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New, High-End Laptop Offers Linux Preinstalled

With options including an i7 processor and a 300GB Intel SSD, this 15.6-inch ZaReason device comes ready to go with the Linux distribution of your choice.

How to Protect Your Laptop

Follow our guide to safeguard your laptop, as well as the data that resides on it.

HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition: Great Sound and Style at a Reasonable Price

Keep cool and look cooler listening to your tunes with this 'Dr.'-approved laptop.

New Apple iPad Kicks PC Industry While It's Down

Tablets, and the iPad in particular, are part of the perfect storm hitting top PC makers; can Ultrabooks boost the competition?


How We Test PCs

Learn about our WorldBench 7 benchmarking suite, as well as the other tests we use to evaluate desktops, laptops, and all-in-one PCs.

48 NASA Laptops Stolen in Two Years: A Case for Better Encryption Practices

It's not only businesses that need to worry about laptop security.

Windows 8: Training Required

Windows 8 includes a more drastic graphical interface change than previous versions of Windows. Here are the top questions new users are likely to ask--and how to answer them.

Dell Inspiron 14R Intel Core i3 Laptop, $480

Get a Dell Inspiron 14R laptop for only $480, with free shipping.

Samsung Series 7 Chronos Review: Pretty Without Breaking the Bank

This model may be the perfect laptop for Windows users who lust after MacBook Pros.

Android: Coming Soon to a Desktop Near You?

A recent patent application suggests Google plans to bring Android onto desktop and notebook PCs. Can computing convergence be far behind?