The $599 Acer Aspire ZC-605 has a 19-inch screen and an Intel Pentium CPU.
With an impending wedding, Crave writer and budget-minded geek Amanda Kooser is putting technology to work planning for the big day.
Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 for devices under $250 in order to be more competitive with low-cost devices that run on rival operating systems.
Microsoft's new ARM-enabled operating system is expected to create a new kind of low-cost laptop based on ARM processors. Low-end Intel- and AMD-based laptops may see serious market erosion.
In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.
With a variety of new Dell tablets, laptops, and tablet/laptop hybrids, we've rounded up the most impressive of the bunch.
Intel is going to focus more on its mobile Atom chips and push into low-cost markets, its new chief executive says.
The ultraportable 11-inch PC screen is suddenly hot again, from high-end Sony and Apple laptops to budget tablets and hybrids.
Shipments of notebooks and ultabooks shrink sequentially by almost 7 percent in the second quarter, says research firm IHS.
Whatever your budget for a student-friendly laptop, here's some top tips for making a smart choice for yourself or your children.