Laptops

Laptops | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

pcwdigitaledition primary jan19
msigv62

ces pcw group

Best of CES: The coolest PCs, PC components, and PC spectacles we saw

CES 2019 was ground zero for chip announcements, mainstream laptops, radical PCs and enthusiast PC building parts. Here's the best of what CES had to offer.

hppavilion15

Walmart has slashed the price of two great 15-inch laptops so grab one while you still can

Grab an HP Pavilion 15 with a GeForce GTX 1060 for $799 or a Dell Inspiron 15 with an AMD Ryzen 5 APU for $379.

yoga with amoled 2

Lenovo upgrades the Yoga C730 with a beautiful AMOLED display

Lenovo's new Yoga C730 boasts the latest 8th-gen Core chips, JBL speakers, and Dolby Atmos audio, but it's the 15.6-inch AMOLED display that will sell it.

yoga s940

Lenovo's Yoga S940 intros Smart Assist eye-tracking, noise filtering, and a glass-wrapped display

Lenovo's consumer-friendly Yoga S940 boasts features like Dolby Atmos and 8th-gen Core chips, but a bundle of "Smart Assist" technologies sets it apart.

Lenovo Yoga
video

Lenovo Yoga C730 and Yoga S940 first look

Lenovo's new Yoga C730 and S940 feature some impressive hardware (Intel Whiskey Lake!) and yes, some impressive software as well.

alienware area 51m rear view dark side of the moon

The Alienware Area-51m is a desktop-class laptop both extreme and refined

With the Alienware Area-51m gaming laptop, Dell is launching a new design as well as a desktop-class powerhouse. Here's our close look.

dell xps 13 9380 camera detail

Finally! The new Dell XPS 13 puts the camera in the right place

We've always loved the Dell XPS 13, except for one thing: the low-slung, nosehair-catching camera. Finally, it's at the top where it belongs.

dell inspiron 7000 pen slot detail

Dell's Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 Black Edition laptops save you from lost pens and hot panels

Dell's Inspiron 13 and 15 7000 Black Edition laptops offer special features including better thermals and a hinge that doubles as pen storage.

Dell Inspiron
video

Dell Inspiron 7000 Black Edition laptops get classy new perks

The Dell Inspiron 13 and 15 7000 Black Edition laptops improve upon the regular versions with better thermals and a truly innovative hinge that doubles as pen storage.

Dell XPS 13
video

Hands on: Dell's XPS 13 finally puts the camera in the right place

Dell's XPS 13 was already a great laptop. With model 9380 launched at CES, it somehow gets even better, especially in the camera department.

Alienware A51
video

The Alienware Area-51m is a desktop-class gaming laptop both extreme and refined

Desktop parts give it power; high design gives it beauty.

HP Omen Laptop

HP's revamped Omen 15 laptop packs GeForce RTX graphics and a ludicrously fast 240Hz display

The refreshed HP Omen 15 is built for speed and Counter-Strike enthusiasts, with Nvidia's new GeForce RTX laptop GPUs and a 240Hz display.

HP Omen Laptop
video

HP's updated Omen 15 gaming laptop hits blazing-fast 240Hz speeds

HP's updated Omen 15 gaming laptop packs Nvidia's new GeForce RTX graphics for notebooks and a blazing-fast 240Hz display.

msi gs75 stealth primary

MSI's GS75 Stealth is one stupidly thin and light 17-inch gaming laptop

The MSI GS75 Stealth is a 17-inch gaming laptop that weighs just 5 pounds, yet packs an 8th-gen Core i7 and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU.

thinkpad x1 yoga

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga slim down with 8th-gen Core chips for 2019

Lenovo largely left its ThinkPad X1 Carbon alone for 2019, but the ThinkPad X1 Yoga sports a new aluminum chassis that's reduced the footprint. New Intel 8th-gen Core chips appear, too.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1
video

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga first look

Lenovo upgrades its top-notch ThinkPad X1 Yoga and ThinkPad X1 Carbon business notebooks with 8th-gen Core processors, brighter displays, and improved audio.

intel project athena primary 1

Inside Project Athena: How Intel and PC makers are creating the ultra-responsive laptops of tomorrow

Intel and the top PC makers are readying the ultrabook's next generation, code-named Project Athena. Here's PCWorld's exclusive look at how the PC industry will transform the thin-and-light PC.

Samsung Notebook 9 Pro

Samsung's stylish Notebook 9 Pro adds Intel's Whiskey Lake CPU and Thunderbolt ports

Samsung's 2019 version of the Notebook 9 Pro brings noticeable under-the-hood improvements to the sleek 360-degree convertible.

Load More