Top 5 laptops (October 2010)

Five machines that put tablets and Netbooks in their place: the toy box.

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Laptops aren't the "other" computer anymore; for a ton of people they are the computer. So don't buy a crappy one. Here are five that are the opposite of that.

CNET's editors rate laptops many different ways; one of their lists is bound to speak to you.

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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