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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.

Samsung Series 3: Impressive Performance and Portability at an Affordable Price

You can see where corners were cut to reach the size, weight, and price of the Series 3, but Samsung has still managed to deliver impressive performance, a nice feature set, and stylish design.

Dell Vostro 3350 Balances Portability, Price, and Performance

The Vostro 3350's sub-5-pound weight, 13.3-inch display, and 8-hour battery life make it a great candidate for travelers on a budget, as long as raw computing power isn't a priority.

Acer TimelineX 5830TG Hits a Sweet Spot in Price and Performance

This long-lasting all-purpose laptop provides good performance, yet it won’t break the bank.

Dell XPS 15 L502X: An Affordable Multimedia Marvel

With Nvidia graphics and JBL speakers, this all-purpose notebook shines at multimedia and isn't too shabby at games; both are attributes you don't find in most $800 laptops.

Dell XPS 15z: Attractively Built, Attractively Priced Laptop

One of the best laptops Dell has made in recent years, the new XPS 15z is easy to recommend for Windows users who suffer from MacBook Pro envy.

Classroom Conundrum: Take One Tablet, One Laptop, or Both

For students, whether to choose a laptop or a tablet may not be obvious. But in some campus scenarios, one device may have an edge over the other.

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HP ProBook 5330m: A No-Frills Business Laptop

HP’s latest ProBook bundles a Core i3 CPU and wireless broadband for an easy-on-the wallet price, but it does lack some amenities.

Micro Express NBL5125 Review: Great Screen, Awful Speakers

If you're looking for a multimedia powerhouse--where 'multimedia' doesn't include using the built-in speakers--you should check out this laptop.

Asus B43J: Perfect for Multitasking Business Users

Asus's B43J notebook has a lot of neat little touches that help it stand out in a boring crowd.

Kids' Computers Through the Ages

The evolution of toy computers for children mirrors that of real-world systems for adults. We look at some of the changes the play-along versions have undergone in the past 70 years.

Toshiba E305-S1900X: A Feature-Rich, Ergonomically Poor Laptop

The E305-S1900X brings cutting-edge technology to the fore, along with some poor ergonomic choices.

Dell Inspiron 17R: Large and in Charge

Dell's highly configurable Inspiron 17R desktop replacement sports an elegant, clean design.