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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Out of the Box Tips: Set Up Your New Laptop Like a Pro

You pull your brand-new laptop out of its packaging and plug it in for the first time. Then you go through the Windows setup, and you're all done, right? Not really. Your notebook is not really ready-...

Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 Review

The Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 is a fantastic value, combining the flexibility of a detachable with over 12 hours of battery life.

Alienware 15 Review

The Alienware 15 offers excellent gaming performance and over 7 hours of battery life in a thick but manageable chassis.

Lenovo ThinkPad T560 Review

Ideal for productivity users who want a large screen, the ThinkPad T560 offers solid performance, great usability and over 21 hours of endurance.

How to Download and Install macOS Sierra Public Beta

If you like the idea of telling your Mac to do your bidding, today is the day you can start barking orders. The public beta of macOS Sierra is now available for download, which brings Siri to the Mac ...

Which MacBook Should You Buy? MacBook vs. Air vs. Pro

With a starting price of $899, MacBooks don't come cheap. Still, Apple's laptop lineup is undoubtedly the best in the industry. You get sleek and sturdy aluminum designs, excellent keyboards and touch...

Apple Killing MacBook Air? Here's Our Advice

My sister-in-law asked me what Apple laptop to buy and I was a bit surprised by my recommendation. “Get the MacBook Pro,” I said. As a new mom who would be editing lots of photos, I didn’t think...

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, ...

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 Review

The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 offers a 1080p display, an SSD and strong performance for under $750, but makes some compromises to achieve that price.

Laptop Buying Tips for Students

Going off to high school or college without a decent laptop is like refusing to use pencil and paper. It instantly puts a ceiling on how much students can learn, how far they can go and how many lifel...