A new screen and slimmer body make this an even better bargain.
After seven years, the MacBook Air has settled into a workman-like role within the broader MacBook family.
For under $600, this Acer Aspire E1 laptop has some entry-level Nvidia graphics that offer a boost, but you've got to put up with uninspiring design to get to the benefits underneath.
As budget-friendly laptops go, the Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 is a good value with sufficient power for basic tasks and it doesn't look bad,
Intel's new CPUs come to a multimedia tower and a budget touchscreen laptop.
A little over $600 buys budget shoppers a large hard drive, plenty of RAM, and a decent AMD A8 quad-core processor with graphics, but the battery life of the Gateway NV55S05u is a letdown.
Dell's latest upgrade to the Inspiron line includes some surprisingly affordable and considerably thinner 13- and 14-inch laptops.
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A new device adds support for regular PCIe-based video cards to budget laptop computers.
Gateway is updating its NV series with new versions of the 15.6-inch NV5 and the 17.3-inch NV7.