Laptops

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

And Yet it Moves: The Early, Awkward Days of 'Portable' Computing

You kids today are spoiled by your modern-day razor-thin ultrabooks. Come take a look portable technology that required some muscle.

Want to Upgrade Your PCs to SSD? SanDisk Will Make a House Call

SanDisk offers on-site replacements of HDDs with SSDs.


Chromebook Shipments Skyrocket as Microsoft Unleashes Counterattack

Chromebooks may not ship in the numbers that Windows PCs do, but the popularity of laptops running Chrome OS is growing fast.

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How a Coworking Space Made Me Rethink My Computing Needs

As our workplaces become more flexible and more customizable to our needs, we need to ensure that we choose the right desktop, notebook, and mobile computing options to be successful in those variable workspaces.

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The Digital Worker's Guide to Doing Business on the Go

Today's workers must do an increasing amount of work outside the office and home. If you're one of them, these six tips will keep you productive, secure, comfortable and secure -- all without scrambling to find a power outlet.

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The Security Challenges of BYOPC

Creating a virtual PC will add another layer of security.

Samsung sticks to US PC market with $249.99 Chromebook 2

Samsung's Chromebook 2 NP900X3E-A02US will ship in the U.S. next week for US$249.99

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Why the Surface Pro 3 Has Quietly Replaced My Work PC

The Surface Pro 3 offers all the advantages of a tablet along with all the performance of a solid notebook. Until I can do better, there's no reason to go back.

Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro excels as a laptop, but doesn't win as a tablet

The fancy hinge and excellent high resolution screen don't justify the $1,350 starting price

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Dell Venue 11 Pro is a Solid, Capable Tablet-Laptop

The Venue Pro's beautiful HD screen, decent processing power, and good battery life more than compensate for its chubbiness

Dell pushes laptop chip clock speed to 4.4GHz in Alienware 18

The 4.4GHz chip Core i7-4940MX is Intel's fastest mobile processor ever

PC shipments down just slightly in the third quarter, IDC says

Worldwide shipments fell 1.7 percent from a year ago, beating IDC projections

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Google Steps Up Push for Chromebooks in the Office

Just as new low-cost Windows machines are about to hit the market, Google comes out with a new package of Chromebook features aimed at businesses.

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As HP Splits in Two, Weaker PC Makers Won't Survive the Shakeout, Analysts Say

Hewlett-Packard's decision to spin off its PC business shows that even historically strong PC makers are having to rethink their commitment to the market -- and that smaller players are already saying, "No mas."

Nvidia improves laptop gaming, battery life with new flagship GPUs

Nvidia says its GeForce GTX 980M and 970M GPUs are the company's fastest laptops graphics cards

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

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