Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
The ThinkPad X230 laptop retains the hallmarks of the X series, though it's pricey and boxy-looking compared to more-modern designs.
The Samsung Series 7 Gamer manages to be powerful enough to play the latest games and affordable enough to leave money in your bank account.
Sony's take on the Ultrabook is more mainstream than stripped-down, with solid if not stellar performance and a surprisingly reasonable price tag.
This somewhat cheap gaming laptop has unimpressive performance and awful speakers, but it offers a beautiful screen.
A full-HD IPS display is the breakout feature of Asus’ new high-end Ultrabook.
Great performance, state-of-the-art components, and a nice feel highlight this desktop replacement laptop.
The EON17-S is bulky, heavy, and generic-looking, but it's an excellent performer.
If you think you want a new laptop this year, this quick guide can help you decide when you break out your credit card.
The Series 9 is a tantalizing machine that fills the niche of the 15-inch Ultrabook, but I know Samsung can do a better job on the input devices.
The pricey and heavy XT3 rugged laptop fits best in select corporate markets.
In some respects, the Timeline M3 looks like a legitimate challenger to the 15-inch Macbook Pro, but its poor LCD panel is a one-way ticket to Palookaville.
Despite its quad-core CPU, Toshiba's 'everyday value' laptop fails to deliver exceptional performance. But it has a Blu-ray drive and good sound, and you can play your iPod through the speakers even when the laptop is turned off.
Although the Series 5 is a good ultraportable laptop, it's too thick and heavy to be an Ultrabook.
The Envy 14 Spectre offers a sleek look, a superb display, and an excellent touchpad. But you'll have to overlook the additional weight.