Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
Contrary to what you might think, speed isn't always the most important thing when you're buying a new computer.
Maybe the Chromebook is just ahead of its time, or maybe the world will never be ready for a laptop that does little more than run a single Web browser. The compromises you make with Chrome OS far outweigh the benefits you get.
Acer ships a surprisingly svelte desktop replacement laptop with an 18.4-inch display, but it falls a little short of digital media nirvana.
HP’s latest EliteBook 8460p won’t win any awards for looks, but it does come with a good display and keyboard for road warriors.
This laptop is sold as a netbook, but matches up well with mainstream ultraportables in all but performance.
The sleek ThinkPad X1 isn’t really competition for the Macbook Air, it’s for business road warriors who like to travel light.
Maingear builds a GeForce GTX 485 GPU into a second-generation Core i7 system. The result should please gamers on the go.
If you're more interested in power and features than in polish, this ultraportable laptop could be a good choice.
You won't turn any heads with HP's g6, but if you're looking for a no-nonsense machine, it's a good deal.
These laptops can do it all and are a great choice for most notebook users.
Like an unmarked highway patrol car, this general-purpose laptop’s unassuming looks belie its power.
Samsung's NC110 netbook is stylish and ergonomically sound, but it's a slow performer out of the box.