Laptop Guide

There are plenty of high-performance laptops on the market. Unfortunately, you'll have to navigate a minefield of inferior options. Our laptop reviews and buying guides are here to help you find the best laptop for your needs and your budget.

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Microsoft Slams MacBook Air with Surface Pro Ad

Microsoft is at it again. In a new ad for its Surface Pro 4, it takes aim directly at Apple, calling the MacBook Air as useful as a hat for your cat.Microsoft plays up the Surface's touch screen, deta...

Laptop Trailblazer John Ellenby Dies at 75

British-born engineer John Ellenby a pioneer of the modern laptop computer, passed away at the age of 75 in San Francisco on Aug. 17. The New York Times first reported the news on Friday (Aug. 26).  ...

Your OLED Screen Isn't as Bright as You Think, But it's Still Better

Though they have been common on high-end smartphones, OLED (sometimes called AMOLED) screens are just now finding their way onto laptops. Back in June, Dell released a configuration of the Alienware 1...

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED and Regular Screen) Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is a sleek business 2-in-1 that will last a full workday whether you're banging out spreadsheets or drawing on the screen.

Lenovo Yoga 710 (11-inch) Review

The 11-inch Lenovo Yoga 710 is a light 2-in-1 that has decent performance and lasts a long time on a single charge.

Lenovo Yoga 710 15-Inch Review

The Lenovo Yoga 710 delivers a great keyboard, a vivid display and strong performance, all for less than $1,000.

ThinkPad X260 Lasts 17+ Hours, Even with a 1080p Screen

Usually, there's an inverse relationship between laptop screen resolution and battery life. The more pixels your notebook display has, the more power it uses and the sooner it conks out. However, Leno...

New MacBook Pro to Boast Most Blazing USB Yet

Entire system backups that happen in seconds. Crazy powerful external graphics cards. USB 3.1 Gen 2 is super fast, which could open up all sorts of possibilities when the tech comes to the totally...

HP Pavilion x360 (13-inch) Review

The HP Pavilion x360 is a solid performer with strong speakers, but it has a dim display and too much preloaded junk.

5 Reasons You'd Be a Fool to Buy a MacBook Now

If you've been thinking about upgrading to a new MacBook, there's never been a worse time to buy than right now. With the exception of the underpowered 12-inch MacBook, which was just refreshed last s...