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HP Envy TouchSmart 15t review: When gaming is a priority, but cash flow is tight

This notebook lets you game on the go without paying through the nose.

Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253

Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 review: This 15.6-inch budget laptop does well on benchmarks but has some physical drawbacks

The Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 provides good performance but has drawbacks that don't show up on paper.

Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch

Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch review: A 15.6-inch budget laptop that's strong on performance and can survive some rugged handling

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch may be a bit heavy on weight and light on battery life, but it manages to provide solid performance and can handle a little rough handling.

HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 review: A budget 11.6-inch touchscreen laptop that runs at a snail's pace

The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 is a lightweight 11.6-inch laptop that sports a touchscreen and a slow, slow processor.

Dell Latitude 3330 review: A budget laptop with great battery life but lousy performance

The Dell Latitude 3330 is a 13.3-inch budget laptop that offers little more than decent battery life.

Acer E1-572-6870 Notebook

Acer Aspire E1-572-680 review: This budget 15.6-inch laptop is an outstanding value

The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.

Review: HP overreaches and underdelivers with the SlateBook x2

It's a tablet, it's a laptop, it's a disappointment any way you use it.

Pokki for Windows 8

Lenovo plans to install Pokki's Start Menu replacement and app store on PCs

Lenovo will add SweetLabs' Pokki utility to its PCs, providing an alternative to both the Windows 8 Start page as well as the Windows app store.

5 budget laptops for college students: We name the best

Being a cash-strapped student requires making a few hardware compromises, but a nice notebook is still within reach.

Review: Acer's C710-2457 Chromebook is a basic, bargain browsing machine

The C710-2457 is inexpensive and could knock around a family room or a kid's backpack with little budgetary trauma, but it's otherwise unremarkable and does little to promote the Chrome-centric lifestyle.

Samsung Ativ Book 7 review: The look is fine; the feel is not

The Samsung Ativ Book 7 has a high-resolution touchscreen display and fabulous battery life, but its keyboard will drive touch-typists bonkers.

Lenovo ThinkPad T431s review: A high-priced Ultrabook without the high-end specs

Lenovo’s pricey new entry in the Ultrabook market caters deftly to business users, but it fails to deliver most of what’s good about Ultrabooks: speed, portability, and convenience.

Micro Express NB5720 notebook review: Performance isn't always pretty

You won't want to carry this big-boned notebook everywhere, but it'll get the job done when you get there.

Vizio Thin + Light CT15T-B1 notebook review: A new HD touchscreen—and little more

The refreshed Thin + Light notebook delivers good performance, but this machine lacks pizzazz.

Review: Razer’s Blade is a sleek, smart ultraportable gaming machine

The new Haswell-powered Blade panders to PC gamers on the go, cramming premium hardware into a petite chassis.