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(How To) A guide to finding the best laptops, and when to buy them.
(Reviews) Incredible Shrinking Laptops
(How To) Before buying a new laptop, it pays to consider who, which, when, where, how much, and how.
(Reviews) No matter what your needs are, you can find your perfect portable right here.
(Reviews) This well-built laptop combines middle-of-the-road performance and a sizable hard drive at a good price.
(Reviews) This all-purpose laptop performs very well without being overpriced.
(Reviews) This stylish, lightweight laptop comes loaded with powerhouse components--but it'll cost you.
(News) Intel plans to release an anti-theft technology for laptops during the fourth quarter of this year, but the company isn't offering many details yet.
(News) Elizabeth Cochran sensed an opportunity to save lives when she realized laptops can be used as seismometers to detect earthquakes.
(News) Intel unveiled an updated version of its Classmate PC laptop, but changes made to the device are largely cosmetic--at least for now.
(News) Everex Systems is displaying a new, low-cost laptop PC at the CTIA Wireless 2008 trade show in Las Vegas this week, able to connect to telecom operator Sprint Nextel's Xohm WiMax wireless broadband network at the CTIA Wireless 2008 trade show in Las Vegas this week.
(News) The winner of a recent hacking contest is offering the computer he broke into for sale on eBay, possibly with the Microsoft Vista attack code he used intact.
(News) A Malaysian Web site has published specifications and pictures of a laptop unveiled this week by a local computer maker that evidence suggests could be a new version of Intel's Classmate PC for education markets.
(News) Sony has withdrawn its $50 'crapware' removal charge after customers respond with an uproar.
(News) Taiwan's Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has revealed plans to launch a low-cost laptop to compete against Asustek's Eee PC, but which uses 3G (third-generation mobile telecommunications) networks to keep users connected wirelessly.
(News) Intel's Classmate PC isn't just for students in emerging markets anymore. The low-cost laptop will be made available to companies that want to sell it to consumers in developed countries, an Intel executive said Wednesday.
(News) Asustek Computer (Asus) predicts the Eee PC it has started selling with Microsoft Windows XP Home edition on board will outsell the original Linux-based version by a ratio of 6 to 4 in the market by the end of this year, a heady prediction considering the Windows machine costs nearly twice as much as the cheapest Linux one.
(News) Acer also announced the close of its acquisition of Dutch computer-maker Packard Bell.
(Reviews) The Best Laptops Under $1000
(News) More than 25 low-cost notebooks based on Intel's Atom chip are in the works, priced from $250 to $300.
(News) The trend toward users buying notebook computers instead of desktop PCs is helping boost market share for companies that have a strong retail presence, such as Hewlett-Packard and Acer, according to analysts.
(News) OLPC Searches for a New CEO, Reorganizes
(News) The anticipated new version of Asus' low-cost Eee PC with a larger screen has made its debut at the Cebit trade show.
(News) Dell on Tuesday is expected to launch its first ruggedized notebook that meets all U.S. Department of Defense standards for durability and operation in extreme conditions.
(Reviews) Bargain-priced laptop has sweet built-in speakers, but it's too slow for demanding users.
(Reviews) Thin and light portable with so-so speed could still satisfy budget-minded road warriors.
(Reviews) The customization options on this zippy $999 portable will please picky shoppers, and it's fast, too.
(Reviews) Moderately powerful laptop has dedicated nVidia graphics, HDMI output, and an HD DVD reader.
(Reviews) Designer notebook with excellent battery life will appeal to both multimedia fans and frequent travelers.
(Reviews) Our chart of inexpensive laptops shows you can find a surprisingly powerful model without breaking the bank, but you sacrifice some of the cutting-edge features found on more expensive notebooks.
(News) The One Laptop Per Child Foundation is teaming with another group on a pilot project distributing more laptops.
(How To) How can you make Vista less annoying? Or back up your data easily? Or preserve your pricey new HDTV's picture? We've got solutions for these and 22 other common tech conundrums.
(Reviews) 25 Products We Can't Live Without
(News) Notebook PCs coming out this year will likely include more colorful screens thanks to LED (light emitting diode) backlights and Blu-ray Disc optical drives this year, an executive from Micro-Star International (MSI) says, as well as more environmentally friendly attributes.
(News) Taiwanese laptop computer maker Micro-Star International (MSI) is already hard at work on an ultra-low cost notebook PC based on Intel's Diamondville microprocessor to compete against rival Asustek Computer's Eee PC.
(News) The head of the One Laptop Per Child effort says Intel could still contribute to the program for developing nations.
(News) OLPC America plans to combat digital divide by distributing low-cost laptops to needy students in the U.S.
(News) Gateway P-Series FX Edition: The Gamer
(News) A laptop under US$100 could reach desks if a new venture formed by former chief technology officer of One Laptop Per Child, Mary Lou Jepsen, can deliver on its promises.
(News) Intel is working on an updated version of its Classmate PC designed for schoolchildren in developing countries, part of a wider effort to spur demand for low-cost laptops.
(News) Europeans interested in the One Laptop Per Child Project's XO laptop may soon have the chance through a similar to one offered in North America last year.
(Reviews) It's not full-featured or flashy, but the $200 device produced by the One Laptop Per Child project seems well-suited to its mission and target user.
(News) HP introduced a multimedia notebook packed with high-definition features, including a screen that allows users to watch full HDTV movies.
(News) Intel today resigned from the One Laptop Per Child Project's board of directors after refusing a request to abandon its Classmate PC program.
(News) Asus will unveil a laptop that should satisfy the storage needs of all but the biggest of power users: the M70S comes with 1T byte of storage space.
(News) Sensing an opportunity in the fast-growing consumer notebook market, Lenovo on Thursday is expected to launch a new line of consumer laptops with the IdeaPad moniker.
(Reviews) New year, new tech: Here's a look at two devices you'll want to watch in 2008.
(News) Among the hot stories this year: Apple launched the iPhone, Google announced Android, and social networking hit prime time.
(News) By Benj Edwards
(News) The nonprofit One Laptop Per Child Project struggles with slow orders and competition from commercial vendors.
(News) Greeted with fanfare and kudos when its prototype PC was shown off by Nicholas Negroponte and United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan more than two years ago at the World Symposium on the Information Society in Tunis, the One Laptop Per Child project is now beset by waning orders and competition from commercial vendors that threaten to sideline the nonprofit effort.
(News) Critics of the One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) Project like to point out that it has not yet lived up to its goal of putting US$100 notebooks in the hands of millions of kids in poor countries, but that's a short-sighted view considering the impact it's already having on the computer industry.
(How To) Retailers have great sales during the holidays--but that's not the only time to get a good laptop deal.
(News) A Qosmio multimedia notebook with a rewritiable HD DVD and two HDTV tuners will go on sale in Japan this week.
(News) Microsoft said it plans to conduct field trials in January of Windows XP running on the One Laptop Per Child XO laptop.
(News) Unfazed by the failure of earlier subscription-based PCs from vendors like PeoplePC, Zonbu Wednesday launched an inexpensive subscription notebook that the company claims will free users from the hassle of computer maintenance.
(News) The One Laptop Per Child Association has been sued for patent infringement, charging the project with stealing its designs for a multilingual keyboard.
(News) As commercial sales of One Laptop Per Child's XO laptop close Monday, a user tracking the nonprofit effort said continued commercial availability of the laptop could benefit OLPC's nonprofit effort, the XO manufacturer and children using it as a learning tool.
(Reviews) A gift buyer's guide to laptops, smart phones, and GPS devices.
(Reviews) Desktop replacement laptops combine portability with desktop PC power. Find out which ones are best and how to identify the right model for you.
(News) It's four years since Phoenix Technologies last tried to boot up the market for instant-on notebook PCs and now it's trying again with a new software platform called HyperSpace.
(News) Acer has already made clear that its acquisition of Gateway will bring something new to the U.S. company's laptop PC lineup, but in the first quarter of 2008, new laptops will still all be designed by Gateway.
(News) As component prices drop, the aggressive pricing of commercial Linux notebooks could hamper efforts by One Laptop Per Child to supply inexpensive laptops to children in developing markets.
(Reviews) Will a thousand bucks buy a good-quality laptop? PC World laptop reviews say yes, but you will have to make some compromises.
(News) The new Gateway will launch a complete line of notebook PCs as one of many steps to revitalize its business after merging with Acer, an Acer executive said Friday.
(News) Designed for schoolchildren in developing countries, these inexpensive, stripped-down portables are drawing lots of interest from the gadget set.
(News) Asustek Computer Inc.'s low-cost laptop, Eee PC, nearly sold out on its first day on sale in Taipei.
(News) Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP OS will be on a version of Asustek Computer Inc.'s ultra-low cost laptop, Eee PC, by the end of this year, the companies announced Tuesday.
(News) Intel Corp. will end its Verified By Intel (VBI) standardization program by mid-2008, the company confirmed Tuesday.
(News) Providing low-cost laptops for children in developing countries is a great idea. But while US$200 for a laptop sounds like a bargain in the U.S. or Western Europe, that's not the case in countries where these computers are intended for use. And this raises important questions: who will actually pay for these laptops, and how?
(Reviews) What optional accessories do you truly need to make your laptop most efficient and most enjoyable? Save some money and time with this handy guide.
(Reviews) Laptops for Work, Home, Road, and Runway
(News) Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. (Panasonic) is refreshing its Toughbook rugged laptop PC line and aiming for a big jump in international sales of the computers over the next three years.
(News) Some of the low-cost PCs designed by One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) for kids in the developing world will go to people in North America.
(News) Although a report indicates the world's largest PC vendor may be cutting back on some orders to PC manufacturers for the third and fourth quarters of this year, an executive at the company said the problem isn't in laptop PCs.
(News) The company manufacturing the One Laptop Per Child notebook played down the impact of component shortages in the industry, rebutting local reports that the shortages will affect supplies of the computer when it ships in October.
(News) Lenovo Group Ltd. will begin shipping Thinkpad notebooks preloaded with Linux from Novell Inc. in the fourth quarter of this year, the companies announced Monday.
(News) Hot demand and a massive battery recall are causing shortages of key components for the notebook computer industry, analysts and companies say.
(News) New Dell and Lenovo notebooks include embedded wireless USB chips for connecting to peripherals.
(News) One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Monday moved a step closer to providing low-cost laptops to children in developing nations by giving the go-ahead to the mass production of its XO laptop. However, the computers are expected to be out in October, one month later than originally planned.
(News) Dell Inc. has signed a deal with a U.K. mobile phone retailer to distribute free laptops with the purchase of a broadband Internet access subscription, continuing the company's push into the retail market.
(News) Ten years ago this week Sony Corp. launched its first Vaio laptop computers. The PCG-705 and 707 went on sale in Japan on July 1 and were followed quickly by a desktop PC, as Sony tried to show the world that a consumer electronics company could make computers.
(News) Dell has announced its first mobile workstation based around Intel's Santa Rosa platform. The Precision M4300 is aimed at creative professionals across design and animation, and costs from #699 (US$1,398) plus VAT.
(News) Toshiba Corp. has disclosed details of a new range of laptop computers based on processors from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. -- the first AMD-based machines the company has sold in about seven years.
(News) Dell Tuesday launched its brand new range of consumer laptops. The Dell Inspiron range of portables comes in two widescreen flavors -- 15.4in and 17in -- and eight colors. The eight different chassis tones range from shocking pink, through bright yellow to black.
(Reviews) A flashy Asus laptop leads the desktop replacement group, and an expensive Sony notebook debuts among ultraportables.
(News) Intel VP Sean Maloney discusses low-cost computers for classrooms in developing countries and the digital divide.
(News) When Intel Corp. says its Classmate PC is built to be rugged, the company isn't kidding. This little laptop feels ready to take the worst a 10-year-old could offer.
(News) The entry-level laptop is taking the first steps into Asian classrooms.
(Reviews) These laptops helped define and shape the evolution of the portable computer.
(News) Two Taiwanese companies are making laptop PCs users can hook up to their high definition (HD) TVs to make more use of the laptops' internal high definition optical drives, either Blu-ray Disc or HD DVD.
(News) Taiwanese hardware maker Asustek Computer Inc. is working with Intel Corp. on a line of notebook PCs priced as low as US$199, according to one of the chipmaker's top executives.
(News) Via Technologies Inc. has developed an ultraportable notebook reference design that will soon hit European markets.
(News) A little more detail is known about the new laptops from Toshiba Corp. that will use processors from Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
(News) Dell shows prototype of its first convertible tablet PC, plans for 2007 launch.
(Reviews) This expensive ultramobile PC ranks as one of the best we've seen, but its keyboard is troublesome.
(Reviews) All-Purpose "Santa Rosa" Notebooks Debut
(News) Dell, HP, Gateway, and Lenovo release laptops based on Intel's Santa Rosa version of its Centrino platform.
(Reviews) Corporate wide-screen ThinkPad includes workstation graphics.
(Reviews) This powerful, distinguished-looking business laptop is hampered by stiff mouse buttons.
(Reviews) This lightweight business laptop has capacious battery life and ships with Windows Vista Business.
(Reviews) This consumer laptop has a unique touchpad and an attractive vanilla ice cream-colored case, but performance wanes under pressure.
(Reviews) A dim screen is the only significant drawback on this otherwise solidly performing and reasonably priced laptop.
(Reviews) These laptops can do it all and are a great choice for most notebook users. Ratings and rankings can change due to pricing and technology changes, so check back frequently for the latest info.
(News) Intel has upgraded its mobile Centrino platform with a faster bus, Draft-N Wi-Fi, and new Core 2 Duo processors.
(Reviews) New Gateway business laptop delivers great performance and battery life.
(Reviews) This well-designed multimedia notebook performs well, thanks to one of Intel's latest mobile processors.
(News) Acer Inc. worked with a design subsidiary of BMW AG on its latest revamp of the Aspire, its mass market consumer notebook PC, in an effort to win users over to the idea that fashion laptops don't have to be more expensive.
(Reviews) LED backlighting promises better readability and lower power consumption.
(Reviews) The new version of Windows can be a challenge for some notebooks to run. Our tests will point you to the laptops with the power to handle Vista.
(News) Shipments of the XO notebook PC for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project will likely be delayed until the third quarter, the manufacturer said Friday.
(News) Intel Corp. said Wednesday it plans to next year add WiMax to its Centrino platform, a long-expected move likely to boost demand for wireless broadband services.
(News) Laptop PC shipments at the two largest contract notebook computer manufacturers in the world rocketed in March, the Taiwanese companies said, highlighting the continuing user uptake of mobile PCs.
(News) Sturdiness And Simplicity are keys to $150 notebook for the world's poorest kids.
(News) Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. may produce a cheaper version of its new Q1 Ultra ultra-mobile PC in a bid to boost sales, a senior company executive said Thursday.
(News) Taiwanese PC vendor Acer Inc. has started selling laptop PCs at popular retailer Best Buy Co. Inc., expanding its presence in the U.S. market.
(News) New Asus notebook gets LED backlight for super-sharp display and vivid colors.
(Reviews) Big-Screen Fujitsu, Stylish Sony Make Chart
(News) Just two weeks after expanding its relationship with Best Buy Co. Inc., Lenovo Group Ltd. said Wednesday it will try to win even more U.S. small business customers by selling its notebook PCs at Circuit City Stores Inc.'s retail shops.
(News) African countries are bracing themselves for this month's rollout of US$150, Linux-based laptops for school children under the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative.
(News) Quanta Computer Inc., the world's largest contract laptop PC manufacturer, already has confirmed orders for one million notebook PCs for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, a company representative said Thursday.
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(News) PC maker competes with Sony and Toshiba on hi-def video laptop options.
(Reviews) Qosmio G35-AV650 lets you play high-definition content almost seamlessly.
(Reviews) This well-rounded notebook is ideal for getting work done.
(Reviews) This big, HD DVD-equipped desktop replacement sets the standard for multimedia notebooks.
(Reviews) Affordable, business-minded laptop has a poorly designed keyboard.
(Reviews) Inexpensive Lenovo delivers strong WorldBench 5 performance, but its battery life is subpar.
(Reviews) Big desktop replacement model includes an HD DVD drive.
(Reviews) Easy-to-use wide-screen tablet PC turned in good performance.
(Reviews) This big notebook is ideal for gaming, but has an uncomfortable keyboard.
(How To) How to Buy a Laptop
(How To) How to find the right notebook, at the right price.
(reviews) Toshiba and Sony Laptops Sport Next-Gen DVD
(news) You're Not Mobile: Dell Replacement Laptop Batteries to Take Weeks to Arrive
(reviews) First Look: HP's Notebook With AMD Dual-Core
(reviews) Dell Leads in Performance, Toshiba in Price
(reviews) The all-purpose Inspiron E1505 and the ultraportable Thinkpad X60s go to the head of the class.
(reviews) First Look: Toshiba's HD DVD-Playing Notebook
(news) Sony Adds Flash to Its Smallest Vaio
(news) Notebook PCs Prone to Hardware Failure
(reviews) Lenovo's New Budget Laptop Is Bland but Solid
(reviews) Latest ThinkPad Is a Top-Notch Ultraportable
(reviews) Lenovo 3000 C100
(news) HP Aims New Notebook at Small Businesses
(reviews) Well-Designed Laptop Offers Multimedia at a Fair Price
(reviews) First Look: Lenovo ThinkPad Z60t Wide-Screen Laptop
(reviews) First Look: Lenovo ThinkPad X60s
(news) Toshiba Readies HD-DVD Laptop
(reviews) Gateway Launches Skinny Business Laptops
(news) CeBIT: A New Look for Laptops
(news) CeBIT: Seagate, Secude Show Encrypted Laptop
(news) Lamborghini, Intel Set to Race Ferrari, AMD
(news) Toshiba Readies First HD-DVD Notebook
(news) HP Launches New Dual-Core Notebooks
(news) Lenovo Launches $349 Small-Business Desktop
(reviews) New Notebooks Get Lighter and Run Longer
(reviews) WinBook W535
(reviews) Micro Express FL3020
(news) PortalPlayer Offers Always-On Laptop Interface
(news) Notebooks Rev Up With Dual-Core Tech
(reviews) Chart newcomer brings with it a 17-inch screen and a TV tuner.
(news) Gateway, Fujitsu Unveil Centrino Duo Notebooks
(news) Lenovo Boosts ThinkPad Battery Life
(news) First Tests of Intel's New Dual-Core Mobile Processors
(news) HP Readies EvDO Notebook
(news) HP Unveils Multimedia Notebooks
(news) NEC Plans Yonah Laptop
(news) MIT Picks Maker of $100 Laptop
(reviews) Top 10 Notebook PCs
(reviews) This 17-inch wide-screen laptop costs just $1100 and performs well, but it has some usability issues.
(reviews) This Tablet PC has a nice wide-screen display, but it's heavy and sluggish.
(reviews) Lavishly featured entertainment laptop is beautifully designed, except for its unergonomic keyboard.
(reviews) This portable has a graphics switching capability unique among laptops.
(news) AOpen Readies Yonah-Based Mini PC
(news) NEC Debuts Laptop Without a Hard Disk
(news) Kids' Laptop Hits World Spotlight
(reviews) Good audio chops and an appealing design make this Compaq Presario a decent budget choice.
(reviews) You can get basic tasks done with this solid budget laptop from Dell.
(reviews) Get more than bare-bones features at a bargain price with this Acer system.
(reviews) This reasonably priced basic notebook suffers from poor ergonomics.
(reviews) Despite being fairly well-rounded, this laptop is hampered by a cramped keyboard.
(reviews) Though it's pricey, this mobile workstation would suit graphics professionals.
(reviews) This affordable business-minded portable includes a fingerprint reader for extra security.
(news) Acer Readies 37-inch Flat TV, New Notebook PCs
(reviews) Turion-Based Notebooks Target Intel's Centrino
(reviews) AMD Turion--Based Notebook Breaks Into the Top 15
(reviews) This superthin notebook has a surprisingly broad feature set and above-average battery life.
(reviews) This notebook cuts a few corners to achieve its bargain-basement price, but it's still good value for money.
(reviews) This all-purpose laptop offers great battery life and expandability, but it's no speed demon.
(reviews) This attractive wide-screen notebook boasts excellent battery life and a DVD burner.
(reviews) This solid corporate notebook has great battery life and plenty of expansion options.
(news) Lenovo Announces New Series of ThinkPads
(reviews) These big, heavy notebook computers have everything you could ever want in a mobile system, and they perform like desktop PCs.
(reviews) Fujitsu's Touchy Notebook
(reviews) The well-equipped TravelMate 8100 makes it easy and fun to do almost anything--except watch DVDs.
(news) Sony Starts Build-to-Order PC Sales in Japan
(news) Good Time to Buy A Low-end Laptop
(reviews) Thin and portable, the S100 has a high price but lots of options for upgrading.
(reviews) This inexpensive laptop adds some helpful features and allows for upgrades.
(reviews) A low price and long battery life help mitigate the Akoya LS's lack of features and flexibility.
(reviews) This wide-screen notebook is lightweight for its size and has great battery life, but few entertainment options.
(reviews) Lightweight ultraportable is also light on performance, but includes a fun Webcam.
(reviews) Packed wide-screen desktop replacement has the goods for entertainment.
(news) Seagate Preps Hard-disk Encryption Technology
(reviews) IBM's Pricey, Powerful ThinkPad
(reviews) The Tecra M3 has lots of features but lacks the sturdiness you'd want from a laptop.
(reviews) This convertible tablet PC offers good battery life, but it's a bit heavy to tote around all day.
(reviews) This fine wide-screen laptop doubles as a stand-alone CD player.
(reviews) The ThinkPad R52 is a just-slightly improved yet still-solid version of its predecessor.
(reviews) The Pavilion Dv4000 offers great entertainment at a nicely affordable price.
(reviews) IBM's latest corporate notebook still offers great features like a fingerprint reader, plus it boosts the battery life.
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(reviews) Entertainment laptop lives large with big, wide screen and beautiful sound.
(news) MIT Eyes $100 Laptops
(reviews) Mobile users are finding that they can fit more work--and entertainment--onto their laptops with the new crop of wide-screen notebooks. We test and rank seven models that obviously aren't from squaresville.
(reviews) A Walk on the Wide Side
(howto) Zap! Static Causes Toshiba Meltdown
(reviews) Surprisingly good speakers distinguish this otherwise average laptop.
(reviews) Massive desktop replacement reads several portable storage formats.
(reviews) Intel Revs Centrino Notebooks
(reviews) HP's Pavilion Ze2000 slips onto the desktop replacements list, while Sony's VAIO VGN-T150P conquers the ultraportable category.
(reviews) Huge and heavy, the LifeBook N6010 has a beautiful 17-inch wide screen.
(reviews) This wide-screen notebook has a stark but appealing design.
(reviews) The NC8230 is a 15.4-inch wide-screen notebook for the road.
(reviews) This lightweight 14.1-inch widescreen has a front-mounted SD slot.
(reviews) Though it's well designed, the M460X has a disappointing keyboard.
(reviews) An extremely high native resolution of 1900 by 1200 helps this Dell notebook stand out from the crowd.
(reviews) This sleek, lightweight unit has a great screen and outstanding battery life.
(news) Sony's Vaio PCs Get Down to Business
(news) Dell Rolls Out Flashy New Gaming Notebooks
(tech_tuesday) Top 15 Notebook PCs
(tech_tuesday) Stalking the Perfect Notebook
(reviews) This WinBook lets you watch DVDs without having to launch Windows.
(reviews) The WinBook V220 is a big, budget laptop with a slick design, if not the fastest processor.
(reviews) This laptop turns in great battery life but is short on extra features.
(reviews) The slim and elegant Micro Express CL5620 is a powerful performer.
(reviews) This ChemBook has a built-in camera in its lid.
(reviews) Big unit has loads of connections on its left side.
(news) Dell Launches New Sonoma Notebooks
(news) Gateway Revamps Retail Notebook Lineup
(news) Software Remotely Controls PCs by Cell Phone
(news) Sharp Shows Bright Notebooks
(howto) Vibrant Notebook Screens
(reviews) Glossy white laptop has the ability to act as a plug-and-play hard drive.
(reviews) IBM has updated its T-series notebook with a fingerprint reader.
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(howto) Best Notebook Accessories
(news) Researchers Warn Male Laptop Users of Infertility Risk
(reviews) A good price for the features, as long as you can live with slow speeds.
(reviews) Other than its fast speed, this laptop is average for the price.
(reviews) The Dv1000 seeks to entertain, and doesn't disappoint
(reviews) This lightweight, fairly fast notebook delivers ample connections, battery life, and upgradability for business users.
(howto) Lease or Buy?
(howto) Notebooks That Entertain
(reviews) Top performance meets low price in a system that makes a few trade-offs.
(reviews) Inexpensive desktop replacement comes loaded with features.
(reviews) Stylish silver-and-black laptop boasts an 80GB hard drive and built-in DVD burning.
(reviews) Slim, light, secure notebook keeps on ticking with long-lasting standard battery.
(reviews) MediaBase dock turns 3-pound laptop into a versatile virtual desktop.
(reviews) Strong performance and wide-aspect screen distinguish this lightweight laptop.
(reviews) Low-cost notebook makes a fine laptop/DVD player combination.
(news) Toshiba Fixes Notebook Flaws
(news) Certain adapters may pose a risk of fire or electrical shock.
(reviews) Attractive wide-screen laptop turns in top-speed performance.
(reviews) The chunky Dell Inspiron 8600 has some nice extras.
(news) ThinkPad T42 series notebooks now feature an embedded fingerprint reader.
(reviews) Top 15 Notebook PCs
(reviews) You can find your next multimedia center, tablet-notebook, rugged system, or ultralight unit in this group of extreme laptops.
(reviews) Top 15 Notebook PCs
(reviews) Our look at specialized laptops takes us from very small to very large, with steps in between.
(reviews) You don't have to break the bank to find your perfect portable PC.
(reviews) Well-designed notebook lets you play movies and music sans Windows.
(reviews) With effort, you can use this massive multimedia notebook to stream video over your home network.
(reviews) This classy looking portable comes with a biometric fingerprint reader.
(reviews) The svelte, full-featured LifeBook S7010 is an excellent choice for business travelers.
(reviews) This beautiful but brittle multimedia notebook lacks key features.
(reviews) This fully loaded, highly expandable, 9.2-pound behemoth plays awesome audio.
(reviews) This race-car-red notebook is full featured and fast (though not the fastest).
(news) Portability becomes more affordable, but you'll make tradeoffs for a budget notebook.
(howto) Readers weigh in and tell of good experiences and bad.
(reviews) Need an A+ laptop? Here's how to find one that makes the grade.
(howto) Keep your notebook from getting too hot.
(reviews) You need to keep in the loop when you're on the go. And these 30-plus travel-worthy products, accessories, services, and strategies can help.
(howto) We evaluate options for recording memos on the go.
(reviews) Top-notch speed and connectivity highlight this otherwise basic notebook.
(howto) Readers recommend products and ask questions.
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(reviews) No matter how or where you prefer to do your computing, there's a notebook designed to match your style. We've pulled together the best of three types: desktop replacements, ultraportables, and value notebooks.
(reviews) This 4.1-pound ultraportable has a built-in optical drive, but no port replicator or docking station.
(reviews) Big, heavy desktop replacement notebook suffers from poor battery life.
(reviews) Reasonably priced laptop turns in strong performance but has some fit-and-finish glitches.
(reviews) Ultraportable has a great design that accepts a number of expansion options.
(news) LCD creates 3D images without custom glasses, enticing gamers seeking realistic scenes.
(yahoo) Is your next PC a notebook?
(howto) Understand return policies and avoid getting stuck with a lemon.
(news) Notebook power--and sales--are rising fast. Wireless networking growth only sweetens the deal. Should your next PC be a laptop?
(reviews) Sharp's Actius MM10 is the lightest load. It weighs in at just over four pounds.
(reviews) Weighing a little over five pounds, the Averatec 3150P is the least expensive notebook in the value class.
(reviews) Latitude D400 is an affordable portable powerhouse.
(news) Repairs can rapidly raise the price premium of portable systems.
(reviews) This petite ultraportable offers unique features but subpar performance.
(reviews) The Inspiron 5100 delivers good performance, but its battery life could be better.
(reviews) Dell's value-priced consumer portable goes almost coast to coast on one battery charge.
(reviews) Fast, business-oriented notebook includes a Smart Card reader for extra security.
(reviews) Corporate laptop sets new performance and battery life records.
(reviews) Amazing battery life and lots of features make the Toshiba Satellite Pro M15-S405 appealing for travelers.
(reviews) Chic-looking and wireless-ready, the Micro Express NP1024A is also reasonably priced.
(reviews) The Gateway 450X has the features and battery life to be a business workhorse.
(reviews) This reasonably priced laptop includes a memory card reader that can read six formats and a DVD-ROM/CD-RW combination drive.
(reviews) Amax's Elite 6033D delivers swift performance but poor battery life.
(reviews) This solid notebook carries a reasonable price, but it's possible to find better deals.
(reviews) This bargain notebook brings a lot to the table, including a combo DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive and good performance.
(reviews) Toshiba's new Satellite has eye-catching case colors, a rewritable DVD drive for burning your movies, and fast performance.
(reviews) The ThinkPad T40 takes the T30's best features, adds a faster processor, and debuts at the top of our power notebooks chart.
(news) Ultraportable notebook easily transfers data to your desktop PC.
(howto) We name names, suggest products, and offer advice.
(reviews) Notebooks from Apple and Toshiba that come with recordable DVD drives are head-turning winners.
(reviews) Heavy one-bay notebook sports four USB 2.0 ports.
(reviews) This conservative, all-black laptop is ideal for business travelers.
(reviews) Budget notebook is suitable for both home and office use.
(news) A DVD recorder for the living room, a home entertainment network receiver, and a slew of notebooks and desktops are on display at CES.
(reviews) You get lots of extras with this one-bay, $1699 notebook.
(reviews) This laptop doesn't dazzle, but it delivers solid performance and battery life.
(reviews) Reasonably priced one-bay laptop turns in subpar battery life.
(reviews) Ultraportable includes legacy ports, but a docking station plus an optical drive makes this nice package somewhat pricey.
(reviews) This J4's low price doesn't compensate for its heavy weight and light features.
(reviews) The ThinkPad R32 offers many of the same features as models in the pricier T series do, and it includes 802.11b connectivity.
(reviews) Value-priced Inspiron 4150 offers sensible design and average performance.
(reviews) This reasonably priced wireless-ready laptop has a SmartMedia card slot.
(reviews) This stylish laptop offers above-average battery life, but leaves off a FireWire port.
(reviews) Heavy desktop replacement has a detachable keyboard and a 16-inch screen.
(reviews) Legacy-light ultraportable doesn't have an option for a port replicator or a docking station.
(reviews) Wireless-ready ultraportable also has a CompactFlash slot.
(reviews) Sharp's thin 5.1-pound notebook includes a FireWire port, but no docking station option.
(reviews) Reasonably priced ultraportable weighs just 6.5 pounds--with its docking station.
(reviews) The gamecentric Alienware Area-51m is heavy, powerful, and a bit overpriced.
(howto) Power makes a difference if you're replacing a desktop, but portability means more to travelers.
(reviews) The TravelMate 62XCi-D's great battery life and moderate weight go a long way.
(reviews) Boxy portable performs well but has a poorly designed keyboard.
(reviews) At 16.1 inches, this notebook's screen is the biggest we've seen yet on a portable, but you'll pay for it in size and weight.
(reviews) A fingerprint reader highlights this stylish desktop-replacement portable.
(reviews) Battery life takes a hit with this desktop-P4 processor-equipped portable.
(reviews) IBM's first ThinkPad to include a touchpad also comes with built-in Bluetooth.
(reviews) Bulky laptop offers wireless networking and dual FireWire ports.
(news) TechXNY sees debut of add-on technologies intended to ease life for road warriors.
(reviews) While this corporate notebook has some nice features, it is a little pricey.
(reviews) A well-priced notebook, but it lacks extra features.
(reviews) Sony's new VAIO notebook has a huge 16.1-inch display.
(reviews) At only three-quarters of an inch thick, this notebook is extremely thin and light. You sacrifice features for portability, however.
(reviews) A well-priced corporate notebook that comes with a good selection of features.
(reviews) Multimedia features abound on this notebook, but its performance was extremely disappointing.
(reviews) This stylish but expensive ultralight notebook comes with an expansion base that adds multimedia features.
(reviews) This huge desktop replacement has a big screen and a comfortable keyboard, but it's one of the heaviest notebooks we've seen.
(reviews) An attractively priced corporate notebook with all the basics but no fancy features.
(reviews) Poor battery life mars this notebook, which has a stylish design and excellent speakers.
(reviews) You get a good selection of features on this Pentium-4-M-based notebook, but its battery life is disappointing.
(howto) What to expect, and how to avoid problems and embarrassment.
(reviews) Decked-out ultraportable includes a CompactFlash slot and a well-laid-out keyboard.
(reviews) Complete desktop replacement system packs plenty of features.
(reviews) Today's ultrathin notebooks don't sacrifice power and won't break your back. We review five wireless-ready contenders.
(news) Compaq, Toshiba, Dell, IBM are among the first to plug 1.8-GHz Mobile P4 into notebooks.
(reviews) Conservatively designed Satellite Pro comes wireless ready and has a Secure Digital card slot.
(reviews) Small 2.7-pound laptop has a dim 10.4-inch screen.
(reviews) Well-rounded, affordable one-bay laptop will suit digital video editors.
(reviews) Latest Enpower uses a desktop Pentium 4 processor, but its performance isn't as impressive as you might expect.
(reviews) Wireless-ready model performs a bit below par for its processor class.
(reviews) Desktop replacement boasts a huge 15.7-inch screen.
(reviews) Lightweight business machine lasts 4 hours on one battery charge.
(reviews) The 1-inch-thick Dell Latitude C400 notebook boasts great battery life and nice features.
(reviews) Stylish, decked-out all-in-one lags on performance and battery life.
(reviews) Lightweight, consumer-oriented laptop omits some legacy ports.
(news) Beefy mobile workstations support high-end graphics in bid to replace desktops.
(reviews) Speedy thin-and-light laptop is packed with storage.
(reviews) Metallic-skinned portable features 20GB hard drive, shortcut buttons, and e-mail notification for $1200.
(reviews) Great sound quality and dedicated buttons for playing music CDs distinguish consumer all-in-one.
(reviews) Latest Dell business all-in-one has higher screen resolution than its predecessor and takes full advantage of the SpeedStep CPU.
(reviews) Business-oriented two-spindle notebook lasts almost 4 hours on one battery charge.
(reviews) Latest ChemBook sports a fingerprint scanner, a unique dial control, and extra ports for attaching a TV or digital speakers.
(reviews) Reasonably priced notebook makes a handsome desktop replacement but isn't a great traveler.
(reviews) Sleek thin-and-light notebook omits a floppy drive.
(reviews) Lightweight laptop comes ready for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.
(reviews) Ultraportable features a centered Jog Dial but requires a pricey docking station for an optical drive.
(reviews) New Fujitsu P Series notebook uses a Crusoe processor, sports a small wide-angle screen, and weighs only 3.4 pounds.
(reviews) Large all-in-one notebook includes two optical drives.
(reviews) A combination drive and a fast processor make the $1599 Presario 1720 a solid deal for consumers.
(reviews) Compact all-in-one notebook leaves out flashy extras, but it's a good buy for the price.
(reviews) Knock-your-socks-off sound highlights the latest Satellite laptop.
(news) Pursuit SV features front speakers, quality video ports, and other multimedia-friendly functions.
(reviews) All-in-one VAIO notebook comes bundled with video- and photo-editing software.
(reviews) Stylish all-in-one laptop includes tilting feet and a four-way scrolling button.
(news) Two new ultralight notebooks offer you increased battery life.
(reviews) Sub-3-pound notebook lasts almost 6 hours on two batteries but requires expensive docking station for optical-drive access.
(reviews) This lightweight laptop's sun-compatible screen and two batteries let you work outdoors all day.
(reviews) NEC's new Versa TXi is the lightest laptop yet with an internal bay.
(reviews) The first ThinkPad with dual modular bays works with a pop-out PDA syncing cradle.
(reviews) Latest midweight Gateway business laptop adds rubberized palm rests and a second USB port.
(reviews) This ultraportable has the performance and features of more conventionally-sized notebooks.
(reviews) The Inspiron 4100 has all the features you could ask for, but battery life falls a little short.
(news) Watch for portable PCs to get faster chips, better graphics, more connectivity, and maybe a new look.
(reviews) The latest incarnation of HP's classy corporate portable goes wireless.
(reviews) Wireless-ready Portege 4000 sounds great and weighs only 4.5 pounds.
(reviews) This first example of the new ThinkPad R series should appeal to T series admirers on a budget.
(reviews) Four-USB-port laptop liberates you from USB hubs.
(reviews) WinBook Z1 PIII-800 is a solid value but lacks some now-standard features.
(reviews) All-in-one offers a fine design, including a 15.1-inch screen, for less than $1500, but skimps elsewhere.
(reviews) Attractively priced AMD Duron-equipped laptop delivers impressive sound.
(reviews) Desktop replacement boasts huge 15.7-inch screen.
(reviews) Lightweight business laptop sports colorful, swappable screenbacks and palm rests.
(reviews) The LifeBook C Series is priced right and comes with heaps of extras.
(reviews) Sleek, thin WinBook stretches battery life.
(reviews) Midsize laptop plays music or videos at the touch of a button and sports a SmartMedia card slot for quick digital data exchange.
(reviews) This 3-pound notebook converts into a full-size laptop with the included snap-on docking base.
(reviews) Gateway's latest consumer laptop is nicely priced for a Celeron-800 model.
(reviews) Desktop replacement comes with Intel's Processor-M chip, dual-optical bays, a high-resolution screen, and an IEEE 1394 port.
(reviews) Latest ThinkPad T-Series notebook boasts fastest Intel processor and a huge (48GB) hard drive.
(reviews) Fast laptop includes built-in fingerprint reader.
(news) New systems bolster lines with focus on security, wireless connectivity, and manageability.
(reviews) We review notebooks from Gateway, Sony, and HP that pack features and span the range of budgets.
(reviews) Fast, chunky consumer laptop serves as a CD burner and stand-alone CD player, and provides a SmartMedia card slot for quick digital-file sharing.
(reviews) Three-pound laptop with 10.4-inch active-matrix screen costs only $1099.
(reviews) Light laptop is good for digital editors, but its price is only average.
(reviews) Sub-4-pound laptop offers an internal bay that can hold any of seven swappable devices, including a digital camera.
(news) New Tecra, Portege models offer integrated wireless access with both protocols.
(reviews) Latest Compaq ultraportable notebook sports a USB connection on the lid.
(reviews) This $2099 all-in-one Athlon 4-1000 notebook is priced great for a model with a built-in multifunction drive.
(reviews) All-in-one offers dedicated music-CD controls and a desktop PIII-1000 CPU for only $1499.
(reviews) Compact all-in-one is a good buy for the price, but short on battery life.
(reviews) Sleek ultraportable notebook offers long battery life for a small laptop.
(reviews) Stylish desktop replacement offers unique IBM extras, including a screen-mounted proprietary USB port.
(reviews) Latest ThinkPad T boasts upgraded processor.
(reviews) New ultraportable laptop for consumers travels light, but not far.
(reviews) Zippy Celeron-650 notebook includes a combination CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive and a big screen for less than $2400.
(reviews) Consumer laptop is a tune-meister, CD burner, and movie player all rolled into one chunky package.
(reviews) Compaq's stylish, speedy notebook doubles as a portable jukebox.
(reviews) Slender but powerful corporate laptop could have better keyboard, lower price.
(reviews) Little laptop with a big screen challenges IBM's ThinkPad T series.
(reviews) This 1-GHz laptop weighs only 5.3 pounds.
(reviews) Well-designed portable lands a smidgen behind the performance curve.
(reviews) All-in-one gets an A for CD-playing capabilities but flunks documentation and performance.
(news) Solo 3450 targets serious mobile users, and Solo 1200 aims at budget-minded buyers.
(news) Balanced between desktop replacements and ultralights, notebook offers configuration choices.
(reviews) Portable business line replaces Armada, ProSignia, and Deskpro laptops.
(reviews) A lightweight word processor could replace your high-priced, heavy notebook.
(news) Gadgets, peripherals, and wireless wonders dominate at annual New York show.
(reviews) Apple gets it right with a powerful Mac notebook in a sleek little case at a reasonable price.
(reviews) Slim consumer notebook offers flashy looks but awkward drive access.
(reviews) Single-bay laptop features password buttons and an infrared port for a wireless mouse.
(reviews) Inexpensive Pentium III-850/700 all-in-one offers extras and stylish looks, but below-par performance.
(reviews) Lightweight notebook adds internal bays and fast connections via a $199 snap-on slice
(news) NEC, Sony, Fujitsu will use AMD's mobile Athlon 4 in notebooks shipping this month.
(reviews) Affordable WinBook Pentium III-1000 notebook uses desktop chip.
(reviews) Bulky Gateway laptop replaces the desktop and boasts 15.7-inch screen.
(reviews) Legacy-light 4-pound Asus notebook is priced right but relies on hard-to-use external drive caddy.
(reviews) New Pentium III-1000/700 Asus laptop doesn't whip PIII-850 competitors but offers plenty of speed for the money.
(reviews) All-in-one Toshiba portable comes wireless-ready and sports a convenient combination DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive.
(reviews) Ultralight laptop has a big screen but needs an extra FlexBase to accommodate all the add-ons.
(reviews) Dell's laptop replaces your desktop with a DVD drive, second bay for an optical drive, a big high-resolution screen, and FireWire.
(news) Intel's latest 1-GHz mobile CPU drives some of the most powerful notebooks yet.
(reviews) Well-equipped budget laptop could use a battery boost.
(news) Shifting targets, Dell aims its Inspiron 2500 at price-conscious buyers on the move.
(reviews) All-in-one budget notebook appeals to CD fans, but subpar battery life cuts the music short.
(reviews) Sleek charcoal-colored laptop boasts a Pentium III-1000 processor.
(reviews) High-performance corporate notebook features cleverly hidden removable hard drive.
(reviews) Nicely priced business laptop plays tunes, too.
(reviews) Beefy new Dell desktop replacement sports a big screen and built-in wireless networking.
(reviews) Look Ma, no wires--Dell's latest Latitude notebook includes built-in wireless networking.
(reviews) Svelte profile is packed with power.
(news) Note-taking Tablet PC platform gains hardware partners including Compaq and Transmeta.
(news) Exclusive tests of five 1-GHz notebooks show the new chip delivers.
(reviews) Follow-on to lightweight ThinkPad T20 boasts higher screen resolution and souped-up UltraBay options.
(reviews) Chunky consumer laptop makes great tune-meister but lacks docking connection.
(reviews) New Z1 gives WinBook fans their first 15-inch high-resolution screen.
(reviews) Handsome portable packs all the latest features into 5.3 pounds.
(news) A hands-on report on Toshiba's graphics-happy GeForce2 Go notebook.
(news) Nine-pound chassis accommodates Pentium III desktop processor and plenty of extras.
(news) Product brigade includes first Satellite with NVidia card, biometric security products, and Bluetooth.
(reviews) This full-function notebook, priced to please, excelled on our PC WorldBench tests.
(news) Notebook CPU sails through battery life tests, founders on performance.
(reviews) This laptop is packed with features, but pricey.
(news) Inspiron 8000 family uses desktop chip set and hefty video memory--in a colorful case, as well.
(news) Thin-and-light notebook includes smart card reader and ships Bluetooth-ready.
(news) Exclusive tests find Crusoe-equipped PictureBook gains run time but sacrifices processor power.
(reviews) HP beefs up entertainment and corporate features in its latest business notebook.
(reviews) IBM's X20 notebook offers Clydesdale power but Shetland-pony size.