Laptops

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

Here's what's in Asus' $2,699 Zenbook NX500 laptop

The Zenbook NX500 will ship in October, and be the first laptop with a 4K quantum dots screen

HP's new Stream tablets, laptops fuel Microsoft-Google OS battle

HP's new products will ship in November, and include a $99 7-inch Stream 7 tablet


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How Intel, Microsoft and the Wireless Carriers Will Finally Realize the Promise of an 'Always Connected' PC

Thanks to developments like Intel's Skylake platform, we'll soon use PCs like we do our phones: always on and always connected to the Internet.

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Windows PCs Lose Back-to-School Sales to Chromebooks, Macs

The Windows PC market is a wounded giant, seemingly on the mend after years of market free-fall. But the explosive growth of Mac and especially Chromebook sales pose a threat to Windows' recovery.

Dell's PC, tablet innovations draw attention

Dell's 6-millimeter Venue 8 7000 tablet is highlighting the company's progress in design

Lenovo to cough up $100 refunds, $250 vouchers to settle IdeaPad suit

IdeaPad U310/U410 owners can get either a $100 refund or $250 voucher as part of a class-action settlement

PC confusion to linger on Intel's quick jump to Skylake

Intel sweeps Broadwell under the floor at IDF, pushes Skylake

Wire-free laptops will hit the market next year, Intel says

Laptops with Skylake chips will be able to wirelessly charge and transfer data

Intel pastes second screen on prototype laptop

The laptop has a second e-ink screen to view news, images, Twitter feeds and notifications

Apple's 11 Biggest Failures

Apple sets the standard -- for both success and failure. Here's a look at 11 major screwups, some of which almost derailed the company

Wireless charging to reach PCs, tablets next year

Wireless charging will be common in laptops in a few years, much like wireless comunications are today, Intel says

Dell packs Core M chip in Latitude 13 7000 tablet/laptop

Dell will also bring wireless docking to the hybrid device

Lenovo's Helix 2 tablet/laptop gets thinner, extends battery life

The ThinkPad Helix 2 hybrid is also among the first with Intel's Core M processor

Surface Pro 3: A Great Business Desktop and a Pretty Good Laptop, Too

Microsoft's latest tablet computer is light, compact and powerful

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The 10 Best Laptops of 2014 (So Far)

These 10 laptops, gaming notebooks, and Ultrabooks are the best portable PCs we've seen this year.

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP's patent application for a foldable device is more likely a competitive hedge than the precursor to a hardware play, one analyst says

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Chrome Sharps Up, Dumps 1985's Graphics Technology

Google today updated Chrome to version 37, finally abandoning a 29-year-old Windows technology to display fonts.

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Shape Shifters: The 11 Most Intriguing Hybrid PCs

From 7-in-1s to table-size AIOs, they're anything but conventional.

Inexpensive Windows PCs hitting the market with help from Microsoft

PC makers are selling laptops with Microsoft's royalty free Windows 8.1 with Bing OS starting at $249

ThinkPad Yoga 11e Review: A Hidden Chromebook Gem

With its exceptional build quality and outstanding (and flexible) display, Lenovo's new Chromebook is a meaningful notch above the rest.

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