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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The Best Refurbished Laptop Deals Right Now

If you want to save some money on your next laptop purchase, a refurbished model might be a good choice. If you buy from a reputable seller, a refurbished model should be in great condition and come ...

USB Type-C Dongles Coming to Surface Pro, Surface Laptop

Considering companies like Apple push USB Type-C ports harder than Dwayne Johnson promotes rebooted movie franchises, it was surprising not to see any of those ports on Microsoft's recently announc...

Which Microsoft Surface is Right For You? Pro vs Book vs Laptop

Microsoft's Surface notebooks give users chance to experience Windows 10 as its creators intended. But do you want the newly updated Surface Pro, the detachable Surface Book or the more-traditional S...

HP Announces Four New Laptops to Court Creatives

HP announced four new laptops at the Cannes Film Festival in France today in its continued attempts to win over the creative market. (Hey, it's classier than Coachella.) The laptops include the HP Spe...

Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Drops to $569 with Core i7, 512GB SSD

Dell's Inspiron 15 5000 is proof that you can get a decent, all-around laptop without breaking the bank. Normally priced at $899.99, a high-end configuration of the laptop is now just $569.99 on Dell....

XPS 13 Killer? New HP Envy 13 Looks That Good

The Dell XPS 13 has been the ultraportable to beat for more than two years, but it may have finally met its match. The new HP Envy 13 is a stunning lightweight laptop, complete with a gorgeous, nearly...

Which Razer Laptop Is Right for You? Blade vs Stealth vs Pro

Razer’s laptops are like MacBooks for gamers. They're chic, just as slim, and more powerful than anything that comes out of Cupertino. Plus, these are some of the few gaming laptops that can pass in...

Dell Chromebook 3189 Review

A good choice for young students, Dell's Chromebook 3189 is a flexible 2-in-1 with a durable chassis and strong audio.

Dell Precision 7720 Review

The Precision 7720 is a giant, long-lasting workstation.

How the Surface Laptop Reinvented Notebook Design

With the exception of gaming laptops, the traditional notebook has become pretty boring-looking. Hey, look: It’s another system that flips around! Those bezels are slightly thinner! You know the dri...