Laptop Guide

If you're in the market for a high-performance laptop, you have plenty of choices. Unfortunately, you'll have to navigate a minefield of inferior options. Our laptop reviews and buying guides are here to help you find and compare the best 2014 laptops for your needs and your budget.
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May 21, 2014
  Put your phone away while at work on your Mac and never miss a message. That's thanks to a new app for iOS and Macs called Notifyr. It brings iOS updates to your Mac's screen so you don't ha...
May 12, 2014
Whether you prefer a quick puzzle challenge or a full-blown multiplayer romp, Chromebooks offer a wide range of entertaining games. All you need to do is visit the Chome App Store and start downloading.
May 06, 2014
  Whether you've just ended a toxic relationship, or have had just about enough of an annoying acquaintance, there are times when it is necessary to cut ties with someone completely. Unfortuna...
April 15, 2014
  Some people just don't know when to leave you alone. Or maybe you need to avoid seeing an ex online for awhile. Get some reprieve by blocking unwanted contacts from your Hangouts list with t...
March 24, 2014
With the right set of apps in your arsenal, you can make your productivity skyrocket on your MacBook. We scoured Apple's Mac App store to find the must-have apps to help you do everything better, from...
June 27, 2013
With a name like OS X Mavericks, you might think Apple's new software for Macs is a big departure for the company. It's not. While iOS 7 represents a huge visual departure for Apple with a complete re...
March 25, 2013
Google will reportedly equip its Chromebook line of laptops with Intel's forthcoming line of Haswell CPUs, which promises to deliver longer battery life to the Web-based notebooks.ZDNetuncovered...
March 12, 2013
It's not just HP and Lenovo that are targeting the education market with their Google Chromebooks. Today Acer announced the C710-2055 Chromebook, a $279 system running Google's mostly-online operating...
January 17, 2013
It looks like Windows 8 just got detention. Lenovo is targeting the education market with a new laptop powered by Google's OS instead of Microsoft's. The ThinkPad X131e Chromebookis a ruggedized dev...
October 30, 2012
Where are the apps? That's the question we asked in our review of the Microsoft Surface, and it's one of the bigger question marks plaguing Microsoft's Windows 8 launch.
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