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Lenovo Gains Over Dell as World's Second-largest PC Maker

Lenovo extended its lead over Dell as the world's second-largest PC maker.

Acer’s Timeline M3 Review: Laptop Could’ve Been a Contender

In some respects, the Timeline M3 looks like a legitimate challenger to the 15-inch Macbook Pro, but its poor LCD panel is a one-way ticket to Palookaville.

HP Pavilion dv6 Core i5 Laptop, $650 lists the 15.6-inch HP Pavilion dv6 laptop for only $650, with free shipping.

Do You Leave Your PC Running All Night? Put it to Sleep and Save Cash

So says an Iolo Labs study, which finds Sleep mode smarter than leaving a PC running all night. But what about Hibernate?

Ubuntu Linux Comes Preloaded on Two New Laptops

With one new ultraportable and one new performance PC from System76, the pool of preinstalled choices for Linux fans just got bigger.

Pass Down Your Old PC

Make your secondhand desktop or laptop run like new, then set it up so your kids practice safe computing.

Improve Your Laptop's Battery Life

Every laptop owner wants to maximize the time between battery recharges. Here's how to achieve that goal with a few basic hardware and software tweaks; as a bonus, they may improve your notebook’s performance, too.

Toshiba Satellite P755D Review: Middle of the Road, With Blu-ray and Good Sound

Despite its quad-core CPU, Toshiba's 'everyday value' laptop fails to deliver exceptional performance. But it has a Blu-ray drive and good sound, and you can play your iPod through the speakers even when the laptop is turned off.

Tablets Favored Over Laptops, Say Small Business Owners: Survey

Small business owners say their next purchase is more likely to be a tablet than a laptop or desktop, according to a poll by the Small Business Authority.

Bring Your Own Device to Work

There are risks and rewards to using your own laptop, smartphone, or tablet at the office. Here’s what you need to know about both.