Laptops

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

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Acer adds horsepower to Chromebook with Intel Broadwell chip

Acer has added a Core i5 processor its Chromebook C910, which up to now has run on Core i3 or Celeron chips


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Asus ZenBook UX305 vs. Dell XPS 13: Thin, light and powerful

The Asus ZenBook UX305 and the Dell XPS 13 and two new thin and light Windows laptops that offer a lot of power for a reasonable price. We test both to see which is the better buy

PC sales may be worse than expected this year

IDC revised its forecast for PC shipments in 2015 to a drop of 4.9 percent

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Chart-topping hits from when 10 popular technologies were born

The #1 song when Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone? Why, "Irreplaceable," of course.

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Hands on: Google's new $999 Chromebook Pixel makes big changes under the hood

Google refreshes its flagship Chromebook with better CPUs, battery life, and other improvements, all squeezed into essentially the same case. Read all about it here.

Six things to know about the USB 3.1 port in the new MacBook

The new port in the 12-inch MacBook is backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0

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Apple Introduces Thinnest and Lightest MacBook Yet

The new laptop features redesigned components but only two external ports

MediaTek wants to put its chips in Chromebooks

MediaTek's new Helio X10 processor could bring 64-bit ARM CPUs and 4K video to Chromebooks

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Lenovo's Brand 'Buzz' Score Takes Hit After Superfish Crapware Flap

Lenovo's "brand buzz" rating fell by half after reports surfaced that it had pre-loaded hacker-vulnerable adware onto consumer PCs, a brand quality measurement firm said today.

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5 Chromebook Tips and Tricks to Fine-Tune Your Productivity

Chrome OS has some powerful tweaks and customizations so you can work faster or automate frequent tasks.

Kenya abandons school laptop project, moves to computer labs

A snag in the bidding process derailed the laptop plan, but there are high hopes for computer labs

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Modern Tech, Retro Style: 10 Products That Take You Back to the Future

Taking tech back in time for fun and (sometimes) functionality.

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Dell Latitude 12 E5250 (Broadwell) Review: A Small, Sturdy Workhorse of a Laptop

This 12-inch business laptop may be easier to fit into a bag, but it's not much lighter than its 14- and 15-inch cousins.

Lenovo hit with lawsuit over Superfish snafu

A class-action lawsuit charged Lenovo and Superfish of fraudulent business practices, making PCs vulnerable

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Microsoft's Signature Edition Laptops Deliver the 'Clean PC' Experience You Really Want

If you're concerned about Superfish adware, or just want an optimized, clean experience similar to building your own PC, check out Microsoft's own 'Signature Experience' line of laptops.

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Lenovo Consumer Laptops Bring a Super Fishy Surprise

Lenovo has stopped pre-loading Superfish adware onto it new machines, but the practice has raised security and privacy concerns. Here's how to remove it.

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Asus Zenbook UX305 is Here, and it Won't Break the Bank

Starting at $699, the UX305's price tag is well below that of some of its biggest competitors.

Panasonic's Toughbook 54 gets lighter, but stays strong

With a starting price of $1,499, the laptop is for business users

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New Dell Chromebook 11 for Education is Built to Get Beaten Up on the Playground

Dell adds manageability, durability and LTE to its new Chromebook 11. The company also announced some education-oriented tablets and PCs.

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