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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Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro: Why Microsoft Wins

Creatives have a tough choice to make. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro is now more powerful than ever with its 7th-generation processor, but Microsoft's gunning for it. The Surface Book invites artists an...

Asus ZenBook 3 vs. Apple MacBook: Super Skinny Laptop Face-Off

It would be a mistake to write off the Asus ZenBook 3 as a MacBook clone, because it's not. Sure, it's really thin, like Apple's trendsetting ultraportable, but Asus' machine stands out, offering a fu...

Apple MacBook vs. Dell XPS 13: Ultraportable Face-Off

With the 12-inch MacBook (starting at $1,299), Apple has updated its fantastically light notebook with longer battery life and better Core m performance. In the Windows-powered Dell XPS 13 (starting ...

Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: Which Is Right for You?

 If you have more than $1,000 to spend on a 2-in-1, Microsoft has two compelling choices in the Surface Pro 4 (starting at $1,029 with keyboard) and the Surface Book (starting at $1,499). While both ...

Fans of Microsoft's hybrid Surface tablets that have wanted more ports and a better keyboard for less money should give Lenovo's new 2-in-1 a good look. The leading PC maker's upcoming Ideapad Miix 7...

Windows 10 vs. OS X El Capitan: Why Microsoft Wins

Microsoft says Windows 10 is fresh yet familiar, which is a nice way of saying it's a do-over for people who didn't like Windows 8. But what an impressive do-over it is.In fact, Windows 10 surpasses A...

Every time Apple unveils a new laptop, its competitors attempt to ride the ensuing PR and social media tsunami by making direct comparisons to their own products. Two days after the new 12-inch MacBoo...

Alienware 14 vs. Razer Blade 14: What's the Best Portable Gaming Laptop?

Gamers, lets get ready to rumble! In one corner we have the Razer Blade 14. One of the world’s thinnest gaming notebooks, the Blade 14 (starting price $1,799, $1,999 as reviewed) crams a powerful In...