It looks more expensive than it is, and its performance is in line with other budget systems (read: acceptable for basic use), but weak battery life keeps the Acer TravelMate 2480-2153 from replacing a Gateway model as our favorite low-cost laptop.
A letter from The Securities and Exchange Commission to Intel will not form the basis of a future episode of "24."
Switch to a Celeron processor is expected to drop the price of the new Nettop to compete better with low-cost desktops and laptops.
Swapping Celeron for Atom will allow the manufacturer to offer a lower-priced Nettop, according to reports.
Best Buy is launching its lowest-advertised-price laptop to date--and it's definitely a laptop, not a Netbook.
HP's small-form-factor Pavilion s7500y Slimline is compact and configurable, with features such as a TV tuner, but we wish the upgrade options included newer, more powerful CPUs.
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The Satellite A65-S126 offers some decent features at a rock-bottom cost, but you pay the price on performance and battery life.