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flash-based notebooks

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Acer Chromebook C720P

The Acer Chromebook C720P manages to get better at all the key things, adding up to a little laptop alternative that's better than any budget Chromebook we've seen before.

February 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 13, 2014
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Tips for choosing the right student laptop

Whatever your budget for a student-friendly laptop, here's some top tips for making a smart choice for yourself or your children.

By February 6, 2014

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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20 tips for Windows 8.1

These tips will bring you right up to speed with what's new and updated in Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.1.

By November 25, 2013

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Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T

An attractive, solidly built 15.6-inch thin laptop with overall good performance, the Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T is held back by its lackluster display.

November 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 12, 2013
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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (13-inch, 2013)

There are other high-res laptops out there, but this year’s more powerful and affordable 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is one of the best of the bunch, and makes a compelling case for upgrading from the 13-inch Air.

October 29, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2013
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Microsoft Surface Pro

The Surface Pro's gutsy design successfully reinvents the Windows 8 laptop by cramming an ultrabook experience into the body of a 10-inch tablet. Those wanting to go all-in on the tablet experience won't regret buying the Surface Pro, but we're holding out for a future, more polished generation of the device.

October 14, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 14, 2013
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Toshiba Qosmio X875

We have yet to see a truly great gaming laptop built from the ground up with Windows 8 in mind, but the 17-inch Toshiba Qosmio X875 can be configured into a powerful, reasonably priced mainstream gaming machine.

April 2, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 2, 2013

MSRP: $1,949.99

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 is a great laptop alternative that's unfortunately too bulky to completely replace your tablet.

March 20, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 20, 2013
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Google Chromebook Pixel

Despite impressive hardware specs and solid industrial design, the Chromebook Pixel’s high price and cloud OS limitations make it impossible to recommend for the vast majority of users.

February 22, 2013

2.5 stars Editors' rating February 22, 2013