These budget systems cost as little a a Chromebook, but run full windows 8.
CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
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.
Will consumers be choosing between an iPad and a laptop? Tempting holiday laptop deals at stores like Best Buy at least raise the possibility.
The release of Microsoft's new operating system spawns a new breed of cheap laptops galore at retailers.
Chip giant is launching its line of processors for thin, inexpensive laptops at Computex in Taipei.
In the face of myriad economic headwinds, IDC expects PC demand to remain strong throughout the rest of the year and beyond. The big reason: a new generation of low-cost notebook computers. CNET News' Charles Cooper and Erica Ogg discuss why this nascent computing category is enjoying such success.
Despite economic sluggishness, research firm IDC sees potential growth for the low-cost portable market.
The $599 Acer Aspire ZC-605 has a 19-inch screen and an Intel Pentium CPU.
From less than $200 to more than $1,200; which Chromebook is right for you?
With a variety of new Dell tablets, laptops, and tablet/laptop hybrids, we've rounded up the most impressive of the bunch.