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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Toshiba Chromebook 2 Review

The Toshiba Chromebook 2 refreshes the original with a slimmer design, a gorgeous 1080p IPS display and powerful speaker.

Samsung Chromebook 2 (Intel) Review

Samsung's updated 11-inch Chromebook 2 now has a more powerful Intel Celeron processor, but it suffers from a lackluster display.

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme Review

The Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme features mil-spec toughness, a rotating touch screen and strong performance to justify its hefty price tag.

Toshiba Tech Support: 2014 Rating

Last year, Toshiba earned its third-straight C+ score for overall tech support, despite its newly revamped website. This year, we ran into many of the problems as we did in previous years, but the com...

Samsung Tech Support: 2014 Rating

Samsung continues to fine-tune its tech support, mostly with great success. In last year's Tech Support Showdown, the company scored a strong B+, thanks to a combination of social media, live chats an...

Lenovo Y50-70 Touch Review

The Lenovo Y50-70 Touch combines midrange gaming power with an ultrasharp display, but it's not very bright.

ASUS Tech Support: 2014 Rating

In past years, ASUS has consistently ranked among the top half of tech brands, with accurate phone support and a support website redesigned in 2013. The site seems largely unchanged from last year, bu...

Windows 10: Top 6 New Features

Windows is about to get a big upgrade. From a resurrected Start Menu to new multitasking tools, the latest Microsoft operating system is designed to remedy the frustrations caused by the confusing...

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 With Revamped Start Menu

SAN FRANCISCO -- The next Windows is such a radical departure from its predecessors that Microsoft has jumped up two version numbers. At a press event today (Sept. 30), Microsoft executive vice pres...

Lenovo Tech Support: 2014 Rating

Lenovo's slogan is "for those who do," and if you buy the company's laptops, prepare to do for yourself. The ThinkPad maker has a long-standing policy of refusing to answer what it considers to be "so...