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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.


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.


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.


Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4'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. senior writer Sarah White compares the Surface Pro 4 and the Galaxy Tab Pro S to see which one...


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.


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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