Laptop holiday gift picks

Check out some laptop highlights from our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide.

If you're planning on buying a laptop for anyone this holiday season, first pat yourself on the back--that's a very generous gift.

Second, take some time to peruse the seemingly endless choices, because this is one purchase you don't want to get wrong.

To assist in that regard, we've picked some the best laptops across multiple categories and put them together in CNET's 2011 Holiday Gift Guide, which includes our picks for 3D laptops, gaming laptops, superslim laptops, and some overall favorites, which are presented right here.

For great gift picks in all tech categories, check out the full Holiday Gift Guide.

About the author

Dan Ackerman leads CNET's coverage of laptops, desktops, and Windows tablets, while also writing about games, gadgets, and other topics. A former radio DJ and member of Mensa, he's written about music and technology for more than 15 years, appearing in publications including Spin, Blender, and Men's Journal.


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