tasks.
It may be twice as heavy as laptops of similar size, but its gaming performance is twice as awesome.
The ultrathin, ultralight ThinkPad X1 Carbon adopts an impressive carbon-fiber case, but its internals are all Ultrabook, with good and not-so-good results.
The Lenovo IdeaPad U410 manages to fulfill most computing needs while remaining affordable.
This is the perfect computer for people who care about looks and price, but not processor speed.
The Canadian M5 offers better application performance than its American counterpart, but video playback and gaming suffer.
AMD-powered ultraportable laptop is as thin and light as an Ultrabook, but can't match the performance of its Intel-based rivals.
The updated Zenbook ships with Ivy Bridge, a gorgeous full HD IPS display, and an improved trackpad.