Laptops

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

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Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life


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Is the ASUS X205 Microsoft’s Chromebook Killer?

Low-priced, lightweight Windows 8.1 device challenges Chromebooks in low-end notebook market.

Lenovo puts AMD chip in ThinkPad 11e laptop

Lenovo's new ThinkPad Yoga 11e and ThinkPad 11e can also be bought with Intel's chips based on Broadwell architecture

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Acer Preps a Pair of Durable Chromebooks for Students

Acer is toughening up its laptops to meet the demands of students who don't have time or attention to think about caring for a delicate piece of computer machinery.

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The 15 Best Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Faster Productivity

Chrome has a few of Windows's old reliable tricks, and then it has even more. Learn its tricks and fly through your apps and browser tabs like a pro.

HP teases wire-free computing with Elite X2 1011 hybrid

HP's tablet-first Elite X2 1011 will be able to transfer data to a wireless display through a WiGig dock

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Chromebooks Spank Windows

Over the holidays, Microsoft and friends tried to beat back the rise of Chromebooks. They failed. Badly.

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The Best PCs of 2015 Will be Superlight, Pen-Friendly and Broadwell-based

The Consumer Electronics Show is great for one thing: spotting PC trends. We think these three will hold through the year.

Windows 10, Chrome OS battle royale to benefit PCs this year

IDC is projecting PC shipments will stabilize this year, and get better in 2016.

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Best of CES 2015: The Gadgets and Gear That Wowed Us Most

CES is a cavalcade of new products, one after the other, as far as the eye can see. Some stand out more than others.

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Samsung Mass-Produces Laptop SSD with 2.1Gbps Speeds

Samsung announced the industry’s fastest SSD expansion card for ultrathin notebooks that boasts read speeds of up to 2.1Gbps.

Dell XPS 13 wows, but it could hurt your pocket

Dell's thinnest and lightest laptop puts a 13.3-inch screen in an 11-inch laptop frame

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Videos: CES 2015 Has it all From Wearables to Laptops

Take a look at the sights and sounds from the annual consumer show in Las Vegas.

Keyboards are the weak link in Asus's Transformer Book Chi series

We went hands-on with Asus's new PC convertibles that run Windows 8.1

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Lenovo's CES Lineup: Flexible Laptops, Dirt-Cheap Tablets, and PCs That Read Your Face

Tablets and laptops and all-in-ones, oh my!

Intel cranks up laptop battery life, graphics with new Broadwell Core chips

Intel's latest Core chips based on the Broadwell microarchitecture will be in laptops and hybrids this month

HP's Stream mini-PC with Windows battles Chrome desktops

HP's Stream Mini Desktop will ship this month starting at $179.99 with an Intel Celeron chip at 32GB of storage

Lenovo slims down, adds horsepower to new ThinkPads

Lenovo's new ThinkPad Carbon and T450 lines now have Intel's Broadwell chips

Chromebooks get larger, faster with Acer's Chromebook 15

Starting at $249.99, the device is one of the fastest in the category, with an Intel Broadwell processor

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