Laptops

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

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First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

Even for a beta, the merger of Google's two operating systems is a disappointment that begs the question: Why bother?

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Acer Swift 7 review: This slender ultrabook focuses on just the basics

Thin may be in, but you can get more bang for your buck.

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MacBook Pro review: The Touch Bar bridges the gap between iPad and Mac

With its innovative, contextual, customizable controls, the Touch Bar makes the new MacBook Pros worth buying.

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13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many trade-offs

The entry-level 2016 MacBook Pro -- the one without a Touch Bar -- compromises on graphics, ports, and RAM speed

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After protest, Lenovo brings Linux compatibility to Yoga 900 and 900S

Lenovo has issued a BIOS update so users can load Linux on Yoga 900, 900S and Ideapad 710 laptops

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Hands-on: 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys

While we're waiting for the Touch Bar equipped MacBook Pros, let's check out the model Apple glossed over at the unveiling: the 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys.

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New MacBook Pro? You don't have to toss your peripherals

Apple's new laptops jettison all previous ports, putting those with external drives, monitors, and keyboards -- even iPhones -- in a pickle

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Apple's new MacBook Pro may be the world’s fastest stock laptop

New PCIe solid-state drives could double the read/write performance of last year's model

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Apple's put a new touch on its latest Macbook Pro

Apple's latest Macbook Pro replaces the top row of keys with an OLED touch bar, which can change functions based on the software being used.

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First look: Apple’s new MacBook Pro lineup and more

Check out the new bells and whistles -- including the Touch Bar -- on Apple's latest iterations of the MacBook Pro

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Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple’s newest MacBook Pro

Apple finally -- finally! -- updated its high-end laptop with new keyboard functionality, processors, and more

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Microsoft's new Surface Studio and Win10 updates target creative users

The Surface Book also gets a major performance and battery boost

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Best Deals of the Week, October 17th - October 21st - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 17th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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32% off Asus 15.6-Inch Laptop, 2.1GHz Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Windows 10 - Deal Alert

Housing multiple USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer and the latest 802.11ac wireless for fast Internet connectivity, Asus promises it'll be fast and easy to get things done with their F555 laptop, currently discounted 32%.

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19% off HooToo Shuttle Type C Hub With Charging, HDMI Output, Card Reader, 3 USB 3.0 Ports - Deal Alert

Charge or power your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals, transferring data, or even extending/mirroring your screen to an external display in 4k. This all-in-one adapter is currently discounted 19% on Amazon.

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Apple expected to announce new Macs on October 27

Apple invites journalists to gather for the 'Hello again' press event, where the company is expected to announce a redesigned MacBook Pro

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56% off Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Laptop Desk/Stand/Table - Deal Alert

This desk is designed to allow you to set up an office anywhere! It is easy to carry, with a light weight aluminum frame. While this device makes a perfect desk for your laptop.

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Asus ZenBook 3 review: This compact laptop puts the MacBook on the ropes, but doesn't deliver a KO

This 12-inch MacBook clone is a premium Windows ultraportable, but a few design choices keep it from rising above all its competition—MacOS and Windows alike.

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