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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Microsoft to Show

Just as we expected, the future of Microsoft Windows will be officially unveiled at a special press event on Sept. 30 in San Francisco. Microsoft has officially began sending press invites to the show...

Meet the HP Stream: A $300 Chromebook Killer?

After a tentative showing last month, HP has officially announced its super-budget-friendly Windows 8.1 machine, the HP Stream notebook. Already being dubbed as a "Chromebook-killer," the AMD-powered Stream is expected to hit shelves around Sept. 24.

New ThinkPad Helix Is First Intel Core M Convertible

Lenovo's original ThinkPad Helix launched in 2013 with minimal fanfare. When we reviewed the laptop, Lenovo's first 2-in-1 detachable ThinkPad, we were impressed with the attractive display on its...

Gigabyte P25X v2 Review

The Gigabyte P25X v2 offers robust gaming performance, complete with a crisp, full-HD display and stylish design.

Acer Chromebook 13 Review

The Acer Chromebook 13 offers long battery life and a full HD screen in a sleek white body along with Nvidia's K1 processor.

ASUS EeeBook X205: An Affordable Chromebook Alternative

BERLIN-- ASUS might make its own Chromebook, but Microsoft is making sure the company's budget tier isn't reserved just for Google's OS. Revealed at IFA 2014, the ASUS EeeBook X205 is an 11.6-inc...

ASUS ZenBook UX305 Sports 3K Screen in 2.6-Pound Body

BERLIN -- Users looking for a laptop with a higher-than-HD screen will soon have a new and compelling option. The 13-inch ASUS ZenBook UX305 will combine a 3K display with a speedy SSD, a robust pr...

Acer Aspire R 13 Hands-On: The 6-in-1 Windows Hybrid

BERLIN - Windows-based 2-in-1 notebooks are ubiquitous these days, but what about a 6-in-1? That's what Acer aims to deliver with the Aspire R series, which boast unique hinges for a variety of use ...

HP Envy x360 15t Touch Review

The HP Envy x360 is a flexible, 15-inch convertible hampered by a lackluster screen and weak battery life.

Acer C720 Chromebook (Core i3) Review

The updated Acer C720 Chromebook is a faster, more powerful improvement on the original model, but is it worth the upgrade?