Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
This is a stylish mainstream laptop with great specs, but oddly, no fast hard drive option.
It's small and stocky but oddly handsome, with great gaming—if you can handle the netbooklike ergonomics.
The Retina MacBook Pro is not only a groundbreaking release, combining stunning performance and portability in a 15-inch Mac laptop. This model will also force you to change the way you interact with a laptop.
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.