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Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Review

3.5

The Acer Predator Triton 500 SE's features and components outdo the existing Triton 500's, but a few build-quality and storage-size shortcomings keep it from a top recommendation.

By Matthew Buzzi

Dell XPS 15 OLED (9510) Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

Now available with an OLED screen, an 8TB SSD, and Intel "Tiger Lake-H" processing, the Dell XPS 15 is our top pick among premium desktop-replacement laptops.

By Tom Brant

HP ZBook Power G8 Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

The ZBook Power G8 may be the humblest system in HP's current laptop workstation line, but it has nothing to apologize for.

By Eric Grevstad

Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 Review

4.0

A first-rate, slightly cheaper alternative to flagship ThinkPads, Lenovo's ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 is a slim, good-looking business ultraportable that meets the IT requirements of large enterprises.

By Tom Brant

IdeaPad Evolution: Lenovo Introduces OLED Slim 7 Carbon, Potent 16-Inch Slim 7 Pro

Watch as we go hands on with the two newest IdeaPad laptops, which feature OLED, Ryzen, and more.

By Matthew Buzzi

The Best Ultraportable Laptops for 2021

Need a featherweight laptop that lasts all day on a single battery charge? Thin, light, and power-efficient, these ultraportables are our top performers in testing.

By Matthew Buzzi

The Best Touch-Screen Laptops for 2021

Not every notebook has a touch screen, but try one, and you'll want to tap and swipe your next laptop. Here's what to know about touch-screen tech, plus the best touch-screen laptops you can buy, based on our deep-dive reviews.

By John Burek

The Best Laptops for Kids in 2021

An inexpensive PC can be a powerful (and nowadays, essential) educational tool for your child. Here's how to shop for a kid-friendly laptop, as well as our top models to buy. Many are under $500, and all have been tested in depth.

By Tom Brant

Just Twist! Hands On: ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED Packs Nifty 'Asus Dial' Control

With a nod to Microsoft's Surface Dial, Asus debuts a new way to interface with Adobe and other creative-pro apps. Plus: New Studiobook, Vivobook, and Zenbook laptops launch with 4K OLED panels, Ryzen power.

By Matthew Buzzi

What to Do if Your Laptop Is Plugged In But Not Charging

If your laptop is plugged in but not getting any juice, these steps can help you troubleshoot.

By Whitson Gordon

The Best Rugged Laptops for 2021

Ordinary notebooks are 98-pound weaklings next to the drop-tested survivalists known as rugged laptops. Whether you're getting wet or getting your hands dirty, these machines shrug off abuse and stay productive in the worst environments. We tested to find the best.

By Eric Grevstad

Panasonic Toughbook G2 Review

4.0

Panasonic's Toughbook G2 detachable survives drops and splashes, and its expansion modules are a boon for field and factory workers, as well as first responders.

By Eric Grevstad

Panasonic Toughbook 55 Mk2 (2021) Review

4.0

With an IP53 rating, the Panasonic Toughbook 55 Mk2 isn’t the most rugged of rugged laptops, but this machine is eminently customizable and packed with features that enterprise users expect.

By Tom Brant

The Best Laptops for 2021

Shopping for a notebook is more than just poring over spec lists. Whether you want a simple budget PC, a productivity workhorse, or a screaming machine for gaming, our deep-dive guide has the advice you need to find the best laptop to fit your needs.

By Tom Brant

Report: Google Is Developing a CPU for Chromebooks

Expect an ARM-based processor used for Google laptops and tablets running Chrome OS.

By Matthew Humphries

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2021) Review

4.0

No longer alone in its class, the 2021 Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 remains an attractive, compact 14-inch gaming machine, now equipped with faster GeForce RTX 30-Series and AMD Ryzen 9 components.

By Matthew Buzzi

Dell Inspiron 16 Plus (7610) Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

The Inspiron 16 Plus (7610) is a top-notch value in a burgeoning category of laptops with 16-inch displays, capable Intel H-series CPUs, and Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics.

By Tom Brant

Framework Laptop Review

4.0

A unique notebook PC with admirable goals, the Framework Laptop is built from the ground up to be user-upgradable and sustainable for the long term, letting you swap out almost every part and keep your laptop for years.

By Matthew Buzzi  & John Burek

HP Pavilion Aero Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

Weighing just 2.2 pounds, HP's Pavilion Aero is the fastest and fanciest laptop to wear the company's consumer brand.

By Eric Grevstad

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14 (2021) Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

As capable as it is affordable, the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14 is a midsized convertible that gets the basics right.

By Tom Brant