Laptops

Lab-tested laptop reviews, laptop buying guides, and prices on the best laptops and notebooks from knowledgeable experts.

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Surface Laptop review: Microsoft's MacBook Air killer nails what students need

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is here to battle the MacBook Air and lead the Windows 10 S charge into education.

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Gigabyte Aero 15 Review: A near-perfect power user's laptop

Gigabyte's Aero 15 is almost the perfect combination of performance, weight, and battery life.

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MacBook: Features, specifications, and prices for Apple’s lightest laptop

What you need to know about Apple’s lightest laptop.

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MacBook Air: Features, specifications, and pricing for Apple's most affordable laptop

What you need to know about Apple's most affordable laptop.

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Hands-on: MSI's GT75VR Titan brings high-end HDR display tech to a gaming laptop

MSI's GT75VR Titan downsizes to a 17-inch display and a single GTX 1080, but nabs an HDR display and a more useful mechanical keyboard in the process. Oh, and it's still enormous.

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Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA review: A versatile laptop with lots to love

The Asus C302CA is an advanced Chromebook with a 360-degree hinge, great display and battery life, and Android support.

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MacBook Pro vs. MacBook vs. MacBook Air: Which should you buy?

Apple offers a wide vareity of laptops. Here’s what you need to know to pick the right one.

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HP Spectre x2 review: It beats the Surface Pro on value, if not performance

HP's Spectre x2 2-in-1 swings for the fences with its Kaby Lake chip, 2K display and Iris Plus graphics, but it falls short in a few areas.

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Urban Armor Gear Rugged Case review: An excellent tough case for your delicate flower of a laptop

Protection for clumsy laptop users or those who routinely take their MacBook Pro into harm’s way.

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MSI GT75VR Titan Hands-on: It's heavy into VR

MSI GT75VR Titan is big, beefy, and one of the first HDR-ready laptops, with not one but two HDR-ready options, and of course it's VR-ready. But is something this heavy really portable? Check out our detailed hands-on here.

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The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include laptops from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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Surface Laptop: Everything you need to know

Microsoft's thin, light, beautiful Surface Laptop is the halo PC for Windows 10 S. Read all about it here.

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Akitio Node Cabinet review: Real, affordable graphics for your laptop

Akitio's Node Cabinet gives laptops the power of an external GPU without breaking the bank.

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Hands-on: How the Asus ROG GX501 Zephyrus performs with Nvidia's Max-Q technology

The Asus ROG GX501 Zephyrus ships with Nvidia's Max-Q, designed to maintain GPU power with less heat and fan noise. Here's our first peek at the new technology.

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How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

With a little bit of research and elbow grease (or a Thunderbolt 3 dock), an external graphics card setup lets you upgrade your laptop for a fraction of the cost of a new gaming PC.

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Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: Kaby Lake and a 4K display make a difference

With a Kaby Lake quad-core and Pascal graphics, the XPS 15 remains the quad-core to beat.

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MacBook 2017 review: The bang for your buck gets better

Kaby Lake processors provide Apple’s lightweight laptop a much-needed speed boost.

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MacBook 2017 review

Apple's third-generation Macbook offers a performance boost with Intel's Kaby Lake and lower prices.

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