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

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Intel launches major new processor range

Intel has at last launched the chips it developed under the "Skylake" codename, now calling them sixth-generation Core processors. The launch is an important step for the company, which has had trouble keeping up in a marketplace that...

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Toshiba's swanky Satellite Radius 12 laptop is brimming with cutting-edge features

The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 packs Intel's new Skylake processor, a 4K display option, and support for Windows Hello biometric security.

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Intel packs Skylake CPU with innovations as PC industry hopes to reboot

Skylake is “the best processor we’ve ever done,” said Intel's Kirk Skaugen. Move over, Broadwell: this is what the PC industry wants you to buy, starting with dozens of new Skylake PCs showing at IFA in Berlin.

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Seagate breaks through the 1TB-per-platter barrier for laptop drives

Seagate today announced its first laptop drive that can store 2TB of data using just two platters, allowing the company to manufacture them in a 7mm-high form factor.

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First Look: Dell Venue 10: A hybrid for Android lovers

As a notebook, is the Venue 10 a contender for professional needs? In terms of price, the answer becomes iffy because, frankly, it runs up against several options in the market, most of which are Windows two-in-one devices, like the...

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Sony-less Vaio PCs returning to the U.S. this fall

The VAIO brand is coming to America (again) and it's as expensive as it's always been.

Vaio PCs to return to overseas markets this fall

Vaio, Sony's former laptop brand, is returning to overseas markets this fall, with sales of Windows 10 devices in the U.S. and Brazil.

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Intel Skylake CPU details revealed: These faster, more power-efficient chips can even drive three 4K monitors

Skylake-based laptops should offer a nice boost over today's Broadwell laptops, and here's why.

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Latest Chromebooks for kids are designed for playground abuse

Today's Chromebooks are ready to be pulled, pummeled, and even doused with water. Take a look at what Lenovo, Dell and Haier have engineered for their youngest users.

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5 must-have back to school laptop accesories

The laptop isn't the only piece of tech a student needs to succeed.

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3 Chromebooks tough enough for school kids

Go ahead: Yank their hinges. Stand on their screens. Even pour water on them. These Chromebooks are built to survive serious abuse.

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Back to school on a budget: Choosing a cheap laptop to fit your needs

We reviewed eight mainstream budget laptops — because "cheap" doesn't have to mean "awful."

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HP 15t Touch review: Great looks, good performance, this budget laptop's got it all

The HP 15t Touch is proof if you put as much care and design love into a $500 laptop as you would a $1,000 laptop, good things happen.

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Toshiba Satellite C55-C5240 review: The best performance you'll find under $500

The Toshiba Satellite C55-C may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts, kid.

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 E review: A solid choice for those who need maximum portability

It's a laptop. It's a tablet. It's the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, and it's here to try and prove hybrids don't have to be terrible.

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Lenovo IdeaPad 100 review: This big laptop's got a tiny little processor, but it's cheap

This Lenovo laptop is poised to take on Chromebooks, so expect Chromebook-style performance.

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Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series review: One of the most attractive budget laptops on the market

Dell combines a gorgeous case with decent performance for one of the best all-around laptops under $500.

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HP Pavilion x360 11T review: An IPS display and zippy storage for under $500

The HP Pavilion x360 11T isn't a performance wunderkind, but it has the look and feel of a much more expensive laptop thanks to fantastic craftsmanship.

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