Laptops

Lab-tested laptop reviews, laptop buying guides, and prices on the best laptops and notebooks from knowledgeable experts.

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MacBook 2016 review: Ultraportable laptop satisfies with speed gains

It's not a desktop Mac replacement. The MacBook is ideal for on-the-go use.

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2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

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Lenovo Yoga 900 Review

It's not as thin as its predecessor, but the Yoga 900 is faster and lasts longer between charges.

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Here's how Apple's updated MacBook stacks up against current PCs

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook is a minor refresh to a popular product. We match it spec by spec to the current crop of laptops.

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Acer’s (almost) crush-proof, spill-proof Chromebook

If you've ever dropped, kicked or spilled coffee on your laptop -- or have wanted to -- this might be the one for you.

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Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?

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Dell takes back the night in PCs

Dell's market share in PCs has risen steadily since the company went private 13 quarters ago. There seems to be a correlation between this success and the company's unlisted status.

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Enterprise tablet wars: Galaxy TabPro S vs. Surface Pro 4

If you’re looking for a hybrid device that shines in the enterprise, Microsoft and Samsung both offer high-end Windows 10 tablets. CIO.com senior writer Sarah White compares the Surface Pro 4 and the Galaxy Tab Pro S to see which one...

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Hands on with NexDock, the laptop that isn't

You can buy the NexDock, a laptop that's actually powered by your phone, today. But it's more intriguing as a concept of what tomorrow could look like.

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Review: 4 mid-priced laptops that mean business

You don't need the most expensive laptop available to get in a solid day's work. We evaluate four Windows laptops that cost about $600 or less.

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All-metal and $299, Acer's Chromebook 14 targets IT pros

Acer this week announced a new Chromebook that shows just how much better these machines are getting.

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LG Gram 15 review: You won't find a more portable 15-inch laptop

With a 15.6-inch screen squeezed into a 2.14-pound body, LG's biggest ultrabook is impressive despite its flaws.

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5 burning questions about AMD's Bristol Ridge chips

Laptops and tablet hybrids with AMD's new 7th generation chips -- code-named Bristol Ridge -- will soon become available. The chip is being positioned as a worthy Intel Skylake alternative.

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HP laptop-tablet hybrid is the first with AMD's 'Bristol Ridge' chip

A new family of laptop processors from AMD could be coming very soon if a new PC announced by HP is any indication.

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Hands-on with HP's Spectre 13.3, the world's thinnest laptop

The Spectre 13.3 ultraportable laptop sports crazy cabinet hinges and a new logo, and it's thinner than an iPad Pro.

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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: This Surface Pro clone is drop-dead gorgeous

Sporting the first OLED screen out in the wild, the TabPro S will turn heads…and almost makes the wait for the tech worth it.

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Dell XPS 15 Review: A great laptop gets bigger and a little better

Dell's XPS 15 is a bigger, more powerful version of the super-popular XPS 13. It offers smoking performance in an extremely compact package.

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Want a Chrome tablet? CTL's new Chromebook features a flip screen

CTL's new J5 Rugged Convertible Chromebook can be a laptop or a tablet, and it starts at just US$249.

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