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Acer C710-2457 Chromebook

If you want one of the least expensive Web-browsing devices that feels like a laptop but is really a Chromebook, the Acer C7 is fine. But its limitations match its price.

August 9, 2013

2.5 stars Editors' rating August 9, 2013

Does it still make sense to buy a Nook HD?

Barnes & Noble will stop making color tablets, meaning its existing inventory will be sold on the cheap. Is now the time to buy?

By June 26, 2013


Budget-hunter special: Asus VivoBook S500CA

A touch-screen Windows 8 ultrabook for under $700 turns out to be a pretty good deal, but this 15-incher's not a light load.

By April 12, 2013


Dell Inspiron 13z

With the same CPU as you find in ultrabooks that cost a lot more, the Dell Inspiron 13z is a budget laptop that holds its head up high.

September 4, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 4, 2012

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Target cuts prices on iPhone 4 and 4S

The best deal for bargain hunters? The original iPhone 4 (8GB) for $74.99. Plus a two-year service contract, of course. But it's still $25 off the list price.

By March 23, 2012


HP Pavilion G6

HP's unbranded G-series laptops can be reasonable choices for bargain hunters. The latest version gets a design upgrade and keeps the price down, but is stuck with last year's CPU and graphics.

April 28, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating April 28, 2011

Acer Aspire AS5742G-7200

On a price-to-performance basis, the Acer Aspire 5742G-7200 is one of the better laptop buys on the market, but better-designed alternatives can be had for a little more money.

January 13, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 13, 2011

MSRP: $749.99


Toshiba Satellite T135-S1309

For a budget Windows 7 thin-and-light that won't need to recharge often, you could do a lot worse than the Toshiba Satellite T135-S1309.

November 6, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 6, 2009

New Apple Mac ads: Stitch that, Microsoft!

Apple has come out swinging with three new ads jabbing back at Microsoft's recent cheap shots. We tell the tale of the tape as these two computing giants square up once again. Fight!

By May 14, 2009


Acer Aspire 5735-4624

A mainstream laptop at a Netbook price, the Acer Aspire 5735 provides the basics plus a movie-friendly 16:9 aspect display.

October 8, 2008

4 stars Editors' rating October 8, 2008

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