Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

Laptop Reliability and Satisfaction: MacBooks Rule

There's nothing quite like a MacBook, according to PCWorld readers who participated in our survey on their satisfaction with the performance of their laptops.

Toshiba Portege Z835: Incredibly Light, but Not Incredibly Fast

While the slim profile and amazingly light weight of the Portege Z835 are attractive, Toshiba clearly cut some corners to get the price down to $799.

Acer Aspire S3: The Basic Ultrabook

Acer hopes to stimulate sales of its Aspire S3 Ultrabook with a low price of $899, but competition is tough.

Asus Zenbook UX31E: Supersleek Ultrabook With a Crummy Touchpad

The Zenbook UX31E would be almost perfect if not for its less-than-ideal touchpad.

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s: Light, Luxurious

The IdeaPad U300s isn't the fastest Ultrabook we've tested, and ports are minimal, but style and ergonomics make up for a lot.

Asus G53SX: Monster Performance in a Monster Machine

The Asus G53SX is built for a very specific person: a gamer who doesn't care about basic multimedia functionality or portability.

Dell XPS 14z Review: Just a Little Short of Laptop Perfection

Dell’s latest thin-and-light looks slightly chubby next to Ultrabooks, but solid performance and a great keyboard make it a winner.

Asus N55SF Review: Bright, Fast, and Booming

The Asus N55SF desktop replacement laptop entertains with its subwoofer sound and video, and also makes short work of everyday computing tasks.

HP Pavilion G4: 14-inch Laptop, Netbook Price

This 14-inch all-purpose laptop offers competent performance and features at a netbook-level price.

Holiday Laptop Buying Guide: Shopping Tips

Before you hit the stores or retail sites, read through our shopping tips. It'll save you money!

Holiday Laptop Buying Guide: Making Sense of the Specifications

Shopping for a laptop, but unsure what all those features mean? Here are the most important laptop specs to consider.

Digital Storm x17 Review: Laptop Delivers Excellent Performance, Average Everything Else

The Digital Storm x17 offers excellent speed and graphics in an otherwise ordinary package.

Toshiba Qosmio F755-3D290: 3D, No Glasses Needed

Toshiba's laptop offers glasses-free 3D Blu-ray support, but it’s very heavy and has a mediocre keyboard--and the 3D effect isn’t very good.