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Review: Dell XPS 10 Tablet (32GB, keyboard bundle)

Dell's clever Windows 8 RT convertible tablet delivers sensational run time from its dual batteries, but performance feels sluggish.

Hands on with Chromebook Pixel: Google goes after the MacBook

With a Retina-class display and top-of-class build quality, the Chromebook Pixel is Google's answer to Apple's vaunted MacBook. But does the laptop's usefulness match its sky-high price tag?

Origin EON17-SLX review: blurring the line between desktop replacement and desktop

The EON17-SLX is a gaming powerhouse, but can we really still call it a laptop?

Asus VivoBook x202 review: a netbook with a touchscreen

This VivoBook occupies the no-man’s land between laptop and tablet. It looks like Asus is bringing the netbook back.

Review: Surface Pro is the world's best Windows tablet, but still can't close the deal

Surface Pro is a marked improvement over Surface RT, but the Windows 8 hybrid market is rapidly changing, so Microsoft's latest tablet may not be the device for you.

Vizio CT15-A4 Review: Performance and elegance in one slick package

The CT15-A4 is an impressive thin-and-light laptop with loads of style and performance. It's actually not all that light, but you'll like it just the same.

Acer Aspire V5 review: beauty and no brains

This sleek budget machine looks good but lacks performance muscle.

The 8 best laptops and Ultrabooks available today

Buy one for yourself, or give one away as a very generous gift. Either way, these are the mobile PC to beat this holiday season.

Best Products of 2012: PCs, Ultrabooks, and Hybrids

PCWorld editors select the best systems—desktops, laptops, and hybrid portables—of 2012.

Toshiba Satellite P845T-S4310 review: a little too bulky for the price

This laptop has nice speakers, a usable touchscreen, and some expensive-looking design elements. But it’s just too bulky and underwhelming (performance-wise) to justify the almost-$1000 price tag.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 review: Flexible in more than one way

The Yoga is perhaps one of the most usable Ultrabooks available today. It’s got a great keyboard, trackpad, and touchscreen, and it can be used in multiple positions.

Razer Blade review: gaming and only gaming

Razer's updated Blade offers a good gaming performance and a cool, programmable set of visual keys for gamers, but its quirky nature makes it less useful for other tasks.

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Touch: laptop meets tablet

Dell's cleverly designed XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook functions as both a laptop and a tablet. It's heavy for the size, but a good performer with a great display.

Windows 8: The official review

The new operating system improves substantially on Windows 7, but Microsoft’s efforts to woo mobile-device users may leave traditional desktop PC owners feeling abandoned.

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Toshiba Satellite R945-P440 review: Sturdy and so-so

The S945-P440 is a mediocre all-purpose laptop that might make a good family machine.