Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

HP EliteBook 2560p Review: Extra-Rugged Ultraportable

HP's solid ultraportable laptop offers exceptional toughness and some nice design flourishes.

Lenovo IdeaPad S205: A More Stylish Netbook

Graced with Lenovo's first-rate ergonomics and a roomy hard drive, the IdeaPad S205 is a stylish traveling companion for routine computing.

Asus G74SX: A Monstrous Gaming Powerhouse

The Asus G74SX is huge, but its elegant design and excellent performance are worth the lack of mobility.

Toshiba's Qosmio X775-3DV78: Hot-Rod Desktop Replacement

The Qosmio X775-3DV78 has it all: flashy looks, performance, and the best multimedia experience in the business.

HP Envy 14: Solid, but Now Unspectacular

HP's updated Envy 14 all-purpose laptop is good at everything, but not great at anything.

MSI GT683R: A Powerful Desktop Replacement With Funky Lights

The GT683R is a powerful machine, but it'd be nice if external peripherals felt like an option, rather than a necessity.

Sony VAIO SB Series: Thin, Light, Expensive, and Terribly Fast

If money is no object, consider Sony’s VAIO SB the ultraportable to get. It’s thin and light, with long battery life and the best performance we’ve seen in its class.

8 Great Laptops Under $800

It seems like most of us these days can share Groucho Marx's sentiment: “I started out with nothing and I have most of it left.” These great laptops won't strain your bank account.

Origin EON 17-S: Big Performance, Big Price, and Just Plain Big

The EON 17-S can replace a high-performance desktop PC, but the choice of GPU limits its capabilities as a gaming system.

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420: Lenovo Style in an Affordable Package

The ThinkPad Edge E420 won't win any performance awards, but it's a pleasure to use, reasonably portable, and affordably priced.

MSI FX620DX: Solid, Well-Rounded Computing

The MSI FX620DX is no multimedia powerhouse, but it's an excellent choice if you're looking for a well-rounded machine with a few neat features.

Lenovo Essential G570: Budget Performance at Regular Price

The Lenovo Essential line is supposed to be a budget line, and the G570 performs that way, but the price point is much too high.

HP Pavilion dv6 Review: A Modestly Priced Laptop That Doesn’t Disappoint

HP’s latest, the dv6 is surprisingly robust for a low cost 15-inch laptop.