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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Which SSD Gets the Best Laptop Battery Life?

When we think about the components that influence laptop battery life, the CPU and display panel get top billing. However, the storage drive also uses a lot of power and having the right one can make ...

Take Up to $770 Off Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablets

We generally don't like to recommend older tech, but today's Amazon deal is particularly noteworthy because it's on a system that despite showing a bit of age, can still provide enough performance for...

After Ten Years, It’s Time to Kill the MacBook Air

You might have missed it over the long weekend, but yesterday (Jan. 15) marked the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the MacBook Air by Steve Jobs on stage at Macworld. When he removed its sleek...

2018 Is the Year of Laptop Feature Upgrades

Last year, I deemed that, after a year or two of stagnation, laptops were cool again. This year, vendors are focused on making them even cooler. At last week's CES tradeshow, we saw a number of upco...

Help Me, Laptop: Hard Drive or SSD?

Choosing between large cars and fast cars can be tricky, but similar questions regarding laptop storage can be easier to answer.So when forum user ally99 came to us with an AMD-based-laptop face-off...

ThinkPad L380 Yoga Offers World-Facing Camera in Affordable Package

Lenovo's new ThinkPad L380 Yoga is not only the company's least-expensive business 2-in-1, but also its most versatile. The 13-inch convertible starts at just $1,049 and is the only Yoga you can use t...

Asus ZenBook Flip 14: Premium 2-in-1 at a Reasonable Price

Starting at $899, Asus's upcoming ZenBook Flip 14 UX461 will offer a host of attractive features when it launches in March. The 14-inch, bendback 2-in-1 weighs just 3.08 pounds (with integrated graphi...

Asus's ZenBook 13 Packs Plenty of Power in 2.1-Pound Chassis

Super-thin laptops draw all the "oohs" and "ahhs," but when it comes time to carry your system around all day, you'll care a lot more about its weight. Asus's ZenBook 13 UX331UAL weighs a mere 2.17 po...

Best 2-in-1s 2018 (Laptop/Tablet Hybrids)

If you want a laptop with the most versatility, a 2-in-1 that either bends back or detaches to switch into tablet mode is your best choice. We've listed our favorite 2-in-1s below and here are three q...

MSI's New Laptop Includes a 24 Million Color Light Show

LAS VEGAS -- If all of the RGB at CES 2018 is any indication, gamers still love colors. MSI's latest laptop, the GE63 Raider RGB Edition fully embraces lighting with over 24 million colors that can be...