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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10 Best Back-to-School Laptop Backpacks 2014

Students carry a heavy burden. They need to move their books, their tech and their food from class to class. In many ways, it's their most important organizational tool. However, not all backpacks are...

Top 8 Windows 8.1 Tablets and Hybrids

There's finally a Start button, smarter search, improved multitasking and a broader array of compelling apps. But Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS doesn't really shine unless you have a great tablet or hybrid to go along with it.

Acer Aspire V3-111P Review

The Acer Aspire V3-111P is a lightweight touch-screen laptop that offers solid everyday performance and excellent audio for a very affordable price.

Acer Aspire E15 Touch (E5-571P-363N) Review

A good combination of components makes the Acer Aspire E15 a compelling option among budget notebooks.

Lenovo Y50 Review

The Lenovo Y50 gaming laptop delivers powerful performance in a lightweight design, but we'd opt for the ultra HD screen.

Dell Precision M2800 Review

The Dell Precision M2800 is an affordable Windows 7 workstation with a durable chassis, sharp full HD display and zippy Core i7 performance.

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Review

For less than $500, the affordable and sleek Inspiron 11 3000 serves as both a laptop and a tablet.

Dell Inspiron 14 5000 (2014) Review

The Dell Inspiron 14 5000 is an attractive, 14-inch, touch-screen laptop with solid sound, but it doesn't give you enough for your money.

Dell Inspiron 15 5000 (2014) Review

The Inspiron 15 5000 is a solid 15-inch laptop with a vivid touch screen, but it doesn't do enough to distinguish itself at this price.

Samsung Chromebook 2 Review

The Samsung Chromebook 2 boasts a sleek design, sharp HD display and impressive battery life, but it's not the fastest option.