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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PSA: Dell XPS 15 Not Getting Fingerprint Reader Until February

Following a leak last year, Dell announced a refresh of the XPS 15 at CES in Las Vegas. While it was clear that the notebook would be upgraded to the latest Intel "Kaby Lake" CPU and an Nvidia GTX 105...

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI Review

The excellent MSI GT83VR Titan SLI, complete with new Cherry MX speed switches and dual 1080 GPUs, is what happens to gaming laptops when money is no object.

Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA Review

The Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA is a light and fast (but expensive) 2-in-1.

10 Key Features to Look for in Your Next Laptop

Up until around 2010, both consumers and businesses could be counted on to upgrade their laptops every three years on average, because technology changed so quickly that anything older than that felt ...

Which ThinkPad is Right For You?

For many business users and corporate IT departments, nothing but a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop will do. Whether it's their strong build quality, industry-leading keyboards, hyper accurate pointing sticks,...

Fujitsu's Newest Laptops Are the Lightest on the Market

Fujitsu is releasing new lines of laptops for both the consumer and business markets, and some are the thinnest we've seen in a long time.The LifeBook U937/P is a business notebook that weighs just 1....

The Best Time to Buy a Laptop

Nothing causes buyer's remorse quite like seeing the laptop you bought last month for $1,000 go on sale for $750. It's equally unpleasant to buy a pricey new Dell XPS 13 in August and then watch as De...

Which Laptop CPU is Right for You?

A computer's processor is its brain, the component where most of the "thinking" happens. A faster CPU (central processing unit) lets you crunch spreadsheets, surf web pages, play games or edit photos ...

Consumer Reports Changes MacBook Pro Rating After Apple Issues Patch

In December, Consumer Reports made headlines when it decided not to recommend Apple's new MacBook Pros. At the time, the publication said its conclusion was based on inconsistent battery test results ...

In 2017, Laptops Are Cool Again

CES, the consumer electronic industry's preeminent trade show, sets the tone for the year in tech. In 2017, for the first time in a while, laptops truly stood out against a crowded showcase of TVs, sm...