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The best Ultrabooks, hybrids, tablets, and desktop PCs of 2013

We name the best mobile and desktop computers that shipped this year.

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Dell XPS 15 review: A practically perfect laptop

Dell's latest incarnation of its XPS 15 high-end notebook is the type of laptop dreams are made of.

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Ultrabook, laptop, hybrid or Chromebook? How to pick the best portable PC

Don't let the variety daunt you. Revel in the choices, from hybrids that pull apart to desktop replacements that keep it all together.

Toshiba says its new Kira Ultrabook packs a ridonkulous 22 hour battery life

The new Toshiba Dynabook Kira scoffs at laptops that claim 8 hours of endurance counts as all-day battery life.

Samsung taking preorders on Core i7 Ativ Book 9 Plus

The new 13.3-inch Ultrabook features a 3200-by-1800-pixel display; it ships in November.

Dell unveils its all-new Venue tablets, plus major updates to its XPS Ultrabook line

New products will run Windows 8.1 and Android; Windows RT gets the cold shoulder.

Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook review: Haswell refresh adds performance

Dell's cleverly designed laptop/tablet improves with new CPUs. It runs faster and lasts longer, but is still premium priced.

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Acer Aspire V7 review: This Ultrabook can play a decent game or two

Don’t let the slim design fool you. This machine packs both a powerful CPU and a discrete graphics processor.

HP's Envy 17 notebook lets you control apps with a wave of your hand

The first computer to feature an embedded Leap Motion controller leads a raft of new product announcements from HP.

My laptop just hit the floor. You won't believe what happened

Laptop + gravity = disaster, right? Not necessarily. Here's how I learned an important lesson.