Laptops

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

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Lenovo's Flex 5 catches up to other convertibles, adding Kaby Lake and USB-C

Lenovo catches up to other 360-degree convertibles with its Flex 5 product line, 14-inch and 15-inch laptops with fresh features and lighter weights.

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Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: How to decide

Two great machines, one hard choice. We walk through the pros and cons so you can decide.

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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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Surface Laptop vs. Surface Pro 4: We compare prices, features and more

Comparing the specs of Microsoft's new Surface Laptop to its older Surface Pro 4 cousin can tell you a lot. For one thing, Microsoft really needs to update the Surface Pro 4.

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HP rolls out patch to fix keylogging bug in certain laptops

Consumers with HP laptops that have been accidentally recording their keystrokes can easily address the problem with a patch from the PC maker.

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Certain HP laptops are found recording users' keystrokes

Over two dozen HP laptop models may have secretly been recording users’ keystrokes by mistake, according to a Swiss security firm.

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HP's Elite x2 is the Surface Pro 4 update we wish Microsoft would make

As the Surface Pro 4 ages rapidly, the Elite x2's Kaby Lake CPUs, bigger SSDs, and other perks make it look shinier than Microsoft's supposed flagship.

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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.

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US device searches at borders ignite resistance

In CBP's fiscal year 2015, the agency searched just 8,503 devices during 383.2 million border crossings. But in fiscal year 2016, the number of device searches jumped to 19,033, and in the first six months of FY2017, CBP searched...

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the US border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A gaming laptop at a decidedly non-gaming price

It's not the most powerful gaming laptop ever made, but an i5 and a 1050 Ti for only $850? That's a steal of a price.

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Surface Laptop vs. MacBook Air vs. Dell XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: A specs comparison

It's a thin-and-light spec fight! We haven't tested the Surface Laptop yet, but we can compare its specs to the competition's and see how it measures up, at least on paper.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop hands-on

Living somewhere between Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book in Microsoft's line-up, the Surface Laptop would seem to offer an ideal balance between portability, performance and price.

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Microsoft made a laptop for students

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is thin, fast, and made for the classroom.

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Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

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Hands-on: Surface Laptop is Microsoft's MacBook Air

Microsoft's Surface Laptop boasts the expected amazing Surface display plus all-day battery life in a sturdy laptop for students, although it's priced beyond the budget for many.

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Microsoft adds a Surface Laptop to its growing stable of devices

Microsoft's added a new laptop to its growing stable of Surface devices, and its amazingly thin and fast.

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Hands-on: Gigabyte's Aero 15 pushes gaming laptop to new limits

With a quad-core Kaby Lake and Nvidia's GTX 1060, plus a huge battery, Gigabyte's Aero 15 promises real gaming on the go.

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