Laptops

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

Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers

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Lenovo's $199 Chromebox Tiny is an affordable addition to its line of ThinkCentre Tiny PCs

Chromeboxes are aimed at education and business, so they're a natural fit for Lenovo's school- and corporate-oriented ThinkCentre Tiny line of modular All-in-One PCs.

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Review: MacBook Air killer from ASUS

ZenBook UX305 is a Windows Ultrabook that copies the MacBook Air’s look, but not its price.

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ASUS UX305: Looks like a MacBook Air, costs $300 less

Network World reviewer Howard Wen gives a quick overview of the ASUS UX305 notebook, which includes a 1080p screen and quick bootup of Windows 8.1

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Hands-on: Acer's Chromebook 15 is dirt-cheap, but bulky

Acer made some compromises to bring its 15.6-inch Chromebook 15 down to the $200 price range

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6 tips to extend your Chromebook's battery life

A few smart settings can help your Chromebook last hours longer off-grid.

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Acer back-to-school lineup includes new Chromebook and Windows laptops

The Taiwanese company also gave a sneak peak at a whole new range of gaming products and wearables.

Acer Aspire Switch 10 saved by the dock

Acer Aspire Switch 10 is an ordinary low-cost Windows tablet but may merit consideration for its unique keyboard dock

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Man fires 8 gunshots into his Dell PC after Blue Screens of Death push him over edge

Executing the troubled laptop was 'glorious,' but most definitely illegal.

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Review: Google’s Chromebook Pixel excels both as a machine and as an idea

Being the best Chromebook is easy. Being a great flagship is harder, but the Pixel's advanced features make it just as premium and desirable as any other.

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Google Chromebook Pixel: It's beautiful, powerful, and impossible not to love

Packed with advanced features, the Chromebook Pixel can hold its head high among other high-end flagships, and it's the best Chromebook available, period.

HP leaves Apple Beats behind with new X360 hybrids

HP's new Envy X360 and Pavilion X360 also come with an option for 1TB hard drives, a rarity in hybrids

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HP Envy x360, Pavilion x360 convertible laptops get makeovers, better battery life

These consumer models take cues from the higher-end Spectre x360 to bring convertible talents to budget-friendly levels.

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Mac sales up 8% as industry remains in doldrums

Apple next week will again boast that sales of its Mac line of computers beat the industry average, assuming estimates by researcher IDC hold up.

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Review: Dell Venue 11 Pro Tablet is a laptop in disguise

It's a bit clunky as a tablet but comes into its own when you add a keyboard and watch it rip through a few tests.

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Dell loads Ubuntu Linux onto its best thin-and-light laptop

The XPS 13 Developer Edition comes in four configurations, and is a smidgeon cheaper than its Windows counterpart.

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HP Spectre x360 review: A sexy convertible that just can't take the heat

Slight thermal throttling under heavy loads mars an otherwise gorgeous picture including a CNC aluminum body, responsive touchscreen and awesome battery life.

Intel to help Chinese vendors churn out more PCs

Chinese manufacturers have generally focused on mobile devices, instead of PCs

Dell's Venue 10 7000 vs Microsoft Surface 3: Same price, different appeal

The Venue runs Android 5.0 and is thinner and lighter, while the Surface 3 comes with Windows, Office and more ports

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