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 2015 laptops for your needs and your budget.

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Lenovo ThinkPad E450 Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad E450 is a solid, affordable small-business laptop with a comfy keyboard but mediocre battery life.

Alienware 17 (2015) Review

The Alienware 17 gets updated with an Nvidia GeForce 980M GPU and an optional graphics amplifier for unrivaled gaming power.

MSI WS60 Workstation Review

The WS60 offers blazing storage speeds and top-notch graphics at the cost of short battery life and lots of heat.

Here's the Truth About Apple's 12-Inch MacBook

Looking for a new ultraportable laptop? Then you’ve probably heard a lot about Apple’s new MacBook. This 12-incher is amazingly light at just 2 pounds, and it packs a gorgeous Retina display. But...

Microsoft Shows Off Tons of New Windows 10 Features

San Francisco -- With the launch of Windows 10 just around the corner, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to promote its new OS to users and developers. At its Build conference (April 29, 2015), t...

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi (Full-HD 2015) Review

The $699 Transformer Book T300 Chi is the better version of Asus' two tablet-laptop hybrids, but its battery life is still a little underwhelming.

Acer Teases Laptop From its New Predator Gaming Line

Rounding out its lineup of gaming-centric Predator desktops, tablets, and monitors, Acer unveiled a pair of new gaming notebooks. The Predator laptops will be available in 15 and 17-inch versions lat...

Acer Aspire R11 Strikes Yoga-Like Convertible Pose

Joining the ranks of pretty much every other notebook maker, Acer is debuting an 11-inch convertible whose lid can rotate 360 degrees, converting the notebook into an ersatz tablet. Weighing 3.48 poun...

Acer Switch 10, Switch 11 Convertibles Get a New Look

Acer's low-cost 2-in-1 hybrids are getting a few new looks. Borrowing from its high-end Aspire S7 notebook line, Acer is adding white 3 Gorilla Glass lids to its Switch 10 convertible, giving it a pre...

HP's Back to School Laptops with B&O Audio: Hands-on

Bye-bye, Beats. HP's refreshed lineup of Pavilion and Envy laptops will all be getting a boost from Bang & Olufsen speakers and audio technology. Starting as low as $409, HP's notebooks--the Pav...