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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Dell Latitude 7380 Review

The Dell Latitude 7380 is a premium ultraportable business laptop that offers a colorful display, comfy keyboard and good performance.

Laptop Starting Prices Are a Joke. Don't Be the Punchline

When you're researching laptops ahead of your purchase, you'll see systems that are listed with a "starting price" or that cost "from" a certain amount. Shoppers need to be wary of these entry-level c...

Benchmarked: Dell XPS 13 with 8th Gen Core CPU is 60 Percent Faster Than Predecessor

Laptops with Intel's 8th Generation "Kaby Lake Refresh" processors are just staring to hit the market and the early returns are impressive. In our tests, the new Dell XPS 13 with an 8th-Gen Core i7-85...

Acer Chromebook 15 Review

The Acer Chromebook 15 is lightweight and has strong endurance, but it suffers from weak image quality and an unpleasant typing experience.

HP ZBook x2 Hands-on: An Artist Tries This Supercharged 2-in-1

Technology and art are intertwined these days, but creative professionals may require several devices: a tablet to draw on, a PC for editing and, perhaps a Wacom stylus. What if it was all rolled in...

Surface Book 2 Hands-on: Microsoft's MacBook Pro Killer Is Here

The wait is finally over. After two years of barely updating its flagship 2-in-1, Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Book 2. Available in both the original 13-inch and new 15-inch sizes, the Surface B...

Take $150 Off the New XPS 13 with 8th-Gen Intel

Dell's new XPS 13 is getting a price cut. Again.Less than three weeks after the new XPS debuted at $1,299, Dell's premium laptop — which packs Intel's new 8th-generation processor — is selling for...

Here Are the Coolest Fluent Design Features in Windows 10

Windows 10 offered a significant modern redesign that brought the Microsoft operating system out of the confusion of Windows 8 and the already-retro aesthetic of Windows 7. And on Oct. 7, with the la...

Dell XPS 13 (2017) Review

The Dell XPS 13 remains our favorite consumer laptop, thanks to its epic battery life, strong 8th Gen Core performance and attractive design.

Help Me, Laptop: Should I Get a Notebook or a Tablet?

As 2-in-1s — which can convert from clamshell to tablet mode — have become more common, stand-alone slates have become less popular. However, many shoppers still wonder whether they need a tablet,...